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12 Days Beijing, Xian, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai Tours

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Tour Code: MD-08
Destination: Beijing, Xian, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai
Departs: Anytime
Tour Price: From Only 2370 USD / Per adult
Attractions: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Badaling Great Wall, Changling Tomb, Shaanxi Historical Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall, Terracotta Warriors Museum
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Dates & Prices

  2-5 Travelers 6-9 Travelers 10 Travelers & Above Inquiry
Apr.1 - Oct.31 $2750.00 $2550.00 $2470.00
Nov.1 - Mar. 31 $2650.00 $2450.00 $2370.00
Special Notes: 1. Save up to 5% if you book 3 months before your travel date.
2. We convert Chinese currency to US Dollars at a rate of CNY 6.15 = US$1 for our quotations.
3. Many factors which will influence the price, please send enquiry and get exact quote from our trip consultants.

Price Includes:

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary. 
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels. 
4. 3-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified. 
5. Soft sleeper train from Beijing-Xian, Xian-Kunming, Kunming-Dali, Airfare of Lijiang-Kunming, Kunming-Shanghai.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

Day1Arrive in Beijing
  • After you arrive in Beijing, our local guide will pick you up and then drive to hotel for a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Days Inn Joiest Beijing
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • No meal
Day2Beijing
  • Picked up in your hotel and began your coach tour in Beijing with mind-like friends overseas.
    Explore Tiananmen Square, which is the largest imperial palace complex in the world (2.5 hours).

    And then visit Forbidden City, which was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.

    Visit the Summer Palace, which is the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden in the world. (90 minutes).

    They are all among best places to visit in China.

  • Accommodation:
    Days Inn Joiest Beijing
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day3Beijing-Xian
  • Hike the Great Wall, Climb up the Great Wall, well-known for the longest defense wall in the world. What a great experience! You will become “a true man, heroes and heroines on the Great Wall” as the old Chinese saying goes. (Cable Car is optional) (2 hours).

    Stroll around Changling Tomb, the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty.  He was the most famous historical figure among the Ming Emperors (1 hour).

    In the evening, board an overnight soft sleeper train to Xian.

  • Accommodation:
    On the train
    ( Star)
  • Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day4Xian
  • Morning picked by our guide and visit Shaanxi Historical Museum, symbolizes the great extent of Shaanxi history and its remarkable culture (1.5 hours).

    Afterwards, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, regarded as the symbol of Xi’an (1 hour).

    Then proceed to the Ancient City Wall, it is the best preserved wall in china, is one of the most beautiful landmarks in Xi'an (1 hour).

  • Accommodation:
    Xian City Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day5Xian-Kunming
  • Meet the guide at the appointed time. Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, attracts a large number of loacl and overseas tourists (2 hours).

    Then explore the Qin Tombs, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1 hour).

    Welcome you and check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Yunnan Kingworld International Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day6Kunming-Dali
  • Early morning to Stone Forest, which has the typical karst topography (area of limestone terrain) according to geologists, and several surrounding Sani minority villages(2 hours);

    Visit Yi Minority Village. The ancestors of the Yi ethnic group can be traced back to the Qiang people living in northwest China. They later migrated south and joined the local southwest aboriginal and created a new group, the Yi ethnic group.

    Take soft-sleeper Train to Dali

  • Accommodation:
    On the train
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day7Dali
  • Visit Erhai Lake, which is the largest highland lake next to Dianchi and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China.

    And then visit Three Pagodas, which is a smybol of Dali city;

    Stroll around Dali Old Town, which is located at the foot of the Cangshan mountain on the west side of the Erhai Lake.

  • Accommodation:
    Dali Landscape Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day8 Dali-Lijiang
  • Driven to Lijiang.

    Visit Black Dragon Pool, which lies in the Wulao Hills, is a famous sight on the northern outskirts of Kunming.

    Then visit Dongba Culture Exhibition Museum, which represents the Dongba Pictographic Characters and Naxi Minorities mysterious Culture, some of which still use the matriarchal social system up till today.

    Stroll around Dayan Old Town, which is a World Heritage Site in China recognized by the United Nations in 1999.

  • Accommodation:
    Lijiang Sanhe Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day9Lijiang-Kunming
  • First visit Yufeng Si, which is one of the Scarlet Sect lamaseries of Lijiang and shows a conjunct architectural style of Han Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Taoism and the local Naxi Dongba Religion.

    Then enjoy the sightseeing of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, which is a nice vacationing spot with great potential for snow sightseeing, mountaineering, explorations and scientific investigation.

    Afterwards, visit Baisha Mural, which has its unique aspect that there are many Mural Paintings in temples.

    Fly to Kunming and check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Yunnan Kingworld International Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day10Kunming-Shanghai
  • Travel to West Hill, which is also called 'Sleeping Buddha Hillsand'

    Then visit Dragon Gate, , which is close to the west shore of the Dianchi Lake.

    Afterwards, visit Huating Temple, which is famous for its rare flowers and trees.Many camellia, magnolia,sweet-scented osmanthus and others trees were planted in and outside the temple, made the temple the best place to enjoy the flowers.

    Fly to Shanghai. Check in the Hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Shanghai Washington Inn Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day11Shanghai
  • Explore the Jade Buddha Temple, , a venerable and famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. (40 minutes);

    Discovery in the Yuyuan Garden, , a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai. (1 hour).

    Relax yourself in the Bund to enjoy the beautiful night scenery of this famous Oriental city. (40 minutes).

    Have a look at the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV tower in Aisa, to have a bird view of this metropolis (1.4 hours).

  • Accommodation:
    Shanghai Washington Inn Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day12Depart Shanghai
  • Today you will be driven to the airport for your departure flight, tour ends.

  • Accommodation:
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast