Golden Triangle of China

Beijing- Shanghai - Xian

08 Nights 09 Days


Golden Triangle of China

• Full Chinese visa processing. • Three guided city tours of Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. • A visit to the Terracotta Army. • A visit to the Great Wall of China. • A tour of Ming Tombs. • A visit to the Temple of Heaven.

Golden Triangle of China

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

Welcome to the legendary capital of China - Beijing! Your private driver meets you at the exit gates of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

Overnight : Beijing.

Day 2 Beijing City Tour

After breakfast, at your hotel, you start exploring the highlights of the Beijing with your private guide.
You start with a tour to the world-famous Tiananmen Square, where the mausoleum of Mao Zedong, the National Museum of China, the House of People's Meetings and the monument to the National Heroes are located. Then you proceed to the most breathtaking part of the city and the largest palace complex in the world, the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City, where you spend some amazing time exploring its unique cultural and architectural heritage.
After lunch at one of the local restaurants you continue on to the Temple of Heaven - the renowned place of worship for the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The final destination of your tour is Pedicab Huntong near Houhai Lake - an amazing experience that shouldn't be missed! After the tour you return to your hotel.

Overnight : Beijing.

Day 3 Visit to the Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs

After breakfast, you visit the real icon of the country and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World - the Great Wall of China. Like a giant stone dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down mountain ranges to protect China's border.
After exploring this majestic man-made miracle you enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants and then proceed to the famous Ming Tombs - a complex of imperial mausoleums built by the Chinese Ming dynasty emperors.
In the evening you return to your hotel.

Overnight : Beijing.
Meals : Breakfast and lunch.

Day 4 Visit to the Summer Palace & Train to Xian

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and continue exploring the magnificent treasures of Beijing. Today you visit the Summer Palace - the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China. You spend several amazing hours there wandering around its beautiful gardens, lakes and palaces.
Later you explore the Yonghe Lama Temple - one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. You have the great chance to enjoy the sumptuous decorations of the temple while walking through the courtyards and halls of the complex.
In the evening you are transferred to the train station to board an overnight train* to Xian.

Overnight : Xian.
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 5 Visit to the Terracotta Army

In the morning you arrive in Xian - one of the oldest cities in China. Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver who will take you to the most important archaeological finding of the 20th century - the Terracotta Warriors. Then you go to the Terracotta Copy Factory where you can buy some fantastic souvenirs for your friends and family.
Following lunch, you proceed to the Big Goose Pagoda to enjoy a truly spiritual atmosphere of this sacred Buddhist place.
After the tour, you are transferred to your hotel.

Overnight : Xian.
Meals : Lunch.

Day 6 Xian City Tour & Train to Shanghai

After breakfast, you continue exploring the renowned landmarks of Xian. Today you visit the ancient City Walls, the Grand Mosque and the Hui Minority Market that is a great place to meet the locals and buy unique hand-made souvenirs.
In the evening you are transferred to the train station to board an overnight train* to Shanghai.

Overnight : Train towards Shanghai.
Meals : Breakfast.

Day 7 Shanghai City Tour

In the morning you arrive in Shanghai - the largest city of China and its most significant seaport. Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver who will take you on a panoramic tour around this bustling metropolis.
Next on your list is the visit to the Bund - the beautiful Huangpu River embankment that is the most favorite place among the locals. This splendid row of the early 20th century buildings of various styles and forms remains the quintessential Shanghai sight that attracts thousands of visitors. You have the chance to take a leisurely walk through the Bund, enjoying the great views of Shangai's most famous skyscrapers - the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the World Financial Center.
After the tour, you are transferred to your hotel.

Overnight : Shanghai.
Meals : Breakfast and lunch.

Day 8 Visit to the Yuyuan Garden & Jade Buddha Temple

After breakfast you meet your guide and visit a well-restored Suzhou-style complex of the Yuyuan Garden, explore the Old Town filled with antique markets and speciality stores, and take a walk through the main shopping street of Shanghai and one of the world's busiest shopping streets - Nanjing Road.
After lunch, you visit one of the most important Buddhist temples in China, the Jade Buddha Temple, that houses two precious Buddha statues, as well as a number of sacred relics.
After the tour, you return to your hotel.

Overnight : Shanghai.
Meals : Breakfast and lunch.

Day 9 Departure from Shanghai

This is the last day of your fantastic China adventure. After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.
We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Meals : Breakfast.

Tour Departure Dates & Cost

This tour is tailored to your interest and schedule. This is a suggested itinerary. Please inquire for detailed cost & options.

Included / Not Included


  • Accommodation at premium 4 or 5-star hotels in Beijing and Shanghai and 5* hotel in Xian.
  • Breakfasts at the hotels.
  • Lunches according to the itinerary.
  • Airport / train station transfers with private driver and guide and all transportation according to the itinerary.
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides.
  • Sleeper 1st class overnight tickets Beijing - Xian and Xian - Shanghai*.
  • All entrance fees according to the itinerary.
  • Full Chinese visa processing.
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not Included

  • Air fares.

  • Other meals.

  • Optional tours & services.

  •  All personal expenses.

  • Gratitude.

  • 03 nights Beijing.
  • 02 nights Xian.
  • 01 night - In train towards Shanghai.
  • 02 nights Shanghai.

Daily breakfast inclusive. No other meals included.

Visa Requirements

The passport must be valid for 6 months beyond stay in China, with at least two blank passport pages available for Chinese Visa and entry stamps.

Pre & Post

Pre & Post accommodation is available  please contact us for details

Optional Tours

Optional tours available please contact us for details.

Traveling as a group? Call us to get group discounts!

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