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




 ...
Beijing Almighty
Trek Schedule – Beijing D1: The Grandeur of China
                                             Tian’anmen Square
   •   Fo...
Trek Schedule – Beijing D2: Live Like an Emperor

                                                                  We wil...
Trek Schedule – Beijing D3: Where Modernity Meets Tradition


                                   Bird Nest




           ...
Trek Schedule – Beijing D4: Art
                                      and War

                                           ...
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...
Trek Schedule – Chengdu D2: History, Scenery and Life Unexpected

                                                   Du Ji...
Lijiang – Heaven on Earth
Trek Schedule – Lijiang D1: Live the Dream

Jade Dragon Mountain
                        Black Dragon Lake




Folklore Sh...
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 la...
Shanghai the hip town
Trek Schedule – Shanghai D1: Back to Business? … or Not?




    Company visit




                                       ...
Trek Schedule – Shanghai D2: Relax, Food, Shopping!




                                    Shanghai Dim Sum


           ...
Trek Schedule – Shanghai Day 3: You Need to Make a Decision

                        Option 2: Xi Tang Village      Option...
Trek Budget and Payment Schedule (Tentative)
Trek costs $3,197
Includes:
• Accommodation: 13 nights                       ...
How to Join China Trek

• Sign Up Time and Procedure:
    – Webcafe sign-up opens at 9pm March 22 (next Mon) and closes at...
Flight Arrangements

Please arrange your own flight…
• Arrive in Beijing on May 20th (Beijing Time)
    – Hotel accommodat...
Some Flight Options
Arrival – Beijing International Airport (Estimated Cost: $1350 return or $850 one way)




Departure –...
Visa Application

• Go to the Chinese Consulate in New York for visa application
   – Takes ~4 days, but don’t wait till l...
You can do it, We can help

• We are happy to recommend travel and visa agencies
  if you need them
• A list of agencies w...
Trek Leaders
Q&A
Key Contact Person:

Shirley Huang hanqingh@wharton.upenn.edu
Gina Zou zoujin@wharton.upenn.edu
Joyce Song songjie@wha...
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China Trek Info Session Presentation

  1. 1. CHINA TREK 2010 May 21st – June 1st , 2010
  2. 2. Agenda Overview Trek Schedule Estimated Budget Sign-up Trek Organizers Q&A
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Beijing Almighty
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Trek Schedule – Beijing D3: Where Modernity Meets Tradition Bird Nest Stay at the foot of Great Wall! Water Cube View from the hotel room
  8. 8. Trek Schedule – Beijing D4: Art and War Great Wall Modern Art District – the Montmartre in Beijing
  9. 9. Chengdu Spice: Authentic “Szechuan” Style
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Lijiang – Heaven on Earth
  13. 13. Trek Schedule – Lijiang D1: Live the Dream Jade Dragon Mountain Black Dragon Lake Folklore Show Banyan Tree Resort
  14. 14. Trek Schedule – Lijiang D2: Village Lore We’ll hit the clubs after exploring authentic Chinese villages
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. Shanghai the hip town
  17. 17. Trek Schedule – Shanghai D1: Back to Business? … or Not? Company visit The Bund Shanghai Museum financial center in the past and future
  18. 18. Trek Schedule – Shanghai D2: Relax, Food, Shopping! Shanghai Dim Sum Shopping time! Yu Garden
  19. 19. 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!
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. 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
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. 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)
  24. 24. 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)
  25. 25. 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!
  26. 26. Trek Leaders
  27. 27. 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!

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