23 Days Ethnic China Tour From $4360/pax

 Day by day itinerary and tour price details
Day 1: Shanghai
On arrival, our guide will hold a welcome sign to meet you and transfer to the hotel.
 
Day :2 Shanghai
Todays activities:Oriental Pearl Tv Tower, Shanghai Historical Development Museum, Lunch, Bund,Jade Buddha Temple,Acrobatic show

Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, meet your guide and the driver at the hotel lobby,Visit the Oriental Pearl Tv Tower-----which is the third tallest Tv Tower in the world,after climbing up the Tv Tower,You will go to vist the Shanghai Historical Development Museum
Lunch at the Chinese restaurant which is based on the flavors of minority nationalities of Yunnan (Dai)
Afternoon: 
Visit the Bund -The Bund shows off Shanghais outstanding foreign buildings, most of which were erected before 1937.it is the emblem of Shanghai, the area used to be British concession.
Continue the Jade Buddha Temple----- the most famous buddist temple in Shanghai where two rare jade statues of Sakyamuni Buddha is treasured.
dinner
Evening:  
Acrobatic show-shanghai makes best Acrobatic show
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.
(B+L+D)
 
Day 3:Shanghai
Todays activities: Yu Garden , shanghai old street, Lunch ,Franch concession xintiandi , The Site of the First National Congress of  CPC , Confucian temple

Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning ,Visit the Yu Garden-----the typical private garden in China with nearly 500 years history.
Shanghai old town
Lunch---Mongolia BBQ
Afternoon:
Franch concession xintiandi, The Site of the First National Congress of  CPC , Confucian temple
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.
(B+L)
 
Day 4:Shanghai to Zhou Village
Todays activities:Zhou VillageLunch 

Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotelMeet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morningdrive to Zhou village which is the No.1 Water Town in China,located in Jiangsu province,it is famous for the well preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs. It has been called the "Venice of the East".
Lunch at the local restaurant
Afternoon:
Drive to Suzhou and check in at your hotel in Suzhou.
(B+L)
 
Day 5:Suzhou
Todays activities:The Lingering Garden,Su Embroidery Research Institute,Lunch ,Pan Gate Ancient City Wall,River cruise on the Grand Canal,No.1 Silk Factory
Morning:
Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning,
Visit the Lingering Garden-----an ancient private garden with nearly 400 years history. Visit Su Embroidery Research Institute--where you can learn more about China embroidery.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:

Visit Pan Gate Ancient City Wall-----Pan Gate is famous as the historic landmark in Suzhou.It is located on the southwest corner of the Grand Canal. Originally built during the Warring States Period in the state of Wu, historians estimate it to be around 2,500 years old.
Continue to No.1 Silk Factory-----where you can see the whole process of making silk.
Take the river cruise on the Grand Canal
Drive to Hangzhou and Check in at your hotel in Hangzhou. 
(B+L)
 
Day 6: Hangzhou to Shanghai
Todays activities:Cruise on the West Lake, Viewing Fish at flower park,Lunch,Lingyin Buddha Temple, Flying Peak,Tea Village
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning ,Visist the beautiful West Lake,taking the cruise on the beautiful West Lake-----West Lake was chosen as a National Key Scenic Resort in 1982, named one of Ten Scenic Resorts in 1985, and selected as a national 5A tourist resort in 2006. In addition, a picture of the lake, "Three Ponds Mirroring the Moon," was printed on the backs of both the foreign exchange certificate one yuan bill issued by the government in 1979 and the fifth version of RMB one yuan bill issued in 2004
Viewing Fish at flower park------a park famous for viewing fish
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:

Lingyin Buddha Temple-----which is one of the biggest buddhist Temples in China
Flying peak sightseeing------On the peak there are many grotesque rocks among which scattered about 300 sculptures built from the Five Dynasties to the Yuan Dynasty (907-1368),making it the largest group of sculptures in Zhejiang Province.
Longjing Tea Village---this is home of the most famous green tea
Drive back to Shanghai and check in at hotel in Shanghai. 
(B+L)

Day 7:Shanghai to Guilin  
Morning Breakfast at Hotel, Free at Leisure for Shopping by your own,transfer to the airpot to go to Guilin ,Pick up at Guilin and overnight Stay at Hotel of Guilin. 

Day 8:Guilin
Todays activities:Elephant Trunk Mountain,Fubo Mountain,Folded Colours Hill,Lunch,Reed Flute Cave,Seven star park
Morning:

Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning .
Visit Fubo Hill.
Visit the Elephant Trunk Hill, its shape is just like a huge elephant drinking water from the river with its trunk. 
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit The Reed Flute Cave, a 790 feet deep dripstone cave which includes myriads of stalactites and stalagmites of dazzling colors.
Continue to visit the Folded Colours Hill,and Seven star park.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.

(B+L)

Day 9:Guilin
Today's activities:Li River Cruise , Lunch, Yangsuo
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning
Go to take the Li River cruise-----Cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo,which is an unforgettable experience As you take in the stunning scenery there,it is the highlight and climax of any journey to Guilin.
Lunch on the boat
Afternoon:
Sightseeing in Yangshuo-----There is a saying: "The landscape of Guilin is the most beautiful in the world,but the landscape of Yangshuo is the most beautiful in Guilin."
Checking in the hotel in Yangshuo
(B+L)

Day 10:Guilin to Yunnan Kunming
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at Leisure for Shopping by your own, transfer to Guilin Airport to go to Kunming,Pick up at Kunming and overnight Stay at Hotel of Kunming.

Day 11:Kunming 
Todays activities:Stone Forest,Lunch,Green Lake
Morning:

Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning, Drive to Lunan Yi Autonomous County ,Visit Stone Forest------the place used to be a huge ocean during the Paleozoic era--some 270 million years ago.Later, the movement of tectonic plates altered the earths crust, causing the sea to recede and its limestone bottom to appear, thereby forming land. Due to the constant seeping of rain through the cracks in the limestone, some of the stone formation dissolved and the fissures broadened, producing a group of great sculptures of different shapes, all molded by nature.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit the Green Lake----which is gorgeous, crisscrossed by small arched bridges ,and you will take a leisurely stroll along the Green Lake.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end todays trip
(B+L)

Day 12:Kunming to Dali 
Todays activities:Bai ethnic minority village
Morning:

Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning, Drive to Dali,Dali is also called Bai Autonomous Prefecture of Dali,it is about 400km to Kunming.it takes about 4 hours on the way.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit Bai ethnic minority village-----The Bai People hold the white colour in high esteem and call themselves "Baizi", "Baini" or "Baihuo", which means white people.  Bai people live mostly in the provinces of Yunnan (Dali area), and in neighboring Guizhou and Hunan provinces.Bai Women in Dali traditionally wear a white coat trimmed with a black or purple collar, blue loose trousers; embroider shoes, silver bracelets and ear rings.
Check in at the hotel of Dali and end todays trip
(B+L)

Day 13:Dali
Todays activities:Erhai Lake,Three Pagodas,lunch,Dali Ancient Town
Morning:

Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning, Visit Erhai Lake-----the Lake is about 250square kilometer in size,the deepth of the water is 23m,it is situated at 1,972 m above sea level. is the second largest highland lake of China. the name er means ear,hai means lake in Chinese,Its name means "Ear-shaped lake", cuz its shape as seen by locals and travellers. Erhai  is an alpine fault lake in ,  Er Lake was also called Kunming Lake in ancient time. Continue to the Chongshen Monastery----Three Pagodas are in this Monastery,they are the symbol and landmark of Dali, an important humanism sight in the historical, cultural and national star level excellent city for tourism. It is also the oldest and grandest buildings in south of China.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit the famous Dali Ancient Town,it has about thousand years history.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today's trip.
(B+L)

Day 14:Dali to Kunming to Chengdu
Breakfast at the  hotel. Drive 400km back to Kunming ,transfer to Kunming airpot to go to Chengdu,Pick up at Chengdu and overnight Stay at Hotel of Chengdu.

Day 15:Chengdu to Panda Reserve Base
Todays activities:Wolong/ Bifengxia Panda Base
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel,Meet your guide and driver at your hotel ,Drive to Bifengxia Panda Base.it takes about 1.5 hour on the way.
Visit the Bifengxia Panda Base,it is a branch of the China Giant Panda Research and Conservation Center in Wolong.the famous Wolong Panda Base was destroyed by the earthquake in 2008, so the Bifengxia Panda Base is became the best place to see pandas in the natural scenery they inhabit , it has been selected as China's latest giant panda protection base.where you can hug the lovely pandas.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
drive back to Chengdu
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip
(B+L)

Day 16:Chengdu
Todays activities:Sanxingdui Remains,Lunch,Wangjiang Tower Park,Tomb of Wangjian
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning
Visit Sanxingdui Museum-----it is near an archaeological site that dates to the Neolithic, Shang and Zhou periods. In 1988 this site was declared a National Key Cultural Relics Protected Unit, due to its scope, the wealth of its contents, and the rarity and precious nature of its excavated objects.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit the Wangjiang Tower Park-----it is on the bank of the Jinjiang River,is one of the most famous cultural relics in Chengdu,The name wangjiang means overlooking the river in English.it was built to commemorate Xuetao, a poetess in the Tang Dynasty.Not many women in ancient Chinese history had a high social status, so the story of Xue Tao is even more amazing.
Continue to visit the Tomb of Wangjian-----the tomb was built during the Five Dynasties and Ten States Period (907-960). Wang Jian was the first emperor of the Former Shu Kingdom during the Five Dynasties and Ten States Period. At the beginning of the 10th century, the Tang Dynasty collapsed, and China once again split into a number of short-lived independent dynasties and states.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip
(B+L)

Day 17:Chengdu to Xian
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at Leisure for Shopping by your own, transfer to the Airport to go to Xian,Pick up at  Xian and overnight Stay at Hotel of  Xian.

Day 18:Xian
Todays activities:the Shanxi Historical Museum,Ancient City Wall,Lunch,the Grand Mosque
Morning:
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning,Visit the Ancient City Wall----- The majestic circumvallation is the most spectacular place of interest in Xian. The city wall has a history of 1,400 years since the Sui and Tang dynasties. In the long history, its gates changed their names for many times, which also reflect the old city's ups and downs. The South Gate was best restored based on its prototype first constructed in 582 of the Sui Dynasty, which is also the oldest gate of the City Wall.
Visit the Shannxi Historical Museum-----Shannxi was the ancient imperial capital of China, having been the seat of more than 13 feudal dynasties,the place is rich in cultural relics. With the completion of the Shaanxi History Museum, it collected over 370,000 precious relics which were unearthed in Shaanxi Province, including bronze wares, pottery figures, and mural paintings in Tang tombs
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit the Great Mosque----The Great Mosque has more than 1200 years history, it is one of the four grand Islamic mosques in China.
Have a bird view of the Bell Tower.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.
(B+L)

Day 19:Xian
Todays activities: the  Banpo Museum ,Museum of Qin Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses,Lunch,the Big Wild Goose Pogoda
Morning:

Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide at your hotel in the morning , This Morning depart to visit the China's richest historic area, amazing Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors-----which is very famous for the great underground army of the First Emperor of China, buried together with him 2200 years ago and discovered only in 1974.It is the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Then visit the Banpo Museum-----the first site of prehistoric museum in China.more than 6000 years ago, it was typically the site where the enatic tribes met in the drainage area of the Huanghe River
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit Big wild Goose pagoda-----one of the remaining symbols of Xi'an , is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Drop-off service at your hotel and end today trip.
(B+L)

Day 20:Xian to Beijing
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at Leisure for Shopping by your own, transfer to the Airport to go to Beijing,Pick up at Beijing and overnight Stay at Hotel of Beijing

Day 21:Beijing
Today's activities: Great Wall,Lunch,Ming Tomb
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning
Visit Great Wall-----it was built some 2000 years ago and since then has been the symbol of China,is one of the eight miracles on the world.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
visit the Ming Tombs-----which is the cemetery of the 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty(1368-1644).Covering an area of 80 square kilometers
Visit the Jade Factory
Drop- off service at your hotel and end today trip.
(B+ L)
 
Day 22:Beijing
Today's activities: Temple of Heaven , Forbidden City , Lunch,Summer Palace, Tian'anmen Square
Morning:
Morning Breakfast at hotel, Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in the morning
Visit the Temple of Heaven----- It was built for the emperors in ancient China to worship Heaven.it was inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO.
Continue to the Forbidden City-----It was the imperial palaces of the Ming(1368-1644) and Qing(1616-1911) dynasties that 24 emperors lived and ruled for over 500 years.
Lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon:
Visit the Summer Palace-----it was a summer resort for the Empress Dowager Cixi,the famous imperial garden,it has a history of over 800years.
Tian'anmen Square-----the biggest central square in the world.
(B+L)
 
Day 23:Beijing to your sweet home
Transfer to take the departure flight to your home town     
 
Price details   
   

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Tour Price Per Person

Single Room Supplement

1 Person

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Deluxe Class

$7480


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2-5 Persons

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Deluxe Class

$5272

    

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6-9 Persons

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Deluxe Class

$4360

    

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Price includes 
1.All entrance fees listed in itinerary.
2.Professional English-speaking guide & driver + air conditioned vehicle.
3.Meals as indicated in the itinerary. B=breakfast in the hotel, L=lunch in
local Chinese restaurant, D=dinner in local Chinese restaurant.
4.Hotel accommodations (Standard Room with twin share basis) as listed in
the itinerary.
5.Round trip transfers between airports or railway stations and hotels.
6.Service charge & Government taxes.

Price Excludes:
1.Personal expenses.
2.Tips or gratitude to guides or drivers.

Note:you can change this itinerary to the way you want or to extend this tour to visit other Chinese cities, please do contact us, we will be happy to arrange it for you!

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