Classic China

Embark on an exhilarating journey through China’s rich history and vibrant culture with our meticulously planned tour. From the imperial majesty of Beijing’s Forbidden City to the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China and the ancient marvels of Xian’s Terracotta Warriors, each day promises unforgettable experiences. Explore bustling markets, serene temples, and historic landmarks in Shanghai, including the charming canal town of Zhujiajiao. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and seamless transfers, this tour offers a comprehensive and immersive exploration of China’s iconic highlights.

Specification: Classic China



Location & Cities

Beijing, Shanghai, Xian


9 Days

Group Size

Private Tour

Tour Type

Destination Trip

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Travel Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival Beijing

    On arrival in Beijing, be transferred to your hotel.

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Explore Beijing’s fascinating hutongs by rickshaw and enjoy lunch in a family home.

  • Day 3: Beijing – Great Wall of China

    Spend time exploring the Great Wall of China. Mutianyu is home to one of the best-preserved sections of the wall. Here you call stroll along the wall, go inside the watchtowers and take in the beautiful scenery surrounding the wall.

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Discover the beautiful grounds of the Temple of Heaven and wander through the lakes, gardens and palaces at Summer Palace.

  • Day 5: Beijing to Xian

    Fly to Xian. Enjoy a tour of the colourful Muslim Quarter, the ancient city wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Stay the next two nights at Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel (or similar).

  • Day 6: Xian – Army of Terracotta Warriors

    Stroll through the lively City Park adjacent to the magnificent city wall. Venture outside of Xian to see thousands of detailed statues stand in rows making up an Army of Terracotta Warriors.

  • Day 7: Xian to Shanghai

    Fly from Xian to Shanghai. Walk along the regal Bund and admire the historic architectural delights lanes along the waterfront.Take a walking tour of the Old Chinese Quarter, where narrow lanes are packed with local produce and bustling markets. In the evening, see a spectacular acrobat performance. Stay the next two nights at Jian Guo Hotel Shanghai (or similar).

  • Day 8: Shanghai – Zhujiajiao

    Travel to the ancient canal town of Zhujiajiao and stroll the backstreets, cruise the waterways and absorb the charming, old-world atmosphere. The town is connected by 36 delicate bridges, cross them as you shop for local handicrafts and try some of the regional cuisine.On your return to Shanghai, visit the lesser-known Propaganda Poster Art Centre, a unique private collection of original propaganda posters and artwork dating from the 1940s to 1970s.

  • Day 9: Shanghai Departure

    Check-out of your hotel and be transferred to the airport.

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