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[10-Day Tour] Best of China: Beijing-Xi'an-Guilin-Shanghai (Group, 5-star)


With Accommodation | Group Tour

Departure dates fixed (see booking calendar)

Beijing | Xi'an | Guilin | Shanghai

Tian'anmen Square | Forbidden City | Temple of Heaven | Badaling Great Wall | Ming Tombs | Summer Palace | Hutong | Wangfujing | Jianfu Temple | Dumpling dinner & Tang Dynasty show | Terracotta Warriors | Li River cruise | Shanghai Old Street | Nanjing Pedestrian Street | The Bund | Shanghai Museum
Overnight at: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing | Xi'an Sheraton Hotel | Guilin Sheraton Hotel | Yangshuo New West Street Hotel | Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel

Experience China's most impressive history, culture, cuisine and nature on this 11-day tour. Discover iconic Beijing, see where history was made at Tian'anmen Square, wander the ancient streets of the Forbidden City and appreciate Ming dynasty architecture at the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy a traditional dumpling dinner and Tang dynasty performance, and stand before the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries. Cruise on the picturesque Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo while taking in the breathtaking scenery. And finally, explore vibrant Shanghai as you watch Lujiazui's glistening skyscrapers from the Bund, visit the Shanghai Museum and stroll around Nanjing Road.


Departure Date: (2017) Mar25, Apr8, Apr22, May20, Jun10, Jul8, Aug12, Sept9, Sept16, Oct14, Nov25

Day 1 Beijing airport pickup

Overnight at Four Points by Sheraton Beijing or similar.

Day 2 Beijing (includes breakfast, lunch & dinner)

9:30 a.m. Tian'anmen Square

10:00 a.m. Forbidden City

12:30 p.m. Enjoy Chinese cuisine at a local restaurant.

2:00 p.m. Temple of Heave

5:00 p.m. In the evening, enjoy Peking duck—one of this region's most celebrated dishes.

Spend the night at Four Points by Sheraton Beijing or similar.

Day 3 Beijing (includes breakfast & lunch)

10:00 a.m. Great Wall at Badaling

You can also take the cable car instead of climbing. (Additional fees apply)

2:30 p.m. Summer Palace

Optional: In the evening you can take the optional "Dinner & The Golden Mask Dynasty ", at USD 65 per person.

Spend the night at Four Points by Sheraton Beijing or similar.

Day 4 Beijing-Xi'an (includes breakfast & dinner)

7:30 a.m. After breakfast you will be taken to the airport to catch your flight to Xi'an.

3:30 p.m. Ancient City Wall

6:30 p.m. Dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty show

9:00 p.m. Spend the night at Sheraton Xi'an Hotel or similar.

Day 5 Xi'an-Guilin (includes breakfast & lunch)

10:00 a.m. terracotta replica factory

11:00 p.m. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum

12:00 p.m. Today lunch will be served at the Terracotta Warriors site. (about 1 hour)

In the afternoon you will be taken to Xi'an airport catch your flight to Guilin.

Spend the night at Sheraton Guilin Hotel or similar.

Day 6 Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin (includes breakfast and lunch)

9:00 a.m. Li River cruise

12:00 p.m. A Chinese buffet-style lunch will be served on board.

2:00 p.m. Arrive in Yangshuo

Spend the afternoon as you wish. You can rent a bicycle to explore the countryside or check out West Street, Yanghuo's 1,400-year-old pedestrian street.

This evening, relax at the hotel or watch the large scale ethnic performance "Green-lotus peak & Dream of the Lijiang River". (Additional fee of USD 39 per person applies.)

Spend the night at Sheraton Guilin Hotel or similar.

Day 7 Guilin-Shanghai (includes breakfast)

Free till be taken to Guilin Liangjiang International airport to depart for your flight to Shanghai.

Tonight you will stay at Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel or a similar hotel in Shanghai.

Day 8 Shanghai (includes breakfast & lunch)

9:30 a.m. Shanghai Old Street, historically known as Miaoqian Dajie.

10:30 a.m. Nanjing Road

11:30 a.m. the Bund

12:30 p.m. Lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Silk Spinning Mill.

2:30 p.m. Shanghai Museum

Recommended: In the evening, enjoy the optional "Shanghai Dinner & Permanent Show "ERA – Intersection of Time" (optional, additional charge: USD 59 per person)

Tonight you will stay at Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel or similar.

Day 9 Shanghai (includes breakfast)

You will have the whole day free in Shanghai. Spend it exploring the former French Concession or doing last-minute souvenir shopping in Tianzifang.

Spend the night at Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel or similar.

Day 10 Shanghai departure (includes breakfast)

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airport/station for departure.

Please note:

-The airport transfer is based on group transfer for travelers with similar flights (within about 1.5 hours), otherwise private transfer will be offered with extra charge.

-This product is not open to Chinese passport holders.

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

-English-speaking tour guide

-Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details

-Accommodation as listed in the details

-Air tickets: Beijing-Xi'an-Guilin-Shanghai

What is excluded?

-Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1. Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. If you cancel at least 30 working days in advance of the scheduled departure, , there is a USD 150 cancellation fee (applied on per order basis). If you cancel between 15 and 29 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a USD 200 cancellation fee. If you cancel within 14 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee. Besides the cancellation fee, penalties from airlines or train companies apply if air or train tickets are issued.

2. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. Please call 010-51652700 for any urgency.

3. Only credit card payments will be accepted. Once payment has cleared, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If credit card payment does not clear, your booking will automatically be canceled. In order to process your payment smoothly, we highly recommend you inform your credit card bank about this transaction in advance.

4. Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions. However, in such cases, Ctrip shall not change any services that have already been booked.

5. If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6. All listed meals are Chinese food. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).

7. By default 2 people will share a room. For groups of odd numbers, 3 people will be required to share a room unless single supplement is paid. To request a single room, please make a note in the "additional request" section while booking online or inform us by email at thingstodo@ctrip.com.

8. Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.


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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Minimum 2 travellers for the tour to run

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.