Package Description

Itinerary Details

Tour Code: SG06 (Impression China)
Travel Duration: 14 Days
Travel Style: Small Group (1 to 18 people)
Destinations: Beijing – Xian – Chengdu – Chongqing – Yangtze River Cruise – Yichang – Shanghai

Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

Upon your arrival at Beijing airport, our guide will be waiting for you outside the customs of Beijing Airport, and then transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the remainder of the day.

Meals included: No meals, advice freely available

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) – the former Sheraton

Day 2 Beijing

Your trip today will start from the magnificent Tian’anmen Square. Within walking distance, you reach the Forbidden City, famous for its imperial history and grand buildings with its red walls and golden roofs. You will enjoy an a la carte (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) meal at a quality restaurant at midday.

After lunch, we visit to the ancient Temple of Heaven with its classical and unique imperial architecture. To perfect the memorable start to your travel, we will see an exciting Kung Fu Show.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Day 3 Beijing

This morning, you will be transferred to Badaling Great Wall, where you will experience the grandeur of this world wonder. A jade factory is scheduled later. It may be the best that you have a big breakfast at the hotel and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. Our guide will show you some restaurants.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Sacred Way. We conclude the full day sightseeing after a chance to catch a glance of the Olympic Bird’s Nest on our way back downtown.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast

Day 4 Beijing – Xian

After breakfast this morning, you will visit the picturesque Summer Palace, a pearl store and then the original Hutong alleys by rickshaw. Around noon, we will take you for an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a fancy restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will board a flight to Xian, where our local guide will pick you up outside the baggage claim area at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 5 Xian

Today’s sightseeing will start with a visit to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and then a pottery-making factory. After that you will pay a visit to the home of a typical Chinese family and enjoy home-cooked a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price).

In the afternoon, you will go to visit the Xian Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. This evening, you will be entertained by the fascinating and colorful Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while enjoying a delicious Dumpling Dinner.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch, Dumpling dinner

Tips: Clients visiting in December, January, February and March will arrange the dinner and evening activity on their own for this day, since the theater will not be open at that time.

Day 6 Xian

This morning, you will visit the City Wall and Shaanxi History Museum. If you are interested, you may rent a bicycle to ride on the ancient wall.

We will offer you an a la carte meal (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) at the best local restaurant. Then you will continue with a visit to the Great Mosque.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Day 7 Xian – Chengdu

After breakfast, the guide sees you off at the North Railway Station for your high speed train to Chengdu. The train journey takes around 4 hours. Upon your arrival, our local guide will meet you and help you check in at the hotel. Lunch is not included today and you can have a taste of the famous Sichuan food on your own. Our guide will also be very helpful to provide you some suggestions. This afternoon is left free for you to arrange activities on your own.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

Day 8 Chengdu

This morning, the guide will take you to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the lovely pandas as they feed and play with each other.

Your visit continues to Jinsha Site Museum in the afternoon. Then the guide will take you to the Broad and Narrow Alleys to experience the lifestyle of old Chengdu.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast

Day 9 Chengdu – Chongqing

Morning is free. In the afternoon we will transfer you to the railway station for a bullet train to Chongqing. Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you at Chongqing railway station and transfer you to board the luxurious cruise ship. Your memorable Yangtze River tour begins at 22:00.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: President No. 8 with balcony (5 stars)

Day 10 Shibaozhai

The buffet breakfast is served between 07:00 and 08:00 at the dining hall, after which the river guide will give a brief introduction to the itinerary and the facilities on the ship. Then the whole morning is free for you to relax or admire the scenery from the deck. At about 14:00, have a shore excursion to Shibaozhai. The Captain’s Welcome Party will be held this evening.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Badong – Xiling Gorge

Begin the passage with Qutang Gorge, the shortest and the grandest of the Three Gorges. Later we will pass the Wu Gorge with its famous lofty and misty peaks. Disembark at Badong for an excursion to the Shennong Stream. The trip features natural beauty and an exciting boat ride drifting along the crystal stream. The pea boat allows you to experience a speedy adventure and have a close look at mossy rocks, verdant plants, plank roads, ancient coffins and precious animals. The unique songs of the local Tujia people are very impressive. Then continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Yichang – Shanghai

Disembark for an excursion to the under constructed Three Gorges Dam. Before that, you should pack your luggage and complete check-out procedures. After finishing the excursion, the cruise ship company will drive you to the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang city. Our local guide will meet you there and take you to have lunch. Then you will board the flight to Shanghai, where the guide in Shanghai will greet you and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (4 stars)

Day 13 Shanghai

After breakfast, you will begin the day with visits to Shanghai Museum for its numerous precious collections and then to the well-known Yuyuan Garden. A silk shop is arranged. At noon, an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) will be served at a famous restaurant with the best Shanghai cuisine.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Bund area and have a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. You will also have some free time to explore the Bund on your own. Upon returning to the hotel our guide will see you into the lobby and wish you bon voyage on your journey home.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Day 14 Departure from Shanghai

Today you will travel to the airport for your departing flight by yourself. Due to different flight schedules, the hotel-airport transfer service is not included. We wish you a nice journey home.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast

2019 Prices

Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings 10% off – book 60 days in advance, 5% off – book 30 days in advance.

Month Arrival Date Departure Date Double Occupancy (CYD) Double Occupancy (USD*) Estimated CV* Double Occupancy Single Room Supplement (CYD) Single Room Supplement (USD*) Additional Estimated CV* if Single
Mar, 2019 Mar 26 (Tue) Apr 08 (Mon) ¥14,879 $2,138.15 320.72 ¥5,389 $774.41 116.16
Apr, 2019 Apr 04 (Thu) Apr 17 (Wed) ¥15,204 $2,184.86 327.73 ¥5,064 $727.71 109.16
Apr 11 (Thu) Apr 24 (Wed) ¥15,204 $2,184.86 327.73 ¥5,064 $727.71 109.16
Apr 18 (Thu) May 01 (Wed) ¥15,204 $2,184.86 327.73 ¥5,064 $727.71 109.16
Apr 25 (Thu) May 08 (Wed) ¥15,594 $2,240.78 336.12 ¥5,584 $802.39 120.36
May, 2019 May 09 (Thu) May 22 (Wed) ¥15,594 $2,240.78 336.12 ¥5,584 $802.39 120.36
May 16 (Thu) May 29 (Wed) ¥15,594 $2,240.78 336.12 ¥5,584 $802.39 120.36
May 23 (Thu) Jun 05 (Wed) ¥15,594 $2,240.78 336.12 ¥5,584 $802.39 120.36
May 30 (Thu) Jun 12 (Wed) ¥15,074 $2,166.10 324.92 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jun, 2019 Jun 06 (Thu) Jun 19 (Wed) ¥15,074 $2,166.10 324.92 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jun 13 (Thu) Jun 26 (Wed) ¥15,074 $2,166.10 324.92 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jun 20 (Thu) Jul 03 (Wed) ¥15,074 $2,166.10 324.92 ¥5,064 $727.71 109.16
Jun 27 (Thu) Jul 10 (Wed) ¥15,074 $2,166.10 324.92 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jul, 2019 Jul 04 (Thu) Jul 17 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jul 11 (Thu) Jul 24 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jul 18 (Thu) Jul 31 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Jul 25 (Thu) Aug 07 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Aug, 2019 Aug 01 (Thu) Aug 14 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Aug 08 (Thu) Aug 21 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Aug 15 (Thu) Aug 28 (Wed) ¥15,269 $2,194.17 329.13 ¥5,129 $737.03 110.55
Aug 22 (Thu) Sep 04 (Wed) ¥15,334 $2,203.49 330.52 ¥5,194 $746.37 111.96
Aug 29 (Thu) Sep 11 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Sep, 2019 Sep 05 (Thu) Sep 18 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Sep 12 (Thu) Sep 25 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Sep 19 (Thu) Oct 02 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Oct, 2019 Oct 03 (Thu) Oct 16 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Oct 10 (Thu) Oct 23 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Oct 17 (Thu) Oct 30 (Wed) ¥15,659 $2,250.19 337.53 ¥5,714 $821.10 123.17
Oct 24 (Thu) Nov 06 (Wed) ¥15,334 $2,203.49 330.52 ¥5,389 $774.41 116.16
Oct 31 (Thu) Nov 13 (Wed) ¥14,944 $2,147.43 322.11 ¥5,389 $774.41 116.16
Nov, 2019 Nov 07 (Thu) Nov 20 (Wed) ¥14,944 $2,147.43 322.11 ¥5,389 $774.41 116.16

*As some tours are charged in currency other than USD, noted approximate USD pricing and CV are based on fluctuating exchange rate. Exact USD pricing and CV will be determined based on the exchange rate for that currency on the day of booking.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Quotation Includes

  1. The economy class airfare of Beijing/ Xian/ Chengdu and Yichang/ Shanghai, the bullet train of Chengdu/ Chongqing (second class seats).
  2. Hotel standard twin room(s). The accommodation is based on two people sharing a twin room/cabin. If a single client requests a twin room/ cabin alone, the single room/ cabin supplement should be added.
  3. All meal arrangements are served as the itinerary specifies.
  4. Land transfers for you and the group between airports, hotels and all sightseeing spots as specified in the itinerary. Separate requirement for the transfers will incur extra charges.
  5. One English-speaking guide and one experienced driver will accompany you on the guided sightseeing tours in each city.
  6. Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  7. Should your tour include a cruise, then the shore excursion in groups and activities will be subject to the arrangements made by the cruise company.
  8. On Yangtze River cruise, daily American breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The beverage arrangements are subject to policies of different cruise companies.
  9. Tips or gratuities for the hotel porters in each city.
  10. Our quotation is calculated in Chinese currency (CNY).

Quotation Excludes

  1. The international airfare of arrival in and departure from China.
  2. Expenses of a personal nature such as internet access, overweight baggage charges, etc.
  3. Tips or gratuities for the guide and driver in each city.
  4. Tips or gratuities on Yangtze River cruise tour.
  5. China visa fees.

Tipping

To acknowledge the hard work of guides and drivers during your trip, a tip is highly appreciated. The suggested tip per person per day is CNY30 to the guide and CNY15 to the driver. A more generous offering is welcomed if you are exceedingly satisfied with their services.