More About China
Welcome to China, a country boasting history like no other! The natural beauty of China is a sight to behold , with serene landscapes, snow-capped peaks and even sandy desert. The country is so vast that the diversity in surroundings is unbelievable. Steeped in history, you can visit the Great Wall of China or the Forbidden City, leaving with memories of some of the most iconic places in the world. Explore the hustle and bustle of the cities of Shanghai and Beijing, with modern architecture and breathtaking skylines. And while doing all that, enjoy the variety of cuisine from region to region, tasting some of the culinary delights that China has to offer, from Peking duck to Dim Sum! A holiday to China will be a holiday etched in your memory for the rest of your life.
Highlights / Things To Do
Great Wall of China
- The most iconic sight in China, the Great Wall of China winds its way through the stark landscapes of north China. Stretching around 4,000 miles, the wall has long been seen as a symbol of power and strength. There are many sections of the wall easily accessible from Beijing. It is one of the most unbelievable things you’ll ever lay eyes upon.
Li River Cruise
- One of the most peaceful things you can do in China is the Li River Cruise. Take a voyage down the river from the city of Guilin to the resort town of Yangshuo, while gazing at the picturesque countryside scenery. The river cruise takes around four hours, and once you arrive in Yangshuo you can take part in rock climbing, walking and even bamboo rafting!
The Forbidden City
- What was once The Imperial Palace from 1420 to 1912, the Forbidden City dominates the centre of Beijing and is the world's largest palace complex. It was off limits to the public for 500 years unless you were specifically invited. With marvellous views from the outside, and ancient artefacts on the inside, enjoy a piece of Chinese history and spectacular architecture.
Chongqing Zoo and Panda House
- Watch the pandas as they eat bamboo in their natural habitat at Chongqing Zoo and Panda House. Located right on the Yangtzee river, Chongqing Zoo is home to red pandas, giraffes and even the rare South China tiger!
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