21 Days China Panorama Tour

Beijing-Xian-Lhasa-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghai-Suzhou-Hangzhou-Guilin-Hong Kong

Tour Code:TGT-CH-06

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from:US$ 4489 Free Inquiry
BeijingXianLhasaYangtzeShanghaiSuzhouHangzhouGuilinHongkong

Summary

Rich in cultural relics and natural resources, wanna travel through China to appreciate its most popular landscapes, to discover its inner spirit in one time? Come with TCT, this 21 days China Panorama Tour will match your needs. From inner land to coastal city, from royal Beijing to bustling HK, from cultural Xian, Tibet to picturesque Hangzhou, Suzhou and Guilin, plus a cruise on the mighty Yangtze River...all around China. During the journey, you can enjoy the brilliant Palaces, magnificent City Walls, Holy Monasteries and crystal clear streams; you can touch the common folk's life by a Hutong visiting; you can walk along the river Bund, etc. Take your camera to record that wonderful time.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Beijing Transfer service to hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Antique Market
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, the exterior of Bird Nest and Water Cube
04 Beijing Xian Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Summer Palace
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter
06 Xian Lhasa Transfer service to airport and hotel
07 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
08 Lhasa Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery
09 Lhasa Chongqing Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall
10 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu(optional), Shibaozhai
11 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Godness Stream
12 Yichang Shanghai Three Gorges Dam
13 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple,  the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
14 Shanghai Suzhou Lingering Garden, Suzhou Museum,  Humble Administrator Garden
15 Suzhou Hangzhou Pingjiang Ancient Street, Tongli Water Town
16 Hangzhou West Lake,  Lingyin Temple,  Six Harmonies Pagoda, China Tea Museum, Hefang Street
17 Hangzhou Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park
18 Guilin Yangshuo Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
19  Guilin Hong Kong Yangshuo countryside, Yulong River
20 Hong Kong The Peak, Repluse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Gem Factory Outlet, Stanley Market
21 Hong Kong Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

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

Beijing City View
Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the World's largest urban square and the 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. After lunch, then visit the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Back to hotel, Peking Opera is available for your optional night entertainment.

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


Tian’anmen Square
Tiananmen Square

Day 3Beijing

The star attraction of China is its Great Wall, a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from entering the mainland. Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Mutianyu Great Wall. After lunch, back to downtown and have an exteriror view of Bird Nest and Water Cube. Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Mutianyu  Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 4BeijingXian

In the morning, take a half-day Hutong Tour by rickshaw to know the Beijing local lifestyle. Then visit to the royal garden Summer Palace. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2hrs flight to Xian in the afternoon. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★

 Hutong Tour by Rickshaw
Hutong Tour by Rickshaw

Day 5Xian

Today enjoy your full day visit to the Terracotta Warriors, one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Have lunch in a local restaurant, then visit Xian City Wall. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there. Back to hotel, Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner is available for your optional meal.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★

Terracotta Army
Terracotta Warriors

Day 6XianLhasa

After breakfast, you will be then transferred to the airport to board a flight to Lhasa, capital of the Tibetan Autonomous Region. Your Tibet tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Relax and have a good rest at your hotel to acclimatize when you arrive. In the afternoon, you might walk around to get first impression of Tibet. Have a good rest at night and get ready for tomorrow's tour.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Lhasa ★★★★

Lhasa City View
Lhasa City View

Day 7Lhasa

Taking a visit to Lhasa, a trip to Potala Palace is a must. It's the largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama. Then move to Jokang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. Shopping time at Barkhor Street, walking along this street of eight corners will offer you a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa ★★★★

Potala Palace Lhasa
Potala Palace Lhasa

Day 8Lhasa

After breakfast, enjoy your sightseeing tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery, then continue your tour to Norbulingka, a traditional summer palace and residence starting with the 7th Dalai Lama. Lunch at Tibetan Family Kitchen for local food, especially for the Yak meat dumplings.

Pay a visit to 
Sera Monastery to see a monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa ★★★★

Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery

Day 9LhasaChongqing

Fly to Chongqing. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird's-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall which looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Drive to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Chongqing City View
Chongqing City View

Day 10Yangtze River Cruise

Enjoy your Yangtze cruise! Activites on board as you like. There will be an optional shore excursion to Fengdu(on your own expense), the 'Ghost City'. An excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Note: The free shore excursion spots might be changed by cruise company without notice in advance in different season.

Fengdu Ghost City
Fengdu Ghost City

Day 11Yangtze River Cruise

In the morning, you may choose to enjoy the Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast. Activities on board as you like. Or take the optional shore excursion to White Emperor City(on your own expense). Then the cruise boat will pass through Three Gorges that namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, after buffet lunch on the board, you will have a excursion to Goddess Stream.  Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Qutang Gorge
Qutang Gorge

Day 12YichangShanghai

Disembark at Maoping cruise terminal, Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site; transfer to the passenger center in downtown of Yichang. Your Yichang tour guide will wait for you at Yichang passenger center and transfer you to the airport. Fly to Shanghai. Shanghai tour guide will wait at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

Three Gorge Dam
Three Gorge Dam

Day 13Shanghai

Today, enjoy your full day city tour that start with the visit to the Jade Buddha TempleNext have an exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, which is the third tallest TV and radio tower in the World.  Lunch time for the local special food, Dim Sum and Steamed Bun.

Then visit Yuyuan, which is classic garden in downtown. shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest com
mercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as 'a Gallery of world architecture'.  Back to hotel, a Acrobatics Show is available tonight for your optional activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

Shanghai City View
The Bund

Day 14ShanghaiSuzhou

Get up early this morning, you will then be transferred to the train station for your express train to Suzhou (0.5 hour driving). Your sightseeing tour of ancient Suzhou starts with the visit to Lingering Garden, which is one of the great four gardens in China. And then, take a short visit to Suzhou Museum, lunch is at a local restaurant nearby. Afterwards, continue to Silk Factory to find out how silk is being made. Back to hotel for rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:  Garden Hotel ★★★★

Lingering Garden
Lingering Garden

Day 15SuzhouHangzhou

In the morning,  stroll around the Pingjiang Ancient Street, an ancient cultural road which has been preserved for more than 800 years. After that, drive to Tongli Water town, where are famous for the traditional residences including gardens, houses and temples, built in the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. You will also experience Tongli Canal wooden boat through the waterways.

After lunch, drive you to the train station for G/D train heading to Hangzhou. Your Hangzhou guide will wait for you at the train station and escort you to the hotel. Rest of day will be at leisure on your own.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★

Pingjiang Ancient Street
Pingjiang Ancient Street

Day 16Hangzhou

Enjoy your full day relaxing tour that covers the visit to West Lake, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. We will arrange cruise tour on West Lake and it is also highly recommended to walk around. After that, visit Lingyin Temple, a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery. 

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit 
Six Harmonies Pagod and Chinese Tea Museum. Shopping at Hefang Street, which is the most prosperous place in Hangzhou since the ancient time.

Impression Show of West Lake is available for your optional activity in the evening(at your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★

West Lake
West Lake

Day 17HangzhouGuilin

Take a morning flight to Guilin. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin. Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, which is famous for the golden and silver twin pagodas.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill

Day 18GuilinYangshuo

The highlight of today's sightseeing is a leisurely cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows. After disembarking, walk through the West Street. Check-in the hotel in Yangshuo and take a refreshment rest. 

Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.

In the evening, if you are interested, you can enjoy the night show called
Impression of Liu San Jie as an optional activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Green Lotus Hotel ★★★★

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 19GuilinHong Kong

Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike or electromobile. We offer two options for your selection. This route covers the highlights of Yangshuo village, from Jima to Chaoyang about 15 km. Lunch is at farmhouse courtyard nearby Yulong River, The meal is exactly the local dishes, such as beer fish; Yangshuo tianluonian; stewed pork with taros. After lunch, back to your hotel by bike and check-out.

Drive around 1.5hrs from the expressway to Guilin airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Countryside Tour
Countryside Tour

Day 20Hong Kong

Today, enjoy your half day city tour to Victoria Peak, Aberdeen and Gem Factory Outlet. Then shopping time at Stanley Market, where is known for its bargain clothes, and the stalls are as good a place as anywhere in Hong Kong to buy souvenir T-shirts or inexpensive Chinese artifacts and household goods. After seeing the market wander down to Stanley's waterfront Main Street, lined with bars, pubs and restaurants popular with ex-pats. In the afternoon, you can enjoy your own exploration in this city.

Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, especially the light show, or go to LanKwaiFong (famous bar street) for the night life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak

Day 21Departure Hong Kong

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up timewill be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehandaccording to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for 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 7916 8424 9829
2-5 person 5072 6285 5331 6793 6047 8198
6-9 person 4231 5408 4489 5916 5205 7321
≥10 person 3759 4814 4037 5359 4677 6615
March, June, July, August
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 8205 8845 10515
2-5 person 5281 6574 5607 7214 6457 8884
6-9 person 4439 5697 4765 6337 5615 8007
≥10 person 3922 5071 4273 5762 4986 7166
April,May,Septmber,October,November
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 8322 9227 11030
2-5 person 5368 6691 5833 7596 6744 9399
6-9 person 4527 5813 4991 6719 5902 8521
≥10 person 4012 5192 4503 6151 5283 7691
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. 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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