7-Day Beijing Tour with Xian World Horticultural Expo
Day 1 Enter Beijing
Airport to hotel transfer by our private English-speaking guide and the driver. The guide will wait for you at the exit of the airport by holding a paper board with the sign of your name on.
Day 2 Beijing (L)
Hotel pickup & drop off & lunch included. Welcome to Beijing! 4 days Beijing tours will be arranged to see the essence attractions in Beijing. Today, we are going to visit the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and take a Hutong tour with rickshaw.
Tiananmen Square: Where many historical events took place is a symbol of China.
Forbidden City: A reputed palace in the world and a World Culture Heritage. 24 Chinese emperors ever lived in the palace.
Hutong Tour with Rickshaw: Hutong, the Old Town Beijing, where you are going to have a pleasant rickshaw ride along the old alleys and stop by a local Hutong family to learn about old Beijingers’ life as well as see their special courtyard residence.
Day 3 Beijing (L)
Hotel pickup & drop off & lunch included. In the morning, we will visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (about 2.5 hours’ drive); afternoon tour in Temple of Heaven and Cloisonné Factory.
Mutianyu Great Wall: It is the most spectacular section of Great Wall and less crowded. A cable car will help you reach a good part of the wall, where you can climb ahead and enjoy the superb views. You can return either by cable car or an exciting toboggan ride.
Temple of Heaven: A large royal temple where the emperors held sacrifice ceremonies to Heaven for a good harvest.
Cloisonné Factory: It is a short visit. Here you are able to watch the delicate cloisonné making process and appreciate the dazzling showroom. You could buy some products as souvenirs but it is not forced.
Day 4 Beijing – Xian
Today we shall visit the Summer Palace and Olympic Green before flying to Xian. Be transferred to Beijing airport and fly out to Xian. Upon arrival at Xian airport, be picked up by the local guide and escorted to your hotel in Xian.
Sumer Palace: An imperial garden with extremely beautiful scenery. A pleasant lake cruise is included.
Olympic Green: Pay an exterior visit to Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, which has become new landmarks of Beijing after the 2008 Olympics. Travel around and see other sport in the Olympic Green Park.
Day 5 Xian
Hotel pickup & drop off. Full day tour to the 20011 World Horticultural Expo Xi’an (Visit time is flexible up to you).
World Horticultural Expo Xi’an: Lasting from April 28 to October 22, the expo is a communication window to gardeners and horticulturalists as well as garden lovers from all over the world and is expected to attract 10 million people to Xian. The site design “flowing gardens” takes Circulation as its theme: the water from all the waterways flows down into a lake where it is cleaned by reed beds before being re-used around the project. China always has its way to impress the world, such as the cantilevered exhibition hall and the horse-shoe shaped greenhouse. It would be unforgettable.
Day 6 Xian (L)
Hotel pickup & drop off. Today, let’s visit the representative attractions in Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall, Terracotta Warriors Factory.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses: One of the most significant archeological finds of the 20th century. These 6000 life-size painted terracotta warrior and horses shape into an imposing underground army.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda: A symbol of the old-line Xian, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
Xian City Wall: One of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
Terracotta Warriors Factory: A handmade factory to produce copies of terracotta warriors. Here you are able to watch the making process of the copies of terracotta warriors and you could also choose to buy some products as souvenirs but it is not forced.
Day 7 Xian-Beijing-Exit
Be transferred to Xian airport to fly back to Beijing airport where you fly out Beijing to your home country. Take care.
* Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
* Meals as listed in the itinerary.
* Hotels as listed in the itinerary.
* Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
* China internal flights: Beijing-Xian & Xian-Beijing.
* Free visits to handicraft factories.
* Service charge & government taxes.
* Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
* Free-bottled mineral water.
* China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
* Entry or exit China airfare.
* Personal expenses.
* Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.
* High Season: April 1-October 31, Low Season: November 1-March 31.
* Discount for children from 2 to 12 years old differs according to your tour size.
* If you are a group of 10 or 10 people above, please contact us, we could give a very competitive discount.
* If you need to prolong your stay in China, or arrive a few days earlier, please let us know and we’d be happy to extend your hotel bookings, or arrange additional tours for you.