Beauty Tour to Jiuzhaigou & Yangtze River 8 Days tour
Day 1 Chengdu Arrival
Welcome to Chengdu, the hometown of Giant Panda. Your local guide will meet you at the airport and then escort you to your hotel in a private vehicle. The rest of today is yours to enjoy the leisure life pace of this city on your own.In the evening, dinner in a local Sichuan cuisine restaurant.
Day 2 Chengdu
Today you will first have a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, where you can explore the daily life of the cute pandas. After happy hours with pandas, drive to Wenshu Temple, a typical ancient monastery of Qing Dynasty in downtown Chengdu.
You can also spend some time sitting in its tea house enjoying a cup of traditional Chinese tea and absorb the special atmosphere of Chengdu. Then drive to Jinli Old Street, you’ll roam through one of the oldest streets to appreciate the local snacks and artifacts. Experience here may bring you back to Shu Kingdom.
Day 3 Chengdu & Flight to Jiuzhaigou
Today after breakfast, your personal guide will escort you to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport for your onward flight to Jiuzhaigou. Upon your arrival, the finest scenery under the heaven, your local guide will meet you at Jiuhuang Airport and escort you to your hotel.In the afternoon, you’ll visit Huanglong National Park, where densely scatters thousands of travertine color-ponds and flow streams. You’ll marvel at Huanglong Temple and fabulous Five-Color Ponds.
Day 4 Jiuzhaigou Valley
Today, you’ll visit Jiuzhaigou National Park. It is well-known not only as a national park, but also a UNESCO World Heritage since 1992. Home to nine Tibetan Villages scattered in its 720 sq., it consists of three valleys - Rize Valley, Shuzheng Valley and Zechawa Valley formed a shape of “Y”. There are 114 lakes, 47 springs, 17 groups of waterfalls, 11 rapids and 5 tufa shoals within the reserve. It is said that there is no other place as peaceful as in Jiuzhaigou all over the world. This fairy land will take you to a wondrous world.
Day 5 Jiuzhaigou & Flight to Chongqing
After breakfast, your local guide will escort you to Huanglong Airport to catch the early flight. Upon your arrival in Chongqing, your guide will meet you at Chongqing Jiangbei Airport and escort you to your hotel. after, you'll visit Ciqikou Old Town, which was a Chongqing's old harbor and was once the home of many of Chongqing's rich merchants. Also pay a visit Eling Park for a bird's eye view of the whole city.Then, you'll be transferred to the Cruise pier, and board the ship in the late afternoon. Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts in Chongqing.
Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise
Take shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda. Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories.
Day 7 Yangtze River Cruise
Shore excursion to Shennv Stream by smaller vessels. Shennv Stream, called Goddess Stream, is reputed as the Original Virgin Valley of Yangtze where you could see extraordinary view.
Day 8 Yichang & Yichang Departure
Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world-famous Three Gorges Dam. Be prepared for your check-out procedure and the ship will arrive in Yichang at about 11:30 - 12:00. Our guide will expect you on board and visit the Yichang Museum if time permits.Being free until transferred to the airport or train station to take the flight or train,end the tour.