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Tour Inclusions
  • First-class accommodations with private facilities
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner as specified
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees to monuments and cultural events
  • Internal flights – Beijing / Xian / Shanghai
  • Domestic airport tax and fuel surcharge.
  • Baggage handling
  • Great Wall
  • Visit to a local home
  • Terra Cotta Warriors
  • Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show
  • Chinese Acrobat show.
  • Visit to a Watertown
Package inclusions are subject to change
Departure Dates
  • 11/27/2019 - 03/31/2020
Miscellaneous Information As a guest of Travel Impression, you will receive an Asian cookbook as a souvenir of your unforgettable journey to China.

China Discovery - 2018

10 DAYS/ 9 NIGHTS

10 Days : Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou
Ancient glory meets the dynamism of modern China in this exciting Beijing to Shanghai itinerary. You’ll visit the highlights of history including the Great Wall and Forbidden Palace followed by the amazing Terra Cotta Warriors and finally Shanghai and the entrancing "Venice of the East," Suzhou.
Tour Itinerary
  • Day 1: (Wed) - Arrive Beijing Arrive in Beijing the capital of the People’s Republic of China. You are welcomed at the airport and escorted to the hotel.
    Accommodation
    • Capital Hotel
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 2: (Thu) - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Hutong Tour Start your tour this morning with a visit to Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world and the Forbidden City, the 250- acre palace containing more than 9,000 rooms. Closed to the common people for centuries, it was only opened to the public in 1949. Later enjoy Beijing’s hutongs tour by Rickshaws including a visit to a local home. The hutongs, or ancient city alleys were built as part of a city building plan that followed the etiquette systems of the Zhou dynasty, which had specific protocols regarding how residential areas should be set up. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Capital Hotel
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 3: (Fri) - Great Wall Excursion & Summer Palace Visit the Great wall, stopping en route at the Bird’s Nest & Water Cube for a picture stop. The Great Wall, built 2,300 years ago and extending 3,750 miles, can be seen from space! Afternoon explore the Summer Palace, the retreat of China’s royal families for over 2,000 years. Tonight enjoy Peking Duck dinner.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Capital Hotel
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 4: (Sat) - Temple of Heaven & Lama Temple / Xian In the morning visit the Temple of Heaven, possibly the country’s most popular symbol and the Lama Temple, considered as the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China. Later fly to Xian, once the largest city in the world. Xian was the national capital for eleven Chinese dynasties and a major link between Asia and Europe. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 5: (Sun) - Terra Cotta Warriors Xian captured the interest of the world in 1974 with the discovery of the astonishing third-century BC burial sites of the first emperor to unite China, Qin Shi Huangdi. Visit the archaeological site to see thousands of Terra Cotta Warriors, which have been standing guard over the Imperial Tomb for 2,000 years and the the ceramics & pottery workshop. Enjoy a Noodle making demonstration followed by lunch. Afternoon, visit the ancient Shaanxi provincial Museum. In the evening, enjoy dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 6: (Mon) - Xian / Shanghai Morning visit the Big Wide Goose Pagoda Temple and the Ancient City Wall. Afternoon fly to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Ocean Hotel Shanghai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 7: (Tue) - Shanghai Sightseeing Your morning tour of Shanghai includes a visit to Yuyuan Garden and the Old town. Afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum and the Bund, a wide, tree-lined avenue along the Huangpu River and Tianzifang Artist area, famous for small craft stores, coffee shops, trendy art studios and narrow alleys. Evening enjoy a performance by the famous Chinese acrobats.
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Ocean Hotel Shanghai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 8: (Wed) - Suzhou Sightseeing Enjoy your visit to Suzhou today by high speed train. Suzhou, often called the "Venice of the East" for its network of waterways and canals crossed by 300 graceful bridges dates back to the Ming Dynasty. Visit the Garden of Master of Nets and the Silk Spinning factory. Ride on the Grand Canal, China’s ancient commercial waterway. Later return to Shanghai. (BL)
    Meals
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    Accommodation
    • Ocean Hotel Shanghai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 9: (Thu) - Shanghai Day at leisure to relax and pursue independent activities.
    Meals
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation
    • Ocean Hotel Shanghai
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 10: (Fri) - Shanghai / Home Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home.