12 Days Charmful China Tour

Tour Name: 12 Days Charmful China Tour

Tour Code: ZH-TC-07

Tour Type: Private Tour

Summary: Traveling with us this tour, you will visit Beijing,Xian,Guilin,Hangzhou,Suzhou,Shanghai Designed for senior travelers, this exclusive China tour combines comfort with historical culture, local interacting, scenery and other simple pleasures

Tour Cost: From $0

12 Days Charmful China Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Beijing
Arrival in Beijing, met and transferred to your hotel in Beijing. In the afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. You are at your leisure to take a good rest or explore the city for the remainer of the day. 
Meals: No                                                                              Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 2: Beijing
Your day starts after a nice Breakfast, meet your tour guide at confirmed time (Guide will call your hotel room to confirm hotel pickup time the evening before). The first stop is Dingling Mausoleum, one of the 13 Ming Tombs in Beijing. This mausoleum is a shared burial area of the 13th Emperor of the Ming Dynasty Zhu Yijun and his wife and concubine. The mausoleum is also one of the three largest mausoleums in scale. Next, you will pay a 45 minutes’ visit to Jade Carving Factory and have lunch in a local restaurant. Then continue to visitMutianyu Great Wall. This part of the Great Wall famed of its magnificent landscape. It is also less crowded and touristy. On the way back to downtown city you will visit a Silk Market to appreciate traditional Chinese Silk arts. Ending the tour here and you will be escorted back to hotel
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                     Accommodation : In Beijing

Day 3: Beijing-Xian by flight
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at hotel lobby at confirmed time. The first stop is Tian’anmen Square, the largest downtown city square in the world. And the square held the founding ceremony of new China in Oct 1st, 1949. Continue walking you will arrive at entry of Forbidden City which used to be the imperial palace of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties. 24 emperors used to live in here. As the world’s largest and best-preserved wooden structured palace complex, Forbidden City is listed among the top five palaces in the world. Then pay a short visit to Silk Market and head to Temple of Heaven. It’s a place where emperors went each year at fixed day to worship for heaven and pray for agricultural harvest. Surrounding Temple of Heaven there are a few other buildings built in the past to prepare item needing for worshiping and prayer. Then you will enjoy lunch and pay a short visit to a Pearl Market. After that, continue the tour to Summer Palace. It is the largest existed imperial garden in China. Ending the tour here and you will be escorted to airport for night flight to Xian. Upon arrival in Xian, local driver will be waiting you at terminal by holding a board with your name and transfer you to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                     Accommodation : In Xian
Day 4: Xian

Today you will venture outside the city, touring the wonders of Terracotta Warriors and Horses with over 6,000 painted life-size warriors and horses in battle-ranked formations and Xian Art Ceramics Factory. In the afternoon, take a walk on the top of the Ancient City Walls which is an ideal way to admire this ancient capital city. 

Note: tonight you can add on a Tang Dynasty dancing show that takes you back to the Emperor's Palace during the Tang Dynasty.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                                    Accommodation: In Xian

Day 5: Xian-Guilin by flight
Today you will set off to a welcoming local family for a truly unique experience of home-made dishes. If time permits, you can go to market with the host, and also visit the local Mahjong House to feel the Chinese senior life. After lunch, your guide will take you to theGreat Mosque, one of China’s largest mosques, and the Muslim Street to admire the exotic religious architecture and Muslim culture. After the trip, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to Guilin, the most scenic city in China. 
Upon arrival, your local guide will greet you and escort you to the hotel. The rest of day is yours for rest or explore the city on your own.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Guilin
Day 6: Guilin

It is a relaxing day begins with the one-of-a-kind Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. The crystal Li River lined with peaks and pinnacles make visitors a feeling of stepping into a traditional Chinese painting. After checking in to your hotel, you will enjoy thecountryside tour by private vehicle (about 1-2 hours). It’s a fantastic way to discover the non-commercial villages, meet locals and feel the essential rustic life.
Note: Enjoy an optional Impression of Sanjie Liu night show which is a wonderful delight.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Guilin

Day 7: Guilin-Hangzhou
Today, you will be driven back to Guilin (1.5-hour drive), where you will tour Elephant Trunk Hill, and the Pearl Shop before your guide escorts you to the airport for flight to Hangzhou. Upon arrival, be met and escorted to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Hangzhou
Day 8: Hangzhou-Suzhou
After breakfast, you will enjoy leisurely time by rowing on the tranquil West Lake or riding along the beautiful lakefront on electromobile, viewing the beautiful Buddhist sculptures and immersing in the peaceful atmosphere at Lingyin Temple and Feilai Peak. Later take a walk in the picturesque Dragon Well Tea Plantation and learn more about Chinese tea culture.You will be escorted to the train station for high-speed train to Suzhou.Upon arrival, transferred to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Suzhou
Day 9:Suzhou-Shanghai
Today's excursion will bring you to the Suzhou Museum and enjoy the gentle breeze while cruise onthe Grand Canal. After lunch, you will have a tour to the quiet Lingering Garden and the Pan Gate. Later visit the No.1 Silk Factory to learn how the pure silk products are made from a small cocoon.Then transfer to Shanghai,the largest city in China.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day 10: Shanghai
Today’s tour will take you to the Shanghai Museum to learn about the fascinating civilization. Walk along the less-traveled Shanghai Urban Area (about 1 hour light walking) through the Maoming Road, Bugaoli old buildings and Fuxing Park, with stops to wander through timeless hidden part of the city. Continue to explore theFormer French Section and witness the skyline of Shanghai city on the 100th floor of Shanghai Financial Center.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 11:Shanghai
Today you will be introduced to the historic Zhujiajiao Water Town(50 minute drive from Shanghai). At Zhujiajiao, you will walk through Fangsheng Bridge, Beida Street, and the Kezhi Garden. You will feel as though you have stepped back in time in this beautiful village. After that, you will be driven back to downtown hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                                       Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 12: Shanghai/ Departure
After breakfast, you will walk down the Bund along the Huangpu River and appreciate the architectural gallery there. Move to Nanjing Road for a leisure stroll in this popular shopping area. After that, you will be escorted to the airport for onward flight home.
Meals: Breakfast

Price : Use in USD/P.P

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1 Person 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P
2-5 Persons 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P
6-9 Persons 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P
≥10 persons 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P 0 USD/P.P

Price Includes:

Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots.
Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
Two perosns share one twins or double room at hotel with daily breakfast
Entrance fees to attractions or activities listed in the itinerary
Meals as itinerary specifies
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government & service taxes
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes:

Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
Personal expenses
Optional tours, meals, activities and services
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.


※ Prices are valid from Mar 1 this year to Feb 28 next year, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ ZhangjiajieHoliday reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise.
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to ZhangjiajieHoliday in advance.
※ ZhangjiajieHoliday reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Price includes:

1. Bus service for your own use.

2. English-speaking guide service.

3. Entrance fees as mentioned.

4. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room with daily breakfast.

5. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.

6. Luggage Transfers: Between airports/railway stations/hotels.

7. Service Charge & Government Taxes.

8. Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.

9. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

10. All credit card processing fees.

Price excludes:

1. Tips for your tour guide and driver.

2. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room. If one person prefers to stay in one room, the single room supplement must be paid.

3. The price shall increase at the duration of super high season,such as 1May-3 May, 1 Oct-7 Oct and Chinese New Spring Festival.

4. In order to give our guests more choices, the meals are not included in the quotation.

5. Early check in or late check out.

6. Any other changes caused by the acts of God, natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of China Travel Club and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.

1. All rates are subject to reconfirmation from our trip advisors when an actual booking is being made.

2. All tours & transfers are all based in English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip advisors for new quotations.

3. Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip advisors for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.

4. Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and please pay attention to the local climate of Zhangjiajie.

5. Prices are based on current exchange rate and are subject to change without prior notice. For the most up to date prices, please contact with the sales.

6. As your traveling places are in mountainous area, please pack leisure clothing and shoes.

7. The weather in mountainous area is changeable. It is better to bring your umbrella.

8. All the hotels(except 5 star hotel) in Zhangjiajie do not offer complimentary toilet articles, such as shampoo, shower gel, soap, disposable teeth brush, slippers, ect for environmental protection.

9. Tour Standard:
Economic: You will enjoy the most beautiful places in Zhangjiajie at low costs, we provide good hotels for you, and you will even have a chance to live in the family style hotels in the park. The routes is designed especially for hiking and can save you a lot of money.
Standard: We will provide tourism van with professional driver, the hotels you will stay are all 4 star and have good locations to the different science spots; A map of Zhangjiajie for everyone and one bottle of water each day.
Deluxe: The Buick Business Purpose Vehicle (or Mercedes-Benz car if our guests require )will serve you during your whole trip, 5 star hotel is your choice when you are traveling, most routes are designed to assure that you will have a leisure and unforgettable trip in Zhangjiajie; A map of Zhangjiajie and one bottle of water each day.