15 Days Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai  China Package(BXGQYCS-15)
15 Days Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai  China Package(BXGQYCS-15)

15 Days Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai China Package(BXGQYCS-15)

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Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer

Our guide will be waiting for you outside the Arrival Hall of the Capital Airport, holding a welcome sign on which your name is written. A comfortable private drive will take you to the well-appointed hotel. Relax for the remainder of the day.

 Transportation: A comfortable private car

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Pentahotel Beijing or Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel

Tiananmen Square- Forbidden City-Temple of Heaven

Stroll along the famous【Tiananmen Square】- the largest city center square in the world. This is an assembling place for celebrations in traditional Chinese festivals and important days. On the other hand, the square is well-known among travelers for it is the entrance to the majestic【Forbidden City】. Built as an imperial palace complex nearly 600 years ago, it is now open to public as a tourist site as well as a museum, from where you get to know the emperors and their royal families' lives, appreciate traditional Chinese architecture and various cultural relics. An a la carte lunch is served for you at a decent restaurant. This afternoon, visit the  where emperors offered sacrifices to the God of Heaven in ancient time. For emperors, offering sacrifices at the Temple of Heaven was the most solemn among all ceremonies, hence making it a holy place.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: A la carte lunch
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Pentahotel Beijing or Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel

Mutianyu Great Wall-Olympic Bird's Nest

Morning excursion will take you to climb the Great Wall of China at【Mutianyu Section】which boasts its magnificence and natural beauty. The round-trip cable car is included. As one of the seven wonders in the world, the Great Wall pools wisdom and painstaking effort of ancient Chinese people. Standing on the wall and viewing it as it winds its way along the mountain ridges will leave you with an unforgettable memory. This afternoon, you will visit a featured local market. On the way to the market, the car will stop for a while at the【Olympic Bird's Nest】(Olympic National Stadium). You may get off and appreciate its distinctive appearance at close quarters.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Pentahotel Beijing or Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel

Summer Palace-Hutong Rickshaw Tour-High speed train to Xi'an-Train station to hotel transfer

This morning you will pay a visit to the【Summer Palace】 a luxury resort used by the royal family for leisure and entertainment. Embodying the essence of classical architecture from different areas of the country, the royal garden is especially famous for its delicate scenery and ingenious layout. Afterwards, you will take a rickshaw to explore the【Old Hutongs】, which is the city's most culturally vibrant area. Then, you will take a high-speed train to Xian for around 4.5 hours. Our guide will greet you at the railway station and escort you to check in at the hotel.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda or Days Inn City Centre Xi'an

Terracotta Army-Provincial History Museum

You will start this wonderful day with the world-renowned 【TerraCotta Army】, It is built right on the excavation site of the subordinate funeral pits of the mysterious Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum. You will be shocked by thousands of life-sized pottery soldiers, horses, as well as bronze chariots and weapons that have been unearthed. Lunch is not included today. You can have it at your guide's suggestion if you need. In the afternoon, you will first visit the【Provincial History Museum】

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Holiday Inn Xi’an Big Goose Pagoda or Days Inn City Centre Xi'an

City Wall-A local family visit- Great Mosque-Free time at the Muslim Bazzar

The well-preserved【City Wall 】of the ancient capital is your first destination today. Other than a military defense, the 13.7 kilometers wall has been an ideal place for holding a marathon game every year. 

Later, you will have a local family visitand a la carte lunch will be arranged in the home of the family that you visit, to taste the authentic home cooked Chinese food. If interested, you may choose your preferred dishes from our Chinese food and learn with the host. 

In the afternoon, you will visit the【Great Mosque】 at a leisurely pace. We will give you some free time to explore the nearby lively Muslim bazaar on your own.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: A la carte lunch
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Sofitel Chengdu Taihe or Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza

Xian Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda-Fly to Guilin-Airport-hotel transfer

We will arrange a trip to Xi'an Museum and the【Small Wild Goose Pagodathis morning. As one part of the museum, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda is a famous tourist attraction and was built for keeping the Buddhist scriptures and Buddha figures brought back from India by eminent monk Yijing during the Tang Dynasty. After that, you will take a flight to Guilin. Our local guide will expect you at the airport and then accompany you to the downtown hotel.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Sofitel Chengdu Taihe or Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza

Li River cruise to Yangshuo-Countryside trip

Please enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and then our guide will transfer you to take a cruise along the 【Li River】downstream to Yangshuo. On the ship, you could enjoy a series of charming sceneries and astonishing landscape. 

Upon arrival at Yangshuo, you will check in at the hotel. After a short rest in the hotel, you will be driven to the countryside of Yangshuo to appreciate the rural scenery. Along the way, a visit to a villager's home will be arranged, where you can experience the local farmers' lifestyle. For dinner tonight, we suggest you dine at one of many cafes and restaurants in the famous West Street. 

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch:A  la carte lunch
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Shangari-la Hotel or Grand Link Hotel

Free time in the morning-Yangshuo-Guilin transfer- Reed Flute Cave-Seven Star Park, Elephant Trunk Hill

We remain the whole morning free for you to walk around this small but charming town, such as visiting the exotic West Street and enjoying your time leisurely in some cafes or bars. For new couples, having a leisurely honeymoon here would be a special experience. 

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses
Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Greens Lotus Hotel or New Century Hotel

A bullet train to Chongqing-Railway station pick-up-Jiefangbei CBD- Ciqikou Old Town-Yangtze Cruise starts at about 21:30

Today, you will take a morning bullet train for around 5 hours to Chongqing. Our local guide will expect you at the railway station and transfer you to 【Jiefangbei CBD】 - the most prosperous business circle in Chongqing where you can have a look at the monument and stroll around the street. The next stop is the bustling ancient town . Over there, you will find many old houses in the style of Ming and Qing Dynasties, converted to characteristic stores selling local snacks, Chinese paintings, antiques and traditional tea houses for you to explore. After that, we will transfer you to the pier to board the luxurious cruise ship. As the ship sails at 21:30, your exciting Yangtze tour begins.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch:Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses

Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or Ocean Hotel Shanghai

Yangtze River cruise trip

At about 08:00, you will have a shore excursion to of Fengdu. Having nearly two thousand years of history, the Ghost City combines the cultures of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism with the mystique of ghosts. You will not only see many old-style buildings and statues of legendary figures but also learn about the unique Chinese ghost culture here. For people who take President Cruises, you will have a shore excursion  in the afternoon. Then the Captain's Welcome Party will be held tonight. You are welcome to join in.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch:A la carte lunch
Dinner: dinner on cruise

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or Ocean Hotel Shanghai

Yangtze River cruise trip

Today you will see one of the highlights of the cruise journey . On the sailing to Wushan, the ship will pass the steep Qutang Gorge and the zigzagging Wu Gorge. Upon arrival at Wushan, you will board an Eco-friendly ferry sailing into the remote section of the Three Little Gorges. After three to four hours' adventure, you will be back onto the cruise ship. The cruise continues sailing into the Xiling Gorge.

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: A la carte lunch
Dinner: dinner on cruise

Accommodation (Four Star Hotel)

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or Ocean Hotel Shanghai

 

Disembark the cruise-Three Gorges Dam-Yichang Museum if time peimits-Fly to Shanghai. Airport-hotel transfer

Early in the morning, you should pack you luggage and check out the ship, then disembark  for an excursion to the 【Three  Gorges Dam】 There is a bus driving you to the peak where you could overlook the huge Three Gorges Dam composed of the dam, the hydropower stations and the navigation facility. After that, the cruise ship company will transport you to the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang city and our local guide will meet you there. If time permits, you will visit the Yichang Museum. Then, take a flight to Shanghai. Our local guide will expect you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.  

 Transportation: A comfortable bus

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or Ocean Hotel Shanghai

 

Shanghai Museum-Yuyuan Garden-the Bund-Huangpu River cruise-an ancient cultural street

Your first stop of private Shanghai tour is the [Shanghai Museum] which is a fantastic art gallery exhibiting bronze, ceramics, paintings, jade and furniture of ancient times. The next destination is the famous [Yuyuan garden] an elegant private garden built 400 years ago. You will feast on an a la carte farewell lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a fancy and famous local restaurant, which offers authentic Shanghai and Cantonese cuisine.
 
In the afternoon, you will take a short cruise to obtain different city views of both banks. After that, we will leave you some free time to walk along the Bund area at a leisurely step and then visit an old street. 

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or Ocean Hotel Shanghai

Bid farewell at the airport. Thank you for travelling with us!

Our guide will transfer you to the airport today. You will take the homebound flight with uncountable pleasant memories. Wish you a safe journey back home.

 Transportation: A comfortable private car

 Food : 

Breakfast: Hotel Western buffet
Lunch: Own expenses
Dinner: Own expenses

  • Domestic airfares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guides
  • Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites

  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

It would be disappointing if you had to cancel the tour booking, but we understand it is sometimes necessary. Asian Trips has a favorable refund policy to minimize your losses.

The cancellation fee will be a percentage of the tour total price as follows.

  • 15 or more days before the start date: There is no cancellation fee except for the actual losses caused by air/hotel/cruise cancellation. 
  • Cancellationwithin 15 days of the start:100% of the total price.(No refunds will be given after that time period.)

If you cancel the trip, you should inform us by email. We will calculate your refund based on the day (by Beijing time) when we receive the written cancellation. All refunds will be processed within 20 days of receipt of your cancellation.