Illuminated water show at 1300-year-old Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian, China.

Amazing History Tour of China: Ancient Dynasties Live On

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Shanghai, Xian, Nanjing, Hangzhou...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Designed for history lovers, this customize 2-week China tour will have you delving into China’s long and intriguing history. Cherish the relics of Zhengzhou, stroll through the hidden door of Old Shanghai, and sail through Nanjing.

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Trip Highlights

  • Delve into the historical significance of the Bund in Shanghai
  • Discover the secrets behind the Former French Concession and delight in delightful cuisine
  • Master the art of the tea ceremony before walking through the hidden door of Old Shanghai
  • Marvel at the Terracotta Army and stroll through the Muslim Quarter
  • Admire the Leshan Buddha and venture up the staircase of the Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Cherish the relics of Zhengzhou and unearth the oldest archaeological sites in the world
  • Ascend one of the five sacred mountains in China before discovering the Imperial Tombs of the Song dynasty
  • Luxuriate in the timeless benefits of Chinese tea and appreciate the infamous silk of Hangzhou
  • Traverse the Great Wall of China
  • Appreciate the intense and detailed craftwork that goes into cloisonne artwork

Detailed Description

You have a chance to immerse yourself in the history of China with this 2-week China tour. Your first adventure will begin in Shanghai, where you will first visit the Bund. One of the highlights of your time in Shanghai will be walking through Old Shanghai to discover a unique part of the city’s history.

You will then transfer to Xi’an to view the Terracotta Warriors. The Terracotta Army is a squad of warriors that stands guard for the first emperor in his afterlife. Then, you will stroll through Muslim Quarter to sample many of the area’s delicious snacks. You will also witness the Leshan Buddha and venture to the top of the Wild Goose Pagoda for a panoramic view of Xi’an. You will then transfer to Zhengzhou, where you will unearth the relics of the town. Afterward, you will venture to the cultural capital of China and glide along the Qinhuai River.

In Hangzhou, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of West Lake before learning about the benefits of Chinese tea and the infamous silk products of the city. To conclude your vacation, you will visit the Great Wall of China, which is arguably China’s most popular landmark. The following day, you will fly home.

Starting Price

$4,097 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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