Tour Information


The tours below will offer you a very good opportunity to appreciate Chinese culture, ancient civilization, people's daily life and traditions. Interested participants are recommended to make reservation via the on-line registration system and pay the deposit.

 

Local Tours (LT)
LT1: Terra-Cotta Warriors - Huaqing Hot Springs - Banpo Museum
Price: RMB770/person
The Terra-cotta Army is the underworld army of the first unifier of China, Emperor Qin Shihuang undertook gigantic projects in order to consolidate his power and country like the first version of the Great Wall. It was built at the centre of a complex designed to mirror the urban plan of Xianyang for conquering the afterlife.
Huaqing Hot Spring is the model of royal garden of China. having functioned as the location for many palaces built throughout the reigns of previous Chinese dynastic rulers from 3000 years ago to modern China.
The Banpo sites is the largest and best-preserved Neolithic Yangshao cultural village sites at China's Yellow River basin. Banpo Neolithic Village Museum is the first Prehistoric site museum in China.

 

 

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LT2: City Wall - History Museum - Wild Goose Pogoda
Price: RMB470/person
The Xi’an City Wall is 600 years old, it is one of the largest well-preserved ancient military defensive systems in the world.. Combined City Wall with its attached forest belt, moat and ring roads, it becomes a vivid city park. It is the ideal place for local residents doing morning exercises and cycling. It becomes the emblem of this ancient capital city attracts visitors all over the world.
The Shaanxi History Museum is house in a striking Tang Dynasty-style pavilion and features an enormous collection of 113,000 historic and cultural relics. This is where you experience history, with chronological dynasties exhibits that take you through the Han, Wei, Jin, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. It is an ideal place for learning about the origins and development of ancient Chinese history.
The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built in 652 during the Tang Dynasty and originally had five stories, although the structure was rebuilt in 704 during the reign of Empress Wu Zetian and its exterior brick facade renovated during the Ming Dynasty and added to seven stories. It is brick structure, square-pavilion pagoda. And 64 meters high now.

 

 

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LT3: Hanyang Mausoleum - Muslim street - Stele Forest
Price: RMB540/person
The Hanyang Mausoleum is located in Xianyang City in Shaanxi Province, is the multi-burial cemetery of Emperor Jing of Han and his queen. The tomb was built from 153 BC to 126 BC, covering an area of 20 square kilometers. It is a large-scale cultural tourism scenic spot mixing the modern technology, ancient civilization, history and culture  together. It is the largest museum with largest floor space in China.
Muslim Street Located in the center of City. All shops and restaurants in the street are operated by Muslims. The stalls flanking the narrow alleys sell almost everything you can imagine. A variety of Muslim food and snacks can be tried here, tasty and very cheap, including the locals' favorites, roasted beef, roasted fish, and pancakes. The title "a street for gourmet" is deserved.
The Stele Forest was the site of the Temple of Confucius during the Northern Song Dynasty, it was officially re-named as the Forest of Stone Steles in 1992. The Steles Forest saved China the most complete set of stone carving books, is li han into two years (AD 837) of twelve books, a total of 114 stone, 228, six hundred and fifty thousand two hundred and fifty-two inscription. These books are intellectuals must read book feudal society of our country. Because of carved into the years, as in the tang dynasty, known as "open into writing".

* Note for local tours:
1. The tours fee includes inter-city transportation, lunch, admission fees and an English-speaking tour guide.
2. Please reserve the tour routes via On-line Registration System and pay the fee before the deadline.
3. The Secretariat will reserve the right to raise the prices or cancel any of the above tour routes, if attendees are fewer than 10 persons. In that case, the notification will be sent to you as soon as possible, and the tour fee will be fully refunded. Any other cancellation, the tour fee can not be refunded.
4. The program is subject to be changed according to the local situation.

 

 

 

Evening Program (EP)
EP1: The Song of Unending Sorrow
Price: RMB480/person
The beauty of the Huaqing Hot Springs impresses visitors a lot in the daytime. At night, a large-scale real-scene historical drama named the Song of Unending Sorrow is presented there to better feast the visitor's eyes. The drama relates a moving romance between Emperor Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) and Yang Yuhuan, his favorite imperial concubine. More than a thousand years ago, it was at Huaqing Hot Springs that their romantic story evolved.
Taking Mt Lishan as the settings, the drama is presented on the Nine Dragons Lake with the pavilions, corridors, palaces, willows and lake water in the background. The advanced sound and light technology and especially-designed stage succeeds in achieving the blend of history and realism, nature and culture, earthliness and fairyland making the presentation much more magnificent and genuine.
Originally, the Song of Unending Sorrow is a long narrative poem created by Bai Juyi (772 - 846), a famous realistic poet of the Tang Dynasty Nowadays, the fascinating poem has been adapted to a historical drama with one prelude and ten scenes, telling the love story in four parts: Falling in Love, The Inseparable Couple, Farewell to Lover and Reunification in Fairyland.

 

* Note for evening program:
1. The tours fee includes inter-city transportation, admission fees and an English-speaking tour guide.
2. Please reserve the tour routes via On-line Registration System and pay the fee before the deadline.
3. The Secretariat will reserve the right to raise the prices or cancel any of the above tour routes, if attendees are fewer than 10 persons. In that case, the notification will be sent to you as soon as possible, and the tour fee will be fully refunded. Any other cancellation, the tour fee can not be refunded.
4. The program is subject to be changed according to the local situation.

 

 

Pre-Conference Tour (PR)
PR1: Beijing - Xian
Single Occupancy: RMB5100/person
Doubel Occupancy: RMB4400/person
July 28, 2017, Arrive in Beijing and transfer to the hotel on your own. Overnight in Beijing.
July 29, 2017, Travel to the outskirts of the city to see the Great Wall of China where you may climb along this man-made wonder. Later, you will enjoy a relaxed walk along the grand entrance of the Ming Tombs, ‘Spirit Way’, lined with 36 large stone statues. The Great Wall was the military project built to ward off invasion of the north horde in ancient China. The Ming Tombs is located 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing proper, is a typical example of Chinese emperors' mausoleums and the best testimony of China's long history and civilization. Overnight in Beijing.
July 30, 2017, Visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Tian'anmen Square is so large enough to accommodate an assembly of one million people. The Forbidden City  is  regarded as a must-see spot for travelers. For almost five centuries, it served as the home of 24 Emperors and their households, and the ceremonial and political center of the Chinese imperial government. The Temple of Heaven was the place where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship heaven and pray for good harvests. It is a precious example of Chinese ancient architectural art and the largest architectural structure for worshipping heaven in the world. Fly to Xian in the evening. Transfer to your hotel on arrival.

 

 

 

Post-Conference Tour (PT)
PT1: Xian - Beijing
Single Occupancy: RMB6200/person
Doubel Occupancy: RMB5500/person
July 31, 2017, Fly from Xian to Beijing in the morning. Visit the Temple of Heaven, which was the place where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship heaven and pray for good harvests. Built first in 1420, and then expanded and reconstructed, the Temple of Heaven is a precious example of China 's ancient architectural art and the largest architectural structure for worshipping heaven in the world. Overnight in Beijing.
August 1, 2017
, Visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. The Tian'anmen Square is the biggest public city center square at the city center of Beijing. The Forbidden City is regarded as a must-see spot for travelers, is a magnificent and awe-inspiring sight. For almost five centuries, it served as the home of 24 Emperors and their households, and the ceremonial and political center of the Chinese imperial government. The Summer Palace  is a wonderful place to explore, it deepened the park's manmade lake and added buildings to serve as a "country home" for his mother. Overnight in Beijing.
August 2, 2017, Travel to the outskirts of the city to see the Great Wall of China where you may climb along this man-made wonder. Later, you will enjoy a relaxed walk along the grand entrance of the Ming Tombs, ‘Spirit Way’, lined with 36 large stone statues. Then you are going to have a break and enjoy the Chinese traditional tea ceremony at the tea house. Overnight in Beijing.
August 3, 2017, Tour ends after breakfast.

 

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PT2: Xian - Shanghai
Single Occupancy: RMB5200/person
Doubel Occupancy: RMB4400/person

July 31, 2017
, Fly from Xian to Shanghai in the morning. Visit the Jade Buddha Temple, which  is one of the Shanghai must-see attractions. In order to make it convenient for the adherents to visit, it was bodily moved to Shanghai City at the present sire in 1918. Overnight in Shanghai.
August 1, 2017
, Shanghai to Suzhou. Visit the Humble Administrator Garden, the Tiger Hill in Suzhou and Suzhou Silk Factory. Humble Administrator Garden was first built in Ming Dynasty, with a history of over 500 years. It is one of the representative works of classical gardens in the south of the Yangtze River in China. Tiger Hill enjoys a reputation as "'the first scenic spot in the State of Wu", it is 34 meters hight and about 5 kilometers from Suzhou downtown. Suzhou is famous for its silk production. In the Suzhou Silk Factory you can see a display of the life-cycle of the silk worm and demonstrations of how the silk is harvested from the cocoons and eventually woven into fabric. Overnight  in Shanghai.
August 2, 2017, Visit the Yuyuan Garden, The Bund and the Shanghai Museum. Yuyuan Garden is the only fully restored classical Chinese garden in Shanghai. It was inaugurated in the Ming dynasty and has a total area of 20,000 square meters. The Bund is known as the "International Architecture Exhibition Group", which is located along the Huangpu River, is the scenery line of Shanghai. Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art, which has a collection of over 120,000 pieces, including bronze,  calligraphy, ceramics, furniture, jades,  paintings, ancient coins, seals, minority art and foreign art, sculptures, etc. The Shanghai Museum houses several items of national importance, including one of three extant specimens of a "transparent" bronze mirror from the Han Dynasty. Overnight  in Shanghai.
August 3, 2017
, tour ends after breakfast.

 

* Notes for PR and PT:
1. The tour fee includes inter-city transportation, regular meals, hotel (four-star or above) accommodations, admission fees and an English-speaking tour guide.
2. Please arrange the continuing flight from the tour end city by yourself.
3. Detailed information of routes, flight and hotels will be available soon.
4. If no roommate name is indicated, your room will be arranged as a single room during the tour.
5. The Secretariat will reserve the right to raise the prices or cancel any of the above tour routes, if attendees are fewer than 10 persons. In that case, the notification will be sent to you as soon as possible, and the tour fee will be fully refunded.
6. Please book PR/PT tours via On-line Reservation System. The PR Tour fee is needed to be fully paid. For PT Tour, the deposit RMB3000/person is needed to be paid before the deadline.
7. Any changes or cancellation of the PR/PT tour booking should be requested before the deadline. Before the deadline, you will have a 50% refunded policy, after this date, No Refund.
8. The program is subject to be changed according to the local situation.



 

Any more inquiries about tour reservation and payment, please contact
Ms. Shuang YANG
CICCST/PCO of ISMS2017
Fax: +86-10-62174126
Email: syang@ciccst.org.cn