China is an intriguing land that immerses you in six millennia of history and civilization while at the same time it dazzles you with ultramodern architecture and cutting-edge culture. China also tempts you with its regional cuisines, enriches you with one-of-a-kind experiences and awes you with its natural beauty. And while it’s exotic and different, China is safe. So, it’s no exaggeration to say that the trip of a lifetime awaits you in China, now. Providing high quality of trips backed by tremendous expertise in the, We are here to help you to uncover the very best of China for you.
We can give you the China trip of your dreams, whatever your budget, interests or travel style. First-time visitors may tour those forever-favorite sites in China that stays in Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an and Hong Kong on our Golden Triangle tour. You’ll feel the echoes of empires past in the Forbidden City, scale the parapets of the Great Wall, see the awesome sight of Xi’an’s 6,000 Terracotta Warriors and delight in the vibrant metropolises of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Returning visitors may wish to venture further to explore China in depth. You can trek across the Silk Road following in the footsteps of ancient merchants and Marco Polo to the country’s western outposts. Journey to Tibet, the “Rooftop of the World” where devotion and tradition reign amid the monasteries and peaks of the mighty Himalayas. Or take our Legendary Shangri-la tour to explore the mountain paradise. Travelers desiring a bit more flexibility as well as a private guide, car and driver can opt for our Independent Journey packages.
Our itineraries and packages are thoughtfully planned so you that can experience China to the fullest. Not only the journeys show you China’s world-renowned highlights, they also reveal the country’s hidden gems. You can visit the ancient walled city of Pingyao, perhaps the best-preserved Ming-and-Qing Dynasty town in the entire country. Take in a grand musical show, “Impression Liu Sanjie,” staged at the world’s largest natural theater, featuring a cast of 600 and set against the backdrop of the Li River and the ethereal limestone karsts of Yangshou. Or sail along the most atmospheric stretches of the legendary Yangtze River aboard a 5-star Victoria Cruises’ ship. You’ll voyage past verdant peaks, ornate pagodas, sheer cliffs and the breathtaking Three Gorges as well as tour the area’s historic dam project—the largest hydroelectric project in the world. Trips with us also let you experience life like the locals and insiders do as you feast on a regional delicacies, like Kunming’s “Cross the Bridge Noodles” or take a pedicab tour of through the warren of narrow streets and traditional courtyard homes that make up Beijing’s hutongs.
A vacation with us steeps you in China’s wealth of culture, history and natural marvels. In fact, China is home to 35 UNESCO World Heritage sites, considered to be of outstanding value to all humanity. Every one of our tours feature visits to the most famous of these wonders in China. And many of our trips take you to lesser-known World Heritage sites, like the Old Town of Lijiang, the Mogao Caves and Suzhou’s Classic Gardens. Our expert guides also bring the past alive with visits to museums and monuments of the revolution. Since tradition is the lifeblood of the land, the mystique of old Cathay lingers in the everyday. Live it as you tuck into a retro apothecary shop dispensing traditional Chinese remedies or as you sip Dragonwell tea during a tea ceremony at a Hangzhou tea plantation. Beyond doubt, China is a living museum. But it is constantly evolving, too. Gain insights into the country’s changes and emerging culture on a visit to the futurist spires of Shanghai’s Pudong Area. Not surprisingly, growth-oriented China’s fast-forward city of Shanghai will host the 2010 World Expo—an event likened to the Games devoted to innovations in economy, science and technology.
The chance to connect with the locals is a hallmark of the our journey. Instead of being insulated in a bubble, you’ll meet some of China’s 56 ethnic peoples as you hone your bargaining skills at open-air bazaars with the descendents of Middle-Eastern merchants on the Silk Road’s far-flung western outposts. Rub shoulders with the Shanghai glitterati that frequent the luxe lounges and upscale eateries of European-style Bund. Mingle with the Naxi people who live in rustic villages in the hauntingly beautiful mountains of Shangri-la. Or visit a typical Beijing or Tibetan family at home. Meetings such as these make all the difference in your travels.
China is full of surprising colors, sights, tastes and sounds. we invite you to savor them as you delight in traditional performances including ethnic folk dances, Beijing operas, acrobatic feats and martial arts presentations. Thrill to exhilarating events and vibrant festivals like the 2008 Games in Beijing, Formula 1 racing in Shanghai, the week-long extravaganza that is Chinese New Year in Hong Kong or the Shoton Festival in Tibet where a massive silk tapestry of Buddha is unfurled down a mountainside. And relish China’s delectable regional cuisines: the hearty dishes of the North, the spicy fare of Sichuan cookery, the fresh, delicate flavors of Cantonese cuisine and more.