Tour Highlights
  • BEIJING: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Peking Duck Dinner, Great Wall
  • CHONGQING: Panda Zoo
  • XIAN: History Museum (Terra Cotta Warriors), Tang Dynasty Dinner and Show
  • SHANGHAI: Bund, Yu Yuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Children's Palace, Acrobat Show. 
Classic China Book Now

Our popular first class itinerary, combining 3 of China’s most famous cities, Beijing, Xian and Shanghai along with a 5 day upstream deluxe cruise aboard the 5 star deluxe MS Century Diamond on the Yangtze River! First class hotels, deluxe ship, a great program at a great price.

  • 27 meals (11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners)
  • First class 4 star accommodations with daily breakfast – Plaza Hotel  or similar (Beijing), Le Garden Hotel in Xian; Central Star Hotel or similar (Shanghai)
  • All domestic ground transportation, and 3 intra-China domestic flight segments
  • Sightseeing tours including entrance fees as specified in the program
  • English speaking local guides in each city PLUS National guide for all departures
    with 15 or more


  • 5 star MS Century Diamond in outside twin cabin with balcony on the deck of your choice
  • 4 night upstream cruise between Yichang and Chongqing
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell party and Dinner
  • All on board lectures, briefings, games and entertainment arranged by our crew