FLAVOURS OF CHINA & THE YANGTZE
From 22/04/2023 to 27/10/2023
Breakfasts Included: 13.
Lunches Included: 9.
Dinners Included: 6.
Itinerary / more information
Day 1 - ARRIVE IN BEIJING, CHINA Welcome to Beijing! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.
Day 2 - BEIJING BEIJING Guided sightseeing includes Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City. Free time this afternoon. Welcome dinner this evening features [LF] Peking duck. (B,L,D)
Day 3 - BEIJING. EXCURSION TO THE GREAT WALL BEIJING Guided sightseeing to the Great Wall of China. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)
Day 4 - BEIJING-XI'AN BEIJING Visit to the Temple of Heaven. [LF] Rickshaw ride through the hutongs (narrow streets) and meet a local family. Fly to Xi'an. (B)
Day 5 - XI'AN XI'AN Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes visits to the Terracotta Warriors and Dayan Pagoda. Noodle-making demonstration with lunch. "Tang Dynasty" dinner show. (B,L,D)
Day 6 - XI'AN-CHENGDU XI'AN Chinese calligraphy class. Visit to the City Wall South Gate. Bullet-train service from Xi'an to Chengdu. (B)
Day 7 - CHENGDU-CHONGQING (EMBARKATION)-YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE CHENGDU Visit to the [LF] Giant Panda Research Base. Bullet-train service from Chengdu to Chongqing. CHONGQING Yangtze River cruise embarkation. (B,L,D)
Day 8 - CRUISING: JADE EMPEROR SCENIC AREA YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE Shore excursion to Jade Emperor Scenic Area. Free time on board your ship this afternoon. Captain's welcome dinner with entertainment this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 9 - CRUISING: QUTANG GORGE–WU GORGE–GODDESS STREAM YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE Free time this morning or tai chi session on sun deck. Scenic passage through Qutang, Wu and Xiling Gorges. Small-boat excursion on Goddess Stream. (B,L,D)
Day 10 - CRUISING: (DISEMBARKATION) THREE GORGES DAM –YICHANG–HANGZHOU THREE GORGES DAM Visit the dam site. Drive to Yichang. YICHANG Lunch at a local restaurant. Fly to Hangzhou. HANGZHOU Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)
Day 11 - HANGZHOU HANGZHOU Full-day sightseeing includes Lingyin Temple and Fei Lai Feng. Walking tour includes Hefang Street. Scenic cruise on West Lake (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). (B,L)
Day 12 - HANGZHOU-SHANGHAI HANGZHOU Drive to Shanghai. SHANGHAI Guided sightseeing includes a walk along the Bund and visits to Yu Yuan Gardens and a silk museum. Lunch includes traditional [LF] xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) in a local restaurant. (B,L) ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Shanghai by attending an acrobatic performance. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with My Account. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app
Day 13 - SHANGHAI SHANGHAI Visit the Shanghai Museum. Guided walking tour includes the French Concession area, art deco Cathay Theatre, Xintiandi, and Fuxing Park. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 14 - SHANGHAI Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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