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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.
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.
|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|
|Afternoon||Overnight flight from Ireland|
|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|
|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|
On-tour support includes...
- Chinese Acrobats show (Beijing)
- Peking Opera (Beijing)
- Kung-Fu show (Beijing)
- Huangpu river cruise (Shanghai)
- Tang Dynasty show (Xian)
- World cities
- Industry development
- Unequal spaces
- Urban development & rebranding
- Leisure & tourism
- Transport systems
- Conflicts & challenges
- Rural/urban contrasts
- Energy security
- Cultural diversity
- Fluvial processes
- Environmental change
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.
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
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
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