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Chengdu with Yangtze River Tour

6-Day Chengdu, Chongqing, Yichang, Yangtze Tour

Chengdu with Yangtze River Tour

Yangtze River is the most important river in all of the China and the Chinese civilization was born around it. Enjoy the cruise on this fantastic river and a visit to the city of Chengdu during this marvellous tour.

Tour Code: CHT-YZ-10

Departure Date: You Choose!

Inclusions:

Private Guide Driver Hotel
Entrance Fees Authentic Chinese Meals

From $899  P/P Price detail

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Day1

Chengdu Arrival

Our guide and will meet at the airport/train station/port upon your arrival and transfer you to your hotel.

This day is predicted for arrival in Chengdu. No other activities are predicted.

Meals: No Meals

Hotels: Sofitel Chengdu Taihe   |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  

Day2

Chengdu

The first stop of the day is the fantastic Panda Breeding Reserve. It is the place that spreads over some 600 acres and it is full of the bamboo groves and naturally, the panda bears. They are there kept in the environment that is closest to the natural and it looks rather interesting. You can feed the pandas and take pictures with them there. The second half of the day is reserved for visiting Sanxingdui Ruins. These are the ruins of the city over 3000 years old and the site is teeming with precious artefacts made out of the bone, stone, ceramic or jade. It will be once in a lifetime experience that any tourist would love to have. After that the driver will transfer you to the Chengdu. A lunch is predicted in the Long Chao Shou Snack. Meals: Breakfast and a Chinese lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Long Chao Shou Snack

Hotels: Sofitel Chengdu Taihe   |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  

Day3

Chengdu to ChongqingChongqing to Yichang

People's assembly Hall

People's assembly Hall

The day starts with a visit to Chongqing People's Congress Hall. This is a massive traditional Chinese style building that looks quite impressive and has a huge square in front of it. The early morning is the best time for the visit as there are many people practicing tai chi or dancing there. After this place, the tour goes to the Ciqikou Old Town. This place preserved a touch of the old times and it offers a unique experience with its narrow streets and old style buildings. It is ideal for shopping for the souvenirs and offers quite a lot in those terms. Finally, there is a visit to the Three Gorges Museum predicted as well. This museum is obviously mostly focused on the dam, but there are also some very interesting artefacts from the Chinese history exhibited there. The lunch is predicted in the Yunyuan restaurant. This place offers some delicious Sichuan dishes. Meals: breakfast and a Chinese Lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Yunyuan restaurant

Hotels: On the Ship

Day4

Yangtze

Shibaozhai, literally means Stone Treasure Fortress, Located in Zhong County, it was first built in Qing Dynasty in 1750. Shibaozhai is one historic site that will look much different in 2009. The wooden architecture stands on the riverside. It is built by catch upon a rectangular rock with sheer cliffs with a height of 56 meters and 12 stories. And every floor of the wooden structure contains interesting artifacts. Each of the 12 floors of Shibaozhai is dedicated to a famous general of the Three Kingdoms period (220-265AD), a local scholar or a renowned Chinese poet.This is the first day of the cruise and there is a welcoming banquet and a dancing party predicted. Besides that, you will have the chance to visit Fengdu Ghost City. In the Chinese culture, Fengdu is the place where wicked go after they die, so it is a pretty odd and yet very beautiful place. The whole city is uninhabited and the only people who are there are those who make their living of that city. There are some 100 steps to the city but there is also an option of taking the cable car there for an additional fee. Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and a Chinese Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Hotels: On the Ship

Day5

Yangtze

Taichi exercise. Passes through the 1st gorge--Qutang Gorge. Passes through the 2cd gorge---Wu Gorge. Shore excursion to Shennong Stream(1:30pm-5:30pm). You have the option of visiting White Emperor City(RMB260 per person). Crew's Performance. Sails through the 5-steps Ship locks. Shennong Stream is another tributary of the Yangtze River, and its fast-flowing, crystal clear water runs southwards through deep gorges. The stream races past large and small karst caves, flocks of swallows, sheer cliffs, deep gorges, waterfalls, three-colored springs, rapids, the ancient plank path, a suspended coffin in the cliff, groups of ancient tombs and marvelous karst formations After passing through two of the main gorges on the Yangtze River you will be given a chance to visit the Shennong Stream. It is a small tributary to the great Yangtze River but it is very lovely and lively and you will enjoy a short shore excursion to visit this place. After that, the ship goes through the 5 steps ship lock on the dam. Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and a Chinese Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Hotels: On the Ship

Day6

Yichang to Departure City

You will be transferred to the airport/train station/port by our private car/van.

On this day you will be allowed to visit the Three Gorges Dam. This place is more than interesting since it is the largest construction of this type in the entire world. It was built from the 1994 till 2009 and it is the pride of the Chinese people. The upper levels of it are available for visitors and you will have some really nice time there. After the visit you will be transferred to the airport where you can catch a flight back home. Meals: breakfast

Meals: No Meals

Price Per Person in US Dollars

$ USD
Dec.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Deluxe Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

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Price Inclusion

  • Entrance Fees to the Scenic Spots as Listed in the Itinerary
  • Centrally Located Hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Private Cars and Drivers
  • Private Guides
  • Flights & Transfers in China
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Single Room Supplement.
  • Personal Expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.

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