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Natural Wonders of China

12 Days From US$2389 p/p

Tour highlights

  • Well-planned China scenery tour, covering most beautiful destinations.
  • Discover the centuries old heritages site in Beijing.
  • Have an intimate touch with lovely pandas in Chengdu.
  • Be stunned by the magnificent fairyland-like landscape in Jiuzhaigou National Park.
  • Marvel at Avatar's Hallelujah Mountains in Zhangjiajie.

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Itinerary Details

This 12 days tour allows you to experience the extraordinary scenery destinations in China, such as incredible mountains in Zhangjiajie and the magnificent fairyland-like landscape in Jiuzhaigou National Park. It also covers the most important historical destination - The Great Wall and the Forbidden City in Beijing. You may also get close to the lovable pandas in Chengdu.

Welcome to China! Your tour guide will welcome you in Beijing airport and accompany you to your hotel.

The capital of China, Beijing has mostly shed its historical face in favour of modernity. However, there are still plenty of places that give an insight into the nation's ancient past. Any free time today in Beijing is at your leisure, so you can start exploring this vast city.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast and lunch

The start of your trip will be the visit of the Summer Palace, which is China existing largest and best preserved imperial garden and is also a large natural landscape garden.

The highlight of today's trip is to visit the symbol of China - the Great Wall. The Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors, with many observation towers that can be reached by cable car, from where you can sit back and enjoy the great scenery.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Great Wall

breakfast and lunch

Today, we will pay a visit for Tiananmen Square, which is the largest public square in the world. While strolling in Tian'anmen Square, looking up at the magnificent layout, the majestic momentum, the vast and deep landscape, you will feel China's rapid development.

Today's highlight is next - the Forbidden City. It is the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. In its 500 years of history, there were 24 emperors living here. Experiencing several times renovation and expansion during the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City is still remaining its original layout.

Then visit the Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. This Chinese monument is built entirely in wood, without using a single nail, which has become the symbol of Beijing.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Forbidden City

Forbidden City

Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven

breakfast and lunch

Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong tour by rickshaw, which is the best way to experience Beijing local lifestyle.

After lunch, be transferred to the airport for afternoon flight to Jiuzhaigou. Meet your private guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Explore Beijing Hutong

Explore Beijing Hutong

breakfast and lunch

Visit colorful Jiuzhaigou Valley for a whole day. Enjoy the Long lake, Five-colour Pool, Shuzheng Lake and Shuzheng Valley. Take a shuttle bus from Shuzheng Lake to Shuanglong Lake for a visiting to Shuanglong Waterfall.

Accommodation option:

  • Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Long lake

Long lake

Five-colour Pool

Five-colour Pool

breakfast and lunch

Huanglong National Park, which is a World Natural Heritage site, famous for its colorful ponds, snowy mountains, deep valleys, and dense forest. All the colors of the rainbow are here.

Afterwards, we will transfer to the airport for the flight to Chengdu. Be met in Beijing airport and transfer to hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Lia! Chengdu Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Huanglong National Park

Huanglong National Park

breakfast and lunch

In the morning, you will first visit the Panda Breeding and Research Center. Ya'an is the very place where the panda was first-found in China. Now it has been selected as the latest giant panda protection base in China. You’ll see many pandas at one time that we cannot realize in other places all over the world.

Afterwards drive to Jinli Old Street in Chengdu. Walking in this street, historic lanes, old official residences, vernacular dwelling, inns and shops will bring you back to the ancient China. The elegant style of the architectures tells you what Sichuan looks like during the Qing Dynasty. Sichuan Culture is inlayed in this ancient street.

Accommodation option:

  • Lia! Chengdu Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for morning flight to Zhangjiajie. Your tour guide will meet you at the airport and enjoy day leisure tour to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.

The weather in the canyon is cool and comfortable and you will enjoy 3 hours hiking there as warm-up to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

You will also have chance to visit the newest glass bridge, which is the longest and highest glass-bottom bridge in the world.

Have a relax at your hotel after the tour and prepared for tomorrow’s breath-taking excursion to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

Accommodation option:

  • Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

breakfast and lunch

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Wulingyuan Scenic Area.

Take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. The view from Yuanjiajie is exactly as the same as what we see from the movie of Avatar. You will enjoy your two hours exploration on foot.

Get on shuttle bus from Yuanjiajie to Tianzi Mountain Area. There are four highlights for the breathtaking sceneries: peak forest, cloud sea, sunrise and winter snow.

Take cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and get back to your hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Yuanjiajie

Yuanjiajie

breakfast and lunch

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Tianmenshan Mountain, which is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie.

Take cable car up to Tianmenshan Mountain. You will see the gorgeous view while seating in the cable car and the mountain seems just in front of you. Hike on the mountain and you will walk on the floating glass plank. The experience is unique and gives you the feeling like just wandering in the clouds.

Visit the Tianmen Cave, which is the natural mountain-penetrating karst cave with the highest elevation in the world.

Afterwards, we will transfer to the airport for the next stop, Shanghai. Be met in Shanghai airport and transfer to hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park

Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park

breakfast and lunch

Explore the Old City of Shanghai, where you can get an idea of what the city looked like hundreds of years ago. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the old town, there is the oasis of peace, the Yu Garden. As a paragon of the south Chinese landscaping style of the Ming and Qing dynasties, it is a MUST-SEE for all visitors to Shanghai.

Then go to the Bund, which is located along the Huangpu River, the center of Shanghai. It is the scenery line of Shanghai.

Drive to Shanghai Tower. It is located at the heart of the Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone. With a total height of 632 meters, the building offers a stunning view of the vibrant city in front of you.

Round off the day with the famous Nanjing Road. Get a taste of bustling Chinese commerce where retailers from all over the world display their products on streets. Once you have arrived on Nanjing Road, you will observe the colorful everyday bustle of the locals.

Accommodation option:

  • Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
The Bund

The Bund

breakfast

Say goodbye to China and transfer to Shanghai airport. Connect with your departure flight.

Our service includes:
  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.