Tian'anmen Square, Beijing

Great Wall, Beijing

Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian

Terra Cotta Warrior, Xian

Yangtze River

The Dragon Cruise Ship

Panda, Chengdu

Li River, Guilin

Reed Flute Cave, Guilin

West Lake, Hangzhou

Suzhou Garden

Wuzhen (Water Village)



Absolute China

21 Days/19 Nights • Monthly Departures • Extension/City Option Available
Beijing 3 • Xi'an 2 • Chongqing 1 • Yangtze River 2 • Chengdu 2 • Guilin 2 • Hangzhou 2 • Suzhou 2 • Shanghai(Wuzhen) 3

Day 1
Home City · Beijing
Your journey begins as you take a flight to Beijing, China.
Day 2
Arrive at 4 PM. Check into hotel. City sightseeing after dinner.
Day 3
Visit: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven.
Day 4
Visit: Great Wall, Panda Zoo, Beijing Opera. Shop on Silk Street. enjoy Beijing Duck Dinner.
Day 5
Beijing · Xi'an
Visit Summer Palace. Arrive Xi'an at 4:10PM. Check into hotel. City sightseeing after dinner.
Day 6
Visit Terra Cotta Warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Tang Dynasty Culture Show. Enjoy Dumplings Dinner.
Day 7
Xi'an · Chongqing
Visit Shaanxi Provincial Museum. Arrive Chongqing at 5:20PM. Check into hotel. City sightseeing after dinner.
Day 8
Yangtze River
Take cruise to the legendary Three Gorges.
Day 9
Yangtze River
Visit Qutang Gorge, Wu or ‘Witches’ Gorge with its 12 towering peaks, Xiling Gorge. Enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Banquet.
Day 10
Yichang · Chengdu
Disembark at final port Yichang. Flight to Chengdu. Check into hotel.
Day 11
Visit Giant Panda Reserve.
Day 12
Chengdu · Guilin
Arrive Guilin by air at 2:15PM. Visit the mysterious Reed Flute Cave and Fubo Hill. Check into hotel.
Day 13
Take River Boat Cruise on Li River. Disembark at the charming Yangshuo Village. Overland to Guilin through the celebrated beauty of its countryside.
Day 14
Guilin · Hangzhou
Arrive Hangzhou by air at 3:00PM. City Tour: West Lake and the Linyin Temple.
Day 15
Visit six harmony pagoda, Yue Fei Temple and trendy Xiantiandi district.
Day 16
Hangzhou · Suzhou
Arrive Suzhou by car at 11 AM. City Tour.
Day 17
Visit the classical Gardens of the Master of the Nets.
Day 18
Suzhou · Shanghai
Arrive Shanghai by car at 12:00PM (noon). City tour. Check into hotel. City sightseeing and enjoy an Acrobatic Show after dinner.
Day 19
Shanghai · Wuzhen · Shanghai
Deluxe coach after breakfast to Wuzhen, one of the most famous water towns in China.
Day 20
Spend a half day exploring Shanghai: its famous waterfront, the Bund, still faced with stately European buildings.
Day 21
Shanghai · Beijing · Home City
Flight home or travel on to another destination in the orient.

What's Included:

  • Full price includes round trip economy class international airfare and land package
  • Land package includes domestic airfare
  • 4 star hotel accommodations in twin sharing, 5 star hotels available upon request
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Certain remote areas are only available with lower star accommodation
  • Admission for all sightseeing spots listed in the schedules
  • English-speaking guide and deluxe motor coach

What's Not Included:

  • China visa fee
  • Single supplement
  • Taxes for international airfare, airport departure and airport security
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to guides, drivers and porters
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages