Travel to Beijing to explore the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Temple of Heaven . You will witness cultural performances, taste dumplings in local markets, and learn to prepare a typical Chinese meal. Your Mandarin Chinese language skills will develop through 45+ hours of training.
You’ll learn more about Chinese culture through new friendships with Chinese peers who will join you for part of the program. Practice your Chinese language skills with Chinese host families during two homestay. Hike scenic mountains and visit the historic city of Qufu, the hometown of Confucius. You will explore Shanghai, one of the world’s most populous city, for three days, where you will visit sites such as Yuyuan Garden, Old City, and Longhua Buddhist Temple.
Travel by train to Inner Mongolia, where you’ll see the sun rise over the grasslands, taste Mongolian food, and learn about Mongolian culture. Travel to Chengde, where you will take Mandarin Chinese lessons.
- Rugged Travel
- Community Service