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8-Day China Modern Architecture Marvels Tour of Beijing and Shanghai

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Overview:

Show some of the imaginative new big things in the two frontier cities: Beijing and Shanghai
Sketch a modern China founded on profound culture by visiting the featured modern buildings
The tour is suitable for those tourists who are interested in architecture and buildings

 

Tour Code

CHN9D8N-BXSH-112

Duration

8 Days/ 7 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Beijing & Pick-up

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

Beijing Airport Parking Lot

Upon your arrival in Beijing, your guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax in the hotel during the remainder of the day, or you can have a self-exploration with suggestions from your guide. 

Day 2Beijing

Attractions: Temple of Heaven, Hutong, Peking opera facial mask painting, Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Kungfu Show
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Over night in Beijing

 Enjoy your leisure time and have buffet breakfast in hotel. Meet at the hotel lobby.You will reach the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. And then, an exterior tour to the National Grand Theater of China. Walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill.

Lunch time at Shi Yuan Restaurant, offering the local Chinese food, famous for the braised eggplant, vegetable ball, and diced chicken with walnuts in soya sauce. Visit Temple of Heaven, used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China’s existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market

Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night show or the Peking duck dinner with your guide and ask for suggestions.

Day 3Beijing

Attractions: Badaling Great Wall, Commune by the Great Wall, Olympic Park (Bird Nest, Water Cube, National Indoor Stadium)
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Over nighijing

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall.Drive to Badaling Great Wall, which section is the most representative part of the Great Wall of China, as well as the most visited section. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around.

Lunch time at Commune by the Great Wall, a modern architecture that designed by 12 elite Asian architects. Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house.

Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, such as foot massage, houhai night bars and Sanlitun bar street.

Day 4Beijing

Attractions: Grand MOMA, 798 Art Factory, CCTV New Tower, China World Trade Center Tower 3, Beijing CBD
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Xi’an

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to have a glimpse of this modern city

Drive to enjoy a creative day by visiting  798 Creative Factory and Grand MOMA, famous for its magnificent structure, was the unique residential building ranking into the 2007 American TIME magazine The 10 Best (New & Upcoming) Architectural Marvels list.

Lunch time at local restaurant, enjoy the authentic Chinese food.Visit  CCTV Headquarter, outstanding for its brand-new appearance. And around the sunset time, take your photographic tools to take an amazing picture of China World Trade Center Tower 3 and Beijing CBD night scenery, which will let you see the most prosperous area in this city.Back to the hotel, pack your luggage for next morning’s check-out. Free at leisure at night.

Day 5Beijing - Shanghai by High Speed Train

Attractions: Not Included
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

Feel free at leisure in this morning and wait to be transferred to the south railway station for a 4.5hrs high speed train to Shanghai. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the station and transfer you to your hotel for check-in.

Day 6Shanghai

Attractions: 2010 Shanghai World Expo Pavilions, The Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Lujiazui District
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.Shanghai modern tour begins from a visit to 2010 Shanghai World Expo Pavilions

Lunch time at local restaurant, enjoy the local Shanghai food. Enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund for the gallery of world architectures. Taking sunset pictures along the Huangpu River and enjoy the Lujiazui district night scenery from the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night acrobatic show, especially the ERA show, which is one of the most popular evening entertainments in Shanghai.

Day 7Shanghai

Attractions: Donghai Bridge, Yangshan Deep-water Port, Dishui Lake
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shanghai

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start a trip to explore Yangshan Deep-water Port.

After about 1.5 hours driving, we will firstly arrive to the Donghai Bridge – the first sea-crossing bridge in the China. Keep driving for about 30 minutes, then get to the highlight of this day – Yangshan Deep-water Port. From now, we will have a short hiking trip in the Yangshan scenic area including Shilong Part, Dazhitou Part, and Xiaoyanjiao Part. With about 1 hour sightseeing, get to the peak of the hill in the scenic area and have a grand view of the Donghai Bridge and Yangshan Deep-water Port.

Lunch time for the local restaurant Drive to Dishui Lake which is the representative project located in the Shanghai New City area. Drive back to your hotel.

Day 8Shanghai Departure

Attractions: Not Included
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Not Included

Your China Experience is over soon as you transfer to the airport and board the homebound international flight, bidding a fond farewell to this ancient land.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 7 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