China and Yangze River Cruise

  • Destination: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Yangtze River
  • Duration: 12 days

Discover China’s ancient history and fascinating culture on this delightful China river cruise. Sightseeing with a Local Guide shows you the highlights in Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, with inside visits that include the Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, the Terracotta Warriors, Dayan Pagoda, the Bund, and Yu Yuan Gardens.

Enjoy an acrobatic show, participate in a calligraphy class, visit a cloisonné workshop, and attend a noodle-making demonstration. You’ll also tour the ancient Hutongs by rickshaw and visit a silk factory. Enjoy a performance of the Peking Opera or Legend of Kung Fu Show, and “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show. Treat your taste buds to an authentic Peking Duck dinner and dim sum feast. On your 3-night river cruise along the majestic Yangtze, visit the impressive Three Gorges Dam site—a magnificent vacation.

Sample Itinerary
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Day 1    Arrive Beijing

Day 2    Beijing Tour

Day 3    Beijing Great Wall

Day 4    Beijing – Xi’an

Day 5    Xi’an

Day 6    Yangtze River Cruise

Day 7    Cruising: Shibaozhai

Day 8    Cruising: Qutang and Wu Gorge

Day 9    Cruising: Three Gorges Dam

Day 10  Shanghai

Day 11  Shanghai Departure

Day 12  Depart