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

  • 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
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
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!
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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great 11 Day trip - fast moving

Candy got 19 of us to and from a lot of places and dealt professionally with a medical emergency. She was enthusiastic, organized and knowledgeable.More

Thank unksnogan
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear unksnogan, It is really nice of you to write this comment regarding the excellent service of our guide Candy. Candy is a passionate guide and we have received many positive feedbacks of Candy's great service. We will surely pass on your kind words to...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Fabulous trip and memories

We anticipated this trip for 9 months and were not disappointed! Our booking and communication with Wendy was easy and speedy. Her replies were always timely, knowledgeable, and accurate. Our guides were excellent including Candy, Tracy, Li, and Ryan. Candy did an especially good job...More

Thank smdahouston
Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear smdahouston, We are grateful for your review on our service, especially our guides and tour consultant. It is always a nice thing to hear that our arrangements have met your expectation, and we are proud of having made your experience in China enjoyable.Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018
An Excellent informative tour

11 days packed full of adventures. Our guides in every city were EXCELLENT! Selina in Beijing, Jackie in Xi'an, Alice in Guilin and Ocean in Shanghai. We were very lucky to have them to lead us. They were well informed, attentive to our needs and...More

Thank KLEB2018
Maggie Y, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear KLEB2018, Thank you for taking time to share your experience in China with other visitors online. Nothing could give us more pleasure than knowing that our clients enjoyed a wonderful tour with us. We were all inspired by your kind words. We will surely...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Excellent tour with care

11 days Small Group Tour: Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin & Shanghai (19th to 29th April 2018) We are thankful to Travel China Guide for a well planned tour. We had a wonderful experience. From the beginning we were happy after contact with Wendy, who efficiently answered...More

Gloria G, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Dear SATENDRA C, Thank you so much for writing such a positive feedback regarding your 11 days China small group tour and giving us a 5-rating here. From your words we can see that you loved the schedule, the hotels, the tour guides and the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Great family trip enjoyed by all

We did the family version of the tour (FT02), and found that we and our kids (four boys) really enjoyed the trip. My wife and I had been on a Travel China Guide tour 2 years ago, and chose a repeat trip with them because...More

1  Thank Rob D
Gloria G, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Rob D, We would like to thank you for having chosen us to arrange your China tour again. It is a great joy that our excellent service made your family trip a very pleasant experience. And also thanks for your praise to our guides...More

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