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Guangzhou - Wuhan - Zhengzhou - Luoyang - Beijing

Description :In China, High Speed Rail refers to any train service with an average speed of 200 km per hour or higher. Currently China already has one of the world’s most extensive high-speed rail networks. Taking the tour, you will experience the super-high-speed train from Wuhan to Guangzhou which was put into use on Dec. 26, 2009. It covers 968 km in 3 hours with an average speed of 310 km per hour. And its top speed is 350 km per hour. With an average speed over 300 km per hour, it is one of the 2 super-high-speed rail lines that have already been finished. The other one is Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway. The Beijing-Tianjin Intercity Railway covers 113.5 km in 30 minutes with an average speed of 320 kilometres per hour and its top speed is around 350km per hour.
Tour Code : CHP-56
Price : from US$1307 p/p
Departure Date : You choose

Day 1

Guangzhou   (No meal included)

Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in the city center.

Day 2

Guangzhou   (B, L)

After breakfast head for Kaiping to appreciate the castle-like towers that were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2007. These buildings were built mainly by the overseas Chinese as a sort of fortified dwellings in old days when there were a lot of armed bandits in Kaiping. Afterwards, pay a visit to Li Garden which was constructed in 1936 by Mr. Xie Weili, a Chinese emigrant to the United States.

Day 3

Guangzhou -> Wuhan   (B, L)

Visits : Ancestral Temple of Chen Family, a treasure house of sculptures

This morning go for a half day Guangzhou tour by visiting Chen Family Temple, Zhenhai Tower and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Chen Family Temple is the former academy and ancestral shrine for the large Chen family. It was built at the end of the 19th century with funds given by the Chens throughout the province. Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall situates at the old site of the Presidential Palace in Guangzhou city, southern China. It was built with the joint donation from Guangzhou people and overseas Chinese in 1931 to memorize Dr. Sun Yat-sen. In the afternoon be transferred to the railway station for the train to Wuhan.
 
Train: G1004 (14:00-17:33)

Day 4

Wuhan -> Zhengzhou   (B, L)

Visits : East Lake, The Yellow Crane Tower

This morning go visit Yellow Crane Pavilion, a famous and historic tower which stands on Sheshan at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan. You can get a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Then visit Hubei Provincial Museum and East Lake Park. After having lunch be transferred to the railway station for the train to Zhengzhou.
 
Train: D142 (17:30-22:05)

Day 5

Zhengzhou -> Luoyang   (B, L)

After breakfast you will be driven to Luoyang. On the way, you will visit Shaolin Temple for a visit. It was here that Indian monk Bodhidarma stayed and taught the idea of Dyana (Zen) to his disciples. The temple is famous for its martial art - Kungfu as well. After lunch you will visit the graveyard of the temple, where a lot of tower-style tombs are set there. Then enjoy a free walk around. There are many Kungfu training schools there.

Day 6

Luoyang   (B, L)

Visits : Longmen Grottoes, an Oasis of Buddhist statues, Luoyang White Horse Temple

After enjoying your breakfast pay a visit to Longmen Grottoes, one of the three most important Buddhism grottoes in China. There are 2345 caves and niches, 2800 inscriptions, 43 pagodas and over 100,000 Buddhist images at the site. 30% of the caves date from the Northern Wei Dynasty, 60% from the Tang Dynasty, and caves from other periods less than 10%. It is the most impressive collection of Chinese art from these dynasties, which represents the zenith of stone carving in China. In the afternoon be escorted to the White Horse Temple, the first Buddhist temple in China, established in 68 AD under the reign of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han Dynasty.

Day 7

Luoyang -> Beijing   (B, L)

Visits : Temple of Heaven

After enjoying your breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Beijing. When you arrive at Beijing Airport, you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch 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 8

Beijing   (B, L, D)

Visits : Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beijing Summer Palace

Today visit the Tiananmen Square, which is a must for the tourist visiting Beijing City. You will tale a walk around this largest square of the world. These dignified architectures and stately layout of the square make it an eye-catching place for any tourists who come to Beijing for the first time. Next, you will travel to the Forbidden City which is the imperial palace for Ming and Qing emperors for 500 years. The Third Ming Emperor Yongle relocated the capital of China to Beijing in early 1400. UNESCO cited that the Imperial Palaces provide outstanding examples of the greatest palatial architectural ensembles in China.

In the afternoon you will visit the magnificent Summer Palace - a retreat where the imperial court spent the summer months. One of several features to look for here is the hand painted murals of the 722m long corridor that has been identified as the longest covered pavilion on record. Tonight, you will enjoy the Beijing Duck at one of the Quanjude Restaurants.

Day 9

Beijing   (B, L)

Visits : The Great Wall of China

After enjoying your breakfast take an excursion to the Great Wall of China. The picturesque Badaling Section represents the Ming era construction. Enjoy a pleasant hike or ascend to the top beacon tower by cable car at your own cost. After lunch continue the tour to Changling Tomb. Changling is the tomb of Emperor Zhudi, known as Yongle (1360-1420), and his empress Xushi. Yongle was the third emperor of the Ming dynasty. Construction of his tomb began in 1409 and was completed in 1427. It is the largest among the 13 Ming Emperors´ mausoleums in the vicinity of Tianshou mountain.

Day 10

Beijing   (B)

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

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