Discover China

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 10 days
Day 1
Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, the most progressive and exciting of China’s cities and the centre of trade. Transfer to your hotel and stay overnight in Shanghai.

Day 2
Shanghai – City Tour – Overnight Trainto Zhengzhou

After breakfast, enjoy a half day tour visiting the Yuyuan Gardens spanning across a total area of over 20,000 square meters. Proceed to the Bund, a street with historical western influence and Nanjing Road. In the afternoon, transfer to the station to depart by overnight train to Zhengzhou.

Day 3
Zhengzhou – Longmen Caves & Shaolin Temple Wall

Early morning arrive in Zhengzhou, a city rich in history and culture as it is the capital city of the Shang Dynasty. Transfer to your hotel and later proceed on a full day tour visiting the Longmen Caves and Shaolin Temple inclusive of delicious Chinese lunch. The Longmen Grotto boasts of 1352 caves, more than 100000 statues and 40 pagodas. The Fengxian cave has the biggest Buddha Statue in the whole collection. Visit the Shaolin temple, located in the Songshan Mountains, famous not only as one of China’s important Buddhist shrines, but also as the ancient center of Chinese kung-fu. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 4
Zheng zhou – Xian

After breakfast, depart by train to Xian, a city with a rich history and culture and once the wealthiest city when China dominated the silk trade. Arrive late afternoon and transfer to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 5
Xian – Terracotta Warriors

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour inclusive of Chinese lunch at a local restaurant to see the Terracotta Warriors which are regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. Also visit the Mausoleum of Qui Shi Huang, Huaging hot springs, Banpo Museum and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 6
Xian – Overnight Train – Beijing

After breakfast, spend the afternoon at leisure.

Optional: Take a guided tour to the Shaanxi Provincial Museum. This garden style museum of ancient architecture is kept to protect the cultural relics and the display and study of antiquities. It houses the oldest and richest collection of relics in China.

In the evening, depart by the overnight train to Beijing.

Day 7
Beijing – Hutong Tour

After breakfast, depart by train to Xian, a city with a rich history and culture and once the wealthiest city when China dominated the silk trade. Arrive late afternoon and transfer to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 8
Beijing – Great Wall and Ming Tombs

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour with Chinese lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the Great Wall of China, which is a symbol of China’s ancient civilization and one of the greatest wonders in the world. Enjoy a cable car ride, walk along the wall of this mammoth tress. Later, visit the Ming Tombs, the burial site 13 of the 16 Ming Emperors. Also visit the cloisonne factory. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 9
Beijing – City Tour

After breakfast, enjoy a full day tour and visit the Tiananmen Square, the bidden City and enjoy a virtual tour of the Grand Imperial Palace. Also visit the Temple of Heaven and see its unique blue tile roofed Hall of Prayers and the Summer Palace. Enjoy lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. Return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 10
Beijing

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

Includes:

•1night accommodation in Shanghai inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
•1 night accommodation in Zhengzhou inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
•2 nights accommodation in Xian inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
•3 nights accommodation in Beijing inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
• Train tickets in soft sleeper or soft seat (Shanghai – Zhengzhou overnight train, Zhengzhou – Xian day train Xian – Beijing over night train).
• Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary.

Accomodation Using Executive Hotels Using Standard Hotels
Per Person On Twin Sharing
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Child (above 5 and below 12)
Child (below 5)
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