10-day Best of China with Yangtze Cruise

  • Tour code:CN-1-7
  • Destination:Beijing, Yangtze Cruise ,Shanghai
  • Attractions:Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, old Beijing-Hutongs, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Olympic Plaza,Temple of Heaven,Jingshan Park-we can see the entire the Forbidden City ,Yangtze Cruise,Yuyuam Garden,Jade Buddha Temple,Pearl Tower,Nanjing Road,Zhujiazhao Water Town.
  • Best of China with Yangtze Cruise
  • Best of China with Yangtze Cruise
  • Best of China with Yangtze Cruise
  • Best of China with Yangtze Cruise
Arrive in Beijing : Pick-up and Check-in

May you have a good journey to Beijing, and then transfer you to the downtown hotel. The rest of the day is flexible for your will, have a rest or take a walk near the hotel.

Beijing-Tian’anmen Square,Forbidden City,Jingshan Park and Old Beijing Hutong

After having breakfast at hotel, you will visit the Tiananmen Square this morning to start your Beijing tour. Strolling round the large square is very enjoyable where you will see Beijing with ancient and modern elements, then walk north to the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved imperial palace in China, it vividly indulges us with a whole impression of the royal life. After that will climb the Jingshan park,is the highest the point in the Beijing city,we can see the entire the Beijing city and Forbidden City,then drive to Old Beijing's Hutongs (narrow alleys) for a rickshaw ride to look around old Beijing area and enter local Family to talkto the host to know local people how to daily life.

Mutianyu Great Wall and Olympic Plaza

After breakfast, you will climb the Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu has a storied history of over 2500years, can trace back to Northern Qi Dynasty (550-570).Then driving back to downtown Beijing, you will stop by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and Water Cube (National Aquatics), to view the unique constructions and take some photos.

Beijing -Shanghai (Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace)

After breakfast,takes you to Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven for good harvest.But now for the retired people exercise.Later you will visit royal park - Summer Palace, which boasts of typical Chinese architecture and splendid landscape.After that, you will flight to Yichang,then be transfer to the Yangtze Cruise ship.

Yangtze Cruise-Three Gorges Dam

Today the last shore excursion takes you to the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric complex Mingled with local natural landscape, the Dam can boast as the newest scenic spot on the river. After, you'll re-board the ship and continue your cruise. Usually there will be a welcome party hosted by the captain in the evening, this is the best chance to make new friends and be immersed in the staff's hospitality. So dress up and be ready to enjoy.

Yangtze Cruise-Shennong Stream

besides the enchanting landscape along the Yangtze River, today's sightseeing will be highlighted by the shore excursion toShennong Stream,You will take a local sampan to enter the fabulous gorges. Deep gorges, green mountains, crystal waters, appalling cliffs, thriving groves and perhaps native wildlife make this excursion worthwhile. Back to your ship after the stop, the ballroom maybe an ideal place to party the night away.

Yangtze Cruise-Fengdu Ghost City

Your memorable Yangtze Cruise begins. Various activities onboard will expand your preparation for Yangtze exploration. Your ship will stop for a shore excursion at the famous Fengdu Ghost City where you can learn about China's afterlife culture.

Arrived in Chongqin

After breakfast,get off the boat,then if you like,spend half day tour in Chongqin then take flight to Shanghai.Be transferred to hotel.

Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Pearl Tower and Nanjing Road

Pick up from the hotel,you will visit Yuyuan Garden-classical Chinese garden in Shanghai, around which a nice shopping mall for all kinds of light products, specialties and local snacks.Jade Buddha Temple- A beautiful Buddhist temple, founded in 1882 with two spectacular jade Buddha statues imported from Burma.Shanghai Pearl Tower- Standing by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high, Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the highest TV Tower in Asia.Shanghai Bund: the former foreign settlement, ranged along with imposing buildings of the colonial period.

Zhujiajiao Water Town

After breakfast,then dive to Zhujiajiao Water Town (1 hour): Shaped like an ancient fan, it is an old town with hundreds of years of history. Thousands of architectures of Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty stand by the lakes and 36 stone bridges retain the ancient style.

Tourists Visit

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