Full Tour Price From $2,769 / Land Portion Only Price From $2,199
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES AIRLINE FUEL SURCHARGES,
U.S. & CHINA GOVERNMENT TAXES & FEES
LAND PORTION ONLY PRICES INCLUDE CHINA DOMESTIC FLIGHTS &
AIRLINE FUEL SURCHARGE, TAXES & FEES AND YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE
- Yangtze River Cruise
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Day 1 SFO or LAX / BEIJING
Depart from SFO or LAX by Air China or United Airlines' wide body jetliner to Beijing. Cross the International Date Line and lose a day.
Day 2 ARRIVE BEIJING
Arrive Beijing, the capital of China. You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to Five-star West International Trade Hotel or similar.
Day 3 BEIJING (AB, L, D)
Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years. The Summer Palace, a summer resort for Empress Dowager Ci Xi.
Day 4 BEIJING (AB, L, D)
Excursion to the spectacular Great Wall a 4,000-mile-long rampart built over several centuries to keep out the invading Mongols. After lunch visit the Jade carving Factory, then Drive by Beijing Olympic National Stadium, "Bird's Nest". Enjoy Beijing Duck Dinner in the evening.
Day 5 BEIJING/WUHAN/YICHANG(AB, L, D)|
Fly to Wuhan at the junction of the Han and Yangtze Rivers. After lunch you will be transferred to Yichang and board the brand new five-star Yangtze No:2 Cruiser approved by the National Tourism Administration of China, or similar class.
Day 6 YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE (B,L,D)
Depart from Yichang at 7:00AM. Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site around 9:00AM, the largest water conservancy project ever undertaken by man and it has been a dream for several generations of Chinese people. Continue sailing through the Xiling Gorge, the longest section of the Three Gorges system. Enjoy a welcome cocktail party hosted by the captain.
Day 7 YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE (B,L, D)
This morning we will board smaller boats for a trip up to Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream. Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains as you pass through the Wu Gorge. Continue to the last of the Three Gorges, Qutang Gorge.
Day 8 YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE (B, L, D)
Shore excursion to the mysterious Ghost City, Fengdu. Go and explore how ancient Chinese people view their death and rebirth in giant carvings and sculpture. Enjoy a farewell banquet in the evening.
Day 9 CHONGQING / CHENGDU (B, L, D)|
Our cruise concludes as we arrive in Chongqing City tour and the General Vinegar Joe's Museum where you will see the pictures of the Flying Tiger heroes in the World War II and will be proud of their marvelous events . Take afternoon high speed express train to Chengdu and check into the 4* Chengdu Tianfu Sunshine Hotel or similar.
Day 10 CHENGDU / XI'AN (AB, L, D)
Visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Center to witness the conservation efforts being made to save this endangered species. The center is the largest giant panda reserve in the world and then stroll on the Jinli Street, an ancient street for visitors to relax, admire the traditional-style buildings, buy some curios and taste some local snacks. Transfer to the airport for a short evening flight to Xi'an. Check in to the five-star Grand Noble Hotel or similar.
Day 11 XI'AN (AB, L, D)|
A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xi'an, as we visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8,000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers, after lunch, majestic wild Goose Pagoda, the Ancient City Wall. Top off the day with Dumpling Dinner, followed by Tang Dynasty Culture Show!
Day 12 XI'AN / SHANGHAI (AB, L, D)
Take flight to Shanghai, visit the Bund and newly developed Pudong Area. Then check into the five-star Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning or similar. Enjoy Acrobatic Show at night.
Day 13 SHANGHAI (AB, L, D)|
Today's sightseeing introduces the major attractions of the city, which includes, Yuyuan Garden, Silk Factory. Enjoy your shopping activity in the afternoon at Nanjing Road.
Day 14 SHANGHAI / SFO or LAX (AB)
Fly home on board Air China or United Airlines' wide cabin jetliner.
- Int'l & China domestic air tickets.
- All airline fuel surcharges, U.S. & China government taxes & fees.
- Transfers & sightseeing.
- Hotels & meals as itinerary indicated.
- English speaking guide service
- Shanghai acrobatic show, Beijing Duck Dinner, and Xi'an Dumpling Dinner & Tang Dynasty Culture Show
Price does not include:
- China Visa Fee (if applicable)
- Tips to Guides & drivers, Porter fees, crew members on the Yangtze River Cruise.
- Personal Expenses.
- Extra baggage charges. (Click here for more information on Air China's baggage policies)
- AB---American breakfast L---Lunch D---Dinner
- Special air add-on is available, only good for Air China's Int'l air connection. (please contact us for more information)
- Tour fares for departures are subject to change without notice prior to booking deposit.