Tour Code: BTG-SX-024
Departure Date: Daily
Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai
Shanghai airport pickup by our private guide and driver and transfer to hotel. Our guide will hold your name sign for you to recognize at the arrival hall of the airport.
Day 2 Shanghai (B/L)
First, visit the Shanghai Museum, a first rate museum in China. It stores 120,000 precious culture artifacts, which narrate a story of China’s 5,000- year civilization. Then come to the Shanghai World Financial Center. At 1,555 ft high, the top observation deck gives an amzing panorama of the city and many of its main attractions. Move on to the Bund area to visit the Nanjing Road and the Bund. The Bund is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is the starting point where Shanghai walked into the modern times and a good place to know about the old Shanghai. The Nanjing Road, 3.4 miles long, a must-see destination attracting thousands of fashion-seeking shoppers from all over the world.
Day 3 Shanghai (B/L)
Today we will trace by Shanghai’s old past. Yuyuan Garden is a famous classical garden in Shanghai, built in 1577 of the Ming Dynasty. The pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. In the modern city, there is a venerable and famous old Buddhist temple-Jade Buddha Temple, famous for the two jade Buddha statues brought from Burma. Xintiandi a car-free shopping, dining and entertainment area of Shanghai. It is typical for the houses transformed from traditional Shanghai Shikumen buildings.
Day 4 Shanghai-Suzhou-Shanghai
Hotel pickup and drive to Suzhou, a famous city for its beauty. We will first take a rickshaw ride through the old streets & Hutongs of the city to see local people’s life. Then visit one of the city’s representative Chinese gardens – Humble Administrator’s Garden. In the afternoon, visit the ancient Zhouzhuang Water Town, which enjoys the reputation of the ‘oriental venice’. Transfer back to Shanghai after the tour.
Day 5 Shanghai-Xian (B/L)
Hotel to airport transfer; fly to Xian.
Upon arrival, be met by our local Xian guide at the airport. Visit Xian City Wall, It is one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. Then head for the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a symbol of the old-line Xian, a well-preserved Buddhist architecture. Be sent to hotel after the tour.
Day 6 Xian (B/L)
Today we will witness the great Terra cotta Warriors and Horses. These 6000 life-size painted terracotta warrior and horses were sculptured 2,200 years ago to protect the tomb of China’s first emperor-Qinshihuang. After lunch, transfer back downtown for sightseeing. Come to the Shaanxi Historical Museum. The museum houses the best cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province and shows the systematic development process of Chinese civilization. Then visit the Great Mosque, one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China, built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty.
Day 7 Depart Xian (B)
Free time before being transferred to airport for departure. Thanks for using our service.
Below are suggested hotels for your reference. You could also reserve hotel by yourself.
Radisson Shanghai New World
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian
Yun’s Paradise Hotel
Bell Tower Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Wujiaochang
New Henderson Hotel
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*Meals as listed in the itinerary.
*China internal flight: Shanghai-Xian.
*Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
*Free visits to handicraft factories.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
*Free-bottled mineral water.
*China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
*Entry Shanghai and exit Xian flights.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.