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Beijing Xian Shanghai Tours 2023/2024

Beijing-Xian-Shanghai is the Golden Triangle of China. Beijing and Xian represent the past glory of ancient China. The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors and other numerous cultural relics are left standing in the two cities, even though the dynasties were gone one by one for centuries and years. Shanghai, the largest city of China, is at the forefront of China’s economy and symbolizes the rapid modernization and urbanization of Chinese society. A trip to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai is the most classic way to discover China's past, present and future!

With decades' experience in tourism industry, China Discovery knows what is the best way for you to spend a memorable journey to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai - the real highlights, well-paced itinerary, comfort, flexibility. Find a tour from our best picks here.

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  • Flexible and customizable:
    you decide the departure date, places to visit, room requirements, tour pace, etc. while we are responsible providing accurate recommendations.
  • Cost-effective packages:
    fully designed to your interests and needs, covering sightseeing, hotels, private cars, necessary flights and trains, tour guide, etc. we take care of every detail, you just sit back and enjoy.
  • Private and comfort:
    No join-in groups; private guides and drivers; travel at your leisure; highest quality travel service at the best prices;
  • Reliable knowledge and tour services:
    we take care of every detail, you just sit back and enjoy

BEST 4 Beijing Xian Shanghai Tours

Explore Beijing Xian Shanghai in comfort and style! You can start your journey either from Beijing or Shanghai, and Xian is usually the middle stop. Both flight and bullet train are available for you to transfer between cities. If you travel with kids, we can also plan some kids-friendly activities for you. Here are the 4 most recommended tours for you. A custom tour is always available too.

  • CD-BXS-08 8 Days Best of China Tour
    • 8 Days Best of China Tour (Flight/Bullet Train Covered)
    • This is the most popular China tour to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai to visit the most iconic China attractions - Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, The Bund, etc., and explore great of both China’s past and present.
    • Beijing / Xian / Shanghai
    • from $1267 / private tour
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  • Tourist Visited Terracotta Warriors
    • 8 Days China Golden-triangle Destinations Tour
    • Discover the best of the BEST of China at your own pace! From the metropolitan Shanghai to the ancient hearts Xian and Beijing, you’ll explore the East-meets-West culture, profound history of the ancient emperors, authentic local life and more activities.
    • Shanghai / Xian / Beijing
    • from $1309 / private tour
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  • Wuzhen Water Town West Night Scenery
    • 10 Days China Golden Triangle Plus Hangzhou Paradise Tour
    • Explore the mixture of classical tradition and fashionable modernness, marvel at the poetic Hangzhou and water town - Wuzhen, then discover the magnificent World Heritage Sites in Beijing and Xian.
    • Shanghai / Wuzhen / Hangzhou / Xian / Beijing
    • from Request / private tour
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  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Pixabay)
    • 8 Days Classic of China Family Tour
    • You will not only visit many China's iconic attractions, such as Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, etc., but also enjoy family-friendly activities, such as night shows, family visiting, cooking, etc.
    • Beijing / Xian / Shanghai
    • from $1157 / private tour
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Other Recommended China Tours

If time allows, it is strongly recommended to travel Beijing, Xian and Shanghai with Guilin (Karst hills and rivers), Zhangjiajie (Avatar world), Chengdu (Giant Panda, Sichuan Cuisine), Yangtze River Cruise, holy land Tibet, etc. Here are some recommended tours.

  • Tiananmen Square Family Tour with China Discovery
    Ever wonder that one day you can look at the cute giant panda face to face? Yes, this 10 days classic China tour offers you the opportunity to have a close contact with the chubby lovely panda – the national treasure of China. As the hometown of panda, Chengdu is charming in the way the local people live – relax, leisure & cozy. Besides that, Beijing, Xian & Shanghai give you the best chance to stroll among numerous historical sites to explore the old history and fantastic culture of ancient China, also witness the vital development and prosperity of modern China. If you want to travel to China with your children, this the best option too.
    • Destinations: Beijing / Xian / Chengdu / Shanghai
    • Hightlights: Giant Panda, Sichuan Cuisine, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Summer Palace, the Bund, Shanghai Museum
    • from $1649 / private tour, Flexible departure

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  • Chona from Philippines - Li River Cruise
    What can you expect for 10 days in China? This tour gives you the bests. With the Golden Triangle Destinations (Beijing, Xian, Shanghai) plus the fabulous river and countryside views of Guilin, this tour leads you to top 4 destinations you can’t miss for your first time trip in China. Experience the stunning diversity and contrasts of ancient tradition and modern fashion, discover the charm of ancient history, and get closer exploration to some of the most beautiful scenery under heaven...
    • Destinations: Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Yangshuo / Shanghai
    • Hightlights: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Quarter, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo, The Bund, Yu Garden
    • from $1634 / private tour, Flexible departure

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  • Visit Mutianyu Great Wall
    Take a journey like no other. This 17-day tour offers you a chance to see the classical historical and cultural sights, and also admire the breathtaking scenery of this beautiful country. You are in the rhythm of a graceful melody feeling the authenticity, enthusiasm and magnificence China has to offer. It should be once-in-a-lifetime experience! Why not go right now?
    • Destinations: Shanghai / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing / Chengdu / Lhasa / Xian / Beijing
    • Hightlights: The Bund, Giant Panda, Yangtze River Cruise, Three Gorges Dam, Potala Palace, Jokkang Temple, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Great Wall, Forbidden City
    • from $2,855 / private tour, Flexible departure

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  • Julie & Friend from France - Lhasa Potala Palace
    This tour is designed for the first-time visitor to experience the GRAND of China. It is truly a visual treat, full of unexpected surprises and many treasures waiting to be discovered. By starting from Hong Kong, you’ll see more, experience more and remember more along all the way.
    • Destinations: Hong Kong / Guilin / Longsheng / Yangshuo / Chengdu / Lhasa / Xian / Beijing
    • Hightlights: Li River, Yangshuo, Chengdu Panda Base, Sichuan Cuisine, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City, the Bund
    • from $2734 / private tour, Flexible departure

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  • Miriam's Group - Surreal Avatar Views in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
    When you are planning a tour in the vast Middle Kingdom, it's a great idea to combine both its classic historical destinations and spectacular scenic destinations. This is the trip strongly suggested for you on which you will discover the most important cultural destinations in China, including Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, then enjoy two magnificently stunning destinations - Guilin and Zhangjiajie. All attractions and activities are well organized to a leisure pace in a single trip.
    • Destinations: Beijing / Xian / Zhangjiajie / Guilin / Shanghai
    • Hightlights: Fobidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Quarter, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, Tianzi Mountain, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo,
    • from $2160 / private tour, Flexible departure

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Customize Your Own China Tour

Couldn’t find a suitable tour? You only need to provide us a rough idea of your interests, needs... We will design an tour package for you, and adjust it until it's just right.

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