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

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Very positive! Quite
educational and (a trip)
that both of us will
remember with
fond memories!

~ Diana, mother of Allie

 

 

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2006 Heritage Tour Itinerary Highlights

For 2006 there were two separate traveling groups with different itineraries:

Shanghai - Guilin - Chengdu - Beijing Itinerary (Group A)

Saturday, July 8 - Shanghai
GZL* transfers from Shanghai Pudong Airport to hotel
3 nights Shanghai Dasha Hotel 4*

Sunday, July 9 - Shanghai
The Bund and shopping on Nanjing Road
Shanghai Youth Palace
Lunch with local Chinese families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)

Monday, July 10 - Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Old Town
Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai History Museum in Pudong Development District
Sightseeing Tunnel to the Bund
Shanghai China Overseas Exchange Association Banquet
Night cruise on the Huangpu River

Tuesday, July 11 - Shanghai to Guilin
Fly from Shanghai to Guilin
Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill
2 nights Guanguang Hotel 4*

Wednesday, July 12 - Guilin
Cruising on Li River

Thursday, July 13 - Guilin to Chengdu
Reed Flute Cave
Fly from Guilin to Chengdu
3 nights Yinhe Dynasty Hotel 4*

Friday, July 14 - Chengdu
Tour bus to Huanglongxi Ancient Town (~ 40 minutes)
Wenshu Temple

Saturday, July 15 - Chengdu
Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center
Dujiang Dam

Sunday , July 16 - Chengdu to Beijing
Thatched Cottage of Du Fu, People's Park
Fly from Chengdu to Beijing
5 nights The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel 5*

Monday, July 17 - Beijing
Opening ceremony at the Great Hall of the People
Summer Palace
Legend of Kung Fu performance

Tuesday, July 18 - Beijing

Hutong tour by rickshaw
Former Residence of Madam Song Qingling
Peking Duck dinner

Wednesday, July 19 - Beijing
Tiananmen Square
Tower of Tian'anmen Gate and Forbidden City
Temple of Heaven
Chinese Youth and Chinese-Overseas Youth Performances

Thursday, July 20 - Beijing
The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
China Science & Technology Museum
Dinner banquet

Friday, July 21 - Beijing
Conclusion of Tour

 

Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Xi'an - Beijing Itinerary  (Group B)    [top]

Saturday, July 8 - Shanghai
GZL* transfers from Shanghai Pudong Airport to hotel
3 nights Shanghai Dasha Hotel 4*

Sunday, July 9 - Shanghai
The Bund and shopping on Nanjing Road
Shanghai Youth Palace
Lunch with local Chinese families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)

Monday, July 10 - Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Old Town
Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai History Museum in Pudong Development District
Sightseeing Tunnel to the Bund
Shanghai China Overseas Exchange Association Banquet
Night cruise on the Huangpu River

Tuesday, July 11 - Shanghai to Suzhou to Hangzhou
Deluxe tour bus Shanghai to Suzhou (~one hour)
The Humble Administrator's Garden
Tiger Hill
Deluxe tour bus Suzhou to Hangzhou (~ three hours)
2 nights Zhejiang Hotel 4*

Wednesday, July 12 - Hangzhou
Cruising on West Lake
Temple of Yuefei
Lingyin Temple
Peak Flown From Afar
Pagoda of Six Harmonies
Hefang Street dinner

Thursday, July 13 - Hangzhou to Xi'an
Fly from Hangzhou to Xi'an
Ancient Culture Street at the South Gate
Hot Pot dinner
3 nights Jianguo Hotel 4*

Friday, July 14 - Xi'an
Banpo Museum
Terracotta Warriors
Huaqing Hot Springs
Farmer's home visit
Chinese dumpling banquet

Saturday, July 15 - Xi'an
Shaanxi Provincial Museum
Old Ming City Wall
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Sunday , July 16 - Xi'an to Beijing
Traditional crafts - paper cutting & shadow play at Gao Yuesong Courtyard
Fly from Xi'an to Beijing
5 nights The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel 5*

Monday, July 17 - Beijing
Opening Ceremony at the Great Hall of the People
Temple of Heaven
Legend of Kung Fu performance

Tuesday, July 18 - Beijing
Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass
China Science & Technology Museum
Peking Duck dinner

Wednesday, July 19 - Beijing
Panda Exhibit at Beijing Zoo
Hutong tour by rickshaw
Former Residence of Madam Song Qingling
Chinese Youth and Chinese-Overseas Youth Performances

Thursday, July 20 - Beijing
Tian'anmen Square
Tower of Tian'anmen Gate and Forbidden City
Summer Palace
Dinner banquet

Friday, July 21 Beijing
Conclusion of tour

*Gang Zhong Lu (Hangkong China Travel Agency)

 

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