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China Essence plus Eastern Yangtze River 10 Days


VISITING: 
Shanghai, Eastern Yangtze River Cruise 
(Yangzhou - Nanjing - Mt. Huangshan - Mt. Lushan -  Wuhan), Beijing

Tour Code: OAV

Depart on THU Return on SAT

Adult 
(US $)

Child 2-11 (US $)

Single 
Supplement (US $)

4/5, 19 4/14, 28 1399 1099 450
5/3, 17, 31 5/12, 26, 6/9 1499 1199 500
6/14, 28 6/23, 7/7 1499 1199 450
7/12, 26 7/21, 8/4 1499 1199 450
8/9, 23 8/18, 9/1 1499 1199 450
9/6, 20 9/15, 29 1599 1299 550
10/4, 18 10/13, 27 1599 1299 550
11/1, 15 11/10, 24 1399 1099 450

Tour Package Features:

  • Luxury Hotel Accommodations
    Shanghai...................Hilton Hotel  (
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    Yangtze River............Victoria Cruise Lines
    Beijing.......................New Otani Hotel  (
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  • Round trip international airfare from Los Angeles or San Francisco (For other departure cities, please see Add-on Fare)
  • China domestic air fare
  • Sightseeing tours by air-conditioned motor coach
  • Fine meals as per itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide throughout the trip in China, as well as experienced local guide at each city to show you the spectacular local sights
  • Name badge, travel document holder and luggage tag provided for your convenience
  • Travel Protection Plan Insurance provided at no additional cost, if you make your final payment at least 45 days prior to the departure date
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Full American Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner at Local Restaurant
International Buffet Dinner at Hotel
Special Dinner Party
Dinner and Show

Itinerary:

Day 1, Thu    USA - Shanghai
We start our vacation by boarding an international flight bound for Shanghai.  Cross the International Date Line and spend the night aboard.

Day 2, Fri    Arrive Shanghai
Our flight arrives Shanghai in the evening.  We are met and transferred to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

Day 3, Sat    Shanghai - Yangtze River Cruise
Our sightseeing tour in China's commercial capital, Shanghai, takes us to the Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, and the famous Bund.  As we walk along the river at the Bund we note the past international influences on Shanghai.  Tonight we are transported to the docs to board our Victoria Cruise Ship and begin our exciting Yangtze River Adventure.  (AB, L, D)

Day 4, Sun    Yangtze River Cruise (Yangzhou - Nanjing)
Our first shore excursion on the cruise will be Yangzhou City, which is nearly 2500 years old and surrounded by weeping willows and pavilions.  Continue our journey to Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province.  Our sightseeing tour of Nanjing includes Dr. Sun Yat Sen's Mausoleum and the Ming Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang Tomb Site.  
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Day 5, Mon    Yangtze River Cruise (Mt. Huangshan)

Arrival in Guichi calls for yet another full day shore excursion to Mt. Huangshan.  We spend the whole day in beautiful Mt. Huangshan, known for its unusual rock formations, pine trees, sea of clouds and hot springs.  Re-board our ship in the evening and continue on towards Jiujiang.  (AB, L, D)

Day 6, Tue    
Yangtze River Cruise (Mt. Lushan)

Disembark upon arrival at Jiujiang for a full day excursion to Mt. Lushan.  Mt. Lushan is famous for its precipitous cliffs, waterfalls and deep gullies.  Re-board our ship in the evening and continue to Wuhan.  (AB, L, D)

Day 7, Wed    
Yangtze River Cruise (Wuhan) - Beijing

Wuhan is an important city in central China.  Our morning arrival at Wuhan marks the end of our Yangtze River Adventure.  A brief tour of the city includes Yellow Crane Tower.  Afterwards, we board a flight bound for Beijing.  (AB, L, DH)

Day 8, Thu    Beijing
Beijing is the political center of China past and present.  Our full day city tour visits Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace and the Forbidden City, viewing the Splendor in which China's emperors lived.  Tonight, we are treated a world-famous Peking duck Banquet.  (AB, L, DP)

Day 9, Fri    Beijing
surely the highlight of any China tour must be the Great Wall.  Spanning thousands of miles across Northern China, the Great Wall has been aptly named one of the world's seven great man-made wonders.  Descend the Wall and head to the Ming Tomb Museum and the solemn Temple of Heaven.  Tonight we enjoy a Chinese Acrobatics Show.  (AB, L, DS)

Day 10, Sat    Beijing - USA
We are free for leisure activities until we are transferred to the airport to board our return flight to the USA.  (AB)

REVERSE ITINERARY (OAV)

Day 1, Wed Depart USA for Beijing
Day 2, Thu Arrive Beijing
Day 3, Fri Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Forbidden City, Peking Duck Banquet
Day 4, Sat Beijing - Great Wall, Ming Tomb Museum, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Acrobat Show
Day 5, Sun Beijing - Wuhan - Yangtze River Cruise
Day 6, Mon Yangtze River Cruise (Mt. Lushan)
Day 7, Tue Yangtze River Cruise (Mt. Huangshan)
Day 8, Wed Yangtze River Cruise (Nanjing - Yangzhou)
Day 9, Thu Yangtze River Cruise - Shanghai
Day 10, Fri Shanghai - USA
 
Depart on WED Return on 
FRI

Adult 
(US $)

Child 2-11 (US $)

Single 
Supplement (US $)

3/28, 4/11 4/6, 20 1299 999 400
4/25 5/4 1399 1099 450
5/9, 23 5/18, 6/1 1499 1199 500
6/6, 20 6/15, 29 1499 1199 450
7/4, 18 7/13, 27 1499 1199 450
8/1, 15, 29 8/10, 24, 9/7 1499 1199 450
9/12, 26 9/21, 10/5 1599 1299 550
10/10, 24 10/19, 11/2 1599 1299 550
11/7 11/16 1399 1099 450

 

Optional Extension in Hong Kong 4 Days 3 Nights


Price:
Mar - May .......................... $550 per person
          Jun - Dec ............................ $600 per person

Price includes:

  • Air fare from Shanghai to Hong Kong
  • For Beijing to Hong Kong, please add $50 per person
  • Int'l air transportation from Hong Kong back to USA instead of Shanghai to USA
  • 3 nights hotel accommodations at Hyatt Regency Hotel
  • Arrival and departure transfers by hotel shuttle bus or airport express train
  • Daily American breakfast at hotel
  • Half day sightseeing tour of Hong Kong Island on seat-in basis
  • Single supplement: Mar - Sep, Dec - $200 per room, Oct & Nov - $300 per room
  • Seasonality is based on your arrival date

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