17 Days China Tour with Tibet & Yangtze

Tour Name: 17 Days China Tour with Tibet & Yangtze

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Summary: 17 Days China Tour with Tibet & Yangtze offers Shanghai,Yichang,Yangtze Cruise,Chongqing,Chengdu,and Tibet tour

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17 Days China Tour with Tibet & Yangtze

Day 1: Arrive in Shanghai
Upon your arrival at Shanghai, China's most cosmopolitan city, your personal guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax, or step out into this amazing city for an adventure on your own.
Meals : No                                                                        Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 2: Shanghai
After breakfast, you will visit the Shanghai Museum, reputed as one of the China's first world-class modern museums with a collection of 120,000 precious works. Later, you will walk down the Bund along the Huangpu River and visit the Jade Buddha Temple, the Former French Section. Later you will enjoy some free time atXin Tian Di.
Optional show for tonight is Acrobatics Show which is awesome and amazing if you are interested in it.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                               Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 3: Shanghai-Yichang by flight
Have some leisure time before being escorted to the airport for your flight to Yichang, where to start your wonder Yangtze River Cruise. Be met and transferred to the pier upon arrival. Board the ship around 19:00 and depart Yichang at 21:00.
Note: It is a good idea to have dinner at your own expense in the downtown before boarding the ship. Your local guide will give some suggestions on where to dine.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                               Accommodation: In Yangtze Cruise

Day 4: Yangtze Cruise
Your relaxing Yangtze Cruise begins. In the morning,join in the on board activities such as Taiji Lessons in preparation for your exploration. Your ship will stop for an excursion to the well-knownThree Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric complex in the world. Then back to your ship and pass through the unique Five-Level Ship Lock. This evening, you are invited to participate in the Captain’s Welcome Party.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner                                    Accommodation: In Yangtze Cruise

Day 5: Yangtze Cruise
Today you will sail through Wu Gorge in the morning and take another excursion to the scenic Lesser Three Gorges or ShennongStream, according to weather conditions. You will also experience an exciting sampan ride rowed by boatman. Then return to the ship and view the scenery of the short Qutang Gorge.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner                                   Accommodation: In Yangtze Cruise

Day 6: Yangtze Cruise-Chongqing
The last excursion will take you to Fengdu Ghost City, a city known for its special ghost culture. Perched on the Mingshan Hill by the river bank, it originated from a legend that two officials (Yin and Yang, their combination means Ghost King) became immortals here, 1,700 years ago. Since then, various statues,sculptures and paintings depicting the afterlife world have been created.Then continue sailing to Chongqing and join the farewell party in the evening.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner                                 Accommodation: In Yangtze Cruise

Day 7: Chongqing-Chengdu by bullet train
Disembark the cruise ship at Chongqing in the late morning and then take a half day tour to explore Chongqing. You will visit the Erling Park and Ciqikou Old Town. Then you will be escorted to train station for your train to Chengdu. Upon your arrival in Chengdu, our guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                                      Accommodation: In Chengdu

Day 8: Chengdu
This morning, drive out of the city to visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to meet the lovely pandas. Then go back to Chengdu city and visit theMarquis Wu ShrineJinli Old Street and theKuanzhai Alley, to touch the history and local life of Chengdu people. A highly recommendation to you tonight is Sichuan Opera with face changing performance as an optional entertainment.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                       Accommodation: In Chengdu

Day 9: Chengdu-Lhasa by flight
You will be free to explore the city on your own until being escorted to the airport for your flight to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. When you arrive, your local guide will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel (around 1.5 hours' drive). After check-in, you are advised to rest at your hotel to acclimatize to the high altitude.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 10: Lhasa
Your Tibet tour begins with the overwhelming Potala Palace. As an emblem of Tibet, it was the winter palace of Dalai Lama (Tibet’s commensurate pope) and the actual religious center of the region. Every day many pilgrims from all over Tibet trek months and miles to worship their gods and pray for their blessing here. Brilliant religious architectures, sculptures and paintings can be fully-admired here. In the afternoon, you will visit the centuries-old Jokhang Temple, the holy spiritual center of Tibetans, and walk the circular pilgrim route with local followers at Barkhor Street.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 11: Lhasa
Today you’ll tour the enchanting Norbulingka Park,which is known as Tibet’s Summer Palace, see the training place of Dalai Lama at the historic Drepung Monastery, and then proceed to the Sera Monasteryto appreciate the unique Buddhism scripture debating culture. You will see the daily life of the devoted monks and discover how they enjoy their simple life in these ancient monasteries.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 12: Lhasa-Xian by flight
Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight to Xian. Upon arriving in Xian, your local guide will meet you at the airport escort to the hotel.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Xian

Day 13: Xian
You will visit the incredible life-size Terracotta Warriors. Here you'll see over 6,000 life-size Qin Dynasty-era terracotta soldiers, chariots and horses, an army designed to protect Qin Shihuang, China's first emperor, in the afterlife. After lunch, you will visit the Jade Gallery and then cycle along the top of Xian’s Ancient City Walls (1-2 hours). When on the wall, you will be impressive by the view of the old city contained within its walls on one side and the modern city that lies without to the other side.An optional night show for you is Tang Dynasty Show which is a dancing performance based on Tang Dynasty background.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Xian

Day 14: Xian-Beijing by flight
On this day you will be free to pursue your personal activities until being transferred for your speedy train to Beijing.Upon arriving in Beijing, you will be picked up and escorted to your hotel. After a short rest, you will head out to tour and marvel at the picturesque Summer Palace. As an imperial summer resort of Qing Dynasty, the Palace is reputed for its perfect layout, exquisite royal architectures and enchanting landscape. Your tour concludes with a stop at a Pearl Store.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 15: Beijing 
On this day you will first visit Tiananmen Square, the largest plaza on earth. Passing through the iconic Tiananmen Gate, then you will enter the splendidForbidden City, China’s No.1 palace complex famous for its grand royal buildings, exquisite ornaments and priceless treasures. In the afternoon, you will come across the old Bejing by entering into the Hutongs, where you will have a leisurely walk into the local Beijingers’ daily life. Try your hands at painting a facial make-up of Peking Operaon a paper model and meet a local cricket trainer to learn their stories about cricket fighting.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 16: Beijing
No Beijing tour is complete without a visit to the Great Wall (Mutianyu section). As a popular symbol of China, the breathtaking Walls were built on the mountain ridges brick, by brick only resorting to manpower 2,000 years ago. Stretching about 4,000 miles across northern China, it is entitled the Eighth Wonder of the World, a must-visit of China. This afternoon, you will visit the Chang Tomb.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing
Day 17: Beijing/ Departure
After a break, you will tour the spectacular Temple of Heaven and enjoy watching locals doing their morning exercises. It is a nice chance for you to chat with them, and even learn some native exercises from them.After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch 

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Price Includes:

Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots.
Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
Two perosns share one twins or double room at hotel with daily breakfast
Entrance fees to attractions or activities listed in the itinerary
Meals as itinerary specifies
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government & service taxes
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes:

Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
Personal expenses
Optional tours, meals, activities and services
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.


※ Prices are valid from Mar 1 this year to Feb 28 next year, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ ZhangjiajieHoliday reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise.
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to ZhangjiajieHoliday in advance.
※ ZhangjiajieHoliday reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Price includes:

1. Bus service for your own use.

2. English-speaking guide service.

3. Entrance fees as mentioned.

4. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room with daily breakfast.

5. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.

6. Luggage Transfers: Between airports/railway stations/hotels.

7. Service Charge & Government Taxes.

8. Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.

9. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

10. All credit card processing fees.

Price excludes:

1. Tips for your tour guide and driver.

2. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room. If one person prefers to stay in one room, the single room supplement must be paid.

3. The price shall increase at the duration of super high season,such as 1May-3 May, 1 Oct-7 Oct and Chinese New Spring Festival.

4. In order to give our guests more choices, the meals are not included in the quotation.

5. Early check in or late check out.

6. Any other changes caused by the acts of God, natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of China Travel Club and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.

1. All rates are subject to reconfirmation from our trip advisors when an actual booking is being made.

2. All tours & transfers are all based in English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip advisors for new quotations.

3. Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip advisors for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.

4. Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and please pay attention to the local climate of Zhangjiajie.

5. Prices are based on current exchange rate and are subject to change without prior notice. For the most up to date prices, please contact with the sales.

6. As your traveling places are in mountainous area, please pack leisure clothing and shoes.

7. The weather in mountainous area is changeable. It is better to bring your umbrella.

8. All the hotels(except 5 star hotel) in Zhangjiajie do not offer complimentary toilet articles, such as shampoo, shower gel, soap, disposable teeth brush, slippers, ect for environmental protection.

9. Tour Standard:
Economic: You will enjoy the most beautiful places in Zhangjiajie at low costs, we provide good hotels for you, and you will even have a chance to live in the family style hotels in the park. The routes is designed especially for hiking and can save you a lot of money.
Standard: We will provide tourism van with professional driver, the hotels you will stay are all 4 star and have good locations to the different science spots; A map of Zhangjiajie for everyone and one bottle of water each day.
Deluxe: The Buick Business Purpose Vehicle (or Mercedes-Benz car if our guests require )will serve you during your whole trip, 5 star hotel is your choice when you are traveling, most routes are designed to assure that you will have a leisure and unforgettable trip in Zhangjiajie; A map of Zhangjiajie and one bottle of water each day.