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2020 Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River Cruise, Shanghai 11Days Tour

2020Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River Cruise, Shanghai11-Day Tour(Min. 6Pax)

Tour Code: YRC11E


Dates of Arrival at Beijing Airport (Thur.)

Mar12, Apr09, May07**, Jun04, Jul02, Aug13, Sept17**,   Oct08**, Nov05


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


Day02 Beijing (B/L)


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. (Dinner on own arrangement)

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the traditional Beijing life tour: Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour by rickshaw, following a Beijing cuisine dinner: USD70 per person

Day03 Beijing (B/L)

长城3-1.jpgLooking 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. (Dinner on own arrangement)

Optional Tour01: You can choose to watch the amazing Kungfu Show: USD60 per person

Optional Tour02: Kungfu Show+Beijing duck dinner option: US$85 per person.

Day04 Beijing-Xian (Bullet train, second-class seat) (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


Day05 Xian (B/L)


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.

Optional Tour: You can choose to watch enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: USD50 per person


Day06 (Tue.) Xian/Chongqing Boarding (Flight) (B/L/D)

Take a flight to Chongqing. Upon arrive Chongqing, pick up and transfer to Pier to get onboard the ship after dinner.

18:00-20:30 Embarking

21:00-21:30 Embarkation Safety Briefing

Cruise: M.V. Century Paragon 5* (outside balcony cabin)

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


Day07 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)


Join the optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City. 

Take the Shore excursion, Shi Baozhai after breakfast in the morning. Captain's Welcome Reception in the early evening. A Crew Cabaret Show after welcome dinner at night.


Day08 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)


Optional tour to the White Emperor City in the morning. Take the included Shore excursion

Wu gorge, excursion to Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges of Daning River, Qutang Gorge.


Day09 Yichang (Disembark)/Shanghai (Flight) (B/L)

Disembark at Yichang in the morning. After lunch, city tour. At special time, take the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrive at Shanghai meet and transfer to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Grand Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao or similar


Day10 Shanghai (B)


Have an early half-day city tour by visiting Jade Buddha Temple, stop by the Jewel Store. Dismiss at lunch hour for own arrangement.

Optional Tour: Modern Shanghai Experience Tour (Excluding lunch): USD60Per person

In the afternoon, firstly we will experience the Maglev Train in Shanghai (round-trip), whose highest speed could be up to 431Km/Hour. Afterwards, transfer to visit City God Temple Bazaar and Xin Tian Di. Lastly, enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Huangpu River. Transfer back to hotel. (Excluding lunch)


Day11 Shanghai Departure (B)

Transfer to airport for homebound flight. Tour ends.


Tour Price (Twin Sharing): USD1838 per person, single supplement: USD775 per person (Including Beijing-Xian bullet train second-class seat; Xian/Chongqing-Yichang/Shanghai air tickets)

Service charges for local guides & drivers & cruise crew (same for adult and children): US$135pp (To be collected upon arrival in Beijing)

**Remarks: May07, Sept17, Oct08 Departure Tour Surcharge: USD100Per person, single supplement surcharge USD50Per person


Child fare policy (under 12years):

1)     sharing a twin room with an adult: Pay adult fare;

2)     sharing a twin room with two adults (with extra bed): Less 15% of adult fare;

3)     sharing a twin room with two adults (no bed): less 30% of adult fare;

4)     infant (aged under 2years): Less 90% of adult fare.


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.  Mandarin or 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