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11 days China Cities & Yangtze River Cruise Tour A

Price From: US$ 2,131

Departure: based on the cruise sailing date
Duration: 11 days
Destination: Beijing - Xian - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai (Start from Beijing or Shanghai, the rate is the same)
Visit the most representative sceneries of Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, including cruise on the Yangtze River along Chongqing and Yichang.

Itinerary of: 11 days China Cities & Yangtze River Cruise Tour A

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival at Beijing
When you arrival at Beijing, the tour guide and driver will pick you up from the airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of day is for you to explore the city.

Day 2

Day 2: Beijing (B, L, D)
Full day trip to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy a Peking Duck Banquet for dinner and Peking Opera Show in the evening.

- The Tiananmen Square: the largest public square in the world. It is 880 meters from north to south, and 500 meters from east to west, with a total area of 440,000 square meters and can hold one million people.

- The Forbidden City: the largest ancient imperial palaces where 24 emperors, 14 of the Ming and 10 of the Qing, ruled the country from here over a span of nearly 500 years.

- The Temple of Heaven: The temple was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests.

Day 3

Day 3: Beijing (B, L)
Full day trip to the Badaling Great Wall, the Sacred Road and Ming Tomb. The full day tour will be concluded after visit the Bird Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and the Water Cube (Olympic Aquatic Center).

- The Badaling Great Wall: As its name implies it gives access to every direction. With an elevation of 600 meters it is the most famous and best-preserved section of the Great Wall.

- The Ming Tomb: it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in China. They are mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty.

Day 4

Day 4: Beijing - Xian (B, L)
Visit the Summer Palace. Drive to Beijing capital airport, see off, take afternoon flight to Xian. Arrive in Xian. Be met & transferred to your hotel. Visit the Ancient City Wall on the way to the hotel.

- The Summer Palace: the largest and best preserved imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty extant in Beijing, as well as a famous classical imperial garden.

- The Ancient City Wall: the most complete city wall survived in China as well as one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.

Day 5

Day 5: Xian (B, L)
Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. In the afternoon, visit the Great Mosque and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. This evening you will be entertained with the marvelous Tang Dynasty Show.

- The Terra Cotta Warriors: It is a part of the tomb complex of Qin emperor, the Terra Cotta Warriors is the greatest findings in the archeology world.

- The Great Mosque: is one of the oldest and best preserved as well as most renowned mosques in the country. It is northwest of the Drum Tower on 30 Huajue Lane.

- The Big Wild Goose Pagoda: the symbol of the long history of Xian, and a well-preserved ancient building and holy worshipping shrine for Buddhists.

- Tang Dynasty Show: a wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance, is a must when you visit Xian.

Day 6

Day 6:  Xian - Chongqing (B, L)
Visit the Provincial Museum, fly to Chongqing in the afternoon. Have a brief city tour to the Panda House in Chongqing Zoo if time allows. Then transfer to the Cruises.

- The Provincial Museum: Opened in 1991, the museum is a giant architectural in the Tang-dynasty style and it successfully symbolizes the great extent of Shaanxi history and its remarkable culture.

Day 7

Day 7: Yangtze River (B, L, D)
The cruise starts at 9:00. Excursion to Fengdu (Ghost city), a must- shore excursion site on the Yangtze cruise.

- Fengdu (Ghost city): Fengdu is the only ghost city in China. The temples are all over the mountain with many statues.

Day 8

Day 8: Yangtze River (B, L, D )
Excursion to Baidicheng. Passing Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge, Drifting in the Shennong Stream. Passing Dam Shiplock, the Xiling Gorge will be the largest hydropower station and dam in the world.

- Qutang Gorge: it is the first of the three gorges of the Yangtze River and it is famous for its sheer and spectacular precipices.

- Wu Gorge: Wu Gorge is the second gorge of the Three Gorges system in Yangtze River and gifted with exquisite peaks and lush mountains and ranges.

- Shennong Stream: is one of the most important ports of call for Yangtze Three Gorges tour. It is a 60-kilometer tributary of the Yangtze River

- Xiling Gorge: it is the largest and furthest downstream of the Three Gorges.

Day 9

Day 9: Yichang-Shanghai (B, L)
Disembark to marvel at the Three Gorges Dam, the largest water conservancy project in the world. Arrival at Yichang, fly to Shanghai. Arrival at Shanghai, transfer to the hotel.

- Three Gorges Dam: located in the Yiling District of Yichang, in Hubei province, China. It is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping. It is the largest electricity-generating in the world.

Day 10

Day 10: Shanghai (B, L)
Visit the Shanghai Museum and the Yuyuan Garden. Visit the Bund and Nanjing Road.

- Shanghai Museum: ranked as the best museum of China.

- Yuyuan Garden: is considered one of the most lavish and finest Chinese gardens in the region.

- The Bund: the picturesque bund with tall building of various tower over the river, looking as a museum of modern world architecture.

- Nanjing Road: the most famous thoroughfare in Shanghai for shopping and entertainment.

- Huangpu River: one of the most important rivers in Shanghai, like an undulating dragon from Wusong to the East Sea.

Day 11

Day 11: Departure from Shanghai (B)
Pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport. See Off!

Tour Price for Per Person(US$)

Price including:
1.Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel;
2. Entrance fees for sightseeing;
3. Meals as listed in itinerary, B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner;
4. Personal English-speaking tour Guide & Driver;
5. Private air-conditioned car or van;
6. Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary;
7. Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels;
8. All domestic flights from city to city mentioned above.

Price excluding:
1. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets;
2. Visa Fees;
3. Personal Expenses;
4. Single Room Supplement;
5. Tips to the driver and the guide.

 

Please Note:
1. Price may vary according to different seasons. You can extend your stay in Shanghai after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
2. You could choose any hotel in our website and tell us, we will tell you a price of this tour.
3. Children taller than 1.1 meter should be charged as full price, children shorter than 1.1 meter should be charged only half of the price.

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