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SG06: 14 Days Small Group Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai

Tour Type: Perfect group size of maximum 6 travelers, guaranteed departures

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned coach

Accommodation: 10 nights at 4 to 5-star hotels, 3 nights on Yangtze River cruise

Meals: 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches with some being a la carte style, 3 dinners

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Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
When arriving at the airport, you will see our Beijing guide waiting there for you, and our driver is ready to escort you to the hotel. After completing the hotel check-in procedure, the remainder of the day is free.

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

Day 2: Beijing
After a short tour briefing of your 14 days China itinerary in Beijing, we will go to Tiananmen Square first and then move on to the Forbidden City, also called Palace Museum, the world’s largest and most complete ancient wooden architectural complex. History shows that 24 emperors with their families spent their lifetime here.

At noon, we will prepare an a la carte welcome lunch at a restaurant of good repute, where you can enjoy the famous Peking Duck there.

In the afternoon, we will head to Temple of Heaven, an ancient religious complex where the emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 - 1912) offering sacrifices to the heaven and praying for a harvest year. After that, an exciting Chinese Kung Fu Show specially arranged by us will impress you with the spirit of Chinese Kung Fu.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

  • Hall of Supreme Harmony
    Hall of Supreme Harmony with blue sky
  • Chinese Kung Fu Show
    Our guest imitate Chinese Kung Fu Show
Day 3: Beijing
Today we will visit Mutianyu Great Wall. It is not as crowded as Badaling Great Wall but more popular with foreign tourists for its splendid landscape. And you can get to hot spots on this wall comfortably by a round-trip cable car prepared by us. Also, we will offer red wine to you and other group members and propose a toast for the memorable moment on the wall. It is suggested that you take some food in advance, for there is no satisfactory restaurant at this location for lunch.

On our way back to the hotel, we will explore a feature local market to conclude today's tour.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

  • Great Wall of Mutianyu
    Our guests taking a picture on Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an
In the morning, we will go to the Summer Place, honored as the museum of the royal garden in China for its great influence on Chinese gardening. And we will stop at the Olympic National Stadium in case you want to have a look at this landmark building in the shape of a bird’s nest and take some photos from outside.

After a delicious a la carte lunch at a local restaurant, we will leave for Beijing Hutong. You may get to know the fascinating culture, history and daily activities of the Hutong while sitting on an old-fashioned rickshaw arranged by us. Then we will visit a group of artists proficient at Chinese Paper Cutting and you may learn to make a paper cut for yourself.

Then our Beijing guide will accompany you on the trip to the airport before you board the plane for Xi’an. Here is the end of your Beijing part of 14 days trip to China.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 5: Xi'an
Today your first visit in Xi'an starts at the world-famous Terracotta Army. You might be well amazed when you see thousands of life-size sculptures of soldiers, horses, and chariots different in postures, facial expressions together with accessories.

Then we will invite you to a local family, where you can enjoy a delicious authentic home-cooked lunch and spend some nice time.

In the afternoon, we will go to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. You will see how the Buddhism come to our country and was absorbed into Chinese culture.

In the evening, you will be much more relaxed in the excellent Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show. Also, you will have a tasty dumpling dinner while enjoying the show.

Friendly Tips:
As the theater is usually not open in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec, we will not arrange the show and dumpling dinner for tours during the periods. Guests will enjoy free time to relax.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch, Dumpling dinner

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

  • Terra Cotta Warriors
    Historic Terracotta Warriors
  • Small Goose Pagoda
    Our guests with Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 6: Xi'an
This morning, we will show you around the City Wall Park where local people usually take exercise. We also invite a Tai Chi master for you, from whom you could learn some basic movements. Then we will climb up Xi'an City Wall, the largest and most complete military defense system over 600 years.

After a lunch in a la carte restaurant, we will head to Shaanxi History Museum with 370 thousand relics on exhibition, showing a history of over one million years. Then we will leave for the Great Mosque with a history of 1,200 years, a perfect combination of classic Chinese and Muslim architecture. Then we will visit the Muslim Quarter around it.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (5 stars)

Day 7: Xi'an - Chengdu
After the breakfast, you may start your journey to Xi'an North Railway Station with our guide. Your China 14 days itinerary in Xi'an ends here when you board the bullet train leaving for Chengdu.
It takes about 4 hours to get there. Our Chengdu guide will meet you at the railway station and escort you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

Day 8: Chengdu
Today your 14 days China itinerary in Chengdu formally starts. The first destination will be Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a superexcellent place to see lovely pandas and their big families face to face. Then we will go to Broad and Narrow Alleys, well-known for its archaistic dwellings, shops, cafes and restaurants.

In the afternoon, we will visit the Jinsha Site Museum first and then have some leisure time at Renmin Park.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4 stars)

  • China pandas
    Lovely giant pandas, the national treasure of China
Day 9: Chengdu - Chongqing
In the morning, you will go to railway station with our Chengdu guide and take the 2-hour bullet train to Chongqing. Our guide in Chongqing will wait for you at railway station. Then you and our local guide will visit Jiefangbei CBD and Ci Qi Kou, an ancient village near Jialing River famous for its folk culture and delicious traditional snacks.

After that, you will board a 5-star ship to start your Yangtze River cruise and stay there for 3 night.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: President No. 8 with balcony (5 stars)

Day 10: Yangtze River Cruise
After the breakfast, there will be a short introduction about the itinerary on the ship. Then you could enjoy some free time viewing the beautiful scenery along the river on the deck or the balcony of your private cabin.

In the afternoon, we will have an onshore excursion to Shuangguishan National Forest Park.

In the evening, you may join the captain’s welcome party and spend a wonderful night during your China 14 days itinerary.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: President No. 8 with balcony (5 stars)

  • Yangtze Cruise Tour
    Our guests enjoying the beautiful scenery on Yangtze River Cruise
Day 11: Yangtze River Cruise
Today we will sail through the Three Gorges of Yangtze River. Each of them is a combination of natural beauty and cultural relics. We will also have an exciting excursion to Shennong Stream. Sitting in the local pea-boat, you could see spectacular waterfalls, hanging coffins in the cliffs, and old villages which make Shennong Stream, a mysterious place of primitive beauty.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: President No. 8 with balcony (5 stars)

Day 12: Yichang - Shanghai
After breakfast, disembark the cruise ship and follow the guide to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest water-control project in the world breaking many world records. Then you will be transferred to Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang city. You will meet our local guide there and he/she will conduct you to the railway station to board the bullet train to Shanghai. It takes you about 7.5 hours. When you arrive at Shanghai, our local guide will meet you there and escort you to hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

Day 13: Shanghai
In Shanghai, your 14 days trip to China will start at Shanghai Museum, which plays an important role in protecting cultural and historical relics. Then we will go to Yu Garden with a history of more than 400 years and its traditional bazaar.

After a delicious a la carte farewell lunch, we will go to Former French Concession, a quiet place with European architectures in this bustling metropolis. Then we head to the Bund, a must-see spot in Shanghai, and start our Huangpu River cruise later.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte farewell lunch

Accommodation: Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel (5 Stars)

  • Yu Garden in Shanghai
    Strolling in Yu Garden
  • Bund of Shanghai
    The Bund skyline in Shanghai
Day 14: Departure from Shanghai
Today is the end of your 14 days China itinerary. After a breakfast in hotel, you may prepare for the journey going home. The hotel check-out deadline is 12:00. We suggest you call a taxi in advance before you set out to the airport. We hope you'll come to China again and have good journey home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast

Tour with us, you will enjoy
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Prices are per person in US Dollars;
prices in red reflect the discount prices.
Arrival DateDepature DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement
May
20(Thu)
Jun
02(Wed)
$2829$1059
May
27(Thu)
Jun
09(Wed)
$2759$989
Jun
03(Thu)
Jun
16(Wed)
$2749$989
Jun
10(Thu)
Jun
23(Wed)
$2749$989
Jun
17(Thu)
Jun
30(Wed)
$2749$989
Jun
24(Thu)
Jul
07(Wed)
$2759
$2621
$989
Jul
01(Thu)
Jul
14(Wed)
$2789
$2649
$989
Jul
08(Thu)
Jul
21(Wed)
$2789
$2649
$989
Jul
15(Thu)
Jul
28(Wed)
$2789
$2649
$989
Jul
22(Thu)
Aug
04(Wed)
$2789
$2510
$989
Jul
29(Thu)
Aug
11(Wed)
$2789
$2510
$989
Aug
05(Thu)
Aug
18(Wed)
$2789
$2510
$989
Aug
12(Thu)
Aug
25(Wed)
$2789
$2510
$989
Aug
19(Thu)
Sep
01(Wed)
$2789
$2510
$999
Aug
26(Thu)
Sep
08(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Sep
02(Thu)
Sep
15(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Sep
09(Thu)
Sep
22(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Sep
16(Thu)
Sep
29(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Sep
23(Thu)
Oct
06(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Oct
07(Thu)
Oct
20(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Oct
14(Thu)
Oct
27(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Oct
21(Thu)
Nov
03(Wed)
$2849
$2564
$1099
Oct
28(Thu)
Nov
10(Wed)
$2719
$2447
$1039
Nov
04(Thu)
Nov
17(Wed)
$2719
$2447
$1039
Nov
11(Thu)
Nov
24(Wed)
$2699
$2429
$1019
What's Included
  • Domestic airfare & train fares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Yangtze River cruise with full board
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
What's Excluded
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Best
    Tour Plans
  • Expert
    Guides
  • Selected
    Brand Hotels
  • A La Carte
    Meals
  • Free 24/7
    Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation
    30 Days Before
  • No Shopping
    Stops
  • No Hidden
    Charge
From US$2699 per person
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