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  • 17-Day Beijing, Datong, Mt.Wutai, Taiyuan, Pingyao,Xian,Hangzhou,Ningbo,Shanghai Tour
  • Tour Code:CTS-EB09
    Price per person from: $1770 Click for Price Details
Day 1 Arrive Beijing(D)
Arrive Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Meet your guide upon arrival and transfer to your deluxe hotel.
Day 2 Beijing(BLD)
Morning tour to Tiananmen Square, located in the heart of the capital, and the Imperial Palace, known as the Forbidden City - one of the greatest feats of ancient Chinese architecture. Afternoon sightseeing includes Summer Palace – a former summer resort area of the royal family. Welcome Peking Duck Banquet in the evening.
Day 3 Beijing(BLD)
Full day excursion to the Great Wall – the landmark of China. It is one of the most amazing feats of human labour – the only man-made construction on earth visible from outer space. After lunch, a
drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred Way with giant marble figures and animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Day 4 Beijing - Datong(BLD)
Morning tour to the Temple of Heaven where the ancient emperors pray for good harvest, then take an afternoon soft seat train to Datong.
Day 5 Datong(BLD)
Full day tour to the Cloud Ridge Caves, Nine-Dragon Screen and the Huayan Temple.
Day 6 Datong - Wutai Mountain(BLD)
Morning excursion to Hanging Monastery. Then take a bus to Wutai Mountain.
Day 7 Wutai Mountain(BLD)
A full day to explore the Wutai Mountain Scenic Area. Wutai Mountain ,also called Five-terrace Mountain, centered on the beautiful monastic village of Taihuai, is one of China's sacred Buddhist mountain areas.
Day 8 Wutai Mountain - Taiyuan(BLD)
Morning drive to Taiyuan, visit the Jinci Temple – the most famous of all the historical relics in the city and Twin-Pagoda Temple in the afternoon.
Day 9 Taiyuan - Pingyao - Xi'an(BLD)
Whole day excursion to Pingyao by coach(2-hour drive), a well-preserved ancient city listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage in 1997. Visit the Shuanglin Temple, City Wall and Ri Sheng Chang Financial House. After lunch , visit Ming-Qing Street and Courtyard Residence. Return to Taiyuan in the afternoon to visit Qiao Family’s Compound. Take the overnight soft sleeping train to Xi'an
Day 10 Xi'an(BLD)
Upon arrival , visit the the unparalleled highlight Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor in China. Added highlights are a visit to the Huaqing Hot Spring – a former resort area especially for the emperors and the royal family and a visit to Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 A.D. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk of Xuanzang. Attend a special Tang Dynasty song and dance Show in the evening.
Day 11 Xi'an(BLD)
Full day excursion to Qianling Mausoleum, the joint tomb of Emperor Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetian of Tang Dynasty and Famen Temple which is a famous temple in China and houses real body relics of Sakyamuni.
Day 12 Xi'an - Hangzhou(BLD)
Morning flight to Hangzhou, then half-day sightseeing features a cruise on the famous West Lake and Temple of the Soul’s Retreat and the Six Harmonies Pagoda.
Day 13 Hangzhou - Ningbo - Putuo Island(BLD)
Morning drive to Ningbo, visits the Asaki Temple, then take the cruise to Putuo.
Day 14 Putuo Island(BLD)
Full day excursion to Putuo Island. This is the place we all dream about – temples, pagodas, arched bridges, narrow alleys, fishing boats, artisans and monks.
Day 15 Putuo Island - Shanghai (BLD)
Continuing tours in Putuo Island in the morning, then take a cruise at noon to Shanghai.
Day 16 Shanghai(BLD)
Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China, known as the “Paris of the East”. The sightseeing today includes the Jade Buddha Temple where two rare jade statues of Sakyamuni Buddha are treasured , Yu Yuan (Mandarin’ Garden) and the Bund – the lovely waterfront. An acrobatic show for your evening entertainment.
Day 17 Depart Shanghai(B)
Your exciting journey draws to a close as your board your international flight home.
Meals:   B=Breakfast      L=Lunch       D=Dinner
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