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16 Days Tibet Highland & Yangtze Cruise (GYT16)

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Guaranteed departure for minimum 6 travelers.  Please consult with our travel agent for groups of less than 6. 



16 Days and 14 Nights
Availability : June, July, September, October
Min Age : 2+
Max People : 28
Tour Highlights

Package’s Inclusions:

Flights Hometown to Beijing, Shanghai to Hometown (for All-Inclusive package)
Other departure cities available. Click on “Date & Rates” or call +1 (626) 210 2222
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
Inter-China Flights:
 Beijing to Xi’an
 Xi’an to Lhasa
 Lhasa to Chongqing
 Yichang to Shanghai
14 nights DELUXE accommodations
 Beijing 3 nights – Four Points by Sheraton Beijing or similar
 Xian 2 nights – Sheraton Xian Hotel or similar
 Lhasa 3 nights – Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa or similar
 Yangtze River 3 nights –President No. 8 deluxe cabin or similar
 Shanghai 3 nights – Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel or similar
All transfers as per itinerary
Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
Meals shown on the itinerary
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary

Dates & Rates

2019 Departures

  • Jun 12 2019
  • July 17 2019
  • Sep 4 2019
  • Sep 18 2019
  • Oct 9 2019
  • Oct 23 2019

Land Only (no intl air)

  • $3798
  • $3798
  • $3798
  • $3798
  • $3798
  • $3798

Air-Inclusive (from LAX)

  • $4698
  • $4698
  • $4598
  • $4498
  • $4498
  • $4598

Single Room Suppliment

  • $1366
  • $1366
  • $1366
  • $1366
  • $1366
  • $1366

Guaranteed Departure for minimum 2 travelers.

“Land Only” packages are available for individuals who prefer arranging their own flights to China.

“All Inclusive (Air & Land)” based on contract fare and subject to availability at the time of booking made. features all-inclusive escorted tours with scheduled departures that include transpacific airfare from Los Angeles (LAX).

Passengers departing from cities other than LAX, please contact us at +1 (626) 210 2222 or, you are welcome to visit our retail stores in USA, Canada and Australia as well.


1) Rates are in U.S. funds, per person, based on double occupancy. Tour cost includes fuel surcharge. U.S. and China air taxes & fees (include 9/11 security fee) are listed clearly for your note. Please note airline fuel surcharge, U.S. and China air taxes & fees are beyond our control and therefore subject to change without prior notice.

2) Air transportation in conjunction with land tours, based on the applicable airfares on participatingcarries, subject to the rules and regulations of the class,fare and service of the individual airlines. Due to special contracted net agreements, supplements or credits for air deviations may NOT be equal to published airfare differentials.

3) Transpacific Airfarearesubject to change and any increase in airfare is not included in the tour fare. Depending on airfare class differences, the airfare may be non-refundable and subject to full cancellation penalties.

4) Air seats are limited, add-on airfares are subject to change until ticket issued. Foradd onfrom specific US domestic cities, please contact our agent.

5) Tour extensions may not includeweekendsurcharge. endeavors to follow the itineraries precisely: however, if flights are not available at the scheduled time, reserves the right to modify the air and land arrangements from smooth operation of the tour.

6) All prices listed above are per person in U. S. dollars based on double occupancy. If three adults need to share one room and the third person asking forextrabed, the third person’s price will be the same as others.

7) Children 11 years and under who share a room with two adults and do not ask for an extra bed will be charged the listed child fare or 75% of the regular adult price; if they need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the cost will be 90% of the regular adult price. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult price.

8) Early depart or late return is allowed, the ticket change fee is $50 per person each time, in addition to airlines surcharge for different air class and weekend if necessary.

9) Please contact agent for your preferred airline, additional cost may apply. Additional baggage charges may apply.


Day 1Hometown - Beijing

Today you’ll board the flight from your hometown to Beijing.

Day 2Arrive in Beijing

Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your luxury hotel. Have a good rest at the hotel.

Day 3Beijing (American Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner)

The first full day in Beijing will start after breakfast with a visit to Tiananmen Square and the magnificent Forbidden City where you can see the treasures of the Imperial collection.

After lunch, travel to the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998.

In the evening, enjoy the Peking Duck dinner.

Day 4Beijing (American Breakfast, Lunch)

Today you’ll travel to the most iconic, photographed, and accessible section of the Great Wall at the Juyongguan entrance.

In the afternoon, tour Beijing’s 700 year old Hutongs (narrow alleyways) by old-fashioned pedicab, as well as visit a local family living in a courtyard style home to experience the local customs of the Beijing people and their unique architectural structure.

The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to shop and explore at Wangfujing, Beijing’s lively, must-see shopping strip.

Day 5Beijing - Xian (American Breakfast, Special Dinner)

Fly from Beijing to Xian, one of the great ancient capitals in China.

When you arrive in Xian, the guide will greet you at the airport and then take you to visit the Ancient City Wall, one of the oldest and best preserved city walls in China.

Tonight, enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet followed by the Tang Dynasty Stage Show.

Day 6Xian (American Breakfast, Lunch)

According to UNESCO, the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the Eighth Wonder of the World!

Today’s excursion will take you to modern China’s greatest archaeological discovery – The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, which silently guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor for over 2,200 years.

Next you’ll head to the Terracotta Replication Factory that actually re-makes terracotta soldiers.

Day 7Xian - Lhasa (American Breakfast)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

then, arrive in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

The remainder of the day is at leisure to adjust to the high altitude.

Day 8Lhasa (American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

An extraordinary day of sightseeing shows Norbulingkha, the Tibetan summer palace, built by the seventh Dalai Lama in the 18th century.

After that, visit scenic Drepung Monastery, once home to 10,000 lamas. This evening, enjoy a memorable Tibetan dinner and show.

Day 9Lhasa (American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

You’ll not soon forget the spectacular architecture of the world-famous Potala Palace. The former living quarters of the Dalai Lama, this massive 1,000-room structure towers over this mountain city.

Continue on to the famous Barkhor Market where you will tour one of Tibet’s holiest shrines, revered 7th-century Jokhang Temple.

Afterward, we will stop at a local Tangka Factory where will learn about Tibetan culture.

Day 10Lhasa - Chongqing - Cruise the Yangtze (American Breakfast)

Today, fly to Chongqing, a picturesque mountain city.

Upon arrival, board your Deluxe Cruise ship for an unforgettable venture along the Yangtze River. (Note: Due to water level conditions, the boarding port of the cruise may be changed to Fengdu.)

Day 11Cruise the Yangtze (American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, you are free to attend any of the various cultural programs provided on the ship or take an optional land excursion to Fengdu, the famed Chinese Ghost City.

This afternoon, a shore excursion to Zhongxian will be arranged. Here you will visit Shibaozhai with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”.

This evening, the Captain Welcome Party will be held for you to enjoy.

Day 12Cruise the Yangtze (American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic among the famous Three Gorges.

Next is Wu Gorge, 25 miles long and well known for its 12 forest-covered peaks, quiet beauty, and ever-changing scenery. After lunch, experience a new adventure by transferring to a small riverboat and cruising up the Shennong Stream tributary.

Day 13Cruise the Yangtze - Yichang - Shanghai (American Breakfast)

Disembark the cruise to see the massive Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric project.

Then you’ll cruise on to Yichang to disembark before taking a flight to Shanghai, a renowned international metropolis.

Day 14Shanghai (American Breakfast, Lunch)

Today you’ll soak up the more commercial aspects on Old Street, modern Xintiandi, Nanjing Road, and the famous Bund.

Visit a Silk Spinning Mill where you can do some shopping. Then step back in time at the Shanghai Museum with more than 120,000 art objects.

Day 15Shanghai (American Breakfast)

Today is free for leisure or last minute shopping.

Day 16Shanghai - Hometown (American Breakfast)

Today you’ll board a flight to return home. Your amazing China trip ends.

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