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15 Day Shanghai, Yichang, Yangtze River Cruise, Chongqing, Chengdu, Lhasa & Hong Kong
  

 Itinerary:


Oct 10/Sunday SFO to SHANGHAI


Fly to Shanghai.


Oct 11/Monday ARRIVE SHANGHAI


Arrive Shanghai, upon arrival, transfer to Shanghai Classic Hotel (located near Yu Yuan Garden in the Old Town).


Oct 12/Tuesday SHANGHAI      B, L


Full day tour of the metropolitan Shanghai, visit Yu Yuan Garden, the Bund (Waterfront), the bustling Nanjing Road. Also visit the TV Tower ĘCthe Pearl of the Orient, Nanpu Bridge, the cruise on Pujiang River and Pudong new area. Return to hotel at around 6:00pm.


Oct 13/Wednesday SHANGHAI to YICHANG*    B, D


Morning is free. Transfer to airport and fly to Yichang. Then, board a Victoria cruise ship and begin your cruise upstream.


Oct 14/Thursday YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: SAN DOU PING to XILING GORGE      B, L, D


Stop at San Dou Ping to see the Three Gorges Dam Project. Re-board the ship and sail through the dramatic Three Gorges Shiplock before continuing through Xiling Gorge, longest of the famed Three Gorges.


Oct 15/Friday YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: WU GORGE/WUSHAN/DANING RIVER SMALL GORGES or SHENNONG STREAM/QUTANG GORGE      B, L, D


Early this morning, marvel at Wu Gorge’s deep zigzagging valley. At Wushan, take an excursion up the Daning River’s splendid Small Gorges-Dragon Gate, Misty or Emerald. Depending on the water level of the Yangtze River, your excursion may be on Shennong Stream with its equally spectacular small gorges. Depart Wushan, passing through dramatic Qutang Gorge, walled with mossy cliffs that crowd the sky.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Oct 16/Saturday YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: SHIBAOZHAI** B, L, D


A shore excursion at scenic Shibaozhai shows its 12-story wooden pagoda. Over 400 years old, this magnificent pagoda is known as the “Pearl of the Yangtze.”
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
**Alternate shore excursion may visit Fengdu or Wanzhou.


Oct 17/Sunday YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: CHONGQING to CHENGDU      B, D


Disembark in Chongqing. Take a bus to Chengdu, transfer to Yinhe Dynasty Hotel (4 star, centrally located).


Oct 18/Monday CHENGDU to LHASA      B, L


Fly to Lhasa, upon arrival, meet and drive through the Tibetan villages, lunch in a local restaurant, check into Lhasa Hotel (the best in town).


Oct 19/Tuesday LHASA    B, L, D


Today's excursion features the renovated Potala Palace, which rises majestically from the face of sacred Putuo Hill, the Norbulingka Palace, which was the Summer Palace of Tibetan Kings, and the Sera Monastery.


Oct 20/Wednesday LHASA   B, L, D


Today's sightseeing begins with the 7th century Jokhang Monastery, one of the holiest shrines in Tibet, then continue on the cliff top Drepung Monastery. In the afternoon, visit a Tibetan clinic and famous Eight-Corner Street to get a glimpse of daily Tibetan life.


Oct 21/Thursday LHASA to CHENGDU to HONG KONG     B


After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to airport for your flight to Chengdu and then connect to Hong Kong. Check into Miramar Hotel for 3 nights


Oct 22/Friday HONG KONG


Oct 23/Saturday HONG KONG


Oct 24/Sunday Departure


Transfer to return flight.


B= Breakfast L= Lunch D= Dinner


 


Tour cost includes:



  •  Round trip transpacific air transportation via United Airline flights or another airline

  •  All intra-China air/land transportation

  •  China domestic airport taxes

  •  9 night accommodation in first class hotels

  •  4 nights on deluxe Victoria Cruise ship

  •  Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel and baggage handling

  •  Private escorted sightseeing tours in Lhasa, join full day seat-in coach tour in Shanghai, bilingual tour guides, admissions

  •  Meals as specified

  •  Tibet permit


Not including:



  •  Chinese visa fee

  •  Tips

  •  Travel insurance

  •  Any personal expenses




For payment, trip cancellation, please refer to the Terms & Conditions
For more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-865-6221 or email to us at info@chinacustomtours.com

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