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16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai provided by Travel China Guide

16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This small group trip is a perfect combination of popular tourist destinations in China. You can explore rich historical and cultural heritages in Beijing and Xi'an, by visiting the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army and many other attractions. Continue to appreciate charming natural scenery in Guilin, observe the lovely pandas in Chengdu, relax during the 5-star Yangtze River Cruise and experience dynamic metropolitan life of Shanghai.
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37 stops
Day 1
Pick up from Beijing Airport
Day 2
Beijing City Tour
Day 3
China Great Wall Tour
Day 4
Tour in Summer Palace and...
Day 5
Terracotta Army Tour
Day 6
Xi'an City Highlights Tour
Day 7
Xi'an - Guilin by plane
Day 8
Li River Cruise from Guilin to...
Day 9
Guilin - Chengdu by plane
Day 10
Giant Panda Tour
Day 11
Chengdu - Chongqing by a bullet...
Day 12
Yangtze River Cruise
Day 13
Yangtze River Cruise
Day 14
Yichang - Shanghai by a bullet...
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Shanghai City Trip
Day 16
Leave Shanghai by yourself
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Duration
16 days
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  • 15 nights hotel/ cruise ship accommodation based on twin-sharing room
  • One way Economy-class airfare from Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Guilin and Guilin to Chengdu.
  • One way First-class seat of High-speed Train Fare from Yichang to Shanghai
  • One way soft seat train from Chengdu to Chongqing
  • Two bottled water per person per day
  • Professional guide & experienced driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
  • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
  • Entry/Admission - Shaanxi History Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan)
  • Entry/Admission - Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)
  • Entry/Admission - Li River
  • Entry/Admission - West Street
  • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
  • Entry/Admission - Jinsha Site Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Shibaozhai (East Gate)
  • Entry/Admission - Shennong Stream
  • Entry/Admission - Three Gorges Dam Project
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • China visa fees
  • International airfare
  • Airport drop-off service in Shanghai on Day 16
  • Single room supplement for solo guest is compulsive and is available on request.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is available from Apr to Nov.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
5Reviews
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Annette C wrote a review Nov. 2019
Haddon Heights, New Jersey5 contributions2 helpful votes
This was the best trip I have ever taken. Our tour guides were all good , but none as attentive, knowledgable and funny as Jeffrey our Shanghai tour guide. He was always prepared and at the ready with various travel needs: tissue, candy, information. I highly recommend this
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Cynthia_TCG, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai
Responded 11 Nov. 2019
Dear Annette C, Thanks for sharing your China tour review with us and letting us know that you were satisfied with the Shanghai local guide Jeffery who is so kind and knowledgeable. We are really happy about your comments. Wish you will visit China again in the near future. Best wishes!
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Sushant M wrote a review Nov. 2018
11 contributions2 helpful votes
Kelly from China Travel Guide took care of everything prior to the arrival. We were group of 8 and folks were coming from different locations in US. We took the trip that included getting Tibet visa too. Entire trip was outstanding. She co-ordinated all pickups and arrangements
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai
Responded 25 Nov. 2018
Dear Sushant M, It is really a pleasure for us to read the review again regarding your Beijing tour with the company of our professional guide Maggie. We are glad to know that she has made your experience smoothly. Thanks for your recommendation and wish that we can meet you again in the near future. Best regards!
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Joanne G wrote a review Nov. 2018
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After having our travel arrangements cancelled by another company with very short notice (3 weeks before departure), we were lucky to find ChinaTravelGuide. We had an unforgettable experience in China and from the moment we contacted Selena all our arrangements were taken care
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai
Responded 15 Nov. 2018
Dear Joanne G, Thank you for sharing your tour review with us! It is a great joy to see that you had an amazing tour in China with us. From your words we learn that our consultant Selena’s enthusiasm and professionalism have made your itinerary memorable. And our guide Linda has met your expectation in Beijing trip. They will be encouraged when they receives your positive comments on them. Thanks for your highly praise on our service and we hope that you can use our service again in the near future. Have a nice day!
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Judith T wrote a review Nov. 2018
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Candy was a great tour guide. She was very informative and went the extra mile to make sure that we all enjoyed our visit. She even arranged a special surprise for two people who had birthdays during our tour. We were all happy to "Follow Candy".
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai
Responded 5 Nov. 2018
Dear Judith T, We are happy to read your comments here and know that you have had an amazing time in Beijing with your guide Candy’s accompany. Thank you for your recommendation. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need any further help. Best wishes!
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Matt J wrote a review Nov. 2018
Mission Viejo, California13 contributions1 helpful vote
All 16 of us really enjoy the vibrant personality of our Beijing Local Tour Guide, Candy. She was outstanding, informative and a very caring person. Even after we returned home to Southern California, I could still hear her say, "follow Candy!!" Follow her we did, and she
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Cynthia W, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Day Small-Group Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai
Responded 1 Nov. 2018
Dear Matt J, You are so kind to post a 5-star review on Tripadvisor again. It is a great pleasure that you were satisfied with our tour service as well as our guide Candy in Beijing. Thanks for your recommendation and wish to meet you in China again. Best regards!
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Travel China Guide
TxRobin54
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Fantastic trip!
Ordered tickets online for The Forbidden City. I had tried last month but tickets sold out. This way was super easy
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Elin_bob
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A perfect day at the wall
The trip was very well organised from start to finish. It was a very beautiful part of the wall and it was a perfec
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timothysH4834LD
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It was an awesome experience
The walk along the wall was a once in life time experience, China Travel Guide supplied an excellent service and ou
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JoelBena12
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China Travel Guide with Linda 😊
my most favourite part would be the facts about the great wall and the forbidden City that are not commonly mention
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IvettV16
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Weekend with my husband in Beijing
We are so lucky to visit Beijing with our guide, Rocky. The 2 days were full with nice places and he told a lot of
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ValeWay
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Kevin was an amazing tour guide. I learnt a lot from the him. The trip was great, every place was beautiful and I enjoye
Kevin was an amazing tour guide. I learnt a lot from the him. The trip was great, every place was beautiful and I e
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Jaromir12
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Well organized trip with good guide and into famous location
Trip in Beijing was well organized and prepared. Certainly famous places visit. Important is guide John has good kn
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BonusmeileMF
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Fast and competent service
We booked already various services with ChinaTravelGuide for different scenic spots in China. Due to the fact that
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SimonKLKL
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Train tickets
Definitely the easiest way to book train tickets in China for non-Chinese speakers. Easy to book and pay and now t
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robinntoddl
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Fantastic Beijing Experience!!
Though we were scheduled to go to the Forbidden City, our guide was unable to secure tickets. Though we were very
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meganmI8110CE
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Attention to detail
Unfortunately we were unable to take our holiday because of Covid 19, however the assistance we received from Angel
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wonged88
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Journey to CQ
Clean and safe 👍 If only North American rail service was this efficient, affordable, clean and safe. Can’t wait t
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mathsbrain
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Travel China Guide bit was good
The Travel China part was great. The tickets were booked quickly and without fuss, making it unnecessary to muddle
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K5084CMchrisg
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High speed train tickets
Nice, informative website to buy high speed train tickets in China. I would definitely use again and recommend to o
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Frankie W
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Top notch
Very efficient company. Communication skills are top notch. Available, reliable, reputable. Highly recommended.
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