7 Days Shanghai-Guilin-Shanghai China Ethnic Flavor Tour

Destination:Guilin, Longsheng, Shanghai, Yangshuo

Tour Code: CWT05

Tour Duration: 7 Days

Tour overview:
Guilin is praised as the heaven possessing the most beautiful landscapes in the world. It is also a paradise for Miao, Zhuang, Yao and Han people to live together. This tour will bring you a special ethnic flavor and natural scenery experience of China.

Day by Day Itinerary

Tour Summary

Reviews

B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner

Day 1

Arrive in Shanghai

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Arriving in Shanghai, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our local guide. The rest of the day will be free for your own purposes.

Day 2

Shanghai (B, L)

Shanghai (B, L)

Sightseeing: Nanjing Road, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple

In the morning you will take a walk to the famous Nanjing Road and the Bund. They are among the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai and therefore a must-see when visiting Shanghai.

Then we will take another relaxing walk to the lovely Yuyuan Garden, a beautiful garden in the south of the Yangtze River. Wandering through it, you will find pavilions, corridors, streams, courtyards as well as many other natural features.

Finally we head to the Jade Buddha Temple. The old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Both, the Sitting Buddha and the Recumbent Buddha are carved with whole white jade. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.

Day 3

Shanghai (B, L)

Shanghai (B, L)

Sightseeing: Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower,Shanghai French Concession

Today you will visit Shanghai Museum which is the biggest museum of China. It incorporates a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics and is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.

After lunch, we will visit the
Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of 'twin dragons playing with pearls'. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.

Then we will visit the Shanghai French Concession, which was a foreign concession in Shanghai, Republic of China from 1849 until 1946. The area covered by the former French Concession was once the premier residential and retail districts of Shanghai, and was also the centre of Catholicism in Shanghai.

Day 4

Shanghai / Guilin (B, L)

Transfer via: Flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave,

In the morning we will drive back to Guilin. Have a visit to Elephant Trunk Hill. Located at the conjunction of the Li River & the Peach Blossom River, the whole hill looks very much like a giant elephant with a long trunk drinking out of the river; it is the symbol of Guilin city.

Then you will head to Reed Flute Cave, which is a vast and very impressive cave system, and one of the most important sights of Guilin. Known as "the Palace of Natural Arts", you can see beautiful stalactites & stalagmites and learn how they are formed.

Day 5

Guilin / Yangshuo / Guilin (B, L)

Guilin / Yangshuo / Guilin (B, L)

Sightseeing: Li River Cruise, West Street

Guilin is famous for its picturesque scenery, and the best way to see it is from the deck of Li River Cruise ships. In the morning you will depart from your hotel and be transferred to the Zhujiang Pier (about 1 hour drive) for a 4.5 hours wonderful cruise. You will enjoy the unique mountains, peaceful green fields, farms and villages with water buffalos, cows wondering around on both sides of the river bank.

In the afternoon you will disembark at the old town Yangshuo. Having a history of more than 1,400 years, West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo. You will have some time to explore the old town's lovely attractions. And you will be transferred back to Guilin city in the evening.

Day 6

Guilin / Longsheng / Guilin / Shanghai (B, L)

Guilin / Longsheng / Guilin / Shanghai (B, L)

Transfer via: Private vehicle, flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Baimian Yao village

This morning, we will drive to Longsheng County which is featured with rich and elegant folk customs. We will take the country road and arrive at Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces which have been called "an absolute one under the heaven and the first one in the world". The magnificent terraces look like silver belt in sprit, green wave in summer, golden tower in fall and dragon plays in water in winter. Then we walk towards Yao and Zhuang Village. You will experience the village of Red Yao people's community, which is surrounded by beautiful forests.

Later you will be transferred to Guilin airport to take flight back to Shanghai. Upon arriving, you will be met by your Shanghai tour guide and then be transferred to your hotel.

Day 7

Shanghai / Departure (B)

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Today will be free for your own purposes, until our guide will escort you to the airport for your next destination.

B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner

Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1
Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, be met and transferred to hotel.

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Jin Jiang Hotel Shanghai Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai Jin jiang New Asia hotel Shanghai
B L D
Day 2
Shanghai

Full day visit The Bund , Nanjing Road , Yuyuan Garden , Jade Buddha Temple .

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai Jin jiang New Asia hotel Shanghai
B L D
Day 3
Shanghai

Full day visit to Shanghai Museum , Oriental Pearl TV Tower , Shanghai French Concession .

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Jin Jiang Hotel Shanghai Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai Jin jiang New Asia hotel Shanghai
B L D
Day 4
Shanghai/Guilin

Take morning flight to Guilin. Arrive in Guilin, be met and transferred to hotel, then visit Elephant Trunk Hill , Reed Flute Cave .

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Sheraton Guilin Hotel Guilin Bravo Hotel GuiLin Eva Inn Hotel
B L D
Day 5
Guilin/Yangshuo

Full day tour to take the Li River , West Street .

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Sheraton Guilin Hotel Guilin Bravo Hotel GuiLin Eva Inn Hotel
B L D
Day 6
Longsheng/Shanghai

Full day visit Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces , Yao and Zhuang Ethnic Tribes . Then be transferred to airport for your flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai, be met and transferred to your hotel.

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Jin Jiang Hotel Shanghai Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai Jin jiang New Asia hotel Shanghai
B L D
Day 7
Shanghai

Free at leisure till be transferred to airport for your flight departure.

B L D

-NOTE:

1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.

2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.

3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.

Price Includes

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.

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