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12 Days Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Suzhou, Shanghai

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D1-D12BeijingPingyaoXianSuzhouShanghai
  • In 12 days, you'll not only get into the "Ancient Chinese Culture Museum", but also be impressed by the modern city life.
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  • Private Tour
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D1

Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport

Capital Airport – Beijing Hotel Transfer

Transfer to your hotel in Beijing downtown area by private van with English-speaking Guide. Journey time will be approx. 1 hour.

Transport: private van

D2

Full day private tour in Beijing

Often described as one of the most historic and cultural cities in China, Beijing's position as the capital city make it very appealing. Beijing has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and it has a lot to offer for tourists.

You will be met at the lobby of your hotel by our guide and drive to the most famous places to visitors in Beijing including the Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace for 24 Emperors between 1420 and 1911, and the Tiananmen Square, the largest public city square in the world. If time permits, you can take a short hike to the Jingshan Park which offers a great bird view of the Forbidden City.

Continue your trip in the afternoon to Hutong area that exemplifies real life of ordinary people in Beijing. You can take a rickshaw tour to navigate Hutong and stop anywhere to take photos.

Transport: private van

D3

Full day priate Great Wall tour

Designed to keep Mongol nomads out of China, the Great Wall of China was a large construction thousands of years ago. It is not a continuous wall but several collections, among which, the Great Wall around Beijing has good protection and restoration.

We choose the best part, Mutianyu Great Wall which is less crowded and offering superb views from the wall.

To full fill the day, you will visit another landmark of Beijing, the Temple of Heaven before or after the Great Wall tour.

Transport: private van

D4

Beijing full day private tour

Finish a morning visit to the Summer Palace which is widely regarded as the best preserved and the largest imperial gardens in China and one of Beijing's premier attractions. It also offers boat ride at summer days to enjoy better view of the Palace.

In the afternoon, continue leisure visit to the Olympic Green which was constructed for the 2008 Olympic Games, and 798 Art District - the Nation's largest and most influential modern arts community.

Transport: private van

D5

Beijing to Pingyao by high-speed train

Pingyao ancient town is the best preserved ancient town in China. It is an outstanding example of Han people's cultural, social, economic and religious life in the Chinese history. The newly opened high-speed train lines shorten Beijing – Pingyao journey from 14 hours to 4 hours.

On arrival, be met and transferred to hotel for check in. Head out for a side trip to Wang Family Courtyard, a huge and magnificent courtyard complex of former celebrities.

Transport: Train No. D2001 (Beijing West Railway Station) Dep 07:58 - Arr 12:09

D6

Full day private tour of Pingyao Town

Pingyao Ancient Town maintains its old charm and offers much to see. The best experience including visit to the following places:

The Rishengchang Draft Bank - the first and was the biggest draft bank in China established at 1823;

The Mingqing Street - the South Avenue of Pingyao Ancient Town with countless well-preserved buildings and houses of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The street is especially beautiful with the red lanterns on at evening hours.

3,000 years old Ancient City Wall still keeps the original appearance of the city wall renovated in the early Ming Dynasty.

Transport: private van

D7

Pingyao to Xian via high-speed train

Xian had been the capital of 13 dynasties and kingdoms in China's history. The ancient city encircled by the City Wall still well preserved and maintains a lot of its old charms.

Take morning train to Xian. Journey is approx. 3 hours.

On arrival, check in your hotel and take visit to the City Wall and Muslim Street in the inner city area.

Evening is free on your own or you can take optional tour to enjoy Tang Dynasty Show (extra charge).

Transport: Train No. D2531 (Pingyao Ancient City Station to Xian North Railway Station) Dep 10:13 - Arr 13:06

D8

Xian to Suzhou via overnight train

Make the most of your experience in Xian with a visit to Terracotta Army - a large number of underground army buried 2km in front of the Emperor Qinshihuang's Tomb in east of Xian. Visitors can view 1,868 unearthed terracotta warriors and chariots that have been restored to their former glory.

Take overnight train to Suzhou. Train journey is approx. 12 hours. All the sleepers are in shared cabin with four to six berths.

Transport: Train No. Z94 (Xian Railway Station - Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 17:04 - Arr 06:47

D9

Full day private tour of Suzhou

Narrow yet beautiful canals, bridges and streets give a very different feel than many other places.

Suzhou is very famous over the world because of the well preserved classic gardens, canals, bridges and streets which give a very different feel than many other places.

Today you will have a taste of its beauty by visiting Zhouzhuang Water Village at outskirts and the Lingering Garden in central Suzhou.

Transport: private van

D10

Suzhou to Shanghai via high-speed train

Today, you will experience more that the city has to offer. Do not miss Panmen Gate, Humble Administrators Garden, Tiger Hill. If time permit, it is advisable to stop over at the No.1 Silk Factory –to enjoy the fine goods on display and see how the silk is processed from worm to the final product.

Take evening train to Shanghai. Train journey has shorten to 30-40 minutes by bullet trains.

Transport: Train No. D5455 (Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 16:52 - Arr 17:36

D11

Shanghai

Shanghai Full Day Private Tour

Shanghai's diversity begins with its architectures. The city features an abundance of historic buildings left over centuries, but at the same time keeps up with the latest trends in modern structures. It is also a large international and cultural center.

Embark a full day tour to The Bund, Shanghai Museum, People's Square and Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

Transport: private van

D12

Depart Shanghai

Free until be transferred to the airport for flight home or extension tour to other parts of China.

Transport: Private Van

Travel Tips

  • Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Suzhou and Shanghai are conveniently connected by high-speed train or overnight k trains.
  • Train tickets in China are put on sale 60 days before departure. If your inquiry is sent within 60 days, the itinerary may have to be revised a bit depending on the tickets availability.
  • Although all train lines in China do not have formal luggage restrictions currently, it is wise to travel light. There is no luggage assistance available and you may need to carry the luggage go up and down stairs as some stations have limited number or no elevators at all.

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