from US$2116 per person

Beautiful Landscape and Others

Guilin, Chengdu, Xi'an, Shanghai, Yellow Mt, Hangzhou, Beijing

You cover both the "Top Four" China's classic tourist cities (Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai) and other naturally beautiful places in this tour. The picturesque scenery along the Li River in Guilin will amaze you and consume dozens of films or a big capacity of the memory card in your camera. You will get very excited upon getting a close look at the giant Panda who is China's animal ambassador in the panda center in Chengdu. Jiuzhaigou is really a colorful fairyland and you see Tibetan people there. People say if you regard China as a huge and robust tree, the city of Xi'an is definitely the deeply-earthed roots of the tree. The Bell Tower, the City Wall, the pagodas are all the witnesses of this ancient capital's prosperity and brilliance in the past. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses is still a mysterious legend of the first centralized feudal empire of China. You will probably be shocked by Shanghai's modernization and fashionable life. A walk to the Nanjing Road and the Outer Bund will inform you how booming China's economy is. The Yellow Mountain which boasts the Greatest Mountain in whole China and Hangzhou's West Lake will both leave you a memorable impression of China's natural beauty. In the capital of Beijing, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven and the other places of interests that are in the list of the World Cultural Heritage will give you the first impression of China. Stories told by your guide when you're standing in the world's largest imperial palace will help you learn lots of history about China's last two imperial dynasties, the Ming and the Qing Dynasty. Actually, Beijing is a city of amazing contrasts--an ancient capital with some incredible historical sites, and a bustling modern metropolis successfully hosted the 2008 Olympics.

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  • Tour Code:
  • CET-LS01
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • Guilin, Chengdu, Xi'an, Shanghai, Yellow Mt, Hangzhou, Beijing
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Li River, Yangshuo, Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, The Bund, Yu Yuan Garden, West Lake, Great Wall, Forbidden City
  • Experience & Features:
  • In addition to classical sightseeing in top four tourist cities, you can enjoy beautiful natural scenery in Chengdu,Huangshan and Hangzhou.
  • Physical Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Day 1: Hong Kong-Guilin

Arrive in Guilin from Hong Kong by taking an evening flight. Our representative will meet you at airport upon your arrival, and you are transferred to your hotel.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals:


Day 2: Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin

Drive to the wharf for [Li River cruise], enjoy the Li River picturesque scenery to Yangshuo. The cruise will definitely make your highlight of visit to China. We will pass the extraordinary peaks, sprays of bamboo lining, local fishing rafts floating on the river and picturesque villages. After disembarkation, some free time will be spent on Yangshuo town which boasts the "Global Village" due to the popularity with travelers from all over the world. And then drive back to Guilin.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 3: Guilin-Longsheng-Guilin 

We have a whole day round trip to [Longji], a minority area with magnificent terraced rice paddies.

Stay overnight in Guilin.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 4: Guilin-Chengdu

We go to visit the [Reed Flute Cave] ,the natural beauty of a large amount of stalactites and stalagmites, with their endless variety of remarkable scenes. Then come to [Elephant Trunk Hill] ,the symbol of Guilin city,that looks like a giant elephant with its long trunk drinking water from the Li River. Then you will be transferred to Guilin airport to catch your pm flight to Chengdu.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 5: Chengdu-Leshan-Chengdu

We have a whole day round trip to Leshan, where you take a short cruise and climb a little bit to see the [Giant Sitting Buddha] that is on the list of the World Cultural Heritage.

Stay overnight in Chengdu. 

Meals: (B, L)


Day 6: Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou

It will be a very exciting thing to see the Giant Panda in [Chengdu Giant Panda Researching and Breeding Base] in the morning. After an early lunch, we head to the airport to catch an early pm flight for Jiuzhaigou.

Stay overnight at Jiuzhaigou.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 7: Jiuzhaigou

After breakfast, we will go to [Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area]. We will visit the [Shuzheng Valley], [Rize Valley] and [Zechawa Valley] that take a "Y" shape, in the Minshan Mountain Range. Inhabited by Tibetans, the nine villages and alpine lakes, affectionately called "Ham", are like reflecting mirrors or crystal jade blocks inlaid in Snow Mountains and forests. At the end of Zechawa Valley is the Chang (Long) Lake and the end of Rize Valley are virgin forests. From south to north, both Valleys stretch and meet at Nuorilang. The drop between the two valleys and Shuzheng Valley is over 1,000 meters (about 3,280feet), with 114 lakes lying downward in an echelon manner, on which are 17 waterfalls, 11 rip currents and 5 travertine beaches, formulating alpine lake clusters and travertine spots that are rarely seen in China and even in the world. We will have sufficient time to enjoy natural beauties best demonstrated in its lakes, waterfalls, beaches, water currents, snow peaks, and virgin forests and take photos.

Stay overnight at Jiuzhaigou. 
 

Meals: (B, L)


Day 8: Jiuzhaigou-Chengdu-Xi'an

Take our van or bus from the hotel to [Huanglong Scenic Area]. After an early lunch, we head to the airport to catch an early pm flight back to Chengdu airport and transfer to another flight followed from Chengdu to Xi'an.

Stay overnight in Xi'an.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 9: Xi'an

A tour to the renowned [Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum] today will show us these unearthed pottery statues, considered "the Eighth Wonder of the World" and one of the most important archaeological finds of the 20th Century. After coming back, the rest free time can easily be spent wandering the narrow streets among the Muslim quarter where we can find quaint shops, lively markets, groups of white-bearded men in skull caps sipping tea in dingy cafes.

Stay overnight in Xi'an.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 10: Xi'an-Shanghai

You may still have some free time to explore the city yourself in the morning. Then we go to visit the [Shaanxi Provincial Museum] which will explain to you how Xi'an became the cradle of Chinese culture. And the [Big Wild Goose Pagoda] which was built by the eminent monk Xuanzang in 652 AD, with a great importance in China's Buddhism history. After those, we go to the airport, taking a pm flight to Shanghai.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 11: Shanghai

Today, we are going to visit [Yuyuan Garden], a beautiful private garden which is the most typical representative of its sort of Chinese garden; the [Outer Bund], from where you see the modern skylines of this China's biggest city; and then [Nanjing Road] nearby, to experience the most prosperous and bustling shopping center of Shanghai.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 12: Shanghai-Yellow Mountain

Please have a free morning. In the afternoon, we will visit the [Jade Buddha Temple], which is an elegant architecture famous for its Buddha statue which is carved of solid white jade and decorated by jewels. We will enjoy our lunch at a romantic Shanghai restaurant. After lunch drive to the airport for a flight to Yellow Mountain.

Stay overnight in the Yellow Mountain City.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 13: Yellow Mountain

You will not go to visit other mountains after coming back from the Yellow Mountain", a Chinese saying goes like that. We're going to visit it today! We will be transferred from the Yellow Mountain City to the foot of the mountain, and then [take cable car to the top] of it, tour to [Jade Valley] and other different peaks.

Stay overnight on top of the mountain.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 14: Yellow Mountain-Hangzhou

Ride down to the foot of the mountain and then drive to Hangzhou.

Stay overnight in Hangzhou.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 15: Hangzhou

Have a city tour including the [West Lake] which has been describing for ages as a charming beauty, the [Lingyin Temple], the most famous one of its sort in southern China, and [Tea Plantation Farm] to taste the world-wide famous Dragon Well Tea.

Stay overnight in Hangzhou.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 16: Hangzhou-Beijing

Have a free morning and take a pm flight to Beijing.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 17: Beijing

Visit [Temple of Heaven], the place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. [Tian'anmen Square], the largest city square in the world. And the [Forbidden City] which is the largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 18: Beijing

We will travel to [Jinshanling Great Wall], a largely unrestored and, as such, more authentic section of the famous wall, not crowded with hordes of other tourists. Climbing up this incredible man-made engineer and surveying the spectacular surrounding countryside is an unforgettable experience.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 19: Beijing

Visit the [Summer Palace] which is the biggest and most renowned imperial summer resort from the Ming and Qing Dynasty and a great example of China's extraordinary workmanship and architecture. Have a big farewell dinner in the evening!

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L)


Day 20: Beijing-Departure

Your China tour we sponsored ends after breakfast.

Meals: (B)


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  1 person 2-5 persons 6-9 persons ≥10 persons Single Room Supplement
First Class Tour $6414 $4515 $3909 $3213 $1400
Comfortable Tour $5118 $3713 $3111 $2610 $1000
Standard Tour $4220 $3217 $2715 $2116 $700
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* The differences between First Class Tour, Comfortable Tour and Standard Tour are mainly reflected in the hotels we use. For First Class Tour, we use mostly 5 star hotels (or hotels corresponded to 5 star ones), 4 star hotels for Comfortable Tour and 3 star hotels for Standard Tour. But there’re exceptions when there come home stay experience, remote destinations and other specified circumstances in the itinerary.

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