Before arriving in Yu county, explore the largest and most well preserved Post Station along the Northern Road. Renowned as a 'living fossil', this historical site once played an essential role in Ancient Chinese bureaucracy • Whilst travelling to Huailai, take part in valuable team-building activities • In the evening, relax with a movie night after a scrumptious dinner
Education - Living Heritage (Yuxian)
Steeped in cultural heritage, Yu County has witnessed the rise and fall of ancient capitals and civilizations. Home to an array of Buddhist temples, distinctive architecture and the Nihewan basin -site of the earliest paleolithic remains in Asia - Yu county provides a glimpse into humanity's common ancient past.
About This Trip
This trip offers beautiful scenery and opportunities to study both modern and ancient Chinese history. Passing through Flying Fox Valley, you'll look on in awe at the lush slopping hillsides. Later in the trip, get the chance to see fossils over a million years old; consider how humanity has changed since then, and reflect on the impact you'd like to leave on the world.
What we love
- Witnessing the thrilling molten iron show
- Learning about China's historic and prehistoric past
- Spending a night on the peaceful prairie in a traditional yurt
Kick start the day with an eye-opening visit to the Nihewan Basin and Museum • Boasting fossils and stone tools over a million years old, the area challenges current theories of anthropogenesis • After lunch, visit the Flying Fox Valley and check in to a traditional Yurt before feasting on a BBQ dinner • Enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the prairie grasslands
Meander through Yuxian and explore the awe-inspiring temples of the Old Town • After a lunch break, venture into Nuanquan and discover a vast scope of ancient architecture and fortresses • Enjoy dinner at a local guesthouse, followed by a spectacular molten iron show performance.
Visit a paper-cutting village and learn for yourself this ancient and intricate art • After lunch, the journey must come to an end as we bid you farewell and you begin your journey home
An integral part of WildChina education trips, you will develop invaluable team building skills as we facilitate interactive challenges, projects and games.
Whether it's spending the night in a Yurt or meandering through ancient streets, this trip immerses guests in the heart of Yuxian's culture.
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Girl's School - Boston, USA, Jul 2016
You guys did a wonderful job. Our students and teachers had a great experience in China. It's my pleasure to recommend your company to others!
High School - Lakeville, USA, Jun 2016
Camping at Everest Base Camp was outstanding and the Sakya Monastery experience was remarkable. In fact, nothing (about the trip) was disappointing. It really was exceptional.
International High School - Shanghai, China, Jun 2016
Best trip ever!….. And we have done more than 30 years of various trips in China.
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