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Day 1 - Welcome to 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 - 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 3 - Bullet Train to Yichang & Embark Yangtze Cruise

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

Take a 6.5-hour bullet train from Shanghai to Yichang with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in Yichang by high-speed train station. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal with a private car and driver. 

Victoria Cruises Upstream Day 1: Begin your adventure from Yichang! Gather at the vibrant Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal for a thrilling shuttle ride to Maoping. Feel the excitement build as we embark on our journey upstream, ready to uncover the wonders that await along the majestic Yangtze River.

China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Victoria Cruises
Victoria Cruises
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 4 - Discovery of the ​Three Gorges Project

Victoria Cruises Upstream Day 2: Dive into excitement as we explore the marvel of engineering at the Three Gorges Dam Site. Afterwards, indulge in our Captain's Welcome Reception, a delightful fusion of delectable cuisine and warm camaraderie. As the evening unfolds, be enchanted by the vibrant hues and captivating performances of the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show. It's a day packed with wonder and cultural immersion you won't want to miss!

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam
Xiling Gorge
Xiling Gorge
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 5 - Appreciating the Beauty of the Three Gorges

Victoria Cruises Upstream Day 3: Awaken your senses with an early morning cup of coffee or tea as we glide through the serene Goddess Stream. Marvel at the dramatic landscapes of Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge, each turn revealing new wonders. As night falls, immerse yourself in the excitement of our Cabaret Show, where music, dance, and laughter come together for an unforgettable evening on the river. Get ready for a day filled with breathtaking scenery and lively entertainment!

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

Day 6 - Amazing Yangtze River Cruise

Victoria Cruises Upstream Day 4: Prepare for a day of discovery as we explore the mystical Snow Jade Cave in Fengdu. Before setting off, enjoy a tranquil morning with our Early Bird Coffee and Tea. Dive into a range of activities designed to immerse you in the local culture and scenery. Then, join us for the grand finale, the Captain's Farewell Dinner, where we celebrate the memories made and friendships forged during our journey upstream. It's a day brimming with adventure and culminating in a night of heartfelt farewells.

Snowy Jade Cave
Snowy Jade Cave
Accommodation: Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina

Day 7 - Disembark the cruise & Chongqing City Tour

Victoria Cruises Upstream Day 5: Your final day begins with leisurely free time to savor the last moments aboard our cruise. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences shared and the breathtaking sights beheld along the Yangtze River. As we reach journey's end, disembark with cherished memories and newfound friends. Breakfast is served onboard before bidding farewell to this remarkable adventure. Until we meet again, may your travels be filled with endless wonder and discovery.

Today 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.


Victoria Cruises
Victoria Cruises
Three Gorges Museum
Three Gorges Museum
Ciqikou Ancient Town
Ciqikou Ancient Town
Hongya Cave
Hongya Cave
Jiefangbei Square
Jiefangbei Square
Accommodation: Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing

Day 8 - Amazing Dazu rock carvings!

Today, you will go to Dazu County for a whole day of sightseeing (your guide will meet you at 08:30 in your hotel lobby). This is the birthplace of the amazing Dazu rock carvings, which were created from the late Tang dynasty (618~907) to the early Song dynasty (960~1127).

With the theme of Buddhism, the Dazu cliffside carvings are distributed in Beishan, Baodingshan, Nanshan, Shimenshan and Shizhuanshan. You will spend the day visiting the Baodingshan carvings located about 527 meters above sea level. It consists mainly of the Dafowan rock carvings area and the Xiaofowan rock carvings area.

There are about 10,000 statues of Buddha carved on the 500 meter cliff in the U-shaped Dafowan. It is said to be a long narrative mural with plenty of commentary but no repeated content. When the tour ends, you will drive you back to your Chongqing hotel.

Dazu Rock Carvings
Dazu Rock Carvings
the fascinating grotto art of the rock carvings
the fascinating grotto art of the rock carvings
Accommodation: Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing

Day 9 - Bullet Train to Guilin & Guilin City tour | Reed Flute Cave,Elephant Trunk Hill

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

Take a 4-hour bullet train from Chongqing to Guilin with second class seat.

Today you will arrive in Guilin 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.

Discover the Enchanting Beauty of Guilin: A Journey through a world of wonder as you wander through the famous limestone marvels of Reed Flute Cave, where nature has crafted an underground masterpiece.Behold Guilin's iconic symbol, the magnificent Elephant Trunk Hill, and capture unforgettable memories of this natural wonder.Immerse yourself in the heart of the city by exploring the serene lakes and vibrant central walking streets, where modernity meets tradition.Guilin's beauty is timeless, its history rich, and its nature astounding – experience it all on this unforgettable journey.



China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave
Guilin City Lakes Walking
Guilin City Lakes Walking
Accommodation: Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

Day 10 - Guilin Culture Tour | Longji Rice Terrace Fields & Making Guilin Oil Tea

Discover China's fascinating ethnic minority culture on an exciting one day tour around Longsheng in stunning Guilin. Accompanied by your own knowledgeable local guide, venture to the rural Guangxi countryside and interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by traditions formed over centuries. Then, take a gentle hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, and capture some amazing photographs of the scenery beneath you.A local lady dressed in Zhuang costume will show you how to make Guilin Oil Tea. Your guide will translate for you and you also can participate in the process, and finally taste the distinctive flavor of oil tea. Enjoy the added convenience of pick up and drop off to your hotel in downtown Guilin. The perfect day trip from the city!


Longji Rice Terraces
Longji Rice Terraces
Longji Ethnic People
Longji Ethnic People
Bamboo Tube Rice
Bamboo Tube Rice
Oil Tea
Oil Tea
Longji Cable Car
Longji Cable Car
Accommodation: Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

Day 11 - Tranquil Escape: Li River Cruise and Yangshuo Exploration

Join us on the Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo - the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province. Gorgeous Karst peaks give you a surprise at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. Water buffalo patrol the fields, peasants reap rice paddies, and school kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts. With its breathtaking scenery, life on the river is a taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis.Your day will begin with a pick-up at 8:20 in the morning from the hotel in Guilin. From here you will travel to Zhujiang pier, where you will board the boat. The cruise lasts approximately 5-hours (from 9:00 - 14:00). During this time you will enjoy stunning scenery of the Li River. Finally, to finish the day, we will enjoy a wander through Yangshuo town and a roam down the famous West Street. Your day will end at approximately 4 pm, when you will be dropped-off back at your hotel.


Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Yangshuo West Street
Yangshuo West Street
Accommodation: Percent Hotel by Li River

Day 12 - Exploring Guilin's Natural Wonders and Adventure | Yulong River Cruise, Moon Hill Hike, and Sidecar Tour

Start your day with a serene and picturesque cruise along the Yulong River.  Marvel at the stunning karst landscape, crystal-clear waters, and lush greenery as you gently float downstream.  Your private guide will provide insights into the local culture and history of the area.

Enjoy a delicious local lunch at a riverside restaurant, savoring authentic Guilin cuisine.

After lunch, we'll take you to Moon Hill, a distinctive natural arch with a moon-shaped hole in the karst peak.  Embark on a scenic hike to the top, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.  Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning scenery.

Next, experience an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar tour through the charming countryside of Yangshuo.  Your expert guide will lead you on a thrilling ride along winding roads, through quaint villages, and past picturesque rice paddies.  It's a unique and fun way to explore the region.

Return to Hotel in the late afternoon, ending your day tour filled with unforgettable natural beauty, culture, and adventure.


Yangshuo Sidecar Tour
Yangshuo Sidecar Tour
Moon Hill
Moon Hill
Yulong River
Yulong River
an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar
an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar
Accommodation: Percent Hotel by Li River

Day 13 - Seamless Arrival Experience: Hong Kong High-Speed Train Arrival and Hotel Transfer

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

Take a 3.5-hour bullet train from Guilin to Hongkong with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in Hongkong 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.

China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Accommodation: The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers

Day 14 - Immerse in Hong Kong's Charms | Sham Shui Po, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Avenue of Stars, Repulse Bay, Victoria Peak, Man Mo Temple, Cat Street, and Victoria Harbour Experience

Start your day in the vibrant neighborhood of Sham Shui Po, a bustling area known for its street markets and local eateries. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and explore the array of shops offering everything from textiles to electronics.

Next, head to Wong Tai Sin Temple, a famous Taoist temple known for its stunning architecture and spiritual significance. This temple is a hub of activity and a perfect spot to witness local religious practices.

Afterwards, make your way to the Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located along the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui. Enjoy the handprints of famous movie stars and the spectacular skyline of Hong Kong.

In the afternoon, relax at Repulse Bay, one of Hong Kong’s most popular beaches. Its calm waters and sandy shores make it a perfect spot for unwinding.

Then, ascend to Victoria Peak (Tai Ping Shan), offering breathtaking panoramic views of the city and its harbors. The journey to the peak itself, whether by tram or foot, is a memorable experience.

Visit Man Mo Temple, a picturesque temple dedicated to the Taoist gods of literature and war. This historical site provides a tranquil escape amidst the city's hustle and bustle.

Stroll down Cat Street (Mo Lo Street), famous for its antique shops and curios. It's a great place to find unique souvenirs and to experience the local culture.

Return to your hotel around 18:00 to freshen up and relax before the evening’s activities.

In the evening, enjoy the Victoria Harbour to experience the dazzling city lights.

End your day back at your hotel, reminiscing about the day's adventures in the enchanting city of Hong Kong.


Wong Tai Sin Temple
Wong Tai Sin Temple
Mo Lo Street
Mo Lo Street
Repulse Bay
Repulse Bay
Sham Shui Po
Sham Shui Po
Victoria Peak Lookout
Victoria Peak Lookout
Victoria Harbour Night Cruise
Victoria Harbour Night Cruise
Man Mo Temple
Man Mo Temple
Avenue of Stars
Avenue of Stars
Accommodation: The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers

Day 15 - Departure

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

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Shanghai
  • 4 Nights in Yichang
  • 2 Nights in Chongqing
  • 2 Nights in Guilin
  • 2 Nights in Yangshuo
  • 2 Nights in Hong Kong
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.

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.

Sail upstream with an extra night to relax and enjoy the same great services and amenities aboard Victoria! 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.

Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Room Type:Studio Premier
Why this Hotel:

Set in Chongqing, Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing is 500 metres from Huguang Assembly Hall. Luohan Temple is 700 metres from the property.

Some units are air conditioned and include a seating area with a flat-screen TV. Some units also have a kitchen, fitted with a microwave and fridge.

Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing also includes a barbecue. Guests can enjoy a terrace and a restaurant on site.

People's Liberation Monument is 900 metres from Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing, while Hongya Cave is 1.1 km away. The nearest airport is Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, 19 km from Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing.

Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room (25 m²)
Why this Hotel:

The hotel is located on Binjiang Road in the center of Guilin, just across the road from the landmark "Elephant Trunk Hill" in Guilin. The 180-degree unobstructed terrace of the restaurant Ailifang on the seventh floor of the hotel can enjoy the day and night beauty of Xiangshan and Li River. In September 2020, it was awarded the first batch of employees in Guilin. (Model worker) Recuperation base, selected as a member unit of Guilin Research Travel Association in 2021.

Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Room Type:Guestroom - Courtyard-View (Queen bed) (Balcony)
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers
Room Type:Standard Room
Why this Hotel:

Located on Canton Road atop the China-Macau Ferry Terminal, Royal Pacific Hotel is just a four-minute walk from Austin MTR Station, eight-minute walk from Tsim Sha Tsui MTR Station and eight-minute walk to the Star Ferry Pier. It is a mere five-minute drive to the High-Speed Train Hong Kong Station and the Airport Express Line Kowloon Station. Shopping and dining is extremely easy as the hotel is next to Harbor City with over 500 shops and restaurants.

All 673 smoke-free rooms and suites with sizes ranging from 22 to 147 square yards feature large floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views of Victoria Harbor and Kowloon Park. In addition to 24-hour access to the on-site Fitness Center, guests can enjoy morning runs at the adjacent Kowloon Park where mature trees and a beautiful flamingo lake await.

The hotel is ideal for hosting small and medium size groups for meetings, seminars and social events with function rooms of flexible configuration, while the harbourfront is a perfect location for an outdoor wedding ceremony.

Discover the all-day menu and executive lunch and dinner sets at Pierside Bar and Restaurant. Chill out during happy hour and indulge in the gorgeous sunset view with a wide selection of wines, cocktails and liqueurs.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Day3-6 Victoria Cruise Lines-Victoria Sabrina
Day7-8 Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing
Day9-10 Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Day11-12 Percent Hotel by Li River
Day13-14 The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers

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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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

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