Your browser (Internet Explorer {{browserVersion}}) is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all the features of this and other websites.
Update my browser
Botanica

Chinese Gardens History and Culture

Shanghai to Beijing
13 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: BTCN13
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Azalea Flower Show

Explore the colours of the Azalea Flower Show in Suzhou, China.

See The Protected Giant Pandas

View the famous endangered species and learn about the plight of this national treasure.

See the Terracotta Warriors

View the life-sized clay soldiers of the ancient Terracotta Army in Xi'an.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All sightseeing and shore excursions
  • Services of a Tour Manager and Botanical Guide
  • On board lectures by the Botanical Guides
  • Everything as detailed, including gratuities
  • Finest dining - includes all meals while on board your ship
  • Three-night Yangtze River cruise aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

Map & Itinerary

Asia Map BTCN13 2019
Shanghai to Beijing

On arrival, be transferred to your hotel. After a Welcome Dinner, enjoy an acrobatic show.

Stay: Two Nights, Shanghai, Fairmont Peace Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner

This morning cruise the Huangpu River and explore the lavish Yu Garden.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to the picturesque town of Suzhou, visit Tiger Hill and see the Azalea Flower Show and Wanjing Villa.

Stay: Two Nights, Suzhou, Hyatt Regency

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit Humble Administrator’s Garden today. Tonight, visit the Night Garden of Fishermen’s Net for Suzhou music.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Jinxi and enjoy a boat ride. Fly to Xi’an and see the ancient city wall. Enjoy a Tang Dynasty show and dumpling banquet.

Stay: Two Nights, Xi'an, Shangri-La Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at the Terracotta Army. See some of the best-preserved sculptures from a lower viewing platform.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

See the giant pandas at the Chongqing Zoo. Transfer to the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer.

Stay: Three Nights, Yangtze River, Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Fuling and visit the 816 Underground Project. Tonight, enjoy a Captain's Welcome Reception.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enter Qutang Gorge, before continuing to Wu Gorge. Later, arrive at a riverside village for a glimpse of rural Chinese life. After lunch, explore Xiling Gorge. Tonight, savour a Chinese Banquet Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tour the Three Gorges Dam. Disembark in Yichang and transfer to the airport. After dinner, attend a Peking Opera show.

Stay: Three Nights, Beijing, Regent Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Tiananmen Square. After, head to the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Board a cable car and enjoy spectacular views. This evening, feast on a delicious Peking Duck Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Luxury Hotel Stays

Stay in some of China's finest hotels such as Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel.

Travel with new found friends

Travel with like-minded people on a Botanica adventure, visiting some of the world's most rewarding destinations.

3 Nights Yangtze River Cruise

Enjoy 3 Nights aboard the Yangzi Explorer cruising though the Three Gorges region.

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible