8 days Shanghai-Guilin Tour (Route A)
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from $ 2000 to $ 4000
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China is a land of ferocious contrasts. Shanghai's ambitious skyline is a triumphant statement. Seekers of modernity will find their requirements met in Shanghai. If you are a nature lover, the amazing landscape and country scenery in Guilin, will never disappoint you. You will enjoy many places including cycling tour around Yangshuo with a visit to local farmers' home, garden and silk tour in Suzhou.
Day 1 - Shanghai
International flight-on your arrangement.
Upon your arrival at Shanghai, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure. Accommodations: Jiulong Hotel Shanghai.
Day 2 - Shanghai
Full-day excursion in Shanghai.
Today, your full-day excursion of incredible Shanghai will include: Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market and the Jade Buddha Temple.
Shanghai Museum: often ranked as China's best museum, it is the biggest museum in China with a fine collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese artifacts.
Yu Garden: located in the Old Town of Shanghai and laid out in 1559 AD by a powerful Ming official, Yu Garden recreates a beautiful landscape of pagodas, pavilions, rockeries, fountains, ancient trees and precious flowers.
Accommodations: Jiulong Hotel Shanghai. Meals: B.
Day 3 - Shanghai
Private Car Service
One full-day tour to Suzhou (100km away from Shanghai), which has been known as the Venice of the East. After your arrival, be met by your local guide. Your tour in Suzhou includes: the attractive Lingering Garden, the ancient Tiger Hill Park and the No.1 Silk Factory.
Back to Shanghai after the tour in Suzhou. Accommodations: Jiulong Hotel Shanghai. Meals: B
Day 4 - Guilin
After breakfast, you will tour the Bund and the Nanjing Road, and then visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.
Nanjing Road: known as "China's No.1 Shopping Street" with a huge selection of merchandise on sale.
The Bund : where the great trading houses and banks had their headquarters in the 1920s and the 1930s. The Bund is about about a mile long, it is the city's fulcrum.
Day 5 - Guilin
Private Car Service
After breakfast, drive to Zhujiang Pier (about 40-minute drive) to start the boat cruise along the tranquil Li River, the highlight of your sightseeing tour in Guilin, until you get to Yangshuo County.
Day 6 - China
After breakfast, you will experience an interesting and enjoyable cycling tour to the Moon Hill and the Big Banyan Tree Park by taking the countryside road partly along the picturesque Yulong River. Pay a visit to one of the local farmers' home en route
Moon Hill: viewed from different places, the moon takes on different shapes, sometimes full moon, sometimes half-moon and sometimes crescent, forming a marvelous spectacle in Yangshuo. Climbing about 800 steps up to the very top, you will have a fantastic view of the whole county.
Big Banyan Tree: more than 1500 years old, with its crown covering more than half a hectare, it was once the spot where Third Sister Liu, the folk song singer of Zhuang people, sang beautiful melodies according to the legend.
Yulong River: a tributary of Li River, it is like a green ribbon winding peacefully through the rice fields and small villages. The unique-shaped pinnacles, the bamboo groves, the rice fields and the roaming water buffalos are all combined together to create a charming countryside picture.
Accommodations: New Century Hotel. Meals: B
Day 7 - Guilin
Yangshuo / Guilin / Shanghai.
Private Car Service
Today, drive back to Guilin (1.5-hour drive) and have a city tour of the Elephant Trunk Hill, the Fubo Hill and the Reed Flute Cave.
Elephant Trunk Hill : the symbol of Guilin, which resembles a giant elephant drinking water from the Li River.
Fubo Hill: where you can see lots of Buddha statues left about 1000 years ago in the Returned Pearl Cave and have a birds' eye view of the whole city after climbing up to the very top.
Reed Flute Cave: 5 kilometers away from the city center, famed as "A Natural Palace of Art", in which you can see lots of stalactites & stalagmites illuminated by the lights of different colors. You will also learn how they were formed.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai.
Upon you arrival at Shanghai, our local guide meet you and escort you to the hotel.
Day 8 - Shanghai
Fly back home.
Free in today until our local guide meet you and escort you to the airport for the flight to your sweet home.
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