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7-Day Classic Beijing Shanghai Tour

Highlights :
Forbidden City Jinshanling Great Wall Hutong Tour Yuyuan Garden The Bund Zhouzhuang Water Town
Destinations :
Beijing (3N) - Shanghai (3N)

Have a good time exploring the world heritage sites in Beijing and savor the authentic water town life in the Yangtze delta.

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Day 1 Beijing

It is the first day of your One-week China tour to Beijing and Shanghai. Our tour guide will pick you up at the Beijing International Airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel. 

Meals : No Meals

Day 2 Beijing

This morning, you will begin your tour in Beijing. At the first stop of your One-week China tour, Beijing will tell you how great Chinese history and culture is in ancient time.  Today, you will visit famous historical and culture sites in Beijing. They are the Forbidden City, which was imperial palace in ancient China , the Tiananmen Square that is the symbol of Beijing and the Summer Palace, which is a huge royal garden with amazing landscape.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 3 Beijing

Taking a China tour for Chinese history and culture in Beijing, the Great Wall is the one you cannot miss. Today, you will visit the Jinshanling Great Wall. Tour to Jinshanling Great Wall is tougher than the one to Badaling Great Wall or to Mutianyu Great Wall. But it is worthy as the scenery of Jinshanling Great Wall is amazing and fantastic.

Meals : (B+L)

Day 4BeijingShanghai

This morning, you will have a Hutong tour. As a China tour to Beijing for Chinese history and culture, Beijing Hutong is the one you should not miss. It takes you to get closer to the ancient architectures--Hutong and compound courtyards in Beijing. Besides,  you will visit the famous Beihai Park, which is famous in Beijing and once was the royal park. You will take flight to Shanghai to continue your 1-week China tour to Beijing and Shanghai later today. 

Meals : (B+L)

Day 5 Shanghai

Today, you will visit the famous historical and cultural sites in Shanghai. You will visit the famous City God Temple of Shanghai (Chenghuang Temple), the Yuyuan Garden, the popular shopping street XinTianDi and the Bund. All these sites will tell you the past of China and the charm of Shanghai. 

Meals : (B+L)

Day 6 Shanghai

Today, you will visit Zhouzhuang Water Town, which is near Shanghai and an ideal place for you to know another lifestyle in Shanghai. Taking China tour package to Shanghai, Zhouzhuang Water Town is the one you must visit. It is a famous water town in China and its unique scenery will impress you. Here, you will experience the life style of Jiangnan and be amazed by it. 

Meals : (B+L)

Day 7 Shanghai

It is the last day of this 1-week China tour to Beijing and Shanghai. Our tour guide will transfer you to the airport and see you off there. We hope you like this China tour package and satisfy with the service in this 1-week escorted China tour .

Meals : (B)

2015 Price

Staying in 3 star accommodation, with private transfers and private excursions.

Nov.1 - Mar. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $968 $1,067 $1,209
3 - 5 Persons $678 $815 $964
Apr.1 - Oct. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $968 $1,067 $1,209
3 - 5 Persons $678 $815 $964

Recommended Accommodation (Economy)

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Authentic Chinese Lunch
  • Comfortable Air-Conditioned Private Cars
  • Professional Drivers and English Speaking Guides
  • All Transportation between Hotels and All Sightseeing Spots

Price Exclusion

  • International Flights Airfare or Train Tickets; Visa Fee
  • Passport Application or Renewal Fee
  • Personal Expenses; Tips for Guides
  • Escort, Drivers
  • Bellman, etc; Any Items not Specified in the Plan


  • The guide prices shown are designed to provide you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your trip.
  • Prices are generally for private arrangements using economy flights based on two people travelling together and sharing a room.
  • There are a number of factors which will influence the price; these include the standard of accommodation, the season, the class of flights, the airline used and the level of private guiding versus shared excursions.
  • Price is for one person in US dollars. Price may vary according to your travel time, e.g. China National Day Holiday and Chinese Spring Festival.
  • The avove price is for private tours. If you want to join a group tour, please see our SIC tours.
  • he availabilities of rooms, flights and so on are subject to change until the actual booking is being made. So your early confirmation is highly appreciated. Child (ren) between 2 to 12 years can get discounts from 50% to 90% from above price, please contact us for details to make your bookings in advance.
Private Tour Guide
Tour Guide of GWD

Tour Guide of GWD-Amber

As your China tour operator, GreatWallDiscovery realize that tour guides, or tour managers are always playing an important role on all travel arrangements and services. All tour guides who escort visitors in their language and interprets the cultural and natural heritage of China, or the tour leaders who accompany their guests around the whole country must possess an official licenses for their tour guide qualification issued by the China National Tourism Administration.

On behalf of GreatWallDiscovery, with their very good professional training and responsible talent in the hospitality industry, our tour guides love their work, and are always good at communication, ready to ensure the programme which is carried out as described in our tour package and render their good service to their customer friends on the arrangements of transportation, food, shelter, entertainment as they understand tourists come for joy. We appreciate your kind comments on our guides’ behavior and their service before you leave for home.

Van used in China Tour Offered by GWD

Van used in China Tours

Of course GreatWallDiscovery mainly introduce and arrange flights for you between cities such as Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Guilin. Besides we do suggest you to try some other traffic means during your China travel, such as by high speed train, or sometimes even by overnight express train to learn more about local Chinese. Also this might be a way to save your accommodation cost.

At each destination and around you will usually be greeted and picked up at the airport, train station, port or hotel by your tour guide and driver to begin your city sightseeing with our safe, comfort and convenient vehicles or limousine equipped with air conditioning and seat belts. All our selected drivers passed strict examinations and gained at least five years of safe driving records. The drivers in mainland China are Chinese speaking but they knows lots of English words. English speaking drivers are used in Hong Kong and Macau. Basic insurance for all traffic tools we choose are covered though we recommend you to buy your medical and accident insurance by yourself before you leave for China. And again you are welcome to give us your comments and judgements by filling out the evaluation form from our tour guide.

Peking Roast Duck offered by GWD in Beijing

Peking Roast Duck

Chinese food is the most characteristic part of Chinese tour, so we mainly focus on what you eat during your tour. However, Chinese food is quite different from Western food, so please get ready to enjoy the Chinese food we serve you. Our trip advisor will communicate with you in advance about the food that you never eat and that you want to experience. We recommend you allow us to arrange lunch for you, because we will carefully select characteristic Chinese restaurant with food both in Chinese flavor and Western flavor.

Moreover, you can contact your trip advisor in advance or guide during your tour to book some special meals as dinner, like Peking Roast Duck, Dumplings Banquet in Xian, Din Sum Banquet in Shanghai, etc. On the Yangtze River cruise, all meals are buffet, and are already included in ticket price. When you embark on the cruise, the cruise stuff will enquire about your food intolerance. In the main cities, we can also provide Western food (including Italian food, French food, etc.), Indian food, Halal food and so on. At the end of your tour, you can give us a rate and comment on our Travel Service Evaluation about the meals.

Exterior of Shangri-La Guilin

Exterior of Shangri-La Guilin

Where to stay is the most important standard of your China tour. Not only you ask for a comfortable and clean staying, but also a peaceful place to relax your body and mind after the day tour. In China, we are delighted to offer you all kinds of accommodation from 3, 4, 5 star hotels to characteristic inns. You name it, we have it.

Moreover, our standard of hotel selection is equipped with city-central location, WIFI coverage, convenient hub to food and shopping malls, basic English speaking waiters and good rating on TripAdvisor. We re-audit all hotels we used in last year and decide whether to use them by the feedback from our all clients. For any special requests to rooms, like non-smoking, connecting, high floor, city view, we will try to arrange or update for you if there is not any extra cost. No worries to share with us your idea about the staying. We are happy to share you our experience. Your comments to the hotels and rating on the evaluation form are warmly welcome.

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Business success lies in an elite group. Being a leading tour operator in China, travel advisors of GreatWallDiscovery are experienced travel professionals who have passion for travel. Our young, vigorous and up-and-coming travel advisors are prepared at all times to offer the very best service with a real passion for their work on your behalf. They continually travel within China to keep abreast of the latest trends and attractions, and thus can provide our customers with the latest information about traveling in China.

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