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7-Day-Private Tour Guide Services: Incredible China Highlights

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US$ 1,850.00
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What to Expect

Day 1: Beijing: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Hutongs

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Your friendly private tour guide will meet you at 8:30am in your hotel lobby. Then You will be transferred to Tiananmen Square. The largest city plaza in the world. Learning the revolutionary period of history. Stroll along the Tiananmen Square(Tiananmen Guangchang), Admire the Great Hall of the People (Renmin Dahuitang), National Museum Of China, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniangtang), Monument of the People's Heroes and Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men).

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Visit the 600 years old place, The Forbidden city-The Palace Museum. Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. The world UNESCO Heritage. It used the Royal Palace for 24 emperors from Ming and Qing Dynasty. Enjoy the Hall of Great Supremacy (Taihe Dian), Hall of Middle Harmony (Zhonghe Dian), Hall of Preserving Harmony (Baohedian), Palace of Heavenly Purity, Chuxiu Palace, Turret of The Palace Museum,The Imperial Garden of The Palace Museum and Meridian Gate (Wumen). Please watch the movie of "The last emperor" before you head to Beijing. you will spend about of hours here. Listen countless old stories from your tour guide. Get to know Palace at your own pace. .

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Savor an authentic stir-fried lunch in the Hutong. It is where local beijingners lives. The Hutong date back to Yuan Dynasty with over 700 years history. Stroll along the Back Lakes (Houhai) , Hou Lake, Yandai Xie Street, Yinding Bridge, Beigongfang Hutong,Shichahai Scenic Resort and experience people's life, culture and history. It is the true gem of Beijing.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
Followed by the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Enjoy the stunning Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest and Imperial Vault of Heaven. It is no longer a worship place for God of Heaven. Instead, you will see hundreds of retired local people. If the weather is good, they will come for early morning exercise such as Taichi, Yoga, gymnastics. It is Temple of Heaven park for people. At the end of the tour, Your tour guide will take you back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Beijing: Great Wall Mutianyu and Summer Palace

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China
Your private guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 7:30am. Head to outskirt of Beijing The Mutianyu Great Wall is one of the best-preserved and No.1 rated site in Beijing surrounded by lush vegetation, this section of the wall is most beloved Great Wall in China by families and hikers but less people. It offers breathtaking views of mountainous, orchard and villages. Your friendly private tour guide will meet you at 7:30am or 7:00am in your hotel lobby. Then You will be transferred to Mutianyu Great Wall. You will spend about 2 hours wandering around and hiking on the Great Wall leisurely. Listen innumerable stories of this amazing wonder of the world from your private guide. Enjoy cable car up and cable car down from the Great Wall or with an exciting option of tobogganing down from the Great Wall of China. An unforgettable experience perfect both for adults and kinds.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
Continue your tour to the most beautiful garden in Beijing, Summer Palace in the afternoon. Summer Palace is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members, Learn about the most powerful female in Chinese history. The empress Dowager CiXi. People named her as Dragon Lady. Stroll along the Kunming Lake and Long Corridor at the Summer Palace. Enjoy Hall of Benevolence and Longevity and Tower of Buddhist Incense (Summer Palace). If the boat is running, enjoy dragon a lovely boat ride to the southern island. At the end of the tour, your tour guide will transfer you back to your lovely hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Xian: Xi'an Mosque, Muslim Quater and Big Wild Goose Pagoda Fountain Square

Stop At: Xi'an Mosque, Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710043 China
Your friendly tour guide meet you at Xi'an North Railway Station. Then you will be transferred to Xi'an Mosque which is the largest Mosque in china. It was constructed in Ming Dynasty. An active place of worship within Xi'an Muslim Quarter.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
Xi'an Muslim Quater is a large muslim area in Xi'an City. The Muslim population living in the quarter was about 33,000 people. It is well known for its food. There are tons of restaurants, food stores, souvenirs ...etc.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
At last, Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda fountain Square, It is most beautiful time to enjoy the Big wild goose pagoda. There are lots live shows in this area. It is well known Tik Tok. Many talents Yong people gather here perform professionally with Erhu, guzheng and Tang Dynasty Dance. A feast of music in evening. at the end of the tour your tour guide will transfer you back to your hotel
Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Xi'an: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses & Xi'an City Wall

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
Xi'an City Wall is the largest and best preserved city wall in China. It is 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) You can spend 20 minutes walk along the city wall enjoy the charming south gate or you can rent a bike ride for half hour on the city wall.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
The Terra Cotta Army is considered as the no.8 ancient wonders in the world. The UNESCO world heritage. It is a form of funerary art buried with over 2000 years history. You will spend about 2 hour visit here. At the end of the tour, your tour guide will take you airport. Guest book flights and hotel in Guilin on own, at your own expense. Guilin Mandarin Speaking Driver will greet you at airport and transfer you to your lovely Guilin Hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Guilin: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
Dragon's backbone Rice terraces is the most amazing rice terrace in China. Construction of the terraces began in Yuan Dynasty over 700 years ago. Layers of rice in Fall, Layers of Green in Summer, Layers of Water in Spring, Layers of frost in Winter. Start your epic experience and hiking in the massive terrace with the option that you can choose driving up and hike down approximately 1.5 hour. Hike around to see the "stars& moon" and the "dragons & tigers" Explore the stunning rice terraces appear like tiered ribbons winding around the carved contours of undulating hillside. Immerse yourself to this spectacular views.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
Savor a delightful lunch at 2:30pm in the Ping'an village. Stroll along Ping'an village there you will see traditional country houses made of Bamboo and wooden, hardworking donkeys and beautiful roosters. Your trip will come to an end around 5pm and you will be dropped back to your hotel in Guilin.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Guilin: Li River , Yangshuo Town and Xianggong Mountain

Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
Li River originates in Mao'er Mountains in Xing'an County and flows in the general Southern Direction through Guilin, Yangshuo and Pingle. The 437 kilometre course of the Li and gui Rivers is flanked by green hills, cormorant fishing.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Xianggong Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
Xianggong Mountain is about 1 hour drive from Yangshuo, It is best place to have a bird view of Li River. It takes you about 15 minutes hiking up the hill.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: West Street, East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900 China
Yangshuo is a county and resort town in southern China. It is well known its dramatic karst mountain and landscape and villages. West Street is a popular street with bars, cafes, restaurants and boutique stores . at the end of the tour your mandarin speaking driver will transfer you to airport. Guests book Shanghai hotel and fights on own at your own expense.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Shanghai: Yu Garden, Former French Concession & Shanghai Tower

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District near Fuyou Road, Shanghai 200010 China
Yu Garden
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Savor a delightful lunch at Former French Concession. You will learn the colonial ear's history from 1849 till 1943 at an area of 66 hectares (163.09acres). See the transaction of French villas became a shared homes for Shanghainese today. There are plenty cafes, bars, smoothie shops, homemade ice cream shops and boutique stores on the way.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
Continue your tour to The Bund, Enjoy the stunning skyline of Shanghai. Passing through the beautiful landmarks such as Fairmont Peace Hotel, HSBC building...etc.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
Visit the world's second-tallest building. Shanghai Tower. It was designed by American architectural firm Gensler. Admire the stunning views of Shanghai. then, Riverside promenade. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to the hotel.

Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:30 AM
7 days
Return Details
Your centrally located hotel 
  • Guide Meet guests at Hotel lobby
  • English speaking Guide Service Fee
  • Taxi fare
  • Outskirt Driver Service
  • Tour with 1st Class Seat (Please choose upon booking
  • Tour with Business Class Seat(Please choose upon booking)
  • 1 way bullet train seat Beijing to Xi'an
  • Mandarin Speaking Driver Pick up service on Day 4 and Day6
  • Hotels
  • Gratuities
  • Flights Fare Xian to Guilin, Guilin to Shanghai
  • International Flights Fare
  • Meals (Guide meal are paid by guests)
  • Entrance fees
  • Cruise & Ferry Fee
  • Any other expenses that not listed as above
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
  • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
  • Entry/Admission - Li River
  • Entry/Admission - Xianggong Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Former French Concession
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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