Welcome to Dàlián


Dàlián is a fine place to unwind for a few days. But after lazing on the beaches and strolling along the southwest coastline, pay a visit to the historic port town of Lǚshùn. The old battlefields and cemeteries offer a rare first-hand glimpse into some of the north’s most turbulent days.


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$110 Private & Custom Tours

One-Day Private Tour: Exploring Dalian

Your driver and tour guide will meet you in your hotel lobby at your agreed upon time. The first stop of the tour will be at the Dalian Modern History Museum, which is located to the side of Xin Hai park. The exhibits are beautifully designed to reflect historical and modern pieces of the city of Dalian. Your private guide will escort you through the museum, providing historical facts along the way. Next, visit Xin Hai Square, which is ranked as the biggest city square in Asia. At your request, your guide can lead you on a stroll through the park or the chauffeur can simply drive through as you relax in the back. Break for lunch at a local restaurant suggested by your guide. Once you are finished, visit the most historical part of Dalian, Zhong Shan Square, which was built in 1898 by the Russians as Nikolayevskaya square and was later renamed as Ohiroba by the Japanese. At the time, the square was the core part of the Dalian city, and today, it still remains as the business center of Dalian. Your guide will take the lead as you observe the difference between Russo-Japan renaissance architectures and modern developments. Last but not least, pay a visit to Binhai coastal road, which is known as the most beautiful coastal road in the Northern East part of China. It is also a perfect method of getting away from the city to enjoy peace and quiet. Binhai Road is also called “Valentine’s Road” in Dalian due to the many couples who take their wedding photos here. At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will bring you back to your accommodation.

$87.77 Transfers & Ground Transport

Dalian Private Arrival Transfer: Airport to Hotel

When your driver arrives at Dalian Zhoushuizi Airport (DLC), he will first check your arrival time from the Arrival Flight Information Board, then go to the exact terminal building, wait at the exit from where you will come out.  He will hold your name sign and wait for you to show up.  Then take you to hotel. Frequently Asked Questions:  Q:  How long will my driver wait for me?       A:  If your flight arrives in time, your driver will wait until you show up.      Q:  Will my driver leave the airport if I do not show up?       A:   If you do not show up, your driver will ask the airport staff to check if there is anyone in the luggage claim area.  Then he will telephone the local travel agent.  He will leave the airport only after receiving an approval from the travel agent.      Q:  When do I need to call after arrival?     A:  When you see people in the same flight have left the luggage claim area, but you are still waiting for your luggage.  Please telephone the local travel agent immediately, ask your driver to wait.     Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?     A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff will check your exact location first.   Usually he/she will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese person standing beside you.  This is the fastest way to find where you are.  Then your driver will come to you.  Stay here!  No refund if you take a taxi.    Q:  What happens if my flight is delayed?     A:  Additional charge will be asked to pay in cash to your driver.  Please telephone the local travel agent right after you know the flight is delayed.  You are required to telephone again after boarding the plane.  The local travel agent needs the updated flight information to tell your driver to leave, or to wait.  So if you make a phone call only after your late landing, no pickup and no refund.  Q:  What happen if my flight is cancelled?      A:  Please telephone the local travel agent.   Q:  Will the driver telephone me from the airport?     A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.      Q:  Do you go to my hotel?    A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Dalian only.  It includes 4 districts of Zhongshan, Xigang, Shahekou and Ganjingzi.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Dalian.  Hotels in Outskirts Dalian will cost additional charge.  Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Dalian before you make a booking.     If your hotel is in outskirts Dalian, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.     - Plan A:  If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.   - Plan B:  Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours.

$54.94 Transfers & Ground Transport

Dalian Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Airport

Please wait in the hotel lobby.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, or read your name from his pickup list.  The hotel pickup is 24 hours available. Frequently Asked Questions:Q:  Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?   A:  Taxi service is not always available in Dalian.  If the hotel bellboy can not find a taxi for you in time, the stress of waiting for a taxi will cause big problem.   Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  The pickup will be arranged at your preferred pickup time.    Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?   A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Dalian only.  It includes 4 districts of Zhongshan, Xigang, Shahekou and Ganjingzi.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Dalian.  Hotels in Outskirts Dalian will cost additional charge.  Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Dalian before you make a booking.    If your hotel is in outskirts Dalian, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.    - Plan A:  If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.  - Plan B:  Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours. Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location.  Then please wait here.  Your driver will come to you.  Do not move!  Do not go to airport by yourself. Q:  How can I modify a reservation? A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.    Q:  How can I cancel a reservation?  A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.     Q:  Will the driver telephone me before pickup? A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  The local travel agent will be your backup.

$54.94 Transfers & Ground Transport

Dalian Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Railway Station

The service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Your driver will find you in your hotel lobby by eye contact, or spell out your name.  There are 2 major railway stations in Dalian: Dalian North Station and Dalian Station. Please buy your train ticket first, then book this transfer service. Your departure train code is required upon reservation. The hotel pickup time is 2 hours prior of train departure time.  This private transfer service is 24 hours available.  Frequently Asked Questions:  Q: Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?  A: Taxi service is not always available in Dalian. Sometimes the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, especially in rush hour, early morning or weekend. Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  Q: Do you pickup from my hotel?  A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Dalian only.  It includes 4 districts of Zhongshan, Xigang, Shahekou and Ganjingzi.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Dalian.  Hotels in Outskirts Dalian will cost additional charge.  Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Dalian before you make a booking.     If your hotel is in outskirts Dalian, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.     - Plan A:  If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.   - Plan B:  Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours.  Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move!  Q: Will the driver telephone me before pickup?  A: No. Your driver does not speaking in English. The local travel agent will be your backup.  Q: Will the driver help me to check in at the railway station?  A: No. Your driver will drop you off outside the departure hall of the station. Usually it is the non-parking area.  Q: What is the luggage allowance?  A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge.

$25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dalian City Highlight Private Day tour

At 9am, your guide will greet you at your hotel lobby to set off for a day of exploration in beautiful Dalian by public transportation or private car. First, you will visit Asia’s largest city square, Xinghai Square, where the Exhibition Center is located along with other symbolic buildings of the city. You may opt for a bicycle ride here at your own cost around RMB$50 to RMB$80 per hour. Then, continue to visit romantic Binhai Road where you will see beautiful scenery along the shoreline. This road has ocean on one side and mountain on the other, a perfect place to make romantic propositions which earns itself the nickname of "Lover’s Road." Next, walk on Beida Bridge from one end to another. Beida Bridge is a part of the seaside road, and rumor has it that when a couple walk on this bridge hand in hand, they will be together forever! From there, you could see the symbol of Dalian, Tiger Sculpture Square, nearby. Next, visit Fisherman's Wharf to explore this seaside community that was built in the the style of early 20th century American east coast village with a row of pleasant coffee and wine shops. It also features a perfect replica of the 1853 German Bremen Port Lighthouse built with bricks from razed local villages, a great backdrop for photos. Take a lunch break after 12:30pm. Lunch is not included in the package; however, your guide will recommend a number of options for you to choose from Northeast Chinese dumplings to local seafood. After lunch, you will head to Japanese Style Street which is is 0.6 miles (1,000 meters) long where there are restaurants, cafes, bookstores, sculptures, florists, villas, and many nice and beautiful fountains all constructed in Japanese Style. The street is a nice place to walk and discover Japanese culture through its architectures. Then, visit Russian Style Street which is full of European style architectures. You will find Russian restaurants, nightclubs, pubs, arts and crafts as well as souvenir shops...etc. There are also noteworthy wax statues of administrative officials from the 1920s and 1930s. Later, you will go to Dalian East Harbor Area built on the foundation of old Port of Dalian but a place for conventions, shopping, leisure and recreations today. In addition, Warehouse 15 is a miniature size of Beijing's 798 Art District with unique characteristic restaurants and coffee houses. Also in the convention center is Poly Theater. Its unique structure makes it one of the city's landmarks. Your tour will finish around 4pm and your guide will transfer you back to your centrally located Dalian hotel. You may choose public transportation or private car service. If you choose to take public transportation for this tour, you are recommended to take a taxi to tour Binhai Road. Your will also be responsible for your private guide's transportation.