15 Days Liaoning Children Reunion Heritage Tour

Tour Route: Guangzhou, Guilin, Chengdu, Xian, Shenyang, Orphanage City, Beijing

We can arrange the visiting to all the orphanages in Liaoning 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-25
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Guangzhou

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

Meals: No Meal
Day 2 Guangzhou to Guilin

After breakfast, tour around Shamian Island: stop at the medical clinic where adoption medical exams are conducted and visit the photo shop where your child's visa photo was taken.
In the afternoon, take another trip down memory lane when you visit the American Consulate. Your guide will escort you to a local park where you can linger and relax while enjoying a story-time of traditional Chinese folktales to deepen your understanding of the rich cultural heritage of your child.
Take the late afternoon flight to Guilin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Guilin to Yangshuo to Guilin

After breakfast, embark on a scenic cruise along the Li River and enjoy a delicious lunch onboard. The landscape of Guilin is noted as the most gorgeous in China, with sparkling clear waters and magnificent green hills; you will see fishermen fishing with their trained cormorant birds occasionally as well. 
Have fun cycling in the countryside of Yangshuo to see Chinese rural life up close.
Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: See the poetic natural scenery of Yangshuo's countryside. Biking alongside the paddy fields and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China.
Free-time Ideas in Yangshuo:
It is flexible and convenient to add the interesting activities to enrich your experiences, such as learning Taichi, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese cooking and kayaking. Just ask your travel advisor, and let us do the rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Guilin

Your guide will be waiting for in the lobby of your hotel, ready to guide you around the star sights of Guilin by private vehicle.
Elephant Trunk Hill: It is the symbol of Guilin and got its name because its shape resembles an elephant with its trunk drinking from the Li River.
Reed Flute Cave: The cave is regarded as the most impressive cave in Guilin. The bizarrely-shaped limestone formations look fantastic under colorful lights.
Then visit Seven Star Park. With elegant mountains, miraculous stone forest, deep and serene valleys, valued cultural relics, clear water and plentiful animals and plants, Seven Star Park becomes very popular since the Sui (581-618) and Tang (618-907) Dynasties. It got its name from the seven peaks that are supposed to resemble the star pattern of the Big Dipper constellation.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Guilin to Chengdu

After breakfast, your local guide and driver will bring you to the airport and arrange for your flight to Chengdu. 
After your arrival in Chengdu and a tasty lunch, explore the Silk Embroidery Institute and the People's Park with Tea House and Garden.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 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 work and everyone will have the rare opportunity to hold and hug a baby panda; something the whole family is sure to enjoy. After lunch, visit the fascinating Sanxingxui Museum. Little is known about the mysterious cultural and religious beliefs of the people of SanXingDui, yet visitors will 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 7 Chengdu to Xian

Today you will fly from Chengdu to Xian, which is a cultural treasure trove of Chinese history. First site to visit today is Shaanxi Historical Museum, where over 300,000 invaluable historical items are on exhibition. (1.5 hours)
Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda-- the very important Buddhism temple in Xian. (1 hour)
No Tricks (Big/Little) Pagoda –Other companies and large tour operators may take you to Small Wild Goose Pagoda(free admission) instead of the Big Wild Pagoda. We will never do that.  
Ride a rental bike to along the Ancient City Wall--the best preserved ancient city wall in China. (1 hour)
Free-time Ideas: Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is rated in many Top 10's. Your guide can help you buy tickets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Xian

Explore the breathtaking Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum today. Discovered by several local farmers in 1974, the 2,000-year-old lifelike warriors are known as the 8th world wonder. Learn to make Chinese traditional JiaoZi (dumplings) in the local restaurant and have a JiaoZi lunch there.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Xian to Shenyang

Depart Xian and travel to Shenyang for an orphanage visit. Lotus 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 around the area and absorbing a sense of the city and locale.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 10 Liaoning Province

Your orphanage visitation typically includes a lunch meeting with the orphanage director and staff. If your family wishes to be in touch with the foster family, Lotus can also arrange a time for you to reunite if contact information is available. After lunch, you may explore your child's finding site. Record the day's events in your journal or just relax with your family this evening.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 11 Shenyang to Beijing

Today take some final glimpses around your child's province to capture your special memories. At late afternoon, depart for Beijing by air.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 12 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 13 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 Dingling 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 14 Beijing

In early morning visit the Temple of Heaven, the sacred altar for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. Watch local people playing Taichi morning exercises. (90 minutes)
Take a rickshaw ride to visit old Hutong, you can see the ancient Beijing lanes and quadrangle houses that have been preserved for 700 years. (90 minutes)
Next, you may pay a visit to the Nanluoguxiang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 15 Depart from Beijing

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$2605 US$2261
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$2795 US$2426

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. Labor's Day (May 1, 2019) , China National Day Holiday (Oct1-Oct7, 2019), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 24-Jan 31, 2020).

1. Airfare between Guangzhou/Guilin/Chengdu/Xian/Shenyang/Beijing.
2. Airport/hotel/airport (or train station) transfer as listed on itinerary.
3. All listed sightseeing and tour programs with private English-speaking tour guide and private van or bus with driver.
4. Three-Star Hotels and meals as stipulated on itinerary.
5. All prices are quoted in US Dollars and are subject to change without notice. Please check at time of booking.
6. 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 of Xian – ShenYang – Beijing which can be arranged by us for an additional cost.
6. 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.

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