Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall: The focus of the exhibit is a large scale model of the entirety of urban Shanghai, showing existing buildings and approved future buildings.
Old City God Temple：Cmmonly known as Chenghuangmiao by locals, enjoys a high status in Shanghai, with an old saying: one who fails to reach the temple never reaches Shanghai. City God Temple was built to protect the safety of the people in the city, and the gods are regarded as patron saints in Taoism.
the Bund: The area was once a French Concession from 1849 and 1945. Many foreigners who have lived there left a legacy of western style buildings and churches, making this area one of the prime residential neighborhoods. Now it is hot tourist hangout.
Huangpu River cruise
Fly to Chengdu.
Airport to hotel transfer
Giant Panda Breeding Base：This huge institution replicates the natural habitat of the giant panda and is dedicated to preserving and increasing their population so they will not become extinct. You are able to get real close-up to some pandas and photograph them as well as the so-called lesser red pandas which really look and act like raccoons.
Jinsha Site Museum：It is a rare site museum among Chinese museums because of its combination of modern civilization and the civilization of ancient Shu State (Sichuan Province was called Shu State in ancient times), as well as the combination of ecological environment and culture.
Broad and Narrow Alleys： It is a microcosm of the city’s history as well as a deep mark in local people’s memory.
Giant Buddha : Work on the Buddha began in 713 during the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907) and finished 90 years later in 803. The Buddha is 71 meters (about 233 feet) high and 24 meters (about 79 feet) wide, and is a designated world heritage relic.
Tianfu Tea Garden.
Take a high-speed train to Xi’an
City Wall：Protective city walls are a common sight in both ancient Europe and Asia. The City Wall in Xi’an dated back to the Tang Dynasty and strengthened in the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), is regarded as a landmark of the city. When you stand on the ancient wall, you can survey the old city and pick out the city’s other landmarks, such as the Bell Tower and the Drum Tower. Riding a bicycle around on the wall rampart is a quiet an experience. It takes about 1.5 hours to finish the whole circle of the wall and the bike rental is an out of the pocket expense.
Terracotta Warriors: constructed to accompany the tomb of China’s First Emperor as an afterlife guard. It is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, and one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century.
Great Mosque ： one of the oldest and most renowned mosques in the country. Built in the Tang Dynasty (reign of Emperor Xuan Zong, 685-762), it still used by Chinese Muslims today as a place of worship.
Tang Dynasty Show and dumplings: also known as “Music & Dance Dinner Show in Xian” is the pride of the city. Hosted at the “Tang Dynasty Palace”, which is a leading entertainment theatre & dinner restaurant in China. This legendary venue offers visitors a unique opportunity to indulge themselves in exotic Chinese entertainment and Cantonese delicasies.
Small Wild Goose Pagoda: a national AAAA scenic spot and a world heritage site, the Buddhist pagoda survives from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Tourists can learn about the history and culture of Xian by visiting the pagoda.
Take an overnight train to Beijing.
Train station to hotel transfer
Hutong visit: the real culture of Beijing is the culture of the Hutong and Courtyards. The representatives of local culture, thus it is the first choice for people who would like to learn about the local history
Tiananmen Square: the center of Beijing, where you can visit Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People’s Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony.
Forbidden City: also known as the Palace Museum, and Gu Gong in Chinese, lies at the city center of Beijing, and once served as the imperial palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911).
Jingshan Park: Jingshan Park is a beautiful royal landscape garden.
A la carte lunch: special and local food of Beijing. the park stands on the central point of the south-north axis of the city and faces the north gate of the Forbidden City.
Temple of Heaven: It is the largest existing one in Beijing among several royal altars to Heaven, Earth, the Sun, the Moon and other deities or symbolic forces of Nature.
Mutianyu Great Wall: As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs.
Bustling Xiushui Market: In the market, you will find clothes, hats, shoes, pajamas, underwear, local handcrafts, silk clothes, robes in the style of the Qing Dynasty, and clothing of Chinese minority groups.
Hotel-airport transfer is on your own arrangement. A pleasant onward trip!
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