14 Day Confucius China & Yangtze Cruise

Beijing - Tai'an - Hangzhou - Suzhou - Shanghai - Yangtze River

Select Your Departure Date *
15 MAR 2019
22 MAR 2019
29 MAR 2019
26 APR 2019
10 MAY 2019
17 MAY 2019
24 MAY 2019
31 MAY 2019
Surcharge
+$200.00 p.p
05 JUL 2019
Surcharge
+$200.00 p.p
02 AUG 2019
Surcharge
+$200.00 p.p
16 AUG 2019
Surcharge
+$200.00 p.p
30 AUG 2019
Surcharge
+$200.00 p.p
06 SEP 2019
13 SEP 2019
04 OCT 2019
11 OCT 2019
18 OCT 2019
25 OCT 2019
01 NOV 2019
08 NOV 2019
15 NOV 2019
Melbourne
 
Sydney
 
Brisbane
 
Perth
+$350.00 p.p
Land Only
-$500.00 p.p If selected, flights and airport transfers are excluded from the tour
Interstate surcharge may be applied for some departure cities.
1 Adult
2 Adults
3 Adults
4 Adults
5 Adults
6 Adults
7 Adults
8 Adults
9 Adults
10 Adults
1 x Single Room
+$650.00
Single Supplement is $650.00 per single room.
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Pay now a $500.00 deposit to confirm your booking. Final payment due 120 days prior to travel.


Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international flights with a full service airline
  • 8 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels
  • 4 nights on board a 5 star (local rating) Yangtze cruise in a balcony cabin
  • Return airport transfers
  • Daily breakfast, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Dedicated air conditioned coach transportation
  • All highspeed rail tickets as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to unforgettable scenic attractions as per the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking tour guides 
  • All tipping

Unbelieveable Sightseeing

  • Beijing - The Great Wall of China
  • Beijing - The Forbidden City
  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square
  • Jinan - Black Tiger Spring
  • Hangzhou - West Lake area
  • Suzhou - Master of the Nets Garden
  • Shanghai - Shanghai Museum
  • Shanghai - The Bund
  • Yangtze River - Cruise this majestic waterway

Cruise Details

For further information on your cruise, click HERE.

Cruise Shore Excursions

A range of shore excursions are available on your cruise: 

  • Yangtze Cruise Three gorges Dam $85pp
  • Tribe of the Three Gorges $85pp
  • Yangtze Cruise Lesser Three Gorges $85pp
  • White Emperor City $85pp
  • Fengdu Ghost City $85pp
  • Shibaozhai $85pp

Bundle package 3 recommend excursions - $175 per person. Includes:

  • Lesser Three Gorges, Fengdu Ghost City & Three Gorges Dam.

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure this offer. Alternatively individual shore excursions may be purchased when boarding your ship. 

Please note: If you are not participating in a shore excursion on any given day, you are not allowed to disembark from the ship, instead you can enjoy free time relaxing on-board. Shore excursions are based on availability and ship schedule. 

Deposits

Secure your package with a deposit of $500 per person. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by extending (only available post tour). If you wish to do so, please follow the following steps:

  1. Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.
  2. After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select if you wish to 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.
  3. In the 'special requests', field please specifiy your extension requirements.
  4. Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.
  5. After finalising your purchase a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $250 per person supplement plus any fare difference applies if you wish to confirm your extension. You will be contacted after purchase for collection of this payment. All additional accommodation and sightseeing is at your own arrangement. 

Fine Print

Booking Process

  • Follow the ‘Book Now’ prompts
  • Select your travel dates, departure city, number of travellers, room preference and any extra services.
  • Click ‘Checkout’ to login or create an account. You’ll need an account to review your details and download documentation.
  • Click ‘Pay Now’ to proceed to payment.
  • Note - all payments are processed by our trusted gateway Paypal where you a given two options.
  • Pay using your Paypal account
  • Pay using your credit card by proceeding as a guest – a Paypal account is not required
  • Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a booking form so that we can fulfil your booking.
  • Your booking is confirmed once your booking form is submitted and you can begin the countdown to your Inspiring Vacation!

Airfare Information 

  • Full service airlines used will be China Southern, China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines or similar.
  • Flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • Passengers will be ticketed on the best available full service airline at the time.
  • All tickets will include 23kgs checked baggage.
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.

Optional Activities

  • Kung Fu Legend Show - $45pp
  • Hutong Tour & lunch - $70pp
  • Confucius Temple - $50pp
  • Ancient Village tribe of Shandong - $80pp
  • Feng Shan Performance - $80pp
  • Grand Canal cruise - $40pp
  • Huangpu river cruise - $50pp

Payable on tour in local currency.

Cruise Shore Excursions

A range of shore excursions are available on your cruise: 

  • Yangtze Cruise Three gorges Dam $85pp
  • Tribe of the Three Gorges $85pp
  • Yangtze Cruise Lesser Three Gorges $85pp
  • White Emperor City $85pp
  • Fengdu Ghost City $85pp
  • Shibaozhai $85pp

Bundle package 3 recommend excursions - $175 per person. Includes:

  • Lesser Three Gorges, Fengdu Ghost City & Three Gorges Dam.

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure this offer. Alternatively individual shore excursions may be purchased when boarding your ship. 

Please note: If you are not participating in a shore excursion on any given day, you are not allowed to disembark from the ship, instead you can enjoy free time relaxing on-board. Shore excursions are based on availability and ship schedule. 

Exclusions

  • Visas
  • Travel insurance (recommended)
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses 

Travel Insurance

We strongly encourage all travellers to purchase travel insurance to protect yourself against the unexpected.

We have partnered with QBE Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their Travel Insurance. You can book comprehensive or budget cover, earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points and save 25% on retail rates.

Simply click HERE to arrange your policy.

Visas

All Australian passport holders will require a visa to enter China. The visa must be issued prior to departing Australia. 

How: In person/Online
Cost: $105 per person + processing fee (subject to change)
Visa Type: Tourist Visa / Single Entry
When to apply: 30 days prior to departure

Please note: Do NOT apply for your visa until you receive your tour documentation from Inspiring Vacations 30 days prior to your departure.

Documentation: final documentation include e-tickets and hotel details will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Single Supplement: $650pp in additional to the twin share price.

Triple Share: Not available. Third traveller must purchase the Single Supplement surcharge.

Land only: A $500 per person reduction from the twin share price applies if you wish to arrange your own airfares. Should you wish to purchase land only, please select this option in the booking process, under 'Departure City'. 

Airline Upgrade: Cathay Pacific is available from $400 per person (subject to availability). In the 'special requests' please mention 'Cathay Pacific'. You will be contacted after purchase for collection of this payment. 

Premium Economy Upgrade: Not available.

Business Class Upgrade: Available for an additional $3,000 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please request ‘Business Class’ in the ‘Special Requests’ field prior to making your purchase and you will be contacted to arrange payment.

Itinerary: The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land. 

Group Size: 8 - 40 people

Bedding Requests: While we endeavour to meet your needs, all bedding requests are requests only. Please note, only twin share bedding is available on the cruise.

Children: Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

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