Day 1: Beijing
Your guide will meet you at Beijing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the rest of the day.
Day 2: Beijing (B+L)
Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and a Chinese Kung Fu Show. A la carte lunch is served.
Day 3: Beijing (B)
Visit Badaling Great Wall, a jade factory and the Sacred Way. Drive by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back.
Overnight in Beijing: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5-star) - the former Sheraton
Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)
Visit the Summer Palace, a pearl store and the traditional Hutong alleys. A la carte lunch is served. Take an afternoon flight to Xian and check in the hotel.
Day 5: Xi'an (B+L+D)
Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, a pottery-making factory, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with the Dumpling Dinner. A special home cooked lunch at a local family is served.
Day 6: Xi'an (B+L)
Visit the City Wall, the Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. You will have some free time at the Muslim bazaar. A la carte lunch is served.
Overnight in Xi'an: Sheraton Hotel Xi'an (5-star)
Day 7: Xi'an - Chengdu (B)
Transfer you to the North Railway station for a high speed train to Chengdu. Check in the hotel, free time in the afternoon.
Day 8: Chengdu (B)
Visit Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinsha Site Museum and the Broad and Narrow Alleys.
Overnight in Chengdu: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza (4-star)
Day 9: Chengdu - Chongqing (B)
Morning is free and lunch is on your own. Transfer you to the railway station to take a bullet train to Chongqing. Upon arrival, transfer you to board the luxurious cruise ship. Your Yangtze River tour begins at 22:00.
Day 10 - Day 11: Yangtze River Cruise (B+L+D)
Yangtze River Cruise and shore excursion tours
Overnight on Yangtze: President No. 8 with balcony (5-star)
Day 12: Yichang - Shanghai (B+L)
Visit the Three Gorges Dam. Check out of the ship and drive to Yichang. After lunch, Take a flight to Shanghai and check in the hotel.
Day 13: Shanghai (B+L)
Visit Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden, a silk shop, the Bund, Huangpu River cruise. A la carte farewell lunch is served. Your guide will escort you back to hotel and your tour concludes here.
Overnight in Shanghai: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (4-star)
Day 14: Shanghai (B)
Airport drop-off is not included. Please make your way to the airport. Have a nice trip!