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Yangtze River Cruise Upstream Tour

Shanghai - Yichang - Three Gorges Area - Chongqing

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Description :China offers everything to delight the cruise travelers' heart: fascinating remains of ancient history, true masterpieces of mysterious architecture, breathtaking landscapes full of exotic charm and unique cultural attractions. This rich spectrum is yours to savour when you join a fascinating Yangtze cruise in combination with guided shore excursions and city packages before and after your cruise tour.

Tour Code : CHY-03

Duration : 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)

Departure Date :


Day 1 - Shanghai   (D)

The Bund

Visits : The Bund, Nanjing Road

Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you and transfer you to the city center. travel to the Bund, a very important lankmark of Shanghai on the western bank of the Huangpu River. Afterwards take a walk along the famous commercial street in Shanghai, Nanjing Road.

Day 2 - Shanghai -> Yichang -> Three Gorges Area   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Shanghai

Visits : Yuyuan Garden

This morning go for Yuyuan Garden which was built for Pan Yunduan's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Pan Yunduan was an official of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The garden is a typical classic garden-style architectural complex. Later on walk around Chenghuangmiao Bazaar. There is an authentic local flavor about this busy market area, where the locals preserved their unique life styles and customs. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport and take flight to Yichang. After that, pay a visit to Yichang Museum. At night be transferred to the pier to board the cruiseship. The fantastic Yangtze River cruise is coming.

Day 3 - Three Gorges Area   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Three Gorges Area

Today sail through Xiling Gorge in the morning. Visit the Three Gorges Dam site at noon and navigate Three Gorges Shiplock in the afternoon. The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is known as one of the largest construction projects and the dam is the largest of its kind in the world today. The project aims to generate tremendous power and control flood. You will spend the rest of the day cruising on the Yangtze River. You can watch the waterside scenery or participate in activities on board.

Day 4 - Three Gorges Area   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Three Gorges Area

After enjoying your breakfast enjoy excursion to Shennong Stream (Between 08:00 and 11:00). Drifting along Shennong Stream by a small sampan to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and small villages is a unique experience for you. The mysterious hanging coffins on both sides of cliffs may also astonish you. It is an enigma so far by what kind of way the ancient people raised these coffins up to the cliffs.

Day 5 - Three Gorges Area -> Chongqing   (B, L, D)

A top tourist attraction in Three Gorges Area

Visits : Fengdu Ghost Town

After breakfast take a shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (Between 08:45 and 11:30). It is a city made famous by the ancient legends of sinister spirits and ghosts which make an important part of Chinese ancient culture. According to legends, here is the place where the evil people are punished after death while the good are awarded. Tomorrow you will arrive in Chongqing.

Day 6 - Chongqing   (B)

A top tourist attraction in Chongqing

After breakfast disembark the cruise in Chongqing at about 9 am. Then, you will be transferred to the airport and take flight back home.
Hotels
City Deluxe Class Superior Class Tourist Class
Shanghai
Hengsheng Peninsula International Hotel Shanghai
Yangtze Cruise Ships
Deluxe Class Superior Class Tourist Class
Ship
Price per person
Category 1 Person 2-5 person 6-9 person SSP Inquiry
Deluxe Class
USD1103
USD883
USD767
USD61
Superior Class
USD1062
USD863
USD747
USD41
Tourist Class
USD1058
USD861
USD745
USD39
Note: SSP refers to Single Room Supplement Price. It refers only to hotel accommodation. For cruise accommodation, single cabin supplement is on request. Price quoted for one pax is already inclusive of single hotel room supplement.

- Hotel accommodation (or similar class, double occupancy)
- Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
- Meals as specified in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L= Chinese lunch, D= Chinese dinner)
- Experienced English speaking guide in each city
- Air-conditioned private car or van for transfers and sightseeing
- Domestic flights (economy class), airport tax and fuel charge
- Yangtze River Cruise
- Service Charges & Government Taxes
- Travel Agency Liability Insurance

- International transportation
- Chinese visa
- Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge (please verify your flight documentation), beverages, laundry services, etc.
- Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide
  
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