Join a unique program delving deep into China's fascinating culture. In Shanghai, see the outstanding collections at the Shanghai Museum and meet some of the city's artists in their galleries. In breathtaking Suzhou, discover the Master of the Fishing Nets Garden, inspiration for The Met's Astor Court, before flying to Xi'an. Enjoy a private dinner at the Xi'an Qujiang Museum of Arts, see the Tang Dynasty Murals on an exclusive visit to the Shaanxi Provincial Museum, and meet with the Chief Imam of the Grand Mosque in the city's Muslim Quarter, home to 70,000 ethnic Chinese Muslims.
Discover Dazu, home to UNESCO-listed ancient rock carvings, before boarding our luxury vessel for a three-night Yangtze River cruise that includes the Three Gorges. Conclude in Beijing with an exclusive tour of a Forbidden City palace not open to the public, a visit to a private home, and much more.