13 Days Touring from Li River to the Yangtze

Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghai

Tour Code:TGT-CH-13

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from:US$ 2246 Free Inquiry
Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Shanghai Tour

Summary

This 13 Days China Yangtze Tour is the taste of river lovers. The Yangtze River is famous for its length and grandeur as well as its important role in Chinese history and culture, while the Li River is reputed for its serenity and grace. These two rivers have been the dream for many International friends who want to visit China for a long time. From Li River to the Yangtze, you will know the magical power of water.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Beijing Transfer service to hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Back Lakes and Nanluoguxiang Alley
03 Beijing Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall
04 Beijing Xian Summer Palace
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Tang Bo Art Museum, Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter
06 Xian Guilin Ancient City Wall, Wild Goose Pagoda and north square, Hanyang Tomb
07 Guilin Yangshuo Li River, West Street, Biking tour along Yulong River
08 Guilin Chongqing Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
09 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu(optional), Shibaozhai
10 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream
11 Yichang Shanghai Three Gorges Dam Site
12 Shanghai Shikumen, the Bund, Yuyuang Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Lujiazui CBD, Shanghai Tower
13 Shanghai Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No Meals
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Forbidden City

Day 2Beijing

Be met at your hotel lobby and you will reach the Tian'anmen Square first. Walk through the square and visit Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill. After lunch, drive to Back Lakes, the marvelous place to discover the history of Beijing City and the endless charm. Walk into Nanluoguxiang Alley which is one of the most famous Hutong districts in Beijing.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Temple of Heaven

Day 3Beijing

Bet met at your hotel lobby and visit Temple of Heaven, where the local resident will do morning exercises in the square. You will have chance to watch Chinese Kongfu, Taichi, square dancing, etc. and get to know the real folk master there. Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and roam around.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★


Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 4BeijingXian

Enjoy half day leisure tour before leaving Beijing. Visit Summer Palace which is China existing largest and best preserved imperial garden. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★


Summer Palace

Day 5Xian

Hotel pick up in the morning, then drive to  Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch time at Lanchi Restaurant, visit Tang Bo Art Museum, where gives you brief history and examples of Chinese art. Then visit the Bell tower, the largest bell tower in structure and shape and the best-preserved one in China. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★


Terracotta Warriors

Day 6XianGuilin

Pick up and check out from hotel  and morning visit to the Ancient City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Thenvisit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda at the North plaza. After dumpling banquet lunch, drive to Xian airport. Visit the Hanyang Mausoleum on the way, the largest museum with largest floor space in China. Then fly to Guilin.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★


Ancient City Wall

Day 7GuilinYangshuoGuilin

Today will be a highlight of your Guilin trip. We will arrange you to take a leisure cruise from Guilin to yangshuo along Li River with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo.

After disembarking, walk through the West Street.  Take a biking tour in the countryside of Yangshuo along the Yulong footpath at Yulong riverside leisurely and appreciate the clear river with countless hills surrounded.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★


Li River Cruise

Day 8GuilinChongqing

Enjoy your relaxing city tour covering the Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City. Then you will head to visit Reed Flute Cave, which is named for the special reeds, used for making flute instruments that grow near the cave entrance. After lunch, fly to Chongqing. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat
 

Chongqing City View

Day 9Yangtze Rive Cruise

Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast. Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat
 

Yangtze River

Day 10Yangtze River Cruise

Early Bird Coffee and Tea. Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast. Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost. Sailing through Qutang Gorge & Scenic cruising of Wu Gorge, buffet lunch is served on board. Shore excursion to Godness Stream. Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


Yangtze River

Day 11YichangShanghai

Disembark at Maoping Cruise Terminal this morning and take a coach to visit the Three Gorges Dam, which spans the Yangtze River at Sandouping; it is the world's largest power station. After the tour in late morning, the cruises company will provide a motor coach to transfer you to the passenger center in the downtown of Yichang, where our local guide is waiting for you. And then transfer you to the airport.


Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★


Three Gorges Dam

Day 12Shanghai

Be met at your hotel lobby and walk into the Shikumen, The old alley is also a blend of Western and Chinese traditional culture. Enjoy orientation walk on the Bund. Then move to visit Yuyuan Garden--- a traditional Chinese garden in downtown of Shanghai. After lunch, visit Jade Buddha Temple first, then reach to the Lujiazui CBD new area and enjoy your leisure time on the Riverside Promenade. Pay a visit to Shanghai Tower, the city skyline and Shanghai tallest building.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★


The Bund

Day 13Departure Shanghai

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January,February,December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3731 4060 4781
2-5 person 2463 3067 2629 3395 3006 4116
6-9 person 2081 2684 2246 3013 2624 3734
≥10 person 1809 2325 2005 2714 2358 3387
March, June, July, August
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3926 4263 5322
2-5 person 2611 3261 2780 3598 3333 4657
6-9 person 2229 2879 2398 3215 2950 4274
≥10 person 1940 2620 2119 2888 2603 3812
April,May,Septmber,October,November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4024 4419 5581
2-5 person 2684 3359 2886 3754 3486 4916
6-9 person 2301 2977 2503 3371 3104 4534
≥10 person 2013 2631 2226 3048 2738 4033
Remarks:
1. Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events
2. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
3. No guide service from TopGuilinTravel on the flight and Yangtze River cruise
4. Recommended hotels are subject to be changed in actual booking
5. Any special requirements should be advised to us in advance
6. TopGuilinTravel reserves the rights of final explanation for any changes due to the reasons beyond our control
 
Price includes:
1. Private transfers between hotel, airport (railway station) and attractions
2. Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
3. English speaking guide service
4. Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
5. Admission for the attractions listed in the itinerary
6. Meals specified in the itinerary.
7. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance, Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
1. International transportation
2. Visa fee
3. Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc
4. Personal expenses
5. Optional meals or activities mentioned in the itinerary
6. Services not mentioned 

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