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Today you will visit Shanghai Museum in the morning, with an audio tour describing the special features of the museum’s permanent collections, then you will continue the visit to​ the Chenghuang Temple mart and the city’s colonial European past at The Bund


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB

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DAY 10: Shanghai 

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Tour Code: BXS

The Lingering Garden

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DAY 6: Xi'an

This is the tour to help you know about China’s past glories and the rich cultures of China. Beijing, Xi'an and Hangzhou are the three major ancient capital cities in China. In Beijing you will visit the Great Wall of China. You will visit the 2000 years old Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses in starting point of the ancient Silk Road Xi'an. Suzhou is a city with the long history where you can visit the longest canals in China history and the beautiful traditional Chinese style gardens. In Hangzhou you will enjoy the beautiful view of West lake and the famous Chinese green tea. 

Depart from Los Angeles today aboard a spacious jet for your transpacific journey. When you cross the international dateline from east to west, you will lose a day and you will “gain” the lost day back when you fly from China back to US. 

Notes:

  • AB = American Buffet Breakfast    L = Lunch    D = Dinner    DS = Dinner Show
  • Gratuity tips to the tour guides and the bus drivers in both cities are not included, it is encouraged to pay $10 per day from per person.  
  • Single room supplement $500
  • We reserve the right to change to the same standard hotel if the above hotel could not be confirmed.

Recommended Options:

  • Hutong tour with rickshaw & lunch at local family $39
  • Boat ride on the Grand Canal $20​

DAY 7: Xi'an / Shanghai - Suzhou

DAY 4: Beijing

The Great Wall

You will visit San Tang Street which has always been regarded as the first name of Suzhou ancient streets. Shantang Street has a long history of about 1,100 years, its layout and architecture are best to represent the characteristics of Suzhou's old alleys, and it has connections to many ancient Chinese celebrities and anecdotes. The Lingering Garden is a renowned classical Chinese garden and is recognized with other classical Suzhou gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. China is known for its silk, so for sure we will take you to the Silk Spinning Factory. Depart for Hangzhou later.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB, L, D

Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and then escort you to check into your luxury hotel.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

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With international & China domestic airfare & tax

You will ride the Maglev, the world fastest train to the airport for your return flight back to USA. Your wonderful vacation is over all too soon as you will board the homebound flight and bid a fond farewell to China today. You will gain the lost day back by crossing the international dateline.   


Meals: AB

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Hangzhou is one of the seven capitals of ancient China, known for its tea products. Take a small boat ride on the West Lake which reveals the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou's willow draped islands. You will admire also the Su Causeway. It was built in the fifth year of Yuanyou Period in the Northern Song Dynasty (1090) and has evolved since then. Later, you will have a cup of Chinese famous Longjing tea at Green Tea Village, and then drive you to Shanghai. Stop at the city's colonial European past at the Bund before check into your hotel.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB, L

DAY 5: Beijing - Xi'an

The tour guides are the best, the bus drivers are very experienced and safe, the cities and the tours are unbelievable. Go with Spring Tour! Thank you again to Jimmy at Spring Tour in LA for everything he did to help us when our trip got delayed, he didn't have to do this and went above and beyond!!  Read More

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DAY 9: Hangzhou - Shanghai 

Old City Wall

Fly to Shanghai and be transferred to Suzhou (Lunch will be served on plane). Suzhou, which dates back to 514 BC, is sometimes called the "Venice of the East". The city is famous for its canals and stone bridges.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB

Tiananmen Square

DAY 1: Los Angeles - Beijing

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DAY 8: Suzhou - Hangzhou

This morning, you will have a city excursion Tiananmen Square, which is noted as the largest public square in the world and then the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City. Stop at a Pearl Factory to gain a little knowledge of fresh pearls. Later visit Summer Palace declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.

In the evening, you will enjoy a Peking duck dinner, the region's famous dish.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB, D

DAY 3: Beijing

The Bund

Fly to Xi'an today. Xi'an, the former capital of China, enjoys a rich history of 5000 years. Upon your arrival in Xi'an, visit the 600 years old City Wall surrounding the whole old downtown of Xian with a very wide moat which is the famous landmark of Xian.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel

Meals: AB

DAY 11: Shanghai Departure

Terra Cotta Warriors

West Lake

In 221 BC, Qin Shi Huang unified China and became the first emperor. When he died, an entire Terra Cotta Army was constructed to be buried along with the emperor. It was un-covered serendipitously in 1974 by farmers, and then became one of the century's greatest archaeological discoveries. You will visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, and Terra Cotta Army replication factories today.
Dinner show: Chinese traditional dumplings banquet and the Tang Dynasty Dance and Music show.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel​
Meals: AB, L, D

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The Great Wall of China is one of the seven greatest man-made wonders of the world and is definitely the focal point of China. You will hike along the Great Wall (Juyongguan Pass). After that, you will stop at a Jade Museum to learn the history of Jade. In Chinese, jade is pronounced as 'Yu', and it has a history in China of at least four thousand years, and followed by a visit to the Beijing Zoo to see the lovely "Giant Pandas". The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to shop and explore on your own.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel​
Meals: AB, L

DAY 2: Beijing Arrival