Wendy Wu Tours
With more than 15 years experience, Wendy Wu Tours is the leading tour operator for holidays in China from the UK, and is also a specialist operator for holidays to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, India & Sri Lanka, as well as Japan.
They offer escorted tours to these countries, and the price you pay generally includes your international air fares, resort transfers, taxes, accommodation, meals, entrance fees, guides and daily tours, as well as visa fees for UK passport holders.
Wendy Wu Tours offer a great variety of holidays, many of which include a river cruise, and I have listed a small selection of them below. For details of any holidays offered by Wendy Wu, contact GoCruise with Ian on 01455821770 or 08002922850.
Kerala’s Backwaters & Beaches
An 8 night holiday, which includes a 2 night Backwaters cruise on a traditional kettuvallam (houseboat), which are an integral part of the Keralan experience. During your cruise you will explore the this unique area of interconnected canals, lagoons, rivers and lakes. Also visited during the holiday are Kochi, and Mararikulam for your stay at Marari beach.
The Mighty Brahmaputra
This 10 night holiday includes a 7 night cruise on a Pandaw vessel, the MV Mahabaahu, along the mighty Brahmaputra. You will visit Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), Guwahati, Silghat, Kaziranga National Park, take a river safari, visit the Mishing People, Majuli and Sibsager.
The Magical Chindwin
During this holiday, which includes a 7 night cruise along the Chindwin, on a Pandaw river cruise ship, the Zawgyi Pandaw, you will visit many places, including Rangoon, Homalin, Toungdoot, Sitthaung, Mawlaik, Mingkin, Monywa and Phowin Taung.
This 20 night holiday includes a 7 night Mekong cruise on the Mekong Pandaw. Places you will see include Hanoi, Halong Bay (with a 1 night cruise on a traditional junk), Hoi An, Saigon, Cu Chi Tunnels, Cai Be, Sa Dec, Cham Tribal Village, Chau Doc, Phnom Penh, Tonle River, Wat Hanchey, Siem Reap ans Angkor.
Grand Yangtze Deluxe
A 17 night holiday including a 8 night Yangtze River cruise. The places you will visit on this holiday include Shanghai, Nanjing, Mt Huang, Wuhan, Three Gorges Dam, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge, Fengdu Ghost City, Chengdu, Panda Conservation Centre, Terracotta Warriors, Xian, Beijing for the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall of China and Summer Palace.
Yangtze Splendour Deluxe
This 14 night holiday includes an 8 night cruise on the Yangtze river. During the holiday you will get to visit Shanghai, Nanjing, Mt Huang, Wuhan, Three Gorges Dam, Wu Gorge & Qutang Gorge, Fengdu Ghost City, Chongqing, and Beijing, for Tiananmen Square, Great Wall of China and the Summer Palace.
Wonders of China Deluxe
This holiday lasts for 15 nights, and you start off by visiting the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall and Summer Palace, and then fly to Xian to view the Terracotta Warriors, before flying on to Wuhan. You then have a 4 night Yangtze River cruise, and visit the Panda House at Chongqing Zoo, before flying to Guilin. Cruise the Li River for 1 night to Yangshuo, before returning to Guilin. Then fly to Shanghai where you will spend 2 nights before heading for home.
Majestic Yangtze Deluxe
This is a 13 night holiday, starting in Shanghai. On day 4 you will fly to Yichang and board your boat for a 4 night Yangtze River cruise. After that you visit Chengdu, and the Panda Conservation Centre, before flying to Xian where you will visit the Terracotta Warriors. You then get an opportunity to visit the Forbidden City and Summer Palace, as well as the Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, before flying home from Beijing.
Glories of China Deluxe
Starting with 3 nights in Shanghai, this 13 night holiday will also include the Yu Gardens and a trip on the Huangpu river. Then fly to Guilin, and cruise the Li River to Yangshuo, before flying to Xian where you will see the terracotta Warriors. After visiting other sights in Xian you will fly to Beijing, and visit the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Great Wall, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace, before heading home.
While on any of the Yangtze River cruises you will be sailing on one of the following Victoria Cruise ships: –
- Victoria Sophia
- Victoria Jenna
- Victoria Anna
Wendy Wu Tours also offer a wide selection of holidays throughout China, Tibet, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Japan. Call us for more information.
(page updated March 2016)