Chongqing Holidays

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Colourful rock facade

Day 1: Chongqing - Yangtze & Three Gorges

Welcome to China! Upon arrival into Chongqing you will be met the airport by our representitive and transferred to the port for your Yangtze River cruise. At 6340km in length, the Yangtze is the 3rd longest river in the world, neatly dividing China into north and south and wending its way through eight very different provinces. The first gorge we pass, Qutangxia Gorge is the shortest and narrowest yet the most impressive. Next comes Wuxia Gorge, which straddles Sichuan and Hubei Provinces.

Day 2: Yangtze & Three Gorges

Yangtze River cruise. Wake up call by music then enjoy Taichi exertcise. Buffet breakfast provided. Fengdu-Ghost City Optional tour. You'll join in a lecture of Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. After lunch enjoy the excursion to ShibaoZhai.

Day 3: Yangtze & Three Gorges

Yangtze River cruise. Sit back and enjoy the view as you cruise your through the spectacular vistas of the famous Gorges -Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. You will join in a Boat excursion to Shennong Stream. We continue on sailing through the 5-steps Shiplock.

Day 4: Yangtze & Three Gorges - Shanghai

A shore excursion to the worksite of The Three Gorges Project. Passes through the 3rd gorge, Xiling Gorge. Arrive at Yichang, you will be met by your guide and transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel for the evening.

Day 5: Shanghai

Enjoy a guided tour of the TV tower, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Bund and cruise on Huangpu river.

Day 6: Shanghai - Beijing

Today you will be transfered to the train station and leave for Beijing by an express train. Upon arrival we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Great Wall

Day 7: Beijing

Today, we embark on a guided tour of the nation’s capital. Tiananmen Square, a patriotic vision of grandeur and the Forbidden city, the walled city of the former Chinese emperors boasting stunning temples, courtyards and reception halls. Afternoon rickshaw ride navigating the old back lanes and courtyards of Beijing’s Hutongs.

Forbidden City

Day 8: Beijing

Today we walk the famous Great Wall. Said to be seen from space, the enduring symbol of Chinese civilisation and genius is a prize national treasure. The UNESCO protected Great Wall of China was built as a defensive structure to protect China against marauding invaders from the north. We also visit the Summer palace, the vast complex is replete with lavishly decorated temples, halls and courts, reconstructed in 1902 at the whim of the extravagant Dowager Empress Cixi.

Summer Palace

Day 9: Beijing

Saldy your last day with us with your departure transfer to the airport.

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last updated - 21 Sep 2014 9:05 AM