Arrival BeijingOn arrival you are greeted and
escorted to your hotel. Remain of the day is at
Day 2 BeijingOut this morning
to sightseeing the extravagances of Chinese history
in the Forbidden City's Imperial Palace and Tian'anmen
Square. This afternoon you visit the Summer Palace
and take a boat ride on its Lake Kunming. Tonight,
enjoy an entertaining cultural show.
Day 3 BeijingToday behold and
mount the astonishing Great Wall; after lunch
coach along the sacred way animals to visit the
Ming Tombs. This evening you are invited to a
delicious Beijing Duck Dinner.
Day 4 Beijing / Xi'anIn the morning
you wing on to Xi'an, a world-renowned city for
its wealth of antiquities.Check
in at your hotel then out to view
the extraordinary life-sized terra-cotta army
buried for 2,200 years in the first emperor's
necropolis, Circle Vision Movie and the Bronze
Chariots. This evening you are our guest at a
fabulous dinner show at Tang Dynasty Theatre Restaurant.
Day 5 Xi'anYou are continuing
sightseeing in Xi'an today by a visit to Huaqing
Hot Spring Palace,Banpo Neolithic Museum and the
Wild Goose Pagoda. Tonight you enjoy the local
special favorite of Dumpling Banquet.
Day 6 Xi'an / YinchuanYou leave
Xi'an for Yinchuan by a flight. Sightsee the Western-Xia
Kingdom Mausoleum, a royal tomb group of the Western
Xia Kingdom, including 9 tombs of royalties and
over 200 tombs of officials. Visit Rock Art of
Helan Mountain, which extends for 500 li (250
km). Tens of thousands of arts curved on rock
were discovered at it¡¯s east foot.Go to visit
Baisi Pass Twin-Pagoda scenic spot. The Twin Pagodas
have both the feathers of the brick pagodas of
the central paintings of China and traditional
styles of Xixia Buddhism spread from Tibet.
Day 7 Yinchuan/Zhongwei/YinchuanDrive
to Zhongwei.In Shapotou tourism zone, you could
wander in the sea of sand by riding a camel and
traveling along the yellow river by sheep skin
raft. Visit Gao temple, the cultural crystallization
of Confucian Taoism and Buddhism. Sightsee 108
dagobas, which is a tremendous group of towers
on a steep cliff of Qingtongxia reservoir. Drive
to Yinchuan and stay at a 4-star hotel.
Day 8 Yinchuan/ShanghaiLeave
Yinchuan to Shanghai by air. After check in at
your hotel, you are out for a city tour including
visits to the waterfront, known as the Bund, the
classical Yu Garden and old downtown, Jade Buddha
Temple and the People's Square. Tonight you will
enjoy an acrobatic show after dinner.
Day 9 Shanghai / Suzhou / ShanghaiAn
excursion to Suzhou by an express train. You will
visit the classical gardens of Humble Administrator,
the Garden Fishermen, the Tiger Hill and the Embroidery
Institute there until the evening you turn back
Day 10 Shanghai / ExitAfter check
out at your hotel, you are transferred the airport
for your homeward flight.