China 2014

15 Day China Tour with Gate 1
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Sep 12, 2014, Friday - Forbidden City & Summer Palace Tour We started with a morning briefing with our Tour Manager, Scotty. Our exploration of Beijing began at…

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Sep 12, 2014, Saturday - Great Wall of China We Traveled to the 2000-year-old Great Wall of China, one of the most amazing structures ever built by man,…

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Sep 14, 2014, Flight to Xian. Later this afternoon, trace the beginnings of Chinese civilization at the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum. Opened to the public…

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Monday - Xian Antiquities Tour with Terracotta Army Morning visit to Xingqing park, center of the city's lively activities, where we joined the residents in…

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Sep 17, 2014, Chengdu Panda Center to Mt. Emei. This morning, traveled to see Chengdu's most famous attraction – panda bears. Due to many factors, including…

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Mt Emei

Sep 18, 2014, Today, ascended Mt. Emei, one of the four most sacred Buddhist mountains in China, endowed with towering majestic beauty, as well as mysterious…

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Sep 19, 2014, We travel this morning to Chongqing, a major cosmopolitan city and gateway to the Yangtze River. Upon arrival, lunch at a local restaurant. In the…

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Sep 20, 2014, The ship sailed this morning for Shibaozhai, built during the Ming Dynasty and considered one of the most exceptional architectural examples in…

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River Gorges

Sep 21, 2014, Qutang and Wuxia Gorges. Awake this morning to beautiful vistas on the river. The ship travels downstream today through the Qutang Gorge, flanked…

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Three Gorges Dam

Sep 22, 2014 Sailed downstream through the Xiling Gorge. The longest section of the Three Gorges system is comprised of the Xietan, Qintan and Kongling rapids,…

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Sep 23, 2014, Next, visited the classical Yuyuan Garden (Garden of Happiness) built during the Ming dynasty. This beautiful and serene sanctuary features…

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