Join the SouthCoast Chamber for an adventure to…CHINA
Oct 27–Nov 4, 2018
- Roundtrip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & Tax
- 4-and 5-star hotel accommodations ● 3 meals each day ● Deluxe bus tours
- Fluent English-speaking tour guides ● Entrance fees for attractions
Day 1 – BOS/Beijing
Check in at BOS International Airport for an afternoon flight. Your adventure begins as you cross the international date line.
Day 2 – Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China by midnight. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel.
Day 3 – Beijing
Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world,
and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.
Sightseeing today will continue with a tour of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace, featuring the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and the Marble Boat.
Day 4 – Beijing
Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 year old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Visit the Ming Tombs. One of the 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.
Day 5 – Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years of history. Dinner this evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.
Day 6 – Suzhou/Hangzhou
Morning tour bus excursion to Hangzhou for a visit to the Economic Development Zone and the centuries-old Lingyin Temple, featuring a 64.3 foot high camphor-wood carving of Buddha.
Day 7 – Hangzhou/Shanghai
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses. Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai.
Day 8 – Shanghai
Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone.
Day 9 – Shanghai/Beijing/BOS
Morning for Beijing to connect the afternoon flight depart by 1:50 pm for BOS where you will arrive at 3:10 pm on the same day.
For more information contact Deven Robitaille at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-999-5231 ext 103.