Yangtze Cruise and Fairyland Jiuzhaigou (Reversed)

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Yangtze Cruise and Fairyland Jiuzhaigou (Reversed)

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Length of trip:

14 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 2699 to $ 3099

Best travel dates to go:

Jun 06, 2008 to Jun 19, 2008; Sep 19, 2008 to Oct 02, 2008; Jun 20, 2008 to Jul 03, 2008; Oct 10, 2008 to Oct 23, 2008; Jul 11, 2008 to Jul 24, 2008; Oct 17, 2008 to Oct 30, 2008; Nov 07, 2008 to Nov 20, 2008; Jul 04, 2008 to Jul 15, 2008; Oct 24, 2008 to Nov 06, 2008; Sep 12, 2008 to Sep 25, 2008;


Detailed Description of this trip:

During this Regional Escorted 14 Days Yangtze Cruise and Fairyland Jiuzhaigou Tour, you will enjoy sightseeing and many activities in Fairyland Jiuzhaigou, Panda Home, Dujiangyan, Yangtze River Cruise, Beijing, Fendgu and Shanghai. The tour includes: 13 nights Hotels and Boat accommodations - 3 nights with buffet breakfast at Beijing Plaza Royal, Beijing Grand Chang An Hotel, Oriental Bar Hotel or similar (5 star) - 2 nights with buffet breakfast at hotel in Chengdu Crown Plaza or similar (5 star) - 2 nights with Buffer Breakfast at Hotel in Jiuzaigou Sheraton Resort Hotel or similar (5 star) - 3 nights with daily meals on Cruiser: newly renovated MV. Paradise (4 super star) - 3 nights with buffet breakfast at hotel in Shanghai Galaxy Hotel or similar (4 star)



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Beijing

    Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be transferred to the hotel.

  • Day 2 - Beijing

    Sightseeing

    Enjoy a full day City tour including Tian Anmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. (B, L, D)

  • Day 3 - Beijing

    Sightseeing

    Today's activities include an excursion to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs with Sacred Way.

    Food and Dining

    Tonight, enjoy a Peking Duck dinner with a cultural show. (B, L, SD)

  • Day 4 - Chengdu

    Beijing - Chengdu.
    Sightseeing

    Join a Temple of Heaven Tour, see local people doing Taiji and morning exercises.

    Sightseeing

    Then fly to Chengdu, where you take an afternoon tour to Prince Wu Temple. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 - Chengdu

    Sightseeing

    This morning, take an excursion to Dujiangyan, which means the ancient commending water dam.

    Sightseeing

    In the afternoon, visit Panda Foster Center & Pavilion of River View. (B, L, D)

  • Day 6 - Chengdu

    Chengdu - Jiuzhaigou.
    Commercial Flight

    Morning flight to Jiuzhaigou.

    Sightseeing

    Jiuzhai Airport is at an elevation of 3400 meters above sea level, the 3rd highest elevation airport in the world. It is specially built up for visiting the Fairyland Jiuzhaigou (Nine Tibetan Villages Valley) and Huanglong Scenic Area. The airport is located between Jiazhaigou & Huanglong (Yellow Dragon), 32 km (20 miles) northwest forward to Jiuzhaigou and 74 km (46 miles) southeast forward to Huanglong.

    Sightseeing

    Upon arrival at the airport, first drive to explore the beauty of Huanglong for remainder of the day with lunch.

    Food and Dining

    Dinner will be served at the hotel. (B, L, D)

  • Day 7 - China

    Sightseeing

    Explore the fantasy of Jiuzhaigou for the whole day. In the morning, take bus 18 KM deep into Jiuzhaigou (Nine Tibet Villages Valleys) including a visit to the Panda Lake, Mirror Lake, Tiger Lake, Five Flower Lake, Rhinoceros Lake, Peacock River & Lake, Nourilang Waterfall, Shuzheng Waterfall, Pearl Shoal Waterfall.(B, L, D)

  • Day 8 - Chongqing

    Jiuzhaigou - Chongqing.
    Sightseeing

    Today, continue exploring the fantasy land of Jiuzhaigou. In the morning you enter into Jiuzhaigou by visiting Long Lake and others not seen previously.

    Commercial Flight

    In the afternoon, leave from Jiuzhaigou and fly to Chongqing.

    Museums

    After a visit to the 2nd World War & Stillwell Museum.

    River or Barge Cruise

    Embark the MV. Paradise and set sail. (B, L, D)

  • Day 9 - At Sea

    Shibaozhai.
    Sightseeing

    Off-shore visit to Shibaozhai, a typical riverside village. (B. L. D)

  • Day 10 - At Sea

    Shennong Steam.
    Sightseeing

    Today, take an excursion to the Shennong Steam by Sampan boats.(B. L. D)

  • Day 11 - Shanghai

    Yichang - Shanghai.
    Sightseeing

    Visit the New Dam site before disembarking at Yichang. (B. L)

    Commercial Flight

    Fly to Shanghai

  • Day 12 - Shanghai

    Sightseeing

    Full day city tour featuring the Bund, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, a Carpet Factory. (B, L, D)

    Performing Arts

    Enjoy Acrobatic Show in the evening.

  • Day 13 - Shanghai

    Sightseeing

    Morning excursion to Zhujiajiao, a river-town near Shanghai.

    Museums

    In the afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum. (B, L, D)

  • Day 14 - Shanghai

    Departure transfer to airport for homeward flight.

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