Gorges and Panda tour


Tour Code: CTNZ-02Enquiry for China Tour Packages
Tour Duration: 15 days
Price: from NZ$ 3,313
Major Destinations: Shanghai, Yichang, Yangtse River,
Chongqing, Chengdu, Xian, Beijing
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The Oriental Pearl along the Huangpu River  in Shanghai, ChinaDay 1: Arrival in Shanghai
CT guide will greet you at the airport, and take you to the hotel we have booked. The rest of the day will be on your own to get over the jet lag.
Hotel: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya

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one of the most precious ancient porcelains at Shanghai MuseumDay 2: Shanghai
Today's excursion starts with Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Then take a walk at the Bund and Nanjing Road. After enjoying A La Carte Lunch, visit Yuyuan Garden where you will have some free time at the surrounding local bazaars and New Spot(XinTianDi), which is one symbol of Shanghai folk culture.And then take the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the impressive scenery. (Breakfast+A La Carte Lunch)
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Three Travelers’ Cave near Xiling Gorge along the Yangtse RiverDay 3: Shanghai-Yichang
Morning will be at your leisure, and lunch is also on your own. You will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to Yichang by air. Our local guide will meet you at the airport. Upon arrival, visit the Miniascape Garden of Binjiang Park. Here you will experience the local seniors' life. They sing, play urheen and so on. Alternatively, you will be taken to the outskirt to enjoy the countryside scenery. After dinner, our guide will help you check the cruise ship and stay overnight.(Breakfast+Dinner)
Hotel: MV President 1 Cruise
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The giganticThree Gorges Dam along the Yangtse River in ChinaDay 4: Yangtse River Cruise
The ship weighs anchor at 08:00. Sail through Xiling Gorge which is the longest gorge along the Yangtse River. Disembark and take a shuttle bus to see the gigantic Three Gorges Dam. Return to the ship and pass the five-step ship lock. Immerse yourself in the exciting Chinese folk dance and music performance in the wonderful Captain's Welcome Party. (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
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the dramatic scenery along the Yangtse RiverDay 5: Yangtse River Cruise
Sailing along Yangtze River offers you the charming sights of the unrivalled Qutang Gorge and the pretty Wu Gorge. The explanation from the knowledgeable river guide will make you more impressive on Three Gorges including the ancient plank road, mengliang stairway and hanging coffins. Land at Badong and enjoy the natural beauty of the Shennong Stream by taking a small wooden boat. Return to the ship and continue sailing into the western section of Xiling Gorge. (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
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Snow Jade Cave along the Yangtse River Day 6: Yangtse River Cruise
Take a shore excursion to Fengdu Ghose City where you will see all kinds of Gods and Ghosts fulfil their own duties to rule the hell. Return to the ship and continue to pass through the mountains of Eastern Sichuan. The Farewell Party invites you to join in the cruise staff's performance (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)

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Lhasa, Tibet, ChinaDay 7: Chongqing-Chengdu
Please prepare well for disembarkation. Your memorable cruise tour ends in Chongqing and our guide will meet you on board. Visit the Ciqikou Old Town.Then, transfer you to the train station to take the train to Chengdu. Our Chengdu guide will greet you at the train station and bring you to the hotel.(Breakfast)
Hotel: Tianfu Sunshine Hotel, Chengdu
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The majestic Potala Palace is one of the most popular attractions in China.Day 8: Chengdu
After breakfast, you will be driven to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha by boat, the biggest sitting Buddha in the world. Then transfer back to Chengdu. In the afternoon, visit Kuanzhai Lanes (Narrow & Wide Lane). Walking along the lanes, you can enjoy the Sichuan local compounds in a style of late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). (Breakfast+A La Carte Lunch)

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Norbulingka in Lhasa serves as the summer resort for Dalai Lama.Day 9: Chengdu-Xian
This morning, we will visit the Research Base of Panda Breeding Center. After A La Carte Lunch, you are transferred to Chengdu airport to take the flight to Xi'an and our guide will meet you at airport and send to hotel.(Breakfast+A La Carte Lunch)

Hotel: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian



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a piece of cultural relics at Tibet Museum in LhasaDay 10: Xian
The highlight of the tour today lies in the world-shaking Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses where you might be shocked by the rows of life-size warriors in order. After lunch,transfer to visit the ancient Xian City Wall and the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China, Great Mosque, you will have some free time to wander around the well know Muslim street nearby. (Breakfast+Lunch)


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Terracotta Warriors and Horses is touted as the largest underground military museum in the world.Day 11: Xian-Beijing
After breakfast in the hotel, you will find our guide waiting for you in the hotel lobby, transfer to visit Xian Museum. The visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang'an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty). After enjoying a special A La Carte lunch in a featured local style restaurant, head for the railway station to take the high-speed rail train to Beijing,which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside.Be met and welcomed by the guide in Beijing, and transferred back to the hotel. (Breakfast+A La Carte Lunch)

                                                                       Hotel: Novotel Xinqiao Beijing
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Xian City Wall is the best-preserved ancient city wall in China.Day 12: Beijing
Begin to explore Beijing from paying a visit first to the largest and grandest square in the world – Tiananmen Square. As walking through the square, you will come to the magnificent Forbidden City, the biggest palace complex in the world. After A La Carte Lunch,go on to appreciate the fantastic Summer Palace, the biggest and best-preserved imperial garden so far.(Breakfast+A La Carte Lunch)

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The Great Wall of China is one of the most famous landmark buildings in the world.Day 13: Beijing
The sightseeing today starts from exploring the great Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties had worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvest. Afterwards, you will be guided to the snaking Mutianyu Great Wall, an uncrowded section with comfortable round trip cable car to take and picturesque scenery to enjoy. Then take a chance to have a close view of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube on the way back to hotel. (Breakfast+Lunch)

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The magnificent, enigmatic Forbidden City in Beijing, ChinaDay 14: Beijing
Drive you to the airport for your departing flight.
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Enquiry for China Tour PackagesServices Inclusions:
1. Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;
2. Meals: as specified above;
3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide.
4. Accommodations: hotels based on double/single occupancy as specified;
5. Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;
6. Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;
7. Government taxes & fees.

Services Exclusions:
1. International transportation: including flights to/from China;
2. China visa fees;
3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature.

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