Your small group begins its comprehensive, well-paced 14-day tour in the 2,000-year-old capital of Beijing, experiencing its legendary sites: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the famed Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven, and the Summer Palace. Enjoy a rickshaw ride along Beijing's ancient alleyways (hutongs), and a visit to a local family's home. You travel to Xian and visit the museum housing the astounding terra cotta army of some 7,000 life-sized warriors, one of China's most memorable sights. Fly to Chongqing and visit the zoo housing the beloved pandas. Then you board a Victoria Cruises ship for a classic three-night cruise on the fabled Yangtze. See the spectacular Three Gorges, the Small Gorges, and the immense Three Gorges Dam. Conclude your tour in dynamic Shanghai with visits to the renowned Shanghai Museum, the European-influenced Bund, and 16th-century Yu Yuan Gardens. Explore dazzling Hong Kong with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.
Prices start at $4,784 with air from LAX.
This trip presented by Odysseys.