Guide+DIY Tours
72 Hours Visa-Free Transit
Tianjin Cruise Port Beijing Transfer & Excursions
Off The Beaten Path Hutong Food Tour
Promises to Customers
Tourism is a variable industry with booming competitors’ presentations everyday, choosing a China Travel Agency and subscribe for a China tour online is a hard choice to make. Take a couple of minutes to know our advantages and promises.
Home » China city tour » Multi City » Elegant China:Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou-Tongli 6 Days Tour

Elegant China:Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou-Tongli 6 Days Tour


Take this great chance to discover the most beautiful parts of China from the ancient capital to the quiet water towns in East China. Immerse yourself in the classical peaceful atmosphere

 BJ-105

 See the highlight attractions - Tiananmen SquareForbidden CityTemple of Heaven, Summer Palace,The Ming Tombs
 Hike the most beautiful section of the Great Wall - the Mutianyu Great Wall
Take a pedicab to explore the hutongs, old part of Beijing, Old Courtyard and Drum Tower 
Have an outside look at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, a magic for the 2008 Olympic Games
Enjoy Chinese acrobatic  Show or Kong Fu show in the evening  
Visit the Panda House in The Beijing Zoo  
Program --lunch with the local family in their hutong home 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 See the highlight attractions in Shanghai- Yu Yuan GardenShanghai Museum ,People's Square,
Take a shopping bummel in the famed Nanjing Road and then down to the Bund alongside the Huangpu River to explore the modern aspect of Shanghai.
Drive to the Pudong New Area to enjoy a bird's eye view of Shanghai from the Jinmao Tower.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 See the highlight attractions in Suzhou- Humble Administrator's Garden,Pingjiang historical street,Silk Museum
 Walk along the narrow lanes and canals,enjoy a relaxing canal cruise through Tongli's narrow waterways
 Explore a water town  Tongli Water Town,
Walk along the Famous Pingjiang historical street,It is a portrait of “water and land, and rivers adjacent to the streets,
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Enjoy 5 Chinese lunches +1 peking duck dinner in Beijing 
Transportatin between cities
Helpful and knowledgeable private English speaking tour guide
Enjoy Private air-condtioned vehicle and airport transfer



 
Arrival at Beijing

On arrival in Beijing, you will be met by our  Driver and transferred to your hotel in Beijing. Free for the rest of the day.

Beijing ( L )

Depart your hotel at 8:30am
Your exploration begins with a visit  to the stunning Temple of Heaven visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is one of several worship sites in the capital where the emperors offered sacrifices. Its location in the city derives from the notion that yang,the mal vital principle,is located n the south;and as Heaven is yang,it should be worshipped in the southern suburbs of the capital.
The Temple of Heaven was constructed between 1406 and 1420 during the reign of Ming Emperor YongLe (reign: 1403-1424), who also oversaw the creation of the Forbidden City during the same period.
 Lunch in the Local family with the homemade lunch
Here you will explore the off-the-beaten-path hutong allays , you will get to experience what it truly feels like to be a local on a more personal level without the crowds.Also wander through a maze of courtyards and spend time with a neighborhood family to get a glimpse of what life is like for a real Beijing hutong resident as you are invited into their home. 
Exploring one of the world’s largest public areas—Tiananmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years
The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing,, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.
The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture,and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere.
The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987,and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world
To the Drum Tower,Watch the Drum beaten performance(the last performance is at 4:50pm) at the Drum tower,then take the rickshaw to explore the local allays,you will visit a local family to see the courtyard as well.Bell tower have an interesting teahouse, if you want to learn the tea culture this is an option
The Drum Tower was built in 1272 during the reign of Kublai Khan, at which time it stood at eh very heart of the Yuan capital Dadu. At that time it was known as the Tower of Orderly Administration (Qizhenglou). In 1420, under the Ming Emperor Yongle, the building was reconstructed to the east f the original site and in 1800 under the Qing Emperor Jiaqing, large-scale renovations were carried out. In 1924, the name of the building was changed to the Tower of Realizing Shamefulness (Mingchilou) and objects related tot eh Eight-Power Allied Forces' invasion of Beijing and later the May 30th Massacre of 1925 were put on display. Nowadays, the upper story of the building serves as the People's Cultural Hall of the East City District.
Take the rickshaw along the Hutong allay and visit a local family in their courtyard home,to see how the local's living condition
Enjoy the Chinese amazing Acrobatic show or Gongfu Show 
Return to hotel around 7pm

Beijing (L)(D) 
Depart your hotel at 8:30am
Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall,you’ll enjoy a less hurried experience and take time to marvel at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides .Mutianyu is a bit more rugged and slightly less crowded than the more famous Badaling. Over 96% of Mutianyu is covered by trees and orchards, keeping the air fragrant with chestnut blossoms in the spring and fresh all year long.
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch
Then  Visit the  Ding Ling at Ming tombs.Ming tombs was listed as World Culture Heritage which was surrounded by mountains.Dingling is the only emperor's tomb open to the public .
Dingling was built in 1590. Emperor Shen Zong and the empress were buried there in 1620. After it was built, the underground palace was covered with deep soil. The people in charge of the tomb construction and later burial of the imperials erected the tablet as a sign for relocating the underground palace when needed.
Have an outside look at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, a magic for the 2008 Olympic Games
Peking Duck dinner at Local Restaurant
Peking Duck is originally from Beijing, which is the capital of Mainland China. It is prepared with a kind of fruit tree, so it has a fruity flavor. Its skin is very crispy. You also eat it in a very special way. First you need to use a special bread. Then you can start your tasty meal. Usually, you cannot finish a whole Peking Duck, so you can make soup with the leftovers.
Most Chinese people are very fond of Peking Roast Duck. You can go to a Chinese restaurant to order this dish rather than prepare it at home because it takes some time to cook it, and you need a lot of things to prepare it.
Return to hotel around 8pm

Beijing (L)--Shanghai

Depart your hotel at 9:00am

Visit the Pandas in The Beijing Zoo.With over 600 animal species on display, including China's national treasure, the giant panda , but also the golden monkey, Yangtze alligators...
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch
Contunue to a well-preserved royal garden, the Summer Palace. Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world.
Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world.The Summer Palace, originally named Qingyi Yuan or the Garden of Clear Ripples, was first constructed in 1750. It was razed to the ground by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860. The Government of the Qing Dynasty started to rebuild it in 1886 with funds that it had misappropriated from the Imperial Navy and other sources. Renamed two years later as Yihe Yuan or the Garden of Health and Harmony, it was supposed to serve as a summer resort for the Empress Dowager Cixi. Known also as the Summer Palace, it was ravaged by the Allied Forces of the Eight Powers that invaded China in 1900. The damage was repaired in 1902. 
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch

After the tour, our guide will escort you to the airport to take a flight to Shanghai City(we will choose afternoon flight between 4-8pm,it takes around 2 hour 10 mintues to Shanghai)
Our Driver in Shanghai will pick you up then transfer to your hotel in Shanghai
OR

After the tour, our guide will escort you to the Beijng South Railway station for the high speed train to Shanghai City(last train depart Beijing at 17:40,arrive Shanghai at 23:11)
Our Driver in Shanghai will pick you up then transfer to your hotel in Shanghai


Shanghai(L)

Meet at 9:00am 

we head to theJade Budda Temple. The old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Both, the Sitting Buddha and the Recumbent Buddha are carved with whole white jade. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
The Jade Buddha Temple is not famed for its architecture, which is very new and built in a standard Song Dynasty style, but the two Buddhas housed within. Both are made of white jade in Burma and depict Shakyamuni Buddha (the historical Buddha).

The most impressive of the two is the seated Buddha, 2 meters (6 feet 5 inches) tall, weighing 205 kg (452 lb) and decorated with semi-precious stones. The other statue is a serene and beautiful Reclining Buddha about 1 meter (3 feet 4 inches) long.
Then you will continue to the   Yu Yuan Garden,Yuyuan Garden is surrounding by a busy market place, where visitors can find everything from popular local snacks, handicrafts, antiques and souvenirs to some famous time-honored restaurants

Stop at a local restaurant for lunch
Then  drive to Pudong new district, go on an observatory or a bar in in a tall building (Shanghai World Finacial Center)bird eye view Shanghai super mega city if the day is clear.  

After lunch, we will visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of 'twin dragons playing with pearls'. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.
Then you will explore the Old French Concession:Old French Concession: A former foreign concession in Shanghai during the period of 1849 to 1946, including the area of Luwan and Xuhui District, dubbed as Shanghai's most charming district. This area is quiet, tree-lined and teeming with boutiques, bars and restaurants for Shanghai's hedonists. Visit of the Former Residences of Celebrities.
Return to your hotel around 5:30pm

Shanghai-Suzhou-Tongli-Shanghai (L)
Our Guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30am

Headiing to the Tongli Water Town, it will take around 2 hours.Then you will walk along the narrow lanes and canals,enjoy a relaxing canal cruise through Tongli's narrow waterways.Tongli is characterized by a large number of architectures in Ming&Qing dynasties, small bridges and outstanding celebrities. Tongli boasts 38 residences in Ming&Qing dynasties, 47 temples and ancestral halls and around 100 residences of local rich and powerful people as well as former residences of celebrities.
Stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch, then drive to Suzhou.The Suzhou classical gardens are UNESCO World Heritage listed and are the reason why the city has become one of the most revered cities in China.
Once arrive at the Suzhou,you will start your tour from the  Humble Administrator's Garden ,The Humble Administrator’s Garden was built in the early years of Zhengde in the Ming Dynasty (in the early sixteenth century), with a history of over 500 years. It is one of the representative works of classical gardens south of the Yangtze River.
Walk along the Famous Pingjiang historical street,It is a portrait of “water and land, and rivers adjacent to the streets,” and a good example of the waterside towns south of the Yangtze River with their “small bridges over flowing streams, and whitewashed walls and black tiles”. Its cultural heritage and landscape are exemplified in places such as Ouyuan Garden, a world cultural heritage site, and the Kunqu Opera Museum (Quanjin Guild Hall), a cultural heritage exhibit of Kunqu Opera.

Visit the Silk Museum,Suzhou is not only a garden city; it is also the capital of silk. In the Tang and Song dynasties, Suzhou was the undisputed silk center; and in the Ming and Qing dynasties, the imperial high-quality silk was in the main produced by Suzhou’s weavers.   
Suzhou Silk Museum was built with the intention of preserving Suzhou’s silk culture and heritage
Return to hotel around 6pm




DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
PICK-UP LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel's lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
If you are travelling between different cities,then once you arrive the destination,get your luggage,walk out the hall then find your name sign.Our guide or driver will be there

Notes

It's a heavy itinerary,So be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have a good sleep the day before
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
We offer the Authantic Chinese food in the local restaurant,if you have special request please tell us in advance
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
For the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Train ,We will purchase the tickets for you,please send us every pessengers passport's photocopy
If you choose to take the high speed train, our package including the second class seats, if you want to upgrade to first class, please let us know in advance
Tips for the train travel and type of trains please read OUR TIP
A Full payment or a Deposit of 200USD is required for this tour to pay through Paypal.please contact us to send you the invoice.
Each city you will have your own tour guide,when you take the train or plane our guide will not go with you,you are on your own,once you arrive each city,our guide will pick you up from the airport or train station holding your name sign
If you want breakfast or dinner which is no including in the price,just tell our guide,they will help you find the place to eat,please pay your own.

Children's Discount
In China,children's discount are based on height,please let us know your children's height,so we can give you the children's discount accordingly  

Travel Terms & Conditions

The purchase of any travel services offered by Discover Beijing Tours, constitutes a contractual arrangement between you and Discover Beijing Tours, and represents your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand the Terms & Conditions prior to booking. These Terms & Conditions cover Deposit & Final Payment information, Air-Inclusive Deposits & Final Payment, Revisions & Revision Fees, Air Arrangements, Participation, Travelers Who Need Special Assistance, Young Travelers, Smoking, Price Policy, Visas and Passports, Hotels & Accommodations, Baggage Allowance, Travel Documents, Not Included in the Land Price, Refunds, Service Inquires After the Vacation, Holidays, Safety, Photos & Pictures, Optional Excursions, and Responsibility.
View full Terms & Conditions



Travelling Party
Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Train
Second class Seat

Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Train
Frist class seat

Beijing-Shanghai By Plane 
1 Person $1410 $1470 $1510
2 Persons $885 $945 $970
3 Persons $760 $820 $840
4 Persons $670 $730 $745
5 Persons $610 $670 $685
6 Persons $600 $660 $675
7 Persons $590 $650 $665
8 Persons $580 $640 $655
9 Persons $570 $630 $645
10 persons and above Please contact us for detailed quotation




















Experienced Tour Guide
Comfortable Transportation with an Experienced Driver
.Entrance fees and meals (L-Lunch) (D=Dinner)as mentioned
Cable car round trip or Ski-lift up and Tobaggan down Tickets
Dragon Boat on the Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace(Boat is not running if meet bad weather)
Chinese Acrobatic show VIP Ticket
Cruise Through Canals in Tongli Water town
Transportation between city mentioned above

Accommondation
Gratuities to your tour guide and driver
Personal cost
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Airport drop off in Shanghai
Travel insurance
Most Recommended Beijing Great Wall tours
Beijing 2 Days-- Soul of Beijing
Price from: $235 P/P
BJ-77:Beijing boasting a history of over a thousand years is rich in cultural heritage and relics. This itinerary will take you to the most popular sites around the city. ...
Beijing 3 Days Essence City Break
Price from: $300 P/P
BJ-76:If you have limited time in Beijing want to make good use of your time,join this 3 days Essence city break is a perfect choice,the tour covers all the historical sit...
Beijing 4 Days Classic Private Tour Package
Price from: $365 P/P
BJ-27:This is one of our most popular tour,it covers all the important sites in Beijing,enjoy two night shows,and join our unique-Be my guest to dinning with locals in the...
Please use the space below for any questions that you may have
Or if you would like to make a booking, please fill in our Online Enquiry Form
* Name Country:
No more than 2,000 charaters ,please.
Send me an Email.
Verification code:

Committed to Quality

  • Quality people – highly trained professionals in all departments
  • Quality service - our future depends on past
  • Quality tours – we put ourselves in the shoes of our clients.

Authentic Experience

  • Sharing with you the hidden places not mentioned in guidebooks
  • Experience the local alleys and local life
  • Authentic Food & dinning experiences

Integrity and Honesty

  • Real value for money
  • Money back service guarantee
  • No hidden costs and tourist traps
  • Fairness and equity to customers, staff and suppliers

Tailor-Made- Holiday

  • Customize any vacation package,taking into consideration your ideas and wishes
  • The enquiry and quotation procedure is completely free of charge

Copyright © 2015 Discover Beijing Tours. All rights reserved. Web design:Qingfengteam