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Program #3588RJ
24 Days | 23 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Meals: 59 total, 21 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 19 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Gluten Free; Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Qianmen Jianguo Hotel: Beijing, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Originally built in the 1950s, this modernized hotel is located in a traditional district south of Beijing's famous Chan An Avenue and short distance from many of Beijing's historic and monumental sites, including Tian'anmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, and the Forbidden City. It also maintains a well-known theater devoted to nightly performances of Beijing Opera.

Ship Information: na

Contact info:
175 Yonggan Road
Xuanwu District
Beijing, NA 100050 China
phone: +86 -10-6301-6688
web: www.qianmenhotel.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, satellite television, free room non-wifi internet access, international direct-dial telephone, safe-deposit box, mini-bar, laundry service, coffee- and tea-making facilities. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Four restaurants with Western and Chinese cuisine, rooftop bar, business center, fitness center, beauty salon, Liyuan Peking Opera theater.Wi-Fi is available in the hotel lobby with free cost.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Program Provider (CAEE)
Additional nights pre-program can be arranged by your Program Provider.

Friendship Hotel: Luoyang, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This hotel boasts the best location in Luoyang, just across from the People's Square where locals gather on a daily basis to practice tai ji, ballroom dancing, martial arts, and to air pet birds.

Contact info:
6 Xiyuan Road
Luoyang, 471003 China
phone: +86 379-6468-5555
Room amenities: private bath and shower, TV, A/C, IDD phone, in-room safe, hair dryer, minibar, laundry service, internet access.

Facility amenities: Daily Laundry, Gym, beauty salon, shopping arcade, lobby bar, dance hall, currency exchange.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Grand Noble Hotel: Xi'an, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located inside the city walls in the heart of 'downtown' Xi'an, the Grand Noble (formerly known as the Royal Garden Hotel) is close to the city's main attractions, including the Bell Tower and Muslim Section.

Ship Information: .

Contact info:
334 DongDaJie (East) Street
Xi'an, NA 710001 China
phone: +86 29 87690000
Room amenities: Air-conditioning, television, free in-room internet (no wifi) access, mini-bar, hair dryer, room service. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Free wifi in hotel lobby, laundry service, business center, coffee bar ,Wi-Fi is available in the hotel lobby with free cost.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Victoria Cruise Lines: Yangtze River Vessel, 3 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: All cabins are exterior-facing Superior Cabins with private balcony, bathtub, and shower.

Ship Information: First class Yangtze River Cruise ship. All boats in Victoria Cruise Lines have steel, double-bottom hulls and have been built or completely refurbished between 2009-2013. Total capacity of 198-378. See www.victoriacruises.com for additional information.

Contact info:
57-08 39th Ave
Woodside, NY 11377 USA
phone: 212-818-1680
web: www.victoriacruises.com

Room amenities: Air conditioning, TV, exterior cabins, floor to ceiling glass doors leading to private balcony, private bathrooms with showers. Lower berth single beds. All cabins are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Fitness center, laundry service, currency exchange, business center, beauty salon, reading room, shopping

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bin Hu Hotel: Wuhan, 1 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Contact info:
325 Dong Hu Road
Wuhan, 430071 China
phone: +86 -278-862-0268
Room amenities: air conditioning, TV

Facility amenities: business center, restaurants, bar, beauty salon, fitness center, laundry service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Gold Source Hotel: Changsha, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the city center, Gold Source Hotel is a 4-star hotel and the member hotel of Golden Key Hotels of the World; and it is also the winners of “The Diamond Prize of Golden Key Service” and “ 5C Quality Prize”.

Contact info:
No. 279 the Second Block Furong(M) Road
Changsha, Hunan Province, 410007 China
phone: +86 -731-8555 8888
web: http://www.goldsourcehotel.com/en/index.asp

Room amenities: air conditioning, TV, mini bar, hairdryer, iron, in-room safe

Facility amenities: beauty salon, business center, laundry service, shopping, swimming pool, fitness center

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Grand Dragon Hotel: Kaili, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This hotel is located in town and is now considered Kaili's best. Though modest, the hotel is comfortable and has all the usual amenities.

Contact info:
No.8, Ningbo East Road
Kaili , 556000, China
phone: +868558060046
Room amenities: air conditioning, TV, hair dryer, mini bar

Facility amenities: restaurant, bar, business center, fitness center, gift shop, laundry service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Ramada Plaza Hotel Guiyang: Guiyang, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: This four-star hotel is located in the heart of Guiyang and considered among the city's best. Short walk to Guiyang's bustling night street market.

Contact info:
1 Beijing Road
Guiyang, 550004 China
phone: +86 -851-677-1888
Room amenities: air conditioning, TV, hairdryer, internet access, coffee maker, iron, mini bar

Facility amenities: business center, bar, restaurant, gift shop, currency exchange, beauty salon, laundry service, fitness center, indoor swimming pool

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Four Points by Sheraton Daning Hotel Shanghai: Shanghai, 3 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: This five star hotel is in the city center, close to many of Shanghai's highlights and within walking distance of one of Shanghai’s most popular parks where locals gather for traditional exercises and exchange of local news.

Contact info:
No.1928 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District
Shanghai, 200070 China
phone: +86 21 2602 2222
Room amenities: Air-conditioning, television, mini-bar, hair dryer, room service, rooms will be no smoking but hotel has smoking areas.

Facility amenities: AC, daily laundry, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, cafe, bar, restaurants, business center, currency exchange, free wi-fi in hotel lobby

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact your Program Provider.
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The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
22 nights of accommodations
59 meals: 21 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 19 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
31 Field trips
20 Hands-on experiences
7 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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