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China Highlights(11days10nights)

2012/1/17 17:55:59    
China Highlights(11days10nights)
  Destination:  Beijing/Xi'an/Shanghai/Guilin/Guang zhou
Duration: 11 days/10 nights.

·                          Our tours operate every Tue, Sat, and are conducted in English.

·                          Fixed departure dates, and no changes of itinerary permitted.

·                          Carefully selected city and tour, ensuring you enjoy value for money and the very best of our service and hospitality.

Day 1 Beijing

On arrival you will be met by our CITS guide and transferred to your hotel. You will be free for the rest of the day.

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆

 

Day 2 Beijing

A full day excursion by seat-in coach to the Great Wall - the landmark of China. It is one of the most amazing feats of human labor. After lunch, a drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred Way with giant marble figures and animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD).

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 3 Beijing

A morning seat-in coach tour of Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palaces are home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Some of the grand halls have been used as museums for fine collections of Chinese treasures. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Summer Palace, a former summer resort for the royal family, and take a boat ride on its Lake Kunming. This evening you will be treated to a delicious Beijing roasted duck dinner.

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L+D,D=Roasted Duck)

Day 4 Beijing to Xi'an

Your sightseeing this morning is the Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed for good harvest. It is the largest temple complex remaining in China today. After lunch, take a two-hour flight to Xi'an, the great ancient capital and the eastern end of the Silk Road. A city tour of the ancient city wall, one of few well-preserved ones in China.

Accommodation at the Xi'an Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 5 Xi'an

This exciting day of sightseeing will include the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first Qin Emperor, and the Bronze Chariots. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 AD. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang,. Remainder of day is at leisure.

Accommodation at the Xi'an Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 6 Xi'an to Shanghai

This morning, visit the Shanxi Provincial Museum where you will discover how Xi'an became the cradle of Chinese culture. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be transferred to the airport for a two-hour flight to Shanghai, a cosmopolitan, bustling and heavily populated city in China. You are free for the remainder of the day.

Accommodation at the Shanghai Bund Riverside Hotel Equal to ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 7 Shanghai

Your sightseeing this morning features a tour of the Yuyuan Garden, the old area of the city, and a stroll along the lively waterfront, known as the "Bund". After lunch, a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple. An acrobatic show for your evening entertainment after dinner.

Accommodation at the Shanghai Bund Riverside Hotel Equal to ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 8 Shanghai to Guilin

This morning, visit Shanghai Museum, one of the largest in China, which houses a collection of 120,000 pieces of cultural relics. After lunch, you fly to Guilin, a city known for its beautiful landscape, the spectacular pointed mountains, the winding rivers and the limestone rock formation. You are at leisure for the rest of the day.

Accommodation at the Plaza Hotel, Guilin ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 9 Guilin

A day to enjoy a downstream cruise on the Lijiang River and be exposed to the indescribable beauty and scenery surrounding it. Lunch is served on board. Disembark at Yangshuo, a small town with any stalls selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts. Visit local markets before returning by coach to Guilin.

Accommodation at the Plaza Hotel, Guilin ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 10 Guilin to Guangzhou

A city tour this morning includes descending into the most extraordinary scenery underground in the Reed Flute Cave, and climbing up the Fubo Hill for a panoramic view of the city. After lunch at a local restaurant, take a one-hour flight to Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province and the southern China's most dynamic and developed commercial center. City sightseeing features Six Banyan Tree Temple and then see the city's free market.

Accommodation at the Guangzhou Riverside Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 11 

This morning, a tour of Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Ancestral Temple of The Chen Family.Afer lunch,you will be transferred to the wharf your onward journey to Hong Kong by jetfoil.

(B+L)

 

cost: RMB 11900 Per Person

         RMB 3250 for the single room supplement

 

Price Includes:

·  Airport tax;

·  All transportation within China;

·  Accommodation at 4-star hotels;

·  Daily Western breakfast;

·  Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itinerary;

·  Scheduled sightseeing by air-conditioned coach with English speaking guide service;

·  Luggage handling and transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa.

Price Excludes:

·                          International flight tickets.

·                          Fuel fare.

·                          Extra charge p.p. in Guangzhou during the China Export Commodities Fair (Date to be determined)is USD136 for share twin and USD195 for single supp.

·                          Extra charge and date in Shanghai during the F1 is to be determined.

·                          USD22/person would be charged for the departure transfer after the scheduled departure date.

Personal expense.

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