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

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

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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 The Regent 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. Then enjoy the breathtaking views of Summer Palace, the finest imperial garden built in Qing Dynasty.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation The Regent 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 Bird's Nest and Water Cube on the way back to hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation The Regent Beijing   
 
 

Day 4

Place & Transport Beijing-Xian
Today's Activities Drive to Old Beijing's Hutongs (narrow alleys) for a rickshaw ride. After that, you will be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes about 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arrival,your tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Sofitel 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. Later, 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 Sofitel 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 Sofitel 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 Four Points By Sheraton, 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 Four Points By Sheraton, 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. Later, 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 Four Points By Sheraton, Lhasa  
 
 

Day 10

Place & Transport Lhasa-Chongqing
Today's Activities Take a flight to Chongqing. Our local guide will meet you at Chongqing airport. Embark on the luxury Cruise Ships. 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 Sail along the Yangtze River today. There is a necessary Safety, Orientation & River Briefing presentation for you in the morning. Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, which looks like a strangely-shaped pagoda hugging a hill. It is about 200 meters or 700 feet tall. Shibaozhai Pagoda is a 12-tier wooden pavilion with a height of 56 meters (184 feet) built against the mountain. Visitors reach the top of the mountain by climbing the stairs inside the pavilion.
Enjoy the wonderful Chinese folk dance and music performance by the cruise staff at the exciting Captain's Welcome Banquet in the evening.
   
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
Accommodation Century Sky with Balcony Century Sun with Balcony 
 
 

Day 12

Place & Transport Yangtze River Cruise
Today's Activities Another day of cruise offers you the charming sights of the spectacular Qutang Gorge and the pretty Wu Gorge. The cruise guide will tell you more about the Three Gorges, including the ancient plank road, mengliang stairway and the hanging coffins of the Ba people. On the way, you will land at Badong for a small wooden boat trip to experience the excitement of river travel and enjoy the natural beauty of the Shennong Stream. After that we will return to the ship and continue sailing into the spectacular Xiling Gorge. You can show your talents in tonight's Farewell Party performance.
   
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
Accommodation Century Sky with Balcony Century Sun with Balcony 
 
 

Day 13

Place & Transport Yichang-Shanghai
Today's Activities Explore the gargantuan project of the Three Gorges Dam after breakfast. Then return to the ship and prepare for check-out. The ship will reach Yichang at about 11:30 and our guide will meet you on board. Later, our guide will 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 Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 
 
 

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 Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 
 
 

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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