Let China Fascinate you this summer.
Travel to Beijing, Shanghai, X'ian.
Travel back in time to the world's oldest continuous civilization, which awards us with three millennia worth of enchantment. China captivates with its compelling blend of ancient stories and exquisite natural backdrops such as the eternal watch of the Terracotta Warriors, the allure of the Forbidden City, and the architecture of metropolitan megacities. An infinite number of evocative spaces can be explored, and each destination is infused with intrigue and charm.
Unlike any other educational tour out there, you will have the unique opportunity to visit and tour famous tech companies. You can expose yourself to the culture and fast paced environment of the ever-growing and changing economy, and dive into the ins and outs of running a business. Working directly with top institutions and universities, Sun Knights Travel custom designs innovative travel programs for groups of all ages and learning objectives.
Our local knowledge and networks help open doors to otherwise inaccessible insider opportunities, creating interactive and life-changing experiences. We pride ourselves on the high quality of our programs as a proud partner of China Travel Service and travelers throughout the United States.
Let us make the arrangements for you. Contact us today for a free consultation and make sure to book your tickets in advance. We are here to make your traveling experience as fun and relaxing as it should be.
INSPIRING 12 DAY TRIP TO CHINA
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Our 12 Day Tour includes:
Visit the Summer Palace and Forbidden City, residences of Chinese Emperors
See the world-famous archaeological site of the magnificent Terracotta Army
Visit the 2000-year-old Great Wall, the world's longest man-made structure
Explore the classical Yuyuan Garden and the Bund Riverside, Shanghai's popular promenade
Take advantage of an exclusive opportunity to visit and speak with the top economic businesses in modern day China
And even more unforgettable cultural experiences!
Day 1: Depart from Los Angeles.
Day 2: Arrive in Shanghai, and spend the day resting. The whole trip lies before you!
Day 3: Tour the River Bund and Lujiazui Financial District. This area will be full of the most influential financial centers in China. After lunch, tour the Jinmao Tower, Yu Garden, and Old Shanghai Town.
Day 4: Drive out to day tour the Ancient Town Zhouzhang, built in the Song Dynasty and surrounded by water.
Day 5: Visit the Coca-Cola Shanghai Corporation, the first of foreign joint ventures back when China opened its market to foreign investors in 1979. We will invite an economics specialist to speak on China's economic development and answer questions. Then, take an overnight train to Beijing.
Day 6: Visit the Beijing Olympic Village, used in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Then return to the hotel and rest.
Day 7: Visit the Tiananmen Square, from which you will enter the Forbidden City, center of the Ming and Qing dynasties. After lunch, tour the Summer Palace, where Emperors retired every year to relax.
Day 8: Visit the famed Great Wall of China (Mutianyu section), China's great pride and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Afterwards, visit Dong Yue Miao, the largest Taoist temple in Northern China.
Day 9: Spend the morning at the Temple of Heaven from the Ming Dynasty, representing the most advanced geometric and mechanic principles of the time. Then fly to Xi'an in the afternoon and rest for the evening.
Day 10: See the historic Terracotta Warriors, guardians of the First Emperor of China, Qin Xi Huang. Then, take a bicycle ride on the ancient Xi'an city wall.
Day 11: Climb Huashan, one of the Five Great Mountains of China, called the "Steepest Mountain in the World." Visit the Huxian Folklore Center to see a lion dance performance and local folklore culture. Visit the Museum of Stone Tablets in the afternoon.
Day 12: Return to Los Angeles. Welcome home!
The trip in its entirety will cover:
The flights from Los Angeles-Shanghai, Beijing-Xi'an, and Xi'an-Los Angeles
A "Soft Sleeper" express train ticket from Shanghai-Beijing
2 special events with world-class businesses and institutions
9 nights of 4-star hotel accommodations, taxes, fees, and porterage services
13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 special dinners
A dedicated USA-local bilingual and bicultural tour leader, in addition to local English-speaking guides
An interactive tour phone app for immediate communication