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    Beijing Shanghai Xian 11 Days Incl Flights & Tipping (code: BSX)

Duration:   11 Days 8 Nights
Cities:   Beijing-Shanghai-Xian
Tour Type:   Group tour of fixed departure dates
Tansport:   All-inclusive (int'l and domestic)
Hotels(local):   5 stars
Deal:   From AU$3198 per person
Full Itinerary   Availability & Prices   Special Remarks
Day 1: Australia China Hotel:in flight ( )  

Board the flight heading for Beijing.

Day 2: Arrival at Beijing Hotel:Ritan International Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

Welcome to China! Once you retrieve your luggage and go through the customs at Beijing Capital Airport, you will easily spot our guide warmly greeting you, holding a banner of Grand Continental Vacations. A comfortable transfer will take you to the reserved hotel. After checking in, we suggest you have a good rest for the remainder of the day.

Day 3: Beijing ( B + L ) Hotel:Ritan International Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

Your first stop will be to the grandest public plazas in the world – Tiananmen Square. You will then continue on to the Forbidden City, one of the greatest palaces in the world. Afterwards you will enjoy a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. Afterwards, you will visit Beijing Zoo and see the adorable giant panda.

Optional Programs:
Then you may choose to join the optional tour of Hutong Rickshaw, and visit Siheyuan Folk House.  In the evening, you may choose to take Hot Pot as your optional dinner, or you may arrange the dinner on your own.

Day 4: Beijing ( B + L ) Hotel:Ritan International Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

After enjoying your breakfast, you will head north of the city 70km to conquer the Great Wall of Juyong Pass and to behold the beautiful rugged mountain landscapes that surround this impressive structure. You will then continue on to the largest Jade Carving Workshop in Beijing, Afterwards, You will then continue on to take photos with the exteriors of the 2008 Olympic Games sites including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Afterwards you will experience an Orient Foot Massage and learn about traditional Chinese medicine. And visit the famous Silk Street Market to have a shopping.

The dinner will be arranged on your own.


Optional Program:

In the evening, you may choose to join the optional evening performance – the Kung Fu Legend.

Day 5: Beijing ( B + L ) Hotel:Ritan International Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

After enjoying your breakfast, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors used to worship to the universe, and prayed for the harvest. Then, we will learn about silk in silk factory. And enjoy the shining of the pearls in pearl shop.

Optional Programs:

You may choose to join the optional tour to Summer Palace, renowned for its beautiful gardens once enjoy by the Emperors and their families. Then you will enjoy the optional evening performance – the acrobatic show. And enjoy Peking Roast Duck for dinner as optional cuisine.

Day 6: Beijing >> Shanghai ( B + D ) Hotel:Regal Jinfeng Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

Transfer from Beijing to Shanghai in the morning. Meet your Shanghai tour guide upon arrival and this afternoon, you will visit City God Temple bazaar, used to be central shrine for Taoist worship, but now more as tourist spot with kinds of yummy snack food as well as featured handcrafts.Also  you may take a walk along the famous Bund, renowned as Gallery of World Architecture. Along this 1500-meter waterfront, there are 52 buildings of various architectural styles such as Romanesque, Baroque, Neo-Classical, Beaux-Arts, Gothic and Renaissance. Then proceed to Nanjing Road, famed as China No.1 Pedestrian Street and also one of the most prosperous streets in the world. There are brand new shopping malls like New World and Brilliant Shimao Plaza, as well as time-honored shops with featured stuff, attracting millions of visitors every year. Dinner is on your own. You could find various food in Nanjing Road.
This evening you may choose to join the optional program - US$30/p for cruise on Huangpu River. During the cruise you will take into the enchanting sight of night view of Pudong New District, a symbolic site of Shanghai's modernity.

Day 7: Shanghai ( B ) Hotel:Regal Jinfeng Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  

Free day at your own leisure.

Optional program: AU$110/p for a half-day trip to Zhujiajiao water townincluding a lunch of local flavor)

Zhujiajiao, a beautiful water town not far from Shanghai downtown. The township formed some 1700 years ago. And archaeologists found here some relics could be dated back 5000 years ago. Rivers crisscross the town. 9 long streets and thousand of ancient buildings line along the rivers.

amily:宋体;font-weight:bold;font-size:7.5000pt;mso-font-kerning:1.0000pt;" >optional program - US$30/p for cruise on Huangpu River. During the cruise you will take into the enchanting sight of night view of Pudong New District, a symbolic site of Shanghai's modernity.  
Day 8: Shanghai >> Xian ( B ) Hotel:Qujiang Yinzuo Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  
Check out of Shanghai hotel. Travel to Xian (by bullet train or flight) . Meet your Xian guide upon arrival and check in your Xian hotel.
This evening, you would be guided to Muslim Street.  In early days of Tang Dynasty(618-907), many Arabian merchants traveled along Silk Road and stopped to settle down in Xian, the by-then capital city. Xian's Muslim community got to expand much since then. Muslim Street is now the hub of Muslim community in Xian and also an ideal place for visitors in search of local mouth-watering food and characteristic souvenirs.  Dinner would be on your own exploration of cuisine in the street.


Day 9: Xian ( B + L ) Hotel:Qujiang Yinzuo Hotel or similar ( 4 stars+ )  
For a span of more than 1,000 years Xi'an served as the capital city for 13 dynasties. Its history endows Xi'an with a great number of precious relics and historical sites. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses is deemed the eighth wonder of the world. Discovered accidentally in 1974, this incredible army of over 7000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots in full battle array has guarded Emperor Qin's tomb since 210BC. Each figure is unique, and the painstaking repair and excavation continues in 3 pits which are protected inside huge hangars. 1.5 hours from Xian, there is also an excellent museum and film about the history of the vaults. Photos (no flash) are allowed. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Also this morning you will visit a terracotta sculpture factory to learn about the crafts. Then get driven back to the city and visit Xian City Wall, the world’s most well-preserved city wall and and also one of the most magnificent ancient military defense systems. Its grandeur and excellent design impress every visitor there. The wall now stands with height of 12 meters, width of 15m at the top and 18 meters at the bottom.
Tonight you could join the optional program: AU$65/p for Xian Dumpling Banquet + Tang Dynasty Singing & Dancing Show.

Day 10: Xian Australia ( B ) Hotel:in flight ( )  

Free on your own till hotel check-out. Get transfer to airport. See off at airport. Bon Voyage!

Day 11: Back to Australia Hotel:Home Sweet Home ( )  

Home Sweet Home!