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This trip is the taste of river lovers. The Yangtze River is famous for its length and grandeur as well as its important role in Chinese history and culture, while the Li River is reputed for its serenity and grace. These two rivers have been the dream for many International friends who want to visit China for a long time. From Li River to the Yangtze, you will know the magical power of water.


Full price of this tour (per person in US$): -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Group Size Using Economy Hotel
Using Comfortable Hotel
Using Deluxe Hotel
1 person   $3436   $3723   $4330
2-5 persons $2229 $2790 $2382 $3077 $2704 $3684
6-9 persons $1896 $2456 $2048 $2743 $2370 $3351
10 persons & above $1660 $2159 $1804 $2428 $2039 $2879

Note: The above price is flat quarter price. In May, Sept., Oct. and Chinese statutory holidays, on the basis of the above prices go up about 10%. In Jan., Feb., Mar., Dec., on the basis of the above price to fall by about 10%.


DAY1Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be met at the airport (Beijing Capital International Airport) by tour guide and transferred to your comfortable hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No meal

Accommodation: In Beijing


          Beijing city view                         Tiananmen square                   Peking roasted duck


Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tiananmen Square (40min) - The World's largest urban square, and the Forbidden City (2.5 - 3 hours) - The largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven (1 hour) in the afternoon. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Opera 1.5 hours (daily 19:30)


         Tiananmen Square                        Forbidden City                         Temple of Heaven


After breakfast, start to drive to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (2 hours) - The section of the Great Wall which is more popular among foreign visitors. You will have lunch near the Mutianyu Great Wallafter that , a drive back to the downtown and have a short visit to see the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube (about 1 hour) - the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Roasted Duck around 1 hour


        Mutianyu Great Wall                            Bird Nest                                    Water Cube


DAY4Beijing - Xi'an

After breakfast, drive to Drum Tower area to take a relaxing walk around Hutong Tour by rickshaw (Short route, 40 min) - The way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. And then, a visit to the Summer Palace (about 1.5 hour ) - the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. After that, be transferred to the Beijing West Railway Station for the 5.5 hours high speed train to Xian. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at Xi'an North Railway Station and help you to transfer to the hotel. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


    Hutong Tour by rickshaw                    Summer Palace                                   Xi'an



Ample time will be provided for visiting Terracotta Warriors (2.5 - 3 hours) - one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch near the Terracotta Warriors area, drive back to the downtown for a visit to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda (1 hour) - the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an. After that, continue to visit the Xian City Wall (1 hour) - represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Then, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Optional Night Activities: Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner 3.5 hours (daily 18:00 - 20:30 for dinner, 20:30 – 21:35 for Tang Dynasty Show)


      Terracotta Warriors                  Small Wild Goose Pagoda                  Xi'an City Wall

DAY6Xi'an - Guilin

After finishing your breakfast, your Xi’an tour will be finished by connecting the 2 hours flight to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Soon after you will continue to visit the Elephant Trunk Hill (1 hour) – the symbol of Guilin. After that, have a trip to Reed Flute Cave (1 hour) - the showcase of distinctly-colored stalactites and stalagmites. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin


                   Guilin                                 Elephant Trunk Hill                        Reed Flute Cave


DAY7Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin

In the morning you will be driven to the Zhujiang Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours, lunch served on board). Savour the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation and check-in hotel with help of your tour guide, you can have a walk along the famous West Street and enjoy the free leisure time there. After that, drive back to your hotel in Guilin downtown and free of the leisure in the rest of the day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin
Optional Night Activities: Landscape Show Impression of Liu Sanjie 1 hour (daily around 20:00, time will be changed in different seasons)


           Li River Cruise                              West Street                         Impression of Liu Sanjie


DAY8Guilin - Chongqing,Embark

After your breakfast, be transferred to airport and take a 1.5 hours flight to Chongqing - so called ‘Mountain City’. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport. Before getting up to cruise ship, you may firstly have a visit to Eling Park (1 hour) - displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. And then, continue to have a viewing of the Chongqing People Grand Hall (1 hour) - looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing. After that, have a leisure walk on the Ancient Town of Ciqikou to get touch with the local lifestyle. When it is the time to have Yangtze River Cruise embark, you will be transferred to the wharf and get on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


                Chongqing                       Ancient Town of Ciqikou              Yangtze River Cruise


DAY9Yangtze River Cruise

Enjoy your Yangtze cruise! In ther morning, you will have a short visit to Fengdu (2.5 - 3 hours, at your own expense) - known as the 'Ghost City' to most Chinese people. Around 16:00, there is an excursion to Shibaozhai (around 1 - 2 hours) - a wooden architecture stands on the riverside. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


Fengdu Ghost City                                      Shibaozhai 


       Yangtze cruise boat

DAY10Yangtze River Cruise

Today, an optional excursion around 07:30 will be the White Emperor City (2 hours, at your own expense) - a place offers a view looking toward the Qutang Gorge is depicted on the back of the Chinese 10-yuan bill. Back to the ship and then pass through Three Gorges that namely Qutang Gorge (near 10:00) - considered the most dramatic by many visitors, Wu Gorge (near 11:30) - known for its deep valleys and forest covered mountains, and then after lunch, you will have a excursion to Goddess Stream (4.5 - 5 hours).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


         White Emperor City                         Qutang Gorge                                Wu Gorge

DAY11Disembark - Yichang - Shanghai

Today around 07:30, you will firstly visit the Three Gorge Dam (2.5 - 3 hours) - planned to be by far the largest hydroelectric project in the world. After the visiting and lunch time, disembark at Yichang around 12:30. Your tour guide will wait for you at the wharf. In Yichang, you will firstly visit Three Visitors Cave  in Yichang. After that, be transferred to the airport for your 2 hours’ flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


         Three Gorge Dam                              Yichang                              Three Visitors Cave


A full day sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple (1 hour) - famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg. And then, go to Yuyuan Garden (1 hour) - a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby Chenghuangmiao (Old Street)(1 hour). After lunch, you will have an exterior tour of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower (30 min) - the most charming landmark of Shanghai. And then, go for shopping in Nanjing Road (1 hours generally) - the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, and have a leisure walk along the Bund (30 min) - famous as a group of building known as "a Gallery of world architecture". Then, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional Night Activities: Acrobatic Show about 2 hours (daily 19:30)


            Yuyuan Garden                         Chenghuangmiao                            the Bun



DAY13Departure Shanghai

Free at leisure until be transferred to the airport for the return flight.
Meals: Breakfast

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2.Visiting time, transporting time, and duration of shows and meals in the itinerary are suggested and will be subject to change,
depending on particular situations.
3.Specific Requests: requirements of adjacent or connecting rooms, bedding requests, smoking or non-smoking rooms and special dietary should inform us in advance.

Price Inclusion

1.Vehicle: Be transferred by private vehicle in the itinerary.
2.Flights Tickets: Domestic flights of economic class in the itinerary.
3.Train Tickets: Domestic train tickets in the itinerary.
4.Accommodation: Two adults sharing one standard twin-bed room listed in the itinerary. *Solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin-bed room/cabin of their own, single supplement rate (Sole Occupancy in above price table) is needed.
5.Driver & Guide: Licensed driver and English-speaking guide.
6.Entrance fee: All entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary.
7.Dining: Meals as specified in the itinerary.
8.Taxes: Airport taxes and fuel fees, Government taxes, etc.
9.Travel insurance.

Price Exclusion

1. Round way International airfare or train tickets.
2. Visa fee.
3. Tips for guides, escort, drivers, bellmen, etc.
4. Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.
5. Optional scenic spots, meals and shows in the itinerary.
6. Any other changes caused by force majeure incidents or accidents beyond the control of China-special Travel.
7. Any items not specified in the plan.

Please send your plans and requests to us, we will design a suitable trip according to your needs to make your exploration for Chinese cities, culture, history and attractions more easy, simple and safe.
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