12 Days Beijing-Xian-Shanghai-Guilin-Hong Kong Group Tour

Beijing, Xian and Shanghai are the most popular destinations of China city tour. During this tour, we will explore the profound culture of old and modern China through visiting Beijing Xian and Shanghai, besides, we will appreciate the natural beauty of Guilin, and then head to Hong Kong to feel the vibrant atmosphere and explore its bustling markets.

Highlights:

  • Experience the old and modern culture of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.
  • Enjoy the best highlights of Guilin and Yangshuo.
  • Feel the vibrant atmosphere & explore bustling markets freely in Hong Kong.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Beijing Arrival
  • Day 2: Beijing
  • Day 3: Beijing
  • Day 4: Beijing – Xian
  • Day 5: Xian
  • Day 6: Xian – Shanghai
  • Day 7: Shanghai
  • Day 8: Shanghai – Guilin
  • Day 9: Guilin
  • Day 10: Guilin – Hong Kong
  • Day 11: Hongkong
  • Day 12: Hongkong Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: No meals

Upon your arrival, our guide will pick you up from airport and transfer you to your hotel in a comfortable and clean car. Then have a good rest.

Day 2 Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, Kung Fu Show
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

We will start the tour form the center of the city – Tiananmen Square. Go north through the square and you will reach the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved ancient wooden structure in the world, it has more than 8,000 pavilions and thousands of historic treasures. Then enjoy the lunch.

In the afternoon, head to visit the royal altar of the Ming and Qing dynasties – the Temple of Heaven. Then have a fantastic Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre in the evening.

Day 3 Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tomb
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early to visit Badaling Great Wall. Great Wall is one of the greatest architecture projects in human history. Then visit Ming Tomb, where 13 emperors and their wives of the Ming Dynasty were buried. See the appearance of Bird’s Nest on the way to your hotel at a distance.

Day 4 Beijing – Xian

Sightseeing and Activities: Summer Palace, Beijing hutong
Accommodation: Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Visit the Summer Palace in the morning, which used to be the summer resort for royal families and emperors. In the afternoon, walking along Beijing hutong alleys, narrow but original. Then fly to city of Xian. A local tour guide will pick you up at airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 5 Xian

Sightseeing and Activities: Terracotta Warriors, Houses Museum, Xian Museum, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show
Accommodation: Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors. The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. After that, visit the Xian Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. At night, enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show(paid by yourself).

Day 6 Xian – Shanghai

Sightseeing and Activities: the City Wall, Shaanxi Provincial History Museum
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today visit the City Wall. And then visit Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China and one of the largest with the large storage of cultural relics from the Shang Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty.

Have a la carte lunch at a decent local restaurant, then escorted to take the flight to Shanghai. Picked up at airport and transferred you to your hotel.

Day 7 Shanghai

Sightseeing and Activities: Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Huangpu River cruise
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today we will visit Shanghai Museum to learn Chinese history, culture and art. Then off to the Yuyuan Garden to enjoy the classical Chinese garden with trees, flowers, ponds, bridges, rocks, pavilions, and halls.

Have a la carte lunch at a decent local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the bund, which is located along the Huangpu River. Then have a short cruise on the Huangpu River.

Day 8 Shanghai – Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, take the morning flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, be picked up by tour guide and have lunch.

In the afternoon, head to visit Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave. Elephant Trunk Hill is the symbol of the city of Guilin, which got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water. Also known as “the Palace of Natural Arts”, Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years.

Day 9 Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: Li River cruise, West Street
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, we will take Li River cruise to Yangsuo for about 4 hours. On the twisty Li River from Zhujiang to Yangshuo, it covers hundreds and thousands of grotesque peaks. Breathe the fresh air, feel the gentle breeze and enjoy the spectacular landscapes here. Have lunch on board.

In the afternoon, disembark at Yangsuo and check the hotel for a rest. Then walk around West Street to find a lot of unique shops selling traditional handcrafts, hand-made scarfs, snacks of local flavor etc.

In the evening, experience the splendid evening performance Impression Liu Sanjie(optional) directed by famous director – Zhang Yimou.

Day 10 Guilin – Shenzhen – Hong Kong

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Drive to Guilin railway station to catch the train to Shenzhen. Picked up by local tour guide and then transferred to Hong Kong.

Day 11 Hong Kong

Sightseeing and Activities: Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen
Accommodation: Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today we will explore Hong Kong city. The first stop is Victoria Peak – the highest mountain on Hong Kong island. Then transfer to Aberdeen fishing village and take a ride on the boat.

Afterwards continue today’s tour with Repulse Bay and Stanley Market. Known as the Hawaii of Orient, Repulse Bay is the most wonderful bay in the region in crescent-shaped. Stanley Market is another must-go attraction of Kong Kong tour, which is a typical example of a traditional old open-air market known for its bargains with many shops selling souvenirs.

Day 12 Hong Kong Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, check out the hotel and head to the airport for your homeward flight. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodations: hotels based on twin occupancy as specified(Except day tours);
  • Sharing English-speaking tour guide;
  • Sharing vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.