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*11 Days Best Yangtze Express Tour

  • Destination: Beijing-Xian-Shanghai
  • Tour code: YE06
  • Days:11
  • Price:from US$1709
  • Summary: See the unique and breath-taking scenery along Yangtze by the lusury cruise.

B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner

Day 01 Arrival Beijing (No meal)
Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Accommodation: 4* Super House International Hotel (Or the same class)
Day 02 Beijing (B/L)
Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the World's largest urban square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Peking Opera is available for your optional night entertainment. 
Day 03 Beijing (B/L)
In the morning you will take a driving about 75km to Badaling Great Wall first for about 2hours visiting, then go to the Summer Palace, the 'most beautiful garden in China', for a leisure stroll. Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner.

Day 04 Beijing/Xian (B/L)
In the morning, take a Hutong Tour by rickshaw to visit the ancient lanes and alleyways of Beijing. And then visit the 798 Art Zone In the afternoon, The 798 Art Zone is based on a military-industrial factory complex and homes to more than 200 various art & culture galleries. Be transferred to the railway station for your overnight soft sleeper train to Xian.
Day 05 Xian (B/L)
Our local guide will meet you at Xian railway station and transfer you to have breakfast. And then go to visit the Terracotta Warriors, one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation and then to see the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and the massive Xian City Wall.
 Accommodation: 4* Le Garden Hotel (Or the same class)

Day 06 Xian/Chongqing, Embark (B/L)
Finish up Xian tour by visiting famous Shaanxi History Museum. Be transferred to the airport to board a short flight to Chongqing, from where, you will start your trip on the Yangtze River.
Accommodation: 5* Yangtze cruise Cruise
Day 07 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
Enjoy your Yangtze cruise! You will have a short visit to Fengdu, the "Ghost City". An excursion to Shibaozhai will be an optional activity for you today
Day 08 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
Today pass through Three Gorges that namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and then, you will have an excursion to Shennong Stream (4.5 – 5 hrs). After that and back to the cruise ship for viewing the Xiling Gorge scenery. Around 23:00 today, the ship will pass through the locks of Three Gorge Dam. The optional excursion today will be the White Emperor City.
Day 09 Disembark, Yichang/Shanghai (B/L)
When finish your breakfast on the cruise ship, you could really feel the might of the dam by having an excursion to Three Gorges Dam (2.5 – 3 hrs). After the visiting, you can still appreciate the Xiling Gorge on the deck. After the lunch, disembark at Yichang and be transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai and be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest.
Accommodation: 4* Lansheng Hotel (Or the same class)
Day 10 Shanghai (B/L)
A full day of sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple and Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby old street. Continue the trip to Shanghai's new landmark- Shanghai World Financial Center. After the tour, you can have a walk along the Bund, Shanghai's famed waterfront promenade and Xintiandi. Traditional Acrobatics Show are available for your optional night entertainment.
Day 11 Departure Shanghai (B)
The vacation is over all too soon as you're transferred to the airport to board the homebound flight, bidding a fond farewell to China, and we know you'll be back.

Dates & Price

Group Departure Dates

Starting Date Ending Date Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy

Tailor Made Departures

No. of Pax Price Single Supplement
2 traveler ¥11792 $1981 £1241 ¥4210 $707 £443
3-5 travelers ¥11250 $1890 £1184 ¥4210 $707 £443
6-9 travelers ¥10170 $1709 £1070 ¥4210 $707 £443
¥=RMB or CNY (Chinese Yuan, Renminbi)
  $=USD, US Dollars
  £=GBP, Great Britain Pound

*Price is for per person, based on two persons sharing one room.
* If one person uses one room, he/she is required to pay additional charge named single supplement.

Price Includes:
1. All internal transportations and transfers in China, including internal flights from Xian to Chongqing and Yichang to Shanghai.
2. Domestic airport taxes.
3. 6 night accommodation in 4* hotels with private facilities.
4. 3 nights twin accommodation on the luxurious 5*Yangtze Cruise ship with private facilities
5. All meals specified in the itinerary, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
6. Comprehensive sightseeing with an English speaking guide and all entrance fees
7. Complimentary domestic travel insurance.
8. Soft sleeper overnight train from Beijing to Xi’an.

Price Excludes:
1. Flights arriving Beijing and departing Shanghai.
2. Chinese visa fee.
3. Your own international travel insurance.
4. Expenses in hotels such as laundry, tips, telephone and room service, etc.
5. Gratuities for service provided by tour guides and drivers.
6. Other personal expenses.
7. Cable car

Note: Remember, you can change this itinerary to the way you want or to extend this tour to visit other Chinese cities or even neighboring countries, please do contact us, we will be happy to arrange it for you!
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