12-Day Small Group Tour: Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Yangtze Cruise - Shanghai

12-Day Small Group Tour: Shanghai - Beijing - Xian - Yangtze Cruise - Shanghai
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$2125
Duration: 12 days
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Discover China's most incredible attractions during a 12-day group tour. Beijing and Xian, the best place to learn about the history and culture of China. Yangtze River Cruise allows you to enjoy the great landscape with abandon. Modern Shanghai makes you feel more dynamic.

Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai
Upon your arrival at Shanghai, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. We don't have any further arrangements for you today as you will finally return to Shanghai for a visit in this group tour before you leave China. The rest of the day is free for you.

Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (4-star)

Day 2: Shanghai - Beijing(B)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and take a high-speed train to Beijing in around 5.5 hours. Our guide in Beijing will meet you at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the rest of the day.

Overnight: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5-star) - the former Sheraton

Day 3: Beijing (B+L)
Visit Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City this morning. An a la carte lunch is served to taste the real Chinese food.
In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven. The evening will be highlighted by a lovely Chinese Kung Fu Show.

Day 4: Beijing (B)
Visit the Badaling Great Wall and a jade factory in the morning.
Lunch is on your own arrangement. Visit the Sacred Way. You will see the appearance of Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way to downtown.

Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)
Visit the Summer Palace, a pearl store and the traditional Hutong alleys. A la carte lunch is served. Take an afternoon flight to Xi'an and check in the hotel.

Overnight: Sheraton Hotel Xi'an (5-star)

Day 6: Xi'an (B+L+D)
Full day tour to the Terracotta Army Museum, a pottery-making factory, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the famous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with the Dumpling Dinner. A special home cooked lunch at a local family is served today. (Tips: the dance show is available from Apr to Nov.)

Day 7: Xi'an - Chongqing (B)
Visit the ancient City Wall. Take a flight to Chongqing and visit Ciqikou area if time permits. Then your memorable Yangtze River tour begins at 22:00 as you board the cruise ship.

Overnight: President No.6 with balcony (5-star)

Day 8 - Day 9: Yangtze River Cruise (B+L+D)
Yangtze River cruise tour.

Day 10: Yichang - Shanghai (B+L)
Check out of the ship and disembark for an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Then cruise company will drive you to the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang. Our local guide will meet you there. After lunch, Take a flight to Shanghai and check in at the hotel.

Overnight: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (4-star)

Day 11: Shanghai (B+L)
Visit Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden and a silk shop. After an a la carte lunch, visit the Bund and have a cruise tour along the Huangpu River. Upon returning to the hotel your guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.

Day 12: Shanghai (B)
Airport drop-off is not included today.

Discover China's most incredible attractions during a 12-day group tour. Beijing and Xian, the best place to learn about the history and culture of China. Yangtze River Cruise allows you to enjoy the great landscape with abandon. Modern Shanghai makes you feel more dynamic.