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Join-in Group Tour Beijing-Xian-Shanghai

Tour code: beijing 060
Duration: 7 days
Route: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
Attractions: Tian'anmen Square, Ming Tomb,Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terra Cotta Warriors, Bell Tower, Wild Goose Pagoda, Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, the Bund



Day 1 ( )
Arrival / Beijing
Transfer via: Flight-can be arranged by us, howver is not included in this quotation
Arrive at Beijing. Be met & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Day 2 (B, L, )
Classic Beijing-One day Organized Group Tour (join-in groups): the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven Tian'anmen Square and Summer Palace. Lunch is included


TianAnMen Square, the symbolical heart of China and gathering place for the masses. It is the biggest public square in the world, which can hold one million people. Having a free walk there, imagining the great historic events of the 20th century took place there. You will also see legendary landmarks including the Great Hall of the People and the towering 125 foot granite obelisk, Monument to the Peoples Heroes, honoring those who died in revolution.


Walking across the Golden River Bridge, enter the Forbidden City, the inner sanctum and palace where for centuries Chinese emperors ruled their world. It has 9000-room maze of courtyards, places, and ceremonial halls, where 24 emperors used to live. Forbidden City was indeed a forbidden place, where commoners were kept out for nearly 500 years in the past. Tour the palace and imagine the mystery, intrigue and incredible power that reigned here.


Temple of Heaven was built in the 15th century, a sacred site for ancient Beijing, where the emperor and his 1000 member entourage would retreat twice a year for religious ritual. Surrounded by enormous grounds designed in accordance with fengshshui, the Temple complex consists of the Celebrated Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, a unique wooden and blue-tiled structure built without a nail. It is considered the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.


The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. With its cool features - water, gardens and hills, it was the palace of choice for vacationing emperors and Dowager Empresses. It was badly damaged by Anglo-French troops during the Second Opium War (1860) and its restoration became a pet project of Empress Dowager Cixi, the last of the Qing dynasty rulers.


Day 3 (B, L, )
Beijing / Overnight train
Transfer via: Overnight train(soft sleeper)Z19(2028-0758)-on our arrangement
One day SIC tour (join-in groups): Go to visit the Great Wall and Ming Tomb. Lunch is included. Be transferred to the railway station for your train to Xi'an.


The Great Wall of China is the longest structure ever built. It is about 4,000 miles long, and it was built entirely by hand. About 1, 200 - 1, 500 miles of the Great Wall were built during the reign of Emperor Shi Huangdi (Qin Dynasty). The Great Wall crosses northern China from the east coast to the central part of China.


Visit the fabled Ming Tombs, the resting places of thirteen emperors and their splendid treasures, passing down the Spirit Way, a road lined with statues of dignitaries, as well as huge elephants, lions, camels and horses, you will encounter the marble tombs of the Ming Dynasty emperors. Visit one of the spectacular tombs- Dingling featuring an underground palace.


Day 4 (B)
Overnight train / Xi'an
Arriving in Xi'an, be met & transferred to your hotel. Half Day Xi'an Organized Group Tour (join-in groups): History Musuem, Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower.


Shaanxi historical museum: The Shaanxi Historical Museum, a large-scale modern State-class museum, is situated at the western side of the "Wild Goose Pagoda" in Xian City. It covers an area of about 70,000 square meters, the architectural area of which is 55,000 odd square meters. It was completed on June 20, 1991 and open to the public.


Xian City Wall: Xian City Wall is a major landmark, and iis the best preserved, as well as the oldest and largest of the city defence systems in China. Bikes can be rented to ride along the top of the wall for about RMB20/hour.


The Bell Tower: The emblem of Xian city.


Day 5 (B, L, )
Xi'an / Overnight train
Transfer via: Overnight train:Soft sleeper:T140(1822-1125)-on our arrangement
Eastern Xi'an Organized Group Tour (join-in groups):Terra Cotta Warriors, Huaqing hot Spring, Banpo Neolithic Village, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Lunch and Guide. Be transferred to the railway station for your train to Shanghai.


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.


Huaqing hot Spring: Located in Lintong county of Xi'an city,the Huaqing Hot Spring once called Huaqing Palace in Tang dynasty.


The Wild Goose Pagoda: The pagoda where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India.


Day 6 (B, L, )
Overnight train / Shanghai
Arrive at Shanghai. Organized Group Tour (join-in groups): Visit Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, Bund and Bund History Museum, Lunch, South China Silk Factory, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, French Concession District, Xin Tian Di.


Shanghai Museum: The biggest museum in China, with a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics. The museum is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings, and calligraphy.


Yu Garden: It is characteristic of the architectural style of the Ming Dynasty and it used to be a private garden with 400 years' history. Infront of the garden, there is a market called Yu Market.


The Bund: the former foreign settlement, ranged along with imposing buildings of the colonial period.


Day 7 (B, )
Shanghai / Departure
Transfer via: Flight-can be arranged by us, howver is not included in this quotation
Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination.