8-Day of Train Safari Beijing, Xi'an & Guilin
- Highlights:Save money on Hotel and invest it sightseeing. Train travel offers a great cost effective method to see China's best attractions at the best price.
- Destination: BeijingXianGuilin
- Guide Languages:
- Private Guides
- Entrance Free
- Authenic Chinese Meals
From: $849 Price details
Airport/Train Station/Port to Hotel Transfer
Pick up at your hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am. The first stop is Tian'anmen Square. Tiananmen Square was named after the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace), entry to the Forbidden City. As the world's largest city square, It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history.
Then move on to the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was home to 24 emperors between 1368 and 1911. It is the largest and the best preserved ancient imperial architecture complex in the world. It takes about 2 hours visiting the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north.
Continue our tour to visit the Temple of Heaven. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture.
The Temple of Heaven was built in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty, which is the largest ancient imperial worship architecture complex in the world where the ancient Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.
After Chinese lunch (40 minutes) in local restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed.
Then we drive 30minutes to Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Back to your hotels at around 6:00pm.
|Hotels:||Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel Beijing|
Beijing to Overnight Train by Train.
Pick you up at your hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am, and then drive to Ming Tombs (50 miles away from downtown, about one hour driving). The thirteen Ming Tombs are the best-preserved Chinese imperial tombs with 500 years history. You will visit Changling, the largest and the best preserved tomb of Ming Tombs. It is where Emperor Yongle (the first emperor in Beijing) and his Empress Xu were buried, built in 1413. The visit of the Ming Tombs takes about 1 hour and finishes at about 10:45.
Before having lunch (11:30 am), you will have 45 minutes for a short visit of Jade Carving Factory. The jade carving is a famous special Chinese product, a blend of the excellent skill on carving and Chinese traditional cultures.
Having Chinese lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, driving to Badaling Great Wall. Badaling Great Wall is the most famous, best-preserved and the first section opened to public. The hike on Badaling Great Wall takes 2 hours. Cable car is available and optional.
Head back to downtown Beijing and drive by the Olympic Green, having a distant view of both the National Stadium - the "bird Nest" and National Aquatics Center - the Water Cube. After that, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the Chinese traditional Silk arts. Back to your hotel around 6:00pm.
Note: We will call or leave you a message the night before your tour to confirm the pick-up time.
|Travel Tips:||Overnight Train|
|Hotels:||Xian Skytel Hotel|
Xian to Overnight Train by Train.
|Travel Tips:||Overnight Train|
|Hotels:||Guilin Osmanthus Hotel|
Hotel to Airport/Train Station/Port Transfer
Price Per Person in US Dollars
- Entrance Fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
- All meals as specified in the itinerary.
- Centrally Located Hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts.
- Authentic Chinese Food.
- Private Cars and Drivers.
- Private Guides.
- Flights & Transfers in China.
- Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees.
- Service Charge & Government Taxes.
- Luggage Transfers
- International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
- China Entry Visa Fees.
- Excess Baggage Charges.
- Personal Expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities which are not included in the tour itinerary.
- Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement