Cultural Immersion Program
Yunnan Dali, China
Yunnan Program Overview
The Chinese Immersion Programs are designed for those who are interested in learning Mandarin Chinese in China while having a authentic Chinese immersion experience through a short term stay in one of the major cities in China.
Through our programs in Yunan Dali 云南大理, we aim to enhance our students’ ability in understanding about Chinese language and able to use it in daily life. The immersion program in Yunnan is an open eye experience for students who would like to know China and Chinese culture deeper. Students will have plenty of opportunities to interactive with the locals and also enjoy the beauty of the genuine Chinese neighbourhood and delicious Chinese food.
We fully immerse our students in Chinese culture with Chinese class in the morning (Travel-themed Mandarin Chinese Course) specifically designed for this trip. The afternoon culture activities are ranging from
Chinese cooking class
Tie-Dye Fabric workshop
Chinese Tea Ceremony learning local handicrafts
Experiencing the natural scenery of Dali through hiking Cang Mountain
Touring around Erhai
Excursions to traditional villages and old towns
Students can use the conversational Chinese they have learned in the morning sessions right after the class.
At least 18 years old (For children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult)
Chinese Level： Elementary to Advanced
With a valid passport with minimum 6 months availability
Akitaya Guesthouse Dali 大理秋田家精品客栈
The Akitaya Guesthouse is located at Dali old town, West Gate Sanyue Gate, right at the feet of the Cangshan Mountain 苍山. It is housed in a traditional Bai building, and It comes with a Chinese-style courtyard. The simple and quiet courtyard makes people feel calm and at ease. In March, Sakura made the elegant courtyard full of love. The observation deck is full of flowers and sunshine. You will get refreshed with the blue sky, white clouds, and mountains at the background. The water in the guesthouse is from Cangshan, sweet and refreshing. Most rooms come with floor-to-ceiling windows. You can view the beautiful Cangshan Mountain right from your room. The terrace is facing the sea (Erhai), and it takes only 8 minutes to walk from the old town.