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Majestic Yangtze Private Tour

A private tour of China’s ancient cities, modern metropolis, the legendary Yangtze and the adorable pandas.

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A private tour of China’s ancient cities, modern metropolis, the legendary Yangtze and the adorable pandas.

14 days from $ 4310

Majestic China - Private

A truly remarkable experience, the Majestic Yangtze Private Tour includes awe-inspiring vistas, stunning natural wonders, historical destinations, and lively cosmopolitan cities. Sailing the Yangtze River, you won’t be able to resist relaxing to enjoy its serene landscapes. You will find yourself breathless before the stunning view of the Three Gorges, where great vertical cliffs rise dramatically out of the water. Visit the famous panda reserve for a chance to see China’s beloved pandas in a their protected habitat. No trip to China is complete without the opportunity to visit the country’s metropolitan areas and experience their unique energy, culture, history, and gorgeous skylines. With so many sights and activities to take in, it is easy to see why this tour is a longtime favorite!

Included in the price

Majestic Yangtze Private Tour Price Features

• Domestic airfare and ground transportation

• Private airport transfers

• Accommodations and meals as stated

• Sightseeing and entrance fees by private car

• Private Local Insider Guides in each destination

• Visa fees for US and Canadian passport holders

Day 1 : US - Shanghai

Depart from the US to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai on an overnight flight to China.

Day 2 : Shanghai

Upon arrival in Shanghai, Wendy Wu staff will meet you and transfer you to your hotel where your ‘Majestic Yangtze’ private tour meets and your incredible Chinese vacation begins.

Day 3 : Shanghai

Sightseeing today includes a visit to the fine arts and antiques at the Shanghai Museum followed by a stroll through the beautiful Yu Gardens and the Old Town. Walk along the famous Bund, explore the restored Xintiandi area and take a cruise on the panoramic Huangpu River of China. (B.L)

Day 4 : Shanghai to Yichang – Yangtze River Cruise Embarkation

Visit the modern Pudong area with its 21st century buildings before flying to Yichang to board your Yangtze River Cruise vessel. (B.L)

Day 5 : Yangtze River Cruise

Enjoy a tour of the Three Gorges Dam at Sandouping before cruising upstream through some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. Sail through Xiling Gorge, the longest and deepest of the Three Gorges. (B.L.D)

Day 6 : Yangtze River Cruise

Take an excursion through the Daning River Small Gorges, which are narrower than the Three Gorges before entering the Wu Gorge, taking in forest covered mountains and cliffs. Continue on through the Qutang Gorge, the shortest, narrowest and most dramatic gorge. (B.L.D)

Day 7 : Yangtze River Cruise

Today you take a shore excursion to Fengdu, the Ghost City. Walk through the town, observing statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill, or the new relocation village built for Chinese families who have moved as a result of the Yangtze’s rising water levels, brought about by the Three Gorges Dam.

Day 8 : Disembark Cruise – Chongqing to Chengdu

Disembark from the cruise vessel and transfer by bullet train to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province of China. Enjoy a delicious Sichuan meal in the evening. (B.L.D)

Day 9 : Chengdu to Xian

Visit the adorable animals at the famous Giant Panda Breeding Reserve. Fly to Xian, the former ancient capital of China.

Day 10 : Xian

Visit the Terracotta Warriors and walk along the Ancient City Wall. In the evening, enjoy a Shui Jiao dumpling dinner followed by a performance of Chinese Tang Dynasty dancing. (B.L.D)

Day 11 : Xian to Beijing

Visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and the renowned Shaanxi Museum. Later, walk through the lively Muslim Quarter to explore the Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing, the capital of China. (B.L)

Day 12 : Beijing

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing, including a stroll through Tiananmen Square, passing Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum to the treasure filled Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved collection of ancient buildings in China from the Ming and Qing Dynasties, housing over 8,000 rooms. Also tour the exquisite Summer Palace, considered a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design. This evening, attend a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show. (B.L)

Day 13 : Beijing

Walk on the Great Wall of China to appreciate 2,000 years of historical significance while admiring the panoramic views. The Great Wall is China’s most iconic attraction, which stretches over 4,000 miles from the Shanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to the Gobi Desert in the west. Also visit the unique Temple of Heaven where locals practice Tai Chi, dance and gather to socialize over a game of cards or Mahjong. For dinner this evening, taste a local Chinese delicacy, Peking Duck. (B.L.D)

Day 15 : Beijing to US

Fly to the US, arriving home later the same day or the following morning depending on flight schedules. (B)

Dates and Prices

Valid from Price pp from  
1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015 $4,310
1 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015 $4,410
1 Jun 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 $4,310
1 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $4,410
1 Nov 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 $4,310

No extension recommended for this tour.

This document is designed to be read in conjunction with the other pre-departure information provided by Wendy Wu Tours including the tour itinerary as described in our brochure and/or website. It aims to provide a straightforward description of the physical activities involved in sightseeing or travelling during the tour.

If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the length of drives and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained here.

All passengers must read this document to ensure the itinerary is suitable for their interests and physical capabilities. This is not your final itinerary and therefore does not mention all the sites visited. The order of sightseeing is subject to change.

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