The 07 DAYS BEIJING AND SHANGHAI tour package offers the highlights of China.
Beijing is the capital of China and hosts a bundle of famous tourist destinations, especially the Great Wall of China.
Shanghai is the financial hub of China and is the country's biggest city. It boasts of skyscrapers and futuristic architectural marvels. The museums are also loaded with awe-inspiring artefacts. The city also hosts hip and chic boutiques from Internationally famous brands.
Embark on a journey replete with the ancient heritage and culture of the Chinese infused with the modern marvels of civilization. The perfect mix to keep you engaged and exhilarated with memorable good times.
Shanghai Bullet Train
03 Nights in Beijing
03 Nights in Shanghai
Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.
Nanjing Road is the city’s longtime shopping thoroughfare, with a range of stores that are brightly lit at night. It leads to expansive People’s Square, where the Shanghai Museum displays carved jade, calligraphy and other traditional Chinese arts. Longhua Temple is a large complex known for its ornate Song dynasty pagoda. The French Concession, home of the city’s French population from 1849 to 1943, offers tree-lined streets, art deco buildings and hip boutiques, cafes and bars. Shanghai’s native cuisine features specialities such as xiaolongbao (steamed dumplings), hairy crabs and drunken chicken.
Peak travel season is summer (Jun-Sep) when the weather is hot, humid and rainy. Spring (Mar-May) and fall (Oct–Nov) are mild. Winter (Dec–Feb) is cold. Key events and holidays include Chinese New Year (Jan/Feb, dates vary), the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Sep/Oct, dates vary) and National Day (Oct).
01|Day: Arrival at Beijing Airport.
02|Day: Great Wall of China Tour at Badaling (Excluding cable car), Ming Tombs & Jade Carving Factory Visit
03|Day: Beijing Full day city tour including Summer Palace (Not available on Monday)
04|Day: Transfer to Beijing station & pick up from Shanghai station
05|Day: Evening Cruise on Huangpu River followed by dinner
06|Day: Full day Modern & Traditional Shanghai essence tour
07|Day: Transfer from your hotel to Shanghai Airport
Day 01: Arrival in Beijing
Upon arrival at Beijing International Airport, get transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is on leisure. Overnight in Beijing.
Day 02: Beijing
After breakfast, drive about 70km to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Great Wall. Visit the Mutianyu, a less crowded yet well-preserved segment of the Great Wall built in the Ming Dynasty. It will more than live up to all of your expectations! This ancient great wall, linking Gubeikou in the east and Juyongguan in the west, was served as the vital military strategic point in the ancient time.
Moreover, Mutianyu section is the “longest great wall in China” so far and since protection work is well done here, tourists can now see its original appearance and enjoy the real ancient culture of the great wall. Also, spectacular natural scenery in Mutianyu Great Wall always impresses visitors here for its abundant vegetation. Take a cable car (optional) to ascend the Great Wall, then hike the most beautiful and interesting part of Mutianyu. It's a wonderful experience to climb up its rising towers to enjoy scenic views and take brag-worthy photos of the wall wriggling along mountain ridges. After the exciting time, descend Mutianyu Great Wall by cable car (optional). (Note: If energy permits, you can hike up or down which takes about 40 minutes to climb steps.
Continue your trip to Sacred Way, a 7-kilometre-long passage leading to the ancient Imperial Tombs of 13 Emperors of Ming Dynasty. The Emperor, known as the Son of the Heaven, who came from Heaven to his country through the Sacred Way, also would return to Heaven through this road. Take a walk through the largest archway in China and Great Palace Gate and you’ll see the magnificent stone guard of 12 sets of mythical animals and 12 officials. Then drive back to Beijing city and visit a Jade Carving Centre. Overnight in Beijing.
Optional activity: 1) Enjoy an exciting and safe toboggan ride (about 2~3mins) down Mutianyu Great Wall; 2) After the whole day’s tour, treat yourself a great dinner to taste the famous Peking Roasted Duck.
Day 03: Beijing City Tour
After breakfast, start to explore the historical face of Beijing with a brief visit to Tiananmen Square, now the largest city plaza in the world. Tiananmen Gate on the northern side of the square was the site where Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
Stepping into the Tiananmen, you will see one of the world’s five most important palaces – the Forbidden City, a huge palace complex of more than 9,000 rooms where 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties lived. Pass through various doorways in this magnificent structure to admire the beautiful and well-preserved buildings decorated with yellow-glazed tile roofs, white marble bases and splendid colourful paintings.
After lunch, drive to the outskirts of Beijing to spend an enjoyable time in the Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. Stroll around ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and corridors while feasting your eyes on the vast lotus in Kunming Lake and the colourful paintings in the Long Corridor. Overnight in Beijing.
Optional activities: 1) You can watch a wonderful Kungfu Show, which usually starts at 19:30
Day 04 Beijing & High-Speed Train to Shanghai / Optional by flight
After breakfast, drive to Beijing South Railway Station to catch a high-speed train to Shanghai (about 5 hours), the most bustling metropolis in China. Upon arrival in Shanghai, get transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own. Overnight in Shanghai.
Day 05: Evening Cruise on Huangpu River followed by dinner
After breakfast, the day is on leisure. In the evening, see the city’s most significant edifices and streets sparkling under the atmospheric cover of darkness (about 50 minutes) in Huangpu River. Overnight in Shanghai.
Day 06: Shanghai
After breakfast, be ready for a full day of sightseeing to explore both the past and present of Shanghai. Your first stop is the Shanghai Museum, one of the Best Four Museums in China. This modern museum, with a round top and a square base which symbolizing the ancient Chinese perception of the world as "round sky, square earth", has collected many international-standard exhibits of bronzes, paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, jade from more than 5,000 years ago to the Qing dynasty. To help you learn about the history and facts about the relics in the museum easily, an Audio Explanation Device will be prepared for you.
Then you will take an interesting visit to Yu Garden, a shining star among all the ancient Chinese gardens in Jiangnan. This garden fully embodies the traditional design of Chinese architecture with jagged pavilions with elegant decorations, glittering pools with roving fish, and pine trees sprouting to the sky, all designed to refresh your mood and spirit. Adjacent to the garden is the Yuyuan Bazaar where you can savour tasteful local snacks and explore elaborate traditional Chinese handicrafts and artworks. Next, you will drive several kilometres to enjoy a panoramic view of the modern face of Shanghai from the 100th floor (474m) of “the Eye of Shanghai” Shanghai World Financial Center.
You will then be transferred to another popular landmark of Shanghai, Nanjing Road, a shopping paradise as well as a great place to take a wonderful walk to experience the modern atmosphere of the City. Lastly, you will stop at the Bund, originally a simple towpath for transporting goods but now transformed into a feverish trading district. You will stroll along the Bund, seeing and feeling the perfect fusion of Chinese and Western cultures while at the same time taking in the stunning Shanghai skyline with your own eyes! Overnight in Shanghai.
Optional activities: 1) Attend an entertaining Acrobatic Show, including breathtaking “balls of death” acts, chair balancing, hula hoops, a juggling of benches, walking in the air, and other breathtaking performances (usually performed during 19:30~21:00)
Day 07: Shanghai Departure
After breakfast, get transferred to the airport to board your flight.