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China Relaxation Tour

Duration: 12

Destination: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze, Shanghai

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Panda Breeding Centre, Yangtze Cruise

Tour Code: CCET-07

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

Day tour starts from Temple of Heaven, where emperors performed annual rituals of sacrifice to ensure prosperity for future generations. And then we will visit the Forbidden City. The Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed China over 500 years for this the largest palace in the world. It is the “must see?in Beijing. And then we will take a leisure walk around Tian An Men Square to admire the grandeur of the largest public squares in the world.

 

Day 3 Beijing

After breakfast, we will visit the 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 take flight to Xi’an.

 

Day 5 Xi’an

In the morning, we will visit incredible 2000 years old Terracotta Warriors. The Warriors are part of the underground tomb of the Emperor Qin. Well over 7000 figures in full battle array are formed for battle in several large pits. When we back to Xi’an city, we will visit Ancient City Wall. It's the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. And then we will walk around at Muslim Square.

 

Day 6 Xi’an - Chengdu

After breakfast we will visit the majestic Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Then you will take flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, you will visit People’s Park and Wide and Narrow Folk Street.

 

Day 7 Chengdu - Chongqing

In the morning, we will visit Giant Panda Breeding Centre to see this beautiful and lovely creature. After lunch, you will take express train to Chongqing. Upon arrival in Chongqing, first we will visit Ciqikou Old Town. This lively old area has been partly restored, and remains an authentic and busy community. In the later afternoon, you will be transferred to board the ship.

 

Day 8 Yangtze Cruise

After breakfast, visit the Ghost City of Fengdu County on the moring. Fengdu is where the devil lives, according to Chinese legend. The whole place has an eerie feel to it with deserted streets, tower blocks, empty shops and banks. The only people here are those who make a living from visiting cruise boats. The Captain's Welcome Party will be held.

 

Day 9 Yangtze Cruise

Take a small boat to Shennong Stream in the afternoon. Shennong Stream is another tributary of the Yangtze River, and its fast-flowing, crystal clear water runs southwards through deep gorges. In the evening, various activities and performances are included on the cruise. Performances include costume shows, magic shows. Sichuan Opera and the Magical Mask Changing are sometimes included.

 

Day 10 Yichang - Shanghai

Today first visit Three Gorges Dam, the largest water conservancy project ever undertaken by man. It has been a dream for several generations of Chinese people. It will be 2,335 meters long, 185 meters high, 18 meters wide on the top and 130 meters wide at the bottom. The tourists can get access to the top of the dam and enjoy different kinds of photo opportunities. When the cruise ends, transferred to the airport and take a flight to Shanghai.

 

Day 11 Shanghai

After breakfast we will stroll along the lovely paths and pavilions of Yu Garden in Shanghai Old City and at the same time experience Shanghai recently gained modernity. The rest time is at your own leisure. You could wander in Nanjing Road or pack your package for departure.

 

Day 12 Departure

Your 12 Days China Relaxation Tour is near the end. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.