9-Day Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Beijing Tour

Overview

China is a splendid country, this 9 days tour commencing from the modern mega city of Shanghai and end in Beijing, the distinctive natural scenery of Li River regress to the fantastic idyll life, experience incredible the thousands years man make work of Great wall, a complete tour to see different aspect of China.This package provides all must-do for first-timers in China.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the essence of modern Shanghai
  • Take a boat ride going through the canal of Zhouzhuang Water Town- China's No.1 Water Town
  • Get all highlights of Guilin including Yangshuo and Longsheng Rice Terraces
  • Have a walk on the Great Wall in Beijing and explore other must-see sights for ancient China

Tour Details

Day 1Shanghai Arrival

Arrive in Shanghai, meet your guide in Shanghai airport and transfer to the your Shanghai hotel, you will receive our welcome kit of city map, CH cell phone at least 30 minutes international call and Language tag, check-in your hotel and you will free at your own agreement of the rest day.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World   |  SSAW Boutique Hotel The Bund   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 2Shanghai
Shanghai City God Temple

Shanghai City God Temple

Your guide waits in your hotel at appointment time after breakfast. Today you will take a city sightseeing, as a well-known international city, Shanghai has many commercial skyscrapers, We start the day by visiting Oriental Pearl TV Tower. It is one of the tallest TV towers in the world, known for its distinctive spheres, or "pearls". The Shanghai History Museum is Located on the first floor of the Oriental TV Tower. There you can see the three major exhibition units reflecting Shanghai's history, modern and recent revolutionary history respectively. Lunch is at Home's Restaurant is located near the Nanjing Road. It specializes in Shanghai cuisine using the best local ingredients. In the afternoon, we take a relaxing walk to the lovely old Yuyuan Garden, the most famous garden in Shanghai which is decorated by beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes, bridges and rock formations. You will pass the The Bund - the old colonial sector, which is home to a myriad of European-styled buildings that face the Huangpu River. It is a must-see when visiting Shanghai.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Typhoon (Yu City Fashion)
  • Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World   |  SSAW Boutique Hotel The Bund   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 3Shanghai to Guilin by Flight.
Zhouzhuang Water Village

Zhouzhuang Water Village

Today you will visit Zhouzhuang, which is one of the famous water towns in China. Zhouzhuang is an ancient culture town in Southern China. The town is surrounded by water with many branching streams, stone bridges and old residence with black tiles and white wells. It is one of the famous water towns in China. An experience not to miss is the cruise on the river. Lunch is at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport and take a flight to Guilin.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Fisherman Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel   |  Guilin Eva Inn 
Day 4Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill

Elephant Trunk Hill

First visit Reed Flute Cave. The cave is regarded as the largest and most impressive cave in Guilin, offering a magic land of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors. Lunch is at McFound Restaurant,with wheaten food of full aroma and household atmosphere of authentic culture, is warmly welcome for customers. Then, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, is the symbol of Guilin. The stone drooped into the water like an elephant drinking the water of the Li River. Wondering along Banyan Lake (Rong Hu) and Fir Lake (Shan Hu),which are two beautiful lake parks conveniently located in the city center.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at McFound Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Lijiang Waterfall Hotel   |  Guilin Eva Inn 
Day 5Yangshuo
One of the famous sites along Li River-Nine Horse Painting Hill

One of the famous sites along Li River-Nine Horse Painting Hill

After the breakfast, transfer to the Zhujiang Pier and board the ship. The departure time will be at 9:30.A cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. Between spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, farmers tending rice paddies, and lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river. You may see fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts. You will arrive at Yangshuo pier around 13:30. Lunch arrange on board that provide by the boat company.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Green Lotus Hotel    |  Yangshuo Mountain Retreat   |  Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel 
Day 6Guilin to Beijing by Flight.
Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

A bicycle trip around the countryside is a great way to experience the natural beauty of Yangshuo. En route, you will have chance to visit a local family. lunch at a local restaurant- Rosewood Cafe, then transfer to Guilin airport and board your onward flight to Beijing.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Rosewood Café
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 7Beijing
The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

After breakfast visit Tian'anmen Square, the symbol of Beijing and one of highlights of any Beijing tour. A walk in the Square will help discover the many points of interest. The Forbidden City is the destination for the afternoon. The Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed China for over 500 years for this the largest palace in the world. Lunch is at Courtyard 7 Restaurant near the Hutong area. Its rustic Chinese design gives it real charm. Then make the short trip to the Hutong area where a rickshaw awaits to ride through the narrow alleys and passages.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 8Beijing
Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven

First visit Temple of Heaven. It is the place where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would offer sacrifice to heaven and pray for good harvests. Lunch is at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant near Mutianyu Great Wall. This garden style restaurant serves farmhouse dishes, specializing in rainbow trout, sturgeon and salmon. After that we will visit the Great Wall - Mutianyu Section which is less crowed than other sections.a round trip cable car includes in the tour.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 9Beijing Departure

Transfer to the airport for your departure. We wish you have a pleasant journey home and thank you for booking with Guilin China.

  • Meals: Breakfast

What's Included & Excluded

  • Flights & Transfers in mainland China
  • Entrance fees to the scenic spots as listedin the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with daily western& Chinese buffet breakfasts
  • Authentic Chinese lunch at approve localrestaurants
  • Private air-conditioned car or vanaccording to your own group number with a local driver
  • Private English-Speaking Guide
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees (If the flightsare included)
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers

What's Not Included

  • Singile room supplement
  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Any Attractions/Activities/Shows not Listed in the Tour Itinerary

Good to Know

  • This is a private tour. The local private English-speaking guide and the private car will serve your own group only.
  • When on the tour, your tour guide and the driver can shorten or lengthen your time as your energy levels permitted.
  • Once you make an inquiry, you will get the specific reply from one of our travel advisors within 24 hours without service fee.
  • You can ask the travel advisor to tailor-make your own Guilin or even China trip based on this itinerary.
  • We can also arrange tours in other Chinese cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an and add them to this itinerary.
  • You will stop at a shop but absolutely no forced shopping.

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