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11 Days Yellow River Tour

Day 01 Beijing / Zhengzhou

In the evening CCT's Beijing guide / driver will meet you at your hotel. Then transfer you to the train station to take an overnight soft-sleep train to Zhengzhou, the present capital of Henan Province. The train will arrive in Zhengzhou next morning. CCT suggests you prepare some food / fruit for the overnight train ride.

11 Days Yellow River Tour, Yellow RiverDay 02 Zhengzhou / Kaifeng (B, L, D)

Arrive in Zhengzhou in the early morning. Meet your guide and have a buffet breakfast. Then visit the Henan Provincial Museum and have a deeper understanding of this excellent museum. Enjoy a local lunch and proceed to go sightseeing of Yellow River by taking the hovercraft. Drive about 80km/1.2 hr to Kaifeng, one of the ancient capitals in history. Check into the 4* Jin Yuan Hotel and rest.

Day 03 Kaifeng / Dengfeng (B, L, D)

After breakfast in hotel, drive about 180km/2.5 hrs to Dengfeng and check into the local best Shaolin International Hotel. Before lunch you will have enough time to visit Zhong Yue Temple. After lunch visit Shaolin Temple, Forest of Pagodas, watch the Kung Fu Show and the Song Yang Shu Yuan.

Day 04 Dengfeng / Luoyang (B, L, D)

In the morning drive 100km/1.5 hrs to Luoyang by the national highway. Upon arrival in Luoyang, visit the White Horse Temple, and the Shenzhou Peony Garden that is near the White Horse Temple. After lunch, continue to visit Xiaolangdi Reservoir Scenic Spot of Yellow River. Standing on Xiaolangdi Dam, you can watch the flood discharging, which creates a spectacular scene.  Check into the 4.5* Luoyang Companionship Hotel.

Longmen Buddhism Grottoes, 11 Days Yellow River TourDay 05 Luoyang (B, L, D)

In the morning you will visit the Guo Jia Peony Garden and Tian Zi Jia Liu Musuem. Then you will drive 20km/0.5 hr to visit Longmen Buddhism Grottoes, one of the famous four grottoes in China, then according to your physical ability and interests, proceed to visit Fragrant Hill Temple and the Tomb of Poet Bai Juyi. You will also visit the Guan Yu’s Memorial Hall and Tomb.

Day 06 Luoyang / Sanmenxia / Huashan (B, L, D)

In the morning you will drive about 150km/2.5 hrs to Sanmenxia where you will visit the Guo State Museum. After lunch in Sanmenxia drive about 100km/1.2hrs to Lingbao City to visit Hangu Guan. Then proceed to drive 135km/1.6 hrs to Huashan. You will stay overnight at the Lotus Lodge (Villa Deluxe Rooms) at the foot of Huashan.

Day 07 Huashan / Xian (B, L, D)

Today you will have an adventure tour to Huashan Mt. by round trip cable car. Spend the day climbing the five peaks of the mountain. In the late afternoon, drive to Xian and check into the 4* Arum International Hotel.

Day 08 Xian / Xianyang / Baoji / Xian (B, L, D)

Located in the middle reaches of Yellow River, there are many historical remains to visit in Xian. Morning tour takes you to Qianxian County located 80 kilometers northwest of Xian. Visit Qian Ling Tomb and Yong Tai Princess’s Tomb. After a local flavor lunch, drive 60km/1 hr to Fufeng and visit Famen Temple and the Treasure Museum. Drive back to Xian in the late afternoon.

Wild Goose Pagoda, 11 Days Yellow River TourDay 09 Xian (B, L, D)

Today you will have a Xian city tour including the majestic Wild Goose Pagoda and the Provincial Historical Museum, considered as the condense of Chinese history. After lunch you will visit the Ancient City Wall, the best preserved in the world, on which you can take a stroll leisurely, and the famous Forest of Steles that is largest stone carving gallery in China.

Day 10 Xian (B, L, D)

A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian. Firstly drive to visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers, the eighth world wonder. It is the largest underground army in the world which had been protecting Emperor Qin Shihuang's tomb for thousands of years. Proceed to visit the Mausoleum of Qinshihuang. After local lunch drive back to Xian via the Huaqing Hot Springs, and the Ancient Banpo Village Museum.

Day 11 Xian / onwards (B)

After breakfast transfer you to Xian-Xianyang Int'l Airport for your onward flights. Service completes.

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