Iconic China with Yangtze Cruise

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A showcase of China's wonders: visit the majestic Great Wall, marvel at the Terracotta Warriors and journey down the Yangtze River and its Three Gorges on this Iconic China trip. This trip will tick all your travel boxes and then some, unlocking the journey you’ve been waiting for. From magnificent natural and man-made icons mixed with ancient culture, fascin...
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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    A showcase of China's wonders: visit the majestic Great Wall, marvel at the Terracotta Warriors and journey down the Yangtze River and its Three Gorges on this Iconic China trip. This trip will tick all your travel boxes and then some, unlocking the journey you’ve been waiting for. From magnificent natural and man-made icons mixed with ancient culture, fascinating history and world-class cities to explore - this is China, done your way.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 40 people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityBeijing
End CityShanghai

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Asia
  • China

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

Trip includes

    • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
    • Many meals and daily breakfasts included
    • 3 Night Yangtze Cruise.
    • Luxury air-conditioned coach
    • City orientation tours
    • Audio Headsets provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
    • Extensive variety of Choice Experiences
    • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized
    • Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Chongqing and Yichang to Shanghai
    • Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Chongqing, Yichang to Shanghai and Shanghai to Kunming

Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: Arrive Beijing

Welcome to China's sprawling, high flying and innovative capital city, Beijing. With one foot in the future and the other in the past, Beijing is nothing if not unique. An impressive six UNESCO World Heritage sites and a splurge of temples make the city a historian's ...

Day 2: Beijing Sightseeing

Today's sightseeing tour will see you dive straight into the magic of Beijing, kicked off in the world's largest public square, Tiananmen Square. Claiming an incredible 440,000 square meters of space and flanked by Soviet style buildings, the square was the brainchild...

Day 3: Beijing and the Great Wall

Widely considered a Top 10 life experience, today's the day you'll be able to tick off ‘visiting the Great Wall of China' at Juyongguan on your lifetime to-do list. China's greatest feat of engineering and one of the most famous sights in the world, the wall stretches...

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an

Waking up to a free morning in Beijing, make the most of your final hours here by joining our optional trip to the UNESCO listed Temple of Heaven. A vast religious complex in the old outer city and one of the country's most important Imperial temples, this place is wi...

Day 5: Xi'an Sightseeing

We hope you're prepared as today's visit to the Terracotta Army may just knock you over backwards. One of the greatest archaeological discoveries of recent times, it's incredible to think that this life size army of thousands of warriors, each with a face different to...

Day 6: Xi'an - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise

Heading for the airport this morning, you'll catch a flight to the next stop on your China tour package, bound for the booming city of Chongqing. As one of the most densely populated cities on earth it's little surprise that Chongqing throbs with life and energy, but ...

Day 7: Yangtze River Cruise

Slowly journeying down the sublimely scenic Yangtze River, otherwise known as the ‘Chang Jiang' or ‘long river', be sure to make the most of your surroundings. Sit back and relax on deck, cold drink in hand, and simply enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Your fi...

Day 8: Yangtze River Cruise

The scenery gets even more beautiful today as you cruise through the Three Gorges region. Hold your breath as you squeeze through the steep precipices of the Qutang Gorge, the river swirling and frothing beneath you, then breathe a sigh of wonder as you enter the Wu G...

Day 9: Yichang - Shanghai

Make an early start this morning and ascend to the top deck of the Yangtze cruise ship to enjoy the views of the vast Three Gorges Dam – the largest dam in the world and a serious labor of love with a production timeline that spanned decades. After disembarkation at M...

Day 10: Shanghai Sightseeing

Diving into all that Shanghai has to offer, this morning's sightseeing tour will start off at The Bund, the city's famous waterfront hub. Once a place of fast paced trading akin to New York's Wall Street, today The Bund is the place to be in Shanghai. All the top rest...

Day 11: Shanghai Free Day

With a full day to explore your way and the last day of your China value tour, be sure to make the most of it! If it's culture you're after, you're in the right place; Shanghai has one of the most revered cultural scenes of any city in the world with a wealth of museu...

Day 12: Depart Shanghai

With memories of ancient kingdoms, serene landscapes, tasty local delicacies and feats of engineering wizardry still fresh in your mind's eye, your incredible adventure through the vast and beautiful land of China will come to an end today. After saying goodbye to you...

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Dates & Availability

Price From $2,701
Price per day$225
Last Updated: 6/21/2024
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26 Jun 2024
13 Jul 2024
$3,850
27 Jun 2024
06 Jul 2024
$3,450
28 Jun 2024
04 Jul 2024
$1,355
28 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
$2,375
28 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
$2,525
28 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
$2,125
28 Jun 2024
09 Jul 2024
$2,025
28 Jun 2024
10 Jul 2024
$2,525
28 Jun 2024
11 Jul 2024
$3,175
29 Jun 2024
11 Jul 2024
$2,095

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Holiday Inn Express Temple of Heaven Holiday Inn Express Bell Tower Xi'an Victoria Lianna (cruise ship) Ocean Hotel,
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Meals Included
  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • 5 Lunch (L)
Age Requirements
6 years and up
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