6 Days Terracotta Warriors & Yangtze
Xian, Yangtze River Cruise
Code: BG17
Tour Type: Group Tour
This is a small group tour with fixed itinerary and guaranteed departures. You'll travel with other like-minded people.
Departure: 2-3 times per week
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Dining

Meals including all the breakfasts & lunches and dinners on Yangtze River Cruise

Transport

Within a City: Air-Conditioned Vehicle

Between Cities: Economy Class Flight/Cruise Ship

Accommodations

  Luxury Superior
Xian Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian
Yangtze River Century DiamondEvery Friday Departure
President No.6Every Sunday Departure
Victoria SelinaEvery Tuesday Departure
Century DiamondEvery Friday Departure
President No.6Every Sunday Departure
Victoria SelinaEvery Tuesday Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Xian

Please take the flight or train to Xian by youselves. Upon your arrival at Xian, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2

Xian

The highlight of the touring planned for you today is the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. This site is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items and then to explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around early 8th century. (B)

Day 3

Xian-Chongqing

Today you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in mid-7th century. Also we would stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities. After that, drive to the airport to catch the flight heading Chongqing. Upon arrival, you would be taken to visit the Ciqikou Old Town if time permits. Later, you will embark on the luxury Yangtze River Cruise ship which will weigh anchor at 9.30pm. There is a necessary Safety, Orientation & River Briefing presentation waiting for you upon embarkation. (B)

Note: Dinner is not included, you should arrange by yourself before board the cruise or after on board.

Day 4

Yangtze River Cruise

Sail along the Yangtze River today and take the opportunity to go ashore for an excursion to Fengdu Ghost City or Shibaozhai, depending on the water level condition or different cruises. The exciting Captain's Welcome Party will be held in the evening.  Sit back and enjoy the Chinese folk dancing and music performance. (B+L+D)
 

Scenic Spots: Fengdu Ghost City is dubbed as the final resting place for all souls in Chinese mythologies, hence the series of temples and grotesque images ubiquitously found in town. Shibaozhai is a 56m or so tower leaning against the Yuyin Hill. The tower and the land around it were specially isolated and encircled by a moat after the Three Gorges Dam project in 2003, rendering it a gargantuan bonsai besides the Yangtze.

Day 5

Yangtze River Cruise

Today continue sailing along the Yangtze River where you will encounter the charming sights of the spectacular Qutang Gorge and the pretty Wu Gorge. Your knowledgeable river guide will provide you with information about the Three Gorges area including the Ancient Plank Road, Mengliang Stairway and Hanging Coffins. Dock at Badong and enjoy the natural beauty along the crystal Shennong Stream by taking a small wooden boat tour or enjoy shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges. Return to the cruise and continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge. Tonight the ship Farewell Party invites you to join the excellent performance by the cruise staff. (B+L+D)

Day 6

Depart from Yichang

After breakfast, disembark at Maoping Pier of Yichang, then you will take a bus to join the shore excursion to the grandest hydroelectric project in the world, the Three Gorges Dam. Indulge yourself with a tour around the colossal dam and perhaps the phenomenal scene of millions of tons of water being discharged if it happens to be rain season. After the tour in late morning, the cruise will provide a shuttle bus transfer you to Yichang Three Gorges Tourism Center, you will be met by your guide there. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the next destination. Service ends here. (B)

Note1: Optional excursion is provided, disembark at Maoping Pier then board sightseeing-ferry sailing through TGP Ship's elevator to enjoy the tour of the Three Gorges Dam, which should be paid on board if you'd like to join in.
Note2: The flight or train to the other destination is available upon request at a surcharge. Optional tours to other cities are also available.  

Tour Price

Departure: 2-3 times per week, 2019

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy
Dec
DurationLuxury (5 Star)Superior (4 Star)
Dec 21, 2018 - Dec 26, 2018 USD1135USD1088
Dec 28, 2018 - Jan 02, 2019 USD1135USD1088
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.

Price Inclusions

• Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;

• Meals: as specified above;

• Tour guides: excellent English-speaking guide;

• Accommodations: hotels based on double/twin occupancy as specified;

• Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;

• Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;

• Government taxes & fees;

Price Exclusions

• International flights to/from China;

• China visa fees;

• Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;

• Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

• CNY150.00/per person of the service charge on the Yangtze River cruise.

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6 Days Terracotta Warriors & Yangtze
  • Xian, Yangtze River Cruise
  • Code: BG17
  • Tour Type: Group Tour
  • Departure: 2-3 times per week
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Xian

Please take the flight or train to Xian by youselves. Upon your arrival at Xian, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2

Xian

The highlight of the touring planned for you today is the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. This site is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items and then to explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around early 8th century. (B)

Day 3

Xian-Chongqing

Today you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in mid-7th century. Also we would stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities. After that, drive to the airport to catch the flight heading Chongqing. Upon arrival, you would be taken to visit the Ciqikou Old Town if time permits. Later, you will embark on the luxury Yangtze River Cruise ship which will weigh anchor at 9.30pm. There is a necessary Safety, Orientation & River Briefing presentation waiting for you upon embarkation. (B)

Note: Dinner is not included, you should arrange by yourself before board the cruise or after on board.

Day 4

Yangtze River Cruise

Sail along the Yangtze River today and take the opportunity to go ashore for an excursion to Fengdu Ghost City or Shibaozhai, depending on the water level condition or different cruises. The exciting Captain's Welcome Party will be held in the evening.  Sit back and enjoy the Chinese folk dancing and music performance. (B+L+D)
 

Scenic Spots: Fengdu Ghost City is dubbed as the final resting place for all souls in Chinese mythologies, hence the series of temples and grotesque images ubiquitously found in town. Shibaozhai is a 56m or so tower leaning against the Yuyin Hill. The tower and the land around it were specially isolated and encircled by a moat after the Three Gorges Dam project in 2003, rendering it a gargantuan bonsai besides the Yangtze.

Day 5

Yangtze River Cruise

Today continue sailing along the Yangtze River where you will encounter the charming sights of the spectacular Qutang Gorge and the pretty Wu Gorge. Your knowledgeable river guide will provide you with information about the Three Gorges area including the Ancient Plank Road, Mengliang Stairway and Hanging Coffins. Dock at Badong and enjoy the natural beauty along the crystal Shennong Stream by taking a small wooden boat tour or enjoy shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges. Return to the cruise and continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge. Tonight the ship Farewell Party invites you to join the excellent performance by the cruise staff. (B+L+D)

Day 6

Depart from Yichang

After breakfast, disembark at Maoping Pier of Yichang, then you will take a bus to join the shore excursion to the grandest hydroelectric project in the world, the Three Gorges Dam. Indulge yourself with a tour around the colossal dam and perhaps the phenomenal scene of millions of tons of water being discharged if it happens to be rain season. After the tour in late morning, the cruise will provide a shuttle bus transfer you to Yichang Three Gorges Tourism Center, you will be met by your guide there. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to the next destination. Service ends here. (B)

Note1: Optional excursion is provided, disembark at Maoping Pier then board sightseeing-ferry sailing through TGP Ship's elevator to enjoy the tour of the Three Gorges Dam, which should be paid on board if you'd like to join in.
Note2: The flight or train to the other destination is available upon request at a surcharge. Optional tours to other cities are also available.  

Dining
Accommodations
Transport
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure: 2-3 times per week,
Based on Twin Occupancy
2018 Departure
  • Dec
Date Luxury (5 Star) Superior (4 Star)
Dec 21 USD1135 USD1088
Dec 28 USD1135 USD1088
2019 Departure
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.