This magnificent tour offers an exciting and colourful study in contrasts, from China's ancient monuments to its modern cities, Guilin's forested slopes to Xi'an's buried army, and vibrant metropolises to rarified Buddhist hermitages.

October 17 – November 3, 2017 (18 days)

An exhilarating exploration of China's ancient history, rich cultural and mythical heritage and booming future.


  • Return air fare Canada – China.
  • 2 High speed train trips within China.
  • 3 flights within China.
  • 4 night Yangtze River Cruise with all services on board (including port taxes, entertainment, etc.)
  • Li River Cruise in Guilin and Suzhou Canal Cruise.
  • Accommodation in comfortable superior tourist-class hotels.
  • Private bus and guide for land touring.
  • Excursions during cruise as per itinerary.
  • Entrances and sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D) as per itinerary. Special dining and entertainment evenings in bold (D).
  • Tips and Gratuities for Yangtze Cruise crew and excursions.
  • Local taxes and service charges.

Not Included:

  • Travel Visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Departure taxes (approx. $600; varies per departure city).
  • Most airlines now apply Seat Assignment charges. We will advise you if this is the case, and how much, at time of booking.
  • Tips and Gratuities for drivers/guides.
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature.

Places: Longmen - Shennongjia - Dengfeng - Shanghai - Fengdu - Xiling - Yangshuo - Guilin - Yichang - Suzhou - Xi'an - Wuxi - Zhengzhou - Chongqing