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[ GW-YE-004 ] Beijing-Xi'an-Chongqing-Dazu-Yangtze River-Wuhan-Shanghai (13 Day)
Day 1 Arrive Beijing(Departure every Saturday) Arrive Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. Meet your guide upon arrival and transfer to your comfortable hotel. (D)
Day 2 Beijing Begin the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest. Then, move on to the Imperial Palace, also known as the "Forbidden City" that symbolizes the imperial and traditional China. After lunch, visit the enchanting Summer Palace, one of China's largest and best-preserved imperial gardens. A Peking Duck banquet concludes your first full day activities in China. (B-L-D)
Day 3 Beijing Today's highlight is your visit to the Great Wall, symbol of Chinese civilization. OA short drive away is the statue-lined Shenlu (Spirit Road) leading to the Ming Tombs. Return to the city and the rest of the afternoon is free for your own exploration. (B-L-D)
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an Visit the Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. Check out the nearby Liulichang, a traditional street lined with art & crafts shops and antique stores. Explore some of Beijing's old "hutongs", traditional courtyard residences cut into blocks by narrow alleyways. You will have chance to visit some families who have lived there for generations. Fly to Xi'an, the most famous ancient capital of China. Check in Hotel (B-L)
Day 5 Xi'an Begin the day with a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2,200-year-old terracotta warriors of China's first Emperor, Qin Shihuang. Three exhibition halls house the continuing excavation of an army of 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses that guard the tomb of China's first emperor. On the way back, stop by a local village to see farmers' houses. Upon return to the city, visit the Shaanxi History Museum, one of the best in China. Enjoy a characteristic dumpling dinner in the evening. (B-L-D)
Day 6 Xi'an-Chongqing-Dazu Fly to Chongqing and transfer by motor coach to the small county town of Dazu. Here you will explore the fascinating Buddhist carvings from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) on the hilltops of North Hill and Baoding Hill. Enjoy the small town ambience of Dazu in the evening hours. Stay at Dazu Hotel for the night. (B-L-D)
Day 7 Dazu-Chongqing (departure every Friday) Continue your visit in Dazu in the morning. Return to Chongqing by road in the afternoon and visit the Zoo for a close look at the Giant Pandas here. Enjoy a typical Sichuan cuisine dinner in a local restaurant. Board the 4 stars Cruise Orient Emperor. (B-L-D)
Day 8 Yangzi River Cruise Today's excursion is to visit the city of Fengdu, popularly known as the "city of ghost", on the south bank of the river. Visit Ming Hill's unique temples with statues of ghosts and devils. (B-L-D)
Day 9 Yangzi River Cruise The highlight of today's cruise is to be thrilled at one of China's greatest natural wonders -- the extraordinary Three Gorges of Yangzi River, featuring towering peaks and sheer cliffs. The gorges began to form 70 million years ago when two mountain ranges collided and the river began to erode the gorges to their present state. Today you will pass the Qutang and Wu Gorges. Discover the hidden charm in the lesser gorges by boating on the fabled Shennong Stream. Cruise through Xiling Gorge. Excursion to Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric project and the newest attraction on the Yangzi cruise line. (B-L-D)
Day 10 Yichang-Shanghai-Suzhou Cruise ends in Yichang in the Morning. Flight to Shanghai, transfer by motor vehicle to Suzhou. Founded in 514 BC, Suzhou is known as the "Venice of the East". The town was built around a network of canals and 300 criss-crossing bridges that fanned out from the Grand Canal. Visit Canglang Pavilion, approached through a grand stone bridge and ceremonial marble archway. The highlight of today's activities is a visit to one of Suzhou's beautiful gardens -- Zhuozheng Yuan. Check in Hotel . (B-L-D)
Day 11 Suzhou-Shanghai Visit Suzhou Silk Museum. A boat ride on the Grand Canal reveals the traditional way of life for the people who have lived here for generations. A late afternoon train takes you to the largest city of China -- Shanghai. Check into your hotel. After dinner, enjoy a fabulous Shanghai acrobatic show. (B-L-D)
Day 12 Shanghai Visit the Bund, this splendid row of early 20th century European buildings remains the quintessential Shanghai sight. Visit Yuyuan Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden created in 1559. Visit the marvelous Shanghai Museum, whose galleries contain world-class collections of ancient arts and artifacts. Move on to wander around the former French Concession, represented by the leafy Fuxing Park and the architecture in the area. You will have some free time in the afternoon to explore the city. (B-L-D)
Day 13 Return Home Transfer to the airport and board your homebound flight. Arrive in your country on the same day. (B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
Hotel: (or the same standard)
Beijing: Hao Yuan Jian Guo Hotel
Wuhan: Holiday Inn Riverside Wuhan
Yangzi River Cruise : Isabella Cruises (Guo Bin)
Chongqing:Wanyou Conifer Hotel
Shanghai: Ocean Hotel
Quotation: (USD per person)
Low Season
(Mar,Jun,Juli, Aug,Nov)
High Season
2-5 pax
Single Supplement
If you have more than 6 pax, please get contact with us.
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