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HomeChina ToursYangtze River Cruise Yangtze Cruise [ Tour Code: EL-CY-001 ]
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[ GW- CY- 001 ] Shanghai-Yichang-Yangtze River-Chongqing-Beijing ( 10 Day ) (upstream)
Day 1 Arrive Shanghai

Arrive in Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China, known as “Paris of the East”. Meet your guide on
arrival and be transferred to your comfortable hotel. (D)

Day 2 Shanghai

Visit the Bund, at the west shore of the Huangpu River, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the Jin Mao Tower can
be seen on the opposite side. The splendid row of early 20th century Europe buildings remains the quintessential
Shanghai sight. Visit fascinating Yuyuan Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden, and take a walk through
the Old Town filled with antique markets and specialty stores. Then, visit to the marvelous Shanghai Museum, a
leading attraction of the city since it opened in 1994, containing some priceless collections of paintings,
porcelains and bronzes. Enjoy a fabulous Acrobatic Show in the evening. (B-L-D)

Day 3 Shanghai-
Visit the Jade Buddha Temple where two rare jade statues of Sakyamuni Buddha are treasured. The next
religious site you will see is the St. Ignatius Cathedral built in 1846. Move on to wander around the former French
Concession laid out by the French in 1909, represented by the leafy Fuxing Park and the architecture in the area.
Take an afternoon flight to Yichang, a river port by the Three Gorges Dam site. Embark your deluxe Yangtze River
Cruise this evening (4-star). (B-L-D)
Day 4 Yangtze River
Depart at 07:00am from Yichang. Around 08:30am-11:30am, visit Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest
hydroelectric project and the newest attraction on the Yangtze River Cruise line. Around 12:00am-16:00pm, pass
through the Five-Step Ship Locks of Three Gorges Dam. Then, cruise through Xiling Gorge, which is the longest
gorge among the three gorges. In the evening, enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Banquet and Singing & Dancing
. (B-L-D)
Day 5 Yangtze River

After breakfast, the ship will cruise through Wu Gorge, which is the most beautiful section of the Yangtze River,
flanked by high peaks that are often capped by fog or clouds. Around 09:00am-13:00pm, sight-seeing the Lesser
Three Gorges
– Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge on the Daning River, a tributary of Yangtze River.
Clean water, lush trees, pheasants, mallards and ancient hanging coffins are highlights. After lunch, the cruise
will enter Qutang Gorge, 8km long, which is the last (most up stream) and shortest of the gorges, quite
spectacular. Enjoy the Singing & Dancing Party in the evening. (B-L-D)

Day 6 Yangtze River

After exercising Chinese Taiji, around 08:00am-11:00am, you will disembark to visit the city of Fengdu, popularly
known as the “city of ghost”, on the south bank of the river. In the afternoon, enjoy the performance of Chinese
calligraphy and sculpture
on the cruise ship. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and Party in the evening. (B-L-D)

(Attention: The above Yangtze River Cruise itineraries & times are subject to be changed according to the climate
factors, river conditions and restriction by the local authority.)

Day 7 Yangtze River
Yangtze River Cruise will be ended at 8:00 in Chongqing. Upon disembarking, enjoy a brief city tour of the most
famous mountain city in China including the People’s Hall of Chongqing and Pipashan (Loquat Hill) Park. Take
an afternoon flight to Beijing. Check in your hotel. (B-L)
Day 8 Beijing

Begin the day’s activity with a visit to Tian’anmen Square, the largest urban square in the world. Then, move on
to the Imperial Palace, also known as the “Forbidden City”, the biggest palace complex in the world. In the
afternoon, visit the enchanting Summer Palace, one of China’s largest and best-preserved royal gardens,
where you can have a walk along the famous Long Corridor. A Peking Duck Dinner concludes your first full
day’s activities in Beijing. (B-L-D)

Day 9 Beijing
Today’s highlight is the visit of the Great Wall, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and a symbol of
Chinese civilization. Just like a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across mountains. Then,
move on to visit the Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb) area where is for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Day 10 Return from
Be transferred to the airport and prepare for boarding on your homebound flight. (B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
Standard A ( for 4-star hotel )
Beijing: Guangxi Hotel Beijing
Shanghai: Shanghai Hotel
Hotel Standard A( for 4-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 8205
¥ 3933
¥ 9871
¥ 4208
¥ 11171
¥ 4208
Shoulder Season
¥ 7784
¥ 3515
¥ 9519
¥ 3856
¥ 10819
¥ 3856
Low Season
¥ 7484
¥ 3212
¥ 9349
¥ 3685
¥ 10648
¥ 3685
Standard B ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: Beijing Pinganfu Hotel
Shanghai: Shanghai Jin Sha Hotel
Hotel Standard A( for 3-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 7737
¥ 3465
¥ 9398
¥ 3735
¥ 10698
¥ 3735
Shoulder Season
¥ 7572
¥ 3300
¥ 9233
¥ 3570
¥ 10533
¥ 3570
Low Season
¥ 7451
¥ 3179
¥ 9156
¥ 3493
¥ 10456
¥ 3493

High Season: Apr., May, Sep., Oct., 1st Nov.-15th Nov
Shoulder Season: Mar., July, June, Aug., 16th Nov.-30th Nov
Low Season: Dec., Jan., Feb


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