Zhangjiajie, Feng Huang, Yangtze River, Chongqing, Chengdu, Leshan & Mount Emei
Wander through the beautiful natural highlights of China! From the Giant Pandas in Chengdu to the ﬂoating pillars of Zhangjiajie, China is filled with natural marvels that are unique to this beautiful country. Travel along the majestic Yangtze River on a luxurious 5* cruise, and enjoy a wonderful experience throughout your entire journey.
Day 01: Arrive Zhangjiajie (-/-/-)
You will be met on arrival in Zhangjiajie and transferred to your hotel to check in for the next two nights.
Day 02: Zhangjiajie (B/L/D)
Explore beautiful Zhangjiajie, including the summit of Huangshizhai, crystal clear waters of Golden Whip Stream, Huanglong Cave (the largest in Asia), and the stunning Tianzishan Scenic Area.
Day 03: Zhangjiajie (B/L/D)
Admire the breathtaking scenery of subtropical forests, cascading waterfalls, mountain ranges, and majestic valleys filled with ﬂoating pillars. This evening you will enjoy a fantastic Meilixiangxi Show.
Day 04: Zhangjiajie – Fenghuang (B/L/D)
Drive to the ancient town of Fenghuang and take a boat ride on the Tuojiang River. Explore the beautiful streets and marketplace.
Day 05: Fenghuang – Zhangjiajie (B/L/D)
Travel back to Zhangjiajie and ride the longest Cable Car in the World at Tianmen Mountain. Enjoy a delicious Hunan style local banquet for dinner.
Day 06: Zhangjiajie – Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
Transfer to Yichang. Enjoy a delicious local dinner, then board your luxurious 5* Century Cruise.
Day 07: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
Wake up with tai chi and a buffet breakfast. Tour the Three Gorges Tribe* and Three Gorges Dam*. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner and entertaining Captain’s Welcome Party.
Day 08: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
Today you can enjoy a shore excursion to Shennv Stream, then cruise through the Wu and Qutang Gorges. Tour the White Emperor City*, then relax for dinner and evening entertainment.
Day 09: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)
After breakfast you can venture on shore to the Shibaozhai Pagoda. In the afternoon be entertained on board, with a spectacular Yangtze Pirate Show after dinner.
Day 10: Yangtze River Cruise – Chongqing (B/L/D)
Enjoy your last breakfast on board before disembarking around 8:30am in Chongqing. Explore the city on a day tour, then check in to your hotel for the night.
Day 11: Chongqing – Dazu County – Chongqing (B/L/-)
Drive to Dazu Country and see the famous caves, rock carvings, and statues. Return to Chongqing in the afternoon and tour an Ancient Town.
Day 12: Chongqing – Chengdu (B/-/D)
Take the highspeed rail to Chengdu. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel to check in. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 13: Chengdu (B/L/D)
Get up close and personal with the famous Giant Pandas at the Reserve. Return to Chengdu and wander the three distinct alleys in Kuanzhai Alley. Your evening entertainment will leave you amazed!
Day 14: Chengdu – Leshan – Mount Emei (B/L/D)
Drive to Leshan City and see the famous Giant Buddha carved in to the cliff face. Afterwards you will travel to Mount Emei.
Day 15: Mount Emei – Chengdu (B/L/-)
Tour Mount Emei, visit the famous monastery, and explore the beautiful landscape. Return to Chengdu in the afternoon.
Day 16: Depart Chengdu (B/-/-)
Enjoy your last delicious breakfast and spend the day at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your onward ﬂight.
Number of Days 16
Price From $5999
3rd April – 18th April
24th April – 9th May
15th May – 30th May
5th June – 20th June
4th September – 19th September
9th October – 24th October
30th October – 14th November
13th November – 28th November
Prices are based on Low Season (01/03/2022 – 31/11/2022). *Surcharges apply for other periods.
15 nights quality (4-5 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
4 night 5* Century Cruise (Upstream) Please note that the cruise itinerary is subject to change.
2nd class high speed train (Chongqing – Chengdu)
Most meals as indicated
Tipping for guide and driver
All transportation, daily tours and admission fees
Professional English speaking guide
International airfares and taxes
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $5,999 per person (land only, low season)
Private Touring available for an additional fee.