Tour Code: ST01
Destinations: Beijing, Xian
Departure: Daily
Duration:  9 days
Language: English

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

Simatai Great Wall

Day 1 Entry Beijing D
You will meet your guide a the Capital airport and be transferred to your hotel. This evening you will have a welcome dinner.

Day 2 Beijing   B.L.D
After buffet breakfast, drive to majestic wild Great Wall at Jinshanling Section which is about 130KM away from Beijing city.
For band: Do marching just at the foot of the Great Wall for about 40 minutes.
For choir: Perform at the foot of Great Wall for 40 minutes.
After the performing you will hike from Jinshanling Great Wall to Simatai Great Wall. The hiking will take about 3 to 4 hours. You will have lunch box at the Great Wall (Subway hot dog, orange juice, biscuit, chips, bananas and mineral water).  The coach will pick up the students from exit of Simatai Section of the Great Wall and then drive back to the City. Have a buffet dinner in the elegant Orchards Restaurant.

Forbidden City

Day 3 Beijing  B.L.D
After buffet breakfast, visit the magnificent Tian’anmen Square, heart of China, and then to Forbidden City with the Jewelry Section included. Lunch in a local Chinese Restaurant. Afternoon time is reserved for a visit to Beijing High School No. 166 and take a joint concert performance with them in the school. Following the concert, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with the Chinese students at the same age (students in China learn English from their 7 years old).
Delicious Peking duck dinner.

Day 4 Beijing – Xi’an B.L.D
Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
A Tai-Chi course will be held in a public park as the morning exercise with local people. Then you will take a rickshaw tour to the Hutong, old alleys where local Beijing people lives in. Then move to a local restaurant, before lunch you may learn how to make Chinese dumplings, the most popular Chinese food. After lunch, drive to 798 Art Zone, where well-known modern Chinese artists gather inside. Next stop will be Beijing Zoo to see the lovely panda there, which is called the ambassador of China.
Buffet dinner at the hotel. BBQ buffet dinner at Golden Hans.
Stay on over night train in soft sleepers, 4 people in a cabin

Xian City Wall

Day 5 Xian B.L.D
Morning pick-up from the railway station and be transferred back to your hotel to have buffet breakfast and fresh up. Lunch then afternoon tour to one of the world heritages, the Terracotta Solders. Then to a unique Tang style dinner show.

Day 6 Xi’an  B.L.D
Buffet breakfast at your hotel.
Morning visit to the impressive History Museum of Xi’an. After Lunch, You are going to the City Wall. Band or choir performance will be held on the 600 hundred years old city wall. Local artists may join the performance to show shocking traditional drum dance. Then do cycling on the wall at leisure. You will be taken to the lively down town night food market to have your supper on your own. Then bus back to the hotel together.

Day 7 Xi’an – Beijing  B.L.D
Buffet breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will go the typical Chinese countryside. You are going to explore a dairy farm, extraordinary cave-house where local Chinese people lived in years ago. Lunch at a local farmer’s house. Then a communication activity will be held between local school kids and you, including music performance. Dinner in Xi’an city.
Stay on over night train in soft sleepers, 4 people in a cabin

China school band show

Day 8 Beijing B.L.D
Morning pick-up from the railway station. Back to the hotel, having buffet breakfast and fresh up. Lunch in a local restaurant. The afternoon time will be spent for a course to learn a traditional Chinese musical instrument named Hulusi or cucurbit flute about 2 to 3 hours. After the course, everyone will get one of the flutes as a gift.
Have a buffet dinner at the hotel as the farewell banquet.

Day 9 Depart Beijing B
Check out of the hotel and fly back to your sweet home.

Service included
A. Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
B. Entrance fees
C. English speaking Guide
D. Deluxe coach and professional Driver
E. 22 meals as listed in the itinerary
F. Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Luggage Transfers between airports/train station and hotels.

Service excluded
A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Tips to guides or drivers.
D. Single Room Supplement.
E. Personal Expenses.

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