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6 Days Yangtze Cruise with Zhangjiajie


6 Days Yangtze Cruise with Zhangjiajie

Tour Name: 6 Days Yangtze Cruise with Zhangjiajie

Tour Code: VAC-YZ-001

Tour Type: Private Tour

Tour Cost: From $ Request

Description: 6 Days Yangtze Cruise with Chongqing and Zhangjiajie Tour is the real NATURE tour to Yangtze River and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. In 6 days, take a relaxing 4-day cruise ship down from Chongqing to Yichang; spend 2 days getting into Zhangjaijie...

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Day 1: Chongqing Arrival

Upon arrival in Chongqing, the Mountain City of China, you’ll be met by our local guide at the arrival hall of Chongqing Jiangbei Airport / train station and escorted to Chongqing Chaotianmen Port to board your ship during 18:00~21:00. Your 4-day relaxing downstream Yangtze River cruise will sail at 21:00!

Tips for boarding: 1) Please call the ship one day ahead or at least in the morning on the boarding day to have clear idea about which pier you are going to use; 2) There are 13 sub-pier of Chongqing Chaotianmen Port that tell the exact pier to your driver to avoid too much walking; 3) The boarding time and departure piers may change based on the ship line, water level, season, weather and other factors. Please pay attention to the important info your travel consultants sent to you before your boarding.


Day 2: Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

In this morning, wake up leisurely and enjoy the gentle sunshine shining over the tranquil Yangtze River. You can either follow the Taichi master to play Taichi on the sundeck or enjoy a cup of coffee to stretch your mood to start your beautiful day. It will be colorful and interesting no matter you stay onboard or go shore excursions at river stops.

Onboard you will enjoy different kinds of cultural activities and entertainment, like attending a Yangtze River History and Culture Lecture to know deeply about the third longest river in the world, taking part in the Captain’s Welcome Party to make new friends, or having great fun at the wonderful evening shows with sing, dance and music.

Also, you will follow a local English-speaking tour guide and make a shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda, a pearl of Yangtze River in Zhongxian County. Reputed as one of the eight extraordinary architectures in the world, this 12-story, 16th century red wooden pagoda leans against the side of the rocky and craggy hill about 200 meters tall. Climbing up to the top of Shibaozhai, you can not only visit the Buddhist temples and halls but also have panoramic view of Yangtze River. (Please note: Comfortable shoes are highly recommended since there will be many stairs to climb up the pagoda.)

Optional excursion: Have a shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City today with an extra fee. Called “the Homeland of Divine Comedy in China”, it consists of buildings, structures, dioramas and statues related to the afterlife in hell. Entering this “City of Ghosts”, you will know many mysterious stories about underworld and cruel tortures and different kinds of devils and Chinese demons. (Please note: the visit to Fengdu Ghost City requires much walking and comfortable shoes highly recommended!)


Day 3 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Today you will sail through the spectacular Three Gorges! Follow the guide’s live interpretation and soak up the breathtaking gorge scenery passing by as you drift through Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge respectively.

On this day, take an enjoyable shore excursion to Shennv Stream (Goddess Stream), a tributary of the Yangtze River in Wushan County. You will be switched to a smaller boat to sail down this primitive stream running in a narrow side gorge where you will have close-up views of steep mountains and hanging coffins high on the cliffs as well as hear some of the local history. Besides, you will be entertained with local music and dance offered by the Tujia ethnic group.

In this evening, enjoy the well-prepared Captain’s Farewell Party with all your mates onboard and have a pleasant dinner together.

Optional excursion: Enjoy a shore excursion to White Emperor City today with an extra fee. Located at the entrance of Qutang Gorge, this excursions gives you the chance to know Romance of the Three Kingdoms and offers the best pot to appreciate the magnificent “Kui Gate”.


Day 4 Yangtze & Train to Zhangjiajie from Yichang (B)

After breakfast, you will go through a check procedure and disembark at Maoping Port. Then, take a morning shore excursion to visit the world-famous project - Three Gorges Dam. The dam is the largest hydropower station in the world with an annual energy output of 84.7 billion kilowatt-hours. The Three Gorges Dam includes three areas: the dam itself, a hydroelectric, and a system of locks. The height of the Three Gorges Dam is 185 meters (607 ft) above the sea level. The dam is about 2,300 meters (7,546 ft) long and about 115 meters (377 ft) wide. With a water capacity of 39.3 billion cubic meters, the dam will hold a huge reservoir which will efficiently prevent flooding in the middle and lower portions of the Yangtze River.

After visiting the dam, your tour guide may pick you up at Three Gorges Dam Site or Yichang downtown area (depending on your train time to Zhangjiajie). Then drive to the Yichang East Train Station and take a train to Zhangjiajie (about 5hrs). Zhangjiajie is an awesome place that features the unique Karst mountains and picturesque forests, bringing you to the most surreal world - AWATAR world.

After arriving in Zhangjiajie, the local guide will pick you up at train station and transfer to your hotel in Zhangjiajie downtown by a private, comfortable and non-smoking vehicle. The rest of today is on your own to explore this amazing city.


Day 5 Zhangjiajie National Park (B)

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. First, drive 60km from Zhangjiajie downtown and start your exciting exploration by visiting Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, the landform museum of Zhangjiajie. Hold your breath and experience the 430-meter transparent glass bridge - the highest and longest glass bridge in the world, making you confused about whether walking on the clouds or above the lush plants. After the thrilling moment on the glass, enjoy deeply exploration in the Grand Canyon and appreciate the charming sightseeing at One-Line-Sky, Family Portrait, Waterfall of Butterfly Spring, Dream Links, Bandit Hole and Holy Spring Lake, etc.

Next drive about 38km to visit the stunning sites of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. A popular saying is “It is just waste your time if you do not visit Huangshi Village when you are in Zhangjiajie”. You’ll take the cable car to Huangshi Village which is reputed as the enlarged potted landscape and miniature fairyland. Standing on the high staking platform, you’ll view the overhanging cliffs, jagged rocks and elegant apexes of the whole area.

Then be followed a trip to Golden Whip Stream, the most beautiful valley in the world which is famous its pristine water, its verdant mountains, its steep cliffs and its serene valley. Hike the highlighted part along the deep and quiet winding stream where you’ll see many green hills and colorful flora and hear the birds singing.

Stay overnight in Wulingyuan.

Please note: Because currently the road between Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and Huangshi Village and Golden Whip Brook is under a big reconstruction, the itinerary on this day may adjust based on the real situation.


Day 6 Zhangjiajie National Park & Departure (B)

You must know the movie AVATAR, the Pandora World in the movie is so amazing that everyone wants to see it in real world. On this day, you’ll get into the real Pandora world by visiting Yuanjiajie, a naturally formed platform mountain situated in the north of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Take Bailong elevator up to Yuanjiajie and visit the foremost attractions in this area including the First Bridge under the Sun, Hallelujah Mountain, Back Garden, etc. After the visiting you’ll find some of these peaks have nothing that can be compared with, taking on every conceivable shape!

Next, take a sightseeing bus to Tianzi Mountain which boasts rocky peaks in grotesque shapes and shrouded in drifting mist. There are four highlights for the breathtaking sceneries: peak forest, cloud sea, sunrise and winter snow. A visit to Tianzi Mountain, you won’t miss the stone forests and peculiar peaks and the main tourist attractions including Arranging Battles Platform, Imperial Writing Brush Peak, Warriors Taming Horse, Fairy Maid Scattering Flowers, etc.

After the exciting tour, you'll transfer back to Zhangjiajie City and your guide and driver will escort you to the airport or train station to catch the flight/train to your next destination or home.




Price : Use in USD/P.P

Group Size Using ★★★ Hotel Using ★★★★Hotel Using ★★★★★Hotel
1 Person 0 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
2 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
3-5 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
6-9 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
≥10 persons 0USD/P.P 1USD/P.P 1USD/P.P

Price Excludes:

Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots.
Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
Two perosns share one twins or double room at hotel with daily breakfast
Entrance fees to attractions or activities listed in the itinerary
Meals as itinerary specifies
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government & service taxes
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes:

  Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
  Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc. 
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.

Remarks:

※  Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※  VAC reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※  No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※  Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※  Special requirements should be advised to VAC in advance.
※  VAC reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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Upon your receipt of our reply, please carefully study the route and quotation we have prepared for you. After that, should you have any questions or further requirements regarding the route, please feel free to e-mail us. We will be pleased to make any changes according to your requests. No matter how long the tour discussion may take, our aim is to make you completely satisfied with the final plan.

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Why choose us ?

With over 30 years professional experience at China Travel Agency, all memebers of our staff at Visitaroundchina are trying their best to provide the best service for each clients of ours.Here are several reasons why more than 10,000 clients per year put their faith in us, as their China tour provider.The Five Great Reasons to choose us as per below:

1.Travel Specialists

All of our travel advisors are experienced travel professionals who have passion for travel. They continually travel within China to keep abreast of the latest trends and attractions, and thus can provide our customers with the latest information about traveling in China. Evaluations done by our recent clients are highly regarded as we monitor the service level of our providers and staff.

2. Freedom and flexibility

"Discovery your way" is our motto and it is something that we are passionate about. We express this passion by giving our clients the tools to discover China in the way that best suits them. Tailor-made and customized tours - We specialize in tailor-made and customized travel.Small private groups - See China in the luxury in your own private vehicle with your own guide and driver.

3. Quality Service Gurantee

We are proud of the high standards we achieve and the value for money we offer.We take great care to ensure that our tours are the best value for money in the business, and we know that outstanding value means ensuring that all of the ingredients are right, not just the price. Many of the inclusions in our tours are the result of years of careful research to get the right balance of quality and adventure that is best suited to our avellers.Our friendly and approachable staff have extensive regional knowledge and their expertise will help to lift your experience out of the ordinary. For example, our popular Inca Trail programme utilises carefully selected and educated local guides, cooks, and porters with top equipment, to ensure your trek will be of the highest quality with minimal discomfort. Our attention to detail and high level of service ensures our happy customers come back to us year after year.

4.Integrity and Honesty

No hidden cost and forced shopping with us. If you are travelling to distant destinations, you certainly don't want any expensive surprises or extra costs that you weren't told about before you booked your tour. Chinazhangjiajietour is one of few up-front travel companies that tell you what is included and excluded in our brochure and on our website, rather than after you have booked your tour. You will find that many included excursions on our tours are chosen for their quality, not their price. On each trip you may find there are some excursions that are not included. This might be because they are not to everyone's taste or there may be various options of differing value to choose from and we want you to have the choice. There is generally enough time allowed for you to do the options offered, but if you prefer you can always spend some time exploring, sight-seeing or simply relaxing.

5. 7/24 Care & Service

If something happens to our customers,we are always at the end of the phone 24/7 whatever the situation. Our guides and travel advisors are trained to handle emergencies as well as the small but annoying proble With over 30 years professional experience at China Travel Agency, all memebers of our staff at Visitaroundchina are trying their best to provide the best service for each clients of ours.Here are several reasons why more than 10,000 clients per year put their faith in us, as their China tour provider.

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