Beijing & Shanghai Computer Science

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China is waiting for your next Computer Science school trip.  The vast nation of China often conjures images of the Great Wall of China, historical figures and a deep rooted cultural mix.  An Adaptable Travel school trip to China will allow you experience these in depth. However China is fast emerging as the technological leader of the world, now positioned as the foremost space nation, producing much of Silicon Valleys hardware and leading the way in science, technology and computing.

On an Adaptable Travel educational tour to China your group will be able to explore the technological side of Beijing and Shanghai, and how this fits neatly into the new cultural identity forming. Not only will your group visit some of the incredible famous sites, but also explore technology companies, Zhongguancun, China’s own ‘Silicon Valley’ and Shanghai, one of the most futuristic cities in the world.  Students will be able to explore how science and computing has enabled China to experience a boom, whilst understanding how business in China ticks, something that could prove pivotal in later life.

Adaptable Travel trips to China are all bespoke, but we aim to provide a complete itinerary that will include all aspects of your tour, including all transport, accommodation, food and guided visits for a complete, immersive China tour experience.

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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Below is a suggested itinerary for 8 days, 6 nights visiting Beijing & Shanghai. Did you know our itineraries are 100% flexible? We have an expert team waiting to help create your perfect China school trip, so if the below needs tweaking, just ask.

 

DAY 1: TRAVEL

  • Depart from UK airport (usually London) and travel overnight to Beijing.

 

DAY 2: BEIJING

  • Morning/Afternoon:
    Arrive at Beijing Capital Airport and transfer to your accommodation.
    Take a guided tour through one of Beijing’s ancient hutong areas.
  • Evening:
    After enjoying a Peking duck welcome banquet your group will be briefed about your trip.

 

DAY 3: BEIJING'S TECH

  • Morning:
    Visit a Tech company
     to observe how business works in the world's fastest growing economy in Beijing. Followed by a lecture and Q&A.
  • Afternoon:
    Visit China's "Silicon Valley", Zhongguancun and barter in the computer and hardware malls.
  • Evening:
    LectureA guest speaker will host a talk about "Doing Business in China" from a foreign perspective. Followed by a student-led Q and A.

 

DAY 4: THE GREAT WALL

  • Morning/Afternoon:
    Today you will visit a secluded section of the Great Wall, avoiding the busy crowds.
  • Evening:
    Witness a stunning Acrobatic show.

 

DAY 5: BEIJING TO SHANGHAI

  • Morning:
    Visit the Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City to learn about imperial China.

    Afternoon:
    Take the fast train from Beijing South Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station

    Evening:
    Arrive in Shanghai Station and proceed to your accommodation to check-in.

 

DAY 6: SHANGHAI'S TECH

  • Morning:
    Visit a Tech company in Shanghai and observe how business works in the world's fastest growing economy in Shanghai.
  • Afternoon:
    Take your students to an afternoon walking tour of People's Square, Nanjing Road and the Bund.
  • Evening
    Enjoy an evening cruise on the Huangpu River and see the beautiful perspective of Shanghai's skyline.
     

 

DAY 7: YU YUAN GARDENS

  • Morning:
    Browse gifts and local delicacies at Yu Yuan Gardens and Bazaar. Try Shanghai's famous Xiao Long Bao dumplings for lunch.
  • Afternoon:
    Take a tour of Lujiazui, Shanghai's financial district, and head to the top of the Shanghai World Financial Centre, one of Shanghai's tallest building in the economic centre of Pudong.

 

DAY 8: SHANGHAI

  • Morning:
    Transfer to Shanghai Pudong Airport for your flight home.

 

Adaptable Travel can tailor-make an itinerary around the needs of your group. Contact us today to start organising your next school trip to China. Contact us here.

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