April 18-26, 2020
9-Day Package Rate only $2,099
Your Trip Includes
- Round trip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & tax
- 4- and 5-star hotel accommodations
- 3 meals each day
- Deluxe bus tours
- Fluent English-speaking tour guides
- Entrance fees for attractions
- $500 for Single Occupancy
- $6,000 to fly Business Class
- $200 for Terra-Cotta Warriors itinerary
- Optional Tours
Day 1 - Los Angeles/Beijing
Check in at Los Angeles International Airport by 9 pm, for an early morning flight to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner. Cross the International Dateline.
Day 2 - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China. You will be met by your local tour guide at the airport. Visit Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, and the Palace Museum, also know as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms. After lunch be transferred to the hotel for a rest.
Day 3 - Beijing
Visit the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues for the outside views of National Stadium the Bird’s Nest and the National Aquatic Center. Continue the tour to the Great Wall. En route visit the Jade Factory. The Great Wall, the 4,000- mile long and 2,000 years old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by naked eye from the moon. Visit one of the Ming tombs, one of 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration. Have a business meeting with local government.
Day 4 - Beijing
Visit the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heaven for a good harvest. Visit the Pearl Market. The city tour continues with the Summer Palace, known for many significance such as the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen- Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Peking Roast Duck dinner is arranged.
Option 1 (included)
Suzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai
Day 5 - Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
Morning flight to Shanghai, then take a bus riding to Suzhou. Afternoon sightseeing to the Tiger Hill.
Day 6 - Suzhou/Hangzhou
Morning visit the Suzhou Silk factory. Continue the tour with the centuries old Lingering Garden. Afternoon visit to the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, an important local craft with 1,000 years history. Take a bus riding to Hangzhou.
Day 7 - Hangzhou/Shanghai
In the morning have a boat ride on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas. Visit the Longjing Green Tea Plantation. The centuries old Lingyin Temple, with the main feature of the 64.3 ft-high camphor-wood carved Buddha. Continue the bus journey to Shanghai.
Option 2 (+ $200)
Xi'An (Terra-Cotta Warriors)
Day 5 - Beijing/Xi’an
Morning flight to Xi’an. Sightseeing to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Visit the Chinese Lacquer Ware Workshop. Evening entertainment of Tang Style Dancing Show.
Day 6 - Xi’an
In the morning bus to the Terra-Cotta Warriors at the Tomb of the First Emperor of Qin Dynasty. Enroute visit the Xian Art Ceramic & Terra Cotta Factory. On the way back, visit the Ancient City Wall and Banpo Museum, a preserved pre-historical cavemen site.
Day 7 - Xi’an/Shanghai
Morning flight to Shanghai, then take a bus ride to Suzhou. Afternoon sightseeing to the Tiger Hill.
Day 8 - Shanghai
The Bund, a famous waterfront park. Visit the Shanghai Silk Rug Factory. Afternoon enjoy the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and over arching trees. Free time exploration of the old town bazaar. Visit the Pudong District.
Day 9 - Shanghai/Los Angeles
Morning flight from Shanghai to Beijing, connect to international flight for Los Angeles where you will arrive at 11 am on the same day.