Travel from vibrant Beijing to the grasslands of inner China. In Beijing, deepen your understanding of China’s history through visits to cultural sites such as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall. You’ll have the opportunity to mingle with locals, sharpen your Chinese language skills through formal classes, check out folk music and acrobatic performances, and prepare a typical Chinese meal.
Travel by overnight train to inner China, also known as Inner Mongolia, where you’ll see the sun rise over the grasslands and learn about Mongolian culture. Your Experiment continues in the city of Chengde, where you will take Chinese (Mandarin) lessons and bike to nearby palaces and temples during your homestay.
Practice your Chinese language skills during your stay in a Han rural village. Together, you will hike scenic mountains and visit the historic city of Qufu, the hometown of Confucius. The program concludes with time in Shanghai.
- Rugged Travel
- Community Service