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China Sports Trip

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An action-packed trip awaits students who embark on this very special sports itinerary across China. Playing competitive and friendly matches with local clubs & schools, learning Chinese Kungfu, watching a live sports event in futuristic Shanghai, and an epic trek on the Great Wall guarantee a variety of vigorous activities for students.

Also included in the trip are the most iconic sights and sounds of China. We traverse from China’s modern political capital: Beijing, to its ancient one: Xian, then to its richest economic capital: Shanghai.

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Day 1: Welcome to China Welcome to the hustle and bustle of China’s capital, Beijing! Transfer into the city where you will check into your accommodation. After a trip briefing about what to expect during your trip, finish the day with a delicious traditional Chinese meal.
Day 2: Meet the Local Team Transport back in time with a visit to the ancient Hutongs before heading to the Lama Temple, Beijing’s most iconic bastion of Tibetan Buddhism. Spend the afternoon at a Sports Clubs, where you can train with the local team. After working up an appetite, look forward to a Road Peking Duck banquet for dinner.
Day 3: Rematch Bring ancient history to life with a visit to a secluded section of the Great Wall. Hike along the wall as you take in the scenic view of rural China. Catch your break and eat a big lunch because in the afternoon you’re heading back to the Sports Club for an afternoon of drills and skills!
Day 4: Kungfu Put your body to the test with a Kungfu lesson! After an intense workout, relax with some sightseeing as you visit three of Beijing’s most iconic spots, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park. Hop on the night train because you’re headed to Xian!
Day 5: China’s Ancient Capital Venture outside the city as you pay a visit the incredible Terracotta Warriors. Later, check out the historic Muslim Quarter market and make a stop at the Great Mosque of Xian. Sample the unique flavours of Hui Muslim food, before taking a stroll to the Drum and Bell tower which is beautifully lit at night.
Day 6: Run/Bike around the City! Start the day right as you zoom along the city’s ancient walls by bike. Head to the Shaanxi Museum, home to the world’s oldest remains of Homo erectus. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the Great Wild Goose Pagoda. Board your second night train as you head to your next destination, Shanghai!
Day 7: Stadium Spectating Arrive in one of the world’s most developed cities and take a tour of two famous hot spots, People’s Square & Nanjing Road. Stop by the world’s biggest Starbucks where you can even learn how they make their signature blends. In the afternoon, watch an exhilarating professional sports match of your choice!
Day 8: Match-up with a Chinese School Learn about the life of Chinese students with a school day exchange, where you can tour the hallways and take part in lessons. Watch the school’s welcome performance before presenting your own. In the afternoon, play a friendly match against your new buddies!
Day 9: See Shanghai Encounter Old Shanghai as you visit the Yu Yuan Gardens and the City God Temple Bazaar. Watch the local markets come alive before trying Shanghai’s famous Xiao Long Bao dumplings. Venture into the financial district for a trip up to the top of the Pearl Tower and finish the day with a relaxing cruise along the river.
Day 10: Continue the Learning Adventure at home It’s time to say goodbye to our guides and trip leaders. Make your way to the airport and leave excited to apply what you’ve learned on your trip, back at home!
Learning Outcomes

Learn the basics of Kungfu

Compete in two consecutive friendly matches with a local sports club

Compete at a Chinese school with students of similar age & expertise

Learn how sports can bridge cultures