Update (Nov. 16, 4:40 p.m. PT): The Feb. 8 and 22 departures from New York City have sold out. These dates are now available at higher prices.
See China's historic sites and cosmopolitan cities for $1199 per person, including taxes. This package, which sends travelers to Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai, cuts up to 60% off self-package pricing.
Covering travel over the festive Chinese New Year (Feb. 10-24) when airfares spike, this deal includes:
Depart Jan. 25 or Feb. 8 from all three departure cities for the $1199 price. Or depart Jan. 11 from Los Angeles or San Francisco, or Feb. 22 from San Francisco or New York City. Other travel dates in 2013 start at $1285 per person.
Tour highlights include stops at Beijing's Tiananmen Square and Shanghai's Bund. Travelers can independently explore each of these cities, or opt for tours to the Great Wall and Xi'an's Terracotta Warriors.