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7-day Pandamonium + Yangtze River Cruise holiday in China
7 days/6 nights

7-day Pandamonium + Yangtze River Cruise holiday in China

Explore some of China's most breathtaking provinces as a family with all transfers, accommodation and select meals taken care of. Discover the beauty of China as you cruise the majestic Yangtze River. With state of the art facilities and cabins, the whole family will visit once-in-a-lifetime sites th...

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HIGHLIGHTS


  • Give the kids a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the famous Pandas of Chengdu Sanctuary

  • We accommodate all families from 1 Adult & 1 Child up to 2 Adults and 5 Children


  • International Flights included from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane

  • Travel with English speaking guide

  • Cruise the magnificent Yangtze River for 4 nights with lots of optional excursions available so you can choose your own adventure   

  • Multiple departure dates in 2018

INCLUDES

INCLUDES



  • International airfares from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Adelaide for Family package selected

  • All domestic and international transfers in China

  • Yangtze River Cruise Included  



  • Meals: 6 breakfast, 3 lunches, 5 dinners for the whole family

  • 6 nights accommodation: 2 nights in Chengdu and 4 nights onboard Yangtze River cruise


  • Private coach transportation with air conditioning

  • Experienced, English speaking guides

  • Tour Tipping is included

EXCLUDES

  • Visas

  • Upgrades

  • Add-on excursions and optional tours

  • Evening entertainment.

  • Laundry and other items of a personal nature.

  • Telecom or other Internet (wifi) communication

  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above

FACILITIES


CRUISE:
The Yangtze Gold Cruise fleet has been designed with concepts and technology that you might expect to see on an ocean cruise.

The ship has a capacity of 570 passengers, is 24 metres wide and 150 metres long.  Yangtze Gold Cruise ship contains 181 luxury cabins which are 24m2 and some have a private balcony.

FACILITIES ONBOARD:
Large two-tier Movie Theatre,
A hydraulic pressure lifting chimney and retractable sunshades
Children’s playground
Mini golf-course
Billiards
Helicopter Pad
Retail pedestrian street in the centre of the ship containing luxury stores, a supermarket of local products, a dessert shop and even a coffee bar.

AIRLINE: 
The Preferred Airline Partners for the China tours are Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines. Other airline partners may be substituted to accommodate specific date requirements and/ or scheduling at SNA Tours discretion.

HOTEL: 
Your Land accommodation is 4 to 5 star rating. Your accommodation name will be provided to you a week before travel. 

TRAVEL PERIODS

2018 Departure dates 
Oct: 11, 18, 25
Nov: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29

2019 Departure dates
Mar: 21, 28
Apr: 04, 11, 18, 25
May: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Jun: 06
Aug: 15, 22, 29
Sep: 05, 12, 19
Oct: 10, 17, 24
Nov: 07, 14, 21, 28


PLEASE NOTE: Due to flight schedule and departing times, you may depart one day earlier


PRICING OPTIONS

Package Option Departure City Price
1 Adult and 1 Child Sydney $2,075.00
1 Adult and 2 Children Sydney $3,525.00
1 Adult and 3 Children Sydney $4,095.00
1 Adult and 4 Children Sydney $5,545.00
1 Adult and 5 Children Sydney $6,109.00
2 Adults and 1 Child Sydney $3,559.00
2 Adults and 2 Children Sydney $4,149.00
2 Adults and 3 Children Sydney $5,579.00
2 Adults and 4 Children Sydney $6,165.00
2 Adults and 5 Children Sydney $7,595.00
1 Adult and 1 Child Melbourne $2,075.00
1 Adult and 2 Children Melbourne $3,525.00
1 Adult and 3 Children Melbourne $4,095.00
1 Adult and 4 Children Melbourne $5,545.00
1 Adult and 5 Children Melbourne $6,109.00
2 Adults and 1 Child Melbourne $3,559.00
2 Adults and 2 Children Melbourne $4,149.00
2 Adults and 3 Children Melbourne $5,579.00
2 Adults and 4 Children Melbourne $6,165.00
2 Adults and 5 Children Melbourne $7,595.00
1 Adult and 1 Child Adelaide $2,939.00
1 Adult and 2 Children Adelaide $4,815.00
1 Adult and 3 Children Adelaide $5,799.00
1 Adult and 4 Children Adelaide $7,675.00
1 Adult and 5 Children Adelaide $8,659.00
2 Adults and 1 Child Adelaide $4,869.00
2 Adults and 2 Children Adelaide $5,879.00
2 Adults and 3 Children Adelaide $7,729.00
2 Adults and 4 Children Adelaide $8,739.00
1 Adult and 1 Child Brisbane $2,939.00
1 Adult and 2 Children Brisbane $4,815.00
1 Adult and 3 Children Brisbane $5,799.00
1 Adult and 4 Children Brisbane $7,675.00
1 Adult and 5 Children Brisbane $8,659.00
2 Adults and 1 Child Brisbane $4,869.00
2 Adults and 2 Children Brisbane $5,879.00
2 Adults and 3 Children Brisbane $7,729.00
2 Adults and 4 Children Brisbane $8,739.00
2 Adults and 5 Children Brisbane $10,589.00
2 Adults and 5 Children Adelaide $10,589.00
1 Adult and 1 Child Perth $2,939.00
1 Adult and 2 Children Perth $4,815.00
1 Adult and 3 Children Perth $5,799.00
1 Adult and 4 Children Perth $7,675.00
1 Adult and 5 Children Perth $8,659.00
2 Adults and 1 Child Perth $4,869.00
2 Adults and 2 Children Perth $5,879.00
2 Adults and 3 Children Perth $7,729.00
2 Adults and 4 Children Perth $8,739.00
2 Adults and 5 Children Perth $10,589.00

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BOOKING ESSENTIALS

  • Once your Family Travel Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the Family Travel Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.

  • If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy.

  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)

  • The Family Travel team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed.

ITINERARY

DAY 1
CHENGDU ARRIVAL
Begin your journey with your international flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival at the Chengdu International Airport, you will be greeted by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The remaining day is free for your individual activities. Get a good night’s sleep in your hotel ahead of your journey tomorrow.


DAY 2 
PANDA SANCTUARY & HOT POT DINNER
Famous for its breeding program and home of the Giant Pandas and their gorgeous cousins, the Red Pandas, tour the Chengdu Panda Sanctuary.  Includes transport to and from the sanctuary, entrance fee, traditional Sichuan hotpot dinner and English-speaking guide.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3 
CHENGDU- YICHANG
Today you will travel from Chengdu to Yichang by Bullet Train. Upon arrival, you will board the Yangtze River Cruise ship and begin your memorable 4-night cruise down the Yangtze River.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4
YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE - THREE GORGES DAM
Start the morning with a Thai Chi lesson on board in the presence of the beautiful Three Gorges Dam. Spend your day out on an optional excursion or relax on board the cruise ship. This evening you will return to the ship and attend the Captain’s Welcome Banquet and enjoy the evening entertainment with a Chinese dancing ball.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Excursion - Three Gorges Dam Site ($85 per person): The Three Gorges Dam Site is one of the largest construction projects undertaken by mankind and is the biggest hydropower project in the world.

Optional Activity: Excursion - Tribe of the Three Gorges ($85 per person): You may also want to visit the Tribe of the Three Gorges, the only large scenic spot that has not been influenced by the Three Gorges Dam project, which showcases the abundant Ba Culture and Shu Culture.

DAY 5
YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE - LESSER THREE GORGES
Today, you may choose to embark on the exciting optional excursions or opt for a leisure day on board the ship. The afternoon will see you continuing to cruise into the western section of Xiling Gorge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Excursion – Lesser Three Gorges ($85 per person): Explore the Lesser Three Gorges, a shining pearl hidden in remote mountains. You will leave your cruise ship and board smaller vessels to sail through the narrower and breathtaking Lesser Three Gorges region, lined by sheer cliffs and mountains. Along the Yangtze River, you will appreciate the beauty of the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge and visit the ancient plank road, Mengliang Stairway and the Hanging Coffins.

Optional Activity: Excursion – White Emperor City ($85 per person): You may also choose the optional excursion to visit the White Emperor City, an ancient temple that is located atop Baidi Mountain on the northern bank of the Yangtze River in Fengjie County.

DAY 6 
YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE - FENGDU GHOST CITY
Today you will pass through the mountains of Eastern Sichuan. Participate in the optional excursion or relax by the pool, pamper yourself with a massage and make the most of the last full day on your ship. Tonight, enjoy the farewell dinner and pack your bags in preparation for disembarking tomorrow.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Excursion – Fengdu Ghost City ($85 per person): Today’s optional excursion is the Fengdu Ghost City to see why it’s regarded as the “City of Ghosts.” The temples built on Ming Mountain depict the punish instruments and demon paintings, demonstrating the Chinese people’s imagination of hell.

DAY 7 
DEPART CHONGQING
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home or you may choose to extend your stay and continue to explore the mesmerising cities of China, including: Beautiful Beijing, sensational Shanghai and of course, the home of the Terracotta Warriors, historic Xi’an.
Meals: Breakfast

FINE PRINT


  • Multiple departure dates in 2018

  • subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only

  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice

  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior

  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  

  • Please note all our holidays are subject to availability at time of booking. Should your dates not be available please note the Family Travel  Booking Guarantee applies. The Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.

  • This tour is best suited to older children (13 years and over) and more energetic families. Please keep this in mind before purchasing. If unsure please give us a call on 1300 404 100.


  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.

Family Travel members receive 10% off any travel insurance policy- Simply mention the promo code: DISCOVERY10 on www.insureandgo.com.au.

BOOKING GUARANTEE

Enjoy the Family Travel 30 day Booking Guarantee! Family Travel 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.

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