12 Day The Middle Kingdom (2014)

Trip Highlights

 
Uncover China's timeless wonders

Uncover China's timeless wonders
  • Imperial Beijing: where your exciting tour starts, to discover China's proud capital and its countless imperial treasures such as the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and the Great Wall of China.
  • Xian - dynastic capital: Your history lesson continues when you visit the historic heartland of China, the home of the buried Army of Terra Cotta Warriors.
  • Hangzhou: China's cultural center since 12th century, famous for its legendary West Lake, and Dragon Well Tea Plantation
  • Classic Suzhou: China's artistic center over centuries, a city of gardens, canals, and silk art
  • Metropolitan Shanghai: once the "Pearl of the Orient" in 1930s, now the trendiest city in China, a perfect place to wrap up your memorable China journey.
 
Savor China's world-renowned delicacies with special culinary events

Savor China's world-renowned delicacies with special culinary events
  • Peking Duck Dinner: delight in the succulent, crispy and aromatic Peking Duck dinner right after you climbed the Great Wall
  • Xian Dumpling Banquet: Enjoy a 17-course dumpling dinner, each with distinctive shapes and aroma.
 
Experience the real China, up-close and personal, with our Culture Insite Program

Experience the real China, up-close and personal, with our Culture Insite Program
  • Hutong tour in Beijing: explore the alleyways and courtyard homes of old Beijing riding rickshaws, and conclude the tour with a home-hosted lunch at local family home.
 
Marvel at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in your trip

Marvel at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in your trip
  • The Great Wall
  • Forbidden City
  • Summer Palace
  • Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing
  • Terra-cotta Warriors and Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Xian
  • Classic gardens of Suzhou