Exploring The World !

8 Days Golden Route of China

Great Wall of China

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

Arrival and transfer to the hotel on your own. And then FREE Time.

Accommodation: Qianmen Jianguo Hotel Beijing☆☆☆☆

Day 2 Beijing

Have breakfast at the hotel and be ready in your room at 8:00AM for further instruction of guide. Then visit the massive Tian’anmen Square, then see the Forbidden City with its elegant palaces, pavilions and landscaped gardens, once open only to nobility. In the afternoon tour the 700-acre Summer Palace and view the scenery of its lake (One-way boat cost is included). After dinner, you will enjoy an exciting Chinese Kung Fu Show at Red Theater.

Accommodation: Qianmen Jianguo Hotel Beijing ☆☆☆☆(B+L+D)

Day 3 Beijing

Today, ride to the legendary Great Wall of China and stand on its famous ramparts. A local lunch is included, along with a visit to a jade or cloisonné enamel workshop. Then tour the Chang Tomb which was the first and largest of the Ming Tombs. Drop off at Beijing Olympic Green on the way back to hotel If time and traffic permits! Those who want get into the stadiums of Bird’s Nest or Water Cub could buy tickets on the spot by their own.

Accommodation: Qianmen Jianguo Hotel Beijing☆☆☆☆(B+L)

Day 4 Beijing to Xi’an

Take a short excursion by rickshaw around Hutongs (narrow alleyways) where you can see traditional courtyard residences of the city. In the afternoon tour the Temple of Heaven where the oriental emperors worship the heaven. Then visit the famous Hongqiao Pearl Market. After that, it is time to fly to Xi’an- China’s legendary home of the Tang Dynasty from 618 to 907 A.D. (Flight departure time to Xi’an  is between 17:00-20:30)

Accommodation: Grand New World Hotel Xian ☆☆☆☆ (B+L)

Day 5 Xi’an

After breakfast tour Xian’s archaeological wonder: 8,000 life-sized Terracotta Warriors buried with Emperor Qin Shi Huang, each soldier and horse molded in incredible detail. This afternoon, tour the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built under the emperor’s conduct to collect scriptures, Buddha statues and Buddhist relics taken from India about 1,300 years ago. Then we will visit the Muslim Quarters and you could walk around Muslim Quarters. After that, drive back to hotel. Today’s tour includes visit to a souvenir shop or factory. At night you can enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show (optional)

Accommodation: Grand New World Hotel Xian  ☆☆☆☆ (B+L)

Day 6 Xi’an to Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai, China’s most modern metropolis. Drive to Zhu Jia Jiao Water village which located 16 miles west of Shanghai downtown. The 400 years old water village will charm you with its small canals, gentle rivers, the tranquil Dian Shan Lake and the numerous small shops in which you can practice your bargaining skills. After two hours of sightseeing there and boat ride on water ways, we will stop by a silk mill to experience the South China real silk making process. Transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai ☆☆☆☆ (B+L)

Day 7 Shanghai

View the Shanghai Museum, Continue to Yuyuan Garden, a 16th century Ming period private garden/residence in the heart of Shanghai’s old Chinese quarter. Along is the local bazaar and Shanghai Old Street. Visit Former French Concession District.. Stroll along the Bund and Nanjing Road to experience the thrills of old and modern Shanghai today. Tonight you can take an optional acrobatics show or enjoy night life at Xintiandi.

Accommodation:Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai ☆☆☆☆(B+L)

Day 8 Departure from Shanghai

After breakfast, you may have your FREE arrangement as long as you check out before 12:00, the hotel can help to keep your luggage after check out Your own arrangement or book through us for separate departure transfer to the airport. (B)

Departure Date & Price

Group Code

Arrive Date

Dep. Date

Rate

Single Supplement

CTJ01-0413

April 13, 2014

April 20, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-0511

May 11, 2014

June 18, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-0525

May 25, 2014

June 1, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-0615

June 15, 2014

June 22, 2014

$1,280

$375

CTJ01-0713

July 13, 2014

July 20, 2014

$1,280

$375

CTJ01-0817

August 17, 2014

August 24, 2014

$1,280

$375

CTJ01-0831

August 31, 2014

September 7, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-0914

September 14, 2014

September 24, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-1012

October 12, 2014

October 19, 2014

$1,340

$420

CTJ01-1026

October 26, 2014

November 2, 2014

$1,340

$420

Optional Airport Transfer

As mentioned in above itinerary. The following is the optional service for airport transfer.

Beijing airport /hotel one way transfer:

1 pax: Ca$85 per person

2-5 pax: Ca$42 per person

 

Shanghai hotel/airport one way transfer:

1 pax: Ca$120 per person

2-5 pax: Ca$60 per person

 

Price Includes and Price Excludes

 Price Includes:

  • 7 nights Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast (B=Breakfast)
  • Meals served at local Chinese restaurants (L=Lunch; D=Dinner)
  • Domestic flights as specified in the itinerary
  • Domestic airport tax and fuel fee
  • English-speaking guided coach tour in each city, with sightseeing programs listed in above itinerary
  • Service charge and government Taxes
  • Airport transfers except the international flight arrival pick up and international flight departure drop off.

Price Excludes:

  • Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets
  • Arrival Pick up in Beijing and Departure drop off in Shanghai.
  • Optional program as mentioned in above itinerary or suggested by local guides
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, Excess baggage charges, etc
  • Gratuities (for local guide: $8 to $10 per person (guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person (guest) per day.)
  • Tips to bellboy or porter (Suggestion: $1 per piece of luggage per time)
  • National tour guide accompany from the arrival city to the departure city in China
  • Fees for entry visa to China
  • Services not mentioned in above itinerary
  • Travel Insurance