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Highlighting Shanghai, Xian & Beijing. Visit the Great Wall & Terracotta Army
Travel the breadth of China, from Shanghai to Beijing, on this First Class 14-day tour. Begin in Shanghai where you will wander the classical Yuyuan Garden, built during the Ming Dynasty, and experience the old world charm of the Bund, the former “Wall Street” of the foreign powers. Next, fly to Yichang, where you will embark on a four day Yangtze River cruise with spectacular views along the way, including the Three Gorges and the fabled Twelve Peaks.
Disembark your cruise and fly to Xian, where you will trace the beginnings of Chinese civilization at the Shaanxi Privincial History Museum, home to a wealth of historical artifacts and treasures from the Han and Tang dynasties. Enjoy the city’s prized antiquities as you tour the archaeological site at the tomb of China’s first emperor, where more than 8,000 life size terracotta soldiers and horses were buried. End your tour with 3 nights in Beijing where you will enjoy a full day guided tour of the Forbidden City and Summer Palace, a visit to the Pandas at the Beijing Zoo, plus a full day excursion to the Great Wall, the longest man-made structure on Earth.
Gate 1 ensures your comfort and ease of travel by looking after the details that can mean so much on a trip, like providing an English-speaking tour manager for the duration of your tour, many included meals, and offering convenient optionals to expand your touring to suit your interests. Go see the best of China and let us bring you the trip of a lifetime!