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Private"Highlights Explosion" 6-Day Private Trip: Beijing and Shanghai

  • Duration : 6 Days
  • English (and other languages)-speaking guide
  • Free cancellation up to 5 days before your trip
  • Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou

Why you'll love this trip

This 6-day suggested itinerary covers China's capital city – Beijing, and a metropolitan city- Shanghai, as well as another beautiful Jiangnan city. It is a good reference for first-time visitors who have about 6 days.

  • No shopping stops! Authentic Tours, Best Experience!
  • Admire a less crowded part of the Great Wall by stepping on the world wonder
  • Explore Forbidden City
  • Explore the elegance of the Bund by entering old buildings
  • Explore the beauty of Suzhou and Zhouzhuang Water Town

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Our staff can help you make changes to your itinerary since this is a private tour.
Day 1:Beijing Arrival

Your private guide or driver will meet you in the arrival hall/ train station holding a sign with your name according to your flight/train schedule or at the appointed time. NOTE: You can begin your journey from Shanghai and end in Beijing.

Day 2: Beijing: Tian'anmen Square & Forbidden City

Start your day from Tian'anmen Square, right in the heart of Beijing. Jump out to walk around the vast public space, the largest city square in the world, with space for up to one million people. Then visit the Forbidden City, once the epicenter of the Imperial City and the largest ancient palace complex in the world. Follow your guide on a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site, admiring the palatial buildings and cultural relics that date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

Next, visit the Temple of heaven and the Summer Palace, a UNESCO world cultural heritage attraction.

Day 3: Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall

The restored Mutianyu Great Wall stretch dates to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and is considered one of the most scenic and less crowded sections.

Ming Tombs and Hutong with a rickshaw, Flight to Shanghai

Then visit the Ming Tombs and explore the Hutong with a rickshaw. For dinner, you can have a taste of local food in the Hutong. After the visit in Beijing, your private driver/guide will drop you off at the airport, and you will take the flight to Shanghai. When you arrive in Shanghai, your private driver/guide will pick you up.

Day 4: Shanghai: Fuxing Park, Former France Concession, Yu Garden

Start your exciting sightseeing tour in Shanghai from Fuxing Park, where you will see locals dancing and practicing meditation and Tai Chi as their morning exercise. Then you'll visit the Former Concession Area to enjoy the atmosphere of east meeting west. Yu Garden was built in the Ming Dynasty. It is a classic scenic spot with the fame of being "The Best Garden" of Southeast China.

Bund, Lujiazui Financial District and Huangpu Night Cruise

Then, visit the Bund, well known as the International Architecture Exhibition to the west side of Huangpu River, and the Lujiazui Financial District. Also, you can take an evening cruise on the Huangpu River. Dinner is included.

Day 5: Suzhou: Humble Administrator's Garden, Pingjiang Road

Private car to Suzhou. The Humble Administrator's Garden is a Chinese garden in Suzhou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous gardens of Suzhou. It is the largest garden in Suzhou and is considered by some to be the finest garden in all of southern China. Nearby, there is the Pingjiang Road, one of the famous historical and cultural streets of China.

Zhouzhuang Water Town, Back to Shanghai

Then, you will visit Zhouzhuang Water Town, a town famous for its canals. It is one of the most famous water townships in China, noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses and the elegant watery views. It has been called the "Venice of the East". After the visit, you will return to your hotel in Shanghai by private car.

Day 6: Shanghai Departure

Your private driver/guide will drop you off at the airport and you will take the flight in Shanghai and leave China. NOTE: If you start your journey in Shanghai, you will leave China from Beijing.

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Airport/train station pick-up and drop-off

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Flights (Economy Class) from Beijing to Shanghai

  • Main entrance fees

  • Delicious lunch on day 2-5

  • Dinner on day 3 and 4

  • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide

  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle in every destination city, chosen for ample space (including round trip between Shanghai and Suzhou)


  • Guide Service & driver gratuities (Recommended)

  • Additional beverages at lunch

  • Hotel Accommodation(Accommodation booking service is provided)

Important Info

  • Airport/train station pick-up: your driver/guide will meet you in the arrival hall holding a sign with your name according to your flight/train.
  • The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.
  • For this tour, from Beijing to Shanghai, or from Shanghai to Beijing, you can choose.

Rescheduling & Cancellation Policy

You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 5 days before your travel date.

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