China Tour 2016-Information evening – Monday 27th April at 6PM

Yarram Secondary College is pleased to announce our proposed tour of China in 2016 to visit and experience the life and culture of China and our sister school, Changshu Foreign Language Middle School.

This tour will be conducted alongside Maffra Secondary College and the date is:

March 25th to April 7th (note: this coincides with Easter)

A sample itinerary includes:

14 days spent travelling to the cities of Beijing, Xi’an, Nanjing, Suzhou, Changsu and Shanghai

Sightseeing highlights include The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, The Great Wall, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, and the Confucius temple

Travel modes feature plane, fast train, bike, cable car, rickshaw, overnight train and boat cruise.

Cultural experiences of mega cities, food, religion, shopping, history, acrobatic     circus, language, school and family life

Approximate costs:

Land tour content $2000

Air Fare $1000

Passport $125 (if not currently holding a valid passport and / or with less than 6 months till expiry of the date of return)

Visa $90

Vaccinations as required

Please note that prices listed may be subject to change based on currency exchange, levies, and tour numbers. Updated tour cost will be advised 3 months prior to departure.

Deposit: the school will require a non-refundable deposit of $200 by Friday June 12th to confirm your interest.

Further information or contact for this proposed tour can be directed to either:

David Mowbray or Lyn Kerrison via

Phone 51825522 or

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”  Miriam Beard

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