"Thank you for organising our holiday (to China).

We had a great time.

All of the guides were on time, very well informed and easy people to be with.

We have seen so many things and eaten in local places where we would never have gone by ourselves.

We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you and if you would like more details of our adventures or a statement of recommendation let us know."

Nicola, Michael and Family

"Arrived home safe and well and had a wonderful holiday in Nepal and Bhutan"

Michael and Eileen

"Just wanted to thank you for booking our holiday to Koh Lanta.

Everything was perfect and I can thoroughly recommend the Layana Resort and the island of Koh Lanta to any one who wants a laid back, peaceful, non commercialised holiday."

Jane and Andy

"I just wanted to let you know what a great time I had in the Philippines and Borneo.

Everything went without a problem. Great time, great pics, etc.

Thanks for all of your help with this trip"



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Three Gorges Discovery - 12 Days

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Experience the dramatic scenery of the Three Gorges and witness the spectacle of the largest dam in the world on the 12-day Three Gorges Discovery.

Your adventure begins in historical and cultural Beijing, before heading to Xian and its Terracotta Warriors. Discover the beauty of the Three Gorges as we cruise down the Yangtze River before reaching vibrant Shanghai.

Days 1-3 - Beijing

Arrive in Beijing and transfer to your hotel. We walk through the incredible expanse of Tiananmen Square before continuing on foot to the splendid Forbidden City.

Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony before heading into one of Beijing’s few remaining hutongs (backstreets) for lunch in a local home and a rickshaw ride.

See the city’s famous Drum Tower, travel to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, enjoy a Peking duck dinner and explore the Wangfujing Night Markets.

Days 4-5 - Xian

Visit the Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace before boarding an afternoon flight to Xian.

Marvel at the Terracotta Warriors, wander the fascinating Muslim Quarter and perhaps Calligraphy Street, and visit the Big Goose Pagoda. We also indulge in a sumptuous dumpling banquet.

Days 6-8 - Yangtze River

We fly to the city of Chongqing to begin our Yangtze cruise.

Relax on board while viewing the ever changing scenery, shiny new cities and remnants of towns swallowed by the dam project, and the amazing Three Gorges.

Enjoy an interesting side trip up Shennong Stream and a number of shore excursions, including a fascinating visit to the dam site.

Days 9-12 - Shanghai & Zhujiajiao

Fly to Shanghai, one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Admire the Art Deco streetscapes of the Bund, visit the superb Shanghai Museum and peaceful Yu Garden.

Discover the lively Chinese Quarter, see the famed Shanghai acrobats and visit the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao.

Your journey ends with an airport transfer on day 12.

Trip grading: EASY to MODERATE

Suitable for travelers with an average level of fitness and mobility. Fly between major destinations. Boarding of small and large boats required.

What's included:

8 nights hotel accommodation and 3 nights cruise ship accommodation, flights as specified, all road transport by air-conditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified, entrance fees, Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travelers, local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 2 dinners.

Note: Cruise boats and itineraries are subject to change due to weather conditions and water levels.

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