11 days of Beijing, Huangshan, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai

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Duration: 11 days
Tour type: private tour
Tour code: CT-19

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Arrival in Beijing

Beijing is the capital of People's Republic of China with very convenient flight connections to all the major cities in the world.

If arrival by international flight, you will be landing at Beijing Capital Airport. Guide will hold a name sign out of luggage claim area. Then transfer you to hotel to check in. Recover from flight journey and prepare for the trip.

Meals: Not included
Hotels: Travelerinn Hua Qiao Beijing , Sunworld Hotel , Crowne Plaza Beijing


Full day visit of Beijing city

Activities: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Hutong

Start the tour from Tiananmen Square, the largest public city square in the world with a total area of 440,000 square meters. Standing on its four sides are the Forbidden City, Memorial Hall, Monument and Capital and National Museum.

Then you will enter the Forbidden City through the south gate facing the square. Built from 1406 to 1420, Forbidden City is located in the city center, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere.

Exit from the north gate, drop a short visit to the Jingshan Park which is adjacent the Forbidden City covering 23 hectares (57 acres). It once was the royal garden in Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasty and offers nice panorama view of Forbidden City.

Sightseeing in the afternoon also includes Hutong Tour in Xicheng District. Hutong has long history dating back from the Yuan dynasty. It witness the change and develop of Beijing and showcase the normal life of the city. More than 20 alleys are well preserved in the development of modernization.

Lunch will be at local restaurant

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotels: Travelerinn Hua Qiao Beijing , Sunworld Hotel , Crowne Plaza Beijing


Great Wall tour

Activities: Temple of Heaven, The Great Wall

Pay a morning visit to Temple of Heaven, which was built for worship purpose. Another UNESCO –listed site today is the thrilling Great Wall of China. We choose the Mutianyu section, 70km northeastwards of Beijing City, which has well preserved from its original appearance. The 2250 meters wall has unique characters like the watch towers, and offers breath-taking scenery from the top. Visitor's facilities are well developed well.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotels: Travelerinn Hua Qiao Beijing , Sunworld Hotel , Crowne Plaza Beijing


Beijing to Huangshan via high speed train

Activities: the Summer Palace

Spend some more time discovering Beijing, before taking train (train No. G303 Dep 12:30 - Arr 19:01 ) to Huangshan.

The last stop in Beijing is Summer Palace or Yiheyuan, which is a good combination of natural lakes, hills with artificial pavilions, halls, palaces, temples and bridges. In summer days, a boat trip gives very special feeling of this former royal garden.

Afterwards, take train from Beijing to Huangshan.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant

Hotels: Xinan Country Villa Hotel(down town) , Huangshan International Hotel , Xiangming Hotel


Yellow Mountain

Activities: Yellow Mountain

Yellow Mountain Scenic Area is a mountain range standing 90 km away from Tunxi city(Huangshan city). It is known for its peculiarly shaped granite peaks, Pine trees, hot springs, and views of the clouds from above.

As one of the most popular destination and UNESCO listed sites, it is visitor-friendly place with cable cars and make it accessible onto the top from three sides. Few hotels are allowed on the mountain and offer thrilling experience to enjoy a sunset or sunrise view if weather permits.

Stay overnight on top of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local restaurant
Hotels: Paiyunlou Hotel , Beihai Hotel


Huangshan to Hangzhou via high speed train

Activities: Hongcun village, Xidi

After a morning exploration of the mountain, you will take cable car down and head directly to another shining pearl of Huangshan – Hongcun and Xidi Village.

Hongcun village is one of China's top 10 charming villages, consisting of aged houses, stone bridges, water lily ponds and hills as backdrops. It is very picturesque and becomes training bases for many painters and students. Together with the Xidi nearby, the village became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

In the afternoon, take express train from Huangshan to Hangzhou. Guide will see you off at the station and Hangzhou guide will pick you up when you arrive.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Enjoyor Hotel , Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou

Hanging Monastery

Hangzhou city tour

Activities: West Lake, Lingyin Temple

Hangzhou is located in northwestern Zhejiang province, between Shanghai and Ningbo. It was one of the seven ancient capitals and the southern terminus of the famous Grand Canal. Hangzhou is also regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China with many heritage sites including West Lake.

Spend the whole day visit the West Lake, the best known attraction in Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple - one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and Meijiawu Tea Plantation which is a 600-year old village with more than 500 households major in planting and producing tea.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Enjoyor Hotel , Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou


Hangzhou to Suzhou via high speed train

Activities: Suzhou Gardens

Suzhou is located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China with a history dating back to the 10th-century Song Dynasty.

Hangzhou guide will see you off at the train station. On arrival, Suzhou guide will pick you up and continue sightseeing. Tour today focus on the sites along the canal, which is part of the Beijing – Hangzhou Grand Canal, circling the Suzhou ancient city. The oldest parts of canal dates back to the 5th century BC, and finally completed during the Sui dynasty (581–618 AD) to be the longest canal or artificial river in the world. A boat ride will give you an insight view of the old city alleys and local life.

You will also view the Humble Administrator's Garden, considered to be the finest and most impressive garden in all of southern China and the largest garden in Suzhou. Continue your exploration of the Master of the Nets Garden though one of the smallest, a visit at night can let you enjoy the traditional Chinese singing and musical instruments. If there time permits, we will stay for a while in Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Garden Hotel , Bamboo Grove Hotel Suzhou , Pan Pacific Suzhou


Suzhou to Shanghai

Activities: Ancient town of Tongli

Drive about 1 hour from Suzhou to Tongli and spend two or three hours wandering the amazing ancient town of Tongli, which is given the nickname "Venice of the East". Among several dozen old water towns around the Shanghai and Suzhou, Tongli is easy to reach from Suzhou city. For escorted tours, we usually drive to Shanghai and drop a visit to Tongli en route. For independent traveler, there are frequent buses head directly from Suzhou.

Comparing to Wuzhen and Zhouzhuang, it is smaller and less developed. Many locals still live and work in the town.

After lunch in the town, drive directly via highway to Shanghai hotel. A Shanghai guide will pick you up for the rest of days the next morning.

Meals: Brakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Express by Holiday Inn Putuo Shanghai , The Bund Hotel , Grand Central Hotel Shanghai


Full day Shanghai city tour

Activities: Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower, the Bund

Shanghai has much to offer for visitors. We choose the essentials for a sample visit including Yu Garden which retains some of best Chinese traditional architecture and culture and houses many items with unique characteristics.

The Shanghai Museum is one of the most incredible museum in China housing more than 120, 000 pieces of collections.

The Oriental Pearl Tower is the key places, standing at the tip of Lujiazui in the Pudong district, considered as the most distinct landmark in Shanghai area, which is the third highest TV tower in the world, including of hotel, observation decks, restaurants, shops, museum and kids' areas, making it an ideal place for families with kids.

Take a walk along the Bund- symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years and home to more than 50 European style architectures built in 1930s. An evening cruise provides even better view when all the buildings lit up.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Express by Holiday Inn Putuo Shanghai , The Bund Hotel , Grand Central Hotel Shanghai


Depart Shanghai

Guide and driver will transfer you to the airport/ train station for your transport to next destination according to the schedule. If time permits, discover the city on your own before leaving the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Highlights includes

  • Hike on the Great Wall of China
  • Enjoy spectacular view of the most popular mountain- Yellow Mountain
  • Marvel at the ancient villages including Hongcun, Xidi village and Tongli Water town
  • Hangzhou beautiful Scenery along West Lake
  • Classic Chinese gardens in Suzhou
  • Shanghai's modern innovation- Shanghai Pearl TV Tower

Price Include & Exclude

Price Include
  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet at your hotel, but it might be only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote areas. Lunch will be at local restaurant.
  • Private Transfers: Private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide for transfers in the above cities.
  • English-speaking guide: We choose guide who are responsible, knowledgeable and has a sense of humor to accompany you throughout the city.
  • Hotels: All hotels are well-selected and can be changed to cater for your requirements. Service charge & government taxes are also include.
  • Transportation: Flight/trains as listed above. Airport tax and fuel surcharge fee is included in.
  • Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price Exclude
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges when taking flights.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Items that are not listed in the itinerary.

Travel Tips

  • Prices shown are based on an exchange rate: RMB 6.2 = USD 1. The actual price may change according to the current exchange rate on the date you make inquiry.
  • The listed prices are for adults. Children between 2 to 11 years old can receive 75% discount. Infant under 2 years only charge 10% but they do not have their own seats on flights and at show events.
  • If your travel party up to 10 persons, please contact for the availability and group rates.
  • Prices are not valid during public holidays like May Day Holiday (April 30th to May 7th), National Day Holiday (Sep 30th - Oct 7th), or any unpredictable big events.
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