8 Days Beijing Arr.-Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi-Hangzhou-Shanghai Super Value Tour (Land Only)

Highlights: Tour Highlights:* Explore the mysterious Forbidden City, the largest and most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China, and the world at large.* Visit the most holy of Beijing's imperial temples--The Temple of Heaven.* Walk on the famous Great Wall to feel the history associated with this almost mystical landmark.* Stroll in one of the famous gardens in Suzhou-- Couple's Retreat Garden (Ou Yuan).* Admire the beauty of West Lake by taking a short cruise on it.* Immerse yourself in the bustling metropolis Shanghai.

Departure: Friday

Itinerary

1: D01, Beijing Arrival X

Upon arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), transfer to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
(Free Pick-up Period: 9:00a.m.-midnight 1:30a.m.; passengers arriving adjacent within 2 hours will be picked up together; extra pick up fee: $60 vehicle/transfer for 2-3pax).

2: D02, Beijing B, L, D

After breakfast, take an outside view of "the National Grand Theater". Then visit "Tiananmen Square" -the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Then explore the incredible "Forbidden City" with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. After lunch visit the famous "Temple of Heaven". It was the Ming and Qing dynasties emperor worship, is the world's largest existing buildings of praying. Then taste Puer tea.

3: D03, Beijing B, L, X

After breakfast, explore the "Juyongguan Great Wall", one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World'. On the way there, visit Bona Jade Store first. After lunch, continue to take an outside view of "Bird’s Nest" and "Water Cube", which are Olympic stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then visit invigorant store (free foot massage). After that visit the famous pedestrian shopping area -- "Wangfujing Street". The snack street is a must-see, selling all the interesting snacks. You can easily find a place for your dinner here (self-charge).

4: D04, Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou AIR+BUS B, L, D

Take an early flight to Shanghai Hongqiao airport (which takes off between 6:30a.m.-7:50a.m). Transfer to Suzhou after lunch. Visit "Suzhou Culture and Arts Center" which is called Suzhou “Bird’s Nest”.

5: D05, Suzhou-Wuxi BUS B, L, D

Visit the Couple's Retreat Garden (Ou Yuan). It is representative and outstanding among the classical gardens of Suzhou and it was added to the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2000. After that, visit the silk factory. Then transfer to Wuxi. Visit the "Xues' Garden". Later appreciate the Tea Pot Factory. After dinner, check-in hotel.

6: D06, Wuxi-Hangzhou BUS B, L, D

After breakfast, visit the "Lihu Park" and "Taihu Lake Scenic Area". Turtle Head Park is the city's most attractive park and the best place to admire the beauty of Taihu Lake, one of the five largest freshwater lakes in China and has been world famous for its fascinating beauty. Later appreciate the Pearl Center. Then transfer to Hangzhou. Visit "Leifeng Pagoda" which is a tower by the West Lake in Hangzhou which was originally constructed in the year AD 975. It has been a popular tourist attraction since being rebuilt in 2002.

7: D07, Hangzhou-Shanghai BUS B, L, D

After breakfast, take a painted boat on "West Lake" -the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. Enjoy "Fish Wonder at Huagang Crook". Then visit "Meijiawu Tea Plantation". After lunch, transfer to Shanghai. Appreciate scenery at "Pudong Newly Developed Zone". Walk along "the Bund", a mile-long stretch along the Huangpu River. This area is the best place to capture the western influences of the old days. Then continue to the bustling shopping district- "Nanjing Road". After that, visit the jewelry store and Yangshentang. Continue to visit the "City God Temple of Shanghai".

8: D08, Shanghai Departure B

Transfer to airport after breakfast.

Tour arrangements will be subject to local real conditions!

Wish you a happy journey!




Price

Date(s)Double OccupancySingle RoomRemark2017 Beijing arrival date :

Mar. 10, 24
Apr. 07, 21
May. 05, 19
Jun. 09, 23
Jul. 07
Aug. 25
Sep. 08, 15, 22
Oct. 13, 20, 27
Nov. 10, 24
Dec. 08, 22

2018 Beijing arrival date :

Jan. 19
Feb. 09
Mar. 09, 23

$459+ $260Child 2-11 years old with bed : $359
Child 2-11 years old without bed : $239
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare

* Including Beijing-Shanghai air ticket fare and tax $299+ $260Child 2-11 years old with bed : $249
Child 2-11 years old without bed : $129
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare

* Excluding Beijing-Shanghai air ticket fare and tax   * Admission fee as indicated : $90 per person

* Service Charge : $80 per person

Notes:

Itinerary: Beijing Arr.-Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi-Hangzhou-Shanghai Dep. 7N8D

Deluxe Hotels:
Beijing: Local 5*U Hotel Beijing/similar
Suzhou: 5*Garden Hotel/Holiday Inn Suzhou Huirong Plaza/similar
Wuxi: 5*Jinting International Hotel/Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan/similar
Hangzhou: 5*White Horse Lake Jianguo Hotel/Jinma Palace/similar
Shanghai: 5*Koyal Hotels & Resort/Ramada Plaza Sino-Bay/similar

Optional Items (at your own expenses, excluded in the admission fee as indicated):
Kung Fu Show & the Place, total USD40/pax


Remarks:
1) Total fare composed of tour fare, admission fee as indicated and service charge must be pre-paid at time of reservation. The admission fee as indicated and service charge for adults and children are the same (free for infant under 2 years old).
2) Please book early flight from Beijing to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport which takes off between 6:30a.m.-7:50a.m.
3) Tour fare above is based on American adults (non student group).
That for travelers under 12 years old is as follows:
Child between 2-11 years old with bed : $359/pax
Child between 2-11 years old without bed : $239/pax
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour
Including Beijing-Shanghai air ticket fare and tax

Child between 2-11 years old with bed : $249/pax
Child between 2-11 years old without bed : $129/pax
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour
Excluding Beijing-Shanghai air ticket fare and tax

4) Excellent English speaking tour guide.
5) We reserve the right to modify the itinerary if necessary subject to the local real conditions.
6) We reserve the right to modify the price without notice subject to the fluctuations of exchange rates.
7) Attendance during the whole trip is required.
8) There are shopping excursions on this tour as per itinerary. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. Visitors who are not very keen on shopping can treat this as culture learning experience.