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Classic China with Yangtze Cruise and Chengdu

17 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

This all-embracing Hidden Journeys trip of China visits Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai.

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    • Special Rate Solo Rooming: the departure 9 June 2017 includes a discount of up to 35% on our standard single supplement.
    • Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for flights: Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Shanghai, Shanghai to Yichang and are accurate as of 10th June 2016.
    • Explore the Yangtze River in style on board the Victoria Selina and stay in well-appointed outside cabins with private balconies for viewing the spectacular scenery of the gorges. The ship is fully air conditioned with facilities that include reading room, fitness area, gift shop, mini spa, copying and printing services, international cable television and internet and Wi-Fi access. Shipboard entertainment includes a range of activities linked to the culture of China such as T'ai Chi lessons, calligraphy demonstrations and lectures on Chinese history. Sail in comfort as you experience the scenery, natural history and culture of the Yangtze and at the end of the cruise enjoy the Captain's farewell banquet.
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    • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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      • Special Rate Solo Rooming: the departure 9 June 2017 includes a discount of up to 35% on our standard single supplement.
      • Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for flights: Beijing to Xi'an, Xi'an to Shanghai, Shanghai to Yichang and are accurate as of 10th June 2016.
      • Explore the Yangtze River in style on board the Victoria Selina and stay in well-appointed outside cabins with private balconies for viewing the spectacular scenery of the gorges. The ship is fully air conditioned with facilities that include reading room, fitness area, gift shop, mini spa, copying and printing services, international cable television and internet and Wi-Fi access. Shipboard entertainment includes a range of activities linked to the culture of China such as T'ai Chi lessons, calligraphy demonstrations and lectures on Chinese history. Sail in comfort as you experience the scenery, natural history and culture of the Yangtze and at the end of the cruise enjoy the Captain's farewell banquet.
      • Visas are required for China.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Double-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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      About this trip

      China's must-see cities - eclectic Beijing, buzzing Shanghai and historic Xi'an - are mixed with its must-do experiences, like cruising down the iconic Huangpu River by night. 

      You'll enjoy Insider moments like… dashing through the ancient Hutongs by rickshaw. Arriving at a local family's home, you'll be invited in to savour a delicious home-cooked meal, served up with stories of everyday life in this historic part of Beijing.


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      Trip code: CLCY

      16 Nights

      accommodation

      33 Meals
      • 16 buffet breakfasts.

      • 7 dinners.

      • 10 lunches (including Be My Guest).

      On-trip Transport

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      What's Included

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        • City Tour of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Chengdu

        • Cruise the Huangpu River in Shanghai and the Yangtze River

        • See local people practicing T'ai Chi in the morning

        • View the Great Wall near Beijing and the Shanghai Acrobats

        • Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and walk the Sacred Way in Beijing and the Terracotta Warriors and City Wall in Xi'an


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 16 buffet breakfasts.

        • 7 dinners.

        • 10 lunches
          (including Be My Guest).


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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Arrive Beijing (4 Nights)

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      Beijing Sightseeing

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      Beijing and the Great Wall

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      Free Time - Beijing Sightseeing

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      Beijing – Xi’an (2 Nights)

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      Xi’an Sightseeing

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      Xi’an – Shanghai (3 Nights)

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      Shanghai – Yichang – Yangtze River Cruise (4 Nights)

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      Yangtze River Cruise

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      Yangtze River Cruise

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      Day 1

      Arrive Beijing (4 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Beijing (4 Nights)

      Welcome to Beijing. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and settle in before meeting your Travel Director for a Welcome Reception drink and local appetisers.

      Hotel

      Novotel Peace

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Novotel Peace

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Beijing Sightseeing Day 2 - Beijing Sightseeing

      Begin your visit to this great capital city by exploring one of the world's largest public areas, Tiananmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, the mausoleum of Mao Zedong and the Great Monument to the People's Heroes. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 180 acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens. It served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. After lunch continue to another UNESCO Heritage site - the stunning Temple of Heaven, visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to heaven. This evening, enjoy a succulent Peking Duck Regional Meal - a must during any visit to Beijing.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Regional Meal

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Regional Meal

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Beijing and the Great Wall Day 3 - Beijing and the Great Wall

      Travel outside the city and look down upon the Chinese countryside from your perch on top of the Great Wall, which is actually a collection of fortifications built and rebuilt from the 5th century B.C. to the 16th century, to defend against nomadic invaders like the Mongols. Walk the Sacred Way to the remnants of the Ming Tombs, the once-lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Both places are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Free Time - Beijing Sightseeing Day 4 - Free Time - Beijing Sightseeing

      Spend the morning at leisure, before embarking on a unique tour by rickshaw around the ancient alleyways of the courtyard Hutong residences. Stop at the home of a local family for a delicious Be My Guest lunch of traditional Chinese cuisine followed by a visit to a charming tea house, where a Local Specialist prepares and serves tea, while explaining the historic tea making ritual. This afternoon indulge in a relaxing foot massage, a Cultural Insight, at the Foot Reflexology Centre.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Optional Experiences

      Legend of Kung Fu Show

      The Legend of Kung Fu Show is a mix of traditional martial arts and modern theatre. It is presented by a group of marvellous Kung Fu artists from all over China whose average age is only 17 but they have studied Chinese Kung Fu for many years. The story tells of a young boy who dreams of becoming a Kung Fu master and attaining enlightenment. He takes the path of a monk in which he must face many obstacles both from this world and his own mind to overcome his fears and to become a true master of Kung Fu. During the 80-minute show, the artists do not speak but perform daring acrobatics and Kung Fu dance but there are English subtitles above the stage explaining the story line. Transfers to and from the Red Theatre are included. NB. The price below is in Chinese Yuan Renminbi.

      Adult Price: ¥273.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Beijing – Xi’an (2 Nights) Day 5 - Beijing – Xi’an (2 Nights)

      This morning fly to the city of Xi'an. Later visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks and one of the Silk Road UNESCO listed sites.

      Hotel

      Sheraton North City

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Sheraton North City

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner

      Enjoy a sumptuous Tang banquet followed by a wonderful performance of ancient music and dance which has graced the region for centuries. The show consists of 8 parts filled with vibrant costumes, colourful dances and traditional music. Under the ruling of the Tang Emperors from 618 to 907, China became the most powerful and prosperous country in the world. During this time the economy, politics and military strength reached an unprecedented level whichinfluenced the culture of its neighbouring countries. It was during this flourishing and peaceful period that exquisite Tang imperial feasts with music and dance emerged and developed. Step back in time and enjoy the delightful hospitality and performances of the Tang Dynasty. NB. The price below is in Chinese Yuan Renminbi.

      Adult Price: ¥331.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Xi’an Sightseeing Day 6 - Xi’an Sightseeing

      During term-time, meet the children and teachers at a local primary school. Perhaps learn a few words of Chinese from the kids who in turn will be happy to practice their English. Afterwards, visit the legendary army of Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Emperor Qin Shi Huang's subterranean tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For lunch enjoy a delicious meal of traditional Chinese noodles and later continue with a visit to a Jade factory.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

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      Day 7

      Xi’an – Shanghai (3 Nights) Day 7 - Xi’an – Shanghai (3 Nights)

      This morning your choice of activities gives you the chance to participate in a T'ai Chi Class, with a skilled Local Specialist, or take a cycle tour around part of the ancient City Wall of Xi'an. Continue on to a local restaurant for a Cultural Insight; watch a demonstration in the art of making dumplings, and afterwards enjoy sampling these for lunch. There are 21 different kinds of dumplings with a variety of fillings and different ways of cooking them. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. This evening take a relaxing cruise along the Huangpu River and admire Shanghai's illuminated skyline; a great introduction to the city.

      Hotel

      Hilton Jing'an

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Hotel

      Hilton Jing'an

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Shanghai Sightseeing Day 8 - Shanghai Sightseeing

      With a Local Specialist, take a stroll along Shanghai's famous 'Bund', the city's renowned waterfront, lined with former colonial buildings and modern sky-scrapers. Learn how marshland was turned into one of the most important trading hubs in the modern world. Continue to Old Shanghai, a little known treasure trove of winding streets and vibrant markets. Despite the rapid pace of development in the rest of the city, the established customs and lifestyle of this area have remained relatively unaltered. Enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping in the Old Town before continuing to visit a silk museum and shop. This evening enjoy a performance by the world-renowned Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      Day 9

      Shanghai Free Time Day 9 - Shanghai Free Time

      Today is yours to explore Shanghai further, do some last minute shopping or take an Optional Experience to Zhujiajiao, an ancient water town founded more than 1,700 years ago. In its heyday, Zhujiajiao was a bustling market town well known throughout the country. Today, old historical buildings such as rice shops, banks, spice stores and even a Qing Dynasty post office can still be found when strolling down the ancient streets and exploring the many bridges that crisscross its canals. In the afternoon enjoy some free time back in Shanghai before joining your travel companions for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Half Day Zhuijiajiao Experience with Lunch

      In the morning, drive to Zhujiajiao, an ancient water town in the suburbs of Shanghai. With a history that goes back more than 1,700 years, the town is the best preserved among the four ancient towns of Shanghai. Today, historical buildings such as rice shops, banks, spice stores and even a Qing dynasty post office can still be found. The town is also blessed with small rivers shaded by willow trees, bubbling streams and traditional houses with ancient courtyards. The town has 36 bridges built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, differing in shape, style and structure; from wooden to stone and marble. Take a paddle boat ride along the water to admire the distinct bridges, and then enjoy some free time to stroll through the narrow alleys and small food shops. The town is also famous for its cuisine, particularly green soy beans and Zarou (lotus roots) as well as homemade candy and braised pork leg. There will be an opportunity to try some local food during the included lunch, before returning to Shanghai. NB. The price below is in Chinese Yuan Renminbi.

      Adult Price: ¥341.00

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Shanghai – Yichang – Yangtze River Cruise (4 Nights) Day 10 - Shanghai – Yichang – Yangtze River Cruise (4 Nights)

      Today leave Shanghai behind as you transfer to the airport for your flight to Yichang. On arrival have dinner in a local restaurant before transferring to the port to embark on your Yangtze River cruise.

      Hotel

      Victoria Selina (cruise ship)

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Victoria Selina (cruise ship)

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Yangtze River Cruise Day 11 - Yangtze River Cruise

      Start your morning with a leisurely cruise towards the world's largest hydroelectric project, the Three Gorges Dam. Disembark for a tour around the colossal dam, which is designed to both generate power to fuel China's economic growth and to control flooding on the Yangtze. Later observe this amazing feat of modern engineering, as you pass through its' five level double lock system from the comfort of your ship. Witness the beautiful scenery passing on both shores as you sail through Xiling Gorge, the longest and the deepest of the Three Gorges.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Yangtze River Cruise Day 12 - Yangtze River Cruise

      After breakfast board a sampan to see a tributary of the Yangtze River, the Shennv Stream, up close and personal. Return to the ship for lunch and for the long awaited breathtaking scenery of the most revered part of the Yangtze River - the 120km. known as the Three Gorges.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Yangtze River Cruise Day 13 - Yangtze River Cruise

      This morning take a shore excursion to visit Shibaozhai with its wooden temple on the top of a 200 metre tall cliff. Take the opportunity to have a bit of exercise by climbing up to the temple via the red pavilion which leans against the cliff and serves as a pathway. Return to the ship to continue enjoying the stunning scenery and your last day on board. Spend a peaceful night docked at Chongqing where the cruise finishes, ready for an early disembarkation the next day.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Chongqing - Chengdu (3 Nights) Day 14 - Chongqing - Chengdu (3 Nights)

      After breakfast disembark the cruise in Chongqing and take the high speed bullet train to Chengdu - the hometown of the giant panda and a city famous in China for its leisurely pace of living. Later visit People's Park (also known as Renmin Park) for a stroll around and some people watching, a Cultural Insight. See how the locals spend their leisure time playing mahjong, dancing, napping in a tea-house, practicing calligraphy with water on the pavement, enjoying a neck massage and even having their ears cleaned. The park features several Chinese gardens, a beautiful lake, the Railway Protection Movement Monument, and local tea houses. This evening perhaps choose to take part in an Optional Experience.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Sichuan Opera

      Spend the evening at the ShufengYayun Sichuan Opera House to enjoy a colourful authentic Sichuan opera performance. There are many separate performances, all of which are introduced in English and these include a comedy show, fire spitting, a puppet show and the famous face changing show where actors switch between different masks to portray different characters. There is live music featuring a host of traditional Chinese instruments and it all takes place in a beautiful semi-outdoor courtyard setting. NB. The above price is in Chinese Yuan Renminbi.

      Adult Price: ¥315.00

      Day 14

      Day 15

      Chengdu Sightseeing Day 15 - Chengdu Sightseeing

      This morning join your Local Specialist for a visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding; a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals which was established in 1987. It's mission is to rescue and protect the endangered giant panda species which currently have a population of less than 2000. After lunch return to the city centre and visit the Wide and Narrow Alleys; two parallel pedestrian streets with 45 courtyards along them. One of Chengdu's historical and cultural areas which dates from the Qing Dynasty, and is today a beautifully restored upscale entertainment and nightlife area with restaurants, teahouses, and stores selling local handicrafts and other keepsakes. Later continue to Jinli Old Street to be immersed in the lively local atmosphere. The buildings are modeled on the architectural style of a traditional old town in western Sichuan Province and exhibit an ancient charm. Stroll along the narrow street to find old-world stores, each with their own unique style, selling Shu Embroidery, lacquer products, handicrafts, calligraphies and paintings of celebrities.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Chengdu Sightseeing Day 16 - Chengdu Sightseeing

      Today visit the Museum of Sichuan Cuisine and learn about traditional Sichuan cooking practices for a Cultural Insight. Have a go at crushing chilies into powder using a Qing Dynasty pestle and mortar, view ancient kitchenware, books and manuscripts faithfully recording the history of Sichuan culinary cultures dating back more than 3,000 years. Visit Restaurant Alley to catch a glimpse into the dining experiences of the past. Also see the shrine of the Kitchen God to perhaps leave an offering before trying your hand at cooking a few of the dishes under the guidance of the chef. Enjoy eating your creations for lunch before returning to your centrally located hotel. The afternoon is yours to relax, explore further or do some last minute shopping.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 16

      Day 17

      Depart Chengdu Day 17 - Depart Chengdu

      Transfer to Chengdu Airport for your onward flight.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 17

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        • City Tour of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Chengdu

        • Cruise the Huangpu River in Shanghai and the Yangtze River

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        • View the Great Wall near Beijing and the Shanghai Acrobats

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        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday


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