Best of China 11 Days

 

Tour Code3L05

Day 01  USA   Beijing

Deluxe flight to Beijing, cross the international date line.

 

Day 02  Beijing

Arrive in 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 structure 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

Fly 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, 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. Enjoy 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   USA

Transfer to airport, home your sweet home.

 

 

 

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