China Tours  | Yangtze River Cruise

Chongqing, Dazu, Three Gorges Cruise, Yichang, Wuhan, Shanghai, Suzhou  and Hangzhou 10 Days

Tour code: CL09



Year 2020: Depart on Friday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 13, 27 $1599 $700 $2299 $550
APR 03, 17 $1599 $700 $2299 $550
MAY 08 $1599 $800 $2399 $550
MAY 22, JUN 05, 19 $1599 $1300 $2899 $550
JUL 03, 10, 24 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
AUG 07, 21 $1599 $900 $2499 $550
SEP 04, 18 $1599 $800 $2399 $600
OCT 09 $1599 $900 $2499 $600
OCT 23, NOV 06, 13 $1599 $700 $2299 $550
* 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.
* 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 China Eastern Airlines (MU), San Francisco (SFO) or Los Angeles (LAX) departure. For New York (JFK) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
* 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.
* 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 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, then transfer to the pier and board our five-star Victoria Cruise vessel and begin our exciting Yangtze River adventure. Our hearts fill with excitement and anticipation as the ship departs in the night to sail up this mighty and mysterious river.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Three Gorges Cruise

Victoria Cruises is the only American cruise line currently sailing China's Yangtze River. 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 5 Three Gorges Cruise

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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 6 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. Drive to Wuhan. Take a brief tour of this important industrial city in central China including a visit to provincial Museum, listen to the music played by chime. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Wuhan - Shanghai - Suzhou

Tour Yellow Crane Tower, which has an interesting story behind its inception. Fly to Shanghai, the largest commercial and financial center of China. Over night in Suzhou.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Wuxi - Suzhou - Hangzhou

Suzhou is a city of gardens and waterways. Suzhou city tour visits to Lingering Garden, Hanshan Buddhist Temple and a silk factory, overlook the Tiger Hills and have a boat ride tour to the Grand Canal. Travel to Hangzhou.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Hangzhou - Shanghai

Hangzhou is praised along with Suzhou as "paradise on earth". Enjoy a cruise on the beautiful West Lake followed by visits to two of the ten most beautiful sites around West Lake, “Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond” and “Winery Yard and Lotus Pool”. Later we will visit the famous Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. Return to Shanghai. Tonight a local famous cuisine is served for dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day10 Shanghai - 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 Flavor Dinner
Suzhou: Local Flavor Lunch
Hangzhou: Local Flavor Dinner
Shanghai: Local Flavor Dinner

 

 

HOTELS

Chongqing......JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing (5 stars)
Three Gorges..Victoria Cruises (5 stars)
Wuhan...........Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan (5 stars)
Suzhou...........Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou (5 stars)
Hangzhou.......Zhejiang Narada Grand Hotel (5 stars)
Shanghai........Jin Jiang Tower (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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