Terra Cotta Soldiers

13 Day Yangtze River Cruise





Day 1 Vancouver-Beijing After transferring from Vancouver, your journey begins. Move your watch a day ahead as you cross the international dateline.
Day 2 Beijing Welcome to Beijing, the cultural and political center of the worlds most populous nation. Upon arrival you will be met by your friendly national guide. And transferred to the 4 star International Hotel.
Day 3 Beijing Today you will visit the Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy a Peking Opera tonight.
Day 4 Beijing-Yichang Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to shop, pack. Own lunch. Transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Yichang. Accommodations at the Peach Blossom Hotel.
Day 5 Yichang - Board Cruiser Visit the construction site, Museum. Board the 4- star traditional Qian Long Cruise
Day 6

Three Gorges


This ship will set sail at 0700h, sailing through Gezhouba Dam and pass through the Three Gorges Dam. You will enjoy the spectacular sites of the Xiling Gorge before noon. At 1500-1800 you will go on a small boat excursion into the most scenic Shennong Stream, which is a natural habitat of mandarin ducks and golden haired monkeys.. Dock at Badong for the night.
Day 7 Three Gorges Your highlight today at 0700 pass the dramatic vistas in the Wu Gorge and at 1100 to Qutang Gorge.
Day 8 Yangtze River Cruise The cruise will stop at Wanxian at about 0700. Go ashore to visit Fengdu "The Ghost City"
Day 9 Chongqing - Xian

Arrive Chongqing at 0700. Tour the Piper Hill and the Painters Village. Transfer to the Airport and fly to Xian. Upon arrival, transfer to the 4 star Jian Guo Hotel

Day 10 Xian A full day tour of the Terra Cotta Museum, and the Banpo Neolithic Commune Museum. Enjoy a Tang Dynasty show after dinner.
Day 11 Xian - Beijing Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will visit the ancient City Wall and the Wild Goose Pagoda. Transfer to board the train to Beijing.
Day 12 Beijing Arrive Beijing at 0720h. Transfer to the 4 star International Hotel to freshen up and have breakfast. The afternoon is free to relax, explore the antique street, pearl markets and shop the famous Silk Alley, where you will find extraordinary bargains.
Day 13 Beijing - Vancouver After breakfast, time for the last minute shopping and packing. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your homeward flight.