13-day Grand Winter Tour of China

13-day Grand Winter Tour of China

Tour Code: IFH-CW-02

Tour days: 13 Days

If you've ever dreamed of a winter wonderland, China will put on a spectacular show for you. During China's winter months, the skies will open up and crisp white snowflakes will begin to cover all it their path. This winter package is a perfect balance of China winter culture and beautiful wintry scene, great for photographing!

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DAY 1 Arrival in Beijing

Transfer via: plane – your arrangement

Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer (Beijing)

Upon arrival in Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 2 Beijing

Activities for today: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park

This morning pay a visit to the Temple of Heaven. After lunch, have a walk in the Tiananmen Square then get into explore the Forbidden City, and climbing about 5 minutes to the Jingshan Park (Coal Hill), where you will have a full view of the Forbidden City. Free evening for your own exploration.

DAY 3 Beijing

Activities for today: Mutianyu Great Wall, 798 Art Zone

Your tour today will take you to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section with a short hiking on the wall. On the way back to your hotel, pay a visit to the cloisonné Factory where you will see the local traditional art culture, and then drop by at 798 Art Zone to pick up ideas of modern arts of China.

DAY 4 Beijing

Activities for today: Summer Palace, Yonghe Temple, Hutongs

Visit Summer Palace and Yonghe Temple, then take a 3-wheel rickshaw to see the local Hutongs, where you can see the local Beijing people’s lifestyle. The rest of the day is your shopping time, you can check out the different outlets of souvenirs at various locations with your guide.

DAY 5 Beijing/Harbin

Transfer via: plane – our arrangement

Activities for today: St. Sophia Church, Ice and Snow World

Take the morning flight to Harbin. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel. Then visit St. Sophia Church. In the evening visit Ice and Snow World.

DAY 6 Harbin

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo, Siberian Tiger Park, Stalin Park, Central Street

Morning drive to Sun Island, where the International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is held, you can enjoy many beautiful snow sculptures featuring different cultures. Then have an safari-style trip in the Siberian Tiger Park. Transfer to Stalin Park to watch the wonderful swimming performance. Later, end today's trip with a leisurely scroll on the central street.

DAY 7 Harbin/Beijing/Zhangjiajie

Transfer via: plane - our arrangement

Activities for today: Airport transfer (Harbin, Zhangjiajie)

Morning free at leisure in Harbin. Transfer to the airport for the early afternoon flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing airport, own arrangement to connect the evening flight to Zhangjiajie at the airport.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred about 40 minutes to the hotel at Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 8 Zhangjaijie

Activities for today: Yellow Stone Village, Golden Whip Stream, Baofeng Lake

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to explore Zhangjiajie National Forest Park: first you will take a cable car to the Yellow Stone Village (Huangshizhai) and enjoy 2 hours hiking on the mountain to see the beautiful sandstone peaks and pillars.

After lunch, proceed to the Golden Whip Stream and have a leisure hiking there (about 2.5 hours). And then walk through a grand valley (Baizhangxia) and reach the sleepy Baofeng Lake. Around the lake area the beautiful cataracts are found in the film Avatar.

DAY 9 Zhangjiajie

Activities for today: Bailong Elevator, Yuanjiajie Mountain, Tianzi Mountain, Ten Mile Natural Gallery

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be met and drive to take the Bailong Elevator to Yuanjiajie Mountian – a glass Elevator built into the side of the mountain.

On the summit, you will be taken on a 2.5 hours hiking to discover the Pillar of the Southern Sky. This mountian was used as inspiration for the Halelujah Mountains seen in the blockbuster moive, Avatar. Proceed to the Platform or Forgetfulness to enjoy the nearby peak views. Climb up to King of peaks – Tianzi Mountain. Take a cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and go on sightseeing along the Dreamlike Fairyland – 10 Mile Natural Gallery. .

DAY 10 Zhangjiajie/Shanghai

Transfer via: TBA – our arrangement

Activities for today: Yellow Dragon Cave, Tianmen Mountain

Morning check out the hotel and drive to explore the fantastic Yellow Dragon Cave. Continue to Tianmen Mountain, where you will experience a ride on the world’s longest cable car up to the summit of the mountain. Take a hike about 2 hours on the Plank Road along the Guigu Cliffs. Pay a visit to the Tianmen Temple, and if weather permits we will take a bus via the stunning Heaven-linking Avenue to see Tianmen Cave. Transfer to the airport for the evening flight to Shanghai.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transfer to the hotel. Free evening for your own leisure.

DAY 11 Shanghai

Activities for today: Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Nanjing Road

Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of Shanghai City. Highlights include visits to the Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jiangnan Silk Workshop, the Bund and Nanjing Road.

DAY 12 Shanghai

Activities for today: Free day

The day is all yours! You can do some shopping or have a free exploration of the city.

DAY 13 Shanghai Exit

Transfer via: plane - your arrangement

Activities for today: Hotel to airport transfer (Shanghai)

Your Grand Winter Tour of China ends this morning and it’s time to say farewell to your new friends.

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

Price Includes

Entrance fees:
To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
All meals as specified in the itinerary. "B" stands for Chinese or western breakfast at your hotel. "L" for Chinese Lunch at local Chinese restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner at local Chinese restaurant. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
Private Transfers:
Between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Harbin by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver.
Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
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.
Service includes standard rooms for your tour group.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Government Taxes.
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Excludes

Entry / Exit Airfare or train tickets..
Visa Fees; Trip Insurance; Credit Card Processing Fee;.
Excess Baggage Charges:
For checked luggage: Adult and children are entitled to a free checked baggage allowance in economy class of 20kg / 44. The size limit for each piece is 40x60x 100cmor 15.7x 23.6x 39.4 inches. For carry-on luggage: each economy class passenger is allowed one piece of 5kg / 11 lbs. The size limit for each piece is 20 x 40 x 55cm or 7.8 x 15.7 x 21.6 inches.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities and sightseeing.
Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
Gratuities to guides or drivers.

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