18th June 2014
We have just received the itinerary for the month in China,
Itinerary day by day,
Just maybe we will get some comments ????
|30.07||01||Entering from Erenhot||Erenhot||
Enter in China from Erenhot border. Your guide will deal with all the paper work and procedure for you.
Depending on the department’s working speed, normally, it will finish in later afternoon. You can choose to drive 120km or stay one more night in Erenhot.
Drive to Zhangjiakou on the highway.
|02.08||04||Zhangjiakou-Jinshanling||320||Jinshanling||Suggest leaving earlier, spend the afternoon in the Great wall.(About4-5hours),but depends on the traffic. Time is short, have it tomorrow.|
|03.08||05||Jinshanling-Beijing||150||Beijing||Back to Beijing, suggest to take hotel.|
|04.08||06||Beijing||Beijing||we will visit the Imperial Palace, with 9999 rooms. Mainly suggest to visit four halls, named the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Complete Harmony, Hall of Preserving Harmony and the Treasure Halls. If we still have time, we will go to Tian’anmen for a visit. The famous Beijing Roast Duck is introduced for dinner.
Suggest no t to drive. To take the subway or texi.
To visit the temple of Heaven, then to visit the Summer Palace in the afternoon, it is the largest royal garden in the world, is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design.
Drive to Datong on the express way, will visit the Yungang Grotto in the afternoon, which is 83km far from Datong, then drive to Datong.
On the way to Taiyuan,we will visit The Suspended Temple hangs on a cliff of a gorge on Mt.Hengshan in Hunyuan county,it is 70km far from Datong.Then drive on the expressway to Taiyuan.
We will first visit the Jinci Temple in Taiyuan, then drive to the Ancient City of Piangyao. Pay a visit in the city. Suggest to stay overnight in the city.
|10.08||11||Pingyao-Hukou waterfall||300+40||jixian||After visiting the waterfall,40km back to Jixian for night.(Camping is ok if possible)|
|11.08||12||Jixian-Longmen Grottoes||350||Longmen||Back to high way to Longmen.|
|13.08||14||Longmen- Terracotta||360||Linfen||To the terracotta, following the yellow river.|
In the morning, we will first visit the Terracotta within two and half hours inside, There are one museum and three pits of terracotta army we will visit, then drive to Xi’an. Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with dinner are suggested for you.
Xi’an is a huge city, suggest not to drive and take hotel.
To visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda first, then to visit the Old Street in the afternoon, we can also have a free walk on the Old City Wall or on the old street. The Dumpling Banquet is suggested for dinner.
From Xi’an,we start to enter to Sichuan Basin,there are more mountains and forests we can see, there are local residences on the half of those mountains.
|17.08||18||Guangyuan-Chengdu||290||Chengdu||To visit the Panda base.|
Lugu Lake is a fantastic calm and beautiful lake, to have free walk by the lake and to enjoy their unique culture of Mosuo People.
|20.08||21||Lugu lake||15km /20km||Lugu lake||It’s a big lake, try to explore its beauty.|
|21.08||22||Lugu Lake-Lijiang||200||Lijiang||Lijiang has a part of ancient city, which attracts a lot of people with its unique architecture and custom of people.|
|22.08||23||Lijiang-Tiger leaping Gorge||80||The gorge||We drive to Tiger Leaping Gorge. To have a 2-3 hours short trekking at famous Tiger Leaping Gorge, or spend 6hours here. If you want to go hiking, it takes one day more here.|
|23.08||24||Tiger leaping Gorge- Shangri-la||100||Shangri-la||Shangri-la is famous because of the book ”Lost horizon”, its an ancient city like Lijiang.But with more Tibet people and their unique culture.|
|24.08||25||Shangri-la-Dali||310||Dali||We drive to Dali, and we still have some time today to visit at Dali, such as the old city, the places nearby, and the Erhai Lake etc.|
|25.08||26||Dali-Lincang||300||Lincang||It is a driving day, but a beautiful driving day. The roads through mountains, villages, fields, tea gardens etc, up and down. When you drive on this road, you will feel you and your vehicle are dancing among the mountains and fields.|
|27.08||28||Puer-Mengla||270||Mengla||It’s the last big town we will pass in China.To have a short rest and prepare for exit.|
|28.08||29||Mengla-Mohanborder||50||Exit from Mohan.Enjoy your journey.|