14-day Beijing Xian Chengdu Yunnan Tour

  • Day 1 Arrival/Beijing

    Upon your arrival at Beijing's airport, your local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax, or explore the city.

  • Day 2 Beijing
    Meals: B, L

    After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit The Forbidden City, home to China's Emperors for over 500 years. After lunch, you will be driven to The Summer Palace, where you will marvel at the opulence of this imperial summer getaway. You will then be drive to visit The Temple of Heaven, which was where China's Emperors prayed to heaven.

    Optional: In the evening you will be mesmerized by a Peking (Beijing) Opera performance in Beijing's famous Liyuan Theatre.
    Note: The opera will have English and Japanese subtitles.
  • Day 3 Beijing
    Meals: B, L

    After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit The Great Wall (Badaling Section). After lunch next to the Great Wall you will be driven to visit the Sacred Road, the road leading to the tombs of the Ming Dynasty’s Emperors. You will then visit the Ding Tomb, the only excavated imperial Ming Dynasty Tomb.

    Optional: In the evening you will be taken to enjoy a Peking (Beijing) Duck Banquet at the oldest and most famous Peking (Beijing) Duck restaurant in China.
  • Day 4 Beijing/Xian
    Meals: B, L

    After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be taken on a rickshaw ride through the ancient lanes and alleyways of Beijing's Hutongs. After a view where local Beijingers have been living for centuries, you will be driven to the train station for your high-speed train to Xian, another of China’s ancient capitals. Upon arriving in Xian, your local guide will meet you and take you to hotel for rest.  

    Optional: In the evening you will be taken to an amazing Jiaozi (Dumpling) Feast followed by the Tang Dynasty Show, which bring the pageantry and music of the ancient Tang Dynasty to life.

  • Day 5 Xian/Chengdu
    Meals: B, L

    After breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit the incredible Terracotta Warriors. After lunch you will be driven to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, where you will stroll through the gardenlike area around the pagoda. And Then take a bicycle ride along the top of Xian's Ancient City Wall to get a bird’s eye view of this amazing ancient city. After a walk, hiking or biking on the top of Xian’s Ancient City Wall, you will take evening flight to Chengdu.

  • Day 6 Chengdu
    Meals: B, L

    Today will go to visit Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Center, to see lovely Panda. Then back to Chengdu city to visit Kuanzai Alley.

  • Day 7 Chengdu/Leshan/Mt. Emei
    Meals: B, L

    After breakfast, will transfer you to visit Huanglongxi Ancient Town which has 1,700 years of history. Then take bus to Leshan, to see the world's largest stone Giant Buddha.

    Then visit the Lingyun Temple, the ancient Plank Cliff Path and the Stele Forest. After visiting will take bus to Emeishan, stay overnight at the foot of Mt. Emei.

  • Day 8 Mt. Emei/Chengdu/Shangri-La
    Meals: B, L

    After breakfast will take cable car up the Mt. Emei. Visit the Wannian Temple. Then walk through Qingyin Pavilion - the biggest natural ecology reserve area for monkeys. Then take the tourist bus down to the foot of the mountain. To visit the Fuhu Temple, one of famous nuns temple. Then you will be transfered back to Chengdu for the flight to Shangrila in Yunnan. When you arrive in Shangrila, will meet you and transfer you to hotel for a rest.

  • Day 9 Shangri-La
    Meals: B, L
    Visited:Pudacuo National Park, Songzanlin Monastery,

    After breakfast, will transfer you to visit Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan, also known as Guihua Monastery, is one of the famous monasteries in the Kang region.

    Then go to visit Napa Lake. Napa Hai ("Lake behind the forest") Nature Reserve is a state-designated wetlands area situated some 8 kilometers north of Shangri-La County (aka Zhongdian County) on the Yunnan -Guizou Plateau in northwestern Yunnan Province.

  • Day 10 Shangri-La/Lijiang
    Meals: B, L
    Visited:First Bend of the Yangtze River, Lijiang Old City, Tiger Leaping Gorge,

    Today will drive you to Lijiang, about 4 hours on the way. Will go to visit First Bend of Yangtze River and Tiger Leaping Gorge on the way. When you arrive in Lijiang also will visit the Lijiang Ancient town, Walk relax the Sifang Street is good choice.

    First Bend of Yangtze River: The attraction is the Jinshajiang section of the Yangtze, with an elevation of over 1800 meters. The sight is one of the top attractions of Lijiang and the important hub linking the Tiger Leaping Gorge, Laojunshan and Meli Snow Mountain.

    Tiger Leaping Gorge: It is on the Jinsha River of the upper reaches of the Yangtze) is located 105 kilometers south of Zhongdian County. The gorge is 17 kilometers long with a drop of 213 meters.The Tiger Leaping Gorge is divided into three sections: Upper, Middle and Lower Hutiao. At the narrowest spot the river is only 30 meters wide. The mouth of the gorge is 1,800 meters above sea level. The river is flanked by Yulong and Haba snow mountains, with a height difference of 3,900 meters. It is one of the deepest gorges in the world.

  • Day 11 Lijiang/Dali
    Meals: B, L
    Visited:Xizhou Village, Chongshengsi Three Pagodas, Erhai Lake, Dali Ancient Town,

    After breakfast, you will pay a morning visit to Yuhu Village (Jade Lake Village), where you have overlook view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, a holy mountain for the Naxi people that is located 15km north of Lijiang city. Then visit Locke's Former Residence.

    Stroll through Baisha Old Town, which is an enchanting traditional Naxi style old town, where houses Baisha Murals made in succession from the early Ming dynasty to the reign of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty. These mural paintings, with their fine and smooth lines, bright colors, vivid pattern and balanced and harmonious composition are a wonderful sight. Then will also go to visit Zhiyun Temple. After visiting will driver you about 3 hours to Dali. Overnight on Dali.

  • Day 12 Dali
    Meals: B, L
    Visited:Xizhou Village, Dali Ancient Town,

    Today will visit the Xizhou local morning market in the morning, The go to visit Bai Village, visit the Yan Family. Then go to visit Chongshengsi Three Pagodas and Dali Ancient Town. In the end will drive you around the Erhai Lake, enjoy the beautiful views about Erhai Lake.

  • Day 13 Dali/Kunming
    Meals: B, L
    Visited:Stone Forest,

    A morning transfer by flight from Dali to Kunming. When you arrive in Kunming, meet you and transfer you directly to visit Stone Forest, enjoy the time in there. After your visit, you will be drived back to Kunming city for overnight.

  • Day 14 Kunming Departure
    Meals: B, L

    Drive you to Kunming airport to catch your final depart flight.

Price Includes:

Transportation & Private Transfers:

Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.

Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.

Entrance Fees:

All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.

Normal Meals:

All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.

Private Sightseeing Escort:

Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.

Hotel Accommodation:

Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.

Tour Arrangements:

The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.

Service Charge & Government Taxes

Price Excludes:

International airfare or train tickets for entry or exit China, unless that is noted or required otherwise.

Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.

Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...

Any meal are not specified in the itinerary with "B", "L" or "D".
Any extra cost caused by the changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, government and local authority orders, politics, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations; as well as tourist law violation, accident damages or injury incurred out of Access China Travel control.

Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.