Natural Wonders of China

From Chengdu to Shanghai, witness the natural wonders of China over 17 days in 5 star luxury. Highlights include Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangzhou and Lijiang.

18 Days
Chengdu to Shanghai
From (NZD)
$ 14,565
$ 13,865
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2019/2020 Chengdu > Shanghai

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18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Chengdu

    Welcome to Chengdu, settle in for a three night stay.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Chengdu

    Discover the Museum of Sichuan Cuisine before an interactive cooking class to learn all about the secrets of this style of Chinese cooking.

    Dinner is a choice of Sichuan cuisine, Western ribs and burgers at Mooney’s Irish Bar, or an international buffet dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Chengdu

    Enjoy an enchanting close encounter with rare giant panda cubs.

    Later wander along Jinli Street to the second century Wuhou Temple.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Chengdu > Jiuzhaigou

    Fly to the World Heritage-listed Jiuzhaigou Valley, known as Nine Villages Valley. En route, explore Muni Valley before relaxing at your resort for two nights.

    Choose to dine at Shunxing Chinese restaurant or an international buffet at Nongra Café.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Jiuzhaigou

    At 2,800 metres explore this remarkable World Biosphere Reserve by private bus.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  6. Day 6 - Jiuzhaigou > Xi’an

    Discover Songpan Ancient Town then fly to Xi’an for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Xi’an

    Gaze at Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s amazing Terracotta Warriors in the company of a museum curator.

    Enjoy a stroll around the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Thanksgiving Temple.

    Be treated to a special private after hours viewing of ancient artefacts at a local museum. Savour refreshing drinks and learn about the history of Shaanxi Province from the museum’s curator.

    Enjoy refreshments overlooking the Big Wild Goose Pagoda at sunset.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Xi’an > Guilin

    Explore Xi’an’s ancient city wall and the Muslim Quarter’s alleyways before flying to Guilin for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Guilin > Yangshuo

    Enjoy picturesque vistas as you sail down the idyllic Li River to Yangshuo. Later stroll around the Old Town before settling back at your luxurious accommodation for a two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  10. Day 10 - Yangshuo

    Venture into the countryside to discover a rural way of life rarely encountered by tourists. Visit Fuli, the hometown of China’s iconic painted paper fans. This evening, witness the amazing Impression Liu Sanjie Show.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Yangshuo > Guilin > Guangzhou

    After exploring around Guilin, take the high-speed train to Guangzhou for a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Guangzhou

    Visit the historical Yuexiu Park and Shamian Island or visit Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Alternatively, ride the Bubble Tram on top of Canton Tower.

    Your afternoon is at leisure for shopping. This evening admire the city’s futuristic skyline on your cruise along the Pearl River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Guangzhou > Zhangjiajie

    Fly to the World Heritage-listed Wulingyuan Scenic Area in Zhangjiajie for a two night stay. Tonight, experience a cultural performance at the Zhangjiajie Theatre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Zhangjiajie

    By private shuttle bus, explore this region’s wondrous ravines and gorges. Avoid the queues with your VIP pass and ride the Bailong elevator at Yuanjiajie. See the gravity-defying mesas of Avatar’s ‘Hallelujah Mountain’, then soak in the views from Tianzi Mountain.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Zhangjiajie > Shanghai

    Soar on the world’s longest cable car to Tianmen Mountain, also known as Heaven Gate Mountain. This evening, fly to cosmopolitan Shanghai and enjoy a three night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Shanghai

    Stroll along the famous Bund and compare its striking heritage buildings to those in Yu Gardens. Across the Huangpu River, explore the Pudong area and discover the modern China. Later, admire the view from Shanghai Tower.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Shanghai

    Wander through the Shanghai Museum, People’s Square and Xintiandi or visit Zhujiajiao. Alternatively, undertake take a cruise on Huangpu River.

    Soak in the view of the Bund and Pudong with farewell drinks from the rooftop bar.

    Later, explore at leisure, before your farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Shanghai

    It’s the end of an amazing journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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