EXPERIENCE CHINA WITH AWARD WINNING AUTHOR
This 15-days, four-city plus Yangtze River cruise tour is a wonderful introduction to China's history, culture, religion and ancient civilization. Besides sightseeing, you'll visit many ordinary places, such as schools, morning market and people's home which will better your understanding of China and the Chinese people.
Beijing (北京) The renowned Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, 2008 Olympic facilities and more in the Capital of China will give you an unforgettable start of this trip.
Xian (西安) The capital of 11 ancient dynasties, Xian is the site of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's tomb, with its 6,000 life-sized terra cotta warriors and horses, and other archeological treasures including a Neolithic village from 8.000 years ago.
Chongqing & Yangtze River (重慶&長江) Nicknamed "Mountain City" for its countless stone steps through the city, Chongqing is the youngest, largest and most populous municipality in China. After visiting some giant pandas, we'll board our cruise here to start our adventure on Yangtze River, the longest river in China and the third longest in the world after Amazon and Nile. The stunning scenery is truly like drifting through the middle of a traditional scroll painting. With your own eyes, you can see the changes of the famous Three Gorges Dam project.
Shanghai (上海) The largest and most cosmopolitan city in China. Our busy schedule will allow you to have not only sightseeing, but also visit schools and Chinese family, yet still leave time for shopping.
: June 26 - July 11, 2009
: $2350 (The price will adjust if the exchange rate is no longer 6.8 Chinese RMB to US dollar . The trip will be canceled for less than 15 participants by Feb 28, 2009)
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