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This comprehensive tour of China visits the
treasures of Beijing, the Terracotta Warriors
at Xian, picturesque scenery between Guilin
and Yangshuo and the pandas at Chengdu.
Cruise the Yangtze river between Chongqing
and Yichang, before ending the tour in the
dynamic city of Shanghai.
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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) direct to Beijing with
British Airways. Please speak to your travel
consultant to discuss alternative flight
Arrive and transfer to the Regent Beijing
for 2 nights. Afternoon visit to the Temple of Heaven. Welcome dinner at a Peking duck
Morning visit to Tiananmen Square and the
Forbidden City, then stroll through historic
Liulichang district and the hutongs (narrows
streets). Optional evening visit to the state
acrobatics show. (B, L)
Morning drive out of the city to the Great Wall
at Jinshanling, a quiet and dramatic section
of the wall. Stay one night at the Dhawa
Jinshanling hotel near the Great Wall. (B, L, D)
Drive back to Beijing and board a high-speed
train* to Xian and stay at the Sofitel on Renmin Square for 2 nights. (B)
Morning excursion to the Terracotta Warriors,
the Tang Bo Art Museum, followed by a lesson
in Chinese calligraphy. Afternoon visit to the
Muslim quarter and Great Mosque. Optional
evening excursion to enjoy a Tang dynasty
music performance with dinner. (B, L)
Morning high-speed train journey* to Chengdu,
then transfer to the Shangri-La Chengdu for 1 night. Afternoon
visit to the Giant Panda Research Base.
Optional evening excursion to enjoy a Sichuan
opera performance. (B)
Fly to Guilin and overnight at the Shangri-La Guilin. (B)
Morning cruise down the Li river, past a
dramatic landscape of limestone peaks.
Arrive in Yangshuo and stroll along busy
West Street, then transfer to the Banyan Tree Yangshu
for a 2-night stay. Following day at leisure to
enjoy the relaxed riverside atmosphere of
Train journey* to Chongqing, then transfer to
the port to board the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer for a 3-night cruise to
Yichang. (B, D)
Cruise through the striking Three Gorges
section of the Yangtze, an area of towering
cliffs and twisting canyons. A range of shore
excursions are available, with entertainment
provided in the evenings. (B, L, D)
Disembark this morning in Yichang, then fly to Shanghai, and stay 2 nights at the Fairmont Peace
Hotel. (B, L)
Morning tour of Jade Buddha temple and Yu garden, followed by tea tasting at the Huxinting Teahouse, then end the day with a walk along the historic Bund. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport and fly back to
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour involves climbing steps
and some long walks. A reasonable level of
fitness is required. You may need to carry your
luggage at train stations.
Luxury tour departures feature upgraded
accommodation and first class train travel. Prices are based on
the standard room / cabin category.
Available on request.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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