DAY 1-2: LARNACA - BEIJING Meeting at Larnaca Airport and departure for Beijing with intermediate aircraft change. Arrival in Beijing, transfer and arrangement at the hotel. Time for rest. Overnight stay.
DAY 3: BEIJING - TIEN AN MEN-FORBIDDEN CITY - SUMMER PALACE Breakfast and departure for a monument - National symbol, Tiananmen Square or Skyanne Square. In China's national symbol, which is considered the largest square in the world, we will see Mao's giant portrait inviting us to the purple walls and from there to the inside of the forbidden city. The legendary state of the 9999 halls hosted two imperial dynasties of Ming and King. We continue for the Summer Palace built during the last imperial Chinese dynasty, Qing. The Summer Palace with the picturesque lake Kouming, which is today the largest park in the country. We finish our current tour by visiting a pearl factory. Overnight stay.
DAY 4: BEIJING - GREAT WALL - GRAVES MING Breakfast and we start with a tour of the Great Wall. Arrive at Juyongguan where we will have the opportunity to walk to the paved wall and mindfully move into the turbulent era of dynasties. Then we suggest you wander for a while in the area's outdoor market. We continue to visit the tombs of the Ming Dynasty and walk on the sacred road with mythical animals - the guardians of graves - and the mandarins. Upon our return to Beijing, we will pass from the "Bird's Nest", the famous Olympic Stadium. In the evening we will enjoy our dinner with the famous Beijing Duck in a local restaurant.
DAY 5: BEIJING - XI AN After breakfast we will be taken to the station to board the state-of-the-art Jinghu train to take us to Xi'an, the city's treasury of Chinese culture. Arrival, pick up and visit the Buddhist Monastery with the Great Goose Pagoda. Transfer to the hotel and overnight.
DAY 6: TERRACOTTA WARRIORS After breakfast, we will visit the largest archaeological discovery of the 20th century, the legendary clay army, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its discovery was made in 1974 by farmers in the area trying to open a well. This miracle will be visited today, the 6,000-kilometer army museum of natural magnitude guarded at the Mausoleum of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who died about 2,300 years ago. Then we will visit the well-preserved walls of the Ming Dynasty. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
DAY 7: SHANGHAI Breakfast. Will be transferred to the train station to board the Jinghu ultramodern train which will take us to Shanghai. The path that we will follow will give you images of unprecedented beauty. Arrival, transfer to hotel. You can take a stroll in the center of the old town and try jasmine tea in one of the city's many tea shops. Overnight.
DΑΥ 8: SHANGHAI
DAY 9: SHANGHAI - SUZHOU - SHANGHAI Today we will have a one-day excursion that will bring us to the water state, the nearby Sutsou. The city of water, rice and silk, built in 14 channels with 350 stone bridges, was named after Marco Polo when it was visited as "Venice of the East" and is famous for its traditional Chinese gardens. The walking tour of the picturesque narrow streets of the old town and the boating on the main of its innumerable canals will delight you. In the afternoon we return to Shanghai. In the evening we recommend an acrobatic program where Chinese acrobats are famous for their craftsmanship. Overnight.
DΑΥ 10-11: SHANGHAI - LARNACA Breakfast and free time at your disposal to complete your purchases. The rooms will be available until 6:00 in the afternoon. Transfer to Shanghai airport to take the flight to Larnaca with a stopover. Arrival to Larnaca on day 11.