• Terra Cotta Warrior and Horses
  • Three Gorges
from US$1332 per person

Accessible Golden Triangle Tour and the Yangtze Cruise

Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai

You will experience the most famous Chinese cities, the present capital of china, the ancient capital and the most modern and prosperous city in china, as well as the mighty Three Gorges of the Yangtze River.

  • Tour Code:
  • CET-ACT02
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Three Gorges, Yu Yuan Garden, The Bund
  • Experience & Features:
  • Peking Roast Duck, Peking Opera, Tang Dynasty singing and dancing show, Dumplings, Yangtze River Cruise, Chinese Massage, Chinese Acrobatic
  • Physical Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 1
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Day 1: Beijing

Upon your arrival in Beijing, we meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you are at leisure for shopping or additional exploration. You can have a rest and make plenty of preparation for the exciting tour waiting for you. In the evening, attend a welcome banquet featuring [Beijing Roast Duck], specially prepared for you.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (D)

Day 2: Beijing

After breakfast, we will visit the [Tiananmen Square], the largest city square in the world. Then we will enter the [Forbidden City], the world-renowned imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasty.

Have a free afternoon to rest. In the evening, let’s enjoy the [Peking Opera], one of the quintessence of Chinese culture.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 3: Beijing

Today, let’s have a day tour to the [Great Wall] at Juyongguan Pass. Juyongguan Pass is located in the valley which is 20 km north of the Changping District and 60 km away from Beijing City. The Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass winds along the mountain ridges, just like the dragon fell over the mountains to jump ups and downs, very spectacular.

Stay overnight in Beijing.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an

After breakfast, take a flight to Xi'an. Transfer to the Hotel upon arrival, and then take a tour to view the Bell Tower and Dram Tower and visit the [City Wall]. The rest of the day will be free.

Stay overnight in Xi'an.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 5: Xi'an

Today's highlight is a visit to the renowned [Terra Cotta Warrior and Horses]. In the evening, attend a [Tang Dynasty singing and dancing show] together with a [dumpling dinner] and experience the glorious Tang culture.

Stay overnight in Xi'an.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 6: Xi'an - Chongqing

After breakfast we will visit the [Big Wild Goose Pagoda] and [Shaanxi History Museum]. After lunch, we will take the flight to Chongqing. Upon our arrival at Chongqing, we will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Stay overnight in Chongqing.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 7: Chongqing-Yangtze Cruise

Visit the [E'ling Park] to take a glance at this China's youngest municipality directly under the jurisdiction from the central government. We also visit [Chongqing Zoo] to see the giant panda there. After dinner you'll be transferred to the pier to board your Yangtze River cruise boat, ready for your cruise along the mighty Yangtze.

Stay overnight on the Yangtze boat.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 8: Yangtze

This morning, there will be a stop for visitor to get an offshore climbing tour to the Rock Fort (Shibaozhai) at Zhongxian County. It's a 12 storey red wooden pagoda that rests against the rock wall. For those who have walking difficulties, we arrange a [Chinese massage experience] onboard.

Stay overnight on the Yangtze boat.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 9: Yangtze

Today, you'll enter the world-famous Three Gorges, and enjoy a short cruise by a smaller boat to a tributary, [Shennong Stream] (Sometimes the Daning River). You can see waterfalls, monkeys and suspended coffins all the way. Later, you'll be transferred to a peapod boat (small and narrow wooden sampan) manned by a team of rowers.

Stay overnight on the Yangtze boat.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 10: Yangtze-Yichang-Shanghai

In the morning, you will get off for a shore excursion to the [Three Gorges Dam] project site to see one of the most massive projects that China launched in between two centuries. After a farewell lunch on board you'll be transferred to the Yichang airport for your flight to Shanghai. You'll be sure to get there before dinner time.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B,L)

Day 11: Shanghai

We will pay a visit to the [Yuyuan Garden] and [Shanghai Museum] in the morning. In the afternoon, we will be at leisure for some shopping on the Nanjing Road. An evening tour to [the Bund] will conclude today’s activities.

Stay overnight in Shanghai.

Meals: (B, L, D)

Day 12: Shanghai

Enjoy your own free time until you are picked up at your hotel and see off at the Shanghai airport. Our service ends at the Shanghai airport.

Meals: (B)

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  1 person 2-5 persons 6-9 persons ≥10 persons Single Room Supplement
First Class Tour $4457 $2933 $2386 $1885 $995
Comfortable Tour $3560 $2243 $1822 $1576 $580
Standard Tour $1838 $1890 $1536 $1332 $360

* Price in every box above is for each person.
* The default currency is in US dollar. Please use the Currency Converter to see the equivalent quote in your currency. Price is for references only, it may vary according to your actual travel itinerary, travel time, hotel price rise or fall, US dollar exchange rate fluctuation, car fuel price change and government tax adjustment, etc..
* The price is only for your reference and  it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.
* The differences between First Class Tour, Comfortable Tour and Standard Tour are mainly reflected in the hotels we use. For First Class Tour, we use mostly 5 star hotels (or hotels corresponded to 5 star ones), 4 star hotels for Comfortable Tour and 3 star hotels for Standard Tour. But there’re exceptions when there come home stay experience, remote destinations and other specified circumstances in the itinerary.
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Price Inclusion

  • Attraction Entrance Fees
  • Centrally Located Hotels
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Private Experienced Guides
  • Private Cars/Van with Drivers
  • Internal Flights/Train(s) in China
  • Luggage Transfers
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Travel Insurance

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare to Enter/Leave China
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips or Gifts to Guides/Drivers/Bellmen

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