10 Days Relaxing Yangtze and Li River Cruise

Hong Kong, Guilin, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Yangtze-08

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November.

Price from $ 2086

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Tour Feature

  An ideal tour for those who love natural scenery
  Enjoy the picturesque view of Li River and the beautiful countryside in Yangshuo, Guilin
  A leisure holiday by take a cruise along the mighty Yangtze River
  Free enquiry and tour can be customized according to your personal requests and interests


What to Expect


Day Destination Highlights
01 Hong Kong Transfer service to hotel
02 Hong Kong
The Peak, Repluse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Gem Factory Outlet
03 Hong Kong Guilin Transfer services to airport and hotel
04 Guilin Yangshuo Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
05 Guilin Chongqing Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall
06 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu(optional), Shibaozhai
07 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Godness Stream, TGD ship-locks
08 Yichang Shanghai Three Gorges Dam, Xiling Gorge
09 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple,  the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
10 Shanghai Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Hong Kong

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Arrive in Hong Kong, a world famous metropolis, you will be met by the driver guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Hong Kong City View
Hong Kong City View

Day 2Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★
Sightseeing:The Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Gem Factory Outlet, Stanley Market

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip
[09:30-12:30] The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. Do not leave the Tower complex - which is a little disorientating without riding the escalators to the outdoor observation deck: the views are breathtaking. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity.
[12:30-13:30] Dim sum lunch at jumbo floating restaurant, aside from feasting every imaginable appetite, the Restaurant will dazzle visitors with the same auspicious stories decorating regal residences of old, told through illustrious craftsmanship in the wealth of treasures on these world-renowned floating fantasies.
[13:30-17:00] Visit Gem Factory Outlet, the outlet located in Aberdeen mainly reserved for foreigners, and the factory has won a lot of jewelry design competition in the world. Then shopping time at Stanley Market, where is known for its bargain clothes, and the stalls are as good a place as anywhere in Hong Kong to buy souvenir T-shirts or inexpensive Chinese artifacts and household goods. After seeing the market wander down to Stanley's waterfront Main Street, lined with bars, pubs and restaurants popular with ex-pats.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, especially the light show, or go to Lan Kwai Fong (famous bar street) for the night life.

View from Victoria Peak
View from Victoria Peak

Day 3Hong Kong Guilin

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel★★★★

Free day at leisure in the morning or you could shop around in this shopping heaven Hong Kong before departure. Then your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the airport for flight to Guilin.

Fly to Guilin for about 1.5 hours. Your Guilin local guide will wait for you at the airport and help you with the transfer to hotel and check-in. Have a good rest today before the exciting Guilin tour in the following day.

Guilin City View
Guilin City View

Day 4Guilin Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Guilin Bravo Hotel★★★★
Sightseeing:
Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise.
[09:30-14:00] Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows. After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. Check-in the hotel in Yangshuo and take a refreshment rest.
[14:30-17:00] Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.
[17:00-18:30] Drive back to the hotel in Guilin, or ou can plan for the Impression of Liu Sanjie in Yangshuo with your guide before back to Guilin.


Our Clients taking Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 5Guilin Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall

Morning at leisure on your own, you could just relax at the hotel outdoor bar next to Li River or get back to West Street for shopping.

Fly to Chongqing. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird’s-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall which looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Drive to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

People's Hall
People Grand Hall

Day 6Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:Fengdu (optional), Shibaozhai

[06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[09:00-13:30] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board.
[16:00-21:00] Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show


Fengdu Ghost City

Day 7Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Godness Stream, TGD ship-locks

06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[07:30-10:15] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost.
[10:45-13:00] Sailing through Qutang Gorge & Scenic cruising of Wu Gorge, buffet lunch is served on board.
[15:15-21:45] Shore excursion to Godness Stream. Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.
[22:00-23:00] Sails through the TGD ship-locks

Yangtze River Cruise
Qutang Gorge

Day 8Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:Three Gorges Dam Site, Xiling Gorge

[06:00-07:45] Buffet breakfast
[07:45-11:15] Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site; Scenic cruising Xiling Gorge
[12:30-15:30] Disembark in Yichang, Your Yichang tour guide will wait for you at Yichang dock and help you to transfer to the airport.

Fly to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam

Day 9Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Sunrise on the Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:
Jade Buddha Temple, the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden; Shanghai Old Street, The Bund

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.
[09:30-12:30] Visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time for the local special food, Dim Sum and Steamed Bun
[13:30-16:30] Visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs and silk product there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night Acrobatic Show, especially the ERA show, which is one of the most popular evening entertainments in Shanghai.

Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower

Day 10Departure Shanghai


Day 10 Departure Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are
interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Service Ends

Day 1Arrival Hong Kong

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Arrive in Hong Kong, a world famous metropolis, you will be met by the driver guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Hong Kong City View
Hong Kong City View

Day 2Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and transfer to visit the Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Dim sum lunch at jumbo floating restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Gem Factory Outlet, the outlet located in Aberdeen mainly reserved for foreigners, and the factory has won a lot of jewelry design competition in the world. Then shopping time at Stanley Market, where is known for its bargain clothes, and the stalls are as good a place as anywhere in Hong Kong to buy souvenir T-shirts or inexpensive Chinese artifacts and household goods.

View from Victoria Peak
View from Victoria Peak

Day 3Hong Kong Guilin

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel★★★★

Free day at leisure in the morning or you could shop around in this shopping heaven Hong Kong before departure. Then your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the airport for flight to Guilin, where the airport pick-up service is arranged.

Guilin City View
Guilin City View

Day 4Guilin Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Guilin Bravo Hotel★★★★


Hotel pick up and start to explore the Li River on Cruise. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there.  After that, discover the nearby well preserved Langzi Ancient Village. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents, before back to Guilin.

Our Clients taking Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 5Guilin Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall

Morning flight to Chongqing with airport transfer service. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird’s-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall, looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Drive to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

People's Hall
People Grand Hall

Day 7Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast in the morning.
Then take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board. Afternoon shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner tonight. Enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show at night.


Fengdu Ghost City

Day 8Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Buffet breakfast in the morning, then take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost. Keeping sailing through Gutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. After Lunch, Shore excursion to Goddess Stream. Enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret. Sails through the TGD ship-locks.

Yangtze River Cruise
Qutang Gorge

Day 9Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

After an early breakfast, take the shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site. Check out the cruise and meet our local guide, who will transfr you to the airport to catch the flight to Shanghai, where the local guide has already waited for you at the airport.

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorge Dam

Day 10Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Sunrise on the Bund Hotel ★★★★

The city tour starts from hotel pick-up in the morning. Drive to visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao.

After lunch at local restaurant, Visit Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Roa, the earliest commercial street in Shanghai. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".

Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
 

Day 11Departure Shanghai

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
2 ~ 5 pax $2306 $2543
6 ~ 9 pax $2086 $2323

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※   Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Guilin Rice NoodleCormorant Fishing Show
Shanghai Xiao Long BaoAcrobatics Show

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