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China Golden Route Supervalue - 11 Day Escorted Tour Program Details

Visiting Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai

Early Morning Fishing, Guilin

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Day 1 • Arrive Beijing

Touch down in Beijing, China’s capital with over 3,000 years of history. After retrieving your luggage and clearing customs you will check into your Five-Star accommodations.
New World Hotel , Beijing

Day 2 • Beijing

This morning, see vast Tiananmen Square and the extravagant Ming-era Imperial

Palace in the Forbidden City, including the jewelry section. After lunch, visit the elegant Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with the largest imperial garden in the world. The grounds include over 3,000 structures with a variety of pavilions, towers and arched bridges surrounding Lake Kunming with boat ride (weather permitting). This evening, enjoy your Beijing Duck Dinner.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 • Beijing

Today experience a highlight of your trip today as you visit the renowned Great Wall. On the way, if traffic allows, stop to photograph the iconic “Bird’s Nest”– the Beijing National Stadium – host to many spectacular events of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Then arrive at the amazing Great Wall, and walk along its ramparts as emperors once did. After lunch, visit a Cloisonné Factory and observe the skilled artisans as they create intricate designs. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to shop and explore on your own, or enjoy an optional tour.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 • Beijing / Xi’an  

This morning free at leisure. Perhaps shop for local bargains. Then fly to historic Xi’an, former capital of China.
Grand New World Hotel, Xi'an
MEALS: American Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 • Xi’an

View the extraordinary life-sized Terra-Cotta army, no two alike, buried for over 2200 years; Circle Vision Movie; Bronze Chariot and the Xi’an City Wall.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 • Xi’an / Guilin  

Today’s flight takes you to Guilin, set amidst a valley of dramatic peaks that have inspired artists through the centuries. Afternoon tour takes you to intriguing Reed Flute Cave and Fu Bo Hill’s dramatic rock formations.
Bravo Hotel, Guilin
MEALS: American Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 • Guilin

Today’s cruise along the Li River, with lunch served aboard ship, reveals the haunting beauty of Guilin’s misty peaks surrounding the river en route to Yangshuo.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 • Guilin / Shanghai  

This morning is at leisure in Guilin. Later, fly to modern Shanghai, China’s center of commerce. The balance of the day is free.
New World Mayfair Hotel, Shanghai
MEALS: American Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 • Shanghai

Sightsee Shanghai’s highlights: the Shanghai Museum, with an audio tour describing the special features of the museum’s permanent collections, Children’s Palace or Urban Planning Center, Yu Garden and the Old Town, the city’s colonial European past at The Bund, the modern Xintiandi, and a renowned Shanghai silk carpet factory.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 • Shanghai

Free day to explore and enjoy Shanghai on your own or take one of our optional excursions.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 11 • Journey Home

After breakfast, bid farewell to China.
MEALS: American Breakfast


5 Star & Deluxe Hotels
BEIJING (3 nights) New World Hotel
XI'AN (2 nights) Grand New World Hotel
GUILIN (2 nights) Bravo Hotel
SHANGHAI (2 nights) New World Mayfair Hotel


Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation

Departures & Pricings


China World Hotel Beijing
China World Hotel Beijing
Grand New World X'ian
Grand New World Xi'an
Bravo Hotel Guilin
Bravo Hotel Guilin
New World Mayfair Hotel Shanghai
New World Mayfair Hotel Shanghai