Iconic China & Magnificent River Cruises

Beijing: 4 nights - Xi'an: 2 nights - Guilin: 1 night - Yangshuo: 1 night - Chengdu: 2 nights - Yangtze Cruise: 3 nights - Shanghai: 2 nights

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the capital Beijing and its mighty Forbidden City
  • Marvel at the Great Wall of China on a choice of excursions
  • Come face-to-face with the 8,000 strong Terracotta Army
  • Tour the mythical city of Xi'an and its ancient city walls
  • Visit a famous Panda centre to meet China's most beloved animals
  • Cruise through the other-worldly karst landscape of Guilin
  • Journey down the mighty Yangtze River in style
  • Be wowed by the bright lights of futuristic Shanghai

Route Map

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Day breakdown of the Yangtze
Tour Itinerary

Day by day Summary

Day by Day Summary

Day 1 - Welcome to Beijing

Day 2 - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Day 3 - Great Wall & Ming Tombs

Day 4 - Beijing Summer Palace

Day 5 - Xi'an city tour

Day 6 - Terracotta Army & Big Goose Pagoda 

Day 7 - Transfer to Guilin & visit the Reed Flute Caves

Day 8 - Li River Cruise

Day 9 - Transfer to Chengdu

Day 10 - Panda Research Center & Sanxingdui

Day 11 -  Jinli Street & transfer to Chongqing

Day 12 - Ghost City & Shibao Zhai Temple

Day 13 - Qutang & Wu Gorges

Day 14 - Three Gorges Dam

Day 15 - Highlights of Shanghai

Day 16 - Maglev Train to Airport

Beijing & Forbidden City

Day 1 - 2

Day 1 - Welcome to Beijing

Day 2 - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs

Day 3

Day 3 - Great Wall & Ming Tombs

" Beijing Summer Palace " by Jakub Hałun - licensed under CC BY

Beijing Summer Palace

Day 4

Day 4 - Beijing Summer Palace

" Terracotta Army " by Colin Capelle - licensed under CC BY

Xi'an & Terracotta Army

Day 5 - 6

Day 5 - Xi'an city tour

Day 6 - Terracotta Army & Big Goose Pagoda 

" Li River at Dusk in Guilin, China " by Edwin Poon - licensed under CC BY

Guilin River Cruise

Day 7 - 8

Day 7 - Transfer to Guilin & visit the Reed Flute Caves

Day 8 - Li River Cruise

" panda trio sichuan china 2011 " by chensiyuan - licensed under CC BY

Chengdu & Panda Centre

Day 9 - 11

Day 9 - Transfer to Chengdu

Day 10 - Panda Research Center & Sanxingdui

Day 11 -  Jinli Street & transfer to Chongqing

" Qutang Gorge on Changjiang " by Tan Wei Liang Byorn - licensed under CC BY

Yangtze River Cruise

Day 12 - 14

Day 12 - Ghost City & Shibao Zhai Temple

Day 13 - Qutang & Wu Gorges

Day 14 - Three Gorges Dam

" PudongSkyline " by Pjt56 - licensed under CC BY

Shanghai

Day 15 - 16

Day 15 - Highlights of Shanghai

Day 16 - Maglev Train to Airport

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Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - £4,244 £4,550 - £4,368 £4,680
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - €4,192 €4,560 - €4,678 €5,084
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - $4,517 $4,915 - $4,678 $4,680
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

What's Included

  • International flights
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a room
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

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