When you think about your trip in China where you will definitely go and visit? Great Wall? Terracotta Warriors? Pandas? Or Guilin and Yangshuo? China Classic Leisurely Tour makes all these in one. It takes you to capital city Beijing to visit Great Wall and Forbidden City, to the long-history Xi’an to Visit Terracotta Warriors and Ming Dynasty (1370 AD) Ancient City Wall, to pandas' home Sichuan see adorable pandas and to Guilin and Yangshuo experience picturesque karst landscape and picturesque villages. Visit China with Panda China Tour, get close to China gradually and tenderly, you will see and feel a really China.
Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The rest time is free at your own leisure.
Today you will visit the Temple of Heaven which is one of the important landmarks of Beijing. After having lunch you will visit Tiananmen Square, the biggest city square in the world. Covering 440,000 square meters, it has witnessed many important historic events taking place here. Then pay a visit to the Forbidden City, one of the five most famous palaces in the world where 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties lived and ruled for over 500 years. The grand palaces and courtyards, the unique design as well as the valuable collections attract millions of people to admire.
After breakfast, you will visit Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the eight ancient wonders of between 6000- 6500km long built over several centuries to keep out the invading northern tribes. After a hike along a portion of the Wall, you will visit Ming Tombs and Scared Way. Surely we will have our delicious Roast Peking Duck dinner.
Day 4__Beijing to Xi’an
This morning you will visit Summer Palace. Unlike the overpowering flatland of the Forbidden City or the considered harmonies of the Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace with its huge lake, hilltop views and energising walks-offers a pastoral escape into the landscapes of traditional Chinese painting. The domain had long been a royal garden before being considerably enlarged and embellished by Emperor Qianlong in the 18th century. In the afternoon, you will take a flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest time is free at your own leisure.
This morning you will visit Terracotta Warriors. It is the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. It was listed by UNESCO in 1987 as one of the world cultural heritages. After that you will visit the Ancient City Wall with great views of the city on either side. It's the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. And then you will drive back to visit Great Mosque, which is in the heart of Muslim Quarter.
Day 6__ Xi’an to Chengdu
After breakfast, you will take flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, we will check in the hotel at first. And then we will drive to Pixian Sichuan Cuisine Museum. You will visit the Museum and start your Sichuan cookery class. Children also could join in to make snacks or sweet dumplings. It’s a nice experience and also a good family activity.
Day 7__Chengdu to Guilin
In the morning we will drive about 10 km to the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Centre. The Giant Panda Breeding Centre is an excellent recreational area and a highlight of any visit to Chengdu. After lunch you will Jinsha Ruin Museum. It has been built over the actual excavation site of the 3000 year old Shu Kingdom sacrificial centre - a site that was only discovered in the suburbs of Chengdu by chance in 2001. And then you will take a flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 8__Guilin to Yangshuo
Today you will take Li River Cruise through the mist-shrouded limestone mountains, passing picturesque farms and fishing villages. Your cruise disembarks at the charming small Yangshuo Town around 2:00 p.m., and you will have you lunch on the cruise. After check in the hotel, we will have a leisurely bamboo-raft ride through the dreamy valleys alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. Yangshuo's dramatic karst landscape is at times otherworldly. This evening you will enjoy Impression Sanjie Liu.
One day is at your own leisure.
Day 10__Yangshuo to Guilin
We will drive back to Guilin in the morning and do a detour to visit Reed Flute Cave. It gets the name from the reeds used for making flutes and pipes that grow at its entrance. The cave is regarded as the largest and most impressive cave in Guilin. And then you will take flight to your next stop. Panda China Tour hope you have a nice journey and welcome back in the future.
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