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China Natural Wonders Discovery

14-Day Private Tour: Beijing – Xi'an – Zhangjiajie - Guilin/Yangshuo – Shanghai


  • Find the hidden halls in the Forbidden City.
  • Hike along the most photogenic section of the Great Wall.
  • Meet the Terracotta Army and make a mini warrior with a local family.
  • Challenge yourself on the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge.
  • Go cycling in the most beautiful countryside of Yangshuo.
  • Experience the charm of old Shanghai during an in-depth Bund visit.
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Tailor Make Your Tour:
  • Your Schedule
  • Your Interests
  • Your Hotel Tastes
From US$ 3,419 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

Itinerary Details

This 14-day itinerary covers the most important historical destinations and extraordinary scenery destinations in China. Discovery with fun. Advantage with comfort!

The itinerary below is only one possibility. Tips to tailor-make your trip are offered as inspiration. Send us details of your preferences and our travel experts will customize this trip to suit your interests, tastes, and budget.

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Day 1Beijing Arrival

When your flight has landed, your tour guide will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall of the airport. He/she will greet you with a smile and a name plate. You will be transferred to your hotel by a private van and driver.

Tips to Tailor-Make Your Tour
  • Worried about jet lag? You may start the tour with a relaxing free day to adjust.
  • If you are feeling energetic, we can fill your first day with activities you enjoy.

Hotel options:
Penta Hotel Beijing
Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town

Day 2The Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City
Day 3Hiking the Great Wall
Day 4The Summer Palace and a High-Speed Train to Xi'an
Day 5The Terracotta Army and a Traditional Cave Dwelling
Day 6Xi'an City Highlights and a Flight to Zhangjiajie
Day 7Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Day 8Tianmen Mountain and the Grand Canyon with a Glass Bridge
Day 9Zhangjiajie to Changsha to Guilin
Day 10Guilin City Highlights and Daxu Old Town
Day 11A Li River Cruise and Idyllic Yangshuo
Day 12Relaxing Free Time and a Flight to Shanghai
Day 13Shanghai Highlights with Bund Discovery
Day 14Shanghai Departure

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

  • Guilin and Yangshuo: add 2-3 days — Li River cruise and idyllic countryside
  • Suzhou and/or Hangzhou: add 1–4 days — water towns, gardens, the Grand Canal, and West Lake
  • Zhangjiajie: add 2–3 days — The Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar; karst landscape
  • More destinations: Huangshan, Yunnan and Tibet. Inform us of your interests and we will offer you some recommendations.
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2. Accommodation

Various types of accommodation are available, including famous 5-star hotel chains, 4-star hotels in the best locations, good value 3-starhotels, 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.

Vegetarian, halal, kosher, Indian, or gluten-free — all your dietary requirements can be taken care of by our experienced private guides. Let us know if you have any of these dietary requirements during your booking.