Day 1: Beijing Arrival
On arrival to Beijing your guide will greet you in arrivals. Our driver and comfortable car or mini van will be ready and waiting to transfer to your hotel in good time.
Day 2: Beijing's Best Sights
Today you get to explore the classic sights of Beijing in comfort. Walk on Tiananmen Square, turning north and into The Forbidden City. Your guide will lead you through this vast maze of history, taking you to the most intriguing parts.In the afternoon, following your guide, you will trace the old Beijing by walking along the narrow but original Hutong alleys.
Day 3: The Great Wall of China
Today is an experience of a lifetime, the chance to walk the Great Wall of China! Your guide and driver will take you out of Beijing and onto some beautiful country roads before you reach a section of the Great Wall called Mutianyu.
Day 4:The Summer Palace & Flight to Xi'an
This morning you will visit the Summer Palace,a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. After lunch your drive and guide will escort you to Beijing Airport, ensuring you're at the right terminal and gate for your onward flight to Xi'an.Once again in Xi'an airport arrivals your local Xi'an guide and driver will be ready and waiting.
Day 5: Cycle or Rickshaw on the Wide City Wall
On of the best ways to see Xi'an is from the ancient city wall. The city wall is massive, it's high and so wide we can enjoy a rickshaw, cycle or walk around this marvel of ancient engineering.
Day 6: Silk Road History & Fly to Chengdu
The Muslim Quarter of Xi'an is an area you may not have heard of, but is often a highlight for our past clients. This unique area is a melting pot of Silk Road history, offering you a chance to explore a unique local Mosque and try some ethnic foods.
Day 7:Chengdu Panda Breeding & Research Center
Today is packed, but your have lots of time for days main attraction, the Giant Panda! After lunch and your return to Chengdu city spend some time with your guide exploring Chengdu's fascinating Jinli Old Street and the unique Wu Hou Temple.
Day 8: Chengdu Fly to Shanghai
Day 9:Shanghai - The Paris of the East
Today your local Shanghai guide and driver will help you unlock the best the city has to offer in just one day. The colonial area of The Bund, the Shanghai World Financial Center Viewing Platform, and a visit to the Old Alleys. Today you'll get a full flavor of this city, from colonial to ancient to modern.
Day 10: Departure Transfer
Today is your final day (unless you extend this tour) and we allow you time to explore or relax by yourself. If you have a late evening flight and want a guide today just ask your travel advisor. As with every city, your private guide, driver and car will escort you to the airport and ensure you are at the correct gate.
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