Arrive BeijingRead More
Today, enter the world of 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations' as you begin your beautiful journey of China. Arrive in Beijing, your gateway city of China tour. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Spend rest of the day free at leisure, later enjoy dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Beijing. (Dinner)
Depart from hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the largest urban square and Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit Temple of Heaven Which stands the color of sky. You feel the perfect harmony between the architecture and nature and a circle and peace spirit of Chinese people. You even could imagine the vivid pictures of a great sacrifice to the Heaven for good harvest through the description of local guide. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Beijing (Breakfast and Dinner)
After breakfast, in the morning drive 75km to visit the Jade factorty and Great Wall at Juyong pass first and Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Then Visit the outside view of National Stadium. Enjoy dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Beijing - Xi'anRead More
In the morning, you will visit the Liulichang which is a famous district in down-town Beijing that is known for a series of traditional Chinese stone dwellings housing that sells various craftwork, artistry, and antiques. It is one of Beijing's traditional old quarters. Then visit Da Shi Lan, one of Beijing's most famous old-fashioned streets, has a history dating back 570 years. It was built in 1430, the 18th year of Emperor Yong Le's rule during the Ming Dynasty. Da Shi Lan is 375 meters long and is home to 26 shops from nine types of trade. Then you will roam in Beijing Olympic Park, where you can see the outside view of the National Stadium-- Bird's Nest and National Aquatics Center --Water Cube . Later take flight to Xian. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Xian (Breakfast and Dinner)
Ample time will be provided for the visits of those famous spots, including the Qin Terror-cotta Army Museum, one of the world's most important archaeological finds with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation and Special art lacquer work shop and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Tang Dynasty Show is available for your optional. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Xian (Breakfast and Dinner)
Xi'an - Chongqing, EmbarkRead More
In the morning, you will visit the Shaanxi History Museum and Ancient City Wall. Then be transferred to airport for your flight to Chongqing in the afternoon. Drive to the pier to embark for your wonderful Yangtze River Cruise. Overnight on board the cruise. (Breakfast)
Yangtze River CruiseRead More
Depart from Chongqing in the morning. The first shore excursion of cruise occurs either at Fengdu, Shibaozhai or Wanzhou, which depends on local river conditions. Overnight on board the cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Yangtze River CruiseRead More
Today pass Three Gorges namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, during which take an excursion through Daning River Lesser Three Gorges. In the evening, sail through the ship locks. Overnight on board the cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Disembark, Yichang-ShanghaiRead More
Get off the cruise to visit Three Gorges Dam in the morning. Disembark at Yichang for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Shanghai (Breakfast and Dinner)
Depart from hotel in the morning to have a whole-day trip of Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, the Old Street, Oriental TV Tower, the Bund and Nanjing Road Shanghai's famed waterfront promenade. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at the hotel in Shanghai (Breakfast and Dinner)
Departure, ShanghaiRead More
Breakfast at the hotel. Later transfer to Pudong International Airport for your flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with 'Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations', which we're sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (Breakfast)
- 3 nights accommodation with breakfast at your choice of hotel in Beijing
- 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at your choice of hotel in Xian
- 3 nights accommodation with all meals on board the Yangtze River Cruise
- 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at your choice of hotel in Shanghai
- Private transfers between airports / railway stations, hotels and all sightseeing spots as mentioned.
- One driver and one English-speaking guide on normal sightseeing activities in each destination.
- All First-Gate entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of Vacations Exotica.
- Daily Dinner
Beijing – The Great Wall of China
Built 2700 years ago, The Great Wall of China is the longest and biggest ancient wall in the world with a recorded length of 21,196.18 km.
Beijing - Tiananmen Square
The largest urban public square measuring more than 109 acres, the name Tiananmen translates to "Gate of Heavenly Peace"