China

Mysterious China- 10 days Visit: Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai

DAY 1 Begin your 'Mysterious China' Tour Arrive into Beijing Kungfu Show

Welcome to China. On arrival at Beijing Airport, our local representative will be waiting outside the airport to welcome you and to take you to your hotel. The evening is free to shop and explore the city on your own. Or take an optional Kungfu Show. See the artists perform various martial arts stunts. Overnight at Hotel in Beijing.

DAY 2 The Great Wall of China Visit The Ming Tombs

After a buffet breakfast, we take you on a full day tour of the 3,946 mile long Great Wall of China. The wall is a symbol of China's ancient civilization and ranks among the greatest ancient monuments in history. Next, we take you to see the Imperial Ming Tombs - the mausoleums of 13 emperors. See the Underground Palace and enjoy the rustic setting of the Tombs. Overnight at Hotel in Beijing.

DAY 3 The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Summer Palace

After a buffet breakfast, we take you on a city tour of Beijing conducted by an English speaking guide. See Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. Visit the Forbidden City, an awesome 250 acre complex of palaces, pavilions and gardens. We continue our tour to Summer Palace and its immense park with a serene lake. Overnight at Hotel in Beijing.

DAY 4 Onto Xian Day free. Visit Tang Dynasty Show.

After a buffet breakfast, we proceed to the airport for your flight to Xian. On arrival check-in at your hotel. The rest of the evening is free to relax or take an optional visit to the Tang Dynasty show. Enjoy a performance of Chang'an music and dance which originated in China's Tang dynasty over a thousand years ago. Also see a display of various ancient Chinese musical instruments. Overnight at Hotel in Xian.

DAY 5 Terracota Warriors, Huaqing Hot Springs Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall of Xian

After a buffet breakfast, we proceed on a full day tour of Xian. See the world famous Terracotta Warriors at the tomb of the First Emperor of China. See more than 6000 molded soldiers, officers, horses and wagons of this famed army. Later, we visit the Huaqing Hot Springs situated at the foot of Li Mountain. For over a 1000 years, these springs have maintained a pleasant 43o C temperature.

Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda built in 652 AD. We also visit the City Wall of Xian that was first built during the Tang dynasty. Overnight at Hotel in Xian.

DAY 6 Onto Guilin Day free for shopping

After a buffet breakfast, the morning is free. Later we drive to the airport for our flight to Guilin. Guilin is a famous city with beautiful scenery and one of the best cities to shop for Chinese souvenirs, gems, traditional bamboo and wood carvings. After you have checked-in to your hotel, the day is free to shop in Guilin. Overnight at Hotel in Guilin.

DAY 7 An enchanting cruise on Li River Visit Reef Flute Cave & Fubo Hill

After a buffet breakfast, we proceed on a half day cruise tour of Li River. As you sail through Li River, see the beautiful countryside, with bamboo forests, dense reed-beds, and incredibly bizarre rock formations. Our cruise sails past Bat Hill, Crown Cave, Wangfu Rock, Painted Cliff and Brush Rock - truly a wonderful experience. Later, we drive to Yangshuo. At Yangshuo, you have time for bargain shopping. Visit the local stores where you can shop for some nice souvenirs, good quality clothing, delicate and colorfully painted fans and many other gifts.

We then proceed to visit the Reed Flute Cave which goes 790 ft deep into the mountain and is filled with stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is named after the reeds that grow outside and are used for making traditional musical instruments. The colours of this fascinating stalactite cave will leave you delighted. We also visit Fubo Hill, a popular tourist attraction for a 1,000 years. Overnight at Hotel in Guilin.

DAY 8 City tour of Shanghai

After breakfast, we drive to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Our local representative will welcome you and take you to Shanghai Hotel. Later, we take you on a city tour of Shanghai. See Pearl T.V. tower, the third tallest tower in the world. Visit the famous Bund area, the popular shopping street in Shanghai. Shop for local artifacts and Chinese souvenirs. Overnight at Hotel in Shanghai.

DAY 9 Jade Buddha Temple Yu Yuan Garden, Visit the Acrobatic Show

After breakfast, we take you on a full day tour of Shanghai. See the famous Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882, the temple has two Jade statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha and houses various ancient sculptures, rare paintings and Buddhist scriptures. Visit Yu Yuan Garden, a traditional Chinese park with beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes and bridges. Later in the evening you have an option to visit the Acrobatic show.

Watch the superb and entertaining acrobats perform amazing stunts, balance multiple chairs, five motorcyclist in an enclosed steel cage and much, more. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 10 Return home with wonderful memories

After breakfast, the day is free to relax. We check out of the hotel by 12 noon. Later, we drive to the airport for your flight back home. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your Tour.