4 Days Nanjing History & Culture Tour

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Nanjing has a long history and it was awarded the one of the cities which were titled “Famous Historic and Culture City” in China. In the 4-day tour, you'll have an in-depth exploration of Nanjing history as well as culture. Do not hesitate to follow us and let’s start the journey to Nanjing now.

Highlights of this tour

  • Feel the magnificent revolution history of China in modern times in Nanjing - Presidential Palace, Zhonghua Gate and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum;
  • Discver the truth of the devastating Nanjing Massacre and mourning over the victims more than 300,000.

Basic Trip Information

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  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Nanjing
Travel Length:
4 Days and 3 Nights
Tour Code:
CD-NJT-04
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCulturePhotograph
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Nanjing Arrival

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Welcome to Nanjing! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of the day is on your own to discover this ancient city.

Nanjing night
Day 2 Nanjing (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Your first stop today is Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Located at the foot of the majestic Purple Mountain, it is the tomb of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Father of Modern China. Some 392 steps lead to the very entrance in this mausoleum and it is a definite must-see place when you are visiting Nanjing.

Later, you’ll have a great look at Zhonghua Gate which is the biggest castle-style city in China and the most complicated castle in the world. Built from 1366 to 1387, Zhonghua Gate boasts great skill, delicate structure and magnificent scale.

Then, head to Confucius Temple. Built in Song Dynasty, the year of 1034, Nanjing Confucius Temple has a history of about 1000 years. The whole temple covers a huge area, mainly consisting of Confucius Temple, Studying Hall and Gongyuan. 

The last scenic spot today is the Qinhuai River to explore the local lifestyle. This river remembers the long history of the town and it is inseparable part of all that is happening in Nanjing. Its bank was very popular during the Qing and Ming Dynasties due to the red lantern alley that was placed there.

Zhonghua Gate
Day 3 Nanjing (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll going to visit Presidential Palace. During the 1009 years and from 1840 to 1949, it was the backbone of Chinese military and politics. Now it is a historic site with great importance in modern history of China, also becoming the biggest modern history museums in China.

Later, be followed a trip to Yuejiang Tower which is regarded as one of top 4 famous towers in Jiangnan Area. Built in 1374 in Ming Dynasty, Yuejiang Tower is in traditional, imperial architectural design, at 52-meter-tall with 7 stories. A visit to Yuejiang Tower makes you enjoy panoramic view of Yangtze River, appreciate Chinese architectural art as well as know some history of Ming Dynasty.

You last stop of the day is the Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre. The hall was dedicated to the victims of the appalling Nanjing Massacre committed by the Japanese army during World War Two. The suppressed historical sorrow displayed and the somber atmosphere reflected always evokes passionate feelings of "no more wars" among its visitors.

Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre
Day 4 Nanjing Departure (B)

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After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel to the airport in time for the scheduled flight to your next destination, or back home. Before that, you can take a rest at the hotel or go for a walk nearby.

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