China Dream Tour from Chicago, Seattle, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco
12-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai Tour
Explore China's top attractions in this classic tour. The Great Wall, Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors are here to be discovery. The Li River Cruise will top your trip off. Get unbeatable value by flying from US or Canada.
- Centrally Located Hotels
- Authentic Chinese Food
- Private Cars and Drivers
- Private Guides
- Entrance Fees
- Phone Rental / Wifi Package
- Luggage Transfers
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
- International and Domestic Flights and Transfer in China
- Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge.
- Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
- More people more discounts. Low season, lower price.
|Departure Time||From Chicago||Single Room Supplement||You Save||Book Tour|
|2013.9.3 - 2013.10.31||$3,299||$409||$450|
|2013.11.1 - 2013.11.30||$3,129||$349||$450|
|2013.12.25 - 2014.1.28||$3,289||$359||$450|
|2014.1.29 - 2014.4.29||$3,199||$399||$450|
|2014.5.14 - 2014.8.20||$3,899||$389||$450|
|2014.8.21 - 2014.9.20||$3,599||$409||$450|
|2014.9.21 - 2014.12.10||$3,299||$409||$450|
|Departure Time (2013)||From Seattle||Single Room Supplement||You Save||Book Tour|
|1.1 - 4 .29||$3,439||$367||$300|
|4.30 - 5.13||$3,699||$389||$300|
|5.14 - 8.20||$4,199||$396||$300|
|8.21 - 9.20||$3,749||$449||$300|
|9.21 - 12.10||$3,499||$409||$300|
|12.11 - 12.24||$4,139||$339||$300|
|12.25 - 12.31||$3,399||$339||$300|
|Departure Time (2013)||From Toronto||Single Room Supplement||You Save||Book Tour|
|1.1 - 4.14||$3,099||$288||$300|
|4.15 - 5.10||$3,319||$309||$300|
|5.11 - 6.8||$3,129||$309||$300|
|6.9 - 6.15||$3,319||$309||$300|
|6.16 - 7.8||$3,719||$296||$300|
|7.9 - 8.14||$3,309||$296||$300|
|8.15 - 12.10||$3,149||$329||$300|
|12.11 - 12.24||$3,769||$269||$300|
|12.25 - 12.31||$3,059||$269||$300|
|Departure Time (2012)||From New York||Single Room Supplement||Book Tour|
|Oct.2 - Nov.30||$3,899||$399||Sold Out|
|Dec.1 - Dec.23||$4,099||$269|
|Departure Time (2012)||From Los Angeles||Single Room Supplement||Book Tour|
|Oct.2 - Nov.30||$3,829||$399||Sold Out|
|Dec.1 - Dec.23||$3,949||$269|
- Day 1 Depart USA/CA
Fly from Chicago/Seattle/Toronto/New York/Los Angeles/San Francisco*, International flight included. Cross the International Dateline and lose a day.
*Hainan Airlines flights for depature from Chicago, Seattle and Toronto. Air China flights for depature from New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
- Day 2 Arrive in Beijing
Be met at the arrival hall of the airport by our tour guide and transferred back to your hotel in a comfortable private vehicle.
- Day 3 Beijing
Attractions: Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour, Li Heng Tang pearl store
Walk slowly through the glorious, ancient imperial palace and enjoy the landscaped gardens, halls, pavilions and corridors in The Summer Palace, the playground for emperors.
- Day 4 Beijing
Attractions: Temple of Heaven, The Mutianyu Great Wall, Tai chi Experience at the Temple of Heaven, Cloisonne Factory
Start by joining the morning Tai chi exercise at the Temple of Heaven and walk along the less-crowded Mutianyu Great Wall.
- Day 5 Beijing, Fly to Xi'an
Attractions:Bird's Nest and Water Cube, Hutong Tour
Take a exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums. A leisure rickshaw is waiting for you to explore the zigzag lanes and make a Chinese Paper Cut with locals. Meet the guide in Xi’an and get to the hotel in a private vehicle.
- Day 6 Xi'an
Attractions: The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Chongde Handmade Pottery Factory
Witness the Living miracle - the Terracotta Warriors. Marching soldiers and horses are coming for you!
- Day 7 Xi'an, Fly to Guilin
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Xi'an City Wall
Visit the best history museum in China. Enjoy a bicycle trip on the Xi'an City Wall, which is the largest of the city defense systems in China. Say goodbye to Xi'an , you will meet the guide in Guilin and get to the hotel also in a private vehicle.
- Day 8 Guilin
Attractions: Minority village and Longsheng Terraced Field
Walk on the spectacular Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces. Visit minority villages to see how local people lead their lives.
- Day 9 Guilin to Yangshuo
Attractions: Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class, Li River Cruise
Relax on the world famous Li River cruise. If you're very lucky you might see one of the famous fishing cormorants. Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class will teach you three typical dishes.
- Day 10 Yangshuo, Shanghai
Attractions: Yangshuo Countryside Cycling
Cycling along rice paddies, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful landscapes. Drive to Guilin and fly to Shanghai. Our private guide and driver will take you directly to the hotel.
- Day 11 Shanghai
Attractions: Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jiangnan Silk Factory
An amazing day packed with something old and something new. The charms could not be found anywhere other than Shanghai!
- Day 12 Back Home from Beijing
Our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport and fly to Beijing. Then back home from Beijing with fond memories of highlights on your tour. Arrive home later today.
Terms and Conditions
- Airfare/Fuel surcharges/Taxes are subject to change until the fare is paid in full and ticketed.
- A fee that will be charged if the booking is changed or cancelled. Many tickets are non-refundable.
- Normal baggage restrictions and charges apply.
- Entrance Fees:
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
- Private Transfers:
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Your comfort is our priority! Click here to get a description of the vehicles that we use for our tours.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- International Airfare to enter or leave China.
Round-trip international flights to Beijing;
Beijing To Xi'an Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements);
Xi'an To Shanghai Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements);
Shanghai To Beijing Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
- Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
- Service Charge & Government Taxes:
The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
Click here to learn more about the insurance coverage and the sum insured.
- Luggage Transfers:
Between airports and hotels.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- China Entry Visa Fees.
- Excess Baggage Charges.
Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carry on baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm. More
- Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement.
The Forbidden City, Beijing
Li River, Guilin
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
- Business since 1959 and 13 years online
- Flexibility, you call the shots
- Absolutely no forced shopping
- 76% of our customers and their friends come back to us again
Just a little note to say that we had a great time with Crystal, our guide in Guilin / Yangshou.Our two days there were the most enjoyable ones of our tour. Read more
Nicole Sep. 12, 2011
Thanks very much for your help and support. We had a great trip and the logistics were perfect.
Chad February 12, 2012