Day 1-2 Depart from LAX, Los Angeles
Board a Trans-Pacific flight to Beijing.
Day 3 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Arrive in Beijing in the early morning. Prior to checking into the hotel, we
visit sites of the 2008 Olympic Games such as the Bird's Nest (outside)
and the Water Cube (outside). After resting up, we visit the Summer
Palace and a pearl factory.
Day 4 Beijing (AB, L, SD)
After breakfast, we visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and
the Temple of Heaven. In the evening, we are treated to a famous Peking
Duck Welcome Banquet.
Guardian Lion Statue in the Forbidden City, Beijing
Day 5 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Along the way to the Great Wall, we stop by a jade factory. After exploring
the Great Wall, lunch is served. We then return to the city for shopping
followed by dinner and a Kung Fu show.
Day 6 Beijing-Xian (AB, L, SD)
The morning is free to take a Hutong Tour before a flight to Xian. In Xian,
we attend a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show and later indulge ourselves
with a Chinese Dumpling Banquet.
Temple Of Heaven, Beijing, China
Day 7 Xian (AB, L, D)
Spend an exciting day as we visit the Terracotta Warriors excavation site.
Three pits contain over 7,300 warriors, horses and chariots crafted more
than 2,000 years ago in honor of China's first Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
After lunch, continue to the Big Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.
Day 8 Xian-Shanghai (AB, L)
Board a flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival in Shanghai, we visit the beautiful
city of Suzhou.
Jin Shanling, Great Wall of China
Day 9 Suzhou-Shanghai (AB, L, D)
In Suzhou we visit Tiger Hill, the Linger-in Garden and Silk Factory #1
before returning to Shanghai. A side excursion of Shanghai Harbor cruise
or Shanghai Acrobat Show completes the evening.
Day 10 Shanghai (AB, L)
Explore Shanghai by visiting the Yu Yuan Garden, Old Shanghai District,
and take a ride up the famous Pearl TV Tower. After lunch we stroll along
Nanjing Road and the Bund.
Day 11 Shanghai-USA (AB)
Free morning in Shanghai before catching a flight back home via Beijing.
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