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14 Day Yangtze River Super Value - UP
  

Tour code: YZUP
Visit:
Shanghai . Yichang. Chongqing . Xian . Beijing
Upstream by 5 Star Splendid China Cruise ship

Day by DayTour Itinerary:

Day 1/Tuesday USA to Shanghai
Fly your hometown to Shanghai via our selected airline flights.

Day 2/Wednesday Arrive Shanghai
Arrive Shanghai , the bustling cosmopolitan center of business and commerce of China . Upon arrival, our friendly will meet you and transfer you to Galaxy Hotel or similar (4 star deluxe).

Day 3/Thursday Shanghai
Full day city tour includes The Bund (Waterfront), Yu Garden in the Old Town and the Jade Buddha Temple , also visit Shanghai Carpet Factory. Also visit the TV Tower – the Pearl of the Orient for a bird’s view of Shanghai . This evening, after dinner, attend an amazing Shanghai Acrobatic Show.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4/Friday Shanghai to Zhujiajiao to Shanghai
Morning excursion to Zhujiajiao, a beautifully preserved riverside village, known as the new Venice of China; lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Shanghai Museum - architectural master piece.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5/Saturday Shanghai to Yichang/Cruise
Fly to Yichang, embark the 4 Star Boat MV President No 3-Splendid China of CITS Presidential Cruises, Overnight on board.
Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6/Sunday Yangtze River Cruise/Three Gorges Dam Project
Set sail at 8 a.m. Stop at San Dou Ping to see the amazing progress at the Three Gorges Dam Project. Sail through the dramatic Three Gorges Ship lock before continuing through Xiling Gorge, longest of the famed Three Gorges.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7/Monday Yangtze River Cruise/Shennong Stream
At Badong, transfer to small river craft on the narrow Shennong Stream to explore the Parrot and Dragon Boat Gorges. Continuing upstream, pass through the scenic Wu Gorges and the most magnificent Qutang Gorge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8/Tuesday Yangtze River Cruise/Shibaozhai
A shore excursion at Shibaozhai shows its scenic 12-story wooden pagoda.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9/Wednesday Arrival Chongqing to Xi’an (B, L)
Disembark in Chongqing at 9:00am . Visit the Stillwell Museum where you’ll see an intriguing collection of World War II memorabilia of the famed Flying Tigers, the Painters’ Village-the famous air gallery if time permits. Then Fly to Xi’an , a world-renowned ancient capital of 13 Dynasties, which is the starting point of the ancient Silk Road . Its long-standing history and colorful culture have left over numerous brilliant historical sites and precious cultural relics. Check into King Dynasty Hotel (4 Star deluxe).
Meals; Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10/Thursday Xi’an
Full day sightseeing includes the Excavations of Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, one of the greatest archaeological finds of the century, the extraordinary life –sized terra-cotta warriors were buried with the first emperor for over 2200 years. Also visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Enjoy a Dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Music Show tonight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Day 11/Friday Xi’an to Beijing
Fly to Beijing , the capital of China , the capital of China , where the 2008 Olympic Games will be held, is the nation’s political, scientific, cultural and foreign exchange center, one of the six ancient cities of China , as well as a world-renowned historical, cultural and educational city. It has not only countless ancient palaces, imperial gardens, altars, temples, tombs and other historical and cultural sites, but also many picturesque natural scenic spots. Beijing has been well known in the world for its numerous historical sites, elegant gardens and beautiful landscape. Upon arrival, visit the beautiful Summer Palace , check into Beijing Plaza Royale Hotel (5 Star deluxe).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12/Saturday Beijing
Today your tour starts with the visit to the Temple of Heaven where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped, watch the local people doing Taiji and morning exercises, then visit the world largest Tiananmen Square, and the ancient Forbidden City .
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13/Sunday Beijing
Full day escorted excursion to the Badaling Great Wall, walk through the Sacred Way to visit the Changling Exhibition Hall of the Ming Tombs, altogether 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty were buried here. Of them, Changling Mausoleum is well known for its grand architecture. Enjoy Peking Duck Farewell Dinner with Cultural Show tonight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner

Day 14/Monday Beijing to USA
Transfer to airport for our return flights. Arrive home the same day.
Meals: Breakfast

April to November 2008 Departure Dates &
Tour Cost

Departure Date
Tuesday

Return Date
Monday

Land Only
Per Person

LAX / SFO
Per person

New York
Per person

Single
Supplement

2008 .4. 01

4. 14

USD 1499

USD 2359

USD 2559

USD620

4. 08

4. 21

USD 1499

USD 2359

USD 2559

USD 620

4. 15

4. 28

USD 1499

USD 2359

USD 2559

USD 620

4. 22

5. 05

USD 1499

USD 2359

USD 2559

USD 620

4. 29

5. 12

USD 1499

USD 2359

USD 2559

USD 620

5. 06

5. 19

USD 1499

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 620

5. 13

5. 26

USD 1499

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 620

5. 20

6. 02

USD 1499

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 620

5. 27

6. 09

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

6.03

6.16

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

6. 10

6. 23

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

6.17

6. 30

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

6.24

7.07

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

7.01

7.14

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

7.09

7.21

USD 1459

USD 2399

USD 2599

USD 600

9.09

9.22

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

9.16

9.29

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

9.23

10.06

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

9.30

10.13

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

10.07

10.20

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

10.14

10.27

USD 1559

USD 2459

USD 2659

USD 680

10.21

11.03

USD 1499

USD 2349

USD 2549

USD 640

10.28

11.10

USD 1499

USD 2349

USD 2549

USD 640

11.04

11.17

USD 1459

USD 2309

USD 2509

USD 620

11.11

11.24

USD 1459

USD 2309

USD 2509

USD 620


Tour Cost Includes:
-- Round trip transpacific air transportation
-- All intra-China air/land transportation
-- Round trip transfers between airport/train station and hotel, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges in each city
Shanghai Galaxy Hotel or similar (4 Star)
Xian King Dynasty Hotel or similar (4 star)
Beijing Plaza Royale Hotel or similar (5 star)
-- 4 nights on newly renovated Splendid China (5 star) Cruise ship with daily meals on board, superior standard cabins
-- Escorted sightseeing tours, and meals as specified.
-- Professional English speaking tour guide service in each city
-- Shanghai Acrobatic Show
-- Xi’an Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Music Show
-- Peking Duck Dinner and Cultural Show in Beijing

Tour Cost Excludes:
-- Chinese visa fee ($130.00 per person)
-- USA Departure tax, China airport taxes and fuel surcharges
-- Tips/gratuities to guides, drivers, and porters
-- Travel Insurance
-- Personal expenses

Remarks:
-- Please indicate the tour code “YZUP” at time of booking
-- Please provide your full names and passport numbers upon reservation
-- For additional air add-on from your departure city, please contact us.
--We mainly use Northwest, United, Continental , Japan Airlines, AA, and Air China for international carriers.
-- Extra cost may apply if our contracted air space is unavailable
-- Any reservation made within 14 days prior to departure is subject to a $50 per person late booking fee.
-- We highly recommend that you purchase our travel insurance program

For payment, trip cancellation, please refer to the Terms & Conditions
For more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-865-6221 or
Email to us at info@chinacustomtours.com

 


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For payment, trip cancellation, please refer to the Terms & Conditions
For more information, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-865-6221 or email to us at info@chinacustomtours.com

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