Flights Hometown to Beijing, Shanghai to Hometown (for All-Inclusive package)
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Beijing to Xi’an
Xi’an to Guilin
Guilin to Chongqing
Yichang to Shanghai
12 nights FiveStarPlus® accommodations:
Beijing 3 nights – The Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street
Xi’an 1 night – Shangri-La Hotel Xi’an
Guilin 2 nights – Shangri-La Hotel Guilin
Yangtze River 3 nights – MV President No 8 (Executive Cabin)
Shanghai 3 nights – Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Executive Deck Program on Yangtze Cruise
All transfers as per itinerary
Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
24 meals: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioning sightseeing bus
“Land Only” packages are available for individuals who prefer arranging their own flights to China.
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Today you’ll board the flight from your hometown to Beijing.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your luxury hotel. Have a good rest at the hotel.
The first full day in Beijing will start after breakfast with a visit to Tiananmen Square and the magnificent Forbidden City where you can see the treasures of the Imperial collection. After lunch, travel to the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. This evening, enjoy the Peking Duck dinner at Dadong Roast Duck, the best one in town.
Today you’ll travel to the most representative, photographed, and accessible section of the Great Wall at Badaling entrance. In the afternoon tour Beijing’s 700 year old Hutongs (narrow lanes) area by old fashioned pedicab, as well as visit to a local family living in a courtyard style home to experience the local customs of old Beijing people and their unique architectural structure. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to shop and explore at Wangfujing, Beijing’s must see shopping strip – it’s mega long and full of life.
Fly from Beijing to Xi’an, one of the great ancient capitals in China. When you arrive in Xian, the guide will greet you at the airport and then take you to visit he Ancient City Wall, one of the oldest and best preserved city walls in China. Tonight, enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet followed by the Tang Dynasty Stage Show.
Xi’an is one of the great ancient capitals in China, boasts 5,000 years of history. Today’s highlight is the world famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, the Eighth Wonder of the World, that UNESCO added to the World Heritage List. Next you’ll head to the Terracotta replication factory that actually re-made terracotta soldiers. Later fly to Guilin – the “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus”.
The Li River, one of China’s most famous tourist attractions, flows through Guilin and Yangshuo, and is listed by National Geographic as one of the world’s top ten watery wonders. Today we’ll cruise along the Li River with lunch on board, and enjoy the picturesque landscape of rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves and slowly drifting boats. Stop at the small town of Yangshuo and it’s famous “West Street”. Afternoon you’ll be driven back to Guilin and visit to South-sea saltwater pearl Center. At last, enjoy the buffet dinner at your hotel.
Today you’ll board a plane to Chongqing, the picturesque “Mountain City”. The day ends by aboard the cruise to begin the highly anticipated Yangtze River cruise adventure. (Note: Due to water level condition, boarding port of the cruise may be changed to Fengdu.)
After breakfast, free to attending various cultural programs provided on the ship or take an optional land excursion to Fengdu, the Chinese Ghost City. This afternoon, a shore excursion to Zhongxian will be arranged. Here you will visit Shibaozhai with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”. This evening, the Captain Welcome Party will be held for you to enjoy.
Sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet) and most dramatic one among the Three Gorges. Next is Wu Gorge, 25 miles long and well known for its 12 forest covered peaks, quiet beauty, and ever-changing scenery. After lunch, experience a new adventure by transferring to a small riverboat and cruising up the Shennong Stream tributary.
Disembark the cruise to see the massive Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric project. Then you’ll cruise on to Yichang to disembark before taking a flight to Shanghai, a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention.(Note: Due to water level condition, disembarking port of the cruise may be changed to Sanduoping.)
Today’s sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Shanghai Old Town, and then Yu Garden, a pleasant enough, well contained classical Chinese garden. Then, continue the trip to Shanghai Museum, the Shanghai Silk factory, the Bund, and Nanjing Road. Enjoy a Buffet-dinner on the “Oriental Pearl TV Tower” followed by an astonishing performance of the world-famous Shanghai acrobats.
Free at leisure, your own to explore the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai.
After breakfast, you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight home.
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This is a great tour for first time visitors to China. Flight, hotel, tour bus were all first rate, considering the price of the tour! We ... VIEW MORE
Dear Carol!We have returned from our tour (2015-02-14) and would like to thank you!It was FANTASTIC! everything was PERFECT!China Tour staff... VIEW MORE
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