River cruising is the fastest growing sector in the travel industry. It’s the combination of luxurious vessels and being able to really get under the skin of a country by visiting parts that most tourists don’t ever experience.
This offer is for an epic 19 tour of China, including a cruise on the famous Yangtze River.
Various departure dates are available in April, May, June and September 2018.
The tour starts in Beijing where you’ll stay for four nights and visit Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, The Great Wall, a jade museum, The Olympic stadium and The Temple of Heaven. You’ll also love learning calligraphy, and enjoy a tea ceremony.
You’ll fly to Xian, where you’ll stay for two nights. Xian is where the Silk Road ends and you’ll visit the terracotta warriors and enjoy a traditional dumpling banquet.
Another short flight will take you to Yichang, where you will join your ship for a 4 night river cruise. Your cruise will take you to The Three Gorges Dam, the dramatic peaks of the Qutang gorge, The precious stone fortress and pagoda, and you’ll learn Tai Chi en route. A Captain’s dinner and special cabaret is part of the cruise.
You’ll spend two nights in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, where you will visit the Panda breeding sanctuary, visit an ancient village and enjoy Sichuan cuisine.
You’ll fly to Guilin for a three night stay where you will enjoy the rice terraces, a one day river cruise and some amazing limestone scenery.
You’ll take the super fast Maglev train to Shanghai, travelling at up to 260KMH, for a 2 night stay in the economic capital of China. You visit the silk museum. enjoy a cruise in the magnificent harbour, have a full tour of the colonial cities highlights and finally enjoy a farewell dinner and acrobatics show.
This is truly the China experience of a lifetime!
All accommodation, internal flights, train journies and river cruises are included, as are a total of 40 meals over the 18 days.
The price per person starts at £3309.
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