The Traveling Aggies are pleased to offer Treasures of China and Tibet.
EARLY BOOKING DEADLINE February 28, 2012
June 2 - 17, 2012
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On this epic journey, experience China’s ancient culture and enduring history. Begin your journey in Beijing. Visit Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Continue to Xi’an to marvel at the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and to learn about studying and preserving China’s ancient artifacts during a special visit to the Archaeological Research Institute. Journey to Lhasa, your gateway to the stunning landscape and impressive landmarks of the fascinating land of Tibet. Visit Jokhang Temple, an important pilgrimage site; Potala Palace, once the seat of the Tibetan government; Samye, the first monastery built in Tibet; and Yumbulagang Palace, constructed for Tibet’s first king. Travel to Chongqing to see its giant pandas, then begin your cruise through the magnificent Three Gorges along the Yangtze River. Conclude your journey in Shanghai, with visits to the Bund and Yu Garden.