Friday, August 10, 2012

Announcing China Winter Tour

National Council For Adoption (NCFA) and China Center for Children's Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) Announces "Celebrating Culture and Experiencing China" Winter Tour

December 23, 2012 - January 1, 2013

In cooperation with the China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA), National Council For Adoption (NCFA) is delighted to announce the “Celebrating Culture and Experiencing China” Winter Tour from December 23, 2012 – January 1, 2013. Unlike previous trips, in which only children participated, this year’s cultural experience will be open to children who were adopted from China, adoptive parents, and siblings.

The trip will begin with a four-day tour of Beijing, during which participants will have the opportunity to experience the vibrant and colorful culture of China’s capital city. From there, tour participants will travel to several cities throughout China, including Xi’an, Chengdu, and ShangLi. Among other activities, participants will visit the Great Wall, feed and clean panda bears at the BiFengXia Panda Center, and experience enriching local cultural activities. Visit to view the full itinerary here.

All children who were adopted from China are invited to attend. Also invited are their adoptive parents and siblings; however, parents and siblings are not required to accompany the adopted child. Chaperones will be provided for unaccompanied children. Adopted children attend for free. The cost is $1,799 for adults and $1,499 for children under 12 and covers all routine in-country expenses.All participants, including adopted children, are responsible for travel expenses to and from China.

Applications will be made available soon. All inquiries at this time should be directed to Gongzhan Wu, project coordinator, at or Vicki Allgaier at

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