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Along The Yangtse YR

Tour Duration 14 Days
  • Yangtse river traders
  • Longji villages
  • Panda at Chengdu
  • Yangtse River
  • Rice terraces of Longji
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Pace: Moderate
  • Tour Comfort: Standard

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Cultural Discovery Tour In China With Yangtse River Cruise

On this trip we cruise through the dramatic gorges of the Yangtse River. We explore the cosmopolitan cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai and the rice paddies and villages of rural China. We admire the spectacular karst landscapes at Guilin and the Buddhist sculptures at Baoding Shan. We also enjoy a boat ride along the River Li and explore the rice terraces of Longji.

Tour Highlights

  • Three Gorges cruise - Spend two days cruising down the beautiful Yangtse River
  • Hong Kong - Soak up the atmosphere in the night markets or take the tram to Victoria Peak for views across the city
  • Yangshuo - Float past dramatic karst scenery on the Li River.
  • Longji - Trek across rice terraces and through minority villages
  • Chengdu - Meet the loveable pandas
  • Shanghai - Take a break from the city in Yu Yuan gardens and spend time reflecting at the Jade Buddha temple.


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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    Join tour Hong Kong

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    In Hong Kong

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    AM in Hong Kong; overnight train to Guilin

  • 4
    Arrive in Guilin; boat on Li River to Yangshuo

  • 5
    In Yangshuo

  • 6
    Drive Longji; walks on rice terraces

  • 7
    In Ping ‘An, fly to Chengdu

  • 8
    Visit Panda Research Centre; drive to Dazu

  • 9
    Board Riverboat for 2 and a half day cruise via ‘Three Gorges’ on Yangtse River

  • 10
    Continuing our cruise

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    Continuing our cruise aboard the Riverboat

  • 12
    Visit dam project; fly Shanghai

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    In Shanghai

  • 14
    Tour ends Shanghai

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Along The Yangtse tour available at present.

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Included meals 13 4 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat, Flight
8 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Basic Overnight Train
1 night Simple Guesthouse
3 nights Basic Boat
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18