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21 Days | 20 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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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Don & Carole Guenther Jun 19, 2015 at 03:04 PM

We are in the October 6 program. Is anyone else using this Discussion Board?
Grace Rintzler Jun 22, 2015 at 04:58 PM

We are also on the Oct 6th trip. Grace & Arnie Rintzler - coming from New Jersey.
Don & Carole Guenther Jul 02, 2015 at 03:12 PM

Sorry for our delay in acknowledging your response. We've been distracted.
Don & Carole Guenther Jul 02, 2015 at 03:13 PM

Have you received your statement for final payment? It was due June 30. We're looking forward to the trip an getting acquainted with you. Don & Carole
Grace Rintzler Jul 02, 2015 at 03:56 PM

We were told that the final payment is due towards the latter part of July (can't recall the exact date). We also are very much looking forward to the trip. Have you traveled with Road Scholar previously? This will be our third trip, and if they do as good a job as they did on our two previous trips, it should be great! Looking forward to meeting you!

Linda Giovinazzo Jun 15, 2015 at 06:28 PM

For the September 10th trip, has anyone applied for visas yet?

Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:19 PM

We are on the Sept 10 tour. Will arrive in Beijing Sept 10, one day before the start. We live in Columbia, MD and depart from BWI via ORD.
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:50 PM

Our email address is najadh@verizon.net
Linda Giovinazzo Jun 15, 2015 at 06:24 AM

We are leaving from Boston and arriving on September 11th. We are looking into the opera and other shows. The opera can be very long, I heard.
Nancy and Bob Slavkovsky Jun 15, 2015 at 02:12 PM

We are coming from Florida for the Sept 10 China trip. Although we usually do not eat as much food as our program will provide us, we can hardly wait to sample the regional food.
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 27, 2015 at 08:03 PM

I hope we get the authentic local cooking not tourist trap restaurants.
Linda Giovinazzo Jul 02, 2015 at 07:12 AM

I just sent in my VISA app! One step closer!

Nanette Kelsey Jun 01, 2015 at 09:30 PM

My husband and I are going also on August 27th. We live in Scotts Valley, CA and will be leaving from San Francisco to Beijing.

Premium Email Subscriber May 26, 2015 at 08:44 PM

I am traveling by myself for the first time with Roadscholar and for this Program. I leave on August 27, 2015. I am looking for any other participants. I live in Baltimore, Maryland. I hope to hear from someone.
Emma Frank May 29, 2015 at 11:10 AM

I am also enrolled in this program. I live in Denver and am going in a day early arriving August 27th. This is my first international trip with Roadscholar. My name is Emilou Woods and my email address is frankemi@aol.com

Robert & Joyce Goitein Apr 29, 2015 at 12:44 AM

With respect to the earthquake in Napal and related deaths in Tibet are there any issues we need to be aware of?
Nancy and Bob Slavkovsky Jun 03, 2015 at 07:44 PM

I just heard of a cruise ship sailing on the Yangtze River that sank...hope it wasn't one of the ships Road Scholar uses.
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:23 PM

It was not Victoria Cruises, the Road Scholar cruise company.
Nancy and Bob Slavkovsky Jun 15, 2015 at 01:58 PM

Many of the news clips did not mention the name of the cruise line and I had to really look for the name of the line that sunk- Chongqing Eastern Shipping Corp.

Linda Giovinazzo Mar 14, 2015 at 01:16 PM

Anyone going September 10th? We may want to take in some
Nightlife in Beijing and Shanghai besides what is offered. Any ideas?
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:26 PM

We are on Sept 10. Beijing Classic Opera may be of interest. Carole and Najad.
Marilyn Luft Jun 15, 2015 at 09:16 PM

I just returned from the May/June trip. We arrived 2 days early in Beijing, so want to the opera, located right in the hotel. It was only an hour long and an interesterimg cultural experience. We also took a cab to Jingshan park which was beautiful. From there we took a cab to Silk Road to large shopping complex.

Patricia (Pat) Geuting Jan 26, 2015 at 12:18 PM

I'm a solo traveler on the April 23rd trip and would be interested in connecting with anyone else going on this trip. I live in the DC metro area.
Premium Email Subscriber Apr 06, 2015 at 05:43 PM

My husband and I live in DC and will be on that trip. This is only our second Road Scholar trip. Our first was in Bryce and Zion last fall. Is this your first trip to China?
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:30 PM

We are going Sept 10 out of BWI. Any heads up you can give us about the program and arrival in Beijing? Carole and Najad
Najad Tuffaha Alhusseini Jun 14, 2015 at 10:48 PM

Our email address id najadh@verizon.net

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19 nights of accommodations
52 meals: 19 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 16 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
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4 Flights during the program


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