Wonders of China - 7 nights 8 days
Day 1 - Arrival Shanghai
Arrival in Shanghai. Meeting with our local representative and Transfer to Hotel. Shanghai, is China's largest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district's futuristic skyline, including the 632m. Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Overnight stay at Shanghai.
Day 2 - In Shanghai
Today you will be taken on a guided city tour of Shanghai with photo stops at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower with its distinctive pink spheres and at the Yu Yuan Garden, a traditional Chinese park with beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes and bridges. You will visit the famous Jade Buddha Temple, which was built in 1882. This temple has two Jade statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha and houses various ancient sculptures, rare paintings and Buddhist scriptures. In the evening prepare to be spellbound by witnessing the Acrobatic show, showcasing the traditional martial art. Overnight stay at Shanghai.
Day 3 - To Xi'an
This morning we will take a flight to Xi'an. On arrival in Xi'an, there is a stop for a photo opportunity of the City Wall of Xi'an, built during the Tang dynasty. You are also driven past the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (also called Giant Wild Goose Pagoda).As the symbol of the old-line Xian, this Pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Overnight stay at Xi'an.
Day 4 - In Xi'an
Today We will begin with a tour of Xi'an. Visit the Terracotta Warriors, a collection of over 6000 terracotta moulded soldiers, officers, horses and wagons depicting the army of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. The Terracotta Army was constructed beside the tomb of China's First Emperor as an afterlife guard for the Emperor. Overnight stay at Xi'an.
Day 5 - To Beijing
Today, guests will board the bullet train ,one of the best ways to travel to Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China and the world's second most populous city. On arrival we check-in to your hotel (after 1500 hrs). Overnight stay at Beijing.
Day 6 - In Beijing
Today we will take the tour of the Great Wall of China at the Badaling section, Badaling is the only place on the Great Wall that you can take a cable car which offers you a panoramic view of this majestic structure. This 3,946-mile wall is a symbol of China's ancient civilization and ranks among the greatest monuments in history. In the afternoon, your tour continues to the Summer Palace and its immense gardens, where the imperial court resided during summer. Overnight stay at Beijing.
Day 7 - To Beijing
Today we will go on a guided city tour of Beijing, which is conducted by an English-speaking guide. The first stop is at the Temple of Heaven - the temple where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties came to worship the God of Heaven and pray for good harvests. The highlight of this tour is the blue tile-roofed Hall of Prayer. Later we also experience the Taichi, it lets you practice tai chi in the grand surroundings of the Temple of Heaven and explore some of the country's best-preserved classical designs. You will also see Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world and you will then visit the Forbidden City, an awesome 250- acre complex of palaces, pavilions and gardens. Later there is a stop for a photo opportunity at the 'Olympic Park' - the symbolic stadium where the 2008 Olympics were held. Overnight stay at Beijing.
Day 8 - Departure
Today you are driven to the airport for your flight back home.
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