Departure from home city to Beijing on China Airlines. Ensure that you have all your travel documents prior to departure date.
When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel.
The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.
After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world.
Then tour Tiananmen Square and outside view of the National Grand Theatre.
Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, where we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Kunming Lake.
Lastly, Stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years. Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.
Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the ‘Eight Wonders of the World’. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade.
Afterwards, pay a visit to the Changling of the Ming Tombs.
Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.
You can choose to enjoy an optional Beijing acrobatic show after dinner tonight: USD30/pp pay advance in Canada, Or USD40/pp pay in China.
This morning you will proceed to Xi’an, the ancient capital city for 11 dynasties in Chinese history.
Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Afterwards, proceed to visit Shaanxi History Museum, which has been regarded as “the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures”.
Then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall.
Visit the Terra-cotta Warriors & Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route.
Then tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum.
You can choose to enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: USD45/pp pay advance in Canada, or USD55/pp pay in China.
After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, China’s most popular metropolis that has attracted the visitors from all over the world. Then transferred to the city of Suzhou, often referred to as the “Venice of the East”.
Upon arrival, visit the Suzhou’s Bird Nest, designed by Paul Andrew who also designed the Beijing’s Bird Nest.
After breakfast, we will visit Suzhou Lotus Garden, also named The Couple’s Garden. It is the world’s cultural heritage. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as “Oriental romantic”. And visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process.
Transfer to Wuxi after lunch, pay a visit to Xue family Garden, the former residence of XueFucheng, these historical places are protected by the city government.
Then visit the Zisha Tea-Pot Center.
After breakfast visit the Li Garden, located in the bank of the Lake Li with beautiful scene, is one of the main beautiful spots of Tai Lake. The garden is surrounded with water on three sides. It became vivid because of the water, it shows the interests of “the artificial hill the real water”.
Proceed to visit the Pearl Breeding Center. Then transfer to Hangzhou, visit Leifeng Pagoda, it was a popular tourist attraction. Leifeng Pagoda was one of the sights of West Lake because of the Legend of the White Snake.
After dinner, you can choose to watch an optional “The night of West Lake” dance show: USD30/pp pay advance in Canada or USD40/pp pay in China.
Today we will take view of the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon from the Flower Harbor. And visit the Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well.
Then transfer to Shanghai, stop by the Jewel Store. Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.
After dinner, you can choose to enjoy an optional relaxing cruise on Huangpu River: USD30/pp pay advance in Canada or USD40/pp pay in China.
Have some free time visiting the City God Temple Plaza and the Nanjing Road, which is No. 1 commercial center in China.
Then visit the Pudong new area.
At specified time, transfer to airport for your flight home.
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