China is an ancient country with 5000-year old civilization which differs greatly from the western world in terms of culture, traditions, customs, language and cuisine. Travelling to China and seeking out by one among ordinary Chinese folks if your aim is to feel the dynamics of the change in this fascinating country. Rural landscapes and congested cityscapes, and natural beauty that ranges from the untamed to the idyllic – from the windswept plains of the Gobi Desert and Mt Everest’s notorious northern face to Yangshuo’s gorgeous karts scenery.
China is huge and wild enough to satisfy your explorer instinct, and is a great rollercoaster ride for anyone with a little time and an instinct for travel with our professional assistance; you’re travelling in China will bound to be an easy and delightful experience. Seven star trekking and tour also offers tons of opportunity for our customers to enjoy the amazing cultural exchanges, social in touch activity and customized sightseeing programs as well during your China tours.
China is a country that having many kinds of religious belief, people are free in choosing their own religions and they can express their beliefs openly. According to some recent surveys, there are 100 million people who have religious beliefs and religious establishments about 85,000 with 300,000 clergymen in China nowadays. There are some major religions in China Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Catholicism, Protestantism and Islam.
For the china travel Visas are required by most foreigners entering mainland China although, at this stage, visas are not required by Western nationals visiting Hong Kong and Macau. Visas are available from Chinese embassies and consulates in most countries.
The visa fees vary enormously depending on your nationality and number of entries. However, according to the Visa Fee Abolition Agreement, the nationals of following seven countries are free of Chinese visa fees, but they need pay for the express service, rush service or mail service: Pakistan, Maldives, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Poland, Yugoslavia and Slovakia. Visa application by mailing is accepted at some Chinese embassies or consulates, such as China Embassy in Canberra, Australia.
|Number of Entry||American||Citizens of other countries*|
|Multiple Entry for 6 Months||$130||$60|
|Multiple Entry for 12 Months||$130||$90|
|Multiple Entry for 24 Months||$130||$90|
Note: Visa fees for Romanian passport holders are: $75 for single or double entry, $150 for multiple entries.
Best time for visit
China is a vast country with wide-ranging climatic conditions, so a decision about the best time to visit should be based on the regions you plan to tour and the kind of weather you enjoy.
Spring (March-April) and autumn (September-October) are the best times to visit China. Daytime temperatures range from 20°C to 30°C (68°F-86°F) in these seasons – but bear in mind that nights can still be bitterly cold and it can sometimes be wet and miserable. Major public holidays, in particular Chinese New Year, are best avoided as it’s difficult to get around and/or find accommodation.
If you looking season wise:
Normally, the most comfortable season of the year is early autumn (September to early October). During that period, temperatures are reasonable throughout China (about 50-72F) with a limited amount of rain. September for example is the only month in the year when the ancient and valuable paintings of the Beijing Palace Museum are displayed due to proper climate conditions (low humidity and proper temperature).
Spring can also be delightful with the average temperatures roughly the same as in autumn (about 50-72F). The best way to deal with weather unpredictability is to wear layered clothing that will make you comfortable in both chilly and warm weather.
Summer (from June to the end of August) can be extremely hot with temperatures well above 72F, especially in the famous ‘four furnaces’ of China: Wuhan, Tianjin, Chongging, and Nanchang. Summer is also a rainy season, so travelers should not forget umbrellas, light raincoats and rubber/plastic shoes.
Winter can be incredibly cold especially in the north. Off season travel can also offer its rewards.
If your visions of Beijing are centered on pods of Maoist revolutionaries in buttoned-down tunics performing Tai-chi in Tiananmen Square put them to rest: this city has embarked on a new millennium rollercoaster and it’s taking the rest of China with it
Shanghai is a scintillating business city bristling with rapid cultural change. Since market restrictions were lifted, Shanghai has embraced the forces of business and design and rewritten its m.o., shaping a fresh, new city that is sophisticated, innovative and living a life it has never lived before.
Xi’an is once a major crossroads on the trading routes from eastern China to central Asia, and vied with Rome and later Constantinople for the title of greatest city in the world. Today Xi’an is one of China’s major draw cards, largely because of the Army of Terracotta Warriors on the city’s eastern outskirts. Uncovered in 1974, over 10,000 figures have been sorted to date. Soldiers, archers (armed with real weapons) and chariots stand in battle formation in underground vaults looking as fierce and war-like as pottery can. Xian’s other attractions include the old city walls, the Muslim quarter and the Banpo Neolithic Village – a tacky re-creation of the Stone Age.
Karakoram highway is very famous for the yak-nibbled highway over the Khunjerab Pass (4800m/15,740ft) is the gateway to Pakistan and was used for centuries by caravans plodding down the Silk Road. Khunjerab means ‘valley of blood’, a reference to local bandits who took advantage of the terrain to plunder caravans and slaughter the merchants.
Long gong Caves
Guizhou province’s awesome Long gong caves form a network through some 20 mountains. The caverns lie in Anshun County, at the Bouyi settlement of Shitou Zhai. Another scenic cave in the vicinity is Zhijin Cave. Anshun is a two-hour bus ride from Guiyang.
Qufu, near the sacred Taoist mountain Tai Shan, is the birthplace of Confucius (551-479 BC). Its massive Confucius Temple features a series of impressive gateways, clusters of twisted pines and cypresses, inscribed steles and tortoise tablets recording ancient events.
Turpan is an old city with a long history. It is a remote desert city in the far west of China, one of the lowest places on earth, where rain never falls and summers are scorching hot. Turpan was once an important staging post on the Silk Road and its large oasis produces most of the best grapes in China. Traces of humans being there can be dated as far back as 6,000 years ago. You can see the ancient Karez system of irrigation whereby the melted snow from the surrounding mountains is brought down to the town in underground channels, all dug by hand and stretching around some 3000KM.
Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China. Its name means ‘the place where the emperor crossed the river’. In recent years Tianjin has received more and more attention from both tourists at home and abroad due to its numerous travel resources and rich history.
Tianjin has a variety of places to interest tourists. In the city itself is the beautiful Haihe River area, Tianjin Broadcasting and Television Tower, the well known Ancient Cultural Street, Food Street, the Memorial Hall of Zhou Enlai and Deng Yingchao, the Memorial Hall of the Beiping (Beijing)-Tianjin Campaign, Tianjin Science and Technology Museum and the Museums of Nature, History, Art, Opera and Folk Customs. In Tanggu there is the Seaside Villa famous for its thermal springs and the world renowned Dagu Fort. In Jixian County there is the Huangya Pass of the Great Wall, a section famous for its wonderful scenery. Jixian County also contains the state tourist area of Panshan Mountain and Dule Monastery. In Xiqing District, on the city’s outskirts, there is Shi house, the former home and tomb of Huo Yuanjia, the well-known patriot and first ancestor of martial arts.
Tianjin is well situated for travel by land, sea or air and has become an international tourist destination and a base in north China for chartered tourist planes. For travelers interested in commerce, study or tours centered on such things as preventative medicine or folk customs Tianjin has many advantages. It now only takes one hour to travel by car from Tianjin to Beijing on the new Beijing-Tianjin-Tanggu Expressway, a golden tourist corridor.
Qingdao, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, is a beautiful seaside city with clear air and enchanting sea view. This city, bordered by the Yellow Sea on two sides, has the largest bathing beach in Asia and produces the mellow Qingdao Beer. To the east of Qingdao, a short distance across the Yellow Sea.
Surrounded by the sea on three sides, Qingdao attracts many tourists with its charming seascape. Sights like the Eight Passes Villas, Wusi Square, the Zhan Bridge, Mt. Laotian, Badguan scenic Area. Qingdao offers food with distinctive flavors–especially seafood.
Day 1: Beijing Arrival and transfer to designated Hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest. Then move on to the imperial palace, also known as the ¡°Forbidden City ¡° that symbolizes the imperial and traditional China. After lunch go on with the visit to Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. Back to hotel with B/D plan.
Day 3: After breakfast visit to the Great wall, symbol of Chinese civilization. After lunch, continue a visit to Dangling, one of the Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors were buried in Ming Dynasty.Peking duck dinner and Peking Opera Show in the evening and overnight atay Hotel with B/D Plan.
Day 4: Beijing – Take a morning flight to Xi’an. After lunch, city tour begins with a visit to the Shanxi Museum, the Bell Tower and City Wall. Stay at Xian Hotel or Tangcheng Hotel with B/D Plan.
Day 5: Beginning the day with a once-in-a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China¡¯s First Emperor-Qin Shihuang. Three exhibition halls house the continuing excavation of an army of 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses that guard the tomb of the First Emperor. After lunch visit Huaqing Hot Spring and Big Goode Pagoda .Local flavor dinner–dumpling. Tang Dynasty Show in the evening and back to hotel. Overnight stay Hotel with B/D Plan.
Day 6: After Breakfast flight from Xian to Guilin. Arrival in Guilin met and transferred to Guilin Park Hotel. After lunch, visit to Fubo Hill,Seven Star Park. Back to your hotel.And overnight stay at Guilin hotel with B/D Plan.
Day 7: Enjoy a morning cruise down the winding Li River to Yangshou. Return to Guilin. Dinner and Minority Performance in the evening.Overnight stay at Guilin Hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 8: Half day City tour of Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill. Afternoon flight to Shanghai. Stay at Ocean Hotel In the evening dinner will be served. After dinner, you will be arranging to watch the fantastic acrobatic show. And overnight stay at Shanghai Hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 9: After Breakfast visit to Yuyuan Garden and Bazar. After lunch, move on to their Pedestrians only Nanjing Road and the Bund. Take one hour cruising on Huang Pu River. Overnight stay at Shanghai Hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 10: Transfer to airport for final departure to your devastation.
13 Days Hongkong and Beijing tour——–02
Day 1: Arrival Hong Kong Airport and transferred to designated Hotel with D/B Plan.
Day 2: After breakfast Hong Kong city tour: First visit Ocean Park. Then go to Stanley for market, a coastal village on the southern side of Hong Kong Island. Proceed to drive to the Peak to have a bird’s eye view of Hong Kong. Have dinner on the cruise on Victoria Harbor.Overnight stay at Hotel with D/L Plan.
Day 3: Free Day enjoy and overnight stay Hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 4: Private transfer to the airport. Take the flight to Beijing. Arrival in Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be met by our guide and transferred to designated Beijing Hotel or same class with D/L Plan.
Day 5: After breakfast visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest. Then move on to the imperial palace, also known as the Forbidden City that symbolizes the imperial and traditional China. After lunch go on with the visit to Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. Back to hotel.Overnight stay at designated hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 6: After breakfast visit to the great wall, symbol of Chinese civilization. After lunch, continue a visit to Dangling, one of the Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors were buried in Ming Dynasty. Peking duck dinner and Peking Opera Show in the evening.
Day 7: After breakfast take rickshaw to visit the Hutongs. Lunch is arranged in a Beijinger’s family. Afternoon free shopping at Yaxiu Market.Overnight stay at Hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 8: After breakfast take a morning flight to Xi’an. After lunch, city tour begins with a visit to the Shaanxi Museum, the Bell Tower and City Wall. Overnight stay at Xian Hotel or Tangcheng Hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 9: After breakfast start tour to the day with a once-in-a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China¡¯s First Emperor-Qin Shihuang. Three exhibition halls house the continuing excavation of an army of 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses that guard the tomb of the First Emperor. After lunch visit Huaqing Hot Spring and the Banpo Museum .Local flavor dinner–dumpling. Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. Overnight stay at designated Hotel with B/L /D Plan.
Day 10: After breakfast take the flight for Shanghai. Met and transferred to designate Hotel in Shanghai with B/L/D Plan. And rest of the time free enjoy.
Day 11: Full day city tour to Yu Garden & Bazaar, Jade Buddha Temple, the Bund, and Nanjing Road. Overnight stay at Hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 12: Full day city tour of Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Children’s Palace and overnight stay at designate Hotel with B/L/D Plan.
Day 13: Transferred to the airport for final departure to your Home town.
16 Days china Classic tour——–03
Day 01: Arrival Beijing and be transferred to designate hotel in the city center.
Day 02: After breakfast morning you will visit Tiananmen Square, the biggest city square in the world. Covering 440,000 square meters, it has witnessed many important historic events taking place here. Then pay a visit to the Forbidden City, one of the five most famous palaces in the world where 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties lived and ruled for over 500 years. After lunch the relaxing visit. And overnight stay at Hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 03: After breakfast in the morning we drive towards northwest to visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location’s strategic importance. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou, approximately 0.63 miles (1,015 m) above sea level. This afternoon switch to Ming tombs and visit Changling. ChangLing is the largest and best preserved of the 13 Ming Tombs near Beijing. ChangLing, 4km from the entrance, is the tomb of Emperor YongLe (reign 1403-1424) and empress XuShi. The layout is identical to the tomb of the first Ming emperor in Nanjing and is rather like the Forbidden City in miniature. In addition to the palace, there is an underground burial chamber. Later then, go for Xiushui Street. This street is a shopping center in Beijing that accommodates over 1,700 retail vendors, notorious among international tourists for their wide selection of counterfeit designer brand apparels. Be picked up from your hotel at about 18:30pm and driven to Liyuan Theatre. Our English-speaking guide will lead you in. Enjoy Beijing Opera at a good seat, from 19:30pm-20:50pm. Now you can appreciate some classic episodes, performed by professional opera artists. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 04: After breakfast visit the tranquil setting of the Temple of Heaven where Emperors prayed for good harvests and the welfare of the people. The sacred and unique design of Temple of Beijing is characteristic of Ming Dynasty architecture and one of the most unique structures in Beijing. The Temple of Heaven has become a very popular meeting place for Beijing locals where they congregate to practice tai chi, dancing and singing.
After lunch head for the railway station and take a safe, fast and comfortable train rides to Chengde.
Beijing/Chengde by train. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 05: After breakfast visit the majestic Summer Resort, the largest royal landscape in China today, enveloped within a smaller version of the Great Wall. After lunch head for the railway station and take safe, fast and comfortable trains ride to Beijing. Chengde/Beijing by train. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 06: Today after breakfast we start to explore Hutong to feel this unique architecture and local people’s life in Beijing. Later on, enjoy your time in Qianmen Street. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport and take flight to Luoyang. Beijing/Luoyang by flight and overnight stay at designated Hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 07: After breakfast we start a half hours’ drive to Shaolin Temple for a visit. It was here that Indian monk Bodhidarma stayed and taught the idea of Dyana (Zen) to his disciples. The temple is famous for its martial art – Kungfu as well. After lunch you will visit the graveyard of the temple, where a lot of tower-style tombs are set there. Then enjoy a free walk around. There are many Kungfu training schools there. In the afternoon be escorted to the White Horse Temple, the first Buddhist temple in China, established in 68 AD under the reign of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han Dynasty.
Day 08: After breakfast start visit to Longmen Grottoes, one of the three most important Buddhism grottoes in China. There are 2345 caves and niches, 2800 inscriptions, 43 pagodas and over 100,000 Buddhist images at the site. 30% of the caves date from the Northern Wei Dynasty, 60% from the Tang Dynasty, and caves from other periods less than 10%. It is the most impressive collection of Chinese art from these dynasties, which represents the zenith of stone carving in China. After having lunch head for the railway station and take a safe, fast and comfortable train ride to Xian.
Luoyang/Xian by high-speed train. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 09: After breakfast start visit to the world famous Terra Cotta Warriors. It was discovered in 1974 and considered one of the eight wonders in the world. In the afternoon enjoy a leisure visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most important historical sites in Xian. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 10: After breakfast pay a visit to Shaanxi History Museum, which is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China with over 300,000 items? This afternoon walk along the old streets of the Muslim area and visit the Grand Mosque. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 11: This morning you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Hangzhou.
In the afternoon you will visit the historic Hefang Street, an epitome of the history and culture of Hangzhou. And you will visit Huqingyutang, a famous traditional Chinese Medicine Museum. Then you will visit Leifeng Pagoda. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 12: After breakfast enjoy the picturesque sceneries while having the boat cruise on the West Lake. This afternoon take a visit to Zhejiang Museum, China Silk Museum and Southern Song Kiln Museum.
Day 13: After breakfast visit Lingyin temple, where has a quiet and beautiful grandeur that encourages a feeling of peace and for contemplation. Then, you are going to hike through mini-mountain Fei Lai Peak to discover many Buddhist rock carvings. Your next stop is to take a gander at Meijiawu Tea Village. After lunch enjoy half day tour to Xixi Wetland Park. It is a good way to get away from hustle and bustle and get close to the nature. Head for the railway station and take a safe, fast and comfortable train ride to Shanghai. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 14: After breakfast in the morning take your time to visit Shanghai Museum which is located in People’s Square. In the afternoon stroll along Nanjing Road. Then go to the Bund, where you can enjoy the gallery of different styles of architecture built at the time, followed with a visit to Xintiandi. At the end of the show, transfer to you back designate hotel with B/L Plan.
Day 15: After breakfast travel to Yuyuan Garden, an exquisite classic garden with a history of more than 400 years. Then visit Jade Buddha Temple where two jade Buddha statues from Burma are housed. After lunch explore the Shanghai Old Street.
Day 16: According to your flight schedule you will be transferred to the airport for Final departure.
- Hotel accommodation (double occupancy)
- Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
- Meals as specified in the itinerary.
- Experienced English speaking guide.
- Air-conditioned private car or van for transfers and sightseeing.
- Domestic flights (economy class), airport tax and fuel charge.
- Train as specified in the itinerary.
- Service Charges & Government Taxes
Cost not included
- International transportation.
- Chinese visa.
- Personal expenses.
- Travel Insurance.
- International Air Fare.
- Any medical emergency expense.
- Any cargo/currier fee.
- Single occupancy accommodation charge.
- Any except itinerary’s charges.
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