Super Value Tours - Private Yangtze Cruise (Downstream) +Beijing, Xi'an 15 days_Chongqing, Yangtze 3 Gorges, Wuhan, Beijing, Xi'an

Private Yangtze Cruise (Downstream) +Beijing, Xi'an 15 days

Chongqing to Wuhan (2020)

COMPETITIVE AIRFARE OPTIONS AVAILABLE!

Chongqing, Yangtze 3 Gorges, Wuhan, Beijing, Xi'an

Departs Mar 20 2020

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Sister companies, Super Value & Signet Tours, come together for a luxury charter on Century Legend.

  • Board our private cruise on the Yangtze River.
  • Admire majestic views of the Three Gorges, enjoy fun onboard activities, & excursions. 

Special Features

Chongqing

  • Board in Chongqing and cruise all the way to Wuhan, save time from being on the road, fully enjoy the cruise and wonders of Yangtze River!
  • Experience the millennial Dazu Rock Carvings and enjoy the night view of the mountain city

Three Gorges of Yangtze River Enjoy different aspects which lie within the green hills, green water, canyons... Indulge in the flow of ancient ink paintings with expert explanations of the beauty of the Three Gorges:

  • Qutang Gorge: The shortest but most dramatic of the Gorges.
  • Wu Gorge: Known as the most beautiful of the Gorges, count the 12 peaks of Wushan and witness the true face of the goddess.
  • Xiling Gorge: The longest of the Gorges - enjoy the beautiful scenery on both sides.
  • Three Gorges Dam: Enjoy an unforgettable view of the world's largest dam during the day and experience the spectacular feeling of our ship passing the five-level ship lock at night.
  • Places of interest: Visit the Three Gorges, Stone Treasure Fortress and other scenic spots along the Yangtze River
  • Super Value activities: Since we reserve the entire ship, all arrangements are specially-designed for Super Value/Signet guests. Specially designated hosts will explain the story, give a Three Gorges Humanities History Lecture, host our Super Value evening party, and the Super Idol night... all with much excitement!

Wuhan

  • Visit the Yellow Crane Tower, visit the museum, and explore the cultural connotation of this historic city

LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Private Charter Cruise - Century Legend: Built in 2013, the Legend is the latest and most advanced luxury cruise ship on the Yangtze River.

CULINARY EXPERIENCES

  • We take great pride in arranging and sharing great culinary experiences with you. Our development team samples each meal before presenting them to our guests. On this trip, you will have a chance to taste authentic Chinese delicacies including Chongqing hot pot and much more. Aboard our cruise, enjoy a carefully designed menu including specially-prepared Peet's coffee from the United States, snacks from all over the world, and imported wines from different European countries every night...Food, wine and drink in the Yangtze River!

SUPER VALUE STANDARD

  • Charismatic and knowledgeable guide with extensive Super Value training.
  • A comprehensive travel insurance plan. Details
  • High quality headsets to hear our tour guide's presentation clearly.
  • Unlimited bottled water is provided throughout the entire trip.
  • Porterage service included at every hotel.

Important note for Visas: Visas are required for US/Canada passport holders entering China. Please see our Visa Information Center for details.  Visa fees not included in tour fare.

Departure Date LAX/SFO Canada Cruise Only Single
Mar. 20 2020 $3450 + intl flights $3450 + intl flights $1999 $799
  • Cruise Upgrades: Executive Room +$600/room; Presidential Suite + $1999/room
  • Fares above are in USD (all inclusive, tip excluded). Guests departing from Canada must pay in CAD at prevailing exchange rate.
  • Fees including airfare: Super Value Tours will arrange the most direct flight for you. If you have specfiic airline preferences, we may quote a different airfare. Airfare inclusive packages based on availability. If you need air quoted from a different city, please let us know.
  • Complimentary transfers: Arrive in Chongqing CKG Airport (11A-10P); depart from Wuhan WUH Airport (10A -10P)
  • Pricing above is promotional. Check payments only please. Credit card payments will be charged a 3.5% merchant fee.

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Itinerary
Day1

3/20  Depart North America for Chongqing, China

Day2

3/21 Chongqing 【Dinner】

  • "Ni Hao" or "Welcome" to China! A Super Value Tours Representative will meet you at the arrival gate and bring you to our hotel. Airport transfer is available for flights arriving between 11:00AM~10:00PM.
  • Free time to explore the charm and excitement of Chongqing before we embark. 
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Day3

3/22  Chongqing  The Yangtze Three Gorges 【3 Meals】

  • Dazu Rock Carvings: Explore stone sculptures that have survived for thousands of years, and appreciate the genuine Thousand Hand Guanyin
  • Return to the cruise after dinner and officially set sail
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Day4

3/23  The Yangtze Three Gorges【3 Meals】

  • Traditional Tai Chi morning exercise on sun deck; awaken with the vitality of the day between the morning and the morning light (free participation)
  • Cruise Leisure: You can choose to participate in onboard activities or enjoy free time
  • Shibaozhai (onshore tour): known as one of eight architectural miracles in the world
  • Welcome Night: Singing and dancing to invigorate the body and mind, all guests are welcome

    * Guests who choose not to participate in onshore tours may participate in onboard        activities or enjoy free time.

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Day5

3/24  The Yangtze Three Gorges【3 Meals】

  • Traditional Tai Chi morning exercise on sun deck; awaken with the vitality of the day between the morning and the morning light (free participation)
  • Qutang Gorge (special explanation): The cruise ship sails through the third gorge of the Yangtze River, which is famous for its “Xiong”, and the gateway to the west end of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River – Kui mén
  • Wu Gorge (special explanation): The cruise ship sails through the second gorge of the Yangtze River, known as the "show", counting the twelve peaks of Wushan and looking up at the graceful posture of the goddess
  • Goddess Creek (by boat): Explore the wonders and original customs of the Wushan Mountains
  • Three Gorges Dam (onshore tour): A project of great controversy, but an engineering feat which cannot be disputed. See and walk on the world’s largest dam.
  • Night of Dam crossing: With our professional explanation, learn and feel how the cruise ship passes the spectacle of the massive five-level ship lock

  * Guests who choose not to participate in onshore tours may participate in onboard        activities or enjoy free time.

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Day6

3/25 Yichang Section of Yangtze River  Jingzhou Section of Yangtze River【3 Meals】

  • Traditional Tai Chi morning exercise on sun deck; awaken with the vitality of the day between the morning and the morning light (free participation)
  • Xiling Gorge (special explanation): The cruise ship slowly sails through the first gorge of the Yangtze River, known for its “risk” in history, and enjoys the beautiful scenery on both sides of the strait.
  • Three Gorges family (onshore tour): Our tour explores local customs including stiltled buildings, ancient sailing boats, washing streams, and weeping marriage... capture life along the ancient Three Gorges
  • Super Idol Night: A fun night full of singing and dancing with our guests! 

  * Guests who choose not to participate in onshore tours may participate in onboard        activities or enjoy free time. 

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Day7

3/26 Jingzhou Section of Yangtze River  Wuhan【3 Meals】

  • Traditional Tai Chi morning exercise on sun deck; awaken with the vitality of the day between the morning and the morning light (free participation)
  • Cruise Leisure: You can choose to participate in onboard activities or enjoy free time
  • Farewell party: special activities for a warm and unforgettable evening
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Day8

3/27 Wuhan【3 Meals】

  • Dock at Wuhan Wharf, bid farewell to our cruise ship
  • Yellow Crane Tower: the first of the three famous buildings of Jiangnan, the building is nostalgic and overlooks the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge
  • Hubei Museum: Our tour is dedicated to the four major treasures of the museum. Enjoy wonderful chime performances and trace the profound Gu Chu culture
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Day9

3/28 Wuhan 767 Beijing【3 Meals】

  • Fly to Beijing, the capital of China. 
  • Tiananmen Square: Walk through one of the largest public squares in the world, the site of many unforgettable historical events. 
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Day10

Beijing【3 Meals】

  • Forbidden City: Visit the home of 24 Ming and Qing Dynasty Emperors and the center of the Chinese political power for more than 500 years. 
  • Hutong: Ride a rickshaw through hundred year old alleyways and visit the home of a local family where you'll take a workshop on traditional handicrafts.
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Day11

Beijing【3 Meals】

  • Temple of Heaven: A morning visit to one of the most historically important temples in China, built during the Ming Dynasty, includes a private Tai Chi class to improve internal energy (Qi) and maintain good health. 
  • Imperial Summer Palace: Stroll through the regal and picturesque palaces and gardens of the Qing Dynasty.
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Day12

Beijing (90miles,2.5hrs)  Jinshanling【3 Meals】

  • Jinshanling Great Wall: With its half-restored, half 'wild' features, enjoy a leisure stroll up the wall for stunning views of the sunset. 
  • Based on your physical ability and preference, you can choose to: 
    • Take the cable car up and down and appreciate the beauty of the Great Wall comfortably from above. (difficulty: ★★☆☆☆)
    • Take the cable car up, cross through the castle tower, climb up the beacon tower, and encounter the mighty Great Wall. (difficulty: ★★★★☆)
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Day13

 Beijing Airport 767 (2hrs) Xi'an【3 Meals】

  • Enjoy the sunrise at Great Wall.
  • Fly to Xi'an, the ancient capital of China.
  • Accupressure Foot Massage: A great way to reduce fatigue and relax after a day of sightseeing. 
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Day14

Xi'an【3 Meals】

  • Xi'an Museum & Small Wild Goose Pagoda: With less crowds to worry about, enjoy the rich history and culture of China's feudal dynasties.
  • Terracotta Warriors and Horses: Witness a true wonder and one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the world. 
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Day15

Xi'an 767 Next Destination 【Breakfast】

After breakfast, you will be escorted to the airport by a Super Value Tours representative. Zai jian (Until Next Time)!

 *Airport send off available from 10:00AM-6:00PM

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Health & Safety 

  • This tour involves standing and walking for up to 1 hour at a time over inclined or uneven streets.
  • Some areas of this tour are not wheelchair accessible.

 

 Passports & Visas

  • Visas are required for US/Canada passport holders entering China. Please see our Visa Information Center for details.  Visa fees not included in tour fare.

Upgrades

 

  • In the spirit of "Travel Happy" we do not believe in hidden fees - no options are sold on tour.

 

 Dietary Restrictions

  • It's important everyone has a great dining experience while traveling with us! If you have a special meal restriction (i.e. no lamb, etc), please let us know. We will do our best to oblige, but we regret some dietary preferences may not be available due to cultural differences.

 Luggage Handling

  • Domestic flights in China have a checked luggage limit of 44lbs (20kg) per person.
Waldorf Astoria Beijing

Rich Chinese tradition and modern style flawlessly combine at Waldorf Astoria Beijing. This distinctive hotel was the former residence of Li Hongzhang, an influential politician from China's last imperial dynasty. Today, its prime location in the heart of Beijing (within 10 minutes walking distance to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City) makes it one of the best bases for exploring the city.

Dhawa Jinshanling Hotel

Nestled in the hills at the foot of the Great Wall, Dhawa Jinshanling fuses cutting-edge design with China's rich cultural heritage. This stylish new resort merges seamlessly into its ancient surroundings. Accommodations feature classically designed exteriors paired with modern, yet undeniably Chinese, interiors. Our rooms are set around a large communal courtyard with outdoor seating. The main restaurant serves cuisine ranging from Northern Chinese dishes to contemporary Cantonese entrees, and there is also an indulgent bar that we're sure you'll appreciate. 

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Special Features: Excellent location (Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Downtown) 

Located in the heart of the Tang Dynasty city of Xi'an, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, numerous scenic spots, and unique local shopping are within easy reach. The 3100-year history of Xi’an is a magnificent backdrop which inspired the design of the hotel itself. The exterior reflects the deep history of Xi'an while the interior has a smooth modern design. Guests staying here will feel exquisite Chinese hospitality and modern comfort.

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