8 Days China Group Tour

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11-Day Beijing , Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang,Shanghai Tour     Only 1498 USD !

Highlights: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Yangtze Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam,Terracotta Army, The Bund, Nanjing Road

Tour Code: CGT-2   Interested in this package?

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
Upon your arrival, you will be met by the local guide and driver at the Beijing International Airport. Be driven to the downtown Beijing and check in the four stars hotel. Free explore Beijing in the rest time.

Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China

Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Beijing

Day 2: Beijing
After breakfast, we will drive you to the famous Badaling Great Wall. After hiking the Great Wall, you will visit Ming Tombs, another World Heritage Site in Beijing.

Places to visit: Great Wall, Ming Tombs
Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups such as the Xiongnu from the north and rebuilt and maintained between the 5th century BC and the 16th century.

Imperial Tombs of the Ming: The harmonious integration of remarkable architectural groups in a natural environment chosen to meet the criteria of geomancy (Fengshui) makes the Ming and Qing Imperial Tombs masterpieces of human creative genius.

Day 3: Beijing-Xi'an
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel; visit the Forbidden City and Summer Palace. After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Heaven. Take an overnight train for Xi'an.

The Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven

Places to visit: Forbidden City, Summer Palace, The Temple of Heaven
Accommodation: Soft Sleeping Cabin
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum.

The Summer Palace in Beijing is an outstanding expression of the creative art of Chinese landscape garden design, incorporating the works of humankind and nature in a harmonious whole.

The Temple of Heaven, situated in southeastern Beijing, is the largest extant sacrificial temple in China. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, it was the site of imperial sacrifices to Heaven.

Day 4: Xi'an
Arrive in Xi'an, be met by your local guide in Xi'an and be escorted to your hotel. Free explore Xi'an on your own.

Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Xi'an
Meals: Taste the local food on your own

Xi'an Ancient City Wall
Xi'an Ancient City Wall

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, and a sub-provincial city in China. One of the oldest cities in China, with more than 3,100 years of history, the city was known as Chang'an before the Ming Dynasty. Xi'an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, and Tang. Xi'an is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.

Day 5:Xi'an-Chongqing
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel; visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda; In the afternoon visit the Panpo Museum. At night, you will take an overnight train for Chongqing.

Accommodation: Soft Sleeper Cabin
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Terra Cotta Army
Terra Cotta Army

The Terracotta Army or the "Terracotta Warriors and Horses", is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210-209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China. It was built in 652 during the Tang Dynasty and originally had five stories, although the structure was rebuilt in 704 during the reign of Empress Wu Zetian and its exterior brick facade was renovated during the Ming Dynasty.

The Xi'an Banpo Museum is a museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. The museum houses artifacts from the archaeological site of Banpo.

Day 6: Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise
Arrive in Chongqing, be met by your local guide and escorted to board the deluxe Yangtze River cruise. In Chongqing, we will arrange you visit the General Joseph W. Stilwell Museum, People's Assembly Hall.

Yangtze River
Yangtze River

Places to visit: General Joseph W. Stilwell Museum, People's Assembly Hall
Accommodation: Deluxe Yangtze Cruise
Meals: lunch

Chongqing is a major city in central China and one of the five national central cities in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Administratively, it is one of the PRC's four direct-controlled municipalities (the other three are Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin), and the only such municipality in inland China.

The Yangtze River known in China as the Chang Jiang, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. It flows for 6,418 kilometers (3,988 mi) from the glaciers on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in Qinghai eastward across southwest, central and eastern China before emptying into the East China Sea at Shanghai.

Days Time Scenic Spots & Activities
Day 6

16:00-20:00 Board the ship from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Day 7

06:30
08:30
15:00
18:30
20:00
Learning Taichi
Briefing of itinerary and facilities
Excursion to the Ghost City-Fengdu
Capitan's welcome banquet
Welcome Night Shows
Day 8

06:30
08:00
10:30
15:30
20:00
Learning Taichi
Sailing through Wu Gorge
Floating the Shennong Stream.
Lecture on Three Gorges Dam
Sail through the Three Gorges Shiplock
Day 9

06:00
08:30
10:00
12:00
Learning Taichi
Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam
Visiting the Xiling Gorge
Disembark at Yichang

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam

Day 9: Yichang-Shanghai
Arrive in Yichang, be met by your local guide and escorted to the train station for Shanghai. Be met and escorted to your hotel in Shanghai.

Places to visit: The Three Gorges Dam
Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, located in Yiling District, Yichang, Hubei province, China. The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (22,500 MW). In 2012, the amount of electricity the dam generated was similar to the amount generated by the Itaipu Dam.

Yichang is a prefecture-level city located in western Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It is the second largest city in the province after the capital, Wuhan. The Three Gorges Dam is located within its administrative area, in Yiling District.

The Bund
The Bund

Day 10: Shanghai
Today we will arrange you visit Yu Garden, the Bund and Xiantiandi Old French Concession. After lunch, you will visit People's Square, Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Hall and Jade Buddha Temple.

Places to visit: The Bund, Yu Garden, Xintiandi, People's Square, Shanghai City Planning Exhibition Hall and Jade Buddha Temple
Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Shanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city proper by population in the world. It is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China, with a total population of near 24 million as of 2013. It is a global financial center, and a transport hub with the world's busiest container port.

Yu Garden
Yu Garden

The Bund is a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area centres on a section of Zhongshan Road within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River, facing Pudong, in the eastern part of Huangpu District.

Yu Garden is an extensive Chinese garden located beside the City God Temple in the northeast of the Old City of Shanghai, China. It abuts the Yuyuan Tourist Mart and is accessible from the Shanghai Metro's Line 10 Yuyuan Garden Station.

Day 11: Shanghai-Departure
Free in the morning until be driven to the airport for home.

Activities: Airport Transfer
Meals: Breakfast

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Prices & Dates in 2015
Month Arrival Date Departure Date Double Occupancy Single Supplement
March Mar 14 (Fri) Mar 24 (Mon) 1498 USD 498 USD
March 21 (Fri) March 31 (Mon) 1498 USD 498 USD
April April 4(Fri) April 14 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
April 11 (Fri) April 21 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
April 18 (Fri) April 28 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
May May 2(Fri) May 12 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
May 9 (Fri) May 19 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
May 16 (Fri) May 26 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
June June 6 (Fri) June 16(Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
June 13 (Fri) June 23(Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
June 20 (Fri) June 30(Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
July July 4 (Fri) July 14 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
July 11 (Fri) July 21 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
July 18 (Fri) July 28 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
August August 1 (Fri) August 11 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
August 8 (Fri) August 11 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
August 15 (Fri) August 15 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
September Sep 5 (Fri) Sep 15 (Mon) 1668 USD 628 USD
Sep 12 (Fri) Sep 22 (Mon) 1668 USD 628 USD
Sep 19 (Fri) Sep 29 (Mon) 1668 USD 628 USD
October Oct 3 (Fri) Oct 13 (Mon) 1668 USD 628 USD
Oct 10 (Fri) Oct 20 (Mon) 1668 USD 628 USD
Oct 17 (Fri) Oct 27 (Mon) 1668 USD 668 USD
November Nov 7 (Fri) Nov 17 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD
Nov 14 (Mon) Nov 24 (Mon) 1598 USD 528 USD

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