Sherwood Chamber Hosts 2018 China Trip

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Name: Sherwood Chamber Hosts 2018 China Trip
Date: October 15, 2018 - October 24, 2018
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Join the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce for an adventure to CHINA!
  • Round trip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & Tax 
  • 4-and 5-star hotel accommodations  
  • 3 meals each day 
  • Deluxe bus tours  
  • Fluent English-speaking tour guides
  • Xi-an itinerary differs for Terra Cotta Warriors $200 more
10-Day trip for only $2,199
Day 1 - SEA/Beijing
Check in at Seattle International Airport for an afternoon flight.  Your adventure begins as you cross the international dateline. 
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 & 4 Beijing
Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, 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. 
Tour to the Lama Temple and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.  
Day 5 - Beijing     

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 6 - 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 7 - 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 8 - 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 9 - 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 10 - Shanghai/Beijing/SEA
Morning for free. The afternoon flight will depart by mid-morning for SEA where you will arrive mid-morning on the same day.


“Walking on the Great Wall of China is a pretty surreal experience, and the ancient architecture is mind-blowing!” says Justin Aufdermauer, Tillamook Area Chamber Executive Director who went on this trip in 2014 and 2016.
The Chamber is hosting an informational meeting on February 21st at the Rebekah Lodge from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Leo Liu, owner of Citslinc, will be answering questions regarding the trip.
Please RSVP and find details on the Facebook page “Sherwood Chamber China Trip” or contact Lana at the Chamber office by phone at (503) 625-7800x1 or by e-mail at
Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou
Date/Time Information:
October 15-24, 2018
Contact Information:
Lana Painter
*$2,199.00 per individual.  If you pay in full by May 18, 2018, the cost will be $2,099. An additional $39 tip is needed.  A valid passport and visa are required. 
10-day trip for only $2,199
• $400 Non-Refundable deposit is due at registration!
• Full payment due July 15, 2018 
(May work out payments on case-by-case)
• Credit cards accepted at no additional fees!
• Price does not include Travel Visa fee! (Additional $165)
• Includes post-departure travel insurance!
• Price reflects Double occupancy (Add $500 for single)

A non-refundable registration fee of $400 per person is required, and due at the time, you register. This will be deducted from your total tour fare, the balance of which will be due by July 15, 2018. If you need to cancel the trip for any reason after Jan 1, 2018, you will be at a loss of $500 on top of the $400 registration fee. Otherwise, you will receive a full refund (minus the $400 non-refundable registration fee).

Securing or updating a passport is your responsibility. Passports must be valid 6 months past travel date. Travelers will need to provide their passport, signed visa application form, one passport photo, and copy of drivers license and the visa application fee to Chamber. The Chamber will handle securing VISA’s with Citslinc Int. 
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Travel Orientation Meeting at the Rebekah Lodge on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 5:30 - 7:30 pm. (22550 SW Washington St. 
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