16-Day China impression tour with Yangtze cruise
Destinations:Beijing → Xi'an → Chongqing → YangtzeCruise → Yichang → Shanghai → Guilin → Yangshuo → Guilin → Hong Kong
Note:B, L, D denote breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively.
During this special China journey, you will be amazed at many China's historical wonders and special things in Beijing and Xi'an; you will have the memorable Yangtze Cruise and Li River Cruise, even bamboo rafting on the beautiful Yulong River in Yangshuo; you will be marvel at Guilin's Karst Landscape and the impressive modernization of Shanghai and Hong Kong; You will taste the famous Chinese food and enjoy the wonderful Chinese Kungfu show…
Day by Day Itinerary:
Entry Beijing (no meals)
Upon your arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport, our native guide will meet you by holding our CFT sign (with your names on). Then you are picked up to your hotel, the guide will confirm your itinerary and recommend you some famous restaurants. The remainder of the day is for your own leisure.
Beijing (B L D)
Highlights Today: Tiananmen Square; Forbidden City; Temple of Heaven; Beijing Roast Duck Dinner. (Highlights Details)
Today, you will have a full tour to visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City (Ancient Palace), and the Temple of Heaven. After completing the day sightseeing, you will enjoy the Beijing Roast Duck Dinner at the Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant.
Beijing (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Badaling Great Wall; Ming tombs; Sacred Way; Kungfu Show;(Highlights Details)
After breakfast, take your special bus (about 40 minutes drive) to visit Bdaling Great Wall. Then lunch at a local popular Sichuan food restaurant, and drive straight to visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tombs. After dinner, enjoy the wonderful Kungfu Show which is applauded madly in the Red Theater.
Beijing/Xi'an (B, D)
Highlight Today: Beijing Hutong (Beijing Old Lanes); Tang Dynasty Dinner Show (Dumpling Banquet with Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show).(Highlights Details)
This morning you will visit the Beijing lanes (Hutong) by rickshaw then take the afternoon flight to city of Xi'an in central China. You are met at the Xi'an Xianyang International Airport by the Xi'an local guide with your name sign, and then be collected to the hotel. Tonight, enjoy the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, featuring a colorful assemblage of classical music and dance performances.
Xi'an (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum; Xi'an Beilin Museum; Big Wild Goose Pagoda; Cantonese Cuisine. (Highlights Details)
Have a full day tour to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xi'an Beilin Museum, and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.After that, you end your day dining in a restaurant that serves Cantonese cuisine.
Xi'an/Chongqing (B, L)
Highlights Today: Highlights Today: Shaanxi Provincial History Museum; Bell Tower; Ancient City Wall (Highlights Details)
Go on a visit to the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Bell Tower, and the Ancient City Wall, then take a late afternoon flight to Chongqing and be convoyed to board on a 4 star cruise ship.
Yangtze Cruise/Fengdu Excursion (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Yangtze Cruise; Fengdu Ghost Town (Highlights Details)
The cruise ship departs at 9:00 am, when reach Fengdu, you will have a special shore excursion.
Yangtze Cruise (B, L, D)
Highlights Today:Shennong Stream (or Lesser Three Gorges)(Highlights Details)
Go on cruise to have a shore excursion to the Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges. (Note: to Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges, depends on the travel route of the ship, different ship has different route on the two destinations)
Yangzte Cruise/Yichang/Shanghai (B, L)
Highlights Today:Three Gorges Dam(Highlights Details)
Have shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, disembark and be met (at the causeway) at Yichang, then transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival at the shanghai Hongqiao Airport, you are met by the guide with your name sign (with CFT on), and then be driven to the hotel.
Shanghai (B, L)
Highlights Today: Yu Garden; Jade Buddha Temple; the Oriental Pearl TV Tower(Highlights Details)
Make a full day sightseeing of the Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.
Shanghai/Guilin (B, L)
Highlights Today: Zhujiajiao; the Bund (Highlights Details)
Trip to the nearby ancient water town—Zhujia Jiao, then drive back to Shanghai to visit the Bund, and then transfer to Hongqiao Airport for flight to Guilin. Upon you arrive at the Guilin Liangjiang International Airport you will be met by the local guide with your name sign (with CFT on), then be picked up to your hotel.
Guilin/Yangshuo (B, L)
Highlights Today: Li River Cruise; Yangshuo West Street (Highlights Details)
This morning, you will take the special car to the Zhujiang Pier to have a leisurely cruise down the Li River to view the stunning Karst landscape (Lunch on Board). After boarding on Yangshuo, you will be driven to the hotel and then have one hour free for shopping on the West Street of Yangshuo. Stay overnight at Yangshuo.
Yangshuo (B, L)
Highlights Today: Bamboo Rafting Down the Yu Long River; Cooking Course in the Countryside Farmhouse (Highlights Details)
Cycling to the countryside accompanied by your private guide, then bamboo rafting down the Yu Long River, then lunch at a famous local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will have a cooking course (for your dinner) to learn how to cook Chinese food in an authentic countryside farmhouse.
Yangshuo/Guilin/Hong Kong (B, L)
Highlights Today:Reed Flute Cave; Lakes in the City Centre (Highlights Details)
Drive back to Guilin for a visit of the Reed Flute Cave. After lunch, go to walk around the beautiful lakes in the city centre. Then head for the Liangjiang International Airport to fly to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival at the Hong Kong International Airport you will be met and escorted to your hotel.
Hong Kong (B)
Highlights Today: Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, and Repulse Bay (Highlights Details)
It is your free day to explore the modern Hong Kong--the Shopping Paradise.
Hong Kong departure (B)
Transfer to the Hong Kong International Airport for your homebound flight.
Tour quotations are only applied for 2-5 people as a group, further discount available for group number more than 5 people. The private guided tour is tailored for you exclusively. No other participants will be in your group and you will not take part into any tours of others on land services.
|Included Services||Non-included Services|
|Private transfers airport/hotel/airport||International flights|
|Private tours escorted by and English-speaking guide||Visa arrangement|
|Accommodations at 4 (or 3) hotels with daily breakfast||Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg)|
|Meals specified in the itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner||Personal Expense|
|China Domestic flights listed||Any meals not specified as "B, L, and D"|
|Admission fees||Gratuities to guides and drives|
Featured 4 Star Hotels of This Tour Package:
Note: The hotels can rise to 5-star or down to 3-star except the ship hotel, if you need change we can do that; The flight tickets are business, if you need the first class we can arrange for you.