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Trip Details


July 3-14, 2014 SOLD OUT
New departure: July 1-12, 2014


$5,195 plus airfare*

Your San Diego Zoo Escort:

Cynthia Tuomi see full bio


The experience of playing with the pandas was the best in all my travels, including Antarctica and Africa.
Cindy W.

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*Per person, double occupancy. Single travelers are encouraged to book WorldWild Tours on a twin-share basis.


Classic China, Giant Pandas,
& Yangzi River Cruise

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Daily Itinerary

July 1-2

Depart USA to Beijing. Arrive in Beijing the next day.

July 3

Beijing: Explore the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Tiananmen Square.

July 4

Beijing: Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu and tour the picturesque Houhai district by "pedicab."

July 5

Flight to Chengdu: Visit to the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Center, home to more than 20 pandas.

July 6

Bifengxia National Park: Play with panda cubs at China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, home to more than 80 pandas.

July 7

Bifengxia National Park and Chongqing/Yangzi Cruise: Visit with pandas and safari through Bifengxia Wildlife Park. Take bullet train from Chengdu to Chongqing for Yangzi River cruise.

July 8-9

Yangzi River Cruise: Travel through the Three Gorges. Explore Fengdu Ghost City and the Dam at Sandouping.

July 10

Yichang to Shanghai: Disembark the cruise and visit the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute. Fly to Shanghai.

July 11

Shanghai: Visit Yuyuan Gardens and Shanghai Museum. Stroll along the Bund.

July 12

Shanghai to USA


Also Available:

Pre-Tour Extension to Tibet

June 27 - July 2, 2014

Post-Tour Extension to Hong Kong

July 12 - 15, 2014


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