Learn about Chinese culture and history firsthand! You’ll visit the 500 year old Imperial Palace known as the Forbidden City, hike along one of the most well preserved sections of the Great Wall and make dumplings with a locals. You’ll have unique opportunities to serve, working side-by-side with staff at a panda sanctuary in Chengdu, and be immersed in daily Chinese life through a home-stay with a family in Sichuan Province.
12 days, 13 nights
Unique access to local Chinese culture and history
Homestay and Volunteer with Qiang community in Maoxian County
Work with pandas at Dujiangyan Panda Base
Learn Beijing traditional handicraft making
Slow down to the local pace of life with Taiji and Mahjong lessons
Tour Route: Beijing – Xi’an – Chengdu - Maoxian – Beijing