2017 Southern Adventist University Business & History Study Tour  

      Professor Oberholster and other two faculty will lead a business & history study tour group to China again. This is the seventh time which Educatio Abroad China has provided our service for Southern Adventist University's China study tour program.
Date
Location
Activity
5-15
Beijing
Board the airplane and fly to Beijing. Check in a 4-star hotel, the rest time is on students' own.
5-16
Beijing
Visit the Forbidden City
Tour the Temple of Heaven
5-17
Beijing
One factory or company visit is arranged
Visit Mutianyu section of Great Wall
5-18
Beijing
Visit one factory or a company
Chinese culture immersion activities
5-19
Beijing/ Xian
Sightsee the Summer Palace
Take a high-speed train to Xian in the afternoon
5-20
Xian
Go to the church and visit Shannxi History Museum in the afternoon
5-21
Xian/Jiuzhaigou
Visit the Terracotta Warrior Army Museum and the City Wall. Then,  fly to Jiuzhaigou in the afternoon.
5-22
Jiuzhaigou
Whole day sightsee Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park - one of China’s most treasured scenic sites and one of World Natural Heritage sites
5-23
Huanglong/Chengdu
Whole day visit Huanglong National Park - one site of World Natural Heritage sites. Fly to Chengdu - the capital city of Sichuan Province.
5-24
Chengdu
Visit the popular attractions of the city – Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base, Jinsha Site Museum, the ancient Wide Alley and Narrow Alley 
Option: Enjoy Sichuan Opera "Changing Face Performance" in the evening
5-25
Chengdu
Tour Leshan to visit Leshan - Giant Buddha - one of World Cultural Heritage sites.
Take a boat to see the giant Buddha. Then, visit the Leshan Gongzui Hydroelectric Generation Station
5-25
Chengdu/Shanghai
Have a Chinese cooking class in the morning.
Fly to Shanghai from Chengdu in the afternoon
5-26
Shanghai
Lecture in one of universities of Shanghai in the morning
Tour Yu Garden and surrending bazaar
Stroll along the Shanghai landmark "The Bund"
5-27
Shanghai
Go to Muen church
Take a rest
Option: Acrobatic show in the evening
5-28
Shanghai
Drive to visit Wuzhen -  "the last site of waterside households in China" and the permanent site of Annual World Internet Conference
5-29
Shanghai
Whole day visit two factories or a companies 
5-30
Shanghai/Hong Kong
Fly to Hong Kong in the morning
Have a half day Hong Kong city tour in the afternoon
Enjoy the Hong Kong Harbor cruise
5-31
Hong Kong
Visit Hong Kong Adventist College
Visit Hong Kong Museum of History
Visit Hong Kong Stock Exchange 
6-1
Hong Kong
Spend the entire day as your leisure time to explore Hong Kong or Macao
6-2
Departure
Transfer to Hong Kong international airport and fly back to USA
                                                                                                                                                                      

2015Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China

Prof. Oberholster will lead Southern Adventist University's business study abroad group to visit China again. They will visit some factories or companies in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. At the same time, students will have opportunities to have lectures at a university and a company as well as to visit historical and cultural sites to enhance a better understanding for China business and culture.
 
Date
Location
Activity
May 17
Sun.
US/China
Departure for Beijing
May 18
Mon.
Beijing
Arrive in Beijing and transfer to a hotel
May 19
Tue.
Beijing
Tour the Great Wall and Summer Palace 
May 20
Wed.
Beijing
Visit the New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. Beijing Automotive and YaBeiLi Clothing Co., Ltd.
May 21
Thu.
Beijing
Tour the Forbidden City and have a Cultural immersion exercise in Beijing
May 22
Fri.
Beijing/ Xian
Go to Dongling School of Economics and Management, University of Science and Technology and have a lecture there. Then, take a high speed train to Xian and check in a hotel
May 23
Sat. (Sab)
Xian
Worship at SDA Church and visit Shannxi History Museum. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty style dance & music show in the evening
May 24
Sun.
Xian
Visit the Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site to see the famous Terracotta Warriors and the Bronze Chariots. Then, tour the Grand Mosque & Muslim bazaar
May 25
Mon.
Xian/Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa – the capital city of Tibet in the morning and take a rest to acclimatize to the high altitude
May 26
Tue.
Lhasa
Visit Potala Palace – Lhasa’s cardinal mark and winter palace of Dalai Lama, Jokhang Temple – the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet, and Barkhor Street – the ancient and largest bazaar in Tibet
May 27
Wed.
Lhasa
Visit Drepung Monastery – the largest monastery in Tibet,  Sera Monastery – the second largest monastery in Tibet and famous for its horse-necked Hayagriva, and  Norbulingka – known as jewel park and the summer palace of Dalai Lama.
May 28
Thu.
Lhasa
Namtso Lake – one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and famous for its high altitude and beautiful scenery and  Yangpachen – famous for its hot springs.
May 29
Fri.
Lhasa/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai via Chengdu and check in a hotel
May 30
Sat.(Sab)
Shanghai
Worship at SDA Church; Visit the Bund and enjoy acrobatic show in the evening.
May 31
Sun.
Shanghai
Visit Yuyuan garden, Shanghai Museum, Pudong financial area; Oriental Pearl Tower
June 1
Mon.
Shanghai
Whole day visit Bao Steel and Shanghai Volkswagen or Bright Dairy and Food Co.,Ltd
June 2
Tue.
Shanghai/Hong Kong
Fly to Hong Kong in the morning. Have a half day city tour and enjoy the Harbor Cruise in the evening.
June 3
Wed.
Hong Kong
Visit Hong Kong Adventist College, Hong Kong Stock Exchange and a factory
June 4
Thu.
Hong Kong
Free day
June 5
Fri.
Departure
Return to US from Hong Kong
                                                                                                                                                                      
2013 Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China
Beijing/Shanghai/Zhangjiajie National Park/Guangzhou/Hong Kong
 
  2011 Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China 
     Beijing/Shanghai/Kunming/Dali/Lijiang/Shangri-la/Hong Kong
 
 2009 Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China
Beijing/Xian/Dunhuang/Turpan/Urumqi/Shanghai/Hong Kong 
 
2007 Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China
Beijing/Xian/Yangtzi River Cruise/Shanghai/Hong Kong 
                               
                        2005 Southern Adventist University Business Study Abroad Program in China
                                                Beijing/Xian/Shanghai/Guilin/Guangzhou/Hong Kong
 

 

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