Imperial China & Yangtze

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Day 01: Arrive at Beijing

Welcome to Beijing, China’s political and cultural centre. Upon your arrival you will be met & transferred to Beijing Presidential Hotel for the next four nights. . Your hotel is a 5 star hotel located in the central Beijing, with walking distance to the historical Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Rest of the day is free at leisure to relax or explore on your own pace.

This morning start at Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Next, explore the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City, once the imperial residence in the Ming & Qing Dynasties. This afternoon wander in the Summer Palace with the largest imperial garden and manmade lake.(B/L/-)

Today experience the highlight of your holiday as you climb the Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders in the world. We climb the prominent section of the Wall named Badaling Great Wall, and spend minimum 2 hours on the wall so you enjoy the most of this incredible ancient defence project. Back to the city and make photo stop at 2008 Beijing Olympic Village. (B/L/-)

This morning visit the iconic Temple of Heaven, a unique architecture masterpiece from the 15th Century. Then explore Beijing’s historic Hutong by old fashioned pedi-cab with a visit to the traditional courtyard style houses. (B/L/-)

Fly to Xian , a historic ancient capital. After arrival browse through the Provincial Museum followed by a visit to the Big Goose Pagoda. Transfer to your hotel, stay at Jianguo Hotel for the next two nights. (B/L/-)

Today marvel at the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors & Horses , buried with the Chinese first emperor for more than 2,000 years. Tonight enjoy the traditional Tang Dynasty dinner & show. (B/L/D)

Fly to Chongqing, the gateway to Yangtze Cruise. First visit the cute pandas in the zoo, and then enjoy local flavoured hot pot dinner before boarding the President No. 6 for an exciting three-night cruise down the legendary Yangtze. Your cabin has a private balcony. Cruise itinerary from Day 8 to Day 10 is subject to change by the ship due to water level or local authorities. (B/L/D)

Sail through the amazing gorges and deep mountain valleys. Later in the afternoon take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named "The Pearl of the Yangtze". (B/L/D)

Pass through the fabled Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. We change to smaller boats and enter deep into the famed Shennong Stream to appreciate the stunning scenery. Continue on to sail into the misty Xiling Gorges. (B/L/D)

Visit the incredible Three Gorges Dam site before we farewell to our ship and fly to Shanghai for the next three nights at Ocean Hotel. Your hotel is a 5 star hotel located in the north of the famous Bund.(B/L/-)

Start our day with a relaxing walk on the Bund , dotted with Art-Deco buildings. Next explore the classic Yu Garden and the bustling old town. Later, browse the Shanghai Museum , and take a stroll in Xintiandi, a historical redevelopment zone. Drive along Pudong new city and view the modern iconic buildings. Tonight you can purchase optional evening entertainment show, the famous Shanghai acrobatics.

Enjoy a day excursion to the water town Suzhou, known as the Oriental Venice. Visit the classic Garden of Master of Nets, Silk Spinning Factory, and stroll along Pingjiang Road Old Town Area. Back to Shanghai for overnight. (B/L/-)

After breakfast free at leisure until transfer to the airport. (B)

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03-APR-19 15-APR-19 $3,125 Inquiry Now
10-APR-19 22-APR-19 $3,125 Inquiry Now
17-APR-19 29-APR-19 $3,125$2,975 Inquiry Now
24-APR-19 06-MAY-19 $3,180 Inquiry Now

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01-MAY-19 13-MAY-19 $3,180 Inquiry Now
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15-MAY-19 27-MAY-19 $3,180 Inquiry Now
22-MAY-19 03-JUN-19 $3,180$2,995 Inquiry Now
29-MAY-19 10-JUN-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now

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05-JUN-19 17-JUN-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
12-JUN-19 24-JUN-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
19-JUN-19 01-JUL-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
26-JUN-19 08-JUL-19 $3,115$2,965 Inquiry Now

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03-JUL-19 15-JUL-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
10-JUL-19 22-JUL-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
17-JUL-19 29-JUL-19 $3,115$2,965 Inquiry Now
24-JUL-19 05-AUG-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now

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07-AUG-19 19-AUG-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
14-AUG-19 26-AUG-19 $3,115$2,965 Inquiry Now
21-AUG-19 02-SEP-19 $3,175 Inquiry Now
28-AUG-19 09-SEP-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now

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04-SEP-19 16-SEP-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now
11-SEP-19 23-SEP-19 $3,235$3,065 Inquiry Now
18-SEP-19 30-SEP-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now

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02-OCT-19 14-OCT-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now
09-OCT-19 21-OCT-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now
16-OCT-19 28-OCT-19 $3,235$3,065 Inquiry Now
23-OCT-19 04-NOV-19 $3,235 Inquiry Now
30-OCT-19 11-NOV-19 $3,115 Inquiry Now
Trip Highlights
  • Climb the Great Wall of China
  • Visit Forbidden City, Summer Palace
  • Visit the Temple of Heaven
  • Marvel at the Terracotta Warriors
  • Visit the Pandas in the Zoo
  • Cruise the Yangtze by a deluxe ship
  • Visit Three Gorges Dam site
  • Visit classical Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum
  • Explore classic gardens in Suzhou
Inclusions
  • 9-night accommodation at 4 star hotels (twin share)
  • 3- night deluxe Yangtze Cruisewith private balcony
  • Domestic flights Beijing-Xian-Chongqing & Yichang - Shanghai with taxes
  • All transport by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours
  • Entrance fees
  • Local English speaking professional guide
  • Return transfers
  • 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Tang Dynasty Show
Remarks
  • Our competitive international airfares starts from $750 per person ex Australia to China, contact us for details when you book this tour
  • To join this tour you must have valid Chinese entry visa.

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Cruise Info

Launched in April 2011, the President Prime is one of the best 5-star boats sailing on the Yangtze River, with 187 deluxe cabins (2 President suites, 2 Deluxe Suites, 32 Executive Suites and 151 Deluxe Cabins with balcony) with private balconies. Each spacious cabin is equipped with satellite TV, satellite telephone. Sit and relax on your private balcony and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Three Gorges and Yangtze River.

Prsident NO.1

Stanard balcony cabin

Cruise Map

Prsident NO.1

Cruise itinerary

Day 1

19:00-20:00 Embarkation at Chongqing

22:00 Departing Chongqing Pier

07:00 Breakfast

08:00 Briefing on the Cruise

09:00 - 11:30 Shore Excurison: Fengdu (Optional)

14:00 - 16:00 Shore Excurison: Shibaozhai

18:00 Captain's Welcome Dinner

20:00 Evening Entertainment

09:00 - 09:30 Passing the Qutang Gorge

10:30 - 12:00 Passing the Wu Gorge

13:00 - 17:00 Shore Excursion: Shennong Stream

17:00 - 19:00 Passing the Xiling Gorge (West Part)

18:00 Farewell Dinner

20:00 - 24:00 Passing the Three Gorges Dame 5-stage Shiplock

06:30 Breakfast

08:00 - 10:30 Shore Excurison: the Three Gorges Dam Project

10:30 - 11:00 Passing the Xiling Gorge (East Part)

11:30 Arriving in Yichang - Disembarktaion