Highlights of China & the Yangtze
11 days with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Rating:
Day 1: Beijing
Arrive at the Beijing Airport. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the opulent Ritz-Carlton Beijing. This stunning hotel is located in the heart of the city, where modernity, exemplary service and rich Chinese tradition seamlessly blend together.
Day 2: Beijing
Day 3: Beijing
Day 4: Beijing, Fly to Xi’an
Day 5: Xi’an
Day 6: Xi’an, Fly to Chongqing (Embark), Cruising the Yangtze River
Day 7: Cruising the Yangtze River
Day 8: Cruising the Yangtze River, Shennong Stream
In the evening, you’ll savor a special Captain’s Farewell Dinner on this final night of your Yangtze River cruise. (Breakfast Buffet, Lunch, Farewell Dinner)
Day 9: Cruising the Yangtze River, Yichang (Disembark), Fly to Shanghai
Day 10: Shanghai
Day 11: Depart Shanghai
All This Included
A spellbinding odyssey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture and history.
Journey through a land of contrasts—skyscrapers and ancient temples, serene gardens and bustling city streets—to discover the heart of this ever-changing country. From China’s staggering architectural monuments—the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall—to the natural beauty of the Yangtze River’s Three Gorges, this itinerary introduces a discerning traveler to China’s highlights. The unique experience that is China fills your senses from the moment you arrive: the sound of Mandarin in Beijing’s streets, the scent of delicate Xi’an dumplings, the detailing on terra-cotta figures that have survived for millennia. Simultaneously ancient and contemporary, China must be heard, seen and felt to be understood—and Uniworld’s experts will be on hand to guide you through this vast land, as you delve into China’s cultural legacy and timeless wonders.
Beijing: Ritz-Carlton Beijing
Xi'an: To be determined
Cruising cabin onboard: Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
Shanghai: To be determined
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