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Family China & the Yangtze (2017)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 12  |  From: $5,995

Walk on the Great Wall and ride back down on a toboggan; visit pandas up close in their natural environment; Ride Like a Local in a pedicab in Beijing; and enjoy a lesson in Mandarin during your Yangtze River cruise.

A&K Advantages

  • Embark on a three-night cruise upon the Yangtze River aboard all-balcony Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer'
  • Cruise with an A&K Young Explorers Guide who leads young guests in fun, age-appropriate learning activities, such as Mandarin lessons, crafts and games
  • Walk atop the less-visited Mutianyu section of the Great Wall - if you like, hop on a toboggan and ride back down
  • Visit giant pandas roaming freely in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a dumpling-making demonstration for a unique Chef's Table experience
  • Stop at a pottery factory where you make your own miniature terra cotta soldier on a fun artisan visit
  • Ride Like a Local in a pedicab in Beijing through a hutong

Itinerary at a Glance

Family China & the Yangtze

Day 1: Arrive Beijing, China

Day 2: Beijing | The Great Wall & Famed Olympic Venues

Day 3: Beijing | Tai Chi and Kung Fu

Day 4: Beijing/Xian | Dumpling Demonstration

Day 5: Xian/Chengdu | Terra Cotta Warriors

Day 6: Chengdu | A Visit with Giant Pandas

Day 7: Chongqing | High-Speed Train & River Cruiser

Days 8-9: Cruising the Yangtze | Mandarin & Calligraphy

Day 10: Yichang/Shanghai | Stunning Three Gorges Dam

Day 11: Shanghai | The Blend of Old & New

Day 12: Depart Shanghai

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2018 Dates | 2018 departure dates and pricing coming soon.

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

Child Pricing | Children under 12 sharing with an adult save $800.

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.

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