Cities: Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River, Chongqing, Kunming, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Highlights: The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda, Yangtze River, Three Gorges Dam, The Bund, Yu Garden

This is and exciting tour bringing together Yangtze River cruise and Hong Kong attractions in one itinerary in addition to the perennial favorites of mainland China.     One of the reasons why millions of travelers are amazed with Hong Kong is because of its interesting man-made landmarks!  Hong Kong is often described as the shopping paradise where imported goods are sold at affordable prices!  Hong Kong has also become the center of modern skyscraper.  High rise offices and housings are built in tremendous skyline because of its limited space.   Each site of the itinerary 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.


Itinerary Summary
Day
City
Meals
Activity
1
Depart US to Shanghai
In-flight Meal
Depart US to Shanghai
2
Arrive Beijing
In-flight Meal
Arrive Beijing
3
Beijing
Breakfast, Lunch
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
4
Beijing
Breakfast, Lunch
Sacred Way of the Ming Tomb, Great Wall, Hutong
5
Beijing to Xi'an
Breakfast, Dinner
Temple of Heaven, Fly to Xian
6
Xi'an
Breakfast, Lunch
Terracotta Warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda
7
Xian to Wuhan to Yichang
Breakfast, Dinner
Ancient City Wall, Fly to Wuhan, Fast Train to Yichang, Board President Cruise
8
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam Site, Captain's Welcoming Dinner
9
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shennong Stream, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge
10
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shibaozhai, Farewell Dinner
11
Chongqing to Kunming
Breakfast, Lunch
Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing Zoo, Fly to Kunming
12
Kunming
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Stone Forest, Green Lake Park, Flowers and Birds Market
13
Kunming to Hong Kong
Breakfast
Yuantong Temple, Fly to Hong Kong
14
Hong Kong
Breakfast
Free Day
15
Hong Kong
Breakfast
Free Day
16
Hong Kong to Shanghai
Breakfast, Dinner
Fly from Hong Kong to Shanghai
17
Shanghai
Breakfast, Lunch
Shanghai Bund, Silk Museum, Old Town, Yu Garden
18
Shanghai
Breakfast
Free Day
19
Depart Shanghai to US
Breakfast
Depart Shanghai to US

Hotel Details
City
Hotel
Phone Number
Beijing
Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel
011-86-10-6512-8833
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Xi'an
Holiday Inn Xi'an Big Wild Goose Pagoda
011-86-29-8819-9977
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Yangtze River
President Cruises
None
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Kunming
Jinjiang Hotel
011-86-871-6313-8888
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Hong Kong
L'hotel Nina et Convention Centre
011-852-2280-2898
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Shanghai
Ocean Hotel
011-86-21-6545-8888
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