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12-Day China Tour with Great Wall

Highlights :
Forbidden City Mutianyu Great Wall Badaling Great Wall Terracotta Warriors Xian City Wall Reed Flute Cave Li River Cruise West Street Yuyuan Garden the Bund Nanjing Road
Destinations :
Beijing (4N) - Xian (2N) - Guilin (2N) - Yangshuo (1N) - Shanghai (2N)

If you are eager to experience both the history and nature of China in one tour, you can come with us! Whether you are an ancient-civilization freak or an extreme-sports fanatic, this Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day) has something truly special in store for you. In addition to gorgeous landscape and featured culture in well-known cities of China, this journey, most importantly, allows you to fulfill your dream of reaching the Great Wall.

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Day 1 Beijing

That you land in Beijing Capital International Airport marks the beginning of Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day). Our professional and experienced tour guide will meet you and send you to your hotel that has already booked ahead of time. After check in, you may arrange your time flexibly; have a rest to recover from the tiredness or whatever. The evenings are yours for exploration or relaxation. You can in advance ask for ideas and recommendations from your local tour guide, an expert on Beijing city.


Meals : No Meals

Day 2 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, the landmark of Beijing you will see during your Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Tiananmen Square

Depart from your hotel in the morning and start your Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day) with the visit to Tiananmen Square, the World's largest urban square. Then walk north to the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Later you will take a visit to the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. The Temple of Heaven is China's largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. After that, transfer back to your hotel in Beijing and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 3 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall, a famous scenic spot you must visit during your Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Mutianyu Great Wall

After breakfast, you will be picked up at the lobby of your hotel. And then take an excursion to Mutianyu Great Wall which has the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall. Afterwards, drive back to downtown Beijing and relax yourself with full-body massage at Beijing Liangzi Massage which is wildly known among the Beijingers for its traditional Chinese medical care and massage. After that, transfer back to your hotel in Beijing and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 4 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall is a must in Beijing. This Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day) has no exception.

Badaling Great Wall

Today is all about Badaling Great Wall. In the morning, take a driving to Badaling Great Wall which is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China. And at the foot of Badaling, you will have a chance to the history and current situation of Great Wall in China Great Wall Museum. After that, transfer back to your hotel in Beijing and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 5BeijingXian
Exploring Beijing Hutongs by Rickshaw is an interesting experience of Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Beijing Hutongs by Rickshaw

In the morning time, take a relaxing Hutong tour by rickshaw to learn the Beijing local lifestyle. After that, be transferred to the airport for the 2-hour flight to Xian. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at Xian Xianyang International Airport and escort you to the hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight in Xian city.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 6 Xian
Terracotta Warriors in Xian. You cannot miss it in Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Terracotta Warriors

Today, continue your 12 Day Great Wall Tour from Beijing to Shanghai with Xian city sightseeing. Ample time will be provided for visits to Terracotta Warriors, a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. After lunch, drive back to the downtown for a visit to Giant Wild Goose Pagoda which is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists and the symbol of the old-line Xian. After that, drive back to your hotel in Xian and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 7XianGuilin
Xian City Wall is a must in Xian. You cannot miss it during Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Xian City Wall

In the morning, first visit Xian City Wall which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Afterwards, head to Gao's Courtyard to visit historic buildings and watch shadow play. After that, be transferred to the airport fo the flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and transfer you to the downtown area to check in at the appointed hotel for a two-night stay. 


Meals : (B+L)

Day 8 Guilin
Reed Flute Cave is worth to see in Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Reed Flute Cave

In the morning, your guide will be waiting for at the lobby of your hotel, ready to guide you around the star sights of Guilin by private vehicle. Today, enjoy your relaxing Guilin sightseeing covering the Reed Flute Cave, the showcase of distinctly-colored stalactites and stalagmites, Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin, and Seven Stars Park which is local's favorite place to relax and refresh. After today’ s Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai tour, drive you back to the hotel and free of the rest time .


Meals : (B+L)

Day 9GuilinYangshuo
Li River cruise is a funny experience of Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Li River Cruise

After having breakfast, you will be met at the lobby of your hotel and driven to the Zhujiang Pier for the Li River Cruise. This boat trip from Guilin to Yangshuo usually takes about 4 hours with lunch served on board. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation and check-in local hotel with help of your tour guide, you can have a walk along the famous West Street and enjoy the free leisure time there. After that, have dinner and stay one night in Yangshuo.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 10YanghuoGuilinShanghai

Return to Guilin city and transfer to the airport for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you at Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and transfer you to the downtown area to check in at the appointed hotel for a two-night stay. The rest of time is for your exploration.


Meals : (B)

Day 11 Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, a famous scenic spot in Shanghai, is included in Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day).

Yuyuan Garden

Today is all about Shanghai. After breakfast, start Shanghai city sightseeing with Jade Buddha Temple which receives thousands of visitors and worshipers everyday while keeps its sanctity and charming. Then go on to visit Yuyuan Garden, have a relaxing strolling on the Bund and Nanjing Road, see panoramic views of Shanghai city, and have fun in Xintiandi which is an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai. Shanghai Museum, a museum of ancient Chinese art and Oriental Pearl TV Tower are also included in this 12 day China tour. After that, drive back to your hotel and the rest of time is for your arrangement. 


Meals : (B+L)

Day 12Shanghai

It is the last day of Great Wall of China Tour from Beijing - Badaling & Mutianyu (12 Day). Free at leisure until the transfer time to Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Your tour guide will accompany you to the airport. Your 12 day China tour is over all too soon as you board the homebound flight, bidding a fond farewell to China, and we know you'll be back.


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 $2,001 $2,132 $2,494
3 - 5 Persons $1,621 $1,753 $2,115
Apr.1 - Oct. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $2,081 $2,245 $2,600
3 - 5 Persons $1,702 $1,866 $2,221

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

emarks

  • 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.

Transportation
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.

Meals
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.

Hotels
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.

  • Name : Jasmine Danielle Anderson/Paul Jeffrey Webber Nationality : Australia May 23, 2013

    Very enjoyable to we.Thanks.
    Had a wonderfultime in Shanghai!We had a great trip,Thank you.

  • Name : Ajitha Satheesan Nationality : India Nov 1, 2012

    City and the driver were really good companions on the trip. Shanghai would'nt have been good without them!

  • Name : Jane Bridger Nationality : Canada Nov 11, 2011

    when going to the Great Wall of China, my guide suggested another lacation Juyong for ease and because there was a gate on the wall, more convenient too.
    hotel housekeeping very very pleasant! Hotel staff accommodating.

  • Name : Abeer Nicola Nijmeh Nationality : Jordan Aug 7, 2010

    Richard is very friendly and helpful, he made our trip special.

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