Upon arrival, our guide and chauffeur will pick you at the Shanghai airport then transfer you to check in your Shanghai hotel. Have a good rest.
Today, our Shanghai guide will pick you up at your Shanghai hotel, then transfer you to visit the the Bund, City God Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Xintiandi Entertainment Complex, Nanjing Road and Oriental Pearl TV Tower.
-The Bund: Also called the Zhongshan Road, it is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years, winding a 1500 meters (less than one mile) length. Walking along the Bund, which is at the west shore of the Huangpu River, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower can be seen on the opposite side and also the Jin Mao Tower.Being one of the Top Ten Shanghai Attractions, the Bund is a really beautiful and special place which is worth visiting. On the western side of Zhongyi Dongyi Road stand 52 buildings, showing various Chinese and foreign architectural styles, hence the name of “World Architecture Exposition in Modern Times”
-Nanjing Road: Shanghais main shopping street, enjoying the fame as "the No.1 commercial street of China", also it is one of the most prosperous streets in Asia.
-Yuyuan Garden: A traditional Chinese park decorated by beautiful pavilions, miniature lakes, bridges and rockeries. Yu Garden is not only a famous classical garden in South China, but also a major historic and cultural site under state protection.
-Oriental Pearl TV Tower: Standing by the Huangpu River with a height of 468 meters high, Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the highest TV Tower in Asia (up to the last floor to see Shanghai scenery).It is a new landmark of Shanghai in 21st century.
-City God Temple: The City God Temple of Shanghai is a temple in the old city of Shanghai, China, and is today the central feature of a large retail and entertainment district. It originated as the Jinshan God Temple, dedicated to the spirit of Jinshan, or "Gold Mountain", an island off the coast of Shanghai. It was converted into a City God Temple in 1403, during the Yongle era of the Ming dynasty.
-Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex: It is a state-of-the-art warren of upscale shops, bars and restaurants based on the theme of "where old meets new". Here you find the oddly complimentary combination of the traditional houses of old Shanghai (the Shikumen) hosting ultra modern restaurants, bars and shops. The exterior of these shikumen style houses of 1920s Shanghai have been tastefully restored, whilst inside they have been fully renovated to accommodate the tastes of the modern Westerner.
A tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and drive you to expo site. Enter and visiting expo sites free on your own.
Be met at the exit of expo park in the afternoon and you will be transferred back to your Shanghai hotel.
Transfer you to Shanghai airport to take the flight to Yichang. The guide and chauffeur will wait you at the airport and send you to the port. Get on board the ship after the dinner. The cruise on Yangtze starts.
The ship will set sail at 7 am, then you will pass Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam. At noon, sail through 5-stage shiplock.
-Xiling Gorge: It stretches 66 kilometers in length, composed of many scenic spots such as “Military Manual and Precious Sword Gorge”, “Kongling Shoal” and “Shadow-play Gorge”. The most famous cultural relics in this gorge are “Huangling Temple” and “Three Travellers’ Cave”.
-Three Gorges Dam: The Three Gorges Project is the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant so far. When it is finished, the Three Gorges Project will have its main benefits in flood control, power generation and irrigation. The hydroelectric power generated is to be used in eastern and central China regions and the eastern part of southwest China’s Sichuan province.
Boat excursion to Shennong Stream in the morning. In the afternoon, the ship will sail through the Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge.
-Wu Gorge: Meandering 45 kilometers ling, Wu Gorge is known for its deep valley and quiet beauty. The “Twelve Peaks” lining the banks of Wu Gorge, have been admired by visitors from all over the world. It is said that if you look carefully, a pretty goddess can be seen at the top of Goddess Peak.
-Qutang Gorge: The Qutang Gorge, know for its magnificence, is only 8 kilometers long with many scenic pots, such as the Meng Liang Staircase, The Ancient Plank Road, the Kui Gate, the Seven-Gate Cave, the Bellows Gorge, and the Rhinoceros Watching the Moon, etc.
Shore excursion to the Shibaozhai Pagoda in the morning, then Fengdu- the Goast City in the afternoon.
-Shibaozhai: Shibaozhai, 12-leveled tower, stands on the mountain top facing the Yangtze River. It was first built in Qing Dynasty, 300 years ago. It boasts unique architecture and is regarded as a pearl in the Three Gorges journey. It looks like a big jade seal, so it is also called Jade Seal Mountain. There is a legend about it: Nuwa, the goddess creating Chinese people, selected many colorful stones to mend the broken sky. One of the stones dropped here and turned into this beautiful tower.
-Fengdu Ghost City: Fengdu – Ghost City is called “the hometown of Chinese Divine Tune”. In this park, the Chinese ghost culture is demonstrated by a series of typical Chinese ancient buildings and sculptures at all sizes. It is said about 1700 years ago, that two Taoists flew into the sky and became immortals. Coincidently, the combination of their surnames in Chinese is Ghost King. From then on, people called this place Ghost City.
Disembark at Chongqing. Then the guide will escort you to visit the Chongqing Zoo, where you could see the Giant Pandas. After covering the zoo, transfer you to the Chongqing airport. Take your flight back home. Tour ends here.