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13-Day Special China Tour With Spectacular Yangtze 2019 (Tour Code:CYT) BUY NOW

This is a special promotional tour, which departs a few times a year only. Travelling through some of the most popular tourist destinations including Shanghai, Xian and Beijing, adding on a spectacular Yangtze River cruise, you will explore and enjoy the historical highlights, cultural heritage and the charming scenery of China with a lifetime experience. Asia Discovery Tours is pleased to offer you such an excellent price for such a wonderful China tour with so many inclusions. Please book as early as possible to avoid your disappointment as the places are limited.

21/05/2019 - $2590, 05/09/2019 - $2590, 08/10/2019 - $2590


Sydney passengers depart to Shanghai on MU562 at 11:00am and arrive at 7:20pm. Melbourne passengers depart to Shanghai on MU738 at 11:00am and arrive at 7:20pm. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to hotel.

Accommodation: Greenland Jiulong Hotel**** or similar


Day 02: SHANGHAI (B.L.D)

Stroll around the Bund (Wai Tan) waterfront area, a sweeping area along the Huangpu River, which used to be the location foreign concessions and now, the symbol of modern Shanghai. Here is the best place to capture the western influence of the old days. Visit the Yuyuan Garden and the Old City Temple. You will also visit Xintiandi, a renovated and popular area in Shanghai full of dynamic bars, fancy restaurants and fashion shops. You will find lots of unique Shikumen remained along the street in the area, which are the traditional houses for Shanghai people. Enjoy an exciting acrobatic show in the evening (optional at your own cost).

Accommodation: Greenland Jiulong Hotel**** or similar



After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for a flight to Wuhan, from where you will take bullet train to Yichang and board the five star cruise ship for your Yangtze River cruise. With a rich Chinese cultural heritage of thousands of years, the Three Gorges is not only a picturesque natural gallery, but also a spectacular treasure house.

Accommodation: America Victoria Cruise Ship***** or similar



In the morning, visit the Three Gorges Dam at Sandouping, the largest in the world. Later sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks. Sail through Xiling Gorge, the longest (41 miles), and the deepest of the Three Gorges. Additional Tribe of the Three Gorges Shore Excursion (river conditions permitting), offering an interesting glimpse into life in the Xiling Gorge region.  

Accommodation: America Victoria Cruise Ship***** or similar



You will visit Goddess Stream “Small Gorges”, Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge today. Take an excursion through the Goddess Stream Small Gorges, which are narrower than the Three Gorges, but very impressive. Enter Wu Gorge, known for its quiet beauty, forest-covered mountains, and cliffs so sheer that the sun barely penetrates the precipices. Then sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge. Additional Shore Excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge.

Accommodation: America Victoria Cruise Ship***** or similar



Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”. Depending on river conditions, an alternate excursion may be substituted to Fengdu, visiting either the new relocation village built for families who have moved as a result of the Yangtze’s rising waters brought about by the Three Gorges Dam.

Accommodation: America Victoria Cruise Ship***** or similar



The cruiser arrives at its destination: Chongqing. Visit Panda House to see the Pandas. After lunch, you are transferred to airport to take flight to Xian. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel. Dinner will be at your own expense.

Accommodation: Xian Jianguo Hotel**** or similar


Day 08: XIAN (B.L.D)

Visit the Terracotta Warriors Factory to see how the locals make the terracotta figures, the same way, which their old generation used to make the Terracotta Warriors and Horses for the Qin Shi Huang’s Tomb. Continue to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the attached defending army to the first emperor of China, regarded as “the eighth wonder of the world” and among the top archaeological excavations of the 20th century. Later we will visit Muslim Street.

Later in the afternoon, you will be transferred back to hotel. You will enjoy a Tang Dynasty Singing and Dancing Show and dinner in the evening.

Accommodation: Xian Jianguo Hotel**** or similar


Day 09: XIAN – BEIJING (B.L.D)

After breakfast, you will visit the Ancient City Wall, which is not only the most complete city wall that has survived in China, but is also one of the largest and most complete ancient military defence systems in the world. After lunch, you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Beijing, the capital city of China. Upon arrival, our tour guide will meet you in the airport and transfer you to the hotel.


Day 10:  BEIJING (B.L)

Beijing served as the capital of 5 dynasties over a period of 800 years with each emperor identified as a dragon sent from the heaven. Start your city tour to Tiananmen Square, followed by a visit to the Forbidden City. This complex, the largest and most intact conglomeration of ancient structures of the imperial palace ever built in the world, features more than 800 buildings with 9999 rooms, resplendent golden-glazed roofs, red lacquered pillars and vermilion walls. Then visit the Temple of Heaven and Pearl Workshop. You will enjoy the famous Kungfu (Martial Art) show in the evening (optional at your own cost).

Accommodation: Beijing Jingtailong Hotel**** or similar

Day 11:  BEIJING (B.L.D)

The highlight today is a trip to the astonishing Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass. The Great Wall is the most famous image of China throughout the world. It is the only man made object visible from the moon, and as one of the Eight Wonders of the world. It is a symbol of Chinese traditional culture and the pride of the Chinese nation. Later visit the Jade factory. In the afternoon, you will visit Olympic Green to see the Birds Nest Stadium and the Water Cube. Enjoy the famous Peking Duck dinner in the evening.

Accommodation: Beijing Jingtailong Hotel**** or similar



After breakfast, you are at leisure before you are transferred to airport for your flight homewards to Australia.



Arrive in Australia in the morning. Your unforgettable China tour ends.




Departure date: 21/05, 05/09 & 08/10/2019


Tour Price:

China Eastern Airlines: $3,240, now $2,590 per person twin share

(PS: $100 extra cost will apply to people departing from Melbourne.)


Single supplement: $850


Tour price includes:

1.      International airfare Sydney/Melbourne – Shanghai – Yichang//Chongqing – Xian – Beijing – Sydney/Melbourne on China Eastern Airlines;

2.      Airport tax and fuel surcharge ($320 currently, subject to change);

3.      4-star hotels as indicated in the itinerary;

4.      5-star Cruise Ship on Yangtze River;

5.      Second class bullet train ticket;

6.      Sightseeing tours with entrance fees for all the attractions as stated in the itinerary;

7.      Evening entertainments as mentioned in the itinerary;

8.      Meals as mentioned in the itinerary;

9.      Transfers and transportation all through;

10.  English speaking guide;


Tour price excludes:

1.      Travel insurance;

2.      Tip to guide & driver ($8 per person per day);

3.      China visa ($120, subject to change);

4.      Optional tours;

5.      Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary;

6.      Personal expense;

7.      Optional (Guaranteed departure if over eight people participate);

8.      Shanghai Acrobatics Show with transfers: $50 per person.

9.   Beijing Kungfu (Martial Art) Show with transfers: $50 per person.

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