Dreams of Nature

19 Days from $5,090 per person

Dreams of Nature

What's Included
  • 17 nights hotel accommodation
  • 5 internal flights within China
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily
  • Group airport transfers & ground transportation
  • National Escort & Local Insider Guides
  • Visa fees for US & Canada passport holders
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
Places Visited
Shanghai (2 nights), Overnight Train (1 night) , Mt Huang (1 night), Tunxi (1 night), Zhangjiajie (2 nights), Chongqing (3 nights) , Wulong (2 nights), Nine Villages Valley (3 nights), Chengdu (2 nights)
Highlights of the Itinerary
  • Marvel at the sparkling city of Shanghai on a Hangpu River Cruise
  • Get inspired by the craggy peaks of Mt Huang
  • Take in the breath-taking scenery of the Zhangjiajie Granite Forest
  • Potter and stroll round the streets of the Ciqikou Ceramic Town
  • Admire Wulong's natural architecture and stunning karst scenery
  • Discover the intricate beauty of the Nine Villages Valley Five-Coloured Lakes
  • Amuse oneself in the extensive wonderland of Nine Villages Valley
  • Visit the world famous Panda Conservation Centre in Chengdu
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Visit the Yu Gardens and Old Town before admiring the colonial architecture along the Bund and the modern marvels of Pudong. Enjoy an evening Huangpu River cruise. The next day explore the fine arts of the Shanghai Museum and the 1920s architecture of Xintiandi. Fly to Tunxi.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Huangpu River Cruise Shanghai
An endless source of inspiration in Chinese art and literature, Mt Huang is an area of towering peaks, crowned by ancient trees whose green foliage contrasts starkly against grey granite and swirling mists. We will spend two nights here, one at the summit and one in Tunxi at the foot of the mountain, soaking up the extraordinary views.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Legendary Pines on Huangshan Mountain
Fly to Changsha, capital of Hunan province. Continue by road to the breathtaking scenery of Zhangjiajie. A scenic area of over 3000 sandstone pillars, rising from misty folds of subtropical forest and cloaked in vibrant green vegetation, Zhangjiajie’s striking beauty is unforgettable. Ravines and gorges, streams and waterfalls and a plethora of endangered plants and animal species complete this idyllic scene. Spend the last day here at leisure before a late flight to Chongqing.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
See the sights of port city Chongqing including old Ciqikou, whose narrow streets are perfect for a stroll to admire the historic, traditional architecture, the traditional Erlin Gardens and the General Stilwell Museum. The next day, visit Black Mountain Valley. Wander the wooded paths that run along the bottom of this picturesque gorge, happening upon rushing streams, waterfalls and local flora and fauna as we go. Continue to Wulong.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Ciqikou Old Town Chongqing
The Wulong area is well-known for its majestic karst landscapes. Admire Three Natural Bridges, high limestone arches which loom high over a deep gorge and walk through the Longshuixia Fissure, a deep and narrow valley formed by a collapsed cave. The next day, explorations include a visit to the Furong Cave. Drive back to Chongqing.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Wulong Scenic Area Chongqing
Fly to Nine Villages Valley, a national park of ragged peaks, sapphire lakes, abundant forest and rushing waterfalls, considered one of China’s most beautiful areas. While the scenery transforms with the seasons, it is always spectacular. A highlight of our time here includes the hundreds of vivid Huanglong Pools in rainbow colors, formed by thousands of years of mineral deposits. The whole area, studded with waterfalls and hot springs remains relatively undiscovered and is a pleasure to explore. There is an option to take the cable car or walk up to Huanglong Temple at the head of the valley. Fly to Chengdu.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Nine Villages Valley Chengdu
Visit Chengdu’s famous Panda Conservation Center where we can get up close to China’s celebrated bears in surroundings that are reminiscent of their natural habitat. For our farewell dinner, sample the delicious Sichuan cuisine before your flight home the following day.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Sichuan Cuisine Dinner
Accommodation: Local Three to Four-star Standard Hotel
Giant Panda Base Chengdu
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All of the hotels used by Wendy Wu Tours are of four star or superior three star (international tourist) standard unless otherwise specified. The hotels are selected for their comfort, convenience of location and character and are subject to change. Below is an example of the typical hotels used on our tours, however these are not guaranteed and alternative hotels of a similar standard may also be used.

Regal Shanghai East Asia Hotel

This modern and well-appointed hotel is a comfortable retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel features a fitness room, indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa and massage facilities as well as a business centre. 24-hour room service, currency exchange, laundry service and free Wi-Fi in public area are available.

  • Room Facilities

    Amenities include satellite television, DVD player, mini-bar, safety deposit box, kettle and hair dryer as well as free wired and wireless internet access. There are tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary bottled water offered.

  • Restaurants

    Three restaurants feature a range of styles including International cuisine, Japanese specialties and contemporary Cantonese food. There is also a patisserie and a lobby lounge.

Huashan Hotel

It is a popular hotel with unbeatable location, backing Huashan Hill and facing Tunxi Ancient Street.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel is equipped with an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis room, Mahjong/chess room and Sauna room. Currency exchange, ticketing service, laundry service, room service and free Wi-Fi in public area are all available.

  • Room Facilities

    Rooms are fitted with central air conditioning, in-room safe, mini refrigerator, hair dryer and 24-hour hot water.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has both Chinese restaurant and western restaurant.

Beihai Hotel

The Beihai Hotel is a located within Huangshan Scenic Area and it is the best place to catch the sunset or sunrise of Huangshan Mountain.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel features a business center, beauty salon, laundry service and free Wi-Fi in public area. Guest could enjoy a relaxing foot bath or have fun in the karaoke room and game room.

  • Room Facilities

    Facilities include independent writing desk, satellite TV and complementary bottled water. An attached toilet with deep-soaking bathtub and shower facilities are also provided.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has both western restaurant and Chinese restaurant. The tea house and coffee house are also available.

Huashan Hotel

It is a popular hotel with unbeatable location, backing Huashan Hill and facing Tunxi Ancient Street.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel is equipped with an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis room, Mahjong/chess room and Sauna room. Currency exchange, ticketing service, laundry service, room service and free Wi-Fi in public area are all available.

  • Room Facilities

    Rooms are fitted with central air conditioning, in-room safe, mini refrigerator, hair dryer and 24-hour hot water.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has both Chinese restaurant and western restaurant.

Jin Tian International Hotel

The Jin Tian International Hotel is situated at Wulingyuan Scenic Area and it enjoys good view and natural surroundings.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel offers a business center, luggage storage service, laundry service, safe deposit at the front desk and free Wi-Fi in public area. Guests could relax in the sauna room or game room.

  • Room Facilities

    Room in the Jin Tian International Hotel provides free toiletries, 24-hour room service and complimentary bottled water.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has a western restaurant and Chinese restaurant.

88 Park Hotel Chongqing

The 88 Park Hotel is a popular park-style hotel located at the highest point of the area and it enjoys a good bird-eye view of the city.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel features a business center, currency exchange, laundry service, 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi in public area. Guests could enjoy a relaxing sauna or massage, or play chess for recreation.

  • Room Facilities

    Air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with an in-room safe, 24-hour room service and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The separate bathroom comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

  • Restaurants

    A Chinese restaurant, western restaurant and Café house are provided.

Yuzhu Garden Hotel

It is a business hotel located in Wulong County Chongqing, quite close to Wulong Karst Scenic Area.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel is equipped with a game room, karaoke room and foot massage room for guests to relax. Free parking, business center, laundry service, room service, currency exchange and free Wi-Fi in public area are available.

  • Room Facilities

    Facilities include free computer, satellite TV, independent writing desk, refrigerator, safe and a mini bar. A tea and coffee maker as well as complimentary bottled water are provided. A separate bathroom with deep-soaking bathtub and shower facilities are available.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has a Chinese restaurant offering wide range of Chinese cuisines. A lobby bar and teahouse are available.

88 Park Hotel Chongqing

The 88 Park Hotel is a popular park-style hotel located at the highest point of the area and it enjoys a good bird-eye view of the city.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel features a business center, currency exchange, laundry service, 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi in public area. Guests could enjoy a relaxing sauna or massage, or play chess for recreation.

  • Room Facilities

    Air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with an in-room safe, 24-hour room service and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The separate bathroom comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

  • Restaurants

    A Chinese restaurant, western restaurant and Café house are provided.

Elegance Hotel

The Elegance Hotel is located in the Zhangzha Town of Jiuzhaigou and it enjoys stunning landscapes.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel provides free parking lot, conference room, 24-hour room service and free Wi-Fi in public area. Guests could enjoy themselves in the game room.

  • Room Facilities

    Facilities include climate control, satellite TV, electric kettle, 24 hour hot water and free toiletries. A coffee maker with complimentary bottled water is included.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has a western restaurant and a Chinese restaurant.

Universal Hotel

It is a 4-star river-banked hotel located on Jiefangdong East Road of Guilin, close to airport and train station.

Information

  • Hotel Facilities

    The hotel offers a game room, sauna, karaoke, beauty salon, massage room and business center. Laundry service, ticket service, currency exchange, computers at lobby and fee Wi-Fi in public area are available.

  • Room Facilities

    The comfortable rooms provide a satellite TV, indoor bathroom, indoor washroom and separate writing desk. Complimentary bottled water, 24-hour room service and free toiletries are included.

  • Restaurants

    The hotel has a Chinese restaurant and western restaurant.

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