Day 1 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing after your flight, where we will greet and escort you to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing (AB, L, D)
Today you'll visit the sites of the 2008 Olympic Games such as the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube for outside viewing. After a short rest, visit the Summer Palace and Pearl Factory.
Day 3 Beijing (AB, L, SD)
Today you will see Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. That evening, enjoy a Peking Duck Banquet. If you'd like, this can be replaced with alternative meals.
Forbidden City, Beijing
Day 4 Beijing (AB, L, D)
This is the day where you'll visit the Great Wall and a jade factory. After exploring the Great Wall, stop at a local restaurant for lunch. Return to the city for shopping, and then after dinner, you will have a spectacular Kung Fu show for evening entertainment.
Day 5 Beijing-Xian (AB, L, SD)
Take a Hutong (a neighborhood) Tour in the morning before catching an afternoon flight to Xian. Later on, attend a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show and later indulge yourself with a Chinese Dumpling Banquet.
Day 6 Xian (AB, L, D)
Spend an exciting day as you visit the Terracotta Warriors excavation site. Three pits contain over 7,300 warriors, horses and chariots crafted more than 2,000 years ago in honor of China's first Emperor Qin Shi Huang. After lunch, continue to the Big Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.
Day 7 Xian-Chongqing (AB, L, D)
Fly to Chongqing where we visit the General Joseph Stillwell WWII Museum and a Panda Garden before boarding 5-star Century Legend Cruiser.
Day 8 Yangtze Cruise (AB, L, D)
Today's excursion is to the Shibao Zhai. Enjoy Captain's Welcome Party and Welcome Crew Show in the evening.
Day 9 Yangtze Cruise (AB, L, D)
Today's shore excursion consists of the Lesser Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. Also excursion through the Shennong Stream, where you will take a small peapod boat out on some tributaries.
Day 10 Yichang-Shanghai (AB, L, D)
Enjoy a shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam and arrive in Yichang afterwards. Later, take a flight to Shanghai.
Day 11 Suzhou-Shanghai (AB, L, D)
Today you will visit Tiger Hill, Lingering Garden and the Silk Factory No.1 in Suzhou before returning to Shanghai in the afternoon/evening. An optional Shanghai harbor cruise or Shanghai Acrobat Show completes the evening at an additional cost.
Day 12 Shanghai (AB, L)
Today you will visit the the Pearl TV Tower in the Pudong section, stroll through the Yu Yuan Gardens, and the surrounding Old Shanghai District. Lunch is followed by a walk along Nanjing Road and the waterfront Bund to view the city skyline.
Yu Yuan Gardens, Shanghai
Day 13 Shanghai - Guilin (AB, L, D)
Take an afternoon flight to Guilin, then have the rest of the day to yourself.
Day 14 Guilin (AB, L, D)
Cruise down the Li River and arrive at Yangshuo free market. In the evening, attend a Folk Dance and Song Show.
Day 15 Guilin-Hong Kong (AB, L)
Explore Elephant Trunk Hill and later marvel at the stalagmites in the Reed Flute Cave before our flight out to Hong Kong. Upon arrival in Hong Kong, we will meet and escort you to the hotel
Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin
Day 16 Hong Kong (AB)
Enjoy a half day city tour of Hong Kong which includes Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, and a jewelry shop.
Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Day 17 Hong Kong (AB)
This is your free day to explore Hong Kong.
Day 18 Hong Kong (AB)
Enjoy one more free day in Hong Kong before catching your flight home. Transfer is included.
||This itinerary is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including: weather, airline schedules, cruise itinerary changes, boat changes, etc.