11 Days China Tour with Amazing Yangtze Gorges Scenery

Tour Route: Beijing, Yangtze River, Shanghai

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

Our guide and driver will take our greeting to you. Then they will transfer you to the hotel and you can have a rest.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Beijing

After breakfast at your hotel, start your tour with the visit to Temple of Heaven. Then , the Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world and the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.

After Chinese lunch at a nice restaurat, you are going to visit Summer Palace, originally a royal garden and a temporary dwelling palace for emperors of Qing Dynasty. Then, pay a visit to Traditional Chinese Medicine Shop(no more than 40 minutes). Back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

Half day excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall, the most beautiful section of the all 5 sections of the Great Wall in Beijing. The hike takes about 2-3 hours. Head back to the downtown Beijing. After lunch, you are going to visit Longdi Jade Shop. After dinner in your hotel, you will be transferred to Red Theater to enjoy Kungfu Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 4 Beijing

After breakfast at your hotel, start your tour with the visit to Nanluoguilang Alley, one of Beijing's typical ancient alleys to enjoy old structures. By way of Bird Nest and Water Cube to enjoy Beijing Hutong Rickshaw tour. Sitting in a rickshaw, the means of transport in the Qing Dynasty, you can see the ancient Beijing lanes and quadrangle houses that have been preserved for 700 years.

After lunch, visit Yonhegong Tibetan Lama Temple, which has been active since it was converted to Buddhism temple from the residence of the crown price Yinzhen who later became Emperor Yong Zheng, the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty. When tour is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel by tour guide and driver, free on your own at the rest of the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 5 Beijing to Chongqing

Take morning flight to chongqing. Our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to visit the time-honored Ciqikou Ancient Town, which features old houses, delicious local snacks, and all kinds of knickknacks. Then you will head for Chongqing Chaotianmen Ferry Terminal to board the luxurious Yangtze River cruise ship, which sails at 21:30.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 6 Aboard M.S. Yangtze 2

Excursion of Fengdu. Fengdu Ghost City having nearly two thousand years' history and combines the cultures of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism with the mystique of ghosts.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Aboard M.S. Yangtze 2

Sail through Qutang Gorge/Wu Gorge. Qutang gorge, the first of the Three Gorges encountered when cruising downstream along the Yangtze River, and it is the most imposing and steepest gorge among the Three Gorges.
Wu gorge, the second gorge of the Three Gorges system on the Yangtze River, the Gorge has been known as the Wu Gorge since at least the Three Kingdoms Period.
Daning River excursion.
Sail through the 3 Gorges shiplocks

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Yang Jia Wang to Shanghai

Arrive at Yang Jia Wang
Visit Three Gorges Dam Site. Three Gorges Dam iis the largest hydropower station in the world with an annual energy output of 84.7 billion kilowatt-hours.
Fly from Yichang to Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 9 Shanghai

Tour Yu Garden, a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, Shanghai Old City, The Jade Buddha Temple, the house to two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Burma by sea. Afterwards, Walk along the Bund for the peculiar skyline with grand buildings of different architecture styles. Then you may take a Night cruise on Huangpu River. 1 typical featured Silk Shop included during today's tour.(50 minutes), quality is guaranteed.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 10 Shanghai

Visit Shanghai Children's Palace
Tour Pudong Development Area: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the highest TV tower in Aisa, to have a bird view of this metropolis. Afterwards, you will have the chance to visit the Shanghai Museum to explore ancient arts. 1 typical featured Tea Shop included during today's tour.(50 minutes), you are going to have sketch map of China's tea ceremony and other tea culture. Have fun!

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day 11 Depart from Shanghai

After breakfast in hotel, you will be transferred to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and take flight back to home. Your tour ends. More activities, such as pay a visit to welfare house, add more cites, please contact with your trip advisor.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1942 US$1674
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$2105 US$1769

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All Entrances fees of the scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
2. Meals as specified in the itinerary.
3. Internal Airfare (economy) with taxes & insurance as listed in the itinerary:  Beijing-Chongqing, Yichang-Shanghai.
4. Accommodation based on two persons sharing one standard room; All accommodation as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast.
5. Sightseeing: As outline in the itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide; Service of local guide and van is for a maximum of eight hours during the full day individual tour packages.
6. Private Transfers between airports/pier, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in each city or area by air-conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide as listed in the itinerary.
7. Service Charge (the planning, handling, operational and communication charges) & Government Taxes.
8. Luggage Transfers between airports/pier and hotels.

1. Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
2. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.) 
3. International Airfare.
4. China entry visa fees. Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa before your entry to China. We can send you a free official invitation letter to assist you in obtaining your visa after the reservation deposit is received.
5. Excess Baggage Charges.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

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