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18 days        Tour-NR: RB-PRE19-002
18 Tage        Tour-NR: RB-PRE19-002

Yangtze Cruise and the "Roof of the World"

China Tour with Yangtze Cruise and the Roof of the World
17 nights from € 4749,-
RB-PRE19-002
18 days        Tour-NR: RB-PRE19-002
18 Tage        Tour-NR: RB-PRE19-002

Yangtze Cruise and the "Roof of the World"

China Tour with Yangtze Cruise and the Roof of the World
17 nights from € 4749,-
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Travel to the roof of the world on a round trip through China and Tibet including Yangtze Cruise.

This 18-day round trip including river cruise on the Yangtze River through China and Tibet combined with train, bus and ship will bring you some of the greatest cultural treasures China and Tibet have to offer. Experience impressive mountain landscapes, huge monastery towns, picturesque landscapes and the ice giants of the Himalayas ? by train to the 'roof of the world'. Marvel at temples, pagodas and monasteries where gods and demons have been flickering in the light of butter lamps for centuries. During a Yangtze cruise - the longest river in Asia - you will experience natural wonders of unique beauty. From Frankfurt you fly to Beijing where you can explore the capital of the People's Republic of China on a city tour. An impressive building awaits you at the next stop on your round trip - the famous Great Wall of China. The journey then continues by plane to Yichang, where you will embark after a city tour in the evening on your luxurious cruise ship President No. 7. Your comfortable river cruise on the Yangtze will take you through breathtaking scenery. You will pass the Xiling Gorge, the longest and deepest gorge of the 200km Three Great Gorges. After a visit to the massive Three Gorges Dam, you'll cross the gigantic five-step lock staircase. During your cruise on the Yangtze, you will discover the fairytale Wu Gorge and an excursion to the 'Three Little Gorges' with their lush suptropical vegetation like in a picture book. During your river cruise on the Yangtze in the impressive Qutang Gorge, you will experience a river that narrows noticeably once again at a rapid flow speed. Another highlight is the so-called "pearl on the river", the stone treasure pagoda on the Shibaozhai hill. In Chongqing, the metropolis of millions, you will leave your luxurious riverboat the President No. 7 again and visit the large pandas in the zoo, which are only found in China and are considered a national sanctuary by the Chinese. Your round trip continues by plane to Xining. There you explore the capital of the Chinese province Qinghai and the large mosque with a city guidance. After lunch the biggest adventure of your journey begins, you travel with the Qinghai Express to Lhasa to the roof of the world. Enjoy the spectacular view of the breathtaking mountain world at an altitude of over 4000 metres on the world's highest railway line. Arrived in Lhasa, the fascinating Potala Palace, the Winter Palace of the Dalai Lama and the Jokhang Temple, the sanctuary of Tibet await you. During your stay in Lhasa you will also visit the Norbulingka Palace, the summer residence of the Dalai Lama and the Sera Monastery, which together with Drepung Monastery was the most important seat of the Gelugpa School. When travelling through Tibet, the natural beauty of the country should not be missed. So you travel with the bus the 4700 meters high Khampa La pass with the enchanting Yamdrok lake and experience on the 5000 meters high Karo La pass glaciers which reach up to the road. During your round trip in the second largest city of Tibet, in Shigatse then the Trashilhünpo monastery with the statue of the Buddha Maitreya, the Buddha of the future, the largest Buddha statue of Tibet expects you. Via Lhasa you leave the northwest of China and fly to Shanghai. During a stroll through the city you can arrive in peace in the metropolis of millions. In Shanghai you can visit a silk spinning mill and the old town as well as the Yu Garden, a special highlight for every garden lover. Also on the agenda is a tour to the new part of Shanhai, where you can enjoy an incredible view of the fascinating city from the Shanhai Tower. A farewell dinner then takes you to a revolving restaurant high above Shanghai. With many unforgettable impressions of the countless travel highlights you will fly back from Shanghai to Germany. This eventful round trip lets you look back again and again on your unforgettable holiday memories from the Middle Kingdom! Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator
Cruise Highlights
  • China and Tibet on a round trip
  • spectacular train ride to the roof of the world
  • breathtaking Yangtze cruise
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Date

We 30.09.2020
Th 01.10.2020
Fr 02.10.2020
Sa 03.10.2020
Su 04.10.2020
Mo 05.10.2020
Tu 06.10.2020
We 07.10.2020
Th 08.10.2020
Fr 09.10.2020
Sa 10.10.2020
Su 11.10.2020
Mo 12.10.2020
Tu 13.10.2020
We 14.10.2020
Th 15.10.2020
Fr 16.10.2020
Sa 17.10.2020
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Frankfurt - Peking
Peking
Peking
Peking - Yichang
Yangtze Kreuzfahrt
Yangtze Kreuzfahrt
Yangtze Kreuzfahrt
Chongqing - Xining
Xining
Eisenbahnfahrt
Lhasa
Lhasa
Lhasa - Shigatse
Shigatse - Lhasa
Lhasa - Shanghai
Shanghai
Shanghai
Shanghai - Deutschland
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