March 21 to April 10 2019 (dates to be confirmed)
Estimated all inclusive cost $8250
This itinerary offers a range of experiences in a compact tour, designed to better explore one region –the south-east –with efficient travel itinerary that captures the best cities modern and old, sites of historical and cultural significance, ethnic minority groups, beautiful ancient villages, breath taking scenic wonderlands, and a brief connection to Rewi Alley.
It will be a tour of local experiences, enjoying the tea culture, tasting the cuisine typical of the area. A reasonable level of walking fitness is required to participate in all the activities.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR
The opium war intrusions, ancient history, the beginning of the republic period with Sun Yatsen
Fujian Province Xiamen; Yongding County – Hakka round houses; Changting County and the very picturesque Dingwuling village – Rewi Alley and Gung Ho history; Wuyishan scenic area and tea production
Jiangxi Province: Nanchang; Lushan – hill town, scenic beauty, CP history ; Jingdezhen ceramics; Wuyuan ancient villages
Zhejiang Province: Hangzhou – West Lake, Grand Canal, silk museum; Wuzhen water village
Shanghai: old and new