Multi-Day Tour | Private

China in Depth – Private Luxury China Tours (19 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Beijing, China To Hong Kong, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing None

CHINA IN DEPTH: Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Shanghai & Suzhou, Lijiang, Hong Kong

VIP airport assistance through immigration.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation at ultra-luxury hotel: The Peninsula Beijing or Aman at Summer Palace

Day 2
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Forbidden City, traditional hutong neighborhoods, temples and parks, markets and antiques districts

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: insider access to private rooms at the Forbidden City, a consultation with a traditional Chinese medicine expert, a private Tai Chi lesson, a private Chinese cooking lesson, Peking Opera performance

Day 3
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver to less-touristy section of the Great Wall of China

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: lunch reservation and modernist architecture tour at Commune by the Great Wall, hiking more remote sections of the Wall, a private gourmet lunch overlooking the Wall, a meeting with a Great Wall scholar

Day 4
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Half-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Summer Palace, Olympic sites, museums, contemporary art districts, food, markets

Insider access to local artists, art gallery curators or art consultants

Day 5
Xian, China
Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Xian.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Xian at luxury hotel

Afternoon private tour with expert guide and driver of Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Quarter, pagodas

Muslim cuisine or dumpling dinner

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: insider access to lower viewing deck of Terracotta Warriors, access to new archaeological discoveries, meeting with local Terracotta Warrior experts and archaeologists

Day 6
Guilin, China
Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin Breakfast

Morning private tour with expert guide and driver of Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Qin Shihuangdi’s tomb, the Forest of Stelae and the Hanyangling Museum

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Guilin

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Guilin at luxury hotel

Day 7
Guilin, China
Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin Breakfast

Li River cruise to Yangshuo

Afternoon private tour of Yangshuo villages

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: VIP tickets to Impression Liu Sanjie Liu

Day 8
Hangzhou, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Hangzhou

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Hangzhou at luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake or Amanfayun

Afternoon private boat ride on West Lake

Day 9
Hangzhou, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake Breakfast

Full-day private city tour

Tea plantations, gardens, cultural highlights, shopping for silks

Evening Impression West Lake performance

Day 10
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Private transfer to train station for train to Shanghai

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Shanghai at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 11
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Gardens, markets, cuisine, art and shopping districts, museums, history, Art Deco and modern architecture

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private dumpling-making lesson, personal shoppers (clothing, furniture, art), a tour with an architecture expert, touring the Jewish quarter, tickets for Shanghai Acrobats or Kung Fu performance, meetings with curators

Day 12
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Excursion to nearby canal and garden town such as Suzhou, Zhouzhuang or Wuzhen

Day 13
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Lijiang

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Lijiang at ultra-luxury resort and spa: Banyan Tree Lijiang or Amandayan

Day 14
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Lijiang's Old Town, specialty shops, charming backstreets

Evening Naxi music performance

Day 15
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Flexible private touring of the region

Day 16
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Hong Kong

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Hong Kong at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hong Kong, The Peninsula Hong Kong or Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Day 17
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Kowloon, Central, Victoria Peak, traditional markets, flexible shopping, antiques, museums, culinary highlights

Insider access to private dining clubs and kitchens or meetings with local designers

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: personal shoppers, excursions by helicopter to Macau, a private cooking lesson

Day 18
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

Excursion to the New Territories or Lama Island, hiking on Dragon's Back, or flexible touring in Hong Kong

Day 19
Hong Kong, China
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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CHINA IN DEPTH: Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Lijiang, Hong Kong

An exclusive private tour of China for the most discerning luxury traveler

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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