Sherwood Chamber Hosts 2018 China Trip
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
Check in at Seattle International Airport for an afternoon flight. Your adventure begins as you cross the international dateline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses. Afternoon tour bus trip to 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.
Morning for free. The afternoon flight will depart by mid-morning for SEA where you will arrive mid-morning on the same day.
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“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 firstname.lastname@example.org.