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SG10: 9 Days Small Group Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin

Tour Type: Perfect group size of maximum 6 travelers, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 8 nights, nice 5-star hotels
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches with some being a la carte style, 1 dumpling dinner

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No Optional Tour Hidden Cost!
Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
When you arrive at Beijing, our local guide and driver will meet you at the airport and then we will follow the driver to a comfortable vehicle heading for your hotel. Our driver will also help you finish the hotel check-in as quickly as possible so you can have a good rest after such a long journey.

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

Day 2: Beijing
After breakfast, there will be a tour briefing about our 9 days China tour in Beijing. Then we will start by visiting Tiananmen Square, a historical site where the founding ceremony and the first military parade of the People’s Republic of China was held. Next, we will visit Forbidden City, which was a political center of authority in China for over five centuries.

Then you will have a delicious welcome lunch with Peking Duck on a la carte basis. After that we will visit the Temple of Heaven, a magnificent architectural complex where emperors once held sacrificial activities.

Later, an exciting Chinese Kung Fu Show performed by a group of excellent Kung Fu practitioners will make your time in Beijing highly memorable.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

  • Forbidden City in Beijing
    Majestic Forbidden City
  • Beijing Temple of Heaven
    Visiting Temple of Heaven
Day 3: Beijing
Today we will visit the Mutianyu Great Wall, the largest section of Great Wall with the most vegetation coverage. A round-trip cable car will allow you to ascend and descend the wall and let you enjoy the greatness of the wall and its beautiful landscape in comfort. On the wall, we will offer the group a glass of red wine so you can toast this happy moment.

On our way back to hotel, we’ll stop to see a famous local market in Beijing.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

  • Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing
    Our guests going down Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
This 9 days trip to China today will lead us to the Summer Palace. This royal garden includes almost every feature an imperial garden can possibly have and thus is called the museum of imperial gardens. The next stop is the Olympic National Stadium (Bird's Nest). You will have a chance to take photos of the appearance of this splendid building.

Then we will leave for the Beijing Hutong, which will draw you close to traditional Beijingers’ lives. Also you can ride in an old rickshaw travelling through old grid-like alleys. And we will pay a visit to a group of Chinese Paper Cutting masters and you might learn to make one for yourself. After that, you need to pack up your belongings and then leave for the airport with our guide. When arrive at Xi’an, our Xi’an guide and driver will greet you at the airport before taking you to your hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 5: Xi'an
Our first stop in Xi’an is the Terracotta Army, where we will see the magnificence with which the tomb of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259-210BC) was guarded. Later we will visit a local family and they will cook an authentic lunch for you. You are advised to learn to cook a local dish from them.

After that, we will leave for the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which is over 1,300 years old, and a precious example of early Buddhist architecture. The highlight of the evening will be the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show on which you could have a tasty Dumpling Dinner while enjoying the art and culture of Tang dynasty (618-907).

Friendly Tips:
As the theater is usually not open in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec, we will not arrange the show and dumpling dinner for tours during the periods. Guests will enjoy free time to relax.

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

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

  • Terracotta Figures
    Neatly lined Terracotta Warriors and Horses
  • Family visit in Xi'an
    Having authentic Chinese meals at locals' home
Day 6: Xi'an
After breakfast, we will experience the morning life of Xi’an natives at Xi’an City Wall Park, learning to play Tai Chi from a master invited by us in advance. Then we will climb the Xi’an City Wall, the largest and most complete city wall existing in China.

After an a la carte lunch, we will visit the Shaanxi History Museum, a treasury of glorious civilization achievements dating back one million years. The next stop is the Great Mosque, the biggest and most well-preserved Islamic building in China. We will have a walk through the Muslim Quarter.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 7: Xi'an - Guilin
After breakfast, you will prepare to go to the airport with our Xi’an guide and catch the flight to Guilin. Upon your arrival at Guilin, our Guilin guide will greet you at airport arrival lobby and escort you to your hotel. After a short rest, we will continue your 9 days China tour in Guilin.

We will first head to the Reed Flute Cave, a magical karst cave with beautiful stalactites, stone pillars and stone flowers. Later we will go through the Elephant Trunk Hill before going back to hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: Guilin Grand Bravo Hotel (5 stars)

  • Reed Flute Cave
    Reed Flute Cave in purple-blue light
  • Li River Cruise, Guilin
    Taking pictures on Li River Cruise
Day 8: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin
Today, we will start our Li River cruise from Guilin. As we cruise down to Yangshuo, we will see splendid karst peaks under blue sky and delightful rural scenery on both sides of the river.

When we arrive at Yangshuo, we will go to West Street, the oldest and most prosperous street in this city and a global place for foreigners attracted by its simplicity and hospitality. Then we will take a countryside tour to enjoy the beautiful rural scenery of Yangshuo. After that we will drive back to Guilin.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Guilin Grand Bravo Hotel (5 stars)

Day 9: Departure from Guilin
Today our 9 days trip to China is near the end. Before you leave for the airport, we kindly suggest you reserve a taxi in advance. Hope you have a wonderful time in China and a smooth journey home.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

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Tour with us, you will enjoy
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Prices are per person in US Dollars;
prices in red reflect the discount prices.
Arrival DateDepature DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement
Jan
09(Sun)
Jan
17(Mon)
$1679
$1595
$429
Feb
20(Sun)
Feb
28(Mon)
$1679
$1511
$429
Mar
04(Fri)
Mar
12(Sat)
$1699
$1529
$449
Mar
11(Fri)
Mar
19(Sat)
$1699
$1529
$449
Mar
25(Fri)
Apr
02(Sat)
$1879
$1691
$479
Apr
01(Fri)
Apr
09(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
Apr
08(Fri)
Apr
16(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
Apr
15(Fri)
Apr
23(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
Apr
22(Fri)
Apr
30(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
May
06(Fri)
May
14(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
May
13(Fri)
May
21(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
May
20(Fri)
May
28(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$519
May
27(Fri)
Jun
04(Sat)
$1889
$1700
$499
Jun
03(Fri)
Jun
11(Sat)
$1879
$1691
$489
Jun
10(Fri)
Jun
18(Sat)
$1879
$1691
$489
Jun
17(Fri)
Jun
25(Sat)
$1879
$1691
$489
Jun
24(Fri)
Jul
02(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Jul
01(Fri)
Jul
09(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Jul
08(Fri)
Jul
16(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Jul
15(Fri)
Jul
23(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Jul
22(Fri)
Jul
30(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Jul
29(Fri)
Aug
06(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Aug
05(Fri)
Aug
13(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Aug
12(Fri)
Aug
20(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Aug
19(Fri)
Aug
27(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$489
Aug
26(Fri)
Sep
03(Sat)
$1899
$1709
$509
Sep
02(Fri)
Sep
10(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Sep
09(Fri)
Sep
17(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Sep
16(Fri)
Sep
24(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Sep
23(Fri)
Oct
01(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Oct
07(Fri)
Oct
15(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Oct
14(Fri)
Oct
22(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Oct
21(Fri)
Oct
29(Sat)
$1929
$1736
$549
Oct
28(Fri)
Nov
05(Sat)
$1769
$1592
$529
Nov
04(Fri)
Nov
12(Sat)
$1769
$1592
$529
Nov
11(Fri)
Nov
19(Sat)
$1749
$1574
$509
Nov
20(Sun)
Nov
28(Mon)
$1699
$1529
$459
Dec
04(Sun)
Dec
12(Mon)
$1679
$1511
$439
Dec
23(Fri)
Dec
31(Sat)
$1679
$1511
$439
What's Included
  • Domestic airfares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
What's Excluded
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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  • Expert
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  • Selected
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  • A La Carte
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  • Free Cancellation
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From US$1679 per person
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