Grand China & Yangtze Cruise (2010)

17 Days from only $2919

Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River Cruise, Chongqing, Guilin, Shanghai

Overview

Join us for a comprehensive program to discover the best treasures China has to offer.

In an ideal 17-day tour, you will visit the imperial treasures of Beijing's Forbidden City and Great Wall; tour the historical wonder of Xian's Terra-Cotta Warriors; admire the scenic paradise of Guilin; and enjoy the view of the flourishing city of Shanghai from the world's tallest hotel.. All these great visits are complemented by an exciting cruise on Asia's most fabled Yangtze River.
 
What's Included

Roundtrip non-stop flights between San Francisco (SFO) or New York (JFK) and Beijing via Air China wide-body jet service
 
All Intra-China flights, ground transportation and transfers
 
First class accommodation with private bath
 
4-night Yangtze Cruise aboard China's best 5-star M.V. Century Sky. Outside cabins with private balcony, picture window and private bath
 
Comprehensive private sightseeing tours and evening shows including entrance fees
 
Yangtze Cruise shore excursions including port taxes
 
39 bountiful meals including 14 American buffet breakfast, 13 lunches and 12 dinners
 
Unique culinary events including an authentic Peking Duck dinner, a traditional Mongolian Barbecue buffet lunch, and a delicious Dumpling Banquet in Xian
 
Exclusive Culture InSites Program: Hutong tour in rickshaws, including a visit to kindergarten, Drum Tower, local family visit, home-hosted lunch, etc.
 
Exclusive experience of flashy new maglev ride in Shanghai
 
Professional service of an expert, resident Tour Director throughout China for a group of 10 travelers or more
 
Professional local guiding service in each destination city
 
Baggage handling service throughout China
 
Special evening shows including Tang Dynasty stage show and a breathtaking Shanghai Acrobatics
 
Trip Summary
 
Day 1
Depart USA
Day 2
Beijing
Day 3
Beijing
Day 4
Beijing
Day 5
Yangtz Cruise
Day 6
Yangtze Cruise
Day 7
Yangtze Cruise
Day 8
Yangtze Cruise
Day 9
Xian
Day 10
Xian
Day 11
Guilin
Day 12
Guilin
Day 13
Suzhou
Day 14
Shanghai
Day 15
Shanghai
Day 16
Shanghai
Day 17
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