Cuisines Hunting Route

Follow us to delve into the kaleidoscopic aspects of China in this 12 day trip. You can wander in the off-limited loyal palace in Beijing, to see the life-size Terracotta Warriors in the Museum, to roam around the Lijiang Old Town and to indulge in the metropolitan Shanghai. The dizzying cuisines along the way will add more luring touch to your travel excitement.

  • Wave your body together with the local morning exercisers in the Temple of Heaven
  • Have a private mask drawing lesson and try your hand at drawing the Beijing Opera Masks with an experienced master
  • Make a private drive to the Great Wall at Mutianyu--the less-commercial section after an overlooking view of this winding man-made structure on the cable car (Round trip)
  • Get lost in fast-disappearing Hutongs by rickshaw and have a close contact and a dumpling making with a courtyard family
  • Peek into the past life style of the Beijingners at a private museum at Hutong
  • Challenge your chockstick skill while savor the tempting but slippery dumplings of a Xi'an banquet
  • View many pandas in large enclosures and leisurely life of those black-and-white plump fur balls
  • Join in the local's relaxing way -- Sipping tea in the People's Park
  • Wake up your taste buds in the spicy Sichuan Cuisines
  • Savor a vegetarian meal in themind-soothing Longhua Temple
  • Stop at Shanghainese home nestled at a alley, explore an ingredient bazaar and cook lunch with them to soak in the commoner's lifestyle

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing
Airport to hotel transfer

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

Day 3: Beijing
Mutianyu at Great Wall, Mutianyu Cable Car, a visit to Sancha village, Bird's Nest (National Stadium), Water Cube (National Aquatics Center), Peking Duck

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
Guanyuan Market (or Panjiayuan Market at weekend), Hutong tour by rickshaw, Private Museum of the Old Beijingner Stuffs, Fly to Xi'an

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

Day 6: Xi'an - Chengdu Fly to Chengdu. Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, People's Park, Sichuan Opera Face Changing

Day 7: Chengdu - Lijiang
Jinsha Ruins, Wuhou Temple, Sichuan cuisines, Qingyang Temple, Fly to Lijiang

Day 8: Lijiang
Visitor's Center for Nature and Culture of Northwest Yunnan, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Cable Car, Baisha Murals, a Family visit, Intangible cultural heritage- Naxi Ancient Music

Day 9: Lijing
First Bend of Yangtze River, Tiger Leaping Gorge

Day 10: Lijiang - Kunming - Shanghai
Temple and Market of the Town Gods, Yuyuan Garden

Day 11: Shanghai
A Shanghai family visit, Shanghai Museum, World Financial Center, Acrobatic show

Day 12: Farewell Shanghai
Half a day of freedom and depart

Prices (per person in US Dollor)

Price for Group Size of
2-5 Persons 6-9 Persons
Deluxe 2567 2309
Standard 2237 1974
Budget 2133 1874


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
Chengdu Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Gulou Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Sofitel Chengdu Taihe
Lijiang Jinhong Villa Manxin Hotels & Resorts (Dayange) InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort
Shanghai Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai The Bund Hotel Grand Central Hotel Shanghai