China Tours | Yangtze River Cruise

Chongqing, Dazu, Three Gorges Cruise, Yichang, Wudang Mountain, Wuhan and Guangzhou 10 Days

Tour code: CL07



Year 2017 : Depart on Monday Land Tour Fare Air Fare Total Fare Single Supplement
MAR 06, 20 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
APR 03, 17 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
MAY 01, 15 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
JUN 05, 19, JUL 03 $1599 $1300 $2899 $550
JUL 17, 31 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
AUG 07, 21 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
SEP 04, 18 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
OCT 09, 23 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
NOV 06 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
REMARKS:
1. 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.
2. 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), Houston (IAH) or Vancouver (YVR) departure. For New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
3. 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.
4. 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 - Chongqing

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

Day 2   Chongqing

Arrive in Chongqing. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3   Chongqing - Dazu - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise

After breakfast, we drive to Dazu. You will tour Baoding section of the well-known Dazu Rock Carvings inscribed by UNESCO on the list as one of the World Cultural Heritage. It was first built in 892 and completed by the end of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Be back the city, have a city tour. You will have a hot pot dinner, then transfer to the pier and board our five-star President Cruise No. 7 vessel and begin our exciting Yangtze River adventure.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4   Three Gorges

After breakfast, we embark on our Three Gorges adventure. Depending on the river conditions, our first 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. Onboard, we are free to enjoy shipboard entertainment such as feature films, live performances,well as demonstrations of traditional Chinese arts.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5   Three Gorges
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This morning, our ship first passes the mighty Qutang Gorge, sailing through its towering cliffs. Then our ship passes through the rushing waters and jagged turns of Wu Gorge. We arrive at Wushan to board small motorized sampans which afford us access to the Shennong Stream via the Daning River. Reboard later in the afternoon as our ship passes through the Xiling Gorge (western section), the longest of the famed Three Gorges. Stretching over 60 miles, Xiling Gorge is famous for its odd rock formations and tricky, treacherous currents. Arrive later at the Three Gorges Dam Project, currently the world’s largest hydroelectric project.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6   Three Gorges - Yichang - Wuhan

After breakfast, we disembark to board motor coaches which take us to Sandouping Village, site of this mammoth dam project. Return to the boat, we pass through Xiling Gorge (Eastern section). Our Three Gorges adventure ends upon our noontime arrival at Yichang. Drive to Wuhan. 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. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Wuhan - Shanghai - Wuxi

Tour Yellow Crane Tower, which has an interesting story behind its inception. Fly to Shanghai, the largest commercial and financial center of China. Over night in Wuxi.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8   Wuxi - Suzhou - Hangzhou

After breakfast, we will visit the Yuantouzhu Park (Turtle Head Park) and Tai Lake. Proceed to Suzhou, a city of gardens and waterways. Suzhou city tour visits to Lingering Garden, Hanshan Buddhist Temple and Silk Factory, overlook the Tiger Hills and pass by the Grand Canal. Travel to Hangzhou.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9   Hangzhou - Shanghai

Hangzhou is praised along with Suzhou as "paradise on earth". Enjoy a cruise on the beautiful West Lake followed by visits to two of the ten most beautiful sites around West Lake, “Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond” and “Winery Yard and Lotus Pool”. Later we will visit the famous Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. Return to Shanghai. Tonight a local famous cuisine is served for dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day10   Shanghai - 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

Meals

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

Chongqing: Local Flavor Dinner
Wuxi: Local Flavor Dinner
Suzhou: Local Flavor Dinner
Hangzhou: Local Flavor Dinner

 

 

HOTELS

Chongqing......JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing (5 stars)
Three Gorges..President Cruises No.7 (5 stars)
Wuhan...........Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan (5 stars)
Wuxi..............Crowne Plaza Wuxi Taihu (5 stars)
Hangzhou.......Zhejiang Narada Grand Hotel (5 stars)
Shanghai........Jin Jiang Tower (5 stars)

COMPLIMENTARY

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


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