Best of China and Yangtze River Cruise

Including overnights in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, China

12 DAYS • 22 MEALS Experience the spectacle that 3,000 years of Chinese history has produced. Explore the Great Wall of China, the imperial Forbidden City, the Three Gorges Dam and a wonderful cruise on the Yangtze River.
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The Mayflower Tours Way

  • 22 Meals (10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners)
  • Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Tours
  • Included excursions to the must-see sites: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven and the Terra Cotta Warriors, all guided by expert English-speaking guides
  • Three nights in Beijing
  • Two nights in Xian
  • Two nights in Shanghai
  • Three-night cruise aboard the RV Century Sun on the mighty Yangtze River from Chongqing to Yichang
  • All meals included onboard ship
  • Included guided excursions with English speaking local guides
  • Complimentary bottled water on the ship
  • Spacious public areas
  • $60 in Mayflower Money

Local Insights

  • Visit to Old Beijing with a Pedi cab ride
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Free lessons on Chinese Tai Chi
  • Local entertainment on the ship
  • Culinary lessons on cooking Chinese food
  • Participate in a Chinese Folk dance
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.