Along the Grand Canal
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The Canal runs roughly North-South from Hangzhou, South of Shanghai in Zhejiang province, 1800 kilometers (1100-odd miles) to Beijing. On the way it crosses two of China's great rivers, the Yangtze and the Yellow River and passes through many cities.
(We also have itineraries for trips along both rivers.)
The main canal runs: