Yangtze River Cruises & Tours - 2018/2019

70 trips from 28 tour companies with 56 reviews

All Yangtze River cruises, tours, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.7 for all Yangtze River trips.

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3.7 | Great | 6 Reviews
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Viking River Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges, Xian
From $ 3,417
$ 263 per day
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Highlights
  • Explore cosmopolitan Shanghai, imperial treasures like the Great Wall and Forbidden City in Beijing, and cruise the wildly beautiful Three Gorges region of the legendary Yangtze.
  • Visit the Great wall of China and explore its winding pathways and marvel
  • Visit Shibaozhai Temple, a 12-story pavilion built in 1650 along the Yangtze. 
  • See Old Shanghai and travel along the elegant Bund, stopping to admire some of its historic buildings and city views.
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4.2 | Great | 13 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Great Wall of China, Olympia, Shanghai, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang
From $ 2,649
$ 166 per day
Highlights
  • Take your seat at an amazing acrobatics show.
  • Discover the treasures of the Shanghai Museum, spanning China’s rich history.
  • All aboard the Mag Lev train - reach speeds over 260 miles per hour!
  • Meet a Chinese calligraphy master and learn how to write using this ancient art.
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4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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SmarTours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Yangtze River
$ 2,999
From $ 3,399
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 176 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Visit the Tiananmen Square (Beijing)
  • See the Great Wall (Beijing)
  • Learn about the Terra Cotta Soldiers (Xian)
  • See The Bund (Shanghai)
  • Enjoy an Yangtze River Cruise
  • Li River (Guilin)
  • See spectacular city view from Victoria Peak (Hong Kong)
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
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Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang
$ 980
From $ 1,323
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 245 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Chongqing, the “Mountain City”
  • Visit Shibaozhai and Fengdu’s “Ghost City”
  • Explore The Three Gorges.
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Pacific Delight Tours
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Victoria Peak, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang
$ 5,499
From $ 6,269
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 306 per day
Highlights
  • Visit some of China's most treasured UNESCO World Heritage sites including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beijing's 700-year-old Hutongs and Drum Tower
  • Visit to the renowned Great Wall of China
  • See the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors
  • Enjoy a traditional performance of music and dance from the Tang Dynasty period
  • Discover some of China's priceless pieces of ancient art at the Shanghai museum
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4.3 | Great | 9 Reviews
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Abercrombie & Kent
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star
Luxury - 5 star Lodging Level The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges Dam, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang
From $ 5,995
$ 500 per day
Highlights
  • Embark on a three-night cruise upon the Yangtze River aboard all-balcony Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer'
  • Cruise with an A&K Young Explorers Guide who leads young guests in fun, age-appropriate learning activities, such as Mandarin lessons, crafts and games
  • Walk atop the less-visited Mutianyu section of the Great Wall - if you like, hop on a toboggan and ride back down
  • Visit giant pandas roaming freely in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a dumpling-making demonstration for a unique Chef's Table experience
  • Stop at a pottery factory where you make your own miniature terra cotta soldier on a fun artisan visit
  • Ride Like a Local in a pedicab in Beijing through a hutong
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4.9 | Excellent | 9 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Transformative
Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Nanjing, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang
From $ 4,184
$ 292 per day
Highlights
  • Beijing touring, including Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall
  • Beijing hutong tour and home visit
  • Traditional Peking Duck dinner
  • Xian’s Terra Cotta Warriors
  • Three-night Yangtze River cruise including Three Gorges and Smaller Gorges
  • Cruise aboard Premier Ship of Victoria Cruises
  • Included shore excursions
  • Visit to site of new Three Gorges Dam
  • Shanghai sightseeing: acclaimed Shanghai Museum, the Bund, Yu Yuan Gardens
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5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Travel China Guide
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Guilin, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian, Yichang
$ 2,669
From $ 3,898
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 167 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Must-see sights - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, Giant Pandas 
  • Fantastic cruise tour on the Li River from Guilin to rural Yangshuo 
  • Have a once in a lifetime chance to get close to the incredibly cute treasure -Pandas 
  • Take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai as you walk along the Bund
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5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Travel China Guide
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian
$ 1,529
From $ 2,418
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 139 per day
Popular
Highlights
  • Must-see sights in China - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors 
  • Unwind with a Yangtze River cruise tour & see the Three Gorges 
  • Take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai as you walk along the Bund 
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
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5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Travel China Guide
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly, Cultural, Transformative
Visits: China, Beijing, Guilin, Shanghai, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
$ 2,705
From $ 3,327
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 246 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
  • Explore Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
  • Visit Temple of Heaven and Badaling Great Wall
  • Visit Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb
  • Visit local villager's home to experience the farmer's lifestyle
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5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Travel China Guide
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian
$ 2,069
From $ 3,198
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 148 per day
Highlights
  • Must-see sights - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, Giant Pandas 
  • See the giant pandas up close in the Panda Breeding and Research Center 
  • Soften and scent your body from head to toe on Yangtze River cruise 
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
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5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Lhasa, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Tibet
$ 6,999
From $ 8,609
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 500 per day
Highlights
  • Cruise Highlight
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5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai
$ 8,299
From $ 10,208
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 461 per day
Highlights
  • Cruise Highlight
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5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Beijing, Shanghai
$ 4,899
From $ 6,026
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 445 per day
Highlights
  • Cruise Highlight
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
By
G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Tibet, Yangtze River, Himalayas, Silk Road, The Forbidden City, Victoria
$ 4,499
From $ 5,534
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 300 per day
Highlights
  • Enjoy a performance of shadow puppetry
  • Learn how to make tibetan momos (beef dumplings)
  • Get up close and personal with pandas at a sichuan breeding centre
  • Take in thangka art at a tibetan academy in lhasa
  • Cruise the mighty yangtze river on a luxury riverboat
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
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Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Chongqing, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, Yichang
$ 880
From $ 1,188
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 176 per day
Highlights
  • Visit to the Three Gorges Dam at Sandouping
  • Sail through Xiling Gorge, the longest (41 miles), and the deepest of the Three Gorges
  • Explore to Wu Gorge, known for its quiet beauty, forest-covered mountains, and cliffs
  • Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, with its impressive wooden pagoda
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
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Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Chongqing, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, Yichang
$ 470
From $ 635
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 118 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Shibaozhai
  • A visit to Fengdu’s “Ghost City”
  • Visit to the Three Gorges Dam at Sandouping
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
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Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Nanjing, Three Gorges Dam, Yichang
$ 1,610
From $ 2,174
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 230 per day
Highlights
  • Visit to the Three Gorges Dam in Xiling Gorge; it is the largest dam in the world
  • Visit the Hubei Provincial Museum.
  • Visit Nanjing, where you will tour the Sun Yat–sen Memorial
  • Excursion to Jiuhuashan or “Mountain of the Nine Lotuses”, one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism.
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
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Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang
$ 840
From $ 1,134
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 105 per day
Highlights
  • Explore Shibaozhai
  • Visit the Three Gorges, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Xiling Gorge
  • Explore White Emperor City
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4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
By
Victoria Cruises
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise
Visits: China, Chongqing, Shanghai, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River
$ 1,610
From $ 2,174
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 179 per day
Highlights
  • Visit Nanjing, where you will tour the Sun Yat-sen Memorial
  • An excursion to Jiuhuashan or “Mountain of the Nine Lotuses”, one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism
  • Visit the Hubei Provincial Museum.
  • Visit the Three Gorges Dam, the largest in the world.
  • Visit Wu Gorge, known for its quiet beauty and forest-covered mountains
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