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...our daughter's self image has expanded and grown more sophisticated because of the heritage trip.
~ Wynn, mother of Lianan

 

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2008 Heritage Tour Itinerary Venues


Sunday morning July 20, 2008 to Friday morning August 1, 2008 (13 days total) *

For 2008 there are two separate traveling groups with different itineraries.


Guangzhou w/Shenzhen Lijiang Kunming Shanghai (Group A)
Sunday, July 20 - Guangzhou
Arrive at four star hotel, 4 nights

Monday, July 21 - Guangzhou
Bus ride to Shenzhen
Splendid China (miniaturization of 74 historical and geographic sites)
China Folk Culture Village (zhongguo minsu webhua cun)

Tuesday, July 22 - Guangzhou
Yue Xiu Shan Park with a huge Statue of Five Goats
Sun Yatsen Hall (Zhongsahn Jiniantang)
Six Banyan Temple
Chen Family temple

Wednesday, July 23 - Guangzhou
Bus ride to Shenzhen
Window to the World (miniaturization of 130 landmarks)

Thursday, July 24 - Guangzhou to Lijiang
Fly from Gaungzhou to Lijiang
Baisha
Yufeng (Jade Peak ) Temple
3 nights four-star hotel

Friday, July 25 - Lijiang
Naxi Ancient Town
Wangu Lou Pavilion
Mu Family Mansion
Lijiang Old Town
Hei Long Tan (Black Dragon Pool Park)

Saturday, July 26 - Lijiang
Lugu Lake

Sunday, July 27 - Lijiang to Kunming
Fly from Lijiang to Kunming
Shilin (Stone Forest)
2 nights four-star hotel

Monday, July 28 - Kunming
Xi Shan (Western Hills) Dragon Gate
Jin Dian (Golden Temple)
Museum of Minority Nationalities

Tuesday, July 29 - Kunming to Shanghai
Fly from Kunming to Shanghai
Yuyuan (classic Ming and Qing Dynasty garden architecture)
Chenghuang Temple (Shanghai's major Taoism temple)
Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Pudong Development District
3 nights four-star hotel

Wednesday, July 30 - Shanghai
Shanghai History Museum in Pudong Development District
Sightseeing Tunnel to the Bund
Shopping on Nanjing Road
Night cruise on the Huangpu River

Thursday, July 31 - Shanghai
Children's Palace/school
Lunch with local Shanghai families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)
Shanghai Overseas Exchange Association Official Activities

Friday, August 1
Conclusion of tour

 

Guangzhou w/Shenzhen Chengdu Xi'an Shanghai (Group B)


Sunday, July 20 - Guangzhou
Arrive at four star hotel, 4 nights

Monday, July 21 - Guangzhou
Bus ride to Shenzhen
Splendid China (miniaturization of 74 historical and geographic sites)
Root Seeking Camp Ceremony

Tuesday, July 22 - Guangzhou
Yue Xiu Shan Park with a huge Statue of Five Goats
Sun Yatsen Hall (Zhongsahn Jiniantang)
Six Banyan Temple
Chen Family temple

Wednesday, July 23 - Guangzhou
Bus ride to Shenzhen
Window to the World (miniaturization of 130 landmarks)
China Folk Culture Village (zhongguo minsu webhua cun)
Root Seeking Summer Camp Closing Ceremony

Thursday, July 24 - Guangzhou to Chengdu
Fly from Guangzhou to Chengdu
2 nights four-star hotel
People's Park

Friday, July 25 - Chengdu
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation
Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Huanglongxi (Yellow Dragon Creek) Ancient Town

Saturday, July 26 - Chengdu to Xi'an
Fly from Chengdu to Xi'an
Arts Market Street, the most ancient cultural street in China
Ming Dynasty City Wall
Chinese dumpling banquet
3 nights four-star hotel

Sunday, July 27 - Xi'an
Shanxi Provincail History Museum
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Tang Dynasty Arts Museum
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Monday, July 28 - Xi'an
Banpo Museum
Terracotta Warriors
Huaqing Hot Springs
Farmer's home visit

Tuesday, July 29 - Xi'an to Shanghai
Fly from Xi'an to Shanghai
Yuyuan (classic Ming and Qing Dynasty garden architecture)
Chenghuang Temple (Shanghai's major Taoism temple)
3 nights four-star hotel

Wednesday, July 30 - Shanghai
Oriental Pearl TV Tower Shanghai History Museum in Pudong Development District
Sightseeing Tunnel to the Bund
Shopping on Nanjing Road
Night cruise on the Huangpu River

Thursday, July 31 - Shanghai
Children's Palace/school Shanghai Overseas Exchange Association Official Activities
Dinner with local Shanghai families (each traveling family meets with one Chinese family)

Friday, August 1
Conclusion of tour



* Tour 2008 did not take place due to summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

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