China Rail Holiday with Yangtze Cruise

14 Days: China Tour Package: Beijing l Xian l Yangtze Cruise l Nanjing l Huangshan l Shanghai

Selective Tours has designed an affordable tour package for a China rail-tour with a cruise along the Yangtze. Enjoy your China Holiday with Selective Tours

Day 1 - 2 Beijing: Every Friday or Sunday

Your China tour package starts with a warm greeting upon arriving at Beijing Airport, followed by transferring to your hotel. Next morning visit the Temple of Heaven, one of China’s architectural marsterpieces. Observe local people practise Tai Chi, calligraphy and singing in its neighbouring park. leisurely walk through Tiananmen Square the largest square in the world to the Forbidden City the most glorious imperial palace in China. Head off the former imperial resort - the Summer Palace to see the lavishly decorated temples, halls, courts, and the Long Corridor, enjoy a relaxing Dragon boat ride.Sample the famous Peking duck for dinner while marvelling at an amazing Kung Fu show, featuring a fusion of modern musical with Chinese traditional martial arts! (1B/1D)

Day 3 Great Wall of China

Today is one of highlights on your China tour package. Walk the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu section! Take a cable car up to one of the many watchtowers to view the winding wall as it rise and fall over mountains into the distance, walk your way down. Visit the Sacred Way, the Ming Tombs and a Cloisonné workshop to see ancient craftsmanship on way back to your hotel. (1B)

Day 4 Beijing / Xi’an

On the last day of Beijing Tour, visit exquisite courtyard mansion of Prince Kung, followed by a scenic walk along the side streets to the lake. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the zigzag alleyways called Hutong to catch a glimpse into traditional Beijing life, before a high speed train ride to Xi’an. (1B/1D)

Day 5 Xi’an

Begin you China tour in Xi’an with a visit to the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, where you will find 7000 individually crafted clay soldiers standing on guard. Get a chance to learn how to make these warriors at a workshop. See the intricately carved murals and feel the Buddhists chanting at Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Taste dumpling dinner and enjoy the extraordinary Tang Dynasty culture show as a cultural experience part of China tour package . (1B/1D)

Day 6 Xi’an/Chongqing

Add a dash of adventure to your China holiday by cycling on the original City Wall; explore the Old Muslim Quarter, home to a large Chinese Muslim population and traditional Chinese temple architecture with Middle Eastern influences. Fly to Chongqing to board on your Yangtze Cruise ship.(B)

Day 7 - 8 Yangtze Cruise

Unwind yourself on China holiday, sail through the Three Gorges and enjoy magnificent views of various peak shapes, rolling hills and small towns along the river. Onshore excursions to the Ghost City of Fengdu, take a Sampan (wooden boat) tour to one of the Yangtze’s tributaries, pass through the world’s biggest five level ship lock. Visit the Three Gorges Dam project on the 8th day of China tour package. (2B/2L/2D)

Day 9 -10 Nanjing

Disembark Yichang, take a high speed train to the ancient capital city of Nanjing. Visit China’s national father, Dr.Sun Yat-sen mausoleum, overlook the beautiful vista of the legendary Purple Mountain, visit delightful Zhanyuan Garden, wander through maze of small ponds, intricately carved caves and picturesque buildings littered with exotic plants” stroll along the Qinghuai River, explore the bustling market neighbouring to Confucius Temple, continue your China tour to Yellow Mountain, famous for its spectacular mountain scenery”. (2B)

Day 11- 12 Yellow Mountain

Yellow Mountain is one of the best on this China tour package. Take a cable car to the summit of Yellow Mountain; enjoy a spectacular mix of blue sky, puffy white clouds, elegant pine trees and soaring peaks, heavy clouds rolling through every now and then to give the mountains their mystic feel! Discover the picturesque ancient village of Hong Chun, surrounded by mountains and lakes, narrow stone paved lanes, unique black and white houses, beautiful halls and ancient stone architecture the, see the wonderful water system brining fresh water to every home. Soak up the romantic atmosphere! fly to shanghai. (2B)

Day 13 - 14 Shanghai

Stroll along the historic Bund riverfront to see 52 magnificent colonial buildings, experience the underwater tram ride through the sightseeing tunnel, featuring light show and music. Enjoy the panoramic city view from Shanghai’s landmark - Oriental Pearl Tower, step back in time at Old Quarter of Shanghai; visit the exquisite Yu Garden and bargain shopping at neighbouring Bazaar. Learn Chinese silk history and production at Silk Museum, sample famous local pan fired dumplings and enjoys a fantastic acrobatic show. China Tour package ends with a hotel / airport transfer on day 14. (2B/1D)

Tailor-made Tours

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Trip Grading: Easy

Suitable for travelers with an average level of fitness and good mobility.

Pricing

* 3* hotel Package price from $2998p.p.

Inclusions

10 nights 3* Hotels, 3 nights cruise
1 overnight trains
3 day trains
1 internal flight
Private English speaking guides
Listed meals: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
Sightseeing, evening shows and associated entry fees

Exclusions

International flights
Travel insurance
Chinese Visa
Personal expenses
Gratuity & tips
Meals not listed
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