CHINA YANGTZE - 2 FOR 1 SPECIAL
16-Day 5 Star Tour (Tour No: TFOS)
Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhujiajiao (Water Village), Wuhan Yichang, Yangtze Cruise, Chongqing, Xi’an, Beijing
(Gateway: Vancouver / Toronto)
Day 1 – Hometown / Vancouver or Toronto / Shanghai
Fly from hometown by West Jet to Vancouver or Toronto, then connect by China Eastern Airlines direct flight to Shanghai. Start your worry-free vacation with guidance of Canadian tour escort from Canada.
Day 2 – 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 – 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, Optional Nanjing Road. Huangpu River Night Cruise could be arranged at night. (B / L / D)
Day 4 – 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 – 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 – Suzhou ~ Shanghai / Wuhan ~ Yichang ~ Yangtze River Cruise
Today, return to Shanghai for flight to Wuhan. Hop on a ride 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. 7 / 8 (Outside Cabin with Balcony)
Day 7 – Yangtze River Cruise
Take a shore excursion at Sandouping takes you to “Three Gorges Dam”, the biggest hydroelectric dam in the world. Return to the ship and sail through the Three Gorges Dam Shiplocks and the first gorge - Xiling Gorge, the longest and the most hazardous one in the famous “Three Gorges”. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Dinner. (B / L / SD)
Day 8 – Yangtze River Cruise
Excursion to Shennong Stream, almost 20 miles of cascading waterfalls, steep cliffs, karst caves, three-colored springs. After return, sail 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 gorge - Qutang Gorge, the shortest but the most dramatic Gorges. Enjoy a Crew Cabaret Show at night. (B / L / D)
Day 9 – 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 – Chongqing / Xi'an
Disembark at Chongqing, then visit Chongqing Zoo for lovely Pandas. If time permit, visit Huguang Guild Hall Fly to Xi’an, dinner by own. (B / L)
Hotel: Branley Hotel Xi’an (5-Star)
Day 11 – 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 on the way. Enjoy the Handmade Noodle lunch while watching it is making. Then visit Muslim Quarter Market. Enjoy the well-known Xi’an Special Dumpling Banquet while experience the brilliant Tang Dynasty Show at dinner. (B / L / SD)
Day 12 – 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. Bus tour Beijing by Night (Donghua Gate Food Fair) at night. (B / L / D)
Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott (5-Star Design)
Day 13 – 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 14 – Beijing
Explore the world’s largest public square Tian’anmen Square, the largest existing ancient architectural complex in China, Forbidden City. Take a 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 15 – 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 16 –Beijing / Vancouver or Toronto (via Shanghai) / Hometown
After breakfast, transfer to airport, arrive home on the same day (B)
B – Buffet Breakfast L – Lunch
D – Dinner SD – Special Dinner
China Yangtze “2 for 1” Special Tour Cost (with add-on cost to Vancouver and Toronto)
|Departure||Tour No.||Gateway Vancouver||Gateway Toronto|
|05-Sep-16||TFOS-0905||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|14-Sep-16||TFOS-0914||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|26-Sep-16||TFOS-0926||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|05-Oct-16||TFOS-1005||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|19-Oct-16||TFOS-1019||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|24-Oct-16||TFOS-1024||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|22-Mar-17||TFOS-0322(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|29-Mar-17||TFOS-0329(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|05-Apr-17||TFOS-0405(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|12-Apr-17||TFOS-0412(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|03-May-17||TFOS-0503(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|10-May-17||TFOS-0510(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|07-Jun-17||TFOS-0607(2017)||$6,290 for two||$6,390 for two|
|06-Sep-17||TFOS-0906(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|11-Sep-17||TFOS-0911(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|27-Sep-17||TFOS-0927(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|04-Oct-17||TFOS-1004(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|18-Oct-17||TFOS-1018(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|23-Oct-17||TFOS-1023(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|25-Oct-17||TFOS-1025(2017)||$6,390 for two||$6,490 for two|
|01-Nov-17||TFOS-1101(2017)||$6,190 for two||$6,290 for two|
|Canada International AIF and Air Fuel Surcharge||$390 per person|
|China Domestic AIF & Fuel Surcharge||$120 per person|
|China Visa & Service Fee||$180 per person|
|Single Supplement||$1,250 per person|
|Land Only||$2,890 per person|
Fees to be paid locally in China:
- Gratuities to China escort, guides and drivers: US$150 per person for the whole trip.
- Gratuities to Yangtze Cruise ship crew: US$25 per person paid on the ship.
- Child (11 yrs & under) rate: 90% of the adult fare, sharing room, no extra bed.
- Add on to Vancouver by West Jet, seats are subject to availability.
- Business Class Upgrade is from $3,300 per person for Vancouver / Shanghai / Vancouver.
- Business Class Upgrade is from $3,400 per person for Toronto / Shanghai / Toronto.
- Personal Insurance: purchase of personal travel and trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended, please contact your agent.
|Add-on BY WestJet|
|Add-on to Vancouver||Add On Airfare||Canada Domestic AIF & Air Fuel Surcharge|
|Calgary (YYC)||$150 per person||$100 per person|
|Edmonton (YEG)||$150 per person||$100 per person|
|Kamloops (YKA)||$120 per person||$75 per person|
|Kelowna (YLW)||$120 per person||$75 per person|
|Prince George (YXS)||$150 per person||$100 per person|
|Saskatoon (YXE)||$180 per person||$125 per person|
|Regina (YQR)||$180 per person||$125 per person|
|Victoria (YYJ)||$150 per person||$50 per person|
|Winnipeg (YWG)||$220 per person||$120 per person|
|Add-on to Toronto||Add On Airfare||Canada Domestic AIF & Air Fuel Surcharge|
|Charlottetown (YYG)||$120 per person||$115 per person|
|Halifax (YHZ)||$120 per person||$115 per person|
|Montreal (YUL)||$120 per person||$105 per person|
|Ottawa (YOW)||$120 per person||$95 per person|
|Quebec (YQB)||$120 per person||$120 per person|
|Thunder Bay (YQT)||$120 per person||$70 per person|
4 Days (3-Night) Hong Kong Extension
(C$1,190 per person)
Day 1 - Shanghai / Hong Kong
Fly to Hong Kong, transfer to Hotel upon arrival. Free in the afternoon. (B)
Hotel: Eaton Hotel (4-Star)
Day 2 - Hong Kong
A half-day tour to Victoria Peak by cable car, visit Stanley Market Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Fishing Village. Discover this dynamic city on your own in the afternoon. (B)
Day 3 - Hong Kong (Free Day)
Enjoy this free day by exploring Hong Kong or go shopping. Or an Optional Tour to Macau (C$165 per person) by ferry, touring the Statue of Kun Lam, and the territory of Macau; visiting the Ruins of St. Paul’s, Na Tcha Temple, a section of Old City Walls, Museum of Macau, Mount Fortress, Temple of A-Ma, Macau Tower, and Casino sights. (B)
Day 4 - Hong Kong / Vancouver (Via Shanghai) / Hometown
After breakfast, transfer to airport and depart for Canada. You will arrive home on the same day. (B)
- Tour is English-speaking “Join-In” tour service.
- Round trip air between Shanghai and Hong Kong included.
- 3-night Eaton Hotel based on 2 sharing included.
- Hong Kong AIF and Air Fuel Surcharge $45 per person not included.
- Gratuities in Hong Kong / Macau: US$10 per person per day not included.