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Yangtze River Cruise
 
 
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Beijing
Xian
Shanghai
Chongqing
Wuhan
Yangzi River
 
 
 
Beijing/Xian/Yangtze Cruise/Shanghai
 

The Middle Kingdom
Beijing/Xian/Yangtze Cruise/Shanghai  BS150501


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Itinerary: Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Wuhan, Shanghai, China

Duration: 11 night and 12 days

Beijing - Trip for modern politics
Xian - Trip for ancient culture
Three Yangtze River is the first longest river in China.
Shanghai - Trip for latest economic achievements

Tour Schedule:

Day 1 : Beijing
Upon your arrival in Beijing Capital International Airport you will be met by our CTS guide and escorted to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure.
Accommodation: Jianguo Garden Hotel (4*) or similar

Day 2 : Beijing (Breakfast/Lunch/ )
Today, we take you for a stroll in the world largest Tiananmen Square which is bordered by the Great Hall of the People and Chinese History Museum, with Mao's mausoleum in the center. Then we go to the Forbidden City, the complex of imperial palaces which were home to the Ming and Qing emperors for over 500 years. Some of the grand halls have been used as museums for fine collections of Chinese paintings and calligraphy and other treasured articles. After a Chinese lunch, we visit the Temple of Heaven, an exquisite example of Ming architecture, where the emperors performed the annual rites believed to be essential to the well-being of the nation.  
Accommodation: same above

Day 3 : Beijing (Breakfast/Lunch/ )
An unforgettable day for you to make your dream come true. Escorted by our guide, you will visit the world renowned Great Wall. You will ascend one or two of its majestically standing towers and enjoy a unique view of the Wall winding among the undulating mountains. After lunch we take you to visit the Ming Tombs where 13 Ming emperors were buried. Then we visit the Summer Palace, where the Qing emperors used to live during summer to escape the heat.
Accommodation: same above

Day 4 : Beijing/ Xian (Breakfast/Lunch/ )
You go on a special tour to see the old back lanes called Hu Tong with the authentic courtyard houses where locals have lived for centuries. Then a visit to the Lama Temple in Tibetan style. The temple halls are set in enclosed courtyards and are adorned with magnificently carved statues of the Buddha, the biggest of which is 18 meters high, carved from a single piece of sandal wood.
Overnight train to Xian. (K132 17:35/08:20 +1 day)

Day 5 : Xian ( /Lunch/ )
Arrive in Xian transfer to hotel to take a shower
Cycling tour on the City Wall which was built in 1370 A. D. and Shanxi Provincial Museum.
Accommodation: Jianguo Hotel (4*) or similar

Day 6 : Xian (Breakfast/Lunch/)
Full day excursion to the unparalleled highlight Terra- Cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor in China. Then visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which was built in 652 A. D. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures, which were obtained from India by the eminent monk of Xuanzang. And to visit  Bell Tower
Accommodation: same above

Day 7 : Xian/Chongqing (Breakfast/Lunch/ )
Flight from Xian to Chongqing
City tour Artists' Village and People's Palace
Preboard cruise for overnight

Day 8 : Yangtze Cruise (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
 

Day 9 : Yangtze Cruise (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
 

Day 10 : Yichang/Shanghai (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
 Arrive in Yichang and transfer to flight to Shanghai

Accommodation: Jianguo Hotel (4*) or similar

Day 11 : Shanghai (B/L/ )
 
Full day to Yu Yuan Garden which is an old Chinese quarter of Shanghai where cobbled street are lined with traditional shops selling herbal medicines, handicrafts, Chinese tea, and a variety of tantalizing snacks. Here we can stroll through moon gates and latticed pavilions. Then we visit the Bund lined with gracious European buildings over looking the Huangpu River. You may also walk along the busiest Nanjing Road to mix with the Chinese shoppers.
Accommodation: same above

Day 12 : Shanghai (B/ / )
Departure transfer to airport.
End of service

Fee :
 April, May, September, October, November 2005
For 2-5 persons
US$1,908 per person
US$756 for single supplement both at hotel and on cruise

The rest of the year, 2005

or 2-5 persons
US$1,728 per person
US$636 for single supplement both at hotel and on cruise

 

Service to be included:
Twin room accommodation with ABF
All domestic transportation, private return transfers in each location
Private sightseeing program with English speaking guide, inclusive of entrance fee & lunch

Price exclude: dinner, airport taxes, international flight tickets

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