Arrive at Shanghai airport.
Be picked by private vehicle and English-speaking tour guide from Beijingservice.com.
Be transferred to hotel for check in.
Remainder of the day is at leisure.
| Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund, Huangpu River Cruise
Be picked up from your hotel at 08:30 am.
Visit Yu Garden -one of the best Suzhou-style gardens in southern China.
Then we will visit Nanjing Road. Nanjing Road is one of the most famous and bustling business streets in the world. It is also called Chinese First Business Street. It is the window for Shanghai to open to the world and also shopping paradise for people at home and abroad.
After lunch, move on to Oriental Pearl TV Tower -the world's third tallest TV and radio tower, which combines ancient concepts with 21st Century technology.
Then visit the Bund. The Bund, also called Zhongshan Road, is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. The most famous and attractive sights are the 52 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance, which are also located at the west side of the Bund. The Bund was the centre of Shanghai's politics, economy and culture hundreds of years ago, consulates of most countries. Many banks, businesses and newspaper offices were settled there, and that's why we have these art-like buildings
Have a short Cruise on Huangpu River.
Enjoy Acrobatic Show in the evening.
Be transferred back to the hotel after the performance.
Be picked up from your hotel.
Be transferred to airport to connect flight to Chongqing.
Arrive in Chongqing. Visit the Panda Base.
Be transferred to cruise port.
Leave Chongqing at 23:30.
|Yangtze River Cruise Ship
In the afternoon, go ashore to visit Fengdu, the "Ghost City", where the Chinese believe the soul of the dead goes. They say that spirits go to heaven, and evil goes to Fengdu.
The balance of the day is free for you to explore the ship's amenities. The only people here are those who make a living from visiting cruise boats.
In the evening, you will be the guests at the captain's cocktail party.
|Yangtze River Cruise Ship
Cruise through the two of the great Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge, framed by steep mossy cliffs and Wu Gorge, celebrated for its 12 peaks.
Then shore excursion to Shennong Stream, Shennong Stream is another tributary of the Yangtze River, and its fast-flowing, crystal clear water runs southwards through deep gorges.
Next, sail through Xiling Gorge, the last and most scenic of the Three Gorges. Pass through the five-step ship locks.
Enjoy Farewell Party in the evening.
Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Construction of the dam formally began in 1994. The body of the dam was completed in 2003, and the whole construction will be competed in 2009.
Arrives in Yichang at 11:30.
Be transferred to Yichang airport for Departure.