Waterways of China Cruise
Our Waterways of China Cruise features the best China has to offer! You will sail in luxurious style along the scenic Yangtze River aboard the MS President. Visit the ancient cities of Beijing, Xian and Shanghai and perhaps extend in exciting and exotic Hong Kong! Sail through the famous Three Gorges and admire the beautiful Twelve Peaks, including the most beautiful peak of all - Goddess Peak. Experience the deep valleys and quiet beauty of the inner reaches of the Yangtze.
Day 1 USA West Coast/ Beijing
Depart today from the west coast on your transpacific flight bound for China.
Day 2 Beijing
Welcome to China's magnificent and acient capital city. Upon arrival,you will be met and escorted to your hotel where the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 3 Beijing
City Sightseeing Tour highlighting Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Imperial Palace. Afternoon visit at leisure to explore the city or take advantage of shopping bargains. (B,D)
Day 4 Great Wall of China
Full day excursion to the world famous Great Wall of China. Visit to medieval Ming tomb. Festive welcome Peking Dinner in colorful local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 5 Beijing/Xi'an
See Temple of Heaven before flight to Xian. Arrival transfer to hotel. (B,D)
Day 6 Xi'an
Sightseeing tour highlights the 2200 year old Terra-Cotta Army, Shaanzi Historical Museum, Circle Vision Movie and the Bronze Chariot. Evening dinner and Tang Dynasty Show. (B,D)
Day 7 Xi'an/Wuhan
Fly to Wuhan. Visit Hubei Museum with Bell Demonstration and Gui Yuan Temple. Dinner at Asia Hotel. Board MS President and set sail for the famous Three Gorges. (B,D)
Day 8 Yangtze Cruise/ Yueyang
Pass through the famous Three Gorges, Quatang, Wuxia and Xiling. (B,L,D)
Day 9 Cruise - Zigui/ Wushan
Zigui located at the exit of Xiling Gorge near the place where the Fragrant Stream joins the Yangtze. Here are the tomb and memorial pavilion for Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet of ancient China. (B, L, D)
Day 10 Cruise - Three Small Gorges
Cruise the Daning River with awe-inspiring vistas of the Three Small Gorges of Dragon Gate, Misty and Emerald. Onboard lectures and activities (B, L, D)
Day 11 Cruise - Fengdu
Rise early to enjoy the passage through the dramatic Qutang Gorge, its churning waters cloistered by towering moss-clad precipices. In Fengdu explore the temples on Mingshan Hill. (B, L, D)
Day 12 Chongquin/ Shanghai
Disembark ship. City tour of Chongquing highlights the Zoo, Mt. Jinyun and North Hot Spring. Fly to Shanghai. Transfer to hotel. (B,D)
Day 13 Shanghai
Sightseeing views Nanjing Road, Yu Yuan Garden and the Jade Buddha Temple. Festive Dinner and Acrobat Show. (B,D)
Day 14 Shanghai/USA
Return flight to USA or extend your cruise vacation in Hong Kong.
Legend Tours Gives You More
March 29, 1998
Other departure cities available - please call or email for prices.
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Transfers are not included in Land Only Tours. Customs and airline departure taxes additional. Non-refundable Russian Visa fees are not included. All Legend Tours General Terms and Conditions, a.k.a. The Fine Print apply.