Your Flight Arrangements
We use the scheduled services of airlines such as Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and KLM. Please see approximate timings below for flights from London (please note that these times are purely for guidance). Flights are also available from regional airports for a supplement.
Outbound: Depart: London – 1640hrs, Arrive: Beijing – 0930hrs
Inbound: Depart: Beijing or Shanghai – 1015hrs, Arrive: London – 1405hrs
(Please note that your outbound flight is overnight, departing during the afternoon and arriving in China the following morning).
Travelling in China
Throughout your time in each city, you will travel on an executive standard coach, arranged exclusively for your group.
Our hotels in Beijing and Shanghai are of 3-star standard, such as the Hotel Rainbow in Beijing and the Jiulong Hotel in Shanghai. All rooms at the hotels have two or three single beds, private bathrooms, colour television and telephone. Teachers are accommodated on the basis of two sharing a room.
Study Experiences includes a full ‘non-chopstick’ buffet breakfast of both Western and Chinese cuisine and multi-course Chinese dinner on each day of your tour, as well as lunch on your day of arrival.
Your Tour Guide in China
Our guides in China, who will accompany you throughout the tour, are highly trained, professional tour managers, with a special love and knowledge of their country. Always on hand to give advice and to manage your day-to-day arrangements, the guides will ensure you gain the very most from your visit to China. You can rest assured that the service you will receive from the guides in China will surpass your expectations.
Our tour programme is based on a minimum group size of 20 students. Prices can be quoted for larger group sizes on request.
Your Choice of Travel Dates
Our China tours are available throughout the year, during term time and also during half terms and holidays. You are therefore able to select your choice of travel dates. Please note that certain dates may carry a supplement to the prices shown. Our most popular travel periods for student groups are during the February and October half terms, the Easter holidays and the July activity week period.
Your Educational Visits & Attractions
We include a full itinerary of sightseeing and excursions every day in your tour price, all led by our expert guides, so you can be certain that you will see all the main sights and attractions in each city you visit. We also provide you with our China ‘Educational Visits and Attractions Guide’ to ensure you are fully aware of all the additional visits and activities you could add to your itinerary.