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Vietnam Tours > Indochina Tour >  Beijing - Guillin - Hanoi By Train

13DAYS,  BEIJING -GUILIN - HANOI & HALONG BAY
Trip code: VCH -VNH1
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DAY 1, Beijing - Arrival (D)
Arrival in Beijing, the capital of China. Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 2, Beijing (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to the Badaling Great Wall. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Ming Tombs, although not excavated itself, it displays the artifacts found in the Ding Ling Tomb. Enjoy a walk along the Sacred Path leading to the necropolis. In the evening, enjoy the famous Beijing Roast Duck dinner. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 3, Beijing (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Walk on Tian An Men Square. Visit of the Forbidden City, where 24 emperors used to live and was indeed a forbidden place, where commoners were kept out for nearly 500 years. After lunch at local restaurant, walk in the Summer Palace gardens with its numerous pavilions with poetic names such as the Ordinate Clouds and Jade Waves. Stroll under the covered gallery along Kunming Lake. In the evening attend a Peking Opera show.  Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 4, Beijing Xian (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Begin your visit of the city with a rickshaw ride in the old quarters at the heart of the "Hutong", the little lanes of old Beijing. Lunch will be taken in the same area at a local restaurant. Transfer to the airport for flight to Xian in the afternoon. On arrival, meet guide at the airport and transfer to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.  Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 5, Xian (B,L)

Breakfast at hotel. Take an excursion to the site of the First Emperor's Terra Cotta Army. After lunch at local restaurant, visit the Huaqing Springs. Drive back to the city, discover the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, situated in the south of Xian, is one of the most outstanding landmarks of Xian. In the evening, enjoy Tang Dynasty Dancing Show. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 6, Xian - Shanghai (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum, which is the largest comprehensive museum in the province. After lunch at local restaurant, visit the City Walls and the Mosque, a remarkable set of buildings dating back to the Song Dynasty. Transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai. Meet guide at the airport and transfer to hotel in Shanghai. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 7, Shanghai (B,L)

In the morning, visit the Bund and walk along the famous shopping street Nanjing Road. Then visit the Mandarin Yu garden, created in the 16th century, will enchant you with the grace of its layout and ornamentation. Follow with visit Jade Buddha Temple, the most important worship place in the city. Lunch at local restaurants.
Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 8, Shanghai - Guilin(B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Take a morning flight to Guilin. Meet your guide at Guilin then visit Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill and Reed Flute Cave, the Reed Flute Cave is one of the largest known examples of typical karst cones. The rest of the day for free. Lunch at local restaurants. Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 9, Guilin - Yangshuo - GUILIN (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel.  Enjoy the famed cruise on the Li River, passing through an amazing landscape of limestone peaks to the village of Yangshuo. Lunch will be served on the boat. Have a short exploration of the town before driving back to Guilin. Lunch at local restaurants. Overnight at hotel.
Guilin
 
DAY 9,Guilin - night train  Hanoi (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel.
at leisure
Transfer to station for the night train to Hanoi

Day 10, Arrival Hanoi
Arrival Hanoi transfer to the hotel for the breakfast. Today we will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his Former Residence and Temple of Literature - the first University in Vietnam as well as the capital of Vietnam about 1000 years ago. At leisure. This afternoon, we start with the Vietnam museum of Ethnolgoy followed by a visit to HoemKiemLake. Tognight we will attend water puppet show.

Day 11,  Hanoi - Halong bay(B,L)
Drive to Halong bay. Boat trip amongst the stunning limestone backdrops to visit caves, floating villages and beaches. While cruising we are treated to fresh seafood lunch. Opportunity to have  swim off boat or take photo is available. Tonight we overnight on the boat on the bay (2 people cabins)
 
Day 12, Halong bay - Hanoi(B,L)
Breakfast over sunset and ready to  explore  Halong bay by row boat to the lagoons, coves...Visit caves, floating villages. We sail to Bai Tu Long bay and have  fresh seafood lunch  on board before our drive back to Hanoi.  Overnight in Hanoi.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
 
Day 13, Banoi - Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Time at leisure before transfer to the airport for your next destination
 

TRIP INCLUDES
Transfers and tours with English speaking guide with entrance fees, boat fees, cyclo fee,  accommodation in shared twin /double rooms with air-condition and private bath room, meals as specified in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner),
flight Xian/Guilin, train Xian/Beijing , Train, Guilin/Hanoi on soft sleeper class,


TRIP EXCLUDES
International airfare, international airport taxes, visa, travel insurance, surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking) personal expenses, tips & gratuities.


TRIP COST


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CCOMMODATION

 City/Destination Charm Hotels
Beijing Best Western Premier hotel****
Xian Grand New World hotel****
Guilin Bravo hotel****
Hanoi Sunway  hotel****
Halong Halong Junk

 

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