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Tour Code: TCG-L-020
Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai
Dear Clients, if you are planning to visit China for the first time, there is no better option than the Golden Triangle Tour - Covering Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai. Golden Triangle Tour is the most popular tourist circuit in China. This incredible Golden Triangle Tour Itinerary comprising the three famous cities of China...
Tour Code: TCG-L-012
Destinations: Kunming, Guilin, Yangshuo, Xi'an, Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou
A great introduction to the best of China! The trip start from the City of Perpetual Spring - Kunming, then the scenic Guilin, home to the Terracota Army and the capital city of Tang Dynasty, Great Wall, Fobidden City, bustling and modern Shanghai, ancient private gardens in Suzhou, and tranquil water town...
Tour Code: TCG-L-009
Destinations: Kunming, Shangri-la, Lijiang, Chengdu, Xi'an, Beijing, Shanghai
Experience the style, elegance and luxury, reminiscent of different glorious bygone ages. Witness the great treasures of China, experience the finest traditions of ethnic groups' hospitality and retire to great buildings, towns and cities that echo with history. It's a great tour of China you'll remember for a lifetime...
Tour Code: TCG-L-006
Destinations: Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing
The 10 day metropolis tour starts from the southern city Guangzhou, where you will see the typical Guangzhou buildings, ancient historical sites as well as the busy modern streets; you will also visit the bustling the bund as well as the imperial capital city Beijing.
Tour Code: TCG-L-005
Destinations: Guangzhou, Zhangjiajie, Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong, Xi'an, Beijing
Fly from Guangzhou to Zhangjiajie for the breathtaking scenery of Zhangjiajie, the magnificent mountains, unique shaped stone pillars, mysterious valley & karst cave, green vegetation and crystal water are what the natural offered. Go to Chengdu for the fairy land – Jiuzhaigou velley which offers another kind of pristine...
Tour Code: TCG-L-002
Destinations: Beijing, Datong, Taiyuan, Pingyao, Xi'an, Luoyang, Zhengzhou, Shanghai
A perfect balance of history, culture, sights and experiences. Jump from old Beijing and the expansive Great Wall to the mammoth carved statues at Yungang Grottoes and the Pingyao Ancient City, Shaolin Temple - the Mecca of Kung fu, Xi'an - known as the eastern terminus of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army,...
Tour Code: TCG-L-032
Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Chongqing, Yichang, Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Hong Kong
Experience the natural wonders and culture of China by taking this China Impression Tours. It spans from the Olympic city Beijing and ends at the bustling metropolitan Hongkong, you will enjoy everything from the magnificent imperial complex in Beijing to the spectacular sights including the Terracotta Warriors, Three Gorge...
Tour Code: TCG-L-041
Destinations: Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Xi'an, Zhangjiajie, Guangzhou
Ready to pursue the adventure travel trip of your dreams in China? Whether you want to trek in Jiuzhaigou Valley, hug the adorable pandas in Chengdu, see the Avatar Hallelujah Mountain in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, admire the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, or explore the famous family temple in Guangzhou, the begin...
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China is an ideal getaway all year round. Whenever you come, China has something for you. While the best time to visit China is in April, May, September and October. Traveling during these period would be rewarded with comfortable weather and breathtaking landscape, while that also means your travel cost will likely be higher, too. Traveling in other months is also suggested, because you would be rewarded with extraordinary landscape, less crowded attraction area as well as cheap accommodation. In winter, enjoying world-famous ice festival in Harbin and experiencing the spree of Chinese New Year are also what you can not miss. Traveling during this period seems more money-efficient but still travel-effective.
High Season vs Low Season
High Seasons in China:
• Labor Day (May 1, 3 days duration)
• National Day (October 1, 7 days duration)
• University Holidays: Summer holiday (June-September) and Winter holiday (January-February)
Many people plan a visit during high seasons. However it is not always the best choice. During high seasons tickets for trains, planes, as well as accommodations at hotels are hard to obtain, as great numbers of people travel during these times. It is highly recommended to join an organized tour if you must travel during high seasons, as doing so will certainly relieve you from the difficulties of obtaining tickets.
Low Seasons in China:
Compared with high seasons, low seasons couldn't be a better choice for visits. They offer you the following merits:
• Saving money. In low seasons, the related costs will be much lower than during the peak seasons. Entrance fees, travel ticket prices, and the goods sold in the places of interest will all cost less.
• Saving time. Low seasons offer you a more tranquil environment rather than a noisy, crowded place. It may take several hours to take a photo during peak time, while in low seasons you can enjoy yourself in the beautiful scenery without any interference.
China is a great country with numerous nationalities and each nationality has their own festivals. Should you be a Chinese culture lover, come during the time the festival you wish to see is happening.
Nearly each Chinese festival has its own legend and history. Please explore more details about Chinese festivals and determine your itinerary based on your favorite ones.
·Make a packing list and number them in order of importance.
·Reread you list. Think twice about the "desired or essential" items.
·Try to make the list as short as possible.
·Find related information about your destination and amend your list accordingly.
What to Pack
Travel light! Whenever you travel, remember that quality, not quantity is the order of the day. Hereafter are some useful tips for packing. Please read it carefully as it will surely help you.
·Do remember to take you passport, visas, related health certificates, tickets, ID, money, credit card, map, itinerary and other important documents needed during traveling
·Do remember to make a card upon which are your personal details in case of emergency
·Do remember to make copies for your important materials. It is strongly recommended that you additionally store a backup of your information in your email account or other on-line storage.
·Do remember to bring guide and phrase books related your destination.
·Do not pack important items unprotected; put them into a waterproof bag to prevent damage.
·Do not carry too much money all in one place, spread it around your pockets.
·Do not keep your credit card and identification card together.
·Do not take too many reading materials, 1-3 copies is ok.
·Do check the climate of your destination, and then see what kind of clothes you require.
·Do remember to take leisurewear which will keep you relaxed and comfortable.
·Do remember to take clothes that dry easily.
·Do remember to take a waterproof and umbrella.
·Do not take too many formal clothes, one or two is enough.
·Do not bring natural fibred clothing as it is hard to dry and are heavier than synthetics.
·Do not forget to bring sunhat, sunglasses and sun block in summer
·Do not forget to take you toiletries and your personal items such as toothbrush, towel and so on.
·Do not take sturdy clothes
·Do not wear military-styled clothing in case of unnecessary misunderstandings.
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Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel shoes
T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear
Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and travel shoes
Overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats; In northern China, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes are required
·Do remember to take a power convert and adapter plugs. China's electrical system operates at 220 volts
·Do remember to take razor, alarm clock, camera and enough film as well as extra batteries
·Do not take too many electrical products which can be bought anywhere or are provided by hotels, hair dryers for example. It will be a burden for you.
·Do remember prescribed medications.
·Do remember to prepare some drugs for emergency use, including Aspirin, vitamins, anti-inflammatory, anti-histamines, remedy for diarrhea and antacid.
·Do take along your medical history (Blood Group, Allergies, and Known Medical Conditions) and keep in your first-aid kit. This may be helpful if you need to see a doctor or become incapacitated.
·Do not carry excessive quantities of drugs; you may encounter problems at China Customs.
·Do not bring a pharmacy, just bring the essentials.
·Roll your clothes instead of folding them or use vacuum bags. In this way you will save a lot of space and provide extra protection for your clothing.
·Put the items your will use regularly at the top.
·Bring several plastic bags with you. You will find many uses for them during your trip.
·Remember the rules on carrying liquids; you may have to remove them at your point of departure.