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13-Day Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze River and Shanghai Tour

 
Tour Code: LCTP053   Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze River and Shanghai Tour
Trip Duration: 13 Days  
Departure Day: Daily    
Visiting: Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River Cruise, Shanghai  
Summary: Fly a kite in Temple of Heaven; enjoy the fantastic Kungfu show; learn to make the Dough figurines; ride a bicycle on the City Wall; Cruise the Yangtze River… we have arranged a lot of activities in the tour for a family. We hope this is truly a China experience to create lasting family memories...  
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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival / Beijing

Great WallTransfer via: Flight - By your own arrangement

Welcome to Beijing, where the capital, political, and cultural center of China lies. We meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After check-in, you have free time to relax.

Day 2 Beijing (B,L)

After breakfast in the morning, you will take a ride in rickshaw through some old "Hutongs", lanes or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard) where you will visit some family and learn to make the Dough figurines. In the afternoon visit Tian'anmen Square, the largest urban square in the world. Then, move on to the Imperial Palace, also known as the "Forbidden City", the biggest palace complex in the world. Enjoy Kungfu Show in the evening.

Day 3 Beijing (B,L,D)

Xian TourToday's highlight is the visit of the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section, one of the "Seven Wonders of the World" and a symbol of Chinese civilization. Take the cable car up and down the Great Wall.  Evening enjoy a Peking Roast Duck Banquet as dinner.

Day 4 Beijing / Xi'an (B,L)

Transfer via: Flight - By our arrangement

Visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvest.

After lunch, you will take China's high-speed rail to Xian, One of the oldest cities in China.Arrive in Xian, be met at railway station and transferred to the hotel.

Day 5 Xi'an (B,L)

Xian Ancient City WallBegin the day's activity with an once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2,200-year-old Terracotta Warriors of China's first feudal Emperor, Qin Shihuang. On your way back to the city, stop at a mountain village and meet local residents. After lunch, you will visit to Ancient City Wall which is best preserved, as well as the oldest and largest of the city defense systems in China and Cycle on the wall.

Day 6 Xi'an (B,L)

Visit the Provincial Museum in the morning, and then learn to make Dumplings. After lunch, go to watch shadow puppet play in the Courtyard of Gao Family.

Day 7 Xi'an   /  Chongqing  (B,L)

Yangtze CruiseTransfer via: Flight - By our arrangement

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for the flight to Chongqing, Arrive in Chongqing, be met and guided to visit Chongqing Zoo, The zoo is located at the western suburb of the main urban area. Pandas are most popular in the zoo. In the Panda Ground at the foot of a hill and by a little stream, visitors can see charming native giant and lesser pandas and their offspring. Visitors can actually play with them and take pictures with them.

Then pay a visit to the Ciqikou Ancient Town (old name Longyin Town), which is located 14 KM to the west of Chongqing city. It used to be a very important water and land communication hub in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911 A.D). There are more than a hundred tea bars with their own particular characteristics in such a small town. Here friends enjoy a chat or meet to discuss business. You will have opportunity to meet the locals and enjoy the unique folk opera in the tea bars. At the end, our guide will escort you to board your cruise ship. 

Day 8 On The Cruise (B,L,D)

Terra Cotta WarriorsIn the afternoon, shore excursion to the "Ghost City", where the Chinese believe the soul of the dead goes. The balance of the day is free to explore the ship's many amenities. Tonight, you are our guests at the captain's cocktail party.

Day 9 On The Cruise (B,L,D)

Cruise through the first of the fabled Three Gorges : Qutang Gorge ,framed by steep mossy cliffs. At Wushan, transfer to a small cruiser for an exciting excursion to view the breathtaking Lesser Three gorges. Then, sail on through Wu Gorge , celebrated for its 12 peaks. Next, sail through Xiling Gorge, the last and most scenic of all the gorges. Finally, pass through the dramatic Three Gorges Ship Lock.

Day 10 Yichang / Shanghai (B,L)

Transfer via: Flight - By our arrangement

This morning, stop at Sandouping to view the Three Gorges Dam Site, the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Disembark Yichang about 13:30. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to the airport for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrive in Shanghai, be met and transferred to the hotel

Day 11 Shanghai (B,L)

ShanghaiVisit the Pudong area and explore the Xintiandi area with its 1920s style ‘shikumen’ buildings unique to Shanghai. This evening enjoy a panoramic cruise on the Huangpu River.

Day 12 Shanghai (B,L)

Today you will visit the Yu Gardens, the Old Town and take a stroll along the famous Bund. Enjoy Acrobatic Show in the evening.

Day 13 Shanghai / Exit(B)

Transfer via: Flight   - By your own arrangement

Transfer to the hotel for the flight to your next destination.

 

Accommodation

City 3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel 5 Star Hotel
Beijing King Parkview Hotel Sunworld Hotel Crowne Plaza Beijing
Xian Skytel Hotel Xian Bell Tower Hotel Xian Hyatt Regency Xian
Shanghai Express by Holiday Inn Putuo Shanghai The Bund Riverside Hotel Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences, Pudong
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