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Yangtze River with Hong Kong Tour

9-Day Hong Kong, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze, Yichang Tour

Yangtze River with Hong Kong Tour

The city of Hong Kong is also known as the Pearl of the Orient and when you add a cruise on the Yangtze River, you are getting an experience that is not too common and is definitely exciting.

Tour Code: CHT-YZ-15

Departure Date: You Choose!

Inclusions:

Private Guide Driver Hotel
Entrance Fees Authentic Chinese Meals

From $2,239  P/P Price detail

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Day1

Hong Kong Arrival

This day is predicted for getting in top the Hong Kong and settling in your hotel. There are no other activities predicted. Upon the arrival you will be given a free cell phone and it will be on your disposal during the trip.

Meals: No Meals

Hotels: Harbour Grand Kowloon   |  The Salisbury YMCA of Hong Kong Hotel   |  Metropark Hotel Kowloon 

Day2

Hong Kong

The first half of this day is reserved for visiting the Kowloon. This part of the city was once quite an infamous place but nowadays the things changed completely. The first stop of this mini tour will be Wong Tai Sin Temple. It is the largest temple in the area and you will definitely enjoy the visit. After that the tour goes to the Kowloon Walled City Park where you will be able to enjoy peace, quiet and see the beauty of this place. The last mandatory site to see is the Nan Lian Garden. After this, depending on where you are staying and the city traffic, you can pick another place to visit. The second part of the day is also reserved for another mini tour. You will first visit the Victoria Peak. This is the most famous landmark of the city and you will be able to see the 112 years old cable tram there as well as the Victoria Peak Tower. After that, your guide will take you to the Aberdeen harbour where you can see something really extraordinary. Namely, this part of the city is quite populated and all of the people there are living of fishing for junk. If you wish to see it from close, you will be provided the chance to rent a sampan. The tour ends at the Repulse bay. This is quite different place than the previous stop since this is one of the most exclusive parts of Hong Kong. Meals: Breakfast

Meals: Breakfast

Hotels: Harbour Grand Kowloon   |  The Salisbury YMCA of Hong Kong Hotel   |  Metropark Hotel Kowloon 

Day3

Hong Kong to Chengdu by Flight.

This day is reserved for transportation from Hong Kong to Chengdu. No other activities are predicted. Meals: Breakfast

Meals: Breakfast

Hotels: Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu   |  Lia! Chengdu Hotel   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  

Day4

Chengdu

Chengdu Panda Base

Chengdu Panda Base

The first stop of the day is the Panda Research and Breeding Centre. This is a unique place in the world since it is the largest Panda breeding centre there is. It spreads over some 230 hectares and you can see both Red and Giant Pandas there together with their cubs. The next stop is Thatched Cottage of Du Fu. He is referred as the China’s greatest poet of all times and he used to live in Chengdu for 5 years. This cottage was his home during the peak of his career. He lived in 8th century. After that you will visit Kuan-zhai Lane. This is a restored and revitalized old part of the city and the buildings there look exactly as they used to look centuries ago. Still, all of the western commodities are available there. The lunch will be served in the local Restaurant. Meals: Breakfast and a lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Popular local restaurants with authentic Sichuan food

Hotels: Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu   |  Lia! Chengdu Hotel   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  

Day5

Chengdu

Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha

The only attraction of the day is the Leshan Giant Buddha. This is the largest sitting Buddhist stone statue in the world and it looks really impressive. You will get the chance to see it from close by visiting the site but you will also have the opportunity to see it from the far while cruising on the river. The lunch will be served in one of the Leshan local restaurants. Since the choice is limited, there will be no choice but to take the one your guide picks. Meals: Breakfast and a Lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Leshan Local Restaurant

Hotels: Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu   |  Lia! Chengdu Hotel   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  

Day6

Chengdu to Chongqing to Yangtze

Goose Neck Park

Goose Neck Park

At the beginning of the day you will take the train to the Chongqing. Once you are there, the visit to the Three Gorges Museum will be organized. This place is dedicated to the history of the Yangtze River and the dam but there are also some setups that refer to the Chinese history with the accent on the war years. After that, you will get the chance to visit the Goose Neck Park. This place is very beautiful and very peaceful and it is the favourite place to many of the local people. There is also a very long painting of the Yangtze River in this park. The lunch will be served in the local restaurant which is famous for its hot pot. After this, you will be boarding the ship that will take you to the cruise on the Yangtze River. Meals: Breakfast and a Chinese Lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Popular local restaurants

Hotels: On the Ship

Day7

Yangtze

Fengdu Ghost City

Fengdu Ghost City

This is the first day of your cruise. You will have the chance to enjoy view from the boat and there is also a shore excursion to Shibaozhai predicted. Shibaozhai is a very beautiful structure erected on a cliff and it was built in 1750. Still, nowadays it looks rather different from the original. It has 12 levels and each of them is dedicated to a scholar, a poet or a great general of the Three Kingdoms Period. There is also an option of visiting the Fengdu Ghost City, but it is not mandatory and if you decide to see this place it will cost you additional RMB 260. There will be also a welcoming banquet arranged on the ship, as well as the dancing party. Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and a Chinese Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , dinner

Hotels: On the Ship

Day8

Yangtze

Shennong Stream

Shennong Stream

After passing through two of the great gorges, you will have the chance to stretch your legs by visiting the Shennong Stream. This is one of the lesser tributaries to the Yangtze River and it is a very lovely and unspoiled place. This shore excursion will also give you a chance to see the unspoiled nature, as well as some remnants of the old paving. Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch and a Chinese Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , dinner

Hotels: On the Ship

Day9

Yichang to Departure City

Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

This is the last day of your cruise and of this trip. The only scenic spot is the Three Gorges Dam. It is the largest dam in the world and a very look upon it is something that raises awe with the beholder. You will be more than impressed once you lay foot on it. It was built from 1994 to 2003 but it became fully operational in 2009. There will be plenty of opportunities to take pictures on the top level of the dam. After this you will be transferred to the Yichang airport to catch a flight back home. Meals: Breakfast

Meals: Breakfast

Price Per Person in US Dollars

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