Ancient China

Students launch their careers as historians in this investigative journey into Ancient Chinese sites in Beijing, Xi’an and Chengdu. We start in the bustling city of Beijing, where students will explore ancient sites such as the Forbidden City and the Juyongguan Section of the Great Wall. Students then travel to Xi’an to see Terracotta warriors and learn about China’s ancient history. Finally, we’ll travel to Chengdu to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha, one of the tallest pre-modern statues in the world, and to experience traditional afternoon tea.


Journey into the past in China

Students discover the foundations of one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Sites include:

  • Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City in Beijing
  • Terracotta Warriors and Xi’an City Wall• Silk Weaving Workshop and evening Acrobatics show in Shanghai



Price includes:
  • Daily accommodation with breakfast
  • Meals at local restaurants
  • Daily sightseeing programs as specified with
    private English speaking guide and bus in Beijing
  • Domestic Airfare from Beijing to Xi’an and from Xi’an to Shanghai
Price does not include:
  • International airfare to and from China
  • Visa fee
  • Personal expenditures
  • Gratuity to guides and drivers (Suggest $8 per person per day)


Day 1

  • Arrive in Beijing

Day 2

  • Full day tour of Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
  • Peking Duck Dinner
  • Evening Kung Fu Show

Day 3

  • Tour of the Juyongguan Section of the Great Wall
  • Afternoon tour of the Olympic Park in Beijing

Day 4

  • Morning visit to the Lama Temple and
    Summer Palace
  • Afternoon flight to Xian

Day 5

  • Full day tour of Terra Cotta Warriors, Shaanxi History Museum and Xi’an City Wall
  • Dumpling Dinner in Xi’an

Day 6

  • Morning flight to Chengdu
  • Tour of Panda Breeding House
  • Evening Sichuan Opera Show

Day 7

  • Morning tour of Leshan Giant Buddha with Minjiang Cruise
  • Visit to Tea House at People’s Park
  • Tour of Kuanzhai Lane

Day 8

  • Transfer to airport for flight home