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THREE GORGES DELUXE RIVER CRUISE
12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS CRUISE - BEIJING TO SHANGHAI

Cruise Fares Per Person / Sharing a twin cabin Main Deck
2015 Prices are in USD

Vessel Start Dates
Land & Cruise
only
MV President 8 27 March $2,299
MV President 8 10 April $2,399
MV President 8 24 April $2,399
MV President 8 08 May $2,499
MV President 8 22 May $2,499
MV President 8 05 June $2,399
MV President 8 19 June $2,399
MV President 8 10 July $2,299
MV President 8 14 August $2,299
MV President 8 04 September $2,499
MV President 8 18 September $2,499
MV President 8 02 October $2,399
MV President 8
16 October
$2,399
MV President 8
11 November
$2,299

Port charges : $82 | China Visa - $245
Twin cabin for single occupancy: add
50% of the cat chosen

Rates, additional charges and conditions are subject to change, and to
currency fluctuation, without notice - Errors and Omissions Excepted

Upgrades - Prices are in USD

Category Upgardes
Cabin Type
Cat E
$0.00 Twin
Cat D
$99.00 Twin
Cat C
$199.00 Twin
Cat B
$299.00 Twin
Cat A
$399.00 Twin
Cat JS
$1699.00 Twin
Cat PS $2999.00 Twin

 

The Three Gorges Deluxe River Cruise is a twelve (12) day cruise including a stay on the President 8 Cruise Ship, hotel accommodations for stays along your journey, 27 meals throughout, airfare within China as stated within the itinerary, shore excursion and much more along the great Yangtze River. You will have the opportunity to visit many of the bustling popular cities as well as some small quaint towns you may have never heard of. A journey like this will sure to educate as well as gratify your interests in the Chinese culture.

CRUISE INCLUSIONS & HIGHLIGHTS

FEATURES

  • Total of 27 meals (11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 7 dinners)
  • Hotel accommodation with daily buffet breakfast throughout (Chang An Grand Hotel (Beijing), Titan Times Hotel (Xian), Ramada Plaza Gateway Hotel (Shanghai) for similar)
  • 3 intra-China economy class domestic air segments
  • Sightseeing with entrance fees as outlined in the program
  • Air-conditioned tour coaches in each city
  • English speaking local guides in each city
  • 4 night upstream cruise between Yichang and Chongqing in category of your choice with private balcony
  • All shore excursions along the route
  • All on board lectures, briefings, games and entertainment arranged by our crew and Cruise Managers
  • VIP Package: Wine, Beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner in choice of restaurants and full access to pool/spa, business center with 2 hours of free Wi-Fi daily.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • BEIJING: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden Palace and the Great Wall
  • HONGQING: City tour, Panda Zoo and Artist Village
  • XIAN: City tour including the Terra Cotta Museum with Warriors
  • SHANGHAI: City tour with the Bund, Yu Yan Gardens, Jade Buddha and the Art Institute

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 FRI ARRIVAL BEIJING (O)
Arrive to Chinaís capital and transfer to your hotel. Due to various (late) arrivals, meals are on your own.

Day 2 SAT BEIJING (B, SL)
Morning city tour of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Then tour the Hutong, the old part of Beijing via rickshaw bycicle. End the tour with a visit to a local family and enjoy a lunch that they will proudly cook and share with you. The balance of the day free and dinner on your own.

Day 3 SUN BEIJING (B, L,SD)
This morning you will depart for an excursion to the Great Wall, where lunch will be served after the tour. On your way back, visit a Jade factory and stop for a photo opportunity at the fabulous Birds Nest Olympic Stadium.. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner featuring the famous Peking Duck!

Day 4 MON BEIJING-YICHANG-CRUISE
Embark after 7 pm (B,L,D) Fly to Yichang in the late morning. Upon arrival embark on a sightseeing tour of this Yangtze gateway city including lunch at local restaurant, followed by some free time. Then transfer to the port to board your deluxe floating vessel. After check-in, dinner will be served on board!

Day 5 TUE CRUISE: THREE GORGES DAM (B, L, D)
After breakfast, enjoy your excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Upon returning to the ship, set sail as you pass through the gigantic locks on your way through the first of the three large Gorges - the Xiling Gorge. Captainís Welcome cocktail.

Day 6 WED CRUISE: SHENNONG STREAM/DANING RIVER (B, L,D)
Pass through the Wu Gorge and enjoy a special treat: sail on small motorized sampans for an excursion along either the Shennong Stream or Daning River, both tributaries of the Yangtze. Here you will have the opportunity to view unique flora and fauna, the 1000 year old hanging coffins of the ancient Ba people and stop and visit local villages. In the afternoon sail through the Qutang Gorge and enjoy our special Crew Revue.

Day 7 THU CRUISE: YANGTZE TOWNS (B, L, D)
Today make a stop at either Shibaozhai or Fengdu, both typical Yangtze riverside towns where your tour will highlight all of the local attractions. Then, as you sail on, prepare for our Captain's Farewell Dinner followed by our Talent Show.

Day 8 FRI END CRUISE: CHONGQING-XIAN Disembark 9 am (B, L)
Arrive in Chongqing, where you disembark, and your China adventure continues by land. Stop at the Panda Exhibit and visit the Great Hall of Chinese paintings before flying to Xian. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Dinner is on your own tonight.

Day 9 SAT XIAN (B, L, SD)
This exciting day will begin with a tour of the magnificent History Museum, where the 8000 Terra-Cotta Warriors of the emperor Qin have been buried for over 2000 years! You will have lunch at the museum and afterwards visit a lacquer factory. The evening is reserved for a fabulous Tang Dynasty dinner and show.

Day10 SUN XIAN- SHANGHAI (B,D)
Flight to Shanghai (snacks on board plane). On arrival, transfer to your hotel for check in and some rest time. This evening enjoy dinner and an amazing performance of the famous Chinese Acrobats.

Day 11 MON SHANGHAI (B,SL)
In the morning begin your sightseeing of this bustling high rise city with a stop at the Bund, the Yu Yuan Gardens and the beautiful Jade Buddha Temple. Then, after a unique Mongolian BBQ lunch, continue on Nanjing Road, Shanghai's main thoroughfare. The balance of the day is free for last minute shopping and dinner is on your own.

Day 12 TUE SHANGHAI - HOME (B)
After a final breakfast, pack your memories away as you transfer to the airport for your flights home.

 


 

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