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11 Days China Highlights Tour with Yangtze Cruise Discovery 2014
Beijing | Xian | Chongqing | Yangtze | Yichang | Shanghai
Tour Description:
This tour is on join in basis and you have to share the bus and guide with other tourists. The tour will be operated on the fixed dates specified on our website and be conducted exactly in accordance with the itinerary. By joining the this kind of tour, you will enjoy the best service with very reasonable price, while making friends with the people from all over the world.

Group Size:

Small group tour with maximum of 18 persons.
Minimum 2 Adults Guaranteed Departure!
Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Beijing

On arrival in Beijing, you will be met & transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.


Day 2
Beijing (B/L)

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city excursion to Tiananmen Square-the largest square in the world, Forbidden City-imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty, and Temple of Heaven-here ancient emperors prayed for good harvest, you will have a chance to practice Chinese Taijiquan for one hour assisting by our skillful coach. Lunch at good local restaurants. You can choose the Chinese Kungfu show as optional in the evening.

the Sacred Way

The Tian’anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
The Forbidden City: the imperial palace for the Ming and Qing with a history of around 600 years.
The Temple of Heaven: The Temple of Heaven is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world’s great civilizations.

Day 3
Beijing (B/L/D)
Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by full day trip to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way with lunch at local Chinese restaurant. Peking Roasted Duck Dinner.

The Great Wall
: the symbol of China and Climbing the Great Wall you can pass visitors from all over the world, and hear conversations in almost every language
The Ming Tombs: Consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, is one of the largest imperial necropolises in China.
The Sacred Way: The way stood on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures by which means the road leading to heaven.

Day 4
Beijing/Xian (B/L/D)

Buffet breakfast at hotel, visitthe Summer Palace, then explore old town of Beijing(visit Hutong by rickshaw), lunch at the Hutong family followed by transfer to the airport for flight to Xian-the ancient capital of China. Upon arrival meet and transfer the hotel. Dumpling Dinner with dumplings making demonstration at a good dumpling restaurant.


Hutong: A hutong is a unique form of community that exists only in China. If you are fed up with high buildings and wide streets, enter Beijing’s hutongs then. Here, you will find "Hutong Culture".
The Summer Palace: the best-preserved imperial garden in China.


Day 5
Xian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses with circle movie showed before returning to the city for visit of the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Grand Mosque. Lunch at good local restaurant. You can choose the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show as optional in the evening(highly recommended, as it is the best show in China).

The Terracotta Warriors and Horses: The most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin’s tomb.
The Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show: The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty.

The Big wild Goose Pagoda: It is one of the city’s most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi’an today.
The Great Mosque: It is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China

Ancient City Wall


Day 6
Xi’an/Chongqing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. then visit Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall. Lunch at local good restaurant followed by transfer to the airport for flight to Chongqing . Arrive at Chongqing, you will be met at the airport & transferred to board your deluxe cruise ship for the Three Gorges river journey.

The Provincial Museum: Which is one of the best Museum in China and where you can learn a lot about the 5,000 year brilliant history of China.
The Ancient City Wall
: Xian City Wall was constructed in the early Ming Dynasty on the basis of the Imperial City of Chang An (Everlasting Peace) of the Tang Dynasty.


Day 7
Yangtze Cruise (B/L/D)

Depart Chongqing 8:00am. Shore excursion at Fengdu or Shibaozhai.

Fengdu: known as the "Ghost City" and is a place for punishing the devil and awarding the good.

Day 8
Yangtze Cruise (B/L/D)

Pass through the magnificent Qutang Gorge, and beautiful Wu Gorge. Shore excursion to the Baidi City(optional tour). Transfer to a small sampan to cruise the Shennong Stream.

Prsident Cruisers No.6

Wu Gorge: the most beautiful section of the Yangtze River, The gorge was also known to be as dangerous as it is beautiful.
Shennong Stream: a tributary of the Yangtze River, a sampan tour in Shennong Stream will allow you to experience a high speed adventure.
Qutang Gorge: the first of the three gorges of the Yangtze River, and the one that is famous for its sheer and spectacular precipices.


Day 9
Yangtze Cruise/Yichang/Shanghai (B/L)
Visit the Three Gorges Dam. Arrives in Yichang. Be transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival meet and transfer to Hotel.

Three Gorges Dam: the largest water conservancy project ever under taken by human being is now being built at Sandouping in the middle of Xiling Gorge.

the Bund
Shanghai (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour with visit to the Yu Garden, the "Bund", Nanjing Road and the Jade Buddha Temple with lunch at local Chinese restaurant. You can choose the Acrobatic Show as optional in the evening.

Yu Garden: a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.
The Jade Buddha Temple: The most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai.

The Bund: known as a miniature museum of international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing along the shore.

Nanjing Road: the longest commercial street in China, lined with big department and specialty stores, upscale boutiques, and a variety of fine restaurants, enjoying the reputation of "China’s No.1 Street".

Day 11
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for flight to the next destination.
End of service.

Price Details(per person in US$):
Arrival Date
in Beijing
Departure Date From Shanghai
Single Room Supply
Mar 31

Apr 09

RMB/CNY 9960
US$ 1619
RMB 3200
Apr 14
Apr 24
RMB/CNY 9990
US$ 1624
RMB 3220
Apr 28
May 08
RMB/CNY 10250
US$ 1666
RMB 3450
May 12
May 22
RMB/CNY 10330
US$ 1679
RMB 3500
May 26
Jun 05
RMB/CNY 10220
US$ 1661
RMB 3420
Jun 09
Jun 19
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Jun 23
Jul 03
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Jul 07
Jul 17
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Jul 21  
Jul 31
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Aug 04
Aug 14
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Aug 18
Aug 28
RMB/CNY 9780
US$ 1590
RMB 2950
Sep 01
Sep 11
RMB/CNY 10450
US$ 1699
RMB 3650
Sep 15
Sep 25
RMB/CNY 10450
US$ 16299
RMB 3650
Oct 06
Oct 16
RMB/CNY 10450
US$ 1699
RMB 3650
Oct 20
Oct 30
RMB/CNY 10450
US$ 1699
RMB 3650
Nov 03
Nov 13
RMB/CNY 9650
US$ 1569
RMB 2880

2015 Group List

Important Note: The above price is quoted in Chinese currency RMB. Currently the exchange rate between USD and RMB is 1:6.15, you can easily convert our price into USD. As RMB keeps appreciating against USD, we are unable to forecast the exchange rate, so we will charge based on the latest rate when you are going to settle the payment.

Service included Service not included
Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
Entrance fees
English Speaking Guide & Driver +  car / van / coach for Transfers & sightseeing
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary
Service Charge & Government Taxes
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets
Visa Fees
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers
Single Room Supplement
Personal Expenses
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D"
 G.  Evening Optional Shows
1) The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer , for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to surcharge.
2) There will be extra US$20/person for arrival transfer before scheduled date or departure transfer after scheduled date.
3) Above are prices for adults. Children at the age of 12 or above will be treated as adult.

Please refer to Terms & Conditions before making the reservation.

Featured Hotels for this tour:
Royal Phoenix Hotel or similar
Four Star
( ★ ★ ★
Xian Huashan International Hotel or similar
Lee Gardens Hotel Shanghai or similar
Yangtze No.1 or Similar  (Five Star)





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