Day 1 Departure
Transportation: International Flight Meal include: meals and snacks served on the flight
Day 2 Arrival Beijing
Transportation: Bus transfer from airport to hotel Luxury Hotel, no tour activities, feel free to explore
Day 3 Beijing
Activities: Free Day Excursions: Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Peking Duck Dinner Shopping Excursion: Chinese Medical Pharmaceutical Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast
Day 4 Beijing
Activities: Seven Wonders of the World- Great Wall (JuYongGuan), Beijing Olympic Center Excursions: The Golden Mask Dynasty Show Shopping Excursion: Jade Exhibitions Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Beijing- Suzhou (Flight via Shanghai or Train)
Activities: Free Day Excursions: Temple of Heaven, Rickshaw, Hutong, Local Family visit, Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast
Day 6 Suzhou- Wuxi
Activities: Lingering Garden, LingShan Grand Buddha, Brahma Palace Shopping excursions: Silk Culture and Exhibition Centre Excursions: Grand Canal Cruise Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Wuxi- Hangzhou
Activities: Lihu Park, transfer to Hangzhou Shopping excursions: Water Pearl processing company Excursions: The Romantic Show of SongCheng Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Hangzhou- Shanghai
Activities: West Lake, The Bund Shopping excursions: Dragon Well Tea Excursions: Boat ride on the serene West Lake Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Shanghai
Activities: Shanghai Museum, Emerald Exhibition Centre, City God Temple Bazaar Excursions: Huangpu River Night Cruise Luxury Hotel, Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Shanghai- Home
Meal included: Breakfast
Day 1 Departure
To start off your amazing China Tour, you will leave your departure city and fly to Beijing. Meals and snacks will be provided on the plane.
Day 2 Arriving Beijing
When you arrive in Beijing, our local representative will meet and greet you at the airport. The local representative will then transfer you to your hotel where you can enjoy the rest of the day for self-exploring or relaxation.
Day 3 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
A day at leisure for you to explore at your own pace.
We highly suggest an optional Forbidden City Tour with lunch (USD $65/person). Visit the world renown Tiananmen Square, the very center of the capital of China. After, venture into the Forbidden City, the former palaces of many emperors throughout the Ming and Qing dynasty. It is a true architectural masterpiece and also a home to the National Palace Museum. After a delightful lunch, proceed to the Summer Palace, a former royal retreat, also renown best-preserved imperial garden in the world. Then, visit a famous ancient Chinese Medical Pharmaceutical company, founded in the year 1669, Tong Ren Tang. Learn the rich history, theory, and philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine. Also, I learn health preservation through Chinese medical way. This evening, you can delight in a famous Peking Duck dinner (USD $35/person) banquet.
Day 4 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's highlight is an excursion to the world-renowned, majestic, Great Wall (JuYongGuan). Also known as one of the “Seven Wonders of the World”, recognized by UNESCO. Get a chance to climb a section of this 3,700-mile marvel. Afterward, tour the iconic “2008 Beijing Olympic Center”; including the famous Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, which now hosts many spectacular opening ceremonies and events. Experience the magnificent architectural structure design from the outside view, providing a perfect photo opportunity to capture these wonders. Then, visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia. Tonight, you can choose to participate in a large-scale musical drama show, The Golden Mask Dynasty show (USD $50/person).
Day 5 Beijing- Suzhou (Flight via Shanghai or Train)
Full morning and noon (afternoon depending on scheduling) to explore Beijing on your own. You can also sign up and participate in a highly recommended half-day program we offer; (USD $79/person) Beijing Day tour. Today, we will take a tour to the “Temple of Heaven”, recognized by UNESCO as an architectural masterpiece built between 1406-1460 A.D. Used in the past by the emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties for ceremonial honoring and praising to the gods of harvest. Afterward, take a famous rickshaw Hutong Tour & Local Family Visit, where an included local family meal will take place. During the late evenings, transportation to Suzhou via a flight to Shanghai or high-speed trains.
Day 6 Suzhou- Wuxi (Breakfast, Lunch)
Suzhou, the city which is also known as a paradise, the Oriental Venice, for its exquisite water routes (canals), bridges, pagodas, and gardens. Suzhou is also a UNESCO designated “World Heritage Site”. After breakfast, tour the Lingering Garden, a classic private garden housing more than 500-years of history. Next, visit a renowned traditional Silk Culture and Exhibition Centre, noted to be the largest silk producer in the country, where you will discover the mysterious processing of silk. After lunch, enjoy a relaxed and soothing canal ride inside the city, enjoy the picturesque feeling the ancient city offers on the Grand Canal Cruise (USD $30/person). Later afternoon, continue onwards to Wuxi to visit the LingShan Grand Buddha. Recognized as one of China's largest Buddha statues standing over at an amazing 80m tall. Explore the whole LingShan area attraction with musical fountains that play-out the story of the birth of Buddha. Also, visit the spiritual Brahma palace (梵宫), a very grand palace with the pillars that are entirely made of sandalwood; Known to host the 2009 Buddhist conference.
Day 7 Wuxi- Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
This morning, tour the brilliance of Lihu Park, located at the famous Lake TaiHu. Followed by a visit to the freshwater pearl processing company, the “Yuanrun Ju” jewel corporate. Since its establishment in 1984, it has taken over, with high techniques, the farming, researching, processing, and gallery of freshwater pearls for the district. Continue onwards to Hangzhou, the city described by Marco Polo as “The City of Heaven” and “the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world”. This evening, you may enjoy a symbolic performance of Hangzhou, “The Romantic Show of SongCheng” (USD $65/person). Performed over 2,000 times per year. Since its creation, the show has been performed more than 20,000 times and entertained over 60 million audiences. It is one of the theatrical performances that had performed for the most times and performed to largest recording audience number; along with the O Show in Las Vegas, and the Moulin Rouge in Paris, the three are regarded as the "Top 3 Famous Shows in the World".
Day 8 Hangzhou- Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Hangzhou, also known as the “Paradise on Earth”, has been immortalized and celebrated by countless poets and artists. The West Lake Cultural Landscape has been recognized by UNESCO as a site of World Heritage. After breakfast, visit West Lake, the most sensational and beautiful lake in the country. Then, you can choose to take an amazing boat ride on the serene West Lake (USD $35/person), the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites throughout the path. Then, visit the No.1 tea plantation site and get a chance to taste the well-known Dragon Well Tea. Many studies proofs that green tea is excellent for your health and Dragon Well Tea is the best Green Tea in China offers. After lunch, transport to Shanghai. Upon arrival in Shanghai, walk along the famous Bund, lined by the colonial architecture of European designs, this area is the best place to capture China under the Western influences of the old days. It now is known as the “Wall Street of the East”. Later evening, have optional participation on a western influenced Chinese Acrobatic Show - ERA: The Intersection of Time (USD $60/person).
Day 9 Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast early morning, tour the famous Shanghai Museum. Where you get to see ancient Chinese art, furniture, and jade. Shortly followed by a visit to an Emerald exhibition center. Then, visit the City God Temple Bazaar. Which composes of specialty stores, selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine, and souvenirs. At night, you may enjoy a scenic ride on the Huangpu River Night Cruise (USD $50/person) and get a breath-taking glimpse of the dazzling and charming night view of Shanghai.
Day 10 Shanghai -Home
After breakfast, your local tour guide will transfer you to the airport.
Forbidden City ♦Beijing
- the former seat of the emperors throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Summer Palace ♦Beijing
-an imperial garden in the Qing Dynasty.
Great Wall ♦Beijing
-2.5 hours from the city, the ancient Chinese defense system that meanders through the northern mountain for over 3500 miles.
Lingering Garden ♦Suzhou
-recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its renowned classic garden design.
Lingshan Grand Buddha ♦Wuxi
-the Grand Buddha is located in the south of the Longshan Mountain, the town of Wuxi. It is one of the largest Buddha statues in China and also in the world.
West Lake ♦Hangzhou
-it is celebrated by poets and artists since the 9th century, encompasses islands (reachable by boat), temples, pavilions, gardens, and arched bridges.
The Bund ♦Shanghai
-a riverfront promenade with many of Shanghai's old banks and trading houses.
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Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing
Address: 6 Capital Indoor Stadium S Rd, Haidian Qu, China
Telephone: +86 10 6849 2001
Holiday Inn Suzhou Huirong Plaza
Address: No. 21 Chengji Road, Suzhou New District, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Telephone: +86 512 6672 8888
Address: No.335 Zhongshan Road, Chong'An District, Wuxi, Jiangsu
Telephone: +86 510 8203 3888
Merchant Marco Garden Hotel
Address: 100 Gongkang Rd, Gongshu Qu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Telephone: +86 571 5607 8888
Regal Plaza Hotel & Residence
Address: 77 Fu Te Xi Yi Road, Waigaoqiao FTZ, Shanghai
Telephone: +86 21 5050 9501