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)

Bon Voyage!

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:

  1. Gratuities to China escort, guides and drivers: US$150 per person for the whole trip.
  2. Gratuities to Yangtze Cruise ship crew: US$25 per person paid on the ship.

Remarks:

  1. Child (11 yrs & under) rate: 90% of the adult fare, sharing room, no extra bed.
  2. Add on to Vancouver by West Jet, seats are subject to availability.
  3. Business Class Upgrade is from $3,300 per person for Vancouver / Shanghai / Vancouver.
  4. Business Class Upgrade is from $3,400 per person for Toronto / Shanghai / Toronto.
  5. 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)

Remarks:

  1. Tour is English-speaking “Join-In” tour service.
  2. Round trip air between Shanghai and Hong Kong included.
  3. 3-night Eaton Hotel based on 2 sharing included.
  4. Hong Kong AIF and Air Fuel Surcharge $45 per person not included.
  5. Gratuities in Hong Kong / Macau: US$10 per person per day not included.
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.