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


The Chinese people were very kind and helpful. I felt very safe in every city we visited .

~ Julie, mother from



2005 Heritage Tour Itinerary Highlights

Beijing – Xi’an - Hangzhou – Suzhou - Shanghai

Sunday, June 19 - Beijing
CTS transfer from Beijing International Airport to hotel
4 nights Central Garden Hotel Villa 4*

Monday, June 20 - Beijing
Tiananmen Square
Tower of Tiananmen Gate and Forbidden City
Exchange activities at a Middle School
China Overseas Exchange Association Banquet

Tuesday, June 21 - Beijing
Temple of Heaven
Summer Palace
Ruins of Yuanmingyuan
Shaolin Kongfu Show

Wednesday, June  22 - Beijing
The Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass
China Aeronautical Museum
Peking Duck Dinner

Thursday, June 23 - Beijing to Xi’an 
Science and Technology Museum
Fly from Beijing to Xi’an
Ancient Culture Street at the South Gate
2 nights Jianguo Hotel 4*

Friday, June 24 - Xi’an                                        
Terra Cotta soldiers
Hua Qing Pond
Shopping at local market (adult night out)

Saturday, June 25 - Xi’an
Big Goose Pagoda
Shaanxi Provincial Museum
Watching Shadow Puppets at Courtyard of Family Gao
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Sunday, June 26 - Xi’an to Hangzhou
Fly to Hangzhou
Peak Flown from Afar and Lingyin Temple
2 Zhejiang Hotel 4*
Monday, June 27 - Hangzhou
Cruise on West Lake
Yuefei Temple
Six Harmony Pagoda

Wednesday, June 28 - Hangzhou  to  Suzhou  to  Shanghai
Deluxe tour bus Hangzhou  to  Suzhou  (~three hours)
Hanshan Temple
Tiger Hill
Humble Administrator’s Garden
Deluxe tour bus Suzhou  to  Shanghai  (~one hour)
3 nights Shanghai Hotel 4*
Wednesday, June 29 - Shanghai
Jade Buddha Temple
Yuyuan Garden and Shangahi Old Town
Oriental Pearl TV Tower and  Pudong Developmental District
Cruise on Huangpu River

Thursday, June 30 - Shanghai
Shanghai Youth Palace
Lunch with local Chinese families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)
Shopping on Nanjing Road
Shanghai's China Overseas Exchange Association Banquet

Friday, July1 - Shanghai
Depart for home or personal tour     

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