2 Days Nanjing Highlights Tour

The long history has left behind lots of famous culture relics and sites in Nanjing which include Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River etc. Nanjing has played a pivotal part in Chinese history throughout the centuries and dynasties. On this tour of Nanjing, we will take you to see the places integral with the city and nation’s heritage.


  • Feel the spirits of the Six Dynasties and the ambition of the emperors;
  • Look at the statue of the nation’s father-Sun Yat-sen with reverence.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Nanjing
  • Day 2: Nanjing Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1  Nanjing

Sightseeing and Activities: Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum,Zhonghua Gate, Confucius Temple, Qinhuai River
Nanjing Orange Hotel (Nanjing Museum)
Jiangsu Phoenix Palace Hotel
Lakeview Xuanwu Hotel
Meals: Lunch

Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you at the Airport or train station. Or after breakfast, our guide will pick you up at your hotel.

Your first stop today is Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Located at the foot of the majestic Purple Mountain, it is the tomb of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Father of Modern China. Some 392 steps lead to the very entrance in this mausoleum and it is a definite must-see place when you are visiting Nanjing.

Later, you’ll have a great look at Zhonghua Gate which is the biggest castle-style city in China and the most complicated castle in the world. Built from 1366 to 1387, Zhonghua Gate boasts great skill, delicate structure and magnificent scale. 

Then, head to Confucius Temple. Built in Song Dynasty, the year of 1034, Nanjing Confucius Temple has a history of about 1000 years. The whole temple covers a huge area, mainly consisting of Confucius Temple, Studying Hall and Gongyuan.

The last scenic spot today is the Qinhuai River to explore the local lifestyle. This river remembers the long history of the town and it is inseparable part of all that is happening in Nanjing. Its bank was very popular during the Qing and Ming Dynasties due to the red lantern alley that was placed there.

Day 2 Nanjing &Nanjing Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:Presidential Palace,  the Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre
Accommodation: none
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll going to visit Presidential Palace. During the 1009 years and from 1840 to 1949, it was the backbone of Chinese military and politics. Now it is a historic site with great importance in modern history of China, also becoming the biggest modern history museums in China.

You last stop of the day is the Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre. The hall was dedicated to the victims of the appalling Nanjing Massacre committed by the Japanese army during World War Two. The suppressed historical sorrow displayed and the somber atmosphere reflected always evokes passionate feelings of “no more wars” among its visitors.

After the tour, transfer to the airport or train station for your departure flight/train. Service ends!

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;

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.