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13 Days Best Cruise Tour in China

Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai

Tour Code: China-07

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: US$2051

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Tour Feature

  • One of the best-selling China tour package
  • Fine-designed itinerary and hand-picked destinations
  • Not only present the long history and rich culture in China, but also the breathtaking scenery of Li River in Guilin and Relaxing voyage along Yangtze River

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Upon arriving in Beijing capital airport, you will be greeted and met by the local tour guide and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. The guide will help you with hotel check in.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: No Meal

Day 2 Beijing

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby in the morning. Have a stop at Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world; then walk to today’s highlight Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Climb to the top of Coal hill in Jingshan Park for a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City.
A leisure trip to Temple of Heaven is arranged for you in the afternoon. It was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Shopping time to explore Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market before back to hotel.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3Beijing

Start the Great Wall adventure today. Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. Have lunch at the nearby restaurant before back to Beijing downtown. One the way, visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. Experience Chinese tea at a tea house before back to hotel.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4Beijing-Xian

In the morning, drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw to experience the Beijing local lifestyle. Continue visit to Summer Palace, the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian.

Overnight: Xian

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5Xian-Guilin

After breakfast, you start to explore this Ancient city. Drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch, visit the Ancient Xian City Wall. It represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there. Fly to Guilin at night. Guilin local guide is waiting at the exit of airport and transfer you to hotel.

Overnight: Guilin

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6Guilin-Yangshuo

Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. Free at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight: Yangshuo

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7Yangshuo

Enjoy Yangshuo countryside tour by bike or electro mobile in the morning. A la carte lunch is arranged at a farmhouse courtyard. If you like, you could choose to hike along the Yulong footpath at Yulong riverside. Appreciate the clear river with countless hills surrounded. The tour finishes by cycling back to hotel.  

Overnight: Yangshuo

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8Guilin-Chongqing

Take morning flight to Chongqing and arrive at Chongqing airport before 12:00. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird’s-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall which looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Drive to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

Overnight: on board

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9Yangtze River Cruise

Tai Chi practice is arranged in the early morning on board. Buffet breakfast will be served to you.

Then take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu (optional tour on your own expense). In the afternoon shore excursion to Shibaozhai is offered to all the tourists on board. Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner tonight. Enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show at night.

Overnight: on board

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10Yangtze River Cruise

Buffet breakfast in the morning, and then take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City (Optional tour on your own expense) Keep sailing through Gutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. After Lunch, Shore excursion to Goddess Stream. Enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret. Sails through the TGD ship-locks.

Overnight: on board

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11Yichang- Shanghai

After an early breakfast, take the shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site. Check out the cruise and meet our local guide, who will transfer you to the airport to catch the flight to Shanghai, where the local guide has already waited for you at the airport.

Overnight: Shanghai

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12Shanghai

The exploring Shanghai day tour start from a visit Jade Buddha Temple, famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels. Then have the exterior view of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. The local snack will be arranged as your lunch. After a short breakfast, visit Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Spend shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road, the earliest commercial street in Shanghai. Walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".

Overnight: Shanghai

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13 Shanghai Departure

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Meal: Breakfast

Services End

Prices (per person in US$)

Dec.1 - Fed.29 First Class Deluxe
2 pax $2413 $2805
2-5 pax $2360 $2740
6-9 pax $2051 $2446
Mar.1 - Nov.30
2 pax $2679 $3149
2-5 pax $2618 $3070
6-9 pax $2315 $2786

Price Includes

  • Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  • Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  • Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  • All attraction entrance fees as specified
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes

  • International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities and services

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