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Visit: Beijing-Xi'an-Yangtze River Cruise –Shanghai  

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Day 1

Destinations: Arrive in Beijing

Today's Activities:You will meet your local guide at airport and transfer to hotel. After check-in, you have free time to relax. Or take an optional excursion by rickshaw around Hutongs (narrow alleyways).

Meals: N/A

Day 2

Destinations: Beijing

Today's Activities:After breakfast visit the massive Tian'anmen Square, then see the Forbidden City with its elegant palaces, pavilions and landscaped gardens, once open only to nobility. Tour the 700-acre Summer Palace and view the scenery of its lake.

Our local guide can help you plan your evening activities (optional). You can enjoy Kungfu or Peking Opera shows, or feast a roast duck dinner at famed Quanjude Restaurant, or enjoy nightlife at pubs and bars at Houhai or Gongti area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Destinations: Beijing

Today's Activities:Today, ride to the legendary Great Wall of China and stand on its famous ramparts. A local lunch is included, along with a visit to a jade or cloisonné enamel workshop. Then tour the Chang Tomb which was the first and largest of the Ming Tombs. Drop off at Beijing Olympic Green on the way back to hotel. If time permits you can buy entrance tickets on-spot to go inside the stadiums of Bird’s Nest & Water Cube.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Destinations: Board to Overnight Train (to Xi’an)

Today's Activities:Free time in the morning and check-out before 12:00. In the afternoon tour the Temple of Heaven where the Oriental emperors worship the heaven. Then enjoy shopping at the famous Xiushui Market. After dinner board the train for Xi’an, with soft sleeper berth.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Destinations: Xi’an

Today's Activities:In early morning arrive at Xi’an, China’s legendary home of the Tang Dynasty from 618 to 907 A.D. After breakfast and check-in, tour Xian’s archaeological wonder: 8,000 life-sized Terracotta warriors buried with Emperor Qin Shi Huang, each soldier and horse molded in incredible detail. This afternoon, tour the majestic Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Shannxi Historical Museum. Today’s tour includes visit to a souvenir shop or factory.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Destinations: Xian to Chongqing

Today's Activities:Fly to Chongqing, gateway to the Yangtze. You are welcomed aboard the cruise in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Destinations: Yangtze Cruise

Today's Activities:Your ship sails this morning. Cruise the Yangtze as it meanders through the heartland of China. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the river and the facilities onboard. Today’s shore excursion is to Fengdu Ghost City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Destinations: Yangtze Cruise

Today's Activities:Cruise through the dramatic Three Gorges, beneath soaring limestone cliffs rising sheer from the water. Next, embark a small motorboat and journey through the tranquil Daning River and Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

Destinations: Yangtze to Yichang to Shanghai

Today's Activities:Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site. Disembark at Yichang at noon. If time permits there will be optional sightseeing programs at Yichang. Transfer to Yichang airport and fly to Shanghai, China’s most modern metropolis.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10

Destinations: Shanghai

Today's Activities:View the Jade Buddha Temple. Continue to Yuyuan Garden, a 16th century Ming period private garden/residence in the heart of Shanghai’s old Chinese quarter. Along is the local bazaar around City God Temple. Visit the riverfront Bund district lined with banks and customs houses. A visit to carpet or tea shop is included today. Tonight you can take an optional acrobatics show or enjoy night life at Xintiandi or Hengshan Road.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11

Destinations: Depart from Shanghai

Today's Activities:Free time and then airport transfer.

Meals: Breakfast


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