China isn't a country - it's a different world. Unless you have a couple of years and unlimited patience, it's best to follow a loose itinerary here, such as following the Silk Road, sailing down the Yangzi River, or exploring the Dr Seuss landscape of Guangxi Province.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Xi'an Gourmet Walking Tour at Night


This 3-hour walking tour of downtown Xi'an will surely whet your appetite and satisfy any cravings you may have! Taste ten different kinds of local delicacies and enjoy a wide variety of authentic Chinese dishes on this gourmet tour.

Private Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Sites and Optional Hot Springs Spa in Beijing


Explore Beijing's architectural wonders and experience its cultural delights on this full-day private tour. With your expert guide, discover the ambitious nature of ancient Chinese architecture as you hike the Ming Dynasty-era Great Wall at Mutianyu. Later, compare this with the modern architecture of the the 2008 Olympic's Bird's Nest and the Water Cube. If you choose the additional option, unwind in natural hot springs at the Chunhuiyan Hot Springs Resort. Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle and an authentic Chinese lunch are included.


Private Tour: Day Trip to Chuandixia


Take a day trip from Beijing to Chuandixia Village, a Ming Dynasty settlement famous for its well-preserved courtyard homes. Climb the steep stairs and walk through the stone-paved lanes to see the historic architecture that will take you back to ancient China. You'll also get to see the rural countryside and enjoy a homemade meal prepared by locals.


Xi'an Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Show


There is no better way to experience a different culture than to try out the local food, right? Enjoy a night in Xi'an feasting on a Dumpling Banquet, whilst sitting back and relaxing to a cultural Tang Dynasty Show filled with vibrant costumes, colorful dance and traditional music that have graced the region for centuries. This is a wonderful introduction to this ancient city.


Beijing's Present and Past: Olympic Park and Hutong Tour


On this guided full-day trip, see Beijing's incredible modern architecture at the Olympic Park, the site of the 2008 Olympic Games. Explore the site of the opening and closing ceremonies at the Bird's Nest and see the site of the aquatic competitions at the Water Cube. Get a feel for Old Beijing as you ride in a rickshaw down the hutongs - the narrow streets of Beijing. Visit the home of a Chinese family with your local guide and sample fragrant Chinese tea at a tea tasting.