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Panda Tour and Yangtze Cruise

Duration: 7

Destination: Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang, Shanghai

Highlights: Giant Panda Breeding Centre, Yangtze River Cruise

Tour Code: YRT-02

Yangtze River flows from the glaciers on the Qinghai-Tibet across southwest, central and eastern China. It plays an important role in the history, culture and economy of China. This time you will follow Panda China Tour to see super cute panda bears at first. And then you will hop on the express train to Chongqing for Yangtze Cruise. The cruise will take you through China’s most awesome riverine panorama Three Gorges to Yichang. From there you will fly to China modern city, Shanghai.



Day 1__Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel.


Day 2 Chengdu to Chongqing

In the morning, we will visit Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre to see this beautiful and lovely creature. After that you will take express train to Chongqing. Your guide will meet you at the exit of the railway station and take you board the Yangtze Cruise.

Giant Panda Breeding Research Base: has been created and imitated the pandas' natural habitat in order that they might have the best possible environment for rearing and breeding.


Day 3__Yangtze Cruise

06:30 to 07:00 Morning coffee and Taiji exercise

07:00 to 08:00 Breakfast (buffet)

08:00 to 11:30 Shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu

12:00 to 13:30 Lunch (buffet)

18:20 to 19:00 Captain welcoming party

19:00 to 20:30 Supper (buffet)

21:00         Entertainment show




Day 4__Yangtze Cruise

06:30 to 07:00 Morning coffee and Taichi exercise

07:00 to 08:30 Breakfast (buffet)

08:30 to 11:30 Set sail passing through Qutang Gorge

             Optional shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pogoda

11:30 to 13:00 Lunch (buffet)

13:00 to 17:00 Set sail passing through the Wu Gorge

Shore excursion to the Lesser Three Gorges by boat

19:00 to 20:30 Supper (buffet)

20:30 to 23:00 Check out

21:00        Guest interactive activity

24:00        Set sail passing through the three Gorge ship locks


Day 5 Yangtze Cruise to Yichang to Shanghai

07:00 to 08:00 Breakfast (buffet)

08:00 to 11:00 Set sail passing through Xiling Gorge

Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam

11:30         Check out

12:30         Disembark at Yichang

Your guide of Yichang section will meet you and transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will check in at your hotel. Rest time is at your leisure.




Day 6__Shanghai City Tour

Shanghai City Tour includes Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Yuyuan Garden.

Shanghai Museum: mainly the exhibitions of painting, bronze, sculpture, ceramics, calligraphy, jade, Ming & Qing Dynasty furniture, coins, seals, and ethnic artwork. Contemplate the masterpieces of traditional Chinese art in the Shanghai Museum. This must-see Museum guides you through the craft of millennia while simultaneously escorting you through the pages of Chinese history.

The Bund: And then you will walk along and admire both sides of the harbor. The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.

Yuyuan Garden: and then you will stroll along the lovely paths and pavilions of Yu Garden in Shanghai Old City and at the same time experience Shanghai recently gained modernity.


Day 7__Shanghai Departure

Your Panda Tour and Yangtze Cruise will be near the end. You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.




1.     The above itinerary of Yangtze Cruise section is subject to change due to weather condition, water level, navigation, seasonal condition and different Yangtze cruise companies.

2.     Different cruises are different. The pictures of the cruises are as your reference.

3.     The fee of optional shore excursions are depends on cruise companies.



This tour could be tailor made according to your demands. After the Yangtze cruise disembarks at Yichang, you also could take a express train back to Chengdu. And upstream cruise or downstream cruise depends on you. We will recommend one accordingly. Please don’t hesitate to email us. Email: Panda China Tour is happy to help on your China tour.