13 Day Best of China Special 2014
B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner
Day 01 - Wednesday
Board Air China CA 982 leaves JFK at 4:30pm (13 hours non-stop to Beijing). Cross International Dateline.
Day 02 - Thursday
Arrive Beijing (D)
Arrive Beijing at 18:30 in the evening. Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Beijng Feitian Hotel. /Beijng Feitian Hotel.
Day 03 - Friday
Beijing is the capital city of China. It offers many of the sights that make China one of the world's most popular destinations. Start your tour with Tian Anmen Square, the largest public plaza in the world and Lavish Royal Garden--Summer Palace built by Empress Dowager Cixi. Followed by Forbidden City in the afternoon.
Day 04 - Saturday
A whole day excursion to the Great Wall, over 3,000 miles long at an elevation of 1000 meters. Temple of Heaven.
Day 05 - Sunday
Fly to Xian. Visit Ancient City Wall; History Museum which was opened in 1992 and is rated as the best museum in China. /Days Hotel & Suites Xinxing Xi’an
Day 06 - Monday
Visit the famed Terra Cotta Warriors Museum which was uncovered by farmers
digging a well in 1974. It is an underground vault of earth and timber that eventually yielded 6,000 life-sized terra cotta soldiers and their horses in battle formation guarding the First Emperor's tombs.
/Enjoy Tang Dynasty Show in the evening.
Day 07 - Tuesday
Fly to Guilin, the most scenic city in China if not the world. Visit Duxiu Hill; and Reed Flute Cave, one of the most extraordinary scenery in Guilin. /Hotel Universal Guilin
Day 08 - Wednesday
A whole day luncheon cruise on the meandering, crystalling water of the Li River Cruise lined with fascination limestone rocks. Stop in Yangshuo Free Market where it requires your best bargain skills and patience. Deluxe bus back to Guilin after your exhausting and satisfying nerve-competing bargain with peddlers.
Day 09 - Thursday
Fly to Shanghai airport and transfer to Suzhou—"Venice of Orient" by Marco Polo. It is a famed silk production center and a celebrated retreat brimming with gardens and canals. Visit magic Double Embroidery Research Institute. /Castle Hotel
Day 10 - Friday
Visit the masterpiece New Master Garden; A dragon boat cruise on the Grand Canal; Silk factory. Half and hour train or bus to Shanghai. /New Century Hotel Shanghai
Day 11 - Saturday
Visit European styled BUND, symbol of Shanghai. Nanking Road which is the busiest shopping center in China and also a chance for you to have a close view of ordinary people's life. Followed by Jade Buddha Temple Visit Yu Garden, an old section of Shanghai; Shanghai Museum which is one of the best Museums in China and Childern’s Palace.
/Acrobatic Show in the evening.
Day 12 - Sunday
Free on your own.
Day 13 - Monday
Shanghai-New York (B)
Be transferred to the airport for Air China flight and arrive U.S.A. around late in the afternoon around 2:30pm the same day.