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China Essence with Yangtze

Tour Code: 2017 WT-SG03
14-Day Beijing/ Xian/ Guilin/ Chongqing/ Yangtze River/ Yichang/ Shanghai
Starting from US per person
  • Day
    Entry Beijing

    Upon your arrival at Beijing airport, our guide will be waiting for you outside the customs of Beijing Airport, and then transfer you to the 4-star Holiday Inn Central Plaza Hotel. Relax during the remainder of the day.

  • Day

    Badaling Great Wall, Beijing

    Visit the world famous Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City this morning. To avoid the cheap tourist restaurant as the most are doing now, we specially serve you an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a famous and elegant restaurant to taste the authentic Chinese food. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven. The evening will be highlighted by a lively Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre. (B, L)

  • Day

    Visit the Badaling Great Wall and a jade factory in the morning. The restaurants nearby the site are in low quality, so we do not arrange the lunch today. It may be the best that you have a big breakfast at the hotel and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. Our guide will show you some restaurants. Then visit the Sacred Way. The whole day's sightseeing will come to an end after seeing the appearance of Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way to the urban area. (B)

  • Day
    Beijing/ Xian

    Visit the Summer Palace and a pearl store. We will serve you an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a fancy restaurant with delicious food and great atmosphere. In the afternoon, following our guide, you will trace the old Beijing culture by walking through the original Hutong alleys, appreciate the oldest gray brick courtyard residence and capture the lifestyles of local families. Take a flight to Xian and check in at the 5-star Sheraton Hotel. (B, L)

  • Day

    Local people dancing at
    the Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    Park, Xian

    Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and a pottery-making factory. After a special and authentic homely cooked a la carte lunch (valued at CNY100.00 per person and included in our price) at a local family, you will visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show when partaking of the famous Dumpling Dinner. (B, L, D)

  • Day

    You will visit the City Wall and the Provincial History Museum in the morning. After an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) at a well-known restaurant, continue to visit the Great Mosque. We will leave you some free time at the nearby market. (B, L)

  • Day
    Xian/ Guilin

    Take a flight to Guilin and visit the Reed Flute Cave and a sea water pearl store. Our tour guide in Guilin will help you check in at the 5-star Sheraton Hotel. (B)

  • Day
    Guilin/ Yangshuo/ Guilin

    Li River cruise

    Appreciate the Li River scenery by cruising down from Guilin to Yangshuo. Disembark at Yangshuo for the rural scenery sightseeing. You also have a chance to visit a local villager's home on the way. Transfer you back to Guilin and visit the Elephant Trunk Hill. (B, L)

    Tips: The lunch served on the cruise today is simple Chinese lunch box. It cannot be up to your taste and also fails to meet the serving standard of our company, so we kindly suggest you have a hearty breakfast at the hotel this morning.

  • Day
    Guilin/ Chongqing

    Take a morning flight to Chongqing. Visit the Liberation Monuments, the Panda House in Chongqing Zoo and Ci Qi Kou ancient town. Check in at the 5-star President No. 8 Cruise Ship. As the cruise departs from Chongqing at about 22:00, your relaxing Yangtze River cruise begins. (B)

  • Day

    At about 14:00, have a shore excursion to Shibaozhai. The Captain's Welcome Party will be held this evening. (B, L, D)

  • Day
    Badong/ Xiling Gorge/ Sandouping

    Three Gorges Dam Project

    Begin the passage with Qutang Gorge, the shortest and the grandest of the Three Gorges. Later we will pass the Wu Gorge with its famous lofty and misty peaks. Disembark at Badong for an excursion to the Shennong Stream. The trip features natural beauty and an exciting boat ride drifting along the crystal stream. The pea boat allows you to experience a speedy adventure and have a close look at mossy rocks, verdant plants, plank roads, ancient coffins and precious animals. The unique songs of the local Tujia people are very impressive. Then continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge. Dock overnight at Sandouping,close to the Three Gorges Dam. (B, L, D)

  • Day
    Yichang/ Shanghai

    Disembark for an excursion to the under constructed Three Gorges Dam. Then pack your luggage and complete check-out procedures. Drive to Yichang, have lunch and then see you off by the flight to your last travel destination Shanghai. Check in at the 4-star Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya and have a good rest. (B, L)

  • Day

    Shangha Bund area

    Visit Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden and a silk shop. An a la carte farewell lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) will be served at a popular local restaurant. After lunch, visit the Bund, Nanjing Road and an ancient cultural street, Tianzifang, which developped from local residence area to a new art zone combing artistic centers, exotic restaurants and bars. Upon returning to the hotel our tour guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage. (B, L) 

  • Day
    Exit Shanghai

    Today you will travel to the airport for your departing flight by yourself. Due to different flight schedules, the hotel-airport transfer service is not included. We wish you a nice journey home. (B)

Group Code
Arrival Date
Departure Date 2017
Double Occupancy
Sole Occupancy
17-GY0401 Apr 01(Sat) Apr 14(Fri) $2360 $3190 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0406 Apr 06(Thu) Apr 19(Wed) $2330 $3100 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0413 Apr 13(Thu) Apr 26(Wed) $2330 $3100 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0420 Apr 20(Thu) May 03(Wed) $2330 $3100 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0504 May 04(Thu) May 17(Wed) $2390 $3210 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0511 May 11(Thu) May 24(Wed) $2390 $3210 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0518 May 18(Thu) May 31(Wed) $2390 $3210 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0525 May 25(Thu) Jun 07(Wed) $2310 $3100 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0601 Jun 01(Thu) Jun 14(Wed) $2260 $2950 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0608 Jun 08(Thu) Jun 21(Wed) $2260 $2950 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0615 Jun 15(Thu) Jun 28(Wed) $2260 $2950 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0622 Jun 22(Thu) Jul 05(Wed) $2260 $2950 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0629 Jun 29(Thu) Jul 12(Wed) $2300 $3000 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0706 Jul 06(Thu) Jul 19(Wed) $2300 $3000 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0713 Jul 13(Thu) Jul 26(Wed) $2300 $3000 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0720 Jul 20(Thu) Aug 02(Wed) $2300 $3000 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0727 Jul 27(Thu) Aug 09(Wed) $2300 $3000 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0803 Aug 03(Thu) Aug 16(Wed) $2310 $3020 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0810 Aug 10(Thu) Aug 23(Wed) $2310 $3020 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0817 Aug 17(Thu) Aug 30(Wed) $2310 $3020 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0824 Aug 24(Thu) Sep 06(Wed) $2380 $3100 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0831 Aug 31(Thu) Sep 13(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0907 Sep 07(Thu) Sep 20(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0914 Sep 14(Thu) Sep 27(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY0921 Sep 21(Thu) Oct 04(Wed) $2530 $3440 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1005 Oct 05(Thu) Oct 18(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1012 Oct 12(Thu) Oct 25(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1019 Oct 19(Thu) Nov 01(Wed) $2410 $3230 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1026 Oct 26(Thu) Nov 08(Wed) $2240 $2990 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1102 Nov 02(Thu) Nov 15(Wed) $2130 $2870 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1109 Nov 09(Thu) Nov 22(Wed) $2130 $2870 Closed Enquiry
17-GY1116 Nov 16(Thu) Nov 29(Wed) $2100 $2800 Closed Enquiry
18-GY0331 Mar 31(Sat) Apr 13(Fri) $2440 $3290 Open Enquiry

Based on per person and shown in US dollars.

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