Dalian Trips

These are the main, overnight weekend trips we will be running from Dalian over the upcoming summer months.

Check the itinerary, dates of each trip and click the green buttons if you would like to add one (or more!) to your programme. The button will auto-generate an email so we know you’re interested and you just have to click send!

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 China (not 30 days before the trip date) and you will be issued with an invoice when you book the trips.

– PLEASE NOTE –
We will be adding the trips for the Autumn 2019 soon.
They will be similar places and itineraries to what’s listed below. Feel free to get in touch to register your interest!

DANDONG - July 19th - July 21st 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday

Bullet Train from Dalian to Dandong

Dinner at local snack & street art market

Saturday

10:00 – 11:30 Jinjiangshan Park

11:45 – 1300 Lunch on own expense (free time in city center nearby Broken Bridge)

13:30 – 15:30 Broken Bridge and free time at the River Bank

17:40 – 19:30 Dinner at the Korean Restaurant with show

Sunday

08:30 – 09:30 Head to the Tiger Great Wall

09:30 – 12:30 Tiger Great Wall, one step crossing, boundary mountain climbing

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch at the Farmer’s restaurant

14:47 – 17:32 Return to Dalian

 

Cost of trip – 1199 RMB, this includes English Speaking Tour Guide; transportation includes the round trip bullet train and tour bus, admission (tickets) to the scenic spots and attractions listed in the schedule, hotel accommodation (Express hotel including Chinese breakfast), special dinner at a Korean Restaurant with show on the first day, lunch at the farmer’s restaurant on the second day

SHENYANG & BENXI - August 16th - 18th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 16th August
In the late afternoon, participants take the high-speed train from Dalian to Shenyang, the group arrives in Shenyang in the evening. After checking in to the hostel, we will have a walk in the city center, followed by dinner together at a local restaurant. After dinner, the evening is free for individual leisure.

Saturday 17th August
In the morning the group will set out to visit the famous “Zhaolin Tomb”, the mausoleum (holding UNESCO World Heritage status) of the Qing Dinasty’s former emperor Taizong, located in Shenyang’s Northern Beiling Park. The mausoleum visit will be followed by a lunch together, after which we go to visit the famous Imperial Palace in Shenyang. The Palace, built in 1625 and also holding UNESCO World Heritage status today,, is is the only other existing Imperial Palace complex in China besides the Forbidden City in Beijing.
After the palace visit, we take a bus to the nearby city of Benxi, where after the accommodation check-in we’ll have dinner together, followed by a stroll through the city center.

Sunday 18th August
In the morning, the group goes to the site of the famous Benxi Water Caves, which is the largest underwater cave system in China and one of the largest in the world that can be navigated by boat. After visiting the caves with all their stalagmites and stalactites, navigating the underground river by boat, we hike the mountain that houses the cave, before taking a zipline down the mountain and then taking the bus back to Benxi city. There we’ll have an early dinner after which we return to Dalian by train.

Cost of trip – 1,249 RMB, this includes the train and coach tickets between Dalian, Shenyang, Benxi City, transportation to and from all attractions, 2 nights in the hostel, entrance to all attractions.

SHANGHAI - June 21st - 23rd 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 21st 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 22nd 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 23rd 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 Dalian, 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 21st June before 14:00 to PVG – Shanghai Pudong Airport. Please book your flights to leave Shanghai Pudong Airport after 17:00 on Sunday 23rd June.
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 - August 9th - 11th 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 Dalian, 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.

BEIJING - July 5th -7th 2019 <-- Click to expand

Friday 5th July – 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 6th July – 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 7th July – 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.

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

Arrival and Departure Notice:

Participants from Chengdu, Dalian and Zhuhai:

  • Please book your flights to arrive on Friday 5th July before 14:00 to PEK – Beijing Capital Airport. Please book your flights to leave Beijing after 1700 on Sunday 7th July.
  • 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 - August 23rd -25th 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.

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

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.

TIBET - July 13th -16th 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!

Saturday 13th July 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Dalian 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.

Sunday 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.

Monday 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.

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

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 Dalian, tips for tour guide and driver.

IMPORTANT

Passport Copies / Full payment needed 40 days before departure

TIBET - September 27th -30th 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!

Wednesday 25th September 2019 – Arrive in Lhasa by plane from Dalian 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.

Thursday 26th September 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.

Friday 27th September 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.

Saturday 28th September 2019 – Today your journey in Tibet will finish! You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Dalian.

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 Dalian, 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.

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