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7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train

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7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train
  • 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing Highlights Tour by high-speed Train

Tour Style:
Get to know about the past & modern China by visiting Shanghai and Beijing, both are the most popular tourist destinations in China. High speed train is a convenient and the most popular way for Beijing Shanghai Tour. This 7 Days Shanghai & Beijing high speed train tour will take you to visit the most famous landmarks, such as The Bund where you can admire the exotic architectural style & modern characteristic buildings; Relax yourself during the night boat cruise aling the Huangpu River (the mother river of Shanghai); Visit the typical chinese garden in Shanghai Yu Garden; Experience the imperial lifestyle through the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven etc as well as hike up to the famous Great Wall of China. It is an ideal China train tour for those only have a short stay in China.

Duration: 7 Days, 6 Nights

Attractions(Cities):
Shanghai & Beijing

Pick-up point:
Shanghai International Airport(Based on your requirements)

Finishing point:
Beijing International Airport(Based on your requirements)

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

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Summary

DAY 1 Arrive in Shanghai
DAY 2 Shanghai: Shanghai Museum,Nanjing Road, The Bund, Jinmao Tower, Boat Cruise On the Huangpu River
DAY 3 Shanghai to Beijing by High-speed Train: Yu Garden
DAY 4 Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre
DAY 5 Beijing: Ming Tombs,  Mutainyu Great Wall
DAY 6 Beijing: Beijing Panda House, Lama Temple, Shichahai, Drum Tower
DAY 7 Beijing Departure

DAY 1

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai Arrival
  • Today's Activities: Airport/Train Station/Hotel Pick Up
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: N/A

Welcome to China! Upon your arrival in Shanghai, you will be warmly welcomed by our Shanghai local tour guide holding a personalized "Your Way Holiday" sign, making it easy for you to spot them in the bustling airport. Your guide will provide a friendly greeting and assist you with any immediate needs before escorting you to your hotel directly. Throughout the journey to your accommodation, your guide will offer valuable insights and tips about Shanghai, ensuring you feel comfortable and informed as you settle in. With their attentive service, you can relax and transition smoothly into your stay, knowing that you're in capable hands. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure, allowing you to recover from any jetlag and begin your exploration of this vibrant city at your own pace.

shanghai your way holiday

DAY 2

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Shanghai Museum,Nanjing Road, The Bund, Jinmao Tower, Night Cruise On the Huangpu River
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: N/A

In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Firstly, you will visit Shanghai Museum, which is a museum of ancient Chinese art, situated on the People's Square in the Huangpu District of Shanghai, China. The museum was founded in 1952 and was first open to the public in the former Shanghai Racecourse club house, now at 325 West Nanjing Road, it was rebuilt at its current location in 1996, it is considered one of China's first world-class modern museums. The museum has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art.

Shanghai MuseumShanghai Museum

Experience the flavors of Shanghai with a delightful lunch at a local restaurant carefully selected by your expert guide. Indulge in authentic Shanghai cuisine, savoring dishes that capture the essence of the city's culinary heritage. Your knowledgeable guide will not only recommend the best dishes but also provide insights into the cultural significance and history behind each delicacy. Let your taste buds journey through Shanghai's rich gastronomic landscape while your guide enhances the experience with fascinating stories and local insights, ensuring a memorable and immersive dining experience.

After lunch, drive you to the Lujiazui and visit the famous Jinmao Tower to have an eye-bird's view of Shanghai city. Jin Mao Tower is located in the center of Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong.The 88-stories Jin Mao Tower was completed in 1999. It is 420.5 meters (almost 1,380 feet) tall and covers an area of 2.3 hectares (5.68 acres). The architect, Adrian D. Smith, of this skyscraper ingeniously combined the elements of traditional Chinese culture with the newest architectural styles of the time, which makes it one of the best-constructed buildings in China.

Jinmao TowerJinmao Tower

Then proceed to visit the "Pedestrians only" Nanjing Road, a walking bustling street that is always packed with people waching other people. When people mention Shanghai's Nanjing Road, they're probably talking about East Nanjing Road, a pedestrian shopping street running for blocks between the northeast corner of People's Square and the Bund. Nanjing Road, 5.5 km in full length, enjoys the reputation as China No. 1 commercial center. It was the earliest commercial street in Shanghai since the city opened to the outside world.

Nanjing RoadNanjing Road

After that move on to The Bund, the Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area is in the eastern part of Huangpu District centers on a section of Zhongshan Road ,which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing the high, modern skyscrapers of Pudong,Traditionally, the Bund begins at Yan'an Road in the south and ends at Waibaidu Bridge in the north, The Shanghai Bund on which you can embrace the best cityscape, feast on the rich architectural fashions ( Gothic, Baroque, Rome, Renaissance, Classic and Mixed Eastern and Western style, etc.) 

The BundThe Bund

Indulge in a delectable dinner before embarking on a memorable night cruise along the majestic Huangpu River. As you glide through the shimmering waters, your knowledgeable guide will enhance the experience, offering fascinating insights into Shanghai's rich history and iconic landmarks. Marvel at the captivating contrast of colonial architecture and sleek modern skyscrapers that define Shanghai's skyline, illuminated against the night sky. Don't miss this opportunity to witness the city's beauty from a unique perspective, with your guide ensuring an unforgettable and informative journey.

Night cruise along the Huangpu RiverNight cruise along the Huangpu River

After the delightful cruise, your guide ensures a seamless return journey to your hotel in Shanghai, providing not only transportation but also valuable insights and assistance along the way. Whether it's navigating through the bustling streets, offering recommendations for further exploration, or simply engaging in enriching conversation, your guide ensures your journey concludes with comfort and satisfaction. With their attentive service, you can unwind and reflect on the day's adventures, knowing that your return to the hotel is accompanied by the expertise and care of your knowledgeable companion.

DAY 3

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai to Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Yu Garden, Beijing arrival
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. You will visit Yu Garden. The largest Shanghai ancient garden with Ming and Qing architectural styles decorated by beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes, bridges and rockeries. The garden was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. Yu in Chinese means pleasing and satisfying, and this garden was specially built for Pan's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. 

Yu GardenYu Garden

After lunch, you'll board an afternoon high-speed train from Shanghai to Beijing, enjoying a swift 4-hour journey. Upon arrival, our Beijing local tour guide will warmly welcome you with a "Your Way Holiday" sign, ensuring a smooth transition to your dinner destination. Following dinner, you'll be escorted to your hotel in Beijing, where you can relax and unwind after your travels.

business-seatbullet-train

DAY 4

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: N/A

In the morning, our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Starting the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, Tiananmen Square is the geographical center of Beijing City. It is the largest city square in the world, occupying an area of 440,000 square meters (about 109 acres), and able to accommodate 1,000,000 people at one time. Tiananmen Gate on the northern square was the site where the Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. The square is a conglomeration of splendid and beautiful flowers and the red national flag which flutters in the wind. The raising of the national flag is something which should not be missed by visitors to Tiananmen Square.

Tiananmen SquareTiananmen Square

Then go through an underground tunnel to the imperial palace, also known as the Forbidden City, The Forbidden City, also named the Palace Museum, shares the honor of being one of five world-famous palaces with the Palace of Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in England, the White House in the U.S. and the Kremlin in Russia.The palace, the most magnificent and splendid palace complex in China, was listed as a World Cultural Heritage Building in 1987. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the construction of this group of buildings took fourteen years from 1406 to 1420.

Forbidden CityForbidden City

Enjoy lunch at a locally recommended Peking Roast Duck restaurant, where you can savor Beijing's most famous dish and sample authentic local cuisine. Your guide will suggest a renowned establishment known for its exceptional Peking Duck or traditional Beijing Old Hot Pot. Dive into the rich culinary history of Beijing as you indulge in these iconic dishes, with the guide providing insights into their cultural significance and origins. Don't miss this opportunity to tantalize your taste buds with Beijing's culinary delights under the guidance of your expert local guide.

beijing hot potpeking duck

After lunch, continue your tour to visit Summer Palace, which is an imperial garden and it integrates numerous traditional halls and pavilions, conceived by the Qing emperor Qianlong between 1750 and 1764 as the Garden of Clear Ripples. Using Kunming Lake, the former reservoir of the Yuan dynasty’s capital and Longevity Hill as the basic framework, the Summer Palace combined political and administrative, residential, spiritual, and recreational functions within a landscape of lakes and mountains, in accordance with the Chinese philosophy of balancing the works of man with nature.

Summer PalaceSummer Palace

After experiencing the exhilarating Show, your guide ensures a comfortable and safe return journey to your hotel, allowing you to reflect on the mesmerizing performance and relax in the comfort of your accommodations. With their attentive service, you can unwind and reminisce about the evening's entertainment, knowing that you're in capable hands as you head back to your hotel.

DAY 5

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Ming Tombs, Mutainyu Great Wall
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast in the hotel, our tour guide and driver will meet your at your hotel lobby and keep going your Beijing tour.
Firstly, drive about 70km (1.5 h) to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World –Mutianyu Great Wall. The less-crowded Mutianyu Section. "If you haven't climbed the Great Wall, you haven't seen China." Many of your friends who visited China before might have told you this. It is indeed an experience of life. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It's known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. Good sightseeing with nature, take photos from different places and angles so you’ll have plenty of memories you can share with your friends when going back home.

Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu Great Wall

Savor a delectable lunch experience near the Great Wall at a charming local restaurant handpicked by your expert guide. Delight in authentic flavors of the region as your guide recommends delicious dishes that showcase Beijing's culinary heritage. With the Great Wall as your backdrop, your guide will share fascinating insights into the area's history and culture, enriching your dining experience with stories and knowledge. Enjoy this opportunity to refuel and relax amidst the stunning surroundings, with your guide ensuring a memorable and enjoyable lunchtime break during your exploration of the Great Wall.

In the afternoon, the Sacred Way, affiliated with the Ming Tombs, is a main attractions arranged for you. The Ming Tombs lie in Changping County, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) northwest from the urban area of Beijing. It is actually a tomb cluster of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), including thirteen emperor's mausoleums, seven tombs for concubines and one grave for eunuchs. It was listed in the World Heritage List in 2003. Each emperor's tomb was constructed at the foot of a separate small hill, but they all share a main road called the Sacred Way.

Ming TombsMing Tombs

Following a delightful dinner, your guide arranges for your smooth return to the hotel, ensuring you reach your accommodation safely and comfortably. With their attentive service, you can relax and unwind after your meal, knowing that your journey back to the hotel is taken care of with care and efficiency.

DAY 6

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Beijing Panda House, Lama Temple, Shichahai, Drum Tower
  • Accommodation: Three Stars, Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: N/A

In the morning, pick you up at your hotel. Today you will vist Beijing Panda House, where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas. For many visitors, the aim to go to Beijing Zoo is to see the giant pandas. The first birth of a giant panda in captivity occured at the Beijing Zoo 1963. The first artifcial insemination breeding success in the world was achieved at the Beijing Zoo in 1978. As a symbol of friendship, the giant pandas have been presented to many countries.

Beijing Panda HouseBeijing Panda House

Next, you'll proceed to the Lama palace, also known as Yonghe Temple, a magnificent Buddhist temple nestled in Dongcheng District, Beijing. Renowned as one of the most striking and grandiose temples in the city, it serves as both a temple and monastery for the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. The architectural marvels and intricate artwork of the temple reflect a harmonious blend of Han Chinese and Tibetan styles, showcasing a unique fusion of cultural influences. As you explore the temple grounds, you'll be captivated by its serene ambiance and awe-inspiring beauty, offering a glimpse into the rich spiritual heritage of Tibetan Buddhism amidst the bustling cityscape of Beijing.

Lama Temple ( Yonghe Temple )Lama Temple ( Yonghe Temple )

Indulge in a delightful lunch experience at a carefully selected Chinese restaurant, curated by your knowledgeable guide to ensure an authentic taste of Beijing's culinary scene. Let your guide recommend signature dishes, including the renowned Peking Roast Duck or traditional Beijing Old Hot Pot, allowing you to immerse yourself in the flavors of the region. With your guide's expertise, discover the stories behind each dish and gain insight into Chinese dining customs, making your lunchtime experience both delicious and culturally enriching.

After lunch, head to to Shichahai area behind Beihai Park for Hutong tour by taking 20-minute rickshaw. You pay a visit for Nanluoguxiang, it's one of the best preserved historical areas in downtown Beijing, is famous for its hutong and siheyuan courtyards. Recently the popularity of Nanluoguxiang has increased noticeably with tourist numbers on the rise after 2008 Olympic Games. You will do a short walking along the authentic Beijing Hutong. will give you a deep impression of the local residents'live.

NanluoguxiangNanluoguxiang

Afterward, you'll ascend the Drum Tower, an ancient architectural gem that offers a captivating vantage point over the historic Shichahai area of old Beijing. From the tower's lofty heights, you'll enjoy a panoramic bird's-eye view of the picturesque surroundings, including the tranquil lakes, traditional courtyard residences, and bustling hutongs (narrow alleys). As you gaze out over the timeless landscape, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the rich history and cultural heritage that permeates this iconic district, providing a unique perspective on Beijing's storied past and vibrant present.

Following a satisfying dinner, your guide ensures your safe return to the hotel, allowing you to relax and unwind after a day of exploration. With their attentive service, you can rest assured that your journey back to the hotel is smooth and comfortable, providing a perfect end to your day in Beijing.

DAY 7

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Beijing Departure
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After bidding farewell to Shanghai and Beijing, you'll have some free time to explore and enjoy the cities on your own until our driver transfers you to the airport for your journey home or to your next destination. As your 7-day Shanghai-Beijing tour comes to an end, we hope you've had a wonderful time exploring the rich cultural heritage and vibrant cityscapes of China. Have a pleasant trip, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more unforgettable adventures in the future!

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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. Selected Hotels and Daily Breakfast: Experience a comfortable stay in handpicked hotels, each chosen for its quality and amenities. Enjoy a daily breakfast at the hotel, starting your day on a delicious note.
8. Complimentary Water: Receive a complimentary bottle of water for each person, keeping you refreshed throughout your journey.
9. 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 Expenses: 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.

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