Discover what over 250 travelers in the region have seen
and explored in the Chamber's 4th Annual Trip to China
FREE INFO SESSION
This Saturday, April 28, 2012, 2:00 pm
The Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street, Brockton
Attend this free info session run by Alison van Dam,
past traveler and Director of Marketing & Communications at the Chamber
Beijing: Visit Tiananmen Square and the Temple of Heaven- built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to heaven for a good harvest. Sightseeing includes the Palace Museum (9,999 rooms, known as the Forbidden City), the Summer Palace, Kunming Lake, Longevity Hill, Seventeen-Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Take a Tour bus excursion to climb the Great Wall and see the 13 Ming Tombs (one of which is fully excavated and open for exploration).
Suzhou: Sightseeing includes the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill and Hanshan Temple. Visit the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery - an important local craft with 1,000 year history.
Hangzhou: Enjoy a morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stop over at jewellike pagodas and tea houses. Visit to the centuries old Lingyin Temple, with the main feature of the 64.3 ft-high camphor-wood carved Buddha. Also, visit the Economic Development Zone of Hangzhou.
Shanghai: Sightseeing includes the Yu Garden, a maze of pavilions, ponds, rocky works, and over arching trees. Visit to the Bund, a famous waterfront park. Business visit to the Pudong Economic Development Zone. Also, enjoy a visit to the Shanghai Carpet Mill.
* ALL INCLUSIVE $2,199 includes roundtrip airfare, transportation to and from JFK, most meals, 4 and 5 star accommodations, deluxe bus tours, fluent English- speaking tour guides and entrance to attractions. The $300 deposit due May 15. There will be an optional trip to Xi'an to see the Terra Cotta Soliders for an additional $500.
For more information and full itinerary, contact Alison van Dam at 508.586.0500 x 222, email email@example.com, or download www.metrosouthchamber.com/pdf/china2012.pdf