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11 Days China Highlights Yangtse River Cruise Tour

11 Days China Highlights Yangtse River Cruise Tour

Beijing-Xi'an-Chengdu-Chongqing-Yichang-Shanghai
Duration: 11 Days Departure: All year around
Highlights:
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall, Overlook Bird's Nest & Water Cube, Drum Tower, Muslim Quarter, the Great Mosque, Terra-Cotta Warriors, Chengdu Panda Base, Leshan Giant Buddha, Marquis Wu Shrine, Sichuan Snack Lunch, Jinli Ancient Street, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road and the Bund
All the way from Beijing to Shanghai after a big anti-clockwise loop via Xi’an, Chengdu and a cruise over the Yangtse River, you see and experience really a lot, from the Great Wall to Giant Panda, from ancient capital city to modern metropolis. Definitely a tour of China highlights.
DAY BY DAY
D1-D3 Beijing
D4-D5 Xi’an
D6-D7 Chengdu
D8-D9 Yangtze Cruise
D10-D11 Shanghai
$ per person

Day1 Beijing

Schedule Today: When you arrive at Beijing, your guide and driver will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel, have a nice rest.

Day2 Beijing

Highlights: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven

Schedule Today: Your guide and driver will pick you up at hotel lobby, transfer to Tiananmen Square to Visit, and then go to visit the Forbidden City. It was the imperial palace for 24 emperors of Ming--Qing Dynasties. After visit, go to visit the Temple of Heaven. It is a place for emperors of Ming--Qing Dynasties to worship good harvest. It was regarded as a Daoism Temple.

Forbidden City Heaven Temple
Forbidden City Heaven Temple

Day3 Beijing

Highlights: Mutianyu Great Wall, Overlook Bird's Nest & Water Cube

Schedule Today: In the morning, your guide and driver will transfer you to Mutianyu Great Wall. It is one of the most famous and well-preserved section of Great Wall. It is the longest Great Wall in China with extraordinary sceneries. On the way Back to Your hotel, your will stop to visit Bird's Nest & Water Cube (not come inside). It was the most important Olympic venues in 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Mutianyu Great Wall Bird's Nest
Mutianyu Great Wall Bird's Nest

Day4 Beijing-Xi'an

Highlights: Drum Tower, Muslim Quarter, the Great Mosque

Schedule Today: In the morning, your guide and driver will send you to train station, when you arrive at Xi'an, you guide and driver will pick you up to have lunch. After lunch, transfer to Drum Tower. It is the biggest and best-preserved one among all the drum towers in China.

After visit, go to Muslim Quarter, which is sitting behind Drum Tower. Here is a hub for Muslim community in Xi'an. Here you can see experience local culture and taste delicious food.

Drum Tower Muslim Quarter
Drum Tower Muslim Quarter

Day5 Xi'an-Chengdu

Highlights: Terra-Cotta Warriors,

Schedule Today: In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up and send you to visit Terra-Cotta Warriors. It is a collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qing Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. In the late afternoon, go to train station, transfer to Chengdu. When you arrive, transfer to hotel in Chengdu.

Terra-Cotta Warriors Terra-Cotta Warriors
Terra-Cotta Warriors Terra-Cotta Warriors

Day6 Chengdu

Highlights: Chengdu Panda Base, Leshan Giant Buddha

Schedule: Your guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby in the morning, and then transfer to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda. Chengdu Panda Base is the nearest one to Chengdu. We suggest you visit panda base in the morning as they are more active that time. After lunch, transfer to Leshan Giant Buddha. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest sitting Buddha in the world. After visit, transfer to Chengdu.

Chengdu Panda Base Leshan Giant Buddha
Chengdu Panda Base Leshan Giant Buddha

Day7 Chengdu-Chongqing

Highlights: Marquis Wu Shrine, Sichuan Snack Lunch, Jinli Ancient Street

Schedule Today: In the Morning, your guide and driver will lead you to visit Marquis Wu Shrine, a shrine dedicated to memorize Zhuge Liang, the premier of Shu Kingdom during Chinese Three Kingdom period. Then go to visit Jinli Ancient Street besides Marquis Wu Shrine. See the traditional architectures in Sichuan style. Go to have Sichuan Snacks as your lunch. After lunch, transfer to train station, take train to Chongqing. When you arrived, tramsfer to Chao Tian Men Dock, start to boarding on Yangtze Cruise.

Marquis Wu Shrine Jinli Ancient Street
Marquis Wu Shrine Jinli Ancient Street

Day8 Fengdu-Shibaozhai Pagoda (B+L+D)

Schedule Today:

6:30-8:30 Morning Coffee and Breakfast (Buffet). Practice Tai Chi
08:00-11:00 Additional Shore Excursion-Fengdu, the city of Ghost
09:30-11:30 Cultural Activities. Sailing through Qutang Gorge around 10:45
12:30-13:30 Lunch (Buffet)
15:15 -18:15 Shore excursion---Goddess Stream
19:00-21:45 Captain's Farewell Banquet, Crew cabaret
Fengdu Ghost City Qutang Gorge
Fengdu Ghost City Qutang Gorge

Day9 Yichang-Shanghai

Schedule Today:

06:30-07:45 Breakfast Buffet
08:00-10:45 Shore Excursion-Three Gorges Dam Site, and Shuttle to Yichang
12:30 Arrive at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal

Your guide and driver will pick you up and send you to airport in Yichang, fly to Shanghai

Three Gorges Dam Yangtze Cruise
Three Gorges Dam Yangtze Cruise

Day10 Shanghai

Highlights: Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road and the Bund

Schedule Today: In the morning, your guide and driver will transfer you to visit Yuyuan Garden, a must-see attraction in Shanghai. It was a private garden of Pan family in the Ming Dynasty. Then visit Jade Buddha Temple. This temple is built to protect two jade Buddha statues brought from Burma. After visit, transfer to Nanjing Road and the bund.

Yuyuan Garden Jade Buddha Temple
Yuyuan Garden Jade Buddha Temple

Day11 Shanghai Departure

Schedule Today: your guide and driver will transfer you to airport, your trip end up with sweet memories.

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