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China and the Yangtze River: A Tailor-Made Journey

15 days from $5,925

Get immersed in China’s captivating culture, and explore fabled landscapes from the Three Gorges to the karst mountains of Guilin, on a journey to great cities and stunning rural landscapes in five distinct regions.

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Shichahai Shadow Art Hotel

Beijing, China

The Shichahai Shadow Art Hotel is located in Beijing’s hutong district, a historic neighborhood of narrow, cobbled alleyways, street vendors, and typical courtyard houses. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with simple furnishings that befit a traditional hutong home. The spacious courtyard offers sitting areas and a shadow puppet stage, where guests are invited to watch live shows and learn about the puppets. A buffet breakfast is served in the lobby, and a café and bar are also on-site. The Shadow Art Hotel enjoys a central location near the Bell and Drum Towers, the Forbidden City, and Houhai and Shichahai lakes. 

Number of nights: 3

Grand Mercure Xian Renmin Square

Xian, China

Located within the ancient city walls of Xian, a short walk from the Bell and Drum towers and the Muslim Quarter, Grand Mercure Xian on Renmin Square offers a comfortable base from which to explore this historic city. The hotel is part of the Accor Hotels complex, and offers a selection of guest rooms and suites that combine chic Chinese design with modern touches. Dining options include an all-day restaurant with an international menu and a lounge for snacks and drinks. The fitness center, swimming pool, and massage service provide guests with a chance to work out or relax in an environment surrounded by courtyards and landscaped gardens. Guests also have access to restaurants and leisure facilities at other Accor hotels within the complex.

Number of nights: 1

Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

Guilin, China

Overlooking the Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin, Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel is a stylish hotel in the heart of the city.  Its 99 rooms and suites offer a variety of views and sizes, and all are tastefully appointed and well equipped with modern amenities. Along with restaurant that serves up Western and Chinese cuisine and stunning views, the hotel features a café, tea house, fitness center, and a playground. 

Number of nights: 1

Yangshuo Moondance Resort

Yanghshuo, China

The Yangshuo Moondance Resort is a lovely country house set in a lush river valley a 15-minute drive from the center of town. Rooms are comfortable and airy, with private balconies and flat-sceen TVs among other amenities. The grounds include gardens and pool, with lots of space for kids to play. The resort includes a restaurant that serves Western and Chinese fare and a cozy lobby with a fireplace, and barbecues are sometimes held on the lawn.  Guests can also rent bikes to explore or enjoy an in-room massage.  

Number of nights: 2

Li-An Lodge

Longji, China

The views from Li-An Lodge over a sea of rice terraces are hard to beat. With a wooden, rustic exterior, the lodge stays true to its village surroundings. Inside, the artistic flair of its owner—a renowned photographer—shines through, with photographs and artwork adorning the walls. Each of the 16 rooms has its own theme relating to different aspects of Chinese culture. With spacious balconies and an intimate atmosphere, Li-An Lodge provides a relaxing stay in one of the most beautiful settings in China.

Number of nights: 1

Victoria Cruises

Yangzte River, China

The five-star ships of Victoria Cruise Lines are specially designed to navigate the Yangtze River. Cabins and suites offer private balconies and en suite bathrooms, as well as several English-speaking television channels. Restaurants with picture windows serve Western and Chinese cuisine curated by a celebrity chef. Other on-board amenities include a gift shop, a fitness center, a health clinic, and a massage room. The ships feature a full program of enriching activities and entertainment, from lectures on culture or geology to calligraphy or tai chi lessons to dance performances. 

Number of nights: 1

Central Hotel Shanghai

Shanghai, China

Located in Puxi district in the heart of bustling Shanghai, close to tourist attractions such as the Bund with its colonial architecture, the excellent Shanghai Museum, People’s Square and the famous Nanjing Road shopping street, Central Hotel Shanghai offers guests a comfortable stay and is an ideal base from which to explore this exciting city. The hotel offers modern guest rooms and a good range of leisure facilities and dining options, and due to its location, you can find a number of good restaurants and bars within walking distance to the hotel and convenient access to public transport and taxis.

Number of nights: 3