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15 Day 14 Night Yangtze River Cruise Super Value (2013)
  

Tour Code: BXGYS

Visiting: Beijing/Xi'an/Guilin/Yangshuo/Chongqing/Yichang/Shanghai

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE BASED ON MINIMUM OF 2 PASSENGERS

Itinerary:

Day 1 (Wed) 每 Arrive Beijing

Upon arrival Beijing, the capital of China, our friendly guide will meet you and transfer you to the Beijing International Hotel.

Day 2 (Thu) 每 Beijing

Full day visit to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City of Supreme Harmony, in the afternoon take Hutong tour by rickshaw with a home visit, Chinese traditional courtyards dating from Ming Dynasty 600 years.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 (Fri) 每 Beijing

Full day excursion to the Badaling Great Wall (2 hours visit at least), Sacred Way of Ming Tombs, Jade stone workshop visit en route and a photo stop at the Olympic sites of Bird Nest & Water Cube.

Optional Legend of Kungfu Show with transfers, price at $38 net per person.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 (Sat) 每 Beijing

Full day visit to the Temple of Heaven where you can watch local people doing morning exercises and learn to do Chinese Tai Chi with Tai Chi master for 30 minutes, then tour the elegant Summer Palace, the largest imperial garden in the world, later visit a pearl workshop, enjoy a Peking Roasted Duck Dinner tonight

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Duck Dinner

Day 5 (Sun) 每 Beijing/Xian

Take a morning flight to Xian, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, its long standing history and colorful culture have left over numerous brilliant historical sites and precious cultural relics. Afternoon city tour includes a visit to the Provincial Museum and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Check into Jian Guo Hotel Xian tonight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 6 (Mon) 每 Xian

Full day sightseeing includes the Excavations of Terra-Cotta Warriors & Bronze Chariots, one of the greatest archeological finds of the century, also visit the Ceramics and Pottery Center. Tonight, taste Dumpling Dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dumpling Dinner

 

Day 7 (Tue) 每 Xian/Guilin

Fly to Guilin , the most scenic city in China, no scenery in the world could be ranked in parallel with Guilin for its magnificent natural landscape. After Lunch, visit the Reed Flute Cave. Check into Guilin Park Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 8 (Wed) 每 Guilin/Yangshuo

Embark on a gorgeous cruise on the Li River. Experience the magical beauty of limestone formations and farmland commonly seen in Chinese landscape paintings. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, check into the New Century Hotel. Take an optional tour of Impression of Ms. Liu Sanjie ($85 per person).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 (Thu) Yangshuo

Free day to explore in Yangshuo, you can rent a bicycle or take a sampan further down along the Li River on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 10 (Fri) 每 Yangshuo/Guilin/Chongqing/Cruise

Drive to Guilin Airport and fly to Chongqing, the most hilly city in China, visit the Panda Zoo upon arrival, enjoy a local flavored hotpot dinner before embarkation of the MV. President No. 8 Cruise ship (deluxe 5 star cruise, standard cabin with private balcony) before 8 p.m. and set sailing at mid-night. Presidential Cruises are superior & luxury boats are specially designed for foreign visitors. It has provided excellent service for over 18 years. Enjoy talent shows and entertainment on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 11 (Sat) 每 Yangtze River Cruise

Start our sail for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges and deep mountain valleys. Shore excursion in the afternoon to the ghost city of Fengdu, where the temples reveal ancient Chinese religion and legends with their imaged construction and the ghost stature for people lucky praying.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 12 (Sun) 每 Yangtze River Cruise

Sailing into the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge, and the river changes to wildly stirring, riffle water along with swirling bubbles. The mossy cliffs are hemmed by the banging pathways under the Twelve Peaks. When the boat gets to the famed Shennong Steam, we change to small boat and sail deep into the fabled Lesser Three Gorges for 3 hours exploration. When we get to the upstream, we change to small sampans pulling up by man trackers on bubbled water to ethnic villages, they celebrate our visiting by singing local songs along the sampan trip while we enjoy the most scenic of all gorges for an excursion. Then we return to our boat and continue sail into the Xiling Gorge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 13 (Mon) 每 Yangtze River Cruise/Yichang/Shanghai

Morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site and pass through the 5 ship locks with lowering our boat down 412 feet, before we end our cruise at Yichang. Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. Stay at the Ocean Hotel Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 14 (Tue) 每 Shanghai

This morning visit the classical Yu Garden. After lunch, visit the Shanghai Museum. The attractions include enormous and the finest stone sculptures, bronze-ware, porcelain, calligraphic works, Chinese paintings and ancient furniture. Also visit Tianzifang Artist District and the Bund area (waterfront) 每 the window of Shanghai history and modern changes. After the farewell dinner, enjoy the famous Shanghai Acrobatic Show tonight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 15 (Wed) Exit Shanghai

Departure transfer to airport for your return flight or next destination

Meals: Breakfast

 

Departures & Rates for BXGYS:

Wed Beijing arrival

Wed Shanghai departure

Land Only Package Rate

Per Person Twin Share

Single Room/Cabin Supplement

Extra Night

Per Room

inBeijing

Extra Night

Per Room

inShanghai

3 Apr. 2013

17 Apr. 2013

$2299

$820

$102

$82

10 Apr. 2013

24 Apr. 2013

$2369

$880

$102

$82

17 Apr. 2013

1 May 2013

$2369

$880

$102

$98

24 Apr. 2013

8 May 2013

$2399

$900

$102

$98

1 May 2013

15 May 2013

$2399

$900

$102

$98

8 May 2013

22 May 2013

$2399

$900

$102

$98

15 May 2013

29 May 2013

$2399

$900

$102

$98

22 May 2013

5Jun.2013

$2369

$880

$102

$82

29 May 2013

12 Jun. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

5Jun.2013

19 Jun. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

12 Jun. 2013

26 Jun. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

19 Jun. 2013

3 Jul. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

26 Jun. 2013

10 Jul. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

3 Jul. 2013

17 Jul. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

10 Jul. 2013

24 Jul. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

17 Jul. 2013

31Jul. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

24 Jul. 2013

7 Aug. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

31Jul. 2013

14Aug. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

7 Aug. 2013

21 Aug. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

14Aug. 2013

28 Aug. 2013

$2299

$790

$102

$82

21 Aug. 2013

4 Sep. 2013

$2369

$870

$102

$98

28 Aug. 2013

11 Sep. 2013

$2399

$900

$102

$98

4 Sep. 2013

18 Sep. 2013

$2459

$940

$120

$98

11 Sep. 2013

2 Oct. 2013

$2459

$940

$120

$98

18 Sep. 2013

9 Oct. 2013

$2459

$940

$120

$98

2 Oct. 2013

16 Oct. 2013

$2459

$940

$102

$98

9 Oct. 2013

23 Oct. 2013

$2459

$940

$120

$98

16 Oct. 2013

30 Oct. 2013

$2459

$940

$120

$98

23 Oct. 2013

6 Nov. 2013

$2399

$860

$120

$82

30 Oct. 2013

13 Nov. 2013

$2329

$820

$120

$82

6 Nov. 2013

20 Nov. 2013

$2299

$780

$102

$82

Additional fuel & tax surcharge: $120 net per person

 

Land Tour Cost Includes:

  • 4 night accommodation with buffet breakfast at Beijing International Hotel
  • 2 night accommodation with buffet breakfast at Jian Guo Hotel Xi'an
  • 1 night accommodation with buffet breakfast at Park Hotel Guilin;
  • 2 night accommodation with buffet breakfast at New Century Hotel Yangshuo;
  • 3 night full board on the President No.8 cruise-ship with shore excursions
  • 2 night accommodation with buffet breakfast at Ocean Hotel Shanghai
  • Sightseeing tours, admissions with meals as listed
  • Professional English speaking tour guide service
  • Round trip airport/hotel/airport transfers with baggage handling
  • Domestic flight air tickets with airport tax

 

Land Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Fuel surcharge for the domestic flights
  • International flights to Beijing and from Shanghai
  • China visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities to guides, drivers & porters
  • Optional tours
  • Meals that are not listed in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses & gratuities to guide, driver & porters. Suggested amount per person per day: $5-7 for the guide and $3-5 for the driver.

 

Remarks:

  • Please call us for discount international airfare
  • Pre and Post- tour extensions are available upon request

 

For more INFORMATION, please contact us:

Toll Free: 1-800-865-6221

Email: info@chinacustomtours.com

           


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