Yangtze Cruise (14-days tour)

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Introduction Travelers will first visit some attractions in Beijing and Xi’an, then go to Yichang, which is situated on the end of Three Gorges, and begin the unforgettable tour of Yangtze River.

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Travelers will first visit some attractions in Beijing and Xi’an, then go to Yichang, which is situated on the end of Three Gorges, and begin the unforgettable tour of Yangtze River.
 
Day by day Itinerary
 
Day 1 Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, you are met at the airport by professional English speaking guide and transferred to hotel by private transport. The rest of the day is at your leisure to recover from jet legs.
 
Day 2 Beijing
A full day city tour to soak up the atmosphere of Beijing. This includes visiting historical sites such as Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City. Enjoy the famous Peking Roasted Duck dinner upon return. Then we will go to watch an entertaining Acrobat show.
 
Day 3 Beijing
The highlights of today's tour include a visit to the Great Wall, the only man-made wonder on earth visible from the moon. Then to the Ming Tombs, walk on the Sacred Way and see the resting place for thirteen Chinese Emperors of the Ming Dynasty. 
 
Day 4 Beijing-Xi’an
Today, our tours include the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), the site goes back to the 12th century when the Jin ruler built his Gold Mountain Travelling Palace. Walk along the Long Corridor beside Kunming Lake. A detour to the Garden of Harmonious and return by taking a ferry from close to the Marble Boat.
In the afternoon, take a flight to Xian, the former capital of China and starting point of the ancient Silk Road.
 
Day 5 Xi’an
As an ancient capital of China for many dynasties, Xian has a lot historical sites to offer. We will take a city tour including Xian's well reserved Ancient City Walls, built in the early Ming Dynasty (about 600 years ago) and the Bell Tower where you can overlook the entire city. Our tour guide will also escort you to Muslim Street which is right in the city centre. The shops on the street are rebuild as in the ancient time of China.  
 
Day 6 Xi’an
Today, the highlights include Terra-cotta Warriors. You will visit the luxury underground palace of Emperor Qinshihuang, The Archaeological Museum of 6,000 life-size Terracotta Warriors and their horses. The warriors were the afterlife protectors of the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC). Following this we will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, built as a Buddhist Monastery during the Tang Dynasty. In the evening we attend a reenactment of the royal arts performance of a 7th century Tang Dynasty Show, with a special dinner of dumplings included.
 
Day 7 Xian-Wuhan
Flight to Wuhan. Upon arrival, we take a tour to the East Lake.
 
Day 8 Wuhan-Yichang
In the morning, we will visit Huanghe Pagoda before take a coach journey to Yichang. Board the cruise in the evening. 
 
Day 9 Yangtze River
Shore excursion to the 3 Gorges Dam project in the morning. Sail through Xiling Gorge.
 
Day 10 Yangtze River
Shore excursion to Shennong Stream, cruise sails through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge. 
 
Day 11 Yangtze River
Shore excursion to Shibaozhai.
 
Day 12 Yangtze River-Chongqing - Shanghai
Arrive at Chongqing. We will take the opportunity to visit the lovely Pandas. Flight to Shanghai. Be met and transferred to hotel for rest.
 
Day 13 Shanghai
Today our visit includes Yu Garden, famous for its rock gardens, pavilions, halls and ponds. Sightseeing on the famous promenade along the Huangpu River, the Bund, Nanjing Road.  
 
Day 14 Departure
Transfer to the airport and take flight back your home. Tour service ends.
 
Quotation
 
1 person
2-5persons
6-9persons
More than 10 persons
Deluxe
2119 USD/person
1986 USD/person
1820 USD/person
1700 USD/person
Comfortable
1998 USD/person
1873 USD/person
1736 USD/person
1626 USD/person
Single Supplement
422 USD/person
422 USD/person
422 USD/person
320 USD/person
 
Price Includes:
1. Transportation from hotels to airport and hotels to scenic spots;
2. Hotel accommodation as listed in the tour itinerary;
3. Flight tickets and rain tickets within China;
4. West meets East breakfast and Chinese style lunch & dinner as listed in the tour itinerary.
5. Specialties and snacks listed in the itinerary;
6. Scenic spots admission tickets in the tour itinerary;
7. English speaking tour guide service;
8. Tour insurance in China.
 
Price excludes:
1. Tips to local tour guides and drivers;
2. Personal expenses during your China vacation.