Trip idea in China

China at a slower pace with Yangtze Cruise


from £2,570 pp

(ex international flights)


12 days

This 12-day tour has a relaxed pace, starting with the ancient landmarks in Beijing and Xian, including the endless Great Wall, the famed Forbidden City and Terracotta Army. Next, float along the Yangtze on a short cruise, exploring charming scenery, before ending your trip in Shanghai, the pearl of Asia.

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.

Create your trip

Day 1 - Beijing

  • Transfer from Beijing airport (PKX) to your hotel

Day 2 - Beijing

  • Watch locals practice t'ai chi at the Temple of Heaven
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

Day 3 - Beijing

  • Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
  • Pedicab ride: hutongs & siheyuans
Beijing, Xian

Day 4 - Beijing, Xian

  • Stroll around the Summer Palace
  • Private transfer from Beijing to Beijing rail station
  • High speed bullet train from Beijing to Xi’an
  • Rail station pick up service in Xi'an

Day 5 - Xian

  • Visit Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Army
  • Enter the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Park to explore the historic pagoda

Day 6 - Chongqing

  • Private transfer from Xian hotel to train station
  • High Speed Train from Xi'an to Chongqing
  • Visit Chongqing Zoo to see Giant Pandas
  • Visit the Hongya Cave and enjoy Hotpot Dinner in local restaurant
  • Yangtze Cruise day 1

Day 7 - Chongqing

  • Yangtze Cruise day 2

Day 8 - Chongqing

  • Yangtze Cruise day 3
Yichang, Shanghai

Day 9 - Yichang, Shanghai

  • Yangtze Cruise day 4
  • Fly from Yichang to Shanghai
  • Transfer from Shanghai airport to your hotel

Day 10 - Shanghai

  • Visit Yu Garden and the nearby market
  • Visit the Shanghai Museum
  • Explore Nanjing Road and The Bund

Day 11 - Shanghai

  • Visit to Zhujiajiao Water Town
  • Afternoon at leisure in Shanghai

Day 12

  • Transfer from your hotel to Shanghai airport