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7 Days Shanghai Beijing Highlights Tour

From $450 per person

Tour Style:
This 7 days tour inculdes highlights of Shanghai & Beijing, the most popular destinations in China. It suit for someone who visit China for first time and also have chance to experience bullet train in China.

Duration: 7 Days, 6 Nights

Attractions(Cities):
Beijing: Great Wall, Tian'an men Square, Forbidden City... Shanghai: The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Boat ride on Huangpu River...

Pick-up point:
Shanghai international airport (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Beijing international airport (based on your requirement)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely!(Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

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Summary

Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai
Day 2 Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Bund, Old French Concession, Yuyuan Garden, Boat Cruise On the Huangpu River
Day 3 Shanghai: Free for you to explore the city by your own
Day 4 Shanghai--Beijing by Bullet Train
Day 5 Beijing: Tian'an men Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Kung Fu Show
Day 6 Beijing: Ming Tombs,  Mutainyu Great Wall
Day 7 Departure Beijing

Day 1

  • Place&Transport: Arrive in Shanghai, the international flight is not included
  • Today's Activities: N/A
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: N/A

Welcome to China! Upon arrival in Shanghai, our Shanghai local tour guide will pick you up at the exit of the airport, you will find a welcome signage "China Private Tour". And escorted you to your hotel directly. The rest of the day is free on your own.

Day 2

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, The Bund, Old French Concession, Yuyuan Garden, Boat Cruise On the Huangpu River
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: B, L, D

In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Firstly, you will visit Shanghai Museum, which is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. The museum was founded in 1952 and was first open to the public in the former Shanghai Racecourse club house, now at 325 West Nanjing Road, it was rebuilt at its current location in 1996, it is considered one of China's first world-class modern museums. The museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art.

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Shanghai Museum

You will have lunch at local restaurant, where you can enjoy some authentic Shanghai food.

After lunch, take you to visit Old French Concenssion in Xuhui District. If you want to see the city's best profile, the Frech Concenssion is Shanghai sunny side up, at its coolest, hippest and most elegant, cross Huangpu River and visit famous Bund area, which is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings - Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower. Completed in 1995 to a highly innovative design, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower has become a symbol of excellence in architecture and is a favourite sight for tourists in Shanghai. At 468 meters, it is the third tallest TV and radio tower in the World. On the TV Tower, to have a bird's eye view of Shanghai City.

Then proceed to visit the "Pedestrians only" Nanjing Road, a walking bustling street that is always packed with people waching other people. When people mention Shanghai's Nanjing Road, they're probably talking about East Nanjing Road, a pedestrian shopping street running for blocks between the northeast corner of People's Square and the Bund. Nanjing Road, 5.5 km in full length, enjoys the reputation as China No. 1 commercial center. It was the earliest commercial street in Shanghai since the city opened to the outside world.

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Shanghai Bund

After that move on to The Bund, the Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area is in the eastern part of Huangpu District centers on a section of Zhongshan Road, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing the high, modern skyscrapers of Pudong,Traditionally, the Bund begins at Yan'an Road in the south and ends at Waibaidu Bridge in the north, The Shanghai Bund on which you can embrace the best cityscape, feast on the rich architectural fashions ( Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style, etc.) 

Continue your tour to Yuyuan Garden. The largest Shanghai ancient garden with Ming and Qing architectural styles decorated by beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes, bridges and rockeries. The garden was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. Yu in Chinese means pleasing and satisfying, and this garden was specially built for Pan's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. 

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Yuyuan Garden

You will have a dinner before cruise, the last thing for today is Night cruise along the Huangpu River. When traveling in Shanghai, you should not miss a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. It is the best way to admire Shanghai's classic skyline views of colonial architecture and modern skyscrapers along the river.

After the cruise, you will be taken back yo your hotel.

Day 3

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Free on your own to explore the city
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: B

Shanghai, the No.1 metropolis in China. It is a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention from all over the world. Situated on the estuary of Yangtze River, it serves as the most influential economic, financial, international trade, and cultural center in East China. Also it is a popular travel destination for visitors to sense the pulsating development of the country. Besides, Shanghai is also a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks, and for sure, Shanghai is a shopping paradise for visitors.

So today will be free on your own to shopping or explore the city by yourself.

If you prefer explore Shanghai with tour guide, we can arrange the tour for you as well. (Feel free to let us know your requirement, the tour can be customized based on your requirement)

Option1: Shanghai Disney Land Day Tour
Option2: Shanghai to Zhujiajiao Water Town Day Tour
Option3: Shanghai city tour with other attractions

Day 4

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai to Beijing by Train
  • Today's Activities: N/A
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B

Today, our driver will pick you up at your hotel looby and drive you to Shanghai train station and you will experience bullet train in China, how excited! It takes around 5 and a half hour for one way, you can enjoy the view on the way or have a rest.

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China Bullet Train

Once you arrived, our Beijing local tour guide will pick you up at the exit of train station with a welcome signage "China Private Tour" and drive you to your hotel directly.

Day 5

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Tian'an men Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B, L

In the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Starting the day with a visit to Tian'an men Square, Tian'an men Square is the geographical center of Beijing City. It is the largest city square in the world, occupying an area of 440,000 square meters (about 109 acres), and able to accommodate 1,000,000 people at one time. Tiananmen Gate on the northern square was the site where the Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. The square is a conglomeration of splendid and beautiful flowers and the red national flag which flutters in the wind. The raising of the national flag is something which should not be missed by visitors to Tian'an men Square.

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Tian'an men Square

Then go through an underground tunnel to the imperial palace, also known as the "Forbidden City", The Forbidden City, also named the Palace Museum, shares the honor of being one of five world-famous palaces with the Palace of Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in England, the White House in the U.S. and the Kremlin in Russia.The palace, the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in China, was listed as a World Cultural Heritage Building in 1987. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the construction of this group of buildings took fourteen years from 1406 to 1420.

For lunch, you’ll taste the traditional Mongolian food and take part in local activities. While listening to the melodious toasting songs and appreciating traditional Mongolian dances, you have the opportunity to taste Kumiss, roasted whole sheep and shouba rou. 

After lunch, continue your tour to visit Summer Palace, which is an imperial garden and it integrates numerous traditional halls and pavilions, conceived by the Qing emperor Qianlong between 1750 and 1764 as the Garden of Clear Ripples. Using Kunming Lake, the former reservoir of the Yuan dynasty’s capital and Longevity Hill as the basic framework, the Summer Palace combined political and administrative, residential, spiritual, and recreational functions within a landscape of lakes and mountains, in accordance with the Chinese philosophy of balancing the works of man with nature.

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Forbidden City

After dinner, you will go for enjoying the Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre. It is one of famous show in Beijing and it tells a story of Chin Yu entering the monastery and making his way through life to finally becoming the Abbott. There are many demonstrations of Kungfu and strength throughout the show. The costumes and the choreography are great.The show lasts about one hour and 15 minutes. 

After the Kungfu Show, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 6

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Great Wall (Mutianyu Section), Ming Tombs
  • Accommondation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B, L

After breakfast in the hotel, our tour guide and driver will meet your at your hotel lobby and keep going your Beijing tour.

Firstly, drive about 70km (1.5 h) to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World – Great Wall. The less-crowded Mutianyu section. "If you haven't climbed the Great Wall, you haven't seen China." Many of your friends who visited China before might have told you this. It is indeed an experience of life. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It's known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. Good sightseeing with nature, take photos from different places and angles so you’ll have plenty of memories you can share with your friends when going back home.

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Great Wall

Your lunch is offered near the Great Wall in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, the Sacred Way, affiliated with the Ming Tombs, is a main attractions arranged for you. The Ming Tombs lie in Changping County, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) northwest from the urban area of Beijing. It is actually a tomb cluster of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), including thirteen emperor's mausoleums, seven tombs for concubines and one grave for eunuchs. It was listed in the World Heritage List in 2003. Each emperor's tomb was constructed at the foot of a separate small hill, but they all share a main road called the Sacred Way.

After finished, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 7

  • Place&Transport: Departure Beijing
  • Today's Activities: N/A
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: B

Today is free on your own until transfer you to the airport, and you fly back home. Have a pleasant trip!

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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