_ Dairy Tour to China 18 days
*To gain an understanding of the Hong Kong and China markets
for dairy products.
*To learn about the diary industry in China-the present state
of the industry and where it is heading.
*To evaluate the dairy industry in China from a technological
point of view and for investment opportunities.
*To experience the culture and history of China.
Day01 Auckland/Hong Kong
Depart Auckland early afternoon arriving in Hong Kong this
Overnight Hong Kong
Day02 Hong Kong
The exciting city of Hong Kong. An introduction to the dairy
industry and markets in Hong Kong and mainland China with
staff of the New Zealand Milk Products. A chance to soak up
the sights and check out the markets for dairy products.
Overnight Hong Kong
Day03 Hong Kong/Beijing
This morning we fly to Beijing. Enjoy many of the famous sights
of Beijing such Tian`anmen Square the world largest square
and discussion this afternoon with representatives of New
Zealand Milk known in China as Anchia. Beijing Opera this
Overnight Beijing in Guangzhou Mansion or Jianguo Hotel
Today we will visit the Beijing Dairy Farm, 20km east of Beijing
and a Peking Duck farm after lunch, we visit a government
milk factory and Beijing fine species of OX station which
provides frozen semen to those dairy farms according to the
requirement in Beijing. This evening a discussion on the Chinese
dairy industry with Chinese agricultural officials.
No visit to China would be complete without seeing the Great
Wall. The original wall was built over 2000 years ago and
stretched over 6000km. Its main objective was to keep out
Genghis Khan and the Mongolian hordes. This proved only partially
successful. Today it represents one of the wonders of the
world. After this excursion you visit a farm. This evening
a Peking Duck banquet. After dinner explore the night food
markets where you can buy just about anything you can think
of to eat.
Visit the Forbidden City, home of the Ming and Qing dynasty
emperors. Sited on 72 hectares of land with 9000 rooms coverings
a floor space of 150,000 square meters. Visit the Temple of
Heaven in the afternoon.
Harbin is capital city of Heilongjiang Province. A city has
a lot of European influences left as at the end of 19th century,
half a million residents were from Europe at that time. They
immigrated to this beautiful city for business. Many old style
of European constructions carry within the city a lot if business
stories. No wonder local people honor the city as Eastern
small Paris. In the morning city tour, after lunch we drive
about one hour to visit Milk processing group.
Visit one of the biggest dairy are in North-east China, it
is 52 years old and now has 2000 cows with milk production
20 tons per day.
In the morning, have a technical meeting with local dairy
and processor exports. After lunch take flight fly to Xian.
Visit the shaanxi provincial museum which is sited in an old
Confucian temple then later explore the markets. Be prepared
for some surprises! See Tang Dynasty show in the evening.
Visit to a peasant village where we talk to a farming family
about the their enterprise, growing grain crops and kiwifruit
and visit their home. One of the highlights of the tour is
a visit to the buried army is Emperor Qin ShiHuang. This 2180
year old terracotta army of more than 800 soldiers was discovered
Visit Xian modern agriculture Multiple-Developing Zone, under
which has five dairy farms with 4000 cows producing 45 tons
of fresh milk per day. And 17,000 tons of fresh milk to the
market annually. Occupying 70% of milk market in Xian. It
is main base grand of fine species crossbreeding cow in North-west
China. we will visit cultivation, breeding, processing and
other related subjects and a meeting with Chinese dairy farmers.
Take the plane to Shanghai in the morning. A city of 12 million
people and an important center for trade and industry. On
arrival a city sights tour including the Shanghai Museum and
Nanjing Road. Stroll on the Bund, Shanghai a famous waterfront.
After dinner we drive 1.5 hours to Suzhou.
Overnight at Suzhou
Suzhou, China Venice is the east' and one of the oldest cities.
And attractive city with an extensive network of canals well
known for its beautiful gardens. Enjoy a canal cruise. Visit
a small dairy operation in the center of a modern Agricultural
Technology Park. A research and cultivated center to recommend
good species of animals and agricultural products for farmers.
Technical meeting with local dairy exports after visit.
Visit dairy farms this morning. Fly to Guilin in the afternoon.
There is an old saying in China "the scenery in Guilin
is the best under the sky". It has always been famous
for its stunning limestone peaks. This morning we take a cruise
on the Li River, one of the highlights of the trip and an
opportunity to enjoy quite different scenery. Lunch on the
boat. In the afternoon, we arrive at Yangshuo. This is a tiny
county town set amidst pinnacles, and makes a great base from
which explore other small villages in the nearby countryside
and talk to peasants about their enterprises.
Today we visit Reed Flute Cave. Some of the most extraordinary
scenery Guilin has to offer is underground. The cave is rather
like a set from "Journey to the Center of the Earth".
One grotto the Crystal Palace of the Dragon King can comfortably
hold about 1000 people. The dominant feature of the cave is
a great slab of white rock hanging from a ledge like cataract,
while opposite stands a huge stalagmite said to resemble an
old scholar. We visit a 350-cow dairy farm occupying 240 hector
and produces milk 8-10 tons annually. Most caws imported from
New Zealand. The farm is planning to increase the cow number
to 2000 after the project of multi milk products factory finish
its construction. We also visit its factory, producing fresh
milk, sweet milk and yogurt. The factory is trying to increase
more milk products with high technology to meet the potential
Day17 Guilin/Hong Kong/Auckland
Fly to Guangzhou this morning. Another opportunity to review
the markets for dairy products and discussion with Trade NZ
staff before traveling by train to Hong Kong. Transfer to
the airport to connect with your flight to Auckland.
Day18 Arrive Auckland