APT has unveiled its new range of China & Japan journeys for 2020. Highlights of the program include:
Returning in 2020: Yangtze River Cruise
APT’S ever-popular Yangtze River cruise returns for 2020. Climb aboard the boutique Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer for three or four nights and discover the ever-changing scenery of the Three Gorges region. Stop at rural villages, glide past picturesque gorges, and disembark to explore the Three Gorges Dam. With the highest crew-to-guest ratio along the Yangtze, enjoy service that is second to none.
Experience this iconic cruise on most APT China trips, including the popular 15-day Best of China tour, starting at $8,995 per person twin share, with a Companion Fly Free Including Taxes Superdeal offer.
NEW: Follow the Silk Road
New for 2020, travel back thousands of years to a time when Europe and Asia were connected by a criss cross of ancient trade routes, known as the Silk Road. This is a discovery of a side of China that few venture to. In the desert oasis of Dunhuang, take a camel ride along the sand slopes to Crescent Spring at sunset. In Kashgar, on China’s western outskirts, wander the lively bazaar where everything Is exchanged, from handwoven rugs to silk, semi-precious stones and spices.
This 11-day Follow the Silk Road trip starts at $8,995 per person twin share, with a Companion Fly Free Including Taxes Superdeal offer.
NEW: Iconic China with Wuzhen
A new season brings new adventures. Join the 12-day Iconic China with Wuzhen and experience the buzz of China’s big cities in addition to the quiet tranquillity of an ancient water town. Wander into Wuzhen, where wooden homes from the Qing dynasty still stand, small boats drift down canals and street vendors sell green bean soup and tea.
Starting at $8,995 per person twin share, get in quick to secure a Companion Fly Free Including Taxes Superdeal offer.
Giant Pandas in Chengdu
In 2020, all China tours which visit Chengdu now include a visit to the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding. Cuddly and curious, the giant panda is China’s national treasure, and this facility is dedicated to their conservation through educating the public.
Get up close to these iconic animals on the 17-day Treasures of China tour starting at $10,795 per person twin share, with a Companion Fly Free Including Taxes Superdeal offer.
Returning in 2020: VIP Access to the Forbidden City and Exclusive Great Wall Lunch in Beijing
Exclusive moments are synonymous with an APT journey. In Beijing, wander a private section of the Forbidden City not usually open to the public. Along a quiet section of Great Wall of China, enjoy an expertly prepared lunch with free-flowing drinks set up exclusively for APT guests.
Experience moments like these on the 17-day China with Tibetan Discovery tour, starting at $10,995 per person twin share, with a Companion Fly Free Including Taxes Superdeal offer.
NEW: Meet a sumo wrestler in Tokyo
Enjoy the exclusive chance to meet with a retired sumo wrestler at the Sumo Museum in Tokyo. What could be more quintessentially Japanese than meeting these athletes and hearing about experiences from their heyday? Take on this unique encounter on the 13-day Best of Japan tour, starting at $14,995 per person twin share, with a Superdeal Fly Free Including Taxes offer.
Combine China with Japan:
When it proves too difficult to choose between visiting China or Japan, simply visit both. In the Land of the Rising Sun, see the frosty peak of Mt Fuji, learn how to make ramen, and take part in a tea ceremony in Kyoto. Then, zip over to China to gorge on Peking duck, walk along the Great Wall and cruise across the Yangtze River. Join the 27-day Best of Japan & China tour, starting at $23,995 per person twin share, with a Superdeal Fly Free or Fly Business Class for $2,995 Including Taxes offer.
More at www.aptouring.com.au/asia2020
Lead image: APT ship Sanctuary Yangzi River