Chamber Trip to China in 2020 (Informational Meeting)


Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce
33 South 7th Street
Richmond, IN 47375

We invite you to attend an informational meeting on June 12th at 5:30 p.m. There is no cost or obligation, but please RSVP, so we know how many to expect.

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The China Trip will include:

  • Roundtrip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & Tax
  • 4-and 5-star hotel accommodations
  • 3 meals each day
  • Deluxe bus tours
  • Fluent English-speaking tour guides
  • Entrance fees for attractions

Trip will be from April 16 – 24, 2020. It’s a 9-day trip ORD departure, with a cost of $2,499 per person.

Day 1 – ORD/Beijing

Check in at ORD International Airport for an afternoon flight. Your adventure begins as you cross the international date line.

Day 2 – Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China by midnight. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel.

Day 3 – Beijing

Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world,

and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.

Sightseeing today will continue with a tour of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace, featuring the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and the Marble Boat.

Day 4 – Beijing

Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 year old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Visit the Ming Tombs.  One of the 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.

Day 5 – Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou

Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years of history. Dinner this evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.

Day 6 – Suzhou/Hangzhou

Morning tour bus excursion to Hangzhou for a visit to the Economic Development Zone and the centuries-old Lingyin Temple, featuring a 64.3 foot high camphor-wood carving of Buddha.

Day 7 – Hangzhou/Shanghai

Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses.  Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai.

Day 8 – Shanghai

Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone.

Day 9 – Shanghai/Beijing/ORD

Morning for free. The afternoon flight will depart by 1:30pm for ORD where you will arrive at 10:30am on the same day.