OCTOBER 8-16, 2018

$2,199* per person (double occupancy)
*Chamber investors  $2,399 Non-investor

To reserve your spot on the China trip, return your completed registration form (FOUND HERE) and a non-refundable deposit of $300 per traveler. Balance due on July 16, 2018. Contact Sarah Maser at smaser@lancasterchamber.com with any questions.

Join the Lancaster Chamber for a great business and cultural all-inclusive trip to experience the wonders of China. You will tour Beijing, Shangahi, Suzhou and Hangzhou and explore famous Chinese attractions while learning about the culture. You will also have the opportunity to attend a business conference with Chinese business leaders at no additional cost.


  • Ground transportation to and from Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Round trip international airfare and Chinese domestic airfare
  • 4 & 5 star accommodations
  • 3 meals each day
  • English speaking tour guides & deluxe tour buses
  • Admission fees to cultural attractions 
  • Travel insurance (post departure)


  • October 8, Day 1: IAD/Beijing
    Travel, arranged by the Chamber, to IAD airport for an afternoon flight to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you board a wide-cabin jetliner across the international dateline.
  • October 9, Day 2: Beijing
    Land in Beijing, China’s capital by midnight. You will meet your local tour guide at the airport and will be transferred to the hotel.
  • October 10, Day 3: Beijing
    Visit Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, Temple of Heaven, Palace Museum (Forbidden City), Summer Palace and more.
  • October 11, Day 4: Beijing
    Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, stretching 4,000 miles and more than 2,000 years old, and Ming Tombs, one of 13 Ming Emperors’ tombs.
  • October 12, Day 5: Beijing/Shangahi/Suzhou
    Fly to Shanghai then sightseeing in Suzhou. See the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill and Hanshan Temple, as well as the National Embroidery Institute. Enjoy an evening dinner show of traditional Chinese music.
  • October 13, Day 6: Suzhou/Hangzhou
    Tour Hangzhou and visit the Economic Development Zone and Lingyin Temple.
  • October 14, Day 7: Hangzhou/Shangahi
    Explore pagodas and tea houses on a boat cruise on West Lake. Tour Shanghai in the afternoon.
  • October 15, Day 8: Shangahi
    Visit the Yu Garden, Bund and Pudong Economic Development Zone.
  • October 16, Day 9: Shangahi/Beijing/IAD
    Depart from Shangahi to Beijing. Board an afternoon flight to IAD to arrive on the same day.

This once-in-a-lifetime Chinese adventure is only $2,199 per person for Chamber investors based on double occupancy; non-investors pay $2,399. Add $500 for single occupancy.

Additional Options:

  • Business conferences with Chinese business leaders (no additional cost)
  • Optional itinerary to include Terra-Cotta Warriors at Xi’an – add $200 
  • Business class upgrade on international round-trip flights – add $6,000

Travelers must have a valid passport through June 2019, nine months beyond the trip. The Chamber will secure Chinese Group Tourist Visas for all travelers for $155 per person.

To reserve your spot on the China trip, return your completed registration form (FOUND HERE) and a non-refundable deposit of $300 per traveler. Balance due on July 16, 2018.


  • Through July 16, 2018: Full refund (minus deposit)
  • From July 16, 2018 until departure date: Balance paid, less $500 (minus deposit)
  • On or after departure date: No refund