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Yangtze River Trips & Tours

67 trips from 28 tour companies with 62 reviews

All Yangtze River tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.6 for all Yangtze River trips.

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Highlights of China & the Yangtze tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
11 Days
$ 436 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Shangri-La, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Tiananmen Square, Xian, Yichang
From
$ 4,799

Highlights

  • Explore the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Discover legendary Great Wall
  • Visit the giant pandas at the Beijing Zoo
  • Enjoy Cruising the Yangtze River
  • Explore Shennong Stream
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Imperial Jewels of China

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.2 | Great | 5 Reviews
13 Days
$ 263 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe 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 LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Three Gorges, Xian
From
$ 3,417

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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Wonders of China & the Yangtze River tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.2 | Great | 13 Reviews
16 Days
$ 166 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Great Wall of China, Olympia, Shanghai, Xian, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 2,649

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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China & Yangtze River Cruise with Hong Kong tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
17 Days
$ 176 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: China, Yangtze River
From
$ 2,999

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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Three Gorges Highlights: Chongqing to Yichang tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
4 Days
$ 245 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 980

Highlights

  • Explore Chongqing, the “Mountain City”
  • Visit Shibaozhai and Fengdu’s “Ghost City”
  • Explore The Three Gorges.
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17 Day Cultural China & Yangtze River Gold Experience tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

18 Days
$ 306 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

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
From
$ 5,499

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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Family China & the Yangtze tour

Family Friendly, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 8 Reviews
12 Days
$ 500 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

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

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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Classic China & the Yangtze tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Transformative

4.9 | Excellent | 9 Reviews
14 Days
$ 292 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

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

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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Pandas & Yangtze Cruise

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 167 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Guilin, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian, Yichang
From
$ 2,669

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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Golden Triangle & Yangtze

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 139 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian
From
$ 1,529

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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Private Guided China Delights

Family Friendly, Cultural, Transformative

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 246 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Guilin, Shanghai, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Xian
From
$ 2,705

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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Impression China

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Local Immersion & Homestays

5.0 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 148 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Great Wall of China, Shanghai, Terra Cotta Warriors, The Forbidden City, Xian
From
$ 2,069

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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Classic China with Yangtze Cruise and Chengdu Summer 2018

50 plus, Cultural

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
17 Days
$ 334 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Yangtze River
From
$ 5,675

Highlights

  • City Tour of Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai
  • See local people practicing T'ai Chi in the morning and the Shanghai Acrobats
  • Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and walk the Sacred Way in Beijing and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, the Jinmao Tower in Shanghai and the Great Wall of China
  • Cruise the Yangtze River
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Iconic China: Beijing to Tibet tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 255 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

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
From
$ 3,824

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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Three Gorges Highlights: Yichang to Chongqing

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
5 Days
$ 176 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Chongqing, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 880

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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Chongqing to Yichang - Winter Special tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
4 Days
$ 118 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Chongqing, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 470

Highlights

  • Explore Shibaozhai
  • A visit to Fengdu’s “Ghost City”
  • Visit to the Three Gorges Dam at Sandouping
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Grand Yangtze Discovery: Chongqing to Shanghai tour

50 plus, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
7 Days
$ 230 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Nanjing, Three Gorges Dam, Yichang
From
$ 1,610

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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Chongqing to Yichang to Chongqing - Winter Special tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
8 Days
$ 105 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 840

Highlights

  • Explore Shibaozhai
  • Visit the Three Gorges, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Xiling Gorge
  • Explore White Emperor City
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China, Tibet & the Yangtze

50 plus, Cultural

5.0 | Excellent | 19 Reviews
14 Days
$ 500 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Beijing, Chongqing, Kunming, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Shanghai, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Tibet, Yangtze River, Yichang
From
$ 6,999
Grand Yangtze Discovery: Shanghai to Chongqing tour

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.5 | Great | 4 Reviews
9 Days
$ 179 per day
Type: River Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: China, Chongqing, Shanghai, Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River
From
$ 1,610

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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