A spellbinding odyssey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture and history.
Journey through a land of contrasts-skyscrapers and ancient temples, serene gardens and bustling city streets-to discover the heart of this ever-changing country. From China's staggering architectural monuments-the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall-to the natural beauty of the Yangtze River's Three Gorges, this itinerary introduces a discerning traveler to China's highlights. The unique experience that is China fills your senses from the moment you arrive: the sound of Mandarin in Beijing's streets, the scent of delicate Xi'an dumplings, the detailing on terra-cotta figures that have survived for millennia. Simultaneously ancient and contemporary, China must be heard, seen and felt to be understood-and Uniworld's experts will be on hand to guide you through this vast land, as you delve into China's cultural legacy and timeless wonders.