Tour Number: 1602840ED
Group Leader: Bailey Cavanaugh
Requested Departure Date: 6/19/2015
Requested Return Date: 6/27/2015
Requested Departure Gateway: Boston
9 days
Beijing, Hong Kong

Engage in an all-encompassing exploration of Chinese culture.

In Beijing, dine on Peking duck and join a tea ceremony. Learn to make Chinese dumplings with a local family, and meet Chinese students and teachers on a school visit. Hong Kong is a neon-filled cosmopolitan metropolis—get an inside look at the world of Chinese business on a tour of the stock exchange.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (April-October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Mutianyu

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of hutongs

    Make jiaozi (dumplings) with a local family

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a steel plant

    Add this in-depth excursion
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 6: Beijing • Hong Kong

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Fly to Hong Kong

  • Day 7: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak

    Visit Stanley Market

    Visit Man Mo Temple

  • Day 8: Hong Kong

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island, the largest of Hong Kong’s 230 islands, is yours to explore on this optional excursion! Begin with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea. Visit the Po Lin Precious Lotus monastery and then climb stairs to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha 111 feet tall and over 250 tons!

    Ride the Star Ferry

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 9: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (April-October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Mutianyu

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of hutongs

    Make jiaozi (dumplings) with a local family

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a steel plant

    Add this in-depth excursion
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 6: Beijing • Hong Kong

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit a local school (subject to school calendars)

    Fly to Hong Kong

  • Day 7: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak

    Visit Stanley Market

    Visit Man Mo Temple

  • Day 8: Hong Kong

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island, the largest of Hong Kong’s 230 islands, is yours to explore on this optional excursion! Begin with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea. Visit the Po Lin Precious Lotus monastery and then climb stairs to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha 111 feet tall and over 250 tons!

    Ride the Star Ferry

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Internal flight; Ferry (with extension)

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (8 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.

  • Guided sightseeing

    2 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (3 with extension); 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Summer Palace; Forbidden City; Tiananmen Square; Great Wall of China; Hutong rickshaw tour; Temple of Heaven Park; Peak Tram; Man Mo Temple; With extension: Ruins of St. Paul Church; A-Ma Temple; Kun Iam Temple; Museum of Macau

  • weShare—accredited learning

    Students learn on a deeper level through weShare, our online learning platform. With activities before, during and after tour, students can create and share a final project for academic credit.

  • Experiential learning

    Taiji lesson; Tea ceremony; Tour of steel plant; School visit; Cooking with a Chinese family

Total Price

$3,500 $568*
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