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China Highlights Three Gorges Tour(Guaranteed Departures)

2012/1/18 11:02:58    
China Highlights Three Gorges Tour(Guaranteed Departures)

Destination:  Beijing/Xi'an/Chongqing/Yichang/Sha
nghai/Guilin/Guangzhou

·                          Duration:14 Days/13 Nights

·                          Our tours operate every Sat, and are conducted in English.

·                          Fixed departure dates, and no changes of itinerary permitted.

Day 1 Beijing

On arrival you will be met by our CITS guide and transferred to your hotel. You will be free for the rest of the day.

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆

Day 2 Beijing

A full day excursion by seat-in coach to the Great Wall - the landmark of China. It is one of the most amazing feats of human labor. After lunch, a drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred Way with giant marble figures and animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD).

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 3 Beijing

A morning tour of Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palaces are home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Some of the grand halls have been used as museums for fine collections of Chinese treasures. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Summer Palace, a former summer resort for the royal family, and take a boat ride on its Lake Kunming. This evening you will be treated to a delicious Beijing roasted duck dinner.

Accommodation at the Grand View Garden Hotel ☆☆☆☆<
( B+L+D,D=Roasted Duck)

Day 4 Beijing to Xi'an

Your sightseeing this morning is the Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed for good harvest. It is the largest temple complex remaining in China today. After lunch, take a two-hour flight to Xi'an, the great ancient capital and the eastern end of the Silk Road. A city tour of the ancient city wall, one of few well-preserved ones in China.

Accommodation at the Xi'an Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 5 Xi'an

This exciting day of sightseeing will include the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first Qin Emperor, and the Bronze Chariots. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 AD. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang,. Remainder of day is at leisure.

Accommodation at the Xi'an Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 6 Xi'an to Chongqing On board

This morning, visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum where you will discover how Xi'an became the cradle of Chinese culture. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be transferred to the airport for a brief time flight to Chongqing , the mountain city. You will check in the cruiser and depart the mountain city this evening.

Accommodation on board of the President 5 ☆☆☆☆
(B+L+D)

Day 7 On Board

Navigate Qutang Gorge(8km), the Third gorge of the Yangtze. Shore excursion to the Ghost City - Fengdu or Shibaozhai Pogoda.

Accommodation on board of the President 5 ☆☆☆☆<
(B+L+D)

Day 8 On Board

Sail through Wu Gorge and the West section of Xiling Gorge. Shore excursion to the Shennong Lesser Gorges.

Accommodation on board of the President 5 ☆☆☆☆
(B+L+D)

Day 9 On board to Yichang to Shanghai

Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, known as the Big Dam. Navigate the east section of Xiling Gorge (76km), the first gorge of the Yangtze. Arrive at Yichang after lunch. You would take the flight to Shanghai, a cosmopolitan, bustling and heavily populated city in China. You are free for the remainder of the day.

Accommodation at the Shanghai Bund Riverside Hotel Equal to ☆☆☆☆
(B+L)

Day 10 Shanghai

Your sightseeing this morning features a tour of the Yuyuan Garden, the old area of the city, and a stroll along the lively waterfront, known as the "Bund". After lunch, a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple. An acrobatic show for your evening entertainment after dinner.

Accommodation at the Shanghai Bund Riverside Hotel Equal to ☆☆☆☆
(B+L+D)

Day 11 Shanghai to Guilin

This morning, visit Shanghai Museum, one of the largest in China, which houses a collection of 120,000 pieces of cultural relics. After lunch, you fly to Guilin, a city known for its beautiful landscape, the spectacular pointed mountains, the winding rivers and the limestone rock formation. You are at leisure for the rest of the day.

Accommodation at the Plaza Hotel, Guilin ☆☆☆☆
(B)

Day 12 Guilin

A day to enjoy a downstream cruise on the Lijiang River and be exposed to the indescribable beauty and scenery surrounding it. Lunch is served on board. Disembark at Yangshuo, a small town with any stalls selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts. Visit local markets before returning by coach to Guilin.

Accommodation at the Plaza Hotel, Guilin ☆☆☆☆
(B)

Day 13 Guilin - Guangzhou

A city tour this morning includes descending into the most extraordinary scenery underground in the Reed Flute Cave, and climbing up the Fubo Hill for a panoramic view of the city. After lunch at a local restaurant, take a one-hour flight to Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province and the southern China's most dynamic and developed commercial center. City sightseeing features Six Banyan Tree Temple and then see the city's free market.

Accommodation at the Guangzhou Riverside Hotel ☆☆☆☆
(B)

 

Day 14 Guangzhou

This morning, a tour of Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Ancestral Temple of Chen Family. after lunch, you will be transferred to the wharf for your onward journey to Hong Kong by jetfoil.

(B)

Price Includes:

·  Airport Tax is included.

·  All transportation within China.

·  Accommodation at 4-star hotels

·  4-star cruiser for Yangtze river cruise

·  Daily western breakfast.

·  Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itinerary.

·  Scheduled sightseeing by air-conditioned coach with guide service.

·  Luggage handling and transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa.

 

Price Excludes:

·  The fuel fare is not included, excess baggage and any personal expense.

·  Extra charge p.p. in Guangzhou during the China Export Commodities Fair is USD136 for share twin and USD195 for single supp.

·  Extra charge and date in Shanghai during the F1 is to be determined.

·  Extra USD22 would be charged for one passanger's one way airport transfer.

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