Day 1 Arrive in Beijing
Upon your arrival, our guide will hold a welcome sign to meet you and transfer to the hotel. The rest of today will be free for you to adjust the time difference or explore the city by yourself.
Day 2 Beijing
Begin to explore Beijing from paying a visit first to the largest and grandest square in the world – Tiananmen Square. As walking through the square, you will come to the magnificent Forbidden City, the biggest palace complex in the world. After lunch,go on to appreciate the fantastic Summer Palace, the biggest and best-preserved imperial garden so far.(B+L)
Note: For luxury tour,a set meal lunch will be arranged at Din Tai Fung, which is rated No.2 of the world top 20 franchises by CNN. For superior tour, a la carte lunch wll be arranged.
Day 3 Beijing
The sightseeing today starts from exploring the great Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties had worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvest. Afterwards, you will be guided to the snaking Mutianyu Great Wall, an uncrowded section with comfortable round trip cable car to take and picturesque scenery to enjoy. As for lunch, it will be offered at an elegant restaurant at the foot of the Great Wall. Then take a chance to have a close view of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube on the way back to hotel. (B+L)
Day 4 Beijing-Shanghai
After breakfast,you will hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys for a Hutong Tour, and pay a visit of a local family. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival at Shanghai, your local guide will meet you at airport and then transfer to the hotel. (B)
Day 5 Shanghai
Today's excursion starts with Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Then take a walk at the Bund and Nanjing Road. After enjoying lunch, visit Yuyuan Garden where you will have some free time at the surrounding local bazaars and New Spot(XinTianDi), which is one symbol of Shanghai folk culture.And then take the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the impressive scenery. (B+L)
Note: The set meal for luxury tour will be arranged at Shanghai Min (local cuisines),one of the most famous local restaurants. For superior tour,a la carte lunch wll be arranged.
Day 6 Shanghai-Xian
Catch a flight to Xian.Meet our guide upon arrival and transfer to the city. After enjoying a special A La Carte lunch in a featured local style restaurant, visit Xian Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang'an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty). (B+ A La Carte Lunch)
Day 7 Xian
The highlight of the tour today lies in the world-shaking Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses where you might be shocked by the rows of life-size warriors in order. After lunch,transfer to visit the ancient Xian City Wall and the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China, Great Mosque, you will have some free time to wander around the well know Muslim street nearby. (B+L)
Day 8 Xian-Lhasa
Drive to the airport to take flight to Lhasa. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. You will need time to adapt to the high altitude and should avoid physical activity for the rest of the day in order to prevent altitude sickness. Dinner is served at hotel.(B+D)
Day 9 Lhasa
Today's tour covers Lhasa's landmark, Potala Palace and famous Jokhang Temple, you could also see the busy and flourishing Bhakhor Street and Lhasa Nunnery.(B+L)
Day 10 Lhasa
Take you to Norbulingka - the summer resort for Dalai Lama. Visit Pay a visit of Tibet Museum and Sera Monastery to experience the atmosphere of Lamas scripture debate after lunch.(B+L)
Day 11 Lhasa-Chengdu
Transfer to the airport and board the flight for Chengdu. Our Chengdu guide will await you at the airport and then take you to the hotel. After lunch, take you around Renmin Park to experience the local people's life, drink tea with local people together and then go to Kuanzhai Lane where you can walk along the ancient street flanked by courtyard houses in Qing dynasty style.(B+L)
Day 12 Chengdu-Guilin
Visit the Research Base of Panda Breeding Center and Wangjianglou Park. Fly to Guilin in the late afternoon. (B+L)
Day 13 Guilin-Yangshuo
You'll be met at the hotel lobby and driven to the Zhujiang Pier to take a cruise along the Li River. Feast your eyes on the beautiful scene around. After 4 hours' cruise, the boat disembarks Yangshuo, a little town surrounded by karst peaks and bordered on one side by the Li River.we take a ride in the electric sightseeing vehicle, maneuvering through the small town, experience a wholly different rural China and visit a local family. And then you can explore the city around the West Street.(B+L)
Day 14 Yangshuo-Guilin-Hong Kong
Drive back to Guilin and pay a visit to Reed Flute Cave, which is famed for the odd-shaped Karst formations. Then see the symbol of Guilin - Elephant Trunk Hill, you can take some photos there. Transfer to the airport and fly to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival, please check in the hotel by yourselves that we have booked for you. The rest of day is left on your own.(B+A la carte Lunch)
Day 15 Hong Kong
The hotel accommodation with breakfast is arranged today. Whole day is left on your own. You are suggested to pay a visit to Stanley Market on your own or have a half-day Hong Kong Island Tour including Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, and Aberdeen Fishing Village. (B)
Optional Activities (Price offered upon request):
1: Morning Hong Kong Island Seat-in-coach Tour (Duration: 4Hours). Lunch is on your own.
2: One Day Macao Seat-in-coach Tour.
Day 16 Departure from Hong Kong
Please go to the airport and board your homeward flight by yourself. Your unforgettable China trip ends.(B)