Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the largest palace complex in the world, ride one of the fastest trains and marvel at how tradition and modernism sit side by side in the world’s oldest continuous civilization.
On arrival, you will be met and transferred to hotel by the local guide. After a good rest in a comfortable hotel, transfer to watch one of the famous Chinese Acrobatic Shows in a theatre.
Overnight in Beijing.
Depart from hotel in the morning to visit the biggest public square in the world - Tian’anmen Square conquers you with its grandeur at first sight. Next visit the Forbidden City, the imperial palace for 24 emperors during Ming and Qing Dynasties and the biggest ancient architecture complex in the world. Visit the museum and relive the power and magnificence of the ruling dynasties.
Overnight in Beijing.
In the morning drive 75km to visit the Jade factory and Great Wall at Juyong pass. The Great Wall is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the symbol of China and the wisdom of Chinese people. The Chinese succeeded in building such a great feat of architecture with simple tools in ancient times. You will have a short stop and take photos in Beijing Olympic Park, where you can see the outside view of the National Stadium, Bird’s Nest and National Aquatics Centre, the Water Cube.
In the afternoon, you continue your trip to Summer Palace. Having the largest royal park and being well preserved, it was designated, in 1960 by the State Council, as a Key Cultural Relics Protection Site of China. Containing examples of the ancient arts, it also has graceful landscapes and magnificent constructions.
Also visit a tea house and experience the ancient tea culture and ceremony of China.
Overnight in Beijing
After breakfast transfer to train station to take the High Speed Train to Shanghai. On your arrival the guide and driver will take you to the Shanghai Wild Animal Park. More than 200 kinds of rare animals form the world were collected and the number of animal is about 10,000, such as foreign giraffe, zebra, antelope, white rhinoceros, giant panda, snub-nosed monkey, Chinese tiger.
Visit one of the ancient water towns of Shanghai. Water towns were well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. The little town is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. Unique old bridges across bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards attached. Be transported to a brand-new world full of antiquity, leisure and tranquillity.
Visit a Buddhist shrine - Jade Buddha Temple, located in a crowd of Shanghai City. It is named for its two bejewelled white jade Buddha. Carved from a whole piece of white jade, the sitting jade Buddha statue is translucent with a solemn expression, displaying the excellent skill and extraordinary art of Chinese people.
Visit the Yuyuan Gardens which has many scenic courtyards decorated with baroque rockery, pools, and flora that are all connected by corridors and passageways.
Drop in at apearl factory and watch the process of manufacturing cultured pearls. Pay a visit to the Nanjing Road, Old French Concession and People’s Park, The Bund and stop at the Oriental TV Tower.
Overnight in Shanghai
Take a cooking class and learn how to make Chinese dumplings
Drop off at airport for return flight