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Tour Code:  SG2017-06

Yangtze and Gateway Cities: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise, Yichang and Shanghai
Tour Length: 16 days

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Daily Itinerary Summary

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         Forbidden City, Beijing

Day 01: 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 hotel. Relax during the remainder of the day.

  Hotel : Holiday Inn Central Plaza
- the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing

Day 02: 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.

  Hotel : Holiday Inn Central Plaza
  Meals : B, L

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Badaling Great Wall

Day 03: Beijing   
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.

  Hotel : Holiday Inn Central Plaza
  Meals : B

Day 04: 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 hotel. 

  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel
  Meals : B, L

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Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xian

Day 05: 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.

  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel
  Meals : B, L, D

Day 06: Xian
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.

  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel
  Meals : B, L


Li River Cruise

Day 07: XianGuilin
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 hotel.

  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel
  Meals : B

Day 08: GuilinYangshuoGuilin
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.

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.

  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel
  Meals : B, L


Lovely Giant Panda

Day 09: GuilinChengdu
We will transfer you to the airport for the morning flight to Chengdu. Our guide will meet you at Chengdu airport upon arrival and help you check in at the hotel. Free in the afternoon. 

  Hotel : Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
  Meals : B

Day 10: Chengdu
Visit Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in the morning. After that, visit Jinsha Site Museum including 4D Cinema Dream Back to Jinsha. Then go to explore the Broad and Narrow Alleys. 

  Hotel :Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
  Meals : B

Day 11: ChengduChongqing   
We remain the whole morning free for you. In the afternoon, our guide will esocrt you to the railway station and help you board a bullet train to Chongqing. Upon arrival, our guide in Chongqing will meet you at the railway station and drive you to the port to board the five-star Yangtze cruise ship, which sets sail at 21:30. 

  Hotel : Century Sky with balcony
  Meals : B
 

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Yangtze River Cruise

Day 12: ChongqingShibaozhai
This morning you will have a Safety, Orientation & River Briefing. You will learn the geography & river lore of China. After lunch, disembark for an excursion to the Shibaozhai. Around 18:00 Captain's Welcome Party presents Chinese folk dancing and music performance. You can also join in the fun.
 
  Hotel : Century Sky with balcony
  Meals : B, L, D

Day 13: Shennv StreamXiling Gorge
Begin the passage with Qutang Gorge, the shortest and the grandest of the Three Gorges. View the exquisite peaks and grotesquely shaped rocks. Pass the Wu Gorge with its famous lofty and misty peaks. Disembark for an excursion to the Shennv Stream. The trip features natural beauty and an exciting boat ride drifting along the crystal stream. The small motor boat allows you to experience a speedy adventure and have a close look at mossy rocks, verdant plants and precious animals. Then continue sailing into thewestern section of Xiling Gorge.

  Hotel : Century Sky with balcony
  Meals : B, L, D
 
Day 14:  Yichang Shanghai   
Disembark for an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Then pack your luggage and complete check-out procedures. Visit the Yichang Museum if time allows. Head for Shanghai by flight and your local professional tour guide will expect you with comfortable transfer service.

  Hotel : Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya
  Meals : B, L

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Shanghai Bund

Day 15: Shanghai  
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.
 
  Hotel : Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya
  Meals : B, L

Day 16: Shanghai/ Exit
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.

  Meals : B 

Important note:

To the airports:
Shanghai has two airports: Hongqiao Airport (9 miles (15 km) west of the center of Shanghai) and Pudong Airport (19 miles (30km) southeast of Shanghai). Please make sure you go to the right one for departure.

Best way to Airports:
Beijing Trip suggests you book a taxi at the Front Desk of your hotel (Sofitel Hyland Hotel) to make sure you won't stand outside the hotel entrance with your luggage waiting for a taxi. The trip to Pudong Airport will take about one hour at 150 -170 RMB and it needs a 20 minutes drive for the Hongqiao Airport at 50 RMB. Hotel shuttle buses are available every hour to the airport at 50 RMB per person. For details please contact the Front Desk of the hotel.


Tour Prices (based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Route Code
Travel Timetable(Start Date - End Date)
Twin Room Basis
Single Room Supplement
Availability
 
6-04-01 01 Apr, 2017 - 16 Apr, 2017 $2882.00 $922.00 Closed 
6-04-06 06 Apr, 2017 - 21 Apr, 2017 $2882.00 $922.00 Closed 
6-04-13 13 Apr, 2017 - 28 Apr, 2017 $2882.00 $922.00 Closed 
6-04-20 20 Apr, 2017 - 05 May, 2017 $2882.00 $922.00 Closed 
6-05-04 04 May, 2017 - 19 May, 2017 $2922.00 $972.00 Closed 
6-05-11 11 May, 2017 - 26 May, 2017 $2922.00 $972.00 Closed 
6-05-18 18 May, 2017 - 02 Jun, 2017 $2922.00 $972.00 Closed 
6-05-25 25 May, 2017 - 09 Jun, 2017 $2852.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-06-01 01 Jun, 2017 - 16 Jun, 2017 $2802.00 $912.00 Closed 
6-06-08 08 Jun, 2017 - 23 Jun, 2017 $2802.00 $912.00 Closed 
6-06-15 15 Jun, 2017 - 30 Jun, 2017 $2802.00 $912.00 Closed 
6-06-22 22 Jun, 2017 - 07 Jul, 2017 $2802.00 $912.00 Closed 
6-06-29 29 Jun, 2017 - 14 Jul, 2017 $2832.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-07-06 06 Jul, 2017 - 21 Jul, 2017 $2832.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-07-13 13 Jul, 2017 - 28 Jul, 2017 $2832.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-07-20 20 Jul, 2017 - 04 Aug, 2017 $2832.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-07-27 27 Jul, 2017 - 11 Aug, 2017 $2832.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-08-03 03 Aug, 2017 - 18 Aug, 2017 $2842.00 $862.00 Closed 
6-08-10 10 Aug, 2017 - 25 Aug, 2017 $2842.00 $862.00 Closed 
6-08-17 17 Aug, 2017 - 01 Sep, 2017 $2842.00 $862.00 Closed 
6-08-24 24 Aug, 2017 - 08 Sep, 2017 $2912.00 $932.00 Closed 
6-08-31 31 Aug, 2017 - 15 Sep, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-09-07 07 Sep, 2017 - 22 Sep, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-09-14 14 Sep, 2017 - 29 Sep, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-09-21 21 Sep, 2017 - 06 Oct, 2017 $3032.00 $1032.00 Closed 
6-10-05 05 Oct, 2017 - 20 Oct, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-10-12 12 Oct, 2017 - 27 Oct, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-10-19 19 Oct, 2017 - 03 Nov, 2017 $2932.00 $962.00 Closed 
6-10-26 26 Oct, 2017 - 10 Nov, 2017 $2782.00 $902.00 Closed 
6-11-02 02 Nov, 2017 - 17 Nov, 2017 $2702.00 $882.00 Closed 
6-11-09 09 Nov, 2017 - 24 Nov, 2017 $2702.00 $882.00 Closed 
6-11-16 16 Nov, 2017 - 01 Dec, 2017 $2662.00 $852.00 Closed 
6-03-31 31 Mar, 2018 - 15 Apr, 2018 $2952.00 $942.00 Open 

Terms and Conditions

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