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11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai

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    What to Expect
    Day 1: Beijing

    Today your guide will meet you at Beijing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the rest of the day.

    Day 2: Beijing (B+L)

    Full day tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and a Chinese Kung Fu Show. A la carte lunch is served.

    Day 3: Beijing (B)

    Visit Mutianyu Great Wall (Round trip cable car is included). To leave you more time on the Great Wall, lunch is not included. It may be the best that you have a big breakfast at the hotel, and a light lunch on your own. Driver by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back and have some free time at a featured local market. 

    Overnight in Beijing: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars)

    Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)

    Visit the Summer Palace and the traditional Hutong alleys and experience the Chinese Paper cutting. A la carte lunch is served. Take an afternoon flight to Xian and check in the hotel.

    Day 5: Xi'an (B+L+D)

    Full day tour to the amazing Terracotta Army Museum, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the famous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with the Dumpling Dinner. A special home cooked lunch at a local family is served today. (Tips: the dance show is available from Apr. to Nov.)

    Day 6: Xi'an (B+L)

    Observe the local life in the City Wall Park, take a one-hour Tai Chi practice and then visit the ancient City Wall, the Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. You will have some free time at the lively Muslim bazaar. A la carte lunch is served.

    Overnight in Xi'an : Sheraton Hotel Xi'an (5-star)

    Day 7: Xi'an - Guilin (B)

    Take a flight to Guilin and check into the hotel. visit the Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill. 

    Day 8: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin (B+L)

    Take a Li River cruise to Yangshuo. Lunch box is served on board. Disembark at about 14:00 and spend some time to visit the rural area of Yangshuo and the West Street. A visit to a local farmer’s home is arranged. After that your will be transferred to Guilin.

    Overnight in Guilin: Sheraton Hotel (5-star)

    Day 9: Guilin - Shanghai (B)

    Take a flight to Shanghai. Your guide will pick you up and transfer you to check in the hotel.

    Day 10: Shanghai (B+L)

    Full day visit to Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, a bazaar, the Former French Concession and the Bund, where you will also have a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. A la carte farewell lunch is served. Upon escorting you back to the hotel, your guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.

    Overnight in Shanghai: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai (5 stars) or Similar

    Day 11: Shanghai (B)

    Airport drop-off is not included today. Please find your own way to the airport according to your flight schedule. Have a nice trip!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Once you arrive at Beijing Airport, you will find our tour guide waiting for you outside of baggage claim area.


    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    11 days
    Return Details
    • 10 nights accommodation based on twin-sharing room
    • Economy-class airfare from Beijing/ Xi'an/ Guilin/ Shanghai
    • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Two bottled water per person per day
    • Professional guide & experienced driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Gratuities to guides and drivers (recommended)
    • China visa fees
    • International airfare
    • Airport drop-off service in Shanghai on Day 11
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Shanghai Crowne Plaza Century Park Hotel has changed its name to "Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai".
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    We booked our tour with Travel China Guide Tours in May, and travelled to China in November 2019. During the planning phase, we communicated via email with Kelly Wang, Travel Consultant with Travel China Guide (TCG), based in Xi’an. TCG does business under the Xi’an Marco Polo
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    Response from Cynthia_TCG, Guest Relations Manager at 11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
    Responded 3 days ago
    Dear Gord_11, What an inspiring review! Thank you for recommending TravelChinaGuide to other Tripadvisor users. It is our honor to read your review on our service, especially your travel consultant Kelly and 5 guides in each city. What a nice thing to hear that you enjoyed our stress-free small group tour and had fun at the places our guides took you to. We are proud of having such professional and attentive tour guides who always make their great efforts to provide high-quality service. They have got a lot of compliments by their professionalism, thoughtfulness and enthusiasm. Thank you again for your encouragement to our work. It is our sincere hope that you will join us to explore other holiday destinations in China again soon. Best regards!
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    We've always wanted to see the great wall and we weren't disappointed. We took the chairlift at Mutianyu then walked/climbed up to Tower 1,2 and 3. Linda made sure we arrived early to beat the crowds. She was a great guide, informative and lots of fun. The supplied meals were
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    Response from Cynthia_TCG, Guest Relations Manager at 11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear lowernorthshore, Greetings from TravelChinaGuide! Thanks for sharing your great experience at the Mutianyu Great Wall and Forbidden City online with us. What a delight to know that our guide Linda did a good job on making your tour go smoothly and you enjoyed the chairlift ride on Mutianyu. We really appreciate your kind recognition on our work and wish to see you again in China. Have a nice day!
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    An unforgettable first time in Beijing with a great bunch of people. Our tour guide Candy had great knowledge of her city and was very warm, caring and friendly. I would definitely recommend to friends to do this fantastic tour and come see the Great Wall which was the
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    Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
    Responded 9 Sep 2019
    Dear SeanPaul32, Greetings from TravelChinaGuide! We are so happy to see your review on Tripadvisor and learn that you had an unforgettable Beijing tour with our guide Candy. We agree with you that Candy is an excellent guide in our company and her service is always recognized by our clients. Thanks for your recommendation and wish to serve you again in the future. Have a good day!
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    Friend and I had a great time in Beijing with Candy as our guide, although the rooms in the Great Wall Hotel were not the standard we had expected.
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    Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
    Responded 11 Aug 2019
    Dear LouiseCourt, Thank you for choosing TravelChinaGuide to arrange your tour. We are more than happy that our guide Candy has brought you a great experience in Beijing. We are grateful for your recognition and best wishes!
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    Very impressed with candy’s knowledge on all the places we visited, she constantly made sure no one was left behind. She was always very happy and helpful, clearly enjoyed her job. Best tour guide ever!
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    Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
    Responded 11 Aug 2019
    Dear Teresa M, How kind of you to post this lovely review on Tripadvisor! Thank you for your praise on our service, especially our guide Candy. Candy is indeed an enthusiastic and professional guide who deserves your positive words. We feel more than excited that we have offered you an enjoyable trip in Beijing. Thanks again for your time and hope we can serve you again. Best regards!
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