China Shanghai-Chengdu-Leshan-Xi'an-Beijing 13 days Tour
Day 1: Arrivel in Shanghai
Upon your arrival at Shanghai Pudong airport, you will be met the tour guide.drive to hotel.overnight in shanghai
Day 2: Shanghai,Sightseeing
Today you first visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center to witness how Shanghai became a cosmopolitan city from a shabby fishing village. Then take a leisurely walk in the beautiful Yu Garden, sample some flavorful local snacks at the bustling Yuyuan Market and drop by a Silk Work shop.Later, you will tour the French Concession to appreciate its old French-style villas and special colonial culture. In the evening, enjoy the fabulous Acrobatic Show.
Day 3: Shanghai, Zhujiajiao Water Town
After breakfast, you will visit historic Zhujiajiao village (50 minute drive from Shanghai). At Zhujiajiao, you will walk through Fangsheng Bridge, Beida Street, and the Kezhi Garden. You will feel as though you have stepped back in time. After your trip to this beautiful village, you will be driven back to Shanghai.
Day 4: Shanghai-Chengdu, The Bund, Jinmao Tower & Jade Buddha Temple
After breakfast, you will head to the famous Bund to view Shanghai’s fantastic skyline, stroll along China's No.1 shopping street,Nanjing Road, and ascend the Jinmao Tower to get an amazing bird’s eye view of this metropolis. Then proceed to Jade Buddha Temple to admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and exquisite religious artifacts.Afterwards, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to Chengdu, home to the cute giant pandas.
Day 5: Chengdu, Giant Pandas & City Attractions
Today you visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to have a memorable close-up encounter with pandas. You will see real pandas enjoying their lives in this sanctuary and learn more about this lovable but endangered species via documentary film and exhibition.Then you will visit the city’s oldest Wenshu Temple, sip a cup of genuine Chinese tea in its tea house,and walk along Jinli Old Street to absorb the relaxing atmosphere of Chengdu.
Evening is free, optional to enjoy the melodious Sichuan Opera.
Day 6: Chengdu-Leshan-Mt.Emei, Leshan Giant Buddha & Baoguo Monastery
On this day you will be driven to Leshan to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha. Carved out of the cliffs at the confluence of Mingjiang and Qingyi River, it is the largest stone Buddha colossus in the world.Then proceed to the ancient Baoguo Monastery to see its three treasures including a 2.4-meter-high porcelain Buddha, a 25-ton bronze bell, and an exquisite Huanyan bronze tower carved with 4,700 tiny Buddha statues. overnight at Mt. Emei.
Day 7: Mt.Emei-Chengdu, Golden Summit & Wannian Temple
You will visit Mt. Emei, one of four most famous Buddhism mountains in China. You will first take a sightseeing bus to Leidongping, and then walk to Jieyin Palace to ride a cable car to the GoldenSummit where you can have a terrific panoramic view of the mountain’s natural beauty. Then you will tour the Wannian Temple to gain an insight of Buddhism perspectives. After,back to Chengdu.
Day 8: Chengdu-Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda & Muslim Street
You will be free until your local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to Xian.Upon arriving in Xian, your local guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. After a rest, you will set out to tour the centuries-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and then pay a visit to the Great Mosque and Muslim Street to appreciate the ingenious religious architectures and exotic Muslim culture.
Day 9: Xian, Terracotta Warriors & City Highlights
In the morning, you will inspect the incredible Terracotta Warriors. These terra soldiers and horses were sculpted like the real Qin Dynasty legions from 2,200 years ago; when discovered they shocked the world with the overwhelming scale and exceptional sculpture skills.In the afternoon, you will take a bike tour along the top of the Ancient City Walls, drop by a Jade Gallery and appreciate Chinese stele calligraphy at Forest of Stone Steles Museum.
Day 10: Xian-Beijing
On this day you will be free to pursue your personal activities until being transferred to the airport for your flight to Beijing.Upon your arrival in Beijing, capital of China,your local guide is ready to greet you and take you to the hotel. After a rest,you will tour the 798 Dashanzi Art District where you can see various delicate art works created by artists from all over the world.
Day 11: Beijing, Sightseeing
Today you will first visit Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest plaza, and the splendid Forbidden City. Famous for itsimpressive royal architectures and imperial legends, the Forbidden City is a must-see of Beijing.In the afternoon, you will stop by a Pearl Store and take a pedicab to explore Hutongs, the disappearing ancient alleys of Old Beijing, to discover the daily life of Beijing locals and their long-kept traditions. Then walk along Houhai Bar Street to see how locals enjoy their entertainment.
Day 12: Beijing,Sightseeing
The magnificent Great Wall, the Eighth Wonder of the World, is your first stop today. You will be transferred to the Mutianyu section,an intact and less touristic part of the Great Wall. Walking along the venerable ramparts provides you a chance to step back in history.In the afternoon, you will take a leisurely stroll on the Sacred Road, a royal path reputed for its vivid statues and beautiful scenery.
Day 13: Beijing, Temple of Heaven
After breakfast, you will marvel at the spectacular Temple of Heaven. Here you will not only see grand imperial temples but also watch locals doing their stylish morning exercises. back to hotel, the tour end.