Saturday (7/17)

Sunday (7/18)

Monday (7/19)

Tuesday (7/20)

Flight 1115 (STLŕORD)

04:55 pm – 06:10 pm

Seats 15A/B


3 hr layover.


Flight 187 (ORDŕPEK)

09:20 pm - 11:55 pm

Seats 24A/B

“Dinner  Snack or brunch” served

Must stay awake during flight

Arrive in Beijing at 11:55 pm

Find China Construction Bank ATM

Take cab to:

    Marriot Beijing City Wall

    7 Jian Guo Men South Avenue,  

    Dongcheng District


City: Beijing

Hotel: Marriot Beijing City Wall

Meals: B,L,D


·        Tiananmen Square

·        Forbidden City

·        Birds Nest

·        Rickshaw Ride

·        Home visit


City: Beijing

Hotel: Marriot Beijing City Wall

Meals: B,L,SD


·        Countryside drive to Great Wall

·        Afternoon tour to Summer Palace (temples, pavilions, marble boat)

·        Boat ride on Kunming Lake

·        Special Dinner: Beijing Duck


Wednesday (7/21)

Thursday (7/22)

Friday (7/23)

Saturday (7/24)

Cities: Beijing-Xian

Hotels: Marriot Beijing City Wall

              Xian Grand Noble Hotel

Meals: B,L,D


·        Temple of Heaven (Beijing)

·        After lunch: transfer to airport for flight to Xian (~ 2hr flight)

·        Meet local rep and transfer to hotel

·        Nothing else listed (any free time?)




City: Xian

Hotel: Xian Grand Noble Hotel

Meals: B,L,SD


·        Terra Cotta Warriors

·        Lunch w/ noodle making demonstration

·        Wild Goose Pagoda

·        (No mention of the Muslim quarter and visiting the 7th century Great Mosque)

·        Special Dinner: Dim sum and Tang Dynasty stage show

Cities: Xian-Chengdu

Hotels: Xian Grand Noble Hotel

              Chengdu Tibet Hotel

Meals: B,L,D


·        Fly to Chengdu after breakfast

·        Visit Giant Panda reserve

·        Sichuan-style tea sampling

·        Park of Riverview Pavilion (Chongli Pavilion)

·        After dinner, optional Changing Faces performance.


Cities: Hong Kong

Hotels: Royal Plaza Hotel Hong Kong

Meals: B,SL (no dinner)


·        Early morning flight to HK (~ 2hrs)

·        Meet local rep and take tram to Victoria Peak

·        Special lunch: dim sum at Jumbo Floating Seafood Restaurant

·        Tour floating village of Aberdeen

·        Free time to shop at Stanley Market

·        Evening free time


Sunday (7/25)

Monday (7/26)

Tuesday (7/27)

Wednesday (7/28)

Cities: Hong Kong

Hotels: Royal Plaza Hotel Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast only


·        Free day

·        Optional trip to Macau


Cities: Hong Kong-Guilin

Hotels: Guilin Bravo Hotel

Meals: B, D (no lunch)


·        Fly to Guilin

·        No activities listed for this day



Cities: Guilin (Yangshuo)

Hotels: Guilin Bravo Hotel

Meals: B,L,D


·        Motor coach through countryside to local village for Li River cruise (52 mile)

·        Motor coach back to Guilin

·        Tour Reed Flute Cave


Cities: Guilin-Shanghai-Suzhou

Hotels: Guilin Bravo Hotel

              Garden Hotel Suzhou

Meals: B,L,D


·        Morning flight to Shanghai, then motor coach to Suzhou.

·        Visit Garden of the Master of Fishing Nets

·        Tour Silk Spinning Mill

·        Free evening


Thursday (7/29)

Friday (7/30)

Saturday (7/31)

Sunday (8/01)

Cities: Tongli-Shanghai

Hotels: Garden Hotel Suzhou

              Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel

 Meals: B,L,D


·        Visit courtyard mansion  (lifestyle & wedding customs)

·        Gondola ride on waterways

·        Shoppping on Old Street

·        Motor Coach to Shanghai

·        Free evening


Cities: Shanghai

Hotels: Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel

 Meals: B,SL,D


·        Walk along Bund (riverside promenade)

·        88th floor of Jinmao Tower (tallest building in China)

·        Special Lunch: Mongolian BBQ Buffet

·        Visit People’s Square and tour Shanghai Museum

·        Shanghai Acrobats performance


Cities: Shanghai

Hotels: Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel

 Meals: Breakfast only


·        Completely free day


Flight 288 (PVGŕORD)

04:10 pm – 04:55 pm


3 hour layover


Flight 1235 (ORDŕSTL)

08:15 pm – 09:20 pm

Seats 24A/B

Dinner and Breakfast Served