Spring time in China (only 25 seats available)

11 day, all-inclusive trip April 3rd – 13th 2018,

Deadline Dec. 5th with final payment

$2299 per person Air fare, Tours by professional guides, 5 star hotels, 3 meals per day.

Visit the Great Wall, Temples, Tea Plantations, Silk, Jade and Pearl factories and more!

Rotary  MISSION TO CHINA, 2018 Itinerary 

Day 1 4/3 Calgary/Beijing

Check in at Calgary International Airport for an afternoon flight HU7978 by 3:05 pm to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner. Cross the International Dateline.

Day 2 4/4 Beijing

(JW Marriott Hotel Beijing/5 star, 83 Jian Guo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China, Tel: 0086-10-59086688)

Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China at 5:10 pm. You will be met by your local tour guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel after dinner.

Day 3 4/5 Beijing

Photo stop at the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues for the outside views of National Stadium the Bird’s Nest and the National Aquatic Center.  Continue the tour to the Great Wall. En route visit the Jade Factory. The Great Wall, the 4,000- mile long and 2,000 years old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by naked eye from the moon. Visit one of the Ming tombs, one of 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration. Peking Roast duck dinner is arranged.

Day 4 4/6 Beijing

Visit the Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms.  The Summer Palace, known for the Long Corridor with a painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen- Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Visit the Pearl Factory.

Day 5 4/7 Beijing

Morning sightseeing to the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heaven for a good harvest. Afternoon visit to the Lama Temple of the religion of Lamaism.

Day 6 4/8 Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou

(Suzhou Marriott Hotel/5 star,1296 Ganjiang Road West,Jinchang District,Tel: 0086-512-82258888)

Morning flight to Shanghai HU7605 8:35am/10:45am, then take a bus ride to Suzhou. Afternoon sightseeing to the Tiger Hills.

Day 7 4/9 Suzhou

Morning visit the Suzhou Silk factory. Continue the tour with the centuries old Lingering Garden. Afternoon visit the National Embroidery Institute to see the silk embroidery, an important local craft with 1,000 years history. Then visit Jinji Lake situated centrally at Suzhou Industrial Park.

Day 8 4/10 Suzhou/Hangzhou

(Crowne Plaza Hotel Hangzhou Grand Canal/5star, 333 Shangtang Road, Tel:0086-571-88168888)

In the morning depart for Hangzhou. Have a boat ride on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas. The centuries old Lingyin Temple, with the main feature of the 64.3 ft-high camphor-wood carved Buddha.

Day 9  4/11 Hangzhou/Shanghai

(Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel/5star, No.1018 Changning Road, Tel: 0086-21-61158888)

Morning excursion to the Longjing Green Tea Plantation. After lunch take a bus riding to Shanghai. The Bund, a famous waterfront park and landmark of the city.

Day 10 4/12 Shanghai

Visit the Pudong New Development District. Continue the way to Shanghai Silk Rug Factory. Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and over arching trees. Free time exploration of the old town bazaar.

Day 11 4/13 Shanghai/Beijing/Calgary

You may take the morning flight HU7604 8:30am/10:50am to transit at Beijing then HU7977 at 4:00 pm for Calgary where you will arrive at 1:05 pm on the same day.