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 persons, guaranteed departures, all-inclusive
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned, licensed limousine
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
From $2639 per person Free Inquiry
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 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: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai
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
 
Apr 03(Wed) Apr 14(Sun) $1839$2639$599
Apr 10(Wed) Apr 21(Sun) $1839$2639$599
Apr 17(Wed) Apr 28(Sun) $1839 $1747$2639 $2547$599
Apr 24(Wed) May 05(Sun) $1839 $1747$2639 $2547$599
May 08(Wed) May 19(Sun) $1889 $1794$2889 $2794$639
May 15(Wed) May 26(Sun) $1889 $1794$2889 $2794$639
May 22(Wed) Jun 02(Sun) $1889 $1700$2889 $2700$639
May 29(Wed) Jun 09(Sun) $1819 $1637$2819 $2637$589
Jun 05(Wed) Jun 16(Sun) $1819 $1637$3019 $2837$589
Jun 12(Wed) Jun 23(Sun) $1819 $1637$3019 $2837$589
Jun 19(Wed) Jun 30(Sun) $1819 $1637$3019 $2837$589
Jun 26(Wed) Jul 07(Sun) $1819 $1637$3019 $2837$589
Jul 03(Wed) Jul 14(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Jul 10(Wed) Jul 21(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Jul 17(Wed) Jul 28(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Jul 24(Wed) Aug 04(Sun) $1889 $1700$3089 $2900$619
Jul 31(Wed) Aug 11(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Aug 07(Wed) Aug 18(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Aug 14(Wed) Aug 25(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$589
Aug 21(Wed) Sep 01(Sun) $1859 $1673$3059 $2873$639
Aug 28(Wed) Sep 08(Sun) $1889 $1700$3089 $2900$659
Sep 04(Wed) Sep 15(Sun) $1909 $1718$2909 $2718$659
Sep 11(Wed) Sep 22(Sun) $1909 $1718$2909 $2718$659
Sep 18(Wed) Sep 29(Sun) $1909 $1718$2909 $2718$659
Oct 02(Wed) Oct 13(Sun) $1939 $1745$2839 $2645$699
Oct 09(Wed) Oct 20(Sun) $1909 $1718$2809 $2618$659
Oct 16(Wed) Oct 27(Sun) $1909 $1718$2809 $2618$659
Oct 23(Wed) Nov 03(Sun) $1909 $1718$2809 $2618$659
Oct 30(Wed) Nov 10(Sun) $1759 $1583$2659 $2483$619
Nov 06(Wed) Nov 17(Sun) $1759 $1583$2759 $2583$619

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
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
 
Mar 30(Mon) Apr 10(Fri) $1889 $1700$2789 $2600$609
Apr 04(Sat) Apr 15(Wed) $1889 $1700$2689 $2500$609
Apr 11(Sat) Apr 22(Wed) $1889 $1700$2689 $2500$609
Apr 18(Sat) Apr 29(Wed) $1889 $1700$2689 $2500$609
Apr 25(Sat) May 06(Wed) $1889 $1700$2689 $2500$609
May 02(Sat) May 13(Wed) $1949 $1754$2949 $2754$649
May 09(Sat) May 20(Wed) $1949 $1754$2949 $2754$649
May 16(Sat) May 27(Wed) $1949 $1754$2949 $2754$649
May 23(Sat) Jun 03(Wed) $1949 $1754$2949 $2754$649
May 30(Sat) Jun 10(Wed) $1879 $1691$2879 $2691$589
Jun 06(Sat) Jun 17(Wed) $1879 $1691$3079 $2891$589
Jun 13(Sat) Jun 24(Wed) $1879 $1691$3079 $2891$589
Jun 20(Sat) Jul 01(Wed) $1879 $1691$3079 $2891$589
Jun 27(Sat) Jul 08(Wed) $1879 $1691$3079 $2891$589
Jul 04(Sat) Jul 15(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Jul 11(Sat) Jul 22(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Jul 18(Sat) Jul 29(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Jul 25(Sat) Aug 05(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Aug 01(Sat) Aug 12(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Aug 08(Sat) Aug 19(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Aug 15(Sat) Aug 26(Wed) $1909 $1718$3109 $2918$589
Aug 29(Sat) Sep 09(Wed) $1949 $1754$3149 $2954$649
Sep 05(Sat) Sep 16(Wed) $1959 $1763$2959 $2763$659
Sep 12(Sat) Sep 23(Wed) $1959 $1763$2959 $2763$659
Sep 19(Sat) Sep 30(Wed) $1959 $1763$2959 $2763$659
Oct 03(Sat) Oct 14(Wed) $1959 $1763$2859 $2663$659
Oct 10(Sat) Oct 21(Wed) $1959 $1763$2859 $2663$659
Oct 17(Sat) Oct 28(Wed) $1959 $1763$2859 $2663$659
Oct 24(Sat) Nov 04(Wed) $1959 $1763$2859 $2663$659
Oct 31(Sat) Nov 11(Wed) $1809 $1628$2709 $2528$619
Nov 07(Sat) Nov 18(Wed) $1809 $1628$2809 $2628$619
Nov 14(Sat) Nov 25(Wed) $1809 $1628$2809 $2628$619

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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