Metropolis Cities with Yangtze Cruise

ST12: 10 Days China Tours from Warsaw Poland to Beijing Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang Shanghai
Day 1 Warsaw - Beijing
As the capital of China and a famous tourist city, Beijing operates the direct flight with many international cities of the world, including Warsaw. It offers a convenient way for people planning a student group tour from Poland. From Warsaw to Beijing, you can take LO091 1630/0635+1 of Polish Airlines. However, this direct flight only flies on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday based on the current flight schedule. If the direct flight is not available, you may consider connecting the flight at Kiev, Berlin, Moscow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris or London.
Day 2 Beijing
After flying 8 hours and 5 minutes, the flight LO091 will land in Beijing Capital International Airport this morning. Upon your arrival, our guide will greet you at the exit of the airport, holding a welcome board with your name on it. We will escort you to downtown Beijing to check in the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to take a rest or explore the city on your own.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
Day 3 Beijing
Our clients visiting the Badaling Great Wall, Beijing
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to visit Tiananmen Square which is the world's largest city center square. It is the first stop of your Beijing tours from Warsaw. Then, walking northward to pass through the Golden Water Bridge and enter the majestic palace complex, the Forbidden City. Lunch is on your own. Following the morning activities, we will proceed to the Summer Palace which is known as the paragon of China imperial gardens. Spend the afternoon to enjoy the beautiful landscape, unique constructions and interesting historical and cultural backgrounds.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
Day 4 Beijing
Drive out of the city to the most famous and the best preserved part of the Great Wall - Badaling section. You will be impressed by the magnificence of the structure and the breathtaking view of the Wall and its surrounding countryside. On the way back to the downtown, we will pass by the Bird's Nest(Olympic National Stadium) and see it from a distance. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven, which was built for the prayer for good harvest in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Now locals use it as an amusement park. Its culture and architecture will give you a great insight into Chinese life and history.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing
Day 5 Beijing - Chongqing
Yangtze River cruise
Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and drive to the airport for a flight to Chongqing. Upon your arrival in Chongqing, our guide will greet you outside the baggage claim area at the airport. Visit Ciqikou Old Town if time permits. Your memorable Yangtze River cruise begins at 22:00 as you board the ship.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Cruises: President No.7/No.8 - with balcony
Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise
Enjoy your time on the Yangtze cruise. You can participate in some cultural programs in the morning. At around 12:30, you will disembark and have an excursion to Shuangguishan National Forest Park. After the visit, you will get back on board at around 14:30 and have dinner then. The Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party at 20:00 tonight invites all passengers to participate.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Yangtze River Cruise
Today you will begin the passage with Qutang Gorge, the shortest and the grandest of the Three Gorges. Later we will pass Wu Gorge with its famous lofty and misty peaks. After lunch, disembark at Badong for an excursion to the Shennong Stream. The trip features natural beauty and an exciting boat ride drifting along the crystal stream. The pea boat allows you to experience a speedy adventure and have a close look at mossy rocks, verdant plants, plank roads, ancient coffins and precious animals. Also you may enjoy the impressive songs of the local Tujia people. Then get back to the ship and continue sailing into Xiling Gorge

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Yichang - Shanghai
In the morning, you will check out the ship and disembark for an excursion to the grandiose Three Gorges Dam. Then the cruise ship company will drive you to the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang. Our local guide will meet you there and then see you off at the railway station for a bullet train to Shanghai. You will arrive in Shanghai after 7.5 hours' train trip. Upon arrival, please find your own way to the hotel we reserve for you.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Golden River-view Hotel
Day 9 Shanghai
Waibaidu Bridge in Shanghai Bund area
The hotel accommodation with breakfast is provided today. Any other expenses incurred during your own activities of Shanghai tours from Warsaw will be on your side. You are suggested to visit Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Garden and the Bund area.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Golden River-view Hotel
Day 10 Shanghai - Warsaw
Please check out the hotel in the morning by yourself and make your own transport to the airport to board your homeward flight. There are two airports in Shanghai, Pudong International Airport (PEK) and Hongqiao Airport (SHA). Please check beforehand which airport your flight will depart from. The transfer charge to the airport will be on your expense. We can offer airport transfer upon your request. Or taking the subway would be an economical choice. 

There is no direct flight from Shanghai to Warsaw. You can fly to Beijing and then connect a flight to Warsaw. Or, the transit can also be made through Helsinki, Moscow, Vienna, Frankfurt, Munich or Paris. Here we would like to offer connecting flight information via Beijing and Helsinki for your reference. For people make transfer at Beijing, you can take flight CA1886 2155/0010+1 of Air China from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and stay in Beijing for 8 hours and 35 minutes, then change to flight LO092 0845/1210 to Warsaw. The flying time is 20 hours and 15 minutes. If you plan to transit at Helsinki, you may consider taking Finnair flight AY058 0920/1420 from Pudong International Airport, wait for around 4.5 hours at Helsinki Airport and fly to Warsaw by flight AY743 1840/1925. The flight takes 16 hours and 5 minutes in total.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
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Questions & Answers
Asked by richard davis from UNITED STATES | Jan. 24, 2016 15:42Reply
What would be the estimated air fare for thin trip leaving in september
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide.com | Jan. 24, 2016 19:08
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Dear richard davis, this tour package includes the domestic air tickets from Beijing to Chongqing and Yichang to Shanghai. As for the international air tickets of arriving in China, you are suggested to consult your local airline company and arrange it on your own. Thank you.
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