China City Garden Tour
In this trip, we are going to show you some of the world’s oldest and the most beautiful gardens in China where many different flowers and trees have been cultivated or exhibited. By visiting these gardens, we can get a better understanding of rich Chinese tradition, unique Chinese philosophy and Chinese gardening aesthetics. In this trip we will focus three different type of gardening styles. Beijing is the modern Chinese capital, where we can see the best preserved imperial gardens including Summer Palace and Forbidden City. In Beijing and Chengde, we will show you the northern gardening style represented by imperial gardens. Xi’an is the ancient Chinese capital, where we can show you the Buddhist gardening art beside the world famous Terracotta warriors. While in Shanghai, Suzhou and Wuzhen, we are going show you southern gardening style represented by private gardens and domestic architectures represented by ancient villages built by the river side. If you are interested in Chinese garden art, hope to see classic sites of China and time-honored gardens hidden behind modern skyscrapers, this trip is your best choice. These gardens always are the best places to understand Chinese traditions, values and taste in aesthetics.
we are going to visit several big cities which have long history in China. Beijing, Xi’an,Shanghai,Suzhou. To ensure the best quality of the trip, our plant expert Cory will go as national tour guide working with a local guide throughout the whole trip.
D1. Arrive Beijing, met by your tour leader Cory, WildFloraTour local guide and driver, transfer to your hotel. Overnight Beijing. Meals:D
D2. Explore Forbidden City with imperial gardens, visit Hutong area including a family visit. Overnight Beijing. Meals:BLD
D3. Visit the Great Wall in the morning, afternoon visit Beijing Botanical Garden to understand the plants and flowers in northern China.Overnight:Beijing.Meals:BLD
D4. Visit Summer Palace and drive to Hebei Chengde Imperial Summer Resort. Overnight Chengde.Meals:BLD
D5. Visit the Imperial Summer Resort and drive back to Beijing airport to take flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, met by WildFloraTour local guide and driver, transfer to hotel. Overnight: Xi’an.Meals:BLD
D6. Visit Terrecotta Warriors in the morning.In the afternoon, we take you to Lesser Wild Goose Pagoda to see Buddhist Gardenning. Dumpling dinner with walk at Muslim Quarters. Overnight: Xi’an. Meals:BLD
D7. Visit the Xi’an City Wall and then fly to Shanghai. Upon arrival, met by WildFloraTour local guide and transfer to your hotel.Evening walk at Bund. Overnight Shanghai. Meals:BLD
D8. Morning visit the Yu Garden, City God Temple,Shanghai People’s Park, and The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower. Overnight: Shanghai.Meals:BLD
D9. We drive to famous Suzhou Gardens and spend the whole day exploring different gardens in Suzhou. Overnight: Wuzhen Ancient Town. Meals:BLD
D10. Drive to Wuzhen in the afternoon. Night trip by boat at Wuzhen. Overnight: Wuzhen Ancient Town. Meals:BLD
D11. Tour Wuzhen and drive back to Shanghai.Overnight:Shanghai.Meals:BLD
D12. Depart from Shanghai.Our trip ends. Meals:B
• Trip duration: 12days from Sept 10th to Sept 21th
• Tour leader: Cory and a local guide
• Difficulty: mostly moderate, demanding on certain parts.
• Trip cost: 2500USD/pax
• Single supplement：400 USD/pax
• Deposit: 300USD/pax
• Trip size: 2~15 person
This trip can be customized to better meet your needs, taste and travel style please feel free to contact us and tell your ideas, we are more than happy to change the itinerary as you hope so that you can enjoy this trip better.
The cost includes the following.
1. Transportation throughout the China City Garden Tour, include airport pickups and drop off at chengdu international airport.
2. Meals in local popular restaurants labeled as bld in the itinerary.
3. All the entrance tickets for places listed in the itinerary including cable cars and shuttle buses.
4.Hotel stays from first day to the last day, nice 4-star hotels in big cities and local best in local places .
5.Bottled water,seasonal fruits and snacks throughout the trip.
6. Western breakfast whenever is possible .
7. Service charges of China City Garden Tour include the fees of a professional english-speaking flower guide.
8. China domestic travel insurance.
The cost does not include the following.
a. Any expense of personal nature such as laundry.
b. During China City Garden Tour, extra charges due to change of itinerary from the client side or other factors are beyond the control of Wildfloratour.
c. Any flight tickets to the place where our trip start and from the place where our trip ends .
d. Expenses for visa application.