Day 01 Shanghai
Arrive in Shanghai, the financial and commercial center of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02 Shanghai
Have full day sightseeing to the major attractions of the city including the Yu Garden at the Old Quarter, the famous waterfront Bund and Nanjing Road at the shopping center. IN the evening, Visit the Pearl of the East- the tallest TV tower in China.
Day 03 Shanghai / Wuhan /Yichang
Morning flight to Wuhan at the junction of the Yangtze and Han Rivers. After a visit to the Yellow Crane Pavallion, bus to Yichang where you are boarding the cruise.
Day 04 Yangtze River Cruise
Visit the 3 Gorges Great Dam Site in the morning, attend a welcome banquet by the Captain in the evening.
Day 05 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 06 Yangtze River Cruise
You arise early for a spectacular journey through the last of the three Gorges, Qutang Gorge. This breathtaking narrow passage through misty peaks and sheer cliffs is the grandest of them all. Continue upstream, Arrive at WanXian; you will have a brief city tour to explore the small county along Yangtze River before returning aboard to attend the farewell banquet.
Day 07 Chongqing/Dazu/Chongqing
Your cruise arrives in Chongqing, the mountain city. Visit the Dazu Stone Carving Cave-- one of the world herritage by UN.
Day 08 Chongqing/Xi'an
Morning flight to Xi'an. 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, you will enjoy two specialties, Xian Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Theatre.
Day 9 Xian / Beijing
In the morning you will visit the majestic Wild Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall. After lunch, you will fly to Beijing, capital of China. Meet and transfer to the hotel.
Day 10 Beijing
The highlight today is a visit to the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization and to the Olmpic Park--the Bird Nest and Water Cube. Attend a Beijing Roast Duck banquet in the evening.
Day 11 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 12 Beijing
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your departure flight.