GLOBUS 2023: Flavors of China & the Yangtze with Hong Kong (OCE)

17 Day Tour from Beijing to Hong Kong

Ancient wonders. Modern cities. Timeless traditions. Like a classic Chinese dumpling, this tour of China is filled with flavor, zest, and delectable elements of surprise. From the hutongs of Beijing to the longtangs of Shanghai, you'll savor every Far East experience you've ever craved, including a rickshaw ride through Beijing's narrow alleyways, a walk along the Great Wall, and a 3-night cruise through the magnificent Three Gorges of the winding, wondrous Yangtze, Asia's longest river. This truly hands-on vacation will teach you the bold strokes of Chinese calligraphy, the calming practice of tai chi, and the delicate art of making traditional dim sum, the dumpling whose name means 'to touch the heart.' Expect additional flutters when you enter the Forbidden City, stand before Xi'an's Terracotta Army, and observe the daily habits of the native panda at Chengdu's Giant Panda Research Base. Go farther into the Far East by adding a 3-night Monograms vacation to Hong Kong to your tour of China. The region's diverse neighborhoods and natural escapes are only matched by the varied ways to see them. Enjoy guided sightseeing aboard a Star Ferry cruise, a cable car ascent on Victoria Peak, and a ride on the 'Ding Ding,' Hong Kong's historic double decker tram.

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Offer valid through 9/30/2022
17 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1BeijingWelcome to Beijing! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.
Day 2BeijingBEIJING Guided sightseeing includes Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City. Free time this afternoon. Welcome dinner this evening features [LF] Peking duck. (B,L,D)
Day 3BeijingBEIJING Guided sightseeing to the Great Wall of China. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)
Day 4Xi'anBEIJING Visit to the Temple of Heaven. [LF] Rickshaw ride through the hutongs (narrow streets) and meet a local family. Fly to Xi'an. (B)
Day 5Xi'anXI'AN Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes visits to the Terracotta Warriors and Dayan Pagoda. Noodle-making demonstration with lunch. 'Tang Dynasty' dinner show. (B,L,D)
Day 6ChengduXI'AN Chinese calligraphy class. Visit to the City Wall South Gate.
Bullet-train service from Xi'an to Chengdu. (B)
Day 7Yangtze River CruiseCHENGDU Visit to the [LF] Giant Panda Research Base. Bullet-train service from Chengdu to Chongqing.
CHONGQING Yangtze River cruise embarkation. (B,L,D)
Day 8CRUISING: JADE EMPEROR SCENIC AREAYANGTZE RIVER CRUISE Shore excursion to Jade Emperor Scenic Area. Free time on board your ship this afternoon. Captain's welcome dinner with entertainment this evening. (B,L,D)
Day 9GODDESS STREAMYANGTZE RIVER CRUISE Free time this morning or tai chi session on sun deck. Scenic passage through Qutang, Wu and Xiling Gorges. Small-boat excursion on Goddess Stream. (B,L,D)
Day 10HangzhouTHREE GORGES DAM Visit the dam site. Drive to Yichang.
YICHANG Lunch at a local restaurant. Fly to Hangzhou.
HANGZHOU Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)
Day 11HangzhouHANGZHOU Full-day sightseeing includes Lingyin Temple and Fei Lai Feng. Walking tour includes Hefang Street. Scenic cruise on West Lake (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). (B,L)
Day 12ShanghaiHANGZHOU Drive to Shanghai.
SHANGHAI Guided sightseeing includes a walk along the Bund and vists to Yu Yuan Gardens and a silk museum. Lunch includes traditional [LF] xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) in a local restaurant. (B,L)

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Day 13ShanghaiSHANGHAI Visit the Shanghai Museum. Guided walking tour includes the French Concession area, art deco Cathay Theatre, Xintiandi, and Fuxing Park. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 14Hong KongSHANGHAI Fly to Hong Kong.
HONG KONG Free time this evening. (B)
Day 15Hong KongHONG KONG Star Ferry ride from Kowloon Island to Hong Kong Island. Cable-car ascent to Victoria Peak. Visit to the dried seafood market. Ride in Central District on the 'Ding Ding' (double decker tram). Dim sum lunch. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)
Day 16Hong KongFull day at leisure. (B)
Day 17Hong KongYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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04/22/2023$4,369.00* (USD) / Land Only Price Victoria SabrinaQuote
05/06/2023$4,369.00* (USD) / Land Only Price Victoria SabrinaQuote
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