Day 1-2 Depart from LAX, Los Angeles
Board a Trans-Pacific flight to Beijing.
Day 3 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Arrive in Beijing in the early morning. Prior to checking into the hotel, we
visit sites of the 2008 Olympic Games such as the Bird's Nest (outside)
and the Water Cube (outside). After resting up, we visit the Summer
Palace and a pearl factory.
Day 4 Beijing (AB, L, SD)
After breakfast, we visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and
the Temple of Heaven. In the evening, we are treated to a famous Peking
Duck Welcome Banquet.
Day 5 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Along the way to the Great Wall, we stop by a jade factory. After exploring
the Great Wall, lunch is served. We then return to the city for shopping
followed by dinner and a Kung Fu show.
Li River in the morning
Day 6 Beijing-Xian (AB, L, SD)
Enjoy a Hutong Tour before an afternoon flight to Xian. In Xian, we attend
a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show and later indulge ourselves with a
Chinese Dumpling Banquet.
Day 7 Xian (AB, L, D)
Spend an exciting day as we visit the Terracotta Warriors excavation site.
Three pits contain over 7,300 warriors, horses and chariots crafted more
than 2,000 years ago in honor of China's first Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
After lunch, we continue to the Big Goose Pagoda and the Ancient
Day 8 Xian - Guilin (AB, L, D)
Free day in Xian before departing our flight to Guilin.
Day 9 Guilin (AB, L, D)
We cruise down the Li River and arrive at Yangshuo free market. In the
evening, we attend a Folk Dance and Song Show.
Great Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 10 Guilin - Shanghai (AB, L)
Explore Elephant Trunk Hill and later marvel at the stalagmites in the
Reed Flute Cave. Depart Guilin for Shanghai.
Day 11 Shanghai - Suzhou (AB, L, D)
Today we visit Suzhou, known for its delicate gardens. In Suzhou we
visit Tiger Hill, the Lingerin Garden and Silk Factory #1 before returning
to Shanghai. A side excursion of Shanghai Harbor cruise or Shanghai
Acrobat Show completes the evening.
Day 12 Shanghai (AB, L)
Explore Shanghai by visiting the Yu Yuan Garden, Old Shanghai District,
and take a ride up the famous Pearl TV Tower. After lunch we stroll along
Nanjing Road and the Bund.
Day 13 Shanghai - USA (AB)
Free morning in Shanghai before catching a flight back home
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