Day 1- Arrival in Hefei (-/-/-)
Accommodation - Novotel Qiyun Hotel (4 stars)
When you arrive in Hefei, our guide will greet you at the airport or railway station, and then transfer together to your hotel in downtown Hefei. On the way, our guide will introduce the basic information of Hefei to you. After checking in the hotel, you can take a relaxation. If time permits, you can spend the rest of the day to explore the city highlights by yourself. By the way, before leaving the hotel, our guide will have a talk with you on the details of the next day’s trip
|The Grand Statue of Lord Bao|
in Baogong Memorial Temple,
which is the most famous tourist
attraction in downtown Hefei
Day 2 - Departure from Hefei (B/L/-)
Accommodation - /
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at the lobby of the hotel, and then we start our trip with a visit to Lord Bao Temple in memory of Bao Zheng, the clean-handed and honesty official famous as Bao Qingtian. Lord Bao’s Temple is the abbreviation of Filial Piety & Solemnity Memorial Temple of Lord Bao in Hefei. This is an architectural landmark highlighted with history and culture of Hefei located in Baohe Park. It is the main ancient building complex with a large size in Hefei. Originally built in 1488 by Song Jian, the former governor of Luzhou in Song Dynasty, It was named Lord Bao Academy, and known widely as Lord Bao Memorial Temple. Today, it is the must-see tourist attraction of downtown Hefei.
Afterwards, we transfer to Li Hongzhang’s Formmer Residence. This is a key historic and cultural site under the provincial protection. The Former Residence of Li Hongzhang is the only largest residential building groups of dignitaries in Hefei. Li Hongzhang was the last world-famous and internationally influential politician in late Qing Dynasty, and in charge of the whole military, political and economic development. The residence is a typical folk residential architectural complex in Jianghuai region.
And then, take a visit to the Shrine of Li Hongzhang. It is located on the southern side of the Heyu Road of Hefei city. Built in the 28th year of the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty, the shrine hall of Li Hongzhang is an architectural complex beside his tomb for placing his spirit tablet, where the Li’s family offered sacrifices to Li Hongzhang. It was proclaimed to be a cultural relic unit under the protection of the municipal government in 1985, and after restoration, it was opened to the public in 2003. Covering an area of more than 12,000 square meters, the complex consists of a hall, a storehouse and a tomb. The entire shrine hall, together with the gate of the tomb, stands in the south and faces the north. There is a stone archway composed of 4 columns, 3 rooms and 3 towers, bearing the four big engraved characters written by Emperor Guangxu---Jun Heng Du Hu, which means assuming heavy responsibilities and enjoying both felicity and longevity.
Subsequently, we move to Gentle Breeze Pavilion. It is a typical traditional building in Hefei.
Finally, we have a free walk around Xiaoyaojin Park. Xiaoyaojin Park located in the northeast side of downtown Hefei is a themed park with culture and history of three kingdoms eras. It is a well-equipped comprehensive park of Hefei. It is the largest and most famous park, meanwhile the famous ancient battlefield of three kingdoms era. Boasting one of ten top classic views, Xiaoyaojin Park is nationally famous for a battle between Wu Kingdom and Wei Kingdom. Zhang Liao, a noted general of Wei Kingdom, defeated the troops of Wu Kingdom here with a smaller number of troop around Xiaoyaojin Park.
After ending the trip in Hefei, you will be transferred to airport or railway station for your next destination.
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| What Is Included and Excluded
Hotel accommodation (or similar class, double occupancy)
Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
Meals as specified in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L= Chinese lunch, D= Chinese dinner)
Experienced English speaking guide in each city
Air-conditioned private car or van for transfers and sightseeing
Domestic flights (economy class), airport tax and fuel charge
Service Charges & Government Taxes
Travel Agency Liability Insurance
Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge (please verify your flight documentation), beverages, laundry services, etc.
Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide
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