Today upon arrival at Shanghai airport at 1120 Hrs you will be transferred to city by (30.5 Kms in < 8 minutes) Maglev train (Experience Maglev superfast train run at speed of around 430 Km/Hr). Upon arrival at Shanghai city you will be transferred to your hotel by coach for freshen up and some rest.
In the evening walk & shop around Bund area. Later back to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast enjoy Full day tour visiting the Yuyuan Garden, Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum, visit the Oriental TV Tower base on 2ndÂ ball. Enjoy Huangpu riverÂ in the evening. Â Overnight stayÂ in Shanghai.
Yuyuan Garden - Yu Garden is believed to have been built in the Ming Dynasty, more than 400 years ago. Yu Garden is composed ofÂ six scenic areas: Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall, and the Inner Garden. The highlightsÂ of the garden are: classical Chinese architecture, exquisite sculptures and carvings, and the busy Yuyuan bazaar.
The Oriental TV Tower base on 2ndÂ ball - It stands by the bank of Huangpu River. It is in the center of Lujiazui, opposite to the Bund, which is famous for its grand buildings of various architectural styles. The tower is 468 meters high. It is the highest TV Tower in Asia has 114 stories & 19 floors and is the third highest one in the world.
Huangpu river - Huangpu River is a landmark of Shanghai, separating the city into two parts, Pudong and Puxi. The river runs through over 10 districts in the city. It is serving multiple functions including drinking water, shipping, drainage, fishery and tourism.
After breakfast explore the market and streets later embark on your drive to Hangzhou. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Afternoon enjoy a Cruise in West Lake. Overnight stay in Hangzhou hotel.
After early breakfast visit Ling Yin Temple and Fei Lai Peak and later in the evening transferred to Hangzhou Railway Station to board your overnight superfast train to Xian.
Depart -Hangzhou @ 16:47pm (by Train)
Arrive - Xian @ 09:16am (Next day)
Ling Yin Temple - Lingyin Temple or Temple of the Soul's Retreat isÂ one ofÂ the largest and most visited Buddhist templesÂ in China, which holds the largest statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni in the lotus position.Â
Upon arrival at Xian railway station @ 0916 am you will be transferred to your hotel.
Later enjoy a full day visitÂ to The Museum of Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses, walk around Muslim Street, Big wild pagoda Square. Overnight stay in Xian hotel.
The Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses - The Terracotta Museum in Xian is a super large collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures a Terracotta Warriors and Horses, in battle formations, reproducing the mega imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 - 210BC), the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China.
Big wild Pagoda Square - A pagoda was built on the site in 589 A.D. inÂ the Sui Dynasty. It was called Wu Lou (Five Storey) Temple. It was not until 648 A.D. that Li Zhi, then still a crown prince, sponsored a renovation project on the temple in memory of his mother's kindness, after she suffered an early death. The temple then assumed the present name: Temple of Kindness and Grace.
After breakfast visit Old city wall. Later transferred to Xian Railway Station to board the High speed train to Beijing. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Check in and overnight in Beijing hotel. Evening stroll in Market place.
Depart: Xian @ 1153pm (By Train â€“ Timing subject to change)
Arrive: Beijing @ 1736pm
Old city wall - Xian City Wall isÂ the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. At 12 meters high and 15 meters wide, the 14-kilometer-long Xi'an City Wall is the most complete ancient city wall inÂ China. It's also the most dramatic place to view one of China's most fascinating cities.
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to your Full day city tour to visit theÂ Great Wall Juyongguan andÂ Summer Palace, Jade Factory and on the way back city, visit the Olympic Stadium from outside. In the evening enjoy Opera Show. Overnight stay in Beijing.
Juyongguan Great Wall - It is one of the three most famous passes along the Great Wall of China, together with Jiayuguan and Shanhaiguan. 37 miles (60 km) from downtown Beijing, Juyong Pass was a solid stronghold encircling a valley, which was the northern direct access to Beijing in ancient times.
Summer Palace - Summer Palace isÂ 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the downtown area. Being the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, it greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'.
Olympic Stadium from outside - Affectionately known as Bird's Nest, the National Stadium was designed as the main stadium ofÂ 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Olympic events of track and field, football, gavelock, weight throw and discus were held there. Since October 2008, after the Olympics ended, it has been opened as a tourist attraction. Now, it's the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation activities.
After breakfast visit Forbidden City and Tian an Men Square and later transferred to Beijing airport to board your flight to go back India. Forbidden City - It is also known as the â€œPalace Museumâ€ lies at the city center of Beijing,Â and once served as the imperial palace forÂ 24 Emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911). Ancient Chinese Astronomers believed that the Purple Star (Polaris) was in the center of heaven and the Heavenly Emperor lived in the Purple Palace. The Palace for the emperor on earth was so called the Purple City. It was forbidden to enter without special permissionÂ of the Emperor. Hence its name 'The Purple Forbidden City', usually 'The Forbidden City'.
Tian an Men Square - Located at the center of Beijing City where you can visit theÂ Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony. Thousands of people come to the Square every day. It is the must place to visit in Beijing City.
1200 transferred to Beijing airport to board your flight to onward destination.
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