CHAMBER MISSION TO CHINA JULY 2012
The Chamber will be leading its third trip to China
(based on dbl occupancy, single supplement will apply)
Visiting Tianamen Square
The Forbidden City
Temple of Heaven
& So Much More!
This trip is also open to our friends in the education community as we will have a chance to tour one or more schools in Suzhou.
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CHAMBER MISSION TO CHINA, 2012
Board an afternoon flight CA982 by 4:50pm to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner. Cross the International Dateline.
Day 2 7/19 Beijing
(Beijing Marriot City Wall/5star, No.7 Jian Guo Men South Ave. Dong Cheng District, Tel: 0086-10-58118888)
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China at 6:20pm. You will be met by your local tour guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel after dinner.
Day 3 7/20 Beijing
In the morning visit the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heaven for a good harvest. Visit the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues for the outside views of National Stadium the Bird’s Nest and the National Aquatic Center. Continue the tour to the Great Wall. En route visit the Jade Factory. The Great Wall, the 4,000- mile long and 2,000 years old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by naked eye from the moon. Visit one of the Ming tombs, one of 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.
Day 4 7/21 Beijing
Sightseeing includes Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world. The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms,. Visit the Pearl Market. The Summer Palace, known for many significance such as the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen- Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Peking Roast Duck dinner is arranged.
Hutong Tour: $35/pp
Day 5 7/22 Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou(Grand
Metropark Hotel Suzhou/4star, 1355 Jinjihu Avenue, Suzhou Industrial Park, Tel: 0086-512-62800666)
Morning Air China flight to Shanghai CA1831 7:30am/9:40am, then drive to visit Shanghai World Expo. Then take a bus riding to Suzhou.
Day 6 7/23 Suzhou/Hangzhou(Holiday Inn Xiaoshan Hangzhou/4star, 688 Shanyin Road Xiaoshan District, Tel:0086-571-82977777)
Morning a school visit. Then sightseeing includes the Suzhou Silk factory. Continue the tour with the centuries old Lingering Garden. Afternoon visit to the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, an important local craft with 1,000 years history. Visiting Tiger Hill. Take a bus riding to Hangzhou after dinner.
Optional Tour :
Grand Canal Boat Ride: $25/pp
Day 7 7/24 Hangzhou/Shanghai(Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel/5 star, No.50 Tongchuan Road，Putuo District,Tel:0086-21-22195888)
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas. Visit the Longjing Green Tea Plantation. Visit to the centuries old Lingyin Temple, with the main feature of the 64.3 ft-high camphor-wood carved Buddha. Continue the bus journey to Shanghai.
Day 8 7/25 Shanghai
The Bund, a famous waterfront park. Visit the Shanghai Silk Rug Factory. Afternoon enjoy the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and over arching trees. Free time exploration of the old town bazaar. Business visit to the Pudong economic development zone.
Era Show: $35/pp
Huangpu River Boat Riding:$25/pp
Day 9 7/26 Shanghai/Beijing/JFK