Day 1. Beijing
Arrival in Beijing. Meeting at the airport. Group transfer to the hotel. Leisure time.
Day 2. Beijing
Tour to the Tiananmen Square (Square of Heavenly Peace) – the world’s largest city square. The Forbidden City (Gugong) – Winter Imperial Palace, a former home for 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Lunch (Beijing roast duck). Temple of Heaven – the cult ensemble of sacrifice to the God of Heaven. Tea ceremony. Return to the hotel.
Day 3. Beijing
Great Wall of China. Lunch at a restaurant outside the city. A visit to the pearl factory. Summer Garden (Yihe Yuan) – the largest and oldest garden and park ensemble of China. Viewing the facilities of Summer Olympic Games 2008.
Day 4. Beijing-Shanghai
A tour to the Yung Che Gung Lama Temple, one of the most renowned Buddhist monasteries of China. Lunch at a Chinese restaurant. Leisure time. Transfer to Shanghai by express train (5,5 hours on the way, cozy seats of Class 2)
Day 5. Shanghai
A tour with lunch to the Yuyuan Garden of Joy and Jade Buddha Temple (1882). A walk along the Wai-Tan promenade and pedestrian street of Nankinlu. Return to the hotel.
Day 6. Shanghai
Day 7. Shanghai-Beijing
Transfer to Shanghai by express train (5,5 hours on the way, cozy seats of Class 2)
Meeting in Beijing. Transfer to a four-star hotel. Hotel accommodation. Leisure time.
Day 8. Beijing
Transfer to the airport. Departure from Beijing.
The cost of the program is AZN 700 per person based on double occupancy. Airfare and visa fees are paid in addition.