2 for 1 special5* star tour
china & Yangtze river cruise



Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhujiajiao (Water Village), Yichang, Chongqing, Xi'an, Bejiing

China boasts a large number of wonderful attractions including antique sites and relics, imposing imperial palaces, delicate water towns, amazing natural wonders, splendid cultural heritage, and diversified folk customs.

Escorted Tour- 17 Days/15 Nights

Day 1 / May 10 Hometown / Toronto / Shanghai

Fly from hometown by West Jet to Toronto, then connect by China Eastern direct flight to Shanghai. Start your worry-free vacation with guidance of fully escorted tour in China upon your arrival.

Day 2 / May 11 Arriving Shanghai

Cross the International Date Line and arrive in China’s most populous city Shanghai. Greeted by your local guide and transferred to hotel.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Shanghai (5-Star)

Day 3 / May 12 Shanghai

Morning explore Shanghai Museum and the People's Square and along the "Bund". Tour the Yuyuan Bazaar, Pudong Development Zone, and take a closer look of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Visit the famous shopping street, Nanjing Road. Optional Huangpu River Night Cruise could be arranged at night. ( B/L/D )

Day 4 / May 13 Shanghai ~ Zhujiajiao (Water Village) ~ Suzhou

Visit the XinTiandi - replica of Old Shanghai. Take an excursion to Zhujiajiao (Water Village). Bus to Suzhou, a city famous for its canals, stone bridges, and pagodas. Enjoy a China Welcome Dinner. ( B/L/SD )

Hotel: Jinke Grand Hotel (5-Star)

Day 5 / May 14 Suzhou

Explore the Suzhou Museum, and Lingering Garden, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a Suzhou Canal Cruise. Visit the Xumen Gate and a silk factory. Experience the city nightlife with a Suzhou Night Tour. ( B/L/D )

Day 6 / May 15 Suzhou ~ Shanghai / Yichang ~

Yangtze River Cruise

Today, return to Shanghai for flight to Yichang. In the evening, board the deluxe cruise ship MV President No.7 / 8 to catch every splendid and amazing moment along the Yangtze River. ( B/L/D )

Yangtze Cruise Ship: 5-Star MV President No. 8 (Outside Cabin with Balcony)

Day 7 / May 16 Yangtze River Cruise

Take a shore excursion at Sandoupingtakes you to "Three Gorges Dam", the biggest hydroelectric dam in the world. Return to the ship and sail through the Three Gorges Dam Shiplocksand the first gorge -Xiling Gorge, the longest and the most hazardous one in the famous "Three Gorges". Tonight, enjoya Captain’s Welcome Dinner. ( B/L/SD )

Day 8 / May 17 Yangtze River Cruise

Excursion to Shennong Stream to see cascading waterfalls, steep cliffs, karst caves, three-colored springs. Then continue sailing through the 2nd–Wu Gorge, known for its odd, misty rock formations and its backdrop of soaring mountains. Later in the afternoon, pass the 3rd-Qutang Gorge, the shortest but the most dramatic Gorges. Enjoy a Crew Cabaret Show at night( B/L/D)

Day 9 / May 18 Yangtze River Cruise

After breakfast, take a shore excursion to visit the Shibaozhai Temple, a gem of Chinese Architecture located in Zhong County. Enjoy Captain’s Farewell Banquet followed by a Gathering Party at night( B/L/SD )

Day 10 / May 19 Arriving Chongqing

Disembark at Chongqing, followed by a city tour in Chongqing including Chongqing Zoo for lovely Pandas and People’s Square. Free after lunch. (B/L ) Hotel: Chongqing Hilton Hotel (5-Star)

Day 11 / May 20 Chongqing / Xi'an

After breakfast, fly to Xi’an, visit Muslim Quarter Market. Tonight, enjoy the well-known Xi’an Special Dumpling Banquet as you experience the brilliant Tang Dynasty Show. ( B/L/SD )

Hotel: Branley Hotel Xi’an (5-Star)

Day 12 / May 21 Xi'an

Another unforgettable full day tour begins with the excavation of more than 6,000 Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Reproduction Factory. Enjoy the Handmade Noodle lunch while watching it is making. Transfer to hotel, and have a free afternoon. Dinner by your own. (B / L )

Day 13 / May 22 Xi'an / Beijing

Visit the historic Little Goose Pagoda and Big Goose Pagoda Square and a jade workshop. Flight to Beijing, the Capital of China. In the afternoon, fly to Beijing, the Capital of China. ( B / L / D )

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Beijing Northeast (5-Star Design)

Day 14 / May 23 Beijing

Spend an inspiring day at the Great Wall (Juyong Pass). Enjoy your walk along its ramparts, and absorb the breathtaking views. Then tour around the Summer Palace. On the way back, have a closer look at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Stadium (the Bird’s Nest & the Water Cube), and visit a tea house en route. Enjoy a dazzling Beijing Acrobatic Show in the evening. ( B / L / D )

Day 15 / May 24 Beijing

Explore the world’s largest public square Tian’anmen Square, the largest existing ancient architectural complex in China, Forbidden City. Takea Rickshaw Tour around the ancient alleyways of Hutong - one of Beijing's 700-year-old traditional cottage neighborhoods. Visit a family in one of the "Quadrangles". Enjoy a Farewell Peking Duck Dinner. ( B / L / SD )

Day 16 / May 25 Beijing (Free Day)

Enjoy a free day in this beautiful city. Free one way transfer to local shopping area will be arranged. Lunch and dinner by own. ( B )

Day 17 / May 26 Beijing / Toronto (via Shanghai) / Hometown

After breakfast, transfer to airport, arrive home on the same day. (B)

Bon Voyage!

B – Buffet Breakfast L – Lunch

D – Dinner SD – Special Dinner

2 for 1:

BOOK before December 9th SAVE $200 $7640 ($3820 Per person double)

After November 30th, 2016 / $7840 ($3920 Per person double)

Taxes included

Deposit $500 per person balance due March 24th, 2017

All prices Include: International flight with China Eastern Airlines and West Jet from Montreal to Shanghai with connection in Toronto return, Accommodations, Yangtze River Cruise (MV President no. 8), Meals, transfers, guides.

Price does not include China Visa or Gratuities.