Itinerary 2018



Leave Leland and Gray 5:45am

Depart Hartford 11: 05


Arrive Beijing

Settle into Hotel and have Dinner


Day in Beijing

Great Wall and 798 Art Area


Depart Beijing for Guiyang

From Guiyang we head to Kaili where we will meet host families



Traditional Activities (paper making, bastik and silver-work)




Leave Kaili and Head to Mile

Stay at QingLa School


Visit and Activities with QingLa School

First Performance

Night Market

3/30 Chinese Class Experience, Chinese Songs, Chinese Calligraphy and Traditional Painting

Visit the Huquan Ecological Park

Fly to Chongqing

3/31 City Tour of Chongqing

Night River Cruise

4/1 Three Gorges Dam Museum

Ciqikou Ancient Street

Travel from Chongqing to Chengdu

4/2 Chegdu Research Base of Gaint Panda Breeding (Mr. Rico will join us)

Leave Chengdu and Fly to Jinan

Travel from Jinan to Qufu

Welcome Banquet

4/4 Visit to Affiliated Middle School of Qufu Normal University in the

morning, visiting the English class, sports with the Chinese students.

Rehearsal at the Students Centre in the afternoon

Performance at the Students Centre

4/5 Lecture “Confucius”

Visit Ni Hill (Confucian Birthplace)

Local Market

4/6 Visit Confucian Sites

Have Dinner with Chinese Student’s Families

4/7 Lecture “Chinese Folk Songs”

Lecture “Chinese Painting and Calligraphy”

Final Banquet


Depart Qufu in the Morning

Mount Tai
Stay the Night in Jinan


Fly to Hohhot

Settle into Hotel

4/10 Visit Inner Mongolian Arts College
4/11 Rehearsal
4/12 Visit Mongolian Kindergarden (performance) and Affiliated School of Inner Mongolia Normal University (performance)
4/13 Visit to Dazhao Temple in the morning

Visit the Inner Mongolia Minzu College in the afternoon

Rehearsal in the late afternoon

Joint Performance with Minzu College

4/14 Soccer Game and Visit Chinese Family

Visit Gobi Desert

4/16 Rehearsal in the morning

Dress rehearsal in the afternoon

Joint Performance with Art College

4/17 Shopping in downtown of Hohhot in the morning

Packing luggage in the afternoon

See-off Banquet


Depart Hohhot for Beijing


In Beijing

Temple of Heaven

Pearl Market

4/20 Visit City Wall Park

Head to Airport

Arrive Hartford 11:38pm