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  • Golden Route of China

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    China

    7 Nights - 8 Days : Beijing - Xi’an - Shanghai

    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Arrival in Beijing Welcome to imperial city-Beijing! Your guide will meet you at Beijing Capital airport and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is FREE Time for you to explore the city. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Beijing.

    Day 2 Beijing Have breakfast at the hotel and be ready in your room at 8:00AM for further instruction of 700-acre guide. Then visit the massive Tian'anmen Square, then see the Forbidden City with its elegant palaces, pavilions and landscaped gardens, once open only to nobility. Then we will head for Temple of Heaven where the oriental emperors worship the heaven. Our next destination is Summer Palace and view the scenery of its lake (One-way boat cost is included). Optionally you can join the Chinese Kongfu Show with extra charge. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Beijing.

    Day 3 Beijing Today, ride to the legendary Great Wall at Juyongguan Section of China and stand on its famous ramparts. A local lunch is included, along with a visit to a jade or cloisonné enamel workshop. Then Drop off at Beijing Olympic Green on the way back to hotel If time and traffic permits! Those who want get into the stadiums of Bird’s Nest or Water Cub could buy tickets on the spot by their own. Our last stop in Beijing is Nanluogu Xiang, one of Beijing`s oldest hutongs and has been one of Beijing's 25 cultural and historical protection areas since 1990. Hutong area is a perfect place to experience the favor of ancient Beijing. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Beijing.

    Day 4 Beijing to Xi’an In the morning we will try the world-famous “China Speed” by taking high speed train to Xian. After checking your hotel and having lunch, we will Visit Xi’an Museum, a modern, well-organized museum traces the history of Xi'an from prehistory to Qing dynasty, then the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Xi’an. At last, we will spend some time learning Chinese Calligraphy, this traditional Chinese art is not only a means of communication, but also a means of expressing a person's inner world in an aesthetic sense. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Xi’an.

     Day 5 Xi’an In the morning stroll on the Ancient City Wall. The wall is considered as the city’s landmark dividing it into the inner part and the outer part. In the afternoon tour Xian’s archaeological wonder: 8,000 life-sized Terracotta Warriors buried with Emperor Qin Shi Huang, each soldier and horse molded in incredible detail, after a visit to a Terra-cotta workshop our next stop is the Muslim Quarter where you can have a walk or try some local snacks. In the evening you can choose to enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show (optional) . Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Xi’an.

    Day 6 Xi’an to Shanghai Fly to Shanghai in the early morning and visit the Shanghai Museum, Continue to Yuyuan Garden, a 16th century Ming period private garden/residence in the heart of Shanghai’s old Chinese quarter. Along is the local bazaar and Shanghai Old Street. Visit Former French Concession District.. Stroll along the Bund and Nanjing Road to experience the thrills of old and modern Shanghai today. Tonight you can take an optional acrobatics show or enjoy night life at Xintiandi. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Shanghai.

    Day 7 Shanghai Drive to ZhuJiaJiao Water village which located 16 miles west of Shanghai downtown. The 400 years old water village will charm you with its small canals, gentle rivers, the tranquil Dian Shan Lake and the numerous small shops in which you can practice your bargaining skills. After two hours of sightseeing there and boat ride on water ways, we will stop by a silk mill to experience the South China real silk making process. Transfer to the hotel. In the evening you can optionally choose to watch Acrobatic Show. Accommodation at hotel and overnight in Shanghai.

    Day 8 Departure from Shanghai After breakfast, you may have your FREE arrangement as long as you check out before 12:00.