Yangtze River Cruise
13 days / 12 nights
Highlights of China including Beijing and Shanghai's top tourist attractions and the awe inspiring Terra Cotta Warriors in the ancient city of Xi'an. Enjoy the the dramatic gorges and river life on your cruise on the Yangtze River.
Departures: from Beijing to Shanghai
Select dates: Apr 2018 - Oct 2018
Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yichang, Shanghai, Suzhou
Tour Includes Expand or Collapse Section
  • Accommodations for 9 nights hotels and 3 nights aboard the deluxe 5 star MV President No.6 Cruise ship in a standard outside cabin with private balcony, bath and shower.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide services.
  • 12 breakfasts (B), 11 lunches (L) and 4 dinners (D) as indicated in itinerary.
  • Beijing - Xi'an - Chongqing, Yichang - Shanghai domestic airfare and tax.
  • Round trip transfers at each city.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing of each city's highlights.
Tour Itinerary Expand or Collapse Section

The itinerary begins with your arrival at the airport in Beijing and ends with your transfer to the Shanghai airport for your departure home. When making your travel arrangements, please keep in mind that the majority of flights to China from the United States arrive the following day and flights back to the United States arrive the same day.

Day 01: Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to Presidential Beijing Hotel or similar for check-in.

Day 02: Beijing
Full day tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace. (B, L)
Optional Kung Fu Show with Peking Duck dinner, USD 60 per person.

Day 03: Beijing
Full day tour: the Badaling Great Wall (2 hours visit at least) with jade stone workshop visit en route, photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. (B, L)

Day 04: Beijing
Full day tour: the Temple of Heaven (watch local people doing all kinds of morning exercise, including Chinese Tai Chi ), pearl factory, Hutong tour by rickshaw with a home visit. (B, L)

Day 05: Beijing - Xi'an
Fly to Xi'an. Visit the Provincial Museum & Big Wild Goose Pagoda. (B, L)

Day 06: Xi'n
Full day excursion to the Terra-cotta Warriors Museum, and visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Enjoy the Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 07: Xi'an - Chongqing
Fly to Chongqing. Visit the Panda Zoo, and enjoy local flavored hot pot dinner before embarkation of the MV President No.6 Cruise (Deluxe 5-star Cruise, standard cabin with private balcony). (B, L, D)

Day 08: Yangtze River Cruise
Start our sail for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges and deep mountain valleys. Optional shore excursion in the morning to the ghost city of Fengdu, and visit Shibaozhai in the afternoon (included tour). (B, L, D)

Day 09: Yangtze River Cruise
Sailing into the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge, and the river changes to wildly stirring, riffle water along with swirling bubbles. The mossy cliffs are hemmed by the banging pathways under theTwelve Peaks. When the boat gets to the famed Shennong Stream, we change to small boat and sail deep into the Shennong Stream (included tour). Then we return to our boat and continue sailing into the Xiling Gorge. (B, L, D)

Day 10: Yichang - Shanghai
Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site (included tour) and pass through the 5 ship locks with lowering our boat down 412 feet, before we end our cruise at Yichang. Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. (B, L)

Day 11: Shanghai
Full day visit to the Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Xintiandi, Pudong New Development Zone. (B, L)
Optional Shanghai Acrobatic Show with dinner, USD 60 per person.

Day 12: Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai
Excursion to Suzhou. Visit Garden of Net Master, Silk spinning factory and Pingjiang Road Old Town Area. Return to Shanghai. (B, L)

Day 13: Shanghai - U.S.A
Transfer to airport for your flight home. (B)

Key: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner, (SD) Special Dinner

Pricing Expand or Collapse Section
Arrival Date Return Date Land Price
(Sharing Twin))
Single Supplement
Wednesday Monday
4-Apr-18 16-Apr-18 $2,169 $809
11-Apr-18 23-Apr-18 $2,169 $809
18-Apr-18 30-Apr-18 $2,169 $809
25-Apr-18 7-May-18 $2,209 $859
2-May-18 14-May-18 $2,209 $859
9-May-18 21-May-18 $2,209 $859
16-May-18 28-May-18 $2,209 $859
23-May-18 4-Jun-18 $2,199 $849
30-May-18 11-Jun-18 $2,159 $799
6-Jun-18 18-Jun-18 $2,159 $799
13-Jun-18 25-Jun-18 $2,159 $799
20-Jun-18 2-Jul-18 $2,159 $799
27-Jun-18 9-Jul-18 $2,159 $799
4-Jul-18 16-Jul-18 $2,159 $799
11-Jul-18 23-Jul-18 $2,159 $799
18-Jul-18 30-Jul-18 $2,159 $799
25-Jul-18 6-Aug-18 $2,159 $799
1-Aug-18 13-Aug-18 $2,159 $799
8-Aug-18 20-Aug-18 $2,159 $799
15-Aug-18 27-Aug-18 $2,159 $799
22-Aug-18 3-Sep-18 $2,249 $899
29-Aug-18 10-Sep-18 $2,249 $899
5-Sep-18 17-Sep-18 $2,249 $899
12-Sep-18 24-Sep-18 $2,249 $899
19-Sep-18 1-Oct-18 $2,249 $899
3-Oct-18 15-Oct-18 $2,249 $899
10-Oct-18 22-Oct-18 $2,249 $899
17-Oct-18 29-Oct-18 $2,249 $899
24-Oct-18 5-Nov-18 $2,249 $899
31-Oct-18 12-Nov-18 $2,189 $829

Guaranteed departures are based on minimum of 2 passengers.

Trans-Pacific airfare from all major U.S. cities to China is available upon request.

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Good to Know
Tour available from Beijing to Shanghai. 13 days / 12 nights.
Guaranteed deparure based on minimum of 2 passagers.
Single traveler is accepted only when the desired departure has other passenger signed up. However, the airport round trip transfers surcharge will be requested for single travelers: USD 50 per person.
For the booking that passengers arrive in Beijing between 9 pm and 7 am, or depart Beijing before 7 am and after 10 pm, please add USD 30 respectively for the transfer surcharge.
Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

Hotel InformationExpand or Collapse Section

The Presidential Hotel or similar
XichengNo. A-9 Fuchengmenwai Avenue
Beijing, China
Phone: (86) (20) 86009099


Jian Guo Hotel
No.2 Huzhu Road, Xincheng District
Xi'an, PRC 710048
Phone: (86) (29) 82598888


Shanghai Ocean Hotel
1171 Dong Da Ming Road
Shanghai PRC 200082
Phone: (86) (21) 65458888

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Fri: 9:30AM - 9PM (EST)
Sat: 10AM - 6PM (EST)