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Tour Code: YCT-03
Destination: Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang, Shanghai
Departs: Anytime
Tour Price: From Only 1910 USD / Per adult
Attractions: Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Hutong, Ming Tombs, Emei Mountain, Leshan Giant Buddha, Panda Breeding Base, Dufu Thatched Cottage, Yangtze Cruise, Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl Tower
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Dates & Prices

  2-5 Travelers 6-9 Travelers 10 Travelers & Above Inquiry
Nov.1 - Mar. 31 $2150.00 $2000.00 $1910.00
Apr.1 - Oct.31 $2250.00 $2100.00 $2005.00
Special Notes: 1. Save up to 5% if you book 3 months before your travel date.
2. We convert Chinese currency to US Dollars at a rate of CNY 6.15 = US$1 for our quotations.
3. Many factors which will influence the price, please send enquiry and get exact quote from our trip consultants.

Price Includes:

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels. 
4. 4-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified. 
5. Airfare of Beijing-Chengdu, Chengdu-Chongqing, Yichang-Shanghai. 4-Star yangtze river cruise from Chongqing-Yichang.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
Day1Arrive in Beijing
  • After you arrive in Beijing, our local guide will pick you up and then drive to hotel for a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • No meal
Day2Beijing
  • Pick up service by your tour guide and driver in the morning.

    First visit the Tiananmen Square including Tiananmen Rostrum, the symbolic landmark of Beijing and China and other main buildings such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, parliament building of China, etc. (30 minutes)

    Afterwards, visit the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world. (2 hours)

    After lunch, you will visit Summer Palace, the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden in the world. (1.5 hours)

    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.

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hote
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day3Beijing
  • Pick up service by your tour guide and driver in the morning.

    First visit Badaling Great Wall, which is the best preserved section of the Great Wall. Climb up the Great Wall, well-known for the longest defense wall in the world. What a great experience! You will become “a true man, heroes and heroines on the Great Wall” as the old Chinese saying goes. (Cable Car is optional). (2 hours)

    After lunch, visit Ming Tombs – Changling, the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty.  He was the most famous historical figure among the Ming Emperors. (1 hour)

    Then you will be driven back to your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day4Beijing-Chengdu
  • Pick up service by your tour guide and driver in the morning.

    Early travel to Temple of Heaven,the largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world.  You may see the Taichi exercises(1.5 hours).

    Then experience the Hutong by rickshaw. 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. (1.5 hours)

    After these activities, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Chengdu in the late afternoon.

    Upon your arrival in Chengdu, you will be picked up by our local guide and taken to your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Sichuan Enjoyable Stars Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day5Chengdu-Leshan-Emei Mountain
  • In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel.

    Then transfer to Leshan to see the 71-meter tall Leshan Giant Buddha. Then take a cruise to have a better view. The charm of the Buddha lies not only in its size but also in its architectural artistry. There are 1,021 buns in the Buddha's coiled hair. These have been skillfully embedded in the head. The skill is so wonderful that the 1,021 buns seem integral to the whole.

    Afterwards, you will be driven to Emei Mountain.

    After arrival , you will be taken to the hotel and have a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Hot Spring Holiday Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day6Emei Mountain-Chengdu
  • In the morning, you will be pciked up from your hotel.

    Then take a cable car to visit the Emei Mountain and Temple of Thousands of Years on the mountain. Mt. Emei is like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain. Looking its winding and beautiful figure, you will find that it resembles very much an eyebrow of a girl. It is the highest one among all the famous sight-seeing mountains in China.

    Aftrewards, you will be driven back to your Chengdu hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Sichuan Enjoyable Stars Hotel Paradise
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day7Chengdu-Chongqing-Yangtze River
  • In the morning, picked up from the hotel.

    Then pay an interesting visit to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.  You will see the lovable China treasure there.

     Afterwards, you will visit the the Wuhou Temple, which  was built in the sixth century to commemorate Zhuge Liang (Kongming), known for his great wisdom.

    Next proceed to  Dufu Thatched Cottage.  Du Fu, a very famous poet, lived in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Just as its name implies, the Thatched Cottage of Du Fu was his home more than a thousand years ago.

    Then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Chongqing and embark the ship to enjoy your yangtze river trip.

    19:00-21:00 Check into and pre-board.
    21:00 Depart Chongqing.

  • Accommodation:
    On the Cruise
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day8Yangtze River
  • 07:30 Announcement on itinerary.
    08:30-10:00 Shore excursion to Fengdu City.
    13:00-17:00 Participate activities on board.
    17:30 Sailing through the Qutang gorge.
    18:00 Welcome Cocktail By Captain.
    18:30 Welcome Dinner.
    20:00 Singing & Dancing Concert.

  • Accommodation:
    On the Cruise
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch,Chinese Dinner
Day9Yangtze River
  • 08:00-10:00 Sailing through the Wu gorge.
    10:00-13:30 Shore Excursion For Shennong Stream or mini three gorges.
    18:00 Farewell Dinner.
    20:00 Singing & Dancing Concert.
    20:00-24:00 Pass the ship locks of the Gorges Dam.

  • Accommodation:
    On the Cruise
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch,Chinese Dinner
Day10Yangtze River-Yichang-Shanghai
  • 08:00-10:00 Shore Excursion For Three Gorges Dam.
    10:00-11:00 Sailing through the Xiling gorge.
    13:00 Arriving at Yichang, disembark the cruise.

    Your driver will meet you in Yichang and help you take the airport transfer to Shanghai.Then your China cruise tours will turn to experience the fast step in the popular metropolis, Shanghai. Upon your arrival at Shanghai, the local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Heng Sheng Peninsula International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day11Shanghai
  • In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel.

    Firstle explore the Jade Buddha Temple. It is a must-see because it provides a great sanctuary from the active city of Shanghai(40 minutes).

    Then have a discovery in the Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden with unique pavilions, halls, rock gardens and ponds(1 hour).

    Next relax yourself in the Bund, a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai(40 minutes).

    At last , have a look at the Oriental Pearl Tower.

    After today's tour, you will be transfered back to your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Heng Sheng Peninsula International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day12Depart from Shanghai
  • You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the airport, your grand China tour ends.

  • Accommodation:
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast