01865 268 941  or  enquire now

Home

Three Gorges Discovery

Small group tour
14 days - From £3002*PP

Uncover the cities, sites and scenery of China on this magical journey. Beijing offers insights into the history and culture of this beguiling land, and vibrant Shanghai features an intriguing mix of the ancient and modern. The scale of the Great Wall and the intricately carved Terracotta Warriors are unforgettable sights, as are the giant pandas of Sichuan, and the views as you cruise down the Yangtze are breathtaking.

Inclusions

  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3 nights cruise accommodation
  • breakfast daily
  • 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • 2 internal flights within Asia
  • 2 day trains
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travellers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • return transfers.

Prices and Departures

Select your month
Start

MARCH 13th
(Monday)

End

MARCH 26th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3002*

Single supplement:
£794*
On Request

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

MARCH 27th
(Monday)

End

APRIL 9th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3002*

Single supplement:
£794*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

APRIL 10th
(Monday)

End

APRIL 23rd
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

Contact us

Start

MAY 15th
(Monday)

End

MAY 28th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

JUNE 5th
(Monday)

End

JUNE 18th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3002*

Single supplement:
£794*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

JULY 3rd
(Monday)

End

JULY 16th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3002*

Single supplement:
£794*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

AUGUST 14th
(Monday)

End

AUGUST 27th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3002*

Single supplement:
£794*
Available

Contact us

Start

SEPTEMBER 4th
(Monday)

End

SEPTEMBER 17th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

SEPTEMBER 11th
(Monday)

End

SEPTEMBER 24th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

This departure is guaranteed to operate

Contact us

Start

OCTOBER 16th
(Monday)

End

OCTOBER 29th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

Contact us

Start

OCTOBER 30th
(Monday)

End

NOVEMBER 12th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3102*

Single supplement:
£850*
Available

Contact us

Start

MARCH 26th
(Monday)

End

APRIL 8th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3158*

Single supplement:
£832*
Available

Contact us

Start

APRIL 9th
(Monday)

End

APRIL 22nd
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Start

MAY 14th
(Monday)

End

MAY 27th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Start

JUNE 4th
(Monday)

End

JUNE 17th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3158*

Single supplement:
£832*
Available

Contact us

Start

JULY 2nd
(Monday)

End

JULY 15th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3158*

Single supplement:
£832*
Available

Contact us

Start

AUGUST 13th
(Monday)

End

AUGUST 26th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3158*

Single supplement:
£832*
Available

Contact us

Start

SEPTEMBER 3rd
(Monday)

End

SEPTEMBER 16th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Start

SEPTEMBER 10th
(Monday)

End

SEPTEMBER 23rd
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Start

OCTOBER 15th
(Monday)

End

OCTOBER 28th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Start

OCTOBER 29th
(Monday)

End

NOVEMBER 11th
(Sunday)

Per person from:

£3258*

Single supplement:
£893*
Available

Contact us

Small Group Tour Itinerary

2017

DAYS 1-3: BEIJING
On arrival in Beijing, transfer to your hotel. Walk through the expanse of Tiananmen Square before continuing on foot to the impressive Forbidden City. Unearth one of Beijing's few remaining backstreets, or hutongs, for lunch in a local home and a rickshaw ride. After viewing the famous Drum Tower, you may choose to explore the Wangfujing Night Markets. A trip to Mutianyu provides the opportunity to walk the incredible Great Wall of China, before free time to dine on sumptuous Peking Duck.

Hotel: Novotel Beijing Xinqiao

DAYS 4-7: XIAN & CHENGDU
Wander the beautiful Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace before taking the high-speed train to Xian. Once considered to be one of the most culturally important cities in the world, today Xian is a melting pot of cultures, rich in sights and experiences. Witness the incredible number of intricate Terracotta Warriors explore the fascinating Muslim Quarter and the Big Goose Pagoda before cycling along the old city walls*. Fly to Chengdu and visit the unforgettable Giant Panda Research and Breeding Base. Explore Dufu's cottage, People's Park and a teahouse for an insight into local life. Enjoy visiting the Friends House Language Studio where local people gather to practise their English and exchange ideas. Don't miss the chance to see a colourful Sichuan Opera performance.
*Non-cyclists have the chance to opt-out of this activity
Hotel: Mercure Xian on Renmin Square
Hotel: Tianfu Sunshine Hotel

DAYS 8-10: YANGTZE RIVER
Journey by high-speed train to Chongqing. On arrival you may like to try a traditional hotpot meal before boarding the Victoria Jenna for a cruise down the mighty Yangtze. Relax on your private balcony as ever-changing views of shiny new cities and remnants of old towns drift by. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the river on a number of compelling shore excursions, including a fascinating visit to the Three Gorges Dam site. This unforgettable journey provides a unique insight into life along the river while cruising in comfort.
Note: Cruise ships and itineraries are subject to change due to weather conditions and water levels.

Hotel: Victoria Jenna (Cruise ship)

DAYS 11-14: SHANGHAI & ZHUJIAJIAO
Fly to Shanghai. Admire the Art Deco streetscapes of the Bund, visit the peaceful Confucius Temple, Yu Garden and explore the backstreets of some of Shanghai's old residential areas. Witness the awe-inspiring feats of the famed Shanghai acrobats. Enjoy a visit to the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao, known for its tranquil canals, which you will explore by boat. On your last night in Shanghai enjoy a farewell dinner. On your final day, have some free time before your departure transfer.

Hotel: Rendezvous Merry Hotel Shanghai

Solo traveller?

Helpful answers to your travelling questions

Find out more

Close solo traveller bar

Sorry, there are no reviews yet.

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Airfares not included unless otherwise specified. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with Insider Journeys an additional 2% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments (except in North America, where no fee is charged). Insider Journeys general booking conditions apply click here.