More of our tour selection to CHINA
The Silk Road Tour Ref: GSR
BEIJING, XIAN, DUNHUANG, TURFAN, URUMQI, KASHGAR, & SHANGHAI.
The starting point was Xian (previously known as Chang-An)then the capital of China ,which by 742AD, had the world's largest population of 2 million.
The route worked it's way west through Dunhuang and then along the foothills of the Heavenly Mountains avoiding the fierce Taklamakan Desert. Following afterwards the rich cities of Turpan and Kashgar before dividing across Central Asia or south in to present day Pakistan.
The way of life has changed little through the centuries and this a dimesion of China not to be seen anywhere else.
Maximum Group size: 16 persons.
The Grand Yangste- The Wonders of China.
Tour Ref: GCY
At 3900 miles length the Yangste is the world's third largest river and is a vital lifeline to inland China. The famous 3 gorges are still magnificent. The mighty Yangste river has been the centre of China's trade for thosands of years.Take a memorable journey downstream from Chongqing to Shanghai.Travel through the magnificent Three Gorges,visit the new dam project and the historic cities of Wuhan and Nanjing.We also include shore excursions to the Lesser Three Gorges,Shibaozhai, Fengdu and Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) and,of course,the Three Gorges Dam. Our tour includes 4 & 5 star hotels and we have contracted "Victoria Prince" as your 5 star cruise ship.The vessel is one of the most spacious ships cruising the Yangste and has a host of facilities plus ALL the cabins have private balconies. (The shore excursions quoted are subject to revision and/or alteration depending on the navigation authorities,weather and the ship's authorised route by the Chinese authorities)
BEIJING, XIAN, CHONGQING,WUHAN,HUANGSHAN,NANJING,HANGZHOU,WUZEN & SHANGHAI plus a 5 star cruise on the Yangste River