Rewarding trip in Shanghai plus a Yangtze River Cruise, reason to make your one week and money well spent.
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Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Chongqing), Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town, 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.)
Destinations & activities: Hotel - airport transfer, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town, transfer to the pier, Yangtze River Cruise
Today, you will take an early flight to Chongqing.
Make every minute count, we will visit Chongqing Zoo, wave hello to the giant pandas. Later, have lunch in a famous local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will walk in history's track in the Ciqikou Old Town, . Later, your Chongqing tour guide will esort you to the pier. Board on Yangtze River Cruise before dark.
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No flights included in this Shanghai tour package, you can contact us for our airfare deals.
Find yourself something to eat before boarding the Yangtze River Cruise, we know a good place: Hongya Cave. Find more information on the "Solo Adventure!" tag.
Program: learn traditional Chinese tai chi, Optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City(RMB 290 per person)., shore excursion to Shibaozhai in the afternoon, and in the evening the cruise welcome party
Waking up in the wave sound of the Yangtze River, you will embrace the morning of nature. Today you will take a short visit to Shibaozhai. Shibaozhai, literally meaning Stone Treasure Fortress, and its riverside location is what allows the historic hill site much of its beauty. The sheer vertical cliffs below it stand more than 56 meters tall, thus creating much curiosity over the centuries. The red pavilion found there was first built in 1750 during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) and has since been restored. Inside, visitors can see many interesting artifacts since each of the 12 floors is dedicated to a famous general from the Three Kingdoms Period (220-265), a local scholar, or a known Chinese poet.
- Smart Tips:
Fengdu Ghost City is not included in our itinerary, but it's available to book after you get on the cruise. Cost will be your own exspense.
Passes through the 1st gorge--Qutang Gorge.
Passes through the 2cd gorge---Wu Gorge.
Shore excursion to Shennong Stream(1:30pm-5:30pm) to see hanging coffins, local Tujia minority houses and their custom.. You have the option of visiting White Emperor City(RMB290 per person).
On your spectacular Yangtze River cruise today, the first gorge of the day will be Qutang Gorge and then later pass through Wu Gorge. After lunch, you will have the chance to go on land to visit Shennong Stream, a tributary of the Yangtze River. It is a dramatic piece of natural beauty with water rushing past karst caves, vertical cliffs, numerous waterfalls, three-colored springs, an ancient plank path, and much more. As well, there is an option to visit the White Emperor City, also known as Baidi city (price not included).
The crew will later put on a performance for your entertainment, and the vessel will sail through the 5-step ship locks, bringing you back to Yangtze.
- Smart Tips:
White Emperor City is an option upon your request. Please inform the crew if you'd visit it. Cost will be on your own.
YichangYichang to Shanghai
Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Program: Disembarking at Maoping pier of Yichang&Shore excursion---Three Gorges Dam Site,take bus to Yichang, arrive in Yichang at 12:30pm.
Your cruise along the world famous Yangtze River will conclude today. In the morning, you will embark on one final shore excursion to visit the Three Gorges Dam Site. This is China and the world’s largest water conservancy project, a work in progress from 1994 until its final completion in 2009. Have lunch on your own.
You will take a flight back to Shanghai. Our Shanghai tour guide will escort you back to hotel or home.
What's Included & Excluded
Meals listed in the itinerary.
Private English-speaking guide and driver.
Hotels listed in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Taxes.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
China Entry Visa Fees.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
Single Room Supplement.
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