Classic China & the Yangtze River

Classic China & the Yangtze River

When:
March 30 - April 12, 2011

Additional tours are being offered on the following dates:
April 27 - May 10, 2011

Activity Level:  Moderately Active

Comprehensive in scope yet briefer in duration than many China tours, this relaxed, well-paced journey combines monumental Beijing, a cruise on the fabled Yangtze, fascinating Xian and cosmopolitan Shanghai.

Trip highlights include:

  • Beijing – Visit to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
  • Walk the Mu-Tian Yu, a less crowded section of the 2,480 mile Great Wall
  • Be astonished by the hand-carved Terra Cotta Army of Xian
  • Savor traditional meals of Peking Duck and Chinese dumplings
  • Embark on a three-night cruise on the Yangtze River to the Three Gorges Dam
  • Attend a Chinese acrobatics show
  • Visit Shanghai’s Children Palace where local children study traditional art forms
  • Tour the acclaimed Shanghai Museum of ancient Chinese art

Much, much more is available on this exciting tour program to China! With a maximum size of 24 travelers, you’ll want to reserve your spot today.

Optional Extension: A three night optional extension to Hong Kong is also available.

I would go again! It was a great introduction to China including the big destinations I always wanted to see. The loveliest surprise was the morning in the park with all the Chinese people dancing, exercising and playing games and instruments. I could have stayed for hours.

Riana Haslund, ‘69 – UW China, Tibet & the Yangtze, 2009

Price: $2,695 land only or $3,395 with group air package from Seattle
Single Supplement:  Approximately $995

Operator: Odysseys Unlimited

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