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12-Day Small Group Tour to Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Shanghai

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US$ 2,024.00
2 travellers
What to Expect
Day1: 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 for you today as you will finally return to Shanghai for a visit in this group tour before you leave China. The rest of the day is free for you.

Overnight: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai (4-star) or Similar

Day2: Shanghai - Beijing(B)

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and take a high-speed train to Beijing in around 5.5 hours. Our guide in Beijing will meet you at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the rest of the day.

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

Day3 Beijing (B+L)

Full day tour to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Then a traditional Chinese Kung Fu Show in the evening. A la carte lunch with Peking duck.

Day4 Beijing(B)

Visit Mutianyu Great Wall. Round way cable car is included. Driver by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back. Lunch is not included.  At last, visit a local market. 

Day5 Beijing - Xian(B+L)

Visit the Summer Palace and the traditional Hutongs including Chinese Paper cutting. A la carte lunch is served. Then fly to Xian and our guide will help you check in the hotel.

Hotel: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day6 Xian (B+L+D)

Visit the Terracotta Army Museum, A home visit with home-cooked lunch, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, dumpling dinner with the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show. (Tips: the show with dinner is available from Apr to Nov)

Day7 Xian(B+L)

Observe local life in the park, One-hour Tai Chi practice, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Provincial History Museum, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter.

Day8 Xian - Chengdu (B)

A morning high-speed train will take you from Xian to Chengdu in about 4 hours. Our guide will meet you at the railway station and help you check in at the hotel. Afternoon is free.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

Day9 Chengdu (B)

Visit Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, the Broad and Narrow Alleys, Jinsha Site Museum and have leisure time at Renmin Park.

Day10 Chengdu - Shanghai (B)

You will take a flight to Shanghai. Expect to be met and taken to the hotel for check-in. The rest time of the day is free for you.

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

Day11 Shanghai(B+L)

Visit Shanghai Museum, Yuy Garden and its traditional bazaar, the former French Concession, the Bund area and Huangpu River Cruise. An a la carte farewell lunch is included. Bon voyage at the hotel lobby from your guide.

Day12 Leave Shanghai (B)

Airport drop-off is not included. Please make your way to the airport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
On the first day when you arrive in Shanghai, we will pick up you at the airport. During the tour,

we will pick up you at the hotel in each morning (except the last day).


  • Pu Dong Airport, Shanghai China
  • Hongqiao Airport, 2550 Hong Qiao Lu, Changning, Shanghai China
Departure Time
12 days
Return Details
  • 11 nights accommodation based on twin-sharing room.
  • One way second- class seat of high speed train from Shanghai to Beijing and Xi'an to Chengdu.
  • One way Economy-class airfare from Beijing to Xi'an and Chengdu 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
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers (recommended)
  • China visa fees
  • International airfare
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Airport drop-off service in Shanghai on Day 12
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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 3 weeks ago

I would recommend and use again Travel China Guide Tours. Daily schedules well organized, included meals were great and we had no shopping stops... which is one of the reasons we went with them. Tour guides were knowledgeable and sensitive to everyone's needs. Well done!More

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

Dear josueamcj, Thank you very much for post such an inspiring review on Tripadvisor. We are thrilled to know that you are satisfied with our overall arrangements on your small group tour. Your satisfaction is our great power. We are really grateful for your recommendation...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great trip and I would highly recommend Travel China Guide Tours. Kelly Wang was first class in handling our booking via e-mail, ensuring the tour would be tailored to our must see sights.Small manageable group of 20 , with accommodation in excellent 5 star hotels....More

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

Dear Gary-5158, Many thanks for your time to post your Shanghai tour feedback on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you have been satisfied with our travel consultant Kelly and guides in each city. We feel more than excited that you trust us and spent a...More

Reviewed 2 September 2019

This tour was a great way to see China without any of the hassle. Our guides had everything booked and arranged beforehand so there was hardly any time we needed to queue or wait around to book or collect tickets. Having to arrange all these...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Dear John F, Thank you very much for your glowing tour review. We can't be happier to know that you enjoyed your China tour with us and you thought our tour service hassle free. We agree with you that joining a tour group would be...More

Reviewed 23 July 2019

Hi. My wife and I recently went on a 12 day tour of China. The organizing agency was TravelChina Guide and they come highly recommended. All the arrangements and bookings were done via email and payment for the tour was done electronically. Everything went without...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

Dear vickyed888, We are glad to see you on Tripadvisor again! How kind of you to write this lovely comment regarding your Shanghai tour with our arrangement. We feel more than excited that you were really satisfied with our service, especially the tour guide Sophie....More

Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

Great trip highly recommend Travel China Guides- hotels, food and guides were terrific especially Maggie in Beijing, Tracy in Xi’an, Lisa in Chengdu and Ryan in Shanghai- cruise up the Yangtze was a delight! Wendy Lee the travel agent was extremely efficient with regards payments,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Lucy S, Guest Relations Manager at Travel China Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2019

Dear tracynick2018, Thank you for taking time to share this wonderful China tour review. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed our tour service, especially our tour guides. They will be excited to read your positive comments. Your satisfaction is the best reward...More

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