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12-Day China Classic Tour of Shanghai, Hangzhou, Zhoushan,Xiapu, Xiamen and Hong Kong

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Overview:

We break your journey into a 12 days’ trip with stops at the beautiful destinations, such as Hangzhou, Zhoushan, Ningde and Xiamen, as this tour package does.Spend 12 days completely immersed in relaxation and enjoyment.

 

 

Tour Code

CHN12D11N-SHZXXH-916

Duration

12 Days/ 11 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Shanghai Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

Welcome to Shanghai! you can take your own cab or airport shuttle to the hotel we have booked for you. Our guide will help with check in. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city on your own. Shanghai is a cosmopolitan city with easy access to all destinations.

 

Day 2Shanghai

Attractions: Shanghai Museum,Former French Concession, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, The Bund
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

You will visit Shanghai Museum, one of the Four Best Museums in China. a selection of over 112,000 relics of Chinese culture from the Paleolithic to modern times.

Next, you will take an interesting visit to Yu Garden, a shining star among all the ancient Chinese gardens in Jiangnan. Next you will enjoy a panoramic view of the modern face of Shanghai from the 100th floor (474m) of “the Eye of Shanghai” – Shanghai World Financial Center. Afterwards, you can then wonder leisurely stroll along Nanjing Road, the No.1 shopping street in Shanghai. You will stroll along the Bund, seeing and feeling the perfect fusion of Chinese and Western cultures. Tonight you can take a relaxing Huangpu River night as an optional activity.

 

 

Day 3Shanghai-Hangzhou

Attractions: Tianzifang, Former French Concession
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Hangzhou

First, visit Tianzifang, a unique popular tourist enclave remolded from a traditional residential block in the French Concession area of Shanghai. Finally, you will take a leisurely walk in the charming Former French Concession which was a special premier living quarter and retail district for expats in early Shanghai (from 1849 AD until 1943 AD).

 

 

Day 4Hangzhou - Tongxiang - Hangzhou

Attractions: Wuzhen Water Town, Qiaoxi Conservation Area, China Museum of Knives, Scissors & Swords, China Umbrella Museum, Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Hangzhou

Go to Tongxiang to visit Wuzhen Water Town. Wuzhen with over 6,000 years old is one of the four great water towns at the region south of the Yangtze River and one of the ten most charming famous towns in China.

After that, be escorted to Hangzhou, the “City of Heaven”. You’ll have an interesting cultural visit to Qiaoxi Conservation Area which was called “Little Shanghai” for its prosperity in Ming and Qing era due to the convenient linking by the Grand Canal.

Now, this cultural street block preserves lots of old folk dwellings and industrial sites and has a series of themed museums and exhibitions. Go to China Museum of Knives, Scissors & Swords to admire various scissors used in daily life and learn the developing story of Zhang Xiao Quan. Walk to the adjacent China Umbrella Museum.

Then, go to the nearby Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion to watch the live demonstration of painting on oiled paper umbrellas and various handicrafts, such as making potteries, embroideries, bamboo weaving, etc.

 

Day 5Hangzhou

Attractions: West Lake, Meijia Dock Dragon Well Tea Village, Hefang Street
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Hangzhou

Firstly, visit the iconic and World Heritage site of Hangzhou – the picturesque West Lake. You will start with a 45-minute leisure cruise to enjoy the tranquil views. After that, drive to Meijia Dock Dragon Well Tea Village surrounded by mountains with large area of tea plantations. Lastly, enjoy a nice historical walk at Hefang Street, a unique pedestrian street to see the typical old and prosperous Hangzhou in South Song era.

Day 6Hangzhou-Zhoushan

Attractions: Puji Temple, One Thousand Step Beach, Unwilling to Leave Temple, Purple Bamboo Forest, Goddess of Mercy Statue
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Zhoushan

Start your visit with a short walk from the dock to Puji Temple. Built in 916, this magnificent temple is the oldest as well as the largest temple on Putuoshan Mountain. Then take a sightseeing bus to One Thousand Step Beach on the eastern side of Putuoshan Island. Next, transfer by sightseeing bus to next attraction – Unwilling to Leave Temple. Near the temple locates the famous Purple Bamboo Forest which is believed to the original ashram of Avalokitesvara (the Goddess of Mercy). Walk several minutes down the bamboo forest, you will reach the landmark site of Putuoshan – the Goddess of Mercy Statue which is made of copper.

 

Day 7Zhoushan-Xiapu

Attractions: Fayu Temple, Nine Dragons Hall, Huiji Temple, Sky Lamp Stage
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xiapu

Take a park bus to Fayu Temple. The Nine-dragon Caisson on the ceiling of the Nine Dragons Hall. There is also a Nine-dragon Screen which is aged, giant and tall but can see any crevice though it was jointed by flagstones. After visiting Fayu Temple, you will go to take the fast cable car which takes only several minutes to the Huiji Temple on the top area of Putuoshan. Not so far away from the temple is the Sky Lamp Stage where you can get clear panoramic views of Putuoshan, white beaches and blue seas in the far distance.

Day 8Xiapu

Attractions: Weijiang Village, Dong’an Island, Xiaohao Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xiapu

On this day, get up early in the morning and head to Weijiang Village for sunrise. Also called Mantou (Steamed Bun) Hill, it is treated as a sacred place for shooting sunrise, hanging oysters, sunning kelp, working fishermen… Later, you’ll be driven to Dong’an Island which is called “Venice on the Sea”. Later, drive to Xiaohao Village, which is a reputed place for shooting sandiness mudflat and sunset.

Day 9Xiapu

Attractions: Beiqi Village, Huazhu Village, Bachimen, Dongbi Village
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xiapu

Today head to Beiqi Village for the wonderful sunrise. Next, drive to Huazhu Village, a great site to take dreamy pictures of mirage-like views and overlook the tranquil village on the sea. Next, be followed a trip to Bachimen where is a good place to shoot purse seine to cultivate crabs on the mudflat. Lastly, follow the trip to Dongbi Village for sunset.

Day 10Xiapu-Xiamen

Attractions: Gulangyu Island, South Putuo Temple
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xiamen

First, take a 20-minutes’ ferry to Gulangyu Island from Xiamen downtown. It is the No.1 attraction in Xiamen and also a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Then, go to visit Nanputuo Temple (South Putuo Temple) of more than 1,000 years old.

Day 11Xiamen - Zhangzhou - Longyan - Xiamen

Attractions: Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster, Yuchanglou, Taxia Village, Chengqilou
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xiamen

First, walk up to the viewing platform to have a bird’s eye view of the must-see Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster from the best angle, which is the most famous earthen building cluster known as “Four Dishes and a Soup” in Nanjing County. Next, go to discover Yuchanglou that was built during 1308-1338. It is the present oldest Tulou and the largest and highest round Tulou with highest floor height in Nanjing region. Then, visit Taxia Village. With an “S” shaped stream floating across the entire village. Then, drive to Gaobei Tulou Cluster in Yongding to explore Chengqilou, which is now more than 300 years old. Being the largest round Tulou with most circles in Yongding, it is reputed as the “King of Tulou”.

Day 12Xiamen-Hong Kong

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: No

Today you will take a high speed train directly from Xiamen to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station. After your arrival, you can spend 2 to 3 days to explore the charming culture, history, fashion, food, skyline and shopping paradise of this attractive megacity by your own or board your flight home or your next tourist country.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 11-night accommodation (3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned