Highlights of China & the Yangtze 2019
11 DAYS FROM BEIJING TO SHANGHAI
A spellbinding odyssey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture and history.
Journey through a land of contrasts—skyscrapers and ancient temples, serene gardens and bustling city streets—to discover the heart of this ever-changing country. From China’s staggering architectural monuments—the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall—to the natural beauty of the Yangtze River’s Three Gorges, this itinerary introduces a discerning traveller to China’s highlights. The unique experience that is China fills your senses from the moment you arrive: the sound of Mandarin in Beijing’s streets, the scent of delicate Xi’an dumplings, the detailing on terra-cotta figures that have survived for millennia. Simultaneously ancient and contemporary, China must be heard, seen and felt to be understood—and Uniworld’s experts will be on hand to guide you through this vast land, as you delve into China’s cultural legacy and timeless wonders.
Day To Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Beijing
DAY 2: Beijing
DAY 3: Beijing
DAY 4: Beijing, Fly to Xi’an
DAY 5: Xi’an
DAY 6: Xi’an, Fly to Chongqing (Embark), Cruising the Yangtze River
DAY 7: Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai
DAY 8: Cruising the Yangtze River, Goddess Stream
DAY 9: Cruising the Yangtze River, Yichang (Disembark), Fly to Shanghai
DAY 10: Shanghai
DAY 11: Depart Shanghai