China Trip August 2024

Organizer: Tai Chi Centre UK and Changde Travel Agency in China.

Duration:  Departure on Friday, 2nd August and return on Saturday, 17th August 2024. The entire Trip is 16 days (15 days inside China and 1 day travelling). Addtional stay is available upon request. As many countries have FREE visa to visit China for 15 days so you may entitle to visit China without a visa. Please check with your local Chinese Embassy for sure.

Price: The total cost is £1850.00 (all inclusive inside China) provide you sort out your own flights (please book your flights to Changsha airport and return from Beijing airport), travel insurance and a valid visa (if apply) to China.

Trip Register Form is open to public at the bottom of this page now.

Please book your holiday with your work to cover the trip from 1st August to 18th August 2024 (one extra day each at beginning and the end of the Trip at your convenience) and we will confirm the final dates with you by end of June 2024.

Additional training fees:

£60.00 per person covers 3 hours training with Master Chen Bin in the Tai Chi village on Chen Style Tai Chi Form and Push Hands;
£80.00 per person covers 4 hours training with Daoist master on Wudang Tai Chi Form and Application;

Tai Chi and Qigong training, and visiting many of the incredible attractions

China Trip – Tai Chi and Qigong training and Sightseeing – This trip is open to all Tai Chi & Qigong students and their friends to develop a greater understanding of this wonderful art with some of the highest level masters in China. It will include visiting many of the incredible attractions, such as Beijing, Zhangjiajie Forest Park, Shaolin Temple, Tai Chi village, Wudang mountain, and Great Wall are also covered, we will visit the Daoist Temple on Wudang Mountain and join the Temple with early morning chanting. All training with Master Liming Yue and Sergio Terramoto are covered during the Trip and additional training with other Masters is available at extra cost. Please ask the Centre for further details.

Trip Itinerary:

(This is just a proposal for the Trip and the final itinerary will be confirmed in Beijing upon your arrival on 3rd August 2024, everybody who is going to take part on the trip are very welcome to express your own opinions)

Date

 

Activities

 

 

Where to stay

2nd August 2024 – Friday

Grandmaster Liming Yue’s UK group will departure from Manchester, London and Edinburgh airport  to Changsha Airport via London Heathrow airport or Beijing airport. All participants please book your flights to Changsha airport.

There is a direct flight from London Heathrow airport to Changsha airport every Friday by Hainan Airline and you can also get a flight departure from many UK or Europe airports.

Edream is highly recommended for everybody to find out your multiple destination flights. Please consult us prior to book your flights.

On the plane

3rd – Saturday

Arrive in Changsha airport then take coach to the Hotel in Changde city to relax. Welcome party for all people in the resturant in the evening.

All participants are recommended arrival at Changsha airport by 5:00pm. Early or Late arrival is acceptable but please inform us in advance.

Changde Hotel (4 star)

4th – Sunday

Visit local Tai Chi and Chinese Calligraph school in Changde city during the day. Free evening and this is great opportunity to have your own night out or foot massage treatment.

Changde Hotel (4 star)

5th

Early morning training, check out at 10am then visit Glass Bridge, then take coach to Zhangjiajie Forest Park. Arrival the Hotel at 4:30pm. Check in the hotel and relax.

Zhangjiajie Dacheng hotel (5 star)

6th

Sightseeing in Zhangjiajie forest park – Huangshizhai village. Tai Chi and ShenGong Training will be take part during the day.

Zhangjiajie Dacheng hotel (5 star)

7th

Early morning Tai Chi training then Sightseeing on Tianmenshan Mountain and ShenGong training on the Mountain Heaven Gate with Master Liming Yue.

Zhangjiajie Dacheng hotel (5 star)

8th

Take train Z326 to Wudang Mountain via Xiangyang station at 1:19pm and arrival at 7:04pm at Xiangyang station then catch coach to Wudang Mountain and arrival in the hotel at 9:30pm.

Wudangshan Jianguo Hotel (4 star)

9th

Morning Tai Chi training and evening ShenGong session with Master Liming Yue. Daytime is sightseeing on the mountain in a group with our tour ladis during the day.

An optional blessing ceremony with the daoist monks in the temple upon requests at 5pm-6pm. Donations are required and it will go to support the temple and schools directly.

Wudangshan Jianguo Hotel (4 star)

10th – Saturday

Morning Tai Chi training with Master Liming Yue. Free day and additional 4 hours training in the afternoon for those people who is interested in train with local Daosit masters upon request. Fees pay on the day to the local Master directly.

Wudangshan Jianguo Hotel (4 star)

11th – Sunday

Take coach to Shaolin Temple in the early morning at 9:00am and arrival at 1:30pm, sightseeing for 3 hours then head to Tai Chi village. Stay in the village hotel.

Wangting Hotel (4 star)

12th

Early morning practice with Liming in the Chen Village park, Tai Chi Greeting Ceremony in the Chen Zhenglei Exhibition Hall in the morning hosted by Chen Zhenglei Tai Chi Federation. Followed by visit the museum temple and new Tai Chi Arena Centre.

Addtional training with Master Chen Bin is arranged in the evening from 7-10pm.

Wangting Hotel (4 star)

13th

Sunday

Take coach to Zhengzhou East station at 11:30am then take bullet train to Beijing at 2:30pm; We will arrival at 6:30pm then check in the hotel.  Free evening.

Lijingwan Hotel (5 star)

14th

Early morning training in the park then visit Forbiden city and Tian an men square area.

Lijingwan Hotel (5 star)

15th

Visit Great Wall – Water Gate (ShuiGuan) during the day and visit silk market in the evening.

Lijingwan Hotel (5 star)

16th

Visit  Summer Palace during the day. Evening party in the Resturant.

Lijingwan Hotel (5 star)

17th August

Saturday

Take flight back to home in the early morning and arrival home at the same day.

Arrival home

Note: All hotels are 4/5 star standard with luxury facilities. detailed trip itinerary and leaflet is available on request at the Centre.

Sign up China Trip now!

As the Paypal charge us for online payment so we added extra fee on top of the price to cover the charge. To avoid Paypal charge please make a bank transfer payment to our bank account directly or post a cheque to book your China Trip. Our bank account details are:

Bank: The Barclays Bank; Branch address: 51 Moseley Street , Manchester , M60 2AU;

British Pound Account Name: L Yue / Tai Chi Centre;
Sort code: 20-55-59; Account number: 90225665;
IBAN: GB82 BARC 2055 5990 2256 65; SWIFTBIC: BARCGB22;

Euro Account Name: Liming Yue;
Sort code: 20-55-59; Account number: 76045144;

IBAN: GB17 BARC 2055 5990 2256 65; SWIFTBIC: BARCGB22;

US Dollar Account Name: Liming Yue;
Sort code: 20-55-59; Account number: 68682633;
IBAN: GB88 BARC 2055 5990 2256 65; SWIFTBIC: BARCGB22;

Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions have been changed since last China trip, Please check the details below:

Travel Insurance:

Everybody who wishes to take part in the trip must provide their own valid travel insurance to cover the trip to China and send a copy to Tai Chi Centre by 1st July 2020.

Price and what is included:

The price for the trip is £1,850 (all inclusive). An initial payment of £350 is required to secure a place. The final balance is £1,500. Late booking charge is £150 (this is to cover the additional cost of making late travelling and accommodation bookings). Single supplement fee is £485 per person if applicable (subject to the availability). Additional stay is £135 per day.

An initial payment of £350 is a non-refundable deposit and administration charge, and should be paid upon your reservation . Final balance of £1500 should be paid in full by 31st May 2024. Bookings made after 31st May 2024 requires a £150 late booking surcharge.

Total Payment for the trip includes: Tuition fees for the training with Master Liming Yue, breakfast, main meals (excluding drinks and snack), accommodation, training insurance (subject to individual’s health condition and ages), all transportation (excluding the cable car at the tourism and taxis), and admission fees to all tourist attractions arranged by the trip organizer in China are covered. Travel insurance and visa applications are at your own cost and should be arranged by yourself. Tips of £35 per person is required and it will be collected at the beginning of the trip. The Tips is for the drivers, porter in the hotel and resturant staff during the trip.

Cancellation

Clients who make cancellation on any confirmed bookings will be liable for the following cancellation charges based on the time when we receive the notice of cancellation in writing.

A. Once booked the trip and cancelled 61 days prior to the departure date, the initial payment of £350 is non-refundable.

B. 31-60 days prior to departure date -50% of total cost.

C. 3-30 days prior to departure date -75% of total cost.

D. 3 days or less prior to departure date – 100% of total cost.

E. Early Termination during the Trip – 100% of total cost plus additional fees (such as flight ticket, transportation, administrative work etc..) and subject to availability.

Alteration to Arrangement

If, after acceptance of the booking, the customer alters the confirmed arrangements, an amendment fee of £100 per person plus any communication charges may be charged. If major alteration is required, the booking may be treated as a cancellation to which cancellation charges will apply.

Cancellation by the Tai Chi Centre

We reserve the right to cancel or alter holiday arrangements at any time up to and including the departure date. Full refund of all monies will be made in the event of cancellation. Cancellations will be notified to clients without reasonable delay.

Passport/Visa

Chinese visa are at your own resposible and for people who lives in the U.K. can be obtained at: http://www.visaforchina.org.uk

People from other countries please consult your local Chinese Embassy. As many countries have FREE visa to visit China for 15 days so you may entitle to visit China without visa. Please check with your local Chinese Embassy.

All clients are themselves responsible for ensuring that they are in possession of a valid passport and applicable visa at all times and places during the journey. Refunds or endorsement can not be claimed by clients who are rejected by local immigration for any reason.

Responsibility

As part of the China Trip Package the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre will arrange standard insurance to cover all the training abroad for all clients. However the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre acts only in the capacity of Agent for the clients in all arrangements. Expressly the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre shall not be liable for any injury, death, accident, loss, damage, or irregularity which may be occasioned by neglect or default of any other company, or additional expenses due to delays or changes in flights, trains, coaches or other services, or because of strike, war, sickness, weather, quarantine or other causes.

Trip Register Form for China Trip 2024