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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Upgrade the Yangtze River Cruise to include the famous attractions of Chongqing, the Mountain City as you sail through the beautiful Yangtze River and its verdant landscapes.

Highlights

  • Visit classical attractions in Chongqing like Ciqikou
  • See Giant Pandas in Chongqing Zoo
  • Have a comfortable and unforgettable Yangtze River Cruise
  • Enjoy magnificent sceneries on the Yangtze River

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Yangtze
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Chongqing), Goose Neck Park, Ciqikou Old Town, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Cruise pier Transfer (Chongqing), Board the ship between 19:00 and 22:00, and depart from Chongqing at 22:00. (Dinner is not included on the first evening.)
  • Meals: Lunch at Cai Xiang Yuan Restaurant (Yangjiaping Branch)
  • Hotels: On the Ship

- Goose Neck Park (1 hour): The Goose Neck Park is a popular relaxation destination for the locals who visit the park to make music, play Mahjong or just enjoy the beautiful views. The park offers a huge range of interesting buildings, beautiful views of the river, former Embassies and a large painting of Yangtze River.
- Ciqikou Old Town (1.5 hours): The lively Old Town is partially restored and is a busy and authentic community. The area is home to narrow streets and ancient wooden houses. There are many souvenir and craft shops, music, teahouses and plenty of local snacks and food near the river.
- Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo (2 hours): The Chongqing Zoo is located in the city’s western suburbs and covers 45 hectares area. The zoo is home to many rare animals such as South China Tigers and Golden hair monkeys. The Panda Room allows visitors to observe pandas and their newborns. During the morning hours the locals practice Tai Chi on the grounds.
- Cai Xiang Yuan Restaurant (Yangjiaping Branch): This restaurant is located close to the zoo and serves authentic dishes cooked with local ingredients and flavors. It also serves Cantonese dishes.

DAY
2
Yangtze
  • Activities: Program: learn traditional Chinese tai chi, optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City in the morning, shore excursion to Shibaozhai in the afternoon, and in the evening the cruise welcome party
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
  • Hotels: On the Ship

- According to the Chinese legends, the devil lives in Fengdu. Overlooked by the Ming Shan Hill, the town of Fengdu was home to the King of Dead, Tianzi. The entire town has a mysterious feel with empty banks and shops, tower blocks and deserted streets.

Tips:
1.There are around 100 steps to reach the town from the river.
2. There is a cable car ride available to the hill top at an additional cost of RMB 20/ round trip per person.

die Yangtze Kreuzfahrt

DAY
3
Yangtze
  • Activities: Taichi exercise.
    Passes through the 1st gorge--Qutang Gorge.
    Passes through the 2cd gorge---Wu Gorge.
    Shore excursion to Shennong Stream(1:30pm-5:30pm). You have the option of visiting White Emperor City(RMB260 per person).
    Crew's Performance.
    Sails through the 5-steps Ship locks.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
  • Hotels: On the Ship

- The Shennong Stream is a tributary of Yangtze River with its crystal clear, fast flowing water that runs through various deep gorges. Enjoy the views as the stream runs past karst caves, karst formations, ancient tombs, suspended cliff coffin, an ancient plank path, rapids, three colored springs, waterfalls, deep gorges, sheer cliffs and flocks of swallows.

Yangtze Fluss Bruecke

DAY
4
Yichang to Departure City
  • Activities: Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Program: tai chi exercises, shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, sail through the Eastern Xiling Gorges, and arrive at New Century Wharf in Yichang at 13:00
  • Meals: Breakfast

-The Three Gorges Dam is the biggest water conservation project to be undertaken in the world and for many generations it has been the dream of the Chinese people. The dam’s construction began formally in 1994. The construction of the dam was completed in 2009 with a length of 2,335 meters, height of 185 meters, bottom width of 130 meters and top width of 18 meters. Tourists get access to visit the dam’s top to enjoy the beautiful views.

Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

$ USD
Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
1 person - - -
2-5 persons - -
6-9 persons - -

* The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

What's Included & Excluded

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
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Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :All seasons

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