China Tours  | Yangtze River Cruise

Shanghai, Mt. Huangshan, Hongcun, Jingdezhen, Nanchang, Jiujiang, Wuhan, Three Gorges Cruise, Chongqing, Dazu 14 Days

Tour code: CL03

Year 2020: Depart on Friday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 13 $1999 $600 $2599 $850
APR 03, 17 $1999 $600 $2599 $850
MAY 07 $1999 $700 $2699 $850
MAY 21, JUN 05, 19 $1999 $1100 $3099 $850
JUL 10, 23 $1999 $700 $2699 $850
AUG 07, 21 $1999 $700 $2699 $850
SEP 04, 18 $1999 $600 $2599 $850
OCT 09 $1999 $1100 $3099 $850
OCT 23, NOV 06, 13 $1999 $600 $2599 $850
* Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
* Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) departure. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
* Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
* Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1 USA - Shanghai

Board an international flight bound for China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, the largest commercial and financial center of China. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3 Shanghai - Mt. Huangshan


In the morning, we take high speed train to Huangshan. Upon arrival, we drive to She County, it is noted for its rich history and culture heritage. Its county seat is sometimes described as one of China's "four renowned ancient towns", along with Langzhong (Sichuan Province), Lijiang (Yunnan Province) and Pingyao (Shanxi Province).  We will visit the Memorial Area, you can truly feel the traditional customs in the relics handed down from generation to generation. Xu Guo Gate, a memorial established for Xu Guo, a Grand Secretary during the Ming Dynasty.  Return to Tunxi, Huangshan, our tour of Tunxi will show us the famed Tunxi Ancient Street.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Mt. Huangshan

Mt. Huangshan, with a history of thousands of years, is the collective name of a famous range of granite mountains in southern Anhui Province, and known for its four wonders of oddly-shaped pine trees, spectacular rocks, "sea of clouds" and hot springs. The reward for all that arrive at the top is a truly unforgettable experience walking into a living Chinese ink-washed landscape painting. We ascend by cable car to the top of the mountain for a sightseeing tour of the area that includes Bright Peak, Flying Rock and Cloud-dispelling Pavilion. The Cloud-dispelling Pavilion is the best place for admiring the unique rocks, hence a nick name “Unique Rock Exhibition Hall”. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Mt. Huangshan - Hongcun - Huangshan


Get up early in the morning to watch sunrise. Here, it is one of the most beautiful sunrises on earth to emerge with nature. Then we will tour the Beihai scenic area that includes Writing Brush Peak, Lion Peak, Refreshing Terrace, and Begin-to-Believe Peak. Also, enjoy the poetic and llusive atmosphere of the Black Tiger pine, Interlocking pine, and Chessboard pine. Here, it feels like heaven on earth. Afterward, we will take the cable car down and drive to Yixian County. Visit the old town of Hongcun, the film site of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Hongcun is an ancient traditional village with well preserved paved streets, architecture, decorations and houses with comprehensive water systems. Enjoy a local flavor dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Huangshan - Jingdezhen - Nanchang

After breakfast, we visit the China Huizhou Culture Museum. Then we take high speed train to Jingdezhen. Jingdezhen is known as the "Porcelain Capital" and is located in northeastern Jiangxi. For centuries, the city has been considered to be China most important center for porcelain production. The imperial porcelain was so exquisite that it was described as being "as white as jade, as bright as a mirror, as thin as paper, with a sound as clear as a bell". Visit the museum of porcelain, there you can know about how to make a work of porcelain. Over night at Nanchang. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Nanchang - Jiujiang


Nanchang is the capital city of Jiangxi Province. Visit the Pavilion of Prince Teng (Tengwangge), one of the most famous pavilion towers of China, which is located at Nanchang City. Then proceed to Jiujiang. Jiujiang was an ancient city of rice and tea and was once an important place of Yangtze River. Along the way enjoy the fantastic scenery of Mt. Shizhongshan. In Jiujiang, we will visit Gantang Lake, Zhenjiang Pavilion and we will have a tour of Xunyanglou Pagoda. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Jiujiang - Wuhan

 After breakfast, we travel to Wuahn.  Upon arrival, tour Yellow Crane Tower, which has an interesting story behind its inception and the provincial Museum. Take a brief tour of this important industrial city in central China including a visit to provincial Museum, listen to the music played by chime. Tonight, enjoy a local fish flavor dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Wuhan - Jingzhou - Yichang - Three Gorges Cruise

After breakfast, we drive to Yichang. On the way to Yichang, we will visit Jingzhou old town. Afterwards, we are transferred to the docks to board our five-star Victoria Cruise vessel and begin our exciting Yangtze River adventure. Our hearts fill with excitement and anticipation as the ship departs in the night to sail up this mighty and mysterious river.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day10 Three Gorges Cruise


Victoria Cruises is the only American cruise line currently sailing China's Yangtze River. The Long River has been shaping China's geography and culture for thousands of years. It evokes a sense of timelessness. Enjoy the river's primordial wonders in the civilized comforts and amenities on board. Today we visit the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric dam under construction. Dubbed the "Great Wall across the River", the dam's mandates are to control floods, improve navigation, and produce huge amounts of electricity. We resume sailing in the afternoon and the Xiling Gorge looms ahead. Xiling is the longest of the Three Gorges and its treacherous frothing currents demand skillful piloting.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day11 Three Gorges Cruise

The next Gorge we pass through is the Wu Gorge. Here, the long River turns and twists at very sharp angles while towering peaks, called the "12 Holy Peaks", look down. Try to catch a glimpse of the Goddess Peak for good luck. We reach Wushan and drop anchor. We arrive at Wushan to board small motorized sampans which afford us access to the Shennong Stream via the Daning River. We return to our ship in the afternoon and sail to the last remaining Gorge.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day12 Three Gorges Cruise

Today sail through the last remaining Gorge, the Qutang Gorge. Though the shortest of the Three Gorges, Qutang's soaring cliffs are the highest and its waters the most powerful. In the past, its churning whirlpools and swells and flying debris were feared as representations of the "river dragon". Today's travelers in modern ships safely and routinely ply these perilous rapids.Depending on the river conditions, our shore excursion takes us to either Fengdu or Shibaozhai (shore excursions are at your own expense). The “Ghost City” Fengdu is known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. Shibaozhai’s attraction lays with its 12-story tall wooden pagoda, amazingly built 400 years ago without use of a single nail. After returning safely to our ship we again set sail.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day13 Three Gorges Cruise - Chongqing - Dazu - Chongqing

This morning, our Princess Cruises ship's arrival in Chongqing marks the end of the memorable Three Gorges cruise. Chongqing, located in the Sichuan province, it is China’s largest municipality with a population of well over 30 million. Upon arrival, we drive to Dazu. We tour the well-known Dazu stone carving. Drive back to Chongqing, we have a city tour. View the city at night after enjoy local spicy Sichuan cuisine. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day14 Chongqing - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour.

  • Includes Breakfast

Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.
5. All the off-shore activities on cruise.


Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Huangshan: Local Flavor Lunch
Nanchang: Local Flavor Dinner
Wuhan: Local Fish Flavor Dinner
Chongqing: Local Deluxe Courses


Shanghai............Jin Jiang Tower (5 stars)
Mt. Huangshan....Huangshan Int'l Hotel (5 stars)
Mt. Huangshan....Xihai Hotel (5 stars)
Nanchang...........Crowne Plaza Nanchang Riverside Hotel (5 stars)
Jiujiang..............S&N International Hotel (5 stars)
Wuhan ..............Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan (5 stars) 
Yangtze River......Victoria Cruises (5 stars)
Chongqing..........JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing (5 stars)


A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.

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