11 Days Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin-Hong Kong Small Group Tour

Beijing and Xian are the best cities to explore China’s hishory and cultures. Also want to discover the natural beauty of China? Therefore, we designed Guilin and Yangsuo to this itinerary where you could take a Li River cruise and enjoy the spectacular landscapes here. After that, exlpore Hong Kong on your own and depart from Hong Kong.

Highlights:

  • Stroll the mysterious Forbidden City and the majestic Great Wall in Beijing.
  • Admire the Terracotta Warriors and Xian Museum to explore the old history and fantastic culture of China.
  • Enjoy the best highlights of Guilin and Yangshuo.
  • Cruise the Li River and enjoy the spectacular landscapes along the way.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Beijing Arrival
  • Day 2: Beijing
  • Day 3: Beijing
  • Day 4: Beijing – Xian
  • Day 5: Xian
  • Day 6: Xian
  • Day 7: Xian – Guilin
  • Day 8: Guilin – Yangshuo – Guilin
  • Day 9: Guilin – Hong Kong
  • Day 10: Hongkong
  • Day 11: Hongkong Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals:

Welcome to the capital of China – Beijing! Upon arrival, met by tour guide and transferred to you hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2 Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, Kung Fu Show
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at hotel, start today’s tour with Tiananmen Square. Go north through the square and you will reach the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved ancient wooden structure in the world, it has more than 8,000 pavilions and thousands of historic treasures. Then enjoy the lunch.

In the afternoon, head to visit the royal altar of the Ming and Qing dynasties – the Temple of Heaven. Then have a fantastic Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre in the evening.

Day 3 Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tomb
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early to visit Badaling Great Wall. Great Wall is one of the greatest architecture projects in human history. Then visit Ming Tomb, where 13 emperors and their wives of the Ming Dynasty were buried. See the appearance of Bird’s Nest on the way to your hotel at a distance.

Day 4 Beijing – Xian

Sightseeing and Activities: Summer Palace, Beijing hutong
Accommodation: Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Visit the Summer Palace in the morning, , which used to be the summer resort for royal families and emperors. In the afternoon, walking along Beijing hutong alleys, narrow but original. Then fly to city of Xian. A local tour guide will pick you up at airport and transfer to your hotel.

Day 5 Xian

Sightseeing and Activities: Terracotta Warriors, Xian Museum, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show
Accommodation: Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors. The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. After that, visit the Xian Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. At night, enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show(paid by yourself).

Day 6 Xian

Sightseeing and Activities: the City Wall, Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, the Great Mosque
Accommodation: Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today visit the City Wall. Visitors can rent a bicycle and take a ride on the wall. And then visit Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China and one of the largest with the large storage of cultural relics from the Shang Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty.

In the afternoon, head to the Great Mosque on the Muslim Street, which was built in 742 during the Tang Dynasty.

Day 7 Xian – Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: the Reed Flute Cave
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early and take a morning flight to Guilin. The local guide will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Have a short break and then head to visit the Reed Flute Cave. Also known as “the Palace of Natural Arts”, it is a natural limestone cave with multicolored lighting and has been one of Guilin’s most interesting attractions for over 1200 years.

Day 8 Guilin – Yangshuo – Guilin

Sightseeing and Activities: Li River cruise, Yangsuo
Accommodation: Guilin
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, we will take Li River cruise to Yangsuo for about 4 hours. On the twisty Li River from Zhujiang to Yangshuo, it covers hundreds and thousands of grotesque peaks. Breathe the fresh air, feel the gentle breeze and enjoy the spectacular landscapes here. Have lunch on board. Then disembark at Yangsuo and enjoy the leisure life of Yangsuo farmer. After the visit, drive back to Guilin.

Day 9 Guilin – Hong Kong

Sightseeing and Activities: Elephant Trunk Hill
Accommodation: Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, which is the symbol of the city of Guilin, which got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water.

Then escorted to airport to take the flight to Hong Kong. After Hong Kong arrival, local tour guide will pick you up and transfer to your hotel.

Day 10 Hong Kong

Sightseeing and Activities: Victoria Peak, Aberdeen fishing village, boat ride
Accommodation: Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast

Today visit Victoria Peak first – the highest mountain on Hong Kong island. Then transfer to Aberdeen fishing village and take a ride on the boat.

Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 11 Hong Kong Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, check out the hotel and be escorted to the airport for your homeward flight.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodations: hotels based on twin occupancy as specified(Except day tours);
  • Sharing English-speaking tour guide;
  • Sharing vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.