Trip Planning FAQs
What to see in China for first time travelers?
Brimming with tourism resources, China never stops delighting travelers. For first time travelers, hereunder list top travel destinations for your reference, including Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai and Yangtze Cruise. Flourishing in history and culture, Beijing and Xi'an will make you get mesmerized in splendid architecture and historic ruins, such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors. What makes Guilin outshines than others is its breathtaking natural scenery, especially for the picturesque landscape along Li River cruise. As an evocative world financial center, Shanghai is also a multi-cultural metropolis of history and modernity. It's highly recommended to add a few more visits to these cities together per your interest and request for your China best tours.
For a second time traveler, what are the recommended destinations?
For most travelers, the second time to China may cater more on an adventurous visit to some distinctive scenic spots. Chengdu will be a good choice to date with lovely pandas and observe their living habitats. In addition, the fairytale world - Jiuzhaigou should not be missed when touring Chengdu. If interested in Tibetan Buddhism, Tibet will meet your demand and help you unveil the mystery of this holy region. For those who are curious about ethnic minorities' folklore and customs, cities from southwestern area, such as Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la, Guiyang, Kaili, and Zhaoxing, are good options. If you are eager to explore the Silk Road, you can feel the exotic culture and enjoy intriguing landscape in Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar and more cities. For mountaineering enthusiasts, Zhangjiajie and Mt. Huangshan will satisfy your needs as well as accompanying with stunning views. What mentioned above are just a drop in a bucket. Contact us, and our travel consultants will customize the best tours of China according to your request and interest.
How many days are needed for a China land tour?
The more destinations you plan to visit, the longer your travel duration will last. The typical China tours will take around two weeks to immerse you in the history, culture, development and natural beauty of China, mainly covering Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Guilin and Yangtze Cruise. If you just plan for a single city package, three or four days will be enough to get an overall impression. For an in-depth China private tour, three or four weeks are required to explore popular travel destinations like Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai as well as some more unique regions such as Tibet, Dunhuang and Chengdu. We are dedicated to customizing practical and hassle-free best China tour packages according to your preferred destinations.
When is the best time to travel to China?
Within wide geographical area, China is indeed characterized by four distinct seasons and big regional climate differences. In general, late March to May in spring and September to October are the best months with mild temperature to visit most tourists' attractions in China. Since Oct. 1st to 7th is the National Day Holiday, almost every scenic spot is extremely crowded at this time, so try to avoid travelling during this so-called Chinese Golden Week Holiday. If you plan to tour within limited budget, December to next February will give you big discounts on hotel and airfare, and you can enjoy your best China tours at leisure pace without tourist crowds.