8 or 10 days
China

Beijing is a city in transformation, with fast-paced development thriving alongside historically significant sights like the Forbidden City.

Experience Chinese culture—from a Legend of Kung Fu show to a Peking duck dinner—and visit the greatest monument of all: the Great Wall. Construction on the Wall began in the 3rd century B.C., and today it extends for more than 3,000 miles.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (Available April–October only)

    Participate in a Tai chi lesson

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Enjoy a Peking duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing • Badaling

    Take part in an excursion to the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Enjoy The Legend of Kung Fu show
  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit the Beijing Zoo

    Take a rickshaw tour of the hutongs

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese meal with Hutong families

  • Day 6: Beijing

    Visit the Yonghe Lamasery Temple

    Visit the 798 Dashanzi Modern Art Zone

    Enjoy a sugar painting demonstration by a local artisan

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Acrobatics show

    Acrobatics show

    Witness a thrilling display of gravity-defying acrobatics performed by talented performers. For more than 2,000 years, Chinese acrobats have been perfecting this unique form of performance art. Acrobatic troupes continue to dazzle audiences with unusual feats of balance and flexibility complemented by vibrant costumes, elaborate sets, and traditional music.

  • Day 7: Beijing

    Visit the Olympic Sports Complex

    You will see:

    • Bird's Nest Stadium
    • Water Cube Aquatics Center

    Explore Beijing on your own

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Beijing • Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Explore the Bund waterfront area on your own

  • Day 9: Shanghai

    Tour Shanghai with an expert local guide

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    See Nanjing Lu

    Take a walking tour of Nanjing Lu and the Bund

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (Available April–October only)

    Participate in a Tai chi lesson

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Enjoy a Peking duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing • Badaling

    Take part in an excursion to the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Enjoy The Legend of Kung Fu show
  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit the Beijing Zoo

    Take a rickshaw tour of the hutongs

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese meal with Hutong families

  • Day 6: Beijing

    Visit the Yonghe Lamasery Temple

    Visit the 798 Dashanzi Modern Art Zone

    Enjoy a sugar painting demonstration by a local artisan

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Acrobatics show

    Acrobatics show

    Witness a thrilling display of gravity-defying acrobatics performed by talented performers. For more than 2,000 years, Chinese acrobats have been perfecting this unique form of performance art. Acrobatic troupes continue to dazzle audiences with unusual feats of balance and flexibility complemented by vibrant costumes, elaborate sets, and traditional music.

  • Day 7: Beijing

    Visit the Olympic Sports Complex

    You will see:

    • Bird's Nest Stadium
    • Water Cube Aquatics Center

    Explore Beijing on your own

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 8: Beijing • Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Explore the Bund waterfront area on your own

  • Day 9: Shanghai

    Tour Shanghai with an expert local guide

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    See Nanjing Lu

    Take a walking tour of Nanjing Lu and the Bund

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

Refer a friend or colleague to EF and we’ll thank you with $1,000.  Learn more

Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carries; Comfortable motorcoach; Internal flight with extension

  • Hotels

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (8 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide (2 with extension); 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Summer Palace; Taiji Lesson; Forbidden City; Tiananmen Square; School visit; Great Wall of China; Tea Ceremony; The Legend of Kung Fu Show; Temple of Heaven Park; Sugar Painting; Beijing Zoo; Hutong rickshaw tour; Yonghe Lamasery; Olympic sports complex; With extension: Shanghai Wold Financial Center; Jade Buddha Temple; Yu Yuan Garden

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

Guaranteed lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
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