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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Changsha Arrive in Changsha, be met and transferred to hotel. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Sheraton Changsha Hotel Lotus Huatian Hotel, Changsha Friendship Hotel Changsha
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Day 2 Changsha/Shaoshan Drive to Shaoshan. Visit Water-dripping Cave / Di Shui Cave , Memorial Hall of Mao Zedong , Former Residence of Mao Zedong . Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Sheraton Changsha Hotel Lotus Huatian Hotel, Changsha Friendship Hotel Changsha
B, L
Day 3 Changsha/Zhangjiajie Visit Yuelu Hill Park / Yuelu Acadamy , Hunan Provincial Museum , then drive to Zhangjiajie. Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Wulingyuan International Resort Zhangjiajie International Hotel Kaitian International Hotel
B, L
Day 4 Zhangjiajie Visit Yuanjiajie Scenic Area , The Tianzi Mountain . Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Pullman Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie State Guest Hotel Kaitian International Hotel
B, L
Day 5 Zhangjiajie Visit Huangshizhai / Huangshi Village , Jinbian Brook Scenic Area . Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Pullman Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie State Guest Hotel Kaitian International Hotel
B, L
Day 6 Zhangjiajie/Fenghuang Morning drive to Fenghuang. Visit the Southern Great Wall . Details...
First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Phoenix Jiangtian Holiday Village Phoenix Grand Hotel Fenghuan Wenxing Hotel-Hunan
B, L
Day 7 Fenghuang/Zhangjiajie Today we will have leisurely tour in the Fenghuang Ancient Town . Afternoon you will be transferred to Zhangjiajie airport for your flight leave. Details... B, L
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2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
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Price Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Include

A. Entrance fees:To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Exclude

A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Excess Baggage Charges.
D. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
E. Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
F. Single Room Supplement.
G. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
H. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.

Day 1 Arrive in Changsha

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Upon your arrival, your local guide will pick up at the airport and drive you to your hotel. The rest of the day will be yours to relax and wander around the city.

Day 2 Changsha / Shaoshan / Changsha (B, L)

Changsha / Shaoshan / Changsha (B, L)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Water-dripping Cave, Memorial Hall of Mao Zedong and Mao Zedong's former house

After breakfast, we will drive to Shaoshan, the hometown of Chairman Mao.

First we will have a visit to Dishuidong Cave (Water-dripping Cave), About 3 km northwest of the village, it is a very popular destination, possibly because of the fact that former leader-Mao spent 11 days here in the early days of the Cultural Revolution Years (1966-76), contemplating the unknown. Combining the spirit of nature and civilization of man, this scenic spot attracts tourists from home and abroad.

Visit the Memorial Hall of Mao Zedong and Mao Zedong's former house. The Memorial Hall exhibits there include 100 pieces of Mao Zedong's manuscripts and 72 items of Mao's personal belongings. The former house is a very common farmhouse built with mud bricks and tiles, exhibiting Mao Zedong's family photo, daily household utensils, various dead stocks and photos and materials displaying Mao Zedong's engagement in the revolutionary activities, and the shoulder poles, pails and hoes used by Mao Zedong during his boyhood. The furnishings in the rooms are all collocated in accord with the original appearance as Mao Zedong lived here.

Later afternoon, you will be transferred back to Changsha.

Day 3 Changsha / Zhangjiajie (B, L)

Changsha / Zhangjiajie (B, L)

Transfer via:private vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Yuelu academy, Hunan Provincial Museum

In the third day of the trip, you will visit the hidden culture, charm and history of Hunan in Changsha.

We will first have a visit to the Yuelu Academy. It was the most important of all the four academies of the Song as well as China's earliest government-funded institution of higher learning. The buildings extant on the premises are mostly a Qing legacy. Since the Song many famous scholars had lectured and studied in this academy.

Then we continue visit Hunan Provincial Museum. First built in 1951, the museum was opened to the public in July 1974. It has gathered together most curios unearthed in Hunan Province, unfolding the cultural development of Hunan Province throughout thousands of years.

After the tours, we will drive to Zhangjiajie.

Day 4 Zhangjiajie (B, L)

Sightseeing: Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Tianzi Mountain

In the morning we take a gentle hike through the Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. Located at the north of the park, Yuanjiajie is a mesa that overlooks a deep valley and a chain of mountain peaks. Later in the morning we transfer to the Tianzi Mountain and have fun enjoying lunch at the peak. The time after lunch is for leisurely exploration around the peak, take photo shots.

Day 5 Zhangjiajie (B, L)

Sightseeing: Huangshizhai, Jinbian Brook Scenic Areas

After breakfast we walk into the national park and hike through the beautiful scenic spots like the South Heavenly Gate and the Star-gazing Platform. Located in the west of the park, at 1,200 meters above sea level, Huangshizhai is the park's largest viewing terrace. Photograph the beautiful landscape. Explore Jinbian Brook in the afternoon, along which we stroll with chirping birds and singing cicadas.

Day 6 Zhangjiajie / Fenghuang

Zhangjiajie /  Fenghuang

Transfer via: Private vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Southern Great Wall

This morning we will drive to Fenghuang, enjoying the beautiful landscape en route. After lunch we depart to visit the Southern Great Wall. Built during the Ming dynasty (1622 AD) with a length of 382km, it was a major ancient project that served as a wall defending against Miao tribe uprisings. It also had the effect of cutting off the exchange of trade and culture between the Han nationality and Miao tribe.

Day 7 Fenghuang / Zhangjiajie / Departure

Fenghuang / Zhangjiajie / Departure

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Sightseeing: Fenghuang Ancient Town

Today we will have a leisurely tour in the Fenghuang Ancient Town, tasting its air of mystery, elegance and primitive simplicity. The bridges over the water and unique houses built on stilts displaying a harmony that is so often portrayed in traditional Chinese paintings.

Drive to Zhangjiajie airport in the late afternoon, take flight leave.

Comment on our service from Fabiana Gesuato, Italy
Definitely a positive feedback for your agency, if I return to China I will definitely contact you.

Jiayuguan Fort

The tour you organized for us went very well, excellent timing and communication, even the restaurant where we stopped for lunch was very good. I want to give a special compliment to the guide Jenny, who was very well prepared, a vast vocabulary, very helpful (she also solved some small problems in our organization), nice and pleasant company. She also helped us book a show and get to the theater in Dunhuang.

Even the transport in the car was very pleasant, spacious car and comfortable driving, another compliment also to the driver.
  Jiayuguan and Dunhuang tour  On the way to Dunhuang

I'm sending you some photos we've done: at the Fort, at the Great Wall and on our way to Dunhuang.

The last but not least compliment is for you, for the patience, the availability, the kindness shown and the promptness in giving the answers.
   Overhanging Great Wall in Jiayuguan  Overhanging Great Wall in Jiayuguan

Definitely a positive feedback for your agency, if I return to China I will definitely contact you and I will recommend your name to those who ask me for info.


Thanks again,
Fabiana

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Comment on our service from Olga, Russia
We really enjoyed our trip. We want to say thank to the tour guide Benny.

Xinjiang tour
Hello from Russia, we really enjoyed our trip.

We want to say thank to Benny. In the attachment comments that he asked to fill, and we have filled them just now.

Best regards,
Olga
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Comment on our service from Azlan Nithia, Malaysia
The arrangement is great and the guide is friendly and excellent, thanks for the wonderful arrangement.

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The arrangement is great and the guide is friendly and excellent, thanks for the wonderful arrangement, even only one day travel, Nithia and his wife really enjoyed it.

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Comment on our service from Juliana & Joe, USA
We are back home and I just wanted to send you a note and let you know again how pleased we were with the tour package that you put together for us. It was last minute and I realize this made things more difficult for you. Everything worked out so very well!

We are back home and I just wanted to send you a note and let you know again how pleased we were with the tour package that you put together for us.  It was last minute and I realize this made things more difficult for you.  Everything worked out so very well!

All of our guides were wonderful.  We wanted to send a special letter to let you know that we were most impressed with our last guide, Mr. Yak (Tserang).  He was with us for the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike and then in Shangri La.  He was the high light of our trip!  Mr. Yak was so very helpful, knowledgable about the culture and the area and he was tremendously thoughtful and professional.  Joe and I have traveled the world quite extensively and can say that Mr. Yak was one of the best guides we have ever experienced. 

We certainly will reach out to you again when we are ready for our next trip to China.

Thank you,

Juliana Jamail

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Comment on our service from Charlie Kath, USA
I wish to THANK YOU for making our visit to China the very positive visit that it was. The itinerary was rich with what China is all about.

I wish to THANK YOU for making our visit to China the very positive visit that it was. The itinerary was rich with what China is all about. You kept us busy and I thank you for that. 
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All of the local guides were outstanding. They were always very timely, right where they needed to be each and every time. Besides being punctual I found each of them to be wonderful people who represent China in such a positive way. Thank you! Thank you!!

I'm so happy that we finally got to meet each other. We worked on this adventure for about 2 1/2 years and the itinerary needed to be revised several times. I appreciate your patience and I thank you for that.
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We're now friends and that will of course continue. I hope to visit both Mongolia via a tour and also, the Silk Road. Hopefully you can put together a 2 week tour itinerary for both of those places. When I visit Morocco I would like Beijing included in such a visit.

You are a delightful young woman and I'm so happy that we are friends.

My best to you Sandy.

From Saint Paul,

Your friend,
Charlie

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Comment on our service from Gloria Rabanal, Mexico
I really enjoyed my tour in Xian despite of the high temperature. The information provided by the guide was relevant from a historical point of view. She was kind and she tried to answer all my questions.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Thank you very much for your letter, I really enjoyed my tour in Xian despite of the high temperature. In this context, it was helpful to have a transportation with air conditioning, thanks you also for the bottle of water, I suggest you to have the bottle of water cold and to keep them in an ice box.
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The information provided by the Guide (Aria) was relevant from a historical point of view. She was kind and she tried to answer all my questions.
I also would like to suggest to include a visit to the Bell and Drum Towers in the Two Days tour.
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I am attaching some pictures from the trip.

Best regards,
Gloria Rabanal

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