11 Day China Tour & Yangtze Cruise Itinerary

11 Day China Tour & Yangtze Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 Depart your country.
2 Arrive Beijing – Met by guide and transferred to your hotel.
3 Beijing – Guide will take you to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City with a walking tour of the old Hutongs. Lunch will be in the Hutongs and a Family visit. Afternoon will be free to overcome the jet lag. BL
4 Beijing – Guide will take you to the Great Wall at Mutianyu with the cable car included in both directions. Stay as long as you like. Returning to the city you will visit the Lama Temple known for the 5 story tall Buddha carved from one tree trunk. BLD
5 Beijing/Chongqing – Guide will take you to the Summer Palace before lunch and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Chongqing. In Chongqing you will be met by a local guide and taken to dinner before boarding your Yangtze River Boat. BLD
6 Yangtze River Cruise – Details in the brochure. BLD
7 Yangtze River Cruise – BLD
8 Yangtze River Cruise/Shanghai – You will have a morning visit to the Dam site and return to the boat. A local guide will come on board to meet you and take you to lunch before your transfer to the airport and flight to Shanghai. In Shanghai you will be met by the local guide and transferred to your hotel. BLD
9 Shanghai – Guide will take you to the Yu Garden old district to the #1 Garden in all of China. After lunch you will take a walk along the Bund River Park before going over to the Pearl of the Orient T.V. Tower for a great view of Shanghai. A visit to the Old Shanghai Museum in the base of the Tower is a Must. A walk through the Xintiandi Area of the old French Quarter will be interesting before dinner. This evening you will attend the famous Shanghai Acrobats Show. BLD
10 Shanghai – Guide will take you to the Jade Buddha Temple known for the largest Buddha carved from one piece of Jade. After lunch you will visit the Shanghai National Museum. Rest of the day free to enjoy the Nanjing Road & Mall close to your hotel. BL
11 Shanghai/Home – Guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight Home. B
Included: All transportation within China, hotels, English speaking guides with local private transportation and sightseeing tickets as listed. Meals and some entertainment as listed. Yangtze River Cruise.
Not Included: Tips to guides and drivers, Chinese Visa and any expenses of a personal nature or not specifically listed as included.

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