China 2012

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Itinerary

PDS China Trip Itinerary

June 13-27

Departure: Thurs., June 13, 2012

  • Bus from PDS – Meet at rink at 6:45am. Please arrive a bit early to say goodbye and load your luggage.
  • Flight – United Airlines flight #89 – 11:55am

Beijing: June 14-17

Thurs., June 14

  • arrive 1:45pm
  • transfer to hotel
  • dinner and shopping on Wangfujing St.

Hotel – The North Garden Hotel

Fri., June 15

  • Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square
  • Lunch at or near Beihai Park
  • Confucian Academy & Lama Temple

Sat., June 16

  • early morning departure for Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • Summer Palace

Sun., June 17

  • Visit Panjiyuan Flea Market and Silk Market.
  • Pack for overnight train.
  • Overnight train to Xian Train – Departure from Beijing at 7:57pm, soft sleeper Z19

Xian: June 18-20

Mon., June 18

  • arrive Xian at 7:50am – breakfast
  •  Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Shaanxi Museum
  • Dinner & Tang Dynasty show

Hotel – Tianyue Hotel (Skytel Hotel) No.32 South Road, City Midst District , Xian, China

Tues., June 19

  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Visit to Old Xian

Wed., June 20

  • Famen Temple
  • Tomb of the Qianling Emperor

Dunhuang: June 21-22

Thurs., June 21

  • Flight to Dunhuang – Tianjin Airlines GS #5719 Dep. 8:30am
  • arrive 10:55am
  • Mogao Grottoes
  • Evening at Echoing Sand Dunes Hotel

Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel – Dunyue Road, Dunhuang 736200, China

Fri., June 22

Yumenguan Pass & Han Dynasty Great Wall Yangguan Pass & Han Dynasty restored village

Shanghai: June 23-26

Sat., June 23

  • Morning rest, shopping, & packing in Dunhuang
  • Flight – China Eastern MU # 2216 Dep. 3:30pm
  • Flight to Shanghai – Arrive 9pm

Hotel – Ramada Plaza Gateway Shanghai

Sun., June 24

  • Visit Bund
  • Visit Pearl Tower and Museum

Mon., June 25

  • Day trip via train to Suzhou
  • visit Hanshan Temple and Huqiu Park
  • Visit Humble Administrator’s Garden

Tues., June 26

  • Xintiandi and Site of First National Congress of CCP
  • Old City – lunch & shopping
  • Farewell Dinner

Departure: June 27

  • Morning breakfast & packing
  • Bus to Airport
  • Flight – United flight #87 – Departing 3:45pm & arriving Newark – 6:20pm.
  • Parent pick-up at Newark Intl. Airport