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15 Days tour of Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise, Yichang and Shanghai (Standard)

  • Destinations: Beijing-Xian-Lhasa-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghai
  • Code: YR-03S

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Day 1

Place & Transport Arrive in Beijing
Today's Activities Our guide will warmly greet you at the airport and then transfer you to the hotel. After checking in at the hotel, the rest of the day will be your free time to adjust to the jet lag and relax yourselves.
   
Meals None
Accommodation Novotel Peace Beijing  
 
 

Day 2

Place & Transport Beijing
Today's Activities After breakfast, your visit in Beijing begins from the largest public square in the world - Tiananmen Square. Walking through the square, you will enter the world's largest palace building complex-Forbidden City. Later, enjoy the breathtaking views of Summer Palace, the finest imperial garden built in Qing Dynasty.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Novotel Peace Beijing  
 
 

Day 3

Place & Transport Beijing
Today's Activities The morning excursion takes you to Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven for good harvest. Afterwards, you take a scenic drive to the Great Wall, the less- crowded Mutianyu section (including round-trip cable car). Take a chance to have a close view of the National Stadium (also known as the Bird's Nest) and National Aquatics Center - the main stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympics on the way back to hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Novotel Peace Beijing  
 
 

Day 4

Place & Transport Beijing-Xian
Today's Activities After breakfast, you will hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys for a Hutong Tour. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the professional tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian 
 
 

Day 5

Place & Transport Xian
Today's Activities Take an excursion to China's greatest archaeological discovery-Terracotta Warriors and Horses, an underground army for the tomb of China's First Emperor over 2,200 years ago. Afterwards, drive to Xi'an City Wall, which was built in the 13th century on the foundations of the original Tang Forbidden City.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian 
 
 

Day 6

Place & Transport Xian
Today's Activities Pay a visit to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang'an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty). Then visit the Great Mosque with Muslim Street. The rest of the day will be on your own to explore the city.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian 
 
 

Day 7

Place & Transport Xian-Lhasa
Today's Activities We will transfer you to the airport, and you'll leave Xian for Lhasa which is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Since Lhasa stands at roughly 3,600 meters above the sea level, you need a good rest at the rest of the day in order to adapt yourself to the high altitude and avoid excessive physical activity to prevent altitude sickness.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Xinding Hotel, Lhasa   
 
 

Day 8

Place & Transport Lhasa
Today's Activities After breakfast, we'll visit Lhasa's most recognizable attraction – the Potala Palace. The Potala Palace has long been enmeshed in the collective dreams of numerous travelers to this mystical region of Tibet. Later, visit the dramatic Jokhang Temple which is acclaimed as Lhasa's most sacred monastery and Tibet's spiritual center. Then explore the vibrating Bhakhor Street surrounding the Jokhang Temple,at last,take you to visit the Lhasa Nunnery.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Xinding Hotel, Lhasa   
 
 

Day 9

Place & Transport Lhasa
Today's Activities In the morning we'll visit Norbulingka which serves as the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Later, visit the Tibet Museum. Afterwards, proceed to the Sera Monastery which ranks one of the top three famous monasteries in Lhasa. The monks at Sera Monastery debate Doctrines almost every day. If you listen to the debating of Buddhist Doctrines, you'll be deeply impressed by the intense atmosphere.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Xinding Hotel, Lhasa   
 
 

Day 10

Place & Transport Lhasa-Chongqing
Today's Activities Leave Lhasa for Chongqing by plane. Our local guide will meet you at Chongqing airport. After dinner, embark on the Cruise Ship. Immediately after weighing anchor at 22:00, a Safety, Orientation & River Briefing Presentation is arranged for you.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Century Sky with Balcony Century Sun with Balcony 
 
 

Day 11

Place & Transport Yangtze River Cruise
Today's Activities We'll land to visit the imaginative Shibaozhai. The wonderful Captain's Welcome Party starts at 18:30. Just enjoy the marvelous Chinese folk dance and music performance, and indulge yourself in the party.
   
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
Accommodation Century Sky with Balcony Century Sun with Balcony 
 
 

Day 12

Place & Transport Yangtze River Cruise
Today's Activities Today's sailing along Yangtze River offers you the unrivalled sights of the grand Qutang Gorge and the enticing Wu Gorge. The knowledgeable river guide will offer you more ideas about the Three Gorges including the ancient plank road, mengliang stairway, and hanging coffins, etc. Then land at Badong for a small wooden boat trip to enjoy the breathtaking natural beauties of the crystal clear Shennong Stream. Return to the ship and continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge. Tonight's Farewell Party begins at 19:00. And don't miss the excellent performance by the cruise staff at the get-together which begins at 20:30.
   
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
Accommodation Century Sky with Balcony Century Sun with Balcony 
 
 

Day 13

Place & Transport Yichang-Shanghai
Today's Activities Get up early and disembark to see the great project of Three Gorges Dam after breakfast. Return to the ship and prepare well for check-out. Later, the ship will arrive in Yichang at around 12:00. Our guide will meet you on board. Transfer you to the airport and then you will fly to the dynamic Shanghai. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by another local guide and transferred to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya  
 
 

Day 14

Place & Transport Shanghai
Today's Activities Today you will visit the Shanghai Museum, then take a walk along the prosperous Nanjing Road and the Bund. After the tour of the 400-year old famous classical Yuyuan Garden with the local market nearby, head to New Spot(XinTianDi) and take the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the impressive scenery along both sides.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya  
 
 

Day 15

Place & Transport Departure from Shanghai
Today's Activities We'll transfer you to the airport, and you can take your homeward flight. Your memorable China tour ends here.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation None
 

Our travel consultants will get back to you with a price quotation within 24 hours!

  Services Inclusions:

  1. 1. Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;
  2. 2. Meals: as specified above;
  3. 3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide.
  4. 4. Accommodations: hotels based on double/single occupancy as specified;
  5. 5. Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;
  6. 6. Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;
  7. 7. Government taxes & fees.

  Services Exclusions:

  1. 1. International transportation: including flights to/from China;
  2. 2. China visa fees;
  3. 3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature.
  4. 4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

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