WildChina and Nomadic Expeditions have teamed up to create an itinerary that highlights the best of their respective destinations. The result is Exploring China & Mongolia!, designed by WildChina, founder and president Mei Zhang, and Jalsa Urubshurow, founder of Nomadic Expeditions. Both Mei and Jalsa share a common passion for discovery as well as the honor of “Top Travel Specialists 2011” from Condé Nast Traveler.
The 11-day cultural journey includes:
- Two days in the Chinese capital including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
- Access to Chonghua Palace, the playground of the mighty Qianlong Emperor, as well as a Summer Palace – a manmade watering hole built by 10,000 laborers.
- Explore the iconic Great Wall, a lasting symbol of China’s imperial might.
- Hike the Mutianyu and Jinshanling and snake over mountain ridges.
- Experience Hustain Nuruu National Park – home to Przewalski’s horse, the world’s last remaining species of wild equine.
- Explore the habitat for Bactrian camels, Agali mountain sheep, goitered gazelle and Saker Falcons.
- Explore dunes known as the “Singing Sands”
- Visit a camel-herding family and take in the scenery on the back of a Bactrian camel
- Travel to the legendary Flaming Cliffs, rich with fossils and site of the 1923 discovery of the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen.
Exploring China and Mongolia is scheduled for September 2-12, 2012. Cost: $4,450 per person/double occupancy; internal airfare (between Ulaanbaatar and Gobi) $420 per person; single supplement $1,195 per person.
For more information or to make reservations, contact WildChina at 888-902-8808 or online at email@example.com.