Day 1 Arrival / Beijing / Welcome Meeting & Dinner
Arrive in Beijing international airport and transfer to hotel. Refresh and prepare for an exciting journey in this amazing country. Your tour leader will meet you in the hotel lobby at 18:00 pm. Enjoy Beijing Roast Duck dinner after the welcome briefing.
Day 2 Beijing / Great Wall
Start early in the morning to visit Mutianyu Great Wall. There's an option in the evening to see the Legend of Kongfu in the evening.
Day 3 Beijing / Forbidden City & Hutong / Overnight Train
Start from the morning to explore the Beijing. Hop on a local bus or metro heading to the world's largest city square Tiananmen Square. Walk across the square into the Forbidden City. Go deep into the Hutong. Transfer to station for an overnight train (First Class) to Xi'an.
Day 4 Overnight Train / Xi’an / City Wall & Muslim Quarter
Arrive into the ancient walled city Xi’an in the morning, transfer to hotel. Visit the ancient City Wall and the Muslim Quarter. Around them there are all kinds of snacks and gift shops. Enjoy a dumpling cooking lesson and banquet for dinner.
Day 5 Xi’an / Terracotta Army Museum / Calligraphy Class
Visit the Terracotta Army which were buried more than 2000 years. Pick up a traditional Chinese brush pen for a calligraphy class. Enjoy some free time to explore the night beauty of Xi'an.
Day 6 Xi’an / Han Emperor Tomb / Chengdu / Hotpot Dinner
Check out in the morning, transfer to visit the 2000 years Han Emperor Tomb. It's interesting way to compare and learn about the two important dynasties in China, the Qin and the Han. Travel to Chengdu by bullet train and finish the day with Hotpot dinner.
Day 7 Chengdu / Pandas / People’s Park
Get up early to see the special Giant Pandas and the less-know Red Pandas. Explore the the city and enjoy a cup of tea as local people do in the People's Park. Optional to see Sichuan Opera in the evening.
Day 8 Chengdu / Yangshuo
Transfer to airport and fly to Guilin. Transfer to Yangshuo, our base for the next 3 days exploration in the most beautiful karst formation countryside scenery. Take an orientation walk and then enjoy some free time in the lovely town.
Day 9 Yangshuo / Li River / Chinese Cooking
Transfer to Xingping, enjoy a bamboo boat ride along the picturesque Li River and countryside. Afterwards, enjoy hands-on learning of Chinese cooking in a local community restaurant.
Day 10 Yangshuo / Tea & Mountains / Farewell Dinner
Enjoy a free morning before visiting tea plantation and the scenic mountains. In the evening, dress up for our farewell dinner and share highlights moments of the journey.
Day 11 Yangshuo / Hong Kong / Victoria Harbour
Enjoy a later morning, transfer to station for the direct bullet train to Hong Kong. Visit the Victoria Harbour in the evening.
Day 12 Hong Kong / Departure
Depart any time for onward travelling.