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[ GW-TGMT-001 ] Beijing-Xi'an-Hangzhou-Suzhou-Shanghai-Guilin-Guangzhou-Hongkong ( 17 days )
Chinese culinary arts are famous all over the world. Don’t miss delicious Chinese food when you travel in China! Chinese dishes appeal
to the senses through color, shape, aroma and taste. Most courses of Chinese food, the stronger fragrant aroma simulates one’s appetite, by
using scallion, fresh ginger, root garlic or chili pepper, with the use of wine, aniseed, cinnamon, peppercorn or sesame oil.
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
visit the Imperial Palace, also known as the “Forbidden City”, the biggest palace complex in the world. In the
afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed
for good harvest. A Peking Duck Dinner concludes your first full day activities in China. (B-L-D)
Day 3 Beijing
Today’s highlight is your visit to the Great Wall, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and a symbol of
Chinese civilization. Just like a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across mountains. Have Mongolia-
style Hot- pot as lunch. A short drive away is the statue-lined Shenlu (Spirit Road) leading to the Ming Tombs, here
you can see some marvelous stone sculptures. The Ming Tombs area is for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty. (B-L-D)
Day 4 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. Enjoy Royal Emperor’s Banquet. 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). Then, take a ride in rickshaw through some old “Hutongs”, lanes or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a
compound with houses around a courtyard). (B-L-D)
Day 5 Beijing-
Xi'an
Take a morning flight to Xi’an.  Climb the ancient City Wall and visit Forest of Steles Museum where precious
stone carvings and sculptures are kept. Then, pay a visit to Great Mosque built primarily in the Ming Dynasty when
Chinese architectural elements were synthesized into mosque architecture, and it is the largest and best-preserved
one of the early mosques of China. Taste some local specialties in Xi’an, such as Shredded Pancakes in Mutton or
Beef Broth, Cured Meat in Pancakes, Hulutou, Buckwheat Noodles, Qishan noodles with ingredients, etc. (B-L)
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. On your way back to the city, stop at a mountain village and meet local
residents. After lunch, visit the superb Shannxi History Museum, the best of its kind in China. Visit to 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. Attend a special Tang Dynasty Show and characteristic Dumpling Dinner in the
evening. (B-L-D)
Day 7 Xi'an-
Hangzhou
Take a morning flight to Hangzhou, one ancient capital city in southern China, and 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 harmoniesstanding 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. Have ZheJiang Cuisine with typical
dishes for dinner. (B-L-D)
Day 9 Hangzhou-
Suzhou
Take a morning train to Suzhou, known as the “Venice of the East”. You will begin the day with a visit to Zhuozheng
Yuan (Humble Administrator’s Garden)
and Garden of the Master of the Nets. Humble Administrator’s Garden is
the largest private garden in Suzhou with features of Chinese classical garden in Ming Dynasty. Garden of the Master
of the Nets, the smallest of the Suzhou residential gardens, is the most impressive because of its use of space which
creates the illusion of an area that is much greater than its actual size. You will also visit Suzhou Silk Museum to see
how the world’s most beautiful silk is produced. (B-L-D)
Day 10 Suzhou-
Shanghai
Enjoy a boat ride on the Grand Canal reveals the traditional way of life for the people who have lived here for
generations. China’s emperors took such route many times to inspect their territory and people in the South, leaving
lots of legends and stories in the history. Then, ride a train to Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China,
known as “Paris of the East”. Visit the Bund, at the west shore of the Huangpu River, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower
and the Jin Mao Tower can be seen on the opposite side. The splendid row of early 20th century Europe buildings
remains the quintessential Shanghai sight. Visit fascinating Yuyuan Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden,
and take a walk through the Old Town filled with antique markets and specialty stores. A Acrobatic Show in the
evening. (B-L-D)
Day 11 Suzhou-
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. Enjoy typical
Shanghai Dishes
as dinner. (B-L-D)
Day 12 Shanghai-
Guilin
Take a morning flight to Guilin, one of top attractive destinations in China. 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. Try some local specialties as dinner such as Guilin rice noodles, etc.
(B-L-D)
Day 13 Guilin-
Yangshuo-Guilin
Check out Reed Flute Cave, Guilin’s largest and most impressive cave and contains some of the most extraordinary
underground scenery in all of China. 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. Enjoy Xiang
Cuisine
as dinner. (B-L-D)
Day 14 Guilin-
Guangzhou
Take a morning flight to Guangzhou, known in the West as Canton. 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 and best preserved and decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province.
Finally visit Temple of Six Banyan Trees (386-581A.D). Have a taste of Min Cuisine (Fujian Cuisine) at lunch and
attend the feast of Yue flavors (Canton Cuisine) in the evening. (B-L-D)
Day 15
Guangzhou-Hong
Kong
Take a boat to Hong Kong. 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.Enjoy a Dim Sum lunch. (B-L)
Day 16 Hong
Kong
Day is at leisure. (B)
Day 17 Depart
from Hong Kong
Be transferred to the airport and prepare for boarding on your homebound flight. (B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
 
Hotel: 3-4star (or the same standard)
 
Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
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Note:

1) We will arrange a national guide for the group over 10 person, the cost is RMB_____.

2) If the group is over 16 person, the cost of the 16th person is RMB_____.

 

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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