Join us on this exceptional, custom-designed journey encompassing the breadth of China from the Himalayan “Rooftop of the World,” with three nights in Tibet’s seldom‑visited city of Lhasa, through the dramatic and serene gorges of the Yangtze River. Experience the harmony of ancient culture and modern vitality in the historic neighborhoods of Old Shanghai, the imperial dignity of Mandarin Beijing, the dynastic treasures of historic Xi’an and the majestic Tibetan Buddhist “Sun City” of Lhasa.
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
13 Maoping/ Disembark ship/Three Gorges Dam visit/Yichang/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.
Dynamic Hong Kong Post-Program Option
Experience the exciting contrasts and epic drama of Hong Kong, a thriving combination of nearly 5,000 years of Chinese history and vibrant modern influence. Visit the ancient temples and gardens of the Tang Dynasty, still alive with tradition, and stroll through colorful markets, where the soul of the city is embodied today. Enjoy a sampan ride through the Aberdeen floating village, marvel at sweeping views from Victoria Peak and explore the Hong Kong Museum of History to see over 400 million years of archaeology, culture and historical development vividly outlined. Accommodations are for three nights in the Five-Star Kowloon Shangri‑La Hotel.
The Post-Program Option is at additional cost of $1,365 pp
Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.