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11 days / 10 nights

Designed for the discerning traveler, this tour offers luxury accommodations throughout, along with a vast array of unique cultural experiences. Some highlights include a private visit to the Remnant Great Wall at Badaling with the Great Wall Restoration Work, exclusive private access to the lower platform to view the Terra Cotta Warriors along with a specially arranged visit to the Terra Cotta repairing room for a white-glove experience of handling this national treasure, the Impression light show on the West Lake, cooking class with a visit to a local farmers' house, and dinner at the House of Roosevelt on the Bund in Shanghai.

Day 1 - Arrive Beijing
Arrive in Beijing the capital of the People's Republic of China. You are welcomed at the airport and escorted toRegent Beijing Hotel.

Day 2 - Beijing - City Tour
Start your tour this morning with visit to the Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City followed by lunch at Bamboo Garden. Afternoon enjoy Hutong Tour by pedicabs including the visits to the local family, where you will learn about to learn Chinese Calligraphy and Paper Cutting. (BL)

Day 3 - Beijing - Great Wall & Summer Palace Excursion
Morning embark on a memorable visit to the Remnant Great Wall at Badaling and participate in the Great Wall Restoration Work. Following short briefing on how to rebuild the Great Wall at the Administrative Office, go up to the Wall and do the Restoration Work under the instruction from the local artisans. Later explore the Great Wall at your own pace. This section of the Great Wall is not open to the general public yet. Guests will receive an official certificate from the Great Wall Administrative Office for their work rebuilding the Great Wall. Afternoon visit the Summer Palace with a boat ride on the Kunming Lake. Enjoy Peking Duck Dinner at famous Bianyifang Roast Duck Restaurant, which has a long history of over 600 years. (BLD)

Day 4 - Beijing / Xian
Morning visit the Temple of Heaven, possibly the country's most popular symbol. Enjoy private Taichi Class. Afternoon transfer to airport for your flight to Xian. Xian was the National capital for eleven Chinese dynasties and a major link between Asia and Europe. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to The Westin Hotel. Later enjoy walking tour to the Muslim Quarters followed by a Dumpling Dinner at famous Defachang's. (BLD)

Day 5 - Xian - City Tour & Dinner Show
Morning visit the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum with private access to lower platform to view the terra cotta warriors. Enjoy special visit to the repair room for a white-glove experience of handling the national treasures. Enjoy lunch with Noodle making demonstration. Afternoon visit the Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum. Evening enjoy Tang Dynasty Dinner and Show at Tang Dynasty Theatre. (BLD)

Day 6 - Xian / Hangzhou - Nansuo Village
Morning visit Nansuo Village at the Hu County. You will be welcomed by the local farmers with the Drangon Dance and Waist-drum Dance. Visit to the local farms, temple and home visit to the local farmers house. Attend a cultural class to learn how to draw the famous "Farmers Painting". After lunch with the local farmers, transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Hangzhou. Upon arrival, you are met and escorted to Shangri-La Hangzhou. (BL)

Day 7 - Hangzhou - Cruise & City Tour
Morning enjoy private sampan ride on the West Lake. After the cruise, visit the "Dragon Well" tea plantation Hangzhou flavor lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit the Huqinghu Traditional Chinese Clinic with lecture at the clinic given by Professor Che along with demonstrations on Chinese acupuncture and other medical treatments. Evening "Impression West Lake" light show, directed by Zhang Yimou. (BL)

Day 8 - Hangzhou / Shanghai - Linyin Temple Excursion
Morning visit the Linyin Temple. After lunch on board the high-speed train from Hangzhou to Shanghai.
Upon arrival, met and transferred to Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai. (BL)

Day 9 - Shanghai - City Tour
Our full day tour of Shanghai includes morning visit to the Bund, Yu Garden and Old Town
Shanghai. Enjoy Dim Sum lunch at the famous LvBoLang's. Afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum and French Concession. (BL)

Day 10 - Shanghai - Jade Buddha Temple Excursion
Morning visit the Jade Buddha Temple followed by private Cooking Class. Afternoon at leisure. Evening, enjoy dinner at House of Roosevelt on the Bund. (BLD)

Day 11 - Depart Shanghai
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

Optional Hong Kong Extension:

Day 11 -Shanghi / Hong Kong
In the morning, transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to Harbour Grand Honk Kong Hotel.Remainder of the day is free at leisure (B)

Day 12 - Hong Kong - City Tour
This morning following breakfast, you will get an opportunity to tour Hong Kong Island on private basis. Your tour includes visits to Golden Bauhinia Square, Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Fishing Village. Afternoon is at leisure. (B)

Day 13 - Depart Hong Kong
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

Please call 877.689.7482 for 2016 dates and rates.



 
SITA Features:
  • Private cultural class at the local family to learn Chinese Calligraphy and Paper Cutting.
  • Private visit to the Remnant Great Wall at Badaling with the Great Wall Restoration Work.
  • Private Taichi Class.
  • Private access to lower platform to view the terra cotta warriors.
  • Special arrangement to visit the Terra Cotta repairing room for a white-glove experience of handling the national treasure.
  • Lecture and demonstrations on Chinese acupuncture and other local medical treatments.
  • Impression light show on the West Lake.
  • Cooking Class.
  • Visit to local farmers' house.
  • Attend a cultural class to learn how to draw the famous "Farmers Painting".
  • Dinner at House of Roosevelt on the Bund
Inclusions and Value-Adds:
    Main Tour Package:
  • Twin room accommodation inclusive of tax and service charge as applicable.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • 8 Chinese lunches with one hour free flow of soft drink, local beer or mineral water per person per meal. 4 Dinners with one hour free flow of soft drink, local beer or local mineral water per person per meal.
  • Transfers inclusive of baggage handling and porterage.
  • Sightseeing Tours as listed with a Licensed English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fee to the monuments.
  • Assistance by knowledgeable SITA Representative at airports and hotels.
  • Transport services by private air-conditioned Car.
  • Domestic airfare for sectors Beijing/Xian/Hangzhou in economy class including taxes & fuel surcharges.
  • High Speed train tickets from Hangzhou-Shanghai in first class.
    Optional Hong Kong Extension:
  • Twin room accommodation inclusive of tax and service charge as applicable.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Transfers inclusive of baggage handling and porterage.
  • Sightseeing Tours as listed with a Licensed English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fee to the monuments.
  • Assistance by knowledgeable SITA Representative at airports and hotels.
  • Transport services by private air-conditioned Car.
  • Domestic Airfare Shanghai / Hong Kong in economy class including taxes & fuel surcharges.
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