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Experience the wonders of Chengdu with its massive Buddha and a tour of the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. You will then travel by bullet train to Yichang and travel the Yangtze River on a luxury Cruise.

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    Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise

    9 days, 8 nights.
    • Day 1 / Chengdu Arrival

      Your China holiday will begin with an international flight to
      Chengdu. Upon arrival at Chengdu Airport, you will be met by
      your tour guide and escorted to your hotel. Take some time
      to relax and prepare for your full day tour tomorrow.

    • Day 2 / Chengdu City Tour

      Today, you will have fun with your tour manager to a
      Chengdu City tour, during the tour you will head to the
      Jinli Old Street and Kuan & Zhai Aelly; an area unique for
      its fusion of ancient and modern China. The shop keepers
      and waiters dress in traditional style clothing, making this
      street feel as though you have stepped back in time. Spend
      the afternoon perusing the old street at your leisure before
      heading back to the hotel.

    • Day 3 / Chengdu Leshan Giant Buddha

      Today, you will explore Chengdu with your local guide for
      Leshan Giant Buddha tour.
      The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-metre-tall stone statue
      that has been carved out of the side of a towering cliff face.
      It is the largest stone Buddha in the world and it is by far
      the tallest pre-modern statue in the world.

    • Day 4 / Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

      Today, you will visit the Research Base of Giant Panda
      Breeding, famous for its breeding program and home of the
      Giant Pandas and their gorgeous cousins, the Red Pandas.
      Later, you can enjoy a special Sichuan cuisine – Hotpot.

    • Day 5 / Chengdu- Yichang

      Today you will be transferred from Chengdu to Yichang.
      Upon arrival, you will board the Yangtze River Cruise
      ship and begin your memorable 4-night cruise down the
      Yangtze River.

    • Day 6 / Yangtze River Cruise

      Start the morning with an exercise on board in the
      presence of the beautiful Gorges. Spend your day out on
      one of the following two excursions (Subject to the
      Cruise) or relax on board the cruise ship. This evening you
      will return to the ship and attend the Captain’s Welcome
      Banquet and enjoy the evening entertainment with a
      Chinese dancing ball.

    • Day 7 / Yangtze River Cruise

      Today, you will embark on one of the exciting excursions
      (Subject to the Cruise) or for a leisure day on board
      the ship. The afternoon you will continue to
      cruise into the western section of Xiling Gorge.

    • Day 8 / Yangtze River Cruise

      Today you will pass through the mountains of Eastern
      Sichuan. Participate in one of the excursions (Subject to
      the Cruise) or pamper yourself with a massage and make
      the most of the last full day on your ship. Tonight, enjoy
      the farewell dinner and pack your bags in preparation for
      disembarking tomorrow.

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    • Flights

      International roundtrip airfares
      International return flights to China
      Round trip transfer to and from airport
      All domestic transfers in China

    • Tours

      Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
      Sightseeing admissions
      Private coach transportation
      Experienced, English speaking guides

    • Accommodation

      8 nights’ accommodation: 4 nights in Chengdu: Chengdu High -Tech Holiday Inn or Similar.
      4 nights on Cruise: Yangtze River Cruise
      Meals are 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 5 Dinners

  • Three Gorges Dam Site
    The Three Gorges Dam Site is one of the largest
    construction projects undertaken by mankind and is the
    biggest hydropower project in the world.

    Tribe of the Three Gorges
    The Tribe of the Three Gorges is the only large scenic spot
    that has not been influenced by the Three Gorges Dam
    project, which showcases the abundant Ba Culture and
    Shu Culture.

    Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream
    (Subject to the Cruise)
    Explore the Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream, a
    shining pearl hidden in the remote mountains. You will
    leave your cruise ship and board smaller vessels to sail
    through the narrower and breathtaking Lesser Three
    gorges region or Shennong Stream, lined by sheer cliffs
    and mountains.

    White Emperor City
    The White Emperor City is an ancient temple that is
    located atop Baidi Mountain on the northern bank of the
    Yangtze River in Fengjie County.

    Fengdu Ghost City
    Today’s excursion is the Fengdu Ghost City to see why it’s
    regarded as the “City of Ghosts.” The temples built on
    Ming Mountain depict the instruments of punishment and
    demon paintings, demonstrating the Chinese people’s
    imagination of hell.

    Shibaozhai is a 12-story wooden pagoda built against the
    rock in the 18th century. It is located in Zhong County on
    the south bank of the Yangtze River. There are steles and
    inscriptions of past dynasties on each floor. Visitors may
    also appreciate the spectacular Yangtze River from the
    windows of each floor during climbing.

    • Tours Include

      • International roundtrip airfare
      • All domestic and international transfers in China
      • Tour tipping
      • Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
      • Sightseeing admissions
      • Private coach transportation
      • Experienced, English speaking guides
      • 8 nights’ accommodation:  4 nights in Chengdu: Chengdu High -Tech Holiday Inn or Similar,  4 nights on Cruise: Yangtze River Cruise
      • Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 5 Dinners
    • Tours Do Not Include:

      • China Visa
      • Laundry and other items of a personal nature
      • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
      • Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption
      • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
    • Please note the following:

      • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Sydney.
      • Departures from other cities will incur a surcharge.
      • Customers must have a valid passport with appropriate time remaining on passport prior to date confirmation and travel.
      • No child discount on special deal
      • Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic conditions and other unforeseen occurrences.
      • Rooms are subject to availability. If the desired hotel is not available, we will book an alternate, comparable hotel at no additional cost.
      • We cannot provide a refund if we are unable to accommodate a special request.
      • All currencies are in AUD Dollars unless stated otherwise
      • Single supplement of $450 is payable upon booking for single travellers
      • Promotion tour is non-refundable after SNA issues air ticket.
      • Cancellation prior to flight ticket issue will incur a $350 cancellation fee.
      • We suggest passengers are covered by travel, medical, health and other types of insurance.

Tour Highlights

Each Tour Is Designed For A Special Experience.


  • The Giant Buddha
  • Chengdu City tour
  • Step Back in Time

Giant Pandas

Giant Pandas
  • Giant Panda Viewing
  • Visit Research Centre

Yangtze River

Yangtze River Cruise
  • Luxury facilities
  • On-cruise entertainment
  • Captain's Welcome Banquet
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Agent FAM Tour – Yangtze Charming – 9 Days 8 Nights – Air China

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9 days 8 nights

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Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise



Limited seats available. Don’t miss out on this unique cruise sensation.
Available dates will change without notice.

9 Days, 8 Nights

13 Nov 2018

2018 NOV 12 Sydney Chengdu CA 430 DEP 2140 ARR 0540 NOV13

2018 NOV 22 Chengdu Sydney CA429 DEP 0150 ARR 1550

* indicates high season dates - additional fees apply. Available dates will change without notice.
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