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



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

~ Diana, mother of Allie




2015 Heritage Tour Itinerary

FREE* Tour of Beijing

Wednesday July 8, 2015 to Monday July 13, 2015
Wednesday 8 July - Beijing
Transfer from Beijing Capital International Airport
5 nights New Century Hotel

Thursday 9 July - Beijing
Opening Ceremony
Introduction to Chinese Culture Lecture
Tian'anmen Gate
National Theatre Overlook and Forbidden City

Friday 10 July - Beijing
Visit Tian-Qiao Folk Arts City
Folk art show
Hands-on experience of hand crafts
Taste of Traditional Beijing Food
Visit College of Peking Opera
Legend of Kung Fu evening performance

Saturday 11 July - Beijing
Visit The Great Wall
Tour Summer Palace
Olympic Park: Bird Nest and Water Cube

Sunday 12 July - Beijing
Visit local school
Socialize with students and their families

Monday 13 July - Beijing
Conclusion of FREE tour

* Tips for tour guides and drivers and application fee are not included; charges other
incidentals may apply. Siblings of a child adopted from China will pay $360 to attend.

** You need to arrange your own transportation and hotel accommodation for arriving
before July 8 or departing after July 13.

*** Please note that all itineraries are subject to change.
We are now accepting applications (see ) with photocopies of your passports including your child's Chinese Passport, the liability waiver (see ) and the application fee. The application deadline is May 30, 2015 and the 2015 FREE Tour of Beijing Tour is limited to 50 people.

A separate extended Tour to Four Additional Cities at your own expense:

Monday 13 July - Beijing to Xi'an
Overnight Train from Beijing to Xi'an

Tuesday 14 July - Xi'an
Tour ancient City wall
Visit Xianyang Aijiabei Welfare Institute (located at Xianyang District)
3 nights at Grand New World Hotel 4*

Wednesday 15 July - Xi'an
Terracotta Warriors
Huaqing Hot Springs
Big Goose Pagoda
Spring Square
Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Opera House

Thursday 16 July -- Xi'an
Tour Shaanxi Provincial Museum
Gao's Grand Courtyard and shadow puppets
Dinner tasting Northern Shaanxi pasta snack feast

Friday 17 July -- Xi'an to Guilin
Fly from Xi'an to Guilin
Visit Reed Flute Cave
Elephant Trunk Hill
Fubo Hill
1 night Guilin Bravo Hotel 4*

Saturday 18 July - Guilin
Li River Cruise
Walk West Street of Yangshuo
Evening performance: Impression Liu Sanjie (possibly cancelled for rainy weather)
1 night Yangshuo Jasper International Hotel 4*

Sunday 19 July - Guilin to Shanghai
Fly from Guilin to Shanghai
Tour The Bund and Nanjing Road
Night cruise on Huangpu River
4 nights Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Puxi 4*

Monday 20 July -
Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Old Town
Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Shanghai History Museum in Pudong Development District

Tuesday 21 July - Suzhou
Deluxe tour bus tour (~one hour) to Suzhou for day tour
Humble Administrator's Garden
Hanshan Temple
Tiger Hill
Silk Factory

Wednesday 22 July - Shanghai
Conclusion of tour

****Please note breakfast is included in this itinerary..

Families wishing to extend travel at own expense in China after the official Beijing Tour, please contact China Travel Services in Beijing for prices and other details. The contact person is Ms Li: phone 011-86-13522918313 or e-mail,
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