China Highlights 11 Days

Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/20/2017-04/20/2017 $1199.00 $800.00 $1999.00 $450.00
05/04/2017-05/04/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $500.00
05/18/2017-05/18/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $500.00
06/08/2017-06/08/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
06/22/2017-06/22/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
07/06/2017-07/06/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
07/20/2017-07/20/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
08/03/2017-08/03/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
08/17/2017-08/17/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
09/07/2017-09/07/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
09/21/2017-09/21/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
10/12/2017-10/12/2017 $1299.00 $1200.00 $2499.00 $550.00
10/19/2017-10/19/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
11/09/2017-11/09/2017 $1199.00 $800.00 $1999.00 $450.00
12/14/2017-12/14/2017 $1099.00 $1200.00 $2299.00 $400.00
Departure Date Tour Fare Air Fare Total Single Suppl  
04/20/2017-04/20/2017 $1199.00 $800.00 $1999.00 $450.00
05/04/2017-05/04/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $500.00
05/18/2017-05/18/2017 $1299.00 $900.00 $2199.00 $500.00
06/08/2017-06/08/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
06/22/2017-06/22/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
07/06/2017-07/06/2017 $1199.00 $1200.00 $2399.00 $450.00
07/20/2017-07/20/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
08/03/2017-08/03/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
08/17/2017-08/17/2017 $1199.00 $900.00 $2099.00 $450.00
09/07/2017-09/07/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
09/21/2017-09/21/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
10/12/2017-10/12/2017 $1299.00 $1200.00 $2499.00 $550.00
10/19/2017-10/19/2017 $1299.00 $800.00 $2099.00 $550.00
11/09/2017-11/09/2017 $1199.00 $800.00 $1999.00 $450.00
12/14/2017-12/14/2017 $1099.00 $1200.00 $2299.00 $400.00

Day 1 | USA-Beijing  AB

We start our China vacation by boarding an international flight bound for Beijing, the capital of modern-day China.

Day 2 | Arrive Beijing  

Arrive at Beijing. After clearing customs and retrieving our baggage, we are met by Peony Tours' guide and transferred to the luxury hotel for well-deserved rest and relaxation.

Day 3 | Beijing  AB,L,DP

Our Beijing tour begins with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, the world's largest public square. Later, we proceed to Forbidden City*, where for over 500 years commoners were forbidden to enter. The next roll over to the Summer Palace*, the summer home of the emperors and the royal familied is also visited. On our way back to the city, we'll make a stop at Qianmen Street and a photo stop at the National Grand Theatre. This evening we enjoy a Beijing local cuisine dinner.

Day 4 | Beijing  AB,L,DP

Built to protect its people from northern marauders, the Great Wall* snakes its way thousands of miles across Northern China. This morning we spend time walking atop this manmade wonder of the world, then descending to visit the new attractions like the “Bird's Nest” National Stadium and the amazing “Water Cube” Aquatics Centre. Tonight we indulge our plates with the famed Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.

Day 5 | Beijing -Xian  AB,DH

After breakfast we are off to the airport. On the way, we finally stop at the Temple of Heaven* to experience the place of prayer to the emperors. Arrive at Xian, the historic starting point of the famed Silk Road. Xian's history encompasses the entirety of Chinese civilization, a fact that its proud citizens are not remiss to impress upon us. Enjoy dinner at hotel tonight.

Day 6 | Xian  AB,L,DS

Xian is home to the life-sized Terracotta Warriors and Horses*. Made to protect China's first emperor Qin Shi Huang even in death, the Terracotta Army was found by a farmer in 1974 and attracts thousands of visitors each year. After viewing the fine troops, we head to the nearby Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor*. Tonight we watch a Stage Opera of the Tang Dynasty after we are served the Imperial Dumpling Banquet for dinner.

Day 7 | Xian -Guilin  AB,L

Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda*, one of the best-preserved Buddhist temples in China. Pass by the massive Old City Wall and Bell Tower. Then we board a flight to Guilin, a lush city renowned for its remarkable natural scenery said to be “unmatched in Heaven.” Check into hotel unpon arrival at Guilin.

Day 8 | Guilin -Yangshuo  AB,L,DS

A meandering river cruise* down the Li River is a delightful way to savor the serene, fairytale scenery of Southern China. We may even catch the fascinating sight of fishermen fishing with cormorant birds! The cruise ends at Yangshuo. We disembark and wander around the town with visits to the Moon Hill*, Big Banyan*, and the ancient West Street. When the sun sets, we enjoy the local cuisine - Rice Noodles for dinner followed by the fantastic Minority Musical Stage Performance on Li River - “Yingxiang Liusanjie”. The show is directed by Chinese famous director Yimou Zhang. (The admission will be fully refunded if the show is canceled due to any nature elements).

Day 9 | Yangshuo -Guilin -Shanghai  AB,L

After breakfast, we head back to Guilin by motorcoach. The city tour of Guilin first takes us to the Reed Flute Cave* where fantastic stalactite and stalagmite formations impress us as magical and otherworldly. Board a domestic short flight to the cosmopolitan city, Shanghai, China's largest city.

Day 10 | Shanghai  AB,L

Our morning tour of Shanghai features a visit to the 16th century classical Ming garden, Yu Garden, followed by a walk along Shanghai's famous waterfront boulevard, the Bund. Enjoy the dramatic skyline along the Huangpu River, then board our coach and drive through the famous shopping district, Nanjing Road. After visiting the Shanghai Museum (no audio service), the remainder of the day is free at leisure to venture into the city on your own.

Day 11 | Shanghai -USA  AB

Our vacation is over all too soon as we board the homebound flight and bid a fond farewell to China.

Superior Features & Inclusions

  • All five star hotel accommodations:

    Beijing....................................................................New Otani Hotel (5★)

    Xian.................................................................. Sheraton North City (5★)

    Guilin............................................................. Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (5★)

    Yangshuo.............................................................Green Lotus Hotel (5★)

    Shanghai..........................................InterContinental Shanghai Puxi (5★)

  • Daily comprehensive sightseeing program as outlined in the itinerary.

  • Fine meals as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines:

    Beijing............................................... Peking Duck Banquet, Local Cuisine

    Xian.................................................................Imperial Dumpling Banquet

    Yangshuo................................................................ Rice Noodles Banquet

  • Special entertainments:

    Xian.................................................................. Tang Dynasty Stage Show

    Yangshuo................................“Yinxiang Liusanjie” Stage Show on Li River

  • Experienced and knowledgeable tour guide throughout China.

  • Air-conditioned tour coach with professional driver service.

  • A bottle of mineral water is provided on the bus every day.

  • Travel Insurance is provided at no additional charge to you !

  • Select city packages are available for you to extend your trip before or after the tour. See City Packages for more information.

Executive Superior Cabins & suites with luxury amenities