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Yangtze River Cruise

The old Chinese saying, "If you haven’t travelled up the mighty Yangtze, you haven’t been anywhere," perfectly describes this river’s range of spectacular landscapes. From its origin in the Tibetan Plateau, Asia’s third longest river sweeps past some 4,000 miles of lush green valleys, mist-shrouded mountains and the majestic Three Gorges. For over two centuries, the Yangtze has served as a vital commercial highway and is considered to be the cradle of ancient Chinese civilization. Today, this divine river continues to captivate visitors with its awe-inspiring beauty and strength.

Yangtze River Cruise

Shennong Stream

Experience one of the tributaries of the Yangtze River up close and personal on a wooden boat as the water becomes clear and shallow upstream. Enjoy the stream s own impressive gorge.

Fengdu

A fascinating river town, this “Ghost City” of Fengdu is complete with demon and ghoul-decorated sites, which depict the ancient Chinese peoples vision of Hell.

Three Gorges Dam

Another must-see during the Yangtze Cruise trip is the Three Gorges Dam, a controversial project over which many debates have raged on concerning its environmental impact. However, the sheer size of the dam makes it the largest project of its kind in the world and the grand spectacle of it attests to the advances of modern technology and man s willpower. The Three Gorges Dam will be completed in 2009 and will forever change the outlook of the Yangtze River. Built for flood control, electricity generation, navigation, and irrigation, the Three Gorges Dam is the largest water conservancy project ever undertaken.

Chongqing

Located on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, the mountain city of Chongqing is famous for its fiery-hot cuisine. It is also the nation s largest and most populous municipality and home to the Chongqing Zoo, which contains over 230 species of rare animals including the adorable panda.

Yichang

Yichang is the closest major city close to the Three Gorges Dam and the economic and cultural center of the western Hubei Province. Stop by the Three Visitors Cave to see poetry engraved in stones.

Huangshan

Known as the “loveliest mountain in China,” Huangshan,“Yellow Mountain” is famed throughout history for its stunning granite rocks and peaks enveloped by a sea of clouds. Throughout the years, it has had a vast influence on traditional Chinese landscape painting.

Nanjing

Nanjing is the capital of the Jiangsu Province and ten dynasties in China s history. Highlights of this charming city include the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial, built to commemorate a man considered the “Father of the Republic of China,” and a Qing Dynasty style bazaar surrounding a Confucian Temple.

Three Gorges

Carved along the Yangtze River, the Three Gorges consist of the Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the shortest and narrowest of the three, but it offers the most visually dramatic views. Wu Gorge is known for its serene beauty with forest covered mountains and sheer cliffs as well as its 12 unique peaks. Xiling Gorge is the longest and deepest of the three gorges with natural landscapes and historical landmarks. The Three Gorges are the most traveled tourist spots on the Yangtze River.

Daning River Lesser Gorges

In addition to the Three Gorges, you will also have the chance to explore the smaller gorges with lush foliage coloring the water to an emerald hue and wild monkeys resting near the water banks. In addition, you will also get to see a 2000 year old coffin suspended on a precipice high up on the cliff.

Based on your interest, we suggest the following tour packages which will provide you with the greatest enjoyment

Yangtze Essence 12 Days 10 Nights(2014)[RDV]

  • Tour Code:RDV        Date:10/08/2014 ~ 11/05/2014
  • Price From:$2199.00 Land Only

Experience the rich diversity of China on this 12-day trip through the country’s most famous cities and the mystical Yangtze River. Retrace the steps of ancient warriors as you walk along the Great Wall and step into the future among gleaming skyscrapers in Shanghai. Snap a photo with pandas in Chongqing and marvel at the inspiring Three Gorges. This journey showcases the manmade wonders and natural highlights of this unforgettable country

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(2 nts) 

Scenic Yangtze Discovery 16 Days 14 Nights(2014)[RDR]

  • Tour Code:RDR        Date:10/11/2014 ~ 11/08/2014
  • Price From:$2599.00 Land Only

This voyage is a must for any adventurous traveler who aspires to explore China and the mighty Yangtze River to its fullest. A journey to China is incomplete without this impressive itinerary that covers it all - memorable explorations to ancient civilizations, comprehensive guides about the history and culture of each city, sampling of traditional cuuisines, and admmittance to spectacular entertainment.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(4 nts) - Yichang - Yangtze River Cruise(4 nts) - Chongqing - Xian(2 nts) - Guilin(2 nts) - Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai(2 nts) 

Tibet Highland & Yangtze River 16 Days 14 Nights(2014)[RDT]

  • Tour Code:RDT        Date:10/18/2014 ~ 11/08/2014
  • Price From:$3299.00 Land Only

Visit some of China's most renowned cities and uncover the mystique of Tibet as you witness its ancient rituals and practices. Discover the sights and sounds of the most important river in the culture of China as you cruise down the majestic Yangtze River. From world famous culinary cuisine and entertainment to the natural beauty of vast and diverse landscapes, this is a trip of a lifetime.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Lhasa(3 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(3 nts) 

Yangtze Essence & Hong Kong 14 Days 12 Nights(2014)[RDVH]

  • Tour Code:RDVH        Date:10/08/2014 ~ 11/05/2014
  • Price From:$2819.00 Land Only

Be invigorated by this pinnacle voyage that stimulates and rekindles your appreciation for adventure. Escape to China in style and venture through an array of cultural sights and attractions in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Get ready to be awed by the magnificent cruise along the legendary Yangtze River as this journey will enrich you with more than a traveler’s tale.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(2 nts) - Hong Kong(2 nts) 

Majestic China & Yangtze River 15 Days 13 Nights(2014)[RPD]

  • Tour Code:RPD        Date:10/05/2014 ~ 10/19/2014
  • Price From:$4799.00 Land Only

This epic journey through China will take you from ancient cities to cosmopolitan cities and stunning natural landscapes. Walk along the Great Wall in Beijing, gaze at the mighty Terracotta Warriors, then head south to encounter the beauty of Guilin before setting sail for a cruise on the dramatic Yangtze River. This diverse itinerary encompasses all of China’s essential highlights on a two-week experience of a lifetime.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Guilin(2 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(3 nts) 

Scenic Yangtze Discovery 16 Days 14 Nights (2015)[RDR]

  • Tour Code:RDR        Date:03/14/2015 ~ 11/07/2015
  • Price From:$2499.00 Land Only

This voyage is a must for any adventurous traveler who aspires to explore China and the mighty Yangtze River to its fullest. A journey to China is incomplete without this impressive itinerary that covers it all - memorable explorations to ancient civilizations, comprehensive guides about the history and culture of each city, sampling of traditional cuuisines, and admmittance to spectacular entertainment.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(4 nts) - Yichang - Yangtze River Cruise(4 nts) - Chongqing - Xian(2 nts) - Guilin(2 nts) - Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai(2 nts) 

Tibet Highland & Yangtze River 16 Days 14 Nights (2015)[RDT]

  • Tour Code:RDT        Date:03/28/2015 ~ 10/10/2015
  • Price From:$3299.00 Land Only

Visit some of China's most renowned cities and uncover the mystique of Tibet as you witness its ancient rituals and practices. Discover the sights and sounds of the most important river in the culture of China as you cruise down the majestic Yangtze River. From world famous culinary cuisine and entertainment to the natural beauty of vast and diverse landscapes, this is a trip of a lifetime.

Please be advised that with effect from April 25, 2014 there will be a change in the complimentary travel insurance coverage and benefits provided with all our Vacation Series. All guests with full payments and bookings made after 04/25/2014 will be covered under the new travel protection plan that shall encompass benefits as detailed as in this link.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Lhasa(3 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(3 nts) 

Yangtze Essence 12 Days 10 Nights(2015)[RDV]

  • Tour Code:RDV        Date:03/04/2015 ~ 11/04/2015
  • Price From:$1999.00 Land Only

Experience the rich diversity of China on this 12-day trip through the country’s most famous cities and the mystical Yangtze River. Retrace the steps of ancient warriors as you walk along the Great Wall and step into the future among gleaming skyscrapers in Shanghai. Snap a photo with pandas in Chongqing and marvel at the inspiring Three Gorges. This journey showcases the manmade wonders and natural highlights of this unforgettable country

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(2 nts) 

Yangtze Essence & Hong Kong 14 Days 12 Nights(2015)[RDVH]

  • Tour Code:RDVH        Date:03/04/2015 ~ 11/04/2015
  • Price From:$2699.00 Land Only

Be invigorated by this pinnacle voyage that stimulates and rekindles your appreciation for adventure. Escape to China in style and venture through an array of cultural sights and attractions in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Get ready to be awed by the magnificent cruise along the legendary Yangtze River as this journey will enrich you with more than a traveler’s tale.

...more
Visiting: Beijing(3 nts) - Xian(2 nts) - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise(3 nts) - Yichang - Shanghai(2 nts) - Hong Kong(2 nts)