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SG09: 9 Days Small Group Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai - Suzhou - 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, 6 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
After you get back your luggage and pass the customs at Beijing Airport, our guide and driver will greet you at the arrival hall. Then our driver will drive you to the hotel so that you could check in the hotel quickly and get relaxed after a long journey.

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

Day 2: Beijing
Today your Beijing Xi’an Shanghai Suzhou tour begins! After breakfast, please gather in the hotel lobby to hear the tour briefing given by our professional guide. Then we will head to Tiananmen Square and go north to the Forbidden City, the largest ancient wooden architectural complex which is still in good conditions now. Twenty four emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 – 1912) took it as home and workplace.

At noon, we will go to a fancy restaurant where a delicious a la carte welcome lunch with popular Peking Duck waits for you to enjoy. Later, we will go to the Temple of Heaven to explore the sacrificial culture of ancient China.

In the evening, you will attend a breathtaking Chinese Kung Fu Show that will impress you with movements derived from the philosophy of Chinese martial arts, which show the weak overcomes the strong, and the soft overcomes the hard.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch

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

  • Beijing Temple of Heaven
    Visiting Temple of Heaven
  • Chinese Kung Fu Show
    Our guest imitate Chinese Kung Fu Show
Day 3: Beijing
Today we are going to visit Mutianyu Great Wall. You could take some fast food for lunch before leaving, for there is few satisfactory restaurants near the wall. We will take the round-trip cable car to reach and go down the wall. Mutianyu Great Wall has the most beautiful landscape among all the sections of Great Wall but with less visitors, so you could enjoy its scenery at ease. Meanwhile, we will offer each member a glass of red wine to celebrate the nice time spent on the wall.

In the afternoon, we will spend some free time hanging out at a traditional market before returning to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

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

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
In the morning, we will get to the Summer Place, one of the four ancient royal gardens near the mountain and by the lake. Then we will stop at Olympic National Stadium for you to take photos. After lunch, we will go to Beijing Hutong to explore the old alleys and local architectural heritages by taking a rickshaw. Also, we will experience Chinese Paper Cutting there.

Later, you will fly to Xi’an, the next city of your Beijing Xi’an Shanghai Suzhou tour. Our guide will accompany you to the airport. After your arrival at Xi’an airport, our Xi’an guide and driver will escort you to the hotel. You could arrange the rest of the day on your own.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

  • Beijing Summer Palace
    Our guests at Kunming Lake of Beijing Summer Palace
Day 5: Xi'an
Our first destination in Xi’an is the Terracotta Army, exquisite funerary objects of the first emperor of the first unified kingdom in China. Those life-size sculptures in battle formation perfectly reappear the mightiness of the ancient emperor’s military force.

At noon, you will be welcomed by a local family who will also prepare an authentic home-cooked lunch for you. You could spend some time chatting with them and even learning to cook some local dishes from them.

In the afternoon, we will head to Small Wild Goose Pagoda, a tower built in the Tang dynasty (618- 907) to store the Buddhist scriptures introduced from ancient India. Then go on to the Xi’an Museum - a good place to learn about Xi’an which was the capital city of more than ten dynasties.

In the evening, we will arrange the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance with delicious dumpling dinner for you.

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)

Day 6: Xi'an - Shanghai
Today we will go to Xi’an City Wall Park first, experiencing the energetic morning life of local people by learning Tai Chi from a master before ascending the City Wall. It is the largest and most complete city wall survived from ancient China, wide enough to allow over 5 cars running side by side.

After an a la carte lunch, our Xi’an guide will escort you to the airport and help you board the airplane to Shanghai. Upon arrival, our Shanghai guide will pick you up at Shanghai airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

  • Riding Bike on City Wall
    Our guests riding bike on Xi'an City Wall
Day 7: Shanghai
Our first stop of today will be the Shanghai Museum, collected a large number of selected ancient artworks. Then we will move to the Yu Garden and its traditional bazaar, experiencing local customs while relaxing.

After lunch, we will go to the Former French Concession, a relative quiet place in this busy city, famous for its old European-style streets, bungalows and villas dating back to 1920s. Then we will leave for the Bund and board the Huangpu River cruise ship, viewing the surrounding landscape as well as the retro buildings in different styles along the bund.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

Day 8: Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai
Today we will start our Shanghai to Suzhou tour. In the morning, we will drive to Suzhou which will take about 1.5 hours. Then visit Humble Administrator’s Garden. It is a masterpiece of classical garden in Southern China and the only museum of garden architecture in China - Suzhou Garden Museum is located there. Then we will show you around Suzhou Old Town by tricycle and you will have lunch there at a featured restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will go to Tongli Water Town with a history of over one thousand years, relaxing yourself in this picturesque landscape. At the end of the Shanghai to Suzhou tour package, our guide will escort you back to Shanghai.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

  • Humble Administrator's Garden
    Classical Humble Administrator's Garden
  • Tongli town
    Walking along Tongli Water Town
Day 9: Departure from Shanghai
Beijing Xian Shanghai Suzhou tour finally comes to the end. The hotel check-out time is 12:00. The concierge or the hotel reception can arrange for a taxi to take you to the airport. We wish you 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)
$1919
$1823
$589
Feb
20(Sun)
Feb
28(Mon)
$1919
$1727
$589
Mar
04(Fri)
Mar
12(Sat)
$1939
$1745
$629
Mar
11(Fri)
Mar
19(Sat)
$1939
$1745
$629
Mar
25(Fri)
Apr
02(Sat)
$1939
$1745
$629
Apr
01(Fri)
Apr
09(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
Apr
08(Fri)
Apr
16(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
Apr
15(Fri)
Apr
23(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
Apr
22(Fri)
Apr
30(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
May
06(Fri)
May
14(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
May
13(Fri)
May
21(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
May
20(Fri)
May
28(Sat)
$2089
$1880
$659
May
27(Fri)
Jun
04(Sat)
$2119
$1907
$639
Jun
03(Fri)
Jun
11(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$629
Jun
10(Fri)
Jun
18(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$629
Jun
17(Fri)
Jun
25(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$629
Jun
24(Fri)
Jul
02(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$629
Jul
01(Fri)
Jul
09(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Jul
08(Fri)
Jul
16(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Jul
15(Fri)
Jul
23(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Jul
22(Fri)
Jul
30(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Jul
29(Fri)
Aug
06(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Aug
05(Fri)
Aug
13(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Aug
12(Fri)
Aug
20(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Aug
19(Fri)
Aug
27(Sat)
$2149
$1934
$629
Aug
26(Fri)
Sep
03(Sat)
$2119
$1907
$649
Sep
02(Fri)
Sep
10(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Sep
09(Fri)
Sep
17(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Sep
16(Fri)
Sep
24(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Sep
23(Fri)
Oct
01(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Oct
07(Fri)
Oct
15(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Oct
14(Fri)
Oct
22(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Oct
21(Fri)
Oct
29(Sat)
$2109
$1898
$679
Oct
28(Fri)
Nov
05(Sat)
$1979
$1781
$679
Nov
04(Fri)
Nov
12(Sat)
$1979
$1781
$679
Nov
11(Fri)
Nov
19(Sat)
$1969
$1772
$669
Nov
20(Sun)
Nov
28(Mon)
$1919
$1727
$609
Dec
04(Sun)
Dec
12(Mon)
$1919
$1727
$589
Dec
23(Fri)
Dec
31(Sat)
$1919
$1727
$589
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
    Guides
  • Selected
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  • A La Carte
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  • Free 24/7
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  • Free Cancellation
    30 Days Before
  • No Shopping
    Stops
  • No Hidden
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From US$1919 per person
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