Transfer to Hangzhou • Brush the exquisite Buddhist stone carvings found at the Lingyin Temple • Join locals for an evening fountain show • Walk through tea plantations at Longjing Village • Learn about the tea-making process from local farmers and taste one of China's most famous green teas • Enjoy a nature hike through a neighboring valley • Buy souvenirs on Qinghefang Old Street
Education - The West Lake (Hangzhou)
Eulogized in the words of poets and the paintings of artists, Hangzhou is the perfect place to create a 'classroom without walls'.
About This Trip
From learning the process of making one of China's most famous green teas to painting the beautiful panorama from the shores of the West Lake, students will be immersed in local culture on an educational trip to the city Marco Polo called the 'most splendid and luxurious in the world.'
What we love
- Learning about the tea-making process from local farmers
- Partaking in a treasure hunt in Longmen Old Town
- Delving into Chinese mythology and art along the banks of West Lake
Day 1 | 2
Partake in a treasure hunt in Longmen Old Town • Be transported to the Song Dynasty at a history theme park • Catch the afternoon performance of "Eternal Love of the Song Dynasty" • Return to the hotel for an evening of activities
Rise and shine for morning activities of taiji, kungfu, and dancing with locals • Delve into Chinese mythology and art along the banks of West Lake • Transfer to the train station or airport and return home
Whether it's experiencing age-old tea cultivation customs firsthand or taking a swing at taiji and kungfu, this immersive program puts students at the heart of the action.
This program promotes our "classrooms without walls" mentality through experiential, project-based learning. Built around your curriculum and objectives, we create the perfect environment to excel in real-life situations.
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International High School - Shanghai, China, Jun 2016
Best trip ever!….. And we have done more than 30 years of various trips in China.
International School - Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec 2015
The kids really liked the diverse program... from rock climbing, orienteering, bike rides… and even working on the local farm!
Language School - Moscow, Russia, May 2016
Every day was different and outstanding in its own way!
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