CHINESE CHECKERS: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 01: Mumbai - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, meet and transfer to hotel upon arrival
Day 02: Beijing - Great Wall And Ming Tombs
Full day excursion to the Great Wall and Ming Tombs. An unforgettable day for you to make your dream come true. Escorted by our guide, you will visit the world renowned Great Wall, a great man-made structure in China. You will ascend one or two of its majestically standing towers and enjoy a unique view of the Wall winding among the undulating mountains. After lunch we take you to visit the Ming Tombs where 13 Ming emperors were buried.
Day 03: Beijing - Tian'anmen, Forbidden City & Summer Palace
Full day tour to the Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace Half day tour to visit a stroll in the world largest Tiananmen Square which is bordered by the Great Hall of the People and Chinese History Museum, with Mao's mausoleum in the center. Then we go to the Forbidden City, the complex of imperial palaces which were home to the Ming and Qing emperors for over 500 years. Visit the Summer Palace, where the Qing emperors used to live during summer to escape the heat. The Buddha Temple in the Summer Palace is currently under renovation of about 1 year from now. All visitors can not go inside until next year.
Day 04: Beijing / Shanghai by Air
Take morning flight to Shanghai.
Arrive Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China, known as the "Paris of the East". Meet your guide upon arrival and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we visit the Yu Yuan (Mandarin's Garden), which is and old Chinese quarter of Shanghai where cobbled streets are lined with traditional shops selling herbal medicines, handicrafts, Chinese tea, and a variety of tantalizing snacks. Then sightseeing the Bund lined with gracious European building over looking the Huangpu River.
Day 05: Shanghai - Nanjing Road Shopping Tour & Buddha Temple
Full day tour to the Nanjing Road for shopping, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden and Jade Buddha Temple. Nanjing Road (Huangpu & Jingan district) Known as "China's No.1 Business Street", with over 100 old name specialized shops, and Shanghai No.1 Department Store located here, selling general merchandise. See Oriental Pearl TV Tower (not inside the tower, entrance fee not included)
Jade Buddha Temple: As one of most precious relics in the Temple, the seated jade statue, 1.9 meters high and carved out of a single piece of jade stone has the image of a solemn Buddha and is reputed as a gem of Buddhist art works. Housed in the middle of the Pavilion of Jade Buddha, the seated statue of Buddha is decorated with dazzling Buddhist lights and gold girdles. Enshrined in the main room of the Hall of Reclining Buddha, the reclining statue of white jade, 0.96 meter long and lying on his side on a mahogany couch, is the image of Sakyamuni in nirvana with a serene and self-possessed expression. Here the air is heavy with smoke of burning incense all the year round and the sound of scripture-chanting never comes to an end.
Day 06: Shanghai
Full day free at leisure for shopping.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 07: Shanghai - Mumbai
Transfer to airport for your departure flight.
This is just a suggested itinerary, we can customise as per your requirements