General

Tour A: China Yangtze “2 for 1” Special (By China Eastern Airlines)

Shanghai, Suzhou, Zhujiajiao (Water Village),

Yichang, Yangtze Cruise (5 Star – MV President No. 7/8), Chongqing, Xi’an, Beijing 17-Day (15-Night) Tour

 (Tour No: TFOA)

Day 1 – Hometown / Shanghai

Fly from hometown by West Jet to Vancovuer or Toronto, then connect by China Eastern Airlines flight to Shanghai.
Start your worry-free vacation with our guidance of Canadian escort from Canada.

Day 2  – Arriving Shanghai

Cross the International Date Line and arrive in Shanghai, China’s most populous city and seaport. You will be greeted by your local guide and transferred to hotel to rest for the adventures set for the next day.
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Shanghai (5-Star)

Day 3  – Shanghai

After breakfast, explore Shanghai Museum and the People’s Square and along the “Bund”, then tour the Yuyuan Bazaar, Pudong Development Zone, and take a closer look of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Visit the famous Nanjing Road shopping street. Huangpu River Night Cruise could be arranged as an optional tour at night. ( B / L / D )

Day 4 – Shanghai ~ Zhujiajiao (Water Village) ~ Suzhou

Today, visit the XinTianDi – replica of old Shanghai. Take an excursion to Zhujiajiao (Water Village). Take a ride to Suzhou, a city famous for its canals, stone bridges, and pagodas. Enjoy a China Welcome Dinner.  ( B / L / SD )
Hotel: Jinke Grand Hotel (5-Star)

Day 5 – Suzhou

Explore the Suzhou Museum, and Lingering Garden, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a Suzhou Canal Cruise. Visit the Xumen Gate, and a silk factory. Experience the city nightlife with a Suzhou Night Tour. ( B / L / D )

Day 6 – Suzhou ~ Shanghai / Wuhan ~ Yichang ~ Yangtze River Cruise

Today, return to Shanghai for your flight to Wuhan. Hop on a ride to Yichang. In the evening, board the deluxe cruise ship MV President No.7/8 to catch every splendid and amazing moment along the Yangtze River. ( B / L / D )
Yangtze Cruise Ship: 5 Star MV President No. 7/8 (Outside Cabin with Balcony)
FREE Up Grade to Executive Service Package on President Cruise

Day 7 – Yangtze River Cruise

Take a shore excursion at Sandouping takes you to “Three Gorges Dam”, the biggest hydroelectric dam in the world. Return to the ship and sail through the Three Gorges Dam Ship locks and the first gorge – Xiling Gorge, the longest and the most hazardous one in the famous “Three Gorges”. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Dinner.  ( B / L / SD )

Day 8 – Yangtze River Cruise

Begin your day with an excursion to Shennong Stream, which takes you almost 20 miles of cascading waterfalls, steep cliffs, karst caves, three-colored springs. Return to the cruise ship again and set sail through the second gorge – Wu Gorge, known for its odd, misty rock formations and its backdrop of soaring mountains. Later in the afternoon, you will pass the third gorge – Qutang Gorge, the shortest but the most dramatic Gorges with ancient relics scattered along its steep cliffs. Enjoy a Crew Cabaret Show at night. ( B / L / D )

Day 9 – Yangtze River Cruise

After breakfast, take a shore excursion to visit the Shibaozhai Temple, a gem of Chinese Architecture located in Zhong County, at the south bank of the Yangtze River. Enjoy Captain’s Farewell Banquet followed by a Gathering Party at night. ( B / L / SD )

Day 10 – Arriving Chongqing (Overnight)

After breakfast, disembark the cruise at Chongqing. You will have a city tour in Chongqing including Chongqing Zoo for lovely Pandas and Huguang Guild Hall, a 200-year old architectural complex. Special Sichuan Style Lunch will be served. Free afternoon or an optional tour to enjoy the fantastic Chongqing by Night with Hot Pot dinner.  ( B / L )
Hotel: Chongqing Hilton Hotel (5-Star)

Day 11 – Chongqing / Xi’an

After breakfast, fly to Xian. After lunch, visit Muslim Quarter Market. Tonight, enjoy the well-known Xi’an Special Dumpling Banquet as you experience the brilliant Tang Dynasty Show.  ( B / L / SD )
Hotel: Xi’an Branley Hotel (5-Star)

Day 12 – Xi’an

Another unforgettable full day tour begins with the excavation of more than 6,000 Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Reproduction Factory on the way. For lunch, enjoy the Handmade Noodle as you watching a noodle-making show. Transfer to hotel, and have a free afternoon. Dinner by your own arrange. ( B / L )

Day 13 – Xi’an / Beijing

Visit the historic Little Goose Pagoda and Big Goose Pagoda Square and a jade workshop. Take afternoon flight to Beijing, the Capital of China.  ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Beijing Northeast (5-Star Design)

Day 14 – Beijing

Spend an inspiring day at the Great Wall (Juyong Pass). Enjoy your walk along its ramparts, and absorb the breath-taking views. Then tour around the Summer Palace for an enchanting panorama of lake, landscape, pagodas, and pavilions. On the way back, have a closer look at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Stadium (the Bird’s Nest & the Water Cube), and visit a tea house en route. Enjoy a dazzling Beijing Acrobatic Show in the evening.  ( B / L / D )

Day 15 – Beijing

Explore the heart of Beijing from Tian’anmen Square – the largest public square in the world. Standing as the largest existing ancient architectural complex in China, the Forbidden City will be sure to amaze you. Take a Rickshaw Tour around the ancient alleyways of Hutong – one of Beijing’s 700-year-old traditional cottage neighborhoods. You can visit a family in one of the “Quadrangles”. Then, visit a pearl workshop. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Peking Duck Dinner.   ( B / L / SD )

Day 16 – Beijing (Free Day)

Enjoy a free day in this beautiful city. Free one way transfer to local shopping area will be arranged. Lunch and dinner will be by your own arrangement.  ( B )

Day 17 – Beijing / Hometown (via Shanghai)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart for Canada, and arrive home on the same day.  ( B )

Bon Voyage!

*B-Buffet Breakfast   L-Lunch   D-Dinner    SD-Special Dinner

“…Ron and I want to tell you how fantastic our holiday to China was. We had fantastic tour guides in each place.

Our main Tour guide for our whole trip was amazing as he took great care of all of us. We called him our Dad and we were his family…”

  • Ron and Darlene Coulter (TOFS-1019-YYZ, 2016)

 

“The hotels were a delight to stay in: checking in and out was a breeze. Each one had a breakfast buffet that provided very nicely to our tastes as well as great coffee: a good sendoff for our day.

The lunch and dinner restaurants were excellent and provided vegetarian dishes for me.

The coaches were all nice and comfortable with skilled drivers.”

  • Maureen Endicott (TFOS-0411, 2016)

Price

TFOA by China Eastern Airlines, with add-on by WestJet Tour Cost

Fuel surcharge and other cost

Fees to be paid locally in China:

  1. Gratuities to China escort, guides and drivers: US$170 per person for the whole trip.
  2. Gratuities to Yangtze Cruise ship crew: US$25 per person paid on the ship.

Remarks:

  1. Child (11 Yrs & under) rate: 90% of the adult fare, sharing room, no extra bed.
  2. Add-on to Vancouver by West Jet, seats are subject to availability.
  3. Business Class Upgrade is from $3,300 per person for Vancouver / Shanghai / Vancouver, from $3,400 per person for Toronto / Shanghai / Toronto, seats are subject to availability.
  4. Personal Insurance: purchase of personal travel and trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended, please contact your travel agent.
  5. Air Fuel Surcharge of all Airlines are subject to change without prior notice.
  6. FREE Up Grade to Executive Service Package on Yangtze President Cruise.
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Add on

4 Days (3-Night) Hong Kong Extension

Day 17 - Shanghai / Hong Kong

Fly to Hong Kong, the Pearl of the East. Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel. Free to explore the exciting city.  ( B )
Hotel: Eaton Hotel (4-Star)

Day 18 - Hong Kong (Half Day Tour)

A half-day tour to Victoria Peak by cable car, visit Stanley Market, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Fishing Village. Discover this dynamic city on your own in the afternoon.  ( B )

Day 19 - Hong Kong (Free Day)

Enjoy this free day by exploring Hong Kong or go shopping. Or an Optional Tour to Macau ( C$180 per person including ferry ticket and Buffet Lunch ) by ferry, touring the Statue of Kun Lam, and the territory of Macau; visiting the Ruins of St. Paul’s, Na Tcha Temple, a section of Old City Walls, Museum of Macau, Mount Fortress, Temple of A-Ma, Macau Tower, and Casino sights.  ( B )

Day 20 - Hong Kong / Hometown (Via Shanghai)

After breakfast, transfer to airport and depart for Canada. You will arrive home on the same day.  ( B )

Hong Kong Package Cost:

Remarks:

1) Tour is English-speaking “Join-In” tour service.Remarks

2) Round trip air between Shanghai and Hong Kong included.

3) 3-night Eaton Hotel based on 2 sharing included.

4) Hong Kong AIF and Air Fuel Surcharge $60 per person.

5) Gratuities for tour guide and driver in Hong Kong / Macau: US$5 per person for Hong Kong half day tour and US$10 per person per day for Macau day trip is recommended.

Shanghai

Enormous Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises Pudong’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yuyuan Garden has Read more

Zhujiajiao

Zhujiajiao is an ancient town located in the Qingpu District of Shanghai. The population of Zhujiajiao is 60,000. Zhujiajiao is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago.Read more

Suzhou

Suzhou, a city west of Shanghai, is known for its canals, bridges and classical gardens. The Humble Administrator’s Garden, dating to 1513, contains zigzag bridges over connected pools and islands. The Lingering Garden features ornate viewing pavilions and the Crown of Clouds Peak, a striking limestone formation. Tiger Hill offers attractions including the 7-story, leaning Read more

Xi’an

Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. Once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace), it marks the Silk Road’s eastern end and was home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties’ ruling houses. In Xi’an’s surrounding plains are the famed Bingmayong (Terracotta Warriors), thousands of life-size, hand-molded figures buried Read more

Beijing

Beijing, China’s massive capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for its modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nearby, the massive Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza is site of Mao Zedong’s mausoleum and the National Read more

Chongqing

Chongqing is a sprawling municipality at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers in southwestern China. In the city center, the large, domed Great Hall of the People complex stands above pedestrianized People’s Square. On the other side of the square, the Three Gorges Museum features artifacts from the construction of the Three Gorges Read more

Yichang

Yichang is a prefecture-level city located in western Hubei province, China. It is the second largest city in the province after the capital, Wuhan. The Three Gorges Dam is located within its administrative area, in Yiling District.Read more