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.
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- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Land & Rail Voyages, International River Voyages
- Departure Dates
- May 17, 2021 - Jun 1, 2021
Oct 11, 2021 - Oct 26, 2021
The Peninsula, Beijing, provides luxurious suites in an ideal location near the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Hilton, Xi’an, located within the ancient city walls, offers contemporary amenities and is in close proximity to the city’s cultural highlights.
Shangri-La, Lhasa, offers stunning views of the Himalayas and Potala Palace.
Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai, is a beautifully restored, landmark hotel on the Bund waterfront.
- day 1
Depart the U.S./Cross the International Date Line
- day 2
- days 3-4
- day 5
Beijing/Fly to Xi’an
- day 6
- day 7
Xi’an/Fly to Lhasa, Tibet
- days 8-9
- day 10
Lhasa/Fly to Chongqing, China/Embark m.v. Victoria Jenna
- day 11
Cruising the Yangtze River/Shibaozhai
- day 12
Three Gorges/Cruising the Goddess Stream and Three Lesser Gorges
- day 13
Maoping/ Disembark ship/Three Gorges Dam visit/Yichang/Fly to Shanghai
- day 14
- day 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.
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