Cities: Beijing, Wuhan, Yangtze River, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangshuo, Xian, Shanghai

Highlights: Temple of Heaven, The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Yangtze River, Three Gorges Dam, Panda Research Institute, Ronghu Scenic Lake, Li River, Reed Flute Cave, Terracotta Warriors, The Bund, Yu Garden

This is a dream itinerary for every traveler!  Each site is equally interesting, artistically built, unique, and exotic.  The historical landmarks are the results of past civilization's creative minds in relation to their culture and beliefs.  Complimenting to its glorious past is the beautiful scenery of Chengdu, the Li-River of Guilin, Yangshuo, and the Yangtze River. Enjoy the 3.5 hour boat ride down the Li River of what considered by most as an outstanding view and being cited as one of the World's Top Ten Watery Wonders by the National Geographic.  The famous Li River image has also been printed at the back of RMB 20 Yuan note. Another unperturbed sailing is the cruise on the Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world!  You will board on an ultra luxurious President Cruises.


Itinerary Summary
Day
City
Meals
Activity
1
Depart US to Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Depart US to Beijing
2
Arrive Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Arrive Beijing
3
Beijing
Breakfast
Temple of Heaven, Great Wall
4
Beijing
Breakfast
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
5
Beijing to Wuhan to Yichang
Breakfast, Dinner
Fly to Wuhan, Fast Train to Yichang, Board President Cruise
6
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam Site, Captain's Welcoming Dinner
7
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shennong Stream, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge
8
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shibaozhai, Farewell Dinner
9
Chongqing to Chengdu
Breakfast
Fast Train to Chengdu, Panda Research Institute and Breeding Center
10
Chengdu to Guilin
Breakfast, Dinner
Fly to Guilin, Ronghu Scenic Area, Free afternoon
11
Guilin to Yangshuo
Breakfast, Lunch
Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Free afternoon
12
Yangshuo to Guilin to Xi'an
Breakfast
Reed Flute Cave, Fly to Xi'an
13
Xi'an
Breakfast
Terracotta Warriors
14
Xi'an to Shanghai
Breakfast
Fly to Shanghai, Free Afternoon
15
Shanghai
Breakfast
Shanghai Bund, Yu Garden
16
Shanghai
Breakfast
Free Day
17
Depart Shanghai to US
Breakfast, In-flight Meals
Depart Shanghai to US

Hotel Details
City
Hotel
Phone Number
Beijing
Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel
011-86-10-6512-8833
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Yangtze River
President Cruises
None
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Chengdu
Tibet Hotel
011-86-28-8318-3388
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Guilin
Guilin Bravo Hotel
011-86-773-289-8888
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Yangshou
Jasper International Hotel
011-86-773-888-9688
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Xi'an
Empark Grand Hotel
011-86-29-6860-8888
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Shanghai
The Bund Hotel Shanghai
011-86-21-6352-2000
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