2018 Best of China 21-Day

Beijing, Xian, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Zhangjiajie, Yangtze River Cruise, Guilin, Hong Kong

Guaranteed Departure Based on Minimum of 2 Passengers with fixed dates (Wed.)
(Tour Code: YRSP21D)

Day01 (Wed.) Beijing Arrival
When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional

tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the

hotel. The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you

can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.
*Hotel: Oriental Bay International Hotel 5* or similar

Day02 Beijing (B/L/-)
After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting

Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved

imperial palace complex in the world. Then tour Tiananmen

Square and outside view of the National Grand Theater. Afterwards, visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors worshiped the heaven and prayed for grain harvest and rainfall. It is the existing largest and highest ranking complex of sacred places in China. Lastly, Stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years. (Dinner on own arrangement)
*Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the famous Beijing acrobatic show: CAD65 per person

Day03 Beijing (B/L/SD)
Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World'. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade. Afterwards, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.

Day04 Beijing - Xian (Flight) (B/-/D)
This morning you will take a flight to Xian, the ancient capital city for 11 dynasties in Chinese history. Upon arrival, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall.
*Hotel: Wyndham Hotel Xian 5* or similar

Day05 Xian (B/L/-)
Visit the Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route. Then tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Back to the town, proceed to visit Shaanxi History Museum, which has been regarded as “the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures”.
*Optional Tour: You can choose to watch enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: CAD90 per person

Day06 Xian - Shanghai (Flight) - Suzhou (Coach) (B/L/-)
After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, China's most popular metropolis that has attracted the visitors from all over the world. Then transferred to the city of Suzhou, often referred to as the "Venice of the East". Upon arrival, visit the Suzhou’s Bird Nest, designed by Paul Andrew who also designed the Beijing’s Bird Nest. Dinner at your own expense.
*Hotel: Suzhou Pan Pacific Hotel 5* or similar

Day07 Suzhou - Wuxi (Coach) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will visit Suzhou Lotus Garden, also named The Couple's Garden. It is the world's cultural heritage. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as “Oriental romantic”. And visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process. Transfer to Wuxi after lunch, visit the Li Garden, Zisha Tea-Pot Center. The garden is surrounded with water on three sides, shows the interests of "the artificial hill the real water".
*Hotel: Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan 5* or similar

Day08 Wuxi - Hangzhou (Coach) (B/L/D)
After breakfast proceed to visit the Pearl Breeding Center before transfer to Hangzhou. Visit West Lake and enjoy a relaxing boat ride there. West Lake is man-made and created after the Chinese love for garden-style parks for recreation. It is the symbol of Hangzhou, and is considered one of the most beautiful sights in China.
*Optional Tour: You can choose to Watch “The Romance of Song Dynasty” show: CAD70 per person
*Hotel: Jinma Palace Hangzhou 5* or similar

Day09 Hangzhou - Shanghai (Coach) (B/L/-)
After breakfast, we continue to visit the Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. Then transfer to Shanghai, stop by the Jewel Store. Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. Then visit City God Temple Plaza and the Nanjing Road, which is No. 1 commercial center in China. Free time to do the shopping and enjoy the city on your own pace. (Dinner on own arrangement)
*Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Huangpu River: CAD65 per person
*Hotel: Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai 5* or similar

Day10 Shanghai - Zhangjiajie (Flight) (B)
In the morning, transfer to airport to take a flight to Zhangjiajie. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for rest. Rest of the day free to leisure.
*Hotel: Dacheng Shanshui Hotel 5* or similar

Day11 Zhangjiajie (B/L/D)
After hotel breakfast, we will Visit to Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Take Bailong Sightseeing Elevator, and visit Yuanjiajie, Hallelujah Mountain, Mihun stage, then take bus to Tianzi mountain, Helong park, Yubi peak, take the cable car down.
Day12 (Sun.) Zhangjiajie - Yichang Boarding (B/D)
After hotel breakfast, depart to Yichang, enjoy the countryside view on the way. After dinner, you will board the 5* Yangtze River cruise ship for your river journey.
19:00 Pre-boarding on Yichang Peach Village pier
*Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5* (outside balcony cabin)
*Click here  to view more details of this cruise

Day13 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
07:00 Depart from Yichang
07:00-08:00 Pass through Xilin Gorge
08:00-11:00 Optional shore excursion to Three Gorges’ Tribe
12:30-15:30 Shore excursion to Three Gorges’ Dam
16:00-20:00 Pass through the 5-flight shiplock.
18:30 Captain welcome cocktail party

Day14 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
08:00-12:00 Shore Excursion to Shennong stream
12:30-16:30 Pass through the Wu Gorge
16:30-19:00 Optional shore excursion to White King City

Day15 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
09:00-12:00 Shore excursion to Ghost City in Fengdu
18:00 Captain farewell banquet

Day16 Chongqing - Guilin (Flight) (B/L/D)
Disembark at Chongqing, a famous mountain city in China. Fly to Guilin, whose picturesque landscape has inspired Chinese artists and poets for centuries. People always say: “Guilin's scenery is peerless in the world.”
*Hotel: Guilin Four Point by Sheraton 5* or similar

Day17 Guilin - Yangshuo (Cruise) - Guilin (Coach) (B/L/D)

Take a cruise on the Li River. The scenery is breathtaking, as jagged, mist-covered mountains loom before you, and quaint villages dot the riverbanks. Disembark at Yangshuo, visit the countryside of Yangshuo. Then drive back to Guilin.

Day18 Guilin - Shenzhen (Bullet train, second-class seat) (B)
After hotel breakfast, take the bullet train to Shenzhen. On the train, you will see beautiful scenery on both sides. Meet and transfer to hotel, rest of time free at leisure.
*Optional Tour: You can choose to have a visit to China Folk Culture Villages (Including Dinner): CAD85 per person
*China Folk Culture Villages: In the village, you will see the distinctive architecture of ethnic groups and join their brilliant festivals. In the evening, we will enjoy the night shows: Genghis Khan Horse Fighting Show & Dragon and Phoenix Show.
*Hotel: Crowne Plaza Landmark Shenzhen 5* or similar

Day19 Shenzhen - Hong Kong (Coach) (B/L)
After hotel breakfast, visit Lichi Park to view the people practice dancing and morning exercise like Taichi or Sword dancing, etc. (if weather permit). Then visit the Meridian View Centre, Jade exhibition center, and Silk Factory. After lunch, followed by an approx. 2.5 hours shopping at the Lo Wu Shopping Mall. Continue to transfer to Hong Kong hotel by border-cross van (Driver only, no tour guide).
*Hotel: The Cityview 4* or similar  

Day20 Hong Kong (No Meals)
Morning proceed to a city tour (Seat-in-Coach) in Hong Kong Island, including the famous Victoria Peak, Stenley Market, Aberdeen Fishing Village and a jewelry factory. Free for your shopping spree for the rest of the day.

Day21 Hong Kong Departure (No Meals)
Take shuttle bus to airport for homebound flight. Tour ends.

Note: B-Breakfast/ L-Lunch/ D-Dinner/ SD-Special Dinner

​Package Price (Twin Sharing): CAD$/Per Person (Land Only)

Dates of Arrival at Beijing Airport (Wednesday)
Land Package Rate
Single Supplement
MAR 14, 2018
APR 11, 2018
JUN 06, 2018
JUL 04, 2018
AUG 01, 2018
NOV 07, 2018 

MAY 09, 2018
SEP 12, 2018
OCT 10, 2018


Land Cost Includes

  • 1st class hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Daily American buffet breakfast and meals as listed in the itinerary
  • English-conducted sightseeing tour specified in the itinerary
  • Guilin - Shenzhen bullet train ticket second-class seat
  • All China domestic flight as listed in the itinerary (Including Beijing - Xian; Xian - Shanghai; Shanghai - Zhangjiajie; Chongqing - Guilin)
  • Baggage handling

Land Cost Excludes

  • International flight
  • China visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips, optional tours and personal expenses
  • China domestic taxes

(Prices per person and subject to change)