Beijing Guilin location
Mutianyu Great Wall
Forbidden City, Beijing
Temple of Heaven
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
history Museum, Xi'an
Li River at Huangbutan
on the Li River boat
Big Banyan Tree, Yangshuo
Yulong River, Yangshuo
Fir Lake, Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill
Reed Flute Cave
on the Yangtze boat
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
Tour >> Thirteen Days Package Tours Travel
To Peking, Xi'an, Yangtse
River, Guilin, Shanghai
13-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangtze
River Cruise, Yichang, Guilin And Shanghai Tour
Tour Code: TCNT_07
Tour Type: Private Tour Package
Best Travel Time: Suitable
for the whole year, best from April to November.
||Arrive in Beijing
Arrive in Beijing Airport or railway station.
You will be picked up according to your schedule and transferred
toyour hotel by an air-conditioned vehicle. The rest of the
day is free for you to recover from the jetlag.
Pay a visit to the Tiananmen Square, then
explore the magnificent Forbidden City. After the trip of the
Forbidden City, tour to the Summer Palace. Optional
program in the evening: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese
Located at the center of Beijing City, the square has a total
area of 440,000 square meters and can hold one million people.
It has witnessed the birth and growth of People's Republic of
It was built in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the whole construction
took 14 years from 1406 to 1420. The Forbidden City is 961 meters
long and 753 meters wide, surrounded by a moat along the 12-meter-high
wall. It was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Constructed in 1750, it was originally the abode and imperial
garden of the emperors of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The new
Summer Palace consists of Mt. Wanshou, Kunming Lake and imperial
chambers. Its gardens represent a high point in Chinese gardening
After breakfast, sightseeing to the Mutianyu
Great Wall. The next stop is the remarkable Temple of Heaven.
Take a stopover at the 2008 Olympic Stadiums: the Bird's Nest
and Water Cube on the way back to your hotel.
Wall: Winding 2.5 kilometer through lofty mountains,
it is the most beautiful section of the Great Wall. Mutianyu
connects Gubeikou Great Wall in the east and Juyongguan Pass
in the west; the wall is 7-8.5 meters high and the top is 4-5
meters wide, it was first built in Northern Qi Dynasty (550
Temple of Heaven:
As is the largest extant sacrificial temple in China, the Temple
of Heaven was built in 1420 AD in Ming Dynasty. The architecture
and layout of the temple of heaven is based on elaborate symbolism
and numerology. The main buildings in the Temple of Heaven are
the Alter of Prayer for Good Harvests in the north and Circular
Mound Altar in the south lined in the central axis and connected
by a 36-meter-long stairway bridge.
||Beijing - Xian
Take a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour through
the most characteristic and traditional neighborhood. After
lunch, transfer to Beijing airport and take flight to Xian.
Upon your arrival at Xian airport, you will be met by your guide
and transferred to your hotel.
Hutong: Old alleys and narrow
streets in Beijing. The ancient Chinese built their houses with
courtyards close to each other to form narrow passage ways (Hutong)
between them. The alleys give a wonderful glimpse into the old
way of life and traditional culture.
Visit the renowned Terra-cotta Warriors
Army. After lunch, explore the Xian Museum, after that, visit
the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Terracotta Army Museum:
One of China's most famous and popular tourist sites. This collection
of 6,000 warriors and their horses was discovered by accident
by peasants in 1974 who were digging a well. The warriors are
over 2000 years old and were originally constructed to protect
the tomb of the first Emperor of China.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda: One
of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. The pagoda, built
in 652 A.D, is a square pyramid and stands at 60 meters high
and seven stories tall. It functioned to collect Buddhist sutras
and figurines that were brought to China from India by the hierarch
||Xian - Chongqing
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, explore the ancient Xian
City Wall, then visit the Great Mosque. We will also have a
stroll over the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for
some great photo opportunities. Drive to the airport to catch
the flight for Chongqing. Upon your arrival at Chongqing airport,
local guide will meet you and send you to the port for cruise
Xian City Wall: The most
complete ancient city wall that has survived in China, it is
also an ancient military defensive systems. The current Xi'an
City Wall is an extension of the old Tang Dynasty structure.
The wall is 12 meters high, 12 to 14 meters in width across
the top, 15 to 18 meters at the bottom and 13.7 kilometers in
a total length.
Great Mosque: One of the
oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China.
It was built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The mosque
occupies an area of over 12,000 square meters; it has a particular
design of mixed architecture - traditional Chinese and Muslim
||Yangtze River Cruise
Start your cruising on the mighty Yangtze
River in the morning. Enjoy the marvelous scenery along way.
Offshore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City to explore a special
and fabulous ghost culture. Fengdu is located on the northern
bank of the Yangtze River, about 170KM downstream from Chongqing.
From there we will pass the 400-year-old Shibaozhai Temple.
Various free activities including welcoming
banquet and dancing shows will also be held on the cruise
for your entertainment. (Different cruises will have different
activities, e.g. Taichi Learning, Fashion Show, Music Salon,
||Yangtze River Cruise: Qutang
Gorge - Wu Gorge (Breakfast,
Go on with your cruise trip along Yangtze
River, passing through the breathtaking Qutang Gorge. Steep
precipices, hidden reefs, perilous cliff and tumbling rapids¡
all are on your way along Yangtze River! Today's adventures
include a side excursion on smaller boats to either the Shennong
Stream or the Lesser Three Gorges (depending on different cruise
itineraries). You have the option of visiting White Emperor
City. Reboard the ship and sail through the Wu Gorge.
||Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang
- Wuhan - Guilin (Breakfast,
Passing Xiling Gorge. Arrival in Yichang.
We'll transit the Three Gorges Dam as we make our way to Yichang.
Our ship will pass through a series of locks to lower it the
necessary 600 feet. An excursion allows you to see the project
Our local tour guide will meet you at
the port. You will be transferred to the Wuhan Airport. Take
afternoon flight for Guilin. Met and transferred to your hotel.
||Guilin - Lijiang River Cruise
- Yangshuo (Breakfast,
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel
at 08:10, then transfer to Zhujiang Pier which takes an hour.
Cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo
and enjoy the beauty of the fabulous scenery. Lunch is served
on boat. The river tour is more than 83 kilometers long and
takes 4 to 5 hours. Disembark your boat when arriving Yangshuo.
Have a stroll over the West Street - a 1400-year-old ancient
street with Chinese style buildings. Tour to countryside, visit
villages and a family to get some ideas of the local farmers'
||Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai
Drive 1.5 hours back to Guilin. Tour to
the the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Enjoy a
pleasant walk around the scenic Banyan Lake, Fir Lake and the
Southern Ancient Gate. Transfer to Guilin airport for flight
Flute Cave: It is 500 meters long and takes about fifty
minutes to explore. The cave is the most visited karst cave
in Guilin, located 5 kilometers in the northwest of the city.
Inside the cave are a number of fantastic stalagmites, stalactites,
stone curtains, stone pillars, and stone flowers. There are
77 stone inscriptions in the cave covering many years of China's
Trunk Hill: It lies on the western bank of the Li River
in the southeast of Guilin, where the Peach Blossom River joints
the Li River. Elephant Hill is one of the most visited attractions
in Guilin and is regarded as the symbol of the city. The hill
is a lump of rock with a large hole in it, shaped like a huge
elephant drinking water from the river.
Pay a visit to the Yuyuan Garden, then
explore the bazaar near City God Temple and XinTianDi in former
French Concession. After lunch, take a walk at the Bund and
Yuyuan Garden: The garden was first built in 1559,
it is the only surviving garden built in the Ming Dynasty .
Now it occupies an area of 20,000 square meters, Yuyuan Garden
has more than forty deftly designed ancient constructions, like
the giant Rockery, the Iron Lions, Exquisite Jade Rock, and
the Deyue Pavilion, all of which are divided by dragon walls,
wound corridors and beautiful flowers.
|| Shanghai - Departure
Transfer to airport for flight to your
next destination, end of service.
Hotel Accommodation For This Tour
|King Parkview Hotel
|| Sheraton Hotel
||Royal Garden Hotel
|City Garden Hotel
||New West Street Hotel
|New West Street Hotel
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