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9-Day Small Group Tour to Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Shanghai

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US$ 1,529.00
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    What to Expect
    Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai

    Upon your arrival at Shanghai, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. We don't have any further arrangements today, as you will visit other major destinations in this small group tour first, and finally return to Shanghai for a visit before you leave China. Relax yourself in the hotel during the remainder of the day, or you can have a self-exploration with suggestions from the guide.

    Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (5 stars)

    Day 2: Shanghai - Beijing

    After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and take a 5.5 hours high-speed train to Beijing. Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the Exit of the railway station and then transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the remainder of the day. (B)

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

    Day 3: Beijing (B+L)

    Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, a la carte lunch including Peking duck, the Temple of Heaven, a lovely Chinese Kung Fu Show.

    Day 4: Beijing (B)

    Visit Mutianyu Great Wall. Round trip cable car is include. Then you can take photo of Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way to the urban area. Lunch is on your own arrangement. At last, visit a local market. 

    Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)

    Visit the Summer Palace and traditional Hutong alleys including Chinese Paper cutting. Have an a la carte lunch at a fancy restaurant. Take a flight to Xi'an and check in at the hotel.

    Overnight: Sheraton Hotel Xi'an (5 star)

    Day 6: Xi'an (B+L+D)

    Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. After a special home cooked lunch with a local family, you will visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show and enjoy a dumpling dinner. (Tips: the dance show is available from Apr. to Nov.)

    Day 7: Xi'an - Shanghai (B+L)

    Observe local life in the park, One-hour Tai Chi practice, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Fly to Shanghai, Airport-hotel transfer.

    Overnight: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai (5 stars) or Similar

    Day 8: Shanghai (B+L)

    Visit Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden and its nearby bazaar. An a la carte farewell lunch will be served at a popular local restaurant. After lunch, visit the former French Concession, the Bund and have a short cruise along Hungpu River. Upon returning to the hotel your guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.

    Day 9: Shanghai (B)

    Airport drop-off is not included today. Please find your own way to the airport according to your flight schedule.
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered


    • Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai China
    • Hongqiao Airport, 2550 Hong Qiao Lu, Changning, Shanghai China
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    9 days
    Return Details
    • 8 nights accommodation
    • One way second- class seat of high speed train from Shanghai to Beijing
    • One way Economy-class airfare from Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Shanghai.
    • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
    • Two bottled water per person per day
    • Professional guide & experienced driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Wall at Badaling
    • Entry/Admission - Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Gratuities
    • China visa fees
    • International airfare
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Airport drop-off service in Shanghai on Day 09
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is available from Apr to Nov.
    • Shanghai Crowne Plaza Century Park Hotel has changed its name to "Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai".
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 20 August 2019

    From the start in Beijing, Tina was a gem, very knowledgeable and made the tour fun. The pace was good and Tina provided plenty of information about the sites. Jacky took over in Xian and the quality stayed the same, fun and informative. Would highly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank MURng21
    Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

    Dear MURng21, We are happy to see you on Tripadvisor! How kind of you to write this lovely comment regarding your Beijing and Xi'an tour with our arrangement. We feel more than excited that you were really satisfied with our service, especially the tour guide...More

    Reviewed 1 July 2019

    I recently went on a 9 day small group tour of China with Travel China Guide. Candy was our guide in Beijing and she was excellent! She was very helpful, knowledgeable, and knew exactly what to do to help us avoid crowds and make the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

    Dear MNfabfour, Thank you for traveling with TravelChinaGuide! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your Beijing trip. It is also delightful that our guide Candy met your expectation. We will never stop working hard to prefect our service and offer our superb...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2019

    My wife and I just returned from our tour and it was everything we wanted it to be for the short visit! Our tour guides Candy (Beijing), Lily (Xi'an), and Ocean (Shanghai) were all fantastic in different ways. They all did their best to make...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

    Dear kjbranch77, Thank you very much for giving us your authentic feedback on our service and sharing your beautiful photo. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the China tour. Also, thank you so much for recommending on our service. We highly appreciate it....More

    Reviewed 2 June 2019

    Hotels, meals, transportation - very high standards. Our guides: Linda in Beijing, Carol in Xian and Ocean in Shanghai made this trip very relaxing, free of stress. They really made every effort in order that we could enjoy the trip - especially Ocean who was...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

    Dear Ironzolee, Thank you for choosing TravelChinaGuide to arrange your tour in Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai. We are more than happy that our guides have brought you an impressive experience in China. We are grateful for your recognition and best wishes!

    Reviewed 21 April 2019

    We are so happy to have chosen TravelChinaTour as our travel agent, so well organized from the beginning of booking the tour to meeting the very skilled tour guides in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. The part in Shanghai with our guide Ryan we enjoyed very...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

    Dear lenebuchmann, Thanks for your positive feedback again. It is great to see that you were satisfied with our company, especially our tour guide Ryan. And we are more than happy to know that you have had a pleased experience in Shanghai as well. Your...More

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