China Tours | Yangtze River Cruise

Chongqing, Dazu,Three Gorges Cruise, Wuhan, Mt. Huangshan and Shanghai 10 Days

Tour code: CL08



Year 2018: Depart on Monday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 19 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
APR 02, 16 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
MAY 07, 21 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
JUN 04, 17, JUL 02 $1599 $1300 $2899 $550
JUL 15, 30 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
AUG 06, 20 $1599 $1000 $2599 $550
SEP 03, 17, OCT 15 $1599 $1000 $2599 $600
OCT 08 $1599 $1300 $2899 $600
NOV 05 $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 - Mt. Huangshan

Tour Yellow Crane Tower, which has an interesting story behind its inception. Fly to Mt. Huangshan, the only mountain listed among the China's Top Ten Scenic Spots. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8   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 9   Mt. Huangshan - Shanghai

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 illusive 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 hotel.
You will tour the old town of the city. Have a local special dinner. Fly to Shanghai.

  • 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. Note: Optional stopover at Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei and Saigon after tour is allowed, please contact us for details.

  • 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
Huangshan: 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)
Mt. Huangshan...Huangshan Int'l Hotel (5 stars)
Mt. Huangshan...Xihai 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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