With imperial palaces standing next to rising skyscrapers, China is a land with one foot in the past and one foot in the future. Whichever era you choose, you’ll learn from our world-class faculty. On Road Scholar's most popular China tours, you’ll venture off the beaten path. Explore the revered temples of Tibetan Buddhism or learn about traditional skills that have been preserved in local villages. Enjoy a home-cooked meal with a hutong family, practice tai chi and interact with Giant Pandas.