15 Days China Spotlight Tour

Destination: Beijing-Xian-Lhasa-Shanghai-Guilin-Hong Kong
Duration: 15 Days
Tour Code: TGT-CH-Highlight-06
Tour Type:Private Tour
Price from: US$ 3630 P/P

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    Tour Map

  • Beijing Forbidden City

    Beijing Forbidden City

  • Beijing Badaling Great Wall

    Beijing Badaling Great Wall

  • Beijing Hutong

    Beijing Hutong

  • Xian Qin Terracotta Army

    Xian Qin Terracotta Army

  • Xian City Wall

    Xian City Wall

  • Lhasa Potala Palace

    Lhasa Potala Palace

  • Lhasa Barkhor Street

    Lhasa Barkhor Street

  • Lhasa Tibetan Family

    Lhasa Tibetan Family

  • Shanghai the Bund

    Shanghai the Bund

  • Guilin Li River

    Guilin Li River

  • Yangshuo Moon Hill

    Yangshuo Moon Hill

  • Hong Kong City Night View

    Hong Kong City Night View

  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong

Summary:

In this 15 Days China Spotlight Tour, you will experience 6 different cities. Begin your tour with a visit to royal Beijing, to witness its majestic Great Wall and Palace Palace…Then flight to Xian, to feel the solemn manner of Qin Terracotta Army. Lhasa is waiting for you to discover its faithful land and heavey historial accumulations. Shanghai, as your next destination, still well remains its past under the skyscrapers. Then, enjoy a Li River in picturesque Guilin before heading to your last destination - Hong Kong, a real cosmopolitan of orient.

  • Itinerary Overview
  • Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival Beijing 
Activity:
Pick up, airport-hotel transfer
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Beijing
 

Day 2

Beijing
Activity:
Tour to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
Optional:
Peking Opera
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing 

Day 3

Beijing
Activity:
Tour to Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb)
Optional:
Peking Roasted Duck
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing 

Day 4

Beijing    Xian 
Activity:
Hutong Tour by rickshaw, flight to Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian 

Day 5

Xian
Activity:
Tour to Qin Terracotta Army, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Optional:
Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian 

Day 6

Xian    Lhasa
Activity:
Hotel-airport transfer, flight to Lhasa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa 

Day 7

Lhasa
Activity:
Tour to Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa 

Day 8

Lhasa
Activity:
Tour to Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa 

Day 9

Lhasa    Shanghai
Activity:
Hotel-airport transfer, flight to Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day 10

Shanghai
Activity:
Tour to Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center, the Bund, Nanjing Road
Optional:
Acrobatics show
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai 

Day 11

Shanghai    Guilin
Activity:
Flight to Guilin, visit Reed Flute Cave
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin 

Day 12

Guilin    Yangshuo
Activity:
Li River Cruise
Optional:
Impression of Liu San Jie
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo 

Day 13

Yangshuo    Guilin    Hong Kong
Activity:
Countryside visit, flight to Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hong Kong 

Day 14

Hong Kong
Activity:
Tour to Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Repulse Bay
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Hong Kong 

Day 15

Departure Hong Kong
Activity:
Hotel-airport transfer, departure
Meals: Breakfast

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Day 1

Arrival Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital city of China. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Beijing
 

Day 2

Beijing

Leisure breakfast in the hotel, our guide will meet at your hotel lobby. You will to explore the culture and history of Beijing today. As the biggest city center square in the world, Tian’anmen Square(30-40 minutes) is a must-seeing spot. It is the place where history-changing events and ceremonies occurred. The Imperial Palace Forbidden City(2.5-3 hours) is just a few steps away from Tian’anmen Square. It is the imperial palace for 24 emperors during Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is one of the largest and most completely restored imperial palaces in the world. After lunch, our guide will show you to visit Temple of Heaven(1.5 hours), which is built to prey for a good harvest.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional activities: Peking Opera at Liyuan Theatre (daily 19:30-20:40)

Day 3

Beijing

It will be an exciting day today as you will visit to Great Wall. Badaling Great Wall is about 75km away from Beijing downtown. After 1 hour driving, you will see Badaling Great Wall (2-2.5 hours), which is one of the best-preserved and most accessible sections of Great Wall. You will have lunch at the restaurant nearby, then visit to Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb, 1 hour). It is the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional activities: Kungfu show at Red Theater (daily 17:15 and 19:30)
Optional Meal: Peking Roast Duck

Day 4

Beijing    Xian

Taking a rickshaw to explore Hutong (short route, 40 mins) will be a great fun in your Beijing tour. Hutong is the narrow lanes of old Beijing, where you could see the different aspect of locals’ life. After lunch, you will see goodbye to Beijing and start your trip to next destination---Xian. We will transfer you to airport and help you to check in the flight to Xian.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian
Note: You could choose to visit Hutong by bicycle or on foot. The price will be a bit different.

Day 5

Xian

Xian is a historical city. The highlight of Xian tour should be the visit to the Qin Terracotta Army (2.5 hours). It is one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch, drive back to Xian downtown, where you will visit Xian ancient City Wall, which stretches round the city. You could have a nice walk in the North Square to view the fully illuminated Big Wild Goose Pagoda in your free time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian
Optional activity: Tang Dynasty Show (daily) 

Day 6

Xian    Lhasa

Today you will need to check out from hotel early to catch the morning flight to Lhasa, which is the capital city of Tibetan Autonomous Region
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Lhasa
Tips:
► As most of the places in Tibet lie over 3500m, most visitors are likely to experience some minor to symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, mild nausea, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping )until their body is adjusted to the elevation. This will generally disappear through acclimatization in several hours to several days.
► Tibet permit is requested while foreign visitors travel to Tibet. To get the Tibet travel permit, you need hold a valid passport and valid China visa.

Day 7

Lhasa

Taking a visit to Lhasa today, you can not miss Potala Palace (1 hour) which is the largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama. And it is the landmark of this city. Then move to Jokang Monastery(1 hour), where monks receive their official training and education. Barkhor Street (1 hour) is just surrounding Jokang Monastery. Walk along this street of eight corners which will afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa
Tips:
►When you enter into a temple or monastery in Tibet, please take off your hats at the entrance to show your respects and follow the clockwise direction for visiting.
►No smoking, no photo, do not touch the Buddha statues, turn the Buddhism scriptures or toll the bell while you are visiting a temple or monaster

Day 8

Lhasa

Today you will keep on the Lhasa city tour by visiting to Drepung Monastery(1.5 hours), which is considered one of the three great monasteries in Tibet. Then visit to Norbulingka(1 hour), which served as a tradtitional summer palace and residence before. It is the largest garden in Tibet nowadays. After lunch, visit to Sera Monastery(1.5 hours), which is the last of the three principal Yellow Sect monasteries in Lhasa, where you will have chance to watch lamas debating in the courtyard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 9

Lhasa    Shanghai

You will have a journey from Lhasa to Shanghai by flight today. Enjoy your free time in the morning then be transferred to the airport for your flight heading to Shanghai.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day 10

Shanghai

You will have a full day for you to explore the metropolis Shanghai. Your first stop is Jade Buddha Temple (1 hour), then move to Yuyuan Garden (1 hour). Both of them are in the city center of Shanghai. After that, you could stroll around the nearby old street. In the afternoon, go to have a bird-eye view of the city by ascending Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC, 30-40 mins), which is the new landmark of Shanghai, located in the new and fast-developing Lujiazui. Then you will have leisure time to walk along the Bund which is the famous waterfront promenade in Shanghai, and go shopping in Nanjing Road, China’s No 1 commercial street.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional activity: Acrobatic Show
                             Huangpu River Night Cruise

Day 11

Shanghai    Guilin

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Guilin. It will take around 2 hour by air to Guilin. Guilin is a world-famous city for its serene landscape with limestaone formations, mist-covered hills crystal-like waters and bamboo groves. Upon arriving at Guilin airport, you will be met by our local guide and transfer to Hotel. Enroute, you will head to visit Reed Flute Cave(1 hour), which is named for the special reeds, used for making flute instruments that grow near the cave entrance.
Check in hotel and free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Optional activity: Two Rivers and Four Lakes Night Cruise(70 mins, daily)

Day 12

Guilin    Yangshuo

Today will be a highlight of your Guilin trip. We will arrange you to take a leisure cruise from Guilin to yangshuo along Li River(around 4-4.5 hours). Our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at around 08:30 and transfer to Zhujiang Pier for around 40 minutes. Check in the cruise boat. It will set sailing at 09:30. Cruising along the River, you will find you are just walking in a paiting, passing by bamboo groves, mysterious karst hills, with reflection on the crystal waters and peaceful farm fields on the bank of the river, ect. The cruise will ends at Yangshuo Pier.
You will have a leisure and free afternoon in the afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, Buffet Chinese Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo
Optional activities: Impression Liusanjie Show (daily)
                                Yulong River Bamboo Rafting

Day 13

Yangshuo    Guilin    Hong Kong

The countryside in Yangshuo is really another highlight of Guilin tour, from which tourists could feel the beautiful natural scenery, tranquil country life. you can take a biking or take bus driving around to enjoy the countryside view including the Moon Hill and the Big Banyan Tree. Be transferred back to Guilin airport after lunch then board your short flight to Hong Kong. When you arrive at Hong Kong airport, our driver guide will wait for you at the exit and transfer to check in your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hong Kong

Day 14

Hong Kong

In the morning, board the half day Hong Kong Island SIC (sit-in-coach, 4.5 hours) tour, it includes visit to Victoria Peak which is premier visitor attraction with magnificent harbor and city views. Then visit to Repulse Bay and Aberdeen which is on the southern side of Hong Kong Island. It is home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks.
You will be free to go shopping around on your own in the afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Hong Kong

Day 15

Departure Hong Kong
Be leisure before transfer to airport for the departure flight.
Meals: Breakfast

End Service

Full price of this tour (per person in US$):

  • JAN, FEB, DEC
  • MAR, JUN, JUL, AUG
  • APR, MAY, SEP, OCT, NOV
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   5476   5804   6780
2-5 persons 3802 4554 3966 4883 4454 5859
6-9 persons 3264 4006 3428 4334 3916 5310
10 persons & above 2840 3486 3044 3894 3481 4769
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   5765   6197   7349
2-5 persons 4046 4844 4262 5276 4838 6428
6-9 persons 3508 4296 3723 4727 4299 5879
10 persons & above 3001 3709 3251 4209 3779 5265
Group Size Using Standard Hotel
★★★
Using First Class Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   5911   6510   7817
2-5 persons 4169 4990 4468 5589 5122 6896
6-9 persons 3630 4442 3929 5040 4583 6348
10 persons & above 3128 3864 3451 4510 4047 5702

Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, 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. Tibet permit
8. 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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