The Central China Tour (12N/13D)
No. : 105 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)
Day 3 Beijing (B/L)
Early morning tour to the Temple of Heaven and enjoy a Taiji practice with the locals in the park, then continue your trip to the world famous Mutianyu Great Wall, which is 73km far from the city center, then back to the city in the late afternoon.
Day 4 Beijing-Xian by Train (B)
Morning take a high-speed train to Xi’an (appr. 5 hours), upon arrival, pay a visitto 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 5 Xian (B/L/D)
Day 6 Xi'an-Luoyang (B/L)
Morning pay a visit to the Grand Mosque and Muslim Quarter, then taking a high- speed train to Luoyang (appr. 1.5 hours). Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a leisure time in Luoyang on your own arrangement.
2 night at Peony Plaza Hotel Luoyang or similar one
Day 7 Luoyang (B/L)
Morning tour of the Longmen (Dragon’s Gate) Grottoes, which is one of the three most famous grottoes in China; after lunch, pay a visit to the White Horse Temple, established almost 2000 years ago but rebuilt many times since then.
Day 8 Luoyang-Dengfeng-Zhengzhou (B/L)
Morning drive to Zhengzhou, en-route pay a visit to the Shaolin Temple and then continue your journey to Zhengzhou. Upon arrival, enjoy a leisure time on your own.
1 night at Sofitel Hotel Zhengzhou or similar one
Day 9 Zhengzhou-Hangzhou (B/L)
Afternoon fly to Hangzhou (appr. 1.5 hours), upon arrival, direct visit to the Temple of Soul Retreat and the Six Harmonious Pagoda which is sheltered by forested hills on three sides, then transfer to hotel.
1 night at Metro Park Hotel Hangzhou or similar one
Day 10 Hangzhou-Shanghai (B/L)
Morning tour of the West Lake including a relaxing boat ride to enjoy China’s classic garden city, then take an afternoon train to Shanghai (appr. 2 hours), upon arrival, transfer to hotel.
3 nights at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai or similar one
Day 11 Shanghai (B/L)
Tour of the Jade Buddha Temple, the Yuyuan Garden and its nearby bazaars, lunch in a local restaurant, then have an hour Cruise on Huangpujiang River, afterwards enjoy a relaxing stroll along the Bund.
Day 12 Shanghai (B/L)
Day 13 Shanghai Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for a flight to your onward destination.
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