China Golden Triangle Tours
from 8 days
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8 Day Tour Itinerary
Tour Code: BasicTour-Best-03
- 1-4 Days in Beijing
- Day 1
Say Hello China! Your China tour begins with a warm welcome from your local guide at the Beijing airport. Then you will be escorted to your hotel in a private vehicle. The rest of the day is free for your acclimation.Day 2
On this day you will first visit Tiananmen Square, around which you can see famous museums. Walking through Tiananmen Gate, you will enter the magnificent Forbidden City, China’s No.1 palace complex adorned with imperial treasures.
During the afternoon, you will drop by Longing Pearl Store and then marvel at Temple of Heaven where emperors performed intricate rituals for a nation-wide good harvest.Day 3
Camera ready, today you will tour the Great Wall (Badaling section), the key symbol of Chinese civilization. Flexible visiting time alow you to gain life-time sweet memories either by hiking and photographing, or taking a cable car to enjoy the breathtaking views of this man-made wonder.
Descending the Wall, you will take a leisurely stroll along the Sacred Road, a tranquil royal path featured with statues of divine animals and officials.Day 4
This morning tour will take you to the exquisite Summer Palace, to be amazed at the beauty and regality of this beautiful royal summer retreat.
Then you will be escorted to the airport for a 2-hour flight to Xian, a city with a history of over 3100 years. Upon your arrival in Xian, your local guide will greet and guide you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at you own leisure.
- 5-6 Days in Xian
- Day 5
Today your first stop is to see the incredible Terracotta Warriors. As one of the most significant archeological finds in 20th century, 6000 life-size terra soldiers and horses in battle formation have guarded Emperor Qin Shihuang’s mausoleum for 2200 years.
In the afternoon, you will tour the Ancient City Walls, the largest and best-kept city walls on earth. Strolling and cycling on the Walls is quite an experience. Then drop by a Jade Gallery, followed by a visit to the Bell Tower, a famous landmark of Xian.Day 6
After breakfast, you will tour the Great Mosque and Muslim community to appreciate the exotic Muslim culture integrated with Chinese elements.
Then continuing, visit the age-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the city symbol of Xian, before being transferred to the airport for a flight to Shanghai. After 2 hours’ flying-time, you will reach Shanghai, China’s most cosmopolitan city. You local guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure.
- 7-8 Days in Shanghai
- Day 7
You will first visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, which chronicles Shanghai’s past, present and future. Then you come to Jade Buddha Temple, the local’s spiritual oasis in the midst of the vibrant metropolis.After a stop in the reputable Jiangnan Silk Workshop, you will come to the charming Yu Garden, an outstanding example of Chinese artistic gardens and try some exotic Shanghai snacks at hustling Yuyuan Market. Your evening is free, an option is to enjoy the fabulous Acrobatic Show.Day 8
In the morning, you will promenade along the Bund, a famous avenue along the Huangpu River and the former “Wall Street” of foreign powers, and proceed to roam along China No.1 shopping street, Nanjing Road, to ascend the Jinmao Tower to get a fantastic view of this “Oriental Paris”.
After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Your Best of China tour takes 6-14 days and offers the most visit-worthy and most representative cities in China. Tour the capital of China, Beijing and metropolis Shanghai, view the Terracotta Army in Xi'an, cruise on Yangtze River, visit Silk City Suzhou, and spend a leisure time in picturesque Guilin -- You are not only provided with the top sights with best itinerary, but also the best experience of China.
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You have maximized flexibility to choose accommodations, meals, departure time and group size. The tour will best match your requirements and preferences.
The price we offer is a package price excluding international airfare.
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Forbidden City is the world’s largest and best-preserved palace complex, containing 9,999 well-decorated royal rooms that represent divine perfection in ancient times.
As an emblem of absolute regality, it was the home of 26 emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties for 600 years. Grand architecture, exquisite ornaments and imperial treasures rate Forbidden City a highlight of China.
Reputed as the 8th Wonder of the World, the Great Wall winds its way through mountains, grasslands and deserts for some 4,000 miles across northern China.
But the term 'Great Wall' is something of a misnomer as there is a net of walls of varying ages all designed to provide protection from intruders; a great man-made complex of walls, forts and signal stations.
Huangpu River cruising to see the stunning night views of this metropolitan city.
Known as the Oriental Paris, Shanghai is China's largest city and economic center.
Here you will find a harmonious combination of modernity and history. Stylish skyscrapers, flourishing Nanjing Road and colorful night life show the splendors of this cosmopolitan city; while traditions still can be found at the famous Bund and Jade Buddha Temple, plus an relaxing excursion to the picturesque Zhujiajiao Water Village, presents a nice extension for your enjoyment.
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We like you to taste a variety of Chinese food, which could be your best experience in China.
Either you are traveling alone or with your family and friends, departure is guaranteed regardless of group size.
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