Spend 13 spellbinding days on your affordable tour of China, including a picturesque Yangtze River cruise. Your vacation in China begins in the exciting city of Shanghai on the Yangtze River delta. You’ll marvel at the exquisite Yu Yuan Gardens and the Shanghai Museum—with works of art dating 6,000 years old. In Wuhan, explore beautiful East Lake—China’s second largest freshwater urban lake. Discover 200,000 cultural relics in the Hubei Provincial Museum, including ancient pottery, jades, artwork and coins. Next, board the bullet train to Yichang to embark on your 4-night cruise on the legendary Yangtze River. Before passing through the dramatic vistas of the Xiling Gorge, you’ll visit the monumental Three Gorges Dam. Disembark briefly from your ship to glide on the mysterious emerald waters of Goddess Stream on a boat excursion, then continue on the Yangtze through its dramatic gorges lined with forested mountain views. You’ll tour Shibaozhai with its 400-year-old, 12-story, red wooden pagoda perched high on the cliff side. Disembark from your Yangtze River cruise for more adventures, beginning with a visit to see the pandas at Chongqing Zoo. You’ll fly to Xi’an, one of China’s great ancient capitals, to see the emperor’s vault surrounded by the stunning find of its thousands of Terracotta Warriors, chariots, and horses guarding the tomb. In Beijing, take a guided tour of Tian’anmen Square past Mao’s Mausoleum. Visit the Forbidden City—the largest collection of China’s ancient buildings and home to the historic Ming and Qing dynasties. Your budget-minded tour of China includes once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including a visit to the iconic Great Wall of China. You’ll witness sweeping vistas from the wall that once stretched 4,000 miles across China’s barren northern terrain. Your value-minded tour of China and the Yangtze River is a journey into a spirit of history, beauty, culture, and natural wonders like no other.
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SHANGHAISightseeing with a Local Guide including headsets; visit Yu Yuan Gardens and the Shanghai MuseumWUHANVisit East Lake and the Hubei Provincial Museum; travel by bullet train from Wuhan to YichangYANGTZE RIVER CRUISEFour-night cruise through the Three Gorges, including a tour of the Three Gorges Dam Site, a boat excursion on Goddess Stream, and a walking tour in ShibaozhaiXI’ANSightseeing with Local Guide including headsets; visit the Terracotta Warriors, city wall, and a lacquerware factory; walking tour through Muslim quarterBEIJINGSightseeing with a Local Guide including headsets; visit Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall; Peking Duck dinner
Tour Departure Info & Price
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Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Cosmos, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $688. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Shanghai/Wuhan; Chongqing/Xi’an; Xi’an/Beijing. Air prices in this brochure were effective on August 15, 2018, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single Room Supplement:$690Triple Rooms are not available.Extra Nights per person in Shanghai:April–May & September–October : in single room $132; in twin room $71June–August: in single room $130; in twin room $71Extra Nights per person in Beijing:April–May & September–October : in single room $120; in twin room $65June–August: in single room $115; in twin room $63
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QIN, VICKY Escorting tours for more than 12 years
Hi, I'm Vicky! How can you not love it when showing people from all over the world the breathtaking scenery, the ancient history and the colorful diverse culture of your own country becomes your job! Come and join me for a worry-free vacation in China. You'll find there is so much more than you ever expected.
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- Meals : 15 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 7 dinners
- Launch : 08/14/18 8:00pm
- City : HONG KONGRide on Star Ferry; cable car ride to Victoria Peak; visit the dried seafood market; dim sum lunch; Host servic