9th Learning Conference, Beijing 2002


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ITINERARY 1: BEIJING | ITINERARY 2: XIAN | ITINERARY 3: SHANGHAI

BEIJING DAY TOURS NOW AVAILABLE


   
Beijing Tour ITINERARY 1
Friday 12th July:  Arrive Beijing - meet and transfer to hotel
Saturday 13th July:  Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven

Visit Tiananmen Square - the biggest square in the world and can accommodate 5 million people.

Visit the Forbidden City. It was also known as the Former Imperial Palace which served as the residence of 24 Ming and Qing emperors.

Visit the Temple of Heaven where Ming and Qing Emperors prayed for good Harvest.
Sunday 14th July Great Wall and Ming Tombs

Visit the world famous Great Wall at Juyongguan. It is reputed as the 7th wonder in the world of architectural history.

Proceed on to Ding Ling Tomb, one of the 13 imperial tombs of the Ming dynasty and the only underground burial chamber opened to the public.
Monday 15th July Lama Temple, Summer Palace and Beijing Zoo

Built in 1694, Lama Temple is the largest lamasery in Beijing.

Visit to Summer Palace. It has been used as a fashionable royal resort and scene of extravagant celebrations during the Qing dynasty.

After the Summer Palace, we stop at Beijing Zoo to see the lovely panda.

Dinner - enjoy Beijing Roast duck.
Tuesday 16th July TOUR END (B)
Cost Includes: Four Nights Accommodation.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on touring days.

Twin: 
Single: 
Based on 3-star Olympic Hotel.
$312 USD p.p. (twin sharing basis)
$437 USD p.p.

Twin: 
Single: 
Based on 4-star Friendship Hotel.
$373 USD p.p.
$556 USD p.p.
Conditions:   Tour is subject to minimum of 10 people.

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 Xian Tour ITINERARY 2
Sunday 21 July :  Arrive in Xian - the capital of Shaanxi Province. Know as Chang'an in ancient China, Xian is a world renowned ancient capital. Transfer to hotel.
Monday 22 July:  Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Spring, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Terra-cotta is known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. More than 7000 life-sized terra-cotta warriors and horses have been unearthed.

Huaqing Hot Spring has been a famous hot spring since ancient times.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built in the Tang Dynasty. It's the symbol of Xian. Tonight a Tang Dynasty Dinner with cultural show.
Tuesday 23 July:  Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower (B/L/D)

Shaanxi Historical Museum is the largest museum in the province. There are many valuable historical relics on display.

Xian Ancient City Wall is the only well-preserved large-scale city wall surrounded by moats in China.

Bell Tower is an ancient building. In old time, people used to knock the bell to tell time.
Wednesday 24 July Tour end. (B) Transfer to airport for return flight to Beijing
Cost Includes:  Return flights from Beijing to Xian.
Four star accommodation for 3 nights based on 4-star Grand New World Hotel or similar.
Meals on Touring days.

Twin: 
Single: 

$640 USD p.p.
$743 USD p.p.

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Shanghai Tour ITINERARY 3
Sunday 21 July:  Arrive in Shanghai, the largest metropolis and one of the ancient cultural cities of China. Transfer to hotel.
Monday 22 July:  Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Sha Bund and Oriental TV Tower (B/L/D)

Yuyuan Garden, built in the Ming and Qing style, is the most famous classical garden in shanghai. There are 40 scenic spots in the garden.

Jade Buddha Temple, built in 1882 is a well preserved monastery of Zen Buddhism, where a jade statue of Sakyamuni is enshrined.(B/L/D)
Tuesday 23 July:  Tour end. (B) Transfer to hotel for return flight to Beijing
Cost Includes:  Return flights from Beijing to Shanghai.
Two nights hotel accommodation in a 4 star hotel like Holiday Inn Downtown or similar.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on touring days.

Twin: 
Single: 

$500 USD p.p.
$570 USD p.p.

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Should anyone like to do both the Xian and Shanghai tours then you only need to add the airfare sector from Xian to Shanghai at $170 USD p.p.

    


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