Discovery Yangtze13 Days 12 Nights China Tour from $2199

Chengdu, Yichang, Yangtze River Cruise, Chongqing, Xi'an, Gubei Water Town & Beijing

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  • International Flights
  • Meals
  • Transportation
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THIS 13-DAY TOUR FEATURES A 4-NIGHT LUXURY CRUISE DOWN THE SCENIC YANGTZE RIVER

Discover the breathtaking beauty of China, enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery in China. Our luxury cruise features state of the art facilities, this offer includes:

  • Roundtrip International Airfares And Domestic Transfers
  • 12 Nights Accommodation
  • Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Luxury Accommodation in 4 or 5 Star Hotels
  • Sightseeing & Entry Fees on Itinerary
  • Gratuities & Tour Tipping
  • Breathtaking Experiences

Itinerary

Chengdu, Yichang, Yangtze River Cruise, Chongqing, Xi'an, Gubei Water Town & Beijing

  • 1DAY 1 / CHENGDU ARRIVAL
    Details

    Begin your journey with your international flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival at the Chengdu International Airport you will be greeted by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel.

  • 2DAY 2 / CHENGDU- YICHANG
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    Today you will be transferred from Chengdu to Yichang. Upon arrival, you will board the Yangtze River Cruise ship and begin your memorable 4-night cruise down the Yangtze River.

  • 3DAY 3 / YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE
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    Start the morning with a morning exercise on board in the presence of the beautiful Gorges. Spend your day out on an optional excursion or relax on board the cruise ship. This evening you will return to the ship and attend the Captain’s Welcome Banquet and enjoy the evening entertainment with a Chinese dancing ball.

  • 4DAY 4 / YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE
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    Today, you may choose to embark on the exciting optional excursions or for a leisure day on board the ship. The afternoon you will continue to cruise into the western section of Xiling Gorge.

  • 5DAY 5 / YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE
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    Today you will pass through the mountains of Eastern Sichuan. Participate in the optional excursion or relax by the pool, pamper yourself with a massage and make the most of the last full day on your ship. Tonight, enjoy the farewell dinner and pack your bags in preparation for disembarking tomorrow.

  • 6DAY 6 / CHONGQING - XI'AN
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    Today you will be transferred from Chongqing to Xi an. Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for your tour tomorrow.

  • 7DAY 7 / XI'AN - TERRACOTTA WARRIORS, MOSLEM STREET
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    Today you will explore the ancient wonders of Xi’an. For a period of more than 1,000 years, Xi’an served as China’s capital city and remains home to a great number of precious relics and historical sites. Your tour today will include a visit to the Terracotta Warriors and the lively Moslem Street. The Terracotta Warriors site is widely considered as the eighth wonder of the world and was discovered by accident in 1974. You will see the army of over 7,000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots that has guarded Emperor Qin’s tomb since 210BC. Each figure is unique and the painstaking repair and evacuation continues to this day. After lunch, you will walk through the famous Moslem Street, where many souvenirs and delicious local snacks can be sampled.

  • 8DAY 8 / XI'AN - WILD GOOSE PAGODA, PROVINCIAL MUSEUM, ANCIENT CITY
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    Today you will begin with a visit to the Wild Goose Pagoda. The temple was originally used by a large team of scholars to translate the Buddhism Scriptures into Chinese and subsequently became a holy place for pilgrims. You will then continue on to the Provincial Museum, which documents China’s archaeological finds which date as far back as the Neolithic Age (20,000 years ago). Your next visit will be to the Ancient City Wall, which was built in 194 BC and is the oldest and best preserved ancient city wall in all of China. In the evening, you may choose to join the optional activity: Tang Dynasty Dance Performance.

  • 9Day 9/ XI'AN - BEIJING
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    Today you will board a high speed train to the capital city of Beijing. Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for your full day tour tomorrow.

  • 10Day 10/ BEIJING - GREAT WALL
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    Today, you will visit the 2008 Olympic Games sites. Then visit Jade factory to learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing. After lunch, travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, you’ll find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent, and the experience is truly unforgettable. Afterward heading to Gubei Water Town and stay overnight and enjoy the night scene of the Great wall.

  • 11Day 11/ BEIJING - GUBEI WATER TOWN
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    Today, you’ll enjoy and experience an old-fashioned simplicity and elegance. Row upon row of houses, old quartzite streets and long narrow alleyways show the style and features of the old ancient town. River channels are scattered between streets; houses near the river are bathed in sunlight. Besides sightseeing, you can experience unique local customs and participate in native activities.

  • 12Day 12/ BEIJING - GUBEI WATER TOWN
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    Morning is free for leisure, optional tours are offered to Little Potala Palace, Chengde. It was modeled after the Potala Palace in Tibet. It was built for Emperor Qianlong to receive the visiting Tibetan nobles.Heading back to Beijing in the afternoon. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world. Afterward, experience the oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre where you will learn about alternative treatments for illness and have the chance to consult with a Chinese Medical professional.

  • 13Day 13/ DEPART BEIJING
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    Today you will be transferred to the Beijing International Airport for your flight home. If time permits, before heading to the airport, you may choose to explore the city of Beijing at your own pace.


Please note: Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic conditions and other unforeseen occurrences.
All optional excursions and evening entertainment are excluded from the package.

Note: Excursions not included on the itinerary are optional and incur additional cost.

Three Gorges Dam Site

The Three Gorges Dam Site is one of the largest construction projects undertaken by mankind and is the biggest hydropower project in the world.

Tribe of the Three Gorges

The only large scenic spot that has not been influenced by the Three Gorges Dam project, which showcases the abundant Ba Culture and Shu Culture.

Lesser Three Gorges

Board smaller vessels to sail through the narrower and breathtaking Lesser Three Gorges region or Shennong Stream. This excursion is subject to the cruise.

White Emperor City

An ancient temple that is located atop Baidi Mountain on the northern bank of the Yangtze River in Fengjie County.

Fengdu Ghost City

The temples built on Ming Mountain depicts the instruments of punishment and demon paintings, demonstrating the Chinese people’s imagination of hell.

Hutong Tour

Take a rickshaw tour of the traditional Hutong areas famous for the old-style buildings, and time-honoured workshops. Enjoy a local family style meal before retiring to your hotel.

Summer Palace

The largest royal park in China that looks over the stunning Kunming lake and for hundreds of years, the summer residence of Chinese royalty and their families.

Inclusions

  • All domestic and international transfers in China
  • Tour tipping
  • Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing admissions
  • Private coach transportation
  • Experienced, English speaking guides
  • 12 nights’ accommodation: 1 Night Chengdu – Chengdu High Tech Holiday Inn or similar, 4 Nights Yangtze River Cruise – Gold 6# or similar, 3 Nights Xi’an – Grand Noble Hotel or similar and 4 Nights Beijing – Park Plaza Science Park or similar
  • Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners

Exclusions

  • China Visa application fee
  • Single supplement charge,upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours.
  • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
  • Departure city surcharge, High Season surcharge.
  • Laundry and other items of a personal nature
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above

Fine Print

  • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Sydney or Melbourne. Departures from other cities will incur a surcharge.
  • Return date change will incur charge of $200 per person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability
  • Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences.
  • It is advised to have insurance coverage for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption (highly recommended).
  • Single supplement surcharge applies for single travelers.
  • This promotion tour is non-refundable after reservation is confirmed.
  • High season surcharge applies to July and September dates
  • All reservation form and passport information must be completed within 15 days of the reservation being made. For travel within 90 days from the date of reservation, the reservation form must be completed within 10 days of the reservation being made. Otherwise, SNA Tours may not be able to guarantee the selected travel date.
  • Money Back Guarantee for 15 days purchased will not apply if travel is within 90 days from the date of reservation.

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