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China’s Diversity Discovered

Tour Route: Beijing - Xi'an - Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu - Mt. Emei - Zhangjiajie - Fenghuang

This is a Once-in-a-lifetime journey! Discover the diversity and splendors of China from north to west and to south. It is perfect balance of China's history, culture and beautiful landscape.

15-day China’s Diversity Discovered
Tour Code: JZG-J-06
Departure:Any day you want
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Our Advantages & Promise

  • One-on-one Travel Consultant Service.
  • Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
  • Selected and trained guides.
  • Meals are in quality local restaurants.
  • Western style service standard
  • DAY 1 Arrival in Beijing

    Transfer via: international plane - your arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer (Beijing)

    Your private guide and drivee will welcome you and pick you up at Beijing Airport Arrival Hall, and then transfer to your hotel in downtown. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

  • DAY 2 Beijing

    Activities for today: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven.

    Morning meet the guide and start today's city tour from the Tian'anmen Square, the largest city square in the world, followed by the Forbidden City. It is the largest imperial palace in Cina for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. And then we will climb the small Jingshan and have a full view of the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Temple of Heaven Park, which is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. Free evening for your leisure.

    Tiananmen Square
    Forbidden City
    Temple of Heaven
  • DAY 3 Beijing

    Activities for today: Mutianyu Great Wall, Cloisonné Factory, Hutong Tours

    After breakfast at your hotel, meet the guide and drive to visit the Great Wall of Mutianyu Section, which is one of the great wonders in the world and the symbol of China. You will take the cable car up the wall, and take a short hiking on the wall. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Cloisonné Factory where you can see the traditional Beijing culture Art. Drive back to the city, take a 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong and have a visit to the local family. Hutong is the unique street design in Beijing - some crisscrossing old narrow paths with courtyard houses built on each side. It can be regarded as a window into Beijing folk life. Drive back to your hotel and free at leisure in the evening.

    Mutianyu Great Wall
    Changling Tomb
    Beijing Opera
  • DAY 4 Beijing/Xi'an

    Transfer via: high-speed train for 1st seat class G87 (14.00-18.40) 4h40m

    Activities for today: Summer Palace, train station transfer (Beijing, Xi'an)

    In the morning, we will continue to visit the Summer Palace, which is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. After that, transfer to the railway station and take the afternoon high-speed train to Xi'an. Upon arrival, meet the guide and transfer to your hotel in Xi'an.

    Summer Palace
    Summer Palace
    Summer Palace
  • DAY 5 Xi'an

    Activities for today: Terracotta Art Factory, Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter

    A full day trip starts from the Xi'an Daqin Terracotta Art Factory. In the factory, you can see the process of how to make Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Follow by the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, which is one of the most important archaeological finds in the 20th century; an army of terracotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2,200 year ago.

    In the afternoon drive return to the city and visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda (exclude climbing the pagoda). The pagoda is the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk Xuanzang. And cotinue have a free walk at the nearby Muslim Quarter (an old city street) on your pace.

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    Muslim Quarters
  • DAY 6 Xi'an/Jiuzhaigou

    Transfer via: domestic plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport transfer (Xi'an, Jiuzhaigou), Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

    Baggage sorting at your hotel and transfer to airport for the morning flight to Jiuzhaigou. When arrival, you will be met at the Jiuhuang Airport and drive to visit the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area by cable car. After that, transfer to hotel at Jiuzhaigou.

    Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
    Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
    Huanglong Temple
  • DAY 7 Jiuzhaigou

    Activities for today: Jiuzhaigou National Park

    Full day explore Jiuzhaigou Valley (Jiuzhai National Park) which can be considered a natural botanical and Zoological Garden. It is part of the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture. Jiuzhaigou was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, and it was also awarded the status of UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in 1997 with its large number of lake groups.

    Leshan Giant Buddha
    Leshan Giant Buddha
    Leshan Giant Buddha
  • DAY 8 Jiuzhaigou/Chengdu/Mt. Emei

    Transfer via: domestic plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport transfer (Jiuzhaigou, Chengdu), Leshan Giant Buddha

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the early morning flight to Chengdu. Welcomed by your guide at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, you will embarked on the tour to Leshan Giant Buddha. Lunch will be taken at a local Chinese restaurant. In the late afternoon, drive to the foot of Mt. Emei for overnight.

    Jiuzhaigou National Park Visit
    Jiuzhaigou National Park Long Lake
    Jiuzhaigou Water
  • DAY 9 Mt. Emei/Chengdu

    Activities for today: Mount Emei

    Today, the main goal is to explore Mount Emei: take the sightseeing bus to the cable car station and take the table car up to Wannian Temple, walk through Qingyin Pavilion - the biggest natural ecology reserve area for monkeys, till you get to Wuxiangang parking lot to take the tourist bus down to the foot of the mountain. Then drive back to Chengdu in the afternoon and have free time in the evening.

    Wannian Temple in Mount Emei
    Mount Emei
    Monkey in Mount Emei
  • DAY 10 Chengdu/Xi'an/Zhangjiajie

    Transfer via: domestic plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport transfer (Chengdu, Zhangjiajie)

    Morning drive to visit Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the lovely pandas. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport Terminal 2, connect the flight at Terminal 2 to Zhangjiajie (note:you do not need to walk out of the airport) . On arrival, greet your guide and drive to your hotel at Zhangjiajie City.

    Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
    Jinsha Site Museum
    Jinli Old Street
  • DAY 11 Zhangjiajie

    Activities for today: Tianmen Mountain, Yellow Dragon Cave

    Today meet your guide and start to visit Tianmen Mountain, where you will experience a ride on the world's longest cable car up to the summit of the mountain. It will take a 2 hours hiking on the Plank Road along the precipitous cliffs in Ghost Valley (Guigu). After hiking, pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple, then take the forest sightseeing cable car back to the Tianmen cable car station to take the big cable car down to the middle station, you will take a bus through the Heaven-linking Avenue (Tong Tian Da Dao) to explore the Tianmen Cave. In the afternoon, after a 40 minutes drive tour we will arrive Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area to explore the fantastic Yellow Dragon Cave. After that, check in your hotel at Wulingyuan.

    Glass Skywalk at Tianmen Mountain
    A Temple in Tianmen Mountain
    Yellow Dragon Cave
  • DAY 12 Zhangjiajie

    Activities for today: Golden Whip Stream, Baofeng Lake

    Today we will proceed to the Golden Whip Stream (Jinbianxi) – this charming valley is most likely to bring you into the pandora’s wonderland of the movie. You will have a leisure hiking about 2.5 hours.​ After that, visit the Baofeng Lake. Hiking about 1 hour through a grand Valley (Baizhangxia) and reach the sleepy Baofeng Lake. You will take a short cruise on the Lake.​

    Yellow Stone Village
    Golden Whip Stream
    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  • DAY 13 Zhangjiajie

    Activities for today: Yuanjiajie Mountain, Bailong Elevator, Tianzi Mountain

    Another whole day to enjoy Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: first ascend the Yuanjiajie Mountain by taking the Bailong Elevator - a worldfamous glass elevator built into the side of the mountain. On the top of the mountain, people can take about 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. It was used to inspiration for the famous "Hallelujah Mountains" seen in the Blockbuster movie, Avatar. Continue to the Platform of Forgetfulness (Mihuntai) to enjoy the nearby sandstone peak views and then walk across the NO. 1 Bridge under the Heaven. Climbing the Tianzi Mountain to continue your wonderful sightseeing, then take the cable car down the mountain and drive back to your hotel. Free at leisure in the evening.

    Hallelujah Mountain Avatar
    Bailong Elevator
    Tianzi Mountain
  • DAY 14 Zhangjiajie/Fenghuang

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Fenghuang Ancient City

    After breakfast, we will drive about 4 hours to Fenghuang Ancient City. The hotel you check in is near Tuojiang River. Hearafter, we will take a rafting on the Tuo River about 15 minutes. Free at leisure at evening.

    Fenghuang Ancient City
    Street of Fenghuang Ancient City
    Fenghuang Ancient City
  • DAY 15 Fenghuang/Zhangjiajie/Departure

    Transfer via: plane - your arrangement

    Activities for today: Fenghuang Ancient City, Airport transfer (Zhangjaijie)

    Morning free at leisure to stroll Fenghuang Ancient City. And then, will drive about 4.5 hours to Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport for the flight to your next destination.
    Service ends.

    Fenghuang Ancient City
    Fenghuang Ancient City
    Fenghuang Ancient City

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

Price Includes

Private Transfers:
Between airports / railway station, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the cities specified in the itinerary by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
Entrance fees:
All entrance fees to scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou. TourJiuZhaigou will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
Meals:
All meals as specified in the itinerary. “B” stands for western breakfast “L” for Chinese Lunch in local Chinese restaurant. “D” for Chinese dinner in local Chinese restaurant. The quotation is basic on the above normal meals. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
Normal sightseeing activities as outlined in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide.
The English-speaking guide and driver of each city accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Accommodation (if include Yangtze Cruiser):
Service based on two adults sharing on one standard twin/double-bed room (cabin); solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room/cabin of their own are required to pay additional charge of single supplement rate. A single room (cabin) is subject to availability based on prior request at an additional cost; if the recommended hotel is not available, it will be substituted by a similar class one.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
Transportation:
All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
Arrangements:
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Excludes

Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets, unless other wise noted.
Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...
Meals:
Any meals which are not specified in the itinerary with “B”, “L” or “D”.
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.
Gratuities:
Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.

Destinations

Beijing

Beijing, the capital of P.R.C. Being one of the six ancient cities in the country, it was the seat of the Ming and Qing dynasties’ emperors until the formation of a republic in 1911. It is also the main center of politics, culture and education in China. 

With a long history of more than 5,000 years, this city is quite rich in historical sites and important government and cultural institutions, moreover, it has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Among different kinds of attractions, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, Great Wall, and the Grand Canal have been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In addition, the Peking duck, Peking Opera and Hutong are also worthwhile in your Beijing trip.

Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou County, once named Nanping County, is a county of Sichuan Province, China. In 1998, it is renamed Jiuzhaigou, because the county consists of nine villages in a valley in Sichuan Province and it is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture. 

This county is mainly famous for the Jiuzhaigou Valley, or the Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area which is known for its many multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes, forests, and snow-capped peaks. 

It was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and was awarded the status of UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in 1997. 

The valley is a paradise for the wildlife. There are 27 protected rare and endangered species like the giant panda, Sichuan golden monkey, and more than 140 species birds are inhabitant in this valley. 

Chengdu

Chengdu is the provincial capital of Sichuan Province in Southwest China. It is located on the edge of the Chengdu Plain which is known as the “Country of Heaven” (Tian Fu Zhi Guo). The agriculture in Chengdu really develop well, as a result, it is also called the “Land of Milk and Honey” due to this. One thing you must do in Chengdu is visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. 

Chengdu is famed as “the home Town of Giant Panda” which attracts millions of tourists from inland and abroad. Moreover, Chengdu has a history of more than 2,000 years with numerous historical places of interests and relics. 

You can experience the history of Chengdu can go to the Jinsha Site Museum, Sanxingdui Museum, Wuhou Memorial Temple and Wenshu Temple, or you can stroll in the Jinli Ancient Street and the Wide and Narrow Alley to relax yourself. Additionally, you’d better not miss the Sichuan Cuisine.

Zhangjiajie

Located in the west of Hunan Province, 330 kilometers from Changsha, Zhangjiajie is a prefecture-level city in the northwestern part of Hunan. 

It is a region beloved for its magnificent natural beauty. 

The most attractive destination in Zhangjiajie is the world-famous natural heritage site Wulingyuan Scenic Area, which is recognized in the UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992. 

It consists of four parts, the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianzi Mountain, Baofeng Lake and Suoxi Valley. In addition, Tianmen Mountain, a world famous national park in Zhangjiajie, also worth your visiting.

Fenghuang

Fenghuang, regarded as “the Most Beautiful Town of China” by famous New Zealand Rewi Alley, is under the administration of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan province. 

It was built in 1704, and has been exceptionally well-preserved. This ancient town is famous for its colorful culture, rich history and natural beauty. 

It has been added into the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on March 28, 2008 in the cultural category. 

The ancient town is a gathering place for Miao and Tujia ethnic minority. With Tuojiang River running through the town, you can take a rowboat to enjoy the natural beauty and have a view at the special buildings around you in Fenghuang, which is called Diaojiaolou in Chinese. 

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