Private 8-Day China Tours : Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou/Suzhou

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You can visit the must-see attractions using this well-planned 8-day plan.The sample itinerary below is only one version of the possibilities. Get involved and share your thoughts to make this journey unique. We can customize your itinerary based on you request.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing Arrival

Stop At: Beijing Capital International Airport, Shunyi, Beijing, China
Welcome to Beijing! To ensure your arrival is stress-free, your private driver will meet you in the arrivals hall and transfer you to your hotel in a private car. Your luggage and hotel check-in will be taken care of.
Please note: Your driver will no English speaking, and your English speaking guide will meet you at hotel lobby on Day 2.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Temple of Heaven , Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
Your private guide and drive will meet you in hotel lobby at suggested time. Start your journey at the Temple of Heaven, a dignified complex of religious buildings, symbolizing the relationship between Earth and Heaven. There you...
Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing Arrival

Stop At: Beijing Capital International Airport, Shunyi, Beijing, China
Welcome to Beijing! To ensure your arrival is stress-free, your private driver will meet you in the arrivals hall and transfer you to your hotel in a private car. Your luggage and hotel check-in will be taken care of.
Please note: Your driver will no English speaking, and your English speaking guide will meet you at hotel lobby on Day 2.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Temple of Heaven , Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
Your private guide and drive will meet you in hotel lobby at suggested time. Start your journey at the Temple of Heaven, a dignified complex of religious buildings, symbolizing the relationship between Earth and Heaven. There you will see local people doing morning exercise in their unique ways.

Please note : About lunch, your guide will recommend restaurant based on you request. Lunch fee on your own side.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Riding about 20 minutes after Temple of Heaven to Tiananmen square the world’s largest central squares. It’s located in the geographical heart of the city. Stand amid the history as your guide explains its past and points out its significant buildings.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Thereafter, you’ll continue into the Forbidden City shrouded with mysteries. During the walking tour, you may feel confused about the special designs and totems of the palace, especially the cultural meaning behind them. 
 Why there are 9 sculptures of mythical animals on the roof ridge of Hall of Supreme Harmony but not 8 or 10; why there are 9999.5 but not 10000 rooms in the palace; Why the eyes and ears of the stone lions in front of the Palace of Tranquility and Longevity blocked… 

With the historical knowledge from your guide, you will gradually uncover these cultural secrets and explore a more different Forbidden City you’ve ever heard about.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
Your private guide and driver pick you up from hotel at suggested time. Heading to Great Wall at Mutianyu, It will take about 1.5 hours arrive.This is a one of the most famous and ideal sections of the Great Wall. Option 1: You could choose chairlift up to Tower 6 . Then spend around a few hours on the great wall. And choose toboggan down from Tower 6 . Option 2 : Take cable car up to Tower 14 and cable car down from Tower 14. If you scare about the height , it will better choose cable car up and down . If not ,chairlift up and toboggan down will have lots fine.

Lunch , Many options after great wall walking. You may choose have rest at Subway restaurant, enjoy the table under the sunshine. You may choose dumpling restaurant nearby great wall car parking place . You may choose local restaurant one the way to Summer Palace.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
Heading to Summer palace which is a summer resort for Imperial Family Members~considered the best preserved Imperial Park.There are beautiful many pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and huge lake, and corridors. While the Long Corridor is the longest one in the world which is on the Genuineness World Records.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Shanghai City Highlights ( Pick up from Hotel )

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
We pick you up from hotel. So Beijing to Shanghai airpot or train station transfer Do Not include. If you need it , please contact us and pay separately .

First stop is Yu Garden, within low red-brick walls lies the masterpiece of traditional Chinese-style gardens, built with a perfect balance of natural peacefulness.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai Tower, No479 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
Shanghai Tower is tallest building in China (highest outside Dubai), where you will not only enjoy a panoramic view of Shanghai, but will also see the future of China.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
Do more than just take one or two selfies on the Bund. Let's travel back in time to the golden age of the Bund in the 1920s during our In-Depth Bund Culture Discovery Tour.

Go into some of the old Bund buildings and listen to their stories. See the room that Albert Einstein stayed in
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Shanghai Tongli Water Town and Suzhu Half Day

Stop At: Tongli Town, Wujiang District, Suzhou 215217 China
Your private guide and driver pick you up from hotel in shanghai . Riding about 2 hours hours arrive Tongli Water Town .Driving out of Shanghai, you will take a leisurely boat ride along the waterways in Tongli Water Town. Stories of the old trading days bring this town alive.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Humble Administrator's Garden, No.178 Northeast Road, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215001 China
After lunch ( Your own cost ) , you will reach another important city — Suzhou .There, you will visit the famous Humble Administrator's Garden. Despite its name, the garden is far from being humble. You will see some thoughtfully-designed landscaping masterpieces, which were used by the upper classes to enjoy their days.Every detail has been forged carefully to enhance rather than suppress the natural beauty, which is evidence of the Chinese philosophy regarding harmony.
Stay overnight in Suzhou.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Half Day Suzhou and Drop off Hotel at Hangzhou by Car/Van

Stop At: Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal, Guyunhe Travel Terminal, Side of Xinshi Bridge , Jinchang District, Suzhou 215004 China
Your private guide and drop pick you up from hotel , after half day tour and lunch ,you will be dropped off at hotel at Hangzhou.
Hangzhou half day tour will include Ancient Grand Canal boat riding and Shantang old street.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Shantang Street, Jinchang District, Suzhou 215008 China
You can choose have lunch during walk at the old street , after that , we will take you to hotel at Hangzhou , your Suzhou guide will finish work after this, only driver take you to hotel at Hangzhou.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Hangzhou Highlights, West Lake, Lingyin Temple

Stop At: Lingyin Temple, No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013 China
Your private guide and driver will pick you up from hotel. First stop will be Lingyin Temple, also known as the Temple of the Soul's Retreat.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: West Lake (Xi Hu), West Lake Scenic, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000 China
West Lake appeal varies between the seasons: the willows sway and the flowers bloom in the springtime, the ponds are full of lotus flowers during summer, the full moon reflects on the lake during autumn, and the lakeside pagodas can be covered in snow in winter. No matter what time of year you go there, the scenery always seems to be at its best.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Hangzhou Half Day and drop off at Bullet Train Station

Stop At: Leifeng Pagoda, 15 Nanshan Rd, Xihu Qu, Hangzhou 310000 China
Your private guide and driver pick you up from hotel with luggages. Half day tour in Hangzhou include Leifeng Pagoda,Hefang old street , and then drop you off at Hangzhou train station or airport . Then the 8 day tour finish . If you need more service ,for example, airport/ train station pick up / drop off , please contact us separately.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Hefang Street, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002 China
Hefang Street is the most famed street in Hangzhou City. With brilliant culture and long history, it is regarded as a typical symbol of ancient Hangzhou. Vising this busy but interesting street, you can catch a glimpse of antique buildings and long-survived stores, taste local snacks as well as savor the beautiful artifacts.

After this ,you may have time have lunch before drop you off at train station, your guide will recommend restaurant based on your request.

Thanks for allowing us to create such a wonderful journey and we hope to see you again soon!
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • All attractions fee above listed
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - West Lake (Xi Hu)
  • Entry/Admission - The Bund (Wai Tan)
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Tower
  • Private English speaking guide during tours
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Humble Administrator's Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Private Driver with air-condition Vehicle
  • Toll, gas, parking fee
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyin Temple
  • Arrival Day ( Beijing) airport pick up
  • Entry/Admission - Leifeng Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Tongli Town
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Not Included
  • City to City airport / train station transfers
  • Guide and driver gratuities ( Recommended)
  • Meals fee
  • Accommodation
  • Flight / Train tickets
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from hotel .
Hotel located downtown for each city .

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.