China Fam Experience
Price starting from$399
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip.
Trip Duration :
8 Days / 7 Nights
8 day/6 night package including four nights hotel accommodations in Beijing and two nights in Shanghai, sightseeing with an English Speaking guide, and all transfers.
Thu, Day 1 USA/China:
Board your flight to Shanghai. (booked on your own)
Fri, Day 2 Arrival:
Upon arrival at the Shanghai airport, you will be transferred to the Radisson hotel or similar. Today will be a free day to explore the city on your own. Indulge yourself by shopping at the sotres along Nanjing Road, which is the main shopping street of Shanghai.
Sat, Day 3 Shanghai: (BLD)
After Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, this is believed to have been built in the Ming Dynasty over 400 years ago. Visit the renowned Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Today, the TV tower is ranked the third tallest tower in the world and the tallest tower created in all of Asia. After TV tower tour, you will visit Shanghai Museum and People Square. You will conclude the night with a visit to Xin Tian Di, which is one of the hottest new entertainment districts in Shanghai located near the former French Concession. You will have a unique opportunity to experience both Chinese and Western culture all in one place.
Sun, Day 4 Shanghai/Beijing: (BL)
After breakfast, you will visit the Zhujiajiao Water Town and immerse in the relaxing atmosphere. Zhujiajiao, Known as the “Venice of Shanghai", it is a well-preserved ancient town in water country in Shanghai typical of southeast China. During Three Kingdom as appeared as a village. Nowadays old streets and architecture in the style of Ming and Qing periods can be found and local customs characteristic of water country can be observed. Zhujiajiao is noted for its archaic water country scenery typical of southeast China – old town, peacefulness, tranquility and elegance. In the evening board the five hour high-speed train to Beijing. Overnight at the Beijing National Convention Center Grand hotel or similar.
Mon, Day 5 Beijing: (BLD)
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a full day tour of Beijin. First visit the world's largest and renowned public square where many historical events once took place - Tiananmen Square. Around the vast square, you can see The Great Hall of People, holding the congress of the Communist Party and National People's Congress, History Museum, Military Museum and Monuments to the People's heroes. When available, you can visit Mao's Mausoleum, where his body is in a crystal coffin. Under the famous Mao's portrait, which is positioned at the center of "The Gate of Heavenly Peace" entrance, you will walk into the Forbidden City (also known as Imperial Palace), which holds 9,999 rooms. Experience the intricate architecture and exquisitely designed layout of these grand buildings once housed by Chinese Emperors who ruled during the period of the Qing and Ming Dynasties for almost 500 years (1420-1911). You will wrap up the evening with a delicious Peking duck Dinner at one of the most prestigious restaurants.
Tue, Day 6 Beijing: (BL)
Today you will visit one of the wonders of the world: The Great Wall of China. Its construction began in the 5th century B.C. as a defense against the Mongols: 300,000 people (many of whom were buried in the wall) labored on it over several centuries. The Great Wall extends across mountains and valleys for more than 3,000 miles perhaps only a tenth of its former length. In the afternoon, you will tour the exterior portion of Beijing’s National Stadium, also familiar to the world as the Bird's Nest and the home to the 2008 Olympics games. The stadium designed by an architecture firm in Switzerland.
Wed, Day 7 Beijing: (BL)
Today you will take a Tai Chi lesson along the way to Temple of Heaven, and capture the lifestyles of families residing within the Historic Hutong by rickshaw. The amazing gray brick courtyard residence is Beijing's oldest and remains infused with timeless culture and history. In the mid-1990's, most of the original Hutongs vanished rapidly and was substituted by high-rise buildings and commercial offices. We will visit Summer Palace after lunch in Hutong family. Later enjoy a free half day shopping at the flea market.
Thu, Day 8 Departure: (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
- One way High Speed Train ticket to Beijing.
- All transfers as per above itinerary in China.
- Three nights hotel accommodations in Shanghai at the Radisson hotel or similar, including tax, service charge and buffet breakfast.
- Four nights hotel accommodations in Beijing at the China National Convention Center Grand hotel or similar, including tax, service charge and buffet breakfast.
- Sightseeing as per itinerary, including all entry fees and English-speaking guide.
- Five lunches & two dinners.
- International Air.
- Items of a personal nature like bottled water, alcoholic beverages, laundry service, etc.
- Any services not mentioned in the itinerary or inclusions.
- Full payment required at time of booking.
- Air fare available upon request.
- Seats very limited. First come, first served.