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CHINA / TIBET

The Best of China: Imperial Capitals, Tibet and the Yangtze River

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Program #19406RJ
21 Days | 20 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Patricia (Pat) Geuting Oct 16, 2014 at 03:55 PM

Anyone out there who is traveling on the April 23rd trip?


Nancy Sandstrom Oct 06, 2014 at 02:38 AM

Is there a snowball's chance to defray some of the cost of the trip by working for Road Scholar. I am a graphic designer, writer, event planner. I want to go so badly, but can't quite afford the price. Please let me know who I might talk to....Thanks


Jean Thieroff Sep 14, 2014 at 10:41 PM

My husband and I are traveling on the Oct. 16th trip.
Deborah Rie Oct 08, 2014 at 02:40 PM

Jean, John and I are going on same trip. We fly out of Newark next Thursday. How about you?
Jean Thieroff Oct 08, 2014 at 03:15 PM

Deborah, Mike & I are leaving out of Miami next Thursday.


Marilyn Demler Sep 14, 2014 at 07:14 PM

Any of our fellow travelers for Oct 7th on here?


Jean Thieroff Sep 14, 2014 at 04:22 PM

I am interested in seeing some of the birds of China. Anyone other birders out there?
Deborah Rie Oct 12, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Jean, It will be fun to spot new birds. I am also interested in how many plants are familiar or new to us. I hope we will see some fall color and loads of crysanthemums. Until we meet in Beijing.
Jean Thieroff Oct 13, 2014 at 07:06 AM

Deborah, Looking forward to meeting you in Beijing on Thursday - or what ever day it will be when we arrive in China! Jean


Douglas Smith Aug 17, 2014 at 07:06 PM

General note from CDC - In Shaanxi providence where the Terracotta Warriors are located Japanese Encephalitis is prevalent and they recommend vaccination.
Search China travel and drill down on this disease in China. Most likely overkill for group like ours but should be noted. Tour info makes no mention of this issue.
Herbert Stein Aug 19, 2014 at 05:21 AM

Herbert Stein Aug 19, 2014 at 05:43 AM

I just looked this up. No need to panic. One site sums up the recommendations: "For travelers who may spend a month or more in rural areas and for short-term travelers who may spend substantial time outdoors in rural areas, especially after dusk." It's relatively rare in travelers (20 reported cases between 1999 and 2008 according to one study even including those staying for more than a month in rural areas), is mosquito born (you can use mosquito repellant), doesn't affect 99 % of the people who are actually infected through a mosquito bite.
Douglas Smith Aug 19, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Thanks, you found more than was on CDC website. I didn't see the number of actual cases just CDC warning and what happens if you do get it. I Personally wasn't too worried. However my doctor was insisting I get vaccinated based on CDC recommendation. I alway carry spray bottle of deep woods off.
Herbert Stein Aug 19, 2014 at 12:48 PM

Herbert Stein Aug 19, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Thanks. I was just concerned that people who don't have time to get this vaccination or whose doctors either don't have it or recommend it wouldn't be overly frightened. Thanks.


Alfred Baratta Jul 29, 2014 at 11:29 AM

can anyone give some insight into weather for oct16-nov5 trip


Deborah Rie Jul 24, 2014 at 10:00 PM

We are interested in anyone going with us on the Oct. 16 trip. Anyone flying out of NYC?


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51 meals: 19 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 17 dinners
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