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Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi

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Product Code : AGORA828

Embark on a captivating journey through China's most iconic cities on our "Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi'an Highlights" private tour. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Shanghai, explore the historic landmarks of Beijing, and discover the ancient wonders of Xi'an. Visit the Bund, Yu Garden, and Shanghai Museum in Shanghai, explore Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City in Beijing, and marvel at the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless transfers, this tour offers an unforgettable experience of China's cultural heritage and modern marvels.

Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai

Upon your arrival at the airport in Shanghai, you will be warmly welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and rest, and if you feel up to it, venture out to explore the nearby surroundings and get a taste of the vibrant atmosphere of Shanghai.


Day 2: Shanghai City Exploration

After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full day of exploration in Shanghai. Start by visiting the Bund, a historic waterfront promenade known for its stunning architectural blend of Western and Eastern styles. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Huangpu River and take in the panoramic views of the city's skyline. Next, head to Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden with beautifully landscaped gardens, traditional pavilions, and intricate rockeries. Continue to the Shanghai Museum, where you can admire an extensive collection of ancient Chinese art and artifacts. In the evening, take a relaxing cruise along the Huangpu River to enjoy the mesmerizing night lights of Shanghai.


Day 3: Day Trip to Zhujiajiao Water Town

Today, venture outside of Shanghai on a day trip to Zhujiajiao Water Town. Located on the outskirts of the city, this charming ancient town is often referred to as the "Venice of Shanghai" due to its network of canals and well-preserved historical architecture. Explore the narrow streets, cross ancient stone bridges, and visit traditional shops and tea houses. Enjoy a peaceful boat ride along the canals to admire the town's picturesque scenery. Immerse yourself in the local culture and sample some delicious regional delicacies. In the afternoon, return to Shanghai and spend the evening at your leisure, perhaps exploring more of the city's vibrant nightlife or indulging in some shopping.


Day 4: High-Speed Train to Beijing and Forbidden City

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to the railway station for a high-speed train journey to Beijing. Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the station and accompany you to your hotel. In the afternoon, embark on a visit to Tiananmen Square, one of the world's largest public squares and a symbol of China's political and historical significance. From there, enter the majestic Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the imperial palace complex that once housed Chinese emperors. Explore the intricate halls, courtyards, and gardens, marveling at the opulence and grandeur of this architectural masterpiece.


Day 5: Great Wall of China - Mutianyu Section

Today, prepare for an awe-inspiring journey to the Great Wall of China. After breakfast, you will be driven to the Mutianyu section of the wall, known for its stunning views and well-preserved architecture. Take a cable car ride or hike up to the wall and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Walk along the wall and absorb the historical significance of this ancient defensive structure. Afterward, visit a local jade factory to learn about the craftsmanship and cultural significance of jade in Chinese history. In the afternoon, return to Beijing and enjoy the evening at your leisure.


Day 6: Temple of Heaven, Hutong Experience, and Summer Palace

Begin your day with a visit to the Temple of Heaven, an important religious and cultural site where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties used to pray for good harvests. Admire the unique architecture and serene atmosphere of this imperial temple complex. Next, explore Beijing's traditional Hutong neighborhoods by taking a rickshaw ride through the narrow alleyways and ancient courtyard homes. Immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with residents to gain insights into Beijing's rich history. In the afternoon, visit the beautiful Summer Palace, a vast imperial garden retreat adorned with pavilions, halls, and a tranquil lake. Stroll through the picturesque gardens, cross elegant bridges, and admire the intricately painted Long Corridor. Capture breathtaking views of Kunming Lake from the hilltop pagoda. Immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of this UNESCO World Heritage site.


Day 7: Depart from Beijing or Optional Day Trip to Chengde

On your last day in Beijing, you have the option to depart from the city and continue your journey home. Your guide will arrange a convenient transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

- Accommodation in well-appointed hotels

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure

- Domestic flights and high-speed train tickets as per the itinerary

- English-speaking tour guide for sightseeing tours

- Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary

- Breakfast at the hotel from day 2 onward

- Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles

- International flights and visa fees

- Meals other than breakfast

- Optional activities or excursions

- Personal expenses and gratuities

- Travel insurance

- Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions