Day 1 Arrive Beijing (D)
On arrival in Beijing, you will be met& transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 2 Beijing(B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city excursion to Tian'anmen Square---the largest square in the world, Forbidden City---imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty, and Temple of Heaven---here ancient emperors prayed for good harvest. Lunch at good local restaurants. You can choose Hutong tour with rickshaw in the late afternoon or Chinese Kungfu Show in the evening as an optional choice.
The Forbidden City: The imperial palace for the Ming and Qing with history of around 600 years.
The Temple of Heaven: The Temple of Heaven is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world's great civilizations.
Day 3 Beijing(B/L/D)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, followed by full day trip to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way with lunch at local Chinese restaurant. Peking Roasted Duck dinner.
The Great Wall: The symbol of China and climbing the Great Wall, you can pass visitors from all over the world, and hear conversations in almost every language.
The Ming Tombs: Consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, is the largest imperial necropolises in China.
The Sacred Way: The way standed on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures by which means the road leading to heaven.
Day 4(B/L) Beijing/Shanghai
Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by the trip to Summer Palace in the morning, after lunch, you can choose Hutong Tour with rickshaw or do shopping in the famous Silk Market. Then transfer to airport for the evening flight to Shanghai. Tour guide meet and take you to the hotel.
Summer Palace: The largest and best preserved of imperial gardens in China, and one of the most famous classical gardens in the world.
Hutong tour: (Visit Hutongs by rickshaw) A hutong is a unique form of community that exists only in China. If you are fed up with high buildings and wide streets, enter Beijing's hutongs then. Here, you will find ' Hutong Culture". The Hutongs are one of the "must see "items in Beijing. They are a wonderful glimpse into the world of yesterday in Beijing.
Day 5 Shanghai(B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour with visit to the Yu Garden, the "Bund" and the Jade Buddha Temple with lunch at local Chinese restaurant. You can choose the Acrobatic Show as optional in the evening.
Yu Garden: A place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.
The Bund: Known as a miniature museum of international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing along the shore.
The Jade Buddha Temple: The most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai.
Day 6 Shanghai/Suzhou(B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Car drive to Suzhou(1.5 hour driving), have a cruise on the Grand Canal visit the Pan Gate of water town. And casually walk into the Lingering Garden, enjoy the traditional Chinese dramas, folk instruments perform; be transferred back to the hotel after the tour. Overnight stay at Suzhou.
Grand Canal: Taking a boat ride on the old Canal can give one a full view of the landscape of a typical water town in southern China including age-old dwelling houses, stone bridges of traditional designs and historical relics.
Pan Gate: It is one of the eight gates of Suzhou built by Wu zixu, the general of Wu State of Warring States Period(403~222B.C.). Because of its special defense position and usage, it was renamed to "the Water City Gate".
Lingering Garden: It is one of the most famous traditional gardens in China.
Day 7 Suzhou/Shanghai(B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, car drive back to Shanghai, free time for the rest of time. You can take Shanghai Museum and Oriental Peal Tower as optional.
Day 8 Shanghai/Departure(B)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for flight to the next destination. End of service.