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Botanica

Chinese Gardens, History & Culture

Shanghai to Beijing

Trip Code: BTCN14
14 Days
37 Meals
2020

Trip Highlights

Suzhou's Azalea Flower Show

Explore the colours of the Azalea Flower Show in Suzhou.

Iconic Chinese Gardens

Explore iconic Chinese Gardens including the Garden of the Humble Administrator, the Summer Palace and more.

Yangtze River Cruise

Enjoy a four night cruise through the Three Gorges region, explore the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors.

  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
  • Services of a Tour Manager & Botanical Guide
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & porterage
  • 4 Nights aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
  • 9 Nights in 5-star, centrally located hotels
  • Internal economy flights
  • 37 Meals

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Group size 15-25 guests
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • A visa is required for this tour
  • Prices are for land,cruise and flights as specified only
Asia Map BTCN14 2019-21
Shanghai to Beijing

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Azalea Flower Show

Stroll through the grounds at historic Tiger Hill to see thousands of blooming flowers.

Upon arrival be transferred to your hotel and enjoy a Welcome Dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Shanghai, Fairmont Peace Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner

This morning cruise the Huangpu River and explore the lavish Yu Garden, before feasting on dim sum for lunch. Tonight enjoy premium seating at an Acrobatic Show.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to the scenic water town of Jinxi and enjoy a boat ride. Continue to the picturesque town of Suzhou.

Stay: Two Nights, Suzhou, Hyatt Regency

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the renowned Humble Administrator’s Garden today. This evening we go to the Night Garden of Fishermen’s Net, for traditional Suzhou music.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Azalea Flower Show

Stroll through the grounds at historic Tiger Hill to see thousands of blooming flowers.


Travel to Tiger Hill and see the Azalea Flower Show and Wanjing Villa. Fly to Yichang and Board the RV Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer.

Stay: Four Nights: the luxurious Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise along the Yangtze River through the Three Gorges region, considered by many to be China’s most picturesque.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a traditional longboat ride through this stunning riverine gorge flanked by verdant forest. Later, see Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, during your cruise you may choose to experience either the 816 Underground Project or the White Crane Ridge Underwater Project.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark in Chongqing, visit the zoo to see giant pandas. Fly later to Xi’an.

Stay: Two Nights, Xi’an, Shangri-La Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive at the world-famous Terracotta Army and see some of the best-preserved sculptures from an exclusive lower viewing platform Spend the afternoon at the Museum of Qin.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Fly this morning to Beijing. This afternoon visit Tian’anmen Square and the World Heritage-listed Forbidden City.

Stay: Three Nights, Beijing, Regent Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall of China, the Mutianyu section. Board a cable car and enjoy great views.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit the Summer Palace’s Imperial Garden. Enjoy a Peking Duck Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Would not hesitate to recommend Botanica and we are already looking into our next adventure.

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