A Heartfelt Adoptee Discovers China

A Heartfelt Adoptee Discovers China

CET-28: 12 Days Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Nanning, Hong Kong

If you are planning to visit orphanages in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, or Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, this itinerary is ideal for you. Along this route, you will not only visit the capital city of Beijing but also experience the captivating charm of Shanghai, often referred to as the "Magic City." Additionally, you will explore Hangzhou, renowned as a hub for e-commerce, and the picturesque landscapes of Guangxi. The tour will culminate in Hong Kong, China's financial center, where you can marvel at its towering skyscrapers, witnessing the harmonious blend of China's past and present.

Moreover, if you have any other preferences or ideas, feel free to share them with your dedicated travel consultant, who will tailor an orphan heritage tour that perfectly aligns with your personal interests and aspirations. They will ensure that your journey to retrace your roots is a truly meaningful and enriching experience.

Trip Highlights

  • Iconic Beijing Experiences: Explore the grandeur of the Forbidden City, walk along the Great Wall of China, and immerse yourself in the imperial splendor of the Summer Palace.
  • High-Speed Rail Adventures: Embrace the convenience and speed of China's advanced rail network.
  • Cultural Immersion in Shanghai and Hangzhou
  • Diverse Natural and Urban Landscapes
Suitable For: Adoptive Family

Full itinerary for A Heartfelt Adoptee Discovers China

Day 1

In the morning, travelers will be chauffeured to Tiananmen Square. Then, a leisurely stroll to the Forbidden City to uncover the secrets of Ming and Qing dynasty emperors and concubines.

the forbidden city

Lunchtime calls for indulging in delicious Beijing cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, it's off to Mutianyu Great Wall to marvel at its grandeur. To save time, travelers will ascend and descend the wall via cable car.

Great Wall of China

Finally, a private car or van will whisk travelers back to their hotel, concluding a delightful day of exploration.

Day 2
Beijing to Shanghai by Train

Today, we'll soak up the beauty of the Summer Palace in the morning, escaping the heat just like the emperors did back in the day. Glide through the palace area and hop on a dragon boat for a serene tour around the lake, soaking in the stunning scenery. Once we've had our fill, we'll hop on a high-speed train to Shanghai, where a whole new chapter of our journey awaits.

Summer Palace
Day 3

We're diving deep into the heart of Shanghai today, starting with a close-up look at the Bund's historic buildings. Your guide will spill the tea on Shanghai's rich past as we explore the city's hidden gems. After a stroll through an old alley, we'll treat ourselves to a Michelin-starred feast before hopping on a ferry to Pudong New Area, where towering skyscrapers tell a modern tale. We'll top it off with a bird's-eye view from the Shanghai Tower and a tranquil stroll through Yu Garden, followed by a journey back in time to the 1930s in the Former French Concession.

Shanghai at night
Day 4
Shanghai to Hangzhou by Train

Our next stop is Hangzhou, where we'll step back in time to explore the charming streets of the former French Concession. After a delicious lunch, we'll zip over to Hangzhou via bullet train, where our local guide will be waiting to show us around this futuristic city.

the Old French Concession
Day 5

Wake up and smell the tea! We're kicking off the day in a traditional tea village, learning the art of tea picking and brewing from the experts. After a tea-themed lunch, we'll take a leisurely stroll around West Lake before diving into the world of traditional Chinese medicine at a century-old pharmacy. Cap off the day with a luxurious afternoon tea overlooking the lake.

west lake
Day 6-7

All aboard the high-speed train to Nanchang.

Visit the orphanage where you were adopted. You can talk to the orphanage staff, get a DNA test done locally, and enter your information into the police database.

Optional activities include a visit to the iconic Tengwang Pavilion and a costume show on the sixth floor.

Nanchang Social Welfare Institute
Day 8
Nanchang to Nanning by Air

Today is yours to explore Nanchang at your leisure before we jet off to Nanning.

Day 9

Discover the stunning landscapes of Mingshi tourist resort, a popular filming location for Chinese dramas. Then, marvel at Asia's largest waterfall, Detian Waterfalls, with its breathtaking three layers of cascading water.

Mingshi tourist resort

Mingshi Tourist Resort

Detian Waterfalls

Nanning Detian Waterfalls

Day 10
Nanning to Hong Kong by Train

After breakfast, your trusty guide and driver will whisk you away to Nanning East Railway Station where you'll hop on a bullet train straight to Hong Kong (think comfy seats, big windows, and the Chinese countryside whizzing by!). The journey takes about 4 hours, and when you arrive in Hong Kong, your guide will be waiting to escort you to your hotel for some well-deserved rest.

Day 11
Hong Kong

Begin your adventure with a journey to Victoria Peak, where you'll ride the iconic Peak Tram to soak in breathtaking skyline views. Then, unwind at the picturesque Repulse Bay, before delving into Aberdeen's famed fishing village culture with a serene sampan ride. Alternatively, explore the bustling Stanley Market. Afterward, enjoy free time to explore or shop before returning to your hotel, guided by our expert recommendations.

atop victoria peak

See the Whole of Hong Kong from atop Victoria Peak

Day 12

After breakfast, our guide and driver will ensure a smooth journey to the airport, marking the end of our unforgettable adventure.

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