School Trip to China
Explore an ancient and fascinating culture with wide-reaching influence across Asia.
School Geography Trip to Beijing and Shanghai
Explore two megacities and learn more about urban growth and change in China.
Learn more about our Shanghai school trips
Frequently Asked Questions
If, like most of our groups, you plan to combine a visit to Shanghai with a visit to Beijing, then we would highly recommend considering a duration of 8 days for your school trip.
You can visit Shanghai at any time of the year.
Shanghai is a huge city, so the easiest way to get around is by coach. We will, of course, provide you with a comfortable coach for use throughout your school trip.
On your school trip to Shanghai, you'll certainly want to visit the iconic Bund and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. You also shouldn't miss the opportunity to visit the Shanghai Museum, where your group will learn more about Chinese history and culture.
Yes, there are several free things to do in Shanghai. For example, a stroll along the Bund, one of the most recognisable areas of Shanghai, or through the Former French Concession, is completely free. And there are a number of free parks in the city where you can see people practising Tai Chi in the mornings.
Yes, Shanghai is a fantastic destination for a cross-curricular school trip thanks to its excellent opportunities for both geography and Mandarin!
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.