The Best of China: Imperial Capitals, Tibet and the Yangtze River
Discover Tibet’s nomadic grasslands and explore firsthand China’s cultures and countryside. Walk the Great Wall of imperial Beijing and sail the Yangtze to contemporary Shanghai.
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 19406RJ
21 days
Starts at
Flights start at
49 Meals
19 Breakfasts
15 Lunches
15 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
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Apr 19, 2018 - May 09, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Apr 19, 2018 - May 09, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • May 08, 2018 - May 28, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • May 15, 2018 - Jun 04, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • May 22, 2018 - Jun 11, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 07, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 14, 2018 - Nov 03, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 17, 2018 - Nov 06, 2018 (Beijing to Shanghai)
Qianmen Jianguo Hotel
4 nights
Originally built in the 1950s, this modernized hotel is located in a traditional district south of Beijing's famous Chan An Avenue and short distance from many of Beijing's historic and monumental sites, including Tian'anmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, and the Forbidden City. It also maintains a well-known theater devoted to nightly performances of Beijing Opera.
2 nights
This hotel boasts the best location in Luoyang, just across from the People's Square where locals gather on a daily basis to practice tai ji, ballroom dancing, martial arts, and to air pet birds.
Grand Noble Hotel
3 nights
Located inside the city walls in the heart of 'downtown' Xi'an, this recently renovated hotel (formerly known as the Royal Garden Hotel) is close to the city's main attractions, including the Bell Tower and Muslim Section.
4 nights
This comfortable recently built 4 star hotel is centrally located and about a 15 minute walk to Jokhong Temple and the Barkhor Bazaar.
Victoria Cruise Lines
3 nights
Cruise line is rated 5 star; all cabins are outside facing with private balcony.
3 nights
This five star hotel is in the city center, close to many of Shanghai's highlights and within walking distance of one of Shanghai’s most popular parks where locals gather for traditional exercises and exchange of local news.
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