China Tours | Southwest

Chengdu, Huanglong, Jiuzhaigou, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guangzhou 14 Days

Tour code: CS03



Year 2017: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 09, 23 $2599 $1200 $3799 $800
APR 06, 20 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
MAY 04, 18 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
JUN 08, 22 $2599 $1600 $4199 $800
JUL 06, 20 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
AUG 03, 17 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
SEP 07, 21 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
OCT 05, 19 $2699 $1300 $3999 $900
NOV 09, 23 $2599 $1200 $3799 $800
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 - Chengdu

Today we board an international flight bound for Chengdu, China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2   Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation. Chengdu is the capital of "Heavenly State" (Tian Fu Zhi Guo), habitat of giant pandas and city of cotton-rose hibiscus. Benefiting from Dujiangyan Irrigation Project which was constructed in 256 B.C., Sichuan Province is reputed as "Tian Fu Zhi Guo", literally a place richly endowed with natural resources. Chengdu, as the capital, is extremely productive. The Min and Tuo Rivers, two branches of the Yangtze River, connected to forty other rivers, supply an irrigation area of more than 700 square kilometres (270.27 square miles) with 150-180 million kilowatts of water. Consisting of abundant mineral resources, the land is extremely fertile. 

Day 3   Chengdu

In the morning, we tour the Panda Preserve Base and visit the old alley. In the afternoon, we visit the Temple of Marquis Wu, the Thatched Cottage of Du Fu. Enjoy the famous Sichuan local cuisine for dinner tonight.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4   Chengdu - Huanglong - Jiuzhaigou

In the morning, we fly to Huanglong, the world natural heritage site, famed for its peculiar karsts landscape and multihued ponds that are set off picturesquely by snow-top mountains, vertical ravines and vast forests. Finish sightseeing the main scenic spots in Huanglong, we drive to the fairyland - Jiuzhaigou, another world natural heritage site. Jiuzhaigou has been known for its natural wonders in terms of colorful waters appearing to be either magically peacock blue or emerald. All those who encounter it are overwhelmed by the breathtaking beauty of both its landscape and its lakes, springs, waterfalls, streams, rivers and shoals. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5   Jiuzhaigou

Whole day excursion exploring the fantasy of Jiuzhaigou including visits to Shuzheng Waterfall, Changhai Lake, the River View Pavilion and Tibetan Village. For dinner the minority traditional cuisine is served. After dinner, we are entertained by the Tibetan & Qiang folklore dance show.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 6   Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu - Kunming

After breakfast, we fly back to Chengdu. Fly to Kunming, capital of Yunnan "South of the Clouds" Province. Enjoy a local special dinner while watching an ethic dance performance. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Kunming - Stone Forest - Jiuxiang - Dali

After breakfast, we drive to Lunan, tour the Stone Forest, it bristles 75 miles southeast of Kunming. The ashen stone pillars, abandoned by the sea as it receded hundreds of millions of years ago, bunch together into a geological ticket. The journey to the forest is as beautiful as the landscape that surround it. Take an excursion to the remarkable Jiuxiang. Known primarily for its limestone caves, it also boasts an underground waterfall and an awesome gorge. Return to Kunming. Fly to Dali at night. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 8   Dali- Lijiang

After breakfast, we take a boat excursion on Lake Erhai-the second largest fresh lake in Yunnan Province, then board on Nanzhao Island, which used to be the Summer Resort of ancient Nanzhao State. Tour the old city, Butterfly Spring, the traditional minority house, the pagodas at the Congsheng Temple, the Temple was constructed during the Tang Dynasty and is one of China‘s finest example of the skill and architectural genius of the ancient craftsmen. We drive to Lijiang.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9   Lijiang

A whole day excursion exploring the fantasy of Lijiang, including tour Spruce Meadow of Jade Dragon Snow Mountains. The bus drops us off at the base where we take a cable car to the higher regions that afford a beautiful view. We will enjoy the fantastic outdoor production called "Impression Lijiang", the show is directed by Chinese famous director Zhang Yimou. In the afternoon, on the way return to the city, we visit the Baisha Village, the ancient capital of the Naxi Kingdom. Then we stop at the Shuhe Old Town for visit. Enjoy the famous local cuisine "Wang's Family Banquet" for dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day10   Lijiang - Guilin

After breakfast, tour the old town of Lijiang including Black Dragon Pond. Fly to Guilin in the afternoon.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day11 Guilin

Guilin is a southwest city famous for its splendid natural scenery. Tour the Reed Flute Cave, with another beautiful name as "the Art Palace of Nature" features fantastic natural stalactite and stalagmite formations, artfully illuminated by multicolored lights. Another magnificent view you will not miss is Elephant Trunk Hill. In addition to Li River and Taohua River, Guilin is richly endowed with four lakes which are namely Rong Lake, Shan Lake,Gui Lake and Mulong Lake. If time allows, you will walk along the lakes and enjoy the beauty of natural scenery of the themed gardens, pavilions, and towers. Have a local special dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day12 Guilin - Li River - Yangshuo

Cruising down the Li River, you will be entering a real life gallery. You will pass along the picturesque riverbank and see limestone hill vistas. You may even catch the fascinating sight of fishermen fishing with cormorant birds! Lunch is served aboard. The cruise ends at Yangshuo. We disembark and wander around the town with visits to the Moon Hill, Big Banyan, and the ancient West Street. Tonight you enjoy the fantastic Minority Musical Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu (Yingxiang Liusanjie). The show is directed by Chinese famous director Zhang Yimou. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day13 Yangshuo - Guilin - Guangzhou

Our morning tour of Yangshuo includes visit to the old streets. After lunch, we head back to Guilin by bus and take the express train to Guangzhou.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day14   Guangzhou - 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. Today you can also take a train to Hong Kong and staying there at your own expense and fly back home from Hong Kong. Note: During Canton Fair (Trade Fair) Period, accommodation for Guangzhou will be changed to other hotel.

  • 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.

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

Jiuzhaigou: Local Flavor Dinner
Chengdu: Local Sichuan Cuisine
Kunming: Local Deluxe Courses
Lijiang: Local Deluxe Courses
Guilin: Local Deluxe Courses

Entertainment

Jiuzhaigou...........Local Minority Folklore Music & Dance Show
Kunming..............Local Minority Folklore Music & Dance Show
Lijiang..................Outdoor Show "Impression Lijiang"
Yangshuo...........Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu

HOTELS

Chengdu.......Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu (5 stars)
Jiuzhaigou........Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort (5 stars)
Kunming..........Empark Grand Hotel Hotel (5 stars)
Dali.................Regent Hotel (5 stars)
Lijiang.............Guanfang Hotel (5 stars)
Guilin...............Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (5 stars)
Yangshuo.........Green Lotus Hotel (5 stars) 
Guangzhou.......Dong Fang Hotel (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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