Day 1 - LAX/Beijing
Check in at LAX International Airport by 9 pm one night before, for an earlier morning flight.
Day 2 - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and enjoy our tour package service.
Day 3 - Beijing
Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.
Sightseeing today will continue with a tour of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace, featuring the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and the Marble Boat.
Day 4 - Beijing
Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 year old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Visit the Ming Tombs. One of the 13 Ming Emperor’s Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.
Day 5 - Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years of history. Dinner this evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.
Day 6 - Suzhou/Hangzhou
Morning tour bus excursion to Hangzhou for a visit to the Economic Development Zone and the centuries-old Lingyin Temple, featuring a 64.3 foot high camphor-wood carving of Buddha.
Day 7 - Hangzhou/Shanghai
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses. Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai.
Day 8 - Shanghai
Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone.
Day 9 - Shanghai/Beijing/LAX
Morning connection flight via Beijing. The afternoon flight will depart by 1:30pm for LAX where you will arrive at 10:30am on the same day. Shuttle bus to Chamber.
This fully escorted trip is meant to be an introduction to the people, history, culture, commerce and daily life of this exciting country. The itinerary is packed with sights and activities that will give you a full and rewarding experience. There will also be an opportunity for Chamber members to make business contacts in China. The trip departs on October 4, 2018, returning October 12, 2018. Your trip includes:
Prices are based on two person shared accommodation, single occupancy is available for an additional charge of $500. This trip is also available to non-Chamber members for an addition charge of $150 per person.
Deadline for trip payment is July 2nd, 2018.
More details on the entire trip are posted on our website at www.desotochamber.org or contact Brittani Washington at the Chamber office by phone at 972.224.3565 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are YOUR DeSoto Chamber of Commerce.
China is our second largest export market. Already the world’s largest market for cars, cell phones and seafood, it is the fastest growing market for luxury goods, air passengers and nuclear power. China has the most internet users and online game players, the longest high speed rail network and the busiest port. There are well over 100 cities in China with a population of more than one million and, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the economy will grow at rates of about eight per cent per annum for the next decade. In China’s case, seeing is believing.
That is why we are excited to announce a special invitation from the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce to join us in October to Experience China! As an exclusive benefit for Chamber members we are partnering with Citslinc International Inc. to provide a 9-day, all-inclusive tour of Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai for $2,199 per member and their guest. Non-Members are only $2,399 a person. Citslinc is one of the largest providers of foreign tours to China and works exclusively with over 800 Chambers of Commerce in Canada and the US.
Roundtrip International Airfare from Los Angeles, CA
5 Star Hotel Accommodations
Three Meals Per Day
All Tour Fees
Deluxe In-Country Transportation and Local Airfare
Experienced English-Speaking Tour Guides
All Taxes and Airport Fees
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