Panda Experience
13 days / 12 nights
This trip visits all the highlights of China, plus spends time in the China National Panda Reserve.
Departures: from Beijing to Shanghai
Select dates: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018
Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai, Suzhou
Tour Includes Expand or Collapse Section
  • Accommodations for 12 nights 4-5 star hotels.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide services.
  • 12 breakfasts (B), 10 lunches (L) and 2 dinners (D) as indicated in itinerary.
  • Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu, Chongqing - Shanghai domestic airfare and tax.
  • Round trip transfers at each city.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing of each city's highlights.
Tour Itinerary Expand or Collapse Section

The itinerary begins with your arrival at the airport in Beijing and ends with your transfer to the Shanghai airport for your departure home. When making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind that the majority of flights to China from the United States arrive the following day and flights back to the United States arrive the same day.

Day 1: Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to Beijing International Hotel or similar for check-in.

Day 2: Beijing
Full day tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace. (B, L)
Optional Kung Fu Show with Peking Duck dinner, USD 65 per person.

Day 3: Beijing
Full day tour: the Badaling Great Wall (2 hours visit at least) with jade stone workshop visit en route, photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. (B, L)

Day 4: Beijing
Full day tour: the Temple of Heaven (watch local people doing all kinds of morning exercise, including Chinese Tai Chi ), pearl factory, Hutong tour by rickshaw with a home visit. (B, L)

Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an
Fly to Xi'an. Visit the Provincial Museum & Big Wild Goose Pagoda. (B, L)

Day 6: Xi'an
Full day excursion to the Terra-cotta Warriors Museum, and visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Enjoy the Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show tonight. (B, L, SD)

Day 7: Xi'an - Chengdu
Take flight to Chengdu, Built in 316 BC during the Warring States Period, Chengdu boasts a 2,300-year history, which is linked closely with arts and crafts trades. Visit to the ancient street and mingle with the local people. (B, L)

Day 8: Chengdu
Today, visit The Giant Panda Breeding Base and People's Park. (B, L)

Day 9: Chengdu - Chongqing
Train to Chongqing and visit the Dazu Grottoes en route. (B, L)

Day 10: Chongqing - Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai. The rest of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 11: Shanghai
Full day visit to the Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Xintiandi, Pudong New Development Zone and famous Shanghai Acrobatic Show tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 12: Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai
Full day excursion to Suzhou: the Garden of Master of Nets, Silk Spinning Factory , cruise on the Grand Canal and Pingjiang Road Old Town Area. (B, L)

Day 13: Shanghai - U.S.A
Transfer to airport for your flight home. (B)

Key: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner, (SD) Special Dinner

Pricing Expand or Collapse Section
Arrival Date Land Price
(Sharing Twin))
Single Supplement
Wednesday Thursday
5-Apr-17 17-Apr-17 $2,409 $629
19-Apr-17 1-May-17 $2,409 $629
3-May-17 15-May-17 $2,419 $639
17-May-17 29-May-17 $2,419 $639
31-May-17 12-Jun-17 $2,399 $619
14-Jun-17 26-Jun-17 $2,399 $619
28-Jun-17 10-Jul-17 $2,399 $619
12-Jul-17 24-Jul-17 $2,399 $619
26-Jul-17 7-Aug-17 $2,399 $619
9-Aug-17 21-Aug-17 $2,399 $619
23-Aug-17 4-Sep-17 $2,399 $629
6-Sep-17 18-Sep-17 $2,459 $679
20-Sep-17 2-Oct-17 $2,459 $679
11-Oct-17 23-Oct-17 $2,459 $679
18-Oct-17 30-Oct-17 $2,459 $679
1-Nov-17 13-Nov-17 $2,389 $609
15-Nov-17 27-Nov-17 $2,389 $609
29-Nov-17 11-Dec-17 $2,369 $599
24-Jan-18 5-Feb-18 $2,339 $599
28-Feb-18 12-Mar-18 $2,279 $609
7-Mar-18 19-Mar-18 $2,279 $609
21-Mar-18 2-Apr-18 $2,279 $609

Guaranteed departures are based on minimum of 2 passengers.

Trans-Pacific airfare from all major U.S. cities to China is available upon request.

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Good to Know
Tour available from Beijing to Shanghai. 13 days / 12 nights.
Guaranteed deparure based on minimum of 2 passagers.
Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

Hotel InformationExpand or Collapse Section

Beijing International Hotel or similar
9 Fuchengmen Wai Avenue, Xicheng District
Beijing, PRC 100005
Phone: (86) (10) 59505158


Jian Guo Hotel
No.2 Huzhu Road, Xincheng District
Xi'an, PRC 710048
Phone: (86) (29) 82598888


Tibet hotel
10 Section 1 North People's Road
Chengdu, PRC 610081
Phone: (86) (28) 83183388


Harbor Plaza Hotel
Wu-yi Road
Chongqing, PRC 400010
Phone: (86) (23) 63700888


Shanghai Ocean Hotel
1171 Dong Da Ming Road
Shanghai PRC 200082
Phone: (86) (21) 65458888

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Sat: 10AM - 6PM (EST)