China

 

Day 1
Arrive at Beijing airport where your guide will meet you and accompany you to your hotel. In the evening, you have the option of attending a Kung Fu Show where you can watch incredible stunts performed with swords. Overnight in Beijing.

 

Day 2
After a hearty breakfast, visit the historic sites of Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, The Summer Palace, The Temple of Heaven and a cultured pearl factory. You have the option of spending the evening at the Peking Opera, a national treasure with a 200 year old history. Spend the night in Beijing.

 

Day 3
Today, you will visit the Great Wall at Badaling. Built during the Ming Dynasty, this wall is a symbol of Chinese civilisation. Later, visit the sacred Ming Tombs where the remains of thirteen Ming emperors are buried; and the famous thrift marketplace, Yaxiu market.

 

Day 4
Travel to the airport to catch your flight to Xi’an. Upon reaching, your guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. Later, you will visit The Shanxi History Museum and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a Buddhist monument built around 648 AD by Emperor Gaozong. Overnight in Xi’an.

 

Day 5
After breakfast, visit the famous Terracotta Warriors where you can admire thousands of life-sized clay figures of warriors and horses. Later, you have the option of attending the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show. Overnight in Xi’an.

 

Day 6
After breakfast, catch a flight to Guilin, a city known for its unique scenery. Set amidst a landscape of mountains and lakes, its name translates to ‘Forest of Sweet Osmanthus’. Visit the Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave and admire the natural beauty of its stalactite and stalagmite formations. Overnight in Guilin.

 

Day 7
Today, enjoy a cruise down the beautiful Li River and take in the breathtaking landscape of limestone and karst formations. Later, visit the small market town of Yangzhou and spend some time shopping in Yangzhou West Street Market. Overnight in Guilin.

 

Day 8
After breakfast, catch the flight to Shanghai, where your guide will meet and escort you to your hotel. In the evening, you have the option of taking a cruise down the glittering waterways of Huangpu River. Spend the night in Shanghai..

 

Day 9
Once breakfast is done, proceed to a full day tour of the Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, the Oriental Pearl Tower and China’s premier shopping street, Nanjing Road.

 

Day 10
Today, board the Shanghai Maglev, a magnetic levitation train, to go to the airport where you will board your flight back home.