Travel with the Souhegan Chamber to China

The Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to offer to the community a unique opportunity to travel internationally with us to China. You do not need to be a Chamber member to participate in this exciting trip. The trip departs from Logan to Beijing on Oct 10, and returns Oct 18 from Shanghai to Logan.

Travel with the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore interesting destinations while we take care of the details. Chamber travel provides a unique educational and cultural experience as well as a fantastic way to visit China with someone you trust at a great group travel rate. The Chamber and our travel partner agency handle all the details, so the hardest work you have to do is enjoy your vacation.

Our Chamber is partnering with Citslinc International Inc. to provide a nine-day, all-inclusive and fully escorted tour of Beijing, Suzhou, Shanghai and Hangzhou for the amazing price of $2,199 per person. On your own, this trip would cost in excess of $7,000. Citslinc is one of the largest providers of foreign tours to China and works exclusively with more than 1,000 Chambers of Commerce in Canada and the USA. This trip will give our travelers an introduction to the people, history, culture, commerce and daily life of this exciting developing country.

The itinerary is packed with sights and activities that will give you a full and rewarding experience, including Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Ming Tombs, historic temples, luxury gardens, Emperor’s Summer Palace, impressive Chinese architecture, the Bund (Shanghai’s famous waterfront) and much more. Several cultural shows and culinary experiences are available as well as many shopping opportunities for jade, pearls, art, clothing and silk.

Your trip cost includes: Round trip airport shuttle to/from Amherst, round trip international airfare deluxe in-country ground transportation and local airfare between cities, 4- and 5-star hotel accommodations, three meals per day, all tour fees, all taxes, and airport fees and an experienced English-speaking tour guides. The Price is based on two-person shared accommodation. Single occupancy is available for an extra charge of $500.

We have a great group already signed up to go on this trip of a lifetime, but still have room for more. If traveling to China is on your bucket list, this is the trip for you. But don’t delay. The deadline for registration is July 15. A non-refundable registration fee of $300 per person is due with your registration and is included in your total tour fare. The balance is due to Citslinc International on or before July 15. More than 20,000 people traveled with Citslinc on Chamber tours last year alone.

For details, call the Chamber today at 603-673-4360 or visit the Chamber’s website at

Wendy Hunt is executive director of the Souhegan Valley Chamber of