10 Days China
Yangtze Cruise Tours: Kunming, Lijiang,
Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang, Guangzhou
Tour Code: Yangtze_05
on the downstream cruise date of Cruises
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive In Kunming
Arrive in Kunming,
our guide will meet you at the airport.
After claiming your luggage, you will
easily find our guide holding a welcome
sign with your name on it. Visit the
Western Hills by the Dianchi Lake
and the Daguan Park.
Western Hills: Located 15km west
of Kunming, Western Hills is a range
of four mountains stretching over
40 kilometers along the western shore
Dianchi Lake, looking like a Sleeping
Beauty with long tresses trailing
away to the south. Totally cut on
a natural precipice, Dragon Gate is
the highlight of Western Hills. Many
inscriptions and steles are found
here and there in Dragon Gate.
Daguan Park: First built in 1682
by a monk, is known for its longest
antithetical couplet in China.
- Stone Forest - Kunming / (Breakfast,
After breakfast, drive 1.5 hours (90
KM) to visit the Stone Forest. Return
to Kunming in the afternoon.
Stone Forest: The 26,000-hectare Stone Forest is located in Lu'nan Yi Nationality Autonomous County, about 120 kilometers southwest of Kunming. The area is believed to have been originally under the ocean. With eons of movement of the earth crust the area rose and broke through. The limestone left behind went through sun, rain, wind, and earthquakes and finally developed into the beautiful stone forest we see today.
Kunming - Lijiang
Take morning flight to Lijiang.Tour
to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang
Murals and Ancient Shuhe Village of
Naxi people. Explore Lijiang Ancient
Dragon Snow Mountain: A holy mountain
for the Naxi people that is located
15km north of Lijiang city with an
altitude of 5600 meters (18,400 feet)
above sea level. Visit villages of
Murals: Made in succession from
the early Ming dynasty to the reign
of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty.
These mural paintings, with their
fine and smooth lines, bright colors,
vivid pattern and balanced and harmonious
composition are a wonderful sight.
Ancient Town: It is situated on
a plateau at an elevation of 2,600m
and is impressive because of its scenery
and lush vegetation. There is no other
town in China like Lijiang which incorporates
the folkways of so many people and
the architectural styles of both north
and south China.
- Kunming (Breakfast,
Visit the Tiger Leaping Gorge and the
First bend of the Yangtze River. Take
flight back to Kunming.
Tiger Leaping Gorge: Extending for
15 kilometers from the Jade Dragon Snow
Mountain of Lijiang to Haba Snow Mountain
of Zhongdian, Tiger Leaping Gorge, with
a drop of 3,000 meters, is believed
to be one of the world's deepest canyons.
The torrential Jinsha River, roaring
and crashing over grotesque shaped rocks,
produces a thrilling and stirring sight
bend of the Yangtze River: The Jinsha
River, the upper reaches of the Yangtze
River, rises in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau
and flows southward. When the river
reaches Shigu Township of Lijiang County,
it makes an abrupt turn and flows northward,
forming a great V-shaped bend reputed
as the First Great Bend of the Yangtze
- Chongqing (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Transfer to the
airport for flight to Chongqing.
Our guide will pick you up from the
airport. Visit the Chongqing Zoo and
Ciqikou old street. After dinner, board
the Cruises for a memorable voyage down
the mighty Yangtze River.
River Cruise (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Get up early and enjoy a spectacular
journey on the mighty Yangtze River.
Depart Chongqing at 8:00am. After lunch,
take shore excursion at Shibaozhai or
Fengdu according to the schedule of
your cruise company. Return to the boat
and continue the cruise. Around 20:30,
the Captain's Welcome Party will be
held in the evening.
Built against sheer cliffs in 1750,
it is a 12-storey red wood pavilion
with a height of 56 meters.
It is known for its special culture
of ghosts. The city has a large complex
of shrines, temples and monasteries
dedicated to the afterlife.
- Sandouping (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Passing through the magnificent Qutang
Gorge and beautiful Wu
Gorge. Transfer to a small sampan
to cruise the Shennong Stream or Lesser
Three Gorges. The sampan allows you
to experience a speedy adventure and
have a close look at mossy rocks,
verdant plants, plank roads, and ancient
coffins. Sail into the longest and
the most scenic Xiling
Gorge. Finally, pass the Five
Level Ship Lock in the evening.
A tributary of the Yangtze River.
It originates in the southern part
of Shennongjia Natural Reserve and
flows into the Yangtze River via the
- Yichang - Guangzhou (Breakfast
to visit the Three
Gorges Dam - the largest hydroelectric
project in the world. After that, you
will disembark at Yichang at about 13:00.
Our local guides will get on board to
meet you. Transfer to the airport for
flight to Guangzhou.
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Visit the Dr. Sun Yatsen's Memorial
Hall, Chen Family's Temple and Temple
of the Six Banyan Trees and Local market.
Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall: Dr.
The mausoleum is on the southern slope
of the Mt. Zijin Shan in the eastern
suburbs of Nanjing and covers an area
of 321 acres (130 ha.). At the center
of the hall is a white marble statue
of Sun Yat-Sen in a sitting position.
The grounds are covered with pines,
cypresses, and fruit trees as well as
trees sent in his honor from abroad.
Sun Yat-Sen devoted forty years of his
life to revolutionary activities. During
the 1911 Revolution he led the Chinese
people to establish the Republic of
Family's Temple: Built in the 1890s.
Its windows, door frames, and pavilions
are lavishly decorated with intricate
carvings and sculptures. It is now the
largest and best preserved and decorated
ancient architecture existing in Guangdong
of the Six Banyan Trees: A famous
ancient Buddhist temple that was built
in 537 in the Liang dynasty during the
Southern dynasties (386-581).
Transfer to the
airport for your departure, end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
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3. Tour Price
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and provide the information below, so
that we can quote precisely for the above
1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party,
if there are childre, please let us know
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested
in, each tour has a code, you can find
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star
luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels
or comfortable 3-star hotels for your
6. We specialize in customizing or tailor
making tour package to make it do exactly
what you want, if you have any request,
please let us know.
4. Quotation Inclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing
one twin or double standard room with
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at
the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in
local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by
The economic class air tickets of the
domestic flight or soft berth/seat train
tickets between cities as specified in
The main entrance tickets for the sights
6. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city
with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable. Our guide will
not fly with you from one city to another.
Upon your arrival at each city, a new
local guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see you
off after you finish the itinerary of
each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise company.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
8. Tibet Travel
Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application fee
if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Quotation Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train
charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room
Should a twin room is needed by a single
guest, supplement of the twin room will
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels
alone or the number of the travelers is
odd (such as 3,5, 7...), who stays in
one single room has to pay the single
room supplement. As the hotel is on double
Expenses of a personal nature such as
laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call,
optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
baggage charges or meals not indicated,
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides