Comprehensive Tour 15 Days

 

Tour Code:  3L03

 

Day 01  USA   Beijing

Take a deluxe flight to Beijing, cross the international date line.

 

Day 02  Beijing

Arrive Beijing in late afternoon and met by 3L tour guide, then you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 03  Beijing

Beijing, the capital of China, served as the capital of 5 dynasties over a period of  800 years with each emperor identified as a dragon sent from the heaven.  Start your city tour with a visit to the Forbidden City. This complex, the largest and most intact conglomeration of ancient structures of the imperial palace ever built in the world, features more than 800 buildings with 9999 rooms, resplendent golden-glazed roofs, red lacquered pillars and vermilion walls. Next stop is the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors used to pray for good harvest. You will also sightsee the Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. Tonightís special dinner gives you a real taste of the Peking Duck.

 

Day 04  Beijing

The highlight today is a trip to the astonishing Great Wall of China, one of the two man-made structures on Earth that can be observed from the moon. Later visit the Sacred Path of Ming Tombs and the Cloisonne Factory. You will attend an acrobatic show in the evening.

 

Day 05  Beijing   Xian

Take a flight to Xian, the city where eleven dynasties in the history once took as the capital. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell Tower, Ancient City Walls and Gates, and enjoy the Dumpling Banquet dinner in the evening.

Day 06  Xian

Sightseeing the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, which is recognized by UNESCO as the eighth wonder of the world, then visit the 8000-year-old Neolithic Site at Banpo, followed by  the Tang Dynasty show in the evening.

 

Day 07  Xian   Guilin

Fly to Guilin, the city which is hailed by many as the most beautiful place in China and is one of the must-see destinations for most foreign tourists. According to a popular Chinese saying,  Guilinís scenery bests all others in the world.  Its shapely-rising limestone towers and crystal-clear waters are often portrayed in Chinese artworks. Adding to its natural beauty are many fascinating caves. Sightseeing the Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave. The limestone Karst formation in this area is extensively eroded underground and Reed Flute Cave is one of the finest examples of these caves. In the evening you will be treated with a Minority Dancing and Singing Show.

 

Day 08  Guilin

Take a boat cruise trip from Guilin along the Lijiang River for one of the finest excursions on your tour of China. The journey downstream to Yangshuo offers 30 miles of breathtaking scenery.

 

Day 09  Guilin   Shanghai

In the morning, fly to Shanghai, the largest commercial and financial center of China. Stroll the Bund (Wai Tan) waterfront area, a sweeping area along the Huangpu River, which became the center of Shanghaiís foreign business establishment and the symbol of Shanghaiís identity as a modern city. Here is a good place to capture the western influence of the old days.

 

Day 10  Shanghai

Continue your tour in Shanghai. Todayís excursion takes you to the Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Pudong New Area to complete your whole view of Shanghai.

 

Day 11  Shanghai   Suzhou   Wuxi

After breakfast, take a bus ride to Suzhou, noted for its landscaped gardens, waterways and beautiful women.  Sightseeing the Tiger Hill (supposedly the burial place of the King of Wu), Hanshan Temple(a beautiful scenery that has inspired many poets throughout history to write memorable poems), Humble Administratorís Garden. Followed by taking a bus ride to Wuxi in late afternoon.

 

Day 12  Wuxi   Nanjing

Visit the Three Kingdom Movie Site, which is called ďthe Hollywood in China, beautiful Tai Lake, Turtle Island, Freshwater Pearls Farm, and then take bus to Nanjing in late afternoon.

Day 13  Nanjing   Hangzhou

Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, served as the capital of six dynasties in Chinaís history.  Sightseeing the Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum, Xuanwu Lake Park, Confucius Temple. And then continue your tour to Hangzhou   the Paradise on Earth in late afternoon.

 

Day 14  Hangzhou   Shanghai

Boat cruise on the West Lake, enjoy the gorgeous scenic spots around the lake, visit the Lingyin Temple, Yellow Dragon Cave, taste the well-known Dragon Well Tea. Take bus back to Shanghai in late afternoon.

 

 

Day 15  Shanghai   USA

Tour guide will transfer you to the airport and home your sweet home.

 

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