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Best Value Yangtze River Cruise

Best Value Yangtze River Cruise




Weekly Guaranteed Departure Based On Minimum of 2 Pax with Saturday Arrival in Beijing

Come and experience the magnificent Yangtze River! Relax aboard the 5-star Cruise as you sail past the beautiful scenery of the Three Gorges. This is an once-in-a-lifetime adventure!


Tour Summary


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Day01 Arrival in Beijing

Upon arrival, greeted at airport and transferred to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Hotel or similar 


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Day02 Beijing (B/L/D)

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After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, where we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Kunming Lake. Lastly, Stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 190 years. Enjoy the famous Beijing acrobatic show after dinner.



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Day03 Beijing (B/L/SD)

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Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World'. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Changling of the Ming Tombs. Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.


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Day04 Beijing-Xian (B/L/D)

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Hotel: Titan Times Hotel 5* or similar


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Day05 Xian (B/L/SD)

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We will have a full day visit to the Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route. After lunch, tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Tonight, Dumpling Banquet & Tang Dynasty Show will be served.


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Day06(Thur.) Xian-Chongqing (B/L/D)

Take a morning flight to Chongqing. Upon arrival, pay a visit to Panda House, where we could have a look at the giant lovely pandas. Proceed to pier to get on board of the cruise after dinner.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5*(outside balcony cabin)


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Day07 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

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Day08 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Today we continue adventuring through the Gorges. Each Gorge is distinct in its own way, and the scenery changes as we navigate around each bend, whether it be perpendicular cliffs, rushing waters, or soaring mountains. You can’t simply take your eyes away from the stunningly beautiful nature.


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Day09 Yichang-Shanghai (B/L) 

This morning we will first visit the Three Gorges Dam, which is the largest power station in the World. Pass through Xiling Gorge , then disembark in Yichang . After lunch, take a flight to Shanghai. Meet at airport and transfer to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Sheraton Hotel Hongqiao Shanghai 5* or similar


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Day10 Shanghai (B/L)

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After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful half-day city tour by visiting Yu Garden, the bund, Nanjing Road, silk factory, Xintiandi Old French Concession. Enjoy rest of the day as free time to explore this renowned international metropolis. Take own arrangement back to hotel.


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Day11 Shanghai Departure (B)

Transfer to airport after breakfast for the homebound flight.