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World Cultures Students Tour of China

Enhance the learning experience for students by planning a group tour. Estar experienced team can customize a program to suit your needs. Our professional tour planners can help setup an itinerary that will complement the school experience by incorporating elements of your curriculum into the tour.

Day 1 Hometown/Shanghai
Depart for Shanghai.

Day 2 Shanghai
Arrive Shanghai. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Evening free time. (D)

Day 3 Shanghai
Full day city tour: The Bund, Yu Garden, People’s Square, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Museum. Afterwards, tour the ultra-modem Pudong Development Zone and get a closer look at the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Tonight you will enjoy a Shanghai Farewell Dinner and Huangpu River Cruise. (B/L/SD)

Day 4 Shanghai
Morning free walk at Nanjing Road, the most famous shopping street in Shanghai. Afternoon visit local school and join in the culture activities & dinner. (B/L/D)

Day 5 Shanghai/Zhouzhuang/Hangzhou
After breakfast, you will take a coach ride to the canal town of Zhouzhuang, which has a history of over 900 years. Visit Shen Ting House, Zhang Ting House, the Double Bridge, and enjoy a canal boat ride. Continue on to Hangzhou. After dinner, free time. (B/L/D)

Day 6 Hangzhou
In Hangzhou, you will visit Lingyin Monastery, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Qiantang River, Tiger Spring and a tea plantation. (B/L/D)

Day 7 Hangzhou/Xi’an
Departure to Xi’an at morning. After arrive, full day tour of Xi’an. First, visit Banpo Neolithic Village where the relics of a prehistoric settlement of the New Stone Age (over 6,000 years ago) were found. Afterwards, view one of the most exciting archaeological finds of the 20th Century - the excavation of more than 6,000 Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. (B/L/D)

Day 8 Xi’an
visit the Ming Dynasty City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Shanxi Provincial Museum. This evening, you will enjoy a Xi’an Special Dumpling Banquet. (B/L/SD)

Day 9 Xi’an/Beijing
Departure to Beijing in the morning. After check in hotel, visit the Temple of Heaven. Then embark on a bicycle rickshaw tour around the ancient alleyways of a Beijing Hutong - one of Beijing’s rapidly vanishing 700 year-old traditional cottage neighborhoods (B/L/D)

Day 10 Beijing
After breakfast, take a walk on the Great Wall, which winds dragon-like across northern China. After lunch visit Changling, the tomb of Emperor Yongle - one of the Ming Tombs at the burial site of thirteen Ming Dynasty Emperors. If time permits, you will visit a cloisonne production factory. This evening enjoy a Peking Duck Dinner. (B/L/SD)

Day 11 Beijing
After breakfast, visit Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world - the square and its periphery are home to some of China’s most important monuments and government edifices. Then, tour the adjacent Forbidden City, the largest existing ancient architectural complex in China. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace - an enchanting panorama of lake, landscape, pagodas and pavilions. In the evening, you will enjoy a Beijing Opera Show. (B/L/D)

Day 12 Beijing/Hometown
Departure transfer to the airport for homeward flight. End of tour. (B)

B=Western and Chinese buffet Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner SL=Special lunch SD=Special dinner

Tour Price includes:

  • 3 nights with breakfast at 3/ 4 star hotel in Shanghai
  • 2 nights with breakfast at 3/ 4 star hotel in Hangzhou
  • 2 nights with breakfast at 3/ 4 star hotel in Xi'an
  • 3 nights with breakfast at 3/4 star hotel in Beijing
  • Tours with lunch and dinner in Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai as listed
  • Professional English speaking tour guide service in each city
  • Round trip airport/hotel transfers in each city
  • Domestic airfare Beijing / Xian / Shanghai
  • International return ways flights
  • The domestic and international flight airport tax
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