Day 01 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02 Beijing
The highlight today is a visit to the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization and to the Olympic Park--the Bird Nest and Water Cube. Attend a Beijing Roast Duck banquet in the evening.
Day 03 Beijing
Morning program takes you to Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests and the Summer Palace, a summer resort for Empress Dowager Ci Xi.
Day 04 Beijing/Xian
Fly to Xian in the morning. Check into the hotel. After lunch, visit the majestic Wild Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.
Day 05 Xian
A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers and the ancient Banpo Village. At that night, enjoy two specialties, Xian Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Theatre.
Day 06 Xian/Wuhan/Yichang
Morning flight to Wuhan at the junction of the Yangtze and Han Rivers. After a visit to the famous Yellow Crane Pavillion, take bus to Yichang where you will board on the Yangtze River Cruiser in the evening.
Day 07 Yangtze River Cruise
Visit the Grand Dam of the 3 Gorges in the morning. Here the trip will pass through one of the three massive locks, the Three Gorges Dam.
Welcome banquet on board.
Day 08 Yangtze River Cruise
You weave through Wu Gorge, with bewitching Twelve Peaks soaring above. Then continue to Wushan and boats for a trip up the Daning River to the Three Small Gorges, a stunning area of dramatic hillsides, caves and lush bamboo groves.
Day 9 Yangtze River Cruise
You arise early for a spectacular journey through the last of the three Gorges, Qutang Gorge. This breathtaking narrow passes through misty peaks and sheer cliffs are the grandest of them. Visit either Shibaozhai or Ghose city-Fengdu during the day.
Day 10 Arrive in Chongqing
Your cruise arrives in Chongqing, the mountain city. After a city tour including the Museum of 3 Gorges, the E-ling Park, the Great Hall. Check into the hotel.
Day 11 Chongqing/Lhasa
A morning flight brings you to the world's highest capital city, Lhasa in Tibet. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel for rest of the day to adjust yourself to the high altitude.
Day 12 Lhasa
Today's sightseeing includes the Potala Palace, traditional executive office of Dalai Lama; the 1,300 year-old Jokhang Temple, Tibet's holiest place of worship. Also visit the fascinating free market.
Also will visit the 15th Century Drepung Monastery.In the evening, you will enjoy a Tibetan style dinner, which you can get to known more folk arts of Tibetan minority people.
Day 13 Lhasa/Chengdu/Guilin
In the morning you will fly to Chengdu, then connect flight to the scenic Guilin. Then visit the Reed Flute Caves where visitors are dazzled by the spectacular stalactites, stalagmites and the mirror lake. Check into the hotel.
Day 14 Guilin/Yangshuo
Spend the day aboard a scenic Li River Cruise through the mist-shrouded limestone mountains, passing picturesque farms and fishing villages. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, free time to visit the countryside or the famous west street.
Day 15 Yangshuo/Guilin/Guangzhou(or Shenzhen)
Bus back to Guilin and fly to Guangzhou. Upon arrival, visit the Chan Family Temple. City tour in the afternoon for this one of the most developed cities in China. (if fly to Shenzhen, you may enjoy the most fantastic great show at Splendid China Park and China Cultural Village in the afternoon and evening)
Day 16 Guangzhou(or Shenzhen)/ Hong Kong
Bus or train to Hong Kong. Free day.
Day 17 Hong Kong
Free day on your own to expore the international city.
Day 18 Hong Kong
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your departure flight.