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China Three Gorges Cruise Tour

11 Day Beijing Xian Three Gorges Cruise Shanghai Private Tour

  • Tour Code: CHN-343L
  • Destination: Beijing Xian Yangtze River Three Gorges Shanghai
  • Price:from only $1551
  • Categories: Super Value _ Budget _ Standard _ Luxury

• 5 star Yangtze cruise ship with balcony
• Hand-selected hotels
• English-speaking guide
• Depart everyday
• All inclusive
• Lowest price


Day 1 Beijing Arrival

On arrival in Beijing, meet our driver and transfer to hotel.

Hotel: 5 star Prime Hotel or similar

Day 2 Beijing City Tour

Pick up from your hotel at 08:30 am. Visit to the world largest square-Tiananmen Square. Then move on to the largest Imperial Palace in the world-Forbidden City where 24 emperors of Ming & Qing dynasty lived and controlled China from there for several hundred years.
A la carte lunch.
Pay a visit to the Temple of Heaven which was built in 1420, once was the venue for the Ming and Qing emperors to offer sacrifices to Heaven and pray for good harvest for the coming new year.
Enjoy Acrobatic Show or Beijing Opera after special Beijing Roast Duck at local restaurant.
Return to hotel around 21:00pm.

Meals: Hotel western breakfast + A la carte lunch + Beijing Roast Duck dinner


Day 3 Mutianyu Great Wall

Pick up from your hotel and take a 2 hrs drive to Mutianyu Great Wall which is located some 90km north of Beijing. It is good idea to take the cable car (optional) to reach the top, the views of the Great Wall undulating down wooded canyons and up the mountain ridges are breathtaking.
After Chinese style lunch, return to downtown Beijing and visit the Summer Palace. Built in 1750 and known as the existing largest, best-preserved imperial gardens of the world, the Summer Palace inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1998.
Our next stop will be an exterior visit of both the National Stadium - the "Bird Nest" and National Aquatics Centre - the "Water Cube" and "Bird's Nest". Return to your hotel.

Meals: Hotel western breakfast + Chinese lunch at local restuarant

Day 4 Beijing Xian by air

Transfer to airport and take a 2 hrs flight to Xian. On arrival, meet our local guide visit the Ancient Cultural Street and Bell & Drum Tower Square.  Then visit the Great Mosque which was established in AD742 and is still an active place of worship.
After typical Chinese lunch at local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in AD 648. The pagoda is regarded as a symbol of Xian.

Meals:Hotel Western Breakfast + Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotel: 5 star Grand Park Hotel Xian or similar

Day 5  Terracotta Warriors Tour

Pick up from hotel after breakfast.
Our sightseeing this morning features the Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses Museum. It is not only reputed as the world's Largest Military Museum but also the Eighth Wonder of the world. Terracotta Warriors tour lasts about 3hrs.
The Qin Shi Huang Tomb is the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221BC-207BC) and also of China. Covering 2.13 square kilometers, the four-layered mausoleum, like a well-structured city, includes an underground palace, which is the center of the mausoleum, an inner city, outer city and grounds.
Terracotta Warriors group tour end and return to your Xian hotel around 1800pm.
A la carte lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum which built after the model of Tang Dynasty and featured with a total of 113,000 relics unearthed locally. 
Enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show after dinner.

Meals: Hotel Western Breakfast + A la carte Lunch + Chinese dinner at local restaurant

Day 6 Xian Chongqing by air

Free at leisure till pick up from hotel and transfer to airport to connect flight to Chongqing.
On arrival in Chongqing, meet our guide and visit Hongqyadong. Located in commercial district of Chongqing, Hongyadong combines travel, business, and cultural scenery into one grand view. The area overlooks the intersection of two rivers, and has a bustling nightlife and other leisure entertainment services.
Visit the Ciqikou Old Street and enjoy free shopping at JIefangbei Shopping Street if time permit. Board the Yangtze cruise around 18:00pm.

Meal: Hotel Western breakfast
Cruise ship: 5 star Victoria cruise

Day 7 Yangtze cruising

Fengdu - Shore excursion to Fengdu, visiting either the “Ghost City”, known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill, or the new relocation village built for families who have moved as a result of the Yangtze’s rising waters brought about the Three Gorges Dam. Additional Shore Excursion to Shibaozhai (river conditions permitting), with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”.

Meals: Western Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner on board

Day 8 Yangtze cruising

Enter the Three Gorges/Goddess Stream “Small Gorges”*/Shiplocks Enter the Three Gorges, one of nature’s most extraordinary sculptures. Today you will pass through the first two—Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic. The 25-mile long
Wu Gorge is known for its quiet beauty, forest-covered mountains, and cliffs so sheer that the sun barely penetrates the precipices. Transfer to another vessel for a relaxing excursion through the attractive gorges of Goddess Stream. Enter Xiling Gorge, the longest (41 miles), and the deepest of the Three Gorges. In the evening, sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks. Additional Shore Excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge.

Meals: Western Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner on board

Day 9 Yichang Shanghai by air

At San Dou Ping, see the progress at the historic Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project. Sail on to Yichang. Met by the local guide and transferred to airport for Shanghai, the largest city of China.
Upon arrival, meet our driver and transfer to our Shanghai hotel.

Meal: Western breakfast on cruise
Hotel: 5 star Huating Hotels & Tower or similar

Day 10 Shanghai City Tour

Pick up from hotel after breakfast.
Our sightseeing this morning is the Ming era Yu Garden which is the most famous classical garden of Shanghai.
Explore the Chenghuang Miao (City God Temple) which located within the old walled city, is the traditional district of commerce in the city, surrounding the temple. There are over a hundred stores and shops in this area, and most of these store buildings are nearly a century old.
Lunch will be Shanghai Dumpling.
Tour the more impressive Bund. Known as the symbol of Shanghai, the Bund featured with 52 high-rises of all styles stand in the west, showing the art of world architecture.
Enjoy a 45 minutes Huangpu River Cruise. Huangpu River cruises on Huangpu River are runned by many companies in Shanghai and it is one of the best way to visit Shanghai.
Huangpu River is a 82.5 kilometres-long river in Shanghai China, known as is the last significant tributary of the Yangtze before it empties into the East China Sea. The Bund and Lujiazui are located along the Huangpu River.
Huangpu River cruises depart from the Bund, sail to Huangpu Bridge in the south, turn and head north towards Wusongkou, and return to the Bund.
Visit the Shanghai Museum. Shanghai Museum located at No. 201 Renmin Avenue, one of the must-see Shanghai tourist attractions Shanghai, is well-known as a museum of ancient Chinese art.

Meals: Hotel Western breakfast + Shanghai Dumpling lunch

Day 11 Depart Shanghai

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport or railway station for next destination.

Meal:Hotel Western breakfast


Group Size Validity Price Per Person
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3-5 travelersJan.-Apr. Jun-Aug.Nov.-Dec.
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6-9 travelersJan.-Apr. Jun-Aug.Nov.-Dec.
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10 travelers & moreJan.-Apr. Jun-Aug.Nov.-Dec.
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Single SupplementJan.-Apr. Jun-Aug.Nov.-Dec.
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Package Price Includes:
• Sightseeing with admissions as specified
• Professional English-speaking guide + air-conditioned vehicle
• Hand-selected hotels, double occupancy basis
• Meals as specified
• Internal flights from Beijing-Xian, Xian-Chongqing, Yichang-Shanghai, economic class include tax
• 5 star cruise ship, standard cabin on main deck, double occupancy basis


Package Price does not Include:
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel insurance
• A la carte meals
• Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides
• Compulsory surcharge of Yangtze cruise, CNY150 p/p
• Cable car of Great Wall. CNY80 p/p round trip

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