University of Louisville’ Shanghai & Beijing Tour 

    This study abroad program focus on Mandarin Chinese study. Dr. Zeng and Dr. Wu lead students to Xiamen University studying Chinese and Chinese culture. This is the second year we assist both professors to arrange their group’s Shanghai and Beijing city tour.

Date

Activities

May 4th

l   Arrive at Shanghai. The local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to check in the hotel.

l   Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai

May 5th

l   Visit the Bund, Nanjing Road Shopping Street and Oriental Pearl Tower. Experience the former French Concession “Xintiandi” in the afternoon. Watch the magic ERA acrobatic show in the evening.

May 6th

l   Visit the ancient water town – Zhujiajiao and experience a gondola boat on the river in the morning. After enjoying Shanghai cuisine lunch, tour the beautiful garden – Yu Yuan and the old Shanghai bazaar filled with shops and souvenirs.

May 7th

l   Have free time in the morning. Transfer to Hongqiao International Airport and fly to Xiamen (FM9373 15:10/17:15).

May 8th~June 4th

l   Study at XMU

l   Tour Tulou (mysterious Hakkas round house); tour Gulangyu Island; spend time on the most beautiful beach in China; communicate with local host families

June 4th

l   Transfer to the airport and fly to Beijing (CA1810 12:25/15:25). The local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to check in the hotel.

l   Hotel: Feitian Hotel

June 5th

l   Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City in the morning. After visiting Wangfujing shopping street and having lunch, tour the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Enjoy Peking roast duck dinner in the evening.

June 6th

l   Visit Mutianyu section of Great Wall by cable-car. Visit the Summer Palace, the best preserved and the second largest royal garden in China, with a history of over 800 years.

June 7th

l  Fly back to the U.S.

2017 University of Louisville’ Shanghai & Beijing Tour

Dr. Zeng and Dr. Wu lead a summer study tour group to China this summer. This is the first time for Education Abroad China to work with Dr. Zeng & Dr. Wu. Education Abroad China assists the faculty to arrange their tour in Shanghai and Beijing.

 

Itinerary

Shanghai

5/5/17, Friday, Arrival in Shanghai, the local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to check in the hotel. The rest day is at your leisure to explore the beauty of Shanghai.

5/6/17, Saturday, Visit the Bund, Nanjing Road Shopping Street and Oriental Pearl Tower. Then, experience the former French Concession “Xintiandi” in the afternoon. Watch the magic ERA acrobatic show in the evening. (B, L)

5/7/17, Sunday, Visit the ancient water town – Zhujiajiao and experience a gondola boat on the river in the morning. After enjoy Shanghai cuisine lunch, tour the beautiful garden – Yu Yuan and the neighboring old Shanghai bazaar fill with curio shops and souvenirs. (B, L)

5/8/17, Monday, Have free time in the morning and transfer to Hongqiao International Airport before noon. (B)

Beijing

6/5/17, Monday, Transfer to the airport and fly to Beijing. The local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to check in the hotel. The rest day is at your leisure to explore the beauty of Beijing.

6/6/17, Tuesday, Visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City in the morning. After visiting Wangfujing shopping street and having lunch, tour the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Enjoy Peking roast duck dinner in the evening. (B, L, D)

6/7/17, Wednesday, Today’s highlight is to visit Mutianyu section of Great Wall by cable-car. Then, Visit the Summer Palace, the best preserved and the second largest royal garden in China, with a history of over 800 years. (B, L, D)

6/8/17, Thursday, Transfer to Beijing International Airport and fly to your next destination. (B)

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