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Magic Of The Yangtze
Sail through the Three Gorges where vertical cliffs rise dramatically from the water and explore the historic cities of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Beijing
Guide Price £2608
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Scenic Yangtze River Cruise
- The Great Wall of China
- Terracotta Warriors
- Vibrant Shanghai
Day 1 Beijing
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Spend a full day exploring Beijing's spectacular attractions including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Temple of Heaven.
Day 3 The Great Wall
Today visit the remarkable Great Wall at Mutianyu and enjoy a walk along this fascinating structure. Later, on your return to Beijing, visit the Summer Palace.
Day 4 Beijing to Xian
Catch the bullet train to Xian.
Day 5 Xian
The world famous Terracotta Warriors are an unforgettable sight. A full day tour today includes a visit to this magnificent army, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Great Mosque and a photo stop by Xian’s ancient city walls.
Day 6 Xian to Yangtze River cruise
Fly to Chongqing to board your ship for a three night Yangtze River cruise.
Day 7 Yangtze River cruise
Take a morning shore excursion before cruising downriver through some of the country’s most spectacular scenery.
Day 8 Yangtze River cruise
Today you will enter the Qutang Gorge, the narrowest of the Three Gorges. Continue downstream through Wu and Xiling Gorges before boarding a wooden sampan to explore one of the many narrow tributaries bordered by towering cliffs and thick vegetation.
Day 9 Yangtze River cruise to Yichang
Enjoy a tour of the Three Gorges Dam and learn more about this incredible feat of engineering. Disembark and visit the Yichang Museum.
Day 10 Yichang to Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and spend the afternoon exploring the picturesque French Concession area with its pretty leafy boulevards.
Day 11 Shanghai
A half day city tour takes you to the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden and the bustling old town area.
Day 12 Shanghai
Transfer to the airport.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guides on the mainland
- Flights, train and cruise as detailed
- 8 nights hotel accommodation & 3 nights on boat
- 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 2 dinners
- International flights
Please Note:This itinerary is based on cruising the Yangtze on the Victoria Jenna or Katerina. Should you wish to upgrade to a more luxurious river cruiser, Century Legend, Century Paragon and Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer are popular options.
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