Highlights

  • The Price Based on 2 Persons in a Private Tour for 4 Stars Hotel.

  • Walk Along the magnificent man-made Great Wall. Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

  • Ancient capital of China -Xi'an and Terracotta Warriors.

  • Walk around the intact city walls and fascinating Muslim Chinese district and ponder your trip at the Wild Goose pagodas.

ITINERARY Close All

Day 1Arrive in Beijing

Nihao, welcome to Beijing, the capital of China. Be transferred to the hotel. Relax and prepare for your Natural wonders and Culture Adventure.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Beijing Sunworld Hotel
Altitude: 44m

Day 2Visit the Great Wall

As the most famous and popular site the Great Wall, we will start early at 7:00 before the big groups arrive. After 2hr's driving, enjoy the cable car ride to the wall is peaceful and scenic. It is a fantastic experience to walking on the well-maintained wall where you also need a lot of water or an umbrella in the 2hr's visiting. Lunch will be arranged in the courtyard at the foot of the Great Wall.


Drive back to the city and visit the Bird's Nest National Stadium and Water Cube Aquatic Centre en route. Back hotel around 6pm.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Beijing Sunworld Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 44m
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    The Great Wall

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    Bird's Nest National Stadium

Day 3Beijing City Tour with Flight to Xian

Today is another day to explore culture and history in Beijing.


At 08:00, we will pay a visit to Tianan Men Square for 30 minutes. Continue the 3hrs exploration in Forbidden City, also called Palace Museum. Walk on the steps of the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in China. Feel the enchant atmosphere or to foresee the Emperors were ruling this great county. The Hollywood Movie “The Last Emperor” highly recommended before your visiting


After Lunch in the local Restaurant, make our way to Temple of Heaven,1-2hrs walking through the vast beautiful park to enjoy the impressive architecture and interesting story of the Chinese Emperors prayed for good harvest


Our final stop is the Summer Palace, a imperial garden consisting of vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in China. You can take the boat cross the island and then walk over to the temple on the hill. The climb up the stairs might be bit tired but so worth to enjoy incredible view from the top.


Take a night flight to Xian(2hrs). On your arrival, your driver will pick up and transfer you to check in the hotel. Have a good rest.

Traffic: Car+Flight
Hotel: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xi'an Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
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    Forbidden City

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    Temple Of Heaven

Day 4Terracotta Warriors and Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Tour starts at 08:00 and then drive 1 hour to get close to the incredible Terracotta Warriors in China’s first Emperor's Tomb built 2300 years ago,the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century.

 

After lunch in the local restaurant, head to ancient architecture and a holy place for Buddhists.- Big Goose Pagoda,The restored Buddha and building are beautiful with spectacular timber work and gilded features are recently built by donors, they make a fine job of explaining the role of Buddhism in China’s history.

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Hotel: ET House
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
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    Terracotta Warriors

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    Big Goose Pagoda

Day 5Shaanxi Museum and Ancient City Wall with Night Flight to Guilin

Today is an another day to explore the history and culture in Xi'an.


First we pay a visit to Shaanxi History Museum, a treasure trove for anyone interested in the art facts of Chinese history. Exhibits numerous unearthed cultural artifacts and represents the imposing image of a 13-dynasties capital.


Afterwards, head up to the Ancient City Wall, the most well-preserved city wall and the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. It is an amazing to wander along the city wall with the bird's-eye view of Xi'an.


Then take a night flight for 2hrs to Guilin. Check in the hotel and have a good rest.

Traffic: Car+Flight——1343km
Hotel: Guilin Park Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 150m
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    Shaanxi Museum

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    Ancient City Wall

Day 6Guilin City Tour with Bullet Train to Chongqing

East or west, Guilin is the best. Today our adventure begins with Guilin, the most pictureque place in China, where you can visit Yao minority village and Pingan village housing rice terraces


Then drive 1.5hrs to Yangshuo surrounded by karst peaks to visit Li River. You can explore Xianggong Mountain in which the sea of clouds, sunrise, shadow and rosy clouds attract countless photography enthusiasts and photographers. 


Later drive back to Guilin and take a bullet train(4hrs) to Chongqing. On your arrival, check in and have a good rest for the next two days’ Yangtze River Cruise.

Traffic: Car+Train
Hotel: Overnight in Chongqing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
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    Pingan Village

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    Li River

Day 7Yangtze River Cruise: Shibaozhai

Drive 4hrs to pay a visit to Shibaozhai positioned at the south of Yangtze River. It is an wooden architecture with a total of 12 stores that each of them has magnificent murals and sculptures. If you are interested in lengendary stories, we will take you to visit Fengdu Ghost City. 

 

Then you will have a side trip to the terrific view of the surrounding river, farms and village. Walk leisurelly at this beautiful place and enjoy your rest of the day

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in ship
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
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    Shibaozhai

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    Shibaozhai

Day 8Yangtze River Cruise: Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge

Another day to Yangtze River Cruise. You'll pass through the shortest and steepest Qutang Gorge, one of the beautiful gorges in Yangtze River. So be sure to take a camera and picture the magnificent view of nature as you sit back and relax.

 

Continue your footprint to view Wu Gorge with picturesque natural scenery and profiund culture atmosphere. You will visit the famous Fengjie Ancient City, White Emperor City, Kuimen, etc. The whole gorge is full of grotesque peaks and rocks and what you will then stop here is Twelve Peaks of Wushan, which is a fabulous spot you cannot miss. There are also many small streams worth for you to see. Stroll around those streams and enjoy your peaceful time of your own.

 

In the late afternoon, drive back to Chongqing and then take a night flight(2.5hrd) to Shanghai. Check in and have a good rest.

Traffic: Car+Flight——1685km
Hotel: Golden River-view Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 4m
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    Yangtze River Cruise

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    Wu Gorge

Day 9Shanghai City Tour with Bund Discovery

A full day for you to explore Shanghai City.  Tour begins from visiting a traditional Chinese Garden- Yu Garden eatablished in the period of Ming Dynasty(1368-1644). Though in a small size, it covers all the elements pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and corridors that a garden boast. Walk through the garden and enjoy a tranquil time by yourself. Then head to Shanghai Xintiandi, an international shopping and entertainment district. Roaming here, you will amazed by the China’s rapid development.

 

Afterwards, you will visit one of the symbol of Shanghai- Bund. Lying along the side of Huangpujiang River with various architectural styles, Bund is recognized as "the museum of buildings". Stroll along the buildings, appreciate the beautiful scenery as well as feeling the charm of this century-long historical architectural ensembles.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Golden River-view Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 4m
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    Yu Garden

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    The Bund

Day 10Shanghai Depature

Farewell to Shanghai. Today our journey comes to an end after a good breakfast. You will be transferred to the airport or train station based on your schedule. Wish you a pleasant journey home.




Traffic: Car+Flight
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDES

  • Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.

  • Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • Domestic flights from Beijing to Xi'an, from Xi'an to Guilin and  from Chongqing to Shanghai.

  • 2nd class express train from Guilin to Chongqing listed in the itinerary.

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)

  • Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.

  • Travel and health insurance when travel with us.

  • 8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.

EXCLUDES

  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned

TRIP NOTES

  • We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.

  • There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.

  • Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.

Transportation

We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.

Accommodation

All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.

Guides

Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.

Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.

We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.

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