Beijing - Xian - Shanghai - Yangtze River Cruise

Places to Visit: Beijing - Xian - Yangtze River Cruise - Shanghai

Duration:10 Nights / 11 Days

11D10N Beijing /Xian/Yangtze River Cruise/Shanghai

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Arrival Beijing(D)

Arrive in Beijing, your gateway city of China tour. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.Dinner at Indian Restaurant.

DAY 2: Beijing(B/D)

Depart from hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the largest urban square and Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit Temple of Heaven Which stands the color of sky. You feel the perfect harmony between the architecture and nature and a circle and peace spirit of Chinese people. You even could imagine the vivid pictures of a great sacrifice to the Heaven for good harvest through the description of local guide. Dinner at Indian Restaurant.

DAY 3: Beijing (B/D)

In the morning drive 75km to visit the Jade factorty and Great Wall at Juyong pass first and Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Then Visit the outside view of National Stadium. Dinner at Indian Restaurant.

DAY 4: Beijing- - Xi'an (B/D)

In the morning, you will visit the Liulichang which is a famous district in down-town Beijing that is known for a series of traditional Chinese stone dwellings housing that sells various craftwork, artistry, and antiques. It is one of Beijing's traditional old quarters. Then visit Da Shi Lan, one of Beijing's most famous old-fashioned streets, has a history dating back 570 years. It was built in 1430, the 18th year of Emperor Yong Le's rule during the Ming Dynasty. Da Shi Lan is 375 meters long and is home to 26 shops from nine types of trade. Then you will roam in Beijing Olympic Park, where you can see the outside view of the National Stadium-- Bird's Nest and National Aquatics Center --Water Cube .Then you will take flight to Xian. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

DAY 5: Xi'an (B/D)

Ample time will be provided for the visits of those famous spots, including the Qin Terror-cotta Army Museum, one of the world's most important archaeological finds with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation and Special art lacquer work shop and Big Wild Goose Pagoda , Tang Dynasty Showis available for your optional. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

DAY 6: Xi'an - - Chongqing, Embark (B)

In the morning, you will visit the Shaanxi History Museum and Ancient City Wall. Then be transferred to airport for your flight to Chongqing in the afternoon. Drive to the pier to embark for your wonderful Yangtze River Cruise.

DAY 7: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Depart from Chongqing in the morning. The first shore excursion of cruise occurs either at Fengdu, Shibaozhai or Wanzhou, which depends on local river conditions.

DAY 8: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Today pass Three Gorges namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, during which take an excursion through Daning River Lesser Three Gorges. In the evening, sail through the ship locks.

DAY 9: Disembark, Yichang- -Shanghai (B/D)

Get off the cruise to visit Three Gorges Dam in the morning. Disembark at Yichang for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

DAY 10: Shanghai (B/D)

Depart from hotel in the morning to have a whole-day trip of Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, the Old Street, Oriental TV Tower, the Bund and Nanjing Road Shanghai's famed waterfront promenade. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

DAY 11: Departure, Shanghai (B)

Be transferred to Pudong International Airport for your flight home.

Hotel Category
Package Cost
3 STAR
On Request

Price Inclusion:

  • Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and all sightseeing spots as mentioned. Separated transfer will incur extra charges.
  • Hotel accommodation based on two adults sharing one standard twin-bed room
  • Daily Breakfast at hotel.
  • One driver and one English-speaking guide on normal sightseeing activities in each destination.
  • All First-Gate entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of Top View Holiday. TVH will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
  • Daily Dinner

Price Exclusion:

  • International airfare and domestic airfare and Train ticket.
  • Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  • Tips for guides, escort, drivers, bellman, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Daily lunches and optional tours, which will be added up if the clients desire to take the activities.
  • Any items not specified in the plan.

Hotel List
Category Hotel
3 Star

Beijing City inn hotel or Starmoon hotel

Shanghai holiday inn express zhabei or similar

Xian Dongxing business hotel or similar

Chengdu Enjobyable Stars Hotel or similar(South Building)

Shenzhen Holiday Inn Express or similar

Tibet XiongBala Hotel or similar

Guilin Osmanthas Hotel or similar