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Luxury Small Group Journeys

China & the Yangtze 2022


13 days from $6,895 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Discover China’s past and present — from historic Beijing to the bustling metropolis of Shanghai. Visit the iconic Terra Cotta Warriors and giant pandas, and explore the storied Yangtze River on an all-balcony river cruiser.

A&K Advantages

  • Embark on a three-night cruise on the Yangtze River aboard all-balcony ‘Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer’ to marvel at the stunning vistas of the famed Three Gorges region
  • Go off the beaten path to the less-visited and well-preserved Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
  • View the astonishing Terra Cotta Warriors with an on-site specialist in Xian, admiring these highly detailed figures, each with a unique face and many holding actual weapons
  • Experience an up-close encounter with giant pandas where they roam through a recreated habitat, and learn about their daily routine and diet
  • Visit the Shanghai Museum on a special, privately led tour with its curator

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 People’s Park
DAY 7
Chengdu & Chongqing | Giant Pandas
DAY 8
Cruising the Yangtze | Along Asia’s Great River
DAY 9
Cruising the Yangtze | The Three Gorges
DAY 10
Yichang & Shanghai | Disembark ‘Yangzi Explorer’
DAY 11
Shanghai | Design Your Day
DAY 12
Shanghai | Curator-Led Museum Experience
DAY 13
Depart Shanghai

Extend Your Journey

Beijing & the Summer Palace Pre-Tour Extension 3 days from $1,695 per person Learn More
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Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature China & the Yangtze.

Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature China & the Yangtze.


Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature China & the Yangtze.


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