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Giant Pandas, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall of China & Japan in Bloom Voyage

Oceania Cruises

12 March 2025

From

£7799 pp

Riviera

21 Nights

Exclusive Free Prestige Drinks Package onboard + Save 30% on Airport Parking

Walk in the footsteps of former Emperors in the Forbidden City and soak in the ambience of the Temple of Heaven

Enjoy a glass of champagne on the Great Wall of China and stand in awe of the Terracotta Army

Participate in the Panda Volunteer Program at the Dujiangyan Panda Base

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1     Fly overnight from the UK to Beijing

Day 2     Beijing, China

On arrival into Beijing (PEK) airport, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred
to your hotel for check-in. Dinner will be served at your hotel this evening.

Day 3     Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Today, be met by your guide and take a walk through Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City, the former residence of the Ming and Qing emperors. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony, you will find a complex full of imperial riches. 

After lunch, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in bustling urban landscape. This evening, dine on a Peking Duck meal, a former favourite of the Qing emperors. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 4     Beijing - Great Wall of China & Summer Palace

This morning, head out of Beijing with your guide and proceed to the Great Wall of China, one of the seven Wonders of the modern world. Receive a brief introduction on the history of the wall before having the opportunity to take a walk on this world-famous structure at the Huanghuacheng section. Once your group has been given an introduction to the Great Wall’s unique history, enjoy a glass of champagne and time to explore at your own pace. 

Next, visit a jade museum where you can purchase intricate pieces of this gem before taking a stroll through the exquisite Summer Palace, the former holiday retreat of the Qing emperors. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 5     Beijing - Xian - Bullet Train

After breakfast, take the bullet train to Xian with your guide. On arrival, head to your hotel for check-in. After spending some time at leisure, dine on Xian’s local delicacy, Shui Jiao Dumplings, this evening. 

After the banquet of dumplings, you will be treated to an exciting Tang Dynasty music and dancing performance. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 6     Xian - Terracotta Warriors

This morning, come face to face with the impressive Terracotta Warriors, built to protect Emperor Qin in the afterlife. Next, pay a visit to the Xian Arts and Ceramics Exhibition Centre where you can learn how these magnificent warriors were created. This afternoon, take a leisurely stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century ancient city walls that enclose Xian’s old town before returning to your hotel. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 7     Xian - Chengdu - Little Wild Goose Pagoda & Bullet Train

Today, visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and wander its peaceful gardens. Afterwards, take the bullet train to Chengdu, home on the Giant Pandas. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in and enjoy a traditional Sichuan Hotpot dinner this evening. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 8     Chengdu - Dujiangyan Panda Base

Visit the Dujiangyan Panda Base today, where you will have the opportunity to participate in the Panda Volunteer Program. Afterwards, return to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 9     Chengdu - Hong Kong

After breakfast and check-out, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to Chengdu (CTU) airport to board your onward flight to Hong Kong (HKG)

On arrival, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Breakfast included

Day 10   Hong Kong

After breakfast and check-out, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to the cruise port to board your onward cruise. Breakfast included

Day 10   Hong Kong, China - Embark Oceania Riviera

Day 11   Cruising

Day 12   Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan

Day 13   Cruising

Day 14   Busan, South Korea

Day 15   Nagasaki, Japan

Day 16   Miyazaki (Aburatsu), Japan

Day 17   Osaka, Japan

Day 18   Osaka, Japan

Day 19   Nagoya, Japan

Day 20   Tokyo, Japan

Day 21   Tokyo, Japan - Disembark Oceania Riviera

Day 22   Arrive in the UK after your overnight flight

Onboard Inclusions

Small ship luxury cruising with a country club ambience
The finest cuisine at sea
Complimentary speciality restaurants
Unlimited Wi-Fi
In port shuttle service
Butler service in suites
Personalised & intuitive service

Pricing

Inside Stateroom from £7799 pp

Deluxe Outside Stateroom from £8279 pp

Veranda Stateroom from £8799 pp

Concierge Veranda Stateroom from £9299 pp

Penthouse Suite from £10,599 pp

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