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Signature China, Tibet & the Yangtze (2017)

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Private journey
Days: 17  |  From: $8,795 (was $9,295)

Explore remarkable cultures with an intriguing independent journey through Asia, travelling from China's Beijing and Chengdu to Lhasa, in the heart of Tibet, where you visit Potala Palace, before cruising through the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River.

A&K Advantages

  • Experience the best of China by land and river, from its bustling modern cities to its legendary ancient wonders, and explore timeless Tibet, high in the Himalaya
  • Stroll along the Bund, Shanghai's popular waterfront promenade, enjoying views of Pudong's spectacular skyline
  • Embark on a three-night Yangtze River cruise on board Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer,' in deluxe cabins offering views of the Three Gorges from your private balcony
  • Discover Potala Palace, former residence of Dalai Lamas, during a three-night stay in Lhasa, Tibet's spiritual capital
  • Visit the Panda Breeding and Research Center in Chengdu, to view and learn about giant pandas in their natural habitat
  • Walk the less-frequented and well-preserved Mutianyu section of the Great Wall

Itinerary at a Glance

Signature China, Tibet & the Yangtze

Day 1: Arrive Beijing, China

Days 2-3: Beijing | The Great Wall

Days 4-5: Xian | The Eternal City

Days 6-7: Chengdu | Up Close to Pandas

Days 8-10: Lhasa, Tibet | Gateway to Tibet

Day 11: Chongqing | Board ‘Yangzi Explorer’

Day 12: Cruising the Yangtze | Nature's Beauty

Day 13: The Three Gorges | China’s Ultimate Scenery

Day 14: Yichang to Shanghai | Disembark ‘Yangzi Explorer’

Days 15-16: Shanghai | Exhilarating Metropolis

Day 17: Depart Shanghai

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5 Things That Will Surprise You in China | From Beijing to Shanghai, ancient and modern still collide in five magical places. Read more on A&K's blog

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