Imperial China, Mysterious Tibet & the Yangtze River - 2018

Beijing • Xi’an • Chengdu • Lhasa, Tibet • 3-Night Yangtze River Cruise • Shanghai

  • THE CENTURY LEGEND
  • WITNESS THE BREATHTAKING TERRA COTTA WARRIORS
  • SPEND 3 NIGHTS IN TIBET, THE “ROOF OF THE WORLD,” TAKING IN ITS FASCINATING BUDDHIST CULTURE IN THE HIMALAYAS
  • MEET THE BELOVED RESIDENTS OF A PROTECTED SANCTUARY IN CHENGDU

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FREE Single Supplement on our single occupancy cabins - Limited Availability!
 

HIGHLIGHTS

In a Vantage Adventures small group, we have greater access to people and places, which means you’ll enjoy more intimate glimpses and a more rewarding journey. Here are some Vantage Adventures highlights hand-picked by our adventure specialists, each one based on their intimate knowledge of their destinations.

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Century Legend

Thrill to a 3-night cruise on the legendary Yangtze River, enjoying the amenities and services of the best boat on the river

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CHINA’S CULTURAL CAPITALS

Experience the rich history, vibrant culture and modern skyline of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai

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GIANT PANDAS

Meet the beloved residents of a protected sanctuary in Chengdu

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YANGTZE DAM

Tour the massive Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric power generator in the world

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TIBET, “ROOF OF THE WORLD”

Spend 3 nights in Tibet, the “Roof of the World,” taking in its fascinating Buddhist culture in the Himalayas

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Deluxe Hotels

Indulge in deluxe hotels throughout your adventure, including the new Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, Tibet

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5 UNESCO SITES

Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Terra Cotta Warriors, and Lhasa’s Potala Palace

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Yangtze Villages

Explore small villages along the Yangtze River, such as Shi Bao Zhai

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PEOPLE & CULTURE

Share tea during a home visit in Lhasa, meet a Yangtze village family, savor a dumpling lunch and more

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GET OUT & EXPLORE

Dance with locals at a Chengdu park, hike a wild section of the Great Wall and more

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Journey Imperial China, Mysterious Tibet & the Yangtze River China, Tibet & the Yangtze Roof of the World
Cruise-Only Prices* $4,999 $6,749 $4,339 Save up to $3,500 per couple over our competitors!
Trip Length 17 days 14 days 17 days Best Pacing - more time in destinations!
Per Diem $294 per day $482 $255 Save up to $376 per couple, per day!
Included Tours and Special Features 17 sightseeing tours, plus Cultural Connections! Tour of the Great Wall and Forbidden City; visit Xi'an & Terra Cotta Warriers; Tea with local family; lunch at farmers home, full day cruising Guilins Li River, Chinese watercolor painting lesson and local school visit in Guilin, visit Chongquing Zoo and pandas, and more! Visit Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriers, Hong Kong City Tour; Jokhang Temple, Tibet Museum, Potala Palace. Culture Curriculum: tea with a Tibetan family; lectures on the Yangtze River, tai chi every morning aboard; concert of the Hubei Bells; learn a few Chinese words Experience the BEST of China, Tibet & the Yangtze River with the MOST Cultural Connections and special features!
Single Travelers FREE Single Supplement available on every departure — a value of $2,199! Plus, low-cost or free single supplements on trip extensions No special offers No special offers Single friendly! We are the only company to offer FREE Single Supplements on every departure in Upper Deck cabins! Plus, FREE Single Supplements on extension options!
Meals 38 meals 35 meals 46 meals Balance of Chiness and Western mals; all meals onboard ship. Welcome and Farewell Dinners!
Extend Your Trip Tokyo, Japan from $349 a day; Shanghai from $133 a day None Hong Kong & Guillin: 5-days $1,999-$399 per day; Shanghai: 3-days $499-$166 per day THE BEST EXTENSION VALUE!
Accommodations 16 nights, including 13 nights in First-Class, Superior First-Class, and Moderate Deluxe hotels, and 3 nights cruising aboard the new, 5-Star Century Legend. Ship features indoor swimming pool & more! Deluxe cabins are 301 square feet with private balcony. Brand-new, 5-Star Century Legend or Century Paragon, Signature suites are 301 square feet with private balcony. Ship has indoor lap pool. 5-Star Viking Emerald, built in 2011. Verandah staterooms are 250 square feet. Pay less and stay on the 5-Star Century Legend, the newest ship cruising the Yangtze.
10 Ways to Save New for 2018—including gratuities for local guides and drivers! Enjoy traveler referral rewards & SmartPay early-payment savings plan: Save up to $1800 per couple combining maximum SmartPay savings and Past Traveler Discounts (based on a $6,000 trip cost) Travel Protection Travel Protection THE BEST REWARDS PROGRAM IN TRAVEL! Save more with referral rewards!

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