Cities: Beijing, Yangtze River, Lhasa, Chengdu, Xian, Shanghai

Highlights: The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Yangtze River, Three Gorges Dam, Potala Palace, Yamdrok Yumtso, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Panda Research Institute, Wide and Narrow Alleys, Terracotta Warriors, The Bund, Yu Garden

Amazing discovery awaits you on this 19-Day itinerary! What a way to bring together Yangtze River cruise and Tibet on this journey! Make this as your opportunity to witness why China is rich in history and well-known for Panda breeding. Bring pictures back home posing with those adorable pandas and the unique landmarks for a lifetime memoirs. Prepare to experience sailing on the Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, wherein the Three Gorges Dam can be found. The dam is the largest hydro-electric power station of the world. Discover also the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and the Drepung Monastery of the Tibetan Region which is the highlight of this tour! Tibet is said to be the highest region on earth with an average elevation of 16,000 ft.


Itinerary Summary
Day
City
Meals
Activity
1
Depart US to Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Depart US to Beijing
2
Arrive Beijing
In-Flight Meal
Arrive Beijing
3
Beijing
Breakfast
Great Wall, Hutong
4
Beijing
Breakfast, Peking Duck Dinner
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Peking Duck Dinner
5
Beijing to Yichang
Breakfast
Temple of Heaven, Fly to Yichang
6
Yichang
Breakfast
City Tour, Board President Cruise
7
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Three Gorges Dam Site, Captain's Welcoming Dinner
8
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shennong Stream, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge
9
Yangtze River
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Shibaozhai, Farewell Dinner
10
Chongqing to Lhasa
Breakfast
City Tour, Fly to Lhasa
11
Lhasa
Breakfast
Potala Palace, Barkhor Street
12
Lhasa
Breakfast
Yamdrok Yumtso, Jokhang Temple
13
Lhasa to Chengdu
Breakfast
Drepung Monastery, Fly to Chengdu
14
Chengdu to Xi'an
Breakfast
Panda Research Institute and Breeding Center, Fly to Xi'an
15
Xi'an
Breakfast
Terracotta Warriors
16
Xi'an to Shanghai
Breakfast
Fly to Shanghai, Free Afternoon
17
Shanghai
Breakfast
Shanghai Bund, Yu Garden
18
Shanghai
Breakfast
Free Day
19
Depart Shanghai to US
Breakfast, In-flight Meals
Depart Shanghai to US

Hotel Details
City
Hotel
Phone Number
Beijing
Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
011-86-10-6513-3366
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Yichang
Ramada by Wyndham Yichang
011-86-717-652-8888
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Yangtze River
President Cruises
None
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Lhasa
Four Points By Sheraton Lhasa
011-86-891-634-8888
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Chengdu
Tibet Hotel
011-86-28-8318-3388
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Xi'an
Empark Grand Hotel
011-86-29-6860-8888
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Shanghai
Riverview Hotel
011-86-10-5764-2828
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