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A Family Adventure in China: Pandas, Palaces and the Great Wall

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Program #20756RJ
13 Days | 12 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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 11 years of age.

China — a land where ancient emperors once built grand and lavish palaces, where a Great Wall spans nearly 5,500 miles across rugged mountains, and where the exotic Giant Panda is protected and revered by the country’s people. Introduce children to the wonders of this fascinating nation as you travel from Shanghai to Beijing, stopping to explore rural villages and beautiful countryside, and meet curious and welcoming locals along the way.


Highlights

• See adult and baby pandas at the Chengdu Giant Panda Research and Breeding Base.
• Encounter an army of Terra Cotta Warriors at the 2,000 year old Emperor’s tomb.
• Enter the Forbidden City and walk along an unrestored section of the Great Wall.

Program Notes

Families of three will be accommodated in a double room with a cot for the child. Alternatively, a family of three can enroll in one double room and one single room.

Activity Notes

Walking along uneven terrain; some stairs.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Shanghai, 2 nights; flight to Guilin, 2 nights,flight to X’ian, 2 nights; flight to Chengdu, 1 night; flight to Beijing, 4 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
11 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances
4 Flights during the program

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