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Grand China Yangtze Cruise with Pandas Tour - 12 Days

Destination: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Yangtze River, Shanghai
Duration: Twelve Day
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Transportation: Vehicle & Flight & Cruise
Best Travel Time:All Year
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This excellent package is offering all you are expecting from China, the World Heritage Sites of Beijing, the phenomenal Terracotta Army of Xian, the close encounter with the adorable Giant Pandas in Chengdu, the luxurious 3-day-3-night Yangtze River Cruise trip, the dynamic of the international metropolis, Shanghai, not to mention all the delicacies along the way


Sightseeing Highlights
Beijing
Water Cube, Bird's Nest, Forbidden City, Hutong Tour, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square
 
Xian
Great Mosque, Muslim Street, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Xian City Wall, Xian Museum
 
Chengdu
Research Base of Panda Breeding Center, Wide and Narrow Alleys
 
Yangtze River
Qutang Gorge, Shennong Stream, Shibaozhai, Three Gorges Dam, Wu Gorge, Xiling Gorge
 
Shanghai
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Huangpu River Cruise, Nanjing Road, New Spot (XinTianDi), The Bund, Yuyuan Garden

Full price of this tour (per person in US$):
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US$2780/persons 2780USD/Person

 

 

Day 1:Arrive in Beijing
The pre-arranged guide would be awaiting with a welcoming sign featuring our logo at the airport before the plane touches down. There would be no itinerary arranged for the rest of the day, considering your need to soothe the fatigue from the long-haul flight.

Free-time Ideas: The hotel you're staying is situated at the heart of the Chaoyang District, only a few minutes' walk from the Chaoyangmen Subway Station and within reasonable distance of Ritan Park, Xiushuijie, Shimao Tianjie, Beijing Workers' Gymnasium and the likes, feel free to explore if interested.

 

Day 2:Beijing
The first day of the trip would start with a visit to the very heart of the country's capital, Tiananmen Square, a magnificent square extending in front of the Forbidden City, which has been the power center for nearly six centuries and has witnessed 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties carried out their administration, followed by a pleasant lunch and a delightful afternoon in Summer Palace, the spectacular private garden for royal members only back in the imperial times.

Meals:  Breakfast + A La Carte lunch

 

Day 3:Beijing
This day's excursion begins with the Temple of Heaven, the sacred venue where the Ming/Qing Emperors performed major sacrificial and praying ceremonies for good fortune, prosperity and blessings. After that, embark on a 1.5 to 2-hour ride to the leg of Great Wall situated in Mutianyu, a not-so-overcrowded section of the Great Wall which extends over 2km but features cable car up and down the mountainous part.

Meals:  Breakfast + Regular Lunch

 

Day 4:Beijing - Xian
After breakfast, featured on schedule is a Hutong Tour on rickshaw around the most original and characteristic neighborhood, after which you would be given a ride to the airport for your flight to the next destination, Xian. On your way to the airport, a little detour would be taken on the way back, to the Bird's Nest stadium and Water Cube, the two ahead-of-the-time structures famed for not only holding most games during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but also for their world-recognized, innovating appearances. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the professional tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.

Meals:  Breakfast

 

Day 5:Xian
The highlight of the day is without doubt the most renowned feature of Xian and one of the most recognizable cultural symbols of China, which has been exhibited in dozens of different countries around the world ¨C the Terracotta Army, or better known as Bing Ma Yong in Chinese. As you may have heard, Terracotta Army is an army consists of thousands of soldiers, horses, chariots and loads of other items made of terracotta, under the demand of Qin Shi Huang, the first-ever emperor of China around the early 3rd century. More history, sagas and anecdotes behind this mysterious masterpiece would be presented by our guide on the tour. In the afternoon, the tour would be taken back to the downtown Xian, around the Xian City Wall, the 25.7km fortifications enclosing the city used to be the capital of China for 13 dynasties. The wall can be dated back to as early as the late 2nd century, but the existing wall was established in Ming Dynasty. Apart from it, also on the itinerary are the Great Mosque, the oldest Islamic mosque in the country, erected in 742AD, and the Muslim quarter built around it, which is rife with excellent historical buildings, favorable eateries, souvenir shops and the likes.

Meals:  Breakfast + Regular Lunch

 

Day 6:Xian - Chengdu
This day's tour is still surrounded on the historical side of Xian, featuring the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, a 43.4m (142ft) tall, 13-storey pagoda established during the Tang Dynasty, and the Xian Museum, showcasing nearly 15,000 pieces of items, right at the foot of it. After a special A La Carte lunch in a stylish local restaurant, you would be given a ride to the airport for your flight to the next destination, Chengdu, and picked up from the airport straight to the hotel.

Meals:  Breakfast + A La Carte lunch

 

Day 7:Chengdu - Chongqing
Featured on today's schedule is the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, the biggest research and breeding center for giant pandas in China. The facility is practically a 2.3km2 park, home to dozens of giant pandas and series of other animals.The rest of the day would be spent in Kuanzhai Lane, a block of historical architectures dating back to Qing dynasty but has been transformed into the most fashionable neighborhood featuring numerous trendy tea houses, restaurants, museums, caf¨¦, bars, shops and the likes. Later in the day, board on a bullet train to Chongqing and embark on the luxurious cruise ship and stay overnight.

Meals:  Breakfast + A La Carte Lunch

 

Day 8:Yangtze River Cruise
Sail down the Yangtze River today with a little excursion to Shibaozhai, a 56m (184ft) tall, 12-storey tower firstly built during the Ming Dynasty. The tower's existence was once threatened by the Three Gorge Hydraulic Project, but is ingeniously preserved now like a giant Bonsai in the middle of the Yangtze River. Chinese folk dance and music show would be staged onboard at night as the captain's gesture of warm welcome.

Meals:  Breakfast + Regular Lunch + Dinner

 

Day 9:Yangtze River Cruise
Today the cruise ship would be passing through the world-renowned, imposing Three Gorges, meaning the Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. On the way, stories, folk tales and anecdotes surrounding the ancient plank road, Mengliang Stairway, hanging coffins and so forth would be told by the knowledgeable local guide. A little wooden-boat ride is planned among the trip to the fabulous Shennong Stream for the unrivalled natural scenery there. A farewell party featuring enjoyable performances and entertainments would be hold onboard at the night.

Meals:  Breakfast + Regular Lunch + Dinner

 

Day 10:Yichang - Shanghai
A visit to the most spectacular hydraulic project in modern China, the Three Gorges Dam, would be arranged after breakfast. Later the cruise would reach Yichang around noon, where you would be picked up by another tour guide to enjoy lunch, before receiving a ride to the airport for your flight to the next destination, Shanghai, and picked up from the airport straight to the hotel.

Meals:  Breakfast + Regular Lunch

 

Day 11:Shanghai
With an experienced guide meeting you at the hotel, this day's destinations include Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, a museum stresses on urban planning, architecture, modern history of the metropolis, with seasonal art exhibitions and others. After that, feel free to have a delightful walk around the Bund and Nanjing Road, the upscale and busiest shopping hub of Shanghai, before proceeding to the Yuyuan Garden, a former privately-owned garden of traditional southern China architectural style, comprises of pavilions, ponds, bridges, rockeries trees and the likes. Afterwards, please take some time to roam about the nearby Yuyuan Market and Xintiandi (New Spot), the most traditional street market with hundreds of stalls peddling all kinds of trinkets and the up-and-coming high end neighborhood featuring series of bars, caf¨¦s, restaurants, spa centers, clubs, galleries, boutiques and so forth. The day would be summed up by a 45-minute cruise ride down the Huangpu River, passing by the wonderful night view of legions of skyscrapers along the river banks.

Meals:  Breakfast + A La Carte lunch

 

Day 12:Depart from Shanghai
Ride to the airport for your homeward flight.

Meals:  Breakfast

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