Experts in travel to China for the past 40 years! Travel to China on this group journey of her key sites staying in good value accommodation with English speaking guides. From the Great Wall and Forbidden City in Beijing to the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian, this trip covers the highlights along with a 3 night cruise along China’s mother river, the Yangtze, and some time exploring hip and modern Shanghai. Complete with sightseeing, many meals, optional activities, and more!
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Accommodation may change. When and where this is required a similar or better alternative will be provided and advised before you depart on your tour.
Prices shown are per person based on a party of at least 2 adults traveling together and sharing a room (twin sharing). Each date is a guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 guests. The Single Room Supplement cost is in addition to the Twin Sharing cost for those who would like a single room. This is a group tour where you will be joining with others who have also booked into your chosen tour date. All taxes, and tips to guides & drivers are included. International airfare is extra, please enquire for preferred rates, schedules, and airlines. An entry visa is required for travel to China.
Tour price includes: All taxes, pre-paid gratuities for guides and drivers, accommodations as mentioned or similar with daily breakfast, lunches and dinners as indicated, group touring with English speaking guides as outlined, high speed train ticket from Beijing to Xian, Yangtze River Cruise, 2 on-tour domestic flights, admissions, shopping, transportation, and airport transfers. International Airfare is not included, please enquire for exclusive fares and preferred schedules. China entry visa is not included and must be obtained in advance of travel.
We have preferred rates with all major airlines. contact us for best available airfare for your chosen trip date. Interested in extending the trip? Just let us know.
Optional Tours & Activities
The price above includes what is outlined in the itinerary, however we can further enhance your experience with additional optional tours, night activities, or cultural shows. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Note that this tour includes shopping at specialty shops providing opportunities to purchase, learn, and gain valuable cultural insight on items such as Jade, Pearls, Silk, and more. Contact us for more information.
Upon your arrival in Beijing, you will be met for your transportation to the hotel. Receive assistance with check-in and have the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Begin your city tour visiting Tiananmen Square with an outside view of the National Grand Theater, Monument to the People’s Heroes, and the Great Hall of the People. Afterwards, head to the Forbidden City, the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world, for a guided tour. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then stop by the Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which was designated to provide medicine for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty. You’ll return to the hotel for the rest of the day free at your leisure.
Optional: Temple of Heaven, Hutong by Rickshaw & Dinner - $85 per person. Please inquire.
Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World'. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will gain insight about precious jade. Afterwards, return to the city and drive by the Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird’s Nest & Water Cube Stadiums.
Optional: Legend of Kung Fu Show (evening) - $60 per person. Please inquire.
Optional: Peking Duck Dinner (evening) - $55 per person. Please inquire.
Optional: Tang Dynasty Show & Dumpling Banquet Dinner - $70 per person. Please inquire.
Take a Shore excursion to Shi Baozhai, and enjoy a Captain's Welcome Reception in the early evening. A Crew Cabaret Show after the welcome dinner is included. Optional excursions, on own account, will be offered on board.
Take the included Shore excursion to Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges of Daning River. Optional excursions, on own account, will be offered on board.
Disembark in the city of Yichang in the morning and head for lunch. After lunch, take a brief city orientation tour (if time permits), and then transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai, China's most popular metropolis. On arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel for check-in. The evening is free at your leisure.
This morning, visit the Jade Buddha Temple, stop by a Jewel Store, and then discover the hip and historic Xintiandi neighbourhood before returning to the hotel for the afternoon free at your leisure.
Optional: Lunch, Modern Shanghai Experience, Huangpu River Cruise - $125 per person. Please inquire.
Meet at the hotel at the appointed time for your transportation to the airport for your departure flight. Checkout at 12 noon.
Day 3: Climb the Great Wall of China.
Day 5: See the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian.
This is a group tour with a fixed itinerary and tour dates. If you would be interested in your own customized and privately guided tour of China, please contact us at email@example.com or click the link below and we'll be glad to design a tour just for you.
HISTORIC CHINA AND YANGTZE RIVER
BEIJING, SHANGHAI & EASTERN CHINA