12 Days China Inland Tour to Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai from 2034 USD

12 Days Tour to Inland China

Beijing-Xian-Chengdu-Guilin-Shanghai

Tour Code:TGT-CH-03

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from:US$ 2034 Free Inquiry
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Summary

This 12 Days Tour to Inland China of Shanghai Guilin Chegndu Xian Beijing, combines the nostalgic residence of the Xintiandi, the classic Yuyuan Garden with the timeless landscapes of the Li River in Guilin. We also spend some time in Sichuan Province, home to some of the country's spiciest cuisine, and the Giant Panda. In Sichuan's charming capital, Chengdu, we will mix with the locals in the People Park and visit the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Steep in historic and cultural Xian before heading to Beijing where your journey ends.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Transfer service to hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Back Lakes and Nanluoguxiang Alley
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, The exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube
04 Beijing Xian Temple of Heaven, Old Beijing Hutong
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Tang Bo Art Museum, Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter
06 Xian Chengdu
Ancient City Wall, Wild Goose Pagoda and north square, Hanyang Tomb
07 Chengdu Dujiangyan Panda Base, Jiezi Ancient Town
08 Chengdu Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum, Renmin Park
09 Chengdu Guilin  Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
10 Guilin Shanghai Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo, West Street, Yangshuo countryside tour
11 Shanghai Shikumen, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Lujiazui CBD, Shanghai Tower
12 Departure Shanghai Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Your journey will begin in Beijing, one of the most mysterious cities in the world. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by TCT tour guide at Beijing international airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure and have a good sleep to get over the jet lag.

Over the next several days, you'll explore this ancient city which is also the political and cultural heart of China.

Meals: No meal
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Forbidden City

Day 2Beijing

Meet our guide at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing. You will reach the Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit today's highlight Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill. Lunch is at well selected Dumpling Restaurant.

Drive to Back Lakes (Houhai), the marvelous place to discover the history of Beijing City and the endless charm. Walk into Nanluoguxiang Alley which is one of the most famous Hutong districts in Beijing and mix of history, fashion and Souvenir Boutique.

Back to hotel, You are free to ask your guide for suggestion of evening activities, such as the night show and place to have Peking duck dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Tiananmen Square

Day 3Beijing

Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and roam around.

Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Upon arrival, enjoy orientation walk in Olympic Park and visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games.

Back to the hotel after today's tour. We would highly recommend you take a traditional Chinese foot massage, or have fun at Sanlitun Bar Street in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 4BeijingXian

Visit Temple of Heaven, which is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. You could also see lots of local residents doing exercises in the square and full of vigor. After that, step into the pure Hutong nearby and pretend to be a real Beijinger for a while.

After lunch, be transferred to the train station for the 5 hours hi-speed train to Xian. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★

Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven

Day 5Xian

Drive to explore Terracotta Warriors, one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. Lunch is arranged in a local restaurant.

Afternoon visit Tang Bo Art Museum, where gives you brief history and examples of Chinese art. The calligraphy lesson will be arranged and you will be taught how to write a couple of Chinese characters. After that, visit the Bell tower which is the largest bell tower in structure and shape and the best-preserved one in China. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Back to the hotel. Tonight, we highly recommend you watch the Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner at your own cost.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★


Terracotta Warriors

Day 6XianChengdu

Have one day leisure tour in Xian before leaving for Chengdu.  Visit the Ancient City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to tour around. After that, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It's the landmark building of Xian and symbol of China ancient capital and you will also have chance to watch the North plaza fountain show.

After lunch, drive to Xian airport, on the way visit the Hanyang Mausoleum, the largest museum with largest floor space in China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★


Wild Goose Pagoda

Day 7Chengdu

Today you will start the Panda tour to Dujiangyan Base. After 1.5hrs drive, visit Dujiangyan Panda Base where you can take close encounter with a group of lovely pandas. It is also the only place that welcomes the tourists to experience volunteer program while taking care of the giant panda and feeding them. You will also have chance to hug the giant panda there.

After lunch, continue to visit Jiezi Ancient Town, which is of one thousand year history. The town is mainly composed of three parts: The Street, Guang Yan Temple and Fengqishan Forest Park. Enjoy walking on the bluestone road and explore this ancient town leisurely.

Return to Chengdu city, we highly recommend you watch the Sichuan Opera or stroll around Kuanzhai Alley in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★


Dujianyan Panda Base

Day 8Chengdu

Today you will start to experience the Sichuan Culinary Art. 

Drive to Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum. You will have a journey of cultural exploration, incl. tasting local popular snacks, sightseeing for cultural relics, walking through Old Sichuan restaurant alley.

Change into chef uniforms and start a cooking class to cook three typical Sichuan dishes: Panda Steamed Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken and Mapo Tofu. Enjoy the meal you cooked together with daily soup, steamed rice, pickles as well as fruit juice.

Enjoy leisure time in Sichuan tea house. Resting in a bamboo chair and desk, sipping a cup of covered-bowl tea and playing mahjong, you will feel like a real native here. After that, pay a visit to Renmin Park, where you can meet the local residents and give them applause for their singing and dancing.

Stroll around Jinli Old Street before transfering back to Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★

Renmin Park
Renmin Park

Day 9ChengduGuilin

Today you will take a morining flight from Chengdu to Guilin, a small city in southern China with most beautiful natural view of China. The Guilin local guide will wait for you in the airport. On the way to hotel, visit Reed Flute Cave, which offers a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites in fantastic shapes and colors. Then transfer to hotel for check in before lunch at a local Chinese restaurant.

After a break at noon time, drive to Elephant Trunk Hill, the badge of Guilin city. Then have a leisure walk along the Shanhu Lake and Ronghu Lake.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★★

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill

Day 10GuilinYangshuoShanghai

In the morning you will be driven to the Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours, lunch served on board). Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation, have a leisure walk along the famous West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot.

You will have biking tour in Yangshuo countryside and riding at Yulong river side leisurly to appreciate the clear river with countless hills surrounded.

Then drive to Gu
ilin airport directly to take a night flight for Shanghai. The local Shanghai guide will wait for you at the exit of the airport, and tranfer to hotel in Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★


Yulong River

Day 11Shanghai

Today you will explore the New and Old Shanghai. Walk into the Shikumen, the old alley with old buildings, a blend of Western and Chinese traditional culture, where the local residents still live there. Enjoy orientation walk on the Bund which was a foreign trade center from the late 19th century. Then continue a visit to Yuyuan Garden, a traditional Chinese garden in Shanghai downtown.

After lunch, visit Jade Buddha Temple. Then reach to the Lujiazui CBD new area and enjoy your leisure time on the Riverside Promenade. Have a cup of coffee and take a short break. In conclusion, visit Shanghai Tower which is the city skyline and Shanghai tallest building. Enjoy your Top of Shanghai journey and panoramic view of Shanghai city.

We highly recommend you watch the ERA Acrobatic Show in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★


The Bund

Day 12Departure Shanghai

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3452 3856 4343
2-5 person 2298 2682 2499 3086 2743 3573
6-9 person 1832 2217 2034 2620 2278 3108
≥10 person 1529 1814 1783 2322 1978 2712
January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3578 3976 4717
2-5 person 2394 2808 2593 3206 2963 3947
6-9 person 1928 2343 2127 2740 2498 3481
≥10 person 1633 1989 1853 2428 2132 2985
January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3657 4057 5000
2-5 person 2450 2887 2650 3287 3121 4230
6-9 person 1984 2422 2184 2821 2656 3764
≥10 person 1690 2069 1912 2513 2270 3230
Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events
2. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
3. No guide service from TopGuilinTravel on the flight and Yangtze River cruise
4. Recommended hotels are subject to be changed in actual booking
5. Any special requirements should be advised to us in advance
6. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights of final explanation for any changes due to the reasons beyond our control
 
Price includes:
1. Private transfers between hotel, airport (railway station) and attractions
2. Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
3. English speaking guide service
4. Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
5. Admission for the attractions listed in the itinerary
6. Meals specified in the itinerary.
7. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
1. International transportation
2. Visa fee
3. Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc
4. Personal expenses
5. Optional meals or activities mentioned in the itinerary
6. Services not mentioned 

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