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Your journey begins in Beijing

Your Tauck China travel adventure begins at 5:30 PM at the Waldorf Astoria Beijing. A transfer is included upon your arrival from Beijing Capital International Airport to the Waldorf Astoria Beijing in the...


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The Great Wall and Beijing's hutongs

Your first day begins with a visit to the iconic Great Wall of China – a series of walls and fortifications inextricably entwined with the country’s history, and a powerful symbol of the endurance of Chinese civilization.  Take a walk...


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Imperial Beijing

In bygone days, the emperor and his retinue would process from the Forbidden City to the Temple of Heaven to pray for a bountiful harvest; today you’ll make your own way to the gilded temple, where you might see the locals playing chess, dancing,...


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Xi’an on the Silk Road

A morning flight takes you to the city of Xi’an at one end of the ancient Silk Road, the conduit along which for centuries the Chinese exported luxury goods including teas, salt, sugar, porcelain, spices, and, of course, silk. In Xi’an...


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Xi’an’s Terra Cotta Warriors & Shaanxi history

Eight thousand life-size terra cotta warrior statues stood guard at the tomb of China’s first emperor for more than 2,000 years. Your visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site today includes a Tauck Exclusive insider talk by a museum conservationist...


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Chengdu’s traditions

Take a high-speed train in First Class this morning from Xi’an to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province. After lunch at your hotel in Chengdu, visit the ancient Buddhist Wenshu Temple to see its revered artworks, examples of calligraphy, and...


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Pandas of Chengdu

Today enjoy a special experience learning about China’s iconic Giant Pandas – and observing them in a natural setting. You’ll have an opportunity to hold one, if you like – quite a photo op! During a visit to the Chengdu Panda...


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Leshan and the Giant Buddha

Prepare to see what’s likely to be the largest buddha you’ve ever encountered this morning. Head to Leshan for a brief boat ride along a river to the foot of the ancient Giant Buddha – an inspiring approach to a truly monumental sacred...


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Fly to Guilin and Yangshuo

A flight takes you to Guilin and your resort hotel in Yangshuo,  nestled in a picturesque landscape of limestone mountains and rice fields. Go for a walk with a local guide in Yangshuo Town on the Li River. Enjoy dinner at your resort hotel tonight....


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A cruise on the Li River

Spend the morning on a private Tauck cruise along the Li River, passing limestone peaks, bamboo groves, locals working in rice paddies, and water buffalo patrolling the fields. You’ll see fishermen float by on bamboo rafts and get a glimpse of...


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Discovering Old Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai this morning, where you’ll have some free time to discover fashionable Xintiandi. This sought-after historic neighborhood is good for walking and has been preserved intact with its characteristic 19th-century shikumen,...


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Shanghai’s Bund and Acrobats

The Bund on the waterfront in Shanghai is famous for its stretch of historic buildings in international architectural styles built as the headquarters of the western banks, hotels, clubs, businesses, and other organizations that thrived in China before...


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Shanghai past, present, and future

At the Shanghai Urban Planning Center, housed in a dramatic glass building, learn about the future development of the city through detailed models and multimedia displays. Explore the center's exhibits about this historic port city's past, present...


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Fly to Hong Kong

A morning flight brings you to Hong Kong, where you’ll have a chance to explore the city as you please from your world-class hotel – The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong – located high (over a hundred stories up) in the International Commerce...


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Victoria Peak & more in Hong Kong

Discover the city with a local guide today by ferry and double-decker bus. A funicular tram ride takes you up the mountain known as Victoria Peak, where the views are as impressive as the high-end residential properties! Have lunch at a local dim...


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Bound for home

Your journey ends in Hong Kong. Fly home anytime. A transfer to Hong Kong International Airport from The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is included. You should allow three hours for flight check-in.


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