11-Day Small Group China Tour to Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai




11 days


This trip is shared with other travelers from SC (or its partners); included tour guides and transportation are for the entire group.
Departure time is fixed and prices are calculated based on max capacity, so they are fixed and per person.
$ 1409

This is the most popular travel route for travelers who visit China for the first time. Beijing and Xian, two of the most world-renowned historic and cultural cities, should be sampled first. Then, the beautiful landscape of Guilin, the countryside view of Yangshuo and modern Shanghai await, inviting you to their splendor.

Day 1


Today your guide will meet you at Beijing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the rest of the day.

Overnight in Beijing.

Day 2


Full day tour to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and a Chinese Kung Fu Show. A la carte lunch is served.

Overnight in Beijing (Lunch).

Day 3


Full day to Badaling Great Wall, a jade factory and the Sacred Way. Drive by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back. To leave you more time on the Great Wall, lunch is not included. It is recommended that you have a big breakfast at the hotel, and a light lunch on your own.

Overnight in Beijing.

Day 4

Beijing – Xi’an

Visit the Summer Palace, a pearl store and the traditional Hutong alleys. A la carte lunch is served. Take an afternoon flight to Xi’an and check in the hotel.

Overnight in Xi’an (Lunch).

Day 5


Full day tour to the amazing Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, a pottery-making factory, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the famous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with the Dumpling Dinner. A special home cooked lunch at a local family is served today.

The dance show is available from April to November.

Overnight in Xi’an (Lunch).

Day 6


Full day visit to the City Wall, the Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. You will have some free time at the lively Muslim bazaar. A la carte lunch is served.

Overnight in Xi’an (Lunch).

Day 7

Xi’an – Guilin

Take a flight to Guilin and visit the Reed Flute Cave. Your guide in Guilin will help you check in the hotel.

Overnight in Guilin.

Day 8


Take a Li River cruise down from Guilin to Yangshuo. Please have a big breakfast at the hotel this morning. Lunch box is served today. Disembark at about 14:00 and spend some time to visit the rural area of Yangshuo. A visit to a local farmer’s home is arranged. After that you will be transferred to Guilin and visit the Elephant Trunk Hill.

Overnight in Guilin (Lunch).

Day 9

Guilin – Shanghai

Take a flight to Shanghai. Your guide will pick you up and transfer you to check in the hotel.

Overnight in Shanghai.

Day 10


Full day visit to Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden, a silk shop, the Bund, where you will also have a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. A la carte farewell lunch is served.

Upon escorting you back to the hotel, your guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.

Overnight in Shanghai (Lunch).

Day 11


Airport drop-off is not included today. Please find your own way to the airport according to your flight schedule. Have a nice trip!

  • Forbidden City, Beijing

  • Sacred Way, Beijing

  • Tiananmen Square, Beijing

  • Badaling Great Wall, Beijing

  • City Wall, Xi'an

  • Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an

  • the Bund, Shanghai

  • Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai

  • Countryside, Yangshuo

package code: CN37914
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