10 Days China Ancient Capitals & Yangtze River Cruise (Land Only)

Tour Code: EBXYU1/2

Departure: Wednesday

Highlights:
Tour Highlights:

China Double Capital Cities + Landscape Art Gallery –The Three Gorges
Beijing: Feel its profound history as an Ancient Capital and its modern fashion of the Cosmopolitan
City, experience the perfect combination of classic culture and modern fashion.

Xi’an: Climbing up the ancient wall and see what it is like today.

Three Gorges: enjoy the beautiful landscape art gallery, the essence scenery of Yangtze River, the landscape treasure of China.


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1: D01 Beijing Arrival BUS X

Upon arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), transfer to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

(Free Pick-up Period: 9:00a.m.-midnight 1:30a.m.; passengers arriving adjacent within 2 hours will be picked up together; extra pick up fee: USD60 vehicle/transfer for 2-3pax, exclude tour guide).

2: D02 Beijing BUS B, L, D

After breakfast, take an outside view of "the National Grand Theater". Then visit "Tiananmen Square" -the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Then explore the incredible "Forbidden City" with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. Visit famous "Temple of Heaven" Temple of Heaven, Ancient Chinese Ming and Qing Dynasties Emperors, praying. Lastly visit the Pearl Store.

3: D03 Beijing-Xi’an BUS+TRAIN B, L, X

After breakfast, explore the "Juyongguan Great Wall", one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World'. On the way there, visit Jade Store first. After lunch, continue to take an outside view of "Bird’s Nest" and "Water Cube", which are Olympic stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then go on "a Pedicab Ride through the Hutongs". Visit the famous "Shichahai Bar Street" which is a famous scenic area, surrounded by places of historic interest and scenic beauty, remnants of old-style Beijing residences and Hutongs. After that visit invigorant store (free foot massage). Then watch "Acrobatics Show", At last visit the famous pedestrian shopping area -- "Wangfujing Street". The snack street is a must-see, selling all the interesting snacks. You can easily find a place for your dinner here (at your own expenses). Take the soft sleeper to Xi`an, overnight on train.

4: D04 Arrival Xi’an BUS B, L, D

Upon arriving, you will be picked up at the railway station. Start your visit from the "Ancient City Wall" which still compasses the center of Xi’an. It is the most complete one that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After that, continue to visit the dramatic "Small Wild Goose Pagoda", famous Buddha's pagoda of Tang Dynasty. Then visit "Xi’an Museum", China's first national museum equipped with modern facilities. Dinner will be the century-old "De Fa Chang Dumplings", one of China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, the most famous dumplings’ restaurant in China. At night, enjoy wonderful "Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show".

5: D05 Xi’an BUS B, L, X

After breakfast, visit the world-famous "Qin Emperor's Mausoleum & Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses", the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century. The Terracotta Army is one of the top attractions in China, because of its historical significance and uniqueness. After that, continue to visit Artistic Ceramics Factory, learn about the techniques of making Tang San Cai, as well as the terra cotta warriors. Then continue to visit the "Big Wild Goose Pagoda"(outside view)—a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi'an. By the way, enjoy the "Music Conduit" beside the pagoda, which is the largest Music Conduit Square of Asia, experiencing the perfect combination of music and spring (except rainy or snowy days). Dinner expenses will be at your own expenses.

6: D06 Xi’an-Wuhan- Yichang AIR+TRAIN/BUS B, X, D

Yichang Embark
Today you have two choices:
Choice A:
After breakfast take a flight to Wuhan. Have lunch and dinner at your own expenses. Then transfer to Yichang by bus or train.

Choice B:
After breakfast take a flight to Yichang. Have lunch and dinner at your own expenses
Embark at Yichang during 6:00pm-8:00pm. Set sail from Yichang at 9:00pm.

7: D07 Three Gorges B, L, D

07:30-08:30 Breakfast (buffet)
08:15 Board sightseeing-boat,sails through The TGD ship-elevator
Shore excursion- "Three Gorges Dam Site"
12:30-13:30 Lunch (buffet)
13:30-17:00 Shore excursion - "Tribe of The Three Gorges" (optional)
17:15(Est) Scenic cruising- "Xiling Gorge"
18:15-19:00 Captain's Welcome Reception
19:00-20:30 Dinner
21:00 Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show


8: D08 Three Gorges B, L, D

07:15-08:30 Breakfast (Buffet)
08:30-11:15 Shore excursion- 'Shennong Stream"
11:30-12:30 Lunch (Buffet)
12:45(Est.) Scenic cruising- "Wu Gorge"
15:00 (Est.) Scenic cruising- "Qutang Gorge"
15:30-18:00 Shore excursion - "White Emperor City"(optional)
19:00-20:30 Dinner
21:00 Cabaret show

9: D09 Three Gorges B, L, D

07:00-08:15 Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-10:00 Shore excursion- "Shibaozhai"
12:00-13:15 Lunch (buffet)
14:00-16:30 Shore excursion- "Fengdu" (optional)
19:00-20:15 Captain's Farewell Banquet

10: D10 Chongqing Departure B

Disembark at Chongqing after breakfast. Then transfer to the airport .

(Please book the flight which depart after 11:30AM).

Tour Arrangements will be subject to local real conditions!

Wish You a Happy Journey!

Friendly reminder :
1. Please note that all arrival and departure times, shore excursion & lectures are subject to change due to different kinds of cruises, weather, river conditions and permission, from the navigational authorities.
2. If there is additional time, several optional items may be organized, the fee for which is not included in the package.
Three Gorges Tribe, White Emperor City, Fengdu (price to be advised on board).



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Price
Date(s)Double OccupancySingle RoomRemark
2018 Beijing Arrival Date :

Jun. 06, 20
Jul. 04
Aug. 22
Nov. 07, 21

$1099 + $400Child 2-11 years old with bed : $839
Child 2-11 years old without bed : $739
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare

Included Beijing-Xi’an soft sleeper train ticket and Wuhan-Yichang bus or train ticket fare, include Xi’an–Wuhan air ticket fare and tax or Xi’an-Yichang air ticket fare and tax.

2018 Beijing Arrival Date :

Apr. 04, 18
May. 02, 16
Sep. 05, 12, 19
Oct. 10, 17, 24

$1149+ $420Child 2-11 years old with bed : $879
Child 2-11 years old without bed : $769
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare


Included Beijing-Xi’an soft sleeper train ticket and Wuhan-Yichang bus or train ticket fare, include Xi’an–Wuhan air ticket fare and tax or Xi’an-Yichang air ticket fare and tax.
* Admission fee as indicated : $90
* Service Charge : $100
Notes:

Itinerary: Beijing Arr.-Xi’an –Wuhan–Yichang-Three Gorges –Chongqing Dep. 9N10D

Local Delicacies:
Xi’an/Time-honored Defachang Dumplings

Wonderful Shows:
Xi’an/Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show

Deluxe Hotels:
Beijing: U Hotel Beijing/similar
Xi’an: 5?Grand Noble Hotel Xi’an/similar
Three Gorges: 5?Victoria Grace Cruise/Golden Cruise/similar

Admission fee: USD 90/pax (must be pre-paid at time of reservation)
Beijing / Forbidden City, Juyongguan Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Acrobatics Show, Beijing hutong;
Xi`an / Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi’an Museum, Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show, Qin Emperor's Mausoleum & Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses;

Friendly reminder:
1. Please note that all arrival and departure times, shore excursion & lectures are subject to change due to different kinds of cruises, weather, river conditions and permission, from the navigational authorities.
2. If there is additional time, several optional items may be organized, the fee for which is not included in the package.
Three Gorges Tribe, White Emperor City, Fengdu (price to be advised on board).


Remarks:
1) Tour fare has included Beijing-Xi’an soft sleeper train ticket and Wuhan-Yichang bus or train ticket fare, include Xi’an–Wuhan air ticket fare and tax or Xi’an-Yichang air ticket fare and tax.
2) Total fare composed of tour fare, admission fee as indicated and service charge must be pre-paid at time of reservation.
The admission fee as indicated and service charge for adults and children are the same (free for infant under 2 years old). The optional shore excursion fees are not included in the package.
3) Tour fare above is based on American adults (non student group).
That for travelers under 12 years old is as follows:

Jun./Jul./Aug./Nov. 2018
Child between 2-11 years old with bed : $839/pax
Child between 2-11 years old without bed : $739/pax
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare

Apr./May/Sep./Oct.2018
Child between 2-11 years old with bed : $879/pax
Child between 2-11 years old without bed : $769/pax
Child under 2 years old without bed : 10% of adult tour fare
4) Excellent English speaking tour guide.
5) We reserve the right to modify the itinerary if necessary subject to the local real conditions.
6) We reserve the right to modify the price without notice subject to the fluctuations of exchange rates.
7) Attendance during the whole trip is required.
8) There are shopping excursions on this tour as per itinerary. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. Visitors who are not very keen on shopping can treat this as culture learning experience.
9) For Three Gorges tour series, please do confirm the cruise seats with us before issuing international air tickets to avoid unnecessary losses.


10 Days China Ancient Capitals & Yangtze River Cruise (Land Only)
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