People's Republic of China is a part of East Asia and is the world's most populous country, covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometres area and with a coastline extending for about 18,000 kilometers. Governed by the Communist Party of China, it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities and the Special Administrative Regions Hong Kong and Macau. Chinese is the largest users spoken language in the world and the script with the longest history. It is hard to determine the specific time when Chinese characters emerged. However, the oldest characters written on the tortoise shells and animal bones belong to Shang Dynasty (17th- 11 the century BC).
There are many ethnic groups in China, among which the Han people account for 92% of the total population while the other ethnic groups comprise rest of the 8%, China, with a recorded history of more than 5,000 years, is one of the four ancient civilizations and from the time of the founding of Xia dynasty ( 21st century BC ), the society was slavery based. However, China gradually turned into a semi-colonial and semi-feudal society as a result of imperialist invasion. The 1911 Revolution, ended the monarchy and in 1949, under the leadership of Mao Zedong, People’s Republic of China was established.
Beijing, is famous for its attractions like , The Palace Museum, The Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace, Badaling Great Wall. Whereas , the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Wildlife Park are part of Shanghai.
The famous and delicious cuisines of China are, Shangdong (Lu), Sichuan (Chuan), Jiangsu (Su) , Zhejiang (Zhe) , Guangdong (Yue) , Hunan (Xiang) , Fujian (Min) cuisine,and Anhui (Hui).
Besides, China is also favorite for green tea, black tea, oolong tea, scented tea, white tea, yellow tea and dark tea.
Silk is a symbol of Chinese ancient culture.
Day – 1, Arrive at Beijing International Airport, greeted by local representative , guided and transfer to hotel, Check – in and free for leisure time to subsequently explore the ancient city and cultural heart of China.
Day – 2 , Beijing , Open buffet breakfast, Prepare for guided sightseeing, reach the largest Tiananmen Square and head towards, Forbidden city ( ancient imperial palace ), hike to Jingshan Park for a panoramic view of Forbidden city. Experience the real taste of local Chines food at lunch. Drive to lakes and onward to Nanluoxiang Alley a place for fashion and souvenir Boutique, back to Hotel .
Day 3 , Beijing, Open buffet breakfast, Prepare for guided sightseeing, drive to the most popular and attractive among tourists - the great wall , hike or take the cable car up and have fun. Lunch time at Restaurant, famous for the vegetable food, dry-fried beans, sweet corn cake,etc, visit Olympic Park an amazing architectures built for Beijing Olympic Games, back to hotel, foot massage OR fun at Bar street (optional ).
Day 4 - Beijing to Xian, Open Buffet breakfast, prepare for guided excursion, half day leisure tour before leaving for Xian, visit Temple of Heaven , which is the masterpiece of ancient times , Lunch at local restaurant, transferred to the train to Xian ( 5 hour journey ). Xi'an tour guide at train station will facilitate you to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5 - Xian, open buffet break fast, Prepare day excursion, drive to Terracotta warrior with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. Lunch at local Restaurant, visit Tang Bo Art Museum , bell tower in the afternoon, Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy shopping time. Back to hotel and can watch Tang Dynasty Show ( optional)
Day 6 Xian to Guilin, Open buffet breakfast, Prepare for guided day excursion, sightseeing, Ancient City Wall, Wild Goose Pagoda, a landmark of Xian and symbol of China ancient capital and north square, Hanyang Tomb. Fly to Guilin, and transfer to hotel, check - in and overnight stay.
Day 7- Guilin , Open buffet breakfast, explore the city, Visit reed flute cave a famous scenic spot, a magic fairyland, Lunch ( rice + Noodles banquet) with Guilin taste, Visit Fubo Hill, enjoy a leisure walk, back to hotel and enjoy Night Cruise ( Optional )
Day 8 - Guilin to Yangshu , Cruise ride and explore Li river with buffet lunch , Check-in the hotel in Yangshuo and take a refreshment rest, leisure walk along river Yulon , drive back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9 – Guilin to Shanghai, Open buffet breakfast, prepare for the guided day excursion, sightseeing explore Yangshu at leisure, visit Big Banyan Tree, and Moon Hill, arranged lunch, Fly to Shanghai in the afternoon , airport guid will help you to hotel for overnight stay,
Day 10 , Shanghai , open buffet breakfast, prepare for guided day excursion, visit old Shanghai , walk to Shikumen, Enjoy the orientation walk on the bund, a trade center from the late 19th century, Special lunch with local food taste, enjoy your leisure time on the Riverside, visit Shanghai Tower which is the city skyline and Shanghai tallest building, back to hotel and watch ERA acrobatic show ( optional ).
Day 11 Shanghai, open buffet breakfast, leisure time and preparation to leave Shanghai International Airport by car or train ( optional ).