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[ GW-CH-004 ] Beijing-Xi'an-Hangzhou-Shanghai-Guilin-Yangshou-Guangzhou-
Hong Kong ( 15 Day )
Day 1 Arrive Beijing


Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Meet your guide upon arrival and be transferred to your comfortable hotel. (D)

Day 2 Beijing

Begin the day’s activity with a visit to Tian’anmen Square, the largest urban square in the world. Then, move on
to the Imperial Palace, also known as the “Forbidden City”, the biggest palace complex in the world. In the
afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven
and prayed for good harvest. A Peking Duck Dinner conclude s your first full day activities in China. (B-L-D)

Day 3 Beijing
Visit the enchanting Summer Palace, one of China’s largest and best-preserved royal gardens, where you can
have a walk along the famous Long Corridor. In the afternoon, you will visit the Yonghe Lama Temple, the biggest
Tibetan Buddhist Lama Temple in Beijing, and the most renowned in China (outside Tibet itself). (B-L-D)
Day 4 Beijing
Today’s highlight is the visit of the Great Wall, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and a symbol of
Chinese civilization.  Then, move on to visit the Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb) area where is for deceased
emperors of the Ming Dynasty. (B-L-D)
Day 5 Beijing-Xi'an

After a relaxed breakfast at hotel this morning, you will take a ride in rickshaw through some old “Hutongs”, lanes
or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard). Fly to Xi'an and check in
Hotelupon arrival. Visit Forest of Steles Museum where precious stone carvings and sculptures are kept. Enjoy a
characteristic dumpling dinner at a local restaurant. (B-D)

Day 6 Xi'an

Begin the day’s activity with an once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2,200-year-old terracotta warriors of
China's first feudal Emperor, Qin Shihuang. Then, you will visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 A.D. It
contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk of Xuanzang.
(B-L-D)

Day 7 Xi'an-
Hangzhou
Take a morning flight to Hangzhou, famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritages. Visit
Huqingyutang, a pharmacy shop and museum of traditional Chinese medicine. Then, you will visit the Former
Residence of Hu Xueyan
who set up Huqingyutang Drugstore and was called “the medicine king in south of the
Yangtze River”. The former residence boasts 13 towers, Zhiyuan Garden, pavilions, terraces, a small bridge over a
flowing stream and bright verandas, all ingeniously designed. You will also visit the Pagoda of Six harmonies
standing by Qiantang River. The extant pagoda is octagonal, has thirteen levels on the exterior but seven levels on
the interior, and is 59.89 meters high. (B-L-D)
Day 8 Hangzhou

A full day tour is to appreciate the incomparably lovely West Lake with its soaring bridges and flower-bright islets.
Enjoy a boat ride on West Lake. Visit the Huagang Park (Flower Harbor Park), the most attractive waterside park.
Ancient Chinese people praised the West Lake area as a land of intoxicating beauty. Then, enjoy a walk along the
Su Causeway that is spanned with six bridges offering different views, the willows tossing among blooming peach
flowers in spring. Also, you will visit a Tea Museum showing the history and production of Chinese tea. Move on to
visit the Meijiawu Tea House, the tea village of famous Dragon’s Well Tea. (B-L-D)

Day 9 Hangzhou-
Shanghai
Take a morning train to Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China, known as “Paris of the East”. Visit the
Bund
. The splendid row of early 20th century European buildings remains the quintessential Shanghai sight. Visit
Yuyuan Garden -- a well restored Suzhou-style garden, and take a walk through the Old Town filled with antique
markets and specialty stores. A fabulous acrobatic show concludes your first day in Shanghai. (B-L-D)
Day 10 Shanghai

This morning you will visit marvelous Shanghai Museum, a leading attraction of the city since it opened in 1994,
containing some priceless collections of paintings, porcelains and bronzes. Move on to check out the St. Ignatius
Cathedral
(Xujiahui Cathedral) built in 1846. Wander around the former French Concession represented by the
leafy Fuxing Park and the architecture in the area. Then pay a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple where two rare jade
statues of Sakyamuni Buddha are treasured. You will have some free time in the afternoon to explore the city. (B-L-
D)

Day 11 Shanghai-
Guilin
Take a morning flight to Guilin, one of China's top attractive destinations. Pay a visit Fubo Hill for a panoramic view
of Guilin and Seven Star Park, named after the tale that the seven peaks of Mountain Qixing (Seven Star) were the
seven stars in the north sky falling down to the earth. (B-L-D)
Day 12 Guilin-
Yangshuo-Guilin

Today’s highlight is cruising down the Li River, which stretches 83 kilometers from Guilin to Yangshuo. The cruise
will give you a chance to savor the lovely view of the area’s extraordinary limestone peaks. The cruise ends in
Yangshuo. Visit local markets. Yangshuo is a charming small town with its main street lined with small hotels,
countless souvenir shops and restaurants. Then, drive back to Guilin. (B-L-D)

Day 13 Guilin-
Guangzhou
Fly to Guangzhou in the morning. Begin today’s tour with visiting to the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, which is the
most symbolized building of Guangzhou, and a key venue for the large-scale meetings and performances as well.
Then visit the Memorial Hall of the Chen Family, also known as Guangdong Folk Art Museum, the largest, best-
preserved and decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province. Finally visit Temple of Six Banyan
Trees
(386-581A.D). (B-L-D)
Day 14 Guangzhou-
Hong Kong
Go to Hong Kong by train (this train fare allows one piece of check-in luggage) in the morning. Then, you will take a
half-day guided tour of the Hong Kong Island. Climb to the top of Victoria Peak for spectacular views of Kowloon,
the harbor, and the South China Sea. Visit the tranquil fishing village of Aberdeen, where life style seems
unchanged for centuries. Also tour the beautiful Repulse Bay with sandy beaches. (B-L)
Day 15 Return from
Hong Kong
Be transferred to the airport and prepare for boarding on your homebound flight. (B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
 
 
Standard A ( for 4-star hotel )
Beijing: Hollyear Hotel Beijing
Xi'an: Wan Nian Hotel Xi’an (4-star building)
Hangzhou: Best Western Hotel Hangzhou Meiyuan
Shanghai: Dorure International Hotel Shanghai
Guilin: Guilin Plaza
Guangzhou: Gitic Riverside Hotel Guangzhou
Hong Kong : Harbour Plaza North Point Hotel
 
Hotel Standard A( for 4-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 13485
¥ 4220
¥ 17025
¥5020
¥ 19800
¥5020
Shoulder Season
¥ 12770
¥ 3500
¥ 16425
¥ 4420
¥ 19210
¥ 4420
Low Season
¥ 12125
¥ 2855
¥ 15960
¥3955
¥ 18740
¥3955
 
Standard A ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: Pinganfu Hotel Beijing
Xi'an: Wan Nian Hotel Xi’an (3-star building)
Hangzhou: Lily Hotel Hangzhou
Shanghai: Xin Ya Hotel Shanghai
Guilin: Guilin Fubo Hotel
Guangzhou: Tokai Hotel Guangzhou
Hong Kong : Harbour Plaza North Point Hotel
 
Hotel Standard A( for 3-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 12770
¥ 3505
¥ 16110
¥ 4110
¥ 18895
¥ 4110
Shoulder Season
¥ 12515
¥ 3245
¥ 15820
¥ 3820
¥ 18600
¥ 3820
Low Season
¥ 12180
¥ 2910
¥ 15560
¥ 3560
¥ 18345
¥ 3560
 

High Season: Apr., May, Sep., Oct., 1st Nov.-15th Nov
Shoulder Season: Mar., July, June, Aug., 16th Nov.-30th Nov
Low Season: Dec., Jan., Feb

 
 
 


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