Discover China's treasures, including the Forbidden City, the Terra-Cotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens, on a classic journey through China's Middle Kingdom and a three-day cruise on the Yangtze River.

Starting at: $5,284 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 The Terra-Cotta Warriors of Xi'an  The breathtaking gorges of the Yangtze River  A panoramic view of the Forbidden City  Beijing's Forbidden City  Temple of Heaven, Beijing  The legendary Great Wall of China  Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China  China's Yangtze River  The renowned Shanghai Museum  Chinese jade chimera. Credit: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Pavilion in the Yu Yuan gardens of Shanghai  Yu Yuan (gardens) of Shanghai

Imperial China and the Yangtze

14 days from $5,284 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Discover China's treasures, including the Forbidden City, the Terra-Cotta Warriors, and Yu Yuan Gardens, on a classic journey through China's Middle Kingdom and a three-day cruise on the Yangtze River.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

TOUR BROCHURE

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

This tour was fantastic and very enriching. This was the best way to see a country as vast and with such deep history as China.

- Dianne W.

China is a tour that is packed with history, historic sites and incredible scenery. Love the trip!!!

- Joan L.

A great trip for the educated and culturally curious!

- Previous Journeys Traveler

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Dates & Prices

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SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare Los Angeles, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,284 - $995 Double
$6,479 - $1,490 Single
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Tour cost including airfare Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,484 - $995 Double
$6,679 - $1,490 Single
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Tour cost including airfare Boston, Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Washington DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,584 - $995 Double
$6,779 - $1,490 Single
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Tour cost including airfare Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,684 - $995 Double
$6,879 - $1,490 Single
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Land Only – Tour cost not including airfare
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,395 - $995 Double
$5,590 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare Los Angeles, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,384 - $995 Double
$6,579 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,584 - $995 Double
$6,779 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Boston, Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Washington DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,684 - $995 Double
$6,879 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,784 - $995 Double
$6,979 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Land Only – Tour cost not including airfare
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,495 - $995 Double
$5,690 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare Los Angeles, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,384 - $995 Double
$6,579 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,584 - $995 Double
$6,779 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Boston, Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Washington DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,684 - $995 Double
$6,879 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,784 - $995 Double
$6,979 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Land Only – Tour cost not including airfare
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,495 - $995 Double
$5,690 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation

SPECIAL VALUE

This tour is specially designed for a small group of 16 to 24 Smithsonian travelers and offers outstanding travel value. Prices include airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees.


Tour cost including airfare Los Angeles, San Francisco
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,284 - $995 Double
$6,479 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Portland (OR), Seattle
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,484 - $995 Double
$6,679 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Boston, Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Washington DC
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,584 - $995 Double
$6,779 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Tour cost including airfare Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Orlando, Philadelphia, Tampa
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$5,684 - $995 Double
$6,879 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation
Land Only – Tour cost not including airfare
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$4,395 - $995 Double
$5,590 - $1,490 Single
Make a Reservation

Price Notes

Price includes airfare, airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees, which are subject to change until final payment is made. Please call if your city is not listed. Business class upgrade on round-trip transpacific flight: $3,495 (2016) per person and $3,695 (2017) and subject to change. Air inclusive prices include airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees of $489, which are subject to change until final payment is made.

Due to Chinese visa restrictions, no new registrations can be accepted within 45 days of the tour.

Please note: This trip involves full days of sightseeing and significant amounts of walking on stairs and uneven surfaces. You should be in good physical condition to enjoy the tour to the fullest.