19 Days Yangtze River Cruise with China Must-see and Tibet and Hongkong

Tour Type: Private Package Tour
Tour Duration: 19 Days
Destination: Beijing - XiAn - Tibet - Chongqing - Yangtze River - Yichang - Shanghai - Guilin - Yangshuo - Hongkong
Service: Personal English-speaking Guide, Private car and driver + Entrance fees + Hotel

Price from $ 3350

 Tour Itinerary

* B(Breakfast), L(Lunch), D(Dinner)

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Upon arrival at Airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest day is free to have the chance for shopping or to explore this booming city at your own pace. 

Today's adventure begins at Tian'anmen Square, the largest public space on earth. Passing through the Heavenly Peace Gate and walking into the Forbidden City, you will step back in time and home to the Imperial Courts of Ming and Qing Dynasties for more than 500 years. After lunch, visit the Temple of Heaven, one of China's most photographed attractions, where the Chinese Emperors were known, worshipped the gods and prayed for good harvests.

Leave the bustle and traffic of Beijing behind and journey through the countryside to see one of the Wonders of the World – The Great Wall. Along the way, you will stop at a jade carving factory where you can watch artisans at work. After lunch you will visit the massive tomb complex of the Ming Emperors where you will walk along the "Sacred Way" passing between pairs of huge stone sculptures.

This morning you will visit the Summer Palace, the best preserved of all imperial palace gardens. Fly to XiAn, the tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

Today you will visit what for many is the high point of their trip to China - the excavation site of the Terra-Cotta Warriors, you will have plenty of time to explore the site, get a good look at the warriors from various vantage points and visit the excellent museum. After lunch, go on visiting the Big Goose Pagoda, built in 652 AD to house Buddhist scriptures from India.

Your adventure begins at Provincial History Museum, where you will see artifacts from the Paleolithic period, priceless Tang Dynasty bronzes and treasures from the Silk Road caravans. After lunch and a short break, continue to visit the Great Mosque, a best-preserved Islamic mosque in China and focus for the 30,000 Chinese Muslims of XiAn.

This morning you will visit the Hanyangling Museum. You will also tour the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi. Fly to Lhasa in the afternoon. The tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

Today you will visit the magnificent Potala Palace. Have lunch and take a short rest. In the afternoon, go on visiting the Sera Monastery, then you will move on to the Norbulingka Park and have supper at the hotel.

Your adventure begins at the Jokhang Temple, then you will move on to the thriving bazaar of the Barkhor Street, after lunch and a short break, continue to visit the the Tibet Museum and the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital. Then you will move on to the Carpet Factory and have supper at the hotel.

Fly to Chongqiong. You will continue to visit the Panda House in Chongqing Zoo if time permits. Then board the Yangtze River cruiser.

Your memorable Yangtze River tour begins today. You will take a short break from the fabulous natural scenery to visit spectacular along the river, Fengdu Ghost City, where the devil lives, according to Chinese legend.

This morning you will sail through miles of stunning gorges. In the afternoon you will arrive at Badong where you will disembark for a magical excursion down the Shennong Stream. Local trackers will pull us in wooden sampans through awesome gorges and lush pine forests. Along the way you will see the remnants of ancient roads and pass cliff-top grottos that held the coffins of warriors. If you are lucky, you will glimpse rare animals, such as the golden-haired monkey.

Today you will visit the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric man-made dam in the world. You will disembark at Yichang at noon. Take a flight to Shanghai and transfer to the hotel.

This morning, you will visit the Shanghai Museum, a large museum of ancient Chinese art. The exterior design of the round dome and the square base symbolizes the ancient idea of a round heaven and a square land. After lunch, you will also tour the Old Town with its winding alleyways, lined with shops, teahouses and restaurants, and to the elegant and tranquil Yu Garden. Continue to visit the Bund, a popular promenade along the Huangpu River, where the old meets the modern in Shanghai.

Fly to Guilin. The tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

Today is a highlight of any trip to China - the Li River cruise, which passes through some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery on earth. Simply relax and enjoy the views as you slowly wind our way through rain-washed valleys, past bright green rice paddies, through bamboo forests and beneath towering cliffs. Disembark at Yangshuo, you are free to talk walking on West Street to embrace this beautiful county. Transfer back to Guilin.

Your adventure begins at Elephant Trunk Hill, then you will move on to the Seven Star Park. Fly to Hongkong, you will transport and check in the hotel on your own. The rest day is free to have the chance for shopping.

After breakfast at the hotel, you are free to have a full-day visit the recommended place at your on pace, the Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen and Stanley Market.

See you off by transferring to the Airport.

 Tour Feature

1. Our private car and driver, professional English-speaking Guide only serve you. No other travelers will join in your group.
2. You will have flexible time on sites.
3. You will obtain informative knowledge about the China history and culture.

 Tour Prices (per person in US $)

Group Size Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy
2-5 Travelers $ 5187 $ 6218
6-9 Travelers $ 4704 $ 5735
10+ Travelers $ 3350 $ 4316
 Price Includes
  • All site Entrance Tickets
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Air-conditioned Private Car with driver
  • Airport-hotels transfers or vice versa
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights with tax
  Price Excludes
  • Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers
  • Travel Insurance

 Tour Note

1. Infant Price: for an infant of 0-2 years old, this tour is free of charge.
2. Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, tour booking confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.