Li River Cruise

The three weeks China tour package from Brazil offers the best that this charming country has to offer, from majestic ancient palaces and timeless temples to towering skyscrapers and breathtaking landscapes – all cultural and natural legacy of China. Discover yourself the cultural treasures at Forbidden City, walk on the mountaintop Great Wall, meet the unbeatable Terracotta Warriors of Qin Dynasty, enjoy a close contact with giant panda, hike the terrific trails of Tiger Leaping Gorge and also experience the real Chinese life as you join the locals at the market, bike the countryside road and visit hill tribal villages. 

Designed for: Travelers from Brazil

Duration: 18 days & 17 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Chengdu - Shangri-La - Lijiang - Guilin - Yangshuo - Zhangjiajie - Shanghai

Travel Style: private guided tour - - FlexibleFree to customize

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There is no direct flight to China from Brazil, despite that, travelers can take a transfer in other international cities and take connecting flights to Beijing. Here below are some recommendations based on our previous clients’ experience.

1) From Brasilia Brazil, take Brasilia to Paris flight AF515 (22:30/ 14:10+1) operated by Air France, stopover for 6 hours and connect your Paris to Beijing flight CA934 (20:20/12:25+1) operated by Air China. The entire journey takes 27 hours.

2) From Sao Paulo, tale Sao Paulo to Dubai flight EK262 (01.25/22.55), stopover for 6 hours and connect your Dubai to Beijing flight EK306 (03.55/15.25). The entire journey takes 26 hours

3) From Rio De Janeiro, take Rio De Janeiro to Paris flight AF443 (16:05/08:00+1), stopover for 6 hours and connect your Paris to Beijing flight AF128 (14:00/05:55+1).

Arrive at the airport of Beijing. Your private guide of Easy Tour China will greet you at the exit of Arrival Hall & transferred to your hotel in downtown Beijing. Free for the rest of the day. Alternatively explore China's royal capital on your own.

Suggested accommodation: Pudi Hotel, Beijing (Deluxe Room / 3 nights)

In the morning, visit the largest city square in the world Tiananmen Square before walk through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'anmen Gate) to the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City, nominated as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1987, is the largest ancient palatial structure in the world and the best-preserved imperial palace in China. After the Forbidden City, hike up Jingshan(Coal Hill) for a panoramic view over the Forbidden City. Later afternoon, enjoy a Hutong Tour on a pedicab (around 30 minutes ride) mixed with some walking. Hutong is an unique street design in Beijing. 

Meal: B, L

The tortoise statue at Forbidden City

Continue your private tour to Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. As an important strategic pass, the Mutianyu Great Wall was frequently renovated. Now it is the one of the best preserved sections of the Great Wall. Take cable car up and take toboggan down for fun. Spend around 2hrs on the Great Wall for hiking. After that, transfer back city, on the way stop at 798 Art Zone which comprises a complex of 50-year-old decommissioned military factory buildings boasting an unique architectural style.

Meal: B, L

Walk the Mutianyu Great Wall

Temple of Heaven is the first visit today. The largest structure was used to hold a memorial ceremony for the God in Winter Solstice Festival and to pray for harvest in the first month of the lunar year by the emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties. Later we transfer to the world-wide known palace Summer Palace which is located northwest of Beijing and said to be the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in China. Spend some leisure time at Xiushui Market (popular market) before a transfer to airport. Fly to Chengdu. Upon arrival, be met and transfer to the hotel.

Suggested accommodation:Buddha Zen Hotel, Chengdu (Superior Room / 2 nights) 

Meal: B, L

This morning you will go to Chengdu Panda Breeding Center to visit giant pandas, one of the most adorable and rarest creatures in the world. There’s chance that you can see the baby panda taken care in the nursing room. Kid pandas play together on the grassland or in the tree, or they would stay with their mothers. After the visit, you will visit a traditional wet market nearby to see local people buy their everyday foods and how they bargin. Lunch is prepared at a local restaurant with some popular Sichuan dishes, and supposed to stir up your appétit.

In the afternoon, you will visit Renmin Park, and sip a cup of tea at a tea house. Experience local people’s slow-paced life style and learn some Chinese tea culture. After that, have a relaxing stroll through Kuanzhai Alleys, consist of three parallel Chinese old-style alleys. This is also a good place you can find many local snacks.

Meal: B, L

Brazilian traveler visit Chengdu Panda Base

Before fly to Shanghai, have a visit to Mt. Qingchengshan, one of the birthplaces of Taoism (Daoism), China's only indigenous religion. Now Mt. Qingchengshan is still a religious center sprinkle with caves and shrines venerated by Taoist. After the tour, transfer to the airport, fly to Shangrila. Be met at Shangrila airport and transfer to hotel check in.

Suggested accommodation: ShangriLa Karesansui(Standard room / 2 nights) 

Meal: B, L

Morning pay a visit to Songzanlin Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan, where many Buddhist relics and art treasures are preserved. If you’re interested in, your guide can lead you to the dormitory where the lamas live. Respect them and chat with them to learn about their lifestyle and customs. Later transfer to Pudacuo National Park for a hiking inside to view the fantastic plateau lakes. After the trip, drive back Ancient Town to visit Shangri-La Old Town (Dukezong) or named Moonlight City.

Meal: B

The full view of Songzanlin Monastery in spring

Today, you will enjoy a private transfer along a nice view, to Qiaotou Town (around 3hrs), where the Tiger Leaping Gorge hike starts. First part to Naxi's House is about 2hrs, where you will have lunch for a rest. 2nd part in the afternoon is about 3.5hrs. The most difficult section is called 28 zigzags which lead you to the highest point at altitude of 2650m. You will overnight in a guest house.

Notes: Please note that weather conditions at Tiger Leaping Gorge can change quickly and sometimes can cause landslides which may affect travel. Your guide may therefore have to alter the itinerary to take account of the local road and weather conditions.

Suggested accommodation: Tea Horse House, Tiger Leaping Gorge (standard room / 1 night) 

Meal: B

Continue the trekking after breakfast. Today most of the road is descend and is much easier. At noon time you will reach the end of the trekking, Tina's House, for lunch. Transfer to Lijiang after lunch. The rest of the day is free for your own exploration and rest.

Suggested accommodation: Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town, Lijiang (Superior Room / 3 nights) 

Meal: B

The ancient bridage at Tiger Leaping Gorge

After half an hour drive, you will reach the Park of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Take cable car up to Yak Meadow of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, for a close look of the holy snow mountain, the soul of Lijiang. You will also enjoy the show Impression Lijiang in the theater inside the park. Impression Lijiang is a cultural show demonstrating the traditions and lifestyles of the Naxi, Yi and Bai peoples of the area.Later drive back Lijiang Old Town for a guided walk inside the well preserved town. Walk up to a high point for a good view over the fascinating town.

Meal: B

Full day free at leisure. It can be nice to rent a bicycle to visit nearby ancient towns such as Shuhe Ancient Town and Baisha Ancient Town, or just spend a leisure day in the Lijiang Ancient Town, with cups of coffee and a book. 

Meal: B

The beautiful architecture at Lijiang Old Town

At an appropriate time, you will meet your guide at hotel and be transferred to the airport, for a flight to Guilin. Upon arrival at Guilin airport, meet your local guide and then take a short drive to Reed Flute Cave firstly. Reed Flute Cave is one of the most brillian and marvelous Karst caves in Guilin. Later continue a transfer to Yangshuo. Check in and enjoy the evening. 

Suggested accommodation:  Amari Yangshuo, Yangshuo (Superior Room / 2 nights)  

Meal: B

This morning, enjoy a Bamboo rafting on Yulong River for about 1.5hrs. Yulong River winds its way in a picturesque valley sided by stunning limestone hills. On the way, you can also slide down some small dams on the raft as a soft adventure. Great fun and exciting! Later do a light cycling tour to the countryside for about 2hrs. Yangshuo is a place where you can have a close-up experience with the farming world of China. The small trails on the farmland make it possible for you to have a quiet scenic ride. In evening, enjoy the Impression Liusanjie Show. Impression Liu Sanjie expresses the beautiful scenery of Li River, the colorful culture of the ethinic groups in Guangxi and the brave imagination of the excellent artists in China.

Meal: B, L

Take a bamboo raft down Yulong River

ransfer to Longshen Ping'an Village (Longji) which is around 1.5hrs away by driving. Walk about 30 minutes up to Ping'an Village from the parking lot. Visit Longji (Dragon Back) Rice Terraces from the best viewing platform; take a walking tour to Ancient Zhuang village (about 2.5 hours) along the stunning rice terrace view.

Suggested accommodation: Ping'an Hotel, Longji (standard room / 1 night)  

Meal: B, L

Transfer to Guilin rail station for a high speed train to Changsha. Be met at Changsha rail station by your tour guide and driver and then transfer to hotel in Zhangjiajie by a 4-5hrs ride on private bus. Check in hotel for a good rest. 

Meal: B

In the morning, you will be escorted to visit Yunanjiajie Scenic Area, an important part of the Zhangjiajie National Park. Enjoy the excitement of taking Bailong Elevator (world’s highest outdoor elevator) up to the top. Hike around to find the Avatar Hallelujah Mountain ‘floating on the air’ and the spectacular ‘world’s No.1 Bridge’.

After lunch, take the shuttle bus to visit Tianzi Mountain famous for its pinnacles forests. We arrange you the cable car up and down to save your time and energy, with a thrilling experience in the air.

Meal: B

The amazing mountain view of Zhangjiajie Forest Park

This morning, take a private drive about 40 minutes to Tianmenshan National Forest Park, do a half-day guided Tianmen Mountain tour: Here you will take world’s longest cable car (30 minutes) to the top of marvelous Tianmen Mountain, the ‘soul attraction’ in Zhangjiajie. Challenge yourself by walking on the cliff-side Guigu Plank Roak with a glass suspended glass walkway. Have a great view of the 99-blend mountain road and Tianmen Cave - the stairway to heaven. After the tour of Tianman Mountain, take evening flight to Shanghai. Be met and transfer to hotel, check in.

Suggested accommodation: Yangtze Boutique Hotel, Shanghai (Art room / 3 nights)   

Meal: B

Today, you will take a private guided day tour to know Shanghai better. After a meeting at hotel, the tour starts from Yu Garden, a typical garden featured with traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta. The old quarters near the garden will show you the most original life style of Shanghai local people.

Later transfer to Xintiandi and former French Concession. The district is composed of an area of reconstituted traditional mid-19th century shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys, some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, cafes and restaurants, and shopping malls. Continue to People's Park (Renmin Park) located at Renmin Square. The Marriage Interview Corner is the highlight of the park. It's a place for single men and ladies (in most cases their parents come for them) to looking for future wives or husbands by writing a note with personal information.

Walking through Nanjing Road from Renmin Square, you will get to the Bund, Shanghai's famous waterfront to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period.

Meal: B

Brazilian tourists visit Yu Garden in summer

This morning, you will take a guided tour to water town called Zhujiajiao. Known as the "pearl stream”, the town is best known for its bridges built during Ming and Qing Dynasties. You can take the gondola style boat on its water lanes to enjoy the bridges and old buildings on each side. After the water town, you will be transfer back Shanghai city, spend some time to shop on your own, in Nanjing Road, shopping mall or Tianzifang quarter. Your guide can be guidance if needed.

Meal: B

Free day for your own exploration. At an appropriate time, the group will be picked up at the hotel and transfer to airport for your flight home. Say good bye to China with best memory and we look forward to your next coming.

Suggested flight back to Sao Paulo, Brazil:

Shanghai to Toronto flight AC28 (17.10 - 19.00 / 13h 50m)

Toronto to Sao Paulo flight AC90 (23.15 - 10.00+1 / 9h 45m)

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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