Shanghai is the most modern city in China. The rest of the day is free for personal things.
Then, arrive at Yuyuan Garden, which has the exquisite layout, beautiful scenery, and the artistic style of Chinese private gardens.
Walk along The Bund and enjoy the view of Huangpu River, the Bund houses 52 buildings of various architectural styles, which have been regarded as some of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai.
Drive to visit Oriental Pearl TV Tower (ticket to the tower not included) for its marvelous exterior appearance, the landmark of Shanghai.
At night, take a Huangpu River Cruise (ticket included) to enjoy the beautiful night of modern Shanghai.
Then visit the Nanjing Road, the main shopping street of Shanghai, China, and is one of the world's busiest shopping streets.
Later, expore the Xintiandi Area, a high-end shopping and dining area in Shanghai.
Take the flight to Yichang (air ticket included). Depart from Yichang at 9:00 p.m, and begin your Yangtze trip on boat
Morning visit Three Gorges Dam site.
Sailing through the Three Gorges Dam shiplocks and Xiling Gorge. At the shiplocks, you'll experience five levels of the water in Three Gorges Dam.
Optional Excursion to Tribe of the Three Gorges, consists mainly of the Village on the Water, the Brook-Side Village, the Mountain-Top Village. The area has been officially designated as a "Protected Center of the Popular Culture and Art of the Three Gorges.”
Optional Excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), a fairyland with astonishing beauty and charming scenery.
Wanzhou is a small mountainous city. It is at about the halfway point between Chongqing and Yichang, and has been an important river port for centuries.
Go to Lijiang Ancient Town, where is full of cobbled streets, crisscrossing canals flowing with water, swaying willow trees and gaily-hued bolssoms. Every so often, a bridge-stone, wooden, flat, arched, roofed-pops up and along it trundles local folk in tranditional dress.
Visit Dongba Museum, which deals with the of the Dongba culture of the Naxi (Nakhi) people.
Visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. From a distance the snow-covered and fog-enlaced mountain looks like a dragon flying among the clouds, hence its name. It's considered as the soul of both Lijiang City and Naxi nationality.
Then visit the Dongba Valley of Minorities in Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Valley and Yufeng Lamasery on the slopes of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Visit the Mural in Baisha Village. Paintings there depict stories in Buddhism, Taoism and Lamaism.
Evening entertainment is the Minority Dancing Show of Impression Lijiang (ticket included), a spectacular light-song-dance show directed by the famous film director Zhang Yimou.
Take a soft sleeper train to Kunming (train ticket included).
Upon arrival, see the Stone Forest, a natural wonder to the southeast of the city. The amazing landscape is presented by a lake, caves, vistas of the surrounding countryside and some stone formations that make a forest.
Later, go to visit Golden Horse and Phoenix Archway, a symbol of Kunming, which is full of Kunming folk characteristics and is also a commercial center.
At last, pay a visit to the Flower and the Bird Market, a good place for sightseeing and acts as a trading center for various kinds of antiques.
Then transfer to Guilin by air (air ticket included). One of Gulin's best attractions is Elephant Trunk Hill, which really looks like an elephant drinking from the river.
Go ashore as you arrive in Yangshuo. You can choose to rent a bicycle to tour the countryside of West Street if you want to get a taste of the laidback rural life of the farmers there.
Appreciate Moon Hill and the Big Banyan Tree. Moon Hill is a limestone pinnacle with a moon-shaped hole in the middle.
Big Banyan Tree became famous for its long history, towering beauty and the moving love story of Liu Sanjie.
Then enjoy a local folk dance show of Impression Liu Sanjie (ticket included) before transfer to hotel in Yangshuo.
Head for the Diecai Hill (Folded Brocade Hill). The thin shape of the hill and lush greenery around make it resemble brocaded fabric. The local osmanthus tea (Guihua) is very famous and worth trying.
Flight to Hong Kong in the evening (air ticket included).
Visit the Aberdeen, the largest satellite town in Hong Kong, attracts lots tourists both at home and abroad. The intriguing fishing life and delicious seafood definitely are quite worthy a visit!
Then visit the sun-drenched Repulse Bay for its relaxed resort-like atmosphere. The crescent-shaped stretch of sand is one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong. The wide, wave-lapped beach is popular with locals and visitors alike and great for sandy strolls at sunset when all is at peace.
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Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person (guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person (guest) per day.
1 Your length of stay in part or all cities listed in our itineraries can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
2 Generally speaking, these excluded lunch and dinner in our itineraries are optional; the price is according to the group size; but may we have your attention on following point: tips to local guide and driver are must remuneration if you prefer to self-catering.
3 We offer hotel upgrade service but extra charge to the hotel is at your own.
We offer 4-stars or above cruise ships during the journey, including Victoria Anna, Victoria Grace, Victoria Lianna, Victoria Selina, etc. And we have the right to anrrange the cruise ship for you depending on your departure date. If you want to travel on a date when there is no cuise to book, we will adjust your itinerary or refund you after consulting with you.
1 Airport or hotel pick-up and drop-off service in cities listed in the itinerary.
2 Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3 The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
4 Service charge and government Taxes.
5 The air ticket of economic class, taxes and dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6 Ticket for soft sleeper train from Dali to Kunming.
7 Ten-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
8 Four-night accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast on cruise.
9 One-day accommodation on the overnight train without breakfast.
10 Meals: lunches and dinners on cruise, a lunch on board on Li River.
11 Boat ticket and tipping for Yangtze Cruise.
1 International flight tickets or train tickets.
2 Hotel room single room supplement.
3 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4 Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5 Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6 Fees for entry visa to China.
7 Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise are not included unless explained specially.
8 Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.
Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment