2019 – China Yangtze River Cruise: LAX

Featuring:
Yangtze River, Beijing, Xian Yichang, Chongqing

Starting From $1,965.00 Land + Air

Duration 10 Days

CHI10-LAX

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Visit some of China’s timeless natural beauties in Beijing and Xian. Visit different cities and relax during your Yangtze River Cruise. Enjoy a China Yangtze River Cruise today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land + Air from LAX, Click here for JFK
  • Domestic Air in China
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals Per Itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of Bilingual English/Chinese-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • No Mandatory Shopping Tours

Tour Highlights:

  • Yangtze River Cruise from Yichang – Chongqing
  • Three Gorges Dam
  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Terracotta Warriors in Xian
  • Great Wall of China
  • Free Leisure Time to explore on own
  • Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian
  • 9 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Passport fees, visa fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional tours (If applicable)
  • International Air
*If minimum group size is not met, the tour will be a bilingual speaking tour with an English/Chinese speaking guide.

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

For JFK air rates please click here.

  • Day 1: Beijing, China
    Upon arrival at Beijing International Airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy.
  • Day 2: Beijing
    In the morning, visit the infamous Great Wall of China. You will visit the Juyong Pass of the Wall, one of the three famous passes, was a solid stronghold encircling a valley. Enjoy a walk on the wall and seeing rugged mountain scenery as it is beautiful, and the fort and perimeter wall have been restored to their original glory. The Wall was listed as a World UNESCO Heritage site in 1987. Later, head to the Olympic Park where the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games took place. The park was designed to contact ten venues, the Olympic Village, and other supporting facilities. See the Bird's Nest, the National Stadium, which is situated in Olympic Green Village. Transfer back to the hotel and the remaining of the day will be yours to enjoy or opt for an optional tour. (B, L)
    Optional Tour: Tiananmen Square Night Drive & Dinner
  • Day 4: Beijing ~ Xian
    In the morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian (Flight Included). Upon arrival, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve known as the gem of Chinese architectural history. In the afternoon, pass by the Bell Tower and visit the Ancient City Wall, the most complete city wall that has survived history, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. (B, L)
    Optional Tour: Tang Dynasty Show & Dinner
  • Day 5: Xian
    In the morning, visit the famous Terra Cotta Warrior Museum. It is a super large collection of life-size terra cotta sculptures in battle formations, reproducing the mega imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China. Being the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Terracotta Army is no doubt a must-see for every visitor to Xian. In the afternoon, visit the Shaanxi History Museum, regarded as 'the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures', gives a miniature overview of the thousands of years of Chinese history and the splendid ancient cultures of olden times. (B, L)
  • Day 6: Xian ~ Yichang
    Today, transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Yichange. Upon arrival, transfer to the cruise terminal and embark your cruise. The day will be at your own leisure to enjoy. (B)
  • Day 7: Yangtze River Cruise
    Stop at San Dou Ping this morning to see the historic Three Gorges Dam project. Monumental works of civil engineering undertaken by Chinese emperors, often at the cost of tens of thousands of lives, are strewn across China's landscape and history alike. The greatest of these projects is undoubtedly the Three Gorges Dam, a 17--year, US$70 billion operation involving the transportation of more than ten billion cubic metres of rock and earth and the displacement of over 1 million people from the 60,000hectares of Iand which will gradually be flooded by the resulting 640-kilometre long reservoir. Reboard the ship and sail through the dramatic Three Gorges Ship lock before continuing through Xiling Gorge, longest of the famed Three Gorges. The afternoon will be at your leisure or opt for an optional cruise excursion.
    (B, L, D)
  • Day 8: Yangtze River Cruise
    Early this morning, delight in Wu Gorge's deep zigzagging valley. At Wushan, transfer to a motorboat for an exciting excursion on Daning River Three Little Gorges to view their breathtaking small gorges. Scenery along the Daning River is elegantly stunning with beautiful peaks, dangerous shoals and unusual stones. The Three Little Gorges, with their combination of natural scenery and historic relics, are the highlight of Daning River scenery. Reboard the ship and soon pass through the dramatic grandeur of Qutang Gorge, framed by steep cliffs. The afternoon will be at your leisure or opt for an optional cruise excursion. (B, L, D)
  • Day 9: Yangtze River Cruise
    Go ashore to visit Fengdu, the "Ghost City", where the Chinese believe the soul of the dead goes. Having a history of nearly 2,000 years, Fengdu County has formed a special culture of ghosts and the afterlife. Well known as the resting place of the spirit of the dead, Fengdu is now the most characteristic and reputed historic and cultural town in China. The afternoon will be at your leisure or opt for an optional cruise excursion. (B, L)
  • Day 10: Chongqing ~ Home
    This morning, disembark from the cruise and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. (B)
*This package includes guided tours featuring the highlights of certain cities in a brief visit.
*If minimum group size is not met, the tour will be a bilingual speaking tour with an English/Chinese speaking guide.

 

  • Golden Flower by Shangri-La – Xian, China *
    8 Chang Le Road West Metro Line 1B

    This family-friendly Xi'an hotel is located on the Strip, within 2 mi (3 km) of Wang Ji Temple, Xingqing Lake, and Xī'ān Museum. Zhangxueliang Residence and TangBo Art Museum are also within 3 mi (5 km).

    Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a marina and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are onsite.

    All 382 rooms feature comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. Guests will also find free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.shangri-la.com/cn/xian/goldenflower

  • Asia Hotel – Beijing, China* or similar
    No 8 West Xinzhong Street, East Gongti Road, Dongcheng,

    In a sleek high-rise, this upscale hotel is an 8-minute walk from a metro station, 6 km from the Forbidden City and 8 km from Tiananmen Square. 

    Warmly decorated, the airy, polished rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs; upgraded rooms add living areas with sofas. Club level rooms have access to a lounge that includes a business center, a meeting room and a snack bar.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website: http://www.bj-asiahotel.com.cn/

  • China Goddess No. 2 – Yangtze River Cruise – China or similar


    Yangtze River cruise ship is a deluxe 5 star cruise ship on Yangze River. It is built according to 5 star deluxe cruise ship standards by China National Tourism Bureau. China Goddess No. 2 is a 7-deck cruise ship, with 119.8 meters in length and 18.8 in width. The peak passenger capacity can reach 400 people.  It includes some new facilities, such as a cinema and a 30 sqm indoor swimming pool. Besides, the cruise will arrange Chinese calligraphy show, Chinese traditional foot massage lecture, Chinese music and dance performance as well as various Chinese traditional characteristic cultural activities and lecture, which will make passengers a brilliant and colorful cruise trip on board.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   10:00am

  • Hotel Conditions
    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

    *All Hotels are subject to change until final confirmation

    *All rooms are based on standard Run of House and room type cannot be guaranteed

    *Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date

    *For travelers with their own pre or post tour arrangements:
    In the event of any hotel changes, transportation to the confirmed hotel must be arranged on your own expense

Arrival Land Land+Air Availability
Mar 15, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,050.00 BOOK NOW
Apr 12, 2019 $1,370.00 $1,965.00 BOOK NOW
Apr 25, 2019 $1,370.00 $1,965.00 BOOK NOW
May 10, 2019 $1,370.00 $1,965.00 BOOK NOW
May 24, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,050.00 BOOK NOW
Jun 07, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,470.00 BOOK NOW
Jun 21, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,470.00 BOOK NOW
Jul 05, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,545.00 BOOK NOW
Jul 19, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,470.00 BOOK NOW
Aug 23, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,555.00 BOOK NOW
Sep 06, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,075.00 BOOK NOW
Sep 20, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,075.00 BOOK NOW
Oct 04, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,075.00 BOOK NOW
Oct 18, 2019 $1,370.00 $2,075.00 BOOK NOW

Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another or similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. 
China visa is required for all US passport holders

Email us at [email protected] for other departure city Air Rates

*Final confirmation will be provided 1 week prior to the departure date

*If minimum group size is not met, the tour will be a bilingual speaking tour with an English/Chinese speaking guide.

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