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Yangtze River Classic

11 days from $4,425pp Inc. Flights

Yangtze River Classic

11 days from $4,425pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Chongqing
  • Yichang
  • Shanghai

Itinerary highlights

  • Spectacular scenery along the Yangtze.

  • Seeing the enormous Three Gorges Dam up close.

  • Xian's terracotta warriors.

  • The wonder of Beijing's Forbidden City.

  • The extraordinary Great Wall at Jinshanling.

Price includes

In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodations
  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Chongqing
  • Yichang
  • Shanghai

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Beijing


On arrival in Beijing today you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. After time to freshen up, explore some of Beijing's historical treasures starting with the impressive Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Day 4 Xian

Beijing , Xian

This morning you will be taken to the station to board your bullet train Xian. On arrival you will be greeted on the platform and transferred to your hotel. Later this afternoon visit the bustling Muslim Quarter and Grand Mosque. The evening is at leisure.

Day 5 Chongqing

Xian , Chongqing

In the morning see the Terracotta Army, before transferring to the airport for a flight onto Chongqing. There join your Yangtze cruise boat, setting sail early evening.

Day 6 Chongqing


Your first day of the cruise includes on-shore excursions to see the villages and small towns nestled on the banks of this formidable river.

Day 7 Chongqing


Today sees you cruising through the famed and beautiful scenery of the Three Gorges and then the Lesser Gorges. The day ends at the tremendous feat of engineering that is the Dam.

Day 8 Shanghai

Chongqing , Yichang , Shanghai

Victoria Cruise Day 4 - Morning arrival into Yichang, where you will be met and transferred to the airport for your flight to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai. On arrival you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel.

Day 9 Shanghai


Shanghai is a great city to explore on foot, using the sightseeing suggestions provided in your final itinerary pack.

Day 10 Shanghai


A last day at leisure in Shanghai.

Day 11 Return home


You are transferred to the airport.

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Enjoying hand pulled noodles

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