14 Days, Shanghai to Beijing

Best of China

Tour Itinerary

    1. Day 1

      SHANGHAI

      Welcome to China and the start of your holiday!
    1. Day 2

      SHANGHAI

      Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. It's optional to visit Yuyuan Gardens, the Shanghai Museum or enjoy the famed Shanghai acrobats performance this evening.
    1. Day 3

      SHANGHAI / GUILIN / YANGSHUO ST

      Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.
    1. Day 4

      YANGSHUO

      Enjoy some free time in Yangshuo. Feel free to relax or try some optional activities.
    1. Day 5

      YANGSHUO

      Enjoy a cycling tour through the countryside with an included lunch at a farmer's home.
    1. Day 6

      YANGSHUO / GUILIN / YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE P

      Today, take a private transfer to Guilin airport for your flight to Chongqing for Yangtze River Cruise.
    1. Day 7

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE

      Cruise the Yangtze River with daily shore excursions. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge and Three Gorges dam ship locks. Relax in comfortable cabins and enjoy onboard activities.
    1. Day 8

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE

      Cruise the Yangtze River with daily shore excursions. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge and Three Gorges dam ship locks. Relax in comfortable cabins and enjoy onboard activities.
    1. Day 9

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE / XI'AN ST

      Today, pass through the Three Gorges Dam and head to the train station for an overnight train to Xi'an.
    1. Day 10

      XI'AN

      Arrive in the ancient Chinese capital, Xi'an. After check into hotel, explore the multi-cultural feel of the Muslim Quarter, with shopping lanes and street-side food stalls selling kebabs and a fine array of sweets.
    1. Day 11

      XI'AN / BEIJING ST

      Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors the archaeological wonder built over 2,000 years. Then, take an overnight sleeper train to Beijing in the evening.
    1. Day 12

      BEIJING

      On arrival into Beijing, leave your luggage at reception of hotel and start visiting to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
    1. Day 13

      BEIJING

      Today, visit the Mutianyu Great Wall of China. It's optional to enjoy an amazing Shaolin Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre.
    1. Day 14

      BEIJING

      Depart Beijing at any time.
    1. Day 1

      SHANGHAI

      Welcome to China and the start of your holiday!
    2. meeting

      Welcome Meeting 18:00

      Feel free to explore Shanghai before welcome meeting, make sure to meet the group at the lobby of the hotel at 6:00pm. After introduction, your tour leader will review the details of your tour.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Vienna Shanghai Hotel (or similar)
    4. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 2

      SHANGHAI

      Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. It's optional to visit Yuyuan Gardens, the Shanghai Museum or enjoy the famed Shanghai acrobats performance this evening.
    2. freetime

      Free Time Full day

      Enjoy a free day and explore the amazing Shanghai on your own.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Vienna Shanghai Hotel (or similar)
    4. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 3

      SHANGHAI / GUILIN / YANGSHUO ST

      Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.
    2. freetime

      Free Time Morning

      Enjoy some free time to explore Shanghai.
    3. vehicle

      Private Vehicle Hotel - Railway station 40m

      Take a public transfer to railway station for a overnight sleeper train to next stop.
    4. crh

      Overnight Sleeper Train (berth) 19h

      Take your seat, and get around like the locals do.
    5. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 4

      YANGSHUO

      Enjoy some free time in Yangshuo. Feel free to relax or try some optional activities.
    2. vehicle

      Private Transfer Railway station - Hotel 2h

      On arrival, take a private transfer to hotel.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Riverview Garden Hotel (or similar)
    4. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 5

      YANGSHUO

      Enjoy a cycling tour through the countryside with an included lunch at a farmer's home.
    2. freetime

      Free Time Full day

      There's plenty to see and do in Yangshuo.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Riverview Garden Hotel (or similar)
    4. freetime

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 6

      YANGSHUO / GUILIN / YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE P

      Today, take a private transfer to Guilin airport for your flight to Chongqing for Yangtze River Cruise.
    2. vehicle

      Private Transfer Hotel– Guilin airport 2h

      Settle in and scan the scenery from a private vehicle while on the way to airport.
    3. plane

      Plane Guilin – Chongqing 4h

      Take a flight to Chongqing for amazing Yangtze River cruise.
    4. vehicle

      Private Transfer Chongqing airport – Pier 50m

      Arrival into Chongqing, take a private transfer to aboard the cruise.
    5. cruise

      Cruise Boat

      Step aboard and sail on to your next stop.
    6. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Cabin on Cruise
    7. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 7

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE

      Cruise the Yangtze River with daily shore excursions. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge and Three Gorges dam ship locks. Relax in comfortable cabins and enjoy onboard activities.
    2. cruise

      Yangtze River Cruise Full day

      Enjoy free time relaxing on deck or at the lounge. Optional daily shore excursions can include: Fengdu, Shibaozhai, or Wanzhou. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge, Daning River Small Gorges, or Shennong Stream. Sailing through Three Gorges dam ship locks, and White Emperor City.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Cabin on Cruise
    4. meals

      Meals

      Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    1. Day 8

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE

      Cruise the Yangtze River with daily shore excursions. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge and Three Gorges dam ship locks. Relax in comfortable cabins and enjoy onboard activities.
    2. cruise

      Yangtze River Cruise Full day

      Enjoy free time relaxing on deck or at the lounge. Optional daily shore excursions can include: Fengdu, Shibaozhai, or Wanzhou. Sailing through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge, Daning River Small Gorges, or Shennong Stream. Sailing through Three Gorges dam ship locks, and White Emperor City.
    3. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Cabin on Cruise
    4. meals

      Meals

      Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    1. Day 9

      YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE / XI'AN ST

      Today, pass through the Three Gorges Dam and head to the train station for an overnight train to Xi'an.
    2. attraction

      Three Gorges Dam 2h-3h

      It's optional to tour Three Gorges, which is open for tourists who want to learn more. View the dam from the outside. It's the best way to gain perspective on this structure.
    3. vehicle

      Private Transfer Pier - Railway station 1h

      Take a private transfer to Yichang railway station.
    4. crh

      Overnight Sleeper Train (berth) 11h30m

      Take your seat, and experience an overnight sleeper train travel like a local.
    5. meals

      Meals

      Breakfast
    1. Day 10

      XI'AN

      Arrive in the ancient Chinese capital, Xi'an. After check into hotel, explore the multi-cultural feel of the Muslim Quarter, with shopping lanes and street-side food stalls selling kebabs and a fine array of sweets.
    2. vehicle

      Public Transfer Railway station - Hotel 20m

      Take a public transfer from railway station to hotel.
    3. attraction

      Muslim Quarter 1h

      Enjoy a walk around Xi'an Muslim Quarter and be introduced to artists, chefs or food stalls in the quarter. Get a better feel for the district and have plenty of time to roam around on your own, shopping and eating along the way.
    4. accommodation

      Accommodation

      HNA Hotel Xi'an (or similar)
    5. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 11

      XI'AN / BEIJING ST

      Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors the archaeological wonder built over 2,000 years. Then, take an overnight sleeper train to Beijing in the evening.
    2. vehicle

      Private transfer Hotel - Terracotta Warriors 1h

      Enjoy the ride from your hotel to the Terracotta Warriors.
    3. attraction

      Terracotta Warriors 2-3h

      Take a private tour to the Terracotta Warriors where more than 8,000 clay soldiers and hundreds of replica horses and chariots stand in three pits.
    4. meals

      Lunch

      Visit a village which close to the Terracotta Warriors. Enjoy a delicious local lunch.
    5. crh

      Overnight Sleeper Train (berth) 13h

      Take your seat, and get around like the locals do.
    6. meals

      Meals

      Lunch
    1. Day 12

      BEIJING

      On arrival into Beijing, leave your luggage at reception of hotel and start visiting to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
    2. crh

      Subway Railway station - Hotel 50m

      Take subway to hotel.
    3. attraction

      Tiananmen Square 1h

      Explore one of the world's largest public squares, home to the Monument to the People’s Heroes and the Great Hall of the People.
    4. attraction

      Forbidden City 2h

      Make the most of a visit to the Forbidden City.
    5. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Chongwenmen Hotel (or similar)
    6. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 13

      BEIJING

      Today, visit the Mutianyu Great Wall of China. It's optional to enjoy an amazing Shaolin Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre.
    2. vehicle

      Private Vehicle Hotel - Mutianyu 2h

      Settle in and scan the scenery from a private vehicle to the Mutianyu Great Wall.
    3. attraction

      Mutianyu Great Wall 3h

      Climb the rolling hills of Huairou County at Mutianyu, one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall. Enjoy scenic views as the wall winds along mountain ridges, and take brag-worthy photos of the wall from any of the 22 towers.
    4. accommodation

      Accommodation

      Chongwenmen Hotel (or similar)
    5. meals

      Meals

      None
    1. Day 14

      BEIJING

      Depart Beijing at any time.

DEPARTURES

Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!

Dates Start-End Availability Tour Price My Own Room
May 2018
May 03, 2018 - May 16, 2018 Sold Out
May 11, 2018 - May 24, 2018 Sold Out
May 18, 2018 - May 31, 2018 Sold Out
Jun 2018
Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Jun 11, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Jun 16, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Jul 2018
Jul 03, 2018 - Jul 16, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Jul 14, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Jul 21, 2018 - Aug 03, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Aug 2018
Aug 01, 2018 - Aug 14, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Aug 11, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Sep 2018
Sep 01, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Oct 2018
Oct 09, 2018 - Oct 22, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Oct 20, 2018 - Nov 02, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Nov 2018
Nov 03, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Nov 11, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018 6 Available 2490.00 $ 450.00 $
Dec 2018
Dec 01, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $
Dec 08, 2018 - Dec 21, 2018 6 Available 2590.00 $ 450.00 $

Package includes

  1. crh

    Sightseeing

    Mutianyu Great Wall
    Forbidden City
    Terra Cotta Warriors
  1. Accommodation

    Hotel (7 nights), Sleeper train (3 nights), Cruise (3 nights)
  2. Transportation

    Plane + Local Bus + Subway + Sleeper Train
  3. Staff

    Professional English-speaking Chinese tour leader throughout
  4. Meals

    Breakfast (3), Lunch (3), Dinner (2)

Package Excludes

International airfares
Entry Visa fees
Personal expenses
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers