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Beijing - Xian - Kunming - Lijiang - Guilin - Yangshuo

Description :Compared to some classic destinations of China, such as Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai, Yunnan is a less known but not less attractive place for travelers: in the most southwest region of China, popular for the exotic style and diverse minorities. You will find exploring Lijiang is like opening a Chinese jewelry chest - each exquisite compartment leads to more dazzling sights.
Tour Code : CHP-17
Price : from US$2283 p/p
Departure Date : You choose

Day 1

Beijing   (No meal included)

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the guide and be transferred to your hotel in the city center.

Day 2

Beijing   (B, L)

Visits : The Great Wall of China, The Ming Tombs

After enjoying your breakfast we drive towards northwest to visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location´s strategic importance. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou, approximately 0.63 miles (1,015 m) above sea level. After having lunch switch to Ming tombs and visit Changling. ChangLing is the largest and best preserved of the 13 Ming Tombs near Beijing. ChangLing, 4km from the entrance, is the tomb of Emperor YongLe (reign 1403-1424) and empress XuShi. The layout is identical to the tomb of the first Ming emperor in Nanjing and is rather like the Forbidden City in miniature. In addition to the palace, there is an underground burial chamber.

Day 3

Beijing   (B, L)

Visits : Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven

Today 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. This afternoon you will visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors conducted religious rituals and prayed for good harvest in Qing and Ming dynasties. It is one of the most important landmarks of Beijing.

Day 4

Beijing -> Xian   (B, L)

Visits : The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Great Mosque

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Xian.

This afternoon you will visit the Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in China. Then walk along the old streets of the Muslim area and visit the Grand Mosque.

Day 5

Xian   (B, L)

Visits : Terra-Cotta Warriors, City Wall

Today visit the world famous Terra Cotta Warriors. It was discovered in 1974 and considered one of the eight wonders in the world. In the afternoon go to Xian City Wall - one of the best preserved in China.

Day 6

Xian -> Kunming   (B, L)

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Kunming.

After having lunch enjoy a half day free at leisure.

Day 7

Kunming   (B, L)

Visits : Stone Forest, Kunming Flowers and Birds Market

Today head for Lunan County to visit the Stone Forest, a UNESCO geological park situated 78km away from Kunming. In the afternoon visit a Sani minority village as well as a bird and flower market.

Day 8

Kunming -> Lijiang   (B, L)

Visits : Qiongzhu Temple

After breakfast visit the Dragon Gate and Bamboo Temples. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport and take flight to Lijiang.

Day 9

Lijiang   (B, L)

This morning we visit the Black Dragon Pond and wander the old town.The ancient town of Lijiang, with its canals and quaint mysterious streets has been enlisted by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Day 10

Lijiang   (B, L)

This morning visit the Naxi Baisha village as well as the Yufeng Monastery. In the afternoon devote your time to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Consisting 13 peaks, it is the southernmost glacier in the Northern Hemisphere.

Day 11

Lijiang   (B)

After enjoying your breakfast enjoy a free day at leisure.

Day 12

Lijiang -> Kunming -> Guilin   (B, L)

After enjoying your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Kunming .

In the afternoon get on the flight to Guilin on your own.

Day 13

Guilin -> Yangshuo   (B, L)

This morning you will take a ship from Guilin to Yangshuo. This afternoon you have the opportunity to take a bike along the Yulong River and visit a local village
The lunch is served on the boat before we arrive at the small town of Yangshuo.

Day 14

Yangshuo -> Guilin   (B, L)

Today you have the opportunity to take a bike along the Yulong River and visit a local village. After having lunch you will be transferred to Guilin by private car. Depart from the airport and bid farewell to China.

Day 15

Guilin   (No meal included)

Free till being transfered to the airport. End of the fabulous tour in China.

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