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Classic China & the Yantzge River with MSU Host Tina Zhuang

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Due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China, this tour has been cancelled.

Begin in Beijing and explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, the Summer Palace, and the famed Great Wall.  Savor a traditional Peking Duck dinner and glimpse traditional life on a rickshaw ride along Beijing’s ancient alleyways, stopping to visit a local family.  In Xian, see the astonishing Terra Cotta army of lifelike warriors and their horses.  Meet beloved pandas face-to-face in Chongqing’s zoo before embarking on a classic three-night cruise along the fabled Yangtze.  Pass through the spectacular Three Gorges and the Small Gorges, and take in the immense Three Gorges Dam. In Shanghai, discover the Shanghai Museum’s priceless collections, the European-influenced Bund, and beloved Yu Yuan Gardens.  Explore dazzling Hong Kong with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension. 

MSU Host - Tina Zhuang

Tina Zhuang currently holds a position in MSU Alumni Office as an accountant.  Born in China, Tina speaks and writes Chinese fluently. She received an honored  B.S. degree from Purdue University in 2000, with a major in Accounting and a minor in Management Information System. Since her family moved from West Lafayette, IN to Okemos, Michigan in 2000, she has worked for Michigan State University in various departments as an accountant or a financial analyst. She is the mother of a 17-year-old girl in Okemos High School who plays piano, cello, and archery; and a wife of Dr. Hui Li who is a MSU Professor of Environmental and Soil Chemistry in College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.

A minimum number of participants is required to send the MSU host.