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 (4.96)
Program No. 19406RJ
21 days
Starts at
Flights start at
48 Meals
19 Breakfasts
14 Lunches
15 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Oct 18, 2017 - Nov 07, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Aug 24, 2017 - Sep 13, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Sep 10, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 08, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 15, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
  • Oct 18, 2017 - Nov 07, 2017 (Beijing to Shanghai)
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, the Grand Noble (formerly known as the Royal Garden Hotel) is close to the city's main attractions, including the Bell Tower and Muslim Section.
Tibet Dekang Hotel Lhasa
4 nights
This modest family-owned hotel is situated in old Lhasa within view of the Potala Palace.
Victoria Cruise Lines
3 nights
Cruise line is rated 5 star; all cabins are outside facing with private balcony.
Four Points by Sheraton Daning Hotel Shanghai
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.
See All Lodging Options