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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Immerse yourselves in the beautiful landscape of China. Shanghai's glamor keeps you up at night, relax on a Yangtze River Cruise.

Highlights

  • All-guided visites at key sites
  • Free time with our insider's tips
  • High-notch Yangtze River Cruise
  • Amazing views at Jiuzhaigou Valley
  • Touch real daily life in Beijing
  • Try out Peking Duck

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Shanghai Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

Welcome to China!

Upon arrival, your Shanghai tour guide will escort you to hotel for check-in. Time to shake off the flight fatigue and get to know about the city.

- Smart Tips:

  • This tour doesn't included international flights, but we are happy to help you book the flights. Please request with our travel advisors.
  • We offer free SIM cards for you during the holiday. Please get yours upon arrival and check the balance.
  • DAY
    2
    Shanghai
    • Activities: The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum), French concession region, Tianzi Fang, Xintiandi, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Home's Restaurant
    • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

    Shanghai has a lot to offer. Today you will get to know the city in a quick and interesting way: visiting Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai History Museum.Have lunch in a graceful restaurant before a stop at a silk factory.

    In the afternoon, get to the other side of Shanghai in the Former French Concession. Tianzifang is a creative complex combining the traditional Shikumen (stone gate) and French-style romantic feeling. You can buy some trendy stuff at Xintiandi.

    - Smart Tips:

  • After a walk in the Former French Concession, you can go for dinner at Ding Tai Fung near Xintiandi.
  • The Bund

    DAY
    3
    Shanghai to Chengdu by Flight No. TBA
    • Activities: Free time, Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Chengdu), Free time
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Sofitel Wanda Chengdu 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  3-star hotel

    Today you will have some free time in Shanghai before the flight to Chengdu.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Up for real adventure? China Travel offers a bold and wild way for you to explore Shanghai on a vintage side-car. Check out its reviews on Trip Advisor before you decide to book with us (with great discount)!
  • Find some cute Lilong (aka Shanghai Hutong) in the Former French Concession. The stone-gate-construction building style dates back to the 1920's, still quite timelessly graceful.
  • Get into the famous Yuyuan Garden and its busy market, where you can get chances to shop and eat like a local Shanghainess. Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Bread in a Bamboo Basket) is what you shouldn't miss out.
  • DAY
    4
    Chengdu
    • Activities: Half Day Panda Breed Reserve Tour, Wu Hou Temple, Chengdu Kuan-zhai Lane, , Chengdu Shu Embroidery Co.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Chengdu Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant
    • Hotels: Sofitel Wanda Chengdu 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  3-star hotel

    This morning we will drive outside the city to the Panda Breeding and Research Center. These cute friends will make you smile all day!

    Drive back to downtown and have lunch. This afternoon, life is gonna get real: your will walk along the Kuanzhai Lane and experience some simple Chengdu life style. Later, you will check out the historical Wuhou Temple. Shu Brocade Institute and Factory will be our last stop for today.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • If you want to interact with the pandas, please request in advance. Extra cost might apply.
  • For some leisure experience, try ear-picking after a cup of tea. You can find countless tea houses in Chengdu, and we recommend Heming Tea House, which is ranked #3 on Lonely Planet.
  • Kuangzhai xiangzi

    DAY
    5
    Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Flight No. TBA
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Chengdu), Airport Transfer (Jiuzhaigou), Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Huanglong Chair Lift(Up), Huanglong Chair Lift(Down)
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort 5-star hotel  |  Jiuzhai Resort Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Jiuzhai Resort Hotel 4-star hotel

    Today you will take a short flight to Jiuzhai Valley.

    Upon arrival, you will visit the picturesque Huanglong Scenic Area. Let the colors collide!

    - Smart Tips:

  • A friendly note: We don't recommend you dine at the restaurants in Huanglong Scenic Area and Jiuzhai Valley. Please bring some food with you during the trip. Dining by the beautiful lakeside of Jiuzhai Valley must be a special experience for your China holiday.
  • DAY
    6
    Jiuzhaigou
    • Activities: Shuzheng Valley, Sight-seeing Public Vehicle in Jiuzhaigou Valley, Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Rize Valley, Zechawa Valley
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort 5-star hotel  |  Jiuzhai Resort Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Jiuzhai Resort Hotel 4-star hotel

    Jiuzhai Valley, or Jiuzhai Gou, literally meaning Nine Villages in a Valley, is world-known for its paradise-like landscape and exotic Tibetan lifestyle. Today you will visit the major parts of the valley including Shuzheng Valley, Rize Valley and Zachawa Valley.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • A friendly note: We don't recommend you dine at the restaurants in Jiuzhai Valley. Please bring some food with you during the trip. Dining by the beautiful lakeside of Jiuzhai Valley must be a special experience for your China holiday.
  • Jiuzhaigou

    DAY
    7
    Jiuzhaigou to ChengduChengdu to Chongqing to Yangtze
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Jiuzhaigou), Airport Transfer (Chengdu), Train station Transfer (Chengdu), Train station Transfer (Chongqing), 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: Breakfast
    • Hotels: On the Ship

    Today you will fly back to Chengdu.

    In the afternoon, you will take a high speed train to Chongqing. You will have dinner in Chongqing (on your own arrangement) and our Chongqing tour guide will escort you to the pier at night.

    Board on your Yangtze River Cruise and enjoy the night!

    - Smart Tips:

  • For dinner options, you can delve into Hongya Cave, filled with restaurants and cafes.
  • DAY
    8
    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

    The Yangtze River Cruise takes you on a dreamy journey to Yichang.

    Today you will take a land excursion to Shibaozhai, a remote village established on the cliff on the north bank of the Yangtze River.

    Getting back on board, you will enjoy the amazing views.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Fengdu Ghost City is an optional tour for today, extra fee applies (RMB 260 / Person). The city is filled with spocky atmosphere, only for real adventurers. Please request with the crew.
  • Yangtze River

    DAY
    9
    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

    Today you will cruise through two major gorges in the Yangtze River: Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge.

    After lunch, you will take a land excursion to the Shennong Stream, where you will take a sampan into the deep of the gorge. Back to your cruise and carry on the journey.

    - Smart Tips:

  • For an option, you can visit the White Emperor City, with extra fee RMB 260 / Person. Please request with the crew.
  • Shennong Stream

    DAY
    10
    Yichang to Beijing
    • Activities: Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Beijing), 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
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    Enjoy a fresh morning breeze on the deck.

    Today you will arrive in Yichang. Visit the world-famous Three Gorges Dam Site.

    Later today, you will fly to Beijing. Check in upon arrival.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Although Yichang might not be a surprise for foodies, one can find something nice to eat. Baisha Fat Fish, Pearl Soup, Sanyou Chicken and Lianpeng Egg. Walk down the riverbank to find a place for lunch.
  • Three Gorges Dam

    DAY
    11
    Beijing
    • Activities: Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour by Rickshaw in Xicheng District, Chinese Knotting Making , Pearl Store
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    Today you will walk on the vast Tian'anmen Square and visit the Forbidden City. Here you will visit the Hall of Mental Cultivation, Hall of Supreme Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity and Royal Garden.

    Have lunch in a courtyard house restaurant. Later, a rickshaw will take you deep into the Hutong. Here you will stop by a local family and learn to make a Chinese knot, which symbolizes the enduring bond between the two in love.

    Forbidden City

    DAY
    12
    Beijing
    • Activities: Mutianyu Cable Car(round trip), Temple of Heaven, Shahe Cloisonne Factory
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant, Dinner
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    Temple of Heaven has an important stand in both China's history and culture. This morning, your Beijing tour guide will lead your way at this site before the drive to the Great Wall.

    There are several sections of the Great Wall and we select the most enjoyable one for your visit: Mutianyu Section. You will take a round-trip cable car ride.

    Near the Great Wall, you will visit an interesting cloisonné factory to learn about the process.

    Drive back to downtown Beijing and relax.

    Tonight, you will be in for a real feast on the famous Peking Duck.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Rub away fatigue, you can enjoy a traditional massage or spa for tonight. Your Beijing tour guide will be happy to give great tips.
  • Peking Duck

    DAY
    13
    Beijing
    • Activities: Summer Palace with boat ride and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Suzhou Street
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Jing Mian Da Wang Restaurant
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    As a royal retreat in the golden days of the Qing Dynasty, Summer Palace offers you a peaceful moment in the beautiful setting. Here you will take a boat trip on the lake and walk freely along the interesting Suzhou Street. Try some Chinese noodle at a traditional Beijing noodle house.

    In the afternoon, you will be free in Beijing.

    - Smart Tips:

  • If you are into funky stuff, you shouldn't miss out the 798 Art Zone, where you can shop in trendy stores or lounge in a stylish cafe.
  • For dinner option, find your love a classic restaurant 1949 The Hidden City, recommended by Trip Advisor.
  • DAY
    14
    Beijing to Departure City
    • Activities: Free time, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
    • Meals: Breakfast

    This is the last day of your China honeymoon. Today your Beijing tour guide will escort you to the airport.

    We wish you happiness for a life-long time and hope to see you again soon!

    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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    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

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