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On arrival into Beijing International Airport you will be met by and On The Go Representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure, so you can start exploring Beijing independently or relax and rest up for the evening at the hotel. Overnight Sunworld Hotel Beijing (Interconnecting room).
oday you will set out to sightsee the nation's capital, starting with Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square - home to the Monument of the People's Heroes and many important events in Chinese history - most notably the 1989 Student Protests. The Forbidden CIty - so called as it was only visited by people on Imperial business up until 1911 - is a vision in grandeur with yellow roofs, vermilion walls and the innermost sanctum of Beijing. This afternoon you will walk through the city's many temples, grand halls and courtyards before taking a ride through the backstreets Hutongs. Overnight Sunworld Hotel Beijing (Interconnecting room).
Today you take a journey outside of the city to the most famous wall in the world - the Great Wall of China. Take a walk on some of the sections before we transfer you to your simple Jinshanling Hotel in the Jinshanling village.
Today you can trek another section of the wall before returning to the Jinshanling Hotel for the evening.
Today we head back to Beijing and over to tour the Summer Palace with its UNESCO listed imperial gardens on Kunming Lake. Overnight Sunworld Hotel Beijing (Interconnecting room).
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival we will be there to pick you up and tour the world famous Terracotta Warriors, which were discovered in 1974 by local farmers who were digging for a well. These soldiers are over 2200 years old and no two warriors are the same - it is believed they are a self portrait of the individual soldiers. Overnight Gudu New World Hotel (Interconnecting room).
Today we will pick you up from the airport for your flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival we will be there to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel with the remainder of the day free. Overnight Ascott Raffles Chengdu (2 bedroom boutique properties).
A short drive out of town takes you to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. China’s Giant Pandas are considered the most endangered mammal on the planet. Due to a loss of habitat in the Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu Provinces it is estimated that there are less than 1500 giant pandas remaining in the wild - 80% of which are located in Sichuan Provence. Afterwards we visit Jinli Lu street. Overnight Ascott Raffles Chengdu (2 bedroom boutique properties).
Today we will transfer you to the airport for your flight o Guangzhou. Upon arrival we will be there to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel nearby. Overnight Pullman Hotel (standard rooms).
Sadly your last day with us with your departure airport transfer.
About 100km northwest of Lijiang in Yunnan province is where the Yangtze River’s upper reaches, the Jingsha Jiang, channel with ...