China with Yangtze River Cruise – 10 Days
Day 1: Beijing
On your arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be met at the airport by our English-speaking representative who will transfer you to the hotel of your choice. Rest of the day is at leisure. Optional tour suggested is Acrobatic show. Indian Dinner and Overnight.
Day 2: Beijing city tour
Breakfast. We shall start the city tour of Beijing beginning with visit of the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved of all the imperial palace gardens, and boasts such delights as the "Marble Boat" and the ornately painted" Long Corridor". Pearl shop. Visit to the world famous Tian'anmen Square the biggest square in the world that lies in the center of the city. Visit the Forbidden City from which the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed for over 500 years. Optional Tour: Hutong tour, which is also called Rickshaw Tour.
After the tour on your own visit Houhai, is a lake and its surrounding district in central Beijing, one of the three parts of Shichahai. In recent years it has become famous for nightlife because it is home to many popular restaurants, bars, and cafes. The area is especially popular with foreign tourists visiting Beijing, but is also often visited by the expatriate community and younger locals.
Optional Tour: Kungfu show in the evening. Transfer to Indian restaurant for dinner and then return back hotel. Overnight.
Day 3: Beijing Great Wall
Breakfast. We start our day by visiting Longdi Jade shop where we will learn about Chinese jade culture. Visit the fabled Great Wall-Juyong Pass, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a massive defensive structure built to keep off intrusion.
Afternoon proceed to see the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium outside) and the Water Cube (Outside). Return back to hotel and in the evening we shall proceed for Indian Dinner and then Overnight.
Day 4: Beijing/Xian - by domestic flight/high speed bullet train
Breakfast. Morning is at leisure for you to visit Xiushui market for shopping. Check out and transfer to airport/ railway station to Xian. On your arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Freshen up and in the night we shall proceed for Indian dinner. Overnight.
Day 5: Xi'an – Terra Cotta Warriors
Breakfast. We shall visit the incredible 2000 year-old Terra Cotta Warriors. Each one is part of the underground tomb of the Emperor Qin. Well over 7000 figures were drawn up in full battle array in several large pits. Brief stop at the Ceramic shop. Optional Tour: Tang Dynasty show-the ancient Chinese dance and musical show. Return back to hotel and at leisure till the time for you to proceed for Indian Dinner. Overnight.
Day 6: Xian - Guilin
Breakfast. Check out and transfer to airport for your flight to Guilin. On arrival at Guilin you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Evening proceed for Indian dinner and Overnight.
Day 7: Guilin-Yangshuo by cruise one way
Breakfast. We shall drive to Zhujiang Pier (about 40-minute drive) to start the Li River Cruise along the tranquil Li River until you get to Yangshuo County (3.5-5 hours depending on the season). Enjoy some free time on the nice West Street in Yangshuo. And then visit Yangshuo market and village. Transfer to Guilin. Dinner at local Chinese restaurant. Overnight in Yangshuo.
Day 8: Guilin - Shanghai by domestic flight
Breakfast. Visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin, China's storied landscape is well populated by fantastically shaped natural features named for various mythological figures, especially animals. One of the most famous is Guilin's Elephant Trunk Hill. Then visit Reed flute. This fascinating karst up thrust reminds some people of a towering wave, poised to crash down into the river below. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Freshen up and be ready for your transfer at local restaurant for take Indian dinner. Overnight.
Day 9: Shanghai City tour
Breakfast. Visit silk shop, the Shanghai Museum which is the largest museum of ancient Chinese art in Shanghai. Visit the People Square and Nanjing Road for shopping. Visit the lovely old Yuyuan Garden-outside look nine zig zag bridge with golden fish pond, bridges and pavilions. Step onto Yu Market (Old City God's Temple), which is a major yet relatively inactive, Taoist temple in Shanghai. Explore the Bund in the evening. Optional tour: The Oriental Pearl TV tower level two and or Optional Tour: Huangpu River Cruise. Indian dinner and Overnight.
Day 10: Shanghai
Breakfast. Morning time is at leisure. Then transfer to airport to get flight back home with fond memories. Overnight.