Beijing + Xian + Shanghai

Beijing + Xian + Shanghai

Starting at $3,999

Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals

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Discover these three distinctive and fascinating cities with our signature flair… Travel any day you wish, delight in our luxury city-center hotels, and personalize your journey with our flexible private sightseeing that an be paced for your comfort and interests.

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Destination & Sightseeing


Day 1 – Welcome to Beijing
Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the luxury Fairmont Beijing Hotel in the heart of the capital.

Day 2 - Discover Beijing #WHS#
Behold the grandeur of Tiananmen Square. Along with the Piazza San Marco in Venice and Moscow’s Red Square, this is among the largest public plazas in the world. Then step into the age of Ming Dynasty emperors as you explore with your private guide through the sprawling Forbidden City. Then visit the Temple of Heaven, a sublime feat of engineering, and also the resplendent Summer Palace, erstwhile retreat of royalty. This evening’s banquet features Peking Duck. Meals B+L+D

Day 3 - The Great Wall + Ming Tombs #WHS#
The section at Juyong Pass was one of the most strategic parts of the Great Wall that stretches for thousands of miles. It was the site of many ancient battles and your exploration here offers deep insight into China’s history. Then stroll along the statue-lined Sacred Way to visit Changling, the best preserved of the Ming Tombs. Meals B+L

Day 4 – Onward to Xian
You’ll be chauffeured to the airport today for your included flight to Xian, China’s ancient capital for 13 dynasties! On arrival, our private car and driver will take you to the 5-star Hilton Hotel, ideally situated within the old defensive walls of the city.  Meals B

Day 5 - The Terra Cotta Army #WHS#
Villagers digging a well in 1974 unearthed what would become China’s greatest archaeological find. In the company of our expert private guide, your visit to the excavation site of the Terra Cotta Army will be most enlightening. Enjoy a guided walk in Xian’s Old Town and visit the City Walls. Meals B+L

Day 6 - Fly to Shanghai
Our private car and driver will take you to the airport today for the flight to Shanghai, regarded by many as China’s most sophisticated and cosmopolitan city. On arrival, you’ll be met and chauffeured to the Fairmont Peace Hotel, a luxury Art Deco landmark overlooking the historic waterfront Bund. Meals B

Day 7 - Out + About in Shanghai
Drive along the elegant waterfront Bund, home to so much of the city’s rich history. Then tour Yu Yuan Garden, built by a Ming Dynasty official for his aging parents, and then dive into the hustle and bustle of the Old City Bazaar. Explore millennia of Chinese history and culture at the highly regarded Shanghai Museum and then fast-forward to the 21st century as you marvel at the futuristic skyline of the Pudong Financial District. Enjoy a congenial farewell dinner and a thrilling performance by the world-famous Shanghai Acrobats. Meals B+L+D

Day 8 - Farewell, Shanghai
Your journey finishes today as we escort you to the airport. Meals B

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