10-day Private Tour To Shanghai,yangtze River Cruise,chongqing And Beijing

10-Day Private Tour to Shanghai,Yangtze River Cruise,Chongqing and Beijing

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Shanghai. O/N Shanghai.

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Urban Planning Exhibition Hall in around 20 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, No.100 Renmin Main Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003 China
At Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, you can view many textual and graphic files and architectural models, which will help you get an overall understanding of the development of Shanghai.

The Urban Planning Exhibition Hall showcases the urbanization and modernization of Shanghai. You will know more about Shanghai's past and present by viewing the miniatures of the city, and rich materials about the city planning. Also, the high-tech methods are widely adopted to forecast the blueprint of Shanghai through 2020.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Next, have a relaxing time rambling in the beautiful Yu Garden.Located in the old town, Yuyuan Garden is the most famous ancient site in this city for its ingenious layout and delicate architecture. The treasure of the garden, Yu Ling Long (an exquisite jade stone), an artificial hill, is considered as one of the three most well-known peaks in Southern China.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yuyuan Bazar, No.269 Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Then,visit the Yuyuan Bazaar, also known as Yuyuan Market, is outside the Yu Garden, in the heart of Old Shanghai City, and close to the Old City God Temple. There are many traditional Chinese buildings, which nowadays are used as commercial stores to sell local products, snacks, jewelry, souvenirs, antiques and so on.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai World Financial Center, Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
Afterwards, go to the Shanghai World Financial Center and go up to the 100th floor for the panoramic views of the city. It is the world's 8th tallest building, and the 4th tallest structure in Mainland China. The 100th floor has a viewing gallery that is 55 meters long. It is the second highest observation deck in China. It is higher than the viewing platforms on the Canadian TV Tower (447 meters) and the Dubai Tower (440 meters).

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
After that you will come to the Bund area which is the quintessential of Shanghai area. Located on the bank of Huangpu River, travelers come to the Bund not only for the charming riverside scenery, but the unique western and gothic architectures also deserve a look. We will set aside some free time for you to stroll around the Bund and take some photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel, or you may enjoy your own time at Nanjing Road that is very close by.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Shanghai. O/N Shanghai.

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Zhujiajiao water town in around 60 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China
The Zhu Jia Jiao water town, is well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1,700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers (11,614 acres), the little fan-shaped town, being regarded as Shanghai's Venice, glimmers like a bright pearl in the landscape of lakes and mountains.
The three places in the water town deserve your visit: Kezhi Garden, Qing Dynasty Post Office and Fangsheng Bridge. Your tour guide will accompany you to visit these.

Kezhi Garden was built in 1912 and contains various pavilions and buildings, lotus pond, stele corridors, bridge of nine turnings and different kinds of plants. You can see the calligraphy inscription of the literati in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) with high value of art in the stele corridor.

In Qing Dynasty Post Office, you can see the precious old postcard and letters in Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911 AD) and there is a post box with a carved dragon on it which is still in use today.

Fangsheng Bridge, built in Ming Dynasty, is the largest and longest stone arch bridge in Shanghai with five arches.

You will take a local featured wooden boat from Kezhi Garden and go ashore at North Street. The left time is for you to have a free visit to wander around the ancient streets.

You will have an opportunity to get in close touch with the local people and their life.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
After lunch,we will take you to the Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882 for the two white jade Buddha statues from Burma, the Jade Buddha Temple is a famous Buddhist shrine and an active Zen monastery. The temple plays an important role in disseminating Buddhism through cultural means, including lectures and library service, Buddhist academic publishes as well as regular Buddhist cultural activities.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tianzifang, Tianzifang, Shanghai
Then later will conclude at Tianzifang, an old-style cultural block featuring distinctive Shikumen buildings with art studios, themed cafés and bars, and handicraft workshops.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Shanghai--Yichang by flight.O/N Victoria Cruise boat.

Stop At: Pudong International Airport, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai
This morning, there is no activities, just flight to Yichang catch the Yangtze river cruise boat. We may book the MU2676 15:05-17:10 For you.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Airport Road, Ji Chang Lu, Xiaoting Qu, Yichang Shi, Hubei Sheng, China
Upon arrival at Yichang, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the Yichang Three gorges tourist center. Board the ship from 16:00 to 19:30 and departs Yichang at 21:30. The cruise ship company will arrange you to take a shuttle bus to the port for boarding the ship.

Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Victoria Cruise Ship, a 5-star boat.

Day 4: Sailing & Shore Excursion at Three Gorges Dam. O/N Victoria Cruise boat.

Stop At: Three Gorges Dam Project, Sandouping Town, Yiling District, Yichang 443134 China
Your cruise journey commences this morning. Sailing along the eastern Xiling Gorge, you will first disembark and pay a visit to the magnificent Three Gorges Dam Site. You may climb on the Viewing Platform located on Tianzi Mountain and have a panoramic view of the dam. Then you will be back to the ship and the cruise continues sailing into the western Xiling Gorge. Passing through this gorge is a kind of adventure because it is known for numerous torrents and dangerous shoals, but you do not need to worry about. You may also see many cultural relics in this gorge, such as hanging coffins. The Captain's Welcome Party will be held on board. You are invited to participate.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Victoria Cruise Ship, a 5-star boat.

Day 5: Sailing through Three Gorges & Shore Excursion at Shennong Stream. O/N Victoria Cruise boat.

Stop At: Three Gorges, Yangtze River Chongqing, China, Chongqing 400060 China
Sail through the Wu Gorge in the morning. Here, you will see twelve peaks standing in different postures and manners, among which the Goddess Peak in swirls of mist is the most charming and lively. After the excursion to the Shennong Stream the cruise will pass through the Qutang Gorge. It is the most dangerous and shortest of the Three Gorges on the river. Standing on the deck of the cruise ship, you will see the steep precipices standing on both banks of this narrow stretch of water.


Stop At: Shennv Stream, Changjiang River South Bank, Originated in Guandu District, Wushan County 404700 China
According to the schedule of your cruise company, you will take a side excursion to the Shennong Stream, which is tributaries of the River. The highlight is that you will take a motorized ferry drifting along the stream, accompanied by the beautiful singings from the guide and boat trackers, who are all local Tujia minority people.


Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Victoria Cruise Ship, a 5-star boat.

Day 6: Sailing & Shore Excursion at Fengdu Xiaoguanshan Ancient Folk Culture Park and Mt. Shuanggui. O/N Victoria Cruise boat.

Stop At: Fengdu County, Fengdu County
Today, you will disembark at Fengdu Xiaoguanshan Ancient Folk Culture Park and Mount Shuanggui for an excursion.
The Xiaoguanshan Ancient Folk Culture Park is a noted site for the relocation and reconstruction of architectural relics after the water rose on the Yangtze as a result of the Three Gorges Dam Project. It reproduces historic ancient residential buildings, courtyards, temples, wood carvings and city gates in the Fengdu region, providing a deep sense of its history and ancient way of life. Performances here include Sichuan opera, acrobatics, folk music, and puppet shows. Mt. Shuanggui is a national forest park known for its picturesque scenery, which integrates history, culture and modern art.
After that, you will be back to the ship and the cruise continues sailing to the destination Chongqing. Tonight, you will feast on a farewell party on the cruise. Please enjoy yourself thoroughly.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Victoria Cruise Ship, a 5-star boat.

Day 7: Disembark the cruise in Chongqing. O/N Chongqing.

Stop At: Chongqing Chaotianmen, Interchange of Yangtze River and Jialing River , Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400000 China
The cruise is scheduled to arrive in Chongqing at around 07:30 to 08:00 when your ship ride will end. Our guide will meet you on board and transfer you to Chongqing Wulong Karst and need 3hrs driving.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wulong Karst geological park, Furong River Bank, Jiangkou Town, Wulong County 408506 China
Wulong, featuring peculiar karst landforms, boasts of jaw-dropping stone bridges, caves, pits, eroded sinkholes and gorges.
Wulong becomes known to foreign tourists due to Michael Bay's hit movie – Transformers: Age of Extinction, which directly shows the majesty beauty of the Three Natural Bridges in Wulong. Besides the famous movie-site, other interesting nature objects are also in this area, like Furong Cave, Longshuixia Gap and Fairy Mountain.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wulong Tiankeng Three Bridges, Junction of Baiguo Town and Hetao Town, Wulong County 408500 China
After a hearty lunch at a local restaurant, your splendid Chongqing Wulong karst tour begins with the Three Natural Bridges, the essential scenic feature of this world heritage area. Exquisitely sculptured by the hands of god, the three giant stone arch bridges are real wonders that can't be seen anywhere else in the world. Inside the tranquil scenic area, you can embrace the rugged beauty of the mountain bridges and gorges by meandering along the narrow path on the valley's bottom.

During the 2 - 2.5 hours visit, you will also stop by an ancient staging post near Qinglong Bridge, which was constructed during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) for handling official business and receiving guests. The wooden-structured courtyards are still well preserved with more than 20 rooms remaining.

After some free time to wander around, your Wulong trip from Chongqing concludes. You will be transferred back to your hotel. Upon arrival at around 18:30.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chongqing, Chongqing
At the end, your guide will escort you to your Chongqing hotel.
Duration: 17 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Chongqing--Beijing by flight. O/N Beijing.

Stop At: Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, Yubei District, China
In the morning at 8am, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and drive to Chongqing airport and flight to Xi;an, we may book the MU2262 10:35-12:05 for you.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Beijing Daxing International Airport, Daxing District, Beijing, China
Upon arrival at Beijing, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel and is free for you(Driver only, no guide).

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 9: Beijing. O/N Beijing

Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
Today,our tour guide can meet you at your Beijing hotel lobby at 8:00am.Then, you will be escorted to the Tiananmen Square first.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
At Tiananmen Square, you can take great photos of the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to People's Heroes, and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao.
The Tiananmen Square is seated in the center of Beijing City. During the past hundreds of years, it has witnessed numerous historical events and assemblies. Nowadays, it becomes a holding place for grand celebrations, military parades, and welcoming ceremonies for foreign leaders. Besides, visitors can admire the towering Monument to People's Heroes and the solemn Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao on the square. Traditional Tiananmen Tower, Zhengyang Gate and Qianmen Arrow Tower can also be found there.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Then, you will be led to go across the Tiananmen Tower to visit the Forbidden City, where 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 - 1911) lived and handled national affairs.
Served as the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved old wooden complex in the world. The whole palace is divided into Inner Court and Outer Court by the Palace of Heavenly Purity with the outer one for emperors to handle affairs and the inner one as the living place for the imperial family. The complex is also a giant museum with more than one million national treasures exhibited there.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
Upon arrival in the parking lot of the scenic area, you will first take an electric car to the entry, and then take the chairlift up to the 14th watchtower. Have a leisurely hike on the wall for about 2 hours, at the end take the toboggan town.
The Great Wall at Mutianyu was built and restored in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and is one of the most famous sections of the Wall. Mutianyu enjoys the great reputation of "Out of all the Great Walls, Mutianyu stands apart". Roam the ancient structure and learn the history and facts that make its so famous. Your professional guide will be able to answer any questions and offer exclusive stories and facts about the Mutianyu Great Wall.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
At the end, you will escort you to your Beijing hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 10: Beijing. The tour end.

Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and continue your Beijing tour.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
We will firstly visit the Temple of Heaven. It is the largest royal ceremonial building groups in China. Emperors in the past used to hold the annual sacrificial activities here to worship the heaven and pray for a good harvest. Now it has developed into a large park where you can also see local people doing exercises and more recreational activities.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
Next we will continue our visit to Beijing Hutong. There we will take a rickshaw to go through the old alleys and pay a visit to a Hutong family to see how the old Beijingers live. There are many popular restaurants, cafes and local food stores in the area, so we may have a lunch there. It should be a good chance to taste the local food there. Our guide will offer you suggestions. After lunch, you could stroll around Houhai Lake and explore more of the Hutong area.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China
After the Hutong visit, we will drive you to the Lama Temple, which is regarded as the largest Buddhist temple in Beijing. It combines the various architectural styles of different groups, including Han, Manchu, Mongol and Tibet. Opened to tourists from 1981, there are hundreds of thousands of people coming here for praying and visiting every year.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
An about 30-minute drive will take you to the Summer Palace, which is reputed as the museum of ancient royal gardens. Our expert guide will show you around. The whole garden mainly consists of the Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. The Long Corridor, seven hundred twenty-eight meters (796.2 yards) in length, boasts as the longest corridor in Chinese gardens. Beginning from the Yaoyue (Inviting-Moon) Gate and ending up with Shizhang Pavilion, the corridor ingeniously links Longevity Hill with Kunming Lake. You might appreciate the exquisite murals and enjoy the melodious music while walking along there.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
Finally,our guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel/airport/train station.End of our 11 days tour services.
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

$2,525.00 Per Person