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8 Days Beijing & Yangtze Cruise Tour

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8 Days Beijing & Yangtze Cruise Tour

Beijing / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang
 

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Tour Style:
Private Tour (personal guide, driver, private car/van and more services)
Group size:
You, your family, friends or group
Departure:
You Choose!
Experience:
 
Features:
Colorful traditions in the capital city Beijing and breath-taking views along the Yangtze are both covered in this tour. Many good opportunities to experience the local life in China.

Price from$1318

1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in lower seasons.

2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually more travelers, lower the price; higher price in high seasons, lower in low seasons.

3. This price is valid until February 28th, 2016.

 

Places Visited

Beijing (4 nights), Yangtze Cruise (3 nights)

Highlights of the Trip

  • Wander alone the spectacular Great Wall
  • Enjoy a relaxing Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing
  • Meet the No.1 great Three Gorges Dam project

Trip Summary

Day 1-4: Fly to Beijing & Beijing

Begin your Yangtze Cruise Tour with Beijing by wandering along the incredible Great Wall, visiting historic Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, leisure tour of Summer Palace, plus the Hutong rickshaw sightseeing and more. The whole way can be personalized for any of your needs.

Day 5: Fly to Chongqing & Board Yangtze River Cruise

Transfer to Chongqing for your late afternoon Yangtze Cruise. With local guide, you have chance to visit Chongqing Zoo and Ciqikou Old Town before getting onboard.

Day 6-8: Yangtze River Cruise & Yichang Departure

Enjoy the Yangtze Cruise tour from Chongqing to Yichang with the famous Three Gorges Dam and various shore excursion sites included. With deeply Yangtze culture to be shared, the nature sceneries along the way also leaves you a great memory.

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Welcome to Beijing! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name; transferred by your private car/van to your hotel downtown. The rest of the day is your own time.

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Day 2 Beijing (B, L)

Today you will first visit the world's biggest city plaza, the Tiananmen Square; then walk to the marvelous "Egg" (National Centre for the Performing Arts) to take some pictures from its outside; subsequently, go to the Forbidden City, the most complete imperial palace in China; and later proceed to the impressive Temple of Heaven. After the sightseeing tour, be driven back to your hotel.

Forbidden City in Beijing      Temple of Heaven

Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)

With the old saying “One who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero”, today you will visit the famous Great Wall (Badaling Great Wall Section) for about 1.5 hours hiking. Along the way, you can see ancient watchtowers and enjoy the stunning mountain views. Judging by the physical conditions, you may return by cable car or descend by chairlift. Then move to the Sacred Way, the first scenic spot to enter the Ming Tomb. Walking through the 7 km’s solemn road decorated by splendid architectures, you come to the Changling to explore further of the tomb.

On the way back to your hotel, you might make a stop at the Beijing Olympic Village to take some photos of the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube from the outside.

For the dinner, we prepare you with the typical local food-Peking Roast Duck to end today's tour!

Badaling Great Wall in Beijing

Day 4 Beijing (B, L)

After breakfast, you will marvel at the exquisite Summer Palace, the imperial garden.

Then head to visit the Drum Tower dating from 1420. Ascending the big Drum Tower, you will have a bird's eye view of the surrounding communities of Hutongs and Siheyuan from here. And then move on to an ordinary family courtyard home for a tea break. Afterwards, take a rickshaw to visit the most famous Hutongs keeping the original layout in the Shichahai area. Then move on to the Prince Gong's Mansion.

After the tour, back to your hotel.

Beijing Hutong Rickshaw Imperial Summer Palace in Beijing

Day 5 Flight to Chongqing from Beijing (B, L)

Today will be free until your guide picks you up to the airport and flight to Chongqing. After arriving in Chongqing city be met and transferred to the Chongqing downtown. Your tour guide and driver will take you to the Chongqing zoo to see the Giant Panda, and then visit the Ciqikou Old Town, if time permits.

Then, you'll be transferred to the Cruise pier, and board the ship in the late afternoon. Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts! (Note: the boarding time changes based on the cruise ships, season, water level, weather, etc.)

Chongqing Zoo

Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Today you will embrace your first shore excursion site-Shibaozhai Pagoda. With 278 kilometers away from Chongqing, Shibaozhai is a pearl on Yangtze River. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories. Climbing on the top, you can have a panoramic view of the Yangtze River.

Optional Site: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Fengdu Ghost City instead. Also called as the City of Ghosts, it endows kinds of mysterious stories about the underworld cruel tortures and kinds of devils. Enter inside, you can find more devil statues and vivid cruel scenes.

Note: Once you told us which excursion site you choose, we’ll arrange the right cruise ship for you at great rates.

Shibaozhai Pagoda

Day 7 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Shore excursion to Shennv Stream by smaller vessels. Shennv Stream, called Goddess Stream, is reputed as the Original Virgin Valley of Yangtze where you could see extraordinary view.

Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Shennong Stream. Shennong Stream is a collection of local culture. The nature scenery, boat tracker, local sampan, ancient hanging coffins, unique ethnic minority Tujia culture… all is worth your exploration.

You have the final say on which excursion to make, as we can book any of the cruise ships at great rates!

Shennv Stream

Day 8 Yichang & Yichang Departure (B, L)

Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world-famous Three Gorges Dam. Be prepared for your check-out procedure and the ship will arrive in Yichang at about 11:30 - 12:00. Our guide will expect you on board and visit the Yichang Museum if time permits. After lunch at a local famous restaurant, drive to the Yichang airport to your next destination or back to your home.

World-famous Three Gorges Dam
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