The perfect introduction to the Middle Kingdom, this tour accentuates China's truly amazing achievements. From the ancient structures of Beijing to the incredible craft that went into the Terracotta Warriors of Xian and the contrasting boom-city of Shanghai, see the best on this eight day tour. 

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Explore Beijing's fascinating ancient sites from the iconic Temple of Heaven to the bustling Tiananmen Square.

Visit the life-size statues of the Army of Terracotta Warriors.

Enjoy a walk on the Bund promenade in bustling Shanghai.

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Day 1

Beijing

Transfer to your centrally located hotel. 

Day 2

Beijing

Tour Beijing's most famous sights, including the Forbidden City, iconic Temple of Heaven and bustling Tiananmen Square. Return to your hotel late afternoon. (B)(L)

Day 3

Beijing

A tour highlight, take in the Great Wall of China at Mutianyui today. This section of the wall is less crowded to walk along and its dramatic scenery provides a picture-perfect backdrop. Return to Beijing in the afternoon. (B)(L)

Day 4

Xian

Take a half day introductory city tour of this former capital. Learn of China's history at the provincial museum, walk the 15th century city wall and wander the Muslim Quarter. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 5

Xian

The highlight of the day's touring is the 6000-strong army of Terracotta Warriors. Only uncovered in 1974, these life-size statues have to be seen to be believed. Then visit the Qin Tomb for the first Chinese emperor who ordered to build the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. The final stop is the neolothic village Banpo. (B)(L)

Day 6

Xian - Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai with some free time on arrival to relax or soak up this eclectic destination. (B)

Day 7

Shanghai

Head out for a full day exploring Shanghai's fascinating sights, including the historical buildings lining the Bund, the bustling Yu Garden and Bazaar and the Jade Buddha Temple. (B)(L)

Day 8

Shanghai

Your exciting tour concludes with a transfer to the airport. (B)

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