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September 2018 Yangtze River Cruise with China Highlights

Yangtze River Cruise with China Highlights – September 14-26, 2018

Take the China tour of a lifetime this coming September! This tour is full of highlights including: the Yangtze River, a fantastic river cruise, the Terracotta Warriors and the Great Wall in Beijing.  Your family and friends won’t forget this magical tour.

Included is: round-trip airfare from Las Vegas, all hotel accommodations, sightseeing as outlined in itinerary, most meals, ground transportation via deluxe coaches, and excellent English speaking guides.


September 14 – Depart on an afternoon flight non-stop to Beijing, China from Las Vegas!

china91September 15 – Continue flight and arrive into Beijing followed by a short flight to Xi’an, China this evening. Transfer to your hotel for a good night’s rest.

September 16 – Your exciting day in Xi’an begins with a relaxing bike ride on the ancient city wall or you may wish to take a ride in a traditional rickshaw. Learn the legend as to how the Wild Goose Pagoda received its name as you visit this holy place revered for centuries. Your day will wind down as you enjoy the city water fountain show accompanied with orchestrated music. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 17 – You will be in awe as you visit the Terracotta Warrior museum. It has been said to be the most exciting archaeological find of the 20th century and considered as the 8th Wonder of the World. It is nothing short of astonishing! (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 18 – Today it is off to Yichang, China to board your beautiful river cruise ship that will set sail on the Yangtze River! Spend time exploring on board and getting settled into your cabin. A tasty welcome dinner will be waiting for you this evening. (Breakfast, Dinner)

September 19 – Included shore excursion to the work site of the Three Gorges Dam today. Ship passes though the 1st Gorge—-Xiling Gorge Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site. Ship passes though the 5-steps ship locks. Captain’s Welcome Banquet. Optional excursion available to visit the Tribe of the Three Gorges today. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

September 20 – Shore excursion to Shennong Stream from 8:00 to 11:30. In the afternoon, an optional visit to White Emperor City will be arranged. Your ship will pass though the Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge. Expect to see fantastic natural scenery. There are performances at night on the ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

china444September 21 – Shore excursion to Shibaozhai (08:00-11:00). Captain’s Farewell Banquet. Night on the Yangtze River-Gathering Party. Also an optional tour of Fengdu Ghost City later today. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

September 22 – Your cruise ends this morning in Chongqing. A tour of Chongqing is planned today before your flight to Beijing this evening. Overnight in Beijing. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 23 – Today you will visit the Forbidden City which was built in the 15th century. The Forbidden City includes the Imperial Palace which was the residence of the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Later you will walk on the 98-acre quadrangle of Tiananmen Square, which is one of the largest public squares in the world. Tonight enjoy an optional Chinese acrobatic show. You will be amazed at the acrobatic skills demonstrated in the performances. (Breakfast, Lunch)

china33September 24 – Winding across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, the Great Wall of China stretches over 4,000 miles. Today as you experience climbing a section of the Great Wall, marvel at its size and grandeur. Not far from the wall you will explore the Ming tomb area and stroll down the path of the Sacred Way of the Animals. You will have plenty of time this evening to go bargain shopping at a local knock-off market where low price rules. Then, back to the hotel and it’s time for an optional foot massage. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 25 – Today experience a Hutong Tour, and take a glimpse into the world of yesterday while being pedaled through the narrow streets on bicycle-pedaled rickshaws. You will see how neighborhoods in Old China existed and how they are preserved in the middle of a modern city today. The Temple of Heaven is also on our agenda today and is located in a beautiful park. Elderly Chinese come by the thousands daily to exercise and to participate in Chinese cultural activities. Most tourists find themselves participating in the middle of these activities with the local Chinese.(Breakfast, Lunch)

September 26 –  This morning you’ll pay a visit to the Summer Palace which is listed as one of the world UNESCO World Heritage Sites and ranked as one of the finest classical gardens in the world. In the afternoon, take a non-stop flight back to Las Vegas and arrive in the same afternoon in Vegas. (Breakfast)



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Complete Tour and Cruise with Airfare from Las Vegas – Double Occupancy – $2699 per person (includes cruise, airfare, tour and taxes)

Single Occupant Cost – Additional $795

Chinese Visa – $200 per person

Airfare to and from Las Vegas – Call for assistance or arrange your own

Credit Card Fee – 3.5% (only applies to final payment-pay by check to avoid it)

Deposit Required for Reservation – $1000 per person  


*Trip cancellation and emergency protection available
*Passports are required
*Full payment due 90 days before departure.
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after deposit is made
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after final payment is made
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