9 or 12 days
Beijing, Shanghai, extension to 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 and Shanghai—sharing an insight that goes beyond the value of the dollar.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Beijing

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (seasonal: April to October)

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy dinner in Beijing

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Take an excursion to Badaling

    Tour the Great Wall of China with your Tour Director

    Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in Beijing

    Tour Beijing's Hutongs by traditional rickshaw

    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), who in order to pursue spiritual and physical harmony who becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles, is distracted and tempted, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. This performance combines story-telling, kung-fu, acrobatics, modern dance, and original music to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial arts.
  • Day 5: Beijing

    Learn about business practices at a visit to a local company

    Spend a half day exploring Beijing on your own

    Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing • Shanghai

    Travel by high-speed train to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Enjoy dinner in Shanghai

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Take a guided tour of Shanghai

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Jade Buddha Temple
    • Yu Yuan Garden
    • Nanjing Lu

    Learn about college life in China from students at a Shanghai University

    Spend time exploring Nanjing Lu and the Bund on your own

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Learn about local business practices at a visit to a Shanghai company

    Spend a half day exploring Shanghai on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Shanghai

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 9: Shanghai • Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Enjoy dinner in Hong Kong

    Watch A Symphony of Lights show from the Avenue of Stars

    Take a ride on the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island before returning to your hotel

  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide, you will visit:

    • Stanley Market
    • Aberdeen Harbor
    • Repulse Bay

    Spend the afternoon exploring Hong Kong on your own

    Take a tram ride to the top of Victoria Peak

    Enjoy a Dim Sum tasting

    This evening, visit a local company in Hong Kong

  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Macau Island

    Macau Island

    Venture via ferry to the island of Macau. As the first and last European colony in China, Macau has more visible colonial history than Hong Kong. It is fascinating to just walk around as the place is packed with churches, temples, fortresses and other old buildings bearing an interesting mix of Portuguese and Chinese characteristics. There are also hundreds of narrow alleyways forming a maze in the old part of Macau! A guide will accompany you on a sightseeing tour, including the famous ruins of St. Paul's, Na Tcha Temple, the Leal Senado Building–one of the best examples of Portuguese architecture in the area—and Macau Tower, an observation deck with a fantastic view of the city. (A Portuguese-style lunch is included with the excursion.)

    Enjoy dinner in Hong Kong

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Enjoy dinner in Beijing

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Tour Beijing with an expert local guide

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride (seasonal: April to October)

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy dinner in Beijing

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Take an excursion to Badaling

    Tour the Great Wall of China with your Tour Director

    Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in Beijing

    Tour Beijing's Hutongs by traditional rickshaw

    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), who in order to pursue spiritual and physical harmony who becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles, is distracted and tempted, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. This performance combines story-telling, kung-fu, acrobatics, modern dance, and original music to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial arts.
  • Day 5: Beijing

    Learn about business practices at a visit to a local company

    Spend a half day exploring Beijing on your own

    Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 6: Beijing • Shanghai

    Travel by high-speed train to Shanghai

    Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center

    Enjoy dinner in Shanghai

  • Day 7: Shanghai

    Take a guided tour of Shanghai

    With your expert local guide you will visit:

    • Jade Buddha Temple
    • Yu Yuan Garden
    • Nanjing Lu

    Learn about college life in China from students at a Shanghai University

    Spend time exploring Nanjing Lu and the Bund on your own

    Enjoy a traditional Chinese acrobatics show

  • Day 8: Shanghai

    Learn about local business practices at a visit to a Shanghai company

    Spend a half day exploring Shanghai on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Shanghai

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 9: Shanghai • Hong Kong

    Fly to Hong Kong

    Enjoy dinner in Hong Kong

    Watch A Symphony of Lights show from the Avenue of Stars

    Take a ride on the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island before returning to your hotel

  • Day 10: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide, you will visit:

    • Stanley Market
    • Aberdeen Harbor
    • Repulse Bay

    Spend the afternoon exploring Hong Kong on your own

    Take a tram ride to the top of Victoria Peak

    Enjoy a Dim Sum tasting

    This evening, visit a local company in Hong Kong

  • Day 11: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Macau Island

    Macau Island

    Venture via ferry to the island of Macau. As the first and last European colony in China, Macau has more visible colonial history than Hong Kong. It is fascinating to just walk around as the place is packed with churches, temples, fortresses and other old buildings bearing an interesting mix of Portuguese and Chinese characteristics. There are also hundreds of narrow alleyways forming a maze in the old part of Macau! A guide will accompany you on a sightseeing tour, including the famous ruins of St. Paul's, Na Tcha Temple, the Leal Senado Building–one of the best examples of Portuguese architecture in the area—and Macau Tower, an observation deck with a fantastic view of the city. (A Portuguese-style lunch is included with the excursion.)

    Enjoy dinner in Hong Kong

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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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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