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12 Days Beijing Pingyao Xian Guilin Tour

Beijing - Pingyao - Taiyuan - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Longsheng - Shanghai

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Tour Code : TR-ACT-090505

Duration : 12 Day(s) / 11 Night(s)

Departure Date :


Day 1 - Beijing   (No meal included)

A top tourist attraction in Beijing

Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you and transfer you to the city center.

Day 2 - Beijing   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Beijing

Visits : The Great Wall of China

After 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. In the afternoon pay a visit to Changling, one of the thirteen Ming Tombs. It is the tomb of Zhu Di, the third emperor of Ming Dynasty.

Day 3 - Beijing   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Beijing

Visits : Temple of Heaven

After enjoying your breakfast you will travel to Tiananmen Square, the center of the city, where Chinese national flag is raised every morning at the same time with the sunrise. The square is surrounded by many important buildings, for example, the memorial hall of Chairman Mao Zedong, one of the founders of the People's Republic of China. He is admired by most of the Chinese because of his contributions to the country despite of the mistakes he made in his last days. You may visit the memorial hall if you are interested. It is ticket-free. Then travel to the Forbidden City. Sightseeing inside the Forbidden City includes the front halls, the imperial garden and some of the most beautiful imperial treasure collections. This afternoon visit Temple of Heaven and Xiushui Street.The Temple of Heaven is the place which was visited yearly by the emperors who performed intricate rituals to insure a good harvest for the whole nation at ancient times.Xiushui Street is a market near the embassy area and known as Silk Street market among foreigners.

Day 4 - Beijing -> Pingyao   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Beijing

Visits : Beijing Summer Palace

This morning visit the Summer Palace, which used to be a summer resort of Empress Dowager Cixi. It is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill (60 meters high) and the Kunming Lake. It covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers, three quarters of which is water. This afternoon move on to Houhai area, and take a walk in Hutongs. Then you will transfered to Beijing railway station and take an overnight train to Pingyao.

Day 5 - Pingyao   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Pingyao

This morning explore the ancient Pingyao city. After having lunch enjoy a half day free at leisure.


Day 6 - Pingyao -> Taiyuan -> Xian   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Taiyuan

After enjoying your breakfast visit Qiao Family Compound, where the famous film Raise The Red Lantern was made. Not only can you appreciate the architecture style of this compound in Shanxi, but also get a general idea of the splendid history of business giant Qiao Family during Qing Dynasty, who enjoyed the fame Hui Tong Tian Xia (Business Connecting the Whole World). After having lunch you will be transferred to Taiyuan. Then you will transfered to Taiyuan railway station and take an overnight train to Xian.

Day 7 - Xian   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Xian

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. This afternoon go to Xian City Wall - one of the best preserved in China.

Day 8 - Xian -> Guilin   (B, L, D)

Great Mosque

Visits : Great Mosque, Muslim Street(Huimin Street), The Big Wild Goose Pagoda

After enjoying your breakfast walk along the old streets of the Muslim area and visit the Grand Mosque. In the afternoon enjoy a leisure visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most important historical sites in Xian. Then you will be transferred to the airport and board the flight to Guilin.


Day 9 - Guilin -> Yangshuo   (B, L, D)

West Street (Xi Jie) in Yangshuo

Visits : West Street (Xi Jie) in Yangshuo

Today stop at Yangshuo, a small town set in the lush rice paddies and surrounded by meandering rivers and limestone peaks. After lunch stroll at the West Street to get the local color.

Day 10 - Yangshuo -> Longsheng   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Yangshuo

Today you will be driven to Longsheng. In the afternoon Longsheng Pingan minority village, which is not only well-known for its terraces, but also the amazing development since the implement of the Opening up and Reform policy.

Day 11 - Longsheng -> Guilin -> Shanghai   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Longsheng

After enjoying your breakfast explore the natural wonder of Longsheng and Rice Terraces, which is situated 55 miles (87 km) northwest of Guilin, is home to a colorful mixture of Zhuang, Yao, Miao and Dong minorities. Its main attraction does not lie in the town, but not far out of town. Dragon Backbones Rice Terraces are located around 15 miles (25 km) away from Longsheng, where you will be rewarded feats of farm engineering going all the way up a string of 2400 feet (800 m) mountains. The 66-square-km network irrigation project was began by the ethnic Zhuang in the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368), and finished by the Qing (1644 - 1911).
After lunch you will be transferred to Guilin. Then you will be transferred to the airport and board the flight to Shanghai.


Day 12 - Shanghai   (No meal included)

A top tourist attraction in Shanghai

you will be transfered to the airport and take flight back home or next destination country.
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Beijing
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Pingyao
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Taiyuan
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Xian
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Guilin
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Yangshuo
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Longsheng
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Shanghai
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