17 Day Yangtze River Cruise

Ritz Tours

 

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Day 1 USA to China

Today, you will depart the US on an overnight flight to Shanghai, China.

 

Day 2 Shanghai

Upon your arrival in Shanghai, a tour guide will meet with you and help you transfer to the hotel for some rest.

 

Day 3 Shanghai

Today, there will an excursion to the Yu Garden, the Jade Buddha Temple, the Nanjing Road and the Bund. In the evening, you can attend the famous Chinese Acrobatics Show.

 

Day 4 Shanghai to Huangshan

In the morning, you will board a flight and fly to Huangshan. There, you will take a cable car to the top of the mountain for a tour of the area.

 

Day 5 Huangshan

This morning, you may want to wake up early to enjoy the fantastic view of the sun rising amidst a sea of clouds in the summits. This afternoon, you will visit the hot spring areas.

 

Day 6 Huangshan to Wuhan

After breakfast in the morning, you will take a tour of Huangshan. From there, you will fly to Wuhan and explore the mountain city. The popular Yellow Crane Tower will be visited. Later tonite, you will board the Victoria Cruise ship.

 

Day 7 10 Yangtze River Cruise

For the next couple days, you will be aboard the Victoria Cruise Ship on the Yangtze River. You will pass the Three Gorges. They are the Qutang, the Wu and the Xiling. The Three Lesser Gorges on the Daning River will also be visited by taking some smaller boats up stream. You can enjoy a different perspective as you look up from the bottom of the gorges.

 

Day 11 Yangtze River Cruise to Chongqing to Kunming

Today, you will disembark from the cruise in Chongqing. You will receive a brief city tour upon your arrival. You will visit attractions such as the Eling Park and the famous zoo. Then, you will board a flight and fly to Kunming in the afternoon.

 

Day 12 Kunming

There will be an excursion to the Stone Forest today. In the evening, you can enjoy a local folk dance show.

 

Day 13 Kunming to Guiyang

There will be a morning flight from Kunming to Guiyang. Guiyang is the capital of Guizhou. A visit to the Miao village will provide you with a glimpse of how the Miaos live. Another highlight for today will be a visit to Mt. Qengling.

 

Day 14 Guiyang

After breakfast in the morning, there will be an excursion to the great Huangguoshu Waterfalls. These falls change their beauty as the different seasons pass. In the evening, enjoy a local cuisine for dinner.

 

Day 15 Guiyang to Guangzhou to Hong Kong

This morning, you will board a flight and fly to Guangzhou. There, you will receive a city tour. You will visit the Chen Family Temple, the 72 Martyrs Mausoleum at Huanghuagang and the Liurong Temple. In the evening, you will take the express train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong.

 

Day 16 Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, there will be a half-day tour that will take you around Hong Kong. You will visit the Victoria Peak as well as have some free time to go shopping and explore the city on your own.

 

Day 17 Hong Kong to USA

After breakfast today, a tour guide will help you transfer to the airport for an overnight flight back to the US.