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DAY 14: Shanghai Departure        by air

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DAY 3: Beijing

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DAY 5: Beijing - Xi'an

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Price from $3190per person​ 

With international & China domestic airfare & tax

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With various tour groups, Spring Tour by far in Asia has been the greatest in every way: cultural, unique, value, expertise and support. Last year when I took a tour to China and sent a questionnaire to my clients afterwards to rate their experience. Every person in every category rated the tour as excellent.  Read More

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Depart from LAX today aboard a spacious jet for your transpacific journey. When you cross the international dateline from east to west, you lose a day and you will “gain” the lost day back when you fly from China back to US. 

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DAY 6: Xi'an

DAY 9: Chengdu - Chongqing

Title: 

Best of China & Yangtze River Cruise Tour


Days & Destination:

14 Days Beijing - Xi'an – Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze - Fengdu - Shengnong Streem - Yichang - Shanghai Tour

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Terra Cotta Warriors

Today you will first visit the Shaanxi History Museum, one of the best museums in China, then continue to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda built 1000 years ago. In the late afternoon, fly to Chengdu. 


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Chengdu

Meals: B, D

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DAY 8: Chengdu

DAY 1: Los Angeles - Beijing         by air

DAY 10: Yangtze River - Fengdu

In the morning, you will take a land excursion and visit the Three Gorges Dam.  The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric river dam that spans the Yangtze River in Sandouping, close to Yichang. It is the world's largest electricity-generating plant of any kind.  You’ll then return to the boat and check out as this concludes the Yangtze River cruise and board a flight to Shanghai. 


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Shanghai

Meals: B, L

In the afternoon, departure for Chongqing by the bullet train. City excursion in Chongqing, then board on the boat for Yangtze River cruise. The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia, and the third longest in the world.  It flows over 3,915 miles from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau in Qinghai eastward across southwest, central and eastern China before emptying into the East China Sea in Shanghai.

Accommodation: President Prime Cruise
Meals: President Prime Cruise

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City Wall

Today before you go to Chongqing, you will go to visit the largest Giant Panda Center in the world. Located just 10 km (6miles) away from downtown Chengdu, the Panda Breeding Research Center has been created and imitated the pandas' natural habitat in order that they might have the best possible environment for rearing and breeding. It cares also for other rare and endangered wild animals with an area of 560 mus (92 acres), 96% of which is verdure. Giant pandas, lesser pandas, black-necked cranes, white storks as well as over 20 species of rare animals are fed and bred there throughout the year. Verdant bamboo, bright flowers, fresh air, a natural hill scene and a beautiful artificial view are merged ingeniously at the  base. 

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The tour guides are the best, the bus drivers are very experienced and safe, the cities and the tours are unbelievable. Go with Spring Tour! Thank you again to Jimmy at Spring Tour in LA for everything he did to help us when our trip got delayed, he didn't have to do this and went above and beyond!!  Read More

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DAY 12: Yichang - Shanghai     by air

​​Notes:

  • AB = American Buffet Breakfast    L = Lunch    D = Dinner    DS = Dinner Show
  • Gratuity tips to the tour guides and the bus drivers in both cities are not included, it is suggested to pay $10 per day from per person.  
  • On the boat, it is suggested to pay to the front desk with $30 for the whole cruise
  • Picture taken with panda in Chengdu Panda center 
  • Single room supplement $800
  • We reserve the right to change to the same standard hotel if the above hotel could not be confirmed.

Recommended Options:

  • Hutong tour with rickshaw & lunch at local family $39
  • Boat ride on the Grand Canal $20​


President 8 Cruise Ship:

President 8, a upgrade of President 7 Cruise started its first voyage on April 26th, 2013. It is one of the largest cruise ships on the Yangtze River, with 146.8 meter long and 20.2 meter wide. Well equipped lounge, comfortable deluxe cabins with balconies, luxurious president suites, international buffet and dining provide the amazing experience to passengers. The pub bar provides 24-hours room service during their Yangtze River journey.

Tiananmen Square

find yourself surrounded by old-world stores selling Shu Embroidery, lacquer products, folk handicrafts, curios, or calligraphy and paintings of celebrities. You can browse leisurely or purchase some souvenirs for your friends. Most of the special local products can be found here.

Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Chengdu
Meals: B, L, D

In the morning, the boat will sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest and most dramatic of the Three Gorges.  Then the boat will sail pass Wu Gorge, famous for its quiet beauty.  In the afternoon, you’ll take a shore excursion on a small riverboat through the Shennong Stream, which offers clear water, picturesque rock formations, and wild animals.  Later in the afternoon, the boat will sail pass through Xiling Gorge, the longest of the Three Gorges and in the evening the boat will pass through the five-stage ship locks and the Three Gorges Dam.  Dinner will be a captain's farewell banquet.


Accommodation: President Prime Cruise

Meals: President Prime Cruise

The Bund

This was an excellent trip.  All of our people thought it was worth the price paid. The tour guides selected were great.  The trip was excellent.  Read More

- ​Jan Evans


BEST OF CHINA & YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE TOUR

14 Days Beijing - Xi'an – Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze - Fengdu - Shengnong Streem - Yichang - Shanghai Tour

Three Gorges Dam

DAY 7: Xi'an - Chengdu        by air

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Wu Gorge

Title: 

THE BEST ESSENCE OF CHINA

Dates:

Oct 10 - Oct 20, 2017

Days & Destination:

​11 Days Beijing - Xi'an – Chengdu - Shanghai

Tour Code:

​C11

Tour Route:

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Today you will go to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The Buddha is carved out of a cliff and faces the confluence of the three cities in Leshan. It is the world’s largest Buddha carved from a stone.
After dinner, you will visit the old downtown of Chengdu. Chengdu is a city brimming with a strong leisurely ambiance. Jinli Street is particularly representative of this city. It is recorded that as early as the Qin Dynasty (221 BC - 206 BC), Jinli Street was the most famous place for baldachin - a rich, ornate cloth. Strolling down the narrow street, you will 

DAY 5: Beijing - Xi'an       by air

If you can stay more days for your tour to China, we recommend you to join our China Yangtze River tour. This tour will not only bring you to visit Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Shanghai, but also arrange you to take the 5 star river boat for a 4 - day Yangtze River cruise tour. In this cruise tour, you will enjoy the breathtaking view of Yangtze River and the largest dam human ever built. This Yangtze River cruise will give you a very good time to enjoy the natural view of China and to know about the long history of China with the rich culture of China. The most popular destinations in China with all the highlights — all in 7 days of private touring!​

President Prime Cruise

DAY 11: Yangtze River-Shennong Stream

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Upon arrival at Beijing, you will be met by the tour guide from Spring Tour who will help you check in the reserved hotel. After this long voyage, it will be a pleasure to settle into your luxurious accommodations. 


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Beijing

A visit to China is not complete without setting foot on the Great Wall. The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups. Plan to bring comfortable walking shoes if you want to scale the Great Wall and its magnificent history.  (Souvenir store visit: Jade  factory and Cloisonné Factory ) After lunch, you will visit the royal garden – Summer Palace today. The Summer Palace is the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, It greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long since been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'. 


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel​ in Beijing
Meals: B, L, D

DAY 2: Beijing Arrival

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Title: 

THE BEST ESSENCE OF CHINA

Dates:

Oct 10 - Oct 20, 2017

Days & Destination:

​11 Days Beijing - Xi'an – Chengdu - Shanghai

Tour Code:

​C11

Tour Route:

DAY 13: Shanghai   

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Today you will fly to Xi'an from Beijing, the renowned starting point of the ancient Silk Road. Xi'an was also the capital belonging to eleven ancient dynasties in Chinese history. You will visit the 600 years old City Wall. It's the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel​ in Xi'an
Meals: B, L, DS

Today you will visit Shanghai Museum in the morning, with an audio tour describing the special features of the museum’s permanent collections, then go to visit the Chenghuang Temple mart and the city’s colonial European past at The Bund. In the evening, you will enjoy a short river cruise on the Huangpu River to enjoy the great night view of Shanghai. After the cruise, go to the old French Concession area to see the night life of Shanghai. 

Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Shanghai
Meals: AB, L, D

One of the high lights of your tour to China will be today, a memorable day of sightseeing will begin as you view remnants of China’s ancient past: the life-sized Terra-Cotta army, buried with the emperor for over 2200 years, the Bronze Chariot and Circle Vision Movie.
You will enjoy the delicious Chinese dumplings banquet and watch one of the best shows in China - Tang Dynasty Dance and Music


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Xi'an

Meals: B, L, D

Beijing is the capital of China and the 2008 Olympics was successfully held here. A tour coach will pick you up at the hotel, with the first stop arriving at Temple of Heaven, then continue the visit to Tiananmen Square, a famous landmark and the world's largest public square. Next place to visit is the Forbidden City – the royal palace of ancient Chinese emperors. In the afternoon, drive to visit Hutong - (the alley or lane) by rickshaw where you can get to see the vivid life of Beijing in the old time. 


Accommodation: ★★★★★ Hotel in Beijng

Meals: B, L, D

Leshan Giant Buddha

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DAY 4: Beijing

The first shore excursion will be the Fengdu Ghost City.  In the evening, the Captain will be hosting a welcome cocktail party and after dinner you’ll be entertained with show performances by members of the crew.


Accommodation: President Prime Cruise

Meals: President Prime Cruise

You will ride the Maglev, the world fastest train to the airport for your return flight back to USA. Your wonderful vacation is over all too soon as you will board the home bound flight and bid a fond farewell to China today. You will gain the lost day back by crossing the international dateline. 

Meals: AB

Sichuan Panda

Big Wild Goose Pagoda