13 Days China & Yangtze River Cruise
"Explore some of China's most fascinating cities before departing on a leisurely cruise along the stunning Yangtze River with this popular tour."
The Yangtze is the longest river in Asia, and the stretch from Chongqing to Yichang unveils spectacular scenery. Travel through the majestic Qutang, Wuxia and Xiling gorges which make up the famous Three Gorges, before marvelling at the gargantuan Three Gorges Dam. The landscapes you will witness will stay with you for a lifetime. Prior to your river cruise, you will visit some of China's greatest cities, starting with the dynamic capital of Beijing, home to the notorious Tiananmen Square and the sprawling palatial complex of the Forbidden City. Explore the ancient city of Xian, home to the mysterious Terracotta Army, surely one of the most incredible archaeological finds of the 20th century. A visit to the charming city of Chengdu brings you up close and personal with China's most beloved inhabitant at the Panda Research Centre.
Arrive into Beijing and transfer to your hotel
Visit Tiananmen Square and take a rickshaw ride through the Huttongs
Drive to The Great Wall at Ju Yung Guan and visit the Sacred Way
Visit the Summer Palace and take a boat ride on Kunming Lake
Visit XIan City Walls & Big Wild Goose Pagoda in the monastery
Today visit the most important attraction in Xian, the Terracotta Warrior
Today visit the Panda Conservation Centre and then drive to Leshan
Visit Mountain E’mei, travel by cable car and reach the Wan Nian Temple
In the morning drive to Dazu, to see the extraordinary rock carvings before heading off to board your Yangtze River
Full days of cruising on the Yangtze River
After breakfast you will transfer to the airport for your onward flight
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