Travelling along the Yangtze River in China for deep explore the cultures in the region: After visiting the ancient capital Nanjing, take a flight to Chengdu for some UNSE sites like Leshan giant Buddha and giant pandas, boarding a cruise ship at Chongqing for the splendid rivers scenery as well as the grand three gorges dam site.

Duration: 9 days & 8 nights

Destinations: Nanjing - Chengdu - Chongqing - Yangtze Cruise - Yichang - Wuhan

Starting Point: Nanjing

Ending Point: Wuhan

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Arrive in Nanjing, be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure the rest of the day.

After breakfast, you will start today’s tour with a visit to the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum, then to Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Zhonghua Gate and the Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre.

Meal: B, L

Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen

Transfer to the airport, and fly to Chengdu. Be met and transferred to the hotel. Visit Wenshu Temple and have some tea at local tea house.

Meal: B, D

Full day tour to see the Giant Buddha at Leshan. En route, visit Huanglongxi old town.

Meal: B, L

 Giant Buddha at Leshan

Visit the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center, after lunch, transfer to take a speed train to Chongqing (2 hours), visit the Three Gorges Museum. After dinner, board your cruise ship.

Meal: B, L, D

On board, shore excursion to "the Ghost City" --Fengdu or Shibaozhai depending on the schedule of the cruise companies. Since 2010, some cruise companies offer optional shore excursions during your cruise, please kindly check with your travel consultant for more information.

Meal: B, L, D


Today you'll get a close look of the enchanting landscape as you board a small boat and cruise along a tributary to the Yangtze to explore the exceptionally beautiful Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream depending on the arrangement of the cruise company.

Meal: B, L, D

Shore excursion to the amazing Three Gorge Dam: it is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (22,500 MW). Later, disembark at Yichang. After lunch, transfer to board a speed train to Wuhan (2 hours). Have a stroll at East Lake Scenic Area.

Meal: B

Three Gorge Dam

Visit Hubei Provincial Museum and Yellow Crane Tower. Then transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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