9 or 12 days
Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Lantau Island
Economic powerhouses don’t come much bigger than China. Its rapid emergence as the world’s largest exporter and second largest importer has been fascinating to examine and analyze. You and your students will explore the inner workings of Beijing and Shanghai, the modern business and financial centres of this dynamic nation, while discovering the ingenuity of its ancient past.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (Available April - October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson
  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of the hutongs

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a local business

    Explore Beijing on your own

    Peking Duck Dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing • Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center
  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Tour Shanghai with an expert local guide

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    Take a walking tour of Nanjing Lu

    See Nanjing Lu

    Enjoy free time on the Bund

    Enjoy a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Visit a Local Business

    Enjoy free time in Shanghai
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Explore the Temple Street night market

    Ride the Star Ferry

    Dinner in Kowloon

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Explore Stanley Market on your own

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Visit Victoria's Peak

    Enjoy a dim sum tasting

    Dinner in Hong Kong
  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island, the largest of Hong Kong’s 230 islands, is yours to explore on this optional excursion! Begin with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea. Visit the Po Lin Precious Lotus monastery and then climb stairs to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha 111 feet tall and over 250 tons!

    Dinner in Hong Kong
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport
  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (Available April - October)

    Participate in a Taiji lesson
  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of the hutongs

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a local business

    Explore Beijing on your own

    Peking Duck Dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing • Shanghai

    Fly to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center
  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Tour Shanghai with an expert local guide

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit Yu Yuan Garden

    Take a walking tour of Nanjing Lu

    See Nanjing Lu

    Enjoy free time on the Bund

    Enjoy a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Visit a Local Business

    Enjoy free time in Shanghai
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Explore the Temple Street night market

    Ride the Star Ferry

    Dinner in Kowloon

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Explore Stanley Market on your own

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Visit Victoria's Peak

    Enjoy a dim sum tasting

    Dinner in Hong Kong
  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island, the largest of Hong Kong’s 230 islands, is yours to explore on this optional excursion! Begin with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea. Visit the Po Lin Precious Lotus monastery and then climb stairs to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha 111 feet tall and over 250 tons!

    Dinner in Hong Kong
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Includes breakfast and dinner daily. (extension: breakfast and dinner daily)

  • Entrances

    Summer Palace; Taiji lesson; Forbidden City; Tiananmen Square; Tea ceremony; Great Wall of China; Rickshaw Tour; Yu Yuan Garden; Shanghai World Financial Center; Jade Buddha Temple; Acrobatics Show; With extension: Star Ferry Ride; Hong Kong Monetary Authority; Peak Tram; Dim Sum Tasting

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

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