Gahanna_Lincoln_2017

Gahanna Lincoln High School China Trip

Duration: 10 days

Departure of Trip: June 7th to June 16th

Destinations:Beijing, Tangshan, Zhoushan, Shanghai

 

School Exchange Activities

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Tentative Itinerary

  • Day 1&2 Flights to Beijing

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

  • Day 3 June.9 Beijing

08:30-09:30 Travel to visit landmarks of Beijing – Tiananmen, and Tiananmen Square
09:30-12:00 Visit the 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: TBD

  • Day 4 June.10 Beijing

08:00-10:00 Travel to Great Wall (about 2 hours)
10:00-12:30 Visit Badaling Great Wall
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Travel to Olympic Park
15:30-16:30 Visit Olympic Park – Bird Nest & Water Cube
17:30-18:30 Dinner – taste Hot pot
18:30-19:00 Return to hotel
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 5 June.11 Beijing-Tangshan

09:00-12:00 Visit the Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park)
12:00-13:30 Lunch – traditional Beijing pasta
13:30-15:30 Travel to Tangshan, check into the hotel
16:00-20:00 Visit host family and eat dinner together
20:00-20:30 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 6 June.12 Tangshan – Beijing

08:30-16:30 School Visit, welcome ceremony & visit campus; activities with Chinese Students*
16:30-18:30 Travel back to Beijing Airport
18:30-19:30 Dinner
19:30 Check into hotel
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 7 June.13 Zhoushan

9:30-12:30 Travel to Zhoushan
13:30-17:30 Ferry to and visit Mount Putuo
18:00-19:00 Check into the hotel in downtown Zhoushan
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 8 June.14 Zhoushan

08:30-17:30 School Visit, welcome ceremony & visit campus; activities with Chinese Students*
17:30-18:00 Meet host families
18:00-20:00 Visit host family and eat dinner together
20:00-20:30 Return to hotel, rest
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 9 June.15  Zhoushan to Shanghai

08:30-11:30 Travel to Shanghai
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:30-17:00 Visit Nanjing Road and Yuyuan Garden
17:00-18:00 Dinner
18:30-19:30 Visit the Bund in Shanghai and eat dinner
19:30 Check into hotel in Shanghai
Accommodation: TBD

  • Day 10 June.16  Shanghai– Columbus

Morning: Visit Tianzifang, where you can find the special architecture of old shanghai
Afternoon: Fly from Shanghai to Columbus (arriving in Columbus on the same day)