Travel to China with the Columbans, 100 years on
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St Columban's Church
Fresh delicacies everywhere
Shanghai, old and new
Time to relax
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Our unique and inspiring package includes the following features to help make your journey stress-free:
Travel includes international economy airfare, Australia to Hong Kong/Beijing to Australia
All meals, except where indicated in itinerary (alcohol excluded)
Ideally located hotels, 3.5 stars and above, including in the remote counties we visit
All internal air and land transport, including all transfers (only for Sino-Immersions organized flights and journeys)
All tips and all taxes and all entrance tickets to official tour sites (eg the Great Wall)
Hosted by Fr Tommy Murphy, previous Columban Superior General, with assistance in China from Fr Dan Troy
Fully accompanied by Dr Jeremy Clarke, Director and Founder of Sino-Immersions Pty Ltd
Local bi-lingual guides and excellent private coaches
Assistance in applying for visas, and in purchasing insurance
Join us now on this amazing journey
of the heart
We are delighted to be working with the Columban Mission Society during their centennial year.
As part of the Columban Mission Society's commemorative activities to mark their centenary of service to the world, there is an exciting journey to the mission sites and towns where Columbans first worked in China. We will also visit the vibrant metropolises of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.
In many of these places, such as Wuhan, Xiantao and Nanfeng, we will be able to visit vibrant Chinese Catholic communities. There we will witness how the seeds of faith that were nourished by those intrepid young Columbans decades ago have continued to thrive and to grow.
We will also immerse ourselves in many of China's great beauties and wonders. We will climb the Great Wall, walk down fresh food markets, attend mass in local churches and feast on great delicacies. We will catch highspeeed trains as well as wander by the banks of the mighty Yangtze.
Travel to China with the Columbans is at once a commemorative pilgrimage and a journey for the senses.
Sino-Immersions and the Columban Mission Society have put together a stress-free package that allows you to join in this great adventure and this time of celebration.
When: October 8 to October 19, 2018
Price: 14 pilgrims around $6999 twin share;
20 pilgrims around $6599 twin share;
30 pilgrims around $6199 twin share. See the itinerary for details and contact us now.