Chengdu Holidays

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Bright golden temple

Day 1: Beijing

Welcome to China and the start of your holiday! Enjoy an arrival transfer to the hotel, where you can relax after your long flight. Tonight we will take you to enjoy an Acrobatic Show. Swinging ropes, juggling hoops, rings of fire and human pyramids are just a few of the amazing skills shown.

Forbidden City

Day 2: Beijing

After breakfast your guide will start your city tour with a visit to the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. After time for lunch we enjoya visit to the UNESCO listed Summer Palace. This evening return transfers included for you to see the famous Kung Fu show.

Great Wall

Day 3: Beijing - Xi'an

Drive (1.5 hrs) and hike on the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a quieter section of the Great Wall. After a noodle-making lesson and lunch at Xiaolumian Restaurant (a village farmhouse-turned-noodle house at the foot of the Great Wall) we then drive back down town and have transfer you to the train station for the overnight train to Xi'an.

Day 4: Xi'an

Upon arrival our guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Later today we visit the Terracotta Warrior archaeological site, we visit a workshop where we see the process used to create the terracotta figurines. In battle formation, the Terracotta Warriors are one of China’s most awesome sights. Encircling the old city is Xi’an’s medieval City Wall, where we enjoy a hired bike ride.

Day 5: Xi'an - Guilin

This morning we will transfer you to the Airport in Xian for your flight to Guilin. Arrive Gulin and we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Today we visit to The Reed Flute Cave, within the cave there are enchanting stalagmites, stone pillars, stele, stone curtains and stone flowers. Then we continue on to Elephant Trunk Hill located at the confluence of the Taohua (Peach Blossom) River and the Li River.

Local man posing for a photo

Day 6: Guilin

This morning we will take you on a day trip to Longsheng. Longsheng located in the northwest of Guilin City is famous for its enchanting natural beauty and unique folk culture. It is well known for its Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Longsheng Hot Spring National Park and Huaping National Nature Reserve.

Day 7: Guilin - Yangshuo

This morning your Li River cruise departs from downtown Guilin for a full days excursion. The 90 Km Li River cruise is a highlight of any trip to the northeastern Guangxi Province with gorgeous karst peaks, peasants reaping rice paddy fields and fisherman floating by on bamboo rafts.

Dinner time!

Day 8: Yangshuo - Chengdu

Early morning flight to Chengdu. Met by our guide on arrival and transferto the hotel. Rest of the day is free.

Cute pandas

Day 9: Chengdu

After breakfast you will venture to the Panda Centre. Located just 10km (6miles) away from downtown Chengdu, the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Centre has been created and imitates the pandas' natural habitat in order that they might have the best possible environment for rearing and breeding. It's a full day excursion where you will also get to see other endangered species and the famous giant Buddha sculpture.

Day 10: Chengdu

Today we will transfer 2 people to the airport for the flight to Shanghai, where our services will end. The other 2 people will have a free day in Chengdu.

Waterfall through the rocks

Day 11: Chengdu - Jiuzhaigou

Today we wil transfer you to the airport for the flight to Jiuzhaigou. On arrival we will transfer you to the hotel and check you in.

Great colours in the lake

Day 12: Jiuzhaigou

Today is spent exploring the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Reserve, renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. It is home to densely growing conifers and rare and endangered animal species. Afterwards, visit the Pearl Beach Falls, Nuorilong Falls and Long Lake. The ever flowing cascade of Nuorilong spans an impressive 320 metres - making it the widest waterfall in all of China.

Waterfall through the rocks

Day 13: Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu

We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Chengdu. On arrival we will transfer you to the hotel and check you in. This afternoon we will take you on a guided visit to Wuhou Temple and Jinli ancient street.

Great colours in the lake

Day 14: Chengdu - Zhangjiajie

This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon we will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Zhangjiajie and check you into the hotel.

Day 15: Zhangjiajie

Today enjoy the cable car Huangshizhai Scenic Area of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Enjoy a bird’s eye view upon the landscape from Six-Wonder Pavilion on the top of the mountain, walk along the beautiful and peaceful stream-Golden Whip Stream. After lunch we visit the biggest limestone cave in Asia—Yellow Dragon Cave. After dinner, enjoy a singing and dancing performance of Tujia and Miao Minorities from the Charming West of Hunan.

Day 16: Zhangjiajie - Shanghai

Our sightseeing is in Zhangjiajie city where we visit Tienamen Mountain. After lunch, visit the Dayong Town Folklore Museum which features the culture and customs of Minorities in Hunan. Later we visit the Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery. In the evening we will transfer you to the hotel for the flight to Shanghai and on arrival we will check you into the hotel.

Bright green dragon

Day 17: Shanghai

Today we bid you farewell with a departure transfer to the Airport.

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