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Day 1 - Welcome to Beijing!

Today you will fly to Beijing. 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.

Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 2 - The Forbidden City & Hutongs

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square and a symbol of China. It's witnessed decades of historic events. Walk across the square and explore the awe-inspiring Forbidden City, the world's largest palace complex and former home to 24 emperors. With over 8,728 rooms, it's China's best-preserved ancient building collection. Enter through the Meridian Gate and explore the central axis to see highlighted palaces and learn about the emperors' stories. Later, take a 15-minute walk to Jingshan Park for a panoramic view of modern Beijing and the Forbidden City. After lunch, enjoy a rickshaw tour through the historic Hutongs, immersing yourself in local life. 

Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Rickshaw in Hutong
Rickshaw in Hutong
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 3 - The Temple of Heaven & Mutianyu Great Wall

Meet your private guide in your hotel's lobby at your preferred time in Beijing.  Then heading directly to Mutianyu Great Wall which will take about 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, sit back and enjoy the countryside sceneries along the way.  Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll take the cable car or ski lift up to the Wall, spend some time to hike up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers.  Afterwards, stop at a local restaurant for lunch.  In the afternoon, continue to explore the courtyards in the Temple of Heaven park, learn the histories and stories about the temple with your tour guide, get to know what an emperor's worship looks like. You will visit major buildings inside the park, including Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Hall or Imperial Zenith, Echo Wall, Nine Dragon Cypress, Circular Mount Alter and more.Then watch the locals play the Tai chi,which is slow motion exercise.It is a becoming more and more popular sport throughout the whole world.


Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 4 - Summer Palace & Fly to Xi'an

Embark on your journey at the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the East Gate's Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, the Long corridor, the marble boat, and more. As you travel back through the middle, visit the serene Yonghe Temple with its unique blend of Tibetan and Han Chinese architecture. Continue to the Hall of Dispelling Clouds, admire the Tower of Buddhist Incense, and conclude your tour at the north gate of the Summer Palace. This adventure seamlessly weaves historical richness with spiritual beauty.

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

Take a 4.5-hour bullet train from Beijing to Xi'an with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in XIan 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.

Summer Palace
Summer Palace
The Lhama Monastery
The Lhama Monastery
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 5 - Terracotta Warriors & Xi'an Ancient City Wall

Depart from your hotel and venture to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of the Terracotta Army. Listen as your guide sets the historical scene and describes how 7,000 life-sized terracotta figures and horses were buried beside Emperor Qin Shihuang in his majestic mausoleum. Disembark and explore the site, marvelling at the endless rows of figures. Browse the exhibitions of the museum to gain further insight into the intriguing history of the tomb. 

Later this afternoon, take a walk on the Bell & Drum Tower Square and from where you could pay an outer visit of the two towers. The two towers were also built in the Ming Dynasty and the Drum Tower is 4 years older than the Bell Tower.

Continue move to Muslim Quarter. In this food street, you will meet lots of local food and snacks, as well as some little souvenirs. If you are interested in local food, it is a good place to satisfy your stomach. 

At last you will visit the Great Mosquea, a major place for the religious activities of the Muslims in Xi’an. This mosque, different from the mosques we usually see, is more like a traditional Chinese garden. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles. At last, transfer you back to hotel.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Muslim Street
Muslim Street
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 6 - Chongqing City Tour & Fly to Chongqing and Embark Yangtze Cruise

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

Take a 5.5-hour bullet train from Xi'an to Chongqing with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in Chongqing by Ferry Terminal. 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.

Discover the treasures of Chongqing on our captivating tour that takes you through the city's most iconic landmarks.  This enchanting journey starts with a visit to the Three Gorges Museum, where you'll delve into the rich history and culture of the region, providing valuable insights into the Yangtze River's significant role.

Next, we'll explore the mystical Hongya Cave, a stilted building complex that seemingly defies gravity, offering breathtaking views of the city and a chance to immerse yourself in Chongqing's unique architectural charm.

We'll then head to Jiefangbei Square, the bustling heart of Chongqing.  Here, you'll experience the vibrant energy of the city and enjoy its modern urban landscape, which perfectly complements its historical gems.

The journey continues with a visit to Ciqikou, also known as Porcelain Port.  This ancient street, standing for centuries, is a living testament to Chongqing's rich heritage.  Explore the traditional architecture, savor delicious local snacks, and soak in the lively atmosphere of tea houses and mini bars.

This tour promises an unforgettable experience, combining history, culture, and modernity as you discover Chongqing's most renowned and cherished sites.  Come and join us on this remarkable journey through the heart of this dynamic city.

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the Ferry Terminal.

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.

China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Three Gorges Museum
Three Gorges Museum
Ciqikou Ancient Town
Ciqikou Ancient Town
Hongya Cave
Hongya Cave
Jiefangbei Square
Jiefangbei Square
Victoria Cruises
Victoria Cruises
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 7 - Amazing Yangtze River Cruise

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 8 - Appreciating the Beauty of the Three Gorges

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 9 - 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 with second class seat.

Then 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 10 - Look for the old days of Shanghai

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. 


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: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 11 - Departure

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

Accommodation

  • 3 Nights in Beijing
  • 2 Nights in Xi'an
  • 3 Nights in Chongqing
  • 2 Nights in Shanghai
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Room Type:Deluxe Room(22m²)
Why this Hotel:

Ideally located in the heart of the bustling Wangfujing Commercial Area, Sunworld Hotel is surrounded by plenty of well-known shopping malls and stylish restaurants. The shiny property offers a modern fitness center, a tour desk with day trip arrangement service and free Wi-Fi in the public area. Paid parking is provided as well.

Sunworld is a 5-minute walk from Dengshikou Subway Station (Line 5), a 10-minute drive from the world-famous Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park. Capital International Airport is a 40-minute car journey away.

Tastefully decorated, each guestroom comes with an air purifier, a satellite TV, a mini-bar and a safety deposit box. Bathrobes and slippers are stocked in the attached bathroom. The carpeted floor, soft lighting and high-quality furniture create a gentle and elegant atmosphere.

Unwind after a busy day or a long journey with a soothing massage treatment, or rent a car or bicycle to explore the charming hutongs and the exciting modern city. In addition, offering a spacious ballroom and a range of versatile meeting rooms, Sunworld Hotel is an ideal venue for meetings and parties.

International delicacies and daily buffet spreads for breakfast are available at Sunny Café.

DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Room Type:Superior Room(20㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Transportation around the city is also convenient, with Datangfurongyuan Metro Station within walking distance. The nearby area boasts an abundance of attractions including Tang Dynasty Furong Garden, Grand Tang Dynasty Ever-bright City and Shaanxi History Museum.

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.

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.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-3 Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Day4-5 DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Day6-8 Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Day9-10 Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

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!

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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

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Flights

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

service

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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.

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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.

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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.