Zhangjiajie, Dazhu Grottoes & Yangtze River Cruise 10 Days Tour

Tour Code: Beyond-HK-045-dazhu-10D

Duration: 10 Days

Visit: Changsha,Fenghuang,Zhangjiajie,Yichang,Dazhu,Chongqing

Note: This 10 day tour is a a perfect combination of Zhangjiajie's Natural scenery, World herritage of Dazhu Grottoes and 5 star super value Yangtze Cruise. Enjoy China's flagship cruise with international service standards of President Cruise superb manag ...

Starting From: $ 956 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

This 10 day tour is a a perfect combination of Zhangjiajie's Natural scenery, World herritage of Dazhu Grottoes and 5 star super value Yangtze Cruise. Enjoy China's flagship cruise with international service standards of President Cruise superb management.

President No. 6:  Depart from Yichang every Friday from April 8 to November 18, 2017.
  • 4 nights on 5* Cruise by Century Legend or Century Paragon.
  • 5 Nights accommodations in Zhangjiajie & Chongqing.
  • Admission for attractions as listed in itinerary.
  • English speaking guide
 
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Child (3-11yrs):

1.Child 3-11 with bed 90% as adult price

2.Child under 2 without bed free

 

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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Changsha to Ancient Phoenix Town (By coach)  -  Monday

    Arrive in Changsha to Ancient Phoenix Town (By coach) - Monday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Changsha Huanghua International Airport, Phoenix Town

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★FengTian International Hotel

    Arrive at Changsha Huanghua International Airport. HKG-CSX: KA720 arriving at 1025.  Your guide will meet you at Changsha airport, then transfer you to Ancient Phoenix Town by coach. You will stay the night at Ancient Phoenix Town.

    Changsha Huanghua International Airport:
    Changsha Huanghua International Airport (IATA: CSX, ICAO: ZGHA) is the airport serving Changsha, Hunan province, People's Republic of China, as well as nearby cities such as Zhuzhou and Xiangtan.

    Phoenix Town: Also known as Fenghuang is located in Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, People's Republic of China. It has an exceptionally well-preserved ancient town that harbors unique ethnic languages, customs, arts and a lot of distinctive architectural remains of Ming and Qing styles.

  • Day

    02

    Ancient Phoenix Town to Zhangjiajie (By Coach)  -  Tuesday

    Ancient Phoenix Town to Zhangjiajie (By Coach) - Tuesday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Ancient Phoenix Town, Tuojiang River

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Tour the Ancient Phoenix Town. Visit Hong Bridge, North Gate Tower and the Folks Commercial Street. Later today you will be transferred to Zhangjiajie by coach.

    Tuojiang River: It is the largest river in the county, one of the branches of Wushui River. Originating from Nanshan Gorge of Dusha, Kuhe, it flows from west to east in Fenghuang county

    Stilts Houses: A boat trip ride on Tujiang river is included. The highlight of the cruise is the stilts houses. They are interconnected structures on water that form a tightly-knit town for villagers to live in.  Some of the stilts houses have turned into shophouses designed for both residential and commercial uses,  The ground floor portions are mostly by small businesses like pawnshops and food vendors. The upper floors were residential use.  
     
  • Day

    03

    Full Day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park  -  Wednesday

    Full Day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park - Wednesday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Bailong Lift, Tianzi Mountain, Ten-mile Gallery

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Zhangjiajie National Park is divided into 3 portions: Yuanjiajie, Yangjiajie and Tianzishan.  Till now the cable to Tianzishan is till under construction.  So we will visit Yuanjiajie and Yangjiajie.  Take Bailong lift up to Yuanjiajie.  Walk around the mountain top for 1 hour to see the No. 1 Bridge.  Then take 30 minute coach to Yangjiajie.  Hike another 1 hour to Wulong Village and Tianbofu.   Take cable car down the mountain and finish today's tour.

    Zhangjiajie (Bailong Elevator):  A glass elevator built onto the side of a huge cliff.  It is 1,070 feet (330 m) high. It is claimed to carry 3 world records:  the world fastest passenger elevator, the world highest outdoor sightseeing elevator and the world maximum load elevator.

    First Bridge: a 5 meter stone slab naturally wedged between two peaks. The back garden here is known as the "Natural Bonsai" and resembles the royal garden with varieties of pinnacles.

    Yuanjiajie Scenic Area: Yuanjiajie is famous as the Southern Sky Pillar inspired the floating mountains in the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.

    - IMPORTANT NOTICE- 
    Due to the renovation of cableway in Tianzi Mountain, the following areas can not be reached till Oct 2015.  

    Tianzi Mountain: Tianzi Mountain is named after Xiang Dakun who led the local farmers' revolt and called himself Tianzi---the Son of Heaven. Bounded by Suoxi Valley on the east, Zhangjiajie on the south, Sangzhi County on the north, Tianzi Mountain is one of the four scenic zones in Wulingyuan. It locates on the highest point of "Golden Triangle", its highest point being 1262.5m and lowest point being 534m .

    Ten-mile Gallery: Located in the Donggou Gorge, Ten-mile Gallery is a 5km scenic road with Wanxing village and Longtan village on each end. With all kinds of sceneries and attractions on it, the road offers an amazing experience of beauty.  We will take mini train ride through this picturesque area.

  • Day

    04

    Zhangjiajie (By coach)  -  Thursday

    Zhangjiajie (By coach) - Thursday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Baofeng Lake, Golden Whip Stream, Junsheng Art Gallery ,Zhangjiajie Junsheng Painting Institute

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangjiajie Henli Hotel or Gangyuan Hotel

    Today you will take a cruise on Baofeng Lake. Followed by a stroll along the Golden Whip Stream. Afterwards, you will visit the unique art of sand painting at Junsheng Art Gallery. 

    Baofeng Lake: The lake and surrounding area comprises some 275 hectares, and consists of Baofeng Lake and Yingwo Stockade Village.  The lake is within the mountainous area with greenery surroundings where you will see mirrored surrounding scenes on the lake, showing a wonderful vertically symmetrical landscape painting.   
     
    Golden Whip Stream: The major scenic spots of the stream include Golden Whip Rock, Purple Grass Pond, Rock of Welcoming Guests and Reunion Rock. The stream is one of the most beautiful in the world. On the way, girls from Tujia will present visitors traditional folk songs when requested. The main scenic spots here include: the Welcoming Guests Rock, Golden Whip Rock, Reunion Rock and the Purple Grass Pond. 
     
    Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery: Junsheng Sandstone Painting is regarded as “the special pride of Hunan”. It is highly rated and prized by art collectors. In fact, it is considered the precious gift that the Hunan Provincial Government present to all guests at home and abroad.
     
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    05

    Zhangjiajie to Yichang  -  Friday

    Zhangjiajie to Yichang - Friday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tianmen Mountain, Tianmen Arch, Skywalk Path

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★5 Star President No.6

    Today you will visit Tianmen Mountain by cable car.  1 hour hike through the Skywalk Path.  Climb up the Tianmen Arch.  Later today you will take 5 hours train to Yichang.   Train  K1886 (16:20-21:12).
    Pickup from Yichang East Railway station and transfer to the wharf for Yangtze cruise.
     
    Tianmen Mountain: Round trip cable car transfer to the summit of the mountain.  Tianmen Mountain Cableway is claimed in tourist publications as the "longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world", with 98 cars and a total length of 7,455 metres (24,459 ft) and ascent of 1,279 metres (4,196 ft) The highest gradient is an unusual 37 degrees. 
     
    Tianmen Arch: An 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) road with 99 bends also reaches the top of the mountain and takes visitors to Tianmen cave, a natural hole in the mountain of a height of 131.5 metres (431 ft).
     
    Skywalk Path: Skywalk is built on the side of a cliff on Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie. Skywalk is about 4,700 feet above sea level and 200 and 60 metres long.  You can walk on kilometres of paths built onto the cliff face at the top of the mountain, including sections with glass floors. 

    President No. 6:  Depart from Yichang every Friday.
     
  • Day

    06

    Yangtze Cruise  -  Saturday

    Yangtze Cruise - Saturday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Three Gorges Dam

    Meals:

    Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, shore excursion to visit The Three Gorges Dam. Cruise will pass through east-part Xiling Gorge and five-step shiplocks. Enjoy the Captain’s welcome Banquet at dinner time.

    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 (included)
    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.

    Shore excursion (optional)
    Approx. USD50 per person

    1. The People of Three Gorges
    2. The Bamboo Forest of Three Gorges

  • Day

    07

    Yangtze Cruise  -  Sunday

    Yangtze Cruise - Sunday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream, Qutang Gorge & Wu Gorge

    Meals:

    Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast, you willl change to small boat. You will take a shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong Stream. Today the cruise will pass through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge.

    Lesser Three Gorges is located on the north bank of the new Badong county. Here everything is green with flourishing trees and shadows reflecting on clear waters. The shore excursion is included in the cruise ticket.
  • Day

    08

    Yangtze Cruise  -  Monday

    Yangtze Cruise - Monday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Shibaozhai

    Meals:

    Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★5 Star President No.6

    This morning, the ship will arrive at Zhong County, you will take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, a village surrounded by stockade formed from upright wooden posts and stakes, an ancient defense system against enemy attack. It is the largest wooden structure architecture in China. 

    Tonight you will enjoy the Captain's Farewell Dinner. 

    Shore excursion (optional)
    Approx. USD50 per person per option

    optional 1. Shibaozhai 
    optional 2. Fengdu Ghost City

    Shibaozhai: Shibaozhai is located in Chongqing’s Zhong County and is one of the most famous tourist attractions of the Yangtze River. The temple dates back to the Qing Dynasty and exhibits some of the most spectacular architecture. The 12 story Pagoda is enlisted as one of the 8 Architectural Miracles of the World. 

    Fengdu Ghost City has been well known as the "Ghost City" since 220AD. An interesting program to see the artisanship of the ancient craftsmen, the unique styles of architecture and the uniqueness of the ghost culture in China.

  • Day

    09

    Land on Chongqing to Dazhu (By coach)  -  Tuesday

    Land on Chongqing to Dazhu (By coach) - Tuesday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Meals:

    Buffet Breakfast & Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★East Garden Chongqing Hotel

    You will arrive at Chongqing in the morning. You will go to Dazhu to see the famous Dazhu Grottoes. Afterwards you will head back to your hotel in Chongqing in the afternoon.

    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.
  • Day

    10

    Depart from Chongqing  -  Wednesday

    Depart from Chongqing - Wednesday

    Attraction & Activities:

    Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your departure. 
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Departure Dates Tour Fee Single Room Supplement Availability
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 USD150 per person.
*  For group of 2 persons, the supplement cost is USD200 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 Yichang every Friday. 
*
 Price difference for other ship sailing on Friday:  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.
 
Airport Pickup
* For group of 4 persons, we can pickup from Zhangjiajie airport (DYG) or Changsha airport (CSX).
* For group of 2-3 persons, we will pickup from Zhangjiajie airport (DYG) only.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • 4 nights on 5* Cruise by President No. 6, or Victoria Anna
  • All meals arrangement for 9 days
  • 5 Nights accommodations of local 4 star hotels in Zhangjiajie and Chongqing
  • Admission tickets for attractions as mentioned in itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide Service in Changsha, Zhangjiajie, Yichang and Chongqing
  • Train ticket of solft sleeper/soft seat from Zhangjiajie to Yichang

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • China visa.
  • Air ticket and airport tax.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Luggage handing tipping at hotel.
  • Tipping for cruise staffs at CNY150 per person
  • Gratuity welcomes on own descretion to our tour guide and driver
  • Single supplement for hotel room and cruise cabin