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All-Inclusive Yangtze River Cruise & China Tour

12-Day, Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang, Shanghai and Beijing

Yangtze River Cruise
Yangtze River Cruise
Summer Palace in Beijing
Summer Palace in Beijing
Terracotta Army in Xi'an
Terracotta Army in Xi'an

Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day
1
Beijing Arrival (International Flight Included)
Activities: Airport pick-up and transfer
Hotel: King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
Meals: None
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Our Beijing tour guide will escort you to hotel upon arrival in Beijing Capital International Airport. Time for you to relax.

No meals included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • About the flight: You can find flight information on our FAQs tag, or directly contact us.
  • About the reservation: Please book the tour package at least 2 months ahead of the departure time.
  • About the airport transfer: Airport transfer in your own country will be on your own arrangement.
  • About the hotel: King Parkview Hotel Beijing is a nice 3-star hotel, close to Jingshan Park, Wangfujing Street, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and has a lot of small Hutongs. Good for free exploration. All the hotels in this China tour package can be re-arranged based on your needs with extra cost applied.
Day
2
Beijing
Activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong visit and a pearl store
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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After breakfast, we will get to Tian'anmen Square. Later, learn more about China's history at Forbidden City. Our footsteps will cover the Hall of Mental Cultivation, Hall of Supreme Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity and Royal Garden.

A rickshaw in Hutong will be arranged after lunch. Today you can also learn how to spot a fake pearl necklace at a time-honored pearl store.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Tian'anmen SquareTian'anmen Square
Forbidden CityForbidden City
Hutong VisitHutong Visit by Rickshaw
Day
3
Beijing
Activities: Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and a cloisonne factory
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Not simply a religious site, a visit at the Temple of Heaven inspires you with interesting history and cultures.

Drive for one hour, and we will get to Mutianyu Great Wall. Take an easy hike and then sit back inside the cable car whilst the amazing views pass by. We will stop by a cloisonne factory before heading back to the city.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Temple of HeavenTemple of Heaven
The Great WallThe Great Wall
Day
4
Beijing to Xi'an (Flight MU2104 1655-1905 for Reference)
Activities: Summer Palace, Bird's Nest, Water Cube and airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Xian Skytel Hotel 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
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Enjoy a morning walk at Summer Palace, presenting you beautiful views no matter the season. Take a walk outside the famous Bird's Nest and Water Cube before we have lunch.

After lunch, take a break before we drive to the airport. Fly to Xi'an and check in upon arrival.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Summer PalaceSummer Palace
Kunming LakeKunming Lake in Summer Palace
Bird's NestBird's Nest

Smart Tips:

  • About the hotel: Xi'an Skytel Hotel, 40-min drive from the airport, is right at the heart of Xi'an. We hope you benifit in your stay.
Day
5
Xi'an
Activities: Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall and an art center
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Of course, the first thing, and also the most important thing today, is a visit to Terracotta Army. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant. Stop by an art center before we head back to the city.

After a short break, we will take a free walk on the Ancient City Wall.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Terracotta ArmyTerracotta Army
Ancient City WallAncient City Wall
Day
6
Xi'an to Chongqing (Flight HU7667 1600-1715 for Reference)
Activities: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter and airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
Accommodation: President I 4-star hotel (or Same Class)
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Xi'an is an important place for Buddhists in China, today we will visit a famous temple, known as Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Later, you will blend in with the locals at the Muslim Quarter.

Have lunch and wave Goodbye to Xi'an as we fly to Chongqing. Our Chongqing tour guide will escort you to the pier. Check in and the cruise will set off at around 10pm.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Muslim QuarterLocal Snacks at the Muslim Quarter
Big Wild Goose PagodaBig Wild Goose Pagoda
President I CruisePresident I Cruise

Smart Tips:

  • About the cruise: President I Cruise (standard 4-star) is one of our top sellers, offering solid services and nice in-cruise faclities.
  • The embark time for the cruise is 5-8pm, and our Chongqing tour guide will get you to the pier just in time.
  • The cruise charges CNY 150 / Passenger as tips for the crew at embarkation, which is not included in our quotation.
Day
7
Yangtze River Cruise
Activities: Yangtze River Cruise and land excursion to Shibaozhai
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and Dinner
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Embrace lovely sunshine and today we will navigate along Yangtze River.

In the afternoon, you will take a land excursion to Shibaozhai.

Be back to the cruise and enjoy the night.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included for today.

Yangtze RiverYangtze River
ShibaozhaiShibaozhai
Day
8
Yangtze River Cruise
Activities: Yangtze River Cruise,
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and Dinner
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Today, you will pass by Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and have a land excursion to Shennong Stream at 1:30pm to 5:30pm.

Be back onto the cruise and have dinner whilst enjoying a night show performanced by the crew.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included for today.

Yangtze RiverYangtze River
BoatmenBoatmen at Shennong Stream
Day
9
Yichang to Shanghai (Flight FM9366 1600-1730 for Reference)
Activities: Yangtze River Cruise, Three Gorges Dam and airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
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Our cruise will reach the shore at Yichang. Take an excursion to visit the impressive project that is Three Gorges Dam.

After lunch on your own, we will fly to Shanghai. Check in upon arrival.

Breakfast is included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • No lunch included for today, however, it's easy to find a nice place to eat in Yichang. We'd recommend some local tastes such as shrimps and freshwater fish
  • About the hotel: Managed by Inter-Continental, Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei offers a friendly service and cozy stay.
  • For the first night in Shanghai, you can go for a walk along the Bund, ideal for photography.
Day
10
Shanghai
Activities: The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, French Concession, Xintiandi and a silk store
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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Start with a free walk along The Bund. Later, view the city at a height, we will visit Oriental Pearl TV Tower and learn about interesting history of Shanghai at its exhibit hall.

After lunch, we will visit a traditional garden, aka Yuyuan Garden. Feel the flashback of history at French Concession and Xintiandi. We will also stop by a silk store.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

The BundThe Bund
Yuyuan GardenYuyuan Garden
Day
11
Shanghai to Beijing (Flight HU7604 0820-1045 for Reference)
Activities: Airport transfer and free time in Beijing
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: CITIC Hotel Beijing Airport 3-star hotel (or Same Class)
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After breakfast we will fly back to Beijing. Check in upon arrival.

The rest of today will be free at leisure or shopping. You may want to take optional tours in Beijing. A deeper visit at Hutongs, wander in parks or simply saunter up and down Wangfujing Street would be great choices. (* Tour cost at your own expense)

Breakfast is included for today.

Day
12
Beijing Departure (International Flight Included)
Activities: None
Meals: Breakfast
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You will arrange transfer to the airport for departure flight. Bon voyage!

Breakfast is included for today.

Dates and Prices (Private Tour, 3-star Hotels)

* Notes:
1. Please book at least 2 months ahead of the departure time.
2. Prices may vary based on the currency exchange rates or airfares.
3.Private Tour; Minimum number of travelers: 2 people.
4. Single Room Supplement: USD 459 / Room.

Departure City Departure Time Price Availability
Chicago
(Flight: Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,599
May - August, 2014 $ 4,599
Sept. - Oct., 2014 $ 4,399
November, 2014 $ 3,999
Seattle
(Flight: Every Day)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,499
May - August, 2014 $ 4,199
Sept. - Oct., 2014 $ 3,999
November, 2014 $ 3,499
Boston
(Flight: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
June - August, 2014 $ 3,799
Sept.-Oct., 2014 $ 3,899
November, 2014 $ 3,699
Toronto
(Flight: Every Day)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,899
May - August, 2014 $ 4,299
Sept. - Oct., 2014 $ 4,099
November, 2014 $ 3,999
Berlin
(Flight: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,799
May - August, 2014 $ 4,299
Sept.- Oct., 2014 $ 3,999
November, 2014 $ 3,699
St. Petersburg
(Flight: Every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,499
May - August, 2014 $ 3,799
Sept.- Oct., 2014 $ 3,599
November, 2014 $ 3,199
Moscow
(Flight: Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,599
May - August, 2014 $ 3,799
Sept.- Oct., 2014 $ 3,599
November, 2014 $ 3,199
Brussels
(Flight: Every Day Except Wednesday)
March - April, 2014 $ 3,899
May - August, 2014 $ 4,199
Sept.- Oct., 2014 $ 3,999
November, 2014 $ 3,799

 

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FAQs

Are international flights included in this package?

Yes. This all-inclusive China tour package includes round-trip international flights of Chicago - Beijing, Seattle - Beijing, Boston - Beijing, Berlin - Beijing, Moscow - Beijing, Toronto - Beijing, St. Petersburg - Beijing, Brussels - Beijing.

What's my flight number?

Flight information please refer:
Chicago - Beijing HU498 1530-1820(+1) / HU497 1320-1330
Seattle - Beijing HU496 1400-1655(+1) / HU495 1620-1205
Boston - Beijing HU482 1710-1850(+1) / HU481 1350-1510
Toronto - Beijing HU7976 1720-1850(+1) / HU7975 1355-1510
St. Petersburg - Beijing HU7966 2120-0855(+1) / HU7965 1445-1925
Moscow - Beijing HU7986 2055-0905(+1) / HU7985 1500-1905
Berlin - Beijing HU490 1925-1155(+1) / HU489 1340-1730
Brussels - Beijing HU492 1230-0520(+1) / HU491 0145-0545
* All the flights are operated by Hainan Airlines.

What do I need to know about Hainan Airlines ?

Firstly founded in January, 1993 in Hainan, China, Hainan Airlines is one of the seven 5-star airlines in the world by Skytrax and was honored as the Best Staff Service in China of Skytrax World Airline Awards after 20 years of service. Hainan Airlines has opened nearly 500 Chinese domestic and international routes flying to more than 90 cities. Hainan Airlines will have its Chicago - Beijing route launched in Sept, 2013.

What's the price based on ?

Our prices as showed in the list are based on 2 - 5 travelers with 3-star accommondation. Prices will be different upon changes or request. Please contact our travel advisors directly for more details.

Is there a minimum number for booking ?

Yes, there must be at least two travelers for one booking. We strongly suggest that number of travelers above 10 make reservation at least 2 months ahead of the departure time.

When should I book for the all-inclusive China tour package ?

To ensure a valid booking, we suggest you book the package at least 2 months prior to departure date.

Do the all-inclusive China tour packages include fuel fee, flight tax and insurance ?

Yes. Our all-inclusive China tour packages include all fuel fees and flight taxes, but flight insurance is not included.

Can I get a refund for cancellation ?

Sorry, but the international flights are unrefundable once the ticket is issued. However, you can get a refund of the tour for cancellation. Please refer to our cancellation policy.

Can I change the dates, flights or passengers ?

Sorry, but changes of dates, flights, passengers and other changes are not allowed once ticket is issued.

Can I change the itinerary ?

Yes, the itinerary can be changed under these two conditions: firstly, the departure date is fixed due to the flight schedule. Changes of the itinerary or hotels will cost extra. Please contact our travel advisors.

What are the prices for kids and babies ?

For international airfares, kids and babies are charged the same price as adults. For land tour (including domestic flights in China ), full adult price for kids above 12 years, 80% of the full adult price for kids between 4-12 years and half of the full adult price for babies under 4.

Do you have German-speaking / Russian-speaking / Belgian-speaking / French-speaking tour guide ?

Yes we will send guides based on the group's native language. However, if there are more than 1 group from different countries, we will have your company with English-speaking guide(s), which might apply extra cost.

What will we do on the last day before return flight ?

As you can see in the itinerary, some routes leave an extra free day in Guilin or Beijing. We suggest you take optional trips with us, however, a free day to explore the city will also be fun.

Terms & Conditions

Price Inclusion

  • International flights to enter and leave China.
  • Domestic flights between the destinations listed in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • All activities as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Shared A/C coach.
  • Shared English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident / Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • Attractions and activities that are not listed in the itinerary.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals and drinks that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Non-English speaking tour guides.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Special Terms

  • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
  • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
  • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
  • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
  • For Cancellation Refunds, please click here .

Tour Highlights

  • Classic China tour int'l flights from 8 destinations.
  • Major highlights in each city with enough free time for you to explore.
  • Time and money-saving on an all-inclusive China tour package.
  • Minimum number of travelers: 2.

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