20 Years of Wendy Wu Tours

Shibaozhai Temple perches precariously on a rocky island in the midst of the Yangtze’s flow, the bright red façade of its pagoda immediately spottable as you cruise along.  The pagoda climbs twelve storeys up a cliff face, the pavilion that houses the first nine stories leans against a sheer stone bluff, providing access to a second three storey pavilion that sits on top of the bluff. Originally set high above the Yangtze, the effects of the Three Gorges Dam on the water levels means that Shibaozhai today is now close to the river’s edge. Climbing through the storeys, each of which is decorated with inscriptions of past dynasties, to the top will give you excellent views down over the river and beyond. 

Shibaozhai Temple Holidays

What better way to experience it than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Wonders of China Tour

16 days from £3,190pp
  • Great Wall
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Li River and Yangshuo
  • Bustling Shanghai
Majestic Yangtze Tour

14 days from £2,990pp
  • Bustling Shanghai
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Chengdu Pandas
  • Warriors in Xian
China Encounters Tour Tour

23 days from £3,890pp
  • Manchu Emperors in Chengde
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Chengdu Pandas
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain