Treasures of China

Far East Asia, China

Overview

Explore legendary landmarks like Great Wall of China & Terracotta warriors. Enjoy the magical natural wonders Rainbow mountains. Admire Great Buddha Temple, an old temple built by the Western Xia Dynasty dating back over 1000 years. Enjoy the natural scenery of Long Ji, ancient rice terraces and visit to ethnic minority villages. Explore Shanghai, one of Asia’s most vibrant and dynamic cities. Treasures of china tour will give the real experience of China.

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16 DAYS
TREASURES OF CHINA
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Pit Stops

  • Beijing (4N)
  • Zhangye (1N)
  • Jiayuguan (1N)
  • Xian (2N)
  • Guilin (2N)
  • Yangshuo(1N)
  • Guilin (1N)
  • Shanghai (2N)- UK

Tour Includes

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • 15 nights in hotel and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 42 meals: 20 breakfasts, 2lunches, 20 Dinners
  • Entrance fees, guides and daily tours

Tour Highlights

  • Walk on the Great wall of China
  • Admire Terracotta warriors
  • View of Gobi Desert
  • Explore Long ji Terrace
  • Enjoy the Scenic Rainbow mountains
  • walk long the famous The bund

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – BEIJING

Fly to Beijing

DAY 2 BEIJING (D)

On arrival Beijing you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Novotel Peace.

DAY 3 BEIJING (B/D)


The tour starts at Tian’anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, Mao’s influence on China’s modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces with over 500 years of history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. The visit to the Temple of Heaven will take about 1 hour. We will then drive to the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.

DAY 4 BEIJING (B/D)


You will be driven to Mutianyu Great Wall. On the way to the less crowded Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll have a chance to visit a jade carving factory, learn about the stone carving and do some shopping if you like. Mutianyu Great Wall is known for its beautiful surroundings – dense woods and rich pastures which change colours with the seasons of the year. Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huai Rou County, north-east of Beijing. This section of the Great Wall is about 75km from the center of Beijing.

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DAY 5 BEIJING (B/L/D)


You will visit the largest Lama Temple of Beijing – Yonghe Temple, tour of the mysterious Tibet style Buddhist temple. Next is lunch with the locals in a typical Beijing resident’s house, before exploring the old Beijing lanes by rickshaw. This Hutong tour will last for approximately 2 hours and you will visit the typical Chinese quadrangles, many famous old buildings and the bell tower – a fantastic opportunity to explore the real life of ordinary people in Beijing. You also have the chance to enjoy the porcelain factory. Enjoy a tea ceremony at a typical China Tea House.

DAY 6 BEIJING – JIAYUGUAN – ZHANGYE (B/D)

After breakfast transfer to Beijing airport to board your flight to Jiayugan . Jiayuguan, a city of Gansu province and in the northwestern part of China. . On arrival at noon in Jiayuguan, meet with your local guide and take bus transfer to Zhangye city about 3.5 hours. Zhangye is a town along the Hexi corridor. Hexi corridor is to the west of Yellow River in China. On the way you would have best view of gobi. On arrival Zhangye city and check in at hotel Liangmao. And then go on sightseeing and visit a Big Buddha temple of Xixia kingdom. This temple was first built in the year of 1098 and now we have more than 30 big Buddha statues which was made in Xixia kingdom left inside. And the biggest Sleeping Buddha in China is inside.

DAY 7 ZHANGYE -JIAYUGUAN (B/D)

After breakfast take bus transfer about 1 hour to the “ interpretation of witty beauty picture” – Zhangye Danxia Landform National Geological Park. Here is named one of the six China’s most beautiful singular landscape and one of the seven China’s most beautiful Danxia landforms. Here we have the largest distribution of Danxia landform and it covers an area of 300 square kilometers. And it is also the best Danxia landform with abundant landscape modelling in China. Here you could have a view of Rainbow Mountain, the China’s first alkaline saline color hills. After visiting here you would take bus transfer about 20 min to the Binggou Danxia Scenic Spot. Here is quite different from the view of Rainbow Mountain. Then transfer back to Jiayuguan and check in at hotel Plaza Holiday Inn

DAY 8 JIAYUGUAN – XIAN (B/D)

After breakfast take bus transfer about 10 min to Jiayuaguan Gate. This gate is located in the narrow valley. The two wings of Jiayuguan Gate are across the desert and the Gobi. It is about 8 km to the north connecting with Montenegro Hanging Great Wall and is about 7 km to the south connecting with the first pier. Here used to be the west city which was dominate the Ming Dynasty Great Wall during the first Hexi pass in ancient times. After visiting transfer to airport to board your flight back to Xian. hotel Golden Flower hotel Xian by Shangri La

DAY 9 XIAN (B/D)


Full day tour of Xian .On this tour you will see the terracotta figures of warriors and horses that were buried underground for more than 2000 years. After noon visit to the Great wild goose Pagoda,Bell Tower . Then you will go to the Muslim Quarter, a location famous for its many and varied restaurants, each with its own speciality dishes. Here you will be sure to find something that will appeal to your taste buds from the many novel and captivating dishes on offer. Experiencing the Muslim

DAY 10 XIAN – GUILIN (B/D)

morning free for leisure .Afternoon transfer to Xian airport to fly to Guilin .on arrival you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Guilin Bravo

DAY 11 GUILIN (B/D)


On this day you will firstly visit the Reed Flute Cave. The stalagmite and flowers of grotesque shapes within the caves, create breathtaking spectacles, which are a real feast for the eyes. , you will visit Elephant Trunk Hill, which resembles an elephant sucking water and is a symbol and landmark of the city. You will then visit Duxiu Peak, which abruptly rises, steep and precipitous. Lying at the southeast foot of the peak, is the oldest famous relic in Guilin of a well-known figure and is also known as the Solitary Beauty Peak.

DAY 12 GUILIN – YANGSHUO (B/L/D)


Today , you will enjoy a 4 hour cruise on the Li River. The 60-kilometere journey from Guilin down the river to Yangshuo, through the numerous loft peaks of varied shapes, has been likened to enjoying a melodious symphony. This cruise offers you magnificent scenery, e.g. the smoke and mists in Langshi, bamboo groves in Yangdi, Mural Hill and the Yellow-cloth shoal, a Xingping Highlight. . Upon arrival at Yangshuo Port, you will have the opportunity to take a walk across the well known Western Street, where you can go shopping at your ease. Then check in at hotel Yangshuo Village retreat .

DAY 13 LONGJI – GUILIN (B/L/D)

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Longji Terraces. Explore this scenic area before visiting Ping An Zhuang Village and its surrounding areas. The minority village of Ping An is surrounded by beautiful rice fields and has been home to Zhuang and Yao people for hundreds of years. You will be driven back to your hotel in Guilin

DAY 14 GUILIN – SHANGHAI (B/D)

After breakfast transfer to Guilin airport to board your flight to Shanghai . On arrival Shanghai transfer to hotel Grand Central .Then the evening enjoy the acrobatics show

DAY 15 SHANGHAI (B/D)

Full day tour of Shanghai .The first stop on this tour is the Yu Yuan Garden, a classic creation of the Ming Dynasty, and Shanghai Old street, that originated in the Qing Dynasty.Drive along the former French Concession and transfer to visit Shanghai Arts and Crafts Store. Then visit the Jade Buddha Temple with its priceless jade statues from Burma. The last stop, Xin Tian Di, is a stylish nightlife district with many boutiques, pubs and restaurants.

DAY 16 SHANGHAI – UK (B)

Fly to UK . Arrive home today

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