Geography School Trips & Tours to China

Take your pupils on the most exciting of geography school trips! China offers an exhilarating educational journey with its huge contrasts and wide range of tourist attractions. 

On a geography field trip to China your pupils will see spectacular scenery and experience charming and inquisitive hospitality. The 2008 Olympic Games provide an excellent geography visit and give a fantastic insight into urban development and rebranding, whilst the controversial Three Gorges Dam makes for a fascinating field trip excursion.  

Whether visiting the ultra-modern city of Shanghai or the traditional settlements in the Yangtze Valley, a geography tour to China will stay with your students for a lifetime.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Overnight flight from Ireland
2 Arrive Beijing & meet your guides Transfer to hotel & check in, followed by Temple of Heaven Peking Duck Banquet at your hotel
3 Full day visit to the Great Wall of China, the Sacred Road & the Ming Tombs Traditional Tea Cermony
4 Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City Behai Park & Rickshaw ride around the Hutongs Kung Fu Show
5 The Summer Palace, Beijing Zoo Panda House Shopping at local market Chinese Acrobat Show
6 Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland Arrive Ireland
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Morning
Afternoon Overnight flight from Ireland
Evening
Morning Arrive Beijing & meet your guides
Afternoon Transfer to hotel & check in, followed by Temple of Heaven
Evening Peking Duck Banquet at your hotel
Morning Full day visit to the Great Wall of China, the Sacred Road & the Ming Tombs
Afternoon Traditional Tea Cermony
Evening
Morning Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City
Afternoon Behai Park & Rickshaw ride around the Hutongs
Evening Kung Fu Show
Morning The Summer Palace, Beijing Zoo Panda House
Afternoon Shopping at local market
Evening Chinese Acrobat Show
Morning Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland
Afternoon Arrive Ireland
Evening

On-tour support

On-tour support includes...


Evening activites

  • Chinese Acrobats show (Beijing)
  • Peking Opera (Beijing)
  • Kung-Fu show (Beijing)
  • Huangpu river cruise (Shanghai)
  • Tang Dynasty show (Xian)

Study themes

Human:

  • World cities
  • Industry development
  • Technology
  • Unequal spaces
  • Urban development & rebranding
  • Leisure & tourism
  • Transport systems
  • Globalisation
  • Conflicts & challenges
  • Rural/urban contrasts
  • Energy security
  • Cultural diversity

Physical:

  • Fluvial processes
  • Geology
  • Environmental change

Educational resources

FREE Educational Resource Pack

Developed by experienced geography teachers, our free China Educational Resource Pack contains a wealth of information for use before, during and after your tour.
 


Transport

We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.

Flight


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1996