Far East - China (2 of 2)

 

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Yangtse Discoverer & Eclipse (Ref E/SC6)

17 Days Price from £2499 pp

To cruise along the mighty Yangtse River is a highlight of any trip to China. This trip offers the chance to make this journey in reverse to that normally undertaken, travelling upstream from Yichang and through the vast Dam at Maoping to the buzzing metropolis of Chongqing. We also spend time in the far northwest exploring some of the sites along the ancient Silk Road, as well as the opportunity to witness the wonder of a total eclipse.

 

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Beijing to Hong Kong & Eclipse (Ref E/SC7)

15 Days Price from £2995 pp

A varied trip including the soon to be Olympic city of Beijing and cosmopolitan Hong Kong as well as rural Yangshuo and the Silk Road outpost of Dunhuang. A trip into the deserts of the North will provide the chance to witness the splendour of a total eclipse of the sun. Our expert astronomer, Dr Francisco Diego accompanies us throughout.

 

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China Highlights & Eclipse (Ref E/SC8)

13 Days Price from £2599 pp

A compact trip which includes the highlights of both Beijing and Xian as well as a fascinating insight into life along the old Silk Road in the country's north west, where we plan to witness the eclipse. Our expert Dr Gill Russell accompanies us throughout.

 

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Shanghai, Xian & Eclipse (Ref E/SC9)

13 Days Price from £2199 pp

We explore some of China's contrasting cities; the boomtown of Shanghai, walled city of Suzhou famous for its gardens, Huangzhou on the beautiful West Lake and the old Qing dynasty capital of Xian, which still retains an old Muslim Quarter. We also journey to the remote north west where we plan to witness the eclipse.

 

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Abode of the God-Kings (Ref E/TB)

17 Days Price from £1449 pp

A superb introduction to the complexities of Tibetan Buddhism, art, philosophy and history. But the real, unforgettable highlights are the people of Tibet: their monastic rituals and traditional way of life, and the stunning scenery.

 

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Across The Roof of the World (Ref E/TJ)

17 Days Price from £1999 pp

From the edge of the Tibetan plateau in Yunnan, we travel by landcruiser on an incredible journey of discovery, which takes us across the roof of the world, through Eastern Tibet and on to the fabulous city of Lhasa. This ancient trade route has just become accessible to foreign visitors, offering an exhilarating experience.

 

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Walk the Great Wall (Ref E/WG)

11 Days Price from £1179 pp

Stretching from the Yellow Sea westwards to the edge of the Gobi Desert, some 2700 miles, the magnificent ramparts and watch towers of the Great Wall were built to protect China's northern frontier from raiding Mongol horsemen. For over 2000 years it has zigzagged over the mountains and rivers of China like a fabulous dragon. Our walk concentrates on some of the most interesting and spectacular sections of the Great Wall, and gives us an insight into China 'off the beaten track'.

 

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Walk the Great Wall + Xian Extension (Ref E/WGT)

13 Days Price from £1399 pp

Stretching from the Yellow Sea westwards to the edge of the Gobi Desert, some 2700 miles, the magnificent ramparts and watch towers of the Great Wall were built to protect China's northern frontier from raiding Mongol horsemen. For over 2000 years it has zigzagged over the mountains and rivers of China like a fabulous dragon. Our walk concentrates on some of the most interesting and spectacular sections of the Great Wall, and gives us an insight into China 'off the beaten track'.

 

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Along the Yangtse (Ref E/YR)

16 Days Price from £1799 pp

As well as including the cosmopolitan cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai, this trip spends time exploring the backroads and villages of rural China. We admire the stunning karst scenery of Guilin and Yangshuo and terraced rice fields of the Longji minority area. We then board a Chinese riverboat to cruise the dramatic Yangtse River Gorges.

 

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Along the Yangtse + Beijing Extension (Ref E/YRB)

20 Days Price from £2099 pp

As well as including the cosmopolitan cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai, this trip spends time exploring the backroads and villages of rural China. We admire the stunning karst scenery of Guilin and Yangshuo and terraced rice fields of the Longji minority area. We then board a Chinese riverboat to cruise the dramatic Yangtse River Gorges.

 

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Along the Yangtse + Imperial Journey (Ref E/YRC)

30 Days Price from £2599 pp

Enjoy an in-depth adventure through both old Imperial and modern Communist China.

 

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Mountains and Mekong (Ref E/YU)

19 Days Price from £1849 pp

A rewarding journey of extremes, we travel the length of China's Yunnan province, discovering its rich scenic and ethnic diversity. Making use of Indochina's finest natural highway, the Mekong, we'll link these wonders with the delights of little-known Laos.

 

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