China in Wash Painting

Await you in this 11 day travel the main magnetic sights in China, like the incredible Great Wall, imperial Forbidden City, fast-disappearing Hutongs, ancient Terracotta Warriors, spectacular Li River, stunning limestone mountain scenery and the famous Bund. Enjoy the signature China at a relaxing pace.

  • In the Temple of Heaven, find out what kind of different exercises that local people do to keep healthy, and join them if you are interested
  • Have a private mask drawing lesson and try your hand at drawing the Beijing Opera mask with an experienced master
  • Make a private drive to the Great Wall at Mutianyu--the less-commercial section and enjoy an overlooking view of this winding man-made structure on the cable car (Round trip)
  • Explore a village where the residents are still living off the land and visit a family to know their common life and enjoy a delicious home-made lunch
  • Get lost in fast-disappearing Hutongs by rickshaw and have a close contact with a courtyard family
  • Explore a Beijing's traditional courtyard home behind which the rich Chinese culture will be explained by the host and a dumping making is involved
  • Imagine the old days of Beijingners' life at a private museum at Hutong
  • Witness thousands of Terracotta Warriors under ground guarding Qinshihuang, the first emperor in China
  • Cycle around Yangshuo's countryside to enjoy the stunning limestone peaks and visit a primary school en route to know the basic education in rural countryside
  • Enjoy an daring acrobatic show in Shanghai
  • Stop at Shanghainese home nestled at a alley to explore an ingredient bazaar and cook lunch with them so as to soak in the commoner's lifestyle

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, Airport to hotel transfer, A welcome dinner, Free time

Day 2: Beijing
Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Paint Beijing Opera mask, Beijing Opera

Day 3: Beijing
Great Wall at Mutianyu, A Rural Village, Bird's Nest, Water Cube, Peking Duck

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
Guangyuan Market (or Panjiayuan Market at weekend), Hutong Tours by Rickshaw, Private Museum of Old Beijingners' Stuffs, Hotel to airport transfer, Fly to Xi'an, Airport to Hotel transfer

Day 5: Xi'an
Banpo Museum, Terracotta Warriors Museum, Shananxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Dumpling Banquet

Day 6: Xi'an - Guilin
Cycle on City Wall, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter, Gao's Courtyard (shadow puppet play included), Hotel to airport transfer, Fly to Guilin, airport to Hotel transfer

Day 7: Guilin - Yangshuo
Cruise the Li River

Day 8: Yangshuo - Shanghai
Cycle around the countryside, Primary school, Hotel to airport transfer, Airport to hotel transfer, The Bund

Day 9: Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, World Finical Center, A vegetarian lunch at Longhua Temple, Temple of the Town Gods, Market nearby the Temple of the Town gods, Yuyuan Garden, Acrobatic show

Day 10: Shanghai
Be a Shanghainese, Free time

Day 11: Depart Shanghai
Hotel to airport transfer by maglev

Prices (per person in US Dollor)

Price for Group Size of
2-5 Persons 6-9 Persons
Deluxe 2222 2027
Standard 1805 1610
Budget 1692 1497


Destination Hotel Class
Bugdet Standard Deluxe
Beijing Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven Jade Garden Hotel Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
Xi'an Citadines Central Xi'an Grand Noble Hotel Wyndham Grand Xian South
Guilin Vienna Hotel Guilin (Xiangshan Park) Guilin Bravo Hotel Sheraton Guilin Hotel
Yangshuo Magnolia Hotel New West Street Hotel (VIP Building) Green Lotus Hotel
Shanghai Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai The Bund Hotel Grand Central Hotel Shanghai