Shanghai Sights & Yangtze Combo
7-Day Shanghai, Chongqing, Yangtze and Yichang Tour
Combine Shanghai with China's most landscape sceneries, cultural treasures and historical sites on the Yangtze River.
- Centrally Located Hotels
- Authentic Chinese Food
- Private Cars and Drivers
- Private Guides
- Flights & Transfers in China
- Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
- Entrance Fees
- Phone Rental / Wi-Fi Package
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
- Luggage Transfers
- Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai
Your personal tour guide will greet you at the arrival hall of the airport. The driver will help you with the luggage and transfer you directly to the hotel via a comfortable private vehicle.
- Day 2 Shanghai
Attractions: Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Museum, The Bund, The Shanghai World Financial Center
The highlights packed in a day. You'll learn about the city from different angles. Relax in a yuyuan tea house gardens, the collonial waterfront, China's best museum and a bird’s eye from Shanghai's highest building.
- Day 3 Shanghai to Chongqing
Attractions: Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town
A two hour flight will get you to the mountain city where the Yangtze River cruise starts, a panda visit tops the day.
- Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise
Attractions: Taichi exercise, Welcoming Banquet, Dancing Party, Fengdu Ghost City
A half day shore excursion to the Ghost City will make sure that you get the best knowledge of China’s ghost culture, a formal welcoming banquet follows.
- Day 5 Yangtze Cruise to Yichang
Attractions: Taichi exercise, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream
Take a sampan to go deep into the beautiful narrow gorges of Shennong Stream, the once torpidly flowing water is now tamed and it is ideal for a sampan-pulling performance.
- Day 6 Yichang, Fly to Shanghai
Attractions: Three Gorges Dam Site
Appreciate the magnificent Three Gorges Dam and pick up more background information on this largest water conservancy project. Fly back to Shanghai for your last night in the metropolis.
- Day 7 Depart Shanghai
Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at a set time and transfer you to the airport with the driver, safely and on time!
- The price is valid until March 31st, 2013.
- Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge.
- Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
- More people more discounts. Low season, lower price.
- * Single Room Supplement prices are shown: Superior/Deluxe/Economy
- Entrance Fees:
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
- Phone Rental Package:
Rental cost for the cell phone and SIM card for use in mainland China, and at least 30 mins of FREE international calls.
All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
- Private Transfers:
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Shanghai, Chongqing, Yangtze, Yichang by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Your comfort is our priority! Click here to get a description of the vehicles that we use for our tours.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- Yangtze River Cruises:
The price quoted for a Yangtze River Cruise includes all meals onboard, and all land excursions including the smaller cruise fee to Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream. (Optional land excursions are available for a few ships which will be specially noted.) The price does not include any incidental charges, including room service, mini bar, laundry, and drinks and bar charges, tipping, etc.
The Pre-boarding Fee includes overnight accommodations on the ship the night before departure and breakfast in the morning.
Shanghai To Chongqing Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Yichang To Shanghai Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
- Airport Tax for Domestic Flights
Airport Tax and Fuel Fee for Flights if applicable
- Service Charge & Government Taxes:
The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
Click here to learn more about the insurance coverage and the sum insured.
- Luggage Transfers:
Between airports/cruise piers and hotels.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
USA-CHINA/CHINA-USA: China Highlights has negotiated special discount fares (restrictions apply) for selected flights operated by Air China from major US and China gateways. We are able to offer these special deals to confirmed customers. Discount US to China Flights
- China Entry Visa Fees.
- Excess Baggage Charges.
Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm. More
- Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement:
Important note for those who choose to pay a single room supplement fee: The fee only covers hotel single room supplements; it does NOT include use of a single cabin on the Yangtze River Cruise. Standard Yangtze River Cruise prices per person are based on 2 people sharing 1 cabin unless otherwise specified. If you would like to request a single cabin on the Yangtze River ship, please contact us to check cost and availability.
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Giant Panda in Chongqing Zoo
- Business since 1959 and 13 years online
- Flexibility, you call the shots
- Absolutely no forced shopping
- 76% of our customers and their friends come back to us again
One great thing that you organised were the airport pickup at Chongqing and the airport drop at Yichang. Both guides were wonderful people and it gave a real personal touch to the overall experience. Read more
Roland Sep. 7, 2011
Excellent cooperation with the tour manager Mr Michael Hu. The 24-hour Service works effectively. Of special relevance was: the personal telephone contact with the tour organizer during the period of planning the tour! Read more
Walter Jul. 12, 2011