Yangtze & Three Gorges Holidays

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Day 1: Yangtze & Three Gorges

This morning bid farewell to the rest of the group, we transfer you to the airport in time for the flight to Chongqing. Arriving here, meet our team who will assist you to your cruise which is embarked in the evening after you have had time for dinner. Your cruise is based on one of the 5* President Cruises, there schedules are released around October for the following year.

Days 2-3: Yangtze & Three Gorges

Good morning from the River Yangtze! 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 Gorges are a breathtaking sight! Enjoy cruise for today and tomorrow, Whilst cruising, shore excursions are offered at no additional expense to Shibaozhai and Shennong stream, with its unique scenery and four natural gorges. Drift serenely along the stream in small, open ‘pea pod boats’, looking out upon lush greenery, jagged peaks and ancient villages of the Tujia people - one of the local ethnic minorities.

Day 4: Yangtze & Three Gorges - Hangzhou

Disembarking in late morning/midday we will meet you and transfer to theairport to catch the flight (JD5690, 15:20/16:55) to Hangzhou. Arriving here, we have a local driver on hand to bring you to your hotel. (OVERNIGHT FRIENDSHIP HOTEL)

West Lake temple

Day 5: Hangzhou

Spend today exploring this lovely scenic city with our expert guide. Including the Six Harmonies Pagoda, Chinese Tea Museum, the stunning West Lake, Lingyin Temple and take a bicycle ride. (OVERNIGHT FRIENDSHIP HOTEL)

Day 6: Hangzhou

Day at leisure

Day 7: Hangzhou

Today we bring you back to Hangzhou station for the high speed train to Ningbo. Arriving here, a transfer awaits to bring you to your hotel.

Days 8-15:

The next days are at your leisure in Ningbo.

Day 16: - Shanghai

This morning we bring you to the station and assist with catching the high speed train to Shanghai City. Arriving here, our local team await to bring you to your hotel. (OVERNIGHT AT Yangtzee Boutique hotel , art deco room /kings bed)

Day 17: Shanghai

Enjoy a guided tour of the city, visit the Oriental Pearl TV tower, the Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, French Quarter and the Old City and then we can leave you to have a drink at landmark Peace Hotel on Shanghai’s famous Bund, with its legendary jazz band which play nostalgic rhythms amidst 1930s Art Deco elegance. (OVERNIGHT AT Yangtzee Boutique hotel , art deco room /kings bed)

Day 18: Shanghai

Today we take a short train journey East is Suzhou in Jiangsu Province. The charming city boasts extensive waterways and canals dotted with traditional bridges, houses and gardens. A cruise on the Grand Canal exposes Suzhou’s beauty, as does our exploration of the humble administrator’s house and garden. We return to Shanghai by evening. (OVERNIGHT AT Yangtzee Boutique hotel , art deco room /kings bed)

Harbour view

Day 19: Shanghai

Day at leisure

Day 20: Shanghai

Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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last updated - 25 Dec 2014 11:31 AM