Places: Xi'an, Beijing, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai

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2016 Departures: 08 March, 10 May, 12 July, 13 September, 15 November

Day 01: Vancouver / Beijing

  • Fly with Air China non-stop flight to Beijing

Day 02: Arrive Beijing

  • rrive Beijing, meet and transfer to your hotel

Hotel: Grand Mercure Beijing or similar

Day 03: Beijing (B/L)

  • Morning visit Tian’anmen Square & Forbidden City
  • Chinese lunch at local restaurant
  • Hutong Tour by pedicabs, including the visit to the local family, local market and Drum Tower
  • Dinner on own expense

Day 04: Beijing (B/L/D)

  • Morning excursion to the Badaling Great Wall
  • Visit Beijing Jade Carving Factory followed by lunch at its Friendship Restaurant.
  • Afternoon visit the Summer Palace
  • Peking Duck Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 05: Beijing / Xian (B/L)

  • Morning visit Temple of Heaven & Lama Temple
  • Beijing Noodle Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to airport for the flight to Xian.
  • Arrive Xian, transfer to your hotel.
  • Dinner on own expense

Hotel: Days Hotel & Suite Xinxing Xian or similar

Day 06: Xian (B/L/D)

  • Morning visit the Terra Cotta Museum .
  • Visit the Xian Ceramic and Art Workshop
  • Chinese lunch at local restaurant including the
  • Noodle-making Demonstration
  • Afternoon, Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum
  • Dumpling Dinner followed by Tang Dynasty Show.

Day 07: Xian / Guilin (B/L)

  • Morning visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Ancient City Wall
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to airport for the flight to Guilin
  • Arrive Guilin, transfer to your hotel.
  • Dinner on own expense

Hotel: Guilin Golden Oriole Hotel or similar

Day 08: Guilin / Yangshuo (B/L)

  • Li River Cruise with lunch on board
  • Disembark in Yangshuo, check-in your hotel
  • Afternoon your own exploration on the famous West Street, which is near your hotel
  • Dinner on own expense

Optional - Impression Liu San Jie Light Show (CAD80 per person)

Hotel: Mountain Retreat Hotel or similar

Day 09: Yangshuo (B/L)

  • Morning bamboo rafting along the Yulong River, a tributary of Li River
  • Visit the local village and farms
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Afternoon free at leisure or go for an optional Tour

Optional – Afternoon biking tour followed by the Cooking Class and dinner at Yangshuo (CAD90 per person)

Day 10: Yangshuo / Shanghai (B/L)

  • Drive back to Guilin, visit the famous Reed Flute Caves
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai
  • Arrive Shanghai, meet and transfer to your hotel.

Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel or similar

Day 11: Shanghai (B/D)

  • Morning visit the Yu Garden with Old Town
  • Lunch is on your own at the Old Town
  • Afternoon visit the Bund and Shanghai Museum
  • Dinner at local restaurant followed by Acrobatic Show

Day 12: Shanghai / Suzhou / Shanghai (B/L)

  • Full day excursion to Suzhou via high-speed train
  • Sightseeing includes the visit to the Garden of Master Fishing Net, Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Factory, Grand Canal Cruise and Old Town Chinese lunch at local restaurant
  • Dinner on your own expense

Day 13: Shanghai (B)

  • Free day at leisure or go for Optional Tours

Day 14: Shanghai / Beijing / Vancouver (B)

  • Departure transfer to Shanghai Airport for the flight to Vancouver via Beijing.
  • Arrives Vancouver on the same day

Extras

$490 : Air Tax

$175 : China visa application fee

$180 : Prepaid tipping

$950 : Single Supplement

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