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SG06: 14 Days Small Group Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai
Tour Type: Small Group of 1-18 travelers, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver with an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 10 nights at nice 5-star & 4-star hotels, 3 nights on Yangtze River cruise
Meals: 13 western buffet breakfasts, 7 lunches with some being a la carte style, 3 dinners
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights - Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, Giant Pandas
  • See the giant pandas up close in the Panda Breeding and Research Center
  • Soften and scent your body from head to toe on Yangtze River cruise
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Arrive at any time, Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Welcome to the mysterious land of China. Once you have collected your luggage and been cleared by customs, our wonderful guide will greet you in the Arrivals Hall of Beijing Airport. We will transfer you to the hotel for a three-night stay, where we suggest you relax during the remainder of the afternoon and evening to recover from jet lag so that you can highly enjoy this 14 day China tour.
Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton
Day 2 Beijing
A tour briefing, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte welcome lunch with Peking Duck, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kung Fu Show. (B+L)
After breakfast there will be a short meeting when you can get to know the other members of your group. Your 14 day tour of China in Beijing will start from the magnificent Tiananmen Square. Within walking distance, you reach the Forbidden City, famous for its imperial history and grand buildings with its red walls and golden roofs. You will enjoy an a la carte meal (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a quality restaurant at midday, where the most famous Peking Roast Duck is also served. 

After lunch, we visit to the ancient Temple of Heaven with its classical and unique imperial architecture that is sure to impress you. To perfect the memorable start to your travel, we will see an exciting Kung Fu Show.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch
A happy memory at the majestic Forbidden City
A happy memory at the majestic Forbidden City
Day 3 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-trip cable car, A toast with red wine on the wall. (B)
This morning, you will be transferred to Mutianyu, one of the most famous sections of the Great Wall, where you will experience the grandeur of this world wonder. The round-trip cable car is included. As your host, we will provide the group with red wine for a celebratory toast to commemorate this memorable moment on the Great Wall. Around the wall area, there are many tourist restaurants, but the service and food quality is not good and below our serving standards. We kindly suggest you have a hearty breakfast in the morning and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. 

Return to the city in the afternoon. Then you will be transferred to a featured local market. Enjoy your free time there to explore the market. After that, we get you back to the hotel.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Have fun on Mutianyu Great Wall
Have fun on Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an
Summer Palace, Olympic Bird's Nest, A la carte lunch, Hutong Rickshaw Tour, Experience Chinese Paper Cutting, Fly to Xi'an, Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
After breakfast this morning, you will visit the picturesque Summer Palace and then the Olympic National Stadium (Bird's Nest). You will have chance to catch a glance of the unique features of this venue and take nice photos.

Around noon, we will take you for an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a fancy restaurant. 

In the afternoon, visit the original Hutong alleys by rickshaw. You will also have a chance to learn to make Chinese Paper Cutting in the Hutong. After that, you will board a flight to Xi'an, where our local guide will pick you up outside the baggage claim area at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for a three-night stay.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Enjoy your time at the scenic Summer Palace
Enjoy your time at the scenic Summer Palace
Day 5 Xi'an
Terracotta Army, A local family visit and an authentic home-cooked lunch, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner. (B+L+D)
Today's sightseeing will start with a visit to the majestic Terracotta Army. In the museum, visitors are not only attracted by the lifelike warrior figures which have high artistic value, but also be impressed by the various kinds of ancient weapons. After that you will pay a visit to the home of a typical Chinese family and enjoy home-cooked a la carte dishes (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price). 

In the afternoon, you will go to visit Xi'an Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. It is an ancient Buddhist pagoda and was used to store sutras 1300 years ago. This evening, you will be entertained by the fascinating and colorful Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while enjoying a delicious Dumpling Dinner.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch, Dumpling dinner
 Friendly Tips

Clients visiting in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec need to arrange the dinner and evening activity on their own for this day, since the theater is usually not open at that time.
Admire the majestic Terracotta Army
Admire the majestic Terracotta Army
Make dumplings at a local home
Make dumplings at a local home
Day 6 Xi'an
Observe local life in the park, Tai Chi practice, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Provincial History Museum, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter. (B+L)
This morning, before you visit the mighty City Wall, we will take you to explore the City Wall Park first, where you can not only experience the authentic life of the local people, but also learn to practice Tai Chi in a great atmosphere. The City Wall is quite definitely the pride of Xi'an. The old and firm circumvallation is complemented by a forested area around the wall. Its moat and ring road consist of a special and unique park that, like a shining necklace, adorns the ancient capital city of thirteen dynasties. If you are interested, you may rent a bicycle to ride on the ancient wall.

At midday, we will offer you an a la carte meal (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) at a nice local restaurant. Then you will continue with visits to Shaanxi History Museum and the Great Mosque. Surrounding the mosque is a popular and lively Muslim Bazaar. You may spend some time there at leisure.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Feel the charms of ancient Xi'an on the City Wall
Feel the charms of ancient Xi'an on the City Wall
Our guests are practicing Tai Chi with the master
Our guests are practicing Tai Chi with the master
Day 7 Xi'an - Chengdu
A 4-hour high-speed train to Chengdu, Train station to hotel transfer. (B)
After breakfast, the guide sees you off at the North Railway Station for your morning high speed train to Chengdu. The train journey takes around 4 hours. Upon your arrival, our local guide will meet you and help you check in at the hotel. Lunch is not included today and you can have a taste of the famous Sichuan food on your own. Our guide will also be very helpful to provide you some suggestions. This afternoon remains for you to relax.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
Day 8 Chengdu
Giant Panda Base, Broad and Narrow Alleys, Jinsha Site Museum, Leisure time at Renmin Park. (B)
A visit to the adorable giant panda is a must in Chengdu. This morning, the guide will take you to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the lovely creatures as they feed and play with each other. Then go on to visit the Broad and Narrow Alleys, where you might also have your own lunch with the guide's suggestions.

Your visit continues to Jinsha Site Museum in the afternoon. After that, you will be transferred to a popular local venue, the Renmin Park. Have a tea break and experience the casual lifestyle of Chengdu people.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Adorable giant pandas
Adorable giant pandas
Folk artist is making sugar figure
Folk artist is making sugar figure
Day 9 Chengdu - Chongqing
A 2-hour bullet train to Chongqing, Jiefangbei CBD, Ci Qi Kou Ancient Village, Board a Yangtze River cruise ship for a 3-night stay. (B)
Today your guide will transfer you to the railway station to catch a 2-hour bullet train to Chongqing. Upon your arrival, our guide in Chongqing will meet you at the station and escort you to visit Jiefangbei CBD and Ci Qi Kou ancient village. Our guide will provide you suggestions on where to have dinner by yourself. After dinner, board the 5-star President No. 8 ship for a three-day Yangtze River cruise tour. We will book a cabin with balcony for you so that you can have a private place to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the river.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: President No. 8 with balcony
Day 10 Yangtze River Cruise
Yangtze Cruise orientation, An onshore excursion to Shuangguishan National Forest Park, Captain's Welcome Party. (B+L+D)
The buffet breakfast is served between 07:00 and 08:00 at the dining hall, after which the river guide will give a brief introduction to the itinerary and the facilities on the ship. Then the whole morning is free for you to relax or admire the scenery from the deck. At about 12:30, you will have a shore excursion to Shuangguishan National Forest Park. Then re-embark and continue the cruise trip. Dinner is served at 18:00. Then the Captain's Welcome Party follows, when there are singing and dancing programs and interesting games. Visitors are also encouraged to give performances.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 Yangtze River Cruise
Yangtze Three Gorges, An exciting excursion to Shennong Stream. (B+L+D)
Today continue to sail downstream of Yangtze River. You will disembark at Badong and connect a smaller ship to take an exciting pea-boat floating along Shennong Stream. Originating from Shennongjia Mountain in Hubei Province, the stream flows for 60 km from south to north through valleys and merges into Yangtze River at Wu Gorge. Sitting in this local special pea-boat, you will see grotesque peaks and cliffs, mysterious hanging coffins, beautiful waterfalls, and various kinds of vegetation. The guide and the boat trackers will also sing the folk songs of Tujia people. 

Afterwards, re-embark the ship and continue the cruise into the western section of Xiling Gorge, the longest of the three gorges.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Yangtze River cruise
Yangtze River cruise
Boat-trackers in Shennong Stream excursion
Boat-trackers in Shennong Stream excursion
Day 12 Yichang - Shanghai
Disembark the cruise ship, Three Gorges Dam, A 7.5-hour bullet train to Shanghai, Train station to hotel transfer. (B)
After breakfast, you will check out and disembark for an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. As the world's largest hydro-electric project, it makes a great economic contribution by generating energy, preventing flood, and filtering sediment. Then you will be transferred to the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang city, where our local guide will pick you up and take you to Yichang East Railway Station for a 7.5-hour bullet train to Shanghai, which is the last destination of your 14 day China tour. A local guide will meet you at the railway station upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel. 

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai - the former Crowne Plaza
Day 13 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden and its traditional bazaar, A la carte farewell lunch, Former French Concession, the Bund and Huangpu River cruise. (B+L)
After breakfast, you will begin the day with visits to Shanghai Museum for its numerous precious collections and then to the well-known Yu Garden, once a private garden during the Ming dynasty and now a fabulous tourist attraction showing the design style of classical Chinese garden architecture. Walk out of the garden, you will see a traditional bazaar. It is a prosperous area that both local people and travelers like to explore.

At noon, an a la carte farewell lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) will be served at a famous restaurant with the best Shanghai cuisine. 

In the afternoon, you will visit the Former French Concession, the Bund area and have a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. You will also have some free time on the Bund. Upon returning to the hotel our guide will see you into the lobby and wish you bon voyage on your journey home.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte farewell lunch
Distinctive skyscrapers seen from the Bund
Distinctive skyscrapers seen from the Bund
Day 14 Departure from Shanghai
Please check out before 12:00. We recommend the most efficient and money-saving way - taking a taxi by yourself from hotel to the airport, A pleasant trip home! (B)
As this is the final day for your wonderful 14 day tour of China, you need to pack your luggage after breakfast and check out before 12:00. Please be aware that the transfer cost from the hotel to the airport is not included in the quotation. You can book a taxi or airport shuttle bus on the day prior to your departure. Have a smooth journey home!

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
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Remark: The prices in red reflect the current discount.

Price Includes
  • Domestic airfare & train fares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Yangtze River cruise with full board
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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    4.854 Reviews
    Morgan Renee
    Posted on December 01, 2019
    This trip to China was one of our best trips. We travel with my daughter who is currently 12 years old. I am always concerned about safety and if she has fun too. I have to say I would recommend not only your travel agency, for all your help, but China in general as well. You helped us make sure that everything went smoothly by taking care of all our bookings in advance and answering all our questions before we traveled. We planned in many free days for rest but never once did we actually stop, we were busy everyday there was so much to see. The Chinese people are very kind, caring, helpful people and we look forward to traveling to China again! ... More
    Chablise Stoner
    Posted on November 21, 2019
    Everything about our tour was perfect. Thanks for the careful services. Nearly all the meals were lovely. The only place that was not quite as good as the rest was the restaurants onboard the cruise ship - but this was mainly because the service was slow not because the food was bad in any way. The first lunch restaurant in Xian was by far the best, the food was absolutely delicious and I would recommend it to anyone, likewise the choice for the farewell lunch in Shanghai was also excellent. Again the food was lovely and it was really nice to choose from the menu ourselves. All the drivers were excellent - the cars were always tidy and clean and bottles of water freely available to us. I can not say how much we enjoyed having a car that the guide could call up and ask them to meet us whenever they had finished, it really made their trip. As said all the guides were fantastic, Candy in Beijing was very helpful and really made us feel welcome in Beijing. Tracey is probably the most cheery person I have ever met. My children are quite shy but she made their stay in Xian really enjoyable despite the rain! She was also very informative about our stops and made a real effort to interact with all of us. Keira in Chengdu was really funny. Amy in Shanghai was equally as nice. It was lovely to have a guide who so obviously loved the city she lived in, her enthusiasm for Shanghai came across in everything she told us. All in all each of the guides were excellent, but I would like to highlight Tracey's section as the part that really made my children and myself relax into the trip with her cheerful nature and smiling face. I would like to add that it was a lovely touch to meet our organiser in Xian, it certainly made it feel like we were not just dealing with a company but actual people. I would certainly recommend your company to friends in the future and hope to have the opportunity to use you again myself in the future. Thank you again Wendy and Ashley for organising the tour, your helpful emails were much appreciated while I was planning this trip. ... More
    Michelle & David
    Posted on November 20, 2019
    First of all, I thank Vera Yu very much for recommending this tour. We have had a wonderful experience in 2 weeks with the 3 nights cruise and its organized daily local excursion tour. We also found the people aboard were very nice from the cruise staff to other passengers on board. The 3 nights and 2 and half days downstream to Yichang traveling time are perfect. Not too long and not too short. We were also very lucky with the weather. It only rains at night. Due to October being the autumn time, we had experienced some misty mornings. It provided with different type of scenery than clear days. Without your service and timely suggestion, we would not even be able to get on this particular cruise. Thank you so much! ... More
    Joelyne p
    Posted on November 17, 2019
    On the whole we found the standard of guiding to be excellent. Over all the guides went out of their way to make our visit enjoyable, memorable and on occasions they went above and beyond what could ever be expected. The food we found to be wonderful and a great experience tasting local dishes. The quantity of food was always more than we could normally eat. The Peking duck would have to be the meal we would suggest not to miss. It is very hard to choose the best meal as they were all so wonderful. In all cases the cars and drivers were excellent. The cars were kept exceptionally clean and the drivers were always pleasant and well dressed, always on time and ready to help. We would like to thank you for all your attention to detail with regard to our holiday questions while we were planning this trip. We would also like to thank you for all your suggestions, help and guidance in making this our most memorable holiday and definitely a trip to recommend to our friends and a country we will definitely return to in the future. Everything worked so smoothly and we recommended Travel China Guide to people whilst we were travelling because you were so good and their planned trip was not of your standard. ... More
    Brant H
    Posted on November 16, 2019
    In assessing how my experience transpired with your company, I- first of all- feel that it would only be fair to say that my goal in traveling throughout the country was to have a chance to integrate myself- as best as possible in the short time I had- with the people and culture of each place I went to in the country, so that I could experience the truth of what the country is really about. I am an adventure seeker and was expecting your company to assist me in that. That said, I will say that my experience with you folks was excellent. All of the guides were helpful and insightful regarding their respective cities. I had a particular fondness of John in Beijing, Rachael on the Yangtze River Cruise, and the young man in Xian (I feel silly that I cant remember his name at the moment). That is not to discredit the efforts of any of the others, but those folks really held good memories for me on my trip.
    The hotels and meals were all of excellent caliber as well. Additionally, they were all in excellent locations in every city (your crew couldn't have picked better spots), and were easy to cab or walk from to get to points of interest. Believe it or not, the hotels were actually a little too nice for me. I was really looking for something a little more rugged, but safe. About all I need is a good lock on the door and fresh water for drinking, which is easily solved by buying some water on the street. As noted, the meals were very good as well. I enjoyed the buffet Chinese breakfasts in the hotels and restaurants particularly well, as my dietary habits and tastes are very similar to those of the Chinese culture. I am a very health conscious eater, and the Chinese menus accommodated that excellently. Additionally, the guides were sensitive to that, and I appreciated it. Thank you! The restaurants were all fantastic, with wonderful service.
    The condition of the cars was excellent in each location, and service attitude of the driver in each city was good as well. I particularly enjoyed the drivers that would go above and beyond what was expected of them (for example: enjoy a meal with me or involve him/herself with the tour and my experience). Of particular note, once again- is the gentlemen in Beijing. Excellent service.
    Another thing about the guides was there willingness to allow for photos (I took many of them). They were all very patient and accommodating. The guide who was kind enough to pick me up at the airport in Chongqing even bought me some water before I got on the cruise, thus saving me money instead of having to purchase the water on the ship. Additionally, she explained much of the city in great detail, even though I only spent about 30 minutes with her.
    Additionally, each city offered some sort of show to go to, which I gladly did, almost every night. The guides were very accommodating to this, as well, and always had good ideas for shows to go see. We had a pleasant tour experience. Thank you.
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    James Bourque
    Posted on November 14, 2019
    The tour overall was very enjoyable. Disappointed with the cruise line down the Yangtze River.
    Phillip Carboni
    Posted on November 13, 2019
    I enjoyed a wonderful 2 weeks travelling around your beautiful and historically rich country. I would absolutely recommend to anyone interested in a thoroughly enjoyable tour exploring your country and to be escorted by your friendly and very knowledgeable tour guides .... I know it will truly be a once in a lifetime experience. As it was for me!!!!!!
    PhilC (Australia)
    Posted on November 13, 2019
    We just returned home from our China trip, it was a long time so it was good to be back home. The meals were very well arranged. We were always in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere, it was pleasant. The one meal that stood out the most was the Dumpling Banquet. The setting, food, and service with a smile and respect. Besides it was very good. For me quality of food goes along with the presentation and the service. For example the Beijing Duck was a fine place to eat, clean and the food very well presented. But the service was not there. We were left alone, nobody was around to help if we needed anything. Maybe they were too busy that day but this is the impression that the whole group got. Otherwise it was a good choice of a place to eat. All of our guides were very good. Their knowledge and attention to details was amazing. They each had their own style and the group got along well. They were always on time and did not mind going out of their way to help us. We were given fresh water daily. They gave us good advise about the locals but we felt that it was up to us, there was no pushing or forcing. The daily plan or agenda was always given to us before each day. Their English knowledge was very good. We had no problem to understand and communicate with both of them. We even learning some basic Chinese words and counting. We enjoyed it. Their knowledge about places was very accurate. We had a point by point explanation of the provincial history museum like we never had. Celine really had our attention. We will remember some of these explanations for a lifetime. Regarding the driver, we were very fortunate to have such caring and dedicated people with us. Going to a foreign country I think that it is important to feel safe in the transportation mode. If you take a taxi, well, this is a short ride and you may not feel too safe by the way he drive but with someone driving for a week you need to feel secure. All drivers were very good. They also got along good with the guides, very good relationship or partnership. While visiting I would at times catch the driver washing our windows, good attitude. We felt that the bus was taken care of. Our personal belongs were left in the bus often while visiting and again we all felt safe to do so. I would like to thank you very much for all the help that you gave me for this trip. All at TravelChina are very good and I would recommend it to everyone. ... More
    Robert Velsir
    United States
    Posted on November 10, 2019
    Excellent tour. Very good guides and attractions, on time and well organized. Nice people to work with. Very fair price for the quality!
    Esther Y
    Posted on November 08, 2019
    We traveled 14 days in small group to Beijing-Xi'an-Chengdu-Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghai from US. The hotel in Beijing and the cruise are more like 3.5 or 4 star. Most of the tour guides were enthusiastic and accommodating. 1st day and the last day at Chengdu were all traveling and free time which the travel agency could have utilized the time better or spend less time there. The whole day was wasted on ride from Yichang to Shanghai on 7.5 hour bullet train. It would have been better to fly instead. We arrived in Shanghai so late that we only had 1 full day in Shanghai. We would have liked to stay in Shanghai little longer. The city is so clean and modern. The Yangtze River Cruise was little disappointing. The room was small, smelly, and no internet. Also if you don't go on optional excursion, you are stuck on the boat. They will not allow you to leave the ship. We had only one full day of seeing the gorges. Other days were just docking, traveling thru cities or doing excursion which we could have missed. Even though the hotels and cruise ships were non smoking, I don't think they enforce the rules which is disappointing. I am a vegetarian and the the guides tried to accommodate my diet and others who had allergy to certain foods. Travel china scheduled the guides on time whenever we traveled to next city and the visit to local homes and to the parks to see what the locals do were pretty eye opening. Overall, we were satisfied with the trip. ... More
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