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Day 1 - Arrive in Shanghai

Today you will fly to Shanghai. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 2 - Shanghai's Urban Elegance | French Concession, Yuyuan Garden, and Bund Charms

Your Shanghai city tour include a visit to the ritzy French Concession enclave, a former French colonial settlement. It returned to China in 1946. Despite redevelopment over recent decades, the area has retained its distinct character as a premier residential and retail district in Shanghai. You will also visit the traditional ancient oriental garden – Yuyuan Garden, a classical landscape garden and explore the Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple) next to the Yuyuan Garden.

If you want to discover the vanishing life of Shanghai, pay a visit to Shanghai old street and Nongtang is a must. Nongtang constitutes the most important architectural feature of contemporary Shanghai. It forms the most common living space for ordinary Shanghainese and an important part of local culture. It can be said that if there were no Nongtang, there would be no Shanghai and no Shanghai people.

End of the day, you can visit Xintiandi Style Shopping Center and busy Bund. You will pass through back to the golden age in 1920s. Enter some old buildings to have find the luxury of the past. 

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight.

Then you will fly to Chengdu. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden
Night walking along the Bund
Night walking along the Bund
Xintiandi
Xintiandi
French Concession
French Concession
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Nongtang
Nongtang
Accommodation: Green Land Hotel

Day 3 - Chengdu's Cultural Highlights | Giant Pandas, Wenshu Temple, and Jinli Old Street & Yangtze Cruise

Begin your day with a visit to the renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a sanctuary dedicated to the conservation and research of China's beloved national treasure. Marvel at the adorable pandas as they frolic and feed in their natural habitat, and gain insight into the efforts to protect these endangered species. From playful cubs to majestic adults, witness the enchanting beauty of these gentle giants up close.

Next, delve into the serene ambiance of Wenshu Temple, a sacred Buddhist site steeped in centuries of history and spirituality. Explore the intricately carved halls, tranquil courtyards, and lush gardens adorned with pagodas and ancient relics. Take a moment for quiet reflection amidst the fragrance of burning incense and the rhythmic chants of monks, experiencing the timeless essence of Buddhist practice.

Continue your journey through the bustling streets of Jinli Old Street, a lively thoroughfare brimming with traditional Sichuanese architecture, local crafts, and delectable street food. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you browse through the quaint shops, sample authentic snacks, and marvel at the colorful displays of folk art and cultural performances.

Conclude your day with a stroll along the charming lanes of Kuanzhai Alley, where ancient charm meets modern elegance in the heart of Chengdu. Admire the well-preserved Qing Dynasty architecture, stylish boutiques, and trendy cafes lining the alleyways, offering a delightful blend of old-world charm and contemporary chic.

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the high-speed train station.

Take a 1.5-hour bullet train from Chengdu to Chongqing.

Then you will arrive in Chongqing by high-speed train station. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Victoria Cruises Downstream Day 1: Embark on an unforgettable journey from Chongqing! Step aboard at the designated dock as we set sail, kicking off with a thrilling safety briefing. Get ready to delve into the heart of China's enchanting landscapes.

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Wenshu Temple
Wenshu Temple
Jinli Old Street
Jinli Old Street
Kuanzhai Alley
Kuanzhai Alley
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Victoria Cruises
Victoria Cruises
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 4 - Appreciating the Beauty of the Three Gorges

Victoria Cruises Downstream Day 2: Brace yourself for an adventure-packed day! Rise early for a delightful cup of coffee or tea as we approach the mystical Fengdu "ShuangGui Mt. Explore this legendary site, where ancient tales and stunning views await. Then, join us for the Captain's Welcome Reception, where camaraderie and cuisine unite for an unforgettable evening on the river.

Fengdu Shuangguishan
Fengdu Shuangguishan
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 5 - Amazing Yangtze River Cruise

Victoria Cruises Downstream Day 3: Get ready to be swept away by natural wonders! Start your day with a refreshing cup of coffee or tea as we navigate through the majestic Qutang Gorge. Then, behold the breathtaking beauty of Wu Gorge during our scenic cruise. Embark on a shore excursion to explore the enchanting Goddess Stream, immersing yourself in its serene surroundings. Cap off the day with a captivating cabaret featuring performances by the talented Minorities and Dynasty Crew. Get ready for an evening of entertainment like no other!

Qutang Gorge
Qutang Gorge
Wu Gorge
Wu Gorge
Goddess Stream
Goddess Stream
Xiling Gorge
Xiling Gorge
Shennong Stream
Shennong Stream
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 6 - Discovery of the ​Three Gorges Project & Bullet Train to Shanghai

Victoria Cruises Downstream Day 4: As our journey draws to a close, we embark on a final adventure to the iconic Three Gorges Dam. Explore this marvel of engineering before we shuttle you to Yichang. Arriving at the Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal, we bid you farewell, concluding an unforgettable voyage filled with memories to cherish. Disembark and carry with you the enchantment of the Yangtze River as you step onto the shore. Until we meet again, safe travels!

After visiting the Three Gorges Dam, the driver and guide will take you to the high-speed rail station in Yichang, where you can board the high-speed train to your next destination.

Take a 6.5-hour bullet train from Yichang to Shanghai.

Today you will arrive in Shanghai by high-speed train station. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 7 - Say Goodbye

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Shanghai
  • 1 Night in Chengdu
  • 3 Nights in Chongqing
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Room Type:Superior Room(25㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Located in commercial, entertainment and shopping centers, close to Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Huaihai Road and People's Square; The Shanghai Museum, Grand Theatre and Concert Hall are just a few steps away, and the People's Square subway station is only 5 minutes away. The hotel has a variety of exquisite and comfortable rooms, unique design, fully humanized. Rooms are equipped with wireless network, computer and TV integrated equipment, to provide perfect business support.

Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

The Chengdu Green Land Hotel (Chengdu Luzhou Dajiudian) is a FIVE STAR hotel located in the city center, three kilometers from the railway station, 16 kilometers from the airport and within walking distance of several local attractions.

The hotel's variously sized guestrooms, ranging from standard accommodations to luxurious suites and business offices, are all equipped with air conditioning, satellite TVs, international direct-dial telephones and mini-bars.

This Chengdu hotel features several restaurants, serving Sichuan, Shandong and Cantonese delicacies, while the cafe offers Western fare.

The hotel's business center provides secretarial, fax, typing, photocopying, internet and express-mail services, and the 300-seat Green Land Conference Room is equipped with advanced audio-visual equipment.

Recreational and leisure facilities include a sauna center, night club, gymnasium and beauty salon.

Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Room Type:Superior Cabin(26㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Inaugural in 2020, the new Victoria Sabrina is the largest river cruise ship in the world. Designed in cooperation with nine research and design firms, the Sabrina has been built to the highest standards for energy conservation, environmental protection, and the smoothest ride possible, with cabins designed for maximum passenger comfort.

The quintessential Yangtze River itinerary! See the spectacular scenery of the Three Gorges, with excursions and optional tours to spots of historic and cultural interest, a scenic Yangtze tributary, evening performance, and the monumental Three Gorges Dam project.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1,6 Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Day2 Green Land Hotel
Day3-5 Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

our hotel
Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.