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China Relaxation Tour Including Roundtrip International Flights from Chicago

13-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Yangtze River and Shanghai Tour

Destinations: 13-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Yangtze River and Shanghai Tour
Suggested Itinerary
Day 1: Depart Chicago

Fly fromChicago, International flight included. Cross the International Dateline and lose a day.
*Hainan Airlines flights for departure from Chicago.

 
Day 2: Arrive in Beijing

Be met at the arrival hall of the airport by our tour guide and transferred back to your hotel in a comfortable private vehicle.

 
Day 3: Beijing City Classics:Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour

Walk through the glorious, ancient imperial palace, a leisure rickshaw is waiting for you to explore the zigzag lanes and see how local people lead their lives. Talk to them and get to know history from ordinary people’s point of view.

 
Day 4: Beijing:Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven
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Today is a big day. Start by joining the morning exercise crowds, followed by a trip along the backbone of mountains to admire one of greatest man-made miracles in the world. A Peking Duck Banquet is a beautiful ending to this amazing day.

 
Day 5: Fly from Beijing to Shanghai; the Bund

Say good bye to Beijing and Take a fly to Shanghai. Meet your guide at the airport. Experience cultures merge at The Bund later.

 
Day 6: Shanghai: Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jade Buddha Temple

An amazing day packed with something old and something new. The charms could not be found anywhere other than Shanghai!

 
Day 7: Shanghai:Xintiandi, Tianzi Fang; Fly to Xi'an

Enjoy a relaxing day in Xintiandi and Tianzi Fang. Retailing and entertainment center flowing with restaurants, boutiques, cafes and bars of international standard. Fly to Xi'an and transfer to your hotel.

 
Day 8: Xi'an: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Shaanxi History Museum, Tai Chi Experience at the City Wall

The essence of Xi'an with the most famous attractions arranged perfectly into one day. It is a great feast of both ancient sights and cultural activities.

 
Day 9: Fly from Xi'an to Chongqing;Ciqikou Ancient Town, Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing National Arts Institute Gallery; Board Yangtze River Cruise

Say goodbye to Xi’an and embrace a sunshine cruise starting from Chongqing, before boarding, take the chance to feel the charm of the mountain city.

 
Day 10: Yangtze River Cruise: Welcoming Banquet, Dancing Party, Fengdu Ghost City
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Climb up the Ghost City in the mists, do not let the eerie feel get the best of you! A formal welcoming banquet surely lights up your day.

 
Day 11: Yangtze River Cruise:Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream
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By taking a smaller boat, it enables you to get deeper into the gorges. Admire the strength and muscles your boat trackers show while pulling the boats through narrow beautiful gorges.

 
Day 12: Three Gorges Dam; Arrive Yichang; Fly to Beijing
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Take a picture with the Three Gorges Dam, so far the largest water conservation project ever undertaken by man. Fly to Beijing in late afternoon, just in time to catch the neon lights lit up the sky from air.

 
Day 13: Summer Palace; Depart Beijing
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Enjoy the landscaped gardens, halls, pavilions and corridors in The Summer Palace, the playground for emperors. After lunch, take an International Flight to fly for Chicago.

 
Dates and Prices:
1. Please book at least 2 months ahead of departure time.
2. Prices may vary based on the currency exchange rates or airfares.
3. Private Tour; Minimum number of travelers: 2 people.
4. Flights depart every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday.
Depart Chicago Price per person Single Room Supplement Availability

September-October 2014

$ 4,399 $ 500 Book Now

November 2014

$ 3,999 $ 500 Book Now
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