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How to Plan a China Yangtze Tour

You have already known how to plan a Yangtze River cruise, how about planning a China Yangtze tour to explore the most aspects of China? For most first-time travelers, a relaxing Yangtze River cruise is usually served as a short break during a China trip and they travel beyond Yangtze to see other best of China.

So, besides the Yangtze River cruise, you’ll need to do some itinerary planning to make sure you see everything you want to and have time for. Reading through our trip planning guide helps you get a better understanding about how to plan a perfect China tour.

Plan a China Yangtze Tour in Five Steps

Best Time to Travel China

China is vast with different landscape, natural or historical, modern cities or countryside. It can be visit all the year round.

The best time to visit China depends on where you want to go and what you want to do. You just take some time to consider your travel date, travel length and destinations you will visit. There is no need to worry about your exact cruise time since Yangtze River cruise is available all the year round. You are guaranteed to select an ideal cruise to match your schedule.

Please Note: try to avoid the three big holidays in China: Chinese National Day, Labor Day and Chinese Spring Festival. During these holidays, it will be crowded in the tourist spots and the hotels and transportations will be relatively higher.

Best Time to Travel China

Best Time to Scenic China

Decide Where to Go in China

China is vast with diverse options for travel. Besides Yangtze cruise, you could take private tours traveling in the whole China. We list three types of China Yangtze tours we are offering. If you have not clear ideas for your holiday, you’ll be sure to get some from the useful suggestions.

City Tours & Cruises along Yangtze River

Cover land tour and Yangtze cruise for 4-7 days holiday. You will not only have an in-depth exploration in the port cities like Chongqing, Yichang, Wuhan, Nanjing or Shanghai, but also take a Yangtze cruise from the popular cruise cities. Transfer service is included in the tour packages.

Yangtze Cruise with Unique Sites

It is good to cover a Yangtze cruise with some unique destinations like Xian, Guilin, Jiuzhaigou and Zhangjiajie. In 6-10 days, you’ll see the ancient China and scenic China.

Start China Yangtze Tours from Popular Gateways

To save your time and energy for more research, you could start a long China Yangtze tour from the favorite gateways - Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The all-inclusive tours take to visit Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guilin, Yangtze River, Chengdu, Lhasa, Lijiang, Kunming, Shangri-La, Dali, Yellow Mountain and more.

Visit Beijing

Visit Beijing

Choose Other Means of Transportation

Yangtze River cruise is a kind of way to travel. If you visit two or more destinations, you could experience other means of transportation.

You could choose to travel by flight, by high speed train, by normal train. You could also transfer in the local way - taxi, subway, city bus. In each destination, our local guide and driver will pick you up at the airport, train station and cruise port.

China High Speed Train

Take High Speed Train in China

Travel with Children

If you’ll be traveling with little kids who have specific needs, do some research on what they’d like to do so you have a good mix planned of adult-oriented touring mixed with kid-friendly stops. There are many recommended activities in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Luoyang and even taking cruise on Yangtze River, the family-friendly ships and activities for kids are offered.

Travel China with Kids

Travel China with Kids

Tailor Make a China Yangtze Tour

Once you have an idea of China Yangtze trip, you could design your own itinerary according to your requirements.

  1. Explore your interests at your own speed;
  2. Select your preferred style of accommodation;
  3. Taste the local cuisines or western dishes;
  4. Create the trip with the help of our professional travel consultants.

>>Customize your China Tour

Tailor China Tour with Us

Tailor China Tour with Us

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