Best of China 11 Days
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.
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.