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Yet_rivers_bg Dynasties of China & Tibet Featuring the Yangtze River

Dates: May 5 - May 19, 2018

Total Duration: 15 days

Cost: From $6,745 per person, double occupancy

Deposit (per participant): $1,000

Activity level: Moderately Active

Marian Chertow
Forestry & Environmental Studies

Vehicle: M.V. Victoria Jenna

Tour Operator: Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.

Region: East Asia


Experience the best of mysterious China and enchanting Tibet—two lands whose stunning beauty forms the backdrop of centuries-old civilizations steeped in legend and tradition. This exceptional, custom-designed and comprehensive 15-day journey encompasses the breadth of China from the Himalayan "Rooftop of the World," with three nights in seldom-visited "Sun City" of Lhasa, through the dramatic gorges of the Yangtze River and to the historic neighborhoods of Old Shanghai. Enjoy Five-Star accommodations in centrally located hotels in Beijing, Xi'an and Lhasa and in Shanghai's historic Fairmont Peace Hotel. Aboard the deluxe m.v. Victoria Jenna, cruise for three nights from Chongqing to Yichang. Tour the impressive Three Gorges Dam. Visit six UNESCO World Heritage sites. Walk along the Great Wall and through Beijing's Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Visit the ancient capital of Xi'an and view the impressive Terra Cotta Warriors. Explore magnificent Tibetan temples and monasteries, including Potala Palace, former winter residence of the Dalai Lamas, and experience Shanghai's Bund and Pudong districts, including the Shanghai Museum.

Marian Chertow

Marian Chertow is associate professor of industrial environmental management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and is... more>>