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15 Days Ultimate China Tour

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Join the tour and enjoy this unforgettable Chinese journey for the magnificent scenery!

Tour Itinerary
Day 1 : Beijing

Arrive in Beijing and transfer to the hotel for a three-night stay. Enjoy your welcome dinner.

  • 5*Grand Hotel - Overlooking the Forbidden City
  • Dinner
Day 2 : Beijing

This morning head for Tiananmen Square, a vast expanse where half a million people can gather, overlooked by the mausoleum of Chairman Mao and the Monument to the Peoples Heroes. Walk into the Forbidden City to explore some of the thousands of halls, courtyards and pavilions of the imperial palace. Afterwards, stroll around Jingshan Park, once part of the palace gardens and beautifully laid out. Tonight enjoy an exhilarating performance of Kung Fu.

  • 5*Grand Hotel l - Overlooking the Forbidden City
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 3 : Beijing

Drive to a less-crowded section of the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu. Here, the wall winds across jagged mountain tops, and you can walk along a well-restored section for about a mile and a half, passing watchtowers and battlements, admiring the rugged scenery. Returning to Beijing, visit the manicured gardens of the Summer Palace, created by an ambitious minister to curry favour with the Empress Cixi with money intended for the navy. This evening enjoy a Peking Duck dinner, a speciality of the court of the Ming emperors.

  • 5*Grand Hotell - Overlooking the Forbidden City
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 4 : Beijing/Xian

Visit the striking Temple of Heaven, its circular main building representing Heaven, its pillars representing the months, hours and seasons, and rectangles symbolising Earth. After admiring this masterpiece of Ming architecture fly to Xian, China's first capital and eastern terminus of the Silk Road, for a two-night stay at the 5* Sofitel Hotel.

  • 5* Sofitel Hotel or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 5 : Xian

See the 7,000 Terractta Soliders that have stood guard over China first emperor for over 2,200 years, and they still stand in battle formation in giant exhibition halls erected around the pits where they were diccoverd in the 1970s. This afternoon you will continue to see the ancient city walls, 40ft high and up to 60ft thick, with a moat, ramparts, battlements and fortified gates.

  • 5* Sofitel Hotel or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 6 : Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai to stay for two nights at the 5*Grand Central Hotel Hotel in rooms overlooking the Bund and Huangpu River. This afternoon, admire the Jade Buddha Temple, its beautiful white jade statues decorated with emeralds, diamonds and agates. Later, stroll along the Bund, passing grand European-style 19th century buildings on one side, and the futuristic skyscrapers of the Pudong district on the other. Tonight attend a spectacular Acrobatic Show and marvel at the skill and daring of the artists.

  • 5*Grand Central Hotel or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 7 : Shanghai

Step into the past today, exploring the delightful Yuyuan Garden that is one of China's most perfect examples of the art of landscaping, its ponds, pavilions, paths and plants carefully designed to create a series of unfolding views. This garden was laid out over 400 years ago by an official for his aged parents, and it has changed little since. Then visit the  impressive Shanghai Museum that is home to an immense number of China's greatest ancient treasures - bronzes, ceramics, paintings, crafts, calligraphy, furniture and paintings. Spend the evening in the charming and fashionable Xintiandi district, whose characteristic shikumen buildings have been restored and now house restaurants and bars, galleries and boutiques.

  • 5*Grand Central Hotel or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 8 : Yangtze Cruise
Yangtze Cruise

Fly to Yichang and embark Century Sky for an unforgettable and luxurious four-night cruise through the most scenic sections of the Yangtze Gorges. Boarding the cruise around 7:00pm.

  • Yangtze Cruise
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 9 : Yangtze Cruise
Yangtze Cruise

Depart from Yichang, sail into the Xiling Gorge in the morning. Optional Excursion to the fabulous Tribe of the Three Gorges. Then afternoon shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, ship sails through the five-step ship locks in the evening. Captain's Welcome Party in the early evening, a Crew Cabaret after welcome dinner.

  • Cruise
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 10 : Yangtze Cruise
Yangtze Cruise

Wu Gorge, excursion to Lesser Three Gorges of Daning River, Qutang Gorge. Optional tour to the White Emperor City in the afternoon.

  • Cruise
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 11 : Yangtze Cruise
Yangtze Cruise

Land excursion to Shibao Pagoda, cultural programs onboard, farewell dinner and settlement in the evening.

  • Cruise
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 12 : Guilin

Disembark after breakfast at Chongqing and fly to Guilin, an impossibly beautiful region of karst mountains, rice fields and winding rivers. Stay overnight at the 5*Sheraton Hotel.


  • 5*Sheraton Hote or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 13 : Day 13 Yangshuo
Day 13 Yangshuo

Take the renowned Li River Cruise to Yangshuo. The vistas from the boat are endlessly fascinating the banks of the river are lined with swaying phoenix bamboo, women in coolie hats wash clothes and buffalo bathe, and in the distance are numberless limestone peaks shrouded in mist and covered in pine trees. On arrival in Yangshuo, explore the busy handicraft stalls along West Street, and check in to the 5* Yangshuo Resort for a two-night stay in a deluxe room. Tonight attend a spectacular son et lumiere show, a dramatic open-air performance in a stunning setting.

  • 5* Yangshuo Resort or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Day 14 : Yangshuo

 Today explore Silver Cave inside one of the karst mountains, where a clear underground river wends its way past shimmering stalagmites and stalagtites. Later visit Jiuxian Garden Village, undergoing a unique conservation and regeneration project to preserve its culture and Ming-dynasty architecture.

  • 5* Yangshuo Resort or the same class
  • Breakfast / Lunch
Day 15 : Departure Guilin
Departure Guilin

Fly from Guilin to next your destination.

  • Breakfast
Price Dates
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14 Oct 2014





Notes: ¥=RMB or CNY (Chinese Yuan, Renminbi)   $=USD, US Dollars

* 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
  • Price Excludes

1. All internal transportations and transfer in China, including domestic flights from Beijing to Xian, Xian to Shanghai, Shanghai to Yichang and Chongqing to Guilin.
2. 10 nights accommodation in 5* hotels with private facilities.
3. 4 nights twin accommodation on the luxurious 5*Yangtze Cruise ship with private facilities
4. All meals as specified in the itinerary, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
5. Comprehensive sightseeing with all entrance fees.
6. Professional English speaking guide.

  • Comments
A cruise along the Li River worth the money.

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