Day 1 USA - Beijing
Board your Trans-Pacific flight to Beijing.
Day 2 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing and then transfer to hotel.
Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)
Today explore Tiananmen Square - located in the center of Beijing City, it is the
largest square in China, The Forbidden City - here 24 emperors of Ming and
Ching Dynasties ruled Middle Kingdom for nearly 500 years (1420-1911) and
Temple of Heaven - built in 1420, the temple is where emperors worshipped
heaven for good harvests. Then visit Summer Palace - best preserved and
largest imperial garden in China, followed by Pearl Market before returning
Day 4 Beijing (B, L, SD)
Today we visit Jade Museum, Great Wall of China at Juyong Pass - the most
famous military ancient strategic pass, Ming Ching Tombs - 3 imperial tombs
built in the 17th century, and later visit the 2008 Olympic Game venues for
outside views of the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube. In the evening, enjoy a
special Peking Duck Banquet.
Day 5 Beijing - Xian (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Xian. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda - symbol of the oldline
Xian, well-preserved ancient building and holy place for Buddhists. Finish
with a visit to Lacquer Ware Factory and a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show.
Day 6 Xian (B, L, D)
Today we visit Banpo Museum - the first prehistoric excavation site museum in
China, and the Ceramics and Terracotta Factory. In the afternoon, visit worldfamous
Terracotta Warriors - the most significant archeological excavations
of the 20th century. Afterwards, visit the Ancient City Wall for outside views.
Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 7 Xian - Shanghai (B, L, D)
Today, make our way to the airport to catch your flight to Shanghai. Upon
arrival, visit The Bund - Shanghai's famous waterfront, and Nanjing Road - China's premier shopping street that spans 3.4 miles.
Day 8 Shanghai (B, L, D)
Today we visit Yu Yuan Gardens - a famous classical garden that dates back to
Ming Dynasty, and a Silk Rug Factory. Afterwards, explore the old town bazaar
at your leisure.
Day 9 Shanghai - USA (B)
After breakfast, board your flight back home.
|AB:||American Breakfast Buffet|