CCT-03 : China Highlights

11 Days Tour of Beijing /Xi'an/Guilin/Shanghai

From: $ 2,199


  1. The four most classical cities.
  2. Cultural heritages of Beijing and Xi’an.
  3. Exciting cruise tour along the Li River.
  4. The most beautiful scenery on earth in Guilin and Yangshuo.
  5. International and modern metropolis of Shanghai.
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  • Fascinating Summer Palace in summer

    Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

    Take an international flight and arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Your private excellent English-speaking tour guide will pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel.

    Meals: None

    Accommodation: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian
    Mercure Beijing Downtown

  • Unique Beijing Roast Duck

    Day 2Beijing

    After buffet breakfast at hotel, your private vehicle will transfer you to Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square, followed by Temple of Heaven. Local flavored Roast Duck will be offered for dinner. The last activity today is watching a famous Kongfu Show at Shicha Lake Theater. When you return to the hotel, you could have a good rest and get ready for your wonderful trip on the next day.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner

    Accommodation: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian
    Mercure Beijing Downtown

  • Beijing Olympic Park in night

    Day 3Beijing

    The first destination today will be Great Wall. So far, over 300 celebrities all over the world, including Barack Obama, Nixon and Margaret Thatcher have climbed the Great Wall and seen the beauty of the mountains and rivers. After lunch, you will be guided to Jade Museum where you can buy jade souvenirs. In the afternoon, go back to the downtown and make a visit to Beijing Olympic Park where you can see Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) and National Swimming Center (Water Cube) from outside.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian
    Mercure Beijing Downtown

  • Stone Boat in Summer Palace

    Day 4Beijing/Xi’an

    You will have a tour to Summer Palace which is a best-preserved royal garden. Next you will visit a pearl factory where you might have a pleasant shopping experience. This morning you will also have a special experience in Hutong by rickshaw. Then you will be  transferred to the airport and take domestic flight to the ancient capital Xi’an. You will be welcomed by an excellent tour guide and special spacious vehicle there upon your arrival.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Kempinski Hotel Xi’an
    Golden Flower Hotel by Shangri-La Xi'an

  • Relaxing Bicycle tour on Xi'an Ancient City Wall

    Day 5 Xi’an

    This morning, you will ahead for Museum of Qin Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses. There you will witness Qin Tomb, No.1, 2, 3 pits of Terra Cotta Warriors, Bronze Chariots Exhibition Hall and newly - opened Pit of Civilian Figures as well as Pit of Stone Armors. They reveal a dusty history of two thousand years. You will also visit the Terra-cotta warriors and horses reproduction factory today. Then return to Xi’an city and visit the ancient City Wall where you could walk or rent a bicycle to have a cozy experience (p.s.: bicycle renting fee is on your own). Later, grand dumping banquet and Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show (a performance of Chang’an music and dance originated from China’s Tang Dynasty over a thousand years ago) will be offered to you.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dumpling Banquet Dinner

    Accommodation: Kempinski Hotel Xi’an
    Golden Flower Hotel by Shangri-La Xi'an

  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda and North Square at night

    Day 6Xi’an

    You will have a visit to Shaanxi History Museum which houses numerous relics found in this province, and North and South Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda today. Alternatively, you can choose to visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi’an Museum instead. After lunch, stroll around Muslim Quarter and Bell and Drum Tower Square. It is said that the Bell Tower and Drum Tower are ancient guardians of culture that keep the quiet of its own. What will you think about them? We look forward to your feedback. You will also visit Xi’an Museum (Bangyan: the second in final imperial examination in ancient times), a typical local residence with a history of 400 years, and watch the local folk art - Shadow Play inside.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Hilton Xi'an

  • Crystal Palace of Reed Flute Cave

    Day 7Xi’an/Guilin

    This morning you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Guilin. When arrive there, you will meet your tour guide who will guide you to Reed Flute Cave, and then check in at your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Sheraton Guilin Hotel
    Grand Link Hotel

  • Beautiful Guilin Landscape

    Day 8Guilin-Yangshuo

    The first activity of today is to enjoy the best section of scenery of Li River by ship from Guilin to Yangshuo. Maybe you have heard that “East or West, Guilin landscape is the best”, but you may not have heard the following one: “Yangshuo tops Guilin in landscape”. Countless foreigners have been so immersed in the charming scenery and chosen to live here. You will surely love there! After lunch,take a walk or have a bike tour along Yulong River, and enjoy a pleasant trip along West Street at Yangshuo. You could also make a visit to a local family and experience their daily life. After dinner, watch a famous night show-Impression Liu Sanjie (This is a major performance involving a cast of 500 singers, dancers, and bamboo boats and cormorants birds. Moreover, these out-standing performers are also a part of the background scenery. The lighting of the karst peaks is truly amazing and is our highlight).

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (on the ship), Dinner

    Accommodation: Jasper International Hotel

  • Oriental Pearl Tower at the Bund

    Day 9Yangshuo-Guilin-Shanghai

    Morning is left on your own to enjoy your time in Yangshuo. After lunch, return to Guilin and visit Seven Star Park. A visit to a tea store will also be arranged for you before transfer to the airport and take your flight to Shanghai, a world-famous international and modern metropolis. Upon arrival in Shanghai, you will be met your tour guide and transferred to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai

  • Flourishing and busy Nanjing Road

    Day 10Shanghai

    After breakfast, visit Shanghai Museum and walk around The Bund and Nanjing Road. Nanjing Road is the window open to the outside world, and shopping paradise for domestic and oversees tourists. After lunch, you will see Yuyuan Garden as well as the nearby local market. Later a visit to a silk store will also be arranged before a flavored dinner and an acrobatics show at Portman Ritz Carlton Shanghai.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai

  • Modern Shanghai

    Day 11Depart from Shanghai

    After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your free time before we transfer you to the airport according to your international flight schedule. Your wonderful China trip ends here.

    Meals: Breakfast

Service Inclusion:

1. Private air-conditioned cars, drivers and guides throughout the itinerary;
2. Well-selected international brand hotel or same level hotel with daily
western breakfasts;
3. Entrance fees to all tourist sites;
4. Authentic Chinese Food served at local best restaurants;
5. Domestic airfare with fuel fee & taxes and relative transfers in China;
6. Services charges and government taxes;
7. Travel liability insurance.

Service Exclusion:

1. Chinese visa application fee;
2. International airfare to and from China;
3. Personal expense like phone rental and laundry charges;
4. Gratuity to guides and drivers.

Note on prices: The following rates are for per person, based on intraday exchange rate and subject to change during peak seasons such as the National Day Holiday and Spring Festival.

10 people and above


  • Asked by Noemie

    Oct 12 , 2016 10:47

    Hello, could you tell me how much to rent a bike on the wall in Xi'an?

    Answered by travel consultant from CTCN

    Oct 13 , 2016 10:25

    Hi, thanks for contacting. The price will be merely 50CNY/person for about 2h.

  • Asked by Tono

    Sep 22 , 2016 04:26

    Do I need another visa to go visit Yunnan? Thanks in advance.

    Answered by travel consultant from CTCN

    Sep 25 , 2016 16:14

    No, sir. You do not have to apply for another visa for visiting Yunnan in mainland China.

  • Asked by Allen

    Sep 09 , 2016 12:02

    hi, i wanna know, is it a good time to go to Guilin in Nov, and what’s the weather like there?

    Answered by travel consultant from CTCN

    Sep 11 , 2016 10:03

    You know Nov. in Guilin is the fall time, when it is a little bit cool and humid. You’d better take your little thick clothes. And, it is not bad to visit Guilin in those days. You may have a different experience.

  • Asked by william

    Aug 24 , 2016 15:59

    How far is the great wall from Beijing ? A tour would take about how long ?

    Answered by travel consultant from CTCN

    Aug 27 , 2016 16:20

    Well, it depends on which section of the Great Wall you refer to go. You know there are many famous sections of Great Walls in Beijing, like the Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall and Jinshanling Great Wall that we have arranged for you in the above itinerary. Both of the Great Wall tour may takes one full day including the transportation and side sports around Great Wall like scared Way.

  • Asked by eric (UK)

    Jul 12 , 2016 09:21

    I wanna learn the flood and rainy season in Guilin?

    Answered by travel consultant from CTCN

    Jul 12 , 2016 16:32

    It rains heavily in summer, particularly in May and June. Don’t forget to bring an umbrella, it will make a use.

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