Classic China, Giant Pandas,
& Yangzi River Cruise
Depart USA to Beijing. Arrive in Beijing the next day.
Beijing: Explore the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Tiananmen Square.
Beijing: Visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu and tour the picturesque Houhai district by “pedicab.”
Flight to Chengdu: Visit to the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Center, home to more than 20 pandas.
Bifengxia National Park: Play with panda cubs at China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, home to more than 80 pandas.
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.
Yangzi River Cruise: Travel through the Three Gorges. Explore Fengdu Ghost City and the Dam at Sandouping.
Yichang to Shanghai: Disembark the cruise and visit the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute. Fly to Shanghai.
Shanghai: Visit Yuyuan Gardens and Shanghai Museum. Stroll along the Bund.
Shanghai to USA
Pre-Tour Extension to Tibet
June 29 – July 4, 2014
Post-Tour Extension to Hong Kong
July 14 – 17, 2014