Yangtze River Cruise & Zhangjiajie 7 days tour
Itinerary: (Chengdu --) Chongqing -- Yangtze River Cruise -- Yichang -- Zhangjiajie
- Day 1. (Chengdu or) Chongqing Arrival
(If Chengdu arrival then you could see the cute giant pandas at Chengdu Giant Panda Base. Witness the conservation efforts being made for saving this endangered species. The center is the largest giant panda reserve in the world. Then take an express train to Chongqing.) After Chongqing Arrival, transfer to the port and board the ship around 7:00pm. Your Yangtze cruise begins at 9:30pm as the ship sails apart Chongqing .
- Day 2. Yangtze River Cruising -- Shibao Pagoda (B, L, D)
Shore excursion to Shibao Pagoda . River briefing and the Captain's Welcome Party, welcome dinner and crew cabaret. (There is an Optional Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City in the morning).
- Day 3. Yangtze River Cruising -- Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges (B, L, D)
(A morning optional tour is available to the White Emperor City at Fengjie County.) Pass through the Qutang Gorge and the Wu Gorge before taking an excursion of rowboat through the Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges (Depends on River conditions). In the evening, sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks.
- Day 4. Yangtze River Cruising -- The Three Gorges Dam Site - Yichang (B)
Morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Arrival in Yichang at 12:30pm approximately and disembark. After a half day tour in Yichang, then transfer to the railway station to board the soft sleeper train to Zhangjiajie.
- Day 5. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
After breakfast start your trip for Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (36 USD/ticket). You will take a cable car to the top of Tianzi Mountain and do sightseeing in Helong park, Tianzi Tower. Then drive to Yuanjiajie exhibiting unbelievable and fantastic views; there are the origins of floating mountain in Avatar, after that take Bailong lift down the mountain, which is the tallest (326m) and the fastest (1'58") lift worldwide, according to the Guinness World Record.
- Day 6. Golden Whip Brook -- Huangshi Village
After breakfast, begin your tour on Huangshi Village mountain. Take the elevator to the top of the mountain, where there are numerous lookout points for stunning views, from which you can see nearly half the peaks of Zhangjiajie. There is a popular saying goes like that if you don't visit Huangshizhai, you can't claim you have come to Zhangjiajie. Then take the cable down the mountain. In the afternoon walk 2 hours inside Golden Whip Stream Canyon, which is the most beautiful canyon in the world.
- Day 7. Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain
Today you will go to Tianmen Mountain (38 USD/ticket). Your heart will beat fast at Tianmen Mountain on the world’s longest cable car, the suspended glass walkway almost a mile (1,430 meters) above the ground, and the ‘99 Bends’ mountain road. You will take a chairlift to the highest spot of Tianmen Mountain at Tianman Temple. At the end of this day. Your will be sent back to Zhangjiajie airport, the railway station or your hotel in Zhangjiajie