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8-Day of Guilin Essence and Yangtze River Cruise Trip from Hong Kong

Guilin Essence and Yangtze River Cruise Trip from Hong Kong

  • Highlights:The natural beauty of Guilin and the munificent view on Yangtze River are the great combination of Chinese natural landscape scenery, taking this tour will leave you once a life time experience. This special deal tour is included round way airfare between Wuhan and Hong Kong.
  • Destination: Hong KongGuilinChongqingYangtzeYichangWuhan
  • Guide Languages:English English German:  Additonal cost may apply! Spanish: Additonal cost may apply! French: Additonal cost may apply! Japanese Chinese

Inclusions:

  • Private Guides
  • Driver
  • Hotels
  • Entrance Free
  • Authenic Chinese Meals

From: $1,679 Price details

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Day 1

Hong Kong to Guilin by Flight.

Depart from Hong Kong Airport(flight include), and arrive at Guilin Airport. Our guide and drive will meet you at Guilin airport and take you to your hotel. You are free to rest and or explore the city around your hotel.
Meals: No Meals
Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Travel Tips: Guilin

Day 2

Guilin

Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo

We will start our tour with a Li River Cruise. The cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. As you take in the stunning scenery there's something interesting to see at almost every bend in the river. The cruise takes about fours hours and lunch is provided on the boat. At Yangshuo, you have time to walk around famous West Street which is a meeting point for travelers from all over the world.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels: Sheraton Guilin   |  Guilin Bravo Hotel    |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 
Travel Tips: Guilin
  • Li River

    Li River

Day 3

Guilin to Chongqing by Flight.

Folded Brocade Hill,Elephant Trunk Hill,Reed Flute Cave

Today we will visit three scenic spots in Guilin City. Reed Flute Cave is a magic land of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors. After lunch at local restaurant, we will continue the trip to Folded Brocade Hill, which looks like a pile of colorful folded silk. The last stop is Elephant Trunk Hill which is the symbol of Guilin. Our guide and driver will take you to airport for your flights to Chongqing. Our guide will meet you at Chongqing airport.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at McFound Restaurant
Hotels: JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing   |  Lafei Royal Hotel - Chongqing   |  Lafei Royal Hotel - Chongqing 
Travel Tips: Chongqing
  • Reed Flute Cave

    Reed Flute Cave

  • Folded Brocade Hill

    Folded Brocade Hill

  • Elephant Trunk Hill Park

    Elephant Trunk Hill Park

Day 4

Yangtze

Board the ship from 6pm-8pm for overnight accomodation(Dinner is not included),depart Chongqing at 9:30pm.,Ciqikou Old Town,Goose Neck Park,Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo

Before start your Yangtze cruise, visit several interesting sights in Chongqing. Goose Neck Park is first. This is a popular place for locals who play Mahjong, make music or just relax everyday. You can join in them to play Mahjongg if your interested. The pandas in Chongqing Zoo are next. Panda Room at the zoo has the giant and lesser pandas as well as baby pandas. After lunch at good local restaurant, we will go to Ciqinkou Old Town which remains an authentic and busy community as it was in times past. The old wooden houses and narrow streets furthest from the river are quite original. Our guide and driver will take you to Chaotianmen dock to board your Yangtze cruise in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Cai Xiang Yuan Restaurant (Yangjiaping Branch)
Hotels: On the Ship
Travel Tips: Yangtze
  • Goose Neck Park

    Goose Neck Park

  • Panda

    Panda

  • Ciqikou Ancient Town

    Ciqikou Ancient Town

Day 5

Yangtze

Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City 09:00-12:00.

Fengdu is where the devil lives, according to Chinese legend. They say that spirits go to heaven, and evil goes to Fengdu. The town is overlooked by Ming Shan Hill, home of Tianzi, the King of the Dead. The whole place has an eerie feel to it with deserted streets, tower blocks, empty shops and banks. The only people here are those who make a living from visiting cruise boats.Morning Taichi lesson at 6am for early birds. Today's shore excursion is to Fengdu Ghost City which is where the devil lives, according to Chinese legend. They say that spirits go to heaven, and evil goes to Fengdu. After lunch relax on the sundeck while the scenery passes. The Captain's welcome dinner presents specialties from Yangtze river area. The crews present a dance show.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: On the Ship
Travel Tips: Yangtze

Day 6

Yangtze

Shore excursion on Shennv Stream (12:30am–16:00pm).Before that you have the option of visiting the White Emperor City(7:30-10:00am)RMB260 per person

Shennv Stream has become a new highlight for a Yangtze Cruise. Passengers will take the wooden flat bottom boat to see the stunning scenery on both sides of the river. The stream is also called Goddess Stream and Beauty Stream, belonging to the estuary of the south bank of the Yangtze. It originates from Guandu District of Wushan County and joins the Yangtze River from Qingshi Town which is opposite to the Shennv Peak(Goddess Peak). The stream is 15 miles long but boasts untraversed original valleys for over 10 miles thanks to the steep and dangerous geographical conditions. During high flow period, boats could reach the depth of the valley along the stream to see the natural scenery and original life of locals.Today, the ship passes two of the Three Gorges – the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. After lunch is a shore excursion to Shennong Stream which is tributary of Yangtze river and one of the highlights of the cruise. After dinner, the Crew Perform for passengers. The ship will sail through the 5-steps lock during the night.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: On the Ship
Travel Tips: Yangtze

Day 7

Yichang to Wuhan

Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site. Arrive in Yichang at noon--12:00pm.

Three Gorges Dam, the largest water conservancy project ever undertaken by man and it has been a dream for several generations of Chinese people. The construction of the dam formally began in 1994. The body of the dam was completed in 2003, and the whole construction has been completed in 2009. It will be 2,335 meters long, 185 meters high, 18 meters wide on the top and 130 meters wide at the bottom.The tourists can get access to the top of the dam and enjoy different kinds of photo opportunities. After breakfast, we visit The Three Gorges Dam Site, which is the largest water conservancy project ever undertaken by man. The project was completed in 2009. The dam is 2,335 meters long, 185 meters high, 18 meters wide at the top and 130 meters wide at the bottom. Finish the Yangtze cruise journey when ship berths on Yichang dock and the guide will takes you to the Yichang Train Station for catch the train to Wuhan. Your Guide will meet you at Wuhan Train Station and then take you to your hotel in Wuhan.
Meals: No Meals
Hotels: Renaissance Wuhan Hotel   |  Holiday Inn Mei Lian Hotel   |  Holiday Inn Mei Lian Hotel 
Travel Tips: Wuhan

Day 8

Wuhan to Hong Kong

You will transfer to Wuhan airport to catch your flight to Hong Kong(flight inlude). Service end.
Meals: No Meals
Hotels: No
Travel Tips: Hong Kong

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Dec. 1 – Mar. 31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single RoomSupplement *
1 person $2499-
2-5 persons $1899$139 / $175 / $224
6-9 persons $1679$139 / $175 / $224
>10 persons $1599$139 / $175 / $224
Apr. 1 – Nov. 30 Superior Deluxe Economy Single RoomSupplement *
1 person -
2-5 persons $139 / $218 / $277
6-9 persons $139 / $218 / $277
>10 persons $139 / $218 / $277

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Price Includsion

  • Entrance Fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Centrally Located Hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts.
  • Authentic Chinese Food.
  • Private Cars and Drivers.
  • Private Guides.
  • Flights & Transfers in China.
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes.
  • Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement

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Syazana Sep. 14, 2014 - Sep. 20, 2014

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Fergus Sep. 9, 2014 - Sep. 16, 2014

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