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17-Day Private Tour to Shanghai,Xi'an,Sichuan,Yunnan Lijiang and Guilin

Visit highlights of China including the Shanghai,Xi'an,Sichuan,Yunnan Lijiang and Guilin with this private 17 days tour from Shanghai.

You will be picked up from Your Shanghai hotel and dropped off at your Guilin hotel/airport/train station.

per adult from

$5,890

AUD

Duration

17 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 16x Lunch
    • The private car & private guide
    • The three flight tickets from Shanghai to Guilin(Economy class)
    • The entrance tickets
    • The train tickets with the first class ticket(Xi'an--Chengdu)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai World Financial Center
    • Entry/Admission - Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
    • Entry/Admission - Jade Buddha Temple
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling)
    • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
    • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
    • Entry/Admission - Baoguo Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Emei (Emeishan)
    • Entry/Admission - Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Huanglong Scenic Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Huanglong Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Old Town of Lijiang - China
    • Entry/Admission - Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Lijiang Impressions Show
    • Entry/Admission - Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village
    • Entry/Admission - Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia)
    • Entry/Admission - Black Dragon Pond Park
    • Entry/Admission - Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
    • Entry/Admission - Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces
    • Entry/Admission - Li River
    • Entry/Admission - Xianggong Mountain
    What's excluded :
    • The hotel and dinner

  • Day 1: Shanghai.O/N Shanghai.

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Urban Planning Exhibition Hall in around 20 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, No.100 Renmin Main Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003 China
    At Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, you can view many textual and graphic files and architectural models, which will help you get an overall understanding of the development of Shanghai.

    The Urban Planning Exhibition Hall showcases the urbanization and modernization of Shanghai. You will know more about Shanghai's past and present by viewing the miniatures of the city, and rich materials about the city planning. Also, the high-tech methods are widely adopted to forecast the blueprint of Shanghai through 2020.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
    In the afternoon, have a relaxing time rambling in the beautiful Yu Garden.Located in the old town, Yuyuan Garden is the most famous ancient site in this city for its ingenious layout and delicate architecture. The treasure of the garden, Yu Ling Long (an exquisite jade stone), an artificial hill, is considered as one of the three most well-known peaks in Southern China.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yuyuan Bazar, No.269 Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
    Next, visit the Yuyuan Bazaar, also known as Yuyuan Market, is outside the Yu Garden, in the heart of Old Shanghai City, and close to the Old City God Temple. There are many traditional Chinese buildings, which nowadays are used as commercial stores to sell local products, snacks, jewelry, souvenirs, antiques and so on.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai World Financial Center, Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
    Afterwards, go to the Shanghai World Financial Center and go up to the 100th floor for the panoramic views of the city. It is the world's 8th tallest building, and the 4th tallest structure in Mainland China. The 100th floor has a viewing gallery that is 55 meters long. It is the second highest observation deck in China. It is higher than the viewing platforms on the Canadian TV Tower (447 meters) and the Dubai Tower (440 meters).

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
    After that you will come to the Bund area which is the quintessential of Shanghai area. Located on the bank of Huangpu River, travelers come to the Bund not only for the charming riverside scenery, but the unique western and gothic architectures also deserve a look. We will set aside some free time for you to stroll around the Bund and take some photos.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel, or you may enjoy your own time at Nanjing Road that is very close by.
    Duration: 18 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Shanghai--Xi'an by flight. O/N Xi'an.

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Zhujiajiao water town in around 60 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China
    The Zhu Jia Jiao water town, is well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1,700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers (11,614 acres), the little fan-shaped town, being regarded as Shanghai's Venice, glimmers like a bright pearl in the landscape of lakes and mountains.
    The three places in the water town deserve your visit: Kezhi Garden, Qing Dynasty Post Office and Fangsheng Bridge. Your tour guide will accompany you to visit these.

    Kezhi Garden was built in 1912 and contains various pavilions and buildings, lotus pond, stele corridors, bridge of nine turnings and different kinds of plants. You can see the calligraphy inscription of the literati in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) with high value of art in the stele corridor.

    In Qing Dynasty Post Office, you can see the precious old postcard and letters in Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911 AD) and there is a post box with a carved dragon on it which is still in use today.

    Fangsheng Bridge, built in Ming Dynasty, is the largest and longest stone arch bridge in Shanghai with five arches.

    You will take a local featured wooden boat from Kezhi Garden and go ashore at North Street. The left time is for you to have a free visit to wander around the ancient streets.

    You will have an opportunity to get in close touch with the local people and their life.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
    After lunch, will take you to the Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882 for the two white jade Buddha statues from Burma, the Jade Buddha Temple is a famous Buddhist shrine and an active Zen monastery. The temple plays an important role in disseminating Buddhism through cultural means, including lectures and library service, Buddhist academic publishes as well as regular Buddhist cultural activities.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tianzifang, Tianzifang, Shanghai
    Then later will conclude at Tianzifang, an old-style cultural block featuring distinctive Shikumen buildings with art studios, themed cafés and bars, and handicraft workshops.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Pudong International Airport, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai
    After the tour,will drive you to Pudong international airport where a airplane to Xi'an is waiting for you(HO1235 21:00-23:40). The flight takes around 3 hours.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Xianyang, China
    Upon arrival at Xi'an, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the Xi'an hotel(driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Xi'an. O/N Xi'an.

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    In the morning,your tour guide can meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 9:00am then transfer to Terracotta Warriors Museum, need 80 minutes driving,45km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
    We reserve tickets for you online in advance and your guide will help you skip the line at the entrance of the Museum. Following your guide, you will explore the Terracotta Warriors Museum by visiting the three excavated pits, as well as the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall. Although the clay warriors and horses have been buried for more than 2,200 years, they are still vivid with distinct appearances. You will spend at least two and a half hours to see this amazing site.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
    Next, you will Transfer to Small Wild Goose Pagoda which is located inside Jianfu Temple, about one kilometer south of Xi'an city proper. It is one of the two famous and important Buddhist pagodas erected in the Tang Dynasty about 1300 years ago. Small Wild Goose Pagoda and its large neighbor, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, are two important Buddhist sites, dating back to the Tang Dynasty, 1300 years ago.

    The two pagodas were a symbol of Chang'an (Constant Peace) city. Xi'an (West Peace) was called Chang'an until the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when Beijing became the capital of China. Chang'an had served as the capital for ten dynasties.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    After lunch, you will Transfer to city wall.You can walking or cycling around the wall, the bike fees you pay locally if you do that.
    The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xian is the ancient City Wall, which stretches round the old city. It is also one of the most famous attractions in Xian. Today, this wall represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Your last stop will be the Muslim Bazaar, the most thriving area of the city. If you are interested, you can explore the bazaar at your own pace and then return to the hotel by yourself. Your guide will give you directions for returning to your hotel. The Great Mosque and the Bell and Drum Tower Square are within walking distance of the Bazaar. There are many boutique stores at fair prices in Bazaar and also a number of excellent choices of food for dinner.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 17 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Xi'an--Chengdu by train. O/N Chengdu.

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    In the morning,your tour guide will meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 8:30am then transfer to Hanyanglin, need 30 minutes driving,15km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
    We first drive for one hour to visit the Hanyangling Mausoleum, which is on the site of the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi built in 153 AD. In the company of the guide, you will have a close look at the thousand-year-old tombs through the glass floors and the glass walls in the tomb pits. Besides, the advanced Spectra Vision program will reproduce the real life of the Western Han Dynasty about 2,000 years ago. We will ensure you two hours exploring the site.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shaanxi History Museum, 91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061 China
    After lunch, you continue Xi'an tour to explore Shaanxi History Museum. Unique historical and culture heritage of Shaanxi is undoubted worth the praise as treasure house of Chinese civilization, and Shaanxi History Museum is definitely a palace of art to display Shaanxi's history and culture and China's ancient civilization. There are as many as some 370,000 antiquities collected, ranging from prehistorical relics to that of the 1840s. Time spans more than one million years and the collection is superior in value, quantity, rank and species. Your guide will provide professional full explanations.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
    Instead of entering the temple to visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, you will have a photo stop here for half an hour. With suggestions from our former guests, it is enough to see the pagoda and the statue of Monk Xuanzang at the south square outside the temple. As a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists, the pagoda built during the Tang Dynasty was once the site for Xuanzang to translate the Buddhist sutras.

    Nowadays the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Area has become the most popular area for both tourists and locals in Xi'an. It is truly a wonderful place to enjoy the charming night scenes and get relaxed. Around the pagoda, there is south square leading to the Great Tang All Day Mall, where you can appreciate many unique sculptures of Tang Dynasty styles and enjoy some classical music performances in public; also there is north square with the biggest musical fountain in Asia. It is free but with show time schedules.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an North Railway Station Parking Lot, Shang Xin Lu, Weiyang Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    In the later afternoon,your guide will escort you to Xi'an North Railway Station where a train to Chengdu is waiting for you(D1947 18:00--21:41). The train takes around 4 hours.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Chengdu East Railway Station, Cheng Du Dong Zhan, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
    Upon arrival at Chengdu, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the Chengdu hotel(driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Chengdu.O/N Chengdu.

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    In the morning, your driver and guide will meet you at 8:00am of your Chengdu hotel then transfer to Chengdu Panda Base, need 30 minutes driving, 15km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
    Firstly, you will visit the Chengdu's Giant Panda Breeding Research Base which is home to over 80 of China's iconic pandas. Most are of the familiar black and white variety, but the Base is also home to a number of the smaller, lesser-known red pandas.

    You'll view the animals eating and at play in a carefully maintained habitat that is as close to their natural environment as possible. You'll also learn how scientists and ecologists are working to protect the few remaining wild pandas and expand the captive population. On that last note, over 100 bears have been born at the Base since 1987.

    The Base became even more important after the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, with eight bears sent here from the badly damaged Wolong reserve. Your visit provides both moral and financial support for the ongoing conservation effort.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
    Next, go to Renmin Park and you know that park is a comprehensive garden for both the cultural heritages collection and entertainment. The locals in Chengdu often drink tea for relaxing here. You will never know what real lifestyle in the “Capital of Leisure” is like unless you visit Renmin Park. There are always crowds sitting in the shade of the park from when the sun rises. The best things to do here include going into a teahouse, ordering a cup of tea, reading for a whole afternoon, thinking about nothing, or chatting with some old friends. Enjoying the slow life in Chengdu, you may suddenly feel that you are leading a happy life.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jinli Pedestrian Street, No.231 Wuhouci Street, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041 China
    After lunch, take the private car to Jinli old street which is an impressive trip to the famous old street. Time steals away from you quietly while walking on the lively streets which are full of delicious local snacks, delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, etc.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Chengdu-Leshan Buddha--Mount Emei. O/N Emei

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    After breakfast at your hotel,our driver and guide will meet you at your hotel lobby of 09:00am then transfer to the Leshan and need 2.5hrs driving, 150km.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
    Experience the Giant Buddha of Leshan, one of Chinese Buddhism's holiest sites, on this amazing full-day tour from Chengdu.
    Dating from the 8th century, the Giant Buddha of Leshan is the largest carved stone Buddha and the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. It was cut from the cliffs of Lingyun Shan in the hopes of calming the turbulent waters of the three rivers that flow together under its gaze. Stairs are carved into the cliff that connect the area at the Buddha's feet with the land above, allowing you to view this astonishing sight from a range of vantage points. Views are stunning over elbows and knees, taking in the river scene and Leshan's skyline.

    Upon arrival in Leshan, you can have lunch at a restaurant within sight the Giant Buddha. You'll then explore the Giant Buddha and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding landscape from atop the Buddha's head.

    Wen then pay a visit to Lingyun Temple and Museum and get a deeper insight into the history of this amazing Buddhist site and learn the story of the carving of the Giant Buddha.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Baoguo Temple, The foot of Emei Mountain, Emeishan 614200 China
    Next, go to Bao Guo Temple, the largest temple at Emei Mountain, is the doorway to the mountain as well as the center of Buddhist activity of Emei Mountain. The temple faces the Phoenix Lake and backs onto the Phoenix Plains; it welcomes the sun-rise each morning and is the last place to see sun-set at dusk.

    The temple was constructed on the right side of Crouching Tiger Temple in Ming Dynasty and was originally named the Hui Zong Hall, with an intension of gathering Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoist. In early Qing Dynasty, the Hui Zong Hall was moved to the actual residence and rebuilt. In 1703, the name was changed to "Bao Guo" which literally translates as "serve the nation".
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Emeishan, Emeishan, Sichuan
    When you finished the Baoguo temple tour, your guide will escort you to your hotel of the foot Emei mountain or Emei city center.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Emei mountain-Chengdu. O/N Chengdu.

    Stop At: Mount Emei (Emeishan), Emeishan 614201 China
    In the morning, your tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby at 08:00am then head to Emei mountain tickets office.
    Today is a full day visiting on Emeishan. Firstly, take sightseeing bus to the upper station and need 2hrs driving and due to the mountain zig raod, try to sit in front the part bus and drinking less water in the morning.
    The Mount Emei (Emeishan) is not only famous as World Heritage Site of both culture and nature, but also known as one of the Four Great Buddhist Mountains in China and home to 5000 kinds of plants (more than the total plants of Europe) and over 2300 kinds of wild animals. It is ideal place for hiking, Buddhist culture exploration, photography, winter holiday, summer hot retreat, and suitable for visiting all year around.


    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Leidong Ping, Emei Mountain Scenic Area, Emeishan China
    when you reach the Leidongping bus station,then you hike about 30 minutes to get to the Jieyingting Cableway Station. Then you can take cableways to the top of Emeishan – Golden Summit.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: E'meishan Jinding Scenic Resort, Within E'mei Mountain, Emeishan 614200 China
    After the cable car, just few minutes waking, you can see the Golden Summit and can stay 40-60 minutes there. The experience on the Golden Summit is fabulous – sparkling golden Buddha statue, grandiose temples, endless stretching cloud sea, fresh air, etc.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mount Emei (Emeishan), Emeishan 614201 China
    Next, take the cable car and shuttle bus back to the food of the mountain(the same way go up), of course, if you want see more, can stop for Wannian temple then hiking for a while and you can discuss with your guide.
    When you reach the tickets office, you will have a lunch before the transfer back to Chengdu.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    At the end, your guide will escort you to Chengdu hotel.
    Duration: 17 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Chengdu--Jiuzhaigou (420KM, 8 hours driving). O/N Jiuzhaigou town.

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    In the morning, your guide and driver will meet you at 08:00am of your Chengdu hotel lobby then transfer to Jiuzhaigou town, 420km, 8hrs driving.
    Though it’s a long driving day from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Valley, the beautiful scenery along the way will relieve you from the fatigue and boredom. Highland mountains, Tibetan Villages, Grasslands, Yaks, Sheep, horses… Just enjoy and forget the hustle and bustle from the city.
    You will make 3 or 4 stops on the way for rest and lunch.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Jiuzhaigou County, Jiuzhaigou County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan
    Upon arrival in Jiuzhaigou, the tour guide will help you check in. You could either have a free walk around or have a good rest at the hotel.


    Duration: 16 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Jiuzhaigou Valley. O/N Jiuzhaigou town.

    Stop At: Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve, Zhangzha Town, 623400 China
    Your guide and driver will meet you at 9:00am of your hotel lobby then visit the Jiuzhai Valley National Park.
    Today, you will have a full day to explore the Jiuzhai Valley. There are 9 Tibetan villages in the valley, so called the name. Its best-known feature is its dozen of blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes. Jiuzhai Valley consists of three valleys – Rize Valley, Shuzheng Valley and Zechawa Valley, forming a shape of "Y". It is said that there is no other place as peaceful as in Jiuzhaigou all over the world.
    The travel route is: Entrance - Rize Valley - Nuorilang Tourist Center - Zechawa Valley - Shuzheng Valley - Exit.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Rize Valley, Within Jiuzhaigou County, 623400 China
    When you arrive at the entrance center and take the ticket. Then take the shuttle bus to Rize Valley.
    The Rize Valley is 18 kilometers long and begins at its southerly tip with a section of primeval forest that covers about half of the entire greater Jiuzhai Valley area. Rize Valley describes a series of smooth "S" curves along its south-north section (it turns eastward farther north, connecting with Zechawa and Shuzheng Valleys) as it snakes its way northward, its northerly half, except for the west-east oriented section, being one long series of scenic sites – almost all of which are lakes.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Arrow Bamboo Lake, Jiuzhaigou Scenic Resort China
    Firstly, you will visit the Arrow Bamboo Lake and hiking to walk to Panda Lake(30 minutes hiking) then take a shuttle bus to Five Flower Lake, walk around Five Flower Lake for 20 minutes.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Pearl Shoal Waterfalls, Within the County, 623400 China
    You will continue take a bus from Five Flower Lake to Pearl Shoals and walk to Pearl Shoals Waterfall until to Mirrow Lake parking.

    The Zhenzhu Tan Pearl Shoals is a broad, shallow course of water that flows over a 310-meter-broad, gently sloping bed of travertine, ending in a drop, or waterfall, of 28 meters. Both the shoals and the waterfall can be appreciated in and of themselves, but together they form a pleasing unity, since the gentle, shallow body of water that seems to slide over the ledge abruptly changes character once at the ledge, where it spills over, crashing against irregular stones that form another ledge slighly displaced in relation to the first ledge and creating a spray of mists as the thus broken sheet of water courses noisily over this irregular ledge and falling, in all, in a 40-meter arc into the lake below.

    The Pearl Shoals and Waterfall are considered one of the highlights of Rize Valley, rivalling, in their own way, Shuzheng Valley's famous Nuorilang Waterfall. If the visitor follows the boardwalk here, s/he will enjoy an enviable broadside view of the torrential waterfall in all its beauty and magnificence. Pearl Shoals and Waterfall was the venue for one of the scenes in a CCTV (China Central Television) adaptation of the famous 16th century historical novel, Pilgrimage to the West (alternately known as Journey to the West, Monkey King or simply Monkey – to learn more about Monkey King, which is a fictional chronicle of the life of the humble monk, Xuan Zang, who traveled, together with a motley crew of assistant monks, from China to India during the Tang (CE 618-907) Dynasty period in order to learn about Buddhism firsthand.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Zechawagou section, Jiuzhaigou County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China
    Next, go to Zechawa Valley and the travel route is: Nuorilang center , transfer bus to the end of Zechawa Valley- Long Lake , walk from Long lake to Five Colored Pool. bus to Nuorilang-Rhinoceros Lake-Bonsai Shoals.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shuzheng Valley, Within Jiuzhaigou County, 623400 China
    Afterwards, visit the Shuzheng Valley. Hiking from Nuorilang waterfall. Along the way, you will visit the Rhinoceros Lake, Tiger Lake, Shuzheng Fall, Reed Lake, till the last spot Bonsai Lake. And then, get on the scenic shuttle bus and get to the scenic spot exit.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Jiuzhaigou--Huanglong National Park (110KM, 2.5 hours driving). O/N Chuanzhusi Town.

    Stop At: Jiuzhaigou County, Jiuzhaigou County, Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan
    In the morning, your driver and guide will meet you at 8:30am and transfer to Huanglong National Park and need 2.5hrs driving, 110km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Huanglong Scenic Valley, Pingsong Street, Songpan County 623300 China
    The Huanglong National Park, where densely scatters thousands of colorful travertine ponds and flow streams. You walk along the hundreds of colorful lakes to the top along the wooden path, then walk down to appreciate the nice scenery along the way. Huanglong Scenic Area is famous for its colorful lakes, snow-topped mountains, beautiful valleys and virgin forests. The area, inscribed on the list of World Heritage Sites in 1992 by UNESCO, has been called a "World Wonder" and “Fairy Land on Earth."
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Huanglong Valley, Within Songpan County, Songpan County 623300 China
    Today, you will visit the Huanglong valley section and you will going up by cable car and down by foots is the best way due to the high altitude(3400M).
    When you reach the upper station by cable car, walking along the parallel path which will take us 40 minutes, and we will arrive at an active platform. Spanning more than 1km, the parallel path has no steps and won't waste your strength. Keep climbing for 1km, and we will arrive at the most famous spot, multicolored pond. The highest point of multicolored pond reaches 3900 meters, which is also the highest point of the scenic spot that tourists can arrive. Along with relief elevation of land surfaces, these calcified ponds distribute by terraces.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chuanzhusi Town, Songpan County 623300 China
    Afterwards, take the private car to Chuanzhusi town, 60 minutes driving, 40km.
    Upon arrival in Chuanzhusi, the tour guide will help you check in. You could either have a free walk around or have a good rest at the hotel.


    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 11: Chuanzhusi(Songpan)--Chengdu(320KM, 6 hours driving).O/N Chengdu.

    Stop At: Chuanzhusi Town, Songpan County 623300 China
    At 8:30am, your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer back to Chengdu.On the way back, you will make stops at the Munigou Scenic area. After having a short sightseeing here, head back to Chengdu.
    Today, you can end the tour at Chengdu city center or Chengdu airport/train station.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Munigou Scenic Resort, Muni Country, Songpan County 623305 China
    After the 30 minutes driving, you will reach the Munigou scenic resort and we can stop the other places if you, like the highland lake-Diexihaizi or Yingxu, you can discuss with our guide at that day, no problem for us.
    The Munigou Valley is located in Muni Township, Songpan County, Aba Autonomous Prefecture, more than three hundred kilometers away from downtown Chengdu. It has a scenic area of about 160 square kilometers, with the highest elevation of 4070 meters and the minimum of 2800 meters, the annual average temperature of 7 ℃. Beautiful natural scenery and charming, unrestrained and rich ethnic customs are what define Munigou Valley.
    Inside Munigou Valley the landscape is mainly composed of primitive forests, alpine lakes, hot springs, giant calcified waterfalls, the ring waterfalls calcification pots, etc. The landscape in the region mainly consists of two parts: Zhaga Waterfall and the two major seas. Mountains, water and forest are here skillfully integrated. The main attractions are: Zhaga Waterfall, Muni Forest, Acres of Azalea, Jade Thermal Spring, Baihua Lake, Moon Lake, Swan Lake, cavern groups and so on.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    Afterwards, take the private car to Chengdu.
    Duration: 17 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 12: Chengdu--Lijiang by flight. O/N Lijiang.

    Stop At: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    In the morning, your guide and driver meet you at 8:00am and transferred to the Chengdu airport, you may take the EU2237 10:00--11:30. The flight takes around 90 minutes.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lijiang Airport, Ji Chang Gao Su, Gucheng Qu, Lijiang Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China
    Upon arrival at Lijiang, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town of Lijiang - China, No.57, Xuetang Rd, Dayan Township, Gucheng Dist, Lijiang 674100 China
    After check in the hotel in Lijiang, your guide will escort you to Lijiang old town and you will spend the rest of the day meandering around the Old City. There, traditional Naxi courtyards line up in an orderly fashion along flagstone-paved paths and gurgling water lanes. With exquisite bridges, blooming flowers and verdant plants as finishing touches, the town offers great scenery from any angle.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 13: Lijiang. O/N Lijiang

    Stop At: Lijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan
    Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00am and transfer to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and need 50 minutes driving, 25km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Yulong (Jade Dragon) Mountain, Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Yulong County 674100 China
    Today, you may visit the Snow Mountain with the cale car to Spruce Meado first or visit White Water River first, But it really depends of the Impression Lijiang Show, because the show time will depend on daily number of visitors from 11:00am--15:00pm and the show lasts for 60 minutes.
    The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is very easy to visit via a system of cable cars which take visitors to different parts of the mountain. The 13 peaks, home to several glaciers, are covered in snow all year round. Different altitudes give rise to changing landscapes with peaceful meadows giving way to snow-covered paths and glaciers. We choose to Spruce Meado with the cable car due to with the lower altitude(3300M) and less people than the way to Glacier Park and also with the nice view.


    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Lijiang Impressions Show, No.19-9 Guodahuama Street, Old Town, Lijiang China
    Next, go to Lijiang Impression show. The show is outdoor performance, including traditional songs and dance by local ethnic people selected from the villages around Lijiang, is held at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, just out of the main building, at pre-determined times.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Blue Moon Valley, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang China
    Afterwards, take the private car to White Water River(Blue Moon Valley). The Blue Moon Valley actually is an extremely blue river meandering through a lush valley of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Seen from a distance, it resembles a blue crescent moon inlaid at the foot of the mountain. That's how the place got its beautiful name! However, blue is not the only colour of the river. If it rains, the white mud and limestone rubble at the riverbed will be swirled up, making the water as white as milk. Therefore, local Naxi people name it White Water River (Baishui River).
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Lijiang Mural in Baisha Village, Baisha Yulong County, Lijiang 674101 China
    After lunch at outside of the Yulong snow mountain park, you will head to Baisha village. At this village, you can visit the Dongba pictograms, The mural paintings in Dabaoji Palace and 'ten thousand camellia blossoms' tree etc..
    Baisha literally means 'white sands'. The town was the first settlement of the Naxi people after they migrated south from the Tibetan plateau. It was once the political, commercial and cultural center of the the powerful, yet mysterious, Naxi Kingdom. The region became part of the Yuan Empire in late thirteenth century. The Mu family, which administrated Lijiang from the late fourteenth to the early eighteenth century, had its birthplace in Baisha. The area also played a large part in the strategic commercial network known as the Tea Horse Road.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 14: Lijiang. O/N Lijiang.

    Stop At: Lijiang, Lijiang, Yunnan
    Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00am and transfer to Tiger leaping Gorge and need 120 minutes driving, 80km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiao Xia), 100 km NW of Lijiang Hutiaoxia Town, Shangri-La County 674402 China
    When your guide purchased the entrance ticket then your driver will bring you to the gorge.
    You will set out for your hiking tour to the upper part of the Tiger Leaping Gorge. Take a 15~20 minute walk along the plank road to the viewing platform on the valley floor. Strong currents of Jinsha River roar through the narrow valley, with waves slapping against the rocks. Please have your camera ready to capture this spectacular view. At the narrowest point, you will see a giant rock of 13 meters (43 feet) high seated in the middle of the river, abruptly cutting the torrents into two branches. Meanwhile, the surging waves crash against the rock with a tremendous roar. A special viewing platform was built there for visitors to fully appreciate this impressive scenery and take pictures.
    You will have 1.5~2 hours taking in the great scenery of the gorge. After that, reverse the trip back to the parking lot in your guide's company.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Black Dragon Pond Park, Xin Daje, Lijiang 674100 China
    After lunch, take the private car back to the city center and visit the Black Dragon Pond Park. At this park, you can take the panorama view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
    This park is the landmark of Lijiang. The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools of China because of its exquisite beauty. Its surroundings are all green with grass and shaded by swaying willow trees. In its waters, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is reflected. At the far side of the pool, there are renovated buildings used for art exhibition such as the Moon-Embracing Pavilion with its own white marble bridge across the water, and the Five-Phoenix Temple built during the Ming Dynasty.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Shuhe Ancient Town, 2 Miles North West of Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang 674100 China
    Next, go to Shuhe old town and you can have a leisure walk in Shuhe Ancient Town.
    Shuhe, or 'Shaowu' in Naxi language, means the village at the foot of the high mountain. In the past, behind the village there was a high moutain named Jubao, so people named the village. Shuhe Ancient Town is located 4km to the northwest of the Lijiang Ancient Town. Its central part covers an area of about 5 square kilometers with a population around 3,000. In 1997, Shuhe was ranked as an important part of Lijiang Ancient Town which was already the World Cultural Heritage named by UNESCO.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 15: Lijiang--Guilin by flight. O/N Guilin.

    Stop At: Lijiang Airport, Ji Chang Gao Su, Gucheng Qu, Lijiang Shi, Yunnan Sheng, China
    Today, there is no activities, just take a flight to Guilin with the economy class and we just offer the driver bring you to the Lijiang airport,no tour guide, you may take the MF8636 13:50--15:35 and the flight takes around 2 hours.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Guilin Liangjiang International Airport, Lingui District, Guilin, Guangxi, China, 541106
    Upon arrival at Guilin, you will be picked up on time with your Guilin local driver and transferred to Guilin hotel(Driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 16: Guilin. O/N Guilin.

    Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
    Your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 08:30 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Reed Flute Cave in around 30 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
    Upon arrival in the cave, you will into the underground karst cave and marvel at the amazing formations of stalagmites and stalactites.

    The Reed Flute Cave is a renowned karst cave with a great number of stalagmites and stalactites in shapes of bamboo shoots, pillars, curtains and flowers, which turns it into a splendid underground palace. Inside the cave, you could discover more astonishing sights, such as stone lions, miniature forest, pagodas and crystal chambers. Each one has a romantic or interesting story associated with it. The vivid interpretation of our guide along with the lighting add mystery to the scene. The trip to the cave lasts about 40 minutes.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
    After a two-hour drive you will reach the entrance for the Longji Terraces where you will buy get the Longji entrance tickets for the rice terraces in Ping'an Village, This village has the most famous and beautiful rice terraces in Longji and need about a 30-minute drive again from the entrance tickets office.
    The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces is a splendid agricultural spectacle with a history of more than 650 years. The most eye-catching part of the terrace cluster is the Ping'an Village Rice Terrace, which was the earliest one discovered by tourists and photographers. Numerous narrow rice fields dug along the hill slopes form terraces connected by winding flagstone trails. There are viewing platforms for visitors to view the entire terrace fields built tier upon tier. While you are there you can also experience the minority Zhuang people's traditional way of life. It is quite interesting to help them in the fields, try on their bright-colored ethnical costumes, and visit their unique stilted houses.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
    Upon arrival, Then you will take a moderate trek along steps to Ping'an Zhuang Village. The walk up takes about 40 minutes. Your guide will take you on a stroll around the village where you can glimpse the local Zhuang peoples' unique wooden stilted houses and we can have a lunch in the village.

    After a short lunch break, continue your terrace exploration to the No.2 Viewing Platform(Seven star with the moon), a 15-minute walk, which is a fantastic spot for a bird's-eye view of the Longji Terraces beneath your feet. You will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy the fresh air at the platform. And then, we will head to No.1 Viewing Platform(Nine Dragons and Five Tigers) and need 30 minutes via the flat path.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
    Afterwards, take the private car to your Guilin hotel around 18:00pm and is free time for you.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 17: Guilin--Yangshuo. The tour end.

    Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
    In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 07:45, and then escort you to the Zhujiang pier, where you will start the Guilin Li River cruise to Yangshuo(4 star boat with the buffet lunch).
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
    The boarding time is scheduled at 9:20am, and the whole journey takes about 4 hours. With your guide's company and interpretation, you could immerse yourself in the stunning karst landscape made up of rolling hills, verdant forests, odd caves and tranquil villages along the Li River. A buffet Chinese lunch will be offered on board before you reach Yangshuo at 2:00pm.


    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Xianggong Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
    After disembarkation,will drive you to see the Yangshuo Xianggong hill.We will climb for 15 minutes along a moderately sloped staircase to reach the top of Xianggong Hill. Please inform our guide in advance if you need a walking stick. Lying between the famous Yellow Cloth Shoal and the Mural Hill, Xianggong Hill is one of the greatest viewing platforms in Guilin to take in the glamour of the Li River. The supreme view of the meandering Li River making a 180-degree bend, attracts countless visitors and photographers annually.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Yangshuo County, Guilin, Guangxi, China
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your Yangshuo hotel or Guilin hotel/airport/train station. End of the tour services.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up any hotels in Shanghai central
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Can add more days if you want
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by happychinatours

Activity ID: V-40944P732

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