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11 Days Yangtze Cruise from Hong Kong, extend to Guilin Shanghai
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11 Days China Beauty Tour from Hong Kong

HongKong / Guilin / Yangshuo / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang / Shanghai

Tour Code:
YRC-HK-11
Tour Style:
Private Tour (personal guide, driver, private car/van and more services)
Group size:
You, your family, friends or group
Departure:
You Choose!
Experience:
Architecture Culture Photograph ship
Features:
This tour provides you China's stunning landscapes, ancient culture and unique architecture. With a Yangtze River cruise, you'll discover China's unique blend of ancient traditions and modern cities, explore world treasures.

Price from$2273

1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in lower seasons.

2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually more travelers, lower the price; higher price in high seasons, lower in low seasons.

3. This price is valid until February 28th, 2018.

Places Visited

Hong Kong (2 nights), Guilin (3 nights), Yangtze Cruise (3 nights), Shanghai (2 nights)

Highlights of the Trip

  • Enjoy the modern and traditional cultures for your Hong Kong tour
  • Appreciate the karst landscape and Li River Cruise in Guilin
  • Leisure tour along Yangtze River Cruise to Shanghai for modern China city experience

Trip Summary

Day 1-2: Hong Kong Arrival & Hong Kong

Welcome to Hong Kong, the first stop of your China Tour. From Modern skyline of Victoria Peak to the traditional fishing Aberdeen Harbor, Hong Kong gives you different things to see to discover its mixture of cultures.

Day 3-5: Fly to Guilin & Guilin

Transfer to Guilin and get your soul free to enjoy the total natural Li River Cruise. Our guide and drive will offer you the best and most attractions for you.

Day 6: Fly to Chongqing & Board Yangtze Cruise

Transfer to Chongqing for your late afternoon Yangtze Cruise before with a casual downtown tour of Chongqing Zoo and Ciqikou Old Town.

Day 7-9: Yangtze Cruise to Yichang & Fly to Shanghai

Enjoy the Yangtze Cruise tour from Chongqing to Yichang with the famous Three Gorges Dam and various shore excursion sites included. Disembark at Yichang and fly to Shanghai and meet your local guide, who escorts you to your hotel of Shanghai.

Day 10-11: Shanghai & Shanghai Departure

Different prospective in Shanghai feast your eyes with sparkling and bustling environment. Travel to the Bund and Nanjing Road, you will amazed at the China’s changes and progress before continue for your next destination.

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Hong Kong Arrival

Welcome to Hong Kong - China's most energetic city! After arrival in Hong Kong, our local guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The rest of day is free at your own leisure.

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Day 2 Hong Kong (B)

Be picked up from your hotel by your guide after breakfast in your hotel. Today’s tour will last about 5 hours. Hong Kong is a fascinating combination of East and West but it has its own unique and distinctive culture.

Your half day tour will take in Victoria Peak, Hong Kong's number one tourist destination. It features the 112 year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building, The Peak Tower.

Next stop is Aberdeen Harbor which is home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks. If you would like close up look at this unusual way of life, you can take a sampan ride (US$10-12). Repulse Bay is the last stop today; it is one of Hong Kong's most exclusive residential areas.

Victoria Peak of Hong Kong

Day 3 Flight to Guilin from Hong Kong (B)

Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to Guilin. Upon your arrival in Guilin, you will be met and escorted to your hotel in Guilin. Rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

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Day 4 Guilin Li River Cruise & Yangshuo Town ( B, L )

After breakfast today, you’ll be driven to Zhujiang Pier (40-minute drive) to start your boat cruise down the picturesque Li River, which is the highlight of any visit to Guilin, until you get to Yangshuo County. Along the river, you’ll be inspired by breathtaking views of peaks and pinnacles, crystal-clear water and picturesque pastoral views of rice paddies and water buffaloes. Visitors feel they have stepped into a traditional Chinese painting.

After checking into your hotel in Yangshuo, free to explore the beautiful town and its famous West Street.

Guilin Li River Landscape

Day 5 Guilin (B, L)

Today, you will be driven back to Guilin (1.5-hour drive), where you will tour Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill and Reed Flute Cave.

Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin, got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water. The round opening that would be under the elephant’s trunk is known as Water-Moon Cave because at night the reflection of the moon can be seen through the arch and it looks like it is under the water and floating on the surface of the water at the same time.

Fubo Hill is a solitary peak, standing elegantly half on land and half on water, situated to the west of Li River and the north of Guilin. Reed Flute Cave known as the Palace of Natural Arts is is a fantastic cave decorated by peculiar-shaped stalactites, stalagmites, and rock, being in Guilin urban area.

The Famous Elephant Trunk Hill

Day 6 Flight to Chongqing from Guilin (B, L)

Today will be free until your guide picks you up to the airport and flight to Chongqing. After arriving in Chongqing city be met and transferred to the Chongqing downtown. Your tour guide and driver will take you to the Chongqing zoo to see the Giant Panda, and then visit the Ciqikou Old Town, if time permits.

Then, you'll be transferred to the Cruise pier, and board the ship in the late afternoon. Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts! (Note: the boarding time changes based on the cruise ships, season, water level, weather, etc.)

Chongqing Zoo

Day 7 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Today you will embrace your first shore excursion site-Shibaozhai Pagoda. With 278 kilometers away from Chongqing, Shibaozhai is a pearl on Yangtze River. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories. Climbing on the top, you can have a panoramic view of the Yangtze River.

Optional Site: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Fengdu Ghost City instead. Also called as the City of Ghosts, it endows kinds of mysterious stories about the underworld cruel tortures and kinds of devils. Enter inside, you can find more devil statues and vivid cruel scenes.

Note: Once you told us which excursion site you choose, we’ll arrange the right cruise ship for you at great rates.

Shibaozhai Pagoda

Day 8 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Shore excursion to Shennv Stream by smaller vessels. Shennv Stream, called Goddess Stream, is reputed as the Original Virgin Valley of Yangtze where you could see extraordinary view.

Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Shennong Stream. Shennong Stream is a collection of local culture. The nature scenery, boat tracker, local sampan, ancient hanging coffins, unique ethnic minority Tujia culture… all is worth your exploration.

You have the final say on which excursion to make, as we can book any of the cruise ships at great rates!

Shennv Stream

Day 9 Yichang & Flight to Shanghai from Yichang (B, L)

Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world-famous Three Gorges Dam. Be prepared for your check-out procedure and the ship will arrive in Yichang at about 11:30-12:00. Our guide will expect you on board and visit the Yichang Museum if time permits. After lunch at a local famous restaurant, drive to the Yichang airport and take a flight to Shanghai. Arrival in Shanghai, be escorted to the hotel, and the rest of the day is free.

World-famous Three Gorges Dam

Day 10 Shanghai (B, L)

Today you will first visit the the magnificent Yu Garden. Right out of the Yu Garden, you can observe local people's life at the Yuyuan Market (Yu Garden Market). Proceed to the Temple of Jade Buddha. Take a stroll or shop in the famed Nanjing Road and then down to the Bund alongside the Huangpu River to explore the modern aspect of Shanghai. Drive to the Pudong New Area to enjoy a bird's eye view of Shanghai from the Jinmao Tower.

Yu Garden in Shanghai The Bund of Shanghai

Day 11 Shanghai & Shanghai Departure (B, L)

Today, you will be picked up and visit the People’s Square and the Shanghai Museum.

After lunch, escorted to the airport and take the flight to your next destination or back to your home.

Shanghai Museum on the People's Square

Recommended Add-on Options

+ 3 more days to feel the imperial capital city World - Beijing

As a metropolis in northern china, Beijing served as the political and cultural centre for the immense China for a long history. Major buildings of each age in Beijing bear de facto historical and national significance. Its opulent palaces, temples and magnificent walls and gates make wonderful tourist destinations in China.

Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests of Temple of Heaven

+ 2 more days to explore the Ancient of Heart - Xian

With a history of over 3000 years, Xian is the birthplace of Chinese civilization and capital of most important dynasties in early Chinese history. It is known as the eastern terminus of the famed Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army along with many other historical sites.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the Eighth Wonder of the World

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