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2019 Beijing, Xian, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Yangtze Hong Kong Tour 17 Days

Tour Code: YRC17E

2019

Dates of Arrival at Beijing Airport  (Thur.)  (Min. 2 Pax)

Mar14, Apr11,   May09**, Jun06, Jul04, Aug01, Sept12**, Oct10**, Nov07

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Day01 (Thur.) Beijing Arrival

When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.

Hotel: Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Hotel or similar

https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3641-novotel-beijing-xin-qiao/index.shtml

 

Day02 Beijing (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Then tour Tiananmen Square. 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 188 years. Continue to visit Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour by rickshaw, following a Beijing cuisine dinner.

 

Day03 Beijing (B/L/D)

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, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest &Water Cube. Watch the amazing Kungfu Show and followed by Beijing duck dinner

 

Day04 Beijing/Xian (Flight) (B/-/D)

This morning you will take a flight to Xian, the ancient capital city for 11 dynasties in Chinese history. Upon arrival, proceed to visit Shaanxi History Museum, which has been regarded as “the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures”. Then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall.

Hotel: Wyndham Hotel Xian 5* or similar

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham/xian-china/wyndham-hotel-xian/overview

 

Day05 Xian (B/L/D)

Visit 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. Then tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Back to the town, visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet.

 

Day06 Xian/Shanghai (Flight)-Suzhou (Coach) (B/L)

After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, China's most popular metropolis that has attracted the visitors from all over the world. Then transferred to the city of Suzhou, often referred to as the "Venice of the East". Upon arrival, visit the Suzhou's Bird Nest, designed by Paul Andrew who also designed the Beijing's Bird Nest. Dinner at your own expense.

Hotel: Suzhou Pan Pacific Hotel 5* or similar

https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-resorts/china/suzhou.html

 

Day07 Suzhou-Wuxi (Coach) (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will visit Suzhou Lotus Garden, also named The Couple's Garden. It is the world's cultural heritage. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as "Oriental romantic". And visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process. Transfer to Wuxi after lunch, visit the Li Garden, Zisha Tea-Pot Center.The garden is surrounded with water on three sides, shows the interests of "the artificial hill the real water".

Hotel: Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan, Wuxi 5* or similar

https://www.swiss-belhotel.com/zh-cn/swiss-belhotel-liyuan-wuxi?supseacat=38

 

Day08 Wuxi-Hangzhou (Coach) (B/L/D)

After breakfast proceed to visit the Pearl Breeding Center before transfer to Hangzhou. Visit West Lake and enjoy the relaxing cruise there. West Lake is man-made and created after the Chinese love for garden-style parks for recreation. It is the symbol of Hangzhou, and is considered one of the most beautiful sights in China. Watch "Impression West Lake" show: USD60 per person

Hotel: Jinma Palace Hangzhou 5* or similar

http://www.jinmapalace.com/

 

Day09 Hangzhou-Shanghai (Coach) (B/L)

After breakfast, visit the Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. transfer to Shanghai, Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. Then City God Temple Plaza and the Nanjing Road, which is No. 1 commercial center in China. (Dinner on own arrangement)

Hotel: Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao or similar

https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6694-grand-mercure-shanghai-hongqiao/index.shtml#origin=mercure

 

Day10 Shanghai (B/L)

Have an early half-day city tour by visiting Jade Buddha Temple, stop by the Jewel Store, Xin Tian Di. Enjoy a Shanghai Dim sum lunch. In the afternoon, firstly we will experience the Maglev Train in Shanghai, whose highest speed could be up to 431Km/Hour. Afterwards, transfer to Pudong Developing Area and visit Jinmao Tower (inside visit to Observation Deck). Lastly, enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Huangpu River. Transfer back to hotel.

 

Day11 (Fri.) ShanghaiQYichang Boarding (Flight) (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, transfer to airport to take a morning flight to Yichang. Upon arrival, transfer to have lunch and have a city tour in Yichang city. After dinner, transfer to pier to board the cruise.

Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change due to the conditions of climate, water level, navigation channel, seasons etc.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two (5*, Outside Balcony)

 

Day12 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Take the included shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Project site after breakfast in the morning. Join the Optional Tour to the fabulous the Three Gorges Tribe in the afternoon. Ship departs from Maoping pier and sail into the west part of the Xiling Gorge. Captain's Welcome Reception in the early evening. A Crew Cabaret Show after welcome dinner at night.

 

Day13 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Wu gorge, excursion to Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges of Daning River, Qutang Gorge. Optional tour to the White Emperor City in the afternoon.

 

Day14 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Shore excursion to Ghost City in Fengdu, farewell dinner and settlement in the evening.

 

Day15 Chongqing (Disembark)/Hong Kong (Flight) (B)

Disembark at Chongqing in the morning. Transfer to take a flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival of the Pearl of Orient – Hong Kong, take shuttle bus to the hotel. Free at leisure in the afternoon.

Hotel: The Cityview 4* or similar

https://thecityview.com.hk/

 

Day16 Hong Kong Island Tour (B)

Morning proceed to a city tour in Hong Kong Island (Seat-in-coach), including the famous Victoria Peak, drive by Repulse Bay, Stanley Market, Aberdeen Fishing Village and a jewelry factory. Free for your shopping spree for the rest of the day.

 

Day17 Hong Kong Departure (B)

Take shuttle bus to airport for homebound flight. Tour ends.

 

 

Tour Price: USD2355 per person, single supplement: USD850 per person

**Remarks: May09, Sept12, Oct10 Departure Tour Surcharge: USD100Per person, single supplement surcharge USD50Per person

 

 

Land cost includes:

   1.  Sup. 1st class hotel accommodation based on double occupancy;

   2.  Daily American buffet breakfast and meals as listed in the itinerary

   3.  English-conducted sightseeing tour specified as itinerary 

   4.  Baggage handling

   5.  Domestic flight within China and China AIF

 

Land cost does not include:

   1. International flight

   2. China visa

   3. Travel insurance

   4. Tips and personal expense