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Photo10 Days: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Li River, Yangshou, Shanghai

Tour Overview:
It’s about shopping, dining, entertainment and everything you’ve always wanted to see in China. Experience the highlights of Beijing and Shanghai with a city tour to Xian and a day to explore the Terra Cotta Warriors. You’ll sample China at its most alluring with all the extras including a Peking duck dinner.

Day 1 (Wed) - Arrive Beijing
Arrive in Beijing the capital of the People’s Republic of China. You are welcomed at the airport and escorted to the hotel.

Day 2 (Thu) - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Summer Palace
Start your tour this morning with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world and the Forbidden City, the 250-acre palace containing more than 9,000 rooms. Closed to the common people for centuries, it was only opened to the public in 1949. Afternoon explore the Summer Palace, the retreat of China’s royal families for over 2,000 years (BL)

Day 3 (Fri) - Great Wall Excursion & Ming Tomb
Visit the Great wall, stopping en route at the Bird’s Nest & Water Cube for a picture stop. The Great Wall, built 2,300 years ago and  Tomb. Tonight enjoy Peking Duck dinner. (BLD)

Day 4 (Sat) - Temple of Heaven & Lama Temple / Xian
In the morning visit the Temple of Heaven, possibly the country’s most popular symbol and the Lama Temple, considered as the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China. Later fly to Xian, once the largest city in the world. Xian was the national capital for eleven Chinese dynasties and a major link between Asia and Europe. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. (BL)

Day 5 (Sun) - Terra Cotta Warriors & Wild Goose Pagoda
Xian captured the interest of the world in 1974 with the discovery of the astonishing third-century BC burial sites of the first emperor to unite China, Qin Shi Huangdi. Visit the archaeological site to see thousands of Terra Cotta Warriors, which have been standing guard over the Imperial Tomb for 2,000 years and the the ceramics & pottery workshop. Enjoy Noodle making demonstration followed by lunch. Afternoon visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Temple and the Ancient City Wall.  In the evening, enjoy a dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show. (BLD)

Day 6 (Mon) - Xian / Guilin
Morning visit the Big Wide Goose Pagoda Temple and the Ancient City Wall. Afternoon fly to Guilin. Upon arrival, met and transfer to your hotel. (BL)

Day 7 (Tue) - Guilin / Yangshuo / Guilin 
Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of this region from the decks of a slow-moving boat on the Li River. Disembark in Yangshuo, and explore the famous West Street, and vsisit the local village and farms. Dinner at a ocal restaurant followed by Impression Liu San Jie Light Show. Late evening transfer back to Guilin. (BLD)

Day 8 (Wed) - Guilin / Shanghai
Morning visit the famous Reed Flute Caves. Following lunch, fly to Shanghai. Upon arrival, met and transferred to your hotel. (BL)

Day 9 (Thu) - Shanghai Sightseeing
Your morning tour of Shanghai includes a visit to Yuyuan Garden and the Old town. Afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum and the Bund, a wide, treelined avenue along the Huangpu River and Tianzifang Artist area, famous for small craft stores, coffee shops, trendy art studios and narrow alleys. Evening enjoy a performance by the famous Chinese acrobats. (BD)

Day 10 (Fri) - Shanghai / Home
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight for back home. (B)
Untitled Spreadsheet
         
    2020-21
   
    Arrive in Beijing on Wednesday
    Departs Shanghai on Thursday
    Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul & Aug $3,060 $3,910
    Sep, Oct & Nov $3,100 $3,990
    Dec, 2020 to Feb, 2021 $2,995 $3,775
    Mar, 2021 $3,100 $3,990
   
    First departure: Apr 01, 2020
    Last departure: Mar 24, 2021
   
    Blackout Dates - Apr, 29 Sep 30, Oct 28, Nov 04'20 & Feb 10 & Feb 17, 2021
         
    Hotels
   
    Beijing Shanghai
    Capital Hotel Ocean Hotel Shanghai
   
    Xian  
    Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda    
   
    Guilin
    Guilin Bravo Hotel
SITA Exclusive:
As a guest of SITA, you will receive a deluxe set of twin, finely detailed Chinese chopsticks to use and enjoy from your amazing journey to China.
 
Inclusions & Highlights:
• First-class accommodations with private facilities
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner as specified
• Arrival & departure transfers
• All sightseeing as per the itinerary
• Local English-speaking guides
• Entrance fees to monuments and cultural events
• Internal flights – Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Shanghai
• Domestic airport tax and fuel surcharge
• Baggage handling
• Visit to a local home
• Terra Cotta Warriors
• Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show
• Impression Liu San Jie light Show
• Chinese Acrobat show
• Visit to a Watertown
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