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Beijing, Shanghai And World Expo
Visit Shanghai World Expo and experience Beijing
Overview Itinerary Dates & Rates Extension Visa
Detail Itinerary
Day 1 USA / Beijing
Depart USA for Beijing, China
Day 2 Arrive in Beijing
An English-speaking guide will meet you at the airport, drive you to your hotel, and help you check in.
Day 3 Beijing B,L,SD
Your tour begins in Tiananmen Square, the heart of Beijing and the largest public space on earth. Step back in time as you pass through the Gate of Heavenly Peace and enter the Forbidden City, home to the Imperial Courts of the Ming and Qing Dynasties for more than 500 years. The Forbidden City is an enormous complex of perfectly preserved palaces, temples, magnificent squares and formal gardens. You’ll stroll down cobblestone paths once known only to the Emperor’s most intimate advisors, visit the private chambers of Imperial concubines and see stunning collections of priceless art, furnishings, and jewelry. After lunch you’ll visit the Summer Palace, a fairyland of pagodas, pavilions and stone bridges on the outskirts of the city. You will also visit a pearl workshop. This evening you’ll enjoy the capital’s most famous dining experience - a Peking Duck Dinner Party – then attend a special cultural performance – Legend of Kung Fu.
Day 4 Beijing B,L,D,
Leave the bustle and traffic of Beijing behind and journey through the countryside to see one of the Wonders of the World – The Great Wall. You will walk along a portion of this 3700-mile long marvel or to simply sit and contemplate the wonders of China’s past. After lunch you’ll visit the massive tomb complex of the Ming Emperors.You will also have a photo stop at 2008 Olympica venure. Enjoy dinner tonight at a local restaurant.
Day 5 Beijing B,L,
This morning you’ll visit the Temple of Heaven, one of China’s most photographed attractions. This ornate wooden structure was where the “Sons of Heaven”, as the Chinese Emperors were known, worshiped the gods and prayed for good harvests. It is the largest temple complex in China and the lovely park surrounding the ancient tower is a popular spot for morning Tai Chi. Next. Afterwards, venture into a Hutong neighborhood, where the atmosphere of Old Peking lives on. You’ll bicycle or ride rickshaws down narrow lanes and alleyways, past vegetable markets, traditional medicine shops and tiny, wooden teahouses. Then you will stroll along the Liulichang Culture Street where the shops in the architectural style of the late Qing Dynasty stand side by side, selling an enormous variety of goods, such as pottery and porcelain, carved lacquer wares and jewels. After dinner, take a night tour to the colorful Wang Fu Jing Street.
Day 6 Beijing / Shanghai B,
Today you will fly to Shanghai. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Balance of the day is free at leisure. Optional tours are vailable upon request.
Day 7 Shanghai B,
Free. Ticket for World Expo Shanghai is available. Or you may opt out for more sighseeings.
Day 8 Shanghai B,
Free. Ticket for World Expo Shanghai is available. Or you may opt out for more sighseeings in Shanghai or take an excursion to Suzhou and nearby area.
Day 9 Shanghai / USA B,
Say “zaijian” (goodbye) to China. You will be driven to the airport for your flight home.