itinerary

DAY 1: Travel

Fly overnight to China

DAY 2: Beijing 

Meet Tour Director at the airport

Enjoy dinner in Beijing

DAY 3: Beijing 

Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

Visit the Summer Palace

Enjoy a dragon boat ride

Participate in a Taiji lesson

Visit the Forbidden City

Visit Tiananmen Square

Visit a local school

Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner

DAY 4: Beijing/Great Wall of china

Travel to Badaling

Tour the Great Wall of China with Tour Director

Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in Beijing

Tour Beijing's Hutongs by traditional rickshaw

Enjoy dinner with a local Hutong family

DAY 5: Beijing/xi'an

Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

Fly to Xi'an

Take a bike ride on the Ancient City Wall

Enjoy dinner in Xi'an

DAY 6: Xi'an

Tour Xi'an with an expert local guide

Visit the Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Emperor Qin's Terracotta Army

Tang Dynasty show and dinner

Fly to Shanghai

Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

Enjoy dinner in Shanghai

Enjoy a traditional Chinese acrobatics show

DAY 7: Xi'an/Shanghai 

DAY 8: Shanghai 

DAY 9: shanghai/hangzhou 

Take a guided tour of Shanghai

Visit Jade Buddha Temple Yu Yuan Garden Nanjing Lu

Spend time exploring the Bund

Trip to Silk Market 

Guided excursion to Hangzhou

DAY 10: Shanghai 

Visit the Longhua Pagoda

Academic Visit 1

DAY 11: Shanghai 

Cultural Exchange with local students (Academic Visit 2)

Visit the Shanghai Museum with local students 

Evening Huangpu River Cruise

DAY 12: Shanghai 

Academic Visit 3 (business)

Dim Sum Cooking Class

DAY 13: Shanghai 

Academic Visit 4 (healthcare)

Conference Space

DAY 15: Travel 

Academic Visit 5 (environmental science)

Farewell Dinner

DAY 14: Shanghai 

Depart for Home

During the Global Leadership Experience, we will spend two weeks visiting domestic and international businesses, healthcare facilities, government and economic institutions, and so much more. We will also meet with local business and community leaders, international organizations, students and educators with an aim to gain insights on China’s role in the global community. We are also excited to be able to fully immerse ourselves in the culture, language, and food that China has to offer, while possibly introducing our way of life to those we encounter.

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