The Historical Central China Tour (11N/12D)
No. : 109 Price: USD
Day 1 Beijing Arrival (No Meal)
Arrival in Beijing, meet at the airport and transfer to the hotel, enjoy a leisure time in the afternoon.
3 nights at Penta Hotel Beijing or similar one
Day 2 Beijing (B/L)
Morning visit to the Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City (closed on Monday), where used to be the Chinese imperial palace for the emperors and their families in mid-Ming and Qing Dynasties, after lunch, visit the Summer Palace, an imperial garden in the old time.
Day 4 Beijing-Datong by train (B)
Morning take a high-speed train to Datong (appr. 2.5 hours), upon arrival, visit the Hanging Temple, which is a construction wonder and even more dangerous than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, afterwards transfer to the hotel.
2 nights at Datong Meigao Hotel or similar one
Day 5 Datong (B/L）
Morning tour of the Yungang Grottoes, a treasure house of art as famous as the Ajanta Grottoes of India and the mammoth Buddha sculptures at Bamyanin Afghanistan; afternoon pay a visit to Nine Dragon Screen and Huayan Temple.
Day 6 Datong-Pingyao by train (B/L)
Morning take a high-speed train to Pingyao (appr. 3 hours), upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a leisure time in this ancient town on your own arrangements.
2 nights at Yunjincheng Hotel or similar one.
Day 7 Pingyao (B/L)
Guided tour of the Ancient Town of Pingyao, the town boasts a brilliant past with rich culture deposits. You will see the ancient-style buildings with similar decorations, such as house eaves, stone stairs, huge plaques, arches and courtyard walls lined on both sides of the narrow streets.
Day 8 Pingyao–Xi'an by train (B)
Morning take a high-speed train to Xian (appr. 3 hours), upon arrival, pay a visit to the Ancient City Wall with a Cycling Tour included on the wall before transferring to the hotel.
2 nights at Grand Mercure Hotel or similar one
Day 9 Xi'an (B/L/D)
Morning tour of the Terracotta Warriors & Horses, after lunch, return to the city and visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, then head for the Grand Mosque at the Muslim Quarter to experience the local people’s life. Evening enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show with Dumpling Dinner.
Day 10 Xi'an-Shanghai by flight (B/D)
Morning flight to Shanghai (appr. 2 hours), upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for a fresh up. Evening enjoy Lost Plate Food Tour to get a better understanding of the local cultures of Shanghai.
2 nights at Sunrise on the Bund Shanghai or similar one
Day 11 Shanghai (B/L)
Day 12 Shanghai Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for a flight to your onward destination.
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