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Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise

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Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
  • Best China Tour: Incredible 15 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise

Tour Style:
15 Days China Tour Package with the Yangtze River which covers the highlights of Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Shanghai & Yangtze River cruise. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites such as Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and Great Wall of China while in Beijing. Be amazed at the Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall in Xian. Meet the cute giant panda during the tour in Chengdu. Sightseeing on the leisure Yangtze River Curise. Spend a full day in Shanghai to visit the The Bund, Yuyuang Garden etc. It is about real discovery & authentic experience in Yangtze River & China. It is the best choice for first-time travelers to visit China with your family or friends!

Duration: 15 Days, 14 Nights

Beijing, Xian, Chengdu,Yangtze River Crusie, Shanghai

Pick-up point:
Beijing International Airport (based on your requirements)

Finishing point:
Shanghai International Airport (based on your requirements)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely!(Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash,Wire,Paypal,WesternUnion,Wechat,Alipay,Bank Transfer

Available: Daily (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)



Day 1 Arrive in Beijijing 
Day 2 Beijing: Tian'an men Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Bike at Hutong
Day 3 Beijing: Great Wall, Ming Tomb, National Stadium and The Water Cube
Day 4 Beijing--Xi'an by Flight, Summer Palace, fly to Xi'an
Day 5 Xi'an: Qin Terra-cotta Army, Shaanxi History Museum
Day 6 Xi'an: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, the Forest of Stone Tablets Museum, Muslim Quarter
Day 7 Xi'an--Chengdu by Flight, Jinli Street
Day 8 Chengdu: Thatched Cottage of Dufu, Wuhou Shrine, Wangjiang Pavilion Park
Day 9 Chengdu: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sanxingdui Museum, Sichuan Opera
Day 10 Chengdu--Chongqi by Cruise, Erling Park, Hongya Cave Folklore Street
Day 11 Cruise along Yangtze River: Chongqi Yangtze Cruise, Fengdu, Mingshan Hill, Shibaozhai
Day 12 Cruise along Yangtze River: Daning River Small Gorges, Qutang & Wu Gorge, White Emperor City
Day 13 Cruise along Yangtze River & Fly to Shanghai: Three Gorges Dam, Xiling Gorge, Yichang Museum
Day 14 Shanghai: Bund area, Oriental Pearl Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Silk factory, Jade Buddha Temple
Day 15 Departure Shanghai

Day 1

  • Place&Transport: Arrive in Beijing, the international flight not included
  • Today's Activities: Transfer from airport to your hotel
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: No meal

Welcome to Beijing! The national capital, Beijing, is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and serves as the nation's political, cultural, and educational center. Renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks, gardens, tombs, walls, gates, and art treasures, Beijing has earned its status as a hub of culture and art in China. Hosting the 2008 Summer Olympics and being selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing is the first and only city to ever host both events.

Upon your arrival at the airport, our guide will warmly welcome you with a sign that reads "Your Way Holiday." Our driver will then safely and accurately transport you to your hotel, where you can enjoy a well-deserved rest and recover from any jetlag.

beijing your way holiday

Day 2

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Hutong Bicycle Tour
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B,L,D

If you wake up bright and early, you'll have the chance to catch the stirring flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square before sunrise. This solemn ritual is a must-see, offering a glimpse into China's patriotic spirit. Following the ceremony, take your time to explore Tiananmen Square at your own pace. Marvel at the imposing monuments, soak in the historical significance, and snap some photos to capture the moment. Our knowledgeable guide will be on hand to provide context and insights into the square's rich history, ensuring you get the most out of your visit to this iconic Beijing landmark.

Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square

As you step into the Forbidden City, you'll immediately notice a striking motif: the pervasive use of yellow, symbolizing the imperial family's prestige and power. From the golden-hued glazed tiles adorning the roofs to the intricate yellow decorations gracing the palace interiors, the color yellow is omnipresent, underscoring the royal heritage. However, amidst this sea of yellow, one structure stands out: the Wenyuange, or the royal library, distinguished by its black roof. This deliberate departure from the predominant yellow palette holds deep symbolism rooted in ancient Chinese beliefs. Black was traditionally associated with water, believed to possess the power to extinguish fire, signifying the protection of knowledge and wisdom contained within the royal library. Our guide will be delighted to share further insights into these fascinating cultural nuances as we explore the wonders of the Forbidden City together.

Forbidden CityForbidden City

At the Temple of Heaven, you'll have the opportunity to explore some unique and fascinating features that enhance the overall experience. One such attraction is the Three Echo Stones, located outside the gate of the Imperial Vault of Heaven. Here, you can experience an intriguing auditory phenomenon: when standing on the first stone and speaking towards the Vault, you'll hear one echo; on the second stone, you'll hear two echoes, and on the third stone, you'll hear three echoes. Additionally, you'll encounter the renowned Echo Wall, which surrounds the Imperial Vault of Heaven with its 193-meter perimeter. This wall has a special acoustic property: if you and a companion stand at opposite ends – one at the east and the other at the west – and whisper, the sound will travel along the wall, allowing your friend to hear your words clearly. Our knowledgeable guide will provide further insights into these phenomena, enriching your visit to the Temple of Heaven.

Temple of HeavenTemple of Heaven

Finally, we offer the option to rent a bike so you can explore the traditional Hutong neighborhoods of Beijing. These narrow alleyways are rich in history and offer a glimpse into the daily life and cultural heritage of the city. As you cycle through the Hutong, our guide will provide insights into the area's evolution and significance, highlighting key landmarks and points of interest. You'll have the opportunity to engage with local residents, learning more about their customs, traditions, and way of life. It's a unique and immersive experience that adds depth to your understanding of Beijing's rich cultural tapestry.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, we will ensure your safe return to your hotel. Our dedicated driver will transport you back, providing a comfortable and convenient journey. Throughout the ride, our guide will be available to address any questions or concerns you may have, ensuring that you feel well taken care of until you reach your accommodation. It's our priority to ensure your evening concludes smoothly, allowing you to relax and unwind after a day of exploration and discovery.

Day 3

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: the Great Wall, Ming Tomb, The National Stadium and The Water Cube
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B,L,D

One of the most memorable highlights of your Beijing journey is the invigorating hike along the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Words cannot fully capture the awe-inspiring experience this iconic landmark offers to visitors from around the globe. Renowned for its immense historical significance and breathtaking views, Mutianyu stands as a testament to China's rich cultural heritage. Stretching 22 kilometers and adorned with 22 watchtowers, including one towering at an impressive altitude of 540 meters above sea level, this section of the Great Wall offers a remarkable glimpse into the country's ancient past. As you traverse its ancient pathways and marvel at its towering ramparts, you'll be immersed in the grandeur and majesty of one of the world's most renowned architectural wonders.

Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu Great Wall

In the afternoon, your exploration continues with a visit to the Sacred Way and the Ming Tombs. Among the Ming Tombs, Changling stands out as the most magnificent, originally serving as the tomb of Emperor Zhuli and his empresses. Surrounded by the tombs of twelve succeeding emperors, Changling exudes grandeur and historical significance. While exploring the underground chambers, visitors with heart conditions are advised to exercise caution due to the atmosphere and dim lighting. Your knowledgeable guide will be on hand to provide assistance and advice throughout the visit, ensuring a safe and enriching experience for all.

the Ming Tombsthe Ming Tombs

On your way back to the hotel, you'll have the opportunity to pass by two iconic landmarks: the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube. These architectural marvels served as key venues during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and are renowned worldwide for their innovative design and cultural significance. While en route, take advantage of the chance to capture exterior photographs of these impressive structures, preserving cherished memories of your visit to Beijing. Your guide will be happy to provide insights and anecdotes about these landmarks, enhancing your appreciation of their historical and architectural importance.

bird’s nestWater Cube

Day 4

  • Place&Transport: Beijing to Xi'an
  • Today's Activities: Summer Palace, Arriving Xi'an
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Xi'an
  • Meal: B,L,D

Have a visit to the Royal Summer Palace in the morning. Covering an area of 4,300 mu 290 hectares, the park in Beijing is an outstanding example of imperial gardens. The landscape architect utilized Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake to create a paradise of hills and waters. Artisans reproduced the garden architecture styles of various palaces in China and combined them to create a harmonious atmosphere.This ancient royal garden is beautifully composed of palaces, temples, gardens, pavilions, lakes and corridors fully radiating the natural beauty and the grandeur of imperial gardens. As the largest garden in China, the Summer Palace is today the center of interests of all tourists coming to visit Beijing and its many cultural and historical relics.

summer palaceRoyal Summer Palace

After concluding the tour, you will be transferred to Beijing airport for your flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival, our local guide in Xi'an will be waiting for you at the exit gate, holding a sign that reads "Your Way Holiday." From there, you will be escorted to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the city at your leisure or relax in the comfort of your hotel. Should you need any assistance or recommendations for exploring Xi'an, feel free to consult with our knowledgeable guide, who will be more than happy to assist you.

Day 5

  • Place&Transport: Xi'an
  • Today's Activities: Qin Terra-cotta Army, Shaanxi History Museum
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Xi'an
  • Meal: B,L,D

Xi'an is a city steeped in historical significance, having served as the imperial capital for several dynasties. During your trip to Xi'an, we will delve into the splendid ancient history of China.

Your journey in Xi'an commences with a captivating visit to the Qin Terra-cotta Army Museum, situated on the grounds of Emperor Qin's Mausoleum. Nestled at the northern foothills of Lishan Mountain, the museum lies approximately 7.5 kilometers east of Lingtong County in Shaanxi Province and 37.5 kilometers west of Xi'an City. 

Upon excavation, the vaults unveiled a remarkable sight: thousands of terra-cotta warriors and their steeds, meticulously crafted to form an entire army devoted to accompanying the emperor in the afterlife. These awe-inspiring discoveries were housed within three underground timber-lined vaults. Each of these life-sized terracotta figures boasts unique characteristics, including variations in height, uniform, and hairstyle, all indicative of their rank and role within the army. This extraordinary display leaves an indelible impression on all who have the privilege of witnessing it.

Terracotta Warriorsterra-cotta warriors

After that, you are recommended to visit Shaanxi History Museum to know more about the glorious history. The building covers a area of over 70,000 square meters and houses more than 370,000 historical items excavated from all over Shaanxi Province, including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects. The modern museum was built between 1983 and 2001 and its appearance recalls the architectural style of the Tang Dynasty.

Shaanxi History MuseumShaanxi History Museum

After indulging in a delightful dinner, we'll ensure your safe return to your hotel, where you can relax and unwind after a day filled with exploration and discovery. Our attentive service aims to provide you with a seamless and enjoyable experience throughout your journey in Xi'an. Whether it's arranging transportation, offering recommendations, or attending to any other needs you may have, our dedicated team is here to ensure your comfort and satisfaction.

Day 6

  • Place&Transport: Xi'an
  • Today's Activities: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, the Forest of Stone Tablets Museum, Muslim Quarter
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Xi'an
  • Meal: B,L

Rise early to make the most of your visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Ascend the pagoda's spiral staircase for a breathtaking panoramic view of Xi'an and its surrounding countryside. Visiting during the quieter hours of the day allows you to avoid long waits and fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring scenery. As you explore the pagoda, you'll discover traces of history left by successful candidates in the highest imperial examinations, known as the "Superscription of the Wild Goose Tower." Additionally, many esteemed figures, including celebrities, have left behind poems and literary works, adding to the cultural richness and significance of this iconic landmark.

Big Wild Goose PagodaBig Wild Goose Pagoda

Following your visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Ancient City Wall. This remarkable structure stands as one of the oldest and best-preserved city walls in China, boasting a rich history and serving as one of the largest ancient military defensive systems globally. Stretching over 14 kilometers in length, the wall stands 12 meters tall and 12-14 meters wide, fortified by a deep moat surrounding its perimeter. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely walk or even rent bicycles to traverse the wall's expansive pathway. The south gate, adorned with a suspension bridge, is particularly popular among tourists for its scenic vistas and historical significance, making it a favored starting point for sightseeing adventures along the wall.

To conclude your exploration of Xi'an, you can visit the Forest of Stone Steles, home to an extensive collection of steles in China. Renowned as one of the primary centers of ancient Chinese stone-engraving classics, it also serves as a focal point for the artistic works of celebrated calligraphers from past dynasties. The numerous standing steles within the museum create an impression of a forest, hence its name "Forest of Steles". With a rich history spanning over 900 years, this cultural treasure holds immense significance both domestically and internationally, representing an invaluable art treasure revered by visitors from all over the world.

Finally, your journey in Xi'an can conclude with a leisurely stroll around the Muslim Quarter, a vibrant hub offering a plethora of shopping opportunities. This bustling area serves as the primary gathering place for the local Muslim community and boasts an array of exotic shops and delectable restaurants. Xi'an is celebrated for its inclusive approach to religious diversity, exemplified by the harmonious coexistence of Buddhist and Muslim cultures. As you wander through the streets, you'll have the chance to sample a diverse array of authentic local snacks. The highlight of the Muslim Quarter is undoubtedly the Great Mosque, distinguished by its unique blend of Chinese and Arabic architectural styles. Here, you may encounter Muslim worshippers engaged in prayer, adding to the cultural richness of your experience.

the Muslim Quarterthe Muslim Quarter

After a fulfilling day of exploration and cultural immersion, our team will ensure your safe return to your hotel following a delicious dinner. Our attentive guides and drivers are committed to providing you with a seamless and comfortable experience throughout your journey. Whether it's navigating the bustling streets or offering insights into local cuisine, we are dedicated to enhancing your travel experience in every possible way. So sit back, relax, and allow us to take care of all your transportation needs, ensuring you arrive safely back at your accommodation to unwind and rest for the adventures that await you tomorrow.

Day 7

  • Place&Transport: Xi'an to Chengdu
  • Today's Activities: Jinli Ancient Street
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Chengdu
  • Meal: B,L,D

After breakfast, transfer to Xian airport for your flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, our Chengdu local guide will meet you at the exit of airport with a sign "Your Way Holiday". You will be taken to your hotel for check-in first.

After indulging in a delightful lunch, our next stop will be Jinli Street, where you can take a leisurely stroll and immerse yourself in its rich historical ambiance. Established and opened to the public in 2004, Chengdu's Jinli Ancient Street offers a charming glimpse into ancient China. As you wander through its historic lanes, old official residences, and vernacular dwellings, you'll be transported back in time to the Qing Dynasty era. The elegant architecture reflects the cultural essence of Sichuan, while the bustling shops and inns showcase the region's vibrant heritage. While exploring Jinli, don't miss the opportunity to sample some of its famous snacks, including buckwheat noodles, Sandapao, Chinese crispy bread with beef, yellow fermented glutinous rice, fried sugar pastry balls, and more. Our knowledgeable guides will be on hand to offer insights into the local culture and ensure you have a memorable experience exploring this ancient street.

Jinli StreetJinli Street

After enjoying a delectable dinner and immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Chengdu, we will ensure a safe and comfortable journey back to your hotel. Our professional drivers will escort you through the city streets, offering you a chance to relax and reflect on the day's adventures. As you return to your accommodations, feel free to ask our guides any questions or share your experiences from the day. Your satisfaction and comfort are our top priorities, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more memorable experiences in Chengdu.

Day 8

  • Place&Transport: Chengdu
  • Today's Activities: Thatched Cottage of Dufu, Wuhou Shrine, Wangjiang Pavilion Park, Hot Pot
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Chengdu
  • Meal: B,L,D

you will have a city tour that covering the visit to Thatched Cottage of Dufu, Wuhou Temple and Wangjiang Park. Du Fu's Thatched Cottage is a park of his former residence and is arguably the most beautiful green space in Chengdu. Dufu lived here for about four years and composed more than 240 poems that are still popular today, and Dufu Thatched Cottage of Chengdu is considered to be “holy land in history of Chinese literature”. The cottage is a simple ancient architecture and elegant beautiful gardening, with rich, precious collections, ingenious and wonderful signboards and great stone inscriptions.

Continue your tour to Wuhou Shrine, located in Wuhou Shrine Street in south of Chengdu city, consists of King Liu Bei’s mausoleum, halls memorizing Zhuge Liang and other ministers, generals of Kingdom Shu, and is the only temple in China that the emperor and his minister worshiped together. The Wuhou Shrine is a memorial to Zhuge Liang (181-234), a general and prime minister of the Three Kingdoms period who was renowned and respected as much for his wisdom and loyalty as he was for his military brilliance.

After exploring the vibrant atmosphere of Chengdu's Wangjiang Pavilion Park, renowned for its picturesque landscapes and historical significance, we will guide you through its main attractions. As you stroll through the park, you will encounter notable landmarks such as the Well of Xue Tao, Zhuojin Pavilion, Pavilion for Reciting Poems, Pavilion for Washing Bamboo Slips, and the Pavilion of the Five Immortals in the Sky. Among these, the Wangjiang Pavilion, standing tall at 39 meters, also known as Chongli Pavilion, holds particular significance as it was erected in memory of the esteemed poetess Xue Tao. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of this tranquil park as you learn about its fascinating history and architectural marvels.

Wangjiang Pavillion ParkWuhou Shrine

After a delightful dinner experiencing the culinary delights of Chengdu, our tour continues with a comfortable drive back to your hotel. Sit back, relax, and reflect on the day's adventures as our expert guide ensures your safe return. This convenient service allows you to unwind and prepare for another exciting day of exploration in Chengdu.

Day 9

  • Place&Transport: Chengdu
  • Today's Activities: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sanxingdui Museum, Sichuan Opera
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Chengdu
  • Meal: B,L

You will embark on your one-day tour by visiting the renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, offering you the opportunity to marvel at these adorable pandas. Nestled within expansive naturalistic habitats, the base provides insight into the pandas' natural habitat and behavior. Carefully integrated human-made structures complement the surrounding scenery, enhancing the immersive experience. Beyond the giant panda program, the base also conducts successful research and reproduction programs for red pandas and black-necked cranes, further enriching your visit with diverse wildlife encounters.

Panda Basepanda Base

Next, your tour will take you to the Sanxingdui Museum, renowned as one of the world's most significant ancient sites. Serving as a hub for collection, preservation, academic research, and social education, the museum displays a plethora of precious cultural relics excavated from the Sanxingdui Site. This archaeological treasure trove offers invaluable insights into ancient civilizations, enriching your understanding of history and culture.

Sichuan OperaSichuan Opera

In the evening, you have the option to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Sichuan Opera. These performances are renowned for their clever wit, humorous dialogue, and distinctive local flavors. One of the highlights of Sichuan Opera is the mesmerizing "face-changing" technique, where performers swiftly change their facial makeup right before your eyes. This unique form of entertainment showcases the rich cultural heritage of Sichuan Province and offers a memorable experience for visitors seeking to delve deeper into Chinese performing arts.

After the captivating Sichuan Opera performance, our dedicated driver will be ready to drive you back to your hotel, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey. Our team is committed to providing excellent service, ensuring that your day of exploration ends on a high note. Whether you choose to relax and reflect on the day's adventures or plan for tomorrow's activities, rest assured that we are here to assist you every step of the way.

Day 10

  • Place&Transport: Chengdu to Chongqing
  • Today's Activities: Erling Park, Hongya Cave Folklore Street
  • Accommodation: On the cruise ship
  • Meal: B,L,D

Take the high-speed rail from Chengdu to Chongqing. Firstly, you are picked up to view the delicate scenery in the Erlin Park. The park displays the typical layout of Suzhou classic gardens. Pavilions, platforms, high buildings, winding paths and corridors, lotus ponds, arc bridges and other relics can be seen in the whole park. In a lot of Chinese ancient poems, the Erlin Park is also very beautiful. Additionally, potted landscape gardens and the man-made landscapes on the mountain also look quite elegant.

Then we will be picked up to visit the well-known Hongya Cave Folklore Street. Relying on the mountains for support, the buildings in the area are constructed along the riverside and extend from Jiefangbei directly to the riverside. Visitors to the area can take in the rows of raised buildings, admire Hongya Dripping, stroll mountain towns and old streets, appreciate the Bayu culture, and warm oneself over a mountain-side hotpot meal. Walking along the Hongya Cave Folklore Street, you can appreciate delicious food, exquisite commodities, traditional Bayu traditional culture shows and bars. After the city tour, you will be transferred to your Yangtze Cruise ship.

Hongya Cave Folklore Street

Day 11

  • Place&Transport: Chongqing, Cruise along Yangtze River, Fengdu
  • Today's Activities: Yangtze Cruise, Fengdu, Mingshan Hill, Shibaozhai
  • Accommodation: On the cruise ship
  • Meal: B,L,D

As the largest water system in China, Yangtze River is historically, economically and culturally important to the country. It has numerous tributaries including Min River, Han River, Jialing River, Gan River, and Huangpu River.

You will have an excursion to Fengdu, visiting either the "Ghost City" known for its statues of ghosts and devils onMingshan Hill, or the new relocation village, built for families who have moved as a result of the Yantgze's rising waters brought by the Three Gorgres Dam.

Optional Excursion to Shibaozhai (river conditions permitting), visiting the impressive 12-story pagoda. Known as "The pearl of the Yangtze", it is one of the gems of Chinese architecture. The 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. Inside the pavilion, there are steles and inscriptions of past dynasties of each floor. Visitors can also admire the spectacular Yangtze River from the windows of each floor.


Day 12

  • Place&Transport: Cruise along Yangtze River
  • Today's Activities: Daning River Small Gorges, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, White Emperor City
  • Accommodation: On the cruise ship
  • Meal: B,L,D

After a thrilling excursion through the Daning River Small Gorges and the breathtaking views of Wu Gorge, our skilled driver will be waiting to transport you safely to your next destination. Our team is dedicated to ensuring your comfort and enjoyment throughout the journey, allowing you to relax and immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Yangtze River. Whether you're marveling at the zigzagging cliffs or admiring the rising mists, our driver is here to provide seamless transportation, allowing you to focus on the beauty of your surroundings.

Then sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest, narrowest and most dramatic gorge. The combination of narrow canyons among high mountains with several switchbacks in only 8 kilometres creates spectacular vistas, and the Qutang Gorge is often considered the most beautiful of all the Three Gorges. Although it is primarily famous for its scenery, the Three Gorges region is also a historically and culturally important location in China.

Qutang Gorge

After exploring the ancient treasures of White Emperor City, our dedicated driver will be waiting to accompany you on your journey back to the riverboat. With our driver's reliable service, you can relax and enjoy the scenic ride, reflecting on the rich history and cultural significance of the sites you've visited. As we navigate the Yangtze River, our driver ensures your comfort and safety, allowing you to make the most of your time on this unforgettable excursion. Whether admiring ancient relics or marveling at the natural beauty of the Qutang Gorge, our driver remains committed to providing a seamless and enjoyable experience throughout your optional excursion.

Day 13

  • Place&Transport: Cruise along Yangtze River, Fly to Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Three Gorges Dam, Xiling Gorge, Yichang Museum
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized) in Shanghai
  • Meal: B,L,D

After your insightful visit to the Three Gorges Dam, our experienced driver will be ready to escort you to the Three Gorges Dam ship locks for the next leg of your journey. With our driver's expert navigation skills and knowledge of the area, you can expect a smooth and efficient transition as we sail through the locks. As you witness the engineering marvels of the locks and the impressive scale of the dam project, our driver remains dedicated to ensuring your comfort and safety throughout the excursion. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the unique experience as we continue our exploration of the Yangtze River's remarkable landscapes and landmarks.

As we sail through the magnificent Xiling Gorge, our dedicated driver remains at your service, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable journey. With their expertise and knowledge of the river's currents and conditions, our driver navigates through the longest and deepest of the Three Gorges with precision and caution, prioritizing your safety and comfort at every turn. While you marvel at the breathtaking scenery and landmarks along the Xiling Gorge, our driver stands ready to provide any assistance or information you may need, enhancing your experience of this remarkable natural wonder. Sit back, relax, and soak in the beauty of the landscape as we continue our voyage through this iconic gorge.

Xiling Gorge

In the afternoon, if time allows, you will have the opportunity to explore the Yichang Museum, where you can delve into the rich history and cultural heritage of the region. Our attentive driver will be on standby to ensure a smooth transition from the cruise to the museum and back. Inside the museum, you'll find three main exhibition halls showcasing a fascinating array of relics, photos, drawings, and textual artifacts, providing valuable insights into the area's past. After concluding our visit, our driver will then escort you to Yichang airport for your flight to Shanghai, where you can look forward to a restful night in the comfort of a cozy hotel.

Yichang Museum

Day 14

  • Place&Transport: Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: The Bund area, Oriental Pearl Tower, Yu Garden, Silk factory, Jade Buddha Temple
  • Accommodation: Four Stars Hotel (Can be customized)
  • Meal: B,L,D

After breakfast, you will cross Huangpu River and visit famous Bund area, which is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings - Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower. Completed in 1995 to a highly innovative design, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower has become a symbol of excellence in architecture and is a favorite sight for tourists in Shanghai. At 468 meters, it is the third tallest TV and radio tower in the World. On the TV Tower, to have a bird's eye view of Shanghai City.

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Later you will be taken to visit the 400-year-old Yu Garden – the representative traditional Chinese garden in Shanghai. Each pavilion, hall, stone and stream in the garden is expressing the quintessence of South China landscape design from the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Over forty spots, divided by dragon walls, wound corridors and beautiful flowers, form a unique picture featuring "one step, one beauty; every step, every beauty". Out from Yuyuan Garden, move to Yuyuan Bazaar to explore how elaborate and cute the traditional Chinese handicrafts and art works are, and savor some local flavor snacks here.

Followed a trip to a silk factory to see how silk is produced from the cocoons of silk worms, and turned into the beautiful fabric we all know and love.

After exploring the bustling markets, we will proceed to the serene Jade Buddha Temple, where you can admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and other exquisite religious artifacts. The temple's essence lies in the two jade Buddhist statues brought back from Burma by Monk Huigen for Putuo Mountain during the Qing Dynasty. Following our visit, our dedicated driver will be ready to assist you with your next destination, ensuring a seamless and comfortable journey throughout your exploration of Shanghai.

Drive you back to your hotel after dinner.

Day 15

  • Place&Transport: Leave Shanghai
  • Today's Activities: Leave Shanghai
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: B

In the morning, you will have some free time to explore at your leisure, perhaps taking a last stroll through the vibrant streets of Shanghai or indulging in some souvenir shopping. Our attentive driver will be at your service, ensuring a timely transfer to the airport for your departure flight. As you embark on your journey back home, we hope you carry with you fond memories of your time spent exploring China's rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes. Have a pleasant trip!

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    1. Transportation: Inter city flights including 

        airport taxes, trains, buses, etc., specified 

        in the itinerary Private car with 

        air-conditioning in every tour city 

    2. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based on 

        two persons sharing one standard room; 

    3. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western 

        breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and dinner

        in local restaurants 

    4. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned in

        the itinerary will be covered All first 

        admission/entrance fees in the itinerary 

    5. Tour guide: Tour guide: In every tour city of

        China, each tour is conducted by a 

        professional tour guide 

    6. Free baggage allowance: Passages holding 

        adult-fare air tickets are entitled to free 

        baggage allowance of 40 kg for first class,

        30kg for business class,and 20kg for 

        economy class.No free baggage allowance

        is granted to infants free baggage transfer 

        between airport and hotel 

Price Excludes

    1. Chinese visa.

    2. International or domestic air tickets which 

        are not listed in the itinerary.

    3. Meals not specified in the itinerary.

    4. Tips for guides and drivers.

    5. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry, 

        optional tours, postage, excess baggage 

        charge, entertainment fees out of the itinerary.

    6. Single Room Supplement. 

    7. Taxi Fee

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