6 Days Tianjin Beijing Xian and Shanghai China Memory Tours

Tour Route: Tianjin, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai

Private Tour
Day 1 Tianjin to Beijing

Tour Guide with "Lead to China" sign will meet you outside the Tianjin Xingang Port gate, and then a private car will take you and your luggage to visit Binhai Financial Street, Tianjin Five Avenue Area, Ancient Culture Street, whilst enjoy your lunch at Tianjin Goubuli Baozi Restaurant. Then, you will be driven to Beijing(It's about 300 kms away and needs driving about 4 hours), and rest yourself at dominated hotel. 

Tianjin Goubuli Baozi (Steamed Stuffed Buns) 狗不理包子: 
Goubuli baozi is famous in China with branches all over mainland China. The original restaurant was opened in 1858.  There was a farmer in the countryside of Tianjin whose son was born when he was 40. He named the baby Gouzi(狗子) or baby dog; Gouzi went to Tianjin to apprentice in a steamed buns shop when he was 14. He learned the skills and later opened a stall selling steamed pork buns. His baozi was so soft and fragrant that he soon became very successful and attracted many patrons. Gouzi was always busy with his business that he had no time to talk to his customers. Then, people started sayingGouzi doesn't talk when he's selling his baozi (狗子买包不理人); and so people started calling him Gou Bu Li(狗不理), meaning he never paid attention to people when he's selling his baozi.

Binhai Financial Street:  In 10 years'resources reconstruction and"bond-up development", Tianjin Binhai new area, not only became the window to show the biggest growth points of Tianjin economy and its new image as the model of opening-up policy, but also the head of the economic development area in northern China. While Tianjin Binhai new area leads the development in northern China, Binhai financial street will lead the development in Binhai new area,

Tianjin Five Avenue Area: The Five-Avenue Area refers to the rectangular region in the Heping District south of ChengduStreet, north of Machang Street, east of Xikang Road, and west of Machang Street and Nanjing Road. In this area, there are 22 roads with a total length of 17 kilometers and total area of 1.28 square meters. “Five-Avenue Area” gets its name from five main streets: Machang Street, MunanStreet, Dali Street, Changde Street and Chongqing Street from east to west. There are nearly 2000 western buildings of various European styles designed and built in the early of last century that have been completely preserved. 

Ancient Culture Street: located outside the Yudong Gate Northeaster of Nankai District, starts from Old Iron Bridge (Gongbei Avenue) in the north and reach Shuige Avenue (Gongnan Avenue) in the south. It adheres to the feature of Chinese Style, Tianjin Style, Culture Style and Ancient Style. And it attracts tourist all over the world with its strong ethnic custom.

Meals: Lunch
Day 2 Beijing

Starting the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest square of this kind. Then move on to the imperial palace, also known as the "Forbidden City" that symbolizes the imperial and traditional China. After lunch, continue to visit Temple of Heaven, the largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. After enjoying decent Peking Roast Duck in Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant, you are going to see the Legend Kung Fu Show in Red Theater. At last, you will be escorted to your hotel.

Tianan'men Square: the symbolical heart of China and gathering place for the masses. Walk around there, imagining the great historic events of the 20th century took place there.

Forbidden City: It is the largest and most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China. Its construction began in 1406. Twenty four emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties (1644-1911) lived and ruled China from here.

Temple of Heaven: The largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. 

Peking Roast Duck: With its long history, Peking roast duck is well known among both domestic and overseas customers. The duck is hung in the oven and roasted by flame burning from fruit-wood. It takes about 45 minutes for the duck to be done. The finished duck is characteristic with crispy skin, tender meat and the fragrance from the fruit-wood.

Kungfu show: The Legend of Kung Fu is a unique show in the Red Theatre. It celebrates the philosophy and skill of the Kung Fu martial arts through a unique story-line, dramatic design, choreography and breath-taking music. This show breaks the traditional Kung Fu mold. Because of Its poignant and touching story

Meals: Lunch
Day 3 Beijing to Xian

After breakfast, have an excursion to Badaling Great Wall, symbol of Chinese civilization. After lunch, continue to visit Changling, one of the Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors were buried in Ming Dynasty. Take your flight to Xian after the sightseeing. and Your local Xian guide will escort you to your hotel in Xian. You can consult both your tour guide and trip advisor on how to spend free time.

Badaling Great Wall: Badaling Great Wall is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall partly because it is close to Beijing city and connected with urban area by expressway. Besides, there is a Great Wall Museum and Great Wall National Theater close to Badaling Great Wall. The theater offers you a chance to get a full view of the Great Wall of China.

Changling Tomb: It is separated into three impressive courtyards containing mausoleums dedicated to Emperor Yongle (the first emperor lived in the Forbidden City) and his Empress Xu.

Meals: Lunch
Day 4 Xian

Tour guide picks you up at appointed time and escort you to tour Terracotta Warriors and Horses (including electric sightseeing car) travel, the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century firstly. Then, your guide will take you to visit the famous Muslim Street featuring for various delicious local snacks. Walk around in the Square of Bell & Drum Tower(climbing the tower is optional). In the evening, enjoy Tang Dynasty Dance Show and Dumpling Dinner in Shaanxi Grand Opera House. At last, your tour guide will escort you to your hotel.

Terracotta Warriors Museum: Life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations. There are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century and should not be missed by any visitor to Xian China.

Muslim Street: It is a fantastic place to wander. All shops and restaurants in the street are operated by Muslims selling almost everything you can imagine. There are even a number of stalls selling parts of aircraft. It is a prefect place to practice bargain if you prepared.

Tang Dynasty Dance Show: Boosted by Xi'an Tourism Board and daily operated in major theatres, Xian Tang Dynasty Show combines two parts: the fabulous music and dance performance and chinese dumpling banquet, both indulging your eyes and tongue!

Meals: Lunch
Day 5 Xian to Shanghai

In the morning, our guide and drive will pick you up from your hotel. First visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. After that, go ahead to visit a complex and well-organized system of defense for the city - Ancient City Wall(bike tour is optional). After sightseeing, the guide and driver will send you to the airport to take flight to Shanghai.  Your local guide in Shanghai will pick you up to your hotel in Shanghai.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda: The storeyed pagoda was an architectural marvel. It was built with layers of bricks but without any cement in between. The Dou Gong (bracket) style in traditional Chinese architecture was also used in the construction of the pagoda. The seams between each layer of bricks and the "prisms" on each side of the pagoda are clearly vislble. The grand body of the pagoda with its solemn ap- pearance, simple style and high structure, is indeed a good example of ancient people's wisdom and talent.

Ancient City Wall: The most complete city wall existing in China, as well as one of the largest ancient military self-defensive systems in the world. It is constructed originally in the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Meals: Lunch
Day 6 Shanghai Departure

Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at the appointed time. Visit Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden and a pearl or silk factory in the morning. After lunch,  you are going to visit the Bund with a short Huangpu River Cruise and then Nanjing Road in the afternoon. Finally we will transfer you to Shanghai Wusongkou International Port. Your Sweet China tour ends.

Shanghai Museum: As a museum of ancient Chinese art, Shanghai Museum possesses a collection of 120,000 precious works of art. Its rich and high-quality collection of ancient Chinese bronze, ceramics, painting and calligraphy is specially celebrated in the world.

Yuyuan Garden: Yuyuan Garden is one of the most famous gardens in China and finished by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. Each section of the garden is separated by curved white walls crowned with the head and body of a dragon.

Bund: Located along the Huangpu River in the center of Shanghai, Bund is the scenery line of Shanghai. It has the Shanghai landmarks Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jinmao Tower in the opposite across the Huangpu River. It is a must-see place while enjoying your Shanghai Tours. 

Nanjing Road: Shanghai Nanjing Road is a walking street that is always packed with people waching other people. It is regarded as the first commercial road in Shanghai. The 5.5-km long Nanjing Road is the most bustling and prosperous street in Shanghai.

Meals: Lunch
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1190 US$890
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$1260 US$960

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. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary. 
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary. 
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels. 
4. Three Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified. 
5. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China. 
6. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees. 
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary. 
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals. 
4. Tips for guides and drivers. 
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.) 
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary. 
7. Single room supplement.

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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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