Best of Explorer

Best of Explorer

8 Days / 7 Nights Land Only

Day 1:     Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You will be greeted and transferred to your hotel.
Accommodations: Beijing Penta Hotel or similar

Day 2:    Beijing (B/L)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Continue by walking tour in Nanlouguxiang, where you can really taste the local life there and feel free to shop in various souvenir shops. Lunch will be served in one of the shiheyuan inside the Hutong.

Day 3:     Beijing  (B/L)

Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the ‘Eight Wonders of the World’. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning. Afternoon we will pay a visit to the Changling of the Ming Tombs. Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.

Day 4:     Beijing/Xian  (B) – By high speed train (2nd class)

After hotel breakfast, take the high speed train to Xian. Upon arrival, City tour visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda square, then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall before check in hotel.
Accommodations: Wyndham Hotel Xian or similar

Day 5:     Xian (B/L)

We will have a full day visit to the Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route. After lunch, tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum.

Day 6:     Xian/Shanghai (B)

Fly to Shanghai, meet and transfer to your hotel, the rest time is free at leisure.
Accommodations: Sheraton Hotel Hongkou Shanghai or similar

Day 7:     Shanghai (B/L)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Yu Garden: the pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. Later, visit Shanghai Museum, the Bund, Nanjing Road, Xintiandi Old French Concession.

Day 8:     Shanghai (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your onward flight.

B – Breakfast        L – Lunch         D – Dinner       SD – Special Dinner

SEAT-IN-COACH TOUR PRICES PER PERSON – miminum 2 persons traveling collectively together

Wednesday Arrival in Beijing Package Per Person Extra Night: Per person per night
Beijing Shanghai
Twin Single Supplement Single Twin Single Twin
2019: March – May 1,880 600 160 80 210 110
2019: June – Auguest 1,860 580 160 80 190 100
2019: September – November 1,960 680 190 100 210 110
December 2019 – February 2020 1,740 490 140 70 170 90


Your Tour Cost Includes:

• Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
• Beijing/Xian bullet train second class seat
• Domestic flights between Xian and Shanghai
• Meals as specified in the itinerary
• Professional English speaking tour guide service
• Round trip airport/hotel transfers and baggage handling

Your Tour Cost Excludes:

• International flights & the airport tax
• Personal expenses
• China Visa fee
• Gratuities to guides, drivers & porters

Tipping Guidelines: (Based on your satisfaction of the services)

Local guide: US $7-10 per person per day
Driver: US $3-5 per person per day

This price is based on 2 pax minimum arriving/departing on the dates listed.
Please contact Royal Scenic for Single Traveler Rates.

** For Terms & Conditions, please refer to 2019/20 ‘Asia & The World’ brochure for details.

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