The Great Wall Terracotta Warriors Xian The Forbidden City

Taste of China - 7 Days/ 6 Nights

With perhaps more world-class tourist attractions than any other country, China has drawn explorers, adventurists, travelers and epicureans for centuries. The country has one of the longest continuous histories of any country in the world and seeing that ancient history juxtaposed with its striking modernity is truly something to experience. Quickly growing, but resiliently traditional, China is like nowhere else.
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  • DAY 01: ARRIVE BEIJING

    Arrive in Beijing, China’s capital for more than 800 years. Today, the city is a fascinating mix of old and new. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
  • DAY 02: DISCOVER BEIJING

    Discover two of the most fascinating sites in Beijing – Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Transfer from the hotel to Tiananmen Square. After Lunch, visit the Imperial Summer Palace, former holiday home of the Imperial family. In the evening enjoy diner in a local restaurant before going back to your hotel.
  • DAY 03: THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

    The Great Wall of China is truly a wonder of the world originally built as a fortification to protect the Chinese Empire from northern armies. Visit the Mutianyu section which snakes up and down several mountains and valleys and is remarkably well preserved. After visiting the wall, enjoy lunch at the Schoolhouse Restaurant. Return to the city and enjoy your evening at leisure.
  • DAY 04: XIAN AND THE TERRACOTTA WARRIORS

    Transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Xian. On arrival, transfer to the site of the Terracotta Army, one of the most important archaeological sites in China. Return to Xian after the visit, in the evening enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.
  • DAY 05: XIAN TO SHANGHAI

    Visit the ancient city walls of Xian, one of the best preserved city walls in the entire country. Spend some time walking on top of the walls to admire the view. Visit the lively Muslim Quarter where you can explore the Islamic food Markets and the Great Mosque. After lunch, fly to Shanghai and enjoy dinner in a local restaurant in the evening.
  • DAY 06: AROUND SHANGHAI

    Visit the ancient town of Zhujiajiao which was an important trading hub in the area. Discover ancient buildings and shops, visit the old market area and small alleys used by the local people. After lunch, head back to Shanghai and visit the Yu Yuan Gardens which include several pavilions, ceremonial halls, rock gardens and fish ponds. Explore other streets and shops of the Old town and later walk to the riverside Bund area with its colonial buildings and wide promenade by the riverside and contrast the old (from the Bund) to the new, across the river in Pudong. Transfer to a local restaurant for dinner in the evening.
  • DAY 07: DEPARTURE

    Free day at leisure until your transfer to the airport.

     

    *This is sample itinerary with no selected accommodation suggested unless otherwise stated. International airfares are not included unless otherwise specified within the detailed proposal – please contact our team to tailor this itinerary to your personal specifications.
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