Celebrate Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve just as locals in Chinese do! You will experience various forms of celebration amongst the best in China. New Year firework shows, temple fairs, lantern fairs, performances for coming New Year are always exciting. You will join in decorating a house with the owners by experiencing Chinese calligraphy; Learn how to make dumplings and enjoy the New Year banquet and you will be part of the whole event.

Tour Code: CCT21
Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
Departure: Before Spring Festival
Duration: 10 days
Language: English
Lowest Price from USD1650 per person.
The above quotation is based on the booking of two party.

Details (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Day 01 Arrive Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel.

Day 02  Beijing B.L.D
A full day excursion to include the Great Wall – the landmark of China and one of the most amazing feats of human labour. You are to visit the less crowded Mutianyu section with cable car included. Mid afternoon, you’ll return to downtown, en route you will light the fireworks in the wild for enjoyment. Afterwards, have a stop at Bird Nest and Water Cube for photograph. This evening you will be treated to a delicious Beijing roast duck dinner.

Day 03 Beijing B.L.D
A morning tour of Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palaces which is the home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Hutongs by rickshaw. Afterwards, you will join your host family to prepare the coming of the New Year. Learn how to write Chinese lucky expressions by Chinese calligraphy. You can also join them to prepare the New Year’s Eve dinner – dumplings and enjoy your fruit of labor. In the evening, you will see local people have fire works display in and around the city which is spectacular.

Day 04 Beijing B
After breakfast, have a enjoyment at the Temple of Earth for the traditional Chinese ‘Temple Fair’. Afternoon is free on your own to explore the city.

Day 05 Beijing – Xian B
This morning, you’ll depart to Xi’an by flight. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. You will be free for the remainder of the day.

Day 06  Xian B.L.D
This exciting day of sightseeing will include the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first Qin Emperor. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 AD. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang. Evening enjoy the dumpling dinner at Defachang Restaurant. Afterwards, proceed to experience thousands of gorgeous lanterns on the Ancient City Wall.

Day 07 Xian – Shanghai B
Today, you’ll visit the Grand Mosque which is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China and to visit the Muslim Market is paved with dark coloured stone with green trees providing heavy shade. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport for  flight to Shanghai, a cosmopolitan, bustling and heavily populated city in China. You’ll be transferred to hotel and free for the remainder of the day.

Day 08 Shanghai B.L.D
Your sightseeing today features a tour of the Yuyuan Garden, the old area of the city, Enjoy dim sum lunch at Green Ripple Restaurant. Jade Buddha Temple. You’ll also have chance to experience a traditional tea ceremony. Then have a stroll along the lively waterfront, known as the “Bund” and “Tianzifang area”. This evening you will be treated to a delicious dinner at Meilongzhen Restaurant.

Day 09 Shanghai B.L
Morning you’ll transferred to visit Zhujiajiao Ancient Town with gondola ride which is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. The afternoon is free on your own. We suggest you visit the SOHO area in the French Quarter and explore the small boutiques and artists quarters in the old lanes. There are wonderful small coffee shops and restaurants for your enjoyment.

Day 10 Depart Shanghai
At leisure until your transfer to the airport for homebound flight.
End of your unforgettable China trip.

Service included
A. Hotels (twin share basis) with breakfast
B. Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary.
C. Private car or van with driver
D. English speaking tour guide
E. Entrance fees
F. Meals as listed in the itinerary.

Service excluded
A. International airfare or train tickets.
B. Tips to guides and drivers.

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