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Tour Code: Superior - SG0906


Des
tinations: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise, Wuhan, Shanghai
Tour Length: 16 days

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Daily Itinerary Summary


Day 01: Entry Beijing 
Upon arrival at the airport, our professional local guide will pick you up there. On the way to the hotel, a brief introduction of the capital city will be given. Check into your hotel and enjoy the free time on your own.
 
  Hotel : Deluxe Holiday Inn Central Plaza - the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing

 

 
Giant pandas in Beijing Zoo

Day 02:
Beijing  
The first arrangement this morning is to meet the other members of the group that are from all around the world but share the same taste on travel. Then the pre-tour briefing which includes some dos and donts will be given in the hotel. To begin with your memorable travel, you will visit the world famous Tian'anmen Square - one of the grandest city squares in the world. The Imperial Palace - known as the Forbidden City is arranged next, where you can sense the vicissitude of once feudal spelled country. After a couple of hours in the Forbidden City, you will be taken to the Temple of Heaven, which was the royal temple for the royal members to pray and worship for harvests and blessings to their people. As one of the most important parts to shape the present day Beijing - Beijing Roast Duck is something you can not miss. We serve roast duck at the Quan Ju De Restaurant, followed by the evening delight, Peking Opera, known as the national opera at Liyuan Theatre.
 
  Hotel : Deluxe Holiday Inn Central Plaza - the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 03: Beijing  
The Great Wall is the top highlight of Beijing and of China, if there is only one thing you could expect to see in China, that is definitely the Great Wall. The truly magnificent Great Wall will be presented to you this morning as you travel Badaling section. After the decent lunch at a famous Sichuan food restaurant (not lunch site tourist restaurant), you will continue your visit to the Sacred Road and the Ming Tomb - one of the Ming Dynasty royal graves. The evening delight is the Cantonese Cuisine dinner in the top end restaurant in pedestrian Wangfujing Street, where you can take a leisure walk after dinner.
 
  Hotel : Deluxe Holiday Inn Central Plaza - the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing
  Meals : B, L, D


 
Our group at the Great Mosque, Xian

Day 04:
Beijing Xian  
After the visit to the royal garden - the Summer Palace and the lovely Pandas in Beijing Zoo, your Beijing Travel will end by taking an afternoon flight to the ancient city - Xian. Our professional guide will expect you at the exit terminal of the airport and transfer you to your hotel. On the way to the downtown, the guide will make a brief presentation of the history of the city. The welcome dinner will be served at your hotel valued at CNY168.00 per person, buffet style.
 
  Hotel : Hyatt Regency Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D

 
Day 05: Xian  
A wonderful journey today eastwards will take you to a genuine Qin Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum tour. Drive back by highway for a decent lunch in the downtown area. Afternoon delights include the visit to the Peasant Painting Gallery, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the well-preserved ancient City Wall. The local special Dumpling dinner is scheduled followed by the marvelous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.
 
  Hotel : Hyatt Regency Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 06: Xian 
This morning you will visit the Provincial History Museum, which is one of the top museums in China both by scale and by the quantity and quality of its collections. You will be offered chance to order your own food again for lunch, which valued at CNY80.00 per person. The afternoon is customized to visit the Great Mosque and walk around the Bazaar for leisure. The various sorts of souvenirs there may activize your interest. The same valued a la carte dinner will be offered at a popular Sichuan cuisine restaurant.
 
  Hotel : Hyatt Regency Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D


 
Picturesque Li River, Guilin

Day 07: Xian
Guilin 
Visit the Hanyangling Museum, the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi at a leisurable pace in the morning. After the A La Carte Canton cuisine lunch, our guide will see you off at the airport for the flight to Guilin. Our local professional guide will pick you up and assist you checking in your hotel – the local best.
 
  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel 
  Meals : B, L, D

 
Day 08: Guilin Yangshuo 
Travel to Yangshuo by cruising along the magnificent Li River which itself is the highlight of today. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, a brief country-road tour by bicycle will then be arranged. A local family will be somewhere along the road expecting your visit. For those who are less skillful of running a bicycle, you can take our electric car instead. (Tip: Since the lunch on the Li River cruise can not meet your expectation, Beijing Travel suggests you have enough breakfast at the hotel this morning.)
 
  Hotel : Yangshuo Paradesa Resort  - the local best hotel
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 09: Yangshuo Guilin  
The morning is left free for individual activities. There are bicycles available for rent, with which you can wander around to enjoy the breathtaking sceneries or spend a couple of hours along the West Street. Our guide will expect you at the hotel lobby at about 13:00 and transfer you back to Guilin to continue the visit to the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill. The Ethnic Minority Songs and Dances at Lijiang Theatre is arranged after the a la carte dinner valued at CNY90.00 net per person.
 
  Hotel : Sheraton Hotel 
  Meals : B, L, D


 
Square Street, Lijiang Old Town

Day 10: Guilin
Chongqing
No scheduled tour is arranged this morning and make use of the time on your own. Leave for Chongqing by flight in the afternoon. The flight touches down in Chongqing and the guide will pick you up at the airport and lead you to have a rich buffet dinner at the 4-star Holiday Inn Yangtze Hotel, valued at CNY100.00 net per person (price included). See you off to board the German-made China Regal cruise ship.(B+D)

  Cruises: China Regal Cruises  
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 11: Chongqing Fengdu
As the ship sets sail at 08:00am, your relaxing Yangtze River cruise starts. According to the sailing schedule, disembark at Fengdu to visit the Ghost City in the afternoon. Afterwards, continue the sailing to the Three Gorges. 


Day 12: Badong Xiling Gorge Sandouping
After a big breakfast, disembark at Badong to take an exciting pea-boat floating along the Shennong Stream. Back to the ship to have lunch and continue the cruise into the western section of the Xiling Gorge. Pass through the splendid five-step ship lock in the evening.



Day 13: Sandouping
In the morning, disembark at Sandouping pier for the magnificent Three Gorges Dam Project visit. The exhibition hall with the Dam model is also open to you. After the visit, back to the ship and continue sailing along the Xiling Gorge. A farewell party is held tonight. Welcome to enjoy it.

 
Shanghai city

Day 14: Wuhan
Shanghai 
The ship pulls into Wuhan pier at about 12:00 where your Yangtze River cruise tour ends. The guide will pick you up for a Wuhan city tour to the Hubei Provincial Museum. Following the visit, see you off by the flight to your last destination Shanghai. Check in at the hotel and have a good rest. 
 
  Hotel : JC Mandarin Hotel  
  Meals : B, L


Day 15: Shanghai  
Start the day by visit to the Shanghai Museum, which is the top museum in China. Following visit the Yuyuan Garden. Then, you will have a chance to get close touch with the native residents by going to a local family and have some free time to wander along the Bund, to see the striking contrast along the two sides of the Huangpu River. Dinner will be served at a fancy restaurant named Wang Bao He, which is the best place to sample Shanghai cuisine. The evening delight is the Portman Acrobatic Show held at the Shanghai Center Theatre. The guide will say bon voyage to you after see you into the hotel lobby.
 
  Hotel : JC Mandarin Hotel  
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 16: Shanghai/ Exit
No scheduled activities are arranged after breakfast, you will travel to the airport for your homeward flight by yourselves. However, should you wish to stay on rather than return home right away, we are glad to make an extension tour for your China adventure!

  Meals : B


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Important note:

To the airports:
Shanghai has two airports: Hongqiao Airport (9 miles (15 km) west of the center of Shanghai) and Pudong Airport (19 miles (30km) southeast of Shanghai). Please make sure you go to the right one for departure.

Best way to Airports:
Beijing Travel suggests you book a taxi at the Front Desk of your hotel (Sofitel Hyland Hotel) to make sure you won't stand outside the hotel entrance with your luggage waiting for a taxi. The Travel to Pudong Airport will take about one hour at 150 -170 RMB and it needs a 20 minutes drive for the Hongqiao Airport at 50 RMB. Hotel shuttle buses are available every hour to the airport at 50 RMB per person. For details please contact the Front Desk of the hotel.


Tour Prices (based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Code
Arrival Date
Departure Date
Double Occupancy
Sole Occupancy
Status
 
09-GY0415 Apr 15 Apr 30 $2582.00 $3632.00 Open 
09-GY0506 May 06 May 21 $2582.00 $3632.00 Open 
09-GY0603 Jun 03 Jun 18 $2322.00 $3162.00 Open 
09-GY0701 Jul 01 Jul 16 $2252.00 $3022.00 Open 
09-GY0803 Aug 03 Aug 18 $2252.00 $3022.00 Open 
09-GY0902 Sep 02 Sep 17 $2582.00 $3632.00 Open 
09-GY1007 Oct 07 Oct 22 $2582.00 $3632.00 Open 
09-GY1104 Nov 04 Nov 19 $2402.00 $3332.00 Open 

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