8 Days Beijing and Yangtze

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8 Days Beijing and Yangtze

From US$1530 per adult

Destination:

Beijing (5 Nights) ,Chongqing (2 Nights) ,Yichang

Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights
Tour Type: Multi-City Tour
Tour Code: CTP104

Summary:

Enjoy both the colorful historical sites and the magnificent Yangtze River Cruise at Three Gorges Section Visit the legendary military defense work - Great Wall Cruise along beautiful landmarks of Three Gorges

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Notes: The above rates is based on 4-person group of twin sharing room.

Tour Class
Start Date
End Date
Adult (12+)
Children (2-12)
Rooms
US$ 3320

1Highlights & Map

Visit splendid & colorful historical sites in Beijing Explore the beauty of Mountain City - Chongqing at Ciqikou Cruise along beautiful landmarks of Three Gorges of Yangtze Rvier

2Itinerary

Day 01Beijing

Destinations: Arrive in Beijing

Activities: You'll be met on arrival at Beijing airport. Free time rest of the day exploring the nearby streets, or resting and catching up on your jetlag. Beijing is a city of amazing contrasts – an ancient capital with incredible historical sites, and a bustling modern metropolis hosted the 2008 Olympics.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 02Beijing

Destinations: Beijing

Activities: After breakfast head out for Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square, which is closely linked to The Forbidden City, from which the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed for over 500 years. Later you'll visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for good harvests and rain, or gave thanks for the harvest. Today's itinerary includes a visit to the old Beijing handicraft workshop. In the evening, enjoy watching a splendid show of Shaolin Kungfu or Arocbatis on own expense, or enjoy nightlife in pubs & bars around the Houhai Lake.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 03Beijing

Destinations: Beijing

Activities: After breakfast, we will leave for Great Wall at Badaling, which stretches for over 6000km, and was originally built to protect China from the barbarians. You can walk and climb at your own pace. In the afternoon visit the 2008 Beijing Olympic Park and Olympic village will be open to public from October, 2008. We will walk in the world's biggest Olympic Park and have a glimpse of the Olympic stadiums, such as Bird's Nest - National Stadium, and Water Cube - National Aquatics Center.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 04Beijing, Chongqing

Destinations: Beijing to Chongqing to Yangtze

Activities: Fly to Chongqing, gateway to the Yangtze. If time permits, exlore the Chongqing City on own. You are welcomed aboard the cruise in the evening.

Day 05Chongqing

Destinations: Yangtze River

Activities: Your ship sails this morning. Cruise the Yangtze as it meanders through the heartland of China. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the river and the facilities onboard. Today’s shore excursion is to Fengdu Ghost City.

Meals: lunch+dinner

Day 06Yichang

Destinations: Yangtze River

Activities: Cruise through the dramatic Three Gorges, beneath soaring limestone cliffs rising sheer from the water. Next, embark a small motorboat and journey through the tranquil Daning River and Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream.

Meals: lunch+dinner

Day 07Yichang, Beijing

Destinations: Yangtze to Yichang to Beijing

Activities: Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site. Disembark at Yichang at noon. If time permits there will be optional sightseeing programs at Yichang. Transfer to Yichang airport and fly to Beijing, a city of amazing contrasts – an ancient capital with incredible historical sites, and a bustling modern metropolis hosted the 2008 Olympics.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 08Beijing

Destinations: Departure from Beijing

Activities: Your time is your own, until you are ready to be transferred to the airport for your departure.

3Price Policy

Price Includes

  • Entrance fees: The land excursions listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: The daily meals on the ship.
  • Room: A berth in the cabin as specified in the itinerary and overnight accommodation for morning departure (Unless specified).
  • Luggage Transfers: Between ship and passenger terminal.
  • Service Charge government taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets.
  • Hotel room/cruise cabin single supplement.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
  • Gratuities to the tour guide, driver and hotel bellboy.
  • Fees for entry visa to China.
  • Traveler insurance.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Note: Tipping is now considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration. However, this is a matter of personal discretion. You may use following as a reference.Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person(guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person(guest) per day.
Cancellation and Refund Policy for Tours Reservation
Cancellation in advance Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days No Cancellation Fee
30-10 days 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show 100% of the full payment

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5Reviews

Reviews (100% / overall satisfaction:)
would
recommend

Ms. Ms Caty Weaver

(Mexico)

Dec.14, 2012

Overall Satisfaction:
".."
I went to China with my girl friend. She said it was one of the best trips she ever had. As long as she enjoyed it, I would never regret. Personally, I was not that kind of people who love traveling so much. But this tour changed me a lot. I think I should save more money for traveling in the remaining of my life. Go out to see a world different from ours is really a magic thing. All in all, this tour left me an unforgettable memory and I shouldn’t be too thankful to you for you made such a wonderful journey for me and my darling and made me find a new myself inside. I know I will go back to china again, as my first step to explore the world. And you certainly can wait for me from now on.
would
recommend

Ms. Ms June Simms

(France)

Dec.14, 2012

Overall Satisfaction:
".."
This was my first trip to China, and I had such a good time! The service provided by China Travel Depot was quite satisfactory. The guides were all lovely young girls, who can spoke excellently good English. They were really helpful and nice. During the 8 days, I visited Beijing and had a cruise along Yangtze River. Everything was so interesting for me. I took a lot of pictures and made several videos. Can’t wait to show them off to my friends!
would
recommend

Ms. Andy Cheyne

Aug.04, 2011

Overall Satisfaction:
""
Hi Luis,

Just writing to thank you for the fantastic time I spent in China, I hope I filled your form in to your satisfaction..

I was really happy with all aspects of my holiday. I couldn't pick a fault in any of the plans or arrangements or execution of them. All the guides were well prepared, punctual, courteous and helpful (quick thank you to Andy in Beijing for going out his way to get me a plug adaptor that I callously forgot to bring), and a special mention to Ellie in who made my time Chongqing the highlight of my trip. I am now seriously considering visiting China again, keep up the good work guys!

As to the tour itself, all I can say is that it was wonderful. I have fallen in love with China and now must think about visiting other places in your country in the future.

I've still got to finalize my pictures and download them to my computer and when I have done so I will send you a couple.

Let me know if there's anything else I can do for you!

Best Regards,

Andy Cheyne
Scotland

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