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Tour Code: DY081201
12 Day Golden Route Super value
Yangtze River Package

ItineraryTerms and Conditions
Day 1 •Arrive Beijing
Upon Arrival, you are met and helped transfer to check into the hotel. City tour if time permits
Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Beijing
MEALS: Dinner

Day 2 • Beijing
After breakfast, out to visit the Badaling Great Wall, the Sacred Way, the Ming Tombs. This evening you are invited to a delicious Beijing Duck welcome dinner.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 • Beijing
Sightsee Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. This evening, you may enjoy an optional performance of the 200-year old Peking Opera show.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 • Beijing to Chongqing
This morning visit the Summer Palace. Then fly to Chongqing where you check into the hotel.
Yangtze River Holiday Inn Chongqing
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 • Chongqing to Dazu
This morning, motor coach to Dazu, famed for its Buddhist archeological sites. Lunch in Dazu; sightseeing includes monumental Buddhist sculptures at Baodingshan. Return to Chongqing in the later afternoon. Tonight; board your deluxe President Cruise Ship and settle into your comfortable outside cabin to begin your memorable cruise downstream.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 • Yangtze River Cruise
This morning, a shore excursion takes you to view the magnificent 12 –story wooden pavilion, known as” the pearl of Yangtze “in scenic Shibaozhai.The balance of the day is free to explore the ship’s many amenities. Tonight, you are our guests at the captain’s cocktail party.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 • Yangtze River Cruise
Cruise through the first of the fabled Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge ,framed by steep mossy cliffs. Then, sail on through Wu Gorge, celebrated for its 12 peaks. At Badong, transfer to a small cruiser for an exciting excursion on Shenlong Stream to view its breathtaking small gorges. Next, sail through Xiling Gorge, the last and most scenic of all the gorges. Finally, pass through the dramatic Three Gorges Ship Lock.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 • Yangtze River Cruise
Yichang to Shanghai
This morning, stop at Sandouping to view the historic Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Reboard the ship and sail on to Yichang where you disembark. On arrival, transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight bound for Shanghai.
Shanghai Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 • Shanghai
Tour Shanghai, the rich collections of the new Shanghai Museum, Nanjing or Huai Hai Road, Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund. Tonight, enjoy an astonishing acrobatic show.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 • Shanghai to Suzhou
This morning, travel by motorcoach* to Suzhou, noted for its legendary ancient gardens. Tour the Embroidery Research Institute, North Temple Pagoda, Pan Men City Gate and the Garden of the Master of Fishing Net.
Bamboo Grove Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 • Suzhou to Hangzhou
This morning, drive to scenic Hangzhou.* Then out for sightseeing which includes a cruise on renowned West Lake, Hua Gang Park, and 4th century Ling Yin Monastery.
Zhejiang International Hotel.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day12 • Depart Shanghai
Return to Shanghai this morning.  Later, transfer to the airport for your flight home.
MEALS: Breakfast

Note:The private guided tour is tailored for your group, your friends or your family exclusively. No other guest will be in your group.