Now adoption family who want to visit Orphanage(welfare institution) in Jiangsu can contact the following departments/bureaus directly, or ask help from us.
Civil Affairs Department/Bureau
Intercountry Marriage and Adoption Registration Center of Jiangsu Province
Pick up from airport and private transfer to hotel.
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a typical process of orphanage visit: Your family will be welcome by firecracker ceremony with hanging red banner(Written sentence meaning welcome for home return visit), then you will have a conversation with orphanage director and staff, after that it’s a limited visit of facilities the SWI and view the file of your child(if possible). Having lunch with orphanage director and staff, in the afternoon you will visit the “finding spot” of your child or doing the city sightseeing.
Please note that process of each orphanage is different, actually there is no standard process.
So activities of a typical orphanage visit could be:
More and more Chinese orphanages are now open to adoptive families for return visiting, but each province is different and has different regulations, No single person can 100% guarantee the permission to visit an orphanage. so please check with your travel adviser beforehand to see what you should expect when visiting your child’s orphanage.
We work closely with Social Welfare Institutes throughout China and Chinese Government department like Provincial Civil Affairs Bureau (CAB) and CCAB to arrange your orphanage visit. With great knowledge, experience and resource, by fully understanding the needs of both adoptive families and government, we have helped many families to visit orphanages of their adoptive children.
Qinhuai River: For the scenery of Qinhuai River, lantern-decorated boat is the most famous. Eeach boat on the river hangs various colorful lanterns, which is well blended with the dark sky and crystal clean water. For visiting, cruise along the Qinhuai River is highly recommended. You could immerse yourself into the tranquil atmosphere and appreciate the charming nightscape of this ancient city as the boat moves on.
Jichang Garden: locates on the east foot of Huishan Mountain, within Xihui Park area. It is one of the famous classical gardens in eastern China that covers an area of 2.5 acre. Built according to the mountain, it formed a long and narrow body. Focusing on hills and poops, Jichang Garden used “borrow scenery”, “piling up rocks”, “managing waters” such skills masterfully fully and set the garden apart from most other gardens in eastern China.
Tiger Hill：enjoys a reputation as ‘the first scenic spot in the State of Wu’, for Suzhou was once the capital of the State of Wu during the Spring and Autumn Period.
Humble Administrator’s Garden: The Humble Administrator’s Garden was originally built in 1509 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It was initially a private garden of a former government servant named Wang Xianchen. It was said that Wang was frustrated in his official career, so he intended to build a garden after retire and just do some gardening work like planting trees and cultivating vegetables there.
Garden of the Master of the Nets：As one of the four famous gardens in Suzhou City, the Garden of Master-of-the-Net is the one with most artistic features and cultural values. It is a typical private garden composed by residence and gardening.
Zhouzhuang Water Town：Enjoys its good reputation as “the first water town in China”. To some extent, it is on par with Venice in Italy, recounting its thousand-year history, displaying its gentle spirits, unique human landscapes and unsophisticated folk customs.
Private transfer to Airport or Train station
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