Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise & flights

14 day Wonders of China and the Yangtze tour including return international flights, accommodation, breakfast daily, professional tour guides, in-depth sightseeing and more!

14 days | per person twin share | | Typically $4,532!
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  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • Wonders of China with Yangtze River cruise with flights
  • We had a fabulous tour. The flights, accommodation, sight seeing etc were amazing. Marcus L
  • The whole experience was handled very efficiently and professionally throughout Barry W
  • It was an amazing experience and everything was beautiful Jose J



Immersed in history, China has so much to offer and our 14 day Wonders of China tour incorporates the very best bits. 

Take a visit to the infamous Great Wall of China to expose yourself to some breathtaking scenery. In Beijing, the Hutong Tour is highly recommended if you are interested in experiencing a more traditional and old-world China. Perhaps opt to take a visit to the inspiring Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. 

Travel to Hangzhou by bullet train and then on to Suzhou to observe more of China’s cultural heritage and visit one of the finest gardens in the country. 

Journey to Shanghai, famous for it’s iconic skyline, opt to take the Huangpu River Cruise at night taking in all the lights, sights and sounds of this beautiful city. You will have free time to explore this modern shopping capital, with quaint cafes and eateries. 

Embark on your Yangtze River Cruise where you will journey through the depths of China to see some of the most spectacular scenery imaginable. Relax, take in the sights and enjoy all meals aboard your scenic river cruise

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Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Beijing 

Your China holiday will begin with an international flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel to prepare for your tour tomorrow.

Day 2: Beijing (B)

Today we explore Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City, discover Beijing’s imperial treasures. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world before progressing on to the Forbidden City. Enter the imposing walls of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of the Ming Dynasty, for an exclusive tour through this vast complex of courtyards and lanes. 

Optional Tour: Hutong Tour – Take a rickshaw tour of the traditional Hutong areas, famous for the old-style buildings, and time-honoured workshops. Enjoy a meal with a local family here before returning to your hotel.

Day 3: Beijing (B,L,D)

Today, you will travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, you’ll find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent and the experience is truly unforgettable. You will then learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing. Furthermore, you will visit the 2008 Olympic Games Sites including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Before returning to your hotel, enjoy a complementary oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre where you will learn about alternative treatments for illness and have the chance to consult a Chinese Medical professional.

Day 4: Beijing –train-icon– Hangzhou (B)

In the morning, you can choose to spend the day at your leisure – take advantage of the hotel facilities or explore Beijing.

Optional Tour: Visit the Temple of Heaven and practice the martial art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi is an internal martial art system which places emphasis on the development and control of Chi energy (consciousness) within the body. The Temple of Heaven a sprawling complex of religious buildings located in the south-eastern section of central Beijing. The site was constructed by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties who would host annual ceremonies of prayer for good harvest here.

Later this afternoon you will be transferred to Hangzhou via bullet train. 

Day 5: Hangzhou (B,L)

Today, your will embark on a tour of Hangzhou city – renowned for its beauty and abundance of cultural heritage. It is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the Zheijang Province and one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. You will then visit the West Lake area in Hangzhou, comprising of the West Lake and the surrounding hills, which have inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th Century. It is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in China, and is home to numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens, causeways and artificial islands. While you’re in the West Lake scenic area, we visit a tea plantation, here you will learn about tea picking and processing. 

Optional Tour: In the evening, you may choose to attend the Romance of Song Dynasty Show featuring colourful costumes dancing, acting and acrobatics and tells the story of the five areas of Hangzhou. 

Day 6: Hangzhou – Suzhou (B,L)

Today, you will be transferred from Hangzhou to Suzhou via bus. Upon arrival, spend some time exploring the Master of the Nets Garden it is one of the finest gardens in China, and for which Suzhou is renowned. You will explore the garden and admire the effortless cohesion of art, nature and architecture that has attracted thousands of visitors since 1140CE. 

Optional Tour: After lunch, you will have the option to take a boat trip along the longest canal in the world – Suzhou’s Grand Canal. Some sections date as far back as the 5th century BC and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – there are many beautiful homes to admire along this impressive waterway.

Day 7: Suzhou – Shanghai (B,L,D)

After breakfast, spend the morning perusing the most famous silk factory in China to understand the manufacturing processes of silk and its rich history in China before being be transferred to Shanghai via bus. Upon arrival, you will visit the Nanjing walking district and discover the history and culture of Shanghai. You will then continue to the Bund by the Huangpu River, and witness the old meeting the modern side of the city. 

Optional Tour: Enjoy an evening on the Huangpu River Cruise, allowing you to take in the famous sites of Shanghai including; the People’s Hero Monument, the Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the dramatic skyline of the Pu Dong business district, the bustling International Passenger Station of Shanghai Harbour, the docks and the Wu Song ancient gun fort relics.

Day 8: Shanghai (B)

Today you may enjoy a day of leisure. Shanghai is host to a great number of historical and cultural sites, so be sure to ask your tour guide for advice on the best places to visit. Alternatively, you can choose to enjoy an optional tour with your experienced tour guide.

Day 9: Shanghai –train-icon– Yichang (B,D) cruise-icon

Today, you will be transferred from Shanghai to Yichang by high speed train. Upon arrival, you will board the Yangtze River Cruise ship and settle in before departure tomorrow. The expansive Yangtze River is the largest river in Asia and the third largest in the world. It is renowned not only for its impressive size, but also for the natural beauty of its surrounds. The river begins in the remote mountainous regions and winds its way through stunning gorges, lush and fertile regions and connects with numerous lakes and waterways.

Day 10: Yangtze River Cruise (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Your first day on the Yangtze River will begin with a beautiful buffet breakfast before setting out on your first optional shore excursion to the Three Gorges Project. The Three Gorges Dam Site is one of the largest construction projects undertaken by mankind and is the biggest hydropower project in the world. You may also choose to visit the Tribe of the Three Gorges, the only large scenic spot that has not be influenced by the Three Gorges Dam project, which showcases the abundant Ba Culture and Shu Culture. In the evening, you will return to the ship and attend the Captain’s Welcome Banquet and enjoy the evening of dancing.

Day 11: Yangtze River Cruise (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today you may choose to enjoy an optional shore excursion to the mesmerizing Shennong Stream. The stream flows through 3 beautiful gorges including the Mianzhu Gorge, Parrot Gorge and Longcangdong Gorge. Each gorge is renowned for its unique and stunning scenery. The Shennong Stream is also home to the Hanging Coffins – which are ancient coffins containing the remains of decendants of the Tujia people. Another excursion choice for today is to visit the White Emperor City. It’s an ancient temple that is located atop Baidi Mountain on the northern bank of the Yangtze River in Fengjie County. In the afternoon, you will return to the ship in time for lunch and enjoy the crew’s performance in the evening.

Day 12: Yangtze River Cruise (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Today is a scheduled optional shore excursion to the legendary Shibaozhai. The site has a history of over 400 years when it was built into the side of a 200-meter-tall hill. The striking 9 story red pagoda was built in 1819 to make it easier for people to reach the Buddhist temple at the very top of the hill. Also, you may choose to attend an excursion of visiting the Fengdu Ghost City which is also known as the “City of Ghosts”. You will see the temples built on Ming Mountain depict the punish instruments and demon paintings, demonstrating the Chinese people’s imagination of hell. In the evening you will enjoy the Farewell Dinner and pack your bags in preparation to disembark the cruise tomorrow.

Day 13: Chongqing –airplane-takeoff – Australia (B)

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Day 14: Australia 

Arrive home today



  • Return international airfares with a full service carrier 
  • All domestic and international airport transfers in China
  • 12 nights’ in Deluxe 4 star twin share accommodation
  • Daily Breakfasts, 7 Lunches & 6 Dinners
  • Private coach transportation
  • The services of professional tour guides
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • All site entry fees
  • All tipping and gratuities 


  • Walking the majestic Great Wall; standing in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square; marvelling at the incredible Forbidden City
  • Embarking on fabulous 4 day Yangtze River cruise that will live in your memory forever.
  • Learning about China’s most celebrated stone, jade and experiencing a relaxing oriental foot massage
  •  The thrill of a bullet train ride from Beijing to Hangzhou.
  • Viewing the stunning West Lake, touring a tea plantation and being captivated by Hangzhou’s beautiful temples, pagodas and pavilions
  • Strolling through Suzhou’s magnificent Master of the Nets Garden; and witnessing the artistry of making silk.
  • Being enthralled by the sights of bustling Shanghai 



Fine Print


How to book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Once you have completed your online booking you will receive an Order Confirmation, which will include a link to complete our Travel Partners booking form. 
  • This booking form MUST be completed and submitted to our Travel Partner in order to confirm your booking. 
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure, whichever is earlier 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Tour Excludes: 

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned or ‘optional’ in the itinerary

Single Supplement:

$780 per person in addition to your twin share vouchers 

You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here 

Group Size:  2-50 people

Triple Share: Please purchase 3 x twin share vouchers. Please note third bed will be a rollaway bed 

Optional Tours:


Hutong Rickshaw Tour & meal $55 – per person (approx)
Temple of Heaven Tour with meal – $50 per person (approx)


Huangpu River Cruise – $35 per person (approx)
Ancient water town with meal – $80 per person (approx)
Acrobatics Show – $60 per person (approx)


Grand Canal Boat Tour – $35 per person (approx)


The Romance Of Song Dynasty Show – $60 per person (approx)

Yangtze River Cruise

Shennong Stream
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Three Gorges Dam Site

Three scenic Excursions $170 per person Embark on three spectacular excursion in one convenient package! 

All optional tours are payable on your tour in local currency. 


Beijing: Beijing Park Plaza Science Park or similar
Hangzhou: Hangzhou International Expo Center North Star or similar
Suzhou: Suzhou Holiday Inn Huirong Plaza or similar
Shanghai: Shanghai Baoshan Delta Hotel by Marriott or similar


Different levels of travel involve varying degrees of activity and we recommend a good level of fitness and health in order to fully experience the package and optional tours purchased, including site-seeing by foot, climbing of stairs and extended day touring. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

Child Price: Same price as adults – Minimum age 2 years

If you are needing assistance with your Visa, please request it upon submitting your booking form


Travel Dates



18 May*
25 May*
01 June
08 June 
15 June
22 June
29 June
06 July*
03 August
10 August
17 August 
07 September*
14 September*
12 October*
19 October*
26 October*
02 November
09 November

* A $200 per person surcharge applies 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

Please note not all dates are available on each travel style. Available dates may differ between Essential and Classic. Please refer to the availability calendar for accurate availability.


Flight Information



  • Return economy airfare with China Eastern (China Southern, Air China or similar)
  • We are unable to guarantee which airline you will travel with as flights will be booked subject to promotional fare availability for your travel dates. Including minimum 20kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • Customers wishing to choose their preferred airline – please purchase your voucher first and request your preferred airline in the ‘special requests’ field when submitting your booking form. Please note, this is a request basis only.
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.


  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopover or a substitute airline. These changes are beyond our control and will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.


Stay behind surcharge:

  • If you wish to extend your trip, a $200 per person breakaway charge will apply (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). Your stay behind request must be submitted when completing your booking form. Only the return date can be altered.Please indicate this on our Travel Partners booking form. 

Extending your trip: 

  • If you wish to alter or extend your trip, please purchase your voucher first and submit a request on your booking form. Webjet Exclusives will then provide quotations for any alterations or extensions. Should you wish to proceed any additional charges will be collected. However if you are unhappy with the options a full refund of the voucher will be provided. 


Travel Information




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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares with a full service carrier 
  • All domestic and international airport transfers in China
  • Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • 12 nights’ Standard 4 star twin share accommodation
  • Daily Breakfasts, 7 Lunches & 6 Dinners
  • Private coach transportation
  • The services of professional tour guides
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All site entry fees
  • All tipping and gratuities 


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