Day 1: You leave from the USA and start your adventure!
Day 2: You arrive in Beijing where our guide picks you up at the airport and transfers you to our hotel. The rest of this day or evening is free to rest from your long journey. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Today you will take a morning tour of the Temple of Heaven. After lunch you will be taken to the airport to take an afternoon flight to Chongqing, where you will be transferred to the East King 5-star cruise ship after dinner. The cruise begins this evening. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Days 4-5: The Three Gorges Cruise continues, with its incredible service, many interesting sights, the Three Small Gorges, etc. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: You will arrive at Yichang in the morning. Our local guide will meet you at the port and take you on a tour from Yichang to Wuhan. You will see the Chinese countryside, an excellent museum (including a mummy) and the ancient city wall of Jingzhou. Upon arrival in Wuhan, you will be transfered to your 4-star hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: This day we fly you to Beijing to continue the tour. You will be met by our guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The rest of this day will be free. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Today you will go to a Hutong. Then you will visit the Museum of Ethnology. This museum is dedicated to the ethnic diversity in China. After lunch you will take a tour to the amazing Forbidden City. In addition to the normal tour of the Emperor's Palace, you will also experience the Emperor's Clock Collection! These were gifts from European kings and businessmen to the Emperor. Evening option: Chinese Acrobats. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Today you will experience the Great Wall at Mutianyu. This is a less common place to go to the Great Wall, reducing the crowds from other tourists. You will be taken to the Great Wall via a Gondola ride. They also have special options for descending the wall, including a one-man tobaggan. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: Today you will fly home with a lifetime of wonderful memories. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
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