Tours

Guest Tours – During the Conference
Tours for guests not attending the meetings will be offered daily during the meeting (October 12-15), in addition, two travel and sightseeing tours will be offered following the meeting (October 16-20). You may register for tour activities using the Conference Registration Form, available in the Registration section of the NV400 website. The form includes a fee schedule for the tours.

Tour 1 October 12 (Sunday) Tian´anmen Square – The Forbidden City
Tour 2 October 13 (Monday) Summer Palace – The Garden of Perfection and Light – Peking University
Tour 3 October 14 (Tuesday) The Temple of Heaven – Wangfujing – Silk Market
Tour 4 October 15 (Wednesday) Ming Tomb – The Great Wall

Note:
Tickets for guest tours can be purchased during on-site registration, but reservations should be made in advance. The fee for guest tours includes tickets, transportation, lunch and guide. The final cost depends on the number of participants, but should be between $40 and $60 per person.


Post-Conference Tours      Tour 1 | Tour 2
Two pre-arranged tours are available for traveling and sightseeing in China. Please note that either tour will be cancelled if fewer than 10 people register for it. You may register for tour activities using the Conference Registration Form, available in the Registration section of the NV400 website.

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  • Tour 1: Beijing – Xi´an – (Shanghai) – Suzhou – Shanghai
  • Thursday, October 16 – Monday, October 20, 2008, 4 nights and 5 days
    • For double room, CNY4910 per person
    • For single room, CNY6070 per person
  • * The fees cover accommodations (Four Stars hotel), meals, local transportation, inter–province transportation, tour site tickets and airport tax. Tips and international airport fees for leaving China are not included.
    Itinerary
    Thursday, October 16
    Morning: • Beijing – Xi´an by air
    Afternoon: • Visit to the Old City Walls and Shaanxi History Museum,
    • Chinese dumpling banquet
    Friday, October 17
    All Day: • Visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Terra Cotta Warriors
    Saturday, October 18
    Morning: • Xi´an – Shanghai by air, Shanghai – Suzhou by bus
    Afternoon: • Visit to the Master–of–Nets Garden and Embroidery Factory,
    • Check-in at the hotel
    Sunday, October 19
    Morning: • Suzhou – Shanghai by bus,
    • Visit to the Nanjing Road,
    New Bund,
    • Check-in at the hotel
    Afternoon:  
    Monday, October 20
    • Check out – Departing China from Shanghai (visitors will need to arrange for their own transportation to the airport).
       

 

  • Tour 2: Beijing – Guilin – Lijiang – Guangzhou to Hong Kong
  • Thursday, October 16 – Monday, October 20, 2008, 4 nights and 5 days
    • For double room, CNY5910 per person (not including the fees in Hong Kong)
    • For single room, CNY6790 per person (not including the fees in Hong Kong)
  • * The fees cover accommodations (Four Stars hotel), meals, local transportation, inter-province transportation (including to Hong Kong), tour site tickets and airport tax. Tips and international airport fees for leaving China are not included. No services will be offered after arrival in Hong Kong.
    Itinerary
    Thursday, October 16
    Morning: • Beijing – Xi’an by air
    Afternoon: • Visit to the Old City Walls and Shaanxi History Museum,
    • Chinese dumpling banquet
    Friday, October 17
    All Day: • Visit to the Terra Cotta Warriors
    • Departing Xi’an to Guilin by air
    Saturday, October 18
    All day: • Visit to the Elephant Trunk Hill and
    • the Reed Flute Cave
    Sunday, October 19
    All day: Li River cruise
    Monday, October 20
    Morning: • Departing Guilin to Guangzhou by air
    • Visit to the Chen Clan Temple and Liurong Temple
    Afternoon: • Speed cruise to final destination, port of Hong Kong. (No services will be offered after arrival in Hong Kong.)
       

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