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14 Days China Highlights and Yunnan and Panda Tour
 
Beijing | Xian | Chengdu | Lijiang | Dali | Kunming | Shanghai
 
 
Tour Description:
This is a private tour, We will assign private guide and van in each city and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group. Also the tour is totally flexible. You can start your own tours at anytime as you like. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please Email(ebiz@dditours.com) in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.
 
Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Beijing ()

On arrival in Beijing, you will be met & transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2
Beijing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city excursion to Tiananmen Square-the largest square in the world, Forbidden City-imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty, and Temple of Heaven-here ancient emperors prayed for good harvest. Lunch at good Peking Roasted Duck restaurant. You can choose the Peking Opera Show (or Chinese Kungfu show) as optional in the evening.

The Tian’anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
The Forbidden City: the imperial palace for the Ming and Qing with a history of around 600 years.
The Temple of Heaven: The Temple of Heaven is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world’s great civilizations.

stone statues in the Sacred Way


Day 3
Beijing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by full day trip to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way with lunch at local Chinese restaurant.

The Great Wall: the symbol of China and Climbing the Great Wall you can pass visitors from all over the world, and hear conversations in almost every language
The Ming Tombs: Consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, is one of the largest imperial necropolises in China.
The Sacred Way: The way stood on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures by which means the road leading to heaven.


Day 4
Beijing/Xian (B/L/D)

Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to Xian-the ancient capital of China. Upon arrival meet and transfer the hotel. Lunch at local restaurant followed by visit to Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall. Dumpling Dinner at a good dumpling restaurant.

The Provincial Museum: which is one of the best Museum in China and where you can learn a lot about the 5,000 year brilliant history of China.
The Ancient City Wall
: Xian City Wall was constructed in the early Ming Dynasty on the basis of the Imperial City of Chang An (Everlasting Peace) of the Tang Dynasty.


Day 5
Xian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses with circle movie showed before returning to the city for visit of the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Courtyard of Family Gao with Shadow Puppet Show enjoying. Lunch at good local restaurant. You can choose the Tang Dynasty dinner Show as optional in the evening (highly recommended, as it is the best show in China).

The Terracotta Warriors and Horses: The most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
The Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show: The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
The Big wild Goose Pagoda: It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi'an today. In AD 652, the Big Goose Pagoda was built to store the sutras and the figurines of Buddha, which were brought from India by a famous Buddhist translator and traveler Tang Sanzang, also known by his Buddhist name as Xuanzang.
The Courtyard of Family Gao: The Courtyard of Family Gao: Located in Xian’s bustling shopping area, Gao’s Courtyard is the former residence of Ming Dynasty.The residence is well preserved or restored to replicate the originals. Xian Art Gallery works in the main houses and you can enjoy local Shadow Puppet Show here.


Day 6
Xian/Chengdu (B/L)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Chengdu. On arrival, met and transferred to the hotel. Enjoy tea at Renmin Park, which is famous among local people. .

panda

Day 7
Chengdu/Lijiang (B/L)

In the morning transfer for visit to Panda Base.
Afterwards, visit Wuhou Memorial Temple & Jinli Street. Transfer to the airport for flight to Lijiang in the evening.

Panda Base: In the Panda Base,people can get approached to the pandas and take closely look of the cute animals.
Wuhou Memorial Temple: It was built in memory of ZhugeLiang, prime minister of the Shuhan State during the Three states Period in the third century (220-280). In the temple are forty-seven statues of Shuhan civil and military officials as well as steles, stone tablets, tripods, stoves and other relics.

Jinli Street: Take “Three-Kingdoms Culture” as the soul; coted by orginal residences of Ming and Qing dynasties; enriched the content of West Sichuan folklore and culture, Jinli Street always can meet your various needs.

Day 8
Lijiang (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Visit Suhe Naxi people's village, Baisha Murals in Baisha Naxi village, Black Dragon Pool & Ancient City of Lijiang. Overnight in Dayan Ancient Town.

Black Dragon Pool: The pool is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools in China because of its beauty.
Baisha:
which is a Naxi village with a 500 years old fresco
Ancient City of Lijiang (Dayan Ancient Town): The town is a largely Naxi settlement first built during the Southern Song Dynasty and was listed by the UNESCO on the list of the world's major cultural heritages in 1997.


Day 9
Lijiang/Dali (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then drive to Dali, taste the famous Three Flavours of Tea (Sandao Tea) and visit the local Bazaar, then enjoy the beautiful rural scenery by HORSE carriage. Lunch at the local Bai's family. Visit Erhai Lake in the afternoon. Stroll Dali old town in the evening.

Dali old town: built in 1382 and is one the 24 most famous historical and cultural cities in China.
Erhai Lake: the largest highland lake next to Dianchi and one of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China.


Day 10
Dali/Kunming (B/L)
In the morning, visit Three Pagodas of Chongshen Monastery. Transfer to the airport for flight to Kunming in the afternoon. Upon arrival meet and transfer to the hotel.

Three Pagodas of Chongshen Monastery: It is a symbol of the history of Dali City and has a history of over 1800 years.


Day 11
Kunming (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then drive to the Stone Forest, one of China's most remarkable natural phenomena located 90 km southeast of Kunming. In the afternoon, visit Western Hill, visit the famous "Dragon Gate".

West Hill: The western hill is a forest park. When you are walking in the round path in the hill, flourish trees, beautiful flowers and fountains provide you with a pleasant feeling

Stone Forest: Known as "First Wonder of the World", one of the most important attractions of Yunnan.

The Bund


Day 12
Kunming/Shanghai (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Visit the Flower and Bird Market in the old part of Kunming city, then transfer to the airport for flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival meet and transfer for the city tour of the Bund and Nanjing Road. You can also choose the Acrobatic Show as optional in the evening.

Bird & Flower Market: The famous Flowers and Birds Market is the city’s biggest, most attractive shopping market.
The Bund
: known as a miniature museum of international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing along the shore.

Nanjing Road: the longest commercial street in China, lined with big department and specialty stores, upscale boutiques, and a variety of fine restaurants, enjoying the reputation of "China's No.1 Street".

Day 13
Shanghai (B/L)
Visit Jade Buddha Temple and the Yu Garden, rest time free to explore this modern city.

Yu Garden: a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.
The Jade Buddha Temple: The most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai.

Day 14
Shanghai Departure (B)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for flight to the next destination.
End of service.

 
 
 
Price Details(per person in US$):
Budget Class
(Tour Code: PN14B0)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$2868
$415
$2479
$415
Shoulder Season
$2818
$388
$2446
$388
Low Season
$2715
$330
$2330
$330
Standard Class
(Tour Code: PN14B1)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$3008
$524
$2618
$524
Shoulder Season
$2939
$476
$2568
$476
Low Season
$2825
$395
$2415
$395
Deluxe Class
(Tour Code: PN14B2)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$3195
$697
$2808
$697
Shoulder Season
$3108
$625
$2729
$625
Low Season
$2979
$540
$2567
$540



High Season: September 1- October 31
Shoulder Season: March 1-August 31, November 01- November 15
Low Season: November 16- February 28
 
 
 
 
Service included Service not included
A.
Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
B.
Entrance fees
C.
Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
D.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner
E.
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary
F.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
G.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
A.
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets
B.
Visa Fees
C.
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers.
D.
Single Room Supplement
E.
Personal Expenses
F.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D"
G. Evening Optional Shows

Optional Full Day Suzhou Tour.
Itinerary

Shanghai/Suzhou/Shanghai ( B/L )
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day trip by coach or train to Suzhou where you will visit Garden of the Master of the Nets, Lingering Garden and Silk Factory with lunch at good local restaurants. Afternoon, boat trip on the ancient canal in Suzhou. Back to Shanghai in the evening.

Garden of the Master of the Nets: Suzhou is famous for its the Gardens. Garden of the Master of the Nets is an elaborate succession of small gardens. In the garden you would marvel at this unique architecture art.
Lingering Garden: It is the best preserved among all the Suzhou gardens.
Silk Factory: Suzhou is also famous for its silk production. In the factory you can see how the silk is processed from the silk worm to the final woven cloth.
Ancient Canal:which is 1,764 km (about 1200 miles) in length, is the longest man-made waterway as well as being the greatest in ancient China.

Price Details (per person in US$)
Budget Class
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$128
$35
$98
$35
Shoulder Season
$128
$35
$98
$35
Low Season
$108
$24
$84
$24
Standard Class
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$140
$45
$110
$45
Shoulder Season
$136
$41
$106
$41
Low Season
$115
$30
$90
$30
Deluxe Class
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$155
$55
$125
$55
Shoulder Season
$145
$45
$115
$45
Low Season
$120
$35
$95
$35
Note:
1)
Prices quoted are subject to rooms availability at the time of booking is made.
2)

Prices are valid until December, 2016 and prices are not available in major holiday (October 1- October 7, Feb 7- Feb 13 ) in China.
3)
Our Price are subject to change of the exchange rate between US$ and RMB changes by 2% or more(Now: US$ : RMB=1 : 6.3).
4) The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer, for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to certain amount surcharge.

 
 
 
Featured Hotels for this tour:
 
Budget Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
King Parkview Hotel or similar
Three Star
( ★ ★
)
Xi'an
Days Inn City Centre Hotel or Similar
Chengdu
Chengdu Hotel or Similar
Kunming
Jinjiang Hotel(B Building) or similar
Lijiang
Sanhe Hotel or Similar
Dali
Landscape Hotel or Similar
Shanghai
Standard Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Sunworld Hotel or similar
Four Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Xi'an
Xi'an Huashan Hotel or similar
Chengdu
Tianfu Sunshine Hotel or similar
Kunming
Jinjiang Hotel(A Building) or similar
Lijiang
Wangfu Hotel or similar
Dali
Asia Star Hotel or similar
Shanghai
Lee Gardens Hotel Shanghai or similar
Deluxe Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Radegast Lake View Hotel or similar
Five Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Xi'an
Grand Noble Hotel or Similar
Chengdu
Sofitel Chengdu Taihe Hotel or similar
Kunming
Kai Wah Plaza International Kunming or similar
Lijiang
Guanfang Hotel or similar
Dali
Regent Hotel or similar
Shanghai
Sunrise On The Bund Hotel or Similar
 

Sandao Tea