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Tour Code: DY081302
Beijingi-Xi'an-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghaii 13 Day Tour
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Starting from 1959 US $ per person

Itinerary Package Price Terms and Conditions
Itinerary
Day 1 • Arrive Beijing
Upon Arrival, you are greeted and helped transfer to check into the hotel.
Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Beijing
MEALS:

Day 2 • Beijing
Today's sightseeing visits the imposing Tian An Men Square and the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace with a cruise on placid Lake Kunming (weather permitting).
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch,

Day 3 • Beijing
Walk along the ancient ramparts of the renowned Great Wall today. Visit a cloisonné factory and observe the skilled artisans create intricate designs. Then stroll along the Sacred Way to the Ming Tombs and Chang Ling Exhibition Hall.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 • Beijing to Xian
This morning is free. Perhaps take an optional tour via old-fashioned pedicab to explore Beijing's ancient narrow streets, known as Hutongs, Visit a courtyard-style family residence, and admire the city view from atop the Drum Tower Pagoda. Then fly to Xian where you check into the hotel
Grand New World Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 • Xian
View the famed life-sized terracotta army, no two alike, buried for over 2200 years; Circle Vision Movie; Bronze Chariot. Then on to visit the famed Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum. This evening you're our guest at the Tang Dynasty Theatre's fabulous dinner and show.  
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 • Xian to Chongqing
After breakfast, out to visit the ancient City Wall and the Big Goose Pagoda. Then,fly to Chongqing and check in to hotel
Yangtze River Holiday Inn Chongqing
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 • 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

Day 8 • Yangtze River Cruise
Set sail in the morning. Time to explore the ship’s many facilities before afternoon arrival at Fengdu. An ashore excursion takes you to see Fengdu’s many Taoist Temples.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 • 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 10 • 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. Continue on to Yichang where you board your early afternoon flight to Shanghai. On arrival, transfer to the Shanghai Hotel to check in.
Shanghai Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11 • Shanghai
Today’s tour shows the Shanghai Museum's collection of cultural artifacts, emporiums of Nanjing or Huai Hai Road, Jade Buddha Temple and the fabled Bund.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12•Shanghai to Zhujiajiao/Shanghai
Depart Shanghai this morning for the picturesque water town of Zhujiajiao, known for its winding canals, arched bridges and Ming and Qing architecture. A highlight of your tour includes a traditional sampan ride on the canals. Return to Shanghai in the afternoon.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13 • Depart Shanghai
Transfer to the airport for your flight onward.
MEALS: Breakfast

Cruise Ship

Victoria Series
2-5 travelers high season 1959 US$ p.p.
shoulder season 2009 US$ p.p.

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