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Day 1 Meal(s) (D) TBA / Shanghai
Transfer via: by air- by tourists’ own arrangement
Program: Be welcome at Shanghai Pudong international airport and transferred to the hotel, check in and have a rest.
Day 2 Meal(s) (B,L) Shanghai
Program: The Bund, Nanjing Road, Shanghai Museum, Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden,
-The Bund (Waitan): It is one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. It is here where the first British company opened an office in 1846.
-Nanjing Road: It is one of the most important commercial and tourist streets in Shanghai, which stretches from Waitan to Yanan Xilu.
-Shanghai Museum: The biggest museum in China, with a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics. It is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
-Jade Buddha Temple: It is one of the main touristic highlights of Shanghai and it's also the most famous active temples in China. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
-Yu Garden: It is characteristic of the architectural style of the Ming Dynasty and it used to be a private garden with 400 years' history. In front of the garden, there is a market called Yu Market.
Day 3 Meal(s) (B,L) Shanghai / Xian
Transfer via: by overnight train for soft sleeper Z92/Z93 (19:58-09:49+1) or similar – by DCT arrangement
Program: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Old French Concession Area, DUOLUN Road Cultural Street, Transfer to the train station,
-Oriental Pearl TV Tower: Standing by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high, Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the highest TV Tower in Asia.
-The French Concession: The French Concession is the area of Shanghai once designated for the French. Today, the area's central Huaihai Rd is a busy shopping street, but the tree-lined avenues and their many Tudor mansions still retain an air of the "Paris of the East".
-DUOLUN Road Cultural Street: This restored and rather grubby street of fine old houses was once home to several of China's most famous writers (as well as Kuomintang generals). Today it is lined with art supply stores, curio shops, galleries, teahouses and cafes, as well as statues of the writers Lu Xun and Guo Moruo.
Program: Be met at Xian train station and transferred to hotel, The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, The Wild Goose Pagoda,
-The Terra-cotta Warriors: The greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
-The Wild Goose Pagoda: It is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Day 5 Meal(s) (B,L) Xian / Beijing
Transfer via: by overnight train for soft sleeper Z20 (19:30-08:18+1) or similar – by DCT arrangement
Program: The Ancient City Wall, The Provincial Museum, The Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter, Transfer to Xian train station,
-The Ancient City Wall: It is the largest and best preserved present city wall in ancient China and is probably the best military battlement in the world.
-The Provincial Museum: Built at the site of a former Confucian temple in the southern part of Xian, this is the largest comprehensive museum in the province. It exhibits primarily historical relics of past dynasties and displays precious art treasures
-The Bell Tower: The wooden tower, which is the largest and best-preserved of its kind in China, is 36 meters (118 feet) high.
-Muslim Quarter: Comprises a number of narrow and bustling streets in the vicinity of the Drum Tower. The main strip is called Beiyuanmen which runs north from the Drum Tower. It is home to Xian's Hui population, one of China's many ethnic minorities.
Day 6 Meal(s) (B,L) Beijing
Program: Be met at Beijing train station and transferred to the hotel, The Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, The Summer Palace,
-The Tiananmen Square: Visit the largest city square in the world at the heart of Beijing.
-The Forbidden City: Listed by the UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage, the world's largest palace complex covers a floor space of 720,000 square meters. It houses numerous rare treasures and curiosities after 500 years being an imperial palace.
-The Summer Palace: Listed as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, The Summer Palace in Beijing is ranked among the most noted and classical gardens of the world.
Day 7 Meal(s) (B,L) Beijing
Program: Mutianyu Great Wall, The Ming Tomb, Exterior Visit of Olympic Sites,
-Mutianyu Great Wall: One of the Seven Wonders of the World and the symbol of China. With a history of more than 2000 years and approximately 6,700 kilometers The Great wall of China offers a unique opportunity to experience this wonderful country. Among the most popular sections is The Great Wall at Badaling, The Great Wall at Mutianyu and The Great Wall at Simatai
-The Ming Tomb: The Ming tombs of the 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty were located on the southern slope of Mount Taishou (originally Mount Huangtu)
- The Exterior Visit of Olympic Sites: "Bird's Nest": the Beijing National Stadium is the main track and field stadium for the 2008 Summer Olympics and has hosted the Opening and Closing ceremonies."Water Cube": the National Swimming Center, with "bubbles" spread out all over its surface, is a shape very similar to the structure of "H2O".
Day 8 Meal(s) (B,L) Beijing
Program: The Temple of Heaven, Beijing Zoo, Panda House, Hutong tour (1 hour),
-The Temple of Heaven: China's largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings occupies an area of 273 hectares. It is three times the area of the Forbidden City, where you may see local people doing the morning exercises, practicing Taiji, dancing and even singing the Pecking Opera
-Beijing Zoo: It is located in the northwest area of Beijing city. It is the oldest and largest zoo in the Asia Pacific area and the world-famous home of the giant pandas
-Panda House: The busiest area of the Beijing Zoo is the famous Panda House, home to giant and lesser pandas of China. It is located in the northwest area of Beijing. Don't miss the small Red Pandas in the trees as you exit.
-Hutong tour: Go through old narrow paths where common people lived in ancient China and you also have an opportunity to get an insight into Chinese present life.
Day 9 Meal(s) (B) Beijing / TBA Transfer via: by air- by tourists’ own arrangement Program: Be transferred to Beijing airport for your flight back home. Service Ends!