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China Essence 8 Days Tour

China Essence 8 Days Tour

Route: Beijing>Xian>Shanghai
Duration:
8 Days

Great choice for first time to China ! 8 days of ancient culture and modern miracles. The mysteries of the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terra Cotta Warriors are there to be discovered alongside the world phenomenon of "New China" with its rapid development. This Beijing Xian Shanghai tour will be a really unforgettable experience in your life.

Highlights:

  • Centrally Located Hotels
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Private transfers and guide service
  • Characteristic shows
Recommended Seasons:
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China Essence 8 Days Tour

Day 01 Arrive in Beijing
Seleted Hotels:
LuxuryCrowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing
DeluxeHotel Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
TouristHoliday Inn Express Temple Heaven
Attractions & Activities:

Airport to Hotel Transfer (Beijing)

Meals:
No meal
Detailed Itinerary:

Welcome to Beijing! Our guide will meet you at the Arrival Hall of Beijing International Airport, and then transfer you to your hotel in downtown. Free for leisure the rest of the day. Be ready for the China 8 days tour.

Tiananmen Square 3
Beijing Airport 1
Beijing Airport 3
Beijing Puplic Bus

Day 02 Beijing
Seleted Hotels:
LuxuryCrowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing
DeluxeHotel Novotel Beijing Xinqiao
TouristHoliday Inn Express Temple Heaven
Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch at Beijing Jiangnanfu Restaurant
Detailed Itinerary:

Have Beijing one day city tours: Visit Today you will visit Tiananmen Square,The Forbidden City,Hutong,Temple of Heaven.

The Forbidden City: The Forbidden City is 24 emperor's palace in Dynasty Ming and Qing. It is called Gu Gong in Chinese, located in the Center of Beijing. It is the ancient palace which has the largest scale, most magnificent, and best reservation in the world.

Tiananmen Square: Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history.

Hutong: Hutongs are a type of narrow streets or alleys, most commonly presented in Beijing, China

Temple of Heaven: Temple of Heaven is located on the southeast of Forbidden City's Wall, on the east of Zhengyangmen. It is built on 1420. It occupies an area of 273 hectares. Temple of Heaven was announced as "National key cultural relics protection unit" in 1961. It was listed into "the world cultural heritage" by UNESCO in 1998.

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Forbidden-City 4

Day 03 Beijing
Seleted Hotels:
LuxuryCrowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing
DeluxeHotel Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
TouristHoliday Inn Express Temple Heaven
Meals:
Chinese Lunch at Beijing Golden Palace Restaurant, Roasted Duck Dinner at Jinsong Quanjude Peking Duck Restaurant
Detailed Itinerary:

Have Beijing Great wall tour. Visit Badaling Great Wall, Summer Palace, Beijing Olympic Stadium (outside view).

Badaling Great Wall:
Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County. Badaling Great Wall was the earliest part of the great Wall opened to tourists. It has attracted more than tens of millions of tourists both from home and other countries. More than 370 foreign leaders and celebrities have visited there.

Beijing Olympic Stadium: The National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest, is situated in Olympic Green Village, Chaoyang District, Beijing. It was designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Summer Palace: Summer Palace is Chinese Royal Garden which has the largest Scale and best conservation in the world. It is located in Haidian District, about 15 Km to Beijing downtown. It has an area of 290 hectares. It was built based on the design and artistic conception from Kunming Lade, Wanshou Mountain, Hangzhou West Lake and some Jiangnan gardens. It is praised as Royal Garden Museum.

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Day 04 Beijing-Xian
Seleted Hotels:
LuxurySheraton Xi’an North City Hotel
DeluxeRamada Bell Tower Hotel Xian
TouristXi’an Mandarin New Henderson Hotel
Attractions & Activities:

798 Art District, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport to Hotel Transfer (Xian)

Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Beijing Youth Restaurant
Detailed Itinerary:

Morning you will visit 798 Art District, a part of Dashanzi in the Chaoyang District of Beijing that houses a thriving artistic community. 

Then transfer to the airport for the flight to Xi'an after lunch. Upon arrival in Xi'an, your guide will pick you up ans escort to hotel. Free for leisure the rest of the day. Take a good rest and be ready for the following Xian 2 days tour

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Day 05 Xian
Seleted Hotels:
LuxurySheraton Xian North City Hotel
DeluxeRamada Bell Tower Hotel Xian
TouristXi’an Mandarin New Henderson Hotel
Attractions & Activities:

Terracotta Warriors and Horses,Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslims Street

Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch at Old Xian Restaurant, Dumpling Dinner at Sunny Theater or Grand Theater
Detailed Itinerary:

Today you will Have Xian one day city tours!

drive to Lintong to visit the world famous scenic spot—Terracotta Army, which is renowned as the Eighth World Miracle. You also will visit a Pottery Factory to select the reproduction of the Terracotta Warriors.

After lunch, return back to the downtown and pay a visit to Big Wild Goose Pagoda and pay a visit to the Muslims Street, a 500 meters long avenue paved with bluestones is dotted with unique stalls, souvenir shops, café and bars. In the evening, you will enjoy the Dumpling Dinner and  Tang Dynasty Dance Show.

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Terra cotta Warriors 1
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Day 06 Xian-Shanghai
Seleted Hotels:
LuxuryCourtyard by Marriott shanghai Puxi Hotel
DeluxeRamada Plaza Gateway
TouristHoliday Inn Express Zhabei
Attractions & Activities:

The Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai)

Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Detailed Itinerary:

After breakafst at hotel, transfer to visit Xian old town tour.

 you will visit the magnificent The Ancient City Wall ,which is regarded as one of the famous landmark in Xian City.

And then visit Shaanxi History Museum where possesses more than 113,000 relics unearthed in Shaanxi, is China’s first large-scale modern National museum. You will get to know get more about Chinese history and culture from the large collections of culture relic 
After lunch, transfer to airport to take flight to Shanghai. Guide in Shanghai meet and escort you to the hotel.

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Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum

Day 07 Shanghai
Seleted Hotels:
LuxuryCourtyard by Marriott Shanghai Puxi Hotel
DeluxeRamada Plaza Gateway
TouristHoliday Inn Express Zhabei
Attractions & Activities:

Yu Yuan Garden,City God Temple Street,The Oriental Pearl Tower,The Bund,Xintiandi,Shanghai Museum,Acrobatics Show

Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch at Shanghai Fuchun Restaurant, Dinner at Shanghai Hongziji Restaurant
Detailed Itinerary:

After breakfast at hotel, you will proceed to have Shanghai old town tour

Visit the Yu Garden which is one of China Four Famous Gardens in the south part of China. And then you will take your time to visit the City God Temple Market. And then visit the Xintiandi. After visit a Silk factory,  then proceed to The Bund to walk alongside the Huangpu River to view the continental constructions. After that you will up to the World Financial Centre (Jinmao Tower)  to have a bird view of this metropolis city. Shanghai Museum which present many precious relics. Tonight you will enjoy the Acrobatics Show. 

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Day 08 Depart Shanghai
Attractions & Activities:

Hotel to airport Transfer(Shanghai)

Meals:
Hotel Buffet Breakfast
Detailed Itinerary:

Transfer to the airport ready for your departure. Your China Essence 8 Days Tour ends.  We wish you have a pleasant journey home!

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Pudong Airport
Shanghai Airport Shuttle Bus
Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied; however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
  • Airfare: Domestic Airfare with taxes: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Shanghai
  • Guide: English speaking guide service
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver

Add-on Shows & Activities

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Xian
Golden Mask Show (VIP Seater)

From: USD46 P/P

Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and then send you to the theatre. The show is... >>Detail

Hutong Tour

From: USD26 P/P

Venue: Beijing hutongs Duration:2 Hours Summary: If you miss this hutong tour you ma... >>Detail

Kungfu Show (VIP Seater)

From: USD46 P/P

Proformance: Chinese Kung FuShow beijing red theater kung fu Address : 44 Xingfu D... >>Detail

Side Car Night Tour Beijing

From: USD153 P/P

By day or night, come to feel the Beijing atmosphere: modern or antique sides, big av... >>Detail

Acrobatics Show (VIP Seater)

From: USD23 P/P

This is one entertainment that must not be missed by the young and old on a visit to... >>Detail

Chinese calligraphy learning (about 1 hour)

From: USD60 P/P

Calligraphy was the most prized art forms in antediluvian China. Since similar tools ... >>Detail

Shanghai Circus World (VIP Seater)

From: USD46 P/P

Venue:ERA- Intersection of Time Duration:1 .5Hour 1930-2100 Type:Performances ERA-... >>Detail

Shanghai Tianzi Fang Art

From: USD34 P/P

The district comprises a neighborhood of labyrinthine alleyways off Taikang Road, an... >>Detail

Tang Dynasty Show (VIP Seater)

From: USD46 P/P

Venue:Xian Duration:1 Hour 2000HRS start Type:Performances Owner description: The ... >>Detail

Cycling on the Xi'an City Wall

From: USD26 P/P

Cycling the Xi'an City Wall was a great way to spend a day! Enter the wall via t... >>Detail

Xian Musical Fountain

From: USD13 P/P

Musical Fountain is a must-see when you visit Xi'an. It's the most spectacul... >>Detail

Chinese Paper Cutting (About half hour)

From: USD17 P/P

In this optional tour, we will teach you about half hour and help you learn to cut 3 ... >>Detail

Remarks

*Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 3, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival .
* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid.
*Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
* You will enjoy more discount if there is more people join the tour.

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Questions & Anwsers

Q:
what is a group tour? how many people? how much?

Asked by rosa chua on Aug.13, 2013 16:16

A:

Steven on Oct.22, 2013 12:00

Group tour means that other people will join you together to enjoy tour together. You will share the guide fee and the transfer with other people. So the group tour should be cheaper than private tour. This tour is deparure at least 2 people. If you have 2 people or more, the price is available. As you can see the price at the pricelist. If you don't want to have group tour, you can have private tour. For more information, please send E-mails to sales@chinatouradvisors.com.
Q:
what is a group tour? how many people? how much?

Asked by rosa chua on Aug.13, 2013 16:16

A:

Steven on Oct.22, 2013 12:02

Group tour means that other people will join you together to enjoy tour together. You will share the guide fee and the transfer with other people. So the group tour should be cheaper than private tour. This tour is deparure at least 2 people. If you have 2 people or more, the price is available. As you can see the price at the pricelist. If you don't want to have group tour, you can have private tour. For more information, please send E-mails to sales@chinatouradvisors.com.
A:

Donna on Jan.18, 2013 16:19

Dear Jennifer Could you please provide us with the dates you plan to travel and which tours you are interested in? Best Regards Donna

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Hi Bob. We really enjoyed the trip. The hotels, guides, and itinerary were great and we were satisfied with the tour. Thanks for your help with arranging the tour. Really appreciate it and the guides. >>Read more
Traveled: Nov. 1, 2012-Nov. 7, 2012 Tour Title: China Essence 8 Days Tour

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