China Tours | Jiuzhaigou & Zhangjiajie

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

Tour code: CS05



Year 2019: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 21 $2599 $1200 $3799 $800
APR 04, 18 $2599 $1200 $3799 $800
MAY 02, 16 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
JUN 06, 20 $2599 $1500 $4099 $800
JUL 04, 18 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
AUG 01, 15 $2599 $1300 $3899 $800
SEP 05, 19, OCT 17 $2699 $1200 $3899 $900
OCT 10 $2699 $1300 $3999 $900
NOV 07, 21 $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 Huanglong

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 lunch today. Fly to Huanglong.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Huanglong - Jiuzhaigou

Huanglong is 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

Jiuzhaigou National Park is a network of valleys in Sichuan province, it is located in Jiuzhaigou County, 450 kilometers to the north of Chengdu. Its name is due to the existence of nine stockaded villages of Tibetan origin, and it is always regarded as a holy mountain and watercourse by the Tibetan people. In the northern Shuzheng Valley, Nuorilang Waterfall cascades from the edge of a large tree-fringed lake. The Zharu Monastery is a place of worship for the park’s Tibetan villages. In the south, Rize Valley’s mountains are covered with ancient forests. Fallen trees are scattered on the bottom of the striking, multicolored Five Flower Lake. Jiuzhaigou is a great masterpiece of nature having dreamlike scenery and abundant natural resources. The best time to visit Jiuzhaigou is autumn, especially September and October. Whole day excursion exploring the fantasy of Jiuzhaigou including visits to Shuzheng Waterfall, Changhai Lake, the River View Pavilion and Tibetan Village. 

  • 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

Chengdu: Local Sichuan Cuisine
Kunming: Local Deluxe Courses
Lijiang: Local Deluxe Courses
Guilin: Local Deluxe Courses

Entertainment

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.......Hilton Chengdu (5 stars)
Jiuzhaigou........Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort (5 stars)
Kunming..........Crowne Plaza Kunming City Centre (5 stars)
Dali.................Grand Bay View International Hotel Dali  (5 stars)
Lijiang.............InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort (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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