Ancient China with Yangtze Cruise

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Day 01: Arrive Beijing Beijing

Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be transferred to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. (Transfer is provided for flight arriving between 9am – 1.30am only)

This morning we start at the impressive National Grand Theatre for a photo stop, then walk to the largest public square Tiananmen Square. Visit the magnificent Forbidden City with 9,999 rooms and halls, where 13 ancient Chinese emperors lived. This afternoon walk in the largest public park, and visit the iconic Temple of Heaven. (B/L/D)

Today’s highlight is the Great Wall of China, one of the seven manmade wonders in the world. We climb the great wall at Juyongguan Pass, which is one of the three most significant ancient passes on the Wall. You can choose the easy or steep side of the wall. Back to the city, take a stroll in Olympic Park 2008 and take photos of the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Explore the famous Wangfujing Street, and you may try local delicacies in the snack food street. (B/L)

This morning board the high speed train to Xian. Walk on the ancient city wall, the wall used as ancient military defense system has been good preserved. Continue on to the historic Small Wild Goose Pagoda, and browse the provincial museum. Tonight dinner will be served at legendary De Fa Chang Dumplings, followed by a cultural Tang Dynasty music and dance show. (B/-/D)

Marvel at the world-famous Qin Emperor's Mausoleum & Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Continue to visit Artistic Ceramics Factory, learn about the techniques of making Tang San Cai, as well as the terra cotta warriors. Then visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and enjoy the Music Conduit beside the pagoda. Last visit the Qujiang Pool Park, with many Tang style sculptures. (B/L/D)

Transfer to the airport for flight to Wuhan, where you are transferred to Yichang pier, embark your Yangtze Cruise for four night cruise upstream the mighty Yangtze River. (B/-/D)

Sail through Xiling Gorge and vist the the massive Three Gorges Dam Site. (B/L/D)

Sail through Wu Gorge and QutangGorge, and enjoy boat rafting along the scenic Shennong Stream. (B/L/D)

Continue on cruising on Yangtze River, and enjoy shore excursion to ancient village Shibaozhai. (B/L/D)

After breakfast disembark your ship and transfer to the airport. (B)

Super Value Group Tour
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13-SEP-17 22-SEP-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now
20-SEP-17 29-SEP-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now
11-OCT-17 20-OCT-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now
18-OCT-17 27-OCT-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now
25-OCT-17 03-NOV-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now
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22-NOV-17 01-DEC-17 $1,895 $665 Inquiry Now




Inclusions
  • 5 nights twin share at 4star rated accommodation
  • 4 nights twin share at 4 star rated Yangtze Cruise
  • Second class high speed train fare from Beijing to Xian
  • Ecnomic class airfare from Xian to Wuhan
  • Local sightseeing tours with entrance fee
  • Local transport by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Daily breakfast, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • Local tipping to the guide and driver

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