Beijing, China’s massive capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for its modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nearby, the massive Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza is site of Mao Zedong’s mausoleum and the National Museum of China, displaying a vast collection of cultural relics.
|Day 01||Kathmandu to Beijing – by Int’l flight
Fly to China, arrive at Beijing Capital Int’l Airport, airport pick up with our English-speaking airport representative, only transfer to hotel and take a rest. Free on your own at the rest of the day
|Day 02||Beijing City Tour
Breakfast at hotel, 1000am. Departure from Hotel, start City tour. visit the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved of all the imperial palace gardens, and boasts such delights as the “Marble Boat” and the ornately painted” Long Corridor”. Pearl shop. Visit to the world famous Tian’anmen Square the biggest square in the world that lies in the center of the city. Visit the Forbidden City from which the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed for over 500 years.
|Day 03||Visit Jade Factory, Great Wall at Juyong pass, Beijing Olympic Park.
Breakfast at hotel, 0900am. Departure from Hotel, start City tour. Visit the fabled Great WallJuyong Pass, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a massive defensive structure built to keep off intrusion. Visit a Longdi Jade shop where we will learn about Chinese jade culture. Afternoon proceed to see the Bird’s Nest (Olympic National Stadium outside) and the Water Cube (Outside). Yaxiu market shopping at leisure.
|Day 04||Shanghai transfer by high-speed train.
Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to the railway station and take train to Shanghai.
|Day 05||Shanghai City Tour
Breakfast at hotel,10:00a.m. Departure from Hotel, start City tour. 12:00am depart for visiting the Jade Buddha Temple, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism. Visit pearl shop, Jade Shop
|Day 06||Shanghai City Tour
Breakfast at hotel, 10:00a.m. Departure from Hotel, start City tour. Visit silk shop, the Shanghai Museum which is the largest museum of ancient Chinese art in Shanghai. Visit the People Square and Nanjing Road for shopping. Visit the lovely old Yuyuan Garden-outside look nine zig zag bridge with golden fish pond, bridges and pavilions. Step onto Yu Market (Old City God’s Temple), which is a major yet relatively inactive, Taoist temple in Shanghai.
Breakfast at hotel, free leisure and check out before 12:00am. Transfer to airport to get Int’l flight to Kathmandu.