Beijing to Hong Kong including the Three Gorges - 11 days / 10 nights



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Trip highlights and features: • Beijing sightseeing: the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City • 2 and 1/2 days cruising the Yangtze River • 8 nights onboard the train, 2 nights in deluxe hotels • Xian sightseeing of the world-famous Terracotta Warriors • Most Breakfasts, lunches and dinners • Cities visited: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yichang, Guilin, Guangzhou/Shenzhen, Hong Kong • Air conditioning available onboard in every suite

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Day 1: Beijing
Passengers are met upon arrival in Beijing and transferred to the Peninsula Palace Hotel, or similar, for a one-night stay. Afternoon sightseeing program includes the Great Wall and an evening visit to Tiananmen Square. Dinner at a restaurant by the Square.
 
Day 2: Beijing
After breakfast, we spend the morning on a tour of Beijing, including the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City, before transferring to Beijing’s main station in time for a mid-afternoon departure of our private China Orient Express train.
 
Day 3: Xian
Lunchtime arrival in the ancient city of Xian, capital of China during the Qin, Han and Tang dynasties and today’s capital of the Shaanxi Province. We spend the morning visiting the world-famous Terracotta Warriors, considered one of the new Wonders of the World. Dinnertime departure.
 
Day 4: Chengdu
After lunch, we arrive in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province and home of the Giant Panda. During our city tour, we visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Institute.
 
Day 5: Chongqing
Early arrival in Chongqing, where we transfer to one of the best available boats for our two-and-a half-day cruise through the Three Gorges. We visit Fengdu Ghost City with its 75 temples from the Tang Dynasty.
 
Day 6: Three Gorges Cruise
Cruising the Yangtze River, we pass though the eight-km Qutang gorge, which is the narrowest and most spectacular of the three gorges. We continue into the 44-km Wu Xia gorge. In the afternoon, we visit Shennong and then take a short excursion into one of the smaller gorges before entering the western part of the 75-km Xinling gorge.
 
Day 7: Three Gorges/Yichang
We pass through the eastern Xinling gorge and visit the Three Gorges Dam project before our lunchtime arrival in Yichang. Afternoon tour of the city. We reboard our awaiting China Orient Express for our journey to Guilin.
 
Day 8: On board
A day on board our China Orient Express showcases the passing countryside of southern China. Enjoy the relaxed pace on board China’s most comfortable train.
 
Day 9: Guilin
Early morning we arrive in the enchanting city of Guilin, where we spend the day. Situated on the Li River in some of the finest scenery in the world, we take a cruise on the river amongst the strange karsts rock formations that adorn the covers of so many books on China. Our tour also includes a visit to the 600,000-year old Yudi Lan (Reed Flute) Cave on the outskirts of the city. We reboard our train and depart for Hong Kong.
 
Day 10: Guangzhou/Shenzhen
Morning arrival in Guangzhou where we spend the morning and have lunch in the city before a mid-afternoon departure for Shenzhen. On arrival in Shenzhen, we leave the train and cross the border into Hong Kong. Accommodation for tonight is in a centrally located five-star hotel. Farewell dinner in Hong Kong.
 
Day 11: Hong Kong
The tour ends with a morning tour of Hong Kong Island.
 
Schedule and Fares - prices are per person
"Heritage Class" >>> only
Twin Share – EUR 4650
Single – EUR 6400

Note: Prices are per person in EUR and include all taxes and fees. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please reconfirm at the time of booking. We suggest adding trip insurance >>> to any and all bookings.
 
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