EDUCATIONAL 11 DAY TOUR OF CHINA, OPEN TO ALL Retail Rate 2699.00 Departure Special $1699.00
September 1, 2016
Departure City: Los Angeles
Day 1. Los Angeles to Beijing
Day 2. Arrive Beijing
You will be greeted by our Beijing tour guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest day is on your own.
Day 3. Beijing (B/L/ D)
Beijing is the capital city of China, with population of 17.4 million. We embark for a full day tour which begins at the Tiananmen Square, noted as the largest public square in the world with its monuments and buildings situated around the square’s perimeter.Thereafter we will visit the Forbidden City. Then visit a Chinese Medicine Institute. Later visit the Temple of Heaven. Dinner is ser ved with a fabulous Peking Duck Banquet.
Day 4. Beijing (B/ L)
Today, you’ll visit the Gr eat Wall (Juyong Pass), after that, you will stop at a Jade carving factor y to learn the history of Jade. In Chinese, jade is pronounced as ‘Yu’, and it has a history in China of at least four thousand years. Then take the bus ride around the Beijing Olympic Center , view the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from outside.
Day5: Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou (B/L/D)
Take the morning flight to Shanghai. Pick up and transfer to Suzhou. Suzhou is regarded as the ‘Venice of the East’. Upon arrival, you will visit the Shantang ancient Street . Check in the Hotel.
Day 6 Suzhou-Wuxi (B/L/D)
Suzhou is specially famous for the classical gardens. You will visit the Lingering Garden, it is one of the top four garden in China. Then visit the Suzhou silk factor y. Drive to Wuxi after lunch.
Day 7: Wuxi-Hangzhou (B/L/D)
This morning you will visit the beautiful Li Park and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Then visit a pearl farmer store and the Clay Tea Pot Museum. Drive to Hangzhou after lunch. Marco Polo described Hangzhou as the “most finest and splendid city in the world”. Upon arrival, visit the Leifeng Pagoda and view the West Lake from the pagoda. Check in the hotel.
Day8: Hangzhou-Shanghai (B/D)
Hangzhou is also known as hometown of green tea. You will visit the Dragon Well Green Tea Plantation. Lunch will be on your own arrangement on the way to Shanghai. Shanghai, the metropolis of China. Visit the Bund. Then visit a Gem Store. Check in the hotel.
Day9: Shanghai (B/L)
Visit Shanghai Museum, then visit the City God Temple Bazaar and Shanghai Xintiandi French Concession area.
Day 10 Shanghai (B)
Enjoy a free day in Shanghai
Day 11 Shanghai to Los Angeles (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Los Angeles.
B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner SD = Special Dinner
Notice: Itineraries subject to be changed due to the water level/navigation authority/weather condition, etc. Tour Operator reserves the right to make alterations or adjustment in the itinerary
ALL OPTIONAL TOURS ARE INCLUDED ($180 Value) :
Beijing: Rickshaw ride along Hutong area
Suzhou: Boat ride – Jinghang Grand Canal
Wuxi: Lingsshan giant Buddha Statue
Hangzhou: Night of West Lake Show
Shanghai: Huangpu River night cruise
* Tips $100 per person (collect with final payment)