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China & the Yangtze
Limited to 18 guests
Days: 13 | From: $5,995
Discover China's past and present - from the bustling capital, Beijing, to the myriad faces of the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian. Visit the iconic giant panda bears and explore the storied Yangtze River on an all-balcony river cruiser.
- Embark on a three-night cruise on the Yangtze River aboard all-balcony Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer'
- Go off the beaten path to the less-visited and best-preserved Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
- View the incredible Terra Cotta Warriors with an on-site archaeologist
- Enjoy an up-close-and-personal encounter with giant pandas, where they roam free in their natural habitat
- Experience the narrow winding lanes and courtyard residences of a traditional hutong
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1: Arrive Beijing, China
Day 2: Beijing | China’s Dynastic Capital
Day 3: Beijing | View the World from the Great Wall
Day 4: Xian | Key to the Great Silk Road
Day 5: Xian | Terra Cotta Warriors, Army for the Afterlife
Day 6: Chengdu | Exploring the People’s Park
Day 7: Chengdu to Chongqing | Pandas and a Bullet Train
Day 8: Cruising the Yangtze | Asia’s Great River
Day 9: The Three Gorges | China’s Ultimate Scenery
Day 10: Yichang to Shanghai | Disembark ‘Yangzi Explorer’
Day 11: Shanghai | Pearl of the Orient
Day 12: Shanghai | Life on the Bund
Day 13: Depart Shanghai
5 Things That Will Surprise You in China | From Beijing to Shanghai, ancient and modern still collide in five magical places. Read more on A&K's blog
Suite Upgrade Package | Upgrade to suites at all hotels throughout your journey from $985.
Family Departure | This itinerary is also available as a family adventure, with child pricing and child-friendly programming and activities.
Take This Journey Private | This itinerary is also available as an independent journey, Signature China & the Yangtze, with A&K local guides.
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