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China Highlights Tour- Beijing, Xi'An, Shanghai

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This 9-day, customisable tour lets you discover the different faces of China. From the big, bustling cities, you'll be passing through centuries of fascinating history. You'll have time to take in the breathtaking scenery of the countryside, as well as exploring the vast modern cities. Seize the opportunity to discover both the past and the present, exploring China's ...

This 9-day, customisable tour lets you discover the different faces of China. From the big, bustling cities, you'll be passing through centuries of fascinating history. You'll have time to take in the breathtaking scenery of the countryside, as well as exploring the vast modern cities. Seize the opportunity to discover both the past and the present, exploring China's culture like never before.

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Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the beating heart of China...

• Your driver will transfer you to your hotel for check-in
• Your hotel is located in the heart of the city
• Free time to explore the city for the rest of the day

Visited:
Beijing
Accomodation
The Orchid (Beijing)

Day 2: The Temple of Heaven

Explore the capital's greatest landmarks...

• Visit the stunning Temple of Heaven
• Head to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
• Take a walk in Jingshan Park, and visit the opera

Visited:
Beijing
Accomodation
The Orchid (Beijing)

Day 3: The Great Wall of China

Climb the Great Wall, China's greatest wonder...

• Morning walk across Mutianyu, part of the Great Wall 
​• Spanning 6,000km, this legendary site is a must-see
​• Free evening for you to relax or explore Beijing

Visited:
Beijing Mutianyu
Accomodation
The Orchid (Beijing)

Day 4: The Summer Palace

Visit the Summer Palace and Beijing’s temples.​​.. 

• Morning tour of the luxurious Summer Palace
• Discover Kunming Lake and the Cloud Pavilion
​• Visit the Lama and Confucius Temples and the Hutongs

Visited:
Beijing
Accomodation
The Orchid (Beijing)

Day 5: Flight to ​Xi'an

Depart for Xi'an, the ancient capital of China...

• Morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Xi'an
• Visit the Wild Goose Pagoda and the Great Mosque
• Try out some of the local snacks in the food market

Visited:
Beijing Xi'an
Accomodation
Night at Mercure (Xi'an)

Day 6: On to Shanghai 

Tour the sites of Xi'an before flying to Shanghai...

• See the Terracotta Warriors at the Tomb of the First Emperor
​• Visit the Huaqing Hot Spring, the winter palace of the Tangs
​• Stroll through the city before flying to Shanghai

Visited:
Xi'an Shanghai
Accomodation
Night at Astor House (Shanghai)

Day 7: Explore ​Yuyuan Garden

Take in the glorious sights of Shanghai... 

• Walk through the famous Yuyuan Garden
​• Head to Shanghai Old Town and visit Jade Buddha Temple
• Stroll down to the Bund and ascend the Jinmao Tower

Visited:
Shanghai
Accomodation
Night at Astor House (Shanghai)

Day 8: Free Day in Shanghai

Explore China's greatest metropolis...​​​

• Free day for you to enjoy at your own leisure in Shanghai
• Relax in your hotel, or take to the streets to explore
• Enjoy dinner at one of Shanghai's famous restaurants

Visited:
Shanghai
Accomodation
Night at Astor House (Shanghai)

Day 9: Departure from Shanghai

Enjoy a free day in Shanghai before flying home...

• Free day to explore the city at your own leisure
​• Transfer to the airport for your flight home
• We hope you've had an amazing trip!

Visited:
Shanghai

Beijing Mutianyu Xi'an Shanghai

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,170 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Price per person £1,140

Included in price:

  • Hotel with breakfast
  • English tour guide if mentioned
  • Private driver if mentioned
  • Entrance fees as mentioned

Not included in price:

  • Visa
  • International and domestic flights
  • Train tickets
  • Tips to the driver and tour guide
  • The room before 14pm and after 12
  • Supplement for early or late pick up/ drop off before 7am and after 10pm

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