$199 China 8 Days Tour

Visit Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tianamen Square, Temple of Heaven...and more!

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What’s included:

6 nights accommodation in Beijing stay at 5 star hotel

1 night accommodation in Chengde stay at 4 star hotel

All intra-China ground transportation

19 meals listed in the itinerary including Chinese & American Buffet breakfasts and local flavors

Sightseeing tours including entrance fees

Professional local English speaking guide

China Travel Liability Insurance

Not included:

× Transpacific airfare & taxes
× Gratuities: $10USD/passenger/day × 8 days=$80USD per    passenger
× Optional tour: Beijing 798 Art Zone + Hutong tour: 35USD/passenger (Hutong tour only is 30USD/passenger or Beijing 798 Art Zone tour only is 10 USD/passenger), Golden Mask Dynasty Show: 30USD/ passenger.
× Personal expenses (e.g. phone bills, laundry bill etc.)
× Extra costs will occur when events that we could not foresee or avoid happened. Such events may include personal requirements, flight delay/canceled, war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity or actual threatened terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire and all similar events outside our control.
 

Trip Highlights:

★ The Great Wall
★ Tiananmen Square
★ Forbidden City
★ Temple of Heaven
★ Summer Palace
★ Ancient Hutongs
★ A fascinating Acrobatics Show,
★ Capital Museum,
★ Xiushui Market,
★ A show of knife arts,
★ High speed train to Tianjin,
★Tianjin Ancient Culture Street and Food Street, Clay Figure Zhang,
★ The Imperial Summer Resort,
★ Little Potala Palac

 

Special Cuisines:

★ Beijing Duck,
★ Beijing local flavors,
★ Beijing Hotpot
★ Tianjin Goubili steamed stuffed bun,
★ Beijing Dumpling Banquet,
★ Chengde local flavor

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival Beijing
Welcome to Beijing! Meet your local representative and transfer to your hotel. Relax and enjoy the evening in China's historic and vibrant capital city.
※ Free shuttle service from the airport to hotel: between 02:00PM—09:00PM, surcharge is CAD/USD$40/passenger for the rest of day.

Day 2 Beijing (B, L, D)
Today you’ll visit the largest square in the world – Tiananmen Square; Walk through the Gate of Heavenly Peace, to enter the Forbidden City, where the 24 emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties ruled the Middle Kingdom for nearly 500 years (1420-1911), view the world's greatest cultural heritage. Lunch served at a local restaurant, followed by a visit to the Pearl Museum. In the afternoon, tour the Summer Palace, it is the best preserved and the largest imperial garden in China. In the evening, savor a specially prepared meal of Beijing Duck, cooked to crispy perfection. Follow by a fascinating Acrobatics Show.

Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)
After breakfast, you take a scenic drive through the countryside to reach China's most renowned monument - the Great Wall. It is the most famous military ancient strategic pass. On the way back stop by the Boehner Jade Museum is the largest jade museum in the world. In the afternoon recapture the welcoming spirit of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, you take a photo stop at the two of its most iconic venues - the "Bird's Nest" (Beijing National Stadium) and the "Water Cube" (National Aquatics Center) where Michael Phelp won his 8 gold. Visit the exterior portion of these magnificent complex. Afterwards, enjoy a show of knife arts. Dinner savor the Beijing hotpot.

Day 4 Beijing (B, L, D)
In the morning, you visit the Capital Museum where displays archaeological items and reproductions of scenes from ancient Beijing. Followed by a visit to the Temple of Heaven built in 1420, the temple was where emperors went to worship heaven for good harvests. Later, you take a photo stop at the National Grand Theater, which is a futuristic, signature building. Then visit to the peculiar Silk Museum. Follow by a visit to Xiushui Market. It enjoys equal popularity with the Great Wall and the imperial Palace and has the international travel shopping market of world influence. Dinner served at a local restaurant savor
buffet.

Day 5 Beijing/Tianjin/Beijing (B, L, D)
Today you take China and the world top speed train (320km/ hrs) to Tianjin. Upon your arrival, stroll along Tianjin Ancient Culture Street and Food Street. At lunch you will have one of the most famous Tianjin cuisines Goubili steamed stuffed bun. After lunch, you tour the Five Avenues with foreign architectural features. There are garden style villas built in 1920s and 30s by different countries. It is recognized globally as the Exposition of Neoteric Architectures. Return to Beijing by train. Visit the Handmade Silk Carpet workshop. Dinner have a taste of old Beijing local flavors.

Day 6 Beijing/Chengde (B, L, D)
In the morning you take motor coach to Chengde. You visit the world's largest imperial garden --- the Imperial Summer Resort. The Imperial Summer Resort is the largest intact imperial garden and palace in China. The Qing emperors spent their summer days here handled state affairs and held celebrations or ceremonies. Work on the palace began in 1703 and was completed in 1792. It was built by the natural mountains and rivers. The palaces in this large-scale imperial garden were built in a style of quadruple courtyards, with blue bricks and tiles. The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore this city on your own.

Day 7 Chengde /Beijing (B, L, D)
In the morning visit the world's largest imperial temples --- Little Potala Palace is imitated the Potala Palace in Tibet. It’s built in Qing Dynasty year thirty-two (A.D. 1767). Return to Beijing. Then visit Tong Ren Tang (TRT), it is a famous time-honored brand in traditional Chinese medicine industry. Dinner enjoy Beijing Dumpling Banquet. The rest of the day is yours to explore Beijing on your own. Or take an optional tour to Beijing 798 Art Zone and Hutong tour. Experience the world of Beijing's Hutongs, via rickshaw. This network of courtyard homes and narrow lanes traditionally linked the Old City. Tour the maze- like alleyways and neighborhood residences before it's gone forever. This unique tour concludes with a delicious meal served at Beijing residence home. (Price for this optional tour including the home-hosted special lunch: $35 per person)

Day 8 Departure Beijing (B)
Board your return flight home, and arrive in U.S.A. or Canada at the same day, or explore Xi’an or Shanghai.
※ Free shuttle service from hotel to the airport: between 09:00AM—12:00PM, surcharge is CAD/USD$30/passenger for the rest of day.

Departure day from USA or
Canada
Every Wednesday,
starts from March 2011
Price(adult 18 or over)
$199
Price for age 6-17
$320
Price for infant 5-year old or under (does not occupy a bed) Free
Single Supplement Price
$260
Note: The itinerary is subject to change and adjust when events that we could not foresee or avoid occurred. Such events may include personal requirements, war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity or actual threatened terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire and all similar events outside our control.