Join this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Julie Nixon Eisenhower, who will share her perspectives on China and the pivotal role her late father, President Richard M. Nixon, played in bringing Communist China out of isolation and re-opening U.S. relations for the first time since 1949. Aboard an exclusively chartered grand cruise along the fabled Yangtze River, sail all the way from Chongqing to Shanghai. Spend three nights in Beijing, one night in Xi’an, and three nights in Shanghai. Visit five UNESCO World Heritage sites. Call on ports seldom visited by Westerners: Wuhan, settled more than 3,000 years ago by the Han Dynasty; Huangshan, famous for its majestic mountain range; and Nanjing, former capital of Imperial China. Explore Beijing’s Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the ancient capital of Xi’an, the Terra Cotta Warriors, and mystical Old and spectacular New Shanghai. Extend your stay with the Guilin and Hong Kong post-program option.
$$$ From approximately $4,795 per person based on double occupancy, plus airfare