10 Days China Tour: Kunming,
Lijiang, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise, Yichang,
Tour Code: Yangtze_05
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive In Kunming
Arrive in Kunming, our
guide will meet you at the airport. After
claiming your luggage, you will easily find
our guide holding a welcome sign with your
name on it. Visit the Western Hills by the
Dianchi Lake and the Daguan Park.
Western Hills: Neighboring the Dianchi Lake, the hill stretches 40 kilometers from north to south. The Western Hill is endowed with breathtaking natural scenery, blooming flowers, green grass and dense forest. This is a great place for relaxing and hiking. The 66.5m Dragon Gate Grottoes are the largest and most beautiful Taoism grottoes in Yunnan, they were carved on the cliff between 1781-1853.
Daguan Park: First built in 1682 by
a monk, is known for its longest antithetical
couplet in China.
- Stone Forest - Kunming / (Breakfast,
After breakfast, drive 1.5 hours (90 KM) to
visit the Stone Forest. Return to Kunming
in the afternoon.
Stone Forest: As a typical karst landscape, it should not be missed if you visit Kunming. The Stone Forest is 89 kilometers from Kunming and the driving takes an hour. The area covers 26,000-hectare and from a distance, it does indeed look like a forest of stones with its peaks and odd-shaped rocks standing straight up from the ground.
Kunming - Lijiang
Take morning flight to Lijiang.Tour to Jade
Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang Murals and
Ancient Shuhe Village of Naxi people. Explore
Lijiang Ancient Town.
Dragon Snow Mountain: A holy mountain
for the Naxi people that is located 15km
north of Lijiang city with an altitude of
5600 meters (18,400 feet) above sea level.
Visit villages of Naxi people.
Murals: Made in succession from the
early Ming dynasty to the reign of Emperor
Qianlong in the Qing dynasty. These mural
paintings, with their fine and smooth lines,
bright colors, vivid pattern and balanced
and harmonious composition are a wonderful
Ancient Town: It is situated on a plateau
at an elevation of 2,600m and is impressive
because of its scenery and lush vegetation.
There is no other town in China like Lijiang
which incorporates the folkways of so many
people and the architectural styles of both
north and south China.
- Kunming (Breakfast,
Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge and the First
bend of the Yangtze River. Take flight back
Tiger Leaping Gorge: Extending for 15
kilometers from the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
of Lijiang to Haba Snow Mountain of Zhongdian,
Tiger Leaping Gorge, with a drop of 3,000
meters, is believed to be one of the world's
deepest canyons. The torrential Jinsha River,
roaring and crashing over grotesque shaped
rocks, produces a thrilling and stirring sight
bend of the Yangtze River: The Jinsha
River, the upper reaches of the Yangtze River,
rises in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau and flows
southward. When the river reaches Shigu Township
of Lijiang County, it makes an abrupt turn
and flows northward, forming a great V-shaped
bend reputed as the First Great Bend of the
- Chongqing (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Transfer to the airport for
flight to Chongqing.
Our guide will pick you up from the airport.
Visit the Chongqing Zoo and Ciqikou old street.
After dinner, board the Cruises for a memorable
voyage down the mighty Yangtze River.
+ Lunch + Dinner)
07:30-09:30, disembark for an excursion to
Shibaozhai was first built in Qing Dynasty
in 1750, the mountain looks like a rectangular
rock with sheer cliffs, and the wooden architecture
that is built by catch upon the cliff with
a height of 56 meters and 12 stories, standing
on the riverside. Back to the ship and continue
the cruise. The Captain's Welcome Party will
be held in the evening.
Gorges - Sandouping (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
07:00-07:30, sail through the Qutang
Gorge, its towering rock
formations have names which reflect their
bizarre shapes such as Hanging Monk Rock or
Rhinoceros Looking at the Moon.
08:00-09:00, pass the second gorge -
Gorge, celebrated for
its lofty Twelve Peaks which almost blot out
the sky. The guides will talk about legend
of historic sites: Ancient Plank Road, Mengliang
Stairway and the suspended coffins on the
10:00-13:30, disembark at Badong and take
a sampan tour to the picturesque Shennong
Stream. The Shennong Stream is a tributary
carrying clear, cooler water into the Yangtse.
The "stream" runs through steep
gorges, in which the ancient asian Bahu people
used to live, thousands of years ago. Back
to the ship and continue the cruise.
16:00-17:00, pass the Xiling
Gorge. About 66 km long,
it is the longest of the Three Gorges and
is entirely within Hubei Province. This gorge
is full of shoals and rapid currents.
20:00, pass the 5-stage shiplock. Dock overnight
- Yichang - Guangzhou (Breakfast
08:00-10:00, shore excursion
to visit the Three
Gorges Dam, it is planned
to be by far the largest hydroelectric project
in the world. Back to the ship and continue
the cruise. Disembarkation in Yichang
at about 13:00, Our local
guides will get on board to meet you. Transfer
to the airport for flight to Guangzhou.
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Visit the Dr. Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall,
Chen Family's Temple and Temple of the Six
Banyan Trees and Local market.
Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall: Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) was the first president and founding father of the Republic of China in 1911. Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall is located near Yuexiu Park. This remarkable piece of traditional Chinese style architecture was constructed between 1929 and 1931. It has a vast auditorium which can seat up to five thousand people. Through an ingenious design, there is not one supporting pillar to obstruct the view. The grand octagon building boasts a beautiful blue tile roof.
Family's Temple: This edifice is distinguished
because of its exceptional size, covering
an area of 25,000 sq. ft. (2,323 sq. m.) and
because of the glazed pottery carvings on
its roof. It was constructed in 1890 and it
is now utilized as an exhibition space for
the art of the City of Guangzhou and the Province
of the Six Banyan Trees: The temple's
most noted feature is its pagoda, which is
designated as the "decorated pagoda" to clearly
identify it from the undecorated "naked" minaret
of a nearby mosque. The temple was established
in 479 A.D., and the pagoda built in 537 A.D.
Transfer to the airport for
your departure, end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
||Kai Wah Plaza
|Xin Na Hotel
3. Tour Price
4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:
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and provide the information below so that we
can quote precisely
for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children
in your party. If there are children under 12
years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested
in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above
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4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard
or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new
tour for you that is different from the above
tour, please let us know your requests.
1. Airport or hotel pick-up
and drop-off service in cities listed in the
2. Private English-speaking tour guide, driver
and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3. The admission tickets for scenic spots listed
in the itinerary.
4. Service charge and government taxes.
5. The air ticket of economic class, taxes and
dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6. Fourteen-night hotel accommodation in twin
shared room with daily breakfast.
7. A lunch served on board as listed in the
8. Tibet entry permit based on the listed itinerary.
5. Exclusion For The Above Tour:
1. International flight tickets
or train tickets.
2. Hotel single room supplement.
3. Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks,
fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4. Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5. Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6. Fees for entry visa to China.
7. Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless
8. Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.
6. Terms / Condition
Cancellation and refund policy
for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of
it, you must advise us in advance. The letter
must be signed by the lead name on the booking
and once we receive it you should expect to
receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours.
If you do not then please contact us to ensure
your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation
and to compensate us for the risk that we may
not be able to resell your travel arrangements,
we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown
below. The person who made the booking is responsible
for paying this charge. The size of the charge
depends on when we receive your cancellation
notice or letter or how you would like us to
deal with your payment providing that we have
received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation
notice is received more than 30 days prior to
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment
7. Pricing Policy
- The price is set as four travelers
together, usually more people more discounts.
See Price Calendar on top right corner.Please
fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have
over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more
favorable quoted price.
The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class
lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service.
You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking,
the price will change accordingly.
Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room
if you want three travelers in one room, they
may arrange extra bed service. The additional
fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and
it is included in the final price.
Your earlier arrival to Beijing later departure
from Hong Kong can be adjusted on line; but
the extra charge is not included in the original
The single supplement is not included in the
quoted price except single traveler's price.
We choose only centrally located hotels with
western standard service and breakfast. However,
we can also arrange good location and clean
local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry
The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements,
they may offer western food or Western &
Chinese Buffet in the morning.
Child's breakfast is included only when he/she
occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge
an extra fee for the breakfast.
- Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
The original price excludes lunch and dinner
unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner
and lunch are optional Chinese food with local
flavor, and the meal price is charged based
on the group size.
If you have some preferences on meals such as
vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make
us know in Special Requirements.
Please also fill the Special Requirements if
you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal
food or Western food, etc. You are suggested
to uncheck lunch and diner when booking. We
will try to arrange it and your meal price is
charged by the local restaurant.
Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants
when you don't select meals, the meal fee is
at your own. Besides, your group should pay
an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver
- Transfer Service
We offer free airport/railway station transfer
service as specified in the itinerary. As for
earlier arrival or later departure, you will
be charged a bit of service fee and guide service
is not provided. Please provide train/flight
number, arrival time and contact information
in Special Requirements.
Usually, local guide will drop you off at security
checkpoint of airport or railway station without
guide serve on the flight or train. And the
transfer guide may be not the same of that on
We promise to offer flights operated by major
airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines,
China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airline, etc.
or local big airlines such as Shenzhen Airlines,
Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai
Airlines and Shandong Airlines and so forth.
And the aircraft type is Airbus A3XX Series
or Boeing 7-Series. Any change due to objective
cause, we will ask your permission in advance.
- Scenic Spots
Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under
1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.