12 Days China Relaxation Tour with Yangtze Cruise

dfddh_b Destination: Beijing-Xian-Chongqing-Yangtze-Yichang-Shanghai
Tour code: BI-TT-04
Duration: 12 Days
Price: From US $1471/RMB 9118

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, you are greeted at the airport by our English speaking guide and then transferred to your hotel by private van. The rest of the day is for you to recover from jetlag.
Meals: None

Day 2: Beijing
A full day city tour to soak up the atmosphere of Beijing. This includes visiting historical sites such as the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. Then we will go to watch an entertaining acrobatic show. Enjoy the famous Peking Roasted Duck dinner before back to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 3: Beijing
The highlights of today include a visit to the Great Wall, the only man-made wonder on earth visible from the moon. Then travel to the Ming Tombs to see the resting place of thirteen Chinese Emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Our memorable date continues with an outside view to the Beijing Olympic Park (Bird’s Nest & Water Cube) for picture opportunities.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 4: Beijing-Xian
After breakfast, we will take a morning flight to Xian (2 hours), the former capital of China starting point of the ancient Silk Road. A city tour which includes visiting Xian’s well preserved Ancient City Walls, built in the early Ming Dynasty (about 600 years ago),and the historic Bell Tower where you can overlook the entire city. In the evening we attend a re-enactment of the royal arts performance of a 7th century Tang Dynasty Show, with a special banquet dinner of dumplings included.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 5: Xian
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 horses. The warriors were the soul protectors of the first emperor who united China (221BC-206BC). After that we will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, built as a Buddhist Monastery during the Tang Dynasty.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 6: Xian-Chongqing
Morning take a flight to Chongqing (1 hour). Visit Ciqikou Ancient Town and Chongqing Panda Zoo if time permits. Your memorable Yangtze River tour begins as you board the cruise ship after dinner. Overnight on the cruise.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 7: On the Yangtze Cruise
Sail through the mountains of Eastern Sichuan this morning. After lunch around 13:30, disembark for an excursion to Shibaozhai or Fengdu Ghost City. Back on board at 15:30. Around 19:00 there will be Captain’s welcome dinner. After that, you can enjoy the dancing show if you want.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 8: On the Yangtze Cruise
After breakfast at 8:30, pass the Wu Gorge with its twelve lofty and misty gorges. Around 11:00 disembark at Badong for a sampan tour to Shennong Stream. Around 16:30, pass Xiling Gorge and the Ship Locks of the Three Gorges Dam.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 9: Yichang-Shanghai
Around 8:00 this morning, disembark for an excursion to the splendid Three Gorges Dam. The estimated arrival in Yichang is at 11:30am. Transfer to Yichang airport and take a flight to Shanghai (1.5 hour) and transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 10: Shanghai
Today our visit includes the Yu Garden, famous for its rock gardens, pavilions, halls and ponds. Sightseeing to the famous area along the Huangpu River, the Bund, Nanjing Road, and the local bazaar around the Temple of City Deity. Then we will go to Xin Tian Di (Bar Area), a conservation area of traditional homes, and former French quarter.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 11: Shanghai
Today is free for you to explore the cosmopolitan city.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Depart Shanghai
Your guide will meet you at the hotel and see you off at Shanghai airport. (Service Ends)

Summary
Tour Dates Destinations Today’s Activities Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing Airport to hotel transfer(Beijing) \
Day 2 Beijing Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Summer Palace,Acrobatic Show,Peking Roasted Duck Dinner B/L/D
Day 3 Beijing Great Wall,Ming Tombs,outside view to the Beijing Olympic Park (Bird’s Nest & Water Cube) B/L
Day 4 Beijing-Xian Hotel to airport transfer(Beijing),Airport to hotel transfer(Xian),Ancient City Walls,Bell Tower,Tang Dynasty Show,Banquet Dinner of Dumplings B/L/D
Day 5 Xian Terra-cotta Warriors,Big Wild Goose Pagoda B/L
Day 6 Xian-Chongqing Hotel to airport transfer(Xian),Airport to cruise transfer(Chongqing),Chongqing Panda Zoo(if time permits) B/L
Day 7 On the Yangtze Cruise Shibaozhai or Fengdu Ghost City B/L/D
Day 8 On the Yangtze Cruise Wu Gorge,Shennong Stream B/L/D
Day 9 Yichang-Shanghai Three Gorges Dam, Cruise to airport transfer(Yichang),Airport to hotel transfer(Shanghai) B/L
Day 10 Shanghai Yu Garden,The Bund,Nanjing Road,Local bazaar around the Temple of City Deity,Xin Tian Di (Bar Area),Former French Quarter B/L
Day 11 Shanghai Free day B
Day 12 Depart Shanghai Hotel to airport transfer(Shanghai) B
Quotation
Quotation (The rate is showed in US dollars for one person)
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* Validity of the rate: 1st Feb 2012—1st Feb 2013.
* The rate may rise while in high season and special events/holidays,depending on your departure date.
* The rate for some special holidays/events, such as the National Holiday(1st-7th Oct), Chinese Spring Festival and Shanghai F1,would be much higher than usual days.
* Please contact us for a special discount if there’s more than 10 persons in your group.
Featured Hotels
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(We will arrange hotels of the same class if there are no rooms available during your travelling periods)
Price Inclusions:
1/ Entrance Fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
2/ All meals as specified in the itinerary
3/ Professional English-speaking Guide in each city as outlined in the itinerary
4/ Private Transfers with driver between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Shanghai by private air conditioned vehicle
5/ Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
6/ Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast.
7/ Transportation with airport tax and fuel fee for flights if applicable
Beijing To Xian Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Xian To Guilin Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Guilin To Shanghai Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
8/ Service Charge & Government Taxes
9/ The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Exclusions:
1/ International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
2/ China Entry Visa Fees
3/ Tips to Guide and Driver
4/ Excess Baggage Charges
5/ Personal Expenses

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