Our small group trips are the sort that we like to take--authentic, experiential and immersive. Accompanied by no more than 18 fellow travelers and an expert Tour Leader, it is an effortless way to experience in-depth cultural travel.
BEYOND THE WALL
This journey is a pioneering mix of the classic and the remote, fully capturing China in all its complexity. Explore its pulsating cities and essential ancient treasures, and journey far into the remote countryside to meet tribal peoples practicing their traditional ways of life. Visit world-class museums and view cultural performances beloved by locals. China is a grand, successful collision of old and new—the sense of dynamic change is palpable. Come explore one of the world’s oldest and greatest civilizations during its current seismic cultural uplift.
CHINA GROUP TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
- Ride a rickshaw through old Beijing’s hutongs (alleyways)
- Enjoy a Peking duck banquet
- Sample traditional dumplings for lunch with a local family
- Join a sampan ride in an ancient watertown
- Experience a private tai chi lesson and traditional foot massage
- Float on a bamboo raft along the Ping River
- Visit the Terracotta Warriors
- Explore tribal villages and stunning, sculpted rice terraces
- Tour with an expert on Chinese culture