This 10-day classic China tour will take you exploring in Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu and Shanghai. You will visit the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, the City Wall, pandas and the Bund.
What to Expect
Day 1 BEIJING
Arrive at any time and your guide/driver will meet you at the airport then drive you to your Beijing hotel.
Day 2 BEIJING
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby at 8:30 in the morning, then drive to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. In the afternoon you will either go to the Forbidden city (which is closed every Monday) or the Summer Palace. This depends on your interests.
Day 3 EXPLORE BEIJING ON YOUR OWN
Travel like a local on your own for today by visiting Beihai Park and the Hutong area to meet local people.
Day 4 BEIJING/XI'AN
Enjoy a free morning before your guide and driver take you to the train station for the afternoon or evening high-speed train to Xi'an. It takes about 5 hours to travel from Beijing to Xi'an by high-speed train, the departure time is up to you.
Day 5 XI'AN
You may choose from any of the below listed optional tours to add on to your exploration of Xi'an, in addition to visiting the Terracotta Warriors.
City Wall, Great Mosque, Bell and Drum Tower Square
City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
City Wall, Banpo Neolithic Village Museum
Hanyang Mausoleum Underground Museum
Day 6 XI'AN/CHENGDU
Enjoy a free day before an evening flight to Chengdu
Day 7 CHENGDU
You may choose from any of the below listed optional tours to add on to your exploration of Chengdu in addition to visiting the giant pandas
Dufu Thatched Cottage, Kuanzhai Alley
Jinli Street, Wenshu Temple, Renmin Park
Day 8 CHENGDU/SHANGHAI
Take free time in the morning and early afternoon to explore Chengdu and enjoy some local food such as hot pot and kung pao chicken. You will then fly from Chengdu to Shanghai.
Day 9 SHANGHAI
Shanghai is often described as “the Paris of the East”, a dynamic city with impressive architecture. Stroll down the Bund, get to know the locals and enjoy a Huangpu River Cruise.
Day 10 SHANGHAI
Transfer to the airport and depart from Shanghai
- English speaking tour guide and private car service for the day tours on Day 2, Day 5, Day 7, Day 9
- Private airport/train station transfer service with English speaking tour guide on Day 1, Day 4, Day 6, Day 8 and Day 10
- Domestic flights and second class high-speed train tickets
What's Not Included
- International flights
- Entrance fees for attractions listed within the itinerary
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Accommodation booking or recommendations are available