Day 01: Arrive Beijing (Wed)

  • Arrive Beijing, meet and transfer to your hotel

Hotel: Grand Mercure Beijing Dongcheng (local 5*) or similar

Day 02: Beijing (B/L) (Thu)

  • Morning visit the Tian’anmen Square and Forbidden City
  • Chinese lunch at local restaurant
  • Afternoon Hutong Tour by pedicabs, including the visit to the local family, local market and drum tower
  • Dinner is on your own.

Day 03: Beijing (B/L/D) (Fri)

  • Morning excursion to the Badaling Great Wall
  • Visit Beijing Jade Carving Factory followed by lunch at its Friendship Restaurant.
  • Afternoon visit the Summer Palace
  • Peking Duck Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 04: Beijing/Xian (B/L) (Sat)

  • Morning visit the Temple of Heaven and Lama Temple.
  • Beijing Noodle Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to airport for flight flying to Xian.
  • Arrive Xian, transfer to your hotel.

Hotel: Days Hotel & Suite Xinxing Xian (local 5*, Superior Room) or similar

Day 05: Xian (B/L/DS) (Sun)

  • Morning excursion to visit the Terra Cotta Museum
  • Visit the Xian Ceramic and Art Workshop
  • Chinese lunch at local restaurant including the Noodle-making Demonstration
  • Afternoon visit the Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum
  • Dumpling Dinner followed by Tang Dynasy Show

Day 06: Xian/Chongqing (B/L) (Mon)

  • Morning visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and ancient City Wall
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Transfer to airport for flight flying to Chongqing
  • Arrive Chongqing, transfer to your hotel

Hotel: Hilton Chongqing (5*) or similar

Day 07: Chongqing (B/L/D) (Tue)

  • Morning visit the Chongqing Panda Zoo
  • Return to hotel and check out
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Afternoon visit the Stilwell Museum and Local Market
  • Sichuan Hot Pot Dinner before transfer to pier to board on MV President Prime Cruise (Outside Cabin with Private Balcony) or similar

Day 08: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D) (Wed)

Day 09: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D) (Thu)

Day 10: Yichang/Shanghai (B/L) (Fri)

  • Disembark in Yihang, transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai
  • Arrive Shanghai, transfer to Sunrise on the Bund (local 5*)
  • Dinner is on your own.

Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel (local 5*) or similar

Day 11: Shanghai (B/D) (Sat)

  • Morning visit the Yu Garden and Old Town
  • Lunch is on your own at Old Town
  • Afternoon visit the Bund and Shanghai Museum
  • Dinner at local restaurant followed by Acrobatic Show.

Day 12: Shanghai/Suzhou/Shanghai (B/L) (Sun)

  • Full day excursion to Suzhou via high-speed train (2nd class soft seat)
  • Sightseeing includes the visit to the Garden of Master Fishing Net, Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Factory, Grand Canal Cruise and Old Town
  • Chinese lunch at local restaurant, dinner in your own

Day 13: Shanghai (B) (Mon)

  • Free day at leisure or go for Optional Tours

Day 14: EXIT Shanghai (B) (Tue)

  • Departure transfer

Inclusions

  1. Superior First Class Hotel accommodations with daily ABF as listed in the itinerary
  2. Round trip airport/hotel/airport transfers
  3. Sightseeing tours as specified in the itinerary
  4. Lunches and dinners at the local restaurants
  5. Domestic air transportation based on coach class
  6. English-speaking local guides
  7. Fully escorted by National Guide if the departure is final at 10 pax and up

Exclusions

  1. Transpacific airfare
  2. China visa
  3. Gratuities to guides, drivers and porters
  4. Personal expenses
  5. The cruise company requires a gratuity of RMB150(US$25) per person to be charged to clients account when they go on board, which is separate from the above costs.

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