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China Delights 14 Days – Starting $2,668

Beijing • Xi'an • Chengdu • Guilin • Hangzhou • Shanghai » Tour Code : CDC

  • 2015 – 2016 Tour Itinerary
  • Tour Dates & Prices
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Inclusions
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Day 1 Arrive Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, China’s capital, you will be greeted and escorted to the hotel.

Day 2 Beijing (AB, L, SD)
Enjoy a full day tour of China’s fascinating capital begins with the Tiananmen Square and the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City, home of Chinese
emperors for more than 500 years. Take a pedicab on a Hutong Tour through the ancient parts of the city and get acquainted with the local residents on a family visit. Later, enjoy a fabulous welcome banquet featuring Peking duck at Qianmen 1416 Duck Restaurant.

Day 3 Beijing (AB, L)
The highlight today is an excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Enjoy the dramatic vistas of the Great Wall as it descends and rises as far as the eye can see. In the afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven where the emperor came here to pray for good harvest twice a year.

Day 4 Beijing » Xi'an (AB, L)
This morning, visit to the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a scenic boat ride on Kunming Lake (weather permitting). Fly to Xian, the China’s ancient capital and visit the Ancient City Wall, built during the 14th century.

Day 5 Xi'an (AB, L, DS)
Today’s highlight is a visit to the Archaeological Museum, home to an army of more than 6,000 life-size Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses excavated from the tomb of the 1st emperor of the Qin Dynasty. In the evening, enjoy a special dumpling dinner show recreating the music, costumes and dance of the Tang Dynasty.

Day 6 Xi’an » Chengdu (AB, L)
Fly to Chengdu, is known as “The Land of Abundance”. Upon arrival, visit the museum at Sanxingdui, site of a mysterious ancient civilization dating back 3,000 years.

Day 7 Chengdu (AB, L, SD)
Enjoy your day tour in Chengdu starting with a visit to the Panda Breeding Center established in 1987 and opened to the public in 1995. The breeding center aims to increase the population of giant pandas and eventually release some of the animals back into the wild. Later visit Dufu Cottage, the residence of a famous ancient poet. Then take a walk along the ancient Jinli Street before enjoying a special local flavor Sichuan Snack Dinner.

Day 8 Chengdu » Guilin (AB, L)
Fly to the scenic Guilin. Enjoy a city tour including the scenic Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave with stalactites and stalagmites and stalagmites illuminated by the different color lightings, and it’s also famed as” The Art Palace of the Nature”.

Day 9 Guilin » Yangshuo » Guilin (AB, L)
Cruise along the beautiful Li River, and experience the breathtaking of Guilin with its unique limestone rock formations. Disembark at the charming Yangshuo village and browse the antique and craft markets or relax at one of the local cafes. Return to Guilin in the late afternoon.

Day 10 Guilin » Hangzhou (AB, L)
Fly to Hangzhou and start exploring this charming 2,000-year-old city with a boat ride on the scenic West Lake. Pay a visit to Lingying Temple and Feilai Peak.
Then enjoy a tea ceremony, sipping Dragon-well-green-tea at the tea plantation.

Day 11 Hangzhou » Shanghai (AB, L)
Enjoy a bullet Train ride to Shanghai, the “Paris of the Orient”. Upon arrival, your sightseeing features the bustling shopping Street, Nanjing Road and the Bund, famous promenade along the Huangpu River.

Day 12 Shanghai (AB, L)
Start your morning with a visit to the famous Shanghai Museum, China’s most up-to-date museum showcasing the country’s ancient glory. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Yu Garden, famous for its rock gardens, pavilions, halls and ponds, and Old Shanghai Bazaar, with shops filled with all manner of interesting curios. Continue your visit stopping in the Old Town and the modern Xintiandi.

Day 13 Shanghai » Wuzhen Optional Tour » Shanghai (AB)
Spend today at leisure to explore this vibrant city on your own or taking an optional tour to nearby picturesque water towns of Wuzhen, the famous “Oriental Venice”, stroll along the beautiful Watertown with a good number of side alleys, bridges, ancient docks and secondary waterways which is a fascinating place to stroll around.

Day 14 Shanghai » Home (AB, L)
Farewell to Shanghai. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to USA.

China Delights 14 Days Tour Dates & Prices
Arrival Date (2015 Monday) Land Only Single Supplement
Apr 20 $2,795 $740
May 18 $2,842 $780
Jun 15 $2,808 $752
July 13 $2,782 $728
Aug 17 $2,782 $728
Sep 07, 21 $2,925 $852
Oct 12, 26 $2,925 $852
Nov 09 $2,865 $802
Dec 07 $2,668 $628
Arrival Date (2016 Monday) Land Only Single Supplement
Jan 11 $2,668 $628
Feb 15 $2,668 $628
Mar 07 $2,705 $658
  • Beijing: Capital Hotel star
  • Xi’an: Grand Noble Hotel Xi’an star
  • Guilin: Lijiang Waterfall Hotel star
  • Hangzhou: Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua star
  • Shanghai: Central Hotel Shanghai star

China Classic Discovery Inclusion:

  • All intra-China air / land transportation
  • Superior First Class Accommodations
  • Full American or buffet breakfast daily at hotels
  • Comprehensive sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary including admission charges where applicable
  • Culinary Specialties, fine meals at local Chinese restaurant
  • Experienced English speaking tour manager ( for group size of 10 & more) escorts groups through-out China with local guides
  • Baggage handling, port charges, hotel taxes; all local taxes

Culinary Specialties

  • Beijing: Peking Duck Dinner
  • Xi’an: Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show
  • Chengdu: Sichuan Snack Food

Special Notes

  • All departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 6 passengers. Supplemental charges will apply if group is less than 6 participants.
  • Transpacific airfare, US domestic add-on airfare are available, please call for details
  • Preferred accommodations subject to change to similar class
  • All prices are subject to change without notice
  • Private tours are available at additional cost – call for information
  • AB – American Breakfast
  • L – Lunch
  • SL – Special Lunch
  • D – Dinner
  • SD – Special Dinner
  • DS – Dinner & Show
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