Language China Immersion!
Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Shanghai - Suzhou
Day 1 Beijing
Airport pick up, hotel transfer, trip briefing and orientation after lunch, take rest for jetlag, welcome dinner, rest, stay at hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Breakfast, Language Class (Introduction to Chinese Language), Class on Chinese History and Religion, after lunch visit Tian'an Men Square, Forbidden City, after dinner enjoy Peking Opera Show.
Day 3 Beijing
Breakfast, Language Class & Tai Chi, Kung Fu Class, after lunch visit Temple of Heaven, after dinner walk along the Wangfujing Night Food Street.
Day 4 Beijing
Breakfast, Language Class & Calligraphy Class, after lunch visit a local Chinese family, followed by the Rickshaw tour of Hutong, and then chill out at the Beihai Park, after dinner, enjoy rest at the hotel.
Day 5 Beijing
Breakfast, Chinese Language Class with a Cooking Class (dumpling making), after lunch take a shopping trip to the Silk Market to practice your haggling skills, practice your Chinese by ordering a simple dish in a local restaurant. Finish with a workshop on Chinese Seal Making.
Day 6 Beijing
Breakfast, drive to Jingshanlin Great Wall, enjoy a special hiking experience along the Simatai Great Wall, travel back to Beijing, on the way spend 45 minutes in a local Chinese tea house, enjoy a experience in different type of Chinese tea and gain basic Chinese tea culture. After dinner take rest in the hotel.
Day 7 Beijing / Xian
Breakfast, Chinese Language Class & Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine, lafter lunch visit the Summer Palace, after dinner enjoy a Chinese Acrobatics Show, take an overnight train to Xi'an.
Day 8 Xian
Meet our Xian guide and transfer to the hotel, after breakfast head to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, after lunch visit a terracotta factory, so small presents or souvenirs can collected for your families and friends. Take a city tour so you can see some local markets in Xian. Dinner is not provided so you can try some local Xian food. Enjoy rest in the evening.
Day 9 Xian / Shanghai
Breakfast. Visit the Shaanxi Historical Museum, famous for history and culture in both Qing and Tang Dynasties. After lunch fly to Shanghai, meet our SCIC Shanghai Guide, transfer to hotel for rest, after dinner rest at hotel.
Day 10 Shanghai
Breakfast, take Shanghai City Tour that focusses on the Oriental Pearl TV Tower where you can view the whole of Shanghai. After lunch visit a Shanghai-style garden (Yuyuan), after that enjoy your free time as you can explore some small parts of Shanghai . Dinner not included.
Day 11 Suzhou
Breakfast, transfer to nearby Suzhou, which represents Chinese classical houses and lifestyles. In Suzhou you can see the Grand Canal and visit the most important attraction-the Humble Administrator. After dinner enjoy rest at the hotel.
Day 12 Suzhou / Shanghai
Breakfast, travel to Tongli, a small town that you can experience a boat floating experience, lunch, visit Silk Factory, stay in Shanghai.
Day 13 Shanghai
Breakfast, free time for rest, shopping and self-exploration, before our farewell dinner at a special restaurant at 7pm. All guests to meet at 6:30 so as not to miss out.
Day 14 China / your home
Breakfast, check-out, transfer to airport, take your flight back home, trip is officially ended.