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11 Days China Yangtze Explorer Coach Tour
Tour Code: TPLOLB-B-4
Destinations: Beijing/Xian/Yangtze River/Shanghai
Starting from: $1,392 per person
Tour Features:

Guaranteed departure on every Wednesday with minimum of 2 pax.

 

Day 1 Beijing (no meal)
Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

You will be free for the remainder of the day.

 

Day 2 Beijing (B, L)
A morning tour of Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palaces which is home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Summer Palace, a former summer resort for the royal family, and take a boat ride on its Lake Kunming if weather permits (not for Winter season). You will have chance to shop at a pearl market on the way back to down town.

This evening, you will be at leisure or take an optional evening show – “the Legend of Kungfu”.

 

Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)
Join a full day excursion to include the Great Wall - the landmark of China and one of the most amazing feats of human labor. You are to visit the less crowded Mutianyu section with cable car included. Mid afternoon, you’ll return to downtown and will visit the old Beijing Hutongs – by trishaw and have tea at a local family. This evening you will be treated to a delicious Beijing roast duck dinner.

 

Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an (B, L)
Your sightseeing this morning is the Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed for good harvest. It is the largest temple complex remaining in China today. You’ll also have chance to visit a famous silk store close by called Yuan Long which has a history of over a hundred years. This afternoon, you’ll take a two-hour flight to Xi'an, the great ancient capital and the eastern end of the Silk Road. You are transferred to hotel upon arrival

 

Day 5 Xi'an (B, L)
This exciting day of sightseeing will include the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first Qin Emperor. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 AD. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang. You’ll also have a chance to visit jade carving factory. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

 

Day 6 Xi'an – Chongqing (B, L)
Today, you’ll visit the Shanxi Provincial Museum where you will discover how Xi'an became the cradle of Chinese culture and to visit the ancient City Wall, one of few well-preserved ones in China. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be transferred to the airport for one-hour flight to Chongqing. A panoramic city tour if time permits, and then you are transferred to the port to board the Yangtze cruise ship, your home for the next 3 days.

 

Day 7 Cruising on the Yangtze (B, L, D)

You’ll have shore excursion today to Fengdu (Ghost City) or Shibaozhai

Cruise through the spectacular Qutang Gorge

Lunch & dinner on board

 

Day 8 Cruising on the Yangtze (B, L, D)

Today you will witness some of the most fascinating sights in all of China.

Enjoy a shore excursion at Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges. You will continue cruising through the Wu Gorge and the west part of Xiling Gorges.

 

Day 9 Yichang – Shanghai (B, L)

Pass the east part of Xiling Gorge, which is famous for its strangely shaped cliff faces. Enjoy a shore excursion at the Three Gorges Dam Project, one of the largest construction project ever undertaken and it will forever change the face of the Yangtze River. After disembarkation at Yichang, you will be transferred to airport for your afternoon flight to Shanghai, a cosmopolitan, bustling and heavily populated city in China. You will be transferred to hotel and free for the remainder of the day.

 

Day 10 Shanghai (B, L, D)

Your sightseeing today features a tour of the Yuyuan Garden, the old area of the city, and a stroll along the lively waterfront, known as the "Bund". After lunch, you’ll have a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple. You’ll also have chance to enjoy a traditional tea ceremony at a tea shop. After dinner, you’ll enjoy a stunning acrobatic show.

 

Day 11 Departure (B)
At leisure until your transfer to the airport for homebound flight.

End of your unforgettable China trip.

 

This itinerary is based on 5* China Regal Cruises (www.chinaregalcruises.com)

 

Hotels:

City

Budget Class-3*

Standard Class-4*

Luxury Class-5*

Beijing

Traveler Inn Huaqiao Hotel

Holiday Inn Downtown

Wangfujing Grand Hotel

Xián

New Henderson Hotel

Aurum International Hotel

Grand Park Hotel

Shanghai

East China Hotel

Yun’s Paradise Hotel

Howard Johnson Business Club

 

Terms & Conditions

 

- Child Fare
* Children under 2 years of age traveling with their parents pay 10% of tour cost.
* Children aged between 2-6 years pay 50% of full fare, children aged between 7-11 years   pay 75% of full fare, entitled to an extra bed in parent’s room

* Children at 12 years of age and over pay full fare.


- Please be noted
* Tour price does not include excess baggage and any personal expenses.
* All tours are conducted in English.
* Extra USD33 would be charged for one passenger's one way airport transfer.

* Extra USD20 p.p. would be charged for arrival/departure before/after the scheduled date.

* Entrance fees and domestic airfares are based on current rate. Should there be major increases, we shall reserve our right to adjust them.

* All costs are in US dollars.

 

- Reservation
* Following information would require upon reservation:

  - Full names of all passengers with passport details

  - Name of tour that passengers are to take

  - Arrival & departure flight details.

  - Room type requirements (Due to limited double-bed rooms at hotels in China, double-bed rooms are always subject to availability upon hotel check in)

* Reservation will be confirmed within 48 working hours unless under special circumstances

 

- Deposit
* Under any special circumstances and a deposit is required, a deposit will apply accordingly.

 

- Cancellation
* 15 days before scheduled date of departure - no cancellation charge.
* Between 8-15 days -  5% of total tour cost.
* Between 2-7 days -  30% of total tour cost.
* Within 24hours -  50% of total tour cost plus tour expense of the first day.
* If a participant cancels while a tour is in progress, no refunds would be made for un-used portion of the tour.

 

 

Related tours:

11 Days China Yangtze Three Gorges Hiking Tour

14 Days China Jewish Heritage & Yangtze River Cruise

 

 

 

- Accommodation at above hotels or similar with daily breakfast

- Flights Beijing/Xi’an/Chongqing & Yichang/Shanghai on Economy class include taxes

- Meals & shows as indicated in the itinerary

- Scheduled join-in sightseeing tours by air-conditioned vehicle

- Full board on Yangtze cruise ship with all excursions

- English speaking local guide services

- Luggage handling and transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa

 


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