A Taste of China

This 16 day indepth tour exlores the South West of China taking you from cosmopolitain Shanghai to the breakthtaking rice terraces in Guilin, then to the heart of Yannan which is the home to magical scenery, laid-back ancient towns and splendid minority culture, from there to the Terracotta warriers in Xi'An and finally finishing in historical Beijing.

DAY 1

Arrive in Shanghai. Be met by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. No meals included.

DAY 2

Full day tour including Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum and the Bund. Shanghai Acrobatics performance in the evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 3

Take the morning flight to Guilin. Be met by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Breakfast included.

DAY 4

Today join the Li River Cruise. Arrive in Yangshuo, after visit the West Street, be transferred back to Guilin. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 5

In the day visit the Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave and the Fubo Hill. Take the early evening flight to Kunming. Be met in Kunming and transferred to the hotel. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 6

A whole day tour to the Stone Forest. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 7

Take the early morning flight to Dali. Be met in Dali and transferred to the hotel. Then visit the Cangshan Mountain, Three Pagoda, cruise on the Erhai Lake and visit the Dali Old Town. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 8

This morning - transfer to Lijiang. On the way, visit the Xizhou Bai Village. Arrive in Lijiang and own exploring to the Lijiang Old Town. Breakfast included.

DAY 9

Half day tour including Black Dragon Pond Park, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (short chairlift). An evening excursion to the Naxi Orchestra. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 10

Take the morning flight to Kunming and connect with flight to Xi’an. Be met by our representative in Xi’an and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Breakfast included.

DAY 11

Full day tour including the Terra-cotta Warriors and Shaanxi Museum. Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 12

Take the mid day flight to Beijing, be met by our representative and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Breakfast included.

DAY 13

Full day tour including Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 14

Full day tour including the Great Wall (Badaling Section) and the Ming Tombs (including the Sacred Road and Changling Tomb). Peking Opera performance in the evening. Breakfast and lunch included.

DAY 15

Morning tour Lama Temple and the Summer Palace. Afternoon is at leisure. In the evening enjoy the Peking Duck dinner. Breakfast and dinner included.

DAY 16

Depart Hotel for transfer to Airport.

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