China Culture 15 Days Tour by Train

Tour Code: CEUT-01
Departure: Flexible Daily Departure
Cities to Visit: Beijing – Xi’an – Luoyang – Kaifeng – Nanjing- Suzhou – Hangzhou – Shanghai
Days for Visit: 15 Days
Domestic City Transportation: Trains (Soft sleeper / seat)
Local Vehicle: Private Car / Van / Coach
Guide Language: English/Chinese

Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1 / Beijing / No meal
Depart on your flight bound for Beijing, the capital of People’s Republic of China. Upon your arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Day 2 / Beijing / B & L & D
Key Sights: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Peking Roast Duck
Full-day tour will begin at the magnificent Forbidden City, home to emperors for over 500-years, you will get the chance to stroll through Tiananmen Square, which is the largest square in the world. Continue to witness the splendor of the Summer Palace, built as a royal garden for Qing Dynasty Emperors. This evening, you are invited to a Peking duck banquet.

Day 3 / Beijing / B & L & D
Key Sights: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Peking Opera Show
A full-day tour will take in the grandeur of the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Great Wall, built more than 2000 years ago to protect China from northern invaders. On the way back to Beijing stop and visit the sacred Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty were buried. Enjoy a spectacular Peking Opera performance in the evening.

Day 4 / Beijing – Xi’an / B & L & D
Key Sights: Temple of Heaven, Wangfujing Walking Street
After breakfast, admire the beauty of The Temple of Heaven where the Chinese emperors prayed for good harvest in ancient days. Enjoy shopping in the Wangfujing Street. Transfer to railway station for your overnight soft-sleeper train to the ancient capital city of Xian.

Day 5 / Xi’an / B & L
Key Sights: City Wall of Xi’an, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Morning arrival and transferred to your hotel. Following the breakfast and a short rest in the hotel, you stroll on the City Wall and visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Day 6 / Xi’an / B & L & D
Key Sights: Terra-Cotta Warrios, Huqing Hot Spring, Banpo Museum, Tang Dynasty Dance Show
A full day excursion to the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang guarded by the famous Terracotta Army, 7000 life-size clay statues each individually crafted, complete with chariots and horses. Then go to Huaqing Hot Spring. On the way back to Xian, visit 6000-year-old Neolithic village remain in Banpo Museum. In the evening enjoy a dazzling Tang Dynasty Show and dinner.

Day 7 / Xi’an-Luoyang / B
After enjoying a leisure spree this morning, transferred to the railway station and board the express train to Luoyang. Delight in the wonderful rural China scenes from your train cabin. Arrival and transferred to your hotel.

Day 8 / Luoyang / B & L
Key Sights: Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple
Today you will visit the Longmen Grottoes and White Horse Temple. Together with Mogao Caves, Yungang Caves, Longmen Caves is known as the three great sculpture treasure houses of China. Located 12km east to the ancient capital city of Luoyang, facing the Luo River in the south and sitting back to the Mang Hill in the north, is the White Horse Temple, the first Buddhist monastery in China.

Day 9 / Luoyang-Kaifeng / B & L
Key Sights: Jewish Community, Old Song City
In this morning, you will continue the trip to Kaifeng. Visit the remains of Jewish Community and the ancestors of these Jews were said to have arrived in China from Persia and India during the Tang Dynasty. Then see the Song City that was reconstructed based on the old Imperial Street and Palaces. Afterwards, check in the local hotel in late afternoon.

Day 10 / Kaifeng-Nanjing / B
Key Sights: Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, Confucius Temple
Board the D speed train to the ancient capital of southern China, Nanjing. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. In the evening, visit Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge and Confucian Temple.

Day 11 / Nanjing-Suzhou / B & L
Key Sights: Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Zhonghua Gate
City tour to the famous Dr. Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen) Mausoleum that was designed to commemorate the father of the Chinese republic overthrew and Zhonghua Gate, which means Chinese gate, was the biggest and most splendid city gate of Nanjing city wall in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). In the afternoon, continue your trip to Suzhou, arrival and check in the hotel.

Day 12 / Suzhou-Hangzhou / B & L
Key Sights: Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Leaning Pagoda
Visit the Lingering Garden and the Tiger Hills, which has a number of historical sites – Tiger Hill, Leaning Pagoda, Tomb of King He Lu, Sword Pool, Sword testing pool and Luyu Well. Drive to Hangzhou known to Chinese as the Pearl of China and check in the local hotel upon arrival.

Day 13 / Hangzhou-Shanghai / B & L
Key Sights: Hangzhou West Lake, Dragon Well Tea Village
Relax on a wonderful cruise of China’s most famous Lake, West Lake. See the famous Three Pools Reflecting the Moon and Huagang Park and visit the local Dragon Well Green Tea Village. In the afternoon, you will travel to Shanghai, the biggest city of China. Arrival and transferred to your hotel.

Day 14 / Shanghai / B & L & D
Key Sights: Yu Garden, Bund of Shanghai, Nanjing Road, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Acrobatic Show of Shanghai
After breakfast, visit Yuyuan Garden, a classical Qing Dynasty garden with over 30 pavilions linked by a maze of corridors and bridges over ponds. Just next to Yuyuan Garden is the Old City God’s Temple Bazaar from the Song Dyansty. After lunch, proceed to visit The Bund, one of the most noted waterfront and architectural symbols of Shanghai. After that, move on to the “Pedestrians only” Nanjing Road, a walking bustling street that is always packed with people watching other people. After lunch, go to Shanghai’s new zone – Pudong (east of Huangpu River) and visit Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower – the world’s third tallest TV tower after the 553-meter CN Tower in Toronto and the 535-meter Moscow TV Tower. In the evening dinner will be served. After dinner, you will be arranged to enjoy the fantastic Acrobatics Show.
Day 15 / Shanghai / B
The guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.

Tour Price to English/Chinese Speaking Services:

No. of Your Group Price to Each Person on Double Basis (in USD / RMB)
Deluxe Class Standard Class Economic Class
2-5 pax $ 2450 / ¥17150 $ 2300 / ¥16100 $ 2150 / ¥15050
6-9 pax $ 2150 / ¥15050 $ 2000 / ¥14000 $ 1850 / ¥12950
10+ pax $ 2050 / ¥14350 $ 1900 / ¥13300 $ 1750 / ¥12250
Single Room Supplement $ 650 / ¥4550 $ 500 / ¥3500 $ 350 / ¥2450

The tour costs are different according to different categories of hotels.
Deluxe Class is serving with 5* hotels,
Standard Class is serving with 4* hotels,
Economic Class is serving with 3* hotels.
If you’re traveling alone, please contact our sales assistant for quotation.

Package Includes:
Soft sleeper / seat train Beijing-Xi’an-Luoyang, Kaifeng-Nanjing-Suzhou, Hangzhou-Shanghai;
Private vehicle service for local transfers;
English/Chinese-speaking (or other language confirmed with) guide service;
Entrance fees;
Accommodation with daily B (B as Breakfast);
Meals as listed in the itinerary (L as Lunch & D as Dinner).

Package Excludes:
International flight rate in & out of China;
Tips to the tour guide & driver.

Easy Booking Notes:
Reservation could be made by email or call. We accept reservation before 12:00 on the day before the tour date.
Please provide YOUR FULL NAME, PASSPORT NO., NATIONALITY when you’re booking the tour. It’s very important for us to make reservations to the hotels and flights.
The guide will pick you up upon your arrival by holding a name board with your name.
Generally, deposit is requested to be paid. And you can pay the balance of the tour cost upon your arrival. Paying cash in RMB, USD and EURO are all accepted according to the exchange rate. If you’re paying by credit card, you’ll need to get to our office, and you’ll have to pay extra 4% of the total cost as the international transaction fee.
For any further request, or if you want to do any shift on the package, please contact our sales assistant for service.
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