10 Day China Essence plus Eastern Yangtze

Ritz Tours

 

Departure Date (Thursday)

 

Fares

 

Single Supplement

 

Adult

Child

4/5, 19

$1,399.00

$1,099.00

$450.00

5/3, 17, 31

$1499.00

$1,199.00

$500.00

6/14, 28

$1,499.00

$1,199.00

$450.00

7/12, 26

$1,499.00

$1,199.00

$450.00

8/9, 23

$1,499.00

$1,199.00

$450.00

9/6, 20

$1,599.00

$1,299.00

$550.00

10/4, 18

$1,599.00

$1,299.00

$550.00

11/1, 15

$1399.00

$1,099.00

$450.00

All prices and hotel accommodations are subject to change without notice

 

Day 1 USA to Shanghai

You will board an international flight from USA to Shanghai.

 

Day 2 Shanghai

Your flight will arrive in Shanghai in the evening. A tour guide will meet with you and help you transfer to your hotel for a good nights rest.

 

Day 3 Shanghai to Yangtze River Cruise

In the morning, your tour guide will take you on a tour of Chinas commercial capital, Shanghai. You will also make stops at the Yu Garden, the Nanjing Road, and the famous Bund. As you walk along the river at the Bund, you will see the international influences on Shanghai. In the evening, you will board the Victoria Cruise Ship and begin an exciting Yangtze River Adventure.

 

Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise

Your first shore excursion on the cruise will be Yangzhou City, which is nearly 2500 years old and surrounded by weeping willows and pavilions. Your journey will continue to Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province. Sightseeing at Nanjing includes Dr. Sun Yat Sens Mausoleum and the Ming Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang Tomb Site.

 

Day 5 Yangtze River Cruise

Still on the Yangtze River Cruise, you will depart the ship and go on a full day shore excursion to Mt. Huangshan. You will spend the whole day in beautiful Mt. Huangshan, known for its unusual rock formations, pine trees, sea of clouds and hot springs. In the evening, you will board the cruise ship again and travel towards Jiujiang.

 

Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise

Upon arrival at Jiujiang, you will set leave on a full day excursion to Mt. Lushan. Mt. Lushan is famous for its precipitous cliffs, waterfalls and deep gullies. You will board the ship again in the evening and continue on the cruise to Wuhan.

 

Day 7 Yangtze River Cruise to Beijing

Wuhan is an important city in central China. When you arrive in Wuhan in the morning, that marks the end of the Yangtze River Adventure. You will then receive a brief tour of the city which will include the Yellow Crane Tower. Afterwards, you will board a flight

bound for Beijing.

 

Day 8 Beijing

Beijing is the political center of Chinas past and present. There will be a full day tour of the city, visiting sites such as the Tiananmen Square, the Summer Palace and the Forbidden City. In the evening, you will be served the world famous Peking Duck Banquet.

 

Day 9 Beijing

The highlight of any China tour will not be complete if you dont see the Great Wall of China. Spanning thousands of miles across Northern China, the Great Wall has been aptly named one of the worlds seven great man-made wonders. When the tour of the Great Wall has come to an end, you will head to the Ming Tomb Museum and the solemn Temple of Heaven. In the evening, you can enjoy a Chinese Acrobatics Show.

 

Day 10 Beijing to USA

The early morning will be set aside for your leisure time. Then, your tour guide will help you transfer to the airport for your return flight to the USA.