Getaway in China Style

The leisurely pace in these leisure cities could unfold you leisurely facets of China. Take your time in the Beijing Hutong, roam around the ancient City Wall of Xi'an, stroll along the picture-perfect West Lake in Hangzhou and immerse in the common life of the Shanghainese's in Shanghai. The well-paced itinerary will enable you to explore the cities deeper at a slow pace.

  • Exercise in the Chinese way with the locals 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)
  • Peek into the past life style of the Beijingners at a private museum in Hutong
  • Get lost in fast-disappearing Hutongs by rickshaw and have a close contact with a courtyard family
  • Sip the Longjing tea after your tea-picking experience in the local favorite tea plantation
  • Get a light acquaintance with the Chinese medicine in a museum in Hangzhou
  • Savor a healthy vegetarian meal in the 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, free time

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

Day 3: Beijing
Great Wall at Mutianyu, Mutianyu Cable Car, Sancha village, Water Cube, Bird's Nest, Beijing Duck

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
Guanyuan Market (or Panjiayuan Market at weekend), Hutong tour by Rickshaw, Private Museum of Old Beijingners' 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 - Hangzhou
City Wall, Great Mosque, Gao's Courtyard (Shadow puppet play included), Fly to Hangzhou

Day 7: Hangzhou
Stroll/tour on bike the West Lake, Boating on the Lake, Huqingyu Tang (Chinese Medicine Museum), Hefang Street

Day 8: Hangzhou - Shanghai
Lingyin Temple, Feilai Peak, a visit to a Tea Plantation, Six Harmonies Pagoda, a train trip to Shanghai

Day 9: Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, World Financial Center, a vegetarian lunch in the Longhua Temple, Temple of the Town Gods, bazaar around Temple of the Town Gods, Yuyuan Garden, Acrobatic show

Day 10: Shanghai
A Shanghai family visit

Day11: Farewell Shanghai

Prices (per person in US Dollor)

Price for Group Size of
2-5 Persons 6-9 Persons
Deluxe 2029 1826
Standard 1594 1391
Budget 1500 1297


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
Hangzhou Holiday Inn Express Hangzhou Huanglong Wuyang Holiday Hotel Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake
Shanghai Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai The Bund Hotel Grand Central Hotel Shanghai