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Ultimate China Discovery

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All Sightseeing Excursions Included*

Featuring A Majestic Yangtze River Cruise*

Hotel Stays In Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu & Shanghai Included*

Visa Fees Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 13 nights
  • Departs 02 May 2020
  • Sails from Chongqing, China - Cruising the Yangtze River
  • Ship Victoria Sophia
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1572808‍

Your Itinerary

Fly overnight from London to Beijing, China Sat 02 May 2020

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Three night hotel stay in Beijing, China Sun 03 May 2020

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your three night stay. Spend the rest of today at your leisure

Beijing, China ★Land Tour★ Mon 04 May 2020

Walk through Tiananmen Square and into the magnificent Forbidden City. Later, take a stroll through a traditional hutong neighbourhood, and visit a local family. This afternoon, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven. Tonight, dine on local delicacy Peking Duck (B, L, D)

Beijing, China ★Land Tour★ Tue 05 May 2020

Take a walk on the Great Wall of China, appreciating the wall itself and the dramatic scenery. Later, visit the Jade Factory, before strolling through the exquisite gardens of the Summer Palace (B, L)

Fly from Beijing to Xi’an, China Wed 06 May 2020

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to the ancient city of Xi’an

Xi’an, China ★Land Tour★ Wed 06 May 2020

Upon arrival visit the lovely Little Wild Goose Pagoda. Here, try ‘Guohua’, traditional Chinese painting with black ink to decorate a fan. Afterwards, browse through the exotic Muslim Quarter. This evening, dine on delicious Shui Jiao dumplings and watch a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. Two night hotel stay in Xi’an (B, L, D)

Xi’an, China ★Land Tour★ Thu 07 May 2020

Spend the morning viewing the enigmatic ranks of the life-sized Terracotta Warriors. Afterwards, visit the Xi’an Art Ceramics and Lacquer Exhibition Workshop to see smaller models of the warriors being made. Later, stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century city walls that enclose Xi’an’s old town (B, L)

Xi’an – Chengdu, China ★Land Tour★ Fri 08 May 2020

Board the bullet train to Chengdu. Upon arrival, take a walk through People’s Park and visit the fascinating Matchmaker’s Corner where parents search for worthy suitors for their children. Enjoy a delicious Sichuanese meal for dinner. Overnight hotel stay in Chengdu (B, L, D)

Chengdu, China - Panda Conservation Centre Sat 09 May 2020

Today, visit the Panda Conservation Centre and China’s most famous resident, the Giant Panda

Embark your ship for your River Cruise Sat 09 May 2020

Chongqing, China

Chongqing, China - Cruising the Yangtze River Sat 09 May 2020

Chongqing, China

Continue to Chongqing before embarking your ship for your three night Yangtze River cruise (B, L, D)

Fengdu, China

Cruising the Yangtze River Sun 10 May 2020

Fengdu, China

Today, visit the Jade Emperor Scenic Area, which has the largest image of the Jade Emperor in the world (B, L, D)

Qutang Gorge

Cruising the Yangtze River Mon 11 May 2020

Qutang Gorge

Prepare for breathtaking vistas as the ship passes through Qutang and Wu Gorges. Switching to a smaller vessel, take a relaxing trip on the Goddess Stream cruising through the beautiful and narrow gorges (B, L, D)

Three Gorges Dam, China

Cruising the Yangtze River Tue 12 May 2020

Three Gorges Dam, China

Upon arrival, disembark the ship for a visit to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world

Fly to Shanghai, China Tue 12 May 2020

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai, China

Three night hotel stay in Shanghai, China Tue 12 May 2020

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your three night stay (B, L)

Shanghai, China - Spend the day at your leisure Wed 13 May 2020

Explore the peaceful Yu Garden and the atmospheric alleys of the old town. Admire the magnificent colonial architecture with a stroll along the Bund and visit the Silk Factory. This evening, head to Shanghai Circus World to see the spectacular ERA Show, a mesmerising display of martial arts and acrobatics (B, L)

Shanghai, China - Spend the day at your leisure Thu 14 May 2020

Spend today exploring at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a panoramic cruise on the Huangpu River before enjoying a farewell dinner (B, D)

Fly from Shanghai to London Fri 15 May 2020

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to London

Arrive in London either the same or following day Fri 15 May 2020

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

What's included *

  • EXCLUSIVE TOUR FOR SOLO TRAVELLERS
  • Hotel stays in Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu and Shanghai INCLUDED
  • Your visa fees and checking service providing assistance throughout the process
  • Three night Yangtze River cruise
  • Meals as stated during your land tour and river cruise
  • All sightseeing excursions
  • Reduced airfare saving £300
  • Return flights (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • All flights and overseas transfers included
  • All touring with guides, entrance fees and excursions
  • Visa fees for UK & EU passport holders
  • Plus, book an Ocean View cabin or above by 8.30pm 11th December 2019 and receive a Trio of Wine Gift Box with our compliments

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The Ship - Victoria Sophia

With cozy, well-appointed standard cabins and elegant suites, the Victoria Sophia has been redesigned with private balconies for all cabins to allow intimate, private viewing of the scenery of the Three Gorges. The Victoria Sophia's hospitable, well-trained staff makes passengers feel comfortable and at home aboard this floating hotel. Specifically designed to accommodate both leisure and business travelers, the Victoria Sophia has over 1200 square feet on the upper floor, with conference rooms, space for cocktail parties, private meetings, and guest lecture sessions.

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Booking conditions of Wendy Wu Tours and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Fares are based on one adult. Offers advertised are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares advertised may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer advertised applies to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs; regional flights may require an additional overnight stay at an extra cost. Please note flights may be indirect. Visa fees are included for UK passport holders only. Ship may vary depending on departure date. Tours and itinerary stated are subject to change due to local conditions and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Tipping is payable locally. Ship images are for illustrative purposes only. Meals are included on the tour as stated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Normal Cruise Miles terms and conditions apply. E&OE.

Trio of Wine Gift Box is for bookings in Ocean View cabins or above, based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only. Offer only appicbale when booking by 8.30pm 11th December 2019. 

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