Day 1 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing after your flight, where we will greet and escort you to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Begin your journey today by visiting the sites of the 2008 Olympic Games, such as the Bird¡¦s Nest and the Water Cube for outside viewing. Afterward, enjoy a visit to the Summer Palace and Pearl Factory.
Day 3 Beijing (AB, L, SD)
Today you will visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. In the evening, you will be treated to a Peking Duck Banquet. (This can be replaced with alternative meals if preferred.)
Day 4 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Today you will journey to the Great Wall followed by the jade factory. After exploring the Great Wall, you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant before returning to the city for a brief shopping excursion. After dinner, enjoy a spectacular Kung Fu show for some late evening entertainment.
Day 5 Beijing-Xian (AB, L, SD)
Take a morning tour through the friendly neighborhood of Hutong before catching an afternoon flight to Xian. By that evening, expect to enjoy a Special Chinese Dumpling Banquet followed by a traditional Tang Dynasty Show.
Day 6 Xian (AB, L, D)
Spend an exciting day with the Terracotta Warriors at their excavation site today. You will learn that three giant pits contain 7,300 warriors, horses, and chariots. After lunch, continue your tour by visiting the Big Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.
Terracotta Warriors, Xian
Great Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 7 Xian - Guilin (AB, L, D)
Visit Shanxi Provincial Museum before jumping aboard a flight to Guilin.
Day 8 Guilin (AB, L, D)
Enjoy a Li River Cruise. Visit Yangshuo free market and attend Folk Dance and Song Show in the evening.
Li River in the morning in Guilin
Day 9 Guilin - Shanghai (AB, L)
Explore Elephant Trunk Hill and later marvel at the stalagmites in the Reed Flute Cave. You will then leave Guilin to embark on an unforgettable journey in Shanghai.
Day 10 Shanghai - Suzhou (AB, L, D)
Enjoy your day by visiting Tiger Hill, Lingering Garden, and Silk Factory No.1 in Suzhou before returning to Shanghai in the afternoon/early evening. If you would like us to arrange your evening entertainment, we recommend a Shanghai harbor cruise or Shanghai Acrobat Show at an additional cost.
Day 11 Shanghai (AB, L)
Explore Shanghai by visiting the Yu Yuan Garden, Old Shanghai District, followed by a ride up the famous Pearl TV Tower. After lunch, enjoy a walk along Nanjing Road and the Bund.
The Bund, Shanghai
Day 12 Shanghai (AB)
Enjoy this free morning before we escort you to the airport.
||This itinerary is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including: weather, airline schedules, cruise itinerary changes, boat changes, etc.