- Due to the success of our first reader's tour, planning is now underway
for another similar tour later in 2018.
Join us on our inaugural 16 day, fully inclusive Reader's Tour from 9-23 March 2018
Price is $7,599pp twin share, flying Singapore Airlines (Additional charges: Tipping RMB700)
Our Reader's Tour itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. This remarkable trip includes China's most spectacular destinations, with visits to the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Yangtze River and more. The tour will be accompanied by our panel of guest China experts from a range of backgrounds, whose unique knowledge of China's history and culture will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of, with international flights on Singapore Airlines, all accommodation, meals and all touring included.
Tony Browne was New Zealand Ambassador to China from 2004 to 2009. He began his Chinese studies in 1973 and made his first visit to Beijing the following year. In his retirement from formal diplomacy he remains actively involved with China as a member of the Executive Board of the New Zealand China Council, Chair of the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre and of the Confucius Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, and as a Senior Consultant to Hanban, the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing. He has traveled to 28 of China's 31 provinces and provincial level municipalities.
Suzy Fewtrell is the Regional Director for Kea New Zealand and has been living in Shanghai for over 10 years. Previously Suzy developed Shopping Tours Shanghai, which saw Suzy in the role of tour guide in Shanghai for the better part of seven years, introducing her to the history and culture of China. Suzy has a great understanding of the cultural differences between Chinese and Kiwis and some great tips for making your trip to China thoroughly enjoyable. When she isn’t working, she spends time learning Chinese, travelling and enjoying all aspects of food. Suzy looks forward to sharing her stories about her time in China from a New Zealand perspective.