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Program #21031RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 38 total, 15 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Four Points by Sheraton Daning Hotel Shanghai: Shanghai, 2 nights
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: This five star hotel is in the city center, close to many of Shanghai's highlights and within walking distance of one of Shanghai’s most popular parks where locals gather for traditional exercises and exchange of local news.

Contact info:
No.1928 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District
Shanghai, 200070 China
phone: +86 21 2602 2222
Room amenities: Air-conditioning, television, mini-bar, hair dryer, room service, rooms will be no smoking but hotel has smoking areas.

Facility amenities: AC, daily laundry, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, cafe, bar, restaurants, business center, currency exchange, free wi-fi in hotel lobby

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact your Program Provider.
contact your Program Provider;

Grand Noble Hotel: Xi’an, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located inside the city walls in the heart of 'downtown' Xi'an, this recently renovated hotel (formerly known as the Royal Garden Hotel) is close to the city's main attractions, including the Bell Tower and Muslim Section.

Contact info:
334 DongDaJie (East) Street
Xi'an, NA 710001 China
phone: +86 29 8769 0000
Room amenities: air-conditioning, television, mini-bar, hair dryer

Facility amenities: laundry service, business center, coffee bar, room service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

IBIS Hotel: Ya'an Bifengxia Panda Base, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Centrally located and one of the best hotels in Ya'an.

Contact info:
36 Yan Jiang Zhong Road
Ya'an, Sichuan Province, NA 625000 China
phone: +86 )835/2225555
web: http://www.ibishotel.com

Room amenities: internet access, 110/120 V AC, 220/240 V AC, Airconditioning, Telephone, Operator wake up call, Automatic wake up call, Pay per view channel(s), atellite/cable colour TV, High speed transmission line

Facility amenities: Dining rooms, meeting rooms, bars, Safe deposit box at reception. Nearby supermarkets, a hospital, restaurants (western and Chinese), and other recreational places, .

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Qianmen Jianguo Hotel: Beijing, 4 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Originally built in the 1950s, this modernized hotel is located in a traditional district south of Beijing's famous Chan An Avenue and short distance from many of Beijing's historic and monumental sites, including Tian'anmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, and the Forbidden City. It also maintains a well-known theater devoted to nightly performances of Beijing Opera.

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Contact info:
175 Yonggan Road
Xuanwu District
Beijing, NA 100050 China
phone: +86 -10-6301-6688
web: www.qianmenhotel.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning, satellite television, free room non-wifi internet access, international direct-dial telephone, safe-deposit box, mini-bar, laundry service, coffee- and tea-making facilities. All rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: Four restaurants with Western and Chinese cuisine, rooftop bar, business center, fitness center, beauty salon, Liyuan Peking Opera theater.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Program Provider (CAEE)
Additional nights pre-program can be arranged by your Program Provider.Contact Chinese American Educational Exchange: email: toc@ix.netcom.com tel: 212 334 1971



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15 nights of accommodations
38 meals: 15 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
20 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
3 Flights during the program

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