Highlights of China & the Yangtze - 2017

Beijing • Xi’an • Guilin • 3-Night Yangtze River Cruise • Shanghai
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The best memento from your trip has a story to tell. Be sure your purchases are unique, locally made and long lasting. And Vantage's local trip partners will steer you in the right direction. Here's how:

  • All Shops are hand picked by Vantage experts, ensuring you a quality experience
  • we negotiate Vantage-only discounts and special customer service assistance on your behalf
  • Ease of Shopping with English-Speaking merchants so nothing gets lost in translation
  • We give preference to merchants who make it easy for you to ship and receive items back home

Vantage has every confidence in the merchants we select for our Preferred Shopping Partners program. Our shops guarantee your satisfaction with any item you purchase. -- and in the very unlikely event that you have a problem with a purchase, we'll stand by that guarantee and assist you in resolving the issue.

As a tour company, it is our goal to ensure our team delivers the best buys in the best shops delivering safe and secure purchases. So come prepared with your color swatches and with carpet and clothing sizes converted to local measurements -- and your mementos will be telling their stories for years to come. 

Beijing Bai Gong Fang Pearl demonstrationBeijing Bai Gong Fang Pearl (Beijing Pearl Center)
No. 2 Zuoan Gate, Inner Street
Chongwen District
Beijing, China
Phone: 86-010-67195722

Pearls are among the most-sought-after treasures you can bring back from China, whether for yourself or another, and this is the place to find them. Specializing in pearls originating in both bodies of saltwater and freshwater, the Beijing Pearl Center is well known for its high quality and fine selection. Jewelry here comes in rich and creative designs, pure colors, and a variety of patterns and sizes for both men and women. Customer service is the center's number one priority.

Xi'an Hui Arts & Crafts Center
Xinging Road, #6
Xi’an, China
Phone: 86-29-82668055

Finely worked jade has been a hallmark of Chinese craftsmanship for more than a thousand years. At the Xi'an Hui Arts & Crafts Center, you'll marvel at the abundance of hand-carved jade pendants and figurines, each a unique piece of art. Some pieces have been inlaid into globes, hand-cut into detailed geographical shapes, then polished with coats of lacquer to preserve the gemstone's luster, shine, and quality. This is an ideal place to shop for quality jade gifts as a reminder of your wonderful visit to China.

Shanghai Qi Cai Silk and Carpet Factory

Shanghai Silk Museum
Xing Fu Ma Tou, Zhong Shan South Road # 1029 
Huang Pu District
Shanghai, China
Phone: +86-21-3331 0030

One of the most well-respected silk museums in China, the Shanghai Silk Museum was created in 1992 to preserve Chinese sericulture heritage, to share the science and technology of silk production, and of course to display beautiful costumes for visitors to appreciate. The museum was recently renovated, and has many interesting displays including several kimono, silk-making machines, and demonstrations. At the Museum Shop, you can find handmade silk rugs and embroidery, bedding, scarves, pajamas, and more. 

Ba Da Ling Hotel Store
Beijing, China

After your tour of the magnificent Great Wall, you’ll visit the Ba Da Ling Hotel in Beijing. Here, you’ll see a variety of Chinese Cloisonné and other ornate antiques, the perfect way to explore the history of Chinese handicraft. You’ll have time to shop for souvenirs, as well as enjoy a cup of coffee during the shop introduction.

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Trip Length 0 days 12 days 14 days The best pacing and most discoveries!
Per Diem $0 per day $292 per day 195 Save up to $200 per couple, per day.
Included Tours and Special Features 20 sightseeing tours & Cultural Connections - a $2,999 value per couple! 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 Visit Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriers, Cultural Curriculum Experience the BEST of China & the Yangtze River with the MOST Cultural Connections and special features!
Single Travelers FREE Single Supplement available on every departure — a value of $1,299! Plus free extensions-a value of up to $299! No special offers No special offers Single friendly! We are the only company to offer FREE Single Supplements plus, FREE Single Supplements on extension options!
Meals 29 meals 21 meals 37 meals Enjoy the most amount of meals with authentic local flavor AND the freedom to enjoy a few meals on your own!
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Sightseeing 20 sightseeing tours & Cultural Connections — a $3,260 value per couple! 11 days of excursions 16 guided tours Most sightseeing plus exciting Cultural Connections planned to enhance your experience of the Chinese culture!
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