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Dates
  • 05/25/2017 to
    06/05/2017
Inclusions
International airGround tranportationIntra-city train5 nights hotel5 breakfasts1 lunch4 dinnersGuideAdmission feesCountry guidebooks and pre-travel documentsEmbedded medical insurance24/7 emergency support
Info Session
Where:

117 Jaynes Hall

When:

January 17 2017, 12:30 pm

Learn more about this program at our upcoming info session!

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Itinerary Highlights

To read more of our itinerary, click “Register Now” to view the registration portal.

Shanghai
 3 days, 3 nights

  • Tour Shanghai:  Enjoy a full day tour of the city, seeing the Shanghai Museum, the Jade Buddha Temple, the Yuyuan Gardens and enjoying some free time around the Bund.
  • 1 Business Visit:  Learn about the Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Business Operations in China.

Datong
1 day, 1 night

  • Visit Yungang GrottoesEnjoy a trip to see Yungang Grottoes – an ancient Chinese Buddhist temple of grottoes just outside of Datong.  This site shows cave-like structures and sculptures that are sure to impress.

Taiyuan
1 day, 1 night

  • Experience the Hanging MonasteryXuankong Temple (also known as the Hanging Monastery) is a temple built into a cliff that is more than 1,500 years old.  This impressive architectural feat that is the Hanging Monastery will surely impress the group.  Additionally, the history behind the temple will also be an enriching experience for the group.
  • Tour Taiyuan:  Before departing Taiyuna, visit the Jinci Temple – a beautiful and historical temple in Taiyuan – as well as the Twin Pagoda Temple (also known as Yongzuo Temple) – a building comprised of two magnificent, eight-cornered towers dating from the Ming Dynasty.

Beijing
 5 days, 5 nights

  • Tour Beijing:  Enjoy a full day tour of the city, seeing the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Bird Nest.
  • 3 Business Visits:  Learn about development strategies and operational management in China, how China’s culture influences business, management and innovation, and also about risk management from a Chinese business perspective.
  • 1 University Visit
  • Excursion to Great Wall of China:  The group will travel to the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall of China. This section of the great wall protects a natural pass through the mountains of China just outside of Beijing. As one of the Seven Wonders of the Medieval World, this is an opportunity to see history and culture at its finest.
  • Visit the U.S. Embassy in Beijing
Price: $3,135
Trip ID: 141605
Register By: 01/31/2017

Meet the Faculty

Gina Fantasia

Associate Dean School of Business

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

WorldStrides is committed to making international travel accessible for students. To find out how to apply for $500 in need-based assistance or our merit-based $3,000 Higher Education Traveler Scholarship, click here.

Gift of Education

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For Parents

Thank you for considering this global opportunity for your students, and for trusting me with the important responsibility of educating them. In addition to building their resume and their network, I believe a program like this builds essential perspective that will set them on a path to becoming more global citizens!

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