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Join us for the first ever China Trek at Wharton and have a fun & unique summer experience!

Join us for the first ever China Trek at Wharton and have a fun & unique summer experience!

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    • CHINA TREK 2010 May 21st – June 1st , 2010
    • Agenda Overview Trek Schedule Estimated Budget Sign-up Trek Organizers Q&A
    • We will explore four destinations in 12 days No morning flights – we promise! Beijing Chengdu Shanghai Beijing May 21 - May 24 Chengdu May 25 - May 26 Lijiang Lijiang May 27 - May 29 Shanghai May 30 - June 1
    • Beijing Almighty
    • Trek Schedule – Beijing D1: The Grandeur of China Tian’anmen Square • Forbidden City • Tiananmen Square • Foot massage • Alumni Reception Forbidden City – the Royal Court for 5 centuries Foot massage! Exclusive welcome reception with business leaders will be hosted
    • Trek Schedule – Beijing D2: Live Like an Emperor We will spend the night in the boutique hotel inside Summer Palace and live the life of the emperor! Boutique hotel inside Summer Palace Summer Palace – China’s Versailles
    • Trek Schedule – Beijing D3: Where Modernity Meets Tradition Bird Nest Stay at the foot of Great Wall! Water Cube View from the hotel room
    • Trek Schedule – Beijing D4: Art and War Great Wall Modern Art District – the Montmartre in Beijing
    • Chengdu Spice: Authentic “Szechuan” Style
    • Trek Schedule – Chengdu D1: We want to see Pandas! Do you want to touch and hug a real panda? • Sichuan is one of the very few places in China with a natural panda habitat • Come and visit the Chengdu Giant Panda Research and Conservation Center
    • Trek Schedule – Chengdu D2: History, Scenery and Life Unexpected Du Jiang Yan Irrigation Project, built in 256 BC – still functional Local afternoon tea Peaceful times The San Xing Dui – the lost world from 12th-11th centuries BCE
    • Lijiang – Heaven on Earth
    • Trek Schedule – Lijiang D1: Live the Dream Jade Dragon Mountain Black Dragon Lake Folklore Show Banyan Tree Resort
    • Trek Schedule – Lijiang D2: Village Lore We’ll hit the clubs after exploring authentic Chinese villages
    • Trek Schedule – Lijiang D3: Free Time with Hangover We will leave you half day of free time to ease the hangover from last night before leaving for Shanghai early afternoon
    • Shanghai the hip town
    • Trek Schedule – Shanghai D1: Back to Business? … or Not? Company visit The Bund Shanghai Museum financial center in the past and future
    • Trek Schedule – Shanghai D2: Relax, Food, Shopping! Shanghai Dim Sum Shopping time! Yu Garden
    • Trek Schedule – Shanghai Day 3: You Need to Make a Decision Option 2: Xi Tang Village Option 3: Shanghai Life – Option 1: Expo Site in Mission Impossible III And a lot more shopping Cast your vote on Webcafe!
    • Trek Budget and Payment Schedule (Tentative) Trek costs $3,197 Includes: • Accommodation: 13 nights Payment Schedule: • All China domestic Airfare • $800 Check Deposit due Next • Alumni reception and farewell party Friday (26th, March) to secure • Group tours your spot in the trek! • All group meals • The final payment schedule and • Group ground transportation amounts will be released soon Excludes: • Total amount is subject to change • International flights to and from China due to potential schedule adjustments and further budget • Optional tours (~$150) negotiation • Travel documents (passport, visa, etc) • Insurance
    • How to Join China Trek • Sign Up Time and Procedure: – Webcafe sign-up opens at 9pm March 22 (next Mon) and closes at 12am March 23 – You need to purchase GCC membership on WGA to access the sign-up link – Sign-up fast!!! We ONLY have 30 spots – First 20 spots: first come, first serve; Remaining 10 spots: awarded by lottery – Results will be announced on March 23 – Partners are welcome! • You need to tell us the following when signing-up: – Your roommate sharing preferences – Your dietary requirements – Your No.1 and No.2 preferences for the Shanghai optional tours
    • Flight Arrangements Please arrange your own flight… • Arrive in Beijing on May 20th (Beijing Time) – Hotel accommodation on May 20th is included in the package – Keep in mind that Beijing time is one day ahead, schedule a flight leaving on May 19th • Depart from Shanghai on June 2nd (or later) – For flights with many participants a bus from the hotel to the airport can be arranged
    • Some Flight Options Arrival – Beijing International Airport (Estimated Cost: $1350 return or $850 one way) Departure – Shanghai Pudong Airport to Philadelphia Departure – Shanghai Pudong Airport to Hong Kong (Estimated Cost: $320 – one way)
    • Visa Application • Go to the Chinese Consulate in New York for visa application – Takes ~4 days, but don’t wait till last minute! – For details please check out http://www.nyconsulate.prchina.org/eng/lsqz/VisasforChina/t42204.htm#10 • Application Fee Single entry Double entry Process time U.S. Citizens $130 $130 4 days Non- U.S. Citizens $30 $45 (regular)
    • You can do it, We can help • We are happy to recommend travel and visa agencies if you need them • A list of agencies will be sent out shortly • Don’t forget to buy your travel insurance!
    • Trek Leaders
    • Q&A Key Contact Person: Shirley Huang hanqingh@wharton.upenn.edu Gina Zou zoujin@wharton.upenn.edu Joyce Song songjie@wharton.upenn.edu Or any Chinese friends you know!