Experience China’s marvels, ancient and modern, rural and cosmopolitan, on this fantastic 18-day tour that features a relaxing 4-night upstream cruise of the Yangtze River. Discover for yourself the mysterious Forbidden City and the immense Tiananmen Square. Walk a section of the Great Wall, tour the old, narrow streets of Beijing by rickshaw and share lunch with a local family in their Hutong home. Stand before the 8,000 warriors in the life-size terracotta army in Xian. Float by the dramatic scenery of the Three Gorges and steep cliffs of the Qutang Gorge. Marvel at an acrobatic show. Interact with China’s national treasure at the Panda Breeding Sanctuary. Try your hand at the art of Chinese calligraphy and take a tai chi lesson. Cruise the famous karst landscape of the Li River in Guilin. Experience both old and ultra-modern China in Shanghai.