Glamorous China 13 Days – Starting from $3,899

Beijing • Xi'an • Guilin • Hangzhou • Shanghai • Wuzhen » Tour Code :GCD

  • 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 Da Dong 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. Visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors came to pray for good harvest. Attend a mystical amazing show, “Legend of Kung Fu” (VIP seating).

Day 4 Beijing » Xi'an (AB, SL)
This morning, visit to the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a scenic boat ride on Kunming Lake (weather permitting). Enjoy a special Imperial lunch at The Bai family Garden Restaurant or Champion Mansion to experience the delicious delicacy and the royal service of ancient China. Take a late afternoon flight to Xi’an, China’s ancient capital.

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. Visit the Ancient City Wall, built during the 14th century. Enjoy the Imperial Dinner Show at The Tang Dynasty Xi’an (Tang Yue Gong) recreating the music, costumes and dances of that era.

Day 6 Xi'an » Guilin (AB, L, SD)
Fly to the scenic Guilin. Enjoy a city tour including the Reed Flute Cave, and the scenic Elephant Trunk Hill. This evening, you will enjoy a Tea Banquet (Cuisines cook with tea) at famous Tea Cuisine Restaurant.

Day 7 Guilin » Yangshuo (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.

Day 8 Yangshuo » Guilin » Hangzhou (AB, L)
Transfer to Guilin for flight to Hangzhou and start exploring this charming 2,000-year-old city with a boat ride on the scenic West Lake. Enjoy a grand musical show, “Impression West Lake”, a unique metropolitan out-door performance on a natural stages setting, emphasizing Han folk stories, innovative and technical stage effects and the beauty of Hangzhou’s urban landscape.

Day 9 Hangzhou (AB, SL)
Visit Lingying Temple and Feilai Peak. Then enjoy a tea ceremony, sipping Dragon-well-green-tea at the tea plantation. Enjoy a special lunch at Lou Wai Lou Restaurant for famous traditional Hangzhou cuisine. Built in 1848, this was Premier Zhou Enlai’s favorite restaurant and is right on the lake.

Day 10 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 11 Shanghai (AB, L, SD)
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. Tonight enjoy the city’s best Shanghai cuisine at Ye Old Station Restaurant (once a monastery) serving 1920 style Shanghai cuisine or similar.

Day 12 Shanghai » Wuzhen » Shanghai (AB, L)
Travel 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. Return to Shanghai in the late afternoon.

Day 13 Shanghai » Home (AB)
Farewell to Shanghai. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to USA.

Glamorous China 13 Days Tour Dates & Prices
Arrival Date (2015 Wednesday) Land Only Single Supplement (Hotel & Cruise)
Apr 08 $4,245 $1,690
May 13 $4,245 $1,690
Jun 24 $4,085 $1,545
Jul 15 $4,085 $1,545
Aug 05 $4,085 $1,545
Sep 02, 16 $4,245 $1,690
Oct 07, 14 $4,245 $1,690
Nov 04 $4,245 $1,690
Dec 23 $3,899 $1,430
Arrival Date (2016 Wednesday) Land Only Single Supplement (Hotel & Cruise)
Jan 06 $3,899 $1,430
Feb 17 $3,899 $1,430
Mar 09 $4,085 $1,545
  • Beijing: Regent Beijing star
  • Xi’an: Sofitel Xi’an on Renmin Square star
  • Guilin: Shangri-La Guilin star
  • Yangshuo: Green Lotus Hotel star
  • Hangzhou: Xihu State Guest Hotel star
  • Shanghai: The Westin Bund Center Shanghai star

China Deluxe Experience Inclusion:

  • All intra-China air fare and land transportation
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations including daily breakfast (room upgrades are available at additional cost)
  • Lunches and dinners as listed. Special dinners at some of China’s most famous restaurants
  • Fully escorted sightseeing including all admission charges to attractions
  • Regional culture entertainments: Legend of Kung Fu Show, Tang Dynasty dinner show and ERA Acrobatic show
  • 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 and all local taxes

Culinary Specialties

  • Beijing: Peking Duck Dinner
  • Xi’an: Imperial Dinner Banquet
  • Guilin: Tea Banquet
  • Shanghai: Shanghai Cuisine

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