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Grand China Yangtze Tour

Grand China Yangtze Tour Tour Features: Move up China's east coast from Shanghai to Beijing, then jog inland to Xi'an, ancient capital of thirteen Chinese dynasties. Take a look at the Terra-cotta Warriors before heading south to picturesque Guilin and a Yangtze River cruise.

Tour Code: CCT-YRC11S

Destinations: Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise, Yichang, Guangzhou, Hong Kong

Tour Price: From 2775 USD

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Day1 Shanghai arrival
Accommodation: Shanghai Greenland Jiulong HotelFour Star
Day2 Shanghai
Accommodation: Shanghai Greenland Jiulong Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Temple of Jade Buddha, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Museum, Bund, Nanjing Road
Day3 ShanghaiBusZhujiajiaoBusShanghaiPlaneBeijing
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Downtown HotelFour Star
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner (local flavor)
Highlights: the watertown of Zhujiajiao
Day4 Beijing
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs (Changling)
Day5 Beijing
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Overlook of Olympic Stadium and the Olympic village
Day6 Beijing
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Gongwangfu Garden, Hutongs, 798 factory
Day7 BeijingPlaneXian
Accommodation: Aurum International HotelFour Star
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner (local flavor)
Highlights: Yangling Mausoleum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Day8 Xian
Accommodation: Aurum International Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Terra-cotta soldiers, the City Wall
Day9 XianPlaneGuilin
Accommodation: Park Bravo Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast
Highlights: Reed Flute Caves, Elephant Trunk Hill
Day10 Guilin
Accommodation: Park Bravo Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Li River Cruise, West Street
Day11 GuilinPlaneChongqing
Accommodation: Victoria Yangtze River CruiserFive Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: ancient town of Ciqikou, Eling Park
Day12 Yangtze River Cruise
Accommodation: Victoria Yangtze River Cruiser
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Fengdu City
Day13 Yangtze River Cruise
Accommodation: Victoria Yangtze River Cruiser
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Shennong Stream
Day14 YichangPlaneGuangzhou
Accommodation: Ocean HotelFour Star
Meal: Breakfast
Highlights: Three Gorges Dam
Day15 GuangzhouTrainHong Kong
Accommodation: Newton Hotel Hong Kong Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Chan Family Temple, the Residence of Dr. Sun Yat-sen
Day16 Hong Kong
Accommodation: Newton Hotel Hong Kong
Meal: Breakfast
Day17 Hong Kong departure
Meal: Breakfast

Day 01 Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, the financial and commercial center of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the four-star Shanghai Greenland Jiulong Hotel.

Yu GardenDay 02 Shanghai (B, L)

Have full day sightseeing to the major attractions of the city including the Temple of Jade Buddha, Yu Garden at the Old Quarter, Shanghai Museum, the famous waterfront Bund and Nanjing Road at the shopping center.

Day 03 Shanghai / Beijing (B, D)

Today you will visit the beautiful water town of Zhujiajiao. After that, transfer to the airport and fly to Beijing, the capital of China. You will be greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the four-star Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel. You will enjoy the local flavor for dinner this evening.

Day 04 Beijing (B, L)

The highlight today is a visit to the Badaling Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization. After enjoying a delicious lunch at our carefully-selected restaurant, you will visit the Ming Tombs (Changling), the burial grounds for the 13 Ming Dynasty emperors.

Day 05 Beijing (B, L)

Morning program takes you to Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years. Enjoy the famous Sichuan cuisine at our carefully-selected restaurant. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests. On the way back to the hotel, you will have an overlook of the major Olympic Stadium and the Olympic village.

Day 06 Beijing (B, L)

Gongwangfu GardenToday you will visit the Gongwangfu Garden, the largest private mansion house in the Qing Dynasty. After that, you will have a special tour to the 700-year-old narrow streets, Hutongs, to visit the old quadrangles by the old fashioned rickshaw and learn about the daily life of ordinary Beijing residents. Today you will enjoy one of the famous cuisines in China, Huaiyang cuisine for lunch. This afternoon visit 798 factory, it is a new rising, avant-garde and trendy space that hosts high-level cultural, artistic and commercial activities.

Day 07 Beijing / Xian (B, D)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and take the flight to Xian. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local guide and transferred to visit the only underground museum in China, Yangling Mausoleum. Yangling Mausoleum will bring you to one of the most prosperous dynasty, Han Dynasty in Chinese history. Check in the Aurum International Hotel. After relaxing, you will go to visit the majestic Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Day 08 Xian (B, L)

A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of the incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers and the City Wall. Today you will enjoy the authentic Chinese cuisine for lunch.

Day 09 Xian / Guilin (B)

Reed Flute CavesIn the morning you will fly to the scenic Guilin. Meet and transfer to four-star Guilin Hotel. Then you will visit the Reed Flute Caves where spectacular stalactites and stalagmites and the mirror lake dazzle visitors. After that, you will continue to visit Elephant Trunk Hill. Elephant Trunk Hill is regarded as the symbol of Guilin. It stands majestically at the confluence of the Li River and Taohua River, looks like a moon on the river. The stone looks like a trunk of an elephant drinking water. With a fabulous scenic view, the Elephant-trunk Hill is an outstanding tourist attraction even in early Tang and Song dynasties.

Day 10 Guilin (B, L)

Spend the day aboard a scenic Li River Cruise through the mist-shrouded limestone mountains, passing picturesque farms and fishing villages. Then you will have some relaxing time at the West Street. In the late afternoon, you will drive back to Guilin.

Day 11 Guilin / Chongqing (B, L)

After breakfast fly to Chongqing, the mountain city. After a short visit to the ancient town of Ciqikou and the Eling Park, you will board your five-star Victoria Yangtze River Cruiser.

Day 12 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Have an early get-up to enjoy a spectacular journey on the mighty Yangtze River. After lunch, you will disembark at the ancient Fengdu and enjoy a visit to the legendary city of ghost. Before return to the cruise for the welcome banquet, you will explore the city of ghost by visiting the local temples.

Day 13 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Today's highlight is the cruise through the first of the fabled Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge framed by steep mossy cliffs Wu Gorge, celebrated for its 12 peaks and Xiling Gorge, the last and most scenic of all the gorges. You will have a memorable experience of the shore excursion of Shennong Stream with a sampan tour through the treacherous gorges.

Three Gorges DamDay 14 Yangtze River Cruise / Yichang / Guangzhou (B)

Today you will have a stop at Sandouping to view the historic Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric project in the world. After the shore excursion of Three Gorges Dam, you will disembark at Yichang in the afternoon. Upon arrival, transfer to the airport and fly to Guangzhou. Check in the Ocean Hotel.

Day 15 Guangzhou / Hong Kong (B, L)

Visit the Chan Family Templeand the Residence of Dr. Sun Yat-sen. After that, you will board express train to Hong Kong in the afternoon. Upon arrive in Hong Kong, meet and transfer to the Newton Hotel Hong Kong.

Day 16 Hong Kong (B)

Free for you to explore Hong Kong at your own interest. You may enjoy a leisurely walk to the Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei, the Central District, Wan Chai, and Causeway Bay. Or if you are interested in shopping, you can also enjoy yourself in the shopper's paradise.

Day 17 Hong Kong (B)

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Service ends.

Off Season

Off Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD2775 USD1400
6-9 Person USD3080 USD1470
2-5 Person USD3545 USD1470

Shoulder Season

Shoulder Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD2575 USD1160
6-9 Person USD2899 USD1230
2-5 Person USD3355 USD1230

Peak Season

Peak Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD2360 USD1130
6-9 Person USD2690 USD1020
2-5 Person USD3175 USD1020

1. Seasonality
Off-season: January 1- March 14, 2019, November 16, 2019-March 15, 2020
Shoulder season: June, July, August
Peak season: March 15-31, 2019, April, May, September, October, November 1-15, 2019
2. Above prices are not valid during Spring Festival and National Holiday (1-7 October). Please contact us if your equerries fall into the above periods.

The quotations include:

1. Hotel accommodations with daily Western / American Buffet breakfast. The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one twin room with private facilities.

2. Chinese lunches or dinners with multi-soft drinks specified on the itinerary.

3. Special meal arrangement or entertainment mentioned on the schedule

4. Tour escort services provided by English-speaking guides in each sightseeing cities.

5. Air-conditioned coach or private van served along the trip.6. The economy-class airfare of the domestic flight or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities in the itinerary.

7. Entrance fee for all of the sightseeing spots listed on the itinerary.

8. Escorted Trip Leader for Small Group Tours.

9. The government tax and the city construction fee inside China within the tour where applicable. 

The quotations exclude:

1. International airfare

2. Single Supplement

3. Domestic airport construction fee for every airport and the international departure (including departure to Hong Kong and Macao)

4. Tips and Personal Expenses

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