Plein Air Painting and Touring in China 2019
September 10 - 23, 2019 (14 days)
Song and Qiang would like to organize another China trip in fall of 2019. There will be two parts of this trip: 9 days of touring of Yangtze and 5 days painting workshop at Yangshuo.
The 9 day tour is arranged for both artists and non-artists, we will start from Shanghai, then we will get on the Cruise Ship, Victoria Jenna, at Yichang. We cruise 4 days on the Yangtze River, going through the picturesque Three Gorges, and end up in Chongqing. Then we fly from Chongqing to Guilin and enjoy the spectacularly beautiful limestone hills along the Li River. Please check the detailed itinerary of the Shanghai to Guilin trip.
The 5-day painting workshop will be in Yangshuo, a beautiful small town in the Guilin area. We will stay together at a fascinating hotel in the most beautiful scenic area. Qiang will share his plein air painting techniques by painting demonstrations and personal critiques and guidance. There will be two excursions during the workshop, we will visit two villages to paint old buildings and rice terraces. Please check the detailed itinerary and description of this Yangshuo art workshop.
For those who are visiting China for the first time (or maybe the only time), we offer an optional 4 day Beijing/Xi'an/Shanghai trip as an add on for an extra charge. If you choose to add this to your trip you will visit the most iconic Chinese cultural places including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Terracotta Army of the First Chinese Emperor. Please check the detailed Beijing to Shanghai Trip Itinerary. Qiang and Song will not go with you on this optional trip.
The trip is provided by a professional touring company. Accommodation includes:
Airport pick-up and return services.
English-speaking local guides throughout the trip.
Cruise boat for 4 day cruise, including meals.
Lodging in hotels with breakfast, lunches, and most dinners.
Entrance fee for all scenic spots.
Domestic (within China) airfares/travel.
International airfare and visa application are not included, We will provide information on services.
Moderate fitness is required for this trip, please check Trip FAQs for details.
Prices: (based on Double-Occupancy Accommodation)
Shanghai-Guilin Tour with Art Workshop (14 days) $3100 (Non-artist S2700)
Single-occupancy supplement is $750
Optional add on Beijing-Xi'an-Shanghai Tour (4 days) $1400
Single-occupancy supplement is $250
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Please check Qiang's previous China trip videos: