Tailor Made China: Beijing to Shanghai

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Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests. Embark on an immersive journey revealing China's enduring icons, including a remarkably preserved section of the Great Wall, the mysterious Terra Cotta Warriors an...
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Trip type
Private Guided
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests. Embark on an immersive journey revealing China's enduring icons, including a remarkably preserved section of the Great Wall, the mysterious Terra Cotta Warriors and the furry pandas of Chengdu. Continue southeast to cruise along the towering banks of the Li River and then northeast to experience cosmopolitan Shanghai.  


Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeOperator does not provide
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City BEIJING


  • China


Travel Map


Upon arrival into Beijing, you are met at your gate by an airport representative, assisted with immigration and customs, and then introduced to your A&K representative. You are then transferred to your accommodations and assisted with check-in, enjoying the remainder of the day at your leisure.


Explore the well-preserved and less-frequented Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China as you stroll remote battlements of this immense fortification commanding views of the surrounding countryside. Begun in 221 BC and expanded during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644),...


Set out on a guided tour of a historic temple and traditional neighborhood for a glimpse of Beijing’s past and present. Begin your morning at the Temple of Heaven, a massive complex offering a look back to the life, culture and religion of the Ming Dynasty. Next, hop ...

Day 4: XIAN

Today, you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Xian. Upon arrival, discover the Han Yangling Museum’s archaeological wonders with a brief stop en route to your accommodations. Take in the culmination of nearly 10 years of excavation as you view objects r...

Day 5: XIAN

Set out on a full-day, guided tour exploring the best of Xian. Begin at the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses dig site. It is thought this life-size army of soldier statues was created to safeguard the emperor’s passage to the afterlife. Enjoy lunch at a local re...


Board a high-speed train to Chengdu, stopping to tour People’s Park and Jinli Street before transferring to your accommodations. Immerse yourself in local life and culture at the People’s Park, where area residents play traditional Chinese instruments, practice calligraphy and engage in tai chi.

Meals Provided : Breakfast


Meet China’s furry ambassadors to the world at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Center. Take a half-day, guided tour of this facility dedicated to preserving the endangered pandas and get a rare glimpse of these iconic Chinese natives. Enjoy your evening at leisure exploring Chengdu.

Meals Provided : Breakfast, Lunch


This morning, fly to Guilin to experience the natural wonders of the region’s unique and varied landscapes. Begin at Reed Flute Cave, exploring its stalactites, stalagmites and cave art. Continue on to the peculiarly shaped Elephant Trunk Hill. Finally, take a short c...


Today, enjoy a relaxing tour of the countryside. Begin with a bicycle or golf cart ride through the farm villages near Yangshuo. After lunch, continue to Xingping to visit the city’s charming Old Street and then embark by bamboo raft along a tributary of the Li River....


This morning, you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you are met by an A&K representative and transferred to your accommodations for an evening at leisure.

Meals Provided : Breakfast


Delve into the culture of Shanghai with a stimulating day of exploration. Begin with a stroll through the lovely Yu Yuan Garden, an oasis of tranquility amid the bustle of the modern cityscape. Next, continue on to tour Shanghai. After lunch at a local restaurant, bro...


Experience the diversity of small-town and big-city life in China with a full-day, guided tour of Zhujiajiao and modern Shanghai. Begin with a stroll through Zhujiajiao, a water town in the countryside west of Shanghai. Explore its bridges spanning the bubbling stream...


This morning after breakfast, you are transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals Provided : Breakfast

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  • 7 Lunch
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