Our guide will wait for you at the arrival hall of airport/train station with RealChinaTravel’s greeting sign, then a comfortable vehicle will take you to the hotel. Have free time for the rest of the day.
Drive to the Great WallIt is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups or military incursions by various warlike peoples or forces. in the early morning,hike along the most magnificent ancient fortification project in the world,come back to hotel in the afternoon.
DAY 3Beijing(overnight train)
Today is a big day. Start by joining the morning exercise crowds at the Temple of HeavenA place the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties held annual ceremonies and prayed for a bountiful harvest., where the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties held annual ceremony and prayed for bounty harvest.Have lunch in the local family of HutongHutongs are a type of narrow streets or alleys, most commonly associated with Beijing. In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. Many neighbourhoods were formed by joining one siheyuan to another to form a hutong, and then joining one hutong to another. The word hutong is also used to refer to such neighbourhoods.,the back alleys in old Beijing.In the afternoon,we visit the Forbidden CityThe Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. and Tian’anmen SquareLocated in the center of Beijing,Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world.It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. which is regarded as symbol for New China.
Meet Xi’an local guide in Xi’an Train Station in the morning,after checking in,we go to the Xi'an City WallThe Xi'an city wall represent one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. The existing wall was started by the Ming Dynasty in 1370. It is 14 km long in total. and you may cycle along it.Visit the Small Wild Goose PagodaIt is one of two significant pagodas in the city of Xi'an.It was built between 707–709, during the Tang Dynasty.It now stands at a height of 43 m (141 ft) with fifteen levels of tiers. in the afternoon.
Go to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum via a tearra-cotta warriors and horses factory in the morning.We will organize a home made banquet as lunch in the locals' house. After that,let us go back to the downtown to visit the Muslim QuarterThis only 500-meter-long cobbled street was renovated in Tang Dynasty architecture style and on both sides is full of snack or souvenir stalls with bright-colored signs. in the afternoon.(Lunch)
DAY 6Emei(flight + bus)
Your Xi'an guide will see you off at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, and you will be met up by Chengdu guide after you land.Then a private bus will take you to Mount EmeiMount Emei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China, and is traditionally regarded as the bodhimaṇḍa, or place of enlightenment, of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra. to check in a Buddhism themed hotel in the Dafo MonasteryIt was originally founded in the Ming Dynasty (around 1600) and destroied in 1958.In 1998, the monks spent 660 million RMB to start rebuilding. It is scheduled to be fully completed in 2015 and will cover 300,000sqm.,which is carefully selected by RealChinaTravel.
We go to the Golden SummitIt was constructed during the Eastern Han Dynasty and has been rebuilt several times after being struck by lightning. Golden Summit is in a height of 3,077 meters above the sea level. by tourist bus in the morning. If the weather is fine we have the chance to see the sea of clouds, even the Saint Mirror.After that,we transfer to the Wannian Temple to stay there tonight.
In the morning, we trek from the Wannian Temple to the Qingyin Pavilionone of the eight main temples in Mout Emei.It was built in the fourth year during the period of Emperor Xizong in Tang Dynasty(877). This pavilion is located in the ridge between the Heilongjiang River and the Bailongjiang River., from there, you can walk another 2 hours to see the monkeys. After lunch, a private bus will send us to Chengdu.(Dinner)
Private bus will send you to Chengdu Panda BaseA non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. It was founded in 1987. It started with 6 giant pandas that were rescued from the wild. By 2008, it had 124 panda births, and the captive panda population has grown to 83.Its stated goal is to "be a world-class research facility, conservation education center, and international educational tourism destination." in the morning. You may get the chance to join in the donation program to hold panda for pictures. In the afternoon, your local guide lead you to visit the People's park and the Shu Embroidery and Brocade Muserm.
Arriving at Shanghai in middle day.Today we will first visit the Yuyuan GardenThe biggest private Garden of Suzhou style in Shanghai. in the afternoon, allowing you enough time to pick up souvenirs in the market.Then we go to Shanghai's landmark - the BundA waterfront area in central Shanghai within the former Shanghai International Settlement.It has dozens of historical buildings, lining the Huangpu River, that once housed numerous banks and trading houses from the West., which still retains its incredible charm as the time goes by.
Visit the ancient canal town of XitangA famous ancient canal town near Shanghai and enjoy a leisurely stroll to absorb the atmosphere of this centuries-old Chinese town, then back to Shanghai, our guide will take you to visit Shanghai MuseumThe museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces,and houses several items of national importance, including one of three extant specimens of a "transparent" bronze mirror from the Han Dynasty..
Your exciting tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.Thank you for travelling with RealChina, and we look forward to serving you again next time.