Superb! I am deeply grateful for what the Summer Tour has provided for the girls. They will take away wonderful memories, a deeper pride in their heritage, and a greater sense of whom they are. We appreciate the financial help as well for we could never all done this on our own.    
~ Nancy, mother of LiAnn


This experience has been far above expectations. The variety of sightseeing between antiquity and modern has been well balanced along with seeing local specialty activities, such as Tang Dynasty song and dance, Shadow Puppets, and night market.... My older daughter has been shy and reserved by nature and expressed questions about what it means to be Chinese. This has strengthened her self-esteem. We have been treated wonderfully by everyone everywhere we have gone.

~ Lynn, mother from
South Carolina




2004 Heritage Tour Itinerary Highlights

Beijing – Xi’an - Shanghai

Sunday, July 25 - Beijing
CTS* transfer form Beijing International Airport to hotel
4 nights Yuyang Hotel 4*

Monday, July 26 - Beijing
Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
Beijing Zoo
Acrobat Show

Tuesday, July 27 - Beijing
Opening Ceremony of the Root Seeking Summer Camp at the Great Hall of the People
Temple of Heaven

Wednesday, July 28 - Beijing
The Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass
Ming Tombs
Peking Duck Dinner

Thursday, July 29 - Beijing 
Summer Palace
Performances of Chinese Youth and Chinese-Overseas Youth in Olympic Center

Friday, July 30 - Beijing  -> Xi’an                                                       
Fly from Beijing to Xi’an
Big Goose Pagoda
Shannxi Province Overseas Exchange Association Banquet
2 nights Jianguo Hotel 4*

Saturday, July 31 - Xi’an
Hua Qing Pond
Terra Cotta soldiers
Stone Tablets
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Sunday, August 1 - Xi’an
Huang Di Mausoleum
Shopping at local market (adult night out)
Monday, August 2 - Xi’an -> Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden and Shangahi Old Town                             
4 nights Hengshengbandao International Hotel 4*
Tuesday, August 3 - Shanghai
Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Pudong Developmental District
Shanghai Museum
Wednesday, August 4 - Shanghai
Shanghai Youth Palace
Lunch with local Chinese families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)

Thursday, August 5 - Shanghai
Walk along the Bund
Shopping on Nanjing Road                                                          
Shanghai Overseas Exchange Association Banquet

Friday, August 6 - Shanghai    
Fly from Shanghai Pudong Airport to USA                

*China Travel Service   


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