Best of China 10-Day Private Muslim Tour from Beijing to Xian, Guilin & Shanghai

• Explore Beijing, the capital of Yuan, Ming & Qing dynasties as well as the People's Republic of China.
• Explore Xian, the capital of 13 dynasties as well as the starting point of the legendary ancient Silk Road.
• Explore Guilin, one of the most photographed city in China & world famous for its serene karst landscapes.
• Explore the glass and steel towers of cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, once reputed as Paris of the East.
• Perform Salat at local characteristic mosques.
• Have Halal meals at local halal restaurants.
• Experienced English speaking tour guide.
• Overland transfers with private chauffeur and in-transport refreshments.

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$2,937

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • All admission tickets to sightseeing places
    • All government taxes
    • Halal meals as specified in the itinerary at local halal restaurants
    • Second class bullet train from Beijing to Xian
    • Private air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver for land transportation
    • Professional English language speaking guide
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling)
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Li River
    • Entry/Admission - Guilin Two Rivers and Four Lakes Resort
    • Entry/Admission - Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)
    • Entry/Admission - Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
    • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • Excursions and activities not included in the itinerary
    • Airfare from Xian to Guilin, Guilin to Shanghai
    • Hotel accommodations
    • Optional tour & insurance
    • Gratuities to guide & driver (Customary, $5 per person/day)

  • Day 1: Arrival in Beijing, Greet & Meet at Airport, Transfer to Hotel

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    Meet your guide at Beijing Capital Airport and transfer to your hotel in a comfortable private vehicle. After getting settled at the hotel, you may explore the downtown area on your own or relax during the remainder of the day.
    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Day 2: Beijing, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Niujie Mosque, Temple of Heaven

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Designed and built in 1651, the Tiananmen Square is not only an important site of political and historical events of China but also one of the largest city squares in the world with 44 hectares in size. The historical events like May Fourth Movement in 1919 and the proclamation of the People's Republic of China by Mao Zedong in 1949 all happened here. Tiananmen Square is the central focus of Beijing. To its west stands the Great Hall of People while the National Museum is located in the east. The Monument to the People’s Hero stands high in the middle of the square and the memorial hall of Chairman Mao is located on the south.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    As the royal residences of the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties from the 15th to 20th century, the Forbidden City used to be the center of State power in late feudal China. It was constructed between 1406 and 1420 by the Ming emperor Zhu Di and witnessed the enthronement of 14 Ming and 10 Qing emperors over the following 505 years. There are over a million rare and valuable works of art in the permanent collection of the Forbidden City including paintings, ceramics, seals, steles, sculptures, inscribed wares, bronze wares, enamel objects, etc. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987 and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Niujie Mosque, No.18 Niujie Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053 China
    Niujie Mosque is the largest and oldest mosque in Beijing. It was originally built by Nasruddin, the son of an Arabic priest who came to China to preach the Islamic faith in 996 (Northern Song Dynasty). Major renovation projects were carried out in 1442, during the time of Emperor Kangxi (1662-1722). After the founding of the Peoples Republic of China in 1949 Beijing Niujie Mosque was entirely repainted and redecorated. The buildings inside Niujie mosque are symmetrically arranged. The main buildings include a Minaret which is in traditional Chinese style, the Prayer Hall, the Stele Pavilion, and so on. Many important cultural relics, such as steles from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and cupreous hollowware from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), are preserved in the mosque. From the past to the present, Muslims come here to pray everyday. Now Niujie area outside the mosque is the residential place for more than 13,000 Muslims in Beijing.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Considered to be the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture, its layout symbolizes the belief that heaven is round and earth square. The Temple of Heaven was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 and was described as a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of the Chinese civilizations.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Beijing, Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Photo Stop at Bird Nest & Water Cube

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall of China, Mutianyu Great Wall served as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs of the Ming Dynasty. Built mainly with granite, this 2250-meter long section of the Great Wall is popular for its distinctive watchtowers and breathtaking natural scenery. Watchtowers are distributed at short intervals along the Wall, in total the wall has 23 watchtowers. These watchtowers is numbered from 1 to 23 from the east to west, the highest one on the western end is Tower 23 (23rd watchtower), which is the destination for visitors who hike up the wall. Generally it takes more than half an hour to hike up to the Great Wall starting from the entrance, after that you may not have enough energy to hike the Great Wall itself. Therefore, the best way is to take cable car or chairlift to reach the Great Wall, additionally you can enjoy the aerial views of the mountain from the cable car or chairlift.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213 China
    The Ming tombs are located in topographical settings carefully chosen according to principles of geomancy (Fengshui) and comprise numerous buildings of traditional architectural design and decoration. Dingling is the burial place of the Wanli emperor, his wife, and his favorite concubine. Emperor Wanli was the thirteenth emperor of the Ming dynasty and ruled from 1572 to 1620. His tomb was built between 1584 and 1590. Excavation of Dingling Tomb began in May 1959 and was completed within a year. More than 3,000 artifacts were found in the 1,195 square meter underground palace which is located 27 meter below ground surface. The underground palace is a vast marble vault and divided into five large chambers. The original marble thrones are still there.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Olympic Park, North of Beisihuanzhong road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101 China
    Bird Nest is officially called National Stadium. It was designed and built for the opening and closing ceremonies, athletic events, and football final of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The design, which originated from the study of Chinese ceramics, implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stadium the appearance of a bird's nest. Water Cube is the colloquial name of the National Aquatics Center; it was built alongside the National Stadium in the Olympic Green for the swimming competitions of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Beijing, Summer Palace, Bullet Train to Xian (about 5 hours)

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China and also in the World. It was first built in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong, largely destroyed in the war of 1860 and restored on its original foundations in 1886. Constructed around the Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, Summer Palace is a vast complex of gardens, palaces, lakes, and hills. The landscaped gardens, temples, and pavilions were designed to achieve harmony with nature and to please the eye. In December 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List. It declared the Summer Palace a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    Take second class bullet train to Xian in the afternoon. Xian is the ancient capital city of China and the starting point of the ancient Silk Road.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Xian, Terracotta Warriors, Bell & Drum Tower Square, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter

    Stop At: Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, 710612
    Also named Terracotta Army, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses are a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shihuang, the first Emperor of China. They were buried to protect the emperor in his afterlife. The Terracotta Army were discovered in 1974 by local farmers drilling wells for irrigation. The figures vary in height according to their roles, with the tallest being the generals. The figures include warriors, chariots and horses. There are an estimated of 8000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses buried in three pits. Other terracotta non-military figures were found in other pits, including officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians. The Terracotta Army is one of the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century in the world. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an Bell Tower, Lianhu District Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street,, Xi'an 710000 China
    Visit the Bell & Drum Tower Square after lunch. The Bell Tower is a stately traditional building, which marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark extend East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the Tower to the East, South, West and North Gates of the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty.The Drum Tower is located northwest of the Bell Tower, across the Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square. Both of them are called the "sister buildings" or "morning bell and dark drum". The architecture style of the Drum Tower is a combination of the styles of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and the Qing Dynasty.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an Mosque, Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710043 China
    The Great Mosque of Xian was built in 742 and it is a tranquil and historic mosque that has served Xian's Muslim community for more than a millennium. Being the largest and best preserved of the ancient mosques of China, the buildings of Xian Great Mosque are a fascinating fusion of Chinese and Arabian styles. The Great Mosque is laid out like a traditional Chinese temple, with successive courtyards of pavilions and pagodas occupying a long and narrow site (48 meters by 248 meters). The Islamic function of the mosque becomes clear on closer inspection, with the usual figurative decoration mostly replaced by Arabic and Chinese calligraphy. The Great Mosque is aligned on an east-west axis, facing Mecca, with five courtyards in all, leading to a prayer hall at the western end of the mosque. Xian Great Mosque was added to the UNESCO Islamic Heritage List in 1985.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Xian was the first city in China to be introduced to Islam when Emperor Gaozong of the Tang dynasty officially allowed the practice of Islam in 651 AD and since, has made it home to a large Muslim community. Xian Muslim quarter covers several blocks with an estimated 60,000 Muslims in the region, majority of them are Chinese speaking Hui Muslims. There are about seven mosques in the area to accommodate the Muslim population, among which the Great Mosque built in 742 is most famous and popular among all. At Xian's Muslim Quarter you will find a seemingly endless labyrinth of street food, restaurants and bustling local life. Walking along this twisted, narrow street which is aligned with stores on both sides, you can see that Muslims with white hats sit inside the stores and talk leisurely with each other. Dotted throughout are a number of other attractions including the Gao Grand Courtyard and shadow puppet show.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Xian, Little Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, City Wall, Fly to Shanghai

    Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
    The Small Wild Goose Pagoda was built in the year 707 A.D during the Tang Dynasty. Originally, the pagoda had fifteen stories. Each floor was slightly shorter than the next, giving the pagoda a feeling of diminishing height. Today, it stands 142 feet (43.38 meters) tall. When it was built it was taller; it lost two floors during the 1556 earthquake. It has withstood over seventy earthquakes over the centuries.The original builders encased the base of the pagoda into a spherical pounded earth mound. The mound absorbs the shocks of the quakes and distributes the pressure over the sphere. The mortise and tenon support structures on the interior buildings were designed to absorb shifts in pressure and counterbalance such effects. The structure is so internally stable that when cracks have appeared in the outer skin of bricks due to quakes, the building remains stable until the next quake closes the cracks!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an Museum, 72 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an 710068 China
    Xian Museum is a three-storied building, with an underground floor unseen from the outside. The architectural design of the museum follows the traditional Chinese concept of the universe - a round heaven and a square earth. The museum collection includes about 130,000 pieces. Most of the collection pieces were found in Xian and the surrounding region. Many of the collection pieces come from excavated tombs dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (11th century BC); Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC); Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) and the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Themed exhibition halls display Buddhist statues made from copper, bronze and stone; jade artifacts; clay figures; seals; calligraphy; paintings and ceremonial items used in rituals. In the underground level there are recreated scenes showing the way of life in Xian through the ages. The main permanent exhibition is entitled “Ancient Capital of Xian.” It focuses on the 1,000 years when Xian served as the capital of 13 dynasties.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    The City Wall of Xian is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved city walls in China. It was built during the Ming Dynasty as a military defense system 600 years ago. It exhibits the complete features of the rampart architecture of feudal society. It has been refurbished many times since it was built in the 14th century, thrice at intervals of about 200 years in the later half of 1500s and 1700s, and in recent years in 1983. The Xian City Wall is rectangular in shape and has a total length of 14 kilometres with almost all stretches having seen some kind of restoration or rebuilding. Along the top of the wall is a walkway, which takes four hours of walking to traverse. As a defense fortification, it was constructed with a moat, drawbridges, watch towers, corner towers, parapet walls and gate towers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
    Fly to Guilin. Guilin is world famous for its serene landscapes and mysterious limestone formations which make Guilin one of the most photographed city in China.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Guilin, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo West Street, Chongshan Rd Mosque Two Rivers & Four Lakes Scenic Area

    Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
    The Li River flows in the general southern direction through Guilin and Yangshuo, finally falls into the Xijiang River which is the western tributary of the Pearl River. The upper course of the Li River is connected by the ancient Lingqu Canal with the Xiangjiang River, which flows north into the Yangtze River; this in the past made the Li River part of a highly important waterway connecting the Yangtze River Valley with the Pearl River Delta. The 83km-long waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is like an artist's masterpiece. The landscape is decorated with startling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves and farming villages, and is lined with bamboo.Cruising on the Li River is enjoyable no matter what the weather is like. During sunny days, you can see the inverted reflection of the hills on both sides clearly in the water. During cloudy days, the hills are surrounded by mist and you may feel that you are cruising in a mystical paradise.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: West Street, East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900 China
    Yangshuo West Street is renowned for the ancient and local architectures, Chinese and western style restaurants and coffee bars, various and memorable tourist souvenirs, special and tasty snacks and beautiful night scene with exotic styles. The present West Street is very modern and fashionable, nearly every store has bilingual shop signs, and more than 20 stores are opened by foreigners who have settled here. Typical western style restaurants and coffee bars line on the typical Chinese stone streets hidden in the prosperous trees and surrounded by mountains. At every corner of this street, people of different colors and races are drinking beer, tasting coffee, or chatting leisurely. It is no wonder that the West Street is considered to be a Global Village.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque, 1 Chong Shan Lu, Xiangshan Qu, Guilin Shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China
    Guilin Chongshan Road Mosque was built in 1735 during the 13th year of Emperor Yongzheng’s rein, expanded in 1849 during the 14th year of Emperor Jiaqing’s rein, and experienced renovation during the rein of Emperor Daoguang (1821-1850) and during the Republic of China (1912-1949). At present, Guilin Chongshan Road mosque covers an area of 2000 square meters, as the best preserved mosque with the largest scale in Guilin. Guilin Chongshan transept Mosque is considered an important historic and cultural site under protection. In 1982, President of Pakistan came to this mosque to perform Jumah prayer, and presented a full set of Koran cassette and recorders to the mosque. He even planted four Tasong trees in front of the gate himself, to pray for the ever lasting friendship of Muslims and people of the whole nation between China and Pakistan.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Guilin Two Rivers and Four Lakes Resort, Zhongshan North Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin 541001 China
    Two Rivers and Four Lakes scenic area is a connecting water system located in Guilin downtown area. As the name suggests, it consists of two rivers and four lakes. The two rivers are Li River and Taohua (Peach Blossom ) River. The four lakes are Rong (Banyan Tree) Lake, Shan (Chinese fir) Lake, Gui (Osmanthus tree) Lake, and the Mulong (Wooden Dragon) Lake. These lakes and rivers are linked up and formed Guilin's central round-the-city water system. The Two Rivers and Four Lakes make Guilin just like a grand beautiful park. The Ancient South Gate of Guilin stands by the Rong Lake. There are two identical arched marble bridges located in front of the Ancient South Gate across the Rong Lake. Altogether there are 19 different styled bridges connecting the two rivers and four lakes with pavilions, statues, and stone carvings around the lakes. At night with the lamplights glittering on the pristine water, the landscape turns into a galaxy of ecological harmony between human and nature.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Guilin, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Fly to Shanghai

    Stop At: Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004 China
    Elephant Trunk Hill is located at the west bank of the Li River. It gets its name because it looks like a huge elephant dig its trunk into the river. The hill is 55 meters high, 108 meters long, 100 meters wide and has an elevation of 200 meters above sea level. The Elephant Trunk Hill is regarded as the symbol of Guilin City. Between the elephant trunk and the elephant legs there is a bright huge cave, namely, the Shuiyue (water & moon) Cave. Under the moon light, the shadow of the cave is like a moon in the river. Thus there are two moons in the river. Out of the Shuiyue Cave, stepping to the slope, there is a cave going through the hill, like the eye of the elephant, hence the name Elephant's Eye Rock. On the top of the hill there is the Puxian (Samantabhadra) Pagoda built in the Ming Dynasty. Looking from afar, the pagoda is like the handle of a sword, also like a vase, so it is also called Jianbing (sword handle) Pagoda or Baoping (Vase) Pagoda.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
    The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin's most interesting attractions for over 1200 years. The cave got its name from the type of reed growing outside, which can be made into melodious flutes. Formed more than 700 thousand years ago, the cave is shaped like a bag, the entrance and the exit are close to each other. The highest point of the cave is up to 18 meters, the widest part is up to 93 meters. The length of the cave is 240 meters and offers a majestic fairyland of karst landscape. There are the stalactites hanging on the roof, the stalagmites growing on the ground, and the stone pillars formed by the stalactite and the stalagmite. And there are large quantities of the stone curtain, flower and waterfall. With the colorful light and the changeable stalactites, you will feel like you are in fairyland. Inside, there are more than 70 inscriptions written in ink, which can be dated back as far as 792AD in the Tang Dynasty.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Fly to the glass and steel towers of cosmopolitan Shanghai in the afternoon or at night.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Shanghai, Yu Garden, Chenghuangmiao Market, Xiaotaoyuan Mosque, the Bund & Nanjing Rd, People's Square, Shanghai Museum

    Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
    Yuyuan is the most famous garden located in the heart of Shanghai's Old City. The garden was constructed in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty(1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. It took him almost 20 years to construct the garden in an attempt to please his parents for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their high ages. Yuyuan Garden is a maze of pavilions, elaborate rockeries, arched bridges, and goldfish ponds, all encircled by an undulating dragon wall. Occupying an area of 20,000 square meters (about five acres), it nevertheless appears quite expansive, with room for 30 pavilions.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Chenghuang Miao (Yuyuan Garden), Chenghuang Miao (Yuyuan Garden), Shanghai
    Chenghuangmiao is a nice place built in typical Chinese architecture style with lots of shops, bars and restaurants.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Xiaotaoyuan Mosque, No.52 Xiaotaoyuan Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
    Located at Xiaotaoyuan Street in southern Shanghai, the Xiaotaoyan Mosque, also called the Xicheng Mosque, is one of the famous mosques in Shanghai. Shanghai Xiaotaoyuan Mosque was established in 1917 and rebuilt in 1925. Shanghai Xiaotaoyuan Mosque features the Islamic architectural style. Inside the gate there is a rectangular courtyard. On the west side of the hall stands the great prayer hall of 500 square meters, which can hold 200 prayers. The prayer hall has two storeys. In its center there is a vault dome, with minaret on the top. A three-storied hall building stands on the eastern side of the courtyard, and there is a library and a reading room on the second and the third floor respectively, and a sermon room on the first floor. There are the Imams’ rooms, reception room on the southern side of the courtyard.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
    The 3.4-mile-long Nanjing Road starts at the Bund in the east and it is the main shopping street of Shanghai and one of the busiest shopping streets in the world. As a result of the Opium War (1839-1842), Shanghai was forced to open to the West as a port. Importing large quantities of foreign goods, it became the earliest shopping street in Shanghai. Over time, Nanjing Road has been restructured, undergoing significant change. For shopping convenience, its eastern end has an all-weather pedestrian arcade. Today over 600 businesses on Nanjing road offer countless famous brands, superior quality, and new fashions. KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, and other world-famous food vendors line both sides of the street. Upscale stores include Tiffany, Mont Blanc, and Dunhill.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Bund, The Bund, Shanghai
    The Bund refers to Shanghai's famous waterfront stretching for 1.6km (1 mile) along the west shore of the Huangpu River. Once a muddy towpath for boats along the river, the Bund was where the foreign powers that entered Shanghai after the Opium War of 1842 erected their distinct Western-style banks and trading houses. From here, Shanghai grew into Asia's leading city in the 1920s and 1930s, a cosmopolitan and thriving commercial and financial center. Many of the awesome colonial structures you see today date from that prosperous time and have become an indelible part of Shanghai's cityscape. The colonial-era buildings that highlight the Bund include the former British Consulate, Customs House, former HSBC Building (the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation), former Shanghai Club (now the Waldorf Astoria Hotel), and the Peace Hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China
    Located in the center of Shanghai in People's Square, Shanghai Museum is a distinguished architectural combination of traditional culture and modern spirit, making it unique among many museums in the world. Covering a total area of 39,200 square meters, with a height of 29.5m, the round celestial dome and the square earth base which symbolize the philosophy of a spherical heaven and a square earth, form an extraordinary visual effect. The rich and high-quality collection of 120,000 precious works of art including ancient Chinese bronze, ceramics, painting and calligraphy is specially celebrated in the world.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: People’s Square, People’s Square, Shanghai
    The People's Square is a vast public square surrounded by government buildings. It features manicured greenery and, at its heart, the architecturally impressive Shanghai Museum. Prior to 1949, the People's Square was a part of Shanghai Racecourse. After gambling and horse racing were banned by the Communist government, a part of the race course became the People's Square, which included a large avenue and spectator stands for use during parades. Other parts of the race course still remain today. The clubhouse buildings became the Shanghai Art Museum, while part of the race track became People's Park. In the 1990s, major changes were made to the square. The Shanghai Municipal Government was moved from the former HSBC Building. More recent additions include the Shanghai Grand Theater and the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Departure from Shanghai, Transfer to Shanghai Airports

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Private transfer (without guide) to the airports or railway stations in Shanghai for your departure flight/train. Wish you a pleasant journey and thank you for traveling with IslamiChina.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be greeted by tour guide holding islamiChina welcome sign with your name at the airport arrival hall.Airports
    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/1/2020 - 10/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Xian Museum is closed on Tuesday tours & Shanghai Museum is closed on Monday tours.
    • Airfare from Xian to Guilin is not included in this tour package. Please contact us for discount airfare.
    • Keep your passport on you constantly. It might be needed to buy entrance tickets.
    • Second class bullet train from Beijing to Xian is included. Please contact us if you want to upgrade to first class or business class.Please contact us for discount airfare if you want to fly from Beijing to Xian (approximately 2 hours).
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Airfare from Guilin to Shanghai is not included in this tour package. Please contact us for discount airfare.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by IslamiChina Travel

Activity ID: V-37961P27

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