Pagoda Trips

ADVENTURE TIME!

LET US SHOW YOU THE BEST LOCAL SIGHTS.. FROM THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA TO SIEM REAP IN CAMBODIA!

Every year our on-site teams organise a certain amount of EPIC trips from our cities, alongside our regular dinners and events.
Due to the scale of these adventures we require participants to sign up in advance.

Click on your destination below and see what trips are happening this year!

CHINA

These are the main, overnight weekend trips we will be running from our China destinations in 2020.

Choose, your destination, the itinerary, dates of each trip and then click the button if you would like to add one (or more!) to your programme.

Each trip has limited number of places, so sign up asap to not miss out!

Payment for the trips will be required at least 30 days prior to your arrival date in country (not 30 days before the trip date) and you will be issued with an invoice when you book the trips.

If places are still available trips may be available to book in-country but a £10 administrative fee will be added to your invoice. 

– Choose your internship city for trip details –

FOUR SISTERS MOUNTAIN TRIP - 12th-14th June 2020 <-- Click to expand

Four Sisters Mountain (Siguniang Shan 四姑娘山) National Park lies 220km west of Chengdu. The park is comprised of Siguniang Mountain itself and the three most accessible valleys surrounding it. The nearest town is Rilong (日隆镇). The three valleys are called Changping Valley (长坪沟), Haizi Valley (海子沟) and Shuangqiao Valley (双桥沟).
The first two lie adjacent to Siguniang Mountain, while the Shuangqiao Valley is 7km west of Rilong. The Changping and Haizi Valleys are accessible only by non-motorized transport while Shuangqiao Valley has a paved road and is where most tourists visit – Shuangqiao Valley also has 28km of boardwalk extending to the valley’s end, while the first 3km of Changping Valley is equipped with a boardwalk.
Many people come to see the worlds’ most spectacular scenery, it is a beautiful Mountain Range – be sure to check out pictures from previous trips to see what the trip entails!
On the way to the Four Sisters Mountain we will stop at Yingxiu, a small town that was at the epicenter of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake – a small part of the town has been preserved after 80% of the town was destroyed by the earthquake, we will take a short period to view the area and pay our respects.

Friday 12th June– We will take a coach to Four Sisters Mountain and settle in in an amazing Tibetan hostel, on the way we will stop Yingxiu – a township that was at the centre of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.

Saturday 13th June – The group will spend the day exploring one of the valleys here, most likely Changping Valley – stunning scenery is all you need to know!

Sunday 14th June – After some breakfast we will take the coach back to Chengdu, leaving early in the morning.

Cost of trip – 795 RMB, this includes the return trip from Chengdu to the valley by coach, transportation to and from all attractions, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance tickets to all attractions.

All food/drink is not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

FOUR SISTERS MOUNTAIN TRIP - 31st July-2nd August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Four Sisters Mountain (Siguniang Shan 四姑娘山) National Park lies 220km west of Chengdu. The park is comprised of Siguniang Mountain itself and the three most accessible valleys surrounding it. The nearest town is Rilong (日隆镇). The three valleys are called Changping Valley (长坪沟), Haizi Valley (海子沟) and Shuangqiao Valley (双桥沟).
The first two lie adjacent to Siguniang Mountain, while the Shuangqiao Valley is 7km west of Rilong. The Changping and Haizi Valleys are accessible only by non-motorized transport while Shuangqiao Valley has a paved road and is where most tourists visit – Shuangqiao Valley also has 28km of boardwalk extending to the valley’s end, while the first 3km of Changping Valley is equipped with a boardwalk.
Many people come to see the worlds’ most spectacular scenery, it is a beautiful Mountain Range – be sure to check out pictures from previous trips to see what the trip entails!
On the way to the Four Sisters Mountain we will stop at Yingxiu, a small town that was at the epicenter of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake – a small part of the town has been preserved after 80% of the town was destroyed by the earthquake, we will take a short period to view the area and pay our respects.

Friday 31st July – We will take a coach to Four Sisters Mountain and settle in in an amazing Tibetan hostel, on the way we will stop Yingxiu – a township that was at the centre of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.

Saturday 1st August – The group will spend the day exploring one of the valleys here, most likely Changping Valley – stunning scenery is all you need to know!

Sunday 2nd August – After some breakfast we will take the coach back to Chengdu, leaving early in the morning.

Cost of trip – 795 RMB, this includes the return trip from Chengdu to the valley by coach, transportation to and from all attractions, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance tickets to all attractions.

All food/drink is not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

XI'AN TERRACOTTA WARRIORS TRIP - 20th-22nd September 2019 <-- Click to expand

Xi’an is known for the Terracotta Warriors and the famous City Wall, it is also one of only a few cities that can compete with Chengdu’s delicious cuisine!

The Terracotta Warriors were the most significant archeological excavation in the 20th century and are an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The size of the Terracotta Warriors are based on the real warriors from the first Emperor of China’s army – Qin Shi Huang.

Xi’an has the longest, oldest and best preserved City Wall in China. The City Wall was built in the early Ming Dynasty, which is over 600 years ago. The estimated length of city wall is 13.74 km with 18 gates – a marathon is hosted on the wall every year!

During this trip we will visit as well as having the option to cycle around the City Wall, take in the history of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, and of course visit the timeless Terracotta Warriors! There will also be other landmarks to see.

Most importantly, we will have the opportunity to experience the local cusine!

Friday 20th September– Departing early in the morning we will take the high-speed train to Xi’an and settle in at our hostel. Today we will look to visit the Muslim Quarter, Bell and Drum Towers as well as some other points of interest.

Evening – free time, we will outline evening entertainment options!

Saturday 21st September – For our full day of exploring we will visit the City Wall (with the optional choice to hire a bike), take in the history of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and view the Music Fountain show from the North Square – we will also today look to take in further points of interest.

Evening – free time, we will outline evening entertainment options!

Sunday 22nd September – Today we will spend our time visiting the world famous Terracotta Warriors and travel back to Chengdu in the evening,

Cost of trip – 1595 RMB, this includes return train from Chengdu to Xi’an, 2 nights in a hostel, entrance tickets to all attractions confirmed in itinerary pre-departure, transport between attractions confirmed in itinerary pre-departure.

All food/drink is not included, this trip is limited to the first 25 participants who apply.

XI'AN TERRACOTTA WARRIORS TRIP - 20th-22nd September 2019 <-- Click to expand

Xi’an is known for the Terracotta Warriors and the famous City Wall, it is also one of only a few cities that can compete with Chengdu’s delicious cuisine!

The Terracotta Warriors were the most significant archeological excavation in the 20th century and are an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The size of the Terracotta Warriors are based on the real warriors from the first Emperor of China’s army – Qin Shi Huang.

Xi’an has the longest, oldest and best preserved City Wall in China. The City Wall was built in the early Ming Dynasty, which is over 600 years ago. The estimated length of city wall is 13.74 km with 18 gates – a marathon is hosted on the wall every year!

During this trip we will visit as well as having the option to cycle around the City Wall, take in the history of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, and of course visit the timeless Terracotta Warriors! There will also be other landmarks to see.

Most importantly, we will have the opportunity to experience the local cusine!

Friday 20th September– Departing early in the morning we will take the high-speed train to Xi’an and settle in at our hostel. Today we will look to visit the Muslim Quarter, Bell and Drum Towers as well as some other points of interest.

Evening – free time, we will outline evening entertainment options!

Saturday 21st September – For our full day of exploring we will visit the City Wall (with the optional choice to hire a bike), take in the history of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and view the Music Fountain show from the North Square – we will also today look to take in further points of interest.

Evening – free time, we will outline evening entertainment options!

Sunday 22nd September – Today we will spend our time visiting the world famous Terracotta Warriors and travel back to Chengdu in the evening,

Cost of trip – 1595 RMB, this includes return train from Chengdu to Xi’an, 2 nights in a hostel, entrance tickets to all attractions confirmed in itinerary pre-departure, transport between attractions confirmed in itinerary pre-departure.

All food/drink is not included, this trip is limited to the first 25 participants who apply.

KANGDING (Tibetan Grasslands) TRIP - 10th - 12th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

Tibetan culture, breathtaking scenery and off the beaten track travel make this a favourite trip for our Chengdu Team.

This trip involves traveling to the amazing city of Kangding, Tagong and the surrounding region. Kangding (Chinese and English) or Dardo (Tibetan), is a city and the location of the seat of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan province of Southwest China.
Kangding has been a historical border between Tibet and China, from Kangding to the west lies Tibetan civilization whereas to the east you’ll find the Chinese cultural centres. Kangding has witnessed many conflicts between Tibetan Empire and Chinese dynasties. Kangding was for many centuries an important trading city where Chinese brick tea was carried by porters from Chengdu and other centres to trade for Tibetan wool. Once in Kangding we will explore a little before waking up the next day and heading further into the surrounding countryside full of beautiful grasslands, Tibetan culture, temples and some of the World’s most beautiful mountain ranges. This is as close as you can get to Tibet without a permit.
We will also visit Tagong and numerous spots of natural beauty along the way! Tagong is known for scenic grasslands and local Tibetan Buddhist culture. We will have private transport so if we see some natural places of beauty to stop we can feel free to.

Friday 10th July – Bus to Kangding, which takes about 8 hours, then settle into the comfortable and scenic hostel and enjoy a walk around the city. We will witness the famous circle dances and enjoy amazing local food!

Saturday 11th July – We will spend the day travelling between the scenic spots of the region and climbing to heights of up to 4500m+. The views and stops along the way are incredible and we will also have some time for relaxing in Tagong!

Sunday 12th July – After a good sleep, the group will have breakfast in the hostel before heading back to Chengdu early in the morning.

Cost of trip – 795 RMB, this includes the transportation to and from Kangding and entrance to all attractions, as well as both nights in the hostels.

Food and drink is not included in the trip price.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

KANGDING (Tibetan Grasslands) TRIP - 7th - 9th August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Tibetan culture, breathtaking scenery and off the beaten track travel make this a favourite trip for our Chengdu Team.

This trip involves traveling to the amazing city of Kangding, Tagong and the surrounding region. Kangding (Chinese and English) or Dardo (Tibetan), is a city and the location of the seat of Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan province of Southwest China.
Kangding has been a historical border between Tibet and China, from Kangding to the west lies Tibetan civilization whereas to the east you’ll find the Chinese cultural centres. Kangding has witnessed many conflicts between Tibetan Empire and Chinese dynasties. Kangding was for many centuries an important trading city where Chinese brick tea was carried by porters from Chengdu and other centres to trade for Tibetan wool. Once in Kangding we will explore a little before waking up the next day and heading further into the surrounding countryside full of beautiful grasslands, Tibetan culture, temples and some of the World’s most beautiful mountain ranges. This is as close as you can get to Tibet without a permit.
We will also visit Tagong and numerous spots of natural beauty along the way! Tagong is known for scenic grasslands and local Tibetan Buddhist culture. We will have private transport so if we see some natural places of beauty to stop we can feel free to.

Friday 7th August – Bus to Kangding, which takes about 8 hours, then settle into the comfortable and scenic hostel and enjoy a walk around the city. We will witness the famous circle dances and enjoy amazing local food!

Saturday 8th August – We will spend the day travelling between the scenic spots of the region and climbing to heights of up to 4500m+. The views and stops along the way are incredible and we will also have some time for relaxing in Tagong!

Sunday 9th August – After a good sleep, the group will have breakfast in the hostel before heading back to Chengdu early in the morning.

Cost of trip – 795 RMB, this includes the transportation to and from Kangding and entrance to all attractions, as well as both nights in the hostels.

Food and drink is not included in the trip price.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

BEIJING - 14th - 16th August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 14th August – Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 15th August – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 16th August – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 14th August before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 16th August.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

BEIJING - 4th - 6th December 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 4th December – Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 5th December – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 6th December – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – £???, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 4th December before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 6th December.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

Return flights to/from Beijing, breakfasts and lunches are not included!

SHANGHAI - 19th - 21st July 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 19th July
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 20th July
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 21st July
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 9th August before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 11th August.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

SHANGHAI - 11th - 13th September 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 11th September August
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 12th September
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 13th September
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 11th September before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 13th September.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

* Please note:
– Due to the nature of this advance planning, the exact itineraries may change slightly. InternChina will keep you informed of any changes.
– We will still be running our awesome regular events/excursions throughout the week and weekends alongside these larger planned trips.

YANGSHUO - 25th -27th October 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 25th October – Make our way to Yangshuo and settle in to our hostel for the evening
Saturday 26th October – Saturday morning we will adventure out into the amazing karst hill landscape with a hike, going off the beaten track to see the best sights.
We will make our way back to Yangshuo in the afternoon so you can explore the town on your own, including West Street, popular for it’s many shops, restaurants and bars. Don’t forget to try the famous beer fish or beer duck for dinner!
Sunday 27th October – In the morning we will make our way to the Yulong River to catch a bamboo raft and cruise down the river. Along the way we will see picturesque scenery, including the famous spot that can be seen on the back of the 20 RMB note! In the afternoon we will visit the Moon Hill and Silver Caves
Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions and breakfast.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUMS FROM THIS TRIP! HERE and HERE

YANGSHUO - 25th -27th October 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 25th October – Make our way to Yangshuo and settle in to our hostel for the evening
Saturday 26th October – Saturday morning we will adventure out into the amazing karst hill landscape with a hike, going off the beaten track to see the best sights.
We will make our way back to Yangshuo in the afternoon so you can explore the town on your own, including West Street, popular for it’s many shops, restaurants and bars. Don’t forget to try the famous beer fish or beer duck for dinner!
Sunday 27th October – In the morning we will make our way to the Yulong River to catch a bamboo raft and cruise down the river. Along the way we will see picturesque scenery, including the famous spot that can be seen on the back of the 20 RMB note! In the afternoon we will visit the Moon Hill and Silver Caves
Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions and breakfast.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUMS FROM THIS TRIP! HERE and HERE

WAILINGDING ISLAND - September 7th - 8th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Zhuhai is known as the city of islands, with over 200 islands around the city. One of InternChina’s favorites is Wailingding island. It is reached by a 70-minute ferry from Zhuhai. Once the territory of pirates and smugglers, it is now filled with cafes, and seafood restaurants. This overnight trip will give you the opportunity to escape the city, and relax on the beach or enjoy nature for a couple of days.

Saturday 7th September–Meet at Xiangzhuo port at 8:15, ferry departs Zhuhai at 8:40 and will arrive at Wailingding at 10:10am.

Go to the beach to get our tents, and set up the tents on the beach. We will all then go get lunch at a local restaurant. There will then be free time in the afternoon to chill on the beach, go swimming in the water, explore the island or go hiking. The Island is relatively small.

Meet for dinner at 6pm, we will go to a local restaurant. In the evening we will then have a bonfire and some drinks.

Sunday 8th September – Sunday morning you are free to explore the island/go swimming/relax on the beach.

We will be departing early afternoon back to Zhuhai.

Cost of trip – 600 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 1 nights accommodation, entrance ticket to all attractions.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

WAILINGDING ISLAND - September 7th - 8th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Zhuhai is known as the city of islands, with over 200 islands around the city. One of InternChina’s favorites is Wailingding island. It is reached by a 70-minute ferry from Zhuhai. Once the territory of pirates and smugglers, it is now filled with cafes, and seafood restaurants. This overnight trip will give you the opportunity to escape the city, and relax on the beach or enjoy nature for a couple of days.

Saturday 7th September–Meet at Xiangzhuo port at 8:15, ferry departs Zhuhai at 8:40 and will arrive at Wailingding at 10:10am.

Go to the beach to get our tents, and set up the tents on the beach. We will all then go get lunch at a local restaurant. There will then be free time in the afternoon to chill on the beach, go swimming in the water, explore the island or go hiking. The Island is relatively small.

Meet for dinner at 6pm, we will go to a local restaurant. In the evening we will then have a bonfire and some drinks.

Sunday 8th September – Sunday morning you are free to explore the island/go swimming/relax on the beach.

We will be departing early afternoon back to Zhuhai.

Cost of trip – 600 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 1 nights accommodation, entrance ticket to all attractions.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

BEIJING - 23rd - 25th August 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 23rd August – Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 24th August – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 25th August – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 23rd August before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 25th August.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

Return flights to/from Beijing, breakfasts and lunches are not included!

BEIJING - 23rd - 25th August 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 23rd August – Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 24th August – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 25th August – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 23rd August before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 25th August.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

Return flights to/from Beijing, breakfasts and lunches are not included!

SHANGHAI - 9th - 11th August 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 9th August
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 10th August
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 11th August
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 9th August before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 11th August.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

SHANGHAI - 9th - 11th August 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 9th August
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 10th August
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 11th August
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 9th August before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 11th August.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

TANGKOU - November 9th - 10th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Saturday 9th November –After check in, the day will include a Tangkou introduction and visit to Candong village and cycle through the countryside. In the afternoon wander round a farmers market and select the veg for the dinner prepared by local villagers. If you’re interested, you can get hands on in the kitchen and learn some Cantonese cooking secrets!

Sunday 10th November – After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of UNESCO world heritage sites and then we will wrap up the weekend with a talk on Overseas Chinese and their History / Revitalization Projects/ Diaolou and conservation/ planning etc.

Cost of trip – 900 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 1 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions and breakfast.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

TANGKOU - November 9th - 10th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Saturday 9th November –After check in, the day will include a Tangkou introduction and visit to Candong village and cycle through the countryside. In the afternoon wander round a farmers market and select the veg for the dinner prepared by local villagers. If you’re interested, you can get hands on in the kitchen and learn some Cantonese cooking secrets!

Sunday 10th November – After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of UNESCO world heritage sites and then we will wrap up the weekend with a talk on Overseas Chinese and their History / Revitalization Projects/ Diaolou and conservation/ planning etc.

Cost of trip – 900 RMB, this includes transportation to and from Zhuhai as well as transportation to and from all attractions, 1 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions and breakfast.
Dinner/lunches are not included.

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

* Please note:
– Due to the nature of this advance planning, the exact itineraries may change slightly. InternChina will keep you informed of any changes.
– We will still be running our awesome regular events/excursions throughout the week and weekends alongside these larger planned trips.

JINAN - 4th – 6th July 2020 <-- Click to Expand

Saturday – Take an early train from Qingdao to Jinan and settle into the hostel upon arrival.

 

Saturday

  • We’ll check-in to the Hostel and get lunch in the area/
  • We’ll then head to the Thousand Buddha Mountain, where we will explore the Wanfu Cave and the Big Buddha Statue inside the park. We will then hike the mountain for a fantastic view of the city and take the slide down the mountain again.
  • We will then head to the city centre for dinner, explore the main square to get an insight of Jinan’s skyline and the city lights.
  • Recommendations for some free time wandering about in the city: Furong Ancient Street.

 

Sunday

  • After breakfast, we will store the luggage in the hostel for the day.
  • We will then head to the famous Daming Lake. We’ll walk around the lake, you’ll have the possibility to rent a boat if you wish to.
  • We will then have lunch in a very touristy street, where you’ll find lots of snacks and souvenirs.
  • We will then go to some famous parks: Wulong Park and Baotu Spring.
  • We’ll then collect the luggages at the hostel and head back to Qingdao by train.

Cost of trip – 675RMB per person, this includes the return train ticket to Jinan from Qingdao, Saturday dinner, transportation to and from all attractions, 1 night in the hostel, entrance tickets to all attractions.

Lunches and Sunday’s dinner are not included in the trip price.

QUFU & MOUNT TAI- 28th - 30th August 2020 <-- Click to Expand

Friday 28th August – Take the train from Qingdao to Tai’an, and then a bus for one hour to stay in a hostel at the foot of Taishan – the most sacred of Chinese mountains, and rest up for the hike tomorrow!

Saturday 29th August – Get your trainers on for a challenging walk up the UNESCO World Heritage site of Taishan. You will make your way up 6,660 steps, winding past eleven gates, fourteen archways and four pavilions, on the way to a peak of 1545m. Taishan is home to the Temple of the God of Taishan, one of China’s oldest palaces, dating in some parts back to 1008 AD. Taishan is one of the principal places of worship of the Emperor of China to the Heaven and Earth, and the most sacred of China’s five sacred mountains.
Following the hike, we will grab a well-earned Saturday dinner together (included in the trip fee) and then move on to the city of Qufu.

Sunday 30th August – Qufu is home to China’s most famous philosopher Confucius. Confucius’ ideas permeate through Chinese culture even to this day. With the help of our English tour guide, we will explore Confucius’ home town – taking in sights like Confucius’ birth place and his final resting place. Here you will get your fill of traditional Chinese culture and philosophy!

Cost of trip – 1250 RMB, this includes transport to all the locations, entrance to all the attractions and your hostel accommodation.

Breakfasts/lunches/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

QUFU & MOUNT TAI- 31st October - 1st November 2020 <-- Click to Expand

Friday 31st October – Take the train from Qingdao to Tai’an, and then a bus for one hour to stay in a hostel at the foot of Taishan – the most sacred of Chinese mountains, and rest up for the hike tomorrow!

Saturday 1st November – Get your trainers on for a challenging walk up the UNESCO World Heritage site of Taishan. You will make your way up 6,660 steps, winding past eleven gates, fourteen archways and four pavilions, on the way to a peak of 1545m. Taishan is home to the Temple of the God of Taishan, one of China’s oldest palaces, dating in some parts back to 1008 AD. Taishan is one of the principal places of worship of the Emperor of China to the Heaven and Earth, and the most sacred of China’s five sacred mountains.
Following the hike, we will grab a well-earned Saturday dinner together (included in the trip fee) and then move on to the city of Qufu.

Sunday 2nd November – Qufu is home to China’s most famous philosopher Confucius. Confucius’ ideas permeate through Chinese culture even to this day. With the help of our English tour guide, we will explore Confucius’ home town – taking in sights like Confucius’ birth place and his final resting place. Here you will get your fill of traditional Chinese culture and philosophy!

Cost of trip – 1250 RMB, this includes transport to all the locations, entrance to all the attractions and your hostel accommodation.

Breakfasts/lunches/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included.

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK ALBUM FROM THIS TRIP!

BEIJING - 14th - 16th August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 14th August – Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 15th August – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 16th August – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 14th August before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 16th August.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

Return flights to/from Beijing, breakfasts and lunches are not included!

BEIJING - 4th - 6th December 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 4th December– Airport pickup at Beijing Capital Airport. Check into our regular hostel upon arrival. Visit to the Wangfujing food market – over 2000 square metres in size, with over 500 choices!

Saturday 5th December – Set off early to go to arguably the best part of the Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. This part of the wall is further out of the city meaning less crowds and more mountainous scenery. Spend the afternoon walking along the wall and having lunch at its base. Your Great Wall entrance ticket includes a cable car ride up to the top of the wall, and (more excitingly) a toboggan ride down off the wall! In the evening we will all go to one of the best Peking Duck restaurants in the city for a taste of one of China’s most famous dishes. Afterwards the group can visit some bars and clubs to party if they like!

Sunday 6th December – The group will visit the world famous Tian’anmen Square (the world’s largest public square) and also the Forbidden City (where the Emperor of China used to live). After this, we will return to Beijing Capital Airport to fly back to your cities!

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions, Saturday night dinner, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Arrival and departure notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 4th December before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 6th December.
  • Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
  • We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
  • Important: due to the distance between Beijing and our host cities of Dalian, Chengdu, and Zhuhai, and the very long train journey time between these cities, we will not be offering train pickups for participants from these cities.
  • Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Beijing either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

Return flights to/from Beijing, breakfasts and lunches are not included!

SHANGHAI - 19th - 21st June 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 19th June
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 20th June
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 21st June
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 9th August before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 11th August.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

SHANGHAI - 20th - 22nd November 2020 <-- Click to expand

Friday 20th November
Airport pickup in Shanghai
Check in to hostel
Mint Club in the Evening – (for those who would like to attend) This amazing club is home to a giant shark tank. Its one of the longest standing clubs in Shanghai and a great place to celebrate our arrival.

Saturday 21st November
Exploring Tianzifang – A great place to experience the up and coming arts scene and vibrancy of this quaint district of the city.
Jing’an Temple – A chance to witness the contrast between the old and the new in this stunning city center temple.
PuDong (浦东) and the Bund – You’ve all seen the photos of people with the sprawling skyline behind them well now is your chance to grab that fantastic picture for yourself!
Dinner at Shanghai Laolao
Captain’s Bar and the Bund at night – a great chance to see the amazing city skyline.

Sunday 22nd November
IFC Tower – A chance to take in the views from the top of one of Asia’s tallest buildings.
Yuyuan Gardens – Opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle taking in the natural beauty of this park situated in the heart of the city! In addition, visit the market area and surrounding the gardens and practice your bartering!
Return to Shanghai airport

Cost of trip – 995 RMB, this includes transportation to and from all attractions via metro, 2 nights in the hostel, Saturday night group dinner, entrance ticket to all attractions.

Return Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu, breakfast/lunch/dinner (apart from Saturday dinner) are not included in the trip price.

Airport Information for all participants:
Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 9th August before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 11th August.
Please fill in the flight details form online here (be sure to select the type of flight as ‘Flight Details for an InternChina trip’).
We will contact you before the trip to specify a meeting point at the airport, from which our friendly InternChina staff will take you to the accommodation.
Important: due to the distance between Shanghai and our InternChina host cities, train travel is not recommended and we will not be able to offer train station pickup.
Additional important information: Please do not book your flights to Shanghai either leaving from, or transferring via Hong Kong. This is due to local visa regulations – Hong Kong is considered outside of mainland China for visa purposes, and participants on single entry visas will not be allowed back into mainland China to continue your trip and programme.

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

TIBET - 13th -16th July 2019 <-- Click to expand

Join the 4 day trip to Lhasa, Tibet!

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet, focal point of Tibetan Buddhism for over a millennium and, a city of incredible beauty and intrigue. One of the highest cities in the world at an altitude of 11,450 ft and home to significant Tibetan Buddhist sites this is an incredible opportunity to travel this distant land.

The Potala Palace – an iconic site (Google it!) -will leave you with goosebumps after the first site of the incredible soaring structure – it is a must see when visiting Tibet and is part of this 4 day trip, other must see sites included on the trip are the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery.

This is a once in a life time opportunity and one not to be missed!

Friday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Chengdu where you will then be transferred to your comfortable 3 star hotel and have the opportunity to have a rest or gentle walk to acclimatize to your new surroundings.

Saturday 14th July 2019 – Today will be your first full chance to be a tourist in Tibet; you will take in the views from the Potala Palace, visit one of Tibets most sacred sites Jokhang Temple and take in the atmosphere of Barkhor Street with its unique local food and costumes.

Sunday 15th July 2019 – Following on from your first full day in Lhasa, today you will visit the Drepung Monastery as well as the Sera Monastery. These are more incredible sights and offer the chance to experience a unique debate from the local monks.

Monday 16th July 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu.

This trip will be run by a partner of InternChina – the trip will be run on behalf of InternChina by a partner agency. The trip price DOES NOT INCLUDE return flights – you must purchase these separately

Cost of trip – 3,930 RMB (This trip must start with a flight to Lhasa – there is no train option)

Price Includes;

Airport pick up/see off, 3 star hotel – 2 individuals per room, ALL MEALS, Tibetan English speaking guide, all Tibet travelling permits, entrance fees to outlined tourist sites, welcome meal.

Not included; Return flights to and from Chengdu, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

* Please note:
– Due to the nature of this advance planning, the exact itineraries may change slightly. InternChina will keep you informed of any changes.
– We will still be running our awesome regular events/excursions throughout the week and weekends alongside these larger planned trips.

VIETNAM

These are the main, overnight weekend trips we will be running from our Vietnam destination in 2020.

Check the itinerary, dates of each trip and click the button if you would like to add one (or more!) to your programme.

Each trip has limited number of places, so sign up asap to not miss out!

Payment for the trips will be required at least 30 days prior to your arrival date in country (not 30 days before the trip date) and you will be issued with an invoice when you book the trips.

If places are still available trips may be available to book in-country but a £10 administrative fee will be added to your invoice

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - 12th -14th June 2020 <-- Click to expand

“Malaysia, Truly Asia” is a country where the sites, sounds, colours, flavours and smells of Asia come together in a unique fusion of cultures. We will take a 3D2N trip to Kula Lumpur; the capital where we will be able to experience the old traditional Malaysia and the new modern city life of an economic powerhouse. 

 

Friday

Arrival in Kuala Lumpur via plane. You need to arrive before 12pm to be able to join the afternoon activities.

After checking in to the hotel and having some lunch we will head to the beautiful Putrajaya Mosque on the outskirts of the city. So called the pink mosque; the Putra Mosque is one of the most modern mosques in the world. Facing the Putrajaya Lake, it offers an amazing view to not be missed! You will need to wear appropriate clothing for this visit (covered shoulders and bottoms to the knee)

In the evening you are free to to capture the atmosphere of the city and its peculiarities; we will of course provide some recommendations for dinner and drinks!

Saturday

We will start day two with a visit to Batu Caves, Selayant Hot Spring, Kanching Waterfalls – This day will wake up all your senses. Impressive landscape to take to most beautiful pictures ever, a passionate guide to share you fascinating tales, the softness of Selayang Hot Spring water… and lots more to discover! Wear comfortable clothing as there will be many steps to climb and it will be hot.

After returning to the city centre and having local lunch we will visit the most significant landmark in KL – the Petronas Towers. From the viewing point we will get amazing views across the city! After this you’ll have some free time to either hit the shops or visit some of the other temples, mosques or museums in the city.

As the sun sets on our final evening in KL; if you wish we will head to the SkyBar to Enjoy a drink with an unbelievable view of the city and the Petronas towers at sunset time

Sunday

After checking out the hostel you’ll be able to leave your luggage at the hostel if you have a later flight. You will be free to explore the city and take in some of the other sites and sounds.

Cost of trip: £135

Included:

– Visits: Batu caves & Waterfall / Putrajaya Mosque / Petronas Towers

– 2-day transport pass and train tickets to travel around KL

– 2 nights hostel dorm accommodation with breakfast

Excluded:

– Round-Way flights – Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur (Approx. GBP 150)

– Lunch & Dinners (Approx. GBP 5 / meal)

– Personal expenses and non included visits

MUI NE - 26th -28th June 2020 <-- Click to expand

Need some vitamin sea? Nothing is better than relaxing on the beach with long white coastline, feeling the heat and breeze of a tropical country, being amazed by what mother nature has given to this small village. Mui Ne can give you all the summer vibes at once. Located in Binh Thuan Provine, 219 km away from Saigon, this 2 day 2 night beach trip is wonderful for a weekend break.

Friday

We will set off to Mui Ne by sleeping bus at 19:00; the journey takes around 5-6 hours. After arrival, we will check in at the hostel late night and have a good sleep to get ready for the next day.

Saturday

We’ll kick off the day with breakfast at the hostel and we will meet the tour guide who will accompany us to explore the village. First stop is Fairy Stream, where we can have a long walk through a canyon of red rock cliffs and jungle trees. Next stop is the Fishing Village; fishing in the main job for local people here. It’s a good chance to witness how they earn a living and see how fresh the seafood is right after being caught. The White and Red Sand Dunes are the two things cannot be missed on this trip as they are the signature of Mui Ne. We will jump into a jeep car and drive along the area to have a great view of endless shoreline, which is filled with sand, sea wind and sunlight.

After the tour, we will head back to the hostel and have lunch at a restaurant nearby. After lunch we can have the chance to enjoy the beach til sunset.

At night, we will go for dinner and have free time to have some drinks at some cool bars down the road.

Sunday

Free activities day for who fancies to enjoy the beach, go back to the sand dune or sightseeing around the area (some destinations like Wine CastleHam Tien Market) til noon time. After check out, we will grab lunch then leave back to Saigon at 14:30.

Cost of trip: £65

Include:

  • Bus tickets (round trip)
  • 2-night hostel accommodation with breakfast
  • Half-day tour including guide, entrance fee and Jeep ride through the sand dunes

Exclude:

  • Meals (lunchs, dinner) – (Approx. GBP 6 / meal)
  • Personal expenses
  • Activities not included in the programme

PHNOM PEHN & SIEM REAP (CAMBODIA) - 17th -19th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

Just across the border in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and the temples of Angkor Wat await! These are sites you don’t want to miss whilst you are in the region. Once the seat of power for the great Khmer Empire, Siem Reap is home to the most ornate temples and as such is the most popular tourist site for those taking a tour of Cambodia, this trip also takes you to Phnom Penh – an interesting, bustling capital that delves into the beautiful and darker sides to Cambodian history.

The jewel in the crown of this diverse trip is Angkor Wat temple, located in the northwestern portion of Cambodia, we will visit the largest religious monument in the world. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, its history dates back to the end of the 12th century when its construction began under the reign of the Khmer Empire King Suryavarman II.

DAY 1: PHNOM PENH

Arrival in Phnom Penh. Please arrive before 11:30AM.

Just before heading out to discover the history of Phnom Penh, let’s enjoy the taste delights of Cambodia together at the MK Halal Food restaurant.

After lunch we will visit the S21 Museum & the Killing Fields – Millions of Cambodians endured the reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. These two visits are eye opening encounters into what happened during that time.

At the end of this you are free to explore Phnom Penh city and the beautiful palace if there is time. We will board the night bus for Siem Reap at midnight.

DAY 2: SIEM REAP

We will arrive into Siem Reap quite early in the morning. We will check into the hostel and the morning is yours – rest, visit, discover… all to be in shape for the afternoon visit.

After lunch together we will visit a Silk Factory – discover the whole process that leads the artisans to the production of wonderful high quality arts and craft.

For the evening, we advise you to go for a walk in the pub street where thousands of colours, drinks and a good atmosphere awaits you! The night market is also full of surprises…

DAY 3: ANGKOR WAT 

Angkor Wat Complex –  An early start to reach these beautiful temples at sunrise time. After this, let yourself be impressed by a guided tour of this majestic & well-known world wonder so called “the city of temples”. This visit is definitely a bucket list not to be missed!

We will be back in Siem Reap at 1PM. You can book your flight back to HCMC after that time, but please remember you will need to be at the airport at least two hours before your flight.

Free time where you will be able to enjoy the city, take some time for yourself at a spa, visit the famous museum or visit the Cambodian cultural village to get to know more about traditions and local culture…

And… it will already be Sunday evening, time to come back in our beautiful Ho Chi Minh City !

Cost of trip: £150

Included:

– Guided tours with transportation: S21 prison & Killing Fields / Silk factory / Angkor Wat

– Night Bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

– 2 nights hostel dorm accommodation in Siem Reap including breakfast

Excluded: 

-Transport/Flights from HCMC to Phnom Penh & from Siem Reap to HCMC (Approx. GBP 120)

– Transfers to/from airports and bus stations (Approx. GBP 10 for transfer to the airport + Approx. GDP 2 per each tuk-tuk ticket to go around the city)

– E-visa (Approx. GBP 30)

– Lunch and Dinners (Approx. GBP 30 for all)

– Personal Expenses and non-included visits

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Minimum number of participants: 10

DEADLINE TO BOOK & PAY:      17TH JUNE 2020

InternVietnam hold no responsibility for the estimated flight prices quoted above. When we reach the booking deadline, we’ll know if we have the minimum numbers needed to run the trip. If we do, we’ll instruct you to book flights and it’s at that point that they may differ in the amount shown above.

DALAT - 24th -26th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

”Dalat – land of fog” – the beautiful name given by local and tourists who have already fallen in love with this highland city. This place is covered by cloud and mist all year around, and the temperature fluctuates from 18-25 degrees. The city is filled with lakes, waterfalls, wooded, hills and French colonial architectures. This 2D2N trip is a great opportunity to explore the Vietnamese highland breathtaking views and to take lots of cool pictures.

Friday

We will head to Dalat after work by sleeping bus at 19:00, which takes around 7-8 hours. After arriving at the Dalat bus station, we will have a transit bus to the hotel to check in and have a good sleep.

Saturday

After breakfast at the hotel we will be ready to start the most exciting part of the day – countryside motorbike tour.

We will be introduced to the Dalat countryside by experienced English speaking drivers. It will be an amazing experience being on the back of the bike, driving through famous and hidden destinations like:

Van Thanh flower village – Dalat’s largest flower farm, which is famous for wild roses with variable colours.

K’ho minority village – also known as Co Ho, an ethnic minority group that practices a nomadic life.

Coffee plantation – panoramic views and coffee farm.

Crazy house – the building is designed to resemble a giant tree.

Elephant waterfall – located in a valley at the bottom of a scenic mountain.

Linh An pagoda with the Big Happy Buddha

At lunch time, we will stop by a restaurant on the way to try local food. After lunch, we will get on the bike again and continue the tour to some other places. The drivers will drop us off at the hotel in the afternoon and we will have time to relax before going out for dinner. In the evening you are free to do as you wish but it will be nice to have a walk in the night market whilst enjoying the breeze of the city. Dalat night market is the most famous place for both tourists and locals, where you can find lots of local products and street food.

Sunday

We will go for a walk to Xuan Huong lake after breakfast and have free time to explore the city ourselves (enjoy coffee at some amazing coffee shops like An Coffee,  DOHA CafeTung Cafe), or have a look around some tourist places such as Dalat CathedralLam Vien Square, and Dalat Pedagogical College). Check out at noon and go for lunch before bus back to Saigon at 13:00.

Cost of trip: £140

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Include:

  • Bus tickets to and from HCMC (round trip)
  • 2 nights 3* hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Motorbike day tour
  • Crazy House entrance fee

Exclude:

  • Meals (lunches and dinners) – Approximately 6 GBP/dish
  • Personal expenses
  • Activities not included in the programme

DANANG & HOI AN - 31st July -2nd August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Did you know that there is a city called ”The New Singapore” located right inside Vietnam? It’s second name is Danang – the city based on the coastline of central Vietnam. The reason for that name is because it is a combination of modern, well organized, green and ocean facing elements. Besides the fast development and change, Danang still remains the vestige of the past with French colonial architecture. However, that is just the beginning of the story, Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a whole new chapter, which emphasizes the old society which can’t be missed if you have truly visited Vietnam. This two day 2 night trip to Danang and Hoi An is a chance to enhance your Vietnamese experience

Friday

We will head off to Danang from Tan Son Nhat International airport after work on Friday night. There are several flights after 19:00. We will check-in rest up and explore the local area if time.

Saturday

In the morning we’ll enjoy breakfast at hostel and get ready to explore the city. The car will pick us up to Linh Ung Pagoda – the most famous pagoda in town, located on the elevated slope of Son Tra Peninsula with the giant Lady Buddha status. Next, we will visit the 3D Art Museum, where you can be free to create and take fantastic pictures. After that, we head to Hoi An, which takes a round 1 hour by car  and then start to discover one of the most famous ancient town in Vietnam, and enjoy local specialties for lunch. There are many famous attraction inside the compound such as Japanese BridgeThu Bon RiverHoian Walking Street etc. We will stay here till the sun sets and we can see all the beautiful Hoi An lanterns lit up in the dark. At 19:00 we’ll head back to Danang and after a short rest and shower we will go out for dinner and feel free to go for sightseeing at night (Han BridgeDragon Bridge).

Sunday

We’ll have breakfast at the hostel and  then check out before visiting of the word cultural heritage – My Son Hindu Sanctuary. It is an outstanding sample of the Champa civilization, 42km away from Danang. We will have a chance to learn the history with the help of an experienced tour guide. We’ll head back to Danang for lunch and freely to go to My Khe Beach, check out famous tourist attractions like Danang CathedralLove BridgeRiverside Park or leave back to Saigon based on the flights you have booked.

Cost of trip: £60

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Include:

  • Hostel for 2 nights with breakfasts
  • 3D Art Museum entrance fee
  • Attraction entrance fee (My Son Sanctuary)
  • Transportation (city tour, My Son Sanctuary)

Exclude:

  • Flight tickets (round trip) – (Approx. GBP 90 return)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals (lunchs, dinners) – (Approx. GBP 5 / meal)
  • Activities not included in the programme

SINGAPORE - 14th -16th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

Day 1

Arrival in Singapore and check-in at the hostel. Please arrive before 12PM.

A hop on hop off bus will take you all afternoon to wonderful places for a better first overview of the city, explaining what you see and giving us the opportunity to stop from time to time to catch the most beautiful pictures and taste the best food of Singapore!

Walk in Gardens by the Bay by night where all the lights are on to give a wonderful show! You will also have the opportunity to walk on the SilkWalk which offers an incredible panoramic view of the park as well as see the light and fountain show by Marina Bay Sands

Day 2

A morning to rest, to visit, to walk in the streets of Singapore.

In the afternoon we will head to Siloso beach on Sensota Island. Feel free to join all activities possible there: Surf on an artificial wave, have a drink, play volleyball… If you like you can head to Sentosa earlier in the day and visit some of the other attractions there such as the Aquarium, Universal Studios etc.

In the early evening, Wings of Time delivers a spectacular light show on the island, with firework and a majestic soundtrack… maybe the only place in Singapore where you’ll find a such show!

Day 3

China Town Guided tour with the tasting of local biscuits and snacks. We will hear anecdotes about the old houses and buildings around you, and also pass by the most important temples of Singapore and many other mysterious places!

After 1PM, you will be free to go shopping, do another visit or have a last meal to enjoy as much as possible this beautiful city!

You can book your flight after 1PM. Please remember that you need to be at the airport 2 hours before your flight time.

Cost of trip: £75

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Included:

– Visits with transportation: Garden by Bay / China town / Wings of Time show / Bus ticket hop on hop off – 24h tour

–  3 days Singapore Tourist Transport Pass

– 2 nights dorm accommodation with breakfast

Excluded:

– Round-Way flights from HCMC to Singapore (Approx. GBP 100)

– Lunch & Dinners (Approx. GDP 35 for all)

– Personal expenses and non included visits

MEXICO

These are the main, overnight weekend trips we will be running from our Mexico destination in 2020.

Check the itinerary, dates of each trip and click the button if you would like to add one (or more!) to your programme.

Each trip has limited number of places, so sign up asap to not miss out!

Payment for the trips will be required at least 30 days prior to your arrival date in country (not 30 days before the trip date) and you will be issued with an invoice when you book the trips.

If places are still available trips may be available to book in-country but a £10 administrative fee will be added to your invoice

TAXCO SILVERTOWN TRIP - 20th - 21st June 2020 <-- Click to expand

Have a weekend getaway to the mountainside town of Taxco where the outside of the buildings may be painted white, but the insides are filled with silver. This mining town became an economic center when silver was discovered in the 16th century. For centuries Taxco was a mining town producing tons of raw silver ore for export. It wasn’t until the 20th century that American jewelry designer William Spratling (​Guillermo Spratling as he’s known in Taxco) spent time in the town passing on the needed skills of silversmithing and fine jewelry making to the local residents.

Today, Taxco produces some of the most unique silver jewelry in the world.

While we’re in the area, we’ll take a day to visit the natural spring water park known as the Pozas Azules de Atzala. The locals preserve this water park and have kept it out of federal control so they can continue to care for it in their traditional and environmentally sustainable ways.

Cost of trip: £75

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Includes:

  • Round trip transport from Taxquena Bus Station
  • Public transport for small groups, private transport for group of 12 or more
  • 1 night stay in hotel, welcome reception on rooftop with pizza included, and silver jewelry show
  • Round trip ride to Pozas Azules ecological natural spring water park
  • Entry to Pozas Azules park – in the event of rain, we will go to Grutas de Cacahuamilpa

Does not include:

  • food & drink, tickets for optional attractions.

TAXCO SILVERTOWN TRIP - 8th - 9th August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Have a weekend getaway to the mountainside town of Taxco where the outside of the buildings may be painted white, but the insides are filled with silver. This mining town became an economic center when silver was discovered in the 16th century. For centuries Taxco was a mining town producing tons of raw silver ore for export. It wasn’t until the 20th century that American jewelry designer William Spratling (​Guillermo Spratling as he’s known in Taxco) spent time in the town passing on the needed skills of silversmithing and fine jewelry making to the local residents.

Today, Taxco produces some of the most unique silver jewelry in the world.

While we’re in the area, we’ll take a day to visit the natural spring water park known as the Pozas Azules de Atzala. The locals preserve this water park and have kept it out of federal control so they can continue to care for it in their traditional and environmentally sustainable ways.

Cost of trip: £75

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

Includes:

  • Round trip transport from Taxquena Bus Station
  • Public transport for small groups, private transport for group of 12 or more
  • 1 night stay in hotel, welcome reception on rooftop with pizza included, and silver jewelry show
  • Round trip ride to Pozas Azules ecological natural spring water park
  • Entry to Pozas Azules park – in the event of rain, we will go to Grutas de Cacahuamilpa

Does not include:

  • food & drink, tickets for optional attractions.

Guanajuato - San Miguel de Allende - 11th - 12th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

Highlights:

Private transportation
Full house rental – private accommodation for InternMexico participants shared rooms and bathrooms (participants will have their own beds)
Walking distance to all attractions

Day 1 Friday, August 9:

– Depart Mexico City to Guanajuato by private transportation​
– Arrive to Guanajuato​ (5 hours drive) check in to hotel
– Explore the city

Day 2 Saturday, August 10:

OYO Activities: Guanajuato is a picturesque ​pueblo magico​ (magic town); guests will enjoy walking through its colonial streets, diving in to pre-hispanic history at its four archaeological zones, and visiting quaint artistic boutiques. Guests can travel back in time by checking out the impressive mummified bodies; one of the most famous tourist attractions in the city. Architectural splendour, Spanish Mexico’s historic gold rush and vice regal splendour are on full display throughout this unique mining town. Winding alleys work their way through tight colonial footpaths for visitors to get lost in, or you can find a cozy cafe to sit in and admire the colours, structures and sounds of the city. Explore the mines under the town that used to make up its busy highway system. Visit the historical monuments, take in the solid steps of the University of Guanajuato and the Anapolis inspired municipal Juárez​ Theater. Enter an old fortress that guarded the town from bandits at the ​Alhóndigade Granaditas​. Find the childhood home where famed Mexican Muralist​ Diego Rivera grew up​, visit goldmines, the Quixote Museum, and so much more. Nighttime Walking Tours join up with a band of wandering minstrels – take a guided tour of the city streets while music students and masters serenade and joke throughout the streets, dancing and storytelling.

Day 3 Sunday, August 11

Leave for San Miguel de Allende

You’ll definitely want to post a photo of the San Miguel Arcangel Parish on your Instagram – but you might want to bring a wide lense. This tall gothic style cathedral reaches for the heavens and is especially remarkable at sunset.

Return to Mexico city in the evening

Cost of trip: £???

Not sure how much that is in your local currency? You can check here.

MERCADO COYOACAN & XOCHIMILCO - 19th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

11:00: Lunch in Mercado Coyoacán: We’ll board our private transport to Mercado Coyoacán. This market is famous for its seafood. We will be able to choose between the seafood vendors that prepare fresh ​mariscos and/or the tostada vendors that can prepare any of the 60+ tostadas that are on the menu.

13:00: Colonial Coyoacán & Artisanal Markets: Take a guided walking tour of the colonial streets of Coyoacán. Once a small town on the outskirts of Mexico City, the cobblestone streets and Spanish architecture are enough to get lost in alone. This gem of a town won’t let us stop there; we’ll have the chance to sample their famous coffee shops, ice cream parlours and churro stands while we peruse the handicrafts market.

15:00: Relax on the Waters of Xochimilco: We will make our way to the Embarcadero Cuemanco to board a traditional​ trajinera ​(barge) used in the ancient times to transport produce and cargo – today the trajineras can be hired to enjoy a relaxing time listening to live mariachi bands, eating and drinking. Guests will sample​ pulque, a traditional drink from one of the many floating vendors on the water. Our ride will be directed toward the infamous ​Isla de las Muñecas​ (Island of Dolls) where we will hear the spooky story of how this popular tourist attraction came to be. Snacks will be provided on the trajinera and there is food available for sale from boat side vendors.

Cost: $1,600 MXN
Does not include: food & drink

PLAYA DEL CARMEN TRIP - 24th - 26th July 2020 <-- Click to expand

We’ll take a trip to one of Mexico’s most celebrated yet under traveled beaches – Playa del Carmen. We’ll get a mix of local charm and fun in the sun with a Whale Shark and snorkeling tour option.

This itinerary includes round trip airfare from Mexico City Airport and Cancun, ground transportation to/from hotels/accommodations, and 2 nights accommodations. Guests can add on the tour described below.

Price per person: $559 usd

Min 10 people – Max 25
Prices are based on availability (specifically airfare) and are subject to change until airfare deposit of $100 usd per person is received.

Add-on: Whale Shark Tour $199 usd

Take a swim in the beautiful blue sea with friendly Whale

Sharks. On this guided tour, you’ll swim alongside these

beautiful creatures, surely making this experience the highlight of your holiday. This is truly a

once in a lifetime experience.

Before we go swimming with Whale Sharks, we’ll enjoy a

freshly-prepared and delicious continental breakfast at the

pier. After breakfast we’ll proceed to boarding, and then

begin the the discovery of swimming with Whale Sharks in

Mexico! On average, you can expect to enjoy a beautiful

and scenic speedboat ride that takes about one hour to get

to the area where the Whale Sharks gather. Once we find

the best spot to

swim with Whale Sharks, we’ll get in

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the water and snorkel and swim with these majestic creatures for up to 3 hours approx. The

boat will stay in the whale shark area for up to 3 hours. Each guest will jump into the water 3

times, for about 10 minutes each.

After swimming with the Whale Sharks in their natural habitat, we will go snorkeling at another

beautiful location: the coral reef in Isla Mujeres. We’ll then bring you to Playa Norte – named

one of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the World – which is our last stop on the Whale Shark tour

in Isla Mujeres, where we’ll have lunch, beer and fun!

From Playa Norte we’ll return back to the pier, where your guide and driver will bring you back to

TEPOZTLAN - 15th August 2020 <-- Click to expand

Take a day trip up the majestic mountains to the south of Mexico City and not only will the air become more crisp and fresh, but the small town of Tepoztlan will capture your heart. This small town is a great place to get lost in the many street markets and to eat at the many local eateries serving up unique treats like the triangular Icatl, known as the blue collar packed lunch of the region.

On top of the nearby hill, we’ll take a guided hike up to the ​Tepozteco where a small Aztec temple sits among gorgeous views of the mountains and town below. For those who want to take the hike, we’ll make our way up upon arrival so that we can all enjoy the remainder of the afternoon in the town.

PRICE TBC

Price includes: round trip transportation, guided trek up the ​Tepozteco​ to see the ancient ruins.

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