When you spend your next travel adventure exploring the majesty of China on a Yangtze River Cruise, you will be immersed in an unforgettable mosaic of art and culture, architecture and cuisine, and left in absolute awe. Here are some of the places you can visit when you embark upon an unforgettable Yangtze River Cruise.
Notable Ports of Call
Embrace important historical sites during your stay in China’s imperial capital city. Here, you can visit Tianamen Square, and tour the Forbidden City (which had been off-limits to visitors for 500 years), take in the majesty of the Great Wall of China, and walk along the Sacred Way.
This is the home of the famed terracotta warriors –an absolute must-see destination for anyone traveling to China. Here you will see thousands of these incredible, life-sized archers, soldiers and horses, all standing at attention, as if still waiting to stand at the side of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
Three Gorges and Lesser Three Gorges
Marvel at the natural wonder of the breathtaking, limestone cliffs known as the Three Gorges. Here you will be able to see the mysterious hanging coffins of a lost civilization known as the Ba People. This is truly an incredible sight, which must be seen in person, and is never forgotten.
Known worldwide as “The Venice of the East”, Suzhou is a favored stop among river cruise enthusiasts. Here, you can enjoy a guided trek along the city’s narrow canals, a walk through the Old Town, a visit to a silk factory, along with many other delightful sights.
With so much to see and do in Shanghai, you are likely to be docked here for a few days. With so many restaurants and museums, shops, historic sites and even the opportunity to see the famous Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe, Shanghai is certain to be among your favorite destinations.
Of course, this is merely a sample of the things you can see on a Yangtze River Cruise. To learn more, please contact River Cruise Experts online, by phone at 1-800-565-2784, or follow us on Twitter, today.