School trips to China are rocketing in popularity as its global importance and influence grows. The third largest country in the world, it has scale, grandeur, history, culture and controversy; the perfect ingredients for a fascinating trip.
Capture your students’ imagination at the Forbidden City, the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing dynasties; visit Tiananmen Square, the site of so many important events in Chinese history, marvel at the ancient Terracotta warriors and of course take a walk along the Great Wall of China, one of the great wonders of the world. From the ancient to the modern, whatever your discipline there is so much to pack into your itinerary that is sure to challenge and inspire your students in this unique and awesome country.
"For the experience of a lifetime, you can’t go wrong with the Golden Triangle, Beijing, Shanghai and Xian have plenty to offer with their ancient heritage and cultural diversity. Wander along the Great Wall or stand next to the Terracota soldiers, for perfect photo opportunities. You can imagine how the Ming Dynasty lived walking around the Forbidden city and Temple of Heaven. In Tiananmen square you can see today’s history being made. Take the train and enjoy the countryside but don’t forget to save a bit of time for shopping, the markets really come to life."