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

Highlights
  • 11-day China tour to Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai, from Beijing
  • Gain insights into imperial China at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Terracotta Warriors
  • Walk along the Great Wall of China at Badaling
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11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
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11-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai
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Overview
Travel around China with a knowledgeable guide on an 11-day tour that includes Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Terracotta Warriors. Gain insight into China’s past at Xi’an’s Wild Goose Pagoda and in Beijing’s hutongs, and see cultural highlights including the Great Mosque, Yu Gardens, Shanghai Bund and more. Enjoy spectacular scenery on a Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. Your tour includes accommodations, three flights, transportation, entrance fees and some meals.
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, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and a Chinese Kung Fu Show. A la carte lunch is served.

Day 3: Beijing (B)
Full day to Badaling Great Wall, a jade factory and the Sacred Way. Driver by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back. 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.

Overnight in Beijing: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars)- the former Sheraton

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)
Visit the Summer Palace, a pearl store and the traditional Hutong alleys. 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 Warriors and Horses Museum, a pottery-making factory, 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)
Full day visit to the 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 visit the Reed Flute Cave. Your guide in Guilin will help you check in the hotel.

Day 8: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin (B+L)
Take a Li River cruise down from Guilin to Yangshuo. As the lunch on the ship cannot be up to your taste, please have a big breakfast at the hotel this morning. Lunch box is served today. Disembark at about 14:00 and spend some time to visit the rural area of Yangshuo. A visit to a local farmer’s home is arranged. After that your will be transferred to Guilin and visit the Elephant Trunk Hill.

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, the Yuyuan Garden, a silk shop, 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: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (5 stars)

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!
Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Small group tour to China

We took the 11 day trip with China Tour. The first good surprise was Candy,, our warm and dedicated Beijing guide,, who welcomed us in Beijing airport. Candy took us to Tiananmen square, the forbidden city, Hutong alleys courtyard residence, a jade stone factory and...More

Thank Carmel O
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carmel and Daphna, Thank you for sharing your tour review with us! It is a great joy to see that you had an amazing tour in Beijing with us. From your words we learn that our guide Candy's excellent great service have made your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beijing was wonderful with Linda as guide

We had never been to China so we needed a lot of guidance. What a great way to see the great city of Beijing! Our guide Linda made our time in Beijing truly enjoyable. We called ourselves “Linda’s Family”. She was very informative, friendly and...More

Thank Jon K
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jon K, We are glad to see your feedback on Tripadvisor again! How kind of you to write this lovely comment regarding your Beijing tour with our arrangement. We feel more than excited that you were satisfied with our tour guide Linda. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best trip we had

We booked a trip to China with china Travel guide and did not know what to expect until we landed in Beijing. The driver was waiting for us to pick us up from the airport to our hotel. Nest morning our AMAZING guide, LINDA greeted...More

Thank CoffeeMust
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CoffeeMust, We are thankful for taking your precious time and writing the review regarding your tour with us again on Tripadvisor. Besides, we are more than excited to know that your tour guide Linda made your Beijing trip very impressive. We will pass your...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Travel China Guide offers the best tours to travel China!

This tour with Travel China Guide was amazing, stress free and well organized. It was full of small details, every tour guide gave the best and were very informative, the service was exceptional. We do not have any issues or incomplete itinerary. The hotel were...More

Thank Katherine H
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Katherine H, What a lovely review! It is really a pleasure to know that you are satisfied with our service especially our Beijing guide Selina. Thank you so much for your kind recommendation. Your support and trust is indeed a precious gift for us....More

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Exceptional trip to Pekin and Xian with our tourguide CANDY

We loved our stay in Bejing and Xian. To begin Candy, our guide came to accompany us to the taxi at the airport in Beijing. In addition, Candy took the time to explain the history of the different sites: tian men square, forbidden city, Hutong...More

Thank Fab F
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Fab F, Thanks for your high praise on TravelChinaGuide, especially on the service of our guide Candy. As a professional tour guide, Candy must be happy if she knows that you enjoyed your Beijing trip with her, and she surely deserves your kind words....More

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