Join us on this exceptional, custom-designed and comprehensive journey encompassing the breadth of China from the Himalayan “Rooftop of the World,” with three nights in Tibet’s spectacular and seldom-visited city of Lhasa, through the dramatic gorges of the Yangtze River and to the historic neighborhoods of Old Shanghai for an in-depth appreciation of the juxtaposition of ancient culture with modern advancements. Experience the imperial dignity of Mandarin Beijing, the dynastic treasures of historic Xi’an and the Tibetan Buddhist “Sun City” of Lhasa with its architectural masterpiece, the Potala Palace, a symbol of peace and the historic home of the Dalai Lama.
1 Depart the U.S./Cross the International Date Line
2 Beijing, China
5 Beijing/Fly to Xi’an
7 Xi’an/Fly to Lhasa, Tibet
10 Lhasa/Fly to Chongqing, China/Embark m.v. Victoria Jenna
11 Cruising the Yangtze River/Shibaozhai
12 Three Gorges/Cruising the Goddess Stream and Three Lesser Gorges/Cruising Three Gorges Dam locks
13 Sandouping and the Three Gorges Dam visit/Yichang/Disembark ship/Fly to Shanghai
15 Shanghai/Return to the U.S.
SHANGHAI/Depart China/Cross the International Date Line/Arrive in the U.S.
Cruise itinerary subject to change.
No Pre and Post Tours are offered on this departure