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Yangtze Splendour (Shanghai to Beijing)

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Yangtze Splendour (Shanghai to Beijing)

Days 1-2 : Fly to Shanghai

Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, also known as the Paris of the East.

Day 3 : Discover Shanghai

Sightseeing today includes a stroll through the beautiful Yu Gardens and the Old Town as well as a visit to the Shanghai Museum. We walk along the famous Bund with its colonial architecture and explore Tianzhifang art district. In the evening, take a cruise on the panoramic Huangpu River, and then have a dinner of traditional Shanghai cuisine.

Day 4 : Yangtze River Cruise

Board the five-star Victoria Cruises Yangtze ship and spend eight nights sailing to Chongqing.

Day 5 : Nanjing

Take a half-day shore excursion to the ancient capital of Nanjing. Visit the Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum and the memorial to Nanjing’s Second World War victims.

Day 6 : Mt Jiuhua

Visit one the of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism known for it’s beautiful rigeds and peaks, winding paths, fountains, pine trees, waterfalls, streams and temples. Return to the cruise ship in the evening.(B,L,D)

Day 7 : Wuhan

Take a shore excursion to Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province and visit the Hubei Provincial Museum.

Day 8 : Cruising the Yangtze

Spend the day relaxing on-board the ship as we continue cruising upstream towards Yichang.

Day 9 : Three Gorges Dam

We sail through the Gezhou Dam near Yichang and then visit the Three Gorges Dam, the largest in the world. We then sail through the Xiling Gorge before entering the Three Gorges Dam ship locks.

Day 10 : Wu Gorge & Qutang Gorge

We enter the Wu Gorge and then sail through the Qutang Gorge before taking an excursion to the Daning River Small Gorges.

Day 11 : Fengdu Ghost City

Join a shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu with its captivating temples. Fengdu is also known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill.

Day 12 : Giant Pandas, Chongqing

Disembark from the cruise vessel in Chongqing and visit the Panda House at Chongqing Zoo. Fly to Beijing, China’s capital city.

Day 13 : Forbidden City

Sightseeing today includes a stroll through Tiananmen Square, past Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum to the treasure-filled Forbidden City. Later visit the unique Temple of Heaven and enjoy a fascinating Chinese Acrobat show.

Day 14 : Great Wall of China

Walk on the Great Wall and tour the exquisite Summer Palace. Our evening meal includes the local delicacy, Peking Duck.

Day 15 : Fly Beijing to UK

Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day.

Tour includes:

all international airfares and current taxes
all domestic transportation
all accommodation
all meals
touring with guides and entrance fees
visa fees for UK & EU passport holders

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Wendy Wu Tours Wendy Wu Tours is the leading independent specialist tour operator to China in the UK. They offer an extensive range of tour itineraries to enable you to visit famous tourist attractions such as the Great Wall, the Yangtze River or the Terracotta Warriors in China, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the Taj Mahal in India.

Many of their tours also take you off the beaten track, to emerald lakes and traditional villages, allowing you to enjoy the authentic China experience. Other unforgettable excursions include a rickshaw ride through Beijing’s traditional Hutongs, attending a Buddhist ceremony or cruising on a traditional junk boat. They also offer the opportunity to explore a bustling city like Hong Kong or Dubai en-route for a few nights.

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Wendy Wu Tours allow you to not only visit famous attractions but really discover the country’s culture, natural beauty and hidden treasures. Coupled with their affordable, all-inclusive style pricing, it’s no surprise that the company is growing from strength to strength and winning multiple industry awards along the way!

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