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Dublin City Schools China Trip

Duration: 9 days

Estimated Departure date of Trip: May 31st to June 8th, 2017

Destinations:   Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai

 

Sightseeing

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 Tentative Itinerary

  • Day 1&2 Flights to Beijing

Flight to Beijing from Columbus
Afternoon: Arrive to Beijing and meet IPERC staff at the airport. Then check into hotel in Beijing downtown
Evening: Welcome dinner hosted by IPERC
Accommodation: Beijing Wanfangyuan Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 3 June.2 Beijing

08:30-09:30 Travel to visit the landmark of Beijing – Tiananmen, and Tiananmen Square
09:30-12:00 Visit the Royal Palace in China – Forbidden City
12:00-13:30 Experience famous Beijing Roasted Duck in Laoshe Tea House and catch a Shadow Play
13:30-16:30 Visit South Luogu Lanes to learn about Beijing Hutong culture
16:30-18:00 Dinner- taste Chinese dumplings
18:00-18:30 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: Beijing Wanfangyuan Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 4 June.3 Beijing

08:00-10:00 On the way to Great Wall (about 2 hours)
10:00-12:30 Visit Badaling Great Wall
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 On the way to Beijing downtown
15:30-16:30 Visit Olympic Park – out view Bird Nest & Water Cube
17:00-19:00 Dinner – taste hot pot
19:00-19:30 Return to hotel
Accommodation: Beijing Wanfangyuan Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 5 June.4 Beijing – Hangzhou

07:30-09:00 Visit Temple of Heaven – enjoy the Square Dance in the park
09:00-10:00 Travel to Capital Airport
11:30-13:30 Fly to Hangzhou (2 hours)
14:00-17:30 Hangzhou City Tour
18:00-20:00 Dinner, rest at hotel
Accommodation: Hangzhou Gowin Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 6 June.5 Hangzhou

09:00-12:00 Travel to visit sister school in Hangzhou, activities with Chinese Students
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:30 Visit West Lake & Hefang Street
18:00-19:00 Dinner
19:00-19:30 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: Hangzhou Gowin Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 7 June.6 Thousand Island Lake District, Hangzhou

08:00-12:00 Travel to visit sister school, activities with Chinese Students
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:00 Visit Thousand Island Lake
18:00-19:00 Dinner
19:00-19:30 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: Hangzhou Gowin Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 8 June.7 Hangzhou to Shanghai

08:30-10:30 Travel to Shanghai by high speed train
10:30-11:00 Check into hotel
11:00-12:00 On the way to Zhujiajiao Ancient Watertown
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-16:00 Visit famous water town in Shanghai——Zhujiajiao
16:00-17:30 Travel back to Shanghai downtown and take dinner
17:30-18:30 Dinner
18:30-19:30 Visit the Bund, enjoy the night view
19:30-20:00 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: Shanghai Hongkou Kingtown Hotel (TBD)

  • Day 9 June.8 Shanghai– Columbus

Morning: Visit Nanjing Road and Yuyuan Shopping District
Afternoon: Fly from Shanghai to Columbus (arriving in Columbus on the same day)