China Tours  | Yangtze River Cruise

Chongqing, Dazu, Enshi Grand Canyon, Three Gorges Cruise, Wuhan, Chibi 11 Days

Tour code: CL06



Year 2019: Depart on Friday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 22 $1599 $700 $2299 $600
APR 05, 19 $1599 $700 $2299 $600
MAY 10, 24 $1599 $800 $2399 $600
JUN 07, 21 $1599 $1100 $2699 $600
JUL 05, 12, 269 $1599 $800 $2399 $600
AUG 09, 23 $1599 $800 $2399 $600
SEP 06, 20 $1599 $700 $2299 $600
OCT 11, 25 $1599 $800 $2399 $600
NOV 08, 15 $1599 $700 $2299 $600
REMARKS:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
2. Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) departure. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
3. Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
4. Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1 USA - Chongqing

Board an international flight bound for China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 Chongqing

Arrive in Chongqing. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3 Chongqing - Dazu - Chongqing - Yangtze River Three Gorges Cruise

After breakfast, we drive to Dazu. You will tour Baoding section of the well-known Dazu Rock Carvings inscribed by UNESCO on the list as one of the World Cultural Heritage. It was first built in 892 and completed by the end of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Be back the city, have a city tour. You will have a hot pot dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Chongqing - Ensi

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After breakfast, we take the high speed train to Enshi. Enshi is one of the cradles of Ba Culture and the only minority autonomous prefecture in Hubei Province. Visit Enshi Tusi City, the largest and most typical ancient architectural complex in the stilted buildings of Tujia People in China, to learn about the historical origin of Tujia People and experience the ancient and honest folk customs of Tujia people. Jiujin Hall is the core part of the whole Tusi City. It is composed of 333 pillars, 333 stone column plinths, 330 doors, thousands of carved wooden Windows, thousands of purlins and tens of thousands of rafters.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Ensi Grand Canyon

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Today, you will visit Enshi Grand Canyon, a section of the Qingjiang Grand Canyon and the "natural museum of geological wonders of the world and karst topography", which is praised by experts as comparable to the grand canyon of the United States for its beauty and unique style. Take a sightseeing bus to Yunlong Ground Crevice, steep Banks, waterfall, gurgling water at the bottom of the crevice, connect Tianshui River and the vast Qingjiang River. Continue taking sightseeing bus and transfer to cable car and climb Qixing Village Scenic Spot. You can also hire a slider at your own expense. Take a sightseeing escalator down the mountain, You taste tujia flavor for dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Ensi - Chongqing - Yangtze River Three Gorges Cruise

Visit Tujia Folk Museum. Take the high-speed train back to Chongqing in the afternoon. After dinner, transfer to the pier and board our five-star President Cruise No. 7 vessel and begin our exciting Yangtze River adventure.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Three Gorges Cruise

After breakfast, we embark on our Three Gorges adventure. Depending on the river conditions, our first shore excursion takes us to either Fengdu or Shibaozhai (shore excursions are at your own expense). The “Ghost City” Fengdu is known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. Shibaozhai’s attraction lays with its 12-story tall wooden pagoda, amazingly built 400 years ago without use of a single nail.After returning safely to our ship we again set sail. Onboard, we are free to enjoy shipboard entertainment such as feature films, live performances,well as demonstrations of traditional Chinese arts.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Three Gorges Cruise

This morning, our ship first passes the mighty Qutang Gorge, sailing through its towering cliffs. Then our ship passes through the rushing waters and jagged turns of Wu Gorge. We arrive at Wushan to board small motorized sampans which afford us access to the Shennong Stream via the Daning River. Reboard later in the afternoon as our ship passes through the Xiling Gorge (western section), the longest of the famed Three Gorges. Stretching over 60 miles, Xiling Gorge is famous for its odd rock formations and tricky, treacherous currents. Arrive later at the Three Gorges Dam Project, currently the world’s largest hydroelectric project.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Three Gorges Cruise - Yichang - Wuhan

After breakfast, we disembark to board motor coaches which take us to Sandouping Village, site of this mammoth dam project. Return to the boat, we pass through Xiling Gorge (Eastern section). Our Three Gorges adventure ends upon our noontime arrival at Yichang. We drive to Wuahn. On the way we will visit Jingzhou Ancient City Wall.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 10 Wuhan - Chibi - Wuhan

Drive to Chibi (Red Cliff in Chinese) to visit the ruins of Chibi battlefield. It is right in here that the united army of the Shu and the Wu states defeated the Wei’s so- called one million soldiers.Here you will see the majestic statue of Marshal Zhou Yu, Nanping Hill, Feng Chu Temple whereGeneral Pang Tong read books on the art of war, the platform where Prime Minister Zhu Geliang borrowed the easterly wind, “ Chi Bi ( Red Cliff in Chinese)” written By Marshal Zhouyu and the exhibition hall of the great battle. Many men of letters and poets visited this place and some great poems were written such as “ A broken halberd was recovered from the bottom of the Yangtze River; It was cleaned, polished and examined, and had a tale to tell. If the easterly wind didn’t help Marshal Zhou set fire on the enemy. The two Qiao of beautiful sisters Qiao would be captured in the palace of Cao”(by Du Mu) . Drive back to Wuhan. Visit the Hubei Provincial Museum, you will enjoy the concert played by the chime bells. Tonight, enjoy the local cuisine for dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Wuhan - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour.

  • Includes Breakfast


Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group. 5. All the off-shore activities on cruise

Meals

Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Chongqing: Local hot pot dinner
Ensi: Local Tujia Flavor Dinner
Wuhan: Local Fish Flavor Dinner

ENTERTAINMENT

Wuhan: Ancient chime bell concert






HOTELS

Chongqing............JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing (5 stars)
Enshi..........……..Nverzhai Holiday Hotel (5 stars)
Three Gorges........President Cruises No.7 (5 stars)
Wuhan.................Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan (5 stars)

COMPLIMENTARY

A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.

 


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