5-Day Dazhu Grottoes and Top-Class Yangtze Cruise

Tour Code: CTA-CQ-04

Duration: 5 Days

Visit: Chongqing

Note: Explore the essence of Chongqing at its most highlighted attraction of Dazhu Grottoes, experience the charm of Chongqing culture and beautiful scenery. Also you will have the amazing Yangtze River Cruise to appreciate the stunning natural scenery ...

Starting From: $ 532 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

Explore the essence of Chongqing at its most highlighted attraction of Dazhu Grottoes, experience the charm of Chongqing culture and beautiful scenery. Also you will have the amazing Yangtze River Cruise to appreciate the stunning natural scenery and discover the unique folk customs along the river.

You will take a cruise of 5 star Victoria Anna or President No. 6:  Depart from Chongqing in every Tuesday.

  • Centrally Located Hotel
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Ciqikou Ancient Town
  • Three Gorges Museum
 
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Child (3-11yrs):
Senior (over 65yrs):
 

  • Itinerary
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival in Chongqing

    Arrival in Chongqing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Ciqikou Ancient Town,Three Gorges Museum

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★East Garden Chongqing Hotel

    Pickup by our English speaking tour guide from Chongqing airport or railway station.  Transfer to take cruise.  If you arrive in the morning, we will arrange a half day city tour in Chongqing.

    Your Chongqing exploration will begin with a visit to Ciqikou Ancient Town. The Ciqikou Ancient Town is located on the bank of Jialing River. The history of Ciqikou can be dated back to more than 1700 years ago. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911), the town had a great reputation as its production of porcelain and this is how Ciqikou got its name. Ciqikou Ancient Town is a miniature of ancient Chongqing and its life. When you travel to Ciqikou, you will experience and enjoy the ancient Chongqing life and culture by relaxing at its numerous tea houses, tasting delicious Chongqing food and snacks there, and strolling at those workshops selling exquisite Shu Embroideries and unique handicrafts.

    Next arranged attraction to see will be the Three Gorges Museum. The Three Gorges Museum is a professional cultural and educational museum for the preservation, research and study, and exhibition of cultural relics and natural environment of Chongqing and the Three Gorges Area. It is a specialized museum for the Three Gorges, but also a comprehensive museum with a large collection of artistic and cultural relics. Visiting the Three Gorge Museum, you will get to know about the specific history of the Three Gorges Dam and the project, also you will learn the history and culture of Chongqing by the collections and exhibitions.
     

  • Day

    02

    Dazhu Grottoes Tour

    Dazhu Grottoes Tour

    Attraction & Activities:

    Meals:

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner on 5 * cruise

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★5 Star Victoria Anna, or President No.6

    You will go to Dazhu to see the famous Dazhu Grottoes.  

    Dazhu Grottoes: 165 kilometers away from Chongqing, more than 40 sites of stone carvings with over 50,000 statues of Buddha completed from the late Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the Song Dynasty (960-1279). ranked as a world cultural heffitage site in 1999.

    Afterwards, our guide will transfer you to the ship pier to board the cruise ship. The boarding time will be 5:00PM - 8:00PM. Our Yangtze Gold Series cruise ship will depart Chongqing at 10:00PM.

    You will take a 5 star ship of Victoira CruiselinesCentury Cruiselines or President Cruiselines.

    DEPART SHIP NAME
       
    Sunday Victoira LianaCentury Sky
    Monday Victoria Jenna
    Tuesday Victoria AnnaPresident No. 6
    Wednesday Victoria Kartarina, President No. 7
    Thursday Victoria Sellina
    Friday Victoria GraceCentury SunPresident No. 8
    Saturday Victoria Sophia

    - IMPORTANT NOTICE -
    Same price for taking any of the above ships, and this tour itinerary is a sample based on Victoria Anna. the shore excursion of our final itinerary might be slightly different sometimes.
    In winter time there might be a Ship Locks maintenance period when we have to use coach transfers. 

  • Day

    03

    Yangtze River

    Yangtze River

    Attraction & Activities:

    Cruise pier Transfer (Yangtze), Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (8:00-10:00am)

    Meals:

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner on 5 * cruise

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★5 Star Victoria Anna, or President No.6

    Yangtze River is the longest river in China with a total length of 6,300 kilometers. The Yangtze River flows through many famous historical, cultural and economic cities and it paly quite an important role in the history, culture and economy of China. Along the Yangtze River, there are numerous natural beautiful scenic sites, historical and cultural relics to see and enjoy. While a Yangtze River cruise is a great wall to appreciate the beauty of Yangtze River and the sites along the river.

    Today you will have a shore excursion at Fengdu Ghost City at 8:00AM - 10:00AM. Situated at the northern bank of the Yangtze River and 176 kilometers downstream from Chongqing, Fengdu has been well known as the "Ghost City" since the Eastern Han Dynasty in China. Generally speaking, it is the first destination for the Three Gorges cruise from Chongqing, and is a very popular shore excursion site for tourists on the Yangtze River. Visitors to the Ghost City will be astonished by the artisanship of the ancient craftsmen, the unique styles of architecture and the uniqueness of the ghost culture.

  • Day

    04

    Yangtze River

    Yangtze River

    Attraction & Activities:

    Cruise pier Transfer (Yangtze), Shore excursion to Shennong Stream (1:30pm-5:30pm).You also have the option of visiting the White Emperor City(260RMB per person)

    Meals:

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner on 5 * cruise

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★5 Star Victoria Anna, or President No.6

    Today we will continue our Yangzte River Cruise. You will enjoy the elegant and beautiful scenery of mountains, rocks, river, forest, fresh air and unique local sights along the cruise.

    In the afternoon, you will have the shore excursion to Shennong Stream from 1:30PM - 5:30PM. Shennong Stream includes threer gorges of Mianzhu Gorge, Parrot Gorge and Longcangdong Gorge. Deep and dangerous, steep and unusual, primitive and elegant, Shennong Stream stuns visitors with its stream, peaks, rocks, caves and shoals. An excursion on the Shennong Stream with a wooden boat is the best way not only to enjoy the natural beauty and historic sites along the Shennong Stream, but also an extraordinary experience to learn more and know more about local culture and customs of the Tujia People.

  • Day

    05

    Leave from Yichang

    Leave from Yichang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site. Arrive in Yichang at 1:00pm.

    Meals:

    Breakfast, lunch on 5 * cruise

    We will pass the ship locks at 5am.  The Ship Locks make the shipping through the Three Gorges more safe. Each of the two ship locks is made up of five stages, taking around four hours in total to transit, and has a vessel capacity of 10,000 tons.
     
    Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site
    Three Gorges Dam is an engineering marvel. This world’s largest hydroelectric structure regulates navigation on the Yangtze River, controls floods and generates enormous quantities of electrical power.  It is the first hydropower project completely researched, designed and built by Chinese.

    At 12:00 to 13:00, we will arrive at Yichang. After disembarked, our guide will transfer you to the Yichang airport and help you board your departure flight. Wish you a pleasant trip back home!
     
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Mar. 20, 2017 - Nov. 1, 2018
Price Type Tour Class Tour Price
Adult SIC Tour $ 560
Senior (over 65yrs) SIC Tour $ 560
Child (3-11yrs) SIC Tour $ 532
Remarks

Price 
*  The rate shown above is for group size of 4 adults and above. 
*  A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required. 
*  For group of 3 persons, the supplement cost is USD30 per person.
*  For group of 2 persons, the supplement cost is USD50 per person.
 
Higher floor supplement 
The cruiselines company works will assign rooms 3 days prior of cruise depart day.  If you prefer a higher-floor room on the ship, we will inform you additional cost accordingly.

Suite supplement
The price of this package is based on standard cabin.  We will tell you additional cost if you upgrade to suite.

Upgrade to a better ship
* Tour starts on every Monday. And the tour start days is up to the cruise calendar of President Cruise No. 6and Victoria Anna which depart from Chongqing every Tuesday. 
*
 Price difference for other ship sailing on Tues:  Century Paragon (USD120), Yangtze Gold 7 (USD60).
* If your preferred tour start day is not matched, please contact us.  We will recommend another ship for you to sign in.

Shore Excursion
* Shore excursions are offered by cruise lines.  It might be slightly different than what you see from our website.

Cancellation Policy
100% penalty if you cancel your a confrimed booking.
 

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • 3-night Yangtze Cruise of 5 star President Cruise Ship No. 6 or Victoria Anna based on twin share
  • 1 night in East Garden Chongqing Hotel 4 star
  • Dazhu Grottoes tour escorted by English speaking tour guide
  • Shore Excursion included in the itinerary 
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • Airfare or Train Tickets
  • China Entry Visa
  • Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Tipping to Yangtze Cruise Staff at CNY150 per person
  • Gratuity welcomes on own descretion to our tour guide and driver