9 or 12 days
Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong

A pillar of civilization, China now vies for the title of the world’s largest economy.

The biggest sites simply can’t be missed, but since you’re there, why not budget some time for the businesses shaping our future? Leading companies will open their doors to you in Beijing, Shanghai and laissez-faire-capital Hong Kong—sharing an insight that goes beyond the value of the dollar.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Arrive in Beijing

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Take a dragon boat ride (seasonal)

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 4: Great Wall of China + Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Visit the Great Wall of China

    Enjoy a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour in Hutong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a local company

    Free time in Beijing

    Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing + Shanghai

    Take a high speed train from Beijing to Shanghai

    Enjoy dinner

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Take a guided tour of Shanghai

    • Nanjing Lu

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit the Yu Yuan Garden

    Free time at the Bund

    Meet with local students

    Attend a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Visit a local company

    Free time in Shanghai

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 9: Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Enjoy dinner

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

    Take the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong

    • Avenue of the Stars
    • A "Symphony of Lights" performance
  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    • Stanley Market
    • Aberdeen Harbor
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Park

    Enjoy a Dim Sum lunch

    Visit a local company

  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Enjoy free time in Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Macau Island

    Macau Island

    Venture via ferry to the island of Macau, the first and last European colony in China. Note the blend of Portuguese and Chinese influences as your guided sightseeing tour visits the ruins of St. Pauls, Na Tcha Temple, the Leal Senado Building and Macau Tower. Explore hundreds of narrow alleyways that form a maze in the old city! A Portuguese-style lunch is included.

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this trip?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Arrive in Beijing

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Take a dragon boat ride (seasonal)

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 4: Great Wall of China + Beijing

    Travel to Badaling

    Visit the Great Wall of China

    Enjoy a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour in Hutong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi the pure one. To pursue spiritual and physical harmony, he becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles and temptations, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. The performance celebrates the philosophy and skill of martial arts through storytelling, acrobatics, modern dance and music.

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a local company

    Free time in Beijing

    Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing + Shanghai

    Take a high speed train from Beijing to Shanghai

    Enjoy dinner

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Take a guided tour of Shanghai

    • Nanjing Lu

    Visit the Jade Buddha Temple

    Visit the Yu Yuan Garden

    Free time at the Bund

    Meet with local students

    Attend a Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Visit a local company

    Free time in Shanghai

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 9: Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Enjoy dinner

    Watch "A Symphony of Lights" from the Avenue of Stars

    Take the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong

    • Avenue of the Stars
    • A "Symphony of Lights" performance
  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    • Stanley Market
    • Aberdeen Harbor
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Park

    Enjoy a Dim Sum lunch

    Visit a local company

  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Enjoy free time in Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Macau Island

    Macau Island

    Venture via ferry to the island of Macau, the first and last European colony in China. Note the blend of Portuguese and Chinese influences as your guided sightseeing tour visits the ruins of St. Pauls, Na Tcha Temple, the Leal Senado Building and Macau Tower. Explore hundreds of narrow alleyways that form a maze in the old city! A Portuguese-style lunch is included.

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this trip?

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    10 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily, 7 local dinners

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Summer Palace, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Great Wall of China, Tea ceremony, Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center, Acrobatics show, Peak tram, Man Mo Temple, Star ferry

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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