Tour Code: ST-JYZ
Departure: Guaranteed departure with minimum of 2 people
13 days join-in coach tour packages visiting Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai, Suzhou with English speaking guide.
Day 01 (Wed) Arrive Beijing
Arrive in Beijing. Guide meet and transfer to the hotel upon arrival.
Day 02 Beijing (B, L)
Tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace. Optional Kung Fu Show with Peking Duck dinner.
Day 03 Beijing (B, L)
Tour to Badaling Great Wall with Jade stone workshop visit enroute. Afternoon photostop at the Bird Nest (National Stadium) and the Water Cube (National Aquatic Center), which are designed and constructed for 2008 summer Olympics.
Day 04 Beijing (B, L)
Full day tour to Temple of Heaven (watching local people doing morning exercises), Pearl factory visit. and Hutong tour by rickshaw ride with a local family visit.
Day 05 Beijing – Xian (B, L)
Depart Beijing to Xian by morning flight. Upon arrival, tour Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Provincial Museum.
Day 06 Xian (B, L, D)
Full day visit to the Terracotta Warriors & Horses, and City Wall. Visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Enjoy the Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show in the evening.
Day 07 Xian – Chongqing (B, L, D)
Depart for Chongqing by morning flight. Upon arrival, visit the Panda Zoo and enjoy local flavored hot pot dinner before boarding the 5-star cruise ship.
Day 08 Yangtze Cruise (B, L, D)
Start our sail for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges and deep mountain valleys. Shore excursion in the afternoon to the ghost city of Fengdu, where the temples reveal ancient Chinese religion and legends with their imaged construction and the ghost stature for people lucky praying.
Day 09 Yangtze Cruise (B, L, D)
Sailing into the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. When the boat gets to the famed Shennong Steam, change to small boat and sail deep into the fabled Lesser Three Gorges for 3 hours exploration. When we get to the upstream, change to small sampans pulling up by man trackers on bubbled water to ethnic village, they celebrate our visiting by singing local songs along the sampan trip while we enjoy the most scenic of all gorges for an excursion. Then we return to our boat and continue sail into the Xiling Gorge.
Day 10 Yichang – Shanghai (B, L)
Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site and pass through the 5 ship locks with lowering our boat down 412 feet, before we end our cruise at Yichang. Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. Transfer to hotel upon arrival.
Day 11 Shanghai (B, L, D)
Day tour to the Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Xintiandi and Pudong New Development Zone. After dinner, enjoy the famous Shanghai Acrobatic Show.
Day 12 Shanghai – Suzhou – Shanghai (B, L)
Excursion to the water town Suzhou, including the Garden of Master of Nets, Silk Spinning Factory , cruise on the Grand Canal and Pingjiang Road Old Town Area.
Day 13 (Mon) Depart Shanghai (B)
Transfer to airport and depart for your next destination. Ends tour.
Hotel in each city:
Beijing: International Hotel ( 5-star )
Xian: Jian Guo Hotel ( 4-star )
Yangtze River Cruise: MV President Prime Cruise ( 5-star, cabin with private balcony).
Shanghai: Ocean Hotel ( 5-star )
|Departure Time||Twin Share Cost|
|Apr – Aug, Nov||$2090p/p|
|Sep – Oct||$2150 p/p|
|– Guaranteed departure based on 2 people
– This tour departs on every other Wednesday from Apr 5 – Mar 21, 2018
- Price is in US Dollar, per person, based on twin share.
- Normal airport transfer from 8AM – 9PM, surcharge applies for service used outside normal hours.
- Tour itinerary is subject to change based on local travel condition, flight availability, etc.
- Tour cost is subject to change based on hotel & flight availability, fuel surcharge and currency exchange rate, etc. at the time of final confirmation.
- Airport to hotel transfers
- Professional English speaking tour guide
- All admissions mentioned
- Lunch (L) & dinner (D) listed
- Hotels with daily breakfast (B)
- Domestic flights & train in China
- International flight to/from China
- China visa & travel insurance
- Meals not mentioned
- Excess baggage fees
- All optional tours & activities
- Tips to Yangtze cruise staff, guide & driver