Royal Travel Inspiration
Sep 20, 2022 · By Vacations By Rail
Queen Elizabeth II was the most well-traveled British monarch in history, cultivate some vacation inspiration from some of these notable trips.Read more
2023 Tour code: GR-CYGA-23
About the tour
From the Great Wall of China to the Yangtze River, China is brimming with amazing sites to behold. This 14-day voyage begins the vibrant city of Beijing, and from here, we embark on excursions to places like Tiananmen City, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China and the Temple of Heaven. The tour continues to Xi'an by train, and here we enjoy a look at the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and savor a traditional dumpling dinner. As the trip moves to Chengdu, the Giant Panda Breeding Research Institute offers a rare glimpse at Asia's most majestic animal. We travel the Yangtze River and make stops in Yichang and Wuhan before arriving in the bustling city of Shanghai. The culture of this city is simply unbelievable, and we soak it in through a guided tour and visits to famed landmarks. Unforgettable experiences await at every turn on this tour.
Arrive in the dynamic Chinese capital of Beijing and transfer to your hotel. Beijing is one of the world's greatest cities, with futuristic skyscrapers situated beside ancient wonders. Meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at your hotel for a welcome drink followed by dinner. Overnight Beijing.
Novotel Peace Hotel, Beijing
Tibet Hotel, Chengdu
Pullman Shanghai Jing'an, Shanghai
Grand Mercure Renmin Square, Xian
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