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14 Days Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guilin and Hong Kong Cuisine Tour

Tour Code: CT-4

Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Hong Kong

Departure Date: You Choose!

  • Day 1. Arrival in Beijing
  • Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Free for rest of the day. 

    Accommodation: Raffles Beijing Hotel

  • Day 2. Beijing
  • After breakfast, visit Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in China. Then, walk into Forbidden City, the palace of the Chinese emperors in Ming and Qing Dynasty. Enjoy the Chinese lunch at a well selected restaurant. In the afternoon, enjoy a Hutong tour in Rickshaw. Hutong is a maze of historic alleyways and old single storey traditional courtyard houses, now fast disappearing. In the evening, taste Peking Roasted Duck, the most delicious food of Beijing.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Peking Roasted Duck Dinner

    Accommodation: Raffles Beijing Hotel

  • Day 3. Beijing
  • In the morning, drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall of China. Although it is not so famous as Badaling Great Wall, it is less crowed and has better architecture. After tour Mutianyu Great Wall with round way cable car, enjoy a delicious food at restaurant. Afterwards, visit 798 Art District, an exhibition center of Chinese culture and art. In the evening, enjoy gourmet-imperial dinner at Fangshan Restaurant. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Imperial Dinner at Fangshan Restauran

    Accommodation: Raffles Beijing Hotel

  • Day 4. Beijing to Xian plan
  • After breakfast, visit a cooking school to learn Chinese cuisine. In the 1.5 hours’ study, you’ll have the chance to learn one course of Chinese dish and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the delightful experience. Then take free time for wandering and shopping at Wangfujing Street,which fuses effortlessly the time-honored traditional stores and modern shopping malls and boutiques, as well as restaurants serving everything from traditional Chinese cuisines to international ones. Afterwards, take a flight to Xian.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel Xian

  • Day 5. Xian
  • After breakfast, drive to visit Terracotta Warriors, a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of Chinese history. Enjoy lunch at a well-selected restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the landmark of Xian, and stroll around the its square, the biggest Tang-culture square, the biggest fountain and waterscape square, and the largest-scale sculptures area in Asia. In the evening, enjoy the tasteful Dumpling Banquet and the splendid Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dumpling Banquet Dinner

    Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel Xian

  • Day 6. Xian to Chengdu plan
  • In the morning, visit the ancient City Wall of Xian, one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. You can walk or rent a bike around the full 14km circuit,with great views of the city on either side. Afterwards, visit stroll around the Muslim Quarters of Xi’an to taste the local snacks. Then, board the flight to Chengdu.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: InterContinental Century City Chengdu

  • Day 7. Chengdu
  • Today you’ll enjoy a full day of cooking class at Local Cooking School, where you’ll get a main idea of Sichuan Food, learn the basic step of cooking and try some dishes of spicy local food.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: InterContinental Century City Chengdu

  • Day 8. Chengdu to Shanghai plan
  • In the morning, visit the Panda Breeding Center, founded in 1987, which is a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. See the cute pandas in close. Then stroll around the Jinli Old Street. Afterwards, transfer to airport to board the flight to Shanghai.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

  • Day 9. Shanghai
  • In the morning, visit the Yu Garden, a private garden built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, with typical Chinese classic architecture and style.Visit the sparkling Bund and Nanjing Road, known as China No. 1 shopping street.Then, visit Shanghai Museum.In the evening, enjoy the Acrobatic Show.

    Meals: Breakfast, Steamed Buns Lunch, Shanghai Cuisine Dinner

    Accommodation: Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

  • Day 10. Shanghai to Guilin plan
  • Enjoy a free time until transfer to airport. Fly from Shanghai to Guilin. Upon arrival, be transferred to hotel. Have a short break, visit the  Reed Flute Cave, the largest and most impressive cave in Guilin.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel Guilin

  • Day 11. Guilin to Yangshuo
  • After breakfast, experience the Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo.It is the highlight of Guilin travel where you can enjoy stunning scenery,including spectacular limestone peaks, graceful bamboo groves,fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts, etc. Upon arrival at Yangshuo, stroll around the West Street and then take the Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class. This class begins at the local market where ingredients for the dishes are chosen by students. Back to shool, you have an opportunity to learn three dishes and taste the dishes you cook at last. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: Yangshuo New West Street International Hotel

  • Day 12. Yangshuo to Guilin to Hong Kong plan
  • After breakfast, Cycling at the countryside Yangshuo and visit a local family on half way to see the real country life in China. Then, transfer to Guilin airport to board the flight to Hong Kong. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    Accommodation: InterContinental Hong Kong

  • Day 13. Hong Kong
  • Enjoy a free day at Hong Kong.You are suggested to do some shopping and discover the delicious food at Hong Kong.

    Accommodation: InterContinental Hong Kong

  • Day 14. Depart from Hong Kong
  • Enjoy a free time until be transferred to the airport for your next destination. Service ends.

     

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