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9-Day China Cultural Heritage & Kung Fu Tour

Highlights :
Mutianyu Great Wall Forbidden City Summer Palace Shaolin Temple + Kung Fu Performance Huangpu River Night Cruise Yuyuan Garden the Bund
Destinations :
Beijing (3N) - Luoyang (3N) - Shanghai (2N)

Immerse yourself in the cultural essence of this journey which beautifully combines the world heritage sites, and Chinese Kung Fu and gives an insight into the cultural aspects that China offers.

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Day 1 Beijing

That you land in Beijing Capital International Airport marks the beginning of 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu. 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 the local tour guide, an expert on Beijing city.


Meals : No Meals

Day 2 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall, a famous scenic spot you must visit during your 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Mutianyu Great Wall

Depart from your hotel in the morning and start 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu with the excursion to Mutianyu Great Wall which has the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall. Dingling Tomb and the Sacred Way are also included in this tour to Shaolin Temple from Beijing. Dingling Tomb is a famous tomb of Ming Tombs. The Sacred Way is a road leading to the imperial tombs, and signifies the road leading to heaven. After that, be driven back to your hotel in Beijing and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 3 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, the landmark of Beijing you will see during your 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Tiananmen Square

Today is all about Beijing city sightseeing. Be picked up at the lobby of your hotel in the morning and first head 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. In the afternoon, you will marvel at the wonderful landscape of Summer Palace which is the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in modern China. After that, be driven back to your hotel in Beijing and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 4BeijingLuoyang
Exploring Beijing Hutongs by Rickshaw is an interesting experience of 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Beijing Hutongs by Rickshaw

In the morning, be picked up at your hotel and explore Beijing Hutong by rickshaw to know the Beijing local lifestyle. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Luoyang. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you at the Luoyang Beijiao Airport and transfer you to the downtown area to check in at the appointed hotel for a three-night stay.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 5 Luoyang
Longmen Grottoes, the most famous scenic spot of Luoyang, is covered in 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Longmen Grottoes

Today, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and accompany you to have an excursion to Longmen Grottoes, a treasure house of ancient Buddhist cave art. After that, drive back to the downtown for a visit to Luoyang Folklore Museum which is reputed as the microcosm of Chinese folk culture. After the tour, be driven back to your hotel in Luoyang and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 6LuoyangDengfengLuoyang
Shaolin Temple is a must while you are in Dengfeng. This 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu has no exception.

Shaolin Temple

The highlights of 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu come in today. First, take a driving of about 75 km to Dengfeng city, where you will have chance to visit the famous Shaolin Temple, famous for its Martial Arts and the breathtaking Kung Fu. The nearby Pagoda Forest will be included in today’s tour to Shaolin Temple from Beijing as well. And your visit of Shaolin temple will end up with a Kung Fu performance from martial arts master. After the tour, be transferred back to Luoyang in the late afternoon.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 7LuoyangShanghai
Night cruise on Huangpu River is a wonderful experience of 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Night Cruise on Huangpu River

Today, take a flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport and transfer you to the downtown area to check in at the appointed hotel for a two-night stay. After a rest, you will take a night cruise on the Huangpu River. During the cruise, you will see great modern skyscrapers and western-style buildings. After that, be driven back to your hotel and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B)

Day 8 Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, a famous scenic spot in Shanghai, is included in 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu.

Yuyuan Garden

Depart from your hotel in the morning and continue 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu to Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Nanjing Road, Shanghai World Financial Center and Shanghai Museum. Yuyuan Garden is a famous Chinese classic garden in city downtown. The Bund is regarded as the epitome of Shanghai city. Nanjing Road is the main shopping street of Shanghai and is one of the world's busiest shopping streets. Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest comprehensive building in the world by far. And Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. After that, be driven back to your hotel and the rest of time is for your arrangement.


Meals : (B+L)

Day 9Shanghai

It is the last day of 9 Day Beijing Shanghai Shaolin Temple Tour: Learn Chinese Kung Fu. Free at leisure until the transfer time to Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Your tour guide will accompany you to the airport. Your Chinese Kung Fu 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 $1,651 $1,728 $2,006
3 - 5 Persons $1,166 $1,243 $1,520
Apr.1 - Oct. 31 Economy Superior Deluxe
1 - 2 Persons $1,683 $1,775 $2,007
3 - 5 Persons $1,209 $1,301 $1,533

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.

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