Day 1: Arrive In Beijing (No Meals)
Your tour guide will meet you at the airport upon your arrival in Beijing and transfer you to the hotel provided. The afternoon will be free for you to spend as you like.
Day 2: Beijing (L)
Start your morning with a visit to Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, your guide will bring you to the Summer Palace for a short while. Finally, in the evening, immerse yourself in the Chinese culture by enjoying a Kung Fu show.
Day 3: Beijing (L)
In the morning, you will head out to visit the Juyongguan Great Wall and later in the day visit the Sacred Way.
Day 4: Beijing (L)
Your first excursion of the day will be to the Temple of Heaven and afterwards the silk museum. In the afternoon, explore the incredible Capital Museum.
Day 5: Beijing-Xi'an (L)
At the beginning of your day, take a Hutong tour by rickshaw, where you can see what ancient life was like in Beijing. Enjoy lunch with a local family in the area before you are transferred to the airport for a flight to Xi'an.
Day 6: Xi'an (L)
Take a day trip to China's most important archaeological finds, the Terracotta Warriors and the Great Mosque.
Day 7: Xi'an-Chongqing (B, L, D)
Visit the City Wall and the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda in the morning. Take an afternoon flight to Chongqing and spend your evening cruising down the Yangtze. Spending the night on either the five-star Victoria cruise ship or Victoria Lianna.
Day 8: Cruise (B, L, D)
Sail on the Yangtze River through Xiling Gorge to either Fengdu or Wanxian.
Day 9: Cruise (B, L, D)
Sail through the Qutang and Wu Gorge to head on an excursion to either the Daning River or Shennong Stream.
Day 10: Yichang-Shanghai (B, L, D)
Arrive in Yichang come morning time. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Three Gorges Dam Project where you will learn about the largest water conservancy project ever taken. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai afterwards.
Day 11: Shanghai (B, L, D)
Enjoy a morning tour to Shanghai YuYuan Garden, then explore the Pearl Gallery and Jade Buddha Temple in the afternoon. Spend your evening entertained by an acrobatic show.
Day 12: Departure From Shanghai (No meals)
Your driver will transfer you to the airport for your departure.
**Please be advised, only the cruise accommodations are included. Hotels will be at your own expense.