Luxury 13-day Tours of Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Kunming - Lijiang – Shanghai
Day 01: Arrival in Beijing
The guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the city.
Day 02: Beijing
Visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. The Beijing Duck Dinner is served at the original, century-old Qianmen Quan Ju De restaurant followed by a lively Peking Opera performance at the Liyuan Theatre.
Day 03: Beijing
Visit the Badaling Great Wall. To avoid having lunch at shopping site restaurants, you will be driven to have Sichuan food at a local popular restaurant. Visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb in the afternoon. The a la carte dinner is served at a famous Cantonese cuisine restaurant in the Wangfujing area.
Day 04: Beijing - Xian
Visit the Summer Palace. Take a flight to Xian and transfer to the hotel. Visit the City Wall. A sumptuous buffet dinner will be served for you at the hotel this evening.
Day 05: Xian
Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. To avoid having the poor food at the site, you will take highway back to downtown to have lunch at a well-known Cantonese cuisine restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Peasant Painting Gallery, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Great Mosque. After you enjoy the local speciality, the Dumpling Banquet, you will be entertained with the marvelous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.
Day 06: Xian - Guilin
Visit the Provincial History Museum. After enjoying the a la carte lunch at a local famous restaurant, take a flight to Guilin and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy Ethnic Songs and Dances at Lijiang Theatre after dinner.
Day 07: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin
Enduring memories are created today as you cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, a short bicycle trip to the countryside will then be arranged. You will visit a local villager's home to experience the farmer's lifestyle there. Alternatively, you can take our electric car instead of taking bicycles. Transfer back to Guilin. (Tips: Since the lunch on the Li River cruise can not meet your expectation, TCG suggests that you have enough breakfast at the hotel today.)
Day 08: Guilin - Kunming
Visit the Reed Flute Cave, the Seven Star Park and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Take a flight to Kunming and transfer to the hotel.
Day 09: Kunming - Lijiang
Visit the Stone Forest. Take a flight to Lijiang and transfer to the hotel.
Day 10: Lijiang
Visit the Baisha Village and a local Naxi family, the Baisha Murals, the Rock Joseph's Former Residence in Yuhu Village. The afternoon is free for you to explore the Old Town by yourselves. Enjoy the Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance at Dongba Palace in the evening.
Day 11: Lijiang - Shanghai
The morning is free. Take a flight to Shanghai and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 12: Shanghai
Visit the Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden, the Bund and a local family. The Farewell Dinner is served at Central Hotel, whose restaurant Wang Bao He has a history of around 260 years and is the best place to serve Shanghai Cuisine. The memorable dinner will be followed by the Portman Acrobatic Show at the Shanghai Centre Theatre.
Day 13: Departure from Shanghai
Attractions Visited in This Tour
- Beijing Forbidden City Hostel
- The Temple of Heaven (Tiantan)
- Tiananmen Square
- terra cotta army
- The Stone Forest