10 Days Shanghai, Guilin, Xi'an and Beijing China Impression Tour

Tour Code: VOC-090901-C

Destination: Beijing, Guilin, Shanghai, Xi'an

Tour Starting Date: Tuesday, 01, September, 2009

Group Numbers: 1

Client's Information:
Jacques Geoffrion, Canada

Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1  Tue 1-Sep-09   Arrival Shanghai

Transfer via: by air-own arrangement
Program: Arrive in Shanghai; check in the hotel by yourself


Accommodations: Riverside Hotel***or similar
Tel: 021-53594900, Fax: 021-63526060

Day 2   Wed 2-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)  Shanghai

Program: Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at 9:00AM, then full day tour for Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai World Financial Center 100F, silk store

-Shanghai Museum: The biggest museum in China, with a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics. It is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
-Yu Garden: It's reputed to be the most beautiful garden south of the Yangtze River. Built beside the Temple of the City God and covering only fives acres, it follows the Suzhou garden design of a world in microcosm.
-Jade Buddha Temple: The Jade Buddha Temple is one of the few temples in downtown Shanghai. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a superhigh skyscraper in Shanghai, China. It is a mixed use skyscraper which consists of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground floors.

Accommodations: Riverside Hotel***or similar



Day 3  Thu 3-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)  Shanghai to Guilin

Transfer via: by air FM9335 (0810-1010) (arranged by us)
Program: Hotel to airport transfer (Shanghai), Arrive in Guilin, be met and transferred to hotel, then visit Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, acrobatic show Journey to the West at night

-Reed Flute Cave: Known as "the Palace of Natural Arts" where you can see beautiful stalactites & stalagmites, learn how they are formed.
-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, it is the symbol of Guilin city.

Accommodations: Hotel Universal, Guilin***or similar
Tel: 0773--2828228, Fax: 2824944




Day 4  Fri 4-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)  Guilin

Program: Full day tour for Li River Cruise, West Street

-Li River Cruise: Depart from your hotel in the morning. Be transferred to the Zhujiang Pier (about 1 hour drive) for a 4.5 hours wonderful cruise. You will enjoy the picturesque mountains, peaceful green fields, farms and villages with water buffalos, cows wondering around on both sides of the river bank. Disembark at the one-thousand-year-old town Yangshuo in the afternoon. Have a short exploration to the old town before to be transferred back to Guilin city.
-West Street: West Street is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. Situated at the center of Yangshuo County, West Street has become, since the 1980's, a window of eastern and western culture and the biggest 'foreign language center' in China.

Accommodations: Hotel Universal, Guilin***or similar



Day 5  Sat 5-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)  Guilin to Xi'an

Transfer via: by air MU2330 (1020-1215) (arranged by us)
Program: Hotel to airport transfer (Guilin), Arrive in Xi'an, be met and transferred to hotel, the Ancient City Wall with bicycle, History Museum in Xi'an

-The Ancient City Wall: It is the largest and best preserved present city wall in ancient China and is probably the best military battlement in the world.
-History Museum in Xi'an: It is a magnificent architectural complex in the Tang Dynasty style. The Museum possesses a treasure of 113,000 historic and cultural artifacts unearthed in Shaanxi, and it covers an area of 1,100 square meters for exhibition.

Accommodations: Melody Hotel Xi'an***or similar
Tel: 029-87288888, Fax: 029-87273601

Day 6  Sun 6-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)   Xi'an

Program: Full day tour for the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

-The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: The greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
-Big Wild Goose Pagoda: It is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.

Accommodations: Melody Hotel Xi'an***or similar




Day 7  Mon 7-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)  Xi'an to Beijing

Transfer via: by air MU2109 (0900-1040) (arranged by us)
Program: Hotel to airport transfer (Xi'an), Arrive in Beijing, be met and transferred to hotel, then visit the Forbidden City, the Tian'an men Square

-The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.
-The Tian'an men Square: The largest city square in the world.

Accommodations: Redwall Hotel***or similar
Tel: 010-51098666, Fax: 010-51098999




Day 8   Tue 8-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Program: Full day tour for Mutianyu Great Wall with round-way cable car, the Temple of Heaven

-Mutianyu Great Wall: This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a pleasant drive 90km NE of Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains.
-The Temple of Heaven: The place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Accommodations: Redwall Hotel***or similar



Day 9  Wed 9-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Program: Full day tour for Lhama Monastery, the Summer Palace. On the way back to hotel, you will be driven to visit the main 2008 Beijing Olympic venues, take an exterior visit of both the Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest/Olympic Stadium) and National Swimming Centre('The Water Cube'), Beijing, feel free to take some photos of the stadiums

-The Summer Palace: The largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years.
-Lhama Monastery: the largest 260-year-old monastery in Beijing of the Yellow sect of Lamaism.

Accommodations: Redwall Hotel***or similar



Day 10   Thu 10-Sep-09 Meal(s) (B)   Beijing to Departure City

Transfer via: by air-own arrangement
Program: Hotel to airport transfer (Beijing)

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