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Shanghai and Yangtze River Cruise

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Product Code : AGORA829

Experience the best of Shanghai's vibrant cityscape and embark on a captivating Yangtze River cruise. Discover Shanghai's iconic landmarks, such as the Bund and Yu Garden, and take in the city's dynamic atmosphere. Then, set sail on a remarkable journey along the Yangtze River, exploring the Three Gorges, the Three Gorges Dam, and immersing yourself in the local culture. Enjoy breathtaking scenery, fascinating excursions, and luxurious accommodations on this unforgettable Shanghai and Yangtze River cruise adventure.

Day 1: Arrival in Shanghai

Upon your arrival at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, our representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. Take some time to relax and settle in, and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore the vibrant city of Shanghai.


Day 2: Shanghai Sightseeing

After breakfast at the hotel, begin your day by visiting the iconic Bund, a historic waterfront area known for its stunning skyline views and grand colonial architecture. Explore the Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden featuring traditional pavilions, rockeries, and beautiful ponds. Continue to the Shanghai Museum, home to an extensive collection of Chinese art and artifacts. In the evening, take a relaxing cruise along the Huangpu River, where you can admire the illuminated cityscape.


Day 3: Shanghai Exploration

After breakfast, delve deeper into Shanghai's cultural and historical treasures. Visit the Jade Buddha Temple, a serene Buddhist temple housing two magnificent jade statues of the Buddha. Explore the atmospheric French Concession area, known for its charming tree-lined streets, boutiques, and cafes. Discover the bustling atmosphere of Nanjing Road, one of the world's busiest shopping streets, and explore the vibrant Xintiandi district, filled with trendy shops and restaurants.


Day 4: Yangtze River Cruise

Today, you will be transferred to the port to embark on your Yangtze River cruise adventure. Board the cruise ship and settle into your comfortable cabin. As the ship sets sail, enjoy the stunning scenery along the Yangtze River and relax onboard, taking advantage of the ship's amenities and activities.


Day 5: Three Gorges and Three Gorges Dam

Wake up to the breathtaking scenery of the Three Gorges. Marvel at the dramatic cliffs, lush mountains, and winding river as you cruise through this scenic area. Visit the Three Gorges Dam, an engineering marvel and the world's largest hydropower project. Learn about the dam's construction and its impact on the region. In the evening, enjoy onboard entertainment and indulge in a delicious dinner.


Day 6: Shennong Stream and Fengdu Ghost City

Today's highlights include an excursion to Shennong Stream, a picturesque tributary of the Yangtze River. Board a smaller vessel and navigate through the stunning landscapes, passing by lush forests, steep cliffs, and cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area. In the afternoon, visit Fengdu Ghost City, known for its intriguing folklore and elaborate statues depicting the afterlife.


Day 7: Shibaozhai Pagoda and Yangtze River Cruise

As your cruise continues, visit Shibaozhai Pagoda, an impressive red temple built on a steep hill. Take a stroll through the temple's halls, adorned with intricate woodcarvings and statues. Enjoy the scenic views from the top of the pagoda. Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the cruise ship, savoring the picturesque landscapes along the Yangtze River.


Day 8: Disembarkation in Chongqing and Departure

Today, the cruise comes to an end as you arrive in Chongqing. After disembarking from the ship, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight or to your hotel if you have planned an extended stay in Chongqing or other destinations in China. Bid farewell to the enchanting Yangtze River and carry cherished memories of your Shanghai and Yangtze River cruise adventure.

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure

- Accommodation in Shanghai and on the Yangtze River cruise

- Daily breakfast at the hotel from day 2 onward

- Sightseeing tours and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary

- Professional English-speaking guide

- Yangtze River cruise with meals and onboard activities

- International airfare

- Visa fees

- Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary

- Optional tours and activities

- Personal expenses such as souvenirs and gratuities

- Travel insurance