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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made China: Wonders of Yunnan


14 days from $8,795 per person

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Embark on an immersive journey revealing China's enduring icons, including a remarkably preserved section of the Great Wall, the mysterious Terra Cotta Warriors and the furry pandas of Chengdu. Continue south to meet minority groups in Lijiang and then northeast to experience cosmopolitan Shanghai.

A&K Advantages

  • Experience a vast array of China's local flavors, exploring Beijing's celebrated landmarks, Xian's archaeological treasures, Yunnan Province's Tibetan Buddhist influences, and Shanghai's captivating contrast of old and new
  • Enjoy three unforgettable days of exploration in Beijing, taking a thrilling pedicab ride through winding neighborhood lanes and strolling a remote section of the Great Wall
  • Take in Xian's incomparable Terra Cotta Warriors and explore the city's vibrant Muslim Quarter
  • Encounter China's iconic ambassadors at the Chengdu Panda Breeding & Research Center
  • Stroll the culturally diverse local villages of Yunnan Province
  • Visit the stunning mountain landscape surrounding Songzanlin Monastery, an area known as the mythical Shangri-La
  • Discover the many sides of cosmopolitan Shanghai, from its historic water town of Zhujiajiao, to skyline views from the Shanghai Observation Tower.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
ARRIVE BEIJING, CHINA
Day 2
BEIJING | THE GREAT WALL & SUMMER PLACE
Day 3
BEIJING | FROM MING DYNASTY TO MODERN DAY
Day 4
XIAN | ARTIFACTS OF A LOST EMPIRE
Day 5
XIAN | THE TERRA COTTA WARRIORS
Day 6
CHENGDU | A TASTE OF SICHUAN PROVINCE
Day 7
CHENGDU | ENCOUNTERING THE ENDANGERED PANDA
Day 8
LIJIANG | TIBETAN PEAKS
Day 9
LIJIANG | ECHOES OF THE NAXI KINGDOM
Day 10
ZHONGDIAN | TIBETAN MELTING POT
Day 11
ZHONGDIAN | SHADES OF SHANGRI-LA
Day 12
SHANGHAI | PORT CITY TO THE WORLD
Day 13
SHANGHAI | RISE OF AN EASTERN ICON
Day 14
DEPART SHANGHAI

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

ACCOMMODATIONS OPTIONS

Alternate hotels are available for this journey.

FORBIDDEN CITY: VIP ACCESS

Gain exclusive access to a restricted hall of Beijing's Forbidden City.

SHANGHAI JEWISH QUARTER

Encounter a rarely experienced side of Shanghai with an exploration of the city's Jewish Quarter.

EXPERIENCE ZHONGDIAN’S CRAFT BEER SCENE

Visit a local brewery in Zhongdian, home to a rising craft beer culture. Tour the brewery and sample some of the local craft beers to learn what sets them apart.

LIJIANG DANCE SHOW

Enjoy the vibrant dance show, Mountains and Rivers, in Lijiang’s Old Town. This two-hour performance celebrates the history and culture of the local peoples of Yunnan.

Lijiang Tea Ceremony

Experience a ritual practiced for thousands of years as you sit down to a traditional tea ceremony in Lijiang’s Old Town. Here, a tea specialist invites you into their home to brew and sample distinctive green, black, Pu'er and jasmine teas.


Mar–Oct; Priced from $9,595
Jan–Feb, Nov–Dec; Priced from $8,795

Internal Air from $1,555
Beijing/Xian; Chengdu/Lijiang; Zhongdian/Kunming/Shanghai

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2021 travel, and subject to availability. 
Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events. International air not included. 

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