China, a communist nation in East Asia, is the world’s most populous country. Its vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers and 14,500km of coastline. Beijing, the capital, mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tiananmen Square. Its largest city, Shanghai, is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China fortification runs east-west across the country’s north.

Capital: Beijing
Population: 1.357 billion (2013) World Bank
President: Xi Jinping
Currency: Renminbi
Neighboring countries: Russia, Japan, India, Vietnam, Pakistan

Arrive in Shanghai. Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you and transfer you to the city center.

Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden. After breakfast take half day trip to Shanghai Museum. As one of the three most important museums in China, it has a big collection of bronze wares. After lunch you will visit Yu Garden (Yu Yuan) and the Old Street. In the evening, you will enjoy a fantastic acrobatic performance.

Shaanxi History Museum. This morning you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Xian. This afternoon pay a visit to Shaanxi History Museum, which is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China with over 300,000 items.

Terra-Cotta Warriors, The Big Wild Goose Pagoda After enjoying your breakfast visit the world famous Terra Cotta Warriors. It was discovered in 1974 and considered one of the eight wonders in the world. After having lunch enjoy a leisure visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most important historical sites in Xian. In the evening, you will enjoy Tang Dynasty Singing and Dancing performance.

City Wall, Great Mosque After enjoying your breakfast visit the Great Mosque, an active place of worship and then move on to see Ancient City Walls. This afternoon you will be transferred to the airport and take flight to Beijing.

Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven After breakfast you will visit Tiananmen Square, the biggest city square in the world. After lunch take a visit to the best-preserved and largest-scaled royal garden in China--Summer Palace, followed by a visit to the Temple of Heaven, which is one of the landmarks of Beijing. This evening pick up from your hotel around 6pm, then drive to Beijing Red Theatre (a former worker's club).
Wall of China, Sacred Road of Ming Tomb After enjoying your breakfast we drive towards northwest to visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Today you will also visit Dingling and walk along the Sacred Road. This evening, you will go to taste the most authentic food in Beijing- Beijing Duck.
After breakfast you will be transfered to the airport and take flight back home.
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