China Tours

Travel to the other side of the world with YMT Vacations on a tour of enchanting China! We’ll show you the highlights of the world’s most populous nation—experience China’s history, distinct culture, and stunning natural beauty as you travel through the incredibly varied landscapes, including a relaxing Yangtze River cruise. With numerous inclusions, our trips to China are the best and most affordable way to see the country!


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Legendary China & Yangtze River Cruise

Introduction

Experience the mystique and culture of the Far East with YMT’s new China Tour which includes a Yangtze River cruise!  You’ll spend 3 nights and see all the main sights in Beijing including Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and the Forbidden City. Visit the Great Wall of China where you’ll walk along an ancient path and discover one of the world’s most intriguing architectural marvels. Then it’s on to Xi’an to see the more than 8,000 figures that make up the Terracotta Warriors. Then, fly to Chongqing to see Giant Pandas before embarking on a remarkable 3-night Yangtze River Cruise with panoramic views of the world’s third longest river, complete with three included shore excursions. The final stop is Shanghai for 2 nights and more included sightseeing featuring the French Concession and Shanghai Museum. Three internal flights in China.

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Important notes:
 
Passports and Visas: A passport and a valid Chinese tourist visa (extra charge) is required to participate in this tour. Getting a Chinese visa is straightforward. Unless you live near a Chinese consular office, YMT recommends you use one of the many visa agencies that offer a convenient and hassle free service. Contact a local visa agency for full application requirements and fees or alternatively visit www.china-embassy.org.
 
Yangtze River cruise ships: Victoria Cruises' Victoria Jenna. All on board accommodation is superior cabin (Victoria Jenna) with private facilities. All of our tours feature cruises aboard the Victoria Jenna. Victoria Cruises have an excellent reputation and specialize in serving North American guests and, like YMT, are members of the United States Tour Operators Association. The Victoria Jenna takes up to 266 guests and ship facilities include 2 restaurants, 4 elevators, 2 lounges, 3 bars, a gym, library, and a beauty salon. Ask your travel consultant for the ship fact sheet for more information. Please note that the river cruises have a recommended additional crew gratuity of $25 p/p USD which is additional and will be added to your on board account.
 
Arranging your air travel: We recommend that you book your air to China with YMT. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.
 
Activity level: Some of the sightseeing on this tour requires extended periods of walking and standing, walking over rough or uneven ground, climbing steps, several airplane flights, getting on and off boats and buses and generally navigating busy tourist sites. While this shouldn’t pose a challenge to most guests, please consider before booking that this is an active tour.
 
Included meals: Hotel breakfasts will generally be a mix of Chinese and international dishes. All lunches and dinners stated in the itinerary will be in local restaurants (eg. outside the hotel) and will be Chinese dishes. In Beijing and Shanghai, western style food is generally available (at your own cost); however in other areas, availability of western style food may be very limited. The Yangtze River cruise restaurants can be buffet or waiter service with Chinese and some international food.
12 Days from $1499 (was $1749)

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Marvels of East Asia

Introduction

Travel to Asia to experience the best of the Far East’s culture, cuisine, and sightseeing. Spend 2 days each in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and 15 luxurious days aboard Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam as you cruise through 6 unique Asian destinations.

 
 
21 Days from $2599 (was $2849)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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Introduction

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21 Days from $2599 (was $2849)

per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

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