mandarinstories.com has organised this photography tour.
Im honor to be the tour lead of this trip and as also the tutor of the photography.
I will be sharing my photography techniques and tutorials during this trip.
DAY 1 Malaysia - Beijing 16-8-2009 stay: BEIJING INTERCONTINENTAL
meals: B / L / D
Morning flight arrived at the political and cultural center of China - Beijing. After the guests arrived in Beijing, guests will be transferred to one of the most luxurious five-star hotel in Beijing – THE INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, for rest & settle down, enjoy Chinese and Western deluxe breakfast, a total of more than 80 kinds of choices. After Luggage placed and short break, you will come to the famous Tiananmen Square in Beijing, the place where you can see the national flag-raising ceremony everyday. Then, you will visit the China emperor garden - Forbidden City. During lunch, you will enjoy the most unique Charcoal Hot Pot in Beijing. If time allows, everyone will visit the Beijing Silk Street shops. Guests can choose to go to Beijing's largest Houhai Bar Street by their own after the dinner, and then take a taxi back to the hotel.
DAY 2 Beijing - ChiFeng 17-8-2009 stay: Train 2259 (Dept: 11:30) meals: B / L / D
After hotel breakfast, we’re heading to the most famous of the ancient Great Wall of China - Mutianyu, you can feel the excitement of the spectacular of tall & small mountains. Mutianyu is one of the most suitable areas for photography. After lunch, you visit Panjiayuan - Beijing's oldest Flea Market, where old Beijing's antique jewelry to sell in affordable prices, and it’s been so popular.
DAY 3 ChiFeng - Arshihaty 18-8-2009 stay: Arshihaty meals: B / L / D
After having breakfast snack - Fold-over, guests will proceed to "Prairie Pearl" ~ Daalinur Lake (about 1.5 hour tour). After lunch, you will visit Swan Lake; it’s the third-largest lake in China. Along the journey, you will also visiting Gong Ge Er Grassland, which planted with plenty types of herbal plants. Lunch at Daalinur, menu features whole-fish feast. After an hour of journey, you will visit a biological gene pool of biological living fossil. It’s known as the world's last remaining sand a spruce forest - Bayan Obo Picea Mongolica Forest (about 1 hour visit). You will also viewing important activities held in the forest – Oboo worshiping (free), you can pray for family members for peace & favorable weather in the year. About an hour of journey, you will reach Rock Forest of Arshihaty, guests will be having dinner in Arshihaty. Guests will be enjoying the Mongolia highest toast ceremony - Mongolian girl singing, toasting, offering Hada, the ceremony expressed Mongolian national traditional of hospitality. After the dinner, all of us will enjoy the ethnic song and dance in the Mongolian style campfire with tasty Roast Mutton Feast.
DAY 3 Arshihaty - Ulaanbaatar 19-8-2009 stay: Ulaanbaatar meals: B / L / D
Breakfast in Arshihaty. Visit the Northern Rock Forest of Arshihaty Scenic Spot after the meal. Arshihaty means Steep Rock in mandarin (around 2.5 hours visiting). The figure of the Arshihaty Rock Forest is known as geological wonders of the world. Return to the Mongolian Camp and having lunch. After lunch, guests are proceeding to Ulanbutong Grassland (around 3 hours), it’s well known as Beijing Back-garden. In the journey back to Ulaanbatar, you will visit Birch Groove National Forest Park; it’s a national reserved forest. The scenic view of forests is magnificent, the spacing between the trees are all regularly planted. Dinner at Ulaanbaatar, enjoy the best national characteristics food- Catch-mutton.
DAY 5 Ulaanbaatar - ChiFeng 20-8-09 stay: Mongolian Camp meals: B / L /D
Enjoy the Mongolian-style breakfast with milk tea and traditional food crafted from milk products, it can help you to lift the fatigue, and promote digestion. Then you will visit the European-style Film Making Base, the artists’ said that it’s a natural gallery. The movies
DAY 6 ChiFeng - Beijing 21-8-09 stay: train 2259
meals: B / L / D
After breakfast, you will visit the geological wonders - Daqingshan Area (around 2.5 hour). It is formed by the granite rock of the quaternary glacial movement. The south part of the peak is bare with hard granite and the surface of the mountain carrying thousands of "rock mortar", some are as large as a bathtub, and some are as small as buttons. Having lunch at Daqingshan and then heading back to Chifeng. And you will take the night train 2259 back to Beijing after dinner at Chifeng.
DAY 7 Beijing - Malaysia 22-8-09 meals: B / L
After hotel breakfast, packing luggage in the hotel and prepare to go to the airport after lunch. And then, you are going back to your happy home - Malaysia.
Airline : China International Airline Airline Code: CA
Flight : KUL - BEIJING CA 972 2340 – 0600
BEIJING - KUL CA 971 1625 - 2340
Departure : 16 - 8 – 2009 ~ 22 – 8 – 2009
Tour Fare : RM 4888.00/PAX
Tour fare including:
1. All meals stated in the itinerary.
2. Tour Guide x1.
4. Tourist Coach.
5. Accommodations of Beijing Intercontinental 5 star hotel, hotel & Mongolian-style camp in Inner Mongolia.
6. Tickets of all stated visiting point in the itinerary.
7. China Visa.
8. Beijing – Chifeng – Beijing (return train)
9. Kuala Lumpur – Beijing – Kuala Lumpur (return flight)
10. Airport tax.
11. Travel Insurance
*interested Please contact :
Terry Lim Tek Lee
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*Maximum 15 Pax ( Grab your seats while still available!! )