School Trips to China, Vietnam & India

Knowledgeable and experienced experts specialising in comprehensive and tailor made tours for school leaders, teachers, students and parents. Providing the perfect balance between study, fun and hands on experience. We can also arrange events to suit your needs such as:

  • Singing or musical performances at world famous historic and sightseeing sites
  • Church or other religious sites visits
  • Sports matches with local school or club teams
  • Community services to local society

Our dedicated staff work closely with schools from the day of their first enquiry up to their return to Australia, to provide a safe, hassle-free, enjoyable and memorable travel experience. Enquire now!

Sample itineries*:

* We design personalised itineraries to match your school's specific needs and interests

Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and climb up to Jinshan Hill. See the Temple of Heaven. Observe local people's leisure life. Sample Peking duck dinner.
Photo stop at Beijing's Olympic site before walking on the Great Wall at Mutianyu section.
Day 4 Beijing/Xi’an
See Pandas before riding on the rickshaw through the Hutong. Learn how to make Chinese dumplings with local families. Enjoy a Chinese tea demonstration & then a tour of the Summer Palace. Overnight soft train to Xi’an.
Day 5 - 6 Xian
Stroll or cycle on the ancient City Wall, explore the Old Muslim Quarter and Old Mosque. Enjoy a dumpling dinner before a Tang Dynasty culture show. Visit the Terracotta Warriors. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda before flying to Nanjing.
Day 7 - 8 Nanjing - Visit a local school
Visit a local school to exchange different cultural and educational experiences with Chinese students. See old neighborhoods along the Qinhuai River. Visit to China’s national father - Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, followed by a visit to one of China’s hidden treasures - the Linggu Pagoda, overlooking the mighty Yangtze River. Take the high speed Bullet train to Shanghai.
Day 9 - 10 Shanghai
Stroll along the riverfront Bund, take an underwater tram through the tunnel featuring a light show to Pudong New Areas. View of Shanghai from the landmark of Oriental Pearl Tower, visit modern Shikumen developments of Xintiandi in the French Concession, followed by a bargain shopping at China’s largest shopping district – Nanjing road. Enjoy a fabulous Acrobatic show. Head down to Shanghai’s ancient Yu Garden, wander through the Old Quarter and neighbouring Yu Bazaar before flying back home.
Land Only Price from A$1572/p.p.
Minimum 16 students
Day 1 - 3 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Visit the Reunification Palace and the War Remnant Museum. Take photos at Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post office, visit the Cu Chi tunnels and explore the amazing tunnels network. Visit the former Australian Task Force Base Nui Dat. Visit a local school and interact with local students. Tour of Long Tan battlefield.
Day 4 Mekong Delta - Hoi An
Explore the Mekong Delta, the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam. Cruise through the canals, rivers and backwaters, stopping at abundant orchards to taste exotic fruits, walk along the island’s trails and take a sampan ride through some of its small creeks and canals. Fly to the ancient trading port town of Hoi An.
Day 5 Hoi An
Take a walking tour to see the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, unique temples and pagodas. Observe the work of the local farmers and join them in using traditional farming methods. Learn how to make spring rolls.
Day 6 Hue
Scenic drive over the stunning Hai Van Pass to Hoi An. Feast your eyes on magnificent coastal and rural scenery, en route visit the beautiful Marble Mountain before arriving Hue.
Day 7 Hue / Hanoi
Cruise along the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc King’s tomb. Enjoy a cyclo ride to the impressive remains of the walled Citadel and the Forbidden Purple Palace. An overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 8 Hanoi
Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Uncle Ho’s former residence, the ancient Temple of Literature and the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Explore the Old Quarter and enjoy water puppet performance.
Day 9 - 10 Cruise Halong Bay
Drive through the beautiful northern countryside to the natual wonder of Halong Bay. Board a traditional Vietnamese junk boat to cruise through the most amazing seascape and go ashore on one of the islands to explore colourful limestone caves. return to Hanoi. The next day fly back to Australia.
Land Only Price from A$1592/p.p.
Minimum 16 students
Day 1 – 2 Delhi
Visit India’s largest mosque, the Jama Masjid, ride a rickshaw through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi. Driving past Red Fort to New Delhi, you’ll see Humayun’s Tomb which is listed as a World Heritage Site. Explore Connaught Place, Delhi’s local social hub, before indulging in a local specialty dinner.
Day 3 Delhi / Agra
Take the Taj Express train to Agra, enjoy a tour of the colossal Agra Fort where you will view the Taj Mahal from the distance. Learn about marble craftmanship at a marble inlay workshop.
Day 4 Agra / Fathpur Sikri / Jaipur
See a beautiful sunrise at the magnificent Taj Mahal then head to the “Pink City” of Jaipur. Enroute visit Fathpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor as his capital.
Day 5 Jaipur
See the Palace of Winds, Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. Take an elephant ride to Amber Fort to explore its magnificent interior with its exquisite paintings and intricate carvings on the walls and ceilings. Enjoy bargain shopping at the markets and collect some of Jaipur’s famous handicrafts.
Day 6 Jaipur – Jodhpur
Today drive from Jaipur to Jodhpur, enroute visit Pushkar brahma temple and ghats.
Day 7 Volunteer work at a village school
Visit the famous Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada and then volunteer work at a rural India Village School, working alongside the local teachers to help students with their English and basic computer skills.
Day 8 Jodhpur / Udaipur
Travel to Udaipur and pass through the infamous Ranakpur Jain Temple which was constructed in the 15th century.
Day 9-10 Udaipur
Explore the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, the Lakeside City Palace. Visit Udaipur’s museum and see the Jagdish Temple to feast your eyes upon magnificent Indo-Aryan carvings. Wander through the beautiful Garden of the Maids of Honour and go on a sunset cruise on the Lake Pichola. The next day fly back to Australia.
Land Only Price from A$1582/p.p.
Minimum 16 students
© Copyright 2006-2014 FriendshipXchange Pty LTD
License: 2TA5281 - ABN: 54 095 568 317 - TCF: 2/8054