Highlights

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

  • Walk Along the magnificent man-made Great Wall.

  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

  • Visit the Terracotta Warriors - the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century. It is listed as UNESCO in 1987 as one of the world's cultural heritage.

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

  • Experience the dazzling future of modern China in Shanghai.

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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
  • Mutianyu Great Wall

    Mutianyu Great Wall

  • Bird's Nest National Stadium

    Bird's Nest National Stadium

Day 3Beijing City Tour, then 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
  • The Forbiddden City

    The Forbiddden City

  • Temple of Heaven

    Temple Of Heaven

Day 4Visit Terracotta 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.


Traffic: Car
Hotel: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xi'an Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
  • Terracotta Warriors

    Terracotta Warriors

  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Day 5Visit Shaanxi Museum and Ancient City Wall

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. Followed by the ancient Bell Tower, it is the most well-preserved ancient military defensive systems and the landmark of Xi'an. It is amazing to wander along the city wall with the bird's-eye view of the whole city.


Traffic: Car
Hotel: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xi'an Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 400m
  • Shaanxi Provincial History Museum

    Shaanxi Provincial History Museum

  • Xi'an City Wall

    Xi'an City Wall

Day 6Train to Chengdu

Catch the morning high-speed train to Chengdu, a city well-known for its pandas and its food.  We will spend the rest of the day tasting famous street food, taking family photos in front of the world's largest panda-statue and then writing a post card in Chinese in the Panda Post Office.

Traffic: Car+Train
Hotel: Chengdu Xinliang Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 500m
  • Chengdu City

    Chengdu City

  • Chengdu Chunxi Road

    Chengdu Chunxi Road

Day 7Visit Panda Base

Get up early and then hop in a car(1.5hr) and explore Panda Base where 18kms away from Dujiangyan and 90kms away from Chengdu. It is the only panda base in China. If you are animal lovers, this tour is an ideal one for you. You will have a chance to be a volunteer to feed and clean panda and observe their behavior closely. This is must be a memorable experience for your whole life.

Later, you will dip into Kuan & Zhai Alley, a relatively well-preserved ancient street in Qing Dynasty(1936-1912). It is a famous commercial and cultural pedestrain street in China. There are many delicious food, and you can enjoy your lunch here.

Then visit today's final site Renming Park. The park was built in 1911. It is now a relaxing place for locals. Enjoy the delicacy scenery and appreciate various flower shows. Drink tea is a must-do thing for you. Spend one afternoon, order a pot of tea and do nothing but relax.


Traffic: Car——90km
Hotel: Chengdu Xinliang Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 500m
  • Kuan & Zhai Alley

    Kuan & Zhai Alley

  • Panda Base

    Panda Base

Day 8Chengdu City Tour, then Flight to Shanghai

Spend two-hour drive and  visit Leshan Giant Buddha. Built in the Tang Dynasty(618AD-907AD), Leshan Giant Buddha, with 71 metres high, is the largest statue of Buddha around the world. It is carved on the cliff of Lingyun Mountain with a delicate design of drainage system. 

Then head to next destination Mount Emei visiting Baoguo Temple. You will also take a side trip to Jieyin Hall, Golden Summit, Huazang Temple, Wannian Temple and Qingyin Pavilion. Then return to Chengdu. In the eveing, you can roam freely in the street near hotel and enjoy the slow life of Chengdu. 

Then, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai guide will be waiting to escort you back to your hotel for a good rest.


Traffic: Car+Flight
Hotel: Golden River-view Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Altitude: 4m
  • Leshan Giant Buddha

    Leshan Giant Buddha

  • Mt.Emei

    Mt.Emei

Day 9Shanghai City Tour

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
  • Yuyuan Garden

    Yuyuan Garden

  • Bund

    Bund

Day 10End of Tour

There are no activities planned for Shanghai today. You will be transferred to take flight based on your schedule. Look forward to your next journey China.


Traffic: Car
Hotel: No Accommodation
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 and from Chengdu to Shanghai.

  • 2nd class express train from Xi'an to Chengdu 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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