China Tour from Boston

SG07-INTL: 12 Days Small Group Tour of Boston - Beijing - Xi'an - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai - Boston
Tour Type: Small Group of 1-18 travelers, guaranteed departures, all-inclusive
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver with an air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 7 nights at nice 5-star hotels, 3 nights on Yangtze River cruise
Meals: 10 western buffet breakfasts, 6 lunches with some being a la carte style, 3 dinners
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights in China - Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army
  • Unwind with a Yangtze River cruise tour & see the Three Gorges
  • Take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai as you walk along the Bund
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
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Day 1 Flying from Boston
One direct flight is available a week for tourists from Boston to Beijing. The overall travel time is around 14 hours. We will book the air ticket in advance and offer the flight information to you before departure. Please get to the airport by yourself on the departure day of China tour from Boston.
Day 2 Arrival in Beijing
When you arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport, our guide will meet you at the arrival hall and then the driver will transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangement.
 
Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton
Day 3 Beijing
Our clients at Tiananmen Square
Our clients at Tiananmen Square
The morning excursion will take you to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City, one of the world's top five royal palaces, is the most complete and largest wooden structure in China and even the world. 

An a la carte lunch with Peking Roast Duck will be served at a noted local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven where the Emperors of the Ming (1368 - 1644 AD) and Qing (1644 - 1911 AD) dynasties held annual ceremonies to pray to Heaven for good harvest. Then, we specially arrange you to watch an amazing Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.
 
Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch
Day 4 Beijing
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
After breakfast, we will set off to Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the top ten wonders of the world. The round-trip cable car is included. We will provide you with red wine for celebration to mark your China tour from America an unforgettable memory.

The service of the surrounding restaurants did not meet our standards, so we will not arrange lunch for you. You can prepare some fast food or snacks. Or you may eat at a nearby restaurant with the help of our guide.

Go back to downtown Beijing in the afternoon. We will have a short stop at the Olympic National Stadium. You can appreciate it at a close distance and take some photos. Afterwards, you will have some free time to visit a featured local market. 

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 5 Beijing - Xi'an
Today's China tour form Boston starts with the Summer Palace. It is a large and well-preserved royal garden in China. The scenery is very elegant and there are many precious cultural relics. Then, visit Beijing Hutongs by rickshaw and have a chance to try Chinese Paper Cutting.

Around noon, an a la carte lunch will be scheduled at a fancy local restaurant. 

After that, you will be transferred to the airport to board a flight to Xi'an. Our local guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area of Xi'an airport and take you to check in at the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day 6 Xi'an
Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army
The first stop of today's China tour from United States is the Terracotta Army, known as the eighth wonder of the world. It is the accessary pit of the Mausoleum of the First Emperor of China, Qin Shihuang.

At noon, have an authentic home-cooked a la carte lunch at a local family, where you can also learn to cook Chinese cuisine.

In the afternoon, visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum. Then, you will have a splendid evening when you enjoy a delicious dumpling dinner and watch the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

Meals: 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.
Day 7 Xi'an - Chongqing
Our travel consultant with her clients
Our travel consultant with her clients
Continue your China tour from Boston to the City Wall Park after breakfast. It is a popular place for locals to do morning exercises, such as Tai Chi. We will invite a master to teach you some basic movements of Tai Chi. After that, ascend the well-preserved City Wall of Ming Dynasty. You can ride bicycles on the wall for fun if you like. The bike rental fee is not included. 

Afterwards, you will be transferred to the airport to catch the flight to Chongqing. Upon arrival, our guide will pick you up and take you to explore Jiefangbei CBD, where you can have dinner by yourself. Later, board the cruise ship for a three-night stay which set sail at 22:00.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: President No.6 with balcony
Day 8 Yangtze River Cruise
After breakfast onboard, there is a presentation from the cruise guide about cruise schedule and activities to be held. Disembark to have an onshore excursion to Shibaozhai at around 14:00, which is an architectural marvel in China and has been classified as one of the "eight strange structures of the world". Re-embark and continue the cruise. In the evening, you will be invited to attend the Welcome Party hosted by the Captain. Have a good time!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Yangtze River Cruise
Yangtze River cruise
Yangtze River cruise
Today, the ship will sail through the Three Gorges. You will enjoy Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge with great scenery. Then, experience an enjoyable excursion to the Shennong Stream by sampan for 3 - 4 hours. Back to the ship and cruise down to Xiling Gorge

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 Yichang - Shanghai
Check out the cruise ship after breakfast. Then go to visit the majestic Three Gorges Dam, one of the biggest hydropower-complex projects in the world. After that, you will be taken to the Three Gorges Tourists Center in Yichang City where our local guide will meet you and take you to board the 7.5-hour bullet train to Shanghai. Upon arrival, our local guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast 
Accommodation: Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai - the former Crowne Plaza
Day 11 Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
Today's China tour from Boston will take you to Shanghai Museum with all kinds of collections like paintings, calligraphies, porcelains. Then, explore Yu Garden and its surrounding bazaar. You can appreciate traditional Chinese architecture, beautiful artificial hills and ponds in Yu garden. 

An a la carte lunch will be served at an elegant local restaurant at noon.

After lunch, take a walk in the Former French Concession to appreciate the unique charm of Shanghai. Then, you will be transferred to the Bund, Shanghai's landmark. We arranged a cruise tour along the Huangpu River for you. After finishing today's trip, our guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel and bid farewell in the lobby.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte farewell lunch
Day 12 Shanghai - Boston
Your China tour form Boston draws to a close today. Please head to the airport on your own to board the flight home. We kindly suggest you book a taxi at the hotel concierge desk beforehand. There is one direct flight a week flying from Shanghai to Boston except Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The overall travel time is around 14 hours. Wish you a nice journey home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Start DateFinish DateLand Only
(No Intl Air)
Air+Land
(From BOS)
Single Room
Supplement
 
Oct 02(Wed) Oct 13(Sun) $1839$2739$649
Oct 09(Wed) Oct 20(Sun) $1809$2709$609
Oct 16(Wed) Oct 27(Sun) $1809$2709$609
Oct 23(Wed) Nov 03(Sun) $1809 $1718$2709 $2618$609
Oct 30(Wed) Nov 10(Sun) $1669 $1585$2569 $2485$569
Nov 06(Wed) Nov 17(Sun) $1669 $1585$2669 $2585$569

Remark: The prices in red reflect the current discount of land tour. International airfare does not enjoy discount.

Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
12% off - book by Dec 31, 2019, 10% off - book by Jan 31, 2020
Start DateFinish DateLand Only
(No Intl Air)
Air+Land
(From BOS)
Single Room
Supplement
 
Apr 01(Wed) Apr 12(Sun) $1759 $1547$2559 $2347$599
Apr 08(Wed) Apr 19(Sun) $1759 $1547$2559 $2347$599
Apr 15(Wed) Apr 26(Sun) $1759 $1547$2559 $2347$599
Apr 22(Wed) May 03(Sun) $1759 $1547$2559 $2347$599
May 06(Wed) May 17(Sun) $1809 $1591$2809 $2591$639
May 13(Wed) May 24(Sun) $1809 $1591$2809 $2591$639
May 20(Wed) May 31(Sun) $1809 $1591$2809 $2591$639
May 27(Wed) Jun 07(Sun) $1749 $1539$2749 $2539$589
Jun 03(Wed) Jun 14(Sun) $1749 $1539$2949 $2739$579
Jun 10(Wed) Jun 21(Sun) $1749 $1539$2949 $2739$579
Jun 17(Wed) Jun 28(Sun) $1749 $1539$2949 $2739$579
Jun 24(Wed) Jul 05(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Jul 01(Wed) Jul 12(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Jul 08(Wed) Jul 19(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Jul 15(Wed) Jul 26(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Jul 22(Wed) Aug 02(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Jul 29(Wed) Aug 09(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Aug 05(Wed) Aug 16(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Aug 12(Wed) Aug 23(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Aug 19(Wed) Aug 30(Sun) $1779 $1565$2979 $2765$579
Aug 26(Wed) Sep 06(Sun) $1799 $1583$2999 $2783$629
Sep 02(Wed) Sep 13(Sun) $1829 $1609$2829 $2609$649
Sep 09(Wed) Sep 20(Sun) $1829 $1609$2829 $2609$649
Sep 16(Wed) Sep 27(Sun) $1829 $1609$2829 $2609$649
Sep 23(Wed) Oct 04(Sun) $1829 $1609$2829 $2609$649
Oct 07(Wed) Oct 18(Sun) $1829 $1609$2729 $2509$649
Oct 14(Wed) Oct 25(Sun) $1829 $1609$2729 $2509$649
Oct 21(Wed) Nov 01(Sun) $1829 $1609$2729 $2509$649
Oct 28(Wed) Nov 08(Sun) $1679 $1477$2579 $2377$609
Nov 04(Wed) Nov 15(Sun) $1679 $1477$2679 $2477$609
Nov 11(Wed) Nov 22(Sun) $1669 $1468$2669 $2468$599

Remark: The prices in red reflect the current discount of land tour. International airfare does not enjoy discount.

Price Includes
  • China domestic airfares & train fare
  • Round-trip airfare from Boston (BOS)
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
Price Excludes
  • Land only package excludes international airfare
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings!
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