China Hong Kong Tour
from 9 days
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9 Day Tour Itinerary
Tour Code: Essential Tour-Highlight-01
- Day 1-2 in Hong Kong
- Day 1
Upon your arrival at Hong Kong, a vibrant metropolis, our local guide will meet and escort you to your hotel.Day 2
Today you will explore Hong Kong's unique blend of Chinese heritage and colonial influences.
First ascend to the city's highest point, Victoria Peak, to get a spectacular panoramic view of the whole city, and visit the exotic floating community of Aberdeen.
Then enjoy the romantic beach at Repulse Bay and explore the Stanley Market to find some of your favorites souvenirs.
Free in the afternoon until being transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai.
- Day 3-4 in Shanghai
- Day 3
On this day you will visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center to witness how Shanghai became a huge cosmopolitan city from a shabby village, and then take a stroll in the beautiful Yu Garden, a masterpiece of China's traditional gardens.
Outside the Garden, you will roam through the hustling Yuyuan Market and drop by Jiangnan Silk Workshop to discover how real silks are made from small cocoons.
Evening is free, optional to enjoy the popular Acrobatic Show.Day 4
In the morning, you will walk down the Bund, a lively waterfront with many ancient colonial buildings, stroll along the flourishing Nanjing Road, and then get a fantastic bird's eye view of Shanghai from the iconic Jinmao Tower. After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for the flight to Xian.
Upon arriving in Xian, one of China's four oldest historical capitals, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
- Day 5-6 in Xian
- Day 5
The world-famous Terracotta Warriors is your first stop today.
Discovered by a farmer accidently in 1974, the Terra Army was regarded as one of the most significant archaeological finds in 20th Century. You will tour all three Pits and inspect 6,000 life-sized terra soldiers and horses in battle formation, which is really awesome.
In the afternoon, set foot on Xian's Ancient City Wall, the world's largest city walls, stop at a Jade Gallery and visit the 1350-year-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda.Day 6
Morning sightseeing will take you to the Great Mosque and Muslim Community to have a taste of the exotic Muslim culture. After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Beijing.
Upon your arrival in Beijing, the capital of China, your local guide will welcome you and escort you to your hotel. Balance off the day resting in your hotel or start to explore this ancient city on your own.
- Day 7-9 in Beijing
- Day 7
After a hearty breakfast, you will wander about the historic Tiananmen Square. Heading north and walking through Tiananmen Gate, you will enter China's No.1 palace complex, Forbidden City, which was the home to 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties, for 600 years.
In the afternoon, marvel at the well-known Temple of Heaven where emperors in ancient times worshiped Heaven for a national good harvest and prosperity, follow by a drop by a Pearl Store.Day 8
A day you will never forget. You will visit the magnificent Great Wall.
Reputed as the 8th Wonder of the World, the Wall is the most recognizable symbol of China, showing Chinese wisdom and willpower in design and construction.Day 9
Today is at your own leisure before being escorted to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Cosmopolitan cities and countryside, modern and tradition, the Terracotta warriors and giant pandas, cycling and cruising, this 9-14 days excursion offers a find blend of China's highlights. Vibrant and dazzling, Hong Kong is a shopping paradise where you can shop till you drop and savor its fashion charm. Kick back in Guilin to admire the picturesque landscape and ethnic folkways. Chengdu is another laidback city of pandas, spicy snacks and leisurely teahouses. Finally the golden triangle tour provides a glimpse of cultural heart and soul in Xian, Shanghai and Beijing.If you are planning a family getaway, add this one to your list.
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Repulse Bay: Famous for its golden beaches, Repulse Bay is a great place for visitors to relax, swim, or soak up the sun. In the day, visitors can enjoy the sunshine, the beach and the sea; while in the evening, they can watch the magnificent sunset before going shopping at name brand boutiques and eating at first class restaurants. An ideal place for vacation.
Stanley Market is a typical example of a traditional old open-air market in Hong Kong, well-known for its bargains. Here numerous stalls and shops crowd here selling toys, ornaments, paintings, local souvenirs, Chinese arts and crafts, especially the refined silk garments and traditional Chinese dresses. It is very pleasurable to spend a couple of hours here for bargain-hunting and people watching.
The Bund is a lively historic waterfront of Shanghai, a terrific vantage point to view grand colonial architectures built in the 1930s, colorful traffic on the Huangpu River, and the fascinating skyline of ultra-modern Pudong district on the opposite shore.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses: discovered in 1974 by local farmers digging a well, it is considered as one of the most significant archeological finds of the 20th Century.
Over 8,000 life-size painted terra soldiers and horses, individually sculpted from real-life models and arranged in battle formation, have been protecting the mausoleum of China’s foremost Emperor Qin Shihuang for over 2,200 years.
The Great Mosque is the largest mosque in Xi'an and one of the four grand Islamic mosques in China.
With a history of more than 1200 years, the Mosque possesses not only traditional Chinese architectural style, but also features peculiar to Islamic mosques and now it is a major spot for religious activities of 50,000 Muslims in Xi'an.
Jinshanling Great Wall is located 140 km (87 miles) northeast of Beijing. It features complicated and well preserved fortification systems. The walls are more solid, the watchtowers are taller and it retains its original Ming Dynasty appearance.
Here you can see the Wall relatively undisturbed and in its original condition. The wall follows the contours of the mountains, and stretches off into the distance. The wall has not been restored, so it has a special beauty. It is the section that many foreign visitors like the most.
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