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  • Silver Experience

    Family China & Yangtze River

    2020 Tour Dates (starting in Shanghai)

    Mar 17, Apr 7, Apr 21, May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, Jun 9, Jun 23, Jul 7, Jul 21, Aug 4, Aug 18, Sep 8, Sep 15, Sep 22, Sep 29, Oct 6, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 3

    2021 Tour Dates - pending

          

    Tour Cost from: $4,299 p.p. double occ. including all Internal Airfares

    (refer to Special Deals for discounts & promotions)

    Shanghai (2) –Yangtze River (4) – Xian (2) – Beijing (3)

    12 days/11 nights

    Limited to 25 Participants

    • Deluxe 4-Star accommodations, dbl occ
    • Stateroom with private balcony on the Yangtze River cruise
    • Daily Shore Excursions listed on the itinerary
    • Breakfast daily plus most other meals
    • Comprehensive sightseeing via private vehicle with English-speaking guides
    • Cultural events, activities and performances including entrance fees & heritage permits
    • Fully escorted throughout China (Refer to Terms & Conditions)
    • All intra-China transportation (international flights not included)
    • All local taxes and service charges

    Home of giant pandas, fireworks and kite-making, with hundreds of kid-friendly museums that capture young imaginations, China is a fascinating adventure for families. Seeing the Terracotta Warriors, traipsing along the Great Wall or using a bamboo brush to learn from a calligraphy master are experiences of a lifetime — and lifelong memories for travelers of any age.

     

    For all of China’s history, the thrills in Shanghai look boldly to the future. The Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower, which offers a sky-high vantage of one of China’s most impressive cityscapes, will delight scifi fans with 5D cinema and a space capsule. And riding the indoor roller coaster is truly something to txt home about. Nearby, the Shanghai Science & Technology Museums flaunts cutting-edge displays, including Robot World where young travelers can challenge a robot to a soccer match!

     

    As soon as you board the Yangtze cruise, the pace slows to that of a different era. The cruise passes scenes of rural life, cliffside monasteries and fishing villages while onboard, enjoy fashion shows, tai chi and Chinese language lessons, and talks on the amazing Yangtze River dam.

     

    In the Silk Road city of Xian, experience (and taste) a delicious demonstration of hand-pulled noodle-making, ride a bike along Xian’s city walls and try your hand at a private calligraphy class. In Chongqing, learn about China’s amazing wildlife at a guided trip to the zoo and its special highlight - the Panda House.

     

    In Beijing, kids can play the shuttlecock kicking game with locals at the Temple of Heaven while parents can photograph the architecture. Evocative monuments of imperial China are all around, including the walled Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. And for an action shot, there’s the evening’s acrobatic circus followed by a visit to the Water Park.

     

    At the Great Wall, the destination that awes travelers young and old, you’ll walk along the man-made wonder and take a squeal-inciting toboggan ride to the wall’s base. Bid farewell to the Middle Kingdom with a savory local delicacy, Peking Duck, which is, of course, served family-style. With colorful history, friendly people, amazing food and exotic cultural treasures, the “What I did on my summer vacation report” will never be quite the same.

    Special Highlights

    • Oriental Pearl TV Tower incl. roller coaster ride
    • Yangtze River cruise, including all shore excursions
    • Panda Zoo
    • Bike riding in Xian
    • Shuttlecock game with locals
    • Chinese acrobatic circus
    • Water Park
    • Great Wall toboggan ride

    Another Selfie?

    Street Performers

    Deluxe Victoria Cruise

    Need Air travel to join a tour? Call Us!

     

    Our experience and expertise in Far East travel can get you to and from your tour seamlessly - including transfers between airports and hotels - and help you avoid pitfalls when traveling across time zones and the International Dateline. As a preferred agent with most airlines, we often obtain special fares, especially in business class and group economy class, that we pass along to our tour participants. Call or email for information.

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