Treasures of China Tour
from 6 days
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6 Day Tour Itinerary
Tour Code: BasicTour-Treasure-01
- 1-4 days in Beijing
- Day 1
Upon your arrival at Beijing airport, your local guide will be waiting for you at the exit. Then you will be escorted to your hotel in a private vehicle. The remainder of the day is free for your relaxation or a self-guided exploration of this dynamic capital.Day 2
Today your sightseeing begins with the historic Tiananmen Square. Walking through Tiananmen Gate, you will enter the splendid Forbidden City. With a history of 600 years, it was home to 24 emperors of Qing and Ming dynasties featured with intricate halls & pavilions and imperial treasures.
In the afternoon, you will marvel at Temple of Heaven to appreciate the spectacles of this holy royal place of prayer. You could conclude your tour perfectly by trying the optional Peking Duck, a famous delicious Beijing delicacy.Day 3
In the morning, you will first visit world-famous Badaling Great Wall, the most representative section of the Wall. Step by step along the old rampart, you will get to know why it symbolizes the enduring Chinese civilization. Breathtaking views can be enjoyed by hiking or taking a cable car.
Later, you will drop by a Jade Gallery and then stroll along the Sacred Road which is famous for its statues and examples of the emperors’ afterlife culture. The popular Kungfu Show provides a nice option for you at night.Day 4
After breakfast, you will take a Hutong tour by rickshaw to explore the ancient alleys and narrow lanes where traditional daily life of old Beijing is still alive. En route, you will visit a local family, chat with the host and see the typical house of Beijing commons.
After the tour, you will be guided to Beijing airport for a 3-hour flight to Guilin, the most scenic city in China. Upon your arrival in Guilin, you will be met and escorted to your hotel by your local guide. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
- 5-6 Days in Guilin
- Day 5
Camera ready! Today you will take a memorable cruise along Li River, which is the highlight of any Guilin tour. You will be inspired by the breathtaking landscape of peaks and pinnacles, limpid waters, and real pastoral views of rice paddies and water buffaloes, feeling like you are traveling into a Chinese painting.
Disembarking at the charming Yangshuo County and checking into your hotel, you will take a bike tour along Jima Road to breathe fresh air and immerse yourself in the authentic countryside life. Evening is free, optional to enjoy the well-known Impression Liu Sanjie minority tribal show.Day 6
Driven back to Guilin (1.5-hour drive) in the morning, you will tour the city symbol Elephant Trunk Hill, move on to Fubo Hill, a legendary hill overlooking the Li River, and then explore the fabulous Reed Flute Cave which is reputed as "A Natural Palace of Art" and drop by a Pearl Museum.
After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to the next destination.
Time-honored history, multi-ethnic culture and diverse landscape overflow China. Embark on the Shanghai Maglev to start a 6-27 days' treasure hunt. Encounter the historic marvels, Forbidden City and Terracotta Warriors in the ancient capitals of Beijing and Xian; scale China's most graceful Mt. Huangshan and cruise the most beautiful river in Guilin; uncover the Southwest's hidden treasures – hallowed Lhasa and time-warped Lijiang, which embrace mysterious religion, exotic ethnic culture, and breath-taking landscape. Get your camera ready for this wonder packed tour.
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Hutongs are the old narrow paths with lots of courtyard homes where common people are living. They are like villages within a metropolis. Through the Hutongs' teeming maze of alleyways, you will see the old houses and learn about the daily life of ordinary Beijing citizens.
Located 45 miles to the northwest of Beijing, Badaling Great Wall is the best-restored and most imposing section of the Great Wall.
In Chinese, Bada means 'giving access to every direction', suggesting its strategic importance.
Made of large bricks, the Wall has an average height of 24 feet and a width of 19 feet at the bottom, and 16 feet at the top. It is wide enough to allow ten soldiers to march side by side along the wall.
Elephang Trunk Hill, the much-loved city symbol of Guilin, resembles a huge elephant drinking water from the Li River. It is quite enjoyable to take a walk in the quiet park and see various elephant sculptures. You could also climb to the top of the Hill to get a nice vista of the charming Li River and downtown.
Longji means “Dragon's Backbone”. When climbing to the top of Longji Terraced Fields and looking down at the nearby rice fields, you will have the feeling that you are standing on the dragon’s back, as the terraced rice paddies look like the shining scales of the dragon.
Two ethnic minorities, Zhuang People and Miao People, have made their living on these fertile terraces for generations.
West Street: a busy and exotic slate street in Yangshuo County, about 2km long and crammed with shops, pubs, cafés and hotels, where you can relax and do some souvenir shopping.
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