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Dean Woo to Host China Tour

by Kim Patton

February 24, 2011


 University of Notre Dame®

China Tour: Beijing, Guilin and Shanghai

 Hosted By Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean, Mendoza College of Business

May 24 – June 2, 2011

 This is a preliminary itinerary and is subject to changes.

For more trip information including registration visit:

http://business.nd.edu/2011chinatour/

Day 1 - Tuesday, May 24, 2011

  • Upon arrival to Beijing Capital Airport, transfer to the five star Peninsula Hotel
  • Welcome reception and buffet dinner
  • Overnight in Beijing

Day 2 - May 25, 2011

  • Visit the Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City
  • Exclusive access to Imperial Chonghua Palace
  • Group lunch
  • Time permitting, visit the Olympic Green: host of the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Afternoon corporate visit, organized by Dean Carolyn Woo
  • Group dinner at China Club
  • Overnight in Beijing

Day 3 - May 26, 2011

  • Private Tai Chi lesson at the Temple of Heaven
  • Visit the Great Wall at Juyongguan
  • Optional water calligraphy lesson
  • Lunch at The Commune (by the Great Wall)
  • Visit Panjianyuan Market
  • Group dinner at Da Dong Duck restaurant
  • Overnight in Beijing

Day 4 - May 27, 2011

  • Morning corporate visit organized by Dean Carolyn Woo
  • Group lunch
  • Tour along a Hutong in a pedi-cab and visit a local family
  • Gather at a Chinese courtyard for private face painting lesson
  • Enjoy a private Peking opera demonstration
  • Stroll on Qianmen Street with an expert and learn about China’s Heritage Protection Program
  • Group dinner
  • Overnight in Beijing

Day 5 - May 28, 2011

  • Following hotel check-out, transfer to airport for flight to Guilin
  • Time permitting, visit the Reed Flute Cave en route to hotel
  • Check-in at the five star Shangri-La Hotel
  • Private group dinner
  • Overnight in Guilin

Day 6 - May 29, 2011

  • Day trip to Xiaozhai Village and learn local culture of Yao Minority people
  • Picnic lunch featuring local Yao dishes
  • Late afternoon drive back to Guilin
  • Group dinner with Guilin local flavor
  • Overnight in Guilin

Day 7 - May 30, 2011

  • Following hotel check-out, transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai
  • Check-in at the five star Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Shanghai
  • Visit the Shanghai World Financial Center and have a bird’s eye view of Shanghai from the viewing platform
  • Follow an expert and learn about Shanghai’s architecture and urban planning
  • Visit with local tailor
  • Group dinner at T8 Restaurant & Bar
  • Overnight in Shanghai

Day 8 - May 31, 2011

  • Morning corporate visit, organized by Dean Carolyn Woo
  • Time permitting, enjoy a guided walking tour of the French Concession
  • Group lunch
  • Afternon at leisure
  • Evening acrobatic show “Era”
  • Group dinner
  • Overnight in Shanghai

Day 9 - June 1, 2011

  • Morning corporate visit, organized by Dean Carolyn Woo
  • Group lunch
  • Visit Zhujiajiao Water Village and enjoy a sampan ride and tea tasting at Ah Po Teahouse
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight in Shanghai

Day 10 - June 2, 2011

  • Transfer to airport for flight home via the Maglev Train, the fastest train in the world

Pricing:

  • Double Occupancy: $6,799 per person
  • Single Occupancy: $7,999 per person