13 Days Hubei Children Reunion Heritage Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Wuhan, Orphanage City, Shanghai

We can arrange the visiting to all the orphanages in Hubei Province, Famous places like Great Wall/ Giant Panda/ Terracotta Amy are all covered, Private guide/ vehicle and diver offer you valued sevice, No forced shopping activities

CADT-03
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing

After you arrive in Beijing, our local guide will pick you up and then drive to hotel for a good rest.

Meals: No Meal
Day 2 Beijing

A buffet breakfast & real fresh coffee will kick start your day. Your private guide will be on time and waiting in arrivals.
First stop, Tiananmen Square. It is the third largest city square in the world. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. (30 minutes)
Next visit the Forbidden City, which is 24 emperor's palace in Dynasty Ming and Qing. It is called Gu Gong in Chinese, located in the Center of Beijing. It is the ancient palace which has the largest scale, most magnificent, and best reservation in the world.  (2 hour)
Explore the construction art and royal dignity in the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden--Summer Palace. (90 minutes)
Free-time Ideas: Chinese Acrobatics Show is highly recommended in Beijing. Your guide can help you get tickets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

In the morning, you will be driven to the best known section of the Great Wall--Mutianyu Great Wall. Be a hero to hike to the top of the Wall. You may pay extra to take a cable car. (2 hours)
After lunch, visit Ding Tomb, the most famous one of the 13 Ming Tombs . It is the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty. (1 hour)
On the way back to the downtown area, while passing by the Bird's Nest, also called the Olympic National Stadium, we will make a brief stop for you to take some pictures of the huge nest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Xian

Explore the fascinating Hutong neighborhoods. Beijing's oldest Hutongs were constructed during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Your tour will take you through some of the best-preserved Hutong neighborhoods, which represented the history, culture and lifestyle of old Beijing. After a special homemade lunch at a local family residence in the Hutong Lane area, your family can learn how to make your own kites under professional instructions, and then fly your handmade kites with others at the Temple of Heaven which is China's largest temple and altar. It is often regarded as the most recognizable symbol of China.
In the late afternoon, get onboard an express train for your overnight journey to Xian.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Xian

Arrive early this morning in China's ancient capital city of Xian. Known as ChangAn in ancient times, Xian was the capital city of China for 1,062 years (13 dynasties and under the reign of 73 different emperors);
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum for an in-depth look at China's extensive history with more than 2,000 items on exhibit. 
In the afternoon, get on top the 950-year-old city wall and ride a bike; be sure to enjoy the panoramic view of the city. Built during the early Ming Dynasty with a core of mud covered by three layers of bricks, it is the only city wall to remain intact in China today.

Meals: Lunch
Day 6 Xian

Embark on an amazing historical and cultural adventure today and begin with an exploration at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, where you will find lifelike terracotta soldiers, horses, chariots and weapons created more than 2,000 years ago to guard the First emperor's tomb. Their vibrant painted details have worn away over time due to weathering, thus revealing their original earthy color.
In the afternoon, continue to visit the Great Mosque, a place where the local Muslims attend worship ceremony.
Then transfer to the railway station to catch a overnight train trip to Beijing. After you arrive in Beijing, our guide will pick you up and drive to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Xian to Chengdu

You will fly to Chengdu from Xian today. After your arrival, you will have a free time to explore this city.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 8 Chengdu

Embark on an extraordinary journey to the Panda Breeding Research Base this morning. A professional panda caregiver will give you a brief insight of the panda research findings and everyone will have the rare opportunity to hold and hug a baby panda; something everyone in the family is sure to enjoy. 
After lunch, visit the fascinating Sanxingdui Museum. Little is known about the mysterious cultural and religious beliefs of the people of SanXingDui, yet visitors can gain a sense of the culture through intriguing displays of ancient and rare artifacts used in daily life and religious ceremonies.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Chengdu to Wuhan

Depart Chengdu and travel to Wuhan for an orphanage visit. Tour guides will sensitively and carefully assist your family as you embark on this most meaningful portion of your return trip. On this initial day of the city visit, one can spend time strolling the area and absorbing a sense of the city and locale.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 10 Orphanage City in Hubei

After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the SWI (orphanage) city, visit your child's home orphanage and meet with people related to your child's adoption. If you desire, host a lunch or dinner for the orphanage director and staff. Explore the local area with your guide. If needed, locate and visit the place where your child was found or visit your child's former foster family (if applicable and pending special permission). Our guide will escort you back to the provincial capital city or overnight in the SWI city.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 11 Wuhan to Shanghai

This morning take some final glimpses around your child's province to capture your special memories. At late afternoon, depart for Shanghai by highspeed train.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 12 Shanghai

Begin your adventure with a relaxing walk along the Bund near the Huang Pu River. 
Then visit the Yuyuan Garden and enjoy its intricately designed pathways, pavilions, koi stocked pools and quiet courtyards; then pass by the shops and restaurants in Yuyuan Bazaar on your way to lunch. 
In the afternoon, visit the Jade Buddha Temple. As you enter the temple grounds, you might hear prayers of the monks and glimpse the smoke of incense curling toward the sky.
Finally visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the highest TV tower in Aisa, to have a bird view of this metropolis.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 Shanghai

Today you will be driven to the airport for your departure flight, tour ends.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1984 US$1842
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$2097 US$2047

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. Beijing/Xian, Wuhan/Shanghai train tickets.
2. Airfare between Xian/Chengdu
3. Airport/hotel/airport (or train station) transfer as listed on itinerary.
4. All listed sightseeing and tour programs with private English-speaking tour guide and private van or bus with driver.
5. Three-Star Hotels and meals as stipulated on itinerary.
6. All prices are quoted in US Dollars and are subject to change without notice. Please check at time of booking.
7. All prices are quoted per person based on two people sharing a room (double occupancy). Single supplement applies for single travelers.


1. Some meals
2. Tips to guides and drivers
3. Expenses of a personal nature
4. Provincial Civil Affair Bureau orphanage visit filing fee
5. Side trips to the designated provinces on Day Ten–Twelve, the airfare between Chengdu – WuHan - Shanghai which can be arranged by us for an additional cost. Please provide your adopted child's orphanage location so we can give you a more detailed itinerary with the extra costs for Day Ten-Twelve.
The cost of holding the panda and taking a picture is additional to the entry fee.  The costs are USD One hundred and eighty five/per person for holding a baby panda. Although the Pandas are cute and adorable, they may inflict accidental injuries in their playful nature.


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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.

When is Xian,is it possible to include a trip to Yulin.Our youngest daughter is from the Yulin orphanage and we would like to include that as well.
Asked by Hope Holben (Jan.05, 2013)

Lead to China Trip Advisor (Jan.05, 2013) replied:
Dear Mr.Holben,thanks for your question. Sure,we can arrange the trip according to your request.Our tripadvisor is dealing with your question, we will send the specific trip to your mailbox as soon as possible.

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