Rail Tour Plus Beijing

ShangHai - HangZhou - Suzhou - Wuxi - Nangjing - Beijing   (13 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 Shanghai

Upon arrival in ShangHai, you are met and transported to your hotel. After your overseas flight, your can relax during the remainder of the afternoon and evening. For dinner, you may eat in the hotel or explore local restaurants.
(4-star: Shanghai Mansion; 5-star: Shanghai Hilton)


Day 02: Shanghai

You must see and experience Shanghai to appreciate its cosmopolitan flavor. At the Shanghai Museum, you will 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, its European architecture and the Yuyuan Garden. In the evening, you will be treated to a magnificent Portman Acrobatic Show. (B, L, D)

Shanghai Waterfront

Day 03: ShangHai – HangZhou

You will be transported to the airport for your flight to HangZhou. Check in at your hotel upon arrival. You will then visit the LingYin Temple.
(B, L, D) (4-star: Wanghu Hotel Hangzhou; 5-star: Shangri-La Hotel Hangzhou)

Day 04: Hangzhou

Visit the West Lake, the Red Carp Pond and the Mausoleum of General Yue Fei. (B, L, D)


Day 05: Hangzhou - SuZhou

Visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda. You will take the train to SuZhou and our guide will pick you up at the Suzhou railway station and transport you to your hotel.  The rest of the day is free. For dinner, you may eat in the hotel or explore local restaurants.
(B) (4-star: Gloria Plaza Hotel SuZhou; 5-star: Baodao Garden Hotel SuZhou)

Day 06: Suzhou

Visit the Hanshan Temple, the Zhuozheng Garden, the Tiger Hill and the Lingering Garden. (B, L, D)


Day 07: SuZhou – WuXi

You will take a train to Wuxi and be met and transported to the hotel. Visit the Taihu Lake and the Li Garden. (B, L, D) (4-star: Sheraton WuXi Hotel and Towers)

Suzhou Pagoda

Day 08: WuXi – NangJing

Enjoy a morning cruise across China's largest lake, as well as a visit to Wuxi's famous handicraft workshops before your afternoon train to historic Nanjing.
(B, L, D) (4-star: Dingshan Garden Hotel NangJing; 5-star: Jinling Hotel NangJing)

Day 09: NangJing

A full day of sightseeing on the banks of the Yangtze River includes the Sun Yatsen Mausoleum and Yangtze River Bridge. (B, L, D)

Cruise ship on the river

Day 10: NangJing - Beijing

You will be transported to the airport for your flight to Beijing. Our professional guide will pick you up at Beijing International Airport and transport you to your hotel. You will 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.  (4-star: Tianlun Dynasty Hotel ; 5-star: Beijing New Century Hotel)

Day 11: Beijing

Touring in our capital city will 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 will 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 will have Beijing Duck Dinner at the famous century-old Quan Ju De restaurant followed by a fascinating Peking Opera performance. (B, L, D)

Forbidden City

Day 12: Beijing

You will 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 will 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, L, D)

Great Wall of China

Day 13: Departure from Beijing

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


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