12-day Spotlights on China

A soulful journey through the cultural and natural treasures of China!
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12-day Spotlights on China
Tour Code: ZTG-L-07
Departure:Any day you want
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Our Advantages & Promise

  • One-on-one Travel Consultant Service.
  • Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
  • Selected and trained guides.
  • Meals are in quality local restaurants.
  • Western style service standard
  • DAY 1 Guangzhou Arrival

    Transfer via: TBA – your arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer (Guangzhou)

    Arrive at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, where you are met and transferred to your hotel.

  • DAY 2 Guangzhou/Zhangjiajie

    Transfer via: TBA – our arrangement

    Activities for today: Yuexiu Park, Chen Family Temple, Xiguan Old Houses, Qingping Market, Airport and hotel transfer (Guangzhou, Zhangjiajie)

    Today enjoy guided tour to visit the Yuexiu Park, where you can see the Symbol of the city - Five Rams Statue. After that, process to visit the Chen Family Temple. Lunch will be taken at a local Chinese restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Xiguan Old Houses and Qingping Market to see local people's life. Transfer to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport for the evening flight to Zhangjiajie. Arrival in Zhangjiajie, you will be met and transfer to the hotel at Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area.

    Yuexiu Park
    Chen Family Temple
    Xiguan Old Houses
  • DAY 3 Zhangjiajie

    Activities for today: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

    After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park to explore the Golden Whip Stream – this charming valley is most likely to bring you into the pandora’s wonderland of the movie. You will have a leisure hiking about 2.5 hours. After that, visit the Baofeng Lake. Hike about 1 hour through a grand Valley (Baizhangxia) and reach the sleepy Baofeng Lake. You will take a short cruise on the Lake.

    Golden Whip Stream
    Baofeng Lake
    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • DAY 4 Zhangjiajie

    Activities for today: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

    Today, we will enjoy a full day tour of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. We'll ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain by the Bailong Elevator - a glass elevator built into the side of the mountain. On the summit, we'll take about 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Avatar Hallelujah Mountain. Then proceed to the Fascinate Platform (Mihuntai) to enjoy the nearby peak views and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge under Heaven. Finally climb up the Tianzi Mountain to see the breathtaking sandstone peaks.

    Yuanjiajie Scenic Area
    Bailong Elevator Zhangjiajie
    Tianzi Mountain
  • DAY 5 Zhangjiajie/Xi'an

    Transfer via: TBA – our arrangement

    Activities for today: Yellow Dragon Cave, Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, Airport transfer (Zhangjiajie, Xi'an)

    After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Yellow Dragon Cave, you will hiking about 2 hours in the cave. After that, drive about 40 minutes back to the city and explore Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park, where you will experience a ride on the world's longest cable car up to the summit of the Tianmen Mountain. You will take a hiking (approximately 2 hours) on the plank road along the cliffs in the Ghost Valley. After hiking, you will pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple, and then take the cable car and back to the Tianmen Cable Car Station, and take the cable car down to the middle station, you will take a bus through the Heaven-Linking Avenue to explore the Tianmen Cave. In the evening, transfer to the airport for the evening flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival, meet the driver and transfer to your hotel in the city.

    Yellow Dragon Cave
    Tianmen Mountain
    Tianmen Mountain
  • DAY 6 Xian

    Activities for today: Xi'an Daqin Terracotta Art Factory, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Small Wild Goose Pagoda

    After breakfast at the hotel, drive to visit the Xi'an Daqin Terracotta Art Factory. In the factory, you can see the process of how to make Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Continue drive to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is one of the most important archeological finds in the 20th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at Emperor Qin's tomb since 2,200 year ago. In the afternoon, proceed to visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

    Terracotta Warriors
    Small Wild Goose Pagoda
    Shaanxi History Museum
  • DAY 7 Xi'an

    Activities for today: Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarters

    After breakfast, visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum which is on impressive museum housing more than 370, 000 pieces of historical relics. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Ancient City Wall, the best-kept and biggest city walls in China, and then have a leisure walk pass the Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square which is near to your hotel, and visit the Great Mosque, have a free walk at the nearby Muslim Quarters.

    Xian City Wall
    Great Mosque
    Xi'an Muslim Quarter
  • DAY 8 Xi'an/Luoyang

    Transfer via: high-speed train our arrangement

    Activities for today: Railway station transfer (Xi’an, Luoyang), White Horse Temple , Shaolin Temple, Kungfu Performance

    This morning you are escorted to Xi’an North Railway Station for the high speed train to Luoyang. On arrival, you will be met by the local guide at the Luoyang Longmen Railway station and transferred to visit the White Horse Temple. After lunch, we will drive about 1.5 hours to Dengfeng and explore Shaolin Temple (sightseeing: 2.5-3 hours), enjoy Kungfu Performance in the temple. After that, transfer back to Luoyang for overnight.

    White Horse Temple
    Shaolin Temple
    Kungfu Performance
  • DAY 9 Luoyang/Beijing

    Transfer via: high-speed train our arrangement

    Activities for today: Luoyang Museum, Longmen Caves, Longmen Railway Station transfer

    After breakfast, pay a to visit to Luoyang Museum, and then transfer to visit the Longmen Caves - the beautiful Buddhist site Longmen housing over 1300 grottoes carved from the fifth to the ninth century. After lunch, transfer to the Longmen Railway station and take the high-speed train to Beijing. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel in the downtown area for overnight.

    Luoyang Museum
    Longmen Grottoes Luoyang
    Longmen Grottoes
  • DAY 10 Beijing

    Activities for today: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven

    Today, your Beijing city sightseeing trip will start from a leisure walk across the largest square in the world - Tiananmen Square, and then enter the Forbidden City. It is the largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors’ reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. After that, climb the nearby Jingshan Park and have a commanding view of the Forbidden City. Lunch will be taken at a local Chinese restaurant. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Temple of Heaven Park. It is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God’s bless of the whole country.

    Tiananmen Square
    Forbidden City
    Beijing Jingshan Park
  • DAY 11 Beijing

    Activities for today: Badaling Great Wall, Jade Factory, Ming Tomb (Changling)

    After breakfast at your hotel, meet the guide and drive to visit the Great Wall of Badaling Section, which is one of the great wonders in the world and the symbol of China. You will hike up and down the wall or choose to take the cable car up to the wall (cable car optional – CNY80/pp for round-way, about US$13) and take a short hiking on the wall. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Jade Factory and learn about the local traditional Art Culture. After that, we will visit the Ming Tomb (Changling). Drive back to your hotel and free evening.

    Temple of Heaven
    Badaling Great Wall
    Ming Tombs Beijing
  • DAY 12 Beijing Exit

    Transfer via: TBA – your arrangement

    Activities for today: Hotel to airport transfer (Beijing)

    Transfer to Beijing Capital International Airport for your onward flight.

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

Price Includes

Private Transfers:
Between airports / railway station, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the cities specified in the itinerary by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
Entrance fees:
All entrance fees to scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou. TourJiuZhaigou will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
Meals:
All meals as specified in the itinerary. “B” stands for western breakfast “L” for Chinese Lunch in local Chinese restaurant. “D” for Chinese dinner in local Chinese restaurant. The quotation is basic on the above normal meals. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
Normal sightseeing activities as outlined in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide.
The English-speaking guide and driver of each city accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Accommodation (if include Yangtze Cruiser):
Service based on two adults sharing on one standard twin/double-bed room (cabin); solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room/cabin of their own are required to pay additional charge of single supplement rate. A single room (cabin) is subject to availability based on prior request at an additional cost; if the recommended hotel is not available, it will be substituted by a similar class one.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
Transportation:
All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
Arrangements:
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Excludes

Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets, unless other wise noted.
Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...
Meals:
Any meals which are not specified in the itinerary with “B”, “L” or “D”.
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.
Gratuities:
Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.

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