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S-102: 10 Days Private Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 3 to 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

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Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
The moment your flight lands at Beijing Airport, our 10 days China tour package commences. Our guide awaits for you as you clear the customs area and brings you to the hotel. Rest and get ready for an eager as well as adventurous tomorrow.
Day 2: Beijing
In the morning, a visit at the Tiananmen Square will raise the curtain on our adventure in China. In the square there stand many signature buildings, such as Tiananmen Tower, Monument to People's Heroes, and National Museum of China… Passing under the Tiananmen Tower, we enter the Forbidden City, the imperial residence of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911).

Around noon, an a la carte lunch will be at a restaurant where you can taste yummy Peking Duck and other local dishes. Then proceed to the Temple of Heaven, where emperors made peace offerings to heaven in return for harmony and good harvests.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

  • Tiananmen Square at Beijing
    Taking photos at Tiananmen Square
  • Temple of Heaven at Beijing
    Our guests visiting Temple of Heaven
Day 3: Beijing
Breakfast over, we travel to the most prominent Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall. Lunch suggestions are available should you decide not to strike off on your own. The round- trip cable car service is already paid for. On the way back to town, we will stop by the Bird’s Nest, where you may employ your photo equipment. Then stroll through a local market to round off today’s sightseeing.

Friendly Tips:
The fees for round-way cable car at Mutianyu Great Wall are included. However, if you are more interested in taking the chairlift up and luge sliding down, we can also arrange that for you.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

  • Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall
    Our guests on Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Bird's Nest
    Bird's Nest, the National Stadium of China
Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
In the morning, we will visit Summer Palace, an ancient royal garden, followed by a Hutong rickshaw tour. This private 10 days tour of China in Beijing draws to an end today at this moment. And the guide will bring you to the train station for catching a high speed train to Xi’an, which completes the trip in about 4.5 hour. By the time you arrive, our Xi’an connection will bring you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Day 5: Xi'an
Our 10 days China tour approach a tour climax with a visit to Terracotta Army, a wonder of the world, forever associated with this city. Inside the museum, you can see the vivid life-size soldiers, poised for battle on the given day two thousand years ago. Today’s lunch arrangement is each on his/her own. A visit to the Shaanxi History Museum and Great Mosque, adds a little modern flavour to your encounter with a bygone era - harken back to the “Biblical Times”.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Day 6: Xi'an - Guilin
This morning we explore the Xi’an City Wall. You may ride a bike to cycle around it. Then we will proceed to the Xi’an Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. They would impress you immensely on sight.

We will get to lunch with a host family. If interested, you may learn hands on some cooking skills from the hostess. Our guide will send you to the airport for a flight to Guilin after lunch. Our Guilin guide takes charge as soon as you arrive.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch

  • Xian Ancient City Wall
    Our guests riding bikes on ancient City Wall
  • Small Wild Goose Pagoda Xian
    Taking photos at Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 7: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin
Early morning, we go on a cruise along Li River to Yangshuo. As the ship set sails, you journey some four hours through a picturesque fairyland. A delight by itself! Upon arrival at Yangshuo, we head toward the scenery of Yangshuo countryside, where elegant farmhouses in a stunning natural setting form a utopian paradise. Sadly we return to reality and get back to Guilin. Be expectant of better things next day!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch

  • Li River
    Magnificent landscape on both bands of Li River
Day 8: Guilin - Shanghai
Today we venture to three scenic spots in Guilin. First we pay a visit to the wonderful Reed Flute Cave. Inside the natural cave, we find the beautiful and bizarre stalactites lit up by the installed lighting.

Then, we will go to the Seven Star Park, the largest in Guilin with multiple scenic spots. Then we view another of nature’s handiwork - the Elephant Trunk Hill, which is so named because the hill standing at the riverbank looks like an elephant frolicking in water.

After the visit, our private guide will pack you off to the airport to board the flight to Shanghai, where the local guide at the airport helps getting you to the hotel for a good rest.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Day 9: Shanghai
Shanghai is a friendly metropolitan city where we introduce you to worthwhile attractions. The first stop is at the Shanghai Museum with exquisite collections relating to the city. Afterwards, we cover an ancient private garden - Yu Garden and its nearby bustling bazaar. At noon, an a la carte farewell lunch will be held for you at a famous local restaurant. Then visit the Bund area on the Huangpu River banks. The last day’s sightseeing ends after taking a cruise on Huangpu River to view the charms of this city.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Day 10: Departure from Shanghai
After breakfast at the hotel, the guide will bring you to the airport for a final farewell. We wish you a pleasant journey home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

  • Yu Garden Shanghai
    Exquisite Yu Garden in Shanghai
  • the Bund in Shanghai
    Exotic buildings around Shanghai Bund
DestinationsStandard HotelsEconomy Hotels
BeijingPentahotel Beijing
Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel
XianHoliday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda
Days Inn City Centre Xi'an
GuilinGuilin Bravo Hotel
Hotel Universal
ShanghaiOcean Hotel Shanghai
Golden River-view Hotel

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10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before

Tour Prices with Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$2339
$2105
$2089
$1880
$1799
$1619
Tour Prices with Economy Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$2209
$1988
$1979
$1781
$1679
$1511
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Domestic airfares & train fares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guides
  • Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
What's Excluded
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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