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A China Experience Private Tour

Resort:A China Experience Private Tour
Operator: Wendy Wu Tours
Destination: China
Price From: Contact for latest offers

Overview

The quintessential experience, this introductory private tour offers a glimpse of China™s glorious past, fascinating present and bright future with visits to the exceptional and contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai.

10 Day A China Experience Private Tour Tour Itinerary

Our A China Experience Private Tour itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You’ll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading guides whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.

Days 1-2 Fly to Shanghai

Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, also known as the Paris of the East.

Day 3 Zhujiajiao day tour

Visit Zhujiajiao, one of Shanghai™s sleepy water towns, built on an old canal system once used to transport goods all over imperial China. The town™s narrow alleyways exude old-world charm, whilst the waterways are lined with ancient buildings and crossed by stone bridges. (B,L)

Day 4 Discover Shanghai

Today™s explorations include the peaceful Yu Garden, the atmospheric alleys of the old town and the ancient treasures of the Shanghai Museum. Wander across People™s Square before admiring the magnificent colonial architecture with a stroll along the Bund. Explore the Xintiandi area and later visit the Silk Factory. In the evening, cruise on the mighty Huangpu River for stunning night vistas. (B,L)

Day 5 Fly to Xian

Fly to Xian, the former ancient capital. In the evening, enjoy a Shui Jiao dumpling meal and a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. (B,L,D)

Day 6 Terracotta Warriors

After their fortuitous discovery in the 1970s, the Terracotta Army of China™s first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, has intrigued visitors ever since. Spend the morning viewing the enigmatic ranks of life-sized warriors. Visit the Xian Art Ceramics and Laquer Exhibition centre, and later stroll on the beautifully preserved 14thcentury city walls that enclose Xian™s old town. (B,L)

Day 7 Visit Xian, fly to Beijing

Visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Museum before strolling through the lively Muslim Quarter to explore the Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing. (B,L)

Day 8 Explore Beijing

Head to Beijing™s symbolic heart and stroll across Tiananmen Square into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City. Later soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape, where you can watch, or participate in, a dance class. In the evening, watch a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show. (B,L)

Day 9 Great Wall & Summer Palace

This morning is dedicated to China™s most iconic sight “ the Great Wall. Taking a walk on this incredible structure is the best way to appreciate both the sheer magnificence of the wall itself and the dramatic scenery that it crosses. Visit the Jade Factory before spending the afternoon strolling through the idyllic landscapes of the Summer Palace as you see the traditional Chinese gardens and exquisite architecture. Later, dine on Peking Duck, a favourite of the Emperors. (B,L,D)

Day 10 Fly Beijing to UK

Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day. (B)