Cities: Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Guilin, Xian, Shanghai

Highlights: Temple of Heaven, The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Panda Research Institute, Wide and Narrow Alleys, Li River, Reed Flute Cave, Terracotta Warriors, The Bund, Yu Garden

In one of the most comprehensive 17-Day tours offered to the Orient, this tour visits seven diverse cities scattered throughout China. In addition to visiting perennial favorites on the Chinese mainland, this tour includes time in the alluring metropolis of Hong Kong where travelers can enjoy sights, sounds, and experiences found nowhere else. Each city of this tour has importance to the true understanding of China: the vast history of cities such as Beijing and Xi'an are complimented with the natural beauty of Guilin and supplemented with the bustling modernity of Hong Kong and Shanghai. This is an experience to be remembered always and a perfect introduction to the many complexities of modern China.


Itinerary Summary
Day
City
Meals
Activity
1
Depart US to Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Depart US to Beijing
2
Arrive Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Arrive Beijing
3
Beijing
Breakfast
Great Wall, Hutong
4
Beijing
Breakfast
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
5
Beijing to Chengdu
Breakfast
Temple of Heaven, Fly to Chengdu
6
Chengdu
Breakfast
Panda Research Institute and Breeding Center, Wide & Narrow Alley
7
Chengdu to Hong Kong
Breakfast
Free Morning, Fly to Hong Kong
8
Hong Kong
Breakfast
Free Day
9
Hong Kong
Breakfast
Free Day
10
Hong Kong to Guilin
Breakfast
Fast Train to Guilin
11
Guilin to Yangshuo
Breakfast
Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Free afternoon
12
Guilin to Xi'an
Breakfast
Reed Flute Cave, Fly to Xi'an
13
Xi'an
Breakfast
Terracotta Warriors
14
Xi'an to Shanghai
Breakfast
Fly to Shanghai, Free Afternoon
15
Shanghai
Breakfast
Shanghai Bund, Yu Garden
16
Shanghai
Breakfast
Free Day
17
Depart Shanghai to US
Breakfast, In-flight Meals
Depart Shanghai to US

Hotel Details
City
Hotel
Phone Number
Beijing
Sheraton Dongcheng Hotel
011-86-10-5798-8888
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Chengdu
Tibet Hotel
011-86-28-8318-3388
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Hong Kong
L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre
011-852-2280-2898
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Guilin
Sheraton Hotel
011-86-773-282-5588
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Xi'an
Empark Grand Hotel
011-86-29-6860-8888
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Shanghai
The Bund Hotel Shanghai
011-86-21-6352-2000
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