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Tour Code: DY081702
Beijingi-Xi'an-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghaii-Hangzhou-Gunlin-Guangzhou 17 Day Tour
Starting from 2929 US $ per person

ItineraryTerms and Conditions
Day 1 • Arrive Beijing
Upon Arrival, you are greeted and helped transfer to check into the hotel.
Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Beijing

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

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, Dinner

Day 12 • Shanghai to Hangzhou
The morning is at leisure. After lunch, drive to scenic Hangzhou.
Zhejiang International Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 • Hangzhou
Today enjoy a cruise  on fabled West Lake and Inner West Lake; visit Hua Gang Park; Huqingyu Pharmacy, a Tang museum of Chinese medicine; remarkable 4th century Ling Yin Monastery and the Tea Production Brigade.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14• Hangzhou to Guilin
The morning is free to explore. After lunch fly to Guilin where you check in to the Bravo Hotel. The balance of the day is free. 
Bravo Hotel Guilin
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 15 • Guilin
A deluxe cruise on air-conditioned boat along the Li River to Yangshuo gives you a chance to absorb the exceptional beauty of the valley, resembling an old scroll come to life.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 •Guilin to Guangzhou
This morning, see dramatic rock formations at Fu Bo Hill and Reed Flute Cave. A change of page begins as you fly to dynamic Guangzhou.
Guangzhou Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 • Depart Guangzhou
Fly home today.
MEALS: Breakfast

Cruise Ship

Victoria Series
2-5 travelers high season 2929 US$ p.p.
shoulder season 2989 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.