13 Days China Beijing, Harbin, Zhangjiajie and Shanghai Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Harbin, Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Shanghai

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

Upon arrival in Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Beijing

You will be transferred to visit the Temple of Heaven Park. In the afternoon, walk thru the Tian’anmen Square, visit the Forbidden City, and climbing about 5 minutes to the Jingshan Park (Coal Hill) where you will have a full view of the Forbidden City. Free evening for your own exploration.

Meals: Breakfasr, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

Your tour today will take you to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section with a short hiking on the wall. On the way back to your hotel, pay a visit to the cloisonné Factory where you will see the local traditional art culture, and then drop by at 798 Art Zone to pick up ideas of modern arts of China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing

Continue exploration of Beijing : Summer Palace, Lama Temple, and take a 3-wheel rickshaw to see the local Hutongs where you can see the local Beijing people’s lifestyle. The rest of the day is given to your shopping time : check out the different outlets of souvenirs at various locations with your guide.

Day 5 Beijing to Harbin

Take the flight for Harbin, taking in the winter scenery along the road. Upon arrival at Harbin, check in hotel and tour Harbin city : St Sophia Church, after dinner, go for the Ice World Park. Transfer back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Harbin

Harbin city tour continues to Snow Sculpture Park at the Sun Island, Tiger Park, Stalin Park, and go and admire the swimmers in the icy cold river. Have a leisurely scroll on the central avenue.

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Harbin to Beijing to Zhangjiajie

Morning free at leisure in Harbin. Transfer to the airport for the early afternoon flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing airport, own arrangement to connect the evening flight to Zhangjiajie at the airport.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred about 40 minutes to the hotel at Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 8 Zhangjaijie

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met and drive to take a cable car to Huangshizhai (the Yellow Stone Stronghold) and be taken on a 2 hours hike on the mountain.

After lunch, proceed to the Golden Whip Stream (Jinbianxi). You will have a leisure hiking abour 2.5 hours. And then hiking through a grand Valley (Baizhangxia) and reach the sleepy Baofeng Lake. Around the lake area the beautiful cataracts are found in the film Avatar. Drive back to your hotel and free evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Zhangjiajie

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met and drive to take the Bailong Elevator to Yuanjiajie Mountian – a glass Elevator built into the side of the mountain.

On the summit, you will be taken on a 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. This mountian was used as inspiration for the Halelujah Mountains seen in the blockbuster moive, Avatar. Proceed to the Platform or Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views. Climb up to King of peaks – Tianzi Mountain. Take a cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and go on sightseeing along the Dreamlike Fairland – Shi Li Hua Lang.

Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch
Day 10 Zhangjiajie to Shanghai

Morning check out the hotel and you will be taken to explore in the fantastic underground cave – Yellow Dragon Cave, hiking about 2 hours in the cave.

In the afternoon, explore Tianmen Mountain Nature Reserve, where you will experience a ride on the world’s longest cable car up to the summit of the mountain. Take a hike about 2 hours on the Plank Road Alongside Guigu Cliffs. Pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple and take a bus through the Tongtian Avenue to explore Tianmen Cave if weather permits.
Transfer to the airport for the evening flight to Shanghai.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transfer to the hotel. Free evening for your own leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11 Shanghai

Today Shanghai city tour to visit the Yu Garden, and nearby Old Street. Process to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and pay a visit to Jiangnan Silk Workshop and have a free walk on the Bund and nearby Nanjing Road.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12 Shanghai

Free at leisure in Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 13 Shanghai Departure

Free at leisure and transfer to the airport of Shanghai for your flight to to next destination.Services end.

Meals: Breakfast
It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

Can we increase the number of days in Shanghai as we have a conference to go to? Can we start and finish on the day we want to? Can we do the tour with just 2 people? Is it still worth going to the ice world park in September when the weather is warm?
Asked by Robyn Zanozin (Apr.27, 2014)

Trip Advisor (Apr.27, 2014) replied:
Hi, You can increase the days in Shanghai. And you also can start and finish the tour on the day you want. Please kindly check your email with details. Thanks.

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