12-Day Classic China Holiday with Panda
Tour Style: Tailor-made tour
- Explore the wonderful Zhujiajiao Water Town
- Visit Chengdu Panda Base
- Wonder at Terracotta Warriors and Horses
- Enjoy an incredible view of Great Wall
- Terracotta Warriors
- Shanghai landmarks
- the Temple of Heaven
- giant panda
- the Forbidden City
- Peking Opera
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- Day 1Your amazing journey to China begins with a flight bound from your city to Beijing.
- Day 2
Once arrive in Beijing, catch the connecting flight to Shanghai on your own. When you land on the sparkling Shanghai, be greeted and taken to experience the maglev train on your way to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to adjust to the new time zone or explore the city on your own.
- Day 3
This morning, visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall for a glimpse of Shanghai’s future. And then, take a close look at Chinese traditional architecture at the Yu Garden, visit the bustling Yuyuan Market and stop by a Silk Workshop. Later, you will walk through the exotic French Concession, during which you will see beautiful colonial-style-buildings, dance with local people, and have a coffee to enjoy the quietness of this distinctive area.
Note: You can choose the awesome Acrobatics Show as your entertainment for tonight.
- Day 4
Today, you will drive to Zhujiajiao - the largest water town in China. In this traditional town, you will traverse the Beida Street, step on Fangsheng Bridge, explore Kezhi Garden. Or you could take a sampan to become happily lost in this charming, traditional town. After the tour, you will be transferred back to Shanghai.
- Day 5
After breakfast, you will stroll along the Bund to savor the featured buildings of different styles by the Huangpu River, and visit the shopping paradise Nanjing Road. Then feel the hustle and bustle at Pudong New District and get up to the 100th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center for a fantastic bird’s eye view of the whole city. After the tour you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Chengdu, once arrive in Chengdu, be met and escorted to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax.
- Day 6
Take an excursion to meet the cute pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then get back to the city to visit the quaint Wenshu Temple and enjoy a cup of traditional tea at a tea house inside. Proceed to the Jinli Old Street, a place full of local snacks and delicacies.
Note: Sichuan Opera is an optional for tonight’s entertainment.
- Day 7
Today is yours to explore this city before your flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival, be greeted and taken to your hotel for a short rest before visiting the sacred Buddhist pagoda - Big Wild Goose Pagoda. And then, you will be introduced to the Great Mosque and Muslim Street for a taste of Xian’s Muslim culture and mouthwatering local snacks.
- Day 8
In the morning, you will drive out of the city to see the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses and get face to face with over 8, 000 life-size terracotta figurines. Drop by a Jade Gallery when getting back to the city and spend this afternoon at the iconic Ancient City Wall, with a pleasant bike tour on the wide and smooth roads atop of the wall. Stop by a Jade Gallery before visiting the Forest of Stone Steles Museum and appreciating the Chinese stele calligraphy.
Note: The option for tonight is Tang Dynasty Show which is an amazing performance you will never forget.
- Day 9
Enjoy some leisure time before your flight to Beijing. Once arrive, be met and transferred to your hotel. After a rest, you will stroll around the 798 Dashanzi Art District to appreciate thousands of artworks created by artists and find your inner peace.
- Day 10
The city badge Tiananmen Square is always the first stop, followed by the Forbidden City, the most well-preserved imperial complex in China where you can tour in your pace to see and learn the history. In the afternoon, you will stop by a Pearl Store and take a rickshaw tour to explore the traditional Hutongs for a glimpse of the life of local Beijing people. Then traverse Houhai Bar Street to get oriented to the neighborhood.
Note: You are highly recommended to enjoying Chinese Kung Fu Show which will give you a special memory of Beijing.
- Day 11
Leave the city and head for the magnificent Great Wall at Mutianyu (incl. round trip cable car), a less crowed and relatively easy-to-climb section with spectacular views. After that, stroll on the Sacred Road lined with trees and giant stone sculptures of generals and divine animals.
- Day 12
Visit the Temple of Heaven before the crowds this morning. You can fully admire its magnificence and see local people doing morning exercises. Even you could learn Tai Chi from them if you like.After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Know Before You Book
Discount Tour Pricing: from US$ 2769/person
Non-stop int'l flights with taxes, 4-star accommodations, Private tours with domestic flights
About the Price:
* Based on 2 persons traveling together during the shoulder season;
* Round-trip int'l flights from New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Houston, San Jose, Vancouver, Montreal, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Paris, Milan, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, Frankfurt and Munich to Beijing are available;
* Tour fares are based on availability.
About the Flights:
* Valid on Air China operated flights only.
* Child Fares 75% of adult fare. Infant without seat 10% of adult fare. Infant with a seat 75% of adult fare.
* On the return day, you will be flying from Xi'an to Beijing to catch your flight back home.
* Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights.
* Once issued, air tickets are non-endorsable and non-refundable.