Ancient capitals tour
Destinations: Beijing-Xian-Luoyang-Zhengzhou-Kaifeng-Nanjing- Shanghai
The journey starts in Beijing, where you will explore the Summer Palace, Forbidden City and a trek on Great wall which is never to be missed! By train you arrive in the historic Xian where the magnificent Terra Cotta Warriors lie in wait. At your next stop you are astounded by the Kong Fu masters and you can admire the Shaolin Temple. Nanjing’s famous Zhong Shan Lin, which lies on south peak of Purple Mountain will tell you a different story of China.
Brief itinerary Day 1 Beijing Arrival Day 2 Beijing Historic Beijing tour Day 3 Beijing Great Wall excursion Day 4 Beijing Modern Beijing tour, overnight train to Xian Day 5 Xian Terra-cotta Warriors’ excursion Day 6 Xian city tour, train ride to Luoyang Day 7 Luoyang Shaolin Temple & Mount Song excursion Day 8 Train ride to Zhengzhou, Zhengzhou city tour Day 9 Train ride to Kaifeng, Kaifeng excursion, overnight train to Nanjing from Zhengzhou Day 10 Nanjing city tour Day 11 Nanjing Purple Mountain excursion Day 12 Train to Shanghai, trip ends
HighlightsBeijing: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong Rickshaw tour, Summer Palace, Sacred Road, Great Wall, National Theatre, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube Xian: Terra-cotta Warriors’ Museum, Village Xiahecun, Ming City Wall and Great Mosque Luoyang: Dragon Gate Grottoes, Shaolin temple and Mount Song Zhengzhou: Kaifeng Xiangguo Temple and Yellow River Nanjing: Xuanwu Lake, Qinghuai river, Presidential Palace, Confucius Temple, Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum and Purple Mountain
Duration: 12 daysTour valid: 15/04/2013-14/04/2014Activities level: Moderate Accommodation: Three or four-star hotels approved by National Tourism Administration.Transport: air-conditional vehicle, overnight train with soft sleeper class (4 persons in 1 compartment), CRH express trainMeals: 11 hotel breakfasts, 10 lunches