19633
China
Extension: Shanghai and Xian
Program No. 19633RJ
Length
7 days
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7 days
6 nights
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At a Glance

Delve deep into Chinese history and contemporary life in cosmopolitan Shanghai and Xi’an, a hub of the Silk Road and home to the stunning terra cotta warriors. Enjoy tai ji instruction, a private music performance and the witty skills of Shanghai Acrobats. Understand the Chinese "character" through an introduction to its religions and learn about China’s new generation in informal talks with university students. In Beijing, delight in an afternoon at the ethereal Summer Palace.
Program Extension
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Best of all, you'll ...

  • At a private performance at Xi’an Music Institute enjoy an introduction to traditional Chinese music and its instruments.
  • Learn about China’s new generation in informal talks with English-speaking students at Xi’an International Studies University.
  • Marvel at more than 8,000 graceful and individualized terra cotta warriors. Surviving unknown for more than 2,000 years, the warriors represent one of the greatest archeological discoveries of the 20th century.

General Notes

This extension can only be taken in conjunction with Program #19580 Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to Moscow.