AB: American Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, SD: Specialty Dinner
Day 1-2 Beijing Meals:Dinner
Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to the hotel in the evening. Observe and revel at the amazing city lights and make sure to be well rested for tomorrow, which is your official first day of exploring Beijing and all its beauty.
Day 3 Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Beijing Capital Museum
Meals: Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The world’s largest public square - Tiananmen Square and The forbidden city - is a vast complex of halls, temples and housing which make up the former residence of the ancient emperors
Tea Ceremony-to learning traditional Chinese tea culture
Beijing Capital Museum
A delicious Peking Duck Dinner at one of the most prestigious restaurants.
Optional Evening Entertainmen: Kung-Fu Show
Day 4 Excursion to the Great Wall of China, Jade Factory, 2008 Olympics Games Sites Meal: Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinnerr
One of the wonders of the world-the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall extends across mountains and valleys for more than 3,000 miles perhaps only a tenth of its former length.
Visit Jade factory to learn more about Chinese jade and traditional culture
Beijing National Stadium, also familiar to the world as the Bird’s Nest and the home to the 2008 Olympics games sites. The stadium designed by an architecture firm in Switzerland implemented the world’s largest structure built of steel.
Day 5 Taiji Lesson, Temple of Heaven, Vocational School Visit of cooking lesson Meal: Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Morning exercise – Taiji lesson at the Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven- the Chinese Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Capture the detailed essence of all the rich colors blended together on the hand painted tiles and roofing of the structure.
Beijing Jinsong Vocational School Visit
Experience & Learning the cooking lesson of Chinese food
Optional Evening Entertainment: Acrobatic Show
Day 6 Hutong Rickshaw & Family visit Meal: Hotel Breakfast, Lunch
Silk factory and learn more about Chinese silk history -Silk fabric was first developed in ancient China, with some of the earliest examples found as early as 3500BC.
Huntong-the Historic Hutong by rickshaw. The amazing gray brick courtyard residence is Beijing’s oldest and remains infused with timeless culture and history.
Local Hutong family house warming- visiting the local family for house warming and enjoy the meal at the local family.
Experience & enjoy the local family’s Chinese house meal
Optional Dumpling cooking class in the hotel
Day 7 Free day to explore the city Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple, Knock off market Meal: Hotel Breakfast
Explore the city on your own or you may enjoy shopping at flea market. The full day or half day activities and suggestion will be provided by your tour guide on the tour.
Free day to explore Beijing City, Take an evening overnight Train to Xi’an (Soft Sleeper)
Day 8 Beijing - Home Farewell to China
Meal: Breakfast, In-Flight Meal
Depart Beijing flight back to Home via schedule flight. We hope you enjoyed your time in China and will be leaving this country with endless amounts of stories memories and captivating pictures of the entire journey. You will be transferred to the Beijing Capital airport via your schedule flight back home
Great Wall of China • Travel to view one of the wonders of the world. Its construction began in the 5th century B.C. as a defense against of the Mongols.
The Forbidden City • Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. For almost five centuries, it served as the home of the Emperor and his household.
Olympic Games Sites • The National Stadium, know as the ``Bird`s Nest``, which serve as the main venue of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Chuandixia Village (Ancient Village)Chuandixia is known for its architecture and natural beauty. It is home to 500 well preserved courtyard homes. Many of these homes have been converted into inns offering food and lodging to travelers. Stone paved lanes and steep staircases help define Chuandixia's architectural identity. The village is a frequent subject of photographers and painters.
Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses - At the mention of the great number of Xi’an attractions, terracotta soldiers always come as the first. The great archeological excavation of Qin (221BC-206BC) Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses unfolded a strong army of altogether 7,000 life-size pottery soldiers, horses, chariots and weapons arranged in battle formations symbolically, guarding the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
City Wall - Adorned with a moat and the circular park, the wall surrounds the square inner city of Xi’an. It is the most complete city wall to survive in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world, built first in the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and renovated in recent years.
Shaanxi Province Museum
he Shaanxi History Museum considers it an obligation to be a showcase of ancient civilizations. It is situated in the southern suburb of Xian City, northwest of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.Since it was opened to the public in 1991, its architectural buildings, internal apparatus, and exhibits have made it famous as a first-class museum in China.
Xian Museum, located in the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, Xian Museum was opened to the public on the World Museum's Day, May 18th, 2007. Not only does it enhance the environment of the nearby ancient building complex but also means that Xian has a large municipal museum at long last.
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