China: Meet The Pandas And Yangtze Cruise

11 days Beijing- Chengdu –Chongqing tour

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7 reviews
7 Reviews
4.8

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Beijing

Beijing
4days
Forbidden City, Great Wall

Chengdu
3days
People's Park, Panda Base

Chongqing
4days
Three Gorges

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Beijing

Highlights

  • Destinations: 3
  • Must See: 21
  • Hotel: 4
  • Age: All Age
  • Comfort: Standard
  • Style: Cultural & Natural

Visit the must-see sites, the Forbidden City, and the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall,explore the charm of Beijing.

Fall in love with those adorable panda at well-known Panda Base in Chengdu,the sweet memory of a lifetime

Appreciate the beauty of the Three Gorges and join in an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam

Explore the Ghost City of Fengdu,learn about the culture of ghost in China

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Beijing

    • Sights: 1

    • Accommodation:

      The Orchid (Beijing)  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      Today arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Your driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free. Option: You will have the opportunity to stroll through the streets of Beijing on a Sidecar to have a first insight of the contrast between the modern and old Beijing and give you an overall idea of the city.

      Included: Driver for the pick up.

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  • Day 2 - The Temple of Heaven Discovery

    • Accommodation:

      The Orchid (Beijing)  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      This morning you will visit the Temple of Heaven, it has been described as "a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design". The Temple of Heaven was where the emperor came every winter solstice to worship Heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest. Then, you will go to Tiananmen square which is located at the heart of the capital, and visit he Imperial Palace, known as the Forbidden City, which has seen 24 emperors altogether from the Ming to the Qing dynasties. End your afternoon with a walk in Jingshan Park to get an impressive view on the Forbidden City and Beijing Opera.

      Included: Driver, English speaking tour guide, entrance fees.

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  • Day 3 - Transfer to the Famous ​Mutianyu Great Wall of China

    • Accommodation:

      The Orchid (Beijing)  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      This morning your driver (without guide) will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the Mutianyu part of the Great Wall of China. This impressive wall runs through the country from west to east, with a length of around 5 000 to 6 000 km.

      Included: Driver, entrance fees.

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  • Day 4 - Exploring the Lama Temple

    • Accommodation:

      The Orchid (Beijing)  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      In the morning your driver and your tour guide will bring you to visit the Summer Palace where you will discover the covered gallery, the big park, Kunming lake and the dispelling cloud pavillion. In the afternoon you will visit the Lama Temple and Confucius Temple, both located in the hutongs.

      Included: Driver, English speaking tour guide, entrance fees.

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  • Day 5 - Flying Toward Chengdu, Visit of the Well-known People's Park

    • Accommodation:

      Buddha Zen Hotel  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      This morning your driver will pick you up at your hotel and will drive you to the airport to take your flight to Chengdu. Today you will visit People's Park, built in 1911 as Shaocheng Park, it is the first public park in the city. The Railway Protection Movement Monument in the park is designated a Major Historical and Cultural Site of China.

      Included: Driver for drop off and pick up, English speaking tour guide, entrance fees.

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  • Day 6 - The Well-known Panda Base

    • Accommodation:

      Buddha Zen Hotel  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      This morning meet your tour guide in the lobby and go to the famous Panda Base, take a look at those adorable animals, symbols of China. Then head to Wenshu Temple a fairly typical large Buddhist monastery which dates back to the Tang dynasty (618-907) and is named after a monk who lived there. It is the most important Zen temple of the area which possesses relics and attracts pilgrims. Afterwards you can stroll around the temple in the small shopping aisles of Kuanzhai until People's park located in the center of Chengdu. You can admire the bamboo forests, the fish ponds or the local playing chess while sipping tea.

      Inclusions: Driver, English speaking tour guide, entrance fees.

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  • Day 7 - Trip to ​Chongqing by Train

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      Today transfer to the railway station to take your train to Chongqing. Arrive in Chongqing, your local guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer to board on your 5 star cruise.

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  • Day 8 - Amazing Yangtze River Cruise

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      After breakfast, the guide will give you a brief introduction of the cruise and the schedule. Then you will disembark and visit the Ghost City of Fengdu County (not included on the quote). It is believed that every soul is judged in the Ghost City after death, you can learn a lot about the culture of ghost in China here. There are various statues of ghosts and devils molded in temples of Ghost city, visitors will wonder at the artisanship of ancient craftsman and the unique style of architecture. The Captain's Welcome Party will be held tonight.

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  • Day 9 - Appreciating the Beauty of the Three Gorges

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      The essential part of your river journey is coming today. You will appreciate the unique scenic splendor of the three gorges. First, the ship will sail through Qutang Gorge, the grandest and most dangerous section. Standing on the deck, you will see the steep precipices on both banks of this narrow stretch of water. After that, you will enter Wu Gorge which is famous for lofty peaks and mountains, especially the twelve charming and lively peaks standing in different postures and manners. The ship will then take you to Xiling Gorge, the longest but gentlest one among the three. Between Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge, you will take a sightseeing boat for visiting Shennv Stream, and then you will disembark and have a visit to Baidicheng (not included on the quote). The adventure will last about 3 to 4 hours. Then sailing into the Xiling Gorge, which is the longest gorge among the three and renowned for the numerous shoals, swift currents and grotesque peaks. The ship will pass the Five Level Ship Lock of the Three Gorges Dam in the evening.

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  • Day 10 - Discovery of the ​Three Gorges Project

    • Accommodation:

      The Orchid (Beijing)  

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      Today your journey will end with an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, which is the major construction of the Three Gorges Project, the world's largest irrigation project. After disembark, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Beijing.

      Included: Driver for the drop off in Yichang and pick up in Beijing.

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  • Day 11 - Departure

    • Meals:

      breakfast and lunch

    • Activity:

      Day free, then transfer to the airport for your flight back to your country.

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Accommodation

The Orchid (Beijing)

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  3. 0km Center
Why This Hotel:

Buddha Zen Hotel

B6 6 Wenshufang Street, Wenshu Yuan Monastery Area, Chengdu, China, 610017

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 20.3km Airports
  2. 3km Public Transport
  3. 1.4km Center
Why This Hotel:

Housed in a traditional courtyard-style building

5-minute stroll from Wenshu Monastery Metro Station

10-minute drive from Hongxing Road and the North Railway Station

The Orchid (Beijing)

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100% satisfaction!

We only recommend you best hotels inspected by our team. Positive feedbacks continually arrive for their outstanding service and unique characters.

  1. 0km Airports
  2. 0km Public Transport
  3. 0km Center
Why This Hotel:

    Hotel with breakfast

    English tour guide if mentioned

    Private driver if mentioned

    Entrance fees as mentioned

    Visa

    International and domestic flights

    Train tickets

    Tips to the driver and tour guide

    The room before 14 pm and after 12

7 Reviews
4.8

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  • Gino
    5.0

    I went on the China with UME Travel in November. After much research I found it to be the best value for money trip out there! The tour consisted of the best possible attractions, which meant we got to see the best parts of China! The tour guides is very friendly and helpful and they went out of their way for every single person.

  • Chastity
    4.7

    The Beijing Great Wall part was the best! I certainly recommend it! And also make sure you go to meet the pandas they were awesome!

  • Therese
    4.6

    The whole trip was more than i could have imagined - I loved every minute of it and I’d recommend it in a heartbeat. If I could do it all over again I would. The stops were all well thought out, activities were excellent and the whole thing was well planned.

  • Wyatt
    4.8

    Another fantastic trip from UME Travel. Our guide was great and family-friendly. We were kept busy but with enough free time to add our own touches to the trip and we saw everything that would be on your list of things to do in this fabulous country

  • Talen
    5.0

    The most inspirational moment of my trip is went to Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding at Chengdu - seeing the giant pandas eating/sleeping or playing. The venue was very well laid out with lots of space for the many visitors.

  • Luella
    5.0

    Had an amazing time on the China trip. Everything is organised for you so no worrying about trains/buses/hostels while you're travelling. Would definitely go with UME Travel again!

  • Lorne
    4.6

    Awesome people. Well organised and most of the guides are very kind and helpful. I would do it again.

Service

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    Professional Guides & Drivers

    We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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    Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

    All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

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    Local Available 7/24

    All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

  • Professional Guides & Drivers

    Warm Welcome Kits

    We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.

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