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...The guides were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The schedule was pretty busy.... The whole trip was wonderful and we would not change a thing.
~ Susie, mother of Kelsey

 

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2009 Heritage Tour Itinerary Highlights


Saturday July 18, 2009 to Friday July 31, 2009 (13 days total)

For 2009 there are two separate traveling groups with different itineraries.


Please note that all itineraries are subject to change.

Beijing - Chengdu - Guilin - Guangzhou Itinerary (Group A)

Saturday, July 18 - Beijing
Transfer from Beijing Capital International Airport
5 nights Great Wall Sheraton Hotel (5*)

Sunday, July 19 - Beijing
Opening ceremony at the Great Hall of the People
Temple of Heaven
Acrobat Show

Monday, July 20 - Beijing
Tower of Tian'anmen Gate and Forbidden City
Hutong tour by rickshaw

Tuesday, July 21 - Beijing
The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
Performances by Chinese and Chinese-Overseas Youth

Wednesday, July 22 - Beijing
Olympic Theme Park: Bird Nest Stadium and Water Cube
Xiushui Silk Market
Peking Duck dinner

Thursday, July 23 - Beijing to Chengdu
Fly from Beijing to Chengdu
People's Park, Tea House
Switching Faces - Sichuan Opera
4 nights five-star hotel

Friday, July 24 Chengdu
Visit school and lunch with local Chinese families in Earth Quake Disaster Region
(each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)
Sichuan Overseas Exchange Association Banquet

Saturday, July 25 Chengdu
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation
Chengdu Elementary School and Children's Palace

Sunday, July 26 - Chengdu
Huanglong Xi (Yellow Dragon River) Ancient Town
Temple of Tri-Kingdom (Wuhou Temple)

Monday, July 27 - Chengdu to Guilin
Fly from Chengdu to Guilin
Fubo Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
2 nights five-star hotel

Tuesday, July 28 - Guilin
Li River Cruise from Zhujiang Port to Yangshuo, extraordinary scenic view all day long

Wednesday, July 29 - Guilin to Guangzhou
Reed Flute Cave a world underground
Fly to from Guilin to Guangzhou
2 nights White Swan Hotel (5*)

Thursday, July 30 - Guangzhou
Yue Xiu Shan Park with a huge Statue of Five Goats
Chen Family Temple
Evening Cruise of Pearl River

Friday, July 31 - Guangzhou
Conclusion of tour

 

Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Guangzhou Itinerary (Group B)     [top]


Saturday, July 18 - Beijing
Transfer from Beijing Capital International Airport
5 nights Great Wall Sheraton Hotel (5*)

Sunday, July 19 - Beijing
Opening ceremony at the Great Hall of the People
Temple of Heaven
Acrobat Show

Monday, July 20 - Beijing
Tower of Tian'anmen Gate and Forbidden City
Hutong tour by rickshaw

Tuesday, July 21 - Beijing
The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
Performances by Chinese and Chinese-Overseas Youth

Wednesday, July 22 - Beijing
Olympic Theme Park: Bird Nest Stadium and Water Cube
Xiushui Silk Market
Peking Duck dinner

Thursday, July 23 - Beijing to Xi'an
Fly from Beijing to Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi Province History Museum (one of the best in China)
Chinese dumpling banquet
2 nights five-star hotel

Friday, July 24 - Xi'an
Terracotta Warriors
Huaqing Hot Springs
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Saturday, July 25 - Xi'an to Chengdu
Fly from Xi'an to Chengdu
People's Park and teahouse
Switching Faces - Sichuan Opera
4 nights five-star hotel

Sunday, July 26 Chengdu
Visit school and lunch with local Chinese families in Earth Quake Disaster Region
(each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)
Sichuan Overseas Exchange Association Banquet

Monday, July 27 Chengdu
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation
Visit Chengdu Elementary School and Children's Palace

Tuesday, July 28 - Chengdu
Huanglong Xi (Yellow Dragon River) Ancient Town
Temple of Tri-Kingdom (Wuhou)

Wednesday, July 29 - Chengdu to Guangzhou
Fly to from Chengdu to Guangzhou
2 nights White Swan Hotel (5*)

Thursday, July 30 - Guangzhou
Yue Xiu Shan Park with a huge Statue of Five Goats
Chen Family Temple
Evening Cruise of Pearl River

Friday, July 31 - Guangzhou
Conclusion of tour

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