When you book that once-in-a-lifetime tour of China, you want it to be the best, the most luxurious experience possible.
China Spree Travel knows that and offers the ultimate luxury trip, covering China’s highlights in style. The Dragon Heart of China and Yangtze tour provides 5-star hotels, wonderful meals and top-notch guides, along with a learning experience that’s lots of fun. And it all comes with an unbeatable price and excellent value—which is why China Spree is the leading China tour operator in North America.
The 16-day Dragon Heart of China and Yangtze tour is China Spree’s top-of-the-line, an affordable luxury trip that covers Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chongqing, a Yangtze River Cruise, Suzhou, Tongli and Shanghai. With a $400 discount (if booked by March 31), the price starts at $4,799 and includes round-trip flight to Beijing from San Francisco, all intra-China flights and ground transportation, conveniently-located 5-star luxury hotels, 15 American buffet breakfasts, 26 other delicious meals in unique restaurants, exclusive InSites Cultural Program, comprehensive sightseeing and entrance fees, special evening shows, expert tour director and local guides, and baggage handling. The price from New York is $5,099.
The tour visits Beijing, with its countless imperial treasures (the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall of China); ancient Xian and the Terracotta Warriors; the fabulous landscape of limestone peaks around Guilin; the giant pandas in Chongqing; Suzhou, with its classic gardens and canals; the charming water village of Tongli; and Shanghai, China’s most sophisticated and cosmopolitan city. On the Yangtze River Cruise, tour participants will enjoy Victoria Cruises’ elegant boutique ship, Victoria Anna and its executive suites, à la carte dining (Chinese and Western), complimentary drinks and WiFi, while sailing through the fabled Three Gorges.
The hotels, too, are China’s finest: the Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street, the Shangri-La Xian, the Shangri-La Guilin and the Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai. Among the culinary highlights are the famous Quanjude restaurant for Peking duck in Beijing, the Lu Bo Lar in Shanghai for dim sum and a spicy Sichuan dinner in Chongqing. And there are special treats like the rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Old Beijing, with lunch in a family’s courtyard home; a dragon boat ride across picturesque Kunming Lake; a Tang Dynasty Show with a dumpllng banquet; the Shanghai Acrobats; and a final airport run on the world’s fastest magnetic levitation train.All prices are cash-only, are per person double occupancy and are subject to availability. (Payment by credit card incurs an additional $200 charge.) Add-on air fares are available from many other cities. For more detailed information about The Dragon Heart of China & Yangtze, log onto www.chinaspree.com and click “China Tours” then “Luxury Tours.”