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Winter Special! 12 Day Exploration of China & Yangtze River Cruise from Beijing to Shanghai Including Roundtrip Air from New York or Los Angeles!

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Item Description

Item #: 1503523

Depart March 4, 11, or 18, 2009 via the services of Air China from Los Angeles or New York (for +$100) to Beijing China!


DAY 1 • Depart Los Angeles or New York JFK 
Leave from Los Angeles or New York JFK (+$100) for you vacation experience.

DAY 2 • Arrive Beijing
Check into your hotel, the 5-Star Capital Hotel Beijing. Transfer is provided to your hotel.

DAY 3 • Beijing
Today's tour introduces impressive Tiananmen Square and the once-Forbidden City's Imperial Palace, with views and tours through the historic location. For lunch, you will feast on the best in Chinese delicacies.
Meals Included: American breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4 • Beijing

A highlight of your visit to China today: stroll along the ancient ramparts of the renowned Great Wall. The Great Wall is one of the greatest wonders in the world and is one of the main highlights for your China vacation. After lunch, enjoy a leisure afternoon with an opportunity for shopping or local perusing.
Meals Included: American breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 • Beijing/Yichang Yangtze River
With the morning at your leisure, you will then take a short flight to Yichang, located in the heartland of the mighty Yangtze River. Transfer to your Five-Star Victoria Cruises vessel to begin your luxury voyage through the Legendary Three Gorges.
Meals Included: American breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6 • Yangtze Cruise: San Dou Ping/Xiling Gorge
Stop at San Dou Ping to see the amazing progress of construction at the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Sail through the dramatic Three Gorges ship locks before continuing through the Xiling Gorge, longest of the famed Three Gorges.
Meals Included: American breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 • Yangtze Cruise: Wu Gorge/Small Gorges Excursion, Qutang Gorge
This morning, marvel at Wu Gorge's deep zigzagging valley. In Wushan, a cruiser takes you for an excursion up the Daning River's renowned Small Gorges- Dragon Gate, Misty or Emerald. Continue by sampan to the mini-gorges of the Ma Du River with its clear, swift running water, unusla rock formations, and mountain monkeys. Depending on the water level of the Yangtze, your excursion may be Shennong Stream with its equally stunning spectacular small gorges.
Meals Included: American breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 • Yangtze Cruise: Fengdu
At Fengdu, a shore excursion shows Mingshan Hill's unique temples, with statues of ghosts and demons. Alternate shore excursion may be Wanzhou.
Meals Included: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9 • Yangtze Cruise: Chongqing/Shanghai
After breakfast, you will disembark in Chongqing and fly to Shanghai later in the day. Stay at the 5-Star Hua Ting Hotel & Towers.
Meals Included: American Breakfast

DAY 10 • Shanghai
Visit the the fabled European-styled Bund, the former French Concession area, traditional emporiums on Nanjing Road or modern shops on Huai Hai Road, and the famous Shanghai carpet factory.
Meals Included: American Breakfast

DAY 11 • Shanghai
Day at leisure in Shanghai. Perhaps an optional tour to Suzhou or Hangzhou.
Meals Included: American Breakfast

DAY 12 • Journey Home
After breakfast, you will depart for your journey back to Los Angeles or New York JFK. Transfer from hotel to airport is included with your package.
Meals Included: American Breakfast


Single Supplement: Accommodations are based on double occupancy and a minimum of 2 passengers must travel. A $500.00 single supplement is available for odd numbered parties over 2 people.

Tax & service charges of $395.00 per person is additional.

The customary end-of-tour gratuity to tour managers and tips to local guides and drivers are not included.

U.S. and Canadian citizens are required to have a Visa to travel to China.

A Valid Passport is also required for travel to China. The names submitted to Skyauction must be spelled correctly and exactly match the names on the passports. Any fees associated with name changes will be the passenger's responsibility.

Reservations are subject to availability.

Bid price is per person based on double occupancy.
Travel Details

Departure Cities:
Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
New York, NY (JFK) @ $100 additional
Destination Cities:
Beijing, China (BJS)
Departure Dates Allowed:
Anytime within the following date(s):
3/4/2009 3/11/2009 3/18/2009
Return Dates Allowed:
Anytime within the following date(s):
3/14/2009 thru 3/29/2009
Minimum/Maximum Stay:
11 nights.
Taxes/Service Charges: $395 additional per person
Single supplement charge: $500
One Time Processing Fee: $20

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