Yangzi & Beyond Overview

Embark on an incredible adventure from Shanghai to Beijing. Visit the warriors of Xi'an, the pandas of Chengdu and cruise down the remarkable Yangzi River.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,420
      CAD $3,700
      AUD $3,665
      EUR €2,475
      GBP £2,020
      NZD $4,045
      ZAR R36,345
      CHF FR2,995
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Journey from Shanghai to Beijing via Chengdu and Xi'an

Mega monster China stretches for more than 9 million sq km, is home to 1.3 billion people, 800 McDonald’s restaurants and spans five time zones. It may sound like an impossibly colossal country, but the historic and cultural gems dotted all over this cultural melting pot make China one of the most exciting and diverse travel getaways. Be wowed by huge cosmopolitan cities, humbled by the welcoming folk of smaller communities and taken aback by the historic glory of past emperors and dynasties.

  • Cruise the canals of Zhouzhuang
  • Sample spicy Sichuan delights in Chengdu
  • Visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base
  • Cruise past the Three Gorges on the Yangzi River
  • See the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an
  • Climb the Great Wall of China
  • Experience the culinary delights of Beijing

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Shanghai, China
  • Finish:

    Beijing, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    12 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (9 nts), Overnight boat (3 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus
  • Included activities:

    Beijing - Forbidden City, Beijing - Temple of Heaven Park, Great Wall - Mutianyu section, Shanghai - Acrobat show, Summer Palace, Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an - Walking tour, Yangzi River - Three Gorges boat cruise, Zhouzhuang - Walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    635kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Arrival airport transfer is included, please advise flight details at time of booking. 2. A Single Supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 3. A scanned copy of the personal details page of your passport is required at time of booking in order for us to purchase your train tickets.

  • Total price from

    USD $3,420
    CAD $3,700
    AUD $3,665
    EUR €2,475
    GBP £2,020
    NZD $4,045
    ZAR R36,345
    CHF FR2,995
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $244
    CAD $264
    AUD $261
    EUR €176
    GBP £144
    NZD $288
    ZAR R2,596
    CHF FR213
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Days 1-3 Shanghai

Visit China’s most dynamic city, Shanghai. Embark on a guided tour of the city's historical quarters, such as The Bund, Nongtang and the European-influenced French Concession. To gain a deeper understanding of China’s engrossing past, perhaps stop by the Shanghai Museum or Propaganda Museum for a versing in local history.

Day 4 Chengdu

Chengdu has plenty of traditional flavor with its famous tea houses, numerous markets and as the home of Sichuan cuisine, known the world over for its spiciness.

Days 5-7 Yangzi River

Named after the site of an ancient ferry crossing, the Yangzi River flows for 6,418 km and winds through a diverse range of China's landscapes.

Days 8-10 Xi'an

As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.

Days 11-14 Beijing

Beijing has a long and colorful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.
    • 14
    • CBKR
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,420
      CAD $3,700
      AUD $3,665
      EUR €2,475
      GBP £2,020
      NZD $4,045
      ZAR R36,345
      CHF FR2,995
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Comfort
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