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Bullet Train Tour of Beijing & Shanghai - 7 Days

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Beijing - Shanghai
With a Beijing-Shanghai bullet train journey, this popular train tour covers two most charming cities in China - traditional Beijing and modern Shanghai. The world's longest high-speed rail line will make your trip a unique and memorable experience.

Day 1 Beijing

airport-hotel transfer in Beijing

Day 2 Beijing

breakfast, lunch
Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City , Summer Palace , a silk gift shop en route
The Tian’anmen Square is the world’s largest and renowned public square where many historical events once took place.
The Forbidden City (UNESCO) is the imperial place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled for nearly 500 years (1420-1911). Experience the architectural splendor of the palaces, ceremonial courtyards, and private quarters.
The Summer Palace (UNESCO) is the largest imperial garden in the world. Emperors of successive dynasties created a summer retreat of Chinese gardens and pavilions, around the tranquil waters of Kunming Lake.

Good to know: Usually the guide service for a full day tour is about from 9:00 to 17:00, and the evening time is on your own. If needed, your guide is happy to offer some tips or help you buy tickets for evening entertainment.

Ideas for leisure time: If you are interested in Chinese Kung Fu, the Legend of Kung Fu is a good choice for tonight. It is stunning Kung Fu show with a great story line and martial arts skills.

Day 3 Beijing

breakfast, lunch
Great Wall, Changling Tomb, a cloisonné workshop en route
The Great Wall is one of the most spectacular structures ever built by humans and is the only one visible from space.
The Changling Tomb (UNESCO), as one of the Thirteen Tombs of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), is the largest and oldest Ming Tomb near Beijing.

Ideas for leisure time:

1. Enjoy the Peking Duck dinner at time-honored restaurant - Quanjude or Bianyifang. The duck is characteristic with its crispy skin, tender meat and the fragrance from the fruit-wood.

2. Watch a breathtaking acrobatic show at Chaoyang Theater or Tiandi Theater.

Day 4 Beijing

breakfast, lunch
Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour, Lama Temple
The Temple of Heaven (UNESCO), where ancient Chinese emperors made sacrifices to Heaven and prayed for bountiful harvests, demonstrates the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.
Take a Hutong Tour to explore the oldest part of the city and gain insight into the traditional lifestyle and customs.
The Lama Temple has a reputation of the largest and best-preserved Tibetan Buddhist Lamasery in Beijing. The building and artwork of the lama Temple is a combination of Han and Tibetan styles.

Day 5 Beijing - Shanghai (by bullet train)

hotel - train station transfer in Beijing, train station - hotel transfer in Shanghai

Day 6 Shanghai

breakfast, lunch
Yu Garden, Jade Budda Temple, Shanghai Museum, Bund, a local gift shop en route
Owing to its ingenious design in Ming and Qing dynasties, the Yu Garden becomes a real museum of Chinese ancient architecture.
The Jade Budda Temple is famous for its two precious jade buddha statues brought from Burma, which are not only rare cultural relics but also exquisite artworks.
The Shanghai Museum has a collection of 120,000 pieces of Chinese ancient treasures.
The Bund,featured outstanding European colonial architectures, is fulled of new skyscrapers and historical buildings in the center of Shanghai.

Ideas for leisure time:

1. Acrobatic Shows in Shanghai are known as the best in China. You can never imagine how exciting the show is.

2.Or you could take a Huangpu River Night Cruise which is the perfect way to enjoy the gorgeous night view of Shanghai.

Day 7 Shanghai

hotel - airport transfer in Shanghai

Service ends

Tour Includes :

- Private tour guide

- Private air-conditioned car or coach

- Land transfers between airport or train station and hotel

- First entrance tickets as listed

- Chinese lunch as listed

- Centrally located hotels with breakfast

- Domestic train ticket (2nd class seat) as listed

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- Flight ticket

- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, phone bills, optional activities

- Tips for guides and drivers

- China Visa

- Travel insurance

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