China Essential Tour (9 days 8 nights)

China

Tour Code: CET Escorted Tour
Private transportation and English speaking guide provided
Starting from $1,690  per passenger
Visiting Shanghai for 2 nights. the Bund. Hangzhou for 1 night: West Lake. Xian for 2 night: Terracotta Warriors. Beijing for 3 nights: Forbidden City,the Great Wall.

Stay in 5 star hotels.

Day 1. Arrive in Shanghai
Upon arrival at Shanghai Pudong airport, our representative will greet you and transfer you to our hotel. Free for the evening.

Day 2.  Shanghai (AB, L, D)
We will visit  Yu Yuan Garden, Old Shanghai District, Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road and the Bund.

Day 3. Shanghai-Hangzhou (AB, L D)
Free morning in Shanghai on your own. Drive to Hangzhou.  Visit the West Lake and the Red Carp Pond, Enjoy a Hangzhou Impression show on the side of West Lake in the evening.

Day 4. Hangzhou-Xian (AB, L D)
Visit the Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum and the Lingyin Temple. Take a late afternoon flight to Xian. Transfer to our hotel. Free for the evening.  

Day 5. Xian (AB, L, SD)
Today will visit Terracotta Warriors, the 8th wonder of the world, City Wall, and Big Goose Pagoda.  Enjoy Dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show in the evening.

Day 6. Xian -Beijing (AB, L, D)
Take a morning flight to Beijing, the capital of China.  Visit Summer Palace and pearl factory in the afternoon.

Day 7. Beijing (AB, L, SD)
Today we will visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven.  Enjoy a Peking Duck Welcome Banquet in the evening.

Day 8. Beijing (AB, L, D)
Take a Hutong Tour in the morning before visiting the Great Wall and Jade Factory.  We also will visit Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way. Enjoy a Kungfu show for evening entertainment.

Day 9. Depart Beijing  (AB)
Today we will be transferred to the airport for home flight.
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AB: American breakfast    L: Lunch    D: Dinner   SD: Specialty dinner

Start (Sat) End (Sun) Land Only
2/4/2017 2/12/2017 $1,650
3/4/2017 3/12/2017 $1,650
3/18/2017 3/26/2017 $1,650
4/1/2017 4/9/2017 $1,690
4/8/2017 4/16/2017 $1,750
4/15/2017 4/23/2017 $1,690
5/6/2017 5/14/2017 $1,750
5/20/2017 5/28/2017 $1,750
6/3/2017 6/11/2017 $1,790
7/8/2017 7/16/2017 $1,790
7/15/2017 7/23/2017 $1,790
8/5/2017 8/13/2017 $1,790
8/12/2017 8/20/2017 $1,790
9/9/2017 9/17/2017 $1,790
9/23/2017 10/1/2017 $1,790
10/7/2017 10/15/2017 $1,790
10/14/2017 10/22/2017 $1,790
11/4/2017 11/12/2017 $1,690
11/18/2017 11/26/2017 $1,690
12/2/2017 12/10/2017 $1,690
12/16/2017 12/24/2017 $1,690
The Year 2018
1/6/2018 1/14/2018 $1,650
1/20/2018 1/28/2018 $1,650

Single Supplement: $590

The prices including:
• All domestic flights
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• International flights
• China visa ($185)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides

Specialty meal:
Beijing:  Beijing Duck Banquet
Xian: Chinese Dumpling

Entertainment:
Hangzhou: Impression Show
Xian: Tang dynasty show
Beijing: Kungfu Show (martial arts)

Flights:
All China Domestic flights included.
International flights available upon requests.

Tour operation:
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available

Shanghai Howard Johnson Plaza Waigaoqiao 5*
Exuding a unique boutique ambience, the lavishly appointed property has 301 guestrooms and suites with a luxurious level of modern comfort offering complimentary high-speed internet access connecting the world. Providing dedicated and professional service, the new Howard Johnson Plaza Waigaoqiao Shanghai ensures that your expectations are exceeded.
Address: 5658, North Zhang Yang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 200137, China. Tel: 86 212021 8888 Fax : 86 21 2021 8777

Xian Jianguo Hotel 5*
Jianguo Hotel Xian is a famous hotel brand in China. ,managed by BTG—Jianguo Hotels & Resorts.The hotel offers a total of 643 spacious rooms. It earned “National Tourism Administration Five Star Classification Standard.” Jianguo Hotel Xi’an created an elegant business setting and artful relaxation atmosphere in a bustling cityscape, and extending its calming signature with professional and personalized service. The Jianguo Hotel Xi’an also is a beautiful ecological garden in the center of Xi’an.
Address: No 2 Huzhu Road Xian, Shanxi Province, China Zip Code: 710048 Tel: (86)(029)8259 8888

Beijing Grand Gongda Hotel 5*
Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel is a luxurious star business hotel which was built with the investment of Beijing University of Technology and is totally managed carte blanche by BTG-Jianguo Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd.. The hotel is equipped with 277 rooms that are exquisitely decorated, which makes you at ease while on business, three restaurants with different flavors to provide you with genuine and delicious foreign and domestic food, modern meeting and banquet facility to meet different demands of meetings and banquets and professional SPA service and such recreational activities as KTV, leaving you relaxed both emotionally and physically.