Mysterious China. A land whose stunning beauty forms the backdrop to a 5,000-year-old civilization steeped in legend. This comprehensive, 15-day journey features exclusively for the alumni nonprofit market a custom-designed itinerary including a six-night exclusively chartered grand cruise along the fabled Yangtze River, sailing all the way from Chongqing downstream to Shanghai. On board, you will be joined by our specially arranged guest speaker, Dr. Jian Wang, Shanghai native and Director of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, who will share his insights into China's globalization. And, spend three nights in Beijing and two nights each in Xi'an and Shanghai in Five-Star, centrally located hotels. Visit six UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tour the awesome Three Gorges Dam. Call on ports seldom visited by Westerners—Wuhan, settled more than 3,000 years ago by the Han Dynasty; Huangshan, famous for its majestic mountain range; and Nánjing, former capital of Imperial China. See Beijing's Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the ancient capital of Xi'an, the Terra Cotta Warriors and mystical Old and spectacular New Shanghai. A Hong Kong Post-Program Option is offered.
Tour Operator: Thomas P Gohagan & Co
Tour Dates: May 18 – June 1, 2014
From $3,995 USD plus air
Early Savings Deadline extended to January 31, 2014!
Activity Level: High
Reservations: Call Queen's Alumni Travel office at 1-800-267-7837 or Gohagan at 1-800-922-3088