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Treasures of China YR

Visiting: China
Trip Duration 15 Days

Yangtse River Cruise

On this fast paced trip we explore China's main highlights. From the Great Wall and sprawling Forbidden City in Beijing and Xian's Terracotta Army to the loveable giant pandas in Chengdu. We cruise on the infamous Yangtse River through the Three Gorges and relax in quiet Yangshuo before heading to the neon lights of Shanghai.

Tour Highlights

  • Beijing - Walk through Tiananmen Square to the Forbidden City. Walk on the Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • Xian -Meet the Terracotta Warriors and explore the Muslim Quarter
  • Yangtse Cruise - Float along the Yangtse River on a 5 star cruise ship
  • Yangshuo - Cruise on the Li River and see classic Chinese limestone scenery
  • Shanghai - Take in China's most cosmopolitan city


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Beijing

  • 2
    Take a walk on the Great Wall

  • 3
    Discover the Forbidden City; sleeper train to Xian

  • 4
    Explore the Muslim Quarter of Xian

  • 5
    Meet the famous Terracotta Warriors. Fly to Chengdu

  • 6
    Visit the Panda Research Centre. Bullet train to Chongqing

  • 7
    Board a cruise boat on the Yangtse River

  • 8
    Sail down the Yangtse and optional visit to the Ghost City of Fengdu

  • 9
    Cruise through Qutang, Wu and Xiling Gorges

  • 10
    Disembark and take a train to Guilin

  • 11
    Sail down the Li River to Yangshuo

  • 12
    A free day to explore the relaxed town of Yangshuo

  • 13
    Fly to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai

  • 14
    Visit Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple and walk the Bund

  • 15
    Tour ends in Shanghai

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Treasures of China
Included meals 14 3 2
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat, Flight
10 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Overnight Train
3 nights Standard Boat
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18