Tongli Water Town

Riches of China

13-Day Private Tour: Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Guilin/Yangshuo - Xi'an - Beijing
Day 1–3 Shanghai
  • Modern Skyline
  • Local Family
1h
Day 3 Suzhou
  • Ancient Garden
  • Water Town
2h
Day 4 Hangzhou
  • West Lake
  • Ancient Temple
2h
Day 5-7 Guilin
  • Terraced Rice Fields
  • Li River Cruise
2h
Day 8-9 Xi'an
  • Terra Cotta Army
  • Cave Dwelling
6h
Day 10-13 Beijing
  • Forbidden City
  • The Great Wall

Highlights

  • Explore Shanghai's hidden alleys, a bustling local market, and the top of the city.
  • Appreciate the heavenly landscapes: an ancient garden, a water town, and West Lake
  • Escape to the most beautiful countryside and make friends with the locals.
  • Find the hidden halls in the largest palace in the world.
  • Benefit from China's richness of tourist resources: great guides, transport, restaurants, and hotels.
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Tailor Make Your Tour:
  • Your Schedule
  • Your Interests
  • Your Hotel Tastes
From US $2,739 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

Itinerary Details

Grant yourself a long overdue adventure to China — rich in culture, long in history, and splendid in landscapes. You can visit the must-see attractions that represent China's 3,000-year history using this well-planned 13-day plan.

The sample itinerary below is only one version of the possibilities. Get involved and share your thoughts to make this journey unique. You can read our tips for tailor-making your tour to help you start, and talk to your 1-1 travel advisor to personalize your journey.

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Day 1Shanghai | Arrival

After landing, meet your private tour guide in the arrivals hall and be transferred to your hotel via a private car and driver.

They will assist you with your luggage and the hotel check-in to ensure the start of your trip goes smoothly.

Tips to Tailor-Make Your Tour

Shanghai has direct flights within 14 hours between many international hubs, including Chicago, Seattle, Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Rome, and more.

With many daytime arrivals, the daylight hours won't be wasted if you are active enough to explore the city upon arrival. Nevertheless, our choice of hotels offer a cozy break if you prefer to sleep off the jet lag.

Hotel options:
Sunrise On The Bund
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai

Day 2Shanghai | Shanghai City Highlights of Old & New
Day 3Shanghai to Suzhou | Gardens and Water Towns
Day 4Suzhou to Hangzhou | Lake, Temple, Peak, and Dim Sum
Day 5Hangzhou to Guilin | Flight to Guilin
Day 6Guilin to Longsheng | Rice Terraces and Ethnic Minority Lifestyle
Day 7 Guilin to Yangshuo | Li River Cruise and Countryside Buggying
Day 8Yangshuo to Xi'an via Guilin | Cooking Class
Day 9Xi'an | The Terracotta Army
Day 10Xi'an to Beijing | Historic Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Bullet Train
Day 11Beijing | The Temple of Heaven and Forbidden City
Day 12Beijing | The Summer Palace and the Great Wall
Day 13Beijing | Departure
CUSTOMIZE THIS TRIP

Our Service Includes

  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Versatile and knowledgeable local guides
  • Your own chauffeur and comfortable vehicle
  • Hand-picked hotels to suit your preferences
  • Hotel buffet breakfasts and local restaurant lunches
  • Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
  • The booking of internal transportation per your preferences
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling

Trip Notes

Every element of the tour above can be tailored. Feel free to tell us your ideas and we will be happy to make adjustments for you.

1. Extend the Tour

  • Chengdu: Add 2–3 days to join a panda keeper program, have your photo taken next to a panda, and visit the Leshan Giant Buddha.
  • Hong Kong: Add 2–3 days for Victoria Peak, Hong Kong Disneyland, and a day-tour of Macau.
  • Zhangjiajie: Add 2–3 days and see The Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar; karst landscape .
  • Yangtze River Cruise: Add 4–5 days and see the Three Gorges and the Three Gorges Dam.
  • More destinations: Huangshan, Tibet, Yunnan… — inform us of your interests and we will offer you some recommendations.
Riches of China tour extensions

2. Accommodation

Various types of accommodation are available, including famous 5-star hotel chains, 4-star hotels in the best locations, good value 3-star hotels, or boutique hotels that reflect the style of the region.

Whatever your accommodation preferences are, our travel experts will seek out and find the perfect one for you.

3. Transportation

China is a huge country so, to make your travel experience more efficient, we usually arrange flights to connect your destinations.

China's high-speed rail network is a fast-paced way to travel. We recommend taking high-speed trains for journeys of less than 6 hours to interested customers — please tell us if you are one of them.

4. Meals

Lunches at popular local restaurants are included for you so you can taste authentic Chinese food. Your guide will assist you with ordering the dishes.

Western, vegetarian, halal, kosher, Indian, gluten-free… — all dietary requirements can be catered for by our experienced private guides. Let us know if you have any of these dietary requirements during your booking.