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8-Day Private Tour to Shanghai,Chengdu,Xi'an and Beijing

Visit highlights of China including the Shanghai,Chengdu,Xi'an and Beijing with this private 8 days tour from Shanghai.

You will be picked up from Your Shanghai hotel and dropped off at Beijing.

per adult from

$3,151

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Lunch
    • The entrance tickets
    • The flight ticket from Shanghai to Chengdu and Xi'an to Beijing(Economy class)
    • The private car & private car
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • The train ticket from Chengdu to Xi'an
    • 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 - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
    • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
    • 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 - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
    • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    What's excluded :
    • Others not mentioned above
    • The hotels and dinner

  • Day 1: Shanghai. O/N Shanghai.

    Stop At: Shanghai, China
    Our 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
    Next, 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
    Then,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 hours

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

    Day 2: Shanghai--Chengdu by flight. O/N Chengdu.

    Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
    Our 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,we 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: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pudong International Airport, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai
    At the end, your guide will escort you to Shanghai Pudong airport and flight to Chongqing. You may take the HU7407 20:20--23:30, the flight takes 3hrs.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Upon arrival at Chengdu, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide)
    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Day 3: 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 4: Chengdu--Xi'an by train. O/N Xi'an.

    Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
    After breakfast at your hotel,your 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: Chengdu East Railway Station, Cheng Du Dong Zhan, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
    Afterwards, take the private car to back to Chengdu East railway station and take a bullet train to Xi'an. You may take D1950 18;07--22:18, the train takes around 4hrs.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an North Railway Station Parking Lot, Shang Xin Lu, Weiyang Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    Upon arrival at Xi'an, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Day 5: 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: 30 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: 18 hours

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

    Day 6: Xi'an--Beijing by flight. O/N Beijing.

    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
    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, we continue Xi'an group 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: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Xianyang, China
    At the end, your guide will escort you to Xi'an airport and flight to Beijing. You may take the MF7198 19:00-21:30. The flight takes around 2.5hrs.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beijing Capital International Airport, China
    Upon arrival at Beijing, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Day 7: Beijing. O/N Beijing

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    Today,your tour guide can meet you at your Beijing hotel lobby at 8:00am.Then, you will be escorted to the Tiananmen Square first.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    At Tiananmen Square, you can take great photos of the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to People's Heroes, and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao.
    The Tiananmen Square is seated in the center of Beijing City. During the past hundreds of years, it has witnessed numerous historical events and assemblies. Nowadays, it becomes a holding place for grand celebrations, military parades, and welcoming ceremonies for foreign leaders. Besides, visitors can admire the towering Monument to People's Heroes and the solemn Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao on the square. Traditional Tiananmen Tower, Zhengyang Gate and Qianmen Arrow Tower can also be found there.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Then, you will be led to go across the Tiananmen Tower to visit the Forbidden City, where 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 - 1911) lived and handled national affairs.
    Served as the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved old wooden complex in the world. The whole palace is divided into Inner Court and Outer Court by the Palace of Heavenly Purity with the outer one for emperors to handle affairs and the inner one as the living place for the imperial family. The complex is also a giant museum with more than one million national treasures exhibited there.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    Upon arrival in the parking lot of the scenic area, you will first take an electric car to the entry, and then take the chairlift up to the 14th watchtower. Have a leisurely hike on the wall for about 2 hours, at the end take the toboggan town.
    The Great Wall at Mutianyu was built and restored in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and is one of the most famous sections of the Wall. Mutianyu enjoys the great reputation of "Out of all the Great Walls, Mutianyu stands apart". Roam the ancient structure and learn the history and facts that make its so famous. Your professional guide will be able to answer any questions and offer exclusive stories and facts about the Mutianyu Great Wall.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

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

    Day 8: Beijing. The tour end.

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and continue your Beijing tour.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    You will firstly visit the Temple of Heaven. It is the largest royal ceremonial building groups in China. Emperors in the past used to hold the annual sacrificial activities here to worship the heaven and pray for a good harvest. Now it has developed into a large park where you can also see local people doing exercises and more recreational activities.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Next you will continue your visit to Beijing Hutong. There you will take a rickshaw to go through the old alleys and pay a visit to a Hutong family to see how the old Beijingers live. There are many popular restaurants, cafes and local food stores in the area, so we may have a lunch there. It should be a good chance to taste the local food there. Your guide will offer you suggestions. After lunch, you could stroll around Houhai Lake and explore more of the Hutong area.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China
    After the Hutong visit, then will drive you to the Lama Temple, which is regarded as the largest Buddhist temple in Beijing. It combines the various architectural styles of different groups, including Han, Manchu, Mongol and Tibet. Opened to tourists from 1981, there are hundreds of thousands of people coming here for praying and visiting every year.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    An about 30-minute drive will take you to the Summer Palace, which is reputed as the museum of ancient royal gardens. Your expert guide will show you around. The whole garden mainly consists of the Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. The Long Corridor, seven hundred twenty-eight meters (796.2 yards) in length, boasts as the longest corridor in Chinese gardens. Beginning from the Yaoyue (Inviting-Moon) Gate and ending up with Shizhang Pavilion, the corridor ingeniously links Longevity Hill with Kunming Lake. You might appreciate the exquisite murals and enjoy the melodious music while walking along there.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    Finally,your guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel/airport/train station.End of the 8 days tour services.
    Duration: 2 hours

    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 :
    9:00 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
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not 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-40944P752

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