China Service and Culture Tour |

China Service and Culture Tour

Tour Preview

Day 1 – Travel Day
Day 2 – Mid-day Arrival / Explore Beijing
  • Arrive in Beijing, China
  • Meet your Joshua Expeditions Tour Guide at the airport
  • Transfer to hotel for check-in | 4-5 Star Downtown Beijing Hotel
  • Chinese Language Lesson & Basic Introductions by local Chinese Guide
  • Dinner| Authentic Chinese Dumpling Restaurant (Included)

**today’s activities will depend on the groups arrival time.

Day 3 – Culture and History in Beijing
  • Breakfast at hotel (included)
  • Temple of Heaven | Walking Tour (Chinese social interaction and cultural group activities)
  • Shopping at Hong Qiao Market | More authentic Chinese items
  • Lunch at Hong Qiao Market | On your own ($5-$7 per person)
  • Subway to Tiananmen Square
  • Visit Tiananmen Square | Self-Guided (bring passports)
    *Optional Free Activity – Walk through Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Mausoleum of Mao Zedong)
    **Hours | 8am-Noon Tusday through Sunday
  • Walking tour of the Forbidden City (licensed Chinese tour guide)
  • Dinner in Beijing (included)
  • Devotions and lights out

  *This will happen at sunrise so the group will need to be up early

Day 4 – Beijing International Christian Fellowship (Sunday's only)
  • Breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Church service at the Beijing International Chinese Fellowship
  • Worship with Ex-Pats from over 70 nations around the world at BICF
  • Subway to Silk Market for shopping
  • Lunch at the Silk Market
  • Dinner | Famous Peking Duck Dinner (included)
  • Chinese Acrobatic Performance “China National Acrobatic Troop”
  • Devotions
Day 5 – China's Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • Breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Scenic drive through the Chinese countryside
  • Countryside farmers lunch (included)
  • Explore the Great Wall at Mutianyu (hike to the top or take the cable car ride)
  • Toboggan sled ride to the bottom
  • Dinner | Mongolian BBQ (included)
  • Back to the hotel for the devotions
Day 6 – Depart for Foster Home
  • Breakfast at the hotel (included)
  • Pack up and depart hotel
  • Arrive at the Foster Home | Quick introduction
  • Get settled into rooms
  • Lunch | Foster Home
  • 2:30pm | Tour facility
  • 3:30-5:30pm | Play time in nurseries
  • 5:30-6pm | Dinner in the canteen
  • 6:00pm | Group free time (no playing in nurseries past this time)
  • Local community activities | Basketball, community dances, ping pong and more
    **Evening activities will vary based on foster home location.
Days 7-9 – Foster Home **activities may vary based on foster home
  • 7:30am | Breakfast in canteen
  • 8am – 11am | Play time in nurseries
  • 11:30am – Noon | Lunch in canteen
  • Noon – 1pm | Work projects (will have a sign-up for projects)
    (Kids are taking naps from 11am-1pm so we ask no visitors in nurseries during this time)
  • 1pm – 5:30pm | Play time in nurseries
  • 5:30pm – 6pm | Dinner in canteen (We will take the group to dinner in the village one night)
  • 6pm | Group free time (no playing in nurseries past this time)
Day 10 – Departure
  • Breakfast & packing up
  • Depart for Beijing International Airport | Groups must arrive 3 hours prior to departure
  • Departure | Head for home
Applicable Details

*Additional service opportunities are available based on schedule, availability and group size.

**If you have specific sights that you would like to see while in China, please let us know.

Making a Difference
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The JE Experience

What can you expect to experience on your JE tour?

Not every tour provides opportunities for the exact same adventures, but we train our JE Guides to lead you in experiencing these five aspects of any culture you visit — what we call The 5 “Locals.”

As you experience The 5 “Locals,” we hope you do so not as any cultural observer would. Rather, we seek to immerse you in other cultures specifically from a Christian worldview. That leads us to ask three questions as you experience The 5 “Locals”:

  1. What value or naturally good things has God placed in this culture?
  2. How has God already been working in this culture as part of his ongoing work of reconciling all things to himself?
  3. Are there ways I can participate in this work by serving others and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

The JE Difference

Inspiring Purpose

We provide global opportunities that will challenge individuals to consider God’s purpose in their lives. Whether through an intentional site talk, incredible nature excursion, or intentional conversation, all travelers will be challenged to either consider Christ for the first time or be inspired to continue on in faithful ministry.

Developing Leaders

We provide global opportunities that will examine an individual’s character, expand their perspective, and challenge them to greater leadership.  We know from firsthand experience that travel can develop a broader perspective of the world and an increased cross-cultural understanding. Our tours challenge travelers to consider their character and leadership skills.

Sharing Christ

We provide global opportunities for individuals to engage others with the Gospel. Travelers are able to share Christ through both proclaiming and serving. Individuals are challenged to take a spirit of humility and love as they serve under local ministries to advance the Kingdom.

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