Golden China is one of the most exciting tours in Asia, which beside the main cities like Beijing, Xian and Shanghai offer a great view to the daily life of smaller cities or communities of China.
Cruising on Yu River in the ways as the people travel during the reign of early Chinese dynasties, is something what you will remember.
End your tour in Suzhou, on of the greatest water cities in the world, will make your trip memorable.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY - BEIJING: Flight to Beijing.
Day-2. BEIJING: Upon arrival, start with orientation tour of the city. Then you to your hotel next to Tien an Men. In the evening, enjoy dinner in traditional Beijing restaurant.
Day-3. BEIJING: Visit Tiananmen Square the largest city square in the world. Proceed to Forbidden City, the former Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the grandest integral palace complex still remaining in China. Then visit the Summer Palace, the most splendid classical garden in China. In the evening, enjoy the Peking Opera show.
Day-4. BEIJING: Visit the Great Wall (Badaling Section), the most outstanding representation of China's Great Wall and the Sacred Road. Return to Beijing to visit Olympic Stadium, Water Cube and the traditional Hutongs, the remain of the old traditional Chinese quarter, where the people live in the same way as hundreds of years ago. In the evening a famous Peking Duck banquet in traditional Chinese restaurant.
Day-5. BEIJING-XIAN: Visit Beijing's splendid Temple of Heaven before we board domestic flight to Xian. Upon arrival, transfer your centrally located hotel. In the evening walking tour inside the City Walls.
Day-6. XIAN-GUILIN: Visit the incredible Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, a life-size soldiers sculpted from real-life models is one of the most famous archaeological finds of the 20th century. Then visit the City Walls, the largest and best-preserved ancient fortress in the world, and the Bell Tower with traditional Chinese architectural features. In the evening board the flight to Guilin.
Day-7. GUILIN-YANGSHUO: Morning transfer to the cruise ship. Then start with fascinating cruise along Li River following the spectacular landscapes. See the local fisherman and their cormorants before we arrive to Yangshuo for dinner and overnight.
Day-8. HANGZHOU-WUZHEN WEST: Flight to Hangzhou. Upon arrival, with a short ride to Wuzhen West, the most beautiful of all Water towns in China. See the original docks, waterside pavilions and manors mostly built over 400 years ago. After the cruise on canals relax in your hotel.
Day-9. WUZHEN-SUZHOU-SHANGHAI: Travel to nearby Suzhou, known as the most famous Garden City in China. Explore the Grand Canal wit Marco Polo Bridge. Late visit Pnamen Gate and the Garden of the Humble Administrator. Continue with visit to Lion Forest Garden, Lingering Garden with Canglang Pavilion, Twin Pagodas and Tiger Hill. At the end join your tour director on tour of Silk Embroidery Center before we return back to Shanghai. Rest of the day for some late shopping or hunt for traditional Chines souvenirs. Late transfer to Shanghai and your hotel located next to Nanjing Road, the main artery of the city.
Day-10. SHANGHAI: Guided tour of one of the greatest cities in the world. Visit the Shanghai Museum, travel through Bund, Shanghai's waterfront running along the West shore of the Huangpu River, Yu Garden, the Old City, great place for excellent shopping and fun. Rest of the day is free to explore Nanjing Road the best place for shopping and hunt for the souvenirs.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Li River Cruise, Shanghai Old Town, Bund, Nanjing Road
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: