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China Express Tour

Duration: 8

Destination: Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Summer Palace, Yuyuan Garden, Tongli Watertown

Tour Code: CCET-CC-02

 

Day 1 Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel. After a short break in the hotel, you will take rickshaws through Beijing's Hutong, experiencing the lifestyle of the Beijing locals.

 

Day 2 Beijing

Morning program takes you to Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of Chinese emperors for more than 500 years. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests. And then we will pay a visit to the Olympic Stadium.

 

Day 3 Beijing

After breakfast, we will visit Great Wall, one of the eight ancient wonders of between 6000- 6500km long built over several centuries to keep out the invading northern tribes. After a hike along a portion of the Wall, we visit the Ming Tombs, a secluded valley housing 14 imperial burial mounds.

 

Day 4 Beijing

In the morning, we visit the Summer Palace which was built 800 years ago. It is the second largest and best-preserved royal garden in China, with 294 hectares including the beautiful and serene Kunming Lake. After lunch, you will be free to explore in 798 Factory, which is a new rising, avant-garde and trendy space that hosts high-level cultural, artistic and commercial activities.

 

Day 5 Beijing - Shanghai

After breakfast you will fly to Shanghai, the commercial center of China. Upon arrival in Shanghai, proceed to take a leisure stroll in the fabulous Yu Garden at the Old Quarter, the Jade Buddha Temple, the famous waterfront Bund and Nanjing Road at the shopping center.

 

Day 6 Shanghai

Take a city tour to visit the city's major attractions and get a general understanding of this city. First you will visit the Shanghai Museum, one of the best in China, to learn the history of this city. Also you will have the chance to get a bird’s view of the whole Pudong new area on top of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

 

Day 7 Shanghai - Suzhou

In the morning drive to Suzhou and appreciate the elegant classical Suzhou garden with a tour to the Master of Nets Garden to understand the art of Chinese aesthetics through every rock, waterway, plant and flower. After lunch, we will visit Tongli Watertown. This is a town on the river whose streets are supplemented by rivers, upon which numerous boats float back and forth. Its 20 ancient bridges of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties join the town into an integrated whole. After that, we will drive back to Shanghai.

 

Day 8 Departure

Today your 8 days Beijing and Shanghai Tour is near the end. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Welcome back to China anytime.