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Tour Number: 1231539NM
Group Leader: Sabrina Lamb
Requested Departure Date: 7/28/2014
Requested Return Date: 8/5/2014
Requested Departure Gateway: New York
9 days
China

Learn about the pampered life of emperors and the everyday life of schoolchildren.

Step into history on the Great Wall and into the future on the Shanghai Bund. Explore Xi’an, the Chinese capital through 11 dynasties. Ride a rickshaw, sip tea, try Taiji. Experience China: culturally fascinating, politically relevant, and home to a sixth of the world’s population.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (April-October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Enjoy an authentic Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Badaling • Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of hutongs

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese meal with Hutong families

    Add this in-depth excursion
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing • Xi’an

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Fly to Xi’an

    Take a bike ride on the ancient City Wall

  • Day 6: Xi'an

    Take a guided tour of Xi’an

    Enjoy free time in Xi'an

    • Drum Tower
    • Bell Tower
    • Muslim Quarter
    • Food Street

    Visit the Terracotta Warriors

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Tang Dynasty show and dinner

    Tang Dynasty show and dinner

    This evening, experience the splendor of the Tang Dynasty at this world-class theater and restaurant featuring famous Cantonese cuisine. As music, food and dance delight your senses from every angle, you’ll see why more than 2.5 million visitors have proclaimed this a favorite part of their Chinese experience.

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Enjoy free time on the Bund

    Enjoy a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Take an expertly guided tour of Shanghai

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    See Nanjing Lu

  • Day 9: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (April-October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Enjoy an authentic Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Badaling • Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of hutongs

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese meal with Hutong families

    Add this in-depth excursion
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing • Xi’an

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Fly to Xi’an

    Take a bike ride on the ancient City Wall

  • Day 6: Xi'an

    Take a guided tour of Xi’an

    Enjoy free time in Xi'an

    • Drum Tower
    • Bell Tower
    • Muslim Quarter
    • Food Street

    Visit the Terracotta Warriors

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Tang Dynasty show and dinner

    Tang Dynasty show and dinner

    This evening, experience the splendor of the Tang Dynasty at this world-class theater and restaurant featuring famous Cantonese cuisine. As music, food and dance delight your senses from every angle, you’ll see why more than 2.5 million visitors have proclaimed this a favorite part of their Chinese experience.

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Enjoy free time on the Bund

    Enjoy a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Take an expertly guided tour of Shanghai

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    See Nanjing Lu

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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