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SG32: 9 Days Small Group Tour of Shanghai - Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai

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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Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai
The first destination in our Shanghai Beijing tour will be Shanghai, a diverse and international metropolis. Upon your arrival, our guide will meet and greet you at the arrival hall and then escort you to the hotel for a good rest.

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

Day 2: Shanghai - Beijing
After breakfast, we will take you to the Hongqiao Railway Station for a high speed train to Beijing to continue your China tours Shanghai to Beijing, which will take about 4.5 hours. By the time you arrive, our guide will pick you up at the railway station and accompany you to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own arrangement. You can have a dinner at a nearby restaurant and taste Beijing cuisines today. Our guide will be glad to give you some recommendations.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

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

Day 3: Beijing
Our Shanghai Beijing tour package today starts with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world. After finishing the visit, we will proceed to the Forbidden City. Being the biggest and a well-preserved ancient palace architectural complex, the Forbidden City allows you to take a glimpse of its rich history. Afterwards, we will serve you with an a la carte lunch at a famous restaurant where you can taste the authentic Peking Roast Duck.

After a short rest, we will continue to visit the Temple of Heaven, a distinctive sacrificial place for ancient emperors in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). Inside the temple are many famous buildings like Echoing Wall, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests… In the evening, we will arrange a special performance of Chinese Kung Fu Show for you at the Red Theatre.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch

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

  • Tiananmen Square in Beijing
    Tiananmen Square with stone lion
  • China Temple of Heaven
    Temple of Heaven with many tourists
Day 4: Beijing
After breakfast, we will drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall, the essence of the Great Wall in Beijing. The round-trip cable car service is provided so that you can appreciate the picturesque sceneries better. We will offer you some red wine and propose a toast for the special experience on the Wall. Lunch is on your own arrangement today. You can take some snacks to have a picnic on the Wall. Then we will spend some leisure time at a local market. At the end of the tour today, the guide will escort you back to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

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

Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an
This morning we will visit the Summer Palace, the summer resort of ancient imperial families. Various representative buildings alongside the Kunming Lake will surely impress you. After a stop at the Olympic Bird's Nest with some photography time, we will enjoy an a la carte lunch. Then explore a unique part of this city- Beijing Hutong by rickshaw. There, you may try some special snacks - fermented soya-bean Milk, stinky tofu…Then, follow our guide to learn Chinese paper cutting from a folk artist.

After that, our guide will transfer you to the Capital Airport for the flight to the ancient capital Xi'an. A local guide will wait for you at the airport arrival hall and transfer you to the hotel for a good rest when you arrive.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 6: Xi'an
Today we will visit the Terracotta Army, one of the most famous attractions of Xi'an city. Inside the museum, you will see various clay soldiers with unique facial expressions. Afterwards, follow our guide to visit a local family, where we will enjoy an authentic home-cooked lunch made by the hostess. Moreover, the hospitable hostess will be glad to teach you how to cook simple Chinese dishes.

After a short rest, the guide will accompany you to the Xi'an Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda for you to experience the culture and history of Xi'an city. Then we will appreciate the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with the special dumpling dinner.

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)

  • Terra Cotta Warriors
    Historic Terracotta Warriors
  • Small Goose Pagoda
    Our guests with Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 7: Xi'an - Shanghai
Today we will head to the City Wall Park, where you can see many seniors practicing Tai Chi. We also invite a master to teach you the art of Tai Chi. Then we will come to Xi'an City Wall, one of the significant landmarks of Xi'an. Either a bike riding or a leisurely stroll on the long wall will help you feel the charm of the ancient city better. Around noon, we arrange an a la carte lunch for you. After that, you will be escorted to the airport for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, a local guide will be expecting you at the arrival hall and take you to your hotel to check-in.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

Day 8: Shanghai
Today we will visit the Shanghai Museum. Then proceed to the Yu Garden and its nearby bustling bazaar where you can buy some souvenirs to your families and friends. Since this is the last day of our China tours Shanghai to Beijing, we will arrange an a la carte farewell lunch for you to taste more unique Shanghai cuisines.

Afterwards, we will visit the Former French Concession and the Bund alongside the Huangpu River. A one-hour cruise tour on the Huangpu River is waiting for you to explore the exquisite buildings at the two sides of the river. Then, our guide will accompany you to the hotel at the end of the day and say bon voyage to you in the hotel lobby.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte farewell lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

  • Shanghai Bund
    A view of the modern Shanghai Bund with blue sky
Day 9: Departure from Shanghai
This is the last day of our Shanghai Beijing tour package. Please arrange your time schedule and check out before 12:00. We wish you a nice journey home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

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
Aug
04(Wed)
Aug
12(Thu)
$2139$639
Aug
11(Wed)
Aug
19(Thu)
$2139$639
Aug
18(Wed)
Aug
26(Thu)
$2139$639
Aug
25(Wed)
Sep
02(Thu)
$2109$649
Sep
01(Wed)
Sep
09(Thu)
$2109
$2003
$689
Sep
08(Wed)
Sep
16(Thu)
$2109
$2003
$689
Sep
15(Wed)
Sep
23(Thu)
$2109
$2003
$689
Sep
22(Wed)
Sep
30(Thu)
$2109
$2003
$689
Oct
06(Wed)
Oct
14(Thu)
$2109
$1898
$689
Oct
13(Wed)
Oct
21(Thu)
$2109
$1898
$689
Oct
20(Wed)
Oct
28(Thu)
$2109
$1898
$689
Oct
27(Wed)
Nov
04(Thu)
$1969
$1772
$689
Nov
03(Wed)
Nov
11(Thu)
$1969
$1772
$689
Nov
10(Wed)
Nov
18(Thu)
$1959
$1763
$679
Nov
19(Fri)
Nov
27(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$619
Dec
03(Fri)
Dec
11(Sat)
$1909
$1718
$609
Dec
22(Wed)
Dec
30(Thu)
$1909
$1718
$609
What's Included
  • Domestic airfares & train fares
  • 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
  • Best
    Tour Plans
  • Expert
    Guides
  • Selected
    Brand Hotels
  • A La Carte
    Meals
  • Free 24/7
    Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation
    30 Days Before
  • No Shopping
    Stops
  • No Hidden
    Charge
From US$1909 per person
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