Mt. Sierra Christian School opens China trip to community |

Mt. Sierra Christian School opens China trip to community

Staff reports

Mt. Sierra Christian School offers the chance for members of the community join the school’s students, parents and staff on a tour of China April 14-21. The all-inclusive eight-day tour from Los Angeles will cost $895 per adult, $695 per child 2-12 and children under 2, free.

The cost includes round-trip airfare plus taxes from Los Angeles, air and ground transportation in China, five-star hotels, three meals a day and English-speaking tour guides.

The four major cities to be visited include Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai. Tour highlights include Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace), Temple of Heaven, Min Tombs, Great Wall, Chinese acrobatics performance, Summer Palace, Tiger Hill, Chilly Hill Temple, Lingering Garden, Min architecture, a cruise on West Lake, city tour around Shanghai, You Garden, Bound area and People Square.

Optional round-trip Reno to LA airfare is $160.

Mt. Sierra Christian school teaches history in the classroom, but students also learn about history and culture by experiencing it first-hand. Many students, parents and teachers learned about American history on a tour of Washington, D.C., last summer.

For information regarding the tour, call Mary Wall at 265-5899. For information about the school, call (530) 694-2391.