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Today China is a bewildering blend of modern mega-cities, high-speed bullet trains, ancient monuments and traditional life. Beijing's epic Forbidden City is a stone's throw from the Great Wall, the ancient town of Pingyao and the Terracotta Warriors of Xi’an. Travel the Three Gorges on a Yangtze cruise, visit the pandas in Chengdu, explore the stunning national parks of central China or spend time experiencing the lush paddies and limestone peaks of the south. Beautiful Yunnan Province is home to charming small towns and spectacular mountain scenery or, for the more adventurous, the Silk Road can be followed as it snakes through the deserts of the west. For something completely different, Tibet has retained its sacred Buddhist traditions and remains unlike anywhere else in the country. With our knowledge and experience we can help to create a unique holiday to China that is tailored exactly to your requirements.

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When to Visit

This is a general overview suggesting when to travel in the country.
Please note that this may not directly apply to any specific itinerary or region.













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Essential Information

Capital: Beijing Main Language: Mandarin / Cantonese Time Zone: GMT + 8 Currency: Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Customer Testimonial

“Just a quick email to say thanks again for your organisational skills in putting together our trip to China. Once again exceeded all expectations, Guides and Drivers all excellent. Our outstanding Merit Award must go to Lucy our guide in Beijing, she was so dedicated, always early stayed with us to the very last ensuring our transfer on to the next guide was seamless.”

SL & DW - China - May 2014

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