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Victoria Harbour In Hongkong

15-Day China Panoramic Tour With Yangtze Cruise

Tour Facts

  • Tour Days: 15 days
  • Tour Code: CH-15
  • Tour Price: From US$2298/Person
  • Destination: Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang, Shanghai, Guilin, Hongkong

Detail Itinerary

This unique itinerary covers China’s hottest tourism cities and shows you China from different angles. The ancient cities tour will tell you the splendid history and culture of China. Yangtze Cruise and Guilin sightseeing will impress you with stunning natural scenery, making a distinct comparison with the bustling metropolis of Hongkong.

  • After you go through the customs of the Capital Airport, your personal guide will greet you at the Arrival Hall. A comfortable private drive will take you to the hotel. The remaining time of the day is free for your individual activities. Dinner is on your own.

    Meals: No meals

  • After breakfast, the guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the first stop of Beijing tour, Tiananmen Square which is the largest city square in the world. After a short stroll around the square, walk to admire the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved imperial palace constructed 590 years ago, the Forbidden City will fascinate you with splendid imperial buildings and a large collection of historical items. As it is our practice to avoid the cheap tourist restaurants, you will enjoy an a la carte lunch at a noted local restaurant to taste the authentic Chinese food. After lunch, the tour will be extended to the Temple of Heaven. Dated back to 1420, it served an inviolable altar where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties communicated with the God of Heaven. The highlights of this site are the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest and the Echo Wall. In the evening, you will be scheduled to the Red Theatre and enjoy a fantastic Chinese Kung Fu Show presented in the form of story-telling, acrobatics and dancing.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In the morning, we will drive you to visit one of the greatest world heritage sites, the Badaling Great Wall, which is the elite section of the Great Wall and features solidity, majesty and its strategic importance. Later, visit a Jade Factory. To avoid shopping site restaurants near the Great Wall, we will serve you a decent lunch of Sichuan food at the best local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue to the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb. Stretching seven kilometers from the south to the north, the Sacred Way are lined with statues of both human figures and animals on the two sides, which served as the guards of the tombs as well as important decorations. Passing through the Sacred Way, we will come to the Ming Tomb, which is reputed as the existing largest imperial mausoleum where 13 Ming-dynasty emperors and their wives and sons were buried. While transfer back to the downtown, we will stay for a while at the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium). You will see a profile of the grand stadium and take some photos.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • This morning excursion will start with the Summer Palace, which is China’s largest imperial garden and perfectly combines traditional Chinese garden architecture and the natural landscape. After that, visit a nearby Pearl Store. If you want to experience the original Beijing culture, taking a rickshaw riding through Hutongs will be the best option. The classic Hutong Tour will lead you to visit the famous romantic Shichahai Lake, classic Silver Ingot Bridge, dazzling Skewed Tobacco Pouch Street, grand Bell tower or Drum tower and local flavored family. Around noon, you will enjoy an a la carte lunch at a fancy local restaurant. Late in the afternoon, you will board a flight to Xian. Upon arrival, our local guide will meet you and accompany you to check in the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In the morning, you will pay a visit to the Eighth Wonder of the world, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is an underground army constructed 2,200 years ago to guard Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum. The amazing warrior figures and Chinese ancient weapons exemplify the wisdom of the laboring people. Next is the Pottery-making Workshop. Around noon, you will enjoy an a la carte lunch at the best local restaurant rather than having mass-produced food at the tourist eateries near the site. In the afternoon, drive back to downtown district and visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The seven-story pagoda was built over 1,300 year ago in the Tang Dynasty to house the Buddhism scripture and statues taken back from India. Afterwards, go to visit the Provincial History Museum, one of the best museums in our country. In the evening, you will taste a local Dumpling Dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Music and Dances Show at Shaanxi Opera Theater (Addr: No. 165, Wenyi Road).

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Today's visit starts from another landmark of Xian, City Wall which is the existing largest and the most completed one in the world. If time permits, you can either walk or rent a bicycle to ride around the wall, discovering the history of this ancient capital of 13 dynasties from every brick and tile. After that, you will proceed to Chongqing by flight, where your local guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to board Yangtze River cruise.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast, the river guide will give you a brief introduction of the cruise and the itinerary. You can walk around on the deck and enjoy the picturesque scenery of clear water and grotesque hills and peaks along the river in the morning. Then you will disembark and take an initial onshore excursion to Shibaozhai. It was built in the Ming Dynasty and is famous for its fanciful architecture and many interesting legends. In the evening, the Captain's Welcome Party will be held for all the visitors.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • The highlight of your cruise experience comes today - you will appreciate the unique scenery of the Three Gorges, which is composed of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge. As you sail on to the border between Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, you will disembark and take an interesting junk adventure along Shennong Stream, where you will sit on the special local sampan and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of rip currents, lofty peaks and mountains, gorgeous Karst caves, beautiful waterfalls and many historical relics. Besides, the boat trackers' beautiful folk songs will accompany you on the way. After three to four hours' adventure, you will be back onto the cruise ship. The cruise continues sailing into the Xiling Gorge and will pass the Five Level Ship Lock of the Three Gorges Dam tonight.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • In the morning, you will disembark for an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, which is the major construction of the Three Gorges Project, the world largest irrigation project. Standing on the gigantic dam, you can not only enjoy the grand view of the river blocked by the dam and endeavoring to pass through it, but also have a bird's eye view of the beautiful scenery around the dam. Then embark again, please pack your luggage and follow the check-out procedures. Our local guide will be waiting for you onboard and transfer you to downtown Yichang. If time permits, the guide will escort you to visit Yichang Museum where you will learn more about the history and culture of the Three Gorges area. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport and take a flight to Shanghai. Your local guide will expect you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • To begin with your desirable shanghai tour, you will visit Shanghai Museum, which is famous for the large collections of historical art items like bronze ware, chinaware, calligraphies and paintings. Later, proceed to the delicate Yuyuan Garden, one of the masterpieces of the classical gardens in southern region of our country. It is well known for the delicate buildings, exquisite layout and beautiful landscapes. Then the Silk Museum is scheduled. Around noon, you will have an a la carte lunch at a well-decorated local restaurant. After lunch, continue to take a Huangpu River cruise. You will be deeply impressed by different scenes along the both banks of the river: rows of skyscrapers on the east while old-style western buildings on the west. Afterwards, you will explore the Bund area and then visit an impressive old street.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • This whole morning is free for you to explore the city on your own. You can pay a visit to Xin Tian Di (New World area). It is a rising site featuring many buildings which are perfect combinations of both classical Chinese and western styles. In the afternoon, you will head to Guilin by air. Our local guide will wait for you outside the customs of the airport. A comfortable private transfer will take you to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Today will come to the highlight of the Guilin tour, Li River Cruise. During the four to five hours' cruise downstream to Yangshuo, you will be fascinated by the splendid scenery of peaceful river and elegant hills all the way. You will be provided with a set lunch on the cruise which can not meet our serving standards. We kindly suggest you have a larger breakfast at the hotel this morning. Upon arrival at Yangshuo, a short but exciting cycling along the country road will be scheduled for you. You will enjoy the natural beauty of Yangshuo. En route, pay a visit to a villager's home to learn about the local farmers' life. Alternatively, we will transfer you there rather than riding a bicycle. After the sightseeing in Yangshuo, we will drive you back to Guilin.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Today’s first stop will be the Reed Flute Cave, which is believed to be an art palace of nature and is well-known for the exquisite stalagmites and stalactites in variety of shapes. After that, visit a Sea Water Pearl Store. The next stop will be the Seven Star Park, the largest park of the area and a miniature of the city's landscape. In this park, not only will you enjoy beautiful landscape of hills and rivers, but also historical sites of temple and stone tablets. Your last stop today is the Elephant Trunk Hill, which is a huge rock resembling an elephant drinking water at the riverside. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Hong Kong. Upon arrival, you will head to the hotel by yourself. You can follow the signposts to take the Airport Express and get off at Kowloon Station. At the train station, the free bus K3 could transfer you to the hotel directly. Alternatively, you can also take a taxi from the airport to the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Full day is free for you to explore the city on your own. We only reserve the hotel accommodation with daily breakfast for you in Hong Kong. You can make your own one-day tour arrangement referring to our suggestions. Take a peak tram ride to mid-level of Central District and then get to the Victoria Peak. Afterwards, you can visit the Repulse Bay, Aberdeen and Stanley Market. Finally, take the Star Ferry to Kowloon and then walk along the waterfront back to your hotel. If feel interested, you could watch the wonderful A Symphony of Highlights at the Victoria Harbor at 20:00. If you travel with children, the Disneyland should be included in your itinerary.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Today you will check out of the hotel and go to the airport for your homeward flight. You could ask the hotel bellboy for suggestion about where to take a taxi to the airport, or you can take free bus K3 to Kowloon station, from where you could transfer to the Airport Express directly. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

    Meals: Breakfast

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Price includes

  • 14 nights' accomodation

  • All meals listed

  • Private English-speaking guide

  • Private vehicle during the trip

  • Entrance to all sites listed