Day 1 Canada / Departure
Day of travel across the International
Date Line.
Day 2 Beijing
Beijing, capital and cultural heart of
modern China, a city that embodies the
very essence of Imperial China the palaces of the Ming and Qing courts. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and
transferred to Beijing Chang An Grand

Day 3 Beijing B/L/D
Full day tour of Beijing's most historic
and impressive sights. Visits include
Tiananmen Square, built in 1651 and is
the world's largest public square; the
magnificent Forbidden City, home to 24
emperors during the Ming and Qing
dynasties; the exquisite Temple of Heaven, a masterpiece of Ming architecture; and the peaceful Summer
Palace with lushly forested walkways
and delicately painted pavilions.

Day 4 Beijing B/L/D
This morning, just a short distance
outside the capital, you will visit the
extraordinary 6500 km-long Great Wall
of China. Your walk along the top of the wall will be a highlight of your journey. A short drive away is the statue-lined road leading to the thirteen Ming Tombs - impressive burial places, actually huge underground palaces, with numerous halls built to contain the emperor's lavish treasures.

Day 5 Beijing B/L/D
Explore Beijing's old residential area
“Hutong” by unique rickshaw, a new kind of itinerary enables visits to plug into the narrow street to get a glimpse at the daily life of Beijingers. Afternoon is free at leisure. Peking Duck dinner and cultural show.

Day 6 Beijing-Xian B/L/D
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Xian. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Big Wild Goose Pagoda that offers a spectacular view of the ancient city walls. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Xian Garden Hotel.

Day 7 Xian B/L/D
Xian, one of the most important cradles
of ancient Chinese civilization. Exploring the archaeological treasure of the huge tomb of the First Emperor Qin, and the world-famous Terra Cotta Warriors and their Horses who served as the Imperial Guard to Emperor Qin, builder of the Great Wall. Enjoy a dinner with cultural performances at the Tang Dynasty Theatre.

Day 8
Xian-Guilin B/L/D
Transfer to the airport for a domestic
flight to Guilin, well known for its
serene landscape, Karst limestone
formations and bamboo groves.
Afternoon city tour of Guilin, visit the
Elephant Trunk Hill and Piled Silk Hill.
Overnight at Guilin Park Hotel.

Day 9 Guilin B/L/D
Today board a river boat for half-day
cruise on the scenic Li River. The cruise meanders downstream and through lush green valleys and hundreds of spectacular rock formations. Disembarking at the charming village of Yangshuo where you will find some good souvenir stalls. Return overland to Guilin in the late afternoon.

Day 10 Guilin - Shanghai B
Transfer to the airport for a domestic
flight to Shanghai. Meeting assistance
upon arrival and check-in Shanghai
Ocean Hotel.

Day 11 Shanghai B/L/D
Full day sightseeing of Shanghai. “The
Bund” - famous waterfront lined with
historical European buildings and the
old Chinese quarter. Visit the graceful
Yu Garden and the Jade Buddha Temple.
Dinner at a local restaurant and special
night at the Shanghai Acrobatic Show.

Day 12 Shanghai - Zhujiajiao B/L/D
Morning excursion to Zhujiajiao, a river
town near Shanghai which has a history
with the canals and waterways that
surround it. Afternoon tour of the
Shanghai Museum.

Day 13 Shanghai Departure B
Transfer to the airport for your departure



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