Go beyond the bright lights and ancient sites to uncover China’s breathtaking natural wonders like never before on this 13 day discovery package. From ‘floating mountains’ that inspired the film Avatar to the twists and turns of the mighty Yangtze River, this undiscovered side of China needs to be seen to be believed.
Begin your journey in Zhangjiajie National Forest, where you will uncover the amazing Ten Mile Gallery which hosts the towering rock pillars that inspired Avatar; spot wild monkeys as you walk along the Gold Whip Stream; and take in breathtaking scenery as you ride the world’s highest and fastest outdoor elevator. Then, cruise along the Yangtze River from Yichang to Chongqing.
Marvel at the amazing 71 metre tall Giant Buddha in Leshan and continue on to enjoy free time in Chengdu; admire classic architecture and taste the delicious spicy food the Sichuan capital is famous for. With return international flights, six nights 4-star hotel accommodation, four night river cruise, return airport and cruise transfers and English speaking tour guides - this is a once-in-a-lifetime journey you will never forget.
Day 1: New Zealand - Changsa, China
Day 2: Changsa - Changde
Day 3: Changde - Zhangjiajie National Forest, Wulingyuan
Day 4: Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Wulinyuan Scenic Area, Wulingyuan
Day 5: Zhangjiajie - Yichang - Begin 4 night Yangtze River cruise
Days 6-8: Yangtze River cruise
Day 9: Chongqing - Emeishan
Day 10: Emeishan Art Museum - Leshan Giant Buddha - Chengdu
Day 11: Chengdu - Kuanzhai Alley - Free afternoon
Day 12: Chengdu, China - New Zealand
Day 13: Arrive in New Zealand
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share. For a full list of terms and conditions please speak to your World Travellers consultant.