Begin in the magnificent imperial capital of Beijing. Visit the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven, tour the Houhai district by pedicab for a view of traditional life, and experience the magnificent Great Wall.

Fly to Urumqi and tour Tianchi Lake, a scenic wonder of Xinjiang province. In Kashgar, explore the Great Sunday Market and visit the Id Kah Mosque and tomb of Abakh Hoja. In Turpan, see the Thousand Buddha Caves. Take an overnight train to Dunhuang to see the incredible sand dunes of the Gansu Province and visit the amazing Mogao Caves.

From Dunhuang, fly to Xian to see the legendary terracotta warriors and other historic sites. Conclude your trip in Shanghai, and tour the famous Shanghai Museum, the Yuyuan Gardens, and the Jade Buddha Temple.