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4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour

From $388 per person
4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour
  • 4 Days Beijing & Shanghai High-speed Train Tour

Tour Style:
Travel to Beijing & Shanghai- the most popular travel destionations in China for the first time visit. Explore the highlights of the ancient capital of Beijing and the modern-day giant Shanghai on this 4-day private tour from Beijing by high speed train. Your personal tour guide will take you to visit the most famous attraction in Beijing & Shanghai, such as Forbidden city, Summer Palace, Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, classic Yuyuan Garden, night cruise along the Huangpu River, etc. Book this tour, not only visit the UNESCO site, learn the chinese history but aslo know the future of China.

Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights

Beijing, Shanghai

Pick-up point:
Beijing downtown hotel or Beijing airport

Finishing point:
Shanghai train station or Shanghai airport

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash,Wire,Paypal,WesternUnion, Wechat, Alipay, Bank transfer

Available: Daily

Day1 Beijing

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Forbidden City, Summer Palace
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Pick up service can be arranged at your Beijing downtown hotel, train station, or airport, where you will be greeted by our professional guide and driver holding a personalized "Your Way Holiday" welcome sign. Our experienced guide, fluent in multiple languages, will ensure a warm welcome and assist you with any initial inquiries or needs you may have. Meanwhile, our skilled driver will provide comfortable and reliable transportation, ensuring a seamless transfer to your desired destination within Beijing. This personalized service sets the stage for a smooth and enjoyable start to your journey in Beijing.

Your Way Holiday

The first stop on your tour is the Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, renowned globally alongside landmarks like the Palace of Versailles, Buckingham Palace, the White House, and the Kremlin. Spanning an impressive 720,000 square meters and boasting around 8,700 rooms, this unparalleled palace complex is encircled by a majestic red wall stretching over 3,400 meters. Your knowledgeable guide and dedicated driver will enhance your experience, providing seamless transportation and insightful commentary on the architectural grandeur and historical significance of this iconic site. As you explore the exquisite palatial structures, vast courtyards, and invaluable cultural relics, your guide will bring to life the centuries of imperial history that the Forbidden City embodies.

Forbidden CityForbidden City

Then, continue your journey to the magnificent Summer Palace, once the royal retreat and the largest and most exquisite imperial garden in China. Nestled within its serene landscapes are the shimmering Kunming Lake and the majestic Longevity Hill, both framed by lush greenery and tranquil waters. As you stroll through the ornate pavilions, bridges, and corridors, your guide will share fascinating tales of the Empress Dowager Cixi and the imperial family who once sought solace here. Marvel at the intricate designs of the Long Corridor, the grandeur of the Marble Boat, and the picturesque beauty of the Garden of Virtue and Harmony. After immersing yourself in the tranquil beauty and rich history of the Summer Palace, you might feel a bit weary from the day's adventures. Don’t worry! As part of our thoughtful service, we'll arrange a complimentary foot massage for you to unwind and rejuvenate. This pampering experience will allow you to relax, easing any tension and ensuring you feel refreshed. Indulge in this soothing respite, and let the skilled therapists revitalize your energy, preparing you for the continued exploration of Beijing's historical and cultural treasures with renewed vigor.

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After concluding the tour, our dedicated guide and experienced driver will ensure a comfortable return journey to your hotel in Beijing. Throughout the day, our knowledgeable guide has provided insightful commentary, enriching your visit to iconic sites like the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace with fascinating historical details and cultural anecdotes. Your guide's expertise has brought these landmarks to life, offering a deeper understanding of their significance and stories. Meanwhile, our skilled driver has navigated the bustling city streets with precision and care, ensuring your safety and comfort in our well-maintained vehicle. As you reflect on the day's discoveries and cultural experiences, you can appreciate the seamless coordination and attentive service that have made your exploration of Beijing's imperial splendor truly memorable. Enjoy a relaxing ride back to your accommodation, where you can unwind and cherish the enriching moments of your journey.

Day2 Beijing

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Badaling Great Wall, Temple of Heaven
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, you will visit the Badaling Great Wall in Beijing. Your dedicated guide and experienced driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel, ensuring a smooth and comfortable 1.5-hour journey to one of the most gorgeous and magnificent sections of the Great Wall. Upon arrival, your guide will assist with the cable car tickets, making the ascent to the Great Wall effortless. Once at the top, your guide will lead you on a hike along the north section to the highest watchtower, where you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of this iconic structure. As you explore, your guide will provide fascinating insights into the history and significance of the Great Wall, enriching your experience. You're free to do some hiking at your own pace, capturing stunning photos from various vantage points. Meanwhile, your driver will ensure the vehicle is ready for your return, allowing you to focus entirely on the incredible experience.

Badaling Great WallBadaling Great Wall

In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Heaven. Constructed in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty and expanded during the Qing Dynasty, this architectural masterpiece stands as the grandest cult complex in the world. Set amidst expansive grounds, the Temple of Heaven exemplifies ancient Chinese architectural ingenuity and spiritual devotion. Emperors from both dynasties performed solemn rituals here, communing with heaven and praying for bountiful harvests. The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, with its intricate wooden architecture and triple-tiered roof symbolizing heaven, remains a pinnacle of imperial worship and cultural significance. As you explore this UNESCO World Heritage site, your knowledgeable guide will illuminate its historical importance and the rituals that took place within its sacred halls, providing deeper insight into China's imperial legacy and spiritual traditions.

Temple of HeavenTemple of Heaven

After the tour of the Temple of Heaven, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Beijing by our dedicated guide and experienced driver. Throughout your visit to this sacred site, our knowledgeable guide has provided engaging commentary, offering insights into the architectural marvels and historical significance of the Temple of Heaven. They have shared stories of ancient rituals and the cultural importance of this revered complex, enriching your understanding of China's imperial heritage. Meanwhile, our skilled driver has ensured a smooth and comfortable journey, navigating Beijing's bustling streets with ease and ensuring your safety in our well-maintained vehicle. As you reflect on the day's cultural exploration, enjoy a relaxing ride back to your accommodation, marking the conclusion of a fulfilling day discovering Beijing's iconic landmarks.

Day3 Beijing--Shanghai

  • Place&Transport: Beijing to Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Take train to Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden, Huangpu River Cruise
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Our dedicated driver will transfer you from your hotel to Beijing train station in time for your morning train to Shanghai, ensuring a prompt departure. Throughout the journey, our experienced driver will navigate the route with precision, ensuring a comfortable and safe travel experience. Upon arrival in Shanghai, our local guide will be waiting for you at the train station exit, ready to welcome you to the vibrant city. They will assist with any immediate needs and provide seamless guidance for the next leg of your journey, ensuring a smooth transition from train travel to exploring Shanghai's exciting sights and experiences.

By the way, for your convenience and cost-effectiveness, we've booked round-trip train tickets online. You can easily collect these tickets at the station ticket office by presenting your passports, enjoying the privilege of smooth and priority entry and exit. In Shanghai, you can opt for convenient subway or taxi services for transfers between your hotel and the train station. Our professional guide in Shanghai, fluent in multiple languages, will accompany you throughout, offering informative insights into the city's attractions and ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience. Additionally, our skilled driver, equipped with excellent driving capabilities and a well-maintained vehicle, will safely transport you, ensuring comfort and safety during the entire excursion.


You will start your Shanghai tour at Yuyuan Garden, an ancient oasis built over 400 years ago during the Ming Dynasty. Nestled in the heart of Shanghai's bustling old town, these exquisite gardens are a testament to traditional Chinese garden architecture, featuring meticulously landscaped pavilions, ponds, bridges, and rockeries. As you wander through the winding paths and tranquil courtyards, you'll discover hidden alcoves adorned with intricate lattice work and delicate sculptures, each element designed to harmonize with nature and evoke a sense of serenity amidst the urban bustle. Yuyuan Garden remains a beloved symbol of Shanghai's rich cultural heritage, offering visitors a glimpse into the artistic and philosophical traditions that shaped imperial Chinese landscapes.

Yuyuan GardenYuyuan Garden

In the evening, you will embark on the Huangpu River Cruise, a highlight of Shanghai's skyline. Step aboard and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of Shanghai's iconic landmarks, illuminated against the night sky. As the cruise navigates along the Huangpu River, you'll witness the harmonious blend of old and new architecture, with Pudong's futuristic skyscrapers contrasting against Puxi's historic buildings. This one-hour journey offers a unique perspective of Shanghai's transformation from its humble beginnings to its current status as a global metropolis, making it a must-do experience for visitors seeking to capture the city's essence in a single, mesmerizing voyage.

Huangpu River CruiseHuangpu River Cruise

After enjoying the Huangpu River Cruise and taking in the spectacular views of Shanghai's skyline, our dedicated guide and experienced driver will ensure your safe return to your hotel in Shanghai. Throughout the evening, our knowledgeable guide has provided insights into the city's landmarks and history, enriching your experience aboard the cruise. They have highlighted the significance of the Huangpu River as a symbol of Shanghai's evolution and global influence. Meanwhile, our skilled driver has been ready to provide seamless transportation, ensuring your comfort and convenience throughout the journey back to your accommodation. Reflect on the day's memorable experiences as you relax and prepare for another exciting day exploring Shanghai's vibrant culture and attractions.

Day4 Shanghai Departure

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Oriental Pearl Tower, SWFC
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, our knowledgeable guide will accompany you to visit the Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower, an iconic landmark standing at 468 meters tall. As you ascend this architectural marvel, your guide will provide fascinating insights into its history and significance in Shanghai's skyline. Formerly the tallest structure in Shanghai for 16 years, the Oriental Pearl Tower continues to captivate visitors with its innovative design and panoramic views of the cityscape and the Huangpu River. Classified as a 5A scenic area by China's National Tourism Administration, it remains a top attraction, offering a blend of historical significance and modern allure. Meanwhile, our experienced driver will ensure a smooth journey to and from the tower, providing comfortable transportation and expert navigation through Shanghai's bustling streets. Enjoy this immersive experience, appreciating both the architectural grandeur and the city's dynamic evolution from a unique vantage point.

Shanghai Oriental Pearl TowerShanghai Oriental Pearl Tower

Next, you will visit the Shanghai World Financial Center, an iconic skyscraper known for its distinctive bottle-opener shape and impressive height of 492 meters. Upon entering, your journey begins at the Sky Gate, where you'll embark on a captivating exploration of Shanghai's skyline and history. Immerse yourself in a visual feast enhanced by high-tech multimedia displays, showcasing the rapid transformation of Shanghai and the historical significance of the Huangpu River. One of the highlights includes experiencing the world’s most realistic miniature city model, offering a unique perspective on Shanghai's urban development and architectural achievements. As you ascend to the observation decks, your guide will provide insights into the building's design, its role in Shanghai's financial landscape, and the breathtaking views that await you at the top. Enjoy this unparalleled experience, blending cutting-edge technology with panoramic vistas of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

Shanghai World Financial CenterShanghai World Financial Center

After the tour of the Shanghai World Financial Center and exploring its mesmerizing views and exhibits, our dedicated guide and experienced driver will ensure your smooth transfer to either Shanghai train station or Shanghai airport, depending on your next destination. Throughout the day, our knowledgeable guide has provided engaging commentary, enriching your visit with insights into Shanghai's architectural marvels and urban development. They have highlighted the significance of landmarks like the Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center in shaping the city's skyline and economic landscape. Meanwhile, our skilled driver has been ready to provide comfortable and efficient transportation, ensuring you arrive at your departure point on time and with ease. Reflect on the day's discoveries as you prepare for your onward journey, confident in the seamless service that has enhanced your exploration of Shanghai's vibrant cityscape.

Optional Activities

Embark on a 4-day high-speed train tour between Beijing and Shanghai, enriched with optional activities that promise to enhance your cultural experience and deepen your exploration of these iconic Chinese cities. From culinary delights to captivating performances and immersive museum visits, these activities offer a unique glimpse into Beijing's imperial past and Shanghai's modern vibrancy.

Face Painting Workshop - Discover the Art of Chinese Opera

Unveil the mystery of Chinese opera with a hands-on face painting workshop. Dive into the intricate world of traditional "Gou" face painting, used to depict various characters and emotions in Chinese opera. Our skilled artists will teach you the techniques behind these elaborate designs, allowing you to create your own masterpiece. Whether you choose the fierce expressions of a warrior or the delicate features of a maiden, this workshop promises a creative and unforgettable experience, offering insight into the captivating artistry of Chinese opera.

Facial makeupFacial makeup

Authentic Peking Duck Dinner 

Savor the renowned Peking duck and local cuisine with the assistance of our expert guide. They'll provide insights into the history and significance of this culinary tradition, ensuring a seamless and memorable dining experience tailored to your preferences.

Peking DuckPeking Duck

Beijing Hutong Breakfast Experience    

Wake up early and join us for a local breakfast instead of eating in your hotel, we sample the most authentic and delicious breakfast hiding in plain sight once you get off the crowded roads and into the backstreets. The meandering hutong alleyways bustle with local neighborhood life and delicious food, especially in the morning.

Hutong BreakfastBeijing Breakfast

Shanghai Acrobatics Show

Witness the breathtaking agility and precision of Chinese acrobatics at an electrifying show, showcasing centuries-old traditions in a modern setting. Marvel at performers defying gravity with feats of balance, flexibility, and coordination, as they execute intricate routines with impeccable timing and skill. Experience a cultural spectacle where ancient artistry meets contemporary entertainment, leaving you in awe of the human potential and artistic heritage of China.

Shanghai Acrobatics ShowShanghai Acrobatics Show

Starbucks flagship store on Nanjing West Road is the world's largest store, not in Seattle but in downtown Shanghai. Here you will see a rich variety of coffee and snacks, which can absolutely dazzle you with the limited edition of Starbucks peripheral products, just like a Coffee Museum, the only one in the world. Before the end of your trip in Shanghai, Go and explore.

Star BucksStar Bucks

Afternoon tea experience in Moller Villa Mansion
There is a place in Shanghai that will give you a whole new afternoon tea experience - Moller Villa mansion. The mansion features beautiful Tudor and Gothic architecture including brown and multicolored tiled steeples and resembles a European castle. Now it has become a restaurant, where there are very authentic afternoon tea, with old Shanghai atmosphere. Tired of traveling? Let your guide take you to this garden style castle for an afternoon tea.

Moller Villa MansionMoller villa Mansion

Art appreciation in 1933 Creative Hub
If you want to get to know more about the history and culture of Shanghai, why not ask your guide to bring you to the 1933 Creative Hub. It was a slaughterhouse, but now one of the most famous historical buildings in Shanghai. You will be amazed by the complex structure and the architecture with the essence of eastern and Western culture.

1933 Creative Hub1933 Creative Hub

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Price Includes

1. Cozy Ride: Enjoy the comfort and spaciousness of our air-conditioned car, offering scenic views.
2. Bilingual Expert Guide: Benefit from a personalized experience with a guide fluent in your language, catering to your needs.
3. Entrance Fees: Access all attractions and activities mentioned in the itinerary without worrying about additional entrance fees.
4. Seamless Transfer: Enhance your experience with convenient hotel or train station pickup and drop-off service.
5. Connect Seamlessly: Stay connected with complimentary onboard WiFi, allowing you to share your experiences in real-time.
6. City-to-City Train Tickets: Include the cost of train or flight tickets between the cities listed in the itinerary, ensuring a smooth and efficient travel experience.
7. Complimentary Water: Receive a complimentary bottle of water for each person, keeping you refreshed throughout your journey.
8. Travel Agency Liability Insurance: Benefit from coverage under our travel agency liability insurance, providing added protection and peace of mind during your trip.

Price Excludes

1. Personal Expe nses: This includes phone bills, laundry, additional tours, postage, and any entertainment fees not covered in the itinerary.
2. Meals: While meals are not included, our guide will recommend the best local food spots, giving you the chance to explore and choose based on your preferences. (Average cost per person for a regular meal at local eateries: 40RMB/6USD-80RMB/12USD)
3. Tips: Tips are not mandatory but are recommended for excellent service. If you feel satisfied with the service, you may consider leaving a tip.
4. Insurance: Insurance coverage for personal loss, illness, or damages incurred during your trip is not included.
5. Optional Activities: Any optional activities listed in the itinerary are not included in the tour fees, allowing you to choose and participate based on your preferences.
6. Accommodation: Hotel stays are not included in the package. However, we will gladly recommend reputable and comfortable hotels for your consideration, ensuring a pleasant stay during your trip.

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