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Tour Code: 8YS10VD
Visits: Beijing, Downstream Yangtze River Cruise, Shanghai

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1 Monday Depart San Francisco for Beijing, China

Fly transpacific aboard United Airlines.

CHINA

DAY 2 Tuesday Arrive Beijing

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.
Capital Hotel Beijing

DAY 3 Wednesday Beijing

Today's full-day tour visits vast Tiananmen Square, the Imperial Palace in the once Forbidden City, and the exquisite Summer Palace with a boat ride on Lake Kunming (weather permitting).
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4 Thursday Beijing

Today, experience a highlight of your tour as you walk the ancient ramparts of the astonishing Great Wall. After lunch, visit a cloisonn factory to watch the skilled artisans create their intricate designs. Then stroll along the Sacred Way to the Ming Tombs and Chang Ling Exhibition Hall.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 Friday Beijing/Chongqing

Morning at leisure, then transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Chongqing. In the evening, board your Victoria Empress cruise ship to begin your memorable downstream cruise.
Board Victoria Empress
MEALS: American Breakfast

DAY 6 Saturday Yangtze Cruise: Fengdu*

At Fengdu, a shore excursion shows Mingshan Hill's unique temples, with statues of ghosts and devils.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
*Alternate shore excursion may visit Shibaozhai or Wanzhou.

DAY 7 Sunday Yangtze Cruise: Qutang Gorge/Small Gorges Excursion/ Wu Gorge/Xiling Gorge

Cruise through the first of the fabled Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge, hemmed by mossy cliffs. At Wushan, an excursion takes you up the Daning River to view the famed Small Gorges. Continue by sampan to the picturesque mini-gorges of the Ma Du River. Alternatively, your excursion may be on Shennong Stream with its impressive small gorges. Sail on through Wu Gorge, celebrated for its Twelve Peaks. Cruise through Xiling Gorge, most scenic of all the gorges. Finally, sail through the Three Gorges ship lock.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8 Monday Yangtze Cruise: Xiling Gorge/San Dou Ping/Yichang to Shanghai*

Morning visit to the Three Gorges Dam site. Continue on to Yichang where you disembark from your ship and transfer for your flight to Shanghai.
Hua Ting Hotel & Towers
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch
*If direct flight is not available, travel by motorcoach to Wuhan and fly to Shanghai.

DAY 9 Tuesday Shanghai

Sightsee Shanghai's highlights: Jade Buddha Temple, lovely Yu Garden, Nanjing or Huai Hai Road shopping streets, a carpet factory, colonial-era architecture at The Bund, and the Children's Palace.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10 Wednesday Depart Shanghai to San Francisco

Fly home aboard United Airlines. Cross the International Date Line and arrive home the same day.
MEALS: American Breakfast
5-Day Tour Extension to Huangshan


GUARANTEED DEPARTURES SHOWN IN RED

MONDAY DEPARTURE; WEDNESDAY RETURN ON UNITED AIRLINES
TOUR CODE: 8YS10VD


Tour Cost (per person, double occupancy)
Departure
Date
Return
Date
LAND ONLY AIR & LAND
from
San Francisco
Single
Supp.
2008:
Apr 7 Apr 16 $1,468 $2,598 $590
May 5 May 14 $1,528 $2,658 $650
May 26 Jun 4 $1,528 $2,658 $650
Jun 2 Jul 11 $1,448 $2,698 $570
Jun 16 Jun 25 $1,448 $2,698 $570
Jun 23 Jul 2 $1,448 $2,698 $570
Jul 7 Jul 16 $1,418 $2,668 $550
Jul 21 Jul 30 $1,418 $2,668 $550
Sep 8 Sep 17 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Sep 15 Sep 24 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Sep 22 Oct 1 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Sep 29 Oct 8 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Oct 6 Oct 15 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Oct 13 Oct 22 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Oct 20 Oct 29 $1,618 $2,748 $720
Oct 27 Nov 5 $1,618 $2,568 $720
Nov 3 Nov 12 $1,448 $2,398 $620
2009:
Mar 16 Mar 25 $1,418 $2,368 $550
Mar 23 Apr 1 $1,418 $2,368 $550

Special Notes:

East Coast Cities & Other Gateways: For domestic Add-On airfares from interior U.S. cities to San Francisco, please see below.
Government-imposed taxes and fees, including the 9/11 Security Fee, apply and are additional. Refer to Air and Land Information in our Terms & Conditions.
Land Only rate does not include transpacific air, or initial arrival and final departure transfers in Asia.
Tour fares are subject to change.


BUSINESS CLASS AIR UPGRADE AVAILABLE
UNITED AIRLINES ADD-ON AIRFARE CHART
ZONE 1: Not Applicable
Honolulu, HI
ZONE 2: No Additional Charges
Los Angeles, CA Portland, OR Seattle, WA
ZONE 3: Add $140.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Eugene, OR Palm Springs, CA Sacramento, CA C ANADA :
Fresno, CA Phoenix, AZ San Diego, CA Vancouver, BC
Las Vegas, NV Reno, NV Spokane, WA
ZONE 4: Add $180.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Albuquerque, NM Denver, CO San Antonio, TX C ANADA :
Austin, TX Houston, TX Calgary, AB
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX Salt Lake City, UT
ZONE 5: Add $180.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Anchorage, AK Kansas City, MO Omaha, NE
Detroit, MI Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
ZONE 6: Add $220.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Chicago, IL Columbus, OH Memphis, TN St. Louis, MO
Cincinnati, OH Green Bay, WI Milwaukee, WI
Cleveland, OH Indianapolis, IN Nashville, TN
ZONE 7: Add $200.00 to San Francisco tour fare
New York, NY Newark, NJ
ZONE 8: Add $260.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Baltimore, MD Manchester, NH Rochester, NY C ANADA :
Boston, MA Philadelphia, PA Syracuse, NY Montreal, QC
Buffalo, NY Pittsburgh, PA Washington, DC Ottawa, ON
Hartford, CT Richmond, VA Toronto, ON
ZONE 9: Add $340.00 to San Francisco tour fare
Atlanta, GA Greensboro, NC Orlando, FL West Palm Beach, FL
Charlotte, NC Jacksonville, FL Raleigh-Durham, NC
Fort Lauderdale, FL Miami, FL Tampa, FL
If your city is not shown on the lists above, please call us for information.
IMPORTANT NOTE : The above add-on fares are applicable only when using flights on United Airlines. Valid from April 1, 2008 - March 31, 2009. Fares subject to change.

OUR WORLD OF DIFFERENCE
  • Round-trip transpacific air transportation
  • All intra-China air/land transportation
  • Locally guided (local guides provide transfers, sightseeing, information and assistance in each city)
  • 5 nights in Deluxe and Superior First Class hotels; 3 nights aboard Victoria Cruises' ship in outside cabin with balcony
  • 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges
  • Sightseeing, cultural activities and performances as noted
  • United Mileage Plus members: earn frequent flyer credit with the purchase of each air/land package
  • $100,000 Automatic Flight Insurance for transpacific air ticketed by PDT.

CULTURAL DISCOVERIES
  • BEIJING: 3 nights Capital Hotel Beijing
    Tiananmen Square; Forbidden City's Imperial Palace with living quarters, museum and jewelry sections; Summer Palace with cruise on Lake Kunming; Great Wall; cloisonn factory; Sacred Way to Ming Tombs; Chang Ling Exhibition Hall

  • YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: 3 nights on Victoria Cruises' ship the V ICTORIA E MPRESS (outside cabin with balcony)
    Victoria cruise downstream; Chongqing; Fengdu; Daning River's Small Gorges including picturesque sampan ride of the mini-gorges of the Ma Du River or Shennong Stream; San Dou Ping (Three Gorges Dam); Yichang

  • SHANGHAI: 2 nights Hua Ting Hotel & Towers
    Jade Buddha Temple; Yu Garden; Nanjing or Huai Hai Road shopping streets; carpet factory; The Bund; Children's Palace

   


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