9-Day Small Group China Tour of Beijing, Xi'an and Chengdu, No Shopping

An ideal holiday package to get the most from your China trip to the iconic cities of Beijing and Xi'an, as well as Chengdu, the hometown of lovely giant pandas. The tour takes 9 days to cover the best travel destinations including the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

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$1,898

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Duration

9 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • 8 nights accommodation
    • One way Economy-class airfare from Beijing to Xi'an
    • Second-class seat of high speed train from Xi'an to Chengdu
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Two bottled water per person per day
    • Professional guide & experienced driver
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Shaanxi History Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
    • Entry/Admission - Jinsha Site Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • China Visa Fee
    • International airfare
    • Airport drop-off service in Chengdu on Day 9

  • Day 1: Beijing Airport Pick-up

    Pass By: Beijing Capital International Airport, China
    Your local tour guide will meet you at Beijing Airport after reclaiming your luggage and clearing customs. The driver will transport you in a comfortable vehicle to the hotel and help you with the check-in procedure. The rest of the day is left for you to have a good rest or to become familiar with our capital city on your own.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

    Day 2: Tiananmen, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, & Kung Fu Show

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    This morning, your tour guide will pick up you at the hotel and take you to visit Tiananmen Square. You will see what the biggest urban city square in the world looks like.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    From the Tiananmen Square, you will enter the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City to explore its fascinating halls and pavilions. Here, you will not only learn how the emperor handled political affairs and lived their lives, but appreciate numerous ancient art treasures.

    At noon, an a la carte welcome lunch will be served at a superb local restaurant, where you can have a taste of authentic Chinese food and the most famous Peking Roast Duck.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    In the afternoon, you will see the Temple of Heaven with its unique architectures, where the emperors worshiped the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show, No.44 Xingfu Street, Dongcheng District 50 Meters East of Tiantan Hotel, Beijing 100061 China
    To round out a memorable start to your travel, a lively and dramatic Chinese Kung Fu Show is arranged at the Red Theater.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: A la carte welcome lunch

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

    Day 3: China Great Wall Tour

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    This morning you will be taken to Mutianyu Great Wall to experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. The round-trip cable car will be arranged. Standing on the wall and looking at it stretching up and down into boundless distance is an exciting experience and will leave you a life-long memory. To celebrate and commemorate this moment, we specially provide red wine for a group-toasting on the Great Wall.

    In the afternoon, drive you back to downtown and you will enjoy some free time to explore a popular local market.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

    Day 4: Summer Palace, Olympic Bird's Nest, Beijing Hutong and Fly from Beijing to Xi'an

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    The first stop of today's itinerary is the Summer Palace - the largest existing imperial garden with a graceful landscape and magnificent constructions.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Niaochao National Stadium, No.1 Guojia Tiyuchang South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
    Then drive by the Olympic National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. You will see its unique appearance and take nice photos at a distance.

    Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China
    Then a trip to the old Hutongs will conclude your memorable Beijing tour. Taking the local rickshaw and traveling along the narrow lanes, you will get a close touch with the original Beijing lifestyle and culture. You will also have a chance to try your hand at Chinese Paper Cutting.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Xianyang, China
    After that, transfer you to the airport and you will fly to Xi'an. Upon your arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel downtown.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: A la carte lunch
    Accommodation included: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

    Day 5: Terracotta Army, Local Family Visit, Ancient Pagoda & Tang Dynasty Dancing Show

    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
    The visit to the magnificent Terracotta Army will start your day's trip. In the museum, there are altogether three excavated pits exhibiting amazing warrior figures and Chinese ancient weapons.

    At noon, you will have a chance to visit a local family and enjoy a big meal. What's more, you can join in the process of cooking if interested.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
    In the afternoon, you will visit Xi'an Museum and then the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which was built about 1,300 years ago in the Tang Dynasty to store the Buddhist scriptures brought from ancient India.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, 75 North Chang'an Road, Xi'an 710065 China
    A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while partaking in the famous Dumpling Dinner.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: A special home-cooked a la carte lunch will be served at a local home that you visit.
    • Dinner: Dumpling dinner with the show
    Accommodation included: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

    Day 6: Xi'an City Highlights Tour

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    The day begins with a leisure visit to the City Wall Park, where you can observe the day-to-day life of the locals. Here you can also learn to practice Tai Chi with the master. Tai Chi, a soft form of Chinese martial arts, is considered the quintessential Chinese culture.

    After that, you will pay a visit to the City Wall. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. Cycling on the ancient wall is an exciting experience that many people like to try (bike rental fee is not included).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shaanxi History Museum, 91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061 China
    After having an a la carte lunch, you will come to the Shaanxi Province Museum. The outlook of it imitates the building structure of the Tang Dynasty. There are lots of relics and artifacts that have been collected. They will show you the development of ancient China in different eras.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Xi'an Mosque, Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710043 China
    The Great Mosque, one of the largest and best-preserved Islam mosques in China. Here you can appreciate integration of different cultures, which has combined the characteristics of Chinese classical architectures with religious colors.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Then, you will have time to explore the surrounding Muslim Quarter. There are lots of handicraft souvenirs are on sale. Enjoy all kinds of snacks and halal foods by yourselves. After that, you will be escorted to your hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: A la carte lunch
    Accommodation included: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

    Day 7: Xi'an to Chengdu by High Speed Train

    Stop At: Chengdu East Railway Station, Cheng Du Dong Zhan, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
    In the morning, you will be taken to the railway station for the 4-hour high-speed train to Chengdu. On arrival, you will be picked up by your tour guide and escorted to your hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

    Day 8: Giant Panda Tour

    Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
    This morning, you will be escorted to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to see the rare and endangered animals – the Giant Pandas. Today's pickup is a bit earlier as pandas are more active in the morning during their feeding time. You may have an opportunity to close appreciate the daily life of this cute species.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kuanzhai Alley, East of Tongren Road, west of Changshun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
    Afterward, come to Kuanzhai Alley. Enjoy your leisure time in this place. You can taste all kinds of local specialties as well as appreciate the architectural style of traditional buildings. Feel the typical slow lifestyle of local people.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jinsha Site Museum, No.2 Jinsha Site Road, Chengxi, Chengdu 610091 China
    Jinsha Site Museum is built to protect, study, and display the archaeological finds of the Jinsha Site, dating back to about 3,000 years ago.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
    You will be transferred to a popular local venue, Renmin Park. Have a tea break and experience the casual lifestyle of Chengdu people.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

    Day 9: Leave Chengdu by yourself

    Stop At: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, China
    After breakfast, please make your way to the Chengdu airport for your departure flight. You can take a taxi which costs about CNY100. We wish you a smooth journey home!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    On the first day when you arrive in Beijing, your guide will pick up you at the Beijing airport. Duringthe tour, your guide will pick up you at the hotel each morning (except the last day).Airports
    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel China Guide

Activity ID: V-7493P24

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