Life of the City Tour

Beijing – ShangHai  (10 Days)

(B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
If a specific hotel listed here is unavailable,
you will stay at a comparable hotel
with the same level of service

Day 01: Arrival in Beijing

You will be met and transported to your hotel. You can then marvel at the treasures of the Summer Palace, the largest Imperial garden in the world. Housed in these buildings are an immense collection of treasures and cultural artifacts. For dinner you may eat in the hotel or explore the local restaurants at your leisure.

Summer Palace

Day 02: Beijing

Touring in our capital city can begin with strolling across the Tiananmen Square - the largest and most imposing public square in the world. Through the Meridian Gate on the north side of the square, you will enter the fabled Forbidden City to appreciate its majesty and magnificence. In the afternoon, you can visit the Temple of Heaven where the emperor, twice each year, would visit to thank the Gods for a good harvest and pray for the new one. To complement a memorable start to your tour, you can have Beijing Duck Dinner at the famous century-old Quan Ju De restaurant followed by a fascinating Peking Opera performance. (B)

Tiananmen Square

Day 03: Beijing

You can follow the Chinese saying "you are not a real human being until you climb up on the great wall” at the Badaling Great Wall of China, more than 2, 500 years old. The wall was constructed to protect China from the savage Northern tribes. The wall construction was initiated in 200 B.C. during the Qin Dynasty and was finished around the 15th century during the Ming Dynasty, which lasted for 10 dynasties.   After the Great Wall, you can visit Dingling, one of the Ming Tombs – the burial site of royalty during the Ming Dynasty.   It took 10 years from Dingling's discovery develop the site. Entrance to this sacred burial ground is via the Sacred Way, an avenue where large animal statues stand guard.  (B)

Great Wall

Day 04: Beijing

You can visit the Lama Temple, the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery in present day China. The rest of the day is free – explore at your leisure. For dinner, you may eat in the hotel or explore local restaurants. (B)


Day 05: Beijing

Free activity – explore at your leisure. (B)

Day 06: Beijing – ShangHai

You will fly from Beijing to Shanghai. Our guide will pick you up at Shanghai airport and transport you to your hotel. You can then see the most modern city of China and visit the Yuyuan Garden, the Nanjing Road. The Portman Acrobatic Show is scheduled for the evening. (B)

Shanghai street scene

Day 07: ShangHai

You can visit Shanghai Museum and see beauty firsthand. The museum's displays show Chinese art from ceramics to jade to furniture.  After experiencing Shanghai's past, you will see Shanghai's future at the TV Tower of Oriental Pearl - the world's third tallest TV tower. The remaining time is set aside for you to enjoy the magnificent views of the City's Old Bund. (B)


Day 08 -09: Shanghai

Free activity – explore the city at your leisure and enjoy the shopping and culture. (B)

Day 10: Departure from Shanghai

Having completed your memorable China tour, today you will be transported to the airport for your flight home. (B)


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