UNESCO Treasure of China: Beijing, Xi’an & Hong Kong

Seabourn Journeys

Immerse yourself in the world’s oldest civilization with exploration of the captivating contrasts of burgeoning Beijing, the Silk Road outpost of Xi’An, and the glittering melting pot of Hong Kong. Follow a welcome feast of Peking Duck with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City in Beijing. Observe the dramatic Mutianyu section of the Great Wall by cable car and see highlights of the Beijing Olympic Village. In Xi’An, tour the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum, the Chinese-style Great Mosque, and the ancient City Wall. Then enjoy Hong Kong with tours of a colorful market, the Man Ho Temple and Hollywood Road, as well as scenic views from the Peak Tram.

Pre-Cruise Itinerary Overview

6 Days, 5 Nights

DAY ONE Meet and greet at the airport in Beijing, then check-in for your three-night stay at the Waldorf Astoria. Meals on own.
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY TWO Tour the incomparable Great Wall; ride a cable car up, and a toboggan back down! After lunch, enjoy a coach tour with photo stops of the "Bird's Nest," "Water Cube," and other parts of the Olympic Village. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY THREE This morning you will visit the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, you'll be transported via pedi-cab through a traditional hutong. Tonight's dinner will be Peking duck. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY FOUR After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian. Enjoy a Qin and Han dynasty-themed lunch, then tour the famous Terra Cotta Warrior museum. Overnight at the Shangri-la Hotel. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Shangri-la Hotel

DAY FIVE Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong, then enjoy an afternoon tram ride to Victoria Peak. Overnight at the Mandarin Oriental. Meals: B/L(in-flight)/D
Hotel: Mandarin Oriental

DAY SIX After breakfast, commence a half-day city tour, with stops at the Man Mo Temple, Hollywood Road, and a dried food & herb market. Lunch at the China Club before your transfer to the pier for embarkation. Meals: B/L

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Post-Cruise Itinerary Overview

6 Days, 5 Nights

DAY ONE Enjoy a half-day city tour, followed by dinner, then overnight at the Mandarin Oriental. Meals: L/D
Hotel: Mandarin Oriental

DAY TWO After breakfast, have the morning at leisure until your afternoon flight to Xian. Overnight at the Shangri-la Hotel. Meals: B
Hotel: Shangri-la Hotel

DAY THREE A morning city tour will include the Muslim Quarter and the ancient city walls. After lunch, visit the UNESCO-listed Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, and see the Terra Cotta Warriors. Hop on an evening flight to Beijing and enjoy 3 nights at the Waldorf Astoria. Meals: B/L/D (in flight)
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY FOUR Tour the incomparable Great Wall; ride a cable car up, and a toboggan back down! After lunch, enjoy a coach tour with photo stops of the "Bird's Nest," "Water Cube," and other parts of the Olympic Village. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY FIVE This morning you will visit the Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, you'll be transported via pedi-cab through a traditional hutong. Tonight's dinner will be Peking duck. Meals: B/L/D
Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Beijing

DAY SIX After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Meals: B

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