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9ISS Pre Conference Tour China 2014 (last updated 9/10/2014) – CLOSED – TOUR FULL


26 – 30 OCTOBER (4 NIGHTS)

To attend the Pre Conference Tour, participants MUST purchase a symposium registration package in Hangzhou, 31 Oct. – 04 Nov. 2014.

Tour guide in Japanese and English

See the 9ISS Pre Tour Itinerary PDF

Read the Payment Plan and Policy (pdf) for price details



  1. Fill out the 9ISS Pre-Conference Tour form. 9ISS Registration number required.
  2. Complete the Flight Information Form
  3. Pay your registration deposit of 600.00 USD to WSN
  4. Email confirmation will be sent with further details of Pre Conference Tour.

Questions? email sarah_WSN [at] outlook [dot] com

Tour Documents

9ISS Pre-Conference Tour Itinerary: download PDF

9ISS Conference Tours Disclaimer document: download PDF

9ISS Pre-Conference Payment Plan and Cancellation Policy: download PDF

PRICE (Total Tour Fare) – 9220* ¥ CNY or less  (approx. $1485 USD or less) inclusive of all expenses per this itinerary (5 nights) *Based on 18 passengers

Registration deposit is required to reserve a spot.

Itinerary & What is Included in Tour Price (9220* ¥ CNY or less  (approx. $1485 USD or less):

  • Tour starts at Central Shanghai Hotel: October 26th. Ends at 9ISS designated hotel in Hangzhou: October 30th.
  • Mid-range hotel (based on double occupancy) in Shanghai, and historic style mid-range rooms at private Jin Ze Arts Centre. All rooms have private toilet.
  • Entry fees to all museums / temples / sightseeing sites stated in itinerary.
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts; 4 Lunches; 3 Dinners (1 special banquet style dinners and dumpling cooking lesson at Jin Ze): included as noted.
  • Charter coach will be provided as above unless otherwise noted. 30 Oct. 2014 transportation from Shanghai to Hangzhou included.
  • 2-Day technical demonstration and various hands-on workshops to choose from at Jin Ze; Miao weaving demonstration, hands-on embroidery and braiding technique, textile collection presentation, Tibetan tangka applique hands-on activity and hands-on viewing of Tibetan sand mandala. Jin Ze is a private establishment and is opening it’s doors for this special program. Program price includes 2 workshops (Miao techniques and dumpling session)
  • Trip to Blue and White Print Museum and village in Nantong.
  • 1 Day Trip to Suzhou: Art Museum (designed by I.M. Pei), Suzhou Silk Museum and Embroidery Museum, Zhou Zheng Garden & Hanshan Temple in Suzhou.
  • All participants of the Pre-Conference Tour will receive one complimentary 1 year WSN membership ($50-100 USD value)

Not included (ie your responsibility)

  • International airfare;
  • Airport shuttle to hotel on your arrival day;
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks during meals


email or fax a photocopy of your passport to: /  subject: 9ISS Pre Tour

fax: 510-527-0231

Useful Links

Check out Jin Ze Arts Centre’s website for information and news:

Jin Ze’s beautiful Flickr:

Jin Ze’s Facebook for up-to-date news:

Great website for all things Shanghai:


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