East China Train Tour

East China Train TourTour Highlights:
Beijing: the Great Wall, the Forbidden City
Qufu: Confucius temple
Taishan: Tai Mountain
Nanjing: Confucius Temple
Suzhou: Net Master Garde
Hangzhou: West Lake
Huangshan: Yellow Mountain
Shanghai: The Bund

Beijing-Taishan-Nanjing-Suzhou-Hangzhou-Huangshan-Shanghai (16 days)


Itinerary:

Day 1. Arrive in Beijing

beijingMorning arrival. Transfer to hotel and check in upon availability.

Day 2. Beijing (B,L)

Tour Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and a tour on a pedicab (rickshaw) to the Hutongs (old residential areas of Beijing) with family visit.

Day 3. Beijing (B,L)

Visit Great Wall at Mutianyu section, a less visited part of the wall but greater than most other parts (with packed lunch)

Day 4. Beijing /Tai'an (B,L)

Visit Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Beijing Urban Planning and Exhibition Center. Free evening for your own exploration.

Day 5. Taishan (B)

Free morning for your own exploration. Transfer to Beijing railway station and take an afternoon D train to Tai'an (4 hrs and 20 minutes). Be met at Tai'an rail station and transferred to your hotel.

Day 6. Taishan (B, L)

After breakfast go to Qufu to visit Confucius heritage (65km, 1hr) which includes residential quarters of Confucius family, Confucius temple (where people pay respect to Confucius around the world) and family burial ground (huge complex).

Day 7. Taishan (B, L)

taishanDay tour of Tai Mt including chairlift.

Day 8. Taishan/Nanjing (B, L)

Free morning. Transfer to train station and head for Nanjing (4.5 hours). Be met and transfer to hotel.

Day 9. Nanjing (B, L)

Visit Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, Confucius Temple, Zhonghua Gate and Qinhuai River.

Day 10. Nanjing/Suzhou (B, L)

Transfer to take a morning train to Suzhou, be met at the train station. Transfer to have lunch, and visit Net Master Garden, No. 1 Silk Factory.

Day 11. Suzhou/Hangzhou (B, L)

Visit Old City Gate, Grand Canal by boat. After lunch, take train to Hangzhou. Be met and transfer to hotel.

Day 12. Hangzhou (B, L)

hangzhouA cruise at West Lake, visit Lingyin Temple and Feilai Peak, Green Tea Plantation.

Day 13. Hangzhou/Huangshan (B, L, D)

Drive to Huangshan. After lunch, proceed to Yellow Mountain. Take a cable car up to the top. Stay on the mountain.

Day 14. Huangshan/Shanghai (B, L, D)

Visit the stunning landscape on Yellow Mountain, take the cable car down, and visit Hongcun Village, Tunxi old street. Transfer to take an overnight train to Shanghai.

Day 15. Shanghai (B, L)

Be met at the train station, and transfer to hotel. Visit Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, The Bund, Nanjing Road.

Day 16. Shanghai (B)

Free day for your own exploration.

Day 17. Shanghai exit. (B)

shanghaiTransfer to airport and fly to your next destination.

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