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Adventures Afloat: Yangtze River: Waterways and Landmarks of China

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Program #6071RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
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Marilyn Friedersdorf Jul 20, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Below is a wonderful website with good info on the forbidden city. Also has some great professional videos on other sites in China. It should be helpful to prepare you to get the most out of your trip. http://www.kinabaloo.com/forbidden_city.html


Mary Ann Longshore May 21, 2013 at 09:49 AM

Would like to hear from travelers attending the 10/13/13 trip.
M.A. Longshore, Atlanta,GA
Mary Ann Longshore Jun 25, 2013 at 02:27 PM

I understand it has been cancelled.


Liz Ng Apr 02, 2013 at 03:34 AM

Looking for another woman to share a room for 9/1/13 trip. Leaving from SFO.


Susan Cole Feb 21, 2013 at 06:59 PM

I am leaving Chicago on May 4th, arriving Beijing May 5th to begin China/Yangtze trip on the 6th. Any one out there signed up for that trip, especially anyone taking that non-stop AA flight from Chicago on the 4th. Susan Cole
Jane Erlandson Feb 28, 2013 at 04:02 PM

My husband and I are leaving Chicago on May 4th , arriving Beijing on the 5th, but we are on United. Anyone else heading that way on United? Jackie Erlandson


Jack Vanderryn Oct 10, 2012 at 08:44 PM

We are leaving San Francisco on October 14 for the China/Yangtze trip. Anyone else leaving then and starting the tour on October 15?
Jack and Margrit Vanderryn


Lynne Clark Sep 20, 2012 at 07:24 PM

Hi--I'm from Philadelphia but am flying to San Francisco to visit a friend, then flying out of there on the 7th. Anyone flying from SF?

Shirley, your plans sound great---wish I had more time to stay longer and explore more.


Doreen Berrington Sep 20, 2012 at 03:45 PM

I am flying from Vancouver BC on October 7/12 to Beijing and wondered if anyone else is doing the same.


Shirley Fineblit Sep 01, 2012 at 12:22 PM

I am flying from Vancouver October 2 and have booked a week in Beijing at a charming hutong courtyard hotel until the trip begins. Planning to explore art galleries, shopping, cooking classes and tai chi master in the courtyard. If anyone else is arriving in Beijing early, perhaps we could get together for an adventure. Also planning to stay on in Shanghai afterwards and explore nearby "water cities" such as Suzhong


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