Top China Tour B-Highlights:
1.Non shopping tour
2.No tourist traps
3.No hidden fee
4.The best use of time
6.Licensed guides and tour vehicles
7.Unbeatable price and 5 stars service
17 Days Beijing-Xian-Yunnan-Guilin-Shanghai Tours
Day 2:Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Temple of Heaven,Summer Palace
Day 3:Mutianyu Great Wall,Dingling
Day 4:Beijing-Xian (By High Speed Train)
Day 5:Xian Tour with Terracotta Warriors,Huaqing Pool
Day 6:Xian City Tour with Big Wild Goose Pagoda,Xi’an City Wall,Shaanxi History Museum,Great Mosque,Muslim Food Street
Day 7:Xian-Yunnan Lijiang(By Flight)
Day 8:Lijiang-Jade Dragon Snow Mountain National Park
Day 9:Lijiang to Zhongdian to Shangri-la: First Bend of Yangtze River, Tiger-leaping Gorge
Day 10:Shangri-la:Songzangling Lama Monastry, Pudacuo National Park,Shudu Lake
Day 11:Shangri-la-Departure- Guilin-Arrival:Elephant Trunk Hill,Reed Flute Cave
Day 12:Li River Cruise-Xingping Tour
Day 13:Xingping-Yangshuo Tour
Day 14:Yangshuo-Guilin Departure- Shanghai Ariival
Day 15:Shanghai:Yu Garden,Shanghai old Town, Franch concession Xintiandi,Jade Buddha Temple,Bund,Photo Tour of Shanghai Tower,Oriental Pearl Tv Tower,etc.
Day 15:Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour -Shanghai
19 Days Beijing-Xian-Chengdu-Yunnan-Guilin-Shanghai Tours
On arrival,our driver will hold a welcome sign to meet you and transfer to the hotel.
Mutianyu Great Wall-------as one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs.
First built in the mid-6th century during the Northern Qi, the Mutianyu section is older than the Badaling section of the Great Wall. During the Ming dynasty,under the supervision of general Xu Da, construction of the present wall began, building over the previous wall. In 1404, a pass was built in the wall.In 1569, the Mutianyu Great Wall was rebuilt and till today most parts of it are well preserved. The Mutianyu Great Wall has the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall.
Dingling---------- one of the 13 Ming Tombs of the 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty ( 1368 - 1644). From the Yongle Emperor onwards, 13 Ming Dynasty Emperors were buried in this area. You will visit Dingling, the tomb of the Wanli Emperor, which is the only one of the Ming Dynasty Tombs excavated.
Tiananmen Square--------the largest public square in the world. Located in the heart of Beijing City, it is the site for massive parades and rallies, which is the largest square of this kind in the world. This was the site when in 1949, from a rostrum on Tiananmen (the Gate of Heavenly Peace), Chairman Mao proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
Forbidden City--------the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. For almost 500 years, it served as the seat- bed of the Emperors in Ming and Qing Dynasties as well as the ceremonial and political centre of Chinese government.
Temple of Heaven----- It was built for the emperors in ancient China to worship
Heaven.it was inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO.
Summer Palace------The Summer Palace, originally named Qingyi Yuan or the Garden of Clear Ripples, was first constructed in 1750. It was razed to the ground by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860. The Government of the Qing Dynasty started to rebuild it in 1886 with funds that was misappropriated from the Imperial Navy and other sources. Renamed two years later as Yihe Yuan or the Garden of Health and Harmony, it was supposed to serve as a summer resort for the Empress Dowager Cixi.
Our driver will pick up you from your hotel ,then transfer to the station to Xian
On arrival,Our driver will pick up you then transfer to hotel
Terracotta Warriors-------The Terracotta Army in Xi'an, aka Terracotta Warriors and Horses,is a super large collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures in battle formations, reproducing the mega imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 - 210BC), the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China.Terra cotta Warriors and horses museum renowned as the eighth wonder of the world.
Huaqing Pool------Also called the Huaqing Hot Springs, are a complex of hot springs located in an area characterized by mild weather and scenic views at the northern foot of Mount Li,one of the three major peaks of the Qinling. Huaqing Pool is witnessed the famous romance of emperor Xuanzong and his concubine Yang Guifei.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda)------As the symbol of the old-line Xi'an, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (also called Giant Wild Goose Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Xi'an City Wall------also known as the Fortifications of Xi'an, is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
Shaanxi History Museum-----The Shaanxi History Museum in Xi'an, regarded as 'the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures', gives a miniature overview of the thousands of years of Chinese history and the splendid ancient cultures of olden times.
Great Mosque-----According to historical records engraved on a stone tablet inside, the Great Mosque was built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). This was a result of Islam being introduced into Northwest China by Arab merchants and travelers from Persia and Afghanistan during the mid-7th century when some of them settled down in China and married women of Han Nationality.it is really well worth a trip to see the Great Mosque, not only for its centuries' old history but also for its particular design of mixed architecture - traditional Muslim and Chinese styles.
Muslim Food Street------The Huimin/Muslim Street is famous as a "snack street" because rich delicious local Xi'an delicacies and typical Shaanxi snacks are concentrated here, which attract visitors home and abroad.
Our driver will transfer you to the airport to Lijiang
On arrival,Our driver will pick up you then transfer you to the hotel
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is an enormous mountain with an elevation of 18,360 feet (5,596 m). There are several peaks on the massive mountain with the highest summit accounted for by Shanzidou peak.
The mountain is also known as Mount Yulong as well as Yulong Snow Mountain. The mountain is the anchor of the Yulong Mountain range which continues further north.
Black Dragon Pool is a pond located in the Jade Spring Park near Elephant Hill. This is considered one of the more scenic views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Views of the mountain during an ascent are also breathtaking.
There is a cable car that takes visitors to an observation platform sitting at 14,783 feet (4,506 m) with stunning views of the mountain. The more adventurous can continue hiking up to a second observation area at 15,350 (4,680 m) which provides better glimpses of the snowy summit.
Blue Moon Valley is a white river that runs through the valley of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain creating cascading waterfalls, four lakes separated by falls, and large boulders complementing the incredible landscape.
Todays activities:the First Bend of Yangtze River, Tiger-leaping Gorge
Morning Breakfast at hotel Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning,drive to Shangri-la,one the way
You will visit the First Bend of Yangtze River--------it meets Lancang River and Nu River, they go together through the high mountains and deep gorges of Hengduan Mountains. Rushing southwards from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the Yangtze is blocked by the Hailuo Cliff at Shigu, Yunnan, which makes it turn roughly to northeast, forming a rare great bay of "V" shape, which is called the First Bay of the Yangtze.
Visit Tiger-leaping Gorge--------it is about 100 kilometers (62 miles) northwest of Lijiang Old Town lying between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain(5,596m) and Haba Snow Mountain (5,396 m), which is believed to be the deepest gorge in the world.
Drive to Shangri-la ,Check in at the hotel of Shangri-la and end todays trip
Todays activities:Songzangling Lama Monastry, Pudacuo National Park,Shudu Lake
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning,visit Songzangling Lama Monastry---------it was found in the 17th century during the reign of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama. This lamasery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery in Yunnan and one of the thirteen Tibetan monasteries in the Kangba Region.
Visit the Pudacuo National Park---------it is the first national park in China to meet IUCN standards ,there are more than 20 percent of the country’s plant species, about one-third of its mammal and bird species and almost 100 endangered species in there.
Continue to Shudu Lake,the lake is 3705 metres above the sea level , it is one of the biggest lakes in Diqing Prefecture. Around the Shuduhai Lake, there are dense forest of fir spruce and birch. There lives different wild animals such as musk deer, bear, leopard, golden cat, deer, pheasant..etc
Drop-off service at your hotel and end todays trip
Transfer to airport by our driver.
On arrival,Our driver will pick up you from the airport.
Elephant Trunk Hill-------A giant rock hill vividly shapes like an elephant which is drinking water. Besides, there are many historical sites here for you to explore, such as stone carving, Buddhist temple, relic exhibition, etc.
Reed Flute Cave-------A majestic underground palace with sparkling different colors.The magical Mother Nature condenses millions years of natural efforts to form the incredible stalactite, stalagmite, stone shield and stone waterfall of different sizes and shapes.
As the declaration in Chinese textbook” Guilin’s landscape is the best under heaven”, today you will explore this best landscape starting with a relaxing Li River sightseeing cruise from Mopanshan Pier to Yangshuo Town. Along the cruise, dazzling scenery will overwhelm your eyes like a vast endless Chinese painting of winding river, green limestone karst mountains,fascinating countryside views, amazing scene of A Painting of Nine Horses, and notable view printed on the back of the 20 RMB note. (Please note: Lunch is served by the cruise with simple local Chinese cuisine. And you can take some snacks when getting on board.)
After disembarkation at Yangshuo, drive about 1 hour (28km) to Xingping town to check in your hotel and get some rest. In the afternoon, start your leisure photography of Xingping Ancient Town. Take photos of its historically charming dwellings, alleys, streets and local residents. At dusk, you will take a bamboo raft to take sunset photos of the Xingping scenic spot on Li River, one of the best places for Li River photography. Immerse into the image of shimmering Li River with surrounding hills against faint sunset lights.
In this early morning, take a bamboo raft to the famous photography location - Huangbu Reflection before sunrise, where most beautiful sightseeing photos are shot. Take photos of notable Guilin scenery against the brightening sunlight. You can also ask some bamboo rafts with cormorant, fisherman and fishing fire to create atmosphere to your pictures. On the way back to Xingping, you will also pass the 20 Yuan banknote scenery. Press your shutter to catch the iconic image of Guilin landscape of hills and river. After the shooting, back to your hotel and enjoy your breakfast, and get some rest.
In the afternoon, drive to Yangshuo, the best sightseeing enjoying place in Guilin and shoot in the Yulong River scenic spot. The scenery of Yangshuo is the essence of Guilin scenery, and the scenery of Yulong River is the essence of Yangshuo scenery. While feasting your eyes with verdant and pleasant countryside views of dotted little mountains, limpid stream, vivid farming scenes, lovely patches of fields, and simple but joyous rural life, also record them with your prepared camera lens.
After the photography of Yulong River, be transferred for about 40 minutes to Cuiping Five Fingers Mountain to shoot the grand emerald Yangshuo countryside panorama like the fairy tale world and the dreamy sunset.
Get up early this morning to take photos of the terrific sunrise and morning glows at Xianggong Hill, the best place for shooting the full view of Li River. Take out your camera to shoot the best photos of the beams of lights coming out from the clouds, the changing mists, winding Li River, various forms of Yangshuo Karst mountains, rural houses, boats shipping on the orange river, etc.
After the photographing, return to your hotel to enjoy breakfast. Then, be transferred to catch your flight to Shanghai (Note: arrange your flight or train in late afternoon or early evening.)
On arrival,Our driver will pick up you from the airport,Transfer to your hotel.
Todays activities:Yu Garden,Shanghai old Town, Franch concession Xintiandi,Jade Buddha Temple,Bund,Photo Tour of Shanghai Tower,Oriental Pearl Tv Tower,etc.
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning
Yu Garden-----Yu Garden is a famous garden of classical style in the south of the Yangtze River. Initially built under the reign of Jiajing in the Ming Dynasty and up to now it has a history of over 500 years. The major scenic attractions in the Yu Garden include the Mountain and Forest in City, Pretty Woods and Elegant Dale, Charming Spots by the Spring Hall, Eye-catching Scenes of Water and Rockeries,etc.
Shanghai’s Old Town----The Old Town is home to historic buildings. Long histories and unique customs can be found in there. It reflects the way of life and cultural traditions of the past and present Shanghai people.
Franch concession Xintiandi------Xintiandi is the top choice in French Concession.It has been a Shanghai icon for over a decade. An upmarket entertainment and shopping complex modelled on traditional alleyway (lòngtáng) homes, this was the first development in the city to prove that historical architecture makes big commercial sense. Elsewhere that might sound like a no-brainer, but in 21st-century China, where bulldozers are always on standby, it came as quite a revelation.
Jade Buddha Temple----- Jade Buddha Temple of Shanghai just likes a pure land, quite peaceful and venerable. Originally built in 1882 of Qing Dynasty (1638-1911), it is a temple to enshrine two jade Buddha statues which were brought from Burma by the monk from Mount Putuo temple, hence obtaining the name.
Bund ------The Bund shows off Shanghais outstanding foreign buildings, most of which were erected before 1937.it is the emblem of Shanghai, the area used to be British concession.
Nanjing Pedestrian Street-----It is China’s NO.1 Commercial Street,one of the top 10 famous streets in Shanghai. Its unigue, prosperous hustle and bustle has made Nanjing Road a “Prime Site” in Shanghai and a must visit tourists.
Photo Tour of Shanghai Tower,Oriental Pearl Tv Tower,etc.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.
Todays activities:Zhujiajiao Water Town
Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning
Kezhi Garden------Kezhi Garden is a famous classical Chinese garden located in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai. Built during the Qing Dynasty over 200 years ago, it is one of the most well-preserved gardens in southern China. The garden features traditional Chinese architectural elements such as pavilions, bridges, rockeries, and ponds, all set within a natural landscape of trees, plants, and flowers. Visitors can explore the garden's many scenic spots, admire the exquisite details of the ancient architecture, and experience the tranquility and beauty of old-world China. Kezhi Garden is a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Chinese culture and history.
The Quanhua Watercolor Art Museum-------located in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai and is a unique attraction for art enthusiasts. As the first watercolor art museum in China, it features a vast collection of watercolor works from renowned artists both from China and abroad. The museum offers visitors an opportunity to see the beauty and diversity of this art form, as well as learn about its history and development. In addition to the exhibits, the museum offers various activities such as watercolor painting classes and cultural events. With its picturesque surroundings and impressive collection, the Quanhua Watercolor Art Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the arts.
The Yuanjin Chan Temple------also known as Yuanjin Zen Temple, is a Buddhist temple located in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai. Originally built during the Tang Dynasty over 1,000 years ago, the temple has undergone several renovations and expansions over the centuries. The temple complex features traditional Chinese architecture with intricate carvings and decorations, including a large bell tower, a drum tower, and several halls dedicated to different Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Visitors can explore the temple grounds, admire the beautiful buildings and sculptures, and participate in various spiritual activities such as chanting and meditation. The Yuanjin Chan Temple is a significant spiritual and cultural center in Zhujiajiao and a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Buddhism and ancient Chinese architecture.
The Chenghuang Temple------also known as the City God Temple, is a Taoist temple located in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai. Built during the Ming Dynasty, it served as a place of worship for the city's patron deity, known as the City God or Chenghuang. The temple complex includes several halls, courtyards, and pavilions, all showcasing traditional Chinese architecture with intricate carvings and decorations. Visitors can explore the temple grounds, admire the beautiful buildings and sculptures, and participate in various religious activities such as offering incense and praying for good fortune. The Chenghuang Temple is a significant cultural and spiritual center in Zhujiajiao.
The Shanghai Handicraft Zhujiajiao Exhibition Hall------a museum located in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai that showcases traditional Chinese handicrafts. The museum's collection includes a wide variety of handmade artworks by local artisans, including silk embroidery, bamboo weaving, pottery, paper cutting, and more. Visitors can learn about the history and techniques behind each type of craft, watch demonstrations by skilled craftsmen, and purchase unique handmade souvenirs to take home.
Our driver will pick up you from your hotel ,then transfer to the Airport or Train Station.
- 1.All entrance fees listed in itinerary.
- 2.Professional English-speaking guide & driver + air conditioned vehicle.
- 3.Local Facility 4stars Hotel accommodations (Standard Room with twin share basis) as listed in
- the itinerary.
- 4.Round trip transfers between airports or railway stations and hotels.
- 5.Bullet Train tickets second class From Beijing to Xian
- 6.Economy Flight Tickets From ,Xian to Lijiang,Shangrila to Guilin,Guilin to Shanghai.
- 7.Service charge & Government taxes.
- 2.Any Fees are not mentioned above
- 3.Tips for the guide and driver