Join the Oakville Chamber of Commerce for this once-in-a-lifetime China adventure!
Space is limited. To register, or for more information, please contact Gary Hill and Judith Neal at 905-845-6631, toll free at 1-800-368-3273, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 20th
For only $2,499* your trip includes:
*Trip cost is $2,499 Canadian per person. Price reflects double occupancy for Oakville Chamber Members. Additional $200 per person for non-members. Add $500 for single occupancy. Addition 3% user fee for payments by credit card.
- Round-trip International airfare & tax from Pearson International Airport
- Chinese domestic airfare & tax
- 4 and 5 star hotel accommodations 3 full meals per day
- Deluxe bus tours
- Fluent English-speaking tour guides
- Admission to all tours and attractions
Day 1 – Toronto / Beijing
Check in at Pearson International Airport for your afternoon flight, HU7976 by 5:15pm to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner. Cross the
Day 2 – Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China at 6:40pm. You will be met at the airport by your local tour guide and transferred to the hotel after dinner.
Day 3 – Beijing
Sightseeing includes the Tian An Men 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. Visit the Pearl Market and the Summer Palace, known for many
significance such as the Long Corridor with painted gallery,
Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Peking Roast duck dinner is arranged.
Day 4 – 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, 1 of 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.
Day 5 – 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 – Beijing/Xi’an
Morning flight to Xi’an. Sightseeing at the Big Wild Goose
Pagoda. Visit the Chinese Lacquer Ware Workshop. Evening entertainment of Tang Style Dancing Show.
Day 7 – Xi’an
Morning bus excursion to the Terra-Cotta Warriors at the Tomb of the First Emperor of Qin Dynasty. Enroute, visit the Xian Art Ceramic & Terra Cotta Factory. On the way back, visit the Ancient City Wall and Banpo Museum, a preserved pre-historical cavemen site.
Day 8 – Xi’an/Shanghai/Suzhou
Morning flight to Shanghai, follwed by a bus ride to Suzhou.
Sightseeing at the Tiger Hill.
Day 9 – Suzhou/Shanghai
Morning visit to the Suzhou Silk factory. Continue to the
centuries old Lingering Garden. Afternoon visit to the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, an important local craft with 1,000 years history. Then visit Jinji Lake situated
centrally at Suzhou Industrial Park. Bus ride to Shanghai.
Day 10 – Shanghai
Visit the Pudong New Development District. The Bund, a famous waterfront park and landmark of the city. Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and over
arching trees. Free time exploration of the old town bazaar. Visit the Shanghai Silk Rug Factory.
Day 11- Shanghai
Free day for your own exploration of the city. Only hotel room and breakfast included.
Day 12 – Shanghai/Toronto
You may take the morning flight to transit at Beijing then HU7975 at 1:55 pm for Toronto where you will arrive at 2:55pm on the same day.
Please contact Gary Hill and Judith Neal at 905-845-6631, toll free at 1-800-368-3273, or email email@example.com