Experience all the best of China – a combination of China Highlights with a 3 night cruise to the Three Gorges.
On arrival in Beijing you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
A sightseeing tour of Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Summer Palace. Optional Kung Fu Show with Peking Duck Dinner.
Today you will visit the Great Wall ( Badaling section), continue to visit a Jade Stone Carving Factory with a photo stop at the iconic ‘Beijing 2008 Olympic Centre’ – the Birds Nest & Water Cube.
This morning a tour of the Temple of Heaven followed by a Hutong tour by rickshaw including a home visit.
This morning fly to Xian, on arrival visit the Shaanxi provincial Museum. In the afternoon visit the Big Wild Goose pagoda.
A full day tour to the UNESCO Terracotta Warriors & Bronze Chariots. On the way back to Xian a stop is made at a Ceramics & Pottery workshop. Tonight a Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show.
Flight to Guilin, on arrival a visit to the Reed Flute Cave and tour to the underground crystal palace.
Cruise the Li River and disembark at Yangshuo and stroll around this quaint town before the drive back to Guilin.
Free day to explore Guilin – optional tour to Longsheng home to the Dragon Spine Rice Terraces.
Morning flight to Chongqing, on arrival a visit to the Panda Zoo followed by a local hot pot dinner before boarding the deluxe MV Gold No 5 Cruise.
Set sail on your Cruise for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges.
Cruise the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge.
Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, disembark and transfer in Yichang to the airport for your afternoon flight to Shanghai.
Full day tour visiting Old Downtown, Yu Gardens, Shanghai Museum, The Bund before continuing onto Xintiandi and Pudong. This evening a Acrobatic show with dinner.
Depart Shanghai for your onward flight.
Group tour departs Beijing every Wednesday from April to 5th November
Locally guided Group Tour (local guide in each city), 10 night’s accommodation in 4 star hotels with buffet breakfast, 3 nights on the Yangtze Gold 2 Cruise in a standard cabin with all meals on board, sightseeing with lunch as per itinerary, including Peking Duck Dinner & cultural show in Beijing and Dumpling dinner & Tang Dynasty Show in Xian. Professional English speaking tour guide service in each city, airport/hotel/pier transfers in each city, airfare Beijing / Xian, Xi’an / Chongqing and Yichang / Shanghai with airport tax and fuel surcharge included. Single supplement includes the rate of single cabin on cruise.
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