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China Tours Golden Yangtze River-Downstream 11 Days

Golden Yangtze River-Downstream 11 Days JOIN +

Tour code: YZ11TN

Explore China’s Imperial cities of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai as well as experience the drama and beauty of the majestic Yangtze River which is the third longest river in the world. This 11 days tour will definitely make you know more about China.

    Visiting:

  • Beijing--3 nights
  • Xian--2 nights
  • Yangtze River Cruise--3 nights
  • Shanghai--2 nights

    Hotel Accommodations:

  • Beijing--Capital Hotel Beijing or similar
  • Xian—Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda or similar
  • Yangtze River Cruise—Victoria Jenna or Sabrina
  • Shanghai—Ocean Hotel or similar

    Included:

  • * All inter-China air/land transportation
  • * Includes all inter-China transfers between airports and hotels
  • * 10 nights in local 4*/5* hotels /5* cruise, Superior Cabin on Main Deck), base on double occupancy
  • * 10 hotel breakfasts, 7 lunches and 4 dinners
  • * Includes baggage handling, hotel taxes and service fees
  • * Comprehensive sightseeing with admission as noted
  • * Experienced English speaking guide

    Special Entertainment:

  • * Beijing—Peking Duck Dinner

    Optional Entertainment:

  • * Xian—Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show with round trip transfers: $88 per person
  • * Shanghai—Acrobatic Show with round trip transfers:$118 per person

    Remarks:

  • * Tour cost is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • * Minimum for 2 persons
  • * The cruise company will charge a mandatory gratuity of RMB 150 per person upon boarding.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Beijing

Your flight lands at Beijing – the capital of China. You are transferred to the hotel for well-deserved rest and relaxation.
Day 2

Beijing

Morning program begins with Tian An Men Square, the largest city square in the world. Then proceed to the Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years, housing numerous precious art objects. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace, a well-preserved Royal Garden of Qing Dynasty. (B,L)
Day 3

Beijing

This morning start tours to the Badaling Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization. The longest man-made object in the world, this 2,000-year landmark is an astonishing feat of engineering. En route visit a Jade carving factory followed by lunch at its Friendship Restaurant. Afterwards, visit the Sacred Way and Ming Tomb-Changling Tomb. Tonight, enjoy the famous Peking Duck Dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 4

Beijing--Xian

In the morning, visit the Temple of Heaven, the largest temple complexes in China and a paradigm of Chinese architectural balance and symbolism. Afterwards, visit the Lama Temple, the most renowned Tibet Buddhist Temple outside Tibet. Then enjoy a Beijing noodle lunch before transfer to airport for flight to Xian. (B,L)
Day 5

Xian

Today’s highlight is a visit to the Archaeological Museum with Cotta Warriors and Horses excavated from the tomb of the first emperor of Qin Dynasty. Then visit the Ceramics & Art Workshop. After a lunch with Noodle-making Demonstration, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and ancient City Wall. (B,L)
Day 6

Xian--Chongqing

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Chongqing. Upon arrival, meet and take a city tour if time permits. After enjoy a Sichuan flavor dinner, your Yangtze River adventure starts as you board your ship for a fascinating adventure down the mighty Yangtze. (B,D)
Day 7

Yangtze River Cruise

Start our sail for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges and deep mountain valleys. Optional shore excursion in the morning to the ghost city of Fengdu, Visit the Shibaozhai in the afternoon. (B,L,D)
Day 8

Yangtze River Cruise

Sailing into the Qutang Gorges and Wu Gorge, and the river changes to wildly stirring, riffle water along with swirling bubblies. When the boat gets to the famed Shennong Stream, we change to a small boat and sail deep into the Shennong Stream. Then, we return to our cruise and continue sailing into the Xiling Gorge. (B,L,D)
Day 9

Yangtze River Cruise—Yichang—Shanghai

Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site and pass through the 5 ship locks with lowering our boat down 412 feet. Cruise ends at Yichang. Transfer to airport to fly to Shanghai. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for rest. (B)
Day 10

Shanghai

Today, take a full day city tour to visit the Yu Garden, a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai; the People's Park and Shanghai Urban Planning Museum. After lunch, visit the Bund, known as a miniature museum of international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing along he shore; and Shanghai Museum, as one of the largest Museums in China. (B,L)
Day 11

Depart Shanghai

Transfer to airport for your flight home. (B)

Price (APR 2020~NOV 2020)

Arrival Date 2020/Arrive Beijing (Wed) Land Only Single Supplement
Apr 1, 8, 15, 22 $2299 $790
May 6, 13, 20, 27 $2299 $790
Jun 3, 10, 17, 24 $2299 $790
Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $2299 $790
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 $2299 $790
Sep 2, 9, 16, 23 $2359 $820
Oct 7, 14 $2359 $820
Nov 4, 11 $2359 $820
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