Lyn Wong - Our Professional China Travel Expert
When I was a little girl, I have dreamed to be a bird so that I can fly to the sky and see things that a little child cannot see. A few years later, I wanted to be a friend of Doraemon who has a magic door that leads to every corner of the world. When I grew up, I realized that how much I loved traveling, and to see around this world through my own eyes has become my most romantic dream since then.
Over the past few years, I have been to ancient cities like Beijing and Xian to feel Chinese long history and splendid culture; I have also seen incredible natural beauty in Zhangjiajie, Yunnan as well as Tibet. I have travelled a lot and experienced a lot. Now as a travel consultant in Chengdu Bamboo International Tours, I have helped over a thousand of foreign travelers to plan for their China trips. It always made me so proud of this job when my guests told me they have thoroughly enjoyed the tour, and will definitely recommend China and our company to their families and friends. Last year, one of my guests Mrs. Wendy from USA wrote to me after they finished a 16 days China trip with us: “Your tour guides were all great. I don't know how you find such great people to be ambassadors for their cities, but very much enjoyed our time with all of them! I would certainly recommend you and your company to any of my friends planning travel to China”. I think this could be the highest compliment to a travel consultant, and it deepened my love to this job.
My dear friends, I’m always here to help you work out the best travel plan and make it happen. You just need to make up your mind and contact us, and we will bring you a worry free journey. What are you waiting for? Come on and let me show you the real China!
Amazing Travelogues Written by Lyn
Travel with Lyn: 5 Days Impressive Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang Tour
Written on Nov 25, 2019
Travel with Lyn: 6 Days Lijiang and Dali Amazing Tour
Written on October 22, 2018
5 Days Upstream Yangtze River Cruise on November
Written on December 26, 2016
Travel with Lyn: 4 Days Shanghai City Tour
Written on June 26, 2016
3 Days City tour in Beijing during National Holiday
Written on January 14, 2016
Travel with Lyn: One Day City Tour in Charming Xiamen
Written on January 4, 2016
Get Inspired by Lyn's Valued Customers' Travel Stories
Caring Coronavirus Donation to Wuhan from Warm Friend Guest after 3 China Trips
Ronald from USA enjoyed 3 China trips customized by Lyn since 2017. He gave the warm-hearted donation to Wuhan, the disaster area of Coronavirus outbreak at end of 2019, and encouraged the medical team and Chinese people to go through the difficulty!
- Mr.Ronald (USA)
- (9-14 Days) 2017~2019
- Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Huangshan, Chengdu, Tibet, Wudangshan, etc.
Journey of Treasures - Hugging Nine Cities in Summer
In 22 days, we managed to see a far bit of the country. We started in Beijing had 4 days there and we went to The Forbidden City, go to the top and overlook Tiananmen Square which was amazing. Peking Opera Show...
- Paul (Australia)
- 22 Days (2017.07.31~2017.08.21)
- Beijing - Datong - Pingyao - Xian - Chengdu - Guilin - Yangtze - Shanghai
Hello, Poetic and Picturesque China
There were six of us travelling together. We used China Discovery to help us plan and visit Guilin, Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai. They arranged all our flights and train travel starting in Hong Kong and ending in Shanghai.
- Mr.Doug (Canada)
- (13 Days)2017.04.09 ~ 2017.04.21
- Hong Kong - Guilin - Xian - Chengdu - Yangtze - Shanghai
View Lyn's Valued Customers' Travel Photos
Know What Our Customers Say about Lyn & Their Trips
Thanks for your suggestions. We are so happy to hear that China has come out of the crises in such a short time.. We are still struggling here. We wish you and your family as well as China Discovery staff all the best..
Reviewed on March 21, 2020
- Carmen Dominguez,
Dear Ms. Lyn Wang,
We are all doing well. Hope you and your family and friends are fine, too.
This is indeed a moment of great apprehension all over the world.
We are aware of the news worldwide and our governors are taking severe measures to fight this terrible and deadly virus. The number of people who have contracted the virus is increasing here and surely your suggestions are very useful.
Thank you for thoughtfulness and attention. I will certainly send my friends your kind words.
I hope things get better soon.
Reviewed on March 21, 2020
what a nice surprise to hear from you!
We are fine, me and my family are quarantined at home.
We are following the rules of our government, and I think we'll make it.
We still remember the nice trip we made last year thinks to your help.
I hope you too are in good health, and your relatives.
We see China as a great example now, and I hope we'll be able to get out of this nightmare and be able to travel again.
I wish you all the best and thanks again for your email and good hints.
I'm also worried about your job, that without tourist must be suffering a lot.
Thanks a again
Antonio, Gianna, Andrea and Luca
Reviewed on March 19, 2020
- Seng, Singapore
Thank you for your email.
We enjoy the Harbin trip very much especially the 雪乡和亚布利。 It was totally an unexpected experiences for all of us.
Our challenges are the super cool weather and the taste of the 东北菜. Staying at Snow Village and sleeping on kang炕bed
is like sleeping over a stove. You will feel warmer and warmer as you lay on your back. Egg is very previous and you are given only
one egg with an exchange of a breakfast voucher. 哈哈哈太冷鸡不生蛋。
May I suggest to give more information and price expectation on optional activities such as Yangcao mountain, snow tubing, skiing
before departure for customer to plan and make decision. Overall, we paid extra 1380rmb per person to enjoy the optional activities
which was not budgeted into the trip.
Your services and prompt response is excellent and surely I will recommend you & your company to my friends & family.
Hopefully I will make another trip to China soon.
Thank you once again.
Reviewed on January 22, 2020
- Ronald, USA
I know you are celebrating but I wanted you to know we made it back to California OK. Thank you for the fine tour. All the guides were great.
Reviewed on January 21, 2020
- Serene, Singapore
Thank you for all the arrangements- Derrick has been good.
Reviewed on January 15, 2020
- Scott Neale & Julie Morgan, USA
Hello Ms. Wang,
First, thank you for the lovely gift sent to our hotel, we will cherish it in our house upon our return.
Secondly, I must thank you for providing Ms. Cherry as our host and guide. She was absolutely wonderful! She made our trip so special and gave us such an appreciation for your country, and the people.
We just arrived in Hong Kong from our flight from Chengdu. In two days, we continue onto Sydney Australia for New Years Eve. If you would like me to send some photos of our time in Chengdu, I will be happy to upon our return to the states.
I will highly recommend your company to my friends, and will also post a high, positive review on Tripadvisor. I am also already considering when we could take another trip to China to experience more. I will certainly use your company, and hope for those trips we can be provided the services of Ms. Cherry again.
Once again, thank you and your company for your assistance and services. Have a wonderful holiday season!
Scott Neale and Julie Morgan
Reviewed on December 23, 2019
- Peggy, Canada
We received all the lovely pandas. Thank u very much. We enjoyed our trip very much. Jason is very pleasant and helpful.
Reviewed on November 15, 2019
- Carol & Dave, Britain
We have just arrived home and would like to say an enormous Thank you. We had a fantastic time and your planning and arrangements all worked perfectly. We will certainly be sharing our good experience and photos with friends and family, and will definitely recommend you and China Discovery to anyone we know travelling to China in the future.
With very best wishes
Carol & Dave
Reviewed on November 14, 2019
- Joseph, USA
Dear Lyn Wang,
Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the Tour you scheduled for us. It was really great having the tour guides and drivers at each location to make sure we were on schedule and were able to get to the next location on time. We could not have done nearly as much of the tour on our own.
Each of the four (4) tour guides was very helpful and fully knew their area. Sherry in Chongqing and Bailey in Shanghai were outstanding.
I took many pictures so it will be a few days before I can edit and load them on my computer. When I do, I will send you some of the highlights.
It was a great trip and we certainly will recommend your Company and specifically Lyn Wang to anyone we know that plans on going to China.
Thanks again for a Job Well Done.
Reviewed on November 07, 2019
- Mukund and Seema, India
Delighted to see your email. Yes, we are both fine and I must say that our China trip worked out extremely well thanks to you. Right from the word go, you have been so helpful and prompt in all your responses. Your advice was great and the choice of places to visit was just right. We do appreciate your help mid-way in getting our room in Novotel, Beijing, changed. All our tour guides – Yoyo in Beijing, Fiona in Hangzhou and Melody in Shanghai were very polite, friendly, helpful and flexible. So were the drivers too. Please covey our heartfelt thanks to all of them. Our thanks are also due to Mark who picked us up when we landed in Shanghai and Tina who was there to pick us up, help us with ticketing and drop us off twice at the Shanghai Railway Station. The weather was good throughout and everything went exactly as planned. Without doubt, we will recommend you and China Discovery to our friends. In fact, we have done so to many already.
Many thanks again and warm regards from both of us,
Reviewed on November 6, 2019
- Donna Savage, USA
Thank you for your email. We have enjoyed this trip tremendously. We want to give a special thank you to Sheri in Chongqing. We thought she went beyond her duties to insure we were well taken care of. All guides were very informative and helpful but we thought she went beyond her duties to insure we were well taken care of. Also Bailey in Shanghai was excellent. We really liked Shanghai.
Aside from experiencing language barriers which was difficult for us at times, we had a good experience. I’m sure Mr Weichman will send you a followup once we arrive at home.
Reviewed on November 5, 2019
- Vivien, USA
We had a very good time in Tianjin and would definitely do another tour through you and recommend you. Please be aware the ferris wheel in Tianjin is complicated for non Chinese to get on! It requires filling out long forms electronically and paying with an ap, not real money. We went for a walk instead!
Reviewed on November 4, 2019
- Suzanne, USA
So nice to meet you. The trip went so smoothly, it was such a pleasure to have all those arrangements made ahead of time. Thank you for all your hard work.
Reviewed on October 29, 2019
- Livia, Italy
Please ignore this mail. We’d a great time with Caroline today, yesterday we just had some misunderstanding.
She was very nice with us, considering that we wanted to change the program in Shanghai.
She made her best to satisfy our needs, and we’d a wonderful time togheter.
I want to thank you because our trip was wonderful in China!
Everything worked perfectly, and we sastified all our desires.
Unfortunately we didn’t receive your present in Chengdu.
We’ll prepare a wonderful review for China Discovery and your job.
Thank you so much for everything!
Reviewed on October 26, 2019
- Mike, USA
Thank you for your email. Our tour yesterday was very good. The guide, Ms. Melody, was great as was the driver. Traffic was difficult, but that’s impossible to avoid. So it was a good day. My work colleagues also enjoyed the day very much.
Yes, I will keep your info future reference for myself and others.
I am unable to send you photos now as they seem to be removed when I try to email. I may try to share a couple of photos once I return to the US and my regular Internet connection.
Thank you for organizing this trip for us.
Reviewed on October 21, 2019
- Candice, USA
Yes it was fantastic- Vivian was cool and funny we enjoyed her company. Both guides were exceptional and very flexible.
Reviewed on October 14, 2019
- Franck, France
My 2 days hike has just finished and it was really great. So thank you for helping me to organize this hike. And I want to specify that I really enjoyed the company of my guide Mr David（张国亮). He has been really great and careful with me and the hike will not have been the same without him. And the driver (张伟泉) was also nice. Thanks a lot to both of them, and to you. Also to inform you that my phone number and wechat will not work after tomorrow.
Reviewed on October 11, 2019
- Fiona, Brett, Mackenzie, New Zealand
It is good to hear from you. We wanted to say a very big thank you for everything. All arrangements you made for us were perfect and all went very well. We loved the Yangtze Cruise. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. The scenery was beautiful and the food amazing. We will definitely use you again for any further trips to China and I have already recommended you to friends visiting next year.
Thank you SO much as you made our holiday very special. The guides were fantastic and very informative. We loved China and do hope we can visit again.
Reviewed on October 6, 2019
- Cartha, USA
We had an incredible experience in China! Your planning made everything go so smoothly and our guides were so informative and helpful. Please find attached four pictures taken from some of our favorite places. Take care
Family Tour in China
Reviewed on October 6, 2019
- Dawn, Australia
we have now arrived home and I would like to thank you for a truly
wonderful trip - we have so many amazing memories to thank you for.
Your help and organisation from beginning to end was excellent - thank you for being so responsive and patient with all my queries - I am amazed the whole trip ran so smoothly, which is a credit to you!
Our personal favourites:
Our favourite hotels were Longsheng Lian Lodge, Yangshuo Tea Cozy, St Regis (Lhasa). Our least favourite hotels were Grand Soluxe hotel (Dunhuan) and Huangshan Xihai hotel.
Our favourite guide was Ms Tu Tu - Zhangjiajie - she was amazing at negotiating long queues and tourist buses.
We really loved all the amazing locations - Dunhuang was our least favourite -
more time in the Mogao Grottoes would have been nice.
Thank you again Lyn for showing us your amazing country.
Reviewed on October 4, 2019
- Rajani, USA
We would like to thank you for arranging such a wonderful tour of China.
We commend you for having taken great pains to arrange such a magnificent tour, by providing all the comforts and needs in a foreign country.
The tour was memorable in quite a few aspects. Sight seeing and the services of the guides were superb.
The accommodation was first class except for the Sheraton in Guilin.
The food was exceptional. We were very much worried about the availability of vegetarian food, but whole group was totally gratified with selection of restaurants by the guides.
Regarding the tour guides we would like to single out three exceptional ones. Yo yo in Beijing, Wady in Xian and Maria in Shanghai. All three were very informative, friendly, fluent in english and took care of all our needs in superb manner. We wish we had an opportunity to meet with you in Chengdu and express our gratitude to you in person for arranging this wonderful tour. We will definitely recommend you and your company to all our friends.
Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin...
Reviewed on September 22, 2019
- Kevin, USA
I returned home a few days ago and I'm doing fine. The trip went very well. I really enjoyed my time in Lhasa and I've already told some friends and family about it.
Reviewed on September 19, 2019
- Judy, Singapore
Thanks Lyn for looking after my Aunt Tan Sock Kia n her daughter Alison Hack - they both enjoyed Hangzhou very much n will travel with you again n also will recommend you to their friends!!
Reviewed on September 13, 2019
- Brian, USA
The trip was great. I had an amazing time. I really enjoyed the food and the beautiful scenery. All of the guides were friendly and knowledgeable. You did a great job organizing the tour. I hope to go back to China again soon. Maybe next year. I am attaching some photos from the trip.
Mountains, Rivers,and Cities of China
Reviewed on September 5, 2019
- ANN SOON HO, Singapore
We had a great time Lyn. Thank you.
Reviewed on September 2, 2019
- Javier Vásquez, Spain
Dear Lyn Wang,
I appreciate everything you have done to me and my group. They and I are very happy for travelling in a short part of China.
Surely, next time I return back to China again and take contact with you before as well. I have another group that want to get there. So, this year I start to prepare next trip to China. I would like change a couple of cities and do a little longer, 10 0r 12 days, it depends the price.
Next time could be Beijing and....
Well, next time we will to talk about it...meanwhile...
Thank you so much.
Reviewed on August 27, 2019
- Rosemary, New Zealand
Thank you very much for your great organisation of our trip, we had a fantastic time and the guides were very knowledgeable, especially Mr Pippo in Tibet. We haven't sorted our photos as yet but will send some when we do. My only comment would be to include in the itinerary the need to change trains in Xining when travelling from Xian to Lhasa - our guide had mentioned this but was not correct about the time - so this was a surprise to us when everyone got off the train 2 hours before we were expecting it.
Thank you again for a wonderful trip.
Reviewed on August 25, 2019
- Antonio, Italy
We have just landed in Paris, but we are still thinking about the wonderful trip you have organized.
The troubles we had are absolutely normal in a trip as complex as our. I’ll for sure consider you for my next trip in China and I’ll recommend you to my friends and colleagues. I’ll send you some pictures once I’m in Rome.
Thanks again for your efforts
Reviewed on August 23, 2019
- Ravi, Canada
South west China
All were spectacular
Shirley was patient to teach me even Chinese
She took me to an ancient 400 years old legacy house
I could pick up enough Chinese words and culture
I could learn about Mio Tang and Druam minority tribes
It was heavenly
I am longing for my next visit to China
Reviewed on August 20, 2019
- Nathalie, France
We enjoyed our trip very much. Both our guide and driver were efficient and gave us good informations. We are now going to Indonesia. I will try to find some time to send you pictures when I am back in France.
Reviewed on August 15, 2019
- Susan and Shelley, Canada
We are at the airport, ready to fly back to Canada. Thank you for all your support and to all the guides for taking such good care of us. All the best.
Reviewed on August 15, 2019
- Alberto Villar, Spain
We are in Madrid Back
Your organization was Great.
I really believe that your agency is worthy.
Thanks a Lot
Reviewed on August 9, 2019
- Ross Wrigley, Australia
Thank you for your email. We have now returned from our most interesting trip to China.
My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise aboard Yangtze 8.
Unfortunately my wife had to return to Australia for medical reasons before the cruise and was not able to come with us.
The highlights - Andrew and I particularly enjoyed the Little Three Gorges excursion and the Mini Three Gorges option as well. We chose the upstairs dining option and appreciated the quieter meals and friendly, helpful staff there.
I have included a couple of our pictures which you are welcome to use if you wish. I would recommend this cruise to others and thank you for your assistance in arranging our booking beforehand.
View on the Cruise Trip
Reviewed on August 1, 2019
- Sabina, Germany
Thank you for the perfect organization of our trip, we really enjoyed it. I posted a lot of pictures at Facebook and I hope people will discover China and its image among Israelis will improve.
We very appreciate our guides, they were very pleasant and helpful, and our drivers-we felt comfortable and safe.
I will recommend your company to our friends.
Reviewed on July 12, 2019
- S.Madhu, India
Thank you for arranging this tour, my team was very happy.
As per Contract suggestion, I have handed over the Complete tips money (Tour Guide + Car Driver) for Three days to Ms. Mary.
In future, if I want to Visit China, I shall contract your Company.
Reviewed on July 10, 2019
- Luiz Otavio, Brazil
Hello Ms Lyn
We are enjoying the tour. Everything here is so big and beautiful.
Our colegue is ok.
We didn't recipte any money except for the lunch from Ms Amanda.
Now we are in Pudong Airport.
Reviewed on June 23, 2019
- Marie Élise et Bernard et Marcel, France
Everything was Perfect
The young guy in the morning explained to us how to use metro for the evening return very clearly.
We had some rain at dazu, but not really disturbing.
Best regards from us.
Reviewed on June 18, 2019
- Senthil, India
BIG THANKS for your support and coordination in making our China Trip wonderful. Just returned this morning covering all written in the plan across three cities. The guides were wonderful - supportive, accommodative and knowledgeable and the plan well paced. Share our thanks and regards to all three - Helen, Kelly and Fergie.
Travel was very smooth and done seamlessly.
Sure would recommend you and China Discovery anyone trying to visit China.
Reviewed on June 8, 2019
- Pier and Marisa, Italy
thanks for all! We appreciate your organisation and your guides!
Reviewed on May 30, 2019
- Francisco, France
I arrived to Beijing... Thanks for everything, all good.
The guide in Xian, Jahana, was excellent.
Reviewed on May 30, 2019
We are now back in our normal daily routines. We loved the trip to China, and will send you a more detailed review within a couple of days.
Our pictures needs to be reviewed to find the best ones. I think we have a total of 1700, so we need to go through them and remove the ones that were taken by mistake showing our feet or similar.
Thank you for your and your guides support during our trip.
Reviewed on May 24, 2019
Hi Lyn, I had a great time!
Here are some of the pictures I took.
Thank you for all the support and I hope I can come back to China some day!
Beautiful Guilin & Huangshan
Reviewed on May 19, 2019
- Johnny Dwarkasing,
We are in dubai for our following holiday. Thanks you for a fine holiday in china. we had a pleasant time in china. Thank you very much on behalf of the family.
Reviewed on May 11, 2019
- Regine and Axel, Germany
Thank you for all. We had a great time in China, have seen so many things and have to digest (sorry for this word, Chinese people may not use it here) our impressions. Generally, everything went well and we would like to thank you and all the local guides and drivers for their excellent work.
Still we are in Xinyang, take the train to Changsha in the afternoon and by China Southern directly to Frankfurt.
Good wishes from
Reviewed on April 29, 2019
- Lisa, Germany
My parents enjoyed their time in China and on the cruise a lot. They were very well taken care of! Greetings,
Reviewed on April 28, 2019
- Jose, Spain
Thank you very much for all. I will email you the pictures in the coming days, one I download them. Sure, I will recommend you as your service and the tour were excellent.
Reviewed on April 24, 2019
- Wilson, Brunei
Everything is perfect.
Miss Tang and Mr Yu, both of them are very good and take good care of all things while we were there.
Yes, next trip to China, will definitely contact you and recommend your company again
Reviewed on March 28, 2019
- Jay, USA
Those are perfectly acceptable minor glitches and really appreciate you being available on your cellphone on each of those occasions to sort those out. In fact the replacement tour guide in Beijing (Cai) was by far the best guide of the entire trip. All designated tour guides had excellent command of English, they along with the drivers were thoroughly helpful, friendly, honest and professional, please convey our thanks to all of them. We loved your country and your people, had a really amazing, perfectly tailored and seamless trip. I would strongly recommend both China Discovery and you Lyn (really appreciated your prompt responses, flexibility and reasonable rates) to our friends and family without any reservations. Even we may go down there again in a couple of years and would probably include Chengdu next time.
Thanks again, best!
Reviewed on March 27, 2019
- Manny, USA
We had a wonderful time! The entire tour was beyond our expectation starting with Nancy from Chengdu, wonderful patient lady with good command of English. Our bullet train was great. The cruise was fantastic! Great service, even upgraded our cabin to suite. Our guide Charlie helped us for a nominal amount. He is very funny. The great gorges museum was wonderful. The highlight of the trip was the three gorges lift which was optional tour. Every penny was worth it.
I will definitely recommend you and your tour agency to my friends, we can’t stop talking about I to everyone we just arrived safely in manila today. Also Nancy from Yichang was also great, took us on a stroll along the river park and helped us at the airport. I will share some pictures soon.
Take care and good luck.
Reviewed on March 5, 2019
- Mrs. Dorely Rodriguez De Mochan, Columbia
The hotel was good location. The room comfortable and the coordination of the pickup were excellent. Only two observations, the breakfast for 4 starts hotel was only average, No western selections. And the Quingdao Airlines flight not comfortable but our return flight with Shandong Airlines was good. In conclusion we were happy with the services provided by your Company.
Reviewed on February 12, 2019
- Dieu, USA
Happy New Year! Sorry for the late reply... We had a nice time. The mountains were beautiful. Attached are some photos for you. We made the news in Huangshan as we were taking a selfie with our guide... LOL!
Snowy Yellow Mountain
Walking Path Covered by Snow
Reviewed on January 19, 2019
I’m back to Indonesia, thank you for your arrangement . We had a good time and we are amazed with Huangshan .
Happy Journey to Beijing
Reviewed on January 3, 2019
- Sugio, Indonesia
I’m back to Indonesia, thank you for your arrangement . We had a good time and we are amazed with Huangshan .
Reviewed on December 30, 2018
- Ester, Singapore
Miss Lyn Wang,
Just want to let you know we enjoyed the cruising trip very much. Thank you very much for the arrangment.
Reviewed on December 14, 2018
- John, USA
Thank you Lyn,
Issac was a good guide and I would recommend him to others.
I loved my trip to Putuoshan and feel very grateful for the opportunity. I hope to return someday.
Very best regards,
Statue of Avalokitesvara in Putuoshan
Reviewed on December 6, 2018
- Ety, Israel
I hope this email finds you well.
Thank you very much organizing the tour for us. Each step in our communication was excellent; starting with the communications with you in regards to the tour planning and organization and continue with the tour operation. The tour guides and the drivers were all very good and made our trip very interesting and easy. The hotel selections, the sites visited as well as the time allocation were all perfect and met our expectations.
In our next trip to China we will definitely approach you and your company again and we will be happy to recommend you to our friends.
Thank you very much!
Best regards and Happy New Year,
Reviewed on December 5, 2018
I would like to really appreciate the arrangements made by you and your team on our tour. It was a wonderful experience. Your guides were very friendly and especially I would like to appreciate Mr. Mike who is unmatchable asset to your team.
I will definitely share your contact details with all my friends and colleagues who are planning for a China Trip with my high recommendations. Since I took the photos in camera, I will download it and send it over to you later.
Once again thanks for all the arrangements made and appreciate your sincere efforts.
Thanks & Regards,
Reviewed on November 16, 2018
Hallo Mrs Lyn,
It was fabulous!
I arrived safely in Amsterdam on Tuesday, my wife will return from Hong Kong tomorrow.
Before we left for holiday we were a little bit afraid of the cleanliness of China and its people and the quality of the food. But all was surprisingly good. The hotels were very good and we hardly saw any litter on the streets. We noticed almost no spitting and everything was very clean. And also the food in the restaurants, chosen by your agency, was very fresh and tasteful. Only once we didn’t like the food but that was merely because we chose the wrong dish. So all above expectations!
The trip we made and the things we saw in Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Guilin, Xiamen and Hong Kong were very good and give us a real good insight in the way of living in China and its culture etc. All your guides knew all lot about the places we visited and gave us very much additional information. Especially Mr. Kai in Beijing is a very good storyteller. But also all the others: great compliments from us. The transportation was okay. Good and safe drivers. There might be more speed in them on the highways.
So, actually we don’t have any complaints about our holiday. China Discovery did a very good thing. In time we will send you some photos of our trip, but with over 2500 photo’s it will take us some time to select the best of them.
Reviewed on November 16, 2018
We liked Nancy very much, she gave us a wonderful last day in China and she was very kind to us. Her English was very good. We are just flying out to Hong Kong. Thank you for all your help in making our time in Sichuan really wonderful.
Reviewed on November 15, 2018
My sister & I have recently returned from a 6-day tour of Beijing & Xian arranged by your company. We were delighted with the arrangements made for our tour and by your very helpful assistance before and during our visit. We were especially grateful for the last-minute tickets you were able to arrange for our return to Beijing from Xian on the bullet train. Our guide in Beijing MARK LIUBAOGANG was incredibly accommodating, professional, informative with excellent English language skills and full of great advice. We would not hesitate to recommend him most highly. Our driver, Mr. Lee, was also friendly and efficient as was our guide in Xian.
Again, thank you so much for a wonderful experiencing Beijing and Xian. We will be happy to have our comments included in your advertisements and will be recommending your company to anyone we know who is planning a trip to China.
Reviewed on November 8, 2018
The cruise, the tours, the organization, and the service were all Fanta Eric! We had a great time. How would you like me to share pictures?
Reviewed on October 22, 2018
Just paid the guide cash RMB 3100. The guide is awesome!!
Reviewed on October 15, 2018
Good evening, Lyn,
I wanted to write to you before but I could not. Tell him that we have been very happy with all the service in general and in particular the driver's attention, always attentive and with the cold water prepared for us. The little lord Eva attended us very well, she did not leave us alone for a moment, worrying about us and of course explaining everything to us and answering our questions. Very nice and complacent. Rest assured that I will stay with your contact in case we return to visit other sites or our friends. All perfect.
Reviewed on October 15, 2018
- Mark and Dana,
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Hotel location was great. The experience on the mountain was wonderful. Nikki our guide made our visit easy. She is an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable, helpful and attentive. She went above and beyond helping us with transportation issues to Pudong airport.
Thanks for a great trip
Mark and Dana
Reviewed on October 9, 2018
- Graham, Germany
Yes, the gift was very much appreciated. Enjoying myself in Chengdu, although as you warned me, yesterday was very, very (make that 10 times very) busy in Leshan. Traffic was fine going there, we got there before 9:00AM, but coming home a different story. Left at 5:30PM arrived at 9:30PM. I felt sorry for the driver as he missed dinner with his family.
Once again thank you for all of your help with my two bookings. Arrangements could not have been handled any better and I got to see everything that I had planned to see. Also, Ms Lee in Zhangjiajie was a great tour guide. She could see that I liked to walk and she made sure that that is what we did plenty of.
Reviewed on October 4, 2018
I would like to thank you for planning the trip and acompening us on it.
For the gifts we got (including the fruits ) thank you for everything. You are most welcome to visit us here in Israel.
With great gratatude
Reviewed on September 29, 2018
- Au, Australia
We have returned home on Wed early morning after the Yangtze River Cruise on Century Paragon. We have enjoyed the upstream cruise tremendously and thanks for making it possible for both of us. Our request for the choice of executive suite was acceded and we have had a comfortable stay on board the cruise ship (Day 1 Pic). The cruise ship managers, Jeffery and Nancy were helpful and friendly. They provided us with good advice and suggestions and there was never a dull moment on the cruise ship. We were treated with Captain's Bridge Tour (Wheel House) on Day 4 and it was an eye-opening experience. We got to see what's the captain does behind the wheel.
The shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam and the Ship Lift, boat excursion to the Goddess Stream and land excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda were enjoyable. We would like to share five pictures with you and you may place our feedback/comments and the 5 pictures at your website. We will recommend your cruise service to friends and family if they are keen on a cruise holiday.
Land tour to Shibaozhai Pagoda
Our comfortable executive suite for the upstream cruise onboard Century Paragon
Reviewed on September 27, 2018
- Wendy00, USA
I hope this note finds you well. I'm so glad you e mailed me! I did stop sending you WeChat messages after each city - I was afraid I was being annoying. Oliver, Nicole and Maria were all great. I don't know how you find such great people to be ambassadors for their cities, but very much enjoyed our time with all of them! They all took very good care of us. I would certainly recommend China Discovery to any of my friends planning travel to China.
Is there a website where we can write a review of China Discovery? We have a website called 'Trip Advisor' that many people use to find travel recommendations. Is there one - or a couple sites - that you find direct clients to you? We would be happy to write a review there - to let other travelers know about our great experience with China Discovery.
Here's a picture of the four of us in Shanghai taken by Maria. I think we all look pretty happy!
China is a great country and we had a lovely time there - thanks to all our tour guides and your careful planning. That combination made for a very enjoyable and relaxing time. Thanks again Lyn and let me know if you have any websites to write reviews. If no, I'll just put something on 'Trip Advisor' and send you a copy.
We are in beautiful Yuyuan Garden of Shanghai
Reviewed on September 20, 2018
- Jeff, USA
The guides for Zhangjaijie and Shanghai were great.
We had a wonderful time and will certainly recommend you and your service to all our friends.
Thanks for all your help.
Reviewed on September 20, 2018
- SonjaShauna, USA
Ok thanks for the prompt response Lyn. Out of the 4 guides we had, he was the only one that did not seem to represent the top-notch professionalism and grace we have experienced with you and the other three tour guides.
Thank you for arranging for Yenny to see us off later today.
Also, thank you for being an excellent travel advisor. We are truly happy with the courteousness and promptness of the customer service. We will be highly recommending you and the company to our families and friends for future private China tours. Isaac, Alex and Timo are all wonderful and we would definitely request for their services again in the future.
Reviewed on September 18, 2018
- Mr. Hayashi,
Thanks Ms. Lyn Wang
Now my trip was finished and I stay in Chengdu one night to breathe.
2nd day morning in Tibet, that means 1st sightseeing day, special event was held once a year at temple, our guide changed schedule for this, but so many visitors gathered. So we must have given up joining in this special event.
I am ok to give up, because of wasting time.
Guide has well enough knowledge. Very helpful.
I often visit china,4ー5times a year. Normally easy access places. If I visit deep area, I must ask you again.
Reviewed on August 17, 2018
- Reihaneh and family ,
Thank you very much for the lovely tour. We arrived home safety early morning today and I just wanted to thank all your staff and the management for their cooperation to welcome me and my family. The two tour guides especially were exceptional (Kai, Jerry) and gave us their best efforts. We loved China and hopefully we will come back in future.
Reihaneh and family
Reviewed on August 14, 2018
Dear Ms. Lyn,
Thank you so much for organizing my very successful tour to Xian and Guilin. I’m very grateful. The drivers and the guides (Mary and Bruce in Xian, Eric in Guilin) were superb: knowledgeable, generous, caring, and very nice indeed. Please covey to them my gratitude.
I’m about to fly back to Tel Aviv tonight. I might come back to teach in Beijing next year and get in touch then again. I’ll recommend your services to all those I’ll know who plan to visit China.
Reviewed on July 26, 2018
We have enjoyed very much this trip to Chengdu and Tibet.
I send you some pictures of this trip. Thank you very much for the organization of this trip. Undoubtedly we will choose this agency if we return to China.
Reviewed on July 25, 2018
At airport now waiting for flight to HK. Doris Li was a good guide, very helpful n friendly - her English was fairly good but not excellent. I would rate Jackie Hu as 5 stars n Doris as 4 stars. Lucy Cheng is good n careful - she drives her own new car with wifi ( she’s a “ Lau pan Liang”) and sometimes she is not sure where to park her car. Mr Yue who drove us in Huangshan is an experienced professional driver - excellent, careful and safe drivers knows all the places very well. We’re very happy with your travel agency n the 2 guides n 2 drivers you got for us. Thank you very much. I will recommend China Discovery to my friends. Judy Koh
Reviewed on July 20, 2018
Everything went very well. My family and I enjoyed our trip very much.
Reviewed on July 5, 2018
We had a wonderful time on the trip arranged by your company and enjoyed it very much. Everything functioned well and all the guides you had provided were top-class!
The only thing which did not work was the procedure after arriving in Yichang on the bullet train as there was nobody waiting for us to show us to the bus. Eventually a lady arrived and referred us to a bus which had two free seats left. After arriving at the terminal for the river cruise the same thing happened as nobody advised us on what to do. Luckily a fellow traveler informed us to wait in front of a desk and eventually someone came and told us to go through to the check-in procedure.
Once we were on the ship, everything was fine again!
We will certainly recommend you and your company to our friends and will call on you next time China is on our agenda again!
Thank you very much and kind regards,
Reviewed on June 22, 2018
- Ilan & Gila,
Hi Lyn and the team,
We are at Shanghai airport waiting for our flight home .
We would like to thank you for all packaged tour you organized us to China
It's was a magnificent tour
We enjoy a lot and all service we received was excellent
Thank you again
Ilan & Gila
Reviewed on June 14, 2018
Seriously, we are very happy with your agency and definitely we will recommend you. We are happy with both guides and drivers.
Reviewed on June 13, 2018
Thanks very much Lyn,
Everything was excellent and we enjoy very much the cruise. Certainly we will recommend
You and your office.
Reviewed on May 16, 2018
Thanks very much Lyn,
Everything was excellent and we enjoy very much the cruise. Certainly we will recommend
You and your office.
Reviewed on May 15, 2018
Just a quick note to thank you for such a fantastic trip!
There were a couple of little things but all in all, it was really good!
I was wondering if I can ask a favour from you - The accommodation for the Sofitel Chengdu, Pullman Zhangjiajie and Xi'an Sofitel, can you please send us a copy of the accommodation, so David can claim the Accor points for staying there. This would be very much appreciated.
Reviewed on May 8, 2018
Good Afternoon Lyn,
Thank you very much for your email. We did complete the tour and had a wonderful time. Everything went smoothly and most of the tour guides were wonderful and excellent. The hotels for the most part were pretty good, though I think some of the breakfasts at the hotels could use some improvement. The lunches that the company suggested were also pretty good, though for we would have like more local restaurants rather than food at a hotel/spa.
I believe we completed all the surveys that each tour guide provided us. We really though that China Discovery was wonderful and we will definitely use it again. It’s funny that you write because we were thinking about out next vacation for next year. We are looking at two possibilities. We are looking at doing Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand) or I was going to ask you again if you might be able to help me look at an itinerary and cost for the following trips that I found on the website…
Reviewed on April 24, 2018
I left you my review by the way... Again thank you for a wonderful trip. You were outstanding and I will highly recommend you! You made the difference...
Reviewed on April 19, 2018
Dear Ms. Lyn Wang,
We really enjoyed China tour, but this tour was the 3rd part of great journey (we were in Nepal, Vietnam, China, Malaysia and Singapore) and I took about 25 000 pictures. Nowadays I select and check pictures. If I will finish with this work (1- 2 month) please check below website:
Thanks for your work and I'm sure we will go to China again. In that case I will ask you again to arrange our trip.
Reviewed on April 11, 2018
Thank you Lyn,
We enjoyed our tour very much! I will do my best to send you some photos soon.
Since we live in Nanjing, we will travel in China frequently. In fact, we plan to visit Beijing and Xi'an in July and probably a few other places in August. Would you be able to help with those trips, or do you only plan trips in Sichuan?
Reviewed on April 9, 2018
We had a wonderful time in Tibet. Our guide was very good, and we had gorgeous views of Mt. Everest the day we were there. I attached a picture of us.
We are thinking about visiting Zhangjiajie and are interested in the 4 day Discovery Tour Route A, probably beginning April 4 if that is possible.
We reached Mount Everest
Reviewed on Mar. 12, 2018
Elvaluation is there:
Q1. Correspondence was prompt and questions quickly and satisfactorily answered.
Q2. Tour arrangements were smooth and well taken care off, in spite of flight delay.
It was a very good experience for us to be able to stay in a “ Tulou” - a good plan ; and also eat breakfast and a lunch in one. ( unfortunately missed the dinner!)
Sophie, our guide was efficient, friendly and knowledgeable.
Q3. Yes, happy to use this agency again and recommend to others as well.
Q4. General opinion: Very professional. Efficient way of handling the remittance of payments to you.
Q5. Suggestions: A more detailed map of the area we are visiting will be helpful.
Q6. You can use my comments for your marketing.
Q7. Yes- potential clients can contact me by email, ( valid for next 6 months) and only after you have given me advanced notice on who is enquiring ( to reduce risk of spam mail)
Lyn, a personal thank you for your assistance for this trip!
It was very enjoyable and fulfilled our aim.
The following pictures were shared by Jee.
Featured Architecture of Tulou
The local woman was airing vegetables
Reviewed on Jan. 25, 2018
It is our last night in Lhasa and we are already missing our fellowship. We have had such a great voyage in Tibet and will recommend it to everyone. We are especially pleased with our tour guide Julia who had very good knowledge about all things and could easily answer all our questions. She speaks very good English and explains Tibetan culture with passion. We found Julia to be extremely kind and considering and she went out of her way to make sure everybody was comfortable. Also she is always in a good mood and very patient. She had excellent recommendations for us to shop for local things and where to enjoy Tibetan cuisine. We also could not be happier with our driver 雪域之子 who was perfectly professional, made everybody feel safe on the road and sure that he would get us to our destination every time. Also we enjoyed his warm presence and effort to make us feel good, always ready, always on time, carrying our things and always with a smile.
We have had the time of our lives and we really want to thank you for making it happen for us. Hopefully we will be back soon.
Reviewed on Dec. 22, 2017
Tour was amazing! We really enjoy it and definetely we would reccomend you.
Oye guide was awsome, he is really prepared to explain all history about the Tibet and buddism. He was so helpful till the last minute!! Also driver was really kind.
Maybe my only suggestion, is that you should include some local actual life attraction or sightseeing, that is not related to religion, so you can get to know how is Lhasa now a days, apart from religion.
Thanx for everything!!
We visited Drepung Monastery - one of six greatest Gelupa Monasteries
Reviewed on Dec. 22, 2017
We had a wonderful time. We will certainly consider travelling with you again in future.
Reviewed on November 29, 2017
- Ron, USA
I wanted to express my deep appreciation for all your efforts to make my trip in China and Tibet a true adventure of a lifetime. You were not only a true professional in organizing my tour but also kind and patient with a client who wanted to get off the beaten track a little. All the tour guides were excellent. They knew their subjects well, spoke excellent English, and went out of their way after each tour to ensure I made my connections to the next hotel or flight/train (very important for an older guy like me who could easily have gotten on the wrong train and ended up in Outer Mongolia!). I also really appreciated how everyone was very personable and friendly. At the end of each tour I felt that besides seeing the tour sights I also knew each guide a little as a person. Your friendliness and constant attention during the tour made me feel after a few days like a family member was watching over me rather than just a conscientious employee. I think this human connection that you and the others provided during my tour was as important in helping me understand and appreciate China and the Chinese people as the tour sights themselves. Thanks again for a truly great experience!
Reviewed on November 28, 2017
Thanks so much for your message. Both my wife and myself enjoy your offered tour package to Nanjing and Hangzhou. Your prompt response and friendly advise that helped us a lot during our trip . As far as the tour guides both at Nanjing and Hangzhou were very profession and helpful. We have visited many recommended sits and be very helpful to our understanding of the visited cities, Thanks again.
Reviewed on November 21, 2017
- Davide and Stefano,
Good evening from Italy! ??
Sadly our China trip is now over and we will surely miss the days cruising on the Yangtze river. We are already recommending to our friends a cruise on the Yangtze, if they ever decide to travel to China and stay assured that we are also recommending them to book it on yangtze-river-cruises.com.
Thank you again for your support and organisation. Everything went just perfectly smooth: from the pick up at the airport, the cruise and all the transfers.
Davide and Stefano
Reviewed on November 14, 2017
Hello Lyn !
I returned to Canada just yesterday after a wonderful 3 week journey through China and Mongolia.
I must say that the highlight of the whole trip was the 4-day-3-night cruise down the Yangtze ! The 'Century Sun' is a very modern cruise ship that provides an excellent level of service and comfort for a relatively modest cost. There was a good mix of western travelers, tour groups and Chinese passengers on board the ship so it was also a very good 'multi-cultural' travel experience as well. All the officers and crew on the ship worked very hard to make sure that every passenger enjoyed their 4 days on the Yangtse: the cabins were extremely comfortable and well appointed, the ship was kept spotlessly clean, the buffet meals were really exceptional and the shore excursions and side-trips only added to the overall excellence of the cruise. It was an outstanding travel experience and I would have no hesitation in recommending you, Tibet Discovery or Yangtse-River-Cruises to anyone.
It was unfortunate that my original plan to travel to Tibet had to be cancelled but the cruise down the Yangtse more than made up for that initial disappointment.
I would like to record my appreciation for the very efficient and professional manner in which (you) have handled all aspects of my booking and ticketing. You are a fine ambassador for your company and deserve every credit for providing a first-class level of service and complete customer satisfaction. I am very grateful.
With all good wishes
Reviewed on November 9, 2017
The tour went very well but I am still in China. (Visiting my son in Guangzhou). We will be going to Guilin for four days and I might not be able to use my gmail account. I would prefer to go through pictures after I get home anyway. All our guides were very good and I could only say good things about all of them.
I will forward pictures in about two weeks.
Reviewed on November 9, 2017
On behalf of Natasha, Namita, Lata and myself, I want to thank you and your team for giving us such a wondrful trip of your country, The arrangements were very good, the guides were very helpful. Emily and Linda are outstanding, please extend our thanks and compliments to them.They were both knowledgeable and very helpful.
Timo is extremely good too and his English is the best of the four . Michelle was also very helpful and sincere though her English is a little limited.The only improvement could be the quality and variety of the vegetarian food - howevere,, I know this is difficult and appreciate the care you took..
Overall, everyone including the drivers was very kind and helpful.
Thank you for your help and cooperation, Lyn.
Reviewed on November 8, 2017
Our tour of China was spectacular and the parts you arranged worked wonderfully. I have taken 1800 photos so will send you a selection when I’ve had time to sort them out!
It was lovely to meet you! I will definitely be recommending you to my friends!
Reviewed on October 30, 2017
We are now in Hong Kong. The trip in China was fantastic. All organized perfectly, guides were great and all your planning was very good. Thanks for everything from all our group. Ohad
Reviewed on October 29, 2017
Thank you for following up and sorry for not being in touch for a while. My group has been back safe and sound.
For the trip in Lhasa, three out of four team members of my group were altitude sickness,that caused to some delay in the morning of day 2. However, after being treatment by doctors, they recorvered and continued with the trip.
We enjoyed the trip in Lhasa and were fine with the arrangement. Especially, we are happy and appreciate the support of the tour guide - Mr. Lu during the trip. He is very enthusiatic and knowledgeable. Lu and the driver also supported us to find a phone, that we thought was lost during the trip. All are great memories and experience for us.
Last but not least, thank you for your support throughout the time. We definitely will recommend my friends and family should they want to come to Lhasa/China.
We will share some photos that was taken during the trip later on.
Have a great day Lyn.
Reviewed on October 4, 2017
- Rudolf, Germany
Dear Ms. Lyn Wang,
Back in Germany I can tell you that all around the cruise worked well.
The two guides were friendly and helpful.
Reviewed on October 3, 2017
Thank you very much for organizing a wonderful tour of China for us. We really enjoyed it and learnt a lot about your beautiful country. Your guides took us to amazing places, were very knowledgeable and friendly. Everything ran very smoothly. We will definitely recommend your company to any of our friends wishing to visit China.
We are still in China for another two weeks with family but will send you some pictures when we arrive home.
Reviewed on September 28, 2017
- PETER ,
HI THANKS I HAD A WONDERFUL CRUISE THE STAFF ARE GREAT COULD NOT FAULT THEM
I WAS LUCKY I HAD A COMPLETE ROOM TO MYSELF NOT SURE WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OTHER PERSON BUT I WAS VERY HAPPY ROOM 333 IS A GREAT ROOM NOT TUCKED AWAY BUT NEXT TO STAIRS
THANKS AGAIN WOULD BE HAPPY TO RECOMMEND CENTURY LEGEND
Reviewed on September 18, 2017
we got back safe thank you! Here are some pictures and sure I will recommend your company! We had an amazing time! Will let you know when we will be back
The following picture was shared by Natalia.
Natalia's Family Visited Great Wall
Reviewed on September 1, 2017
we are in Beijing now. Had an amazing trip. So great, had so much fun!Wonderful tour, everthing went so smooth and wa organised. Thank you so much. Iwill give 5 stars! I am so happy to have you arranging everything.
Reviewed on August 28, 2017
Hi dear Lyn,
Yes, we returned from China yesterday afternoon with lots of precious memories about your beautiful country and wonderful people.
I am going to depart to Cuba tonight, and my wife is flying to USA in a few days. So, you can expect from me more on my return to Istanbul after September 9th. I have lots to tell you - beautiful things - and I will of course share pictures and information about our days there. I will also ask your Tripadvisor - or any - link so that I can write my impressions of China and this particular tour there.
For the time being, I and my wife would like to express our thanks to you and your company and all involved in making our trip so enjoyable and comfortable.
You will hear from me in the second half of September.
All my best.
Reviewed on August 25, 2017
Thank you very much, it was an enjoyable experience! Thank you also for looking after the special request of my girlfriend, it was a very nice surprise :)
I will discuss with my father if we have any pictures we want to share (we are in general quite private concerning this), but we will make sure to mention your company's name when talking to friends about our trip.
Reviewed on August 22, 2017
We had a great time on our vacation. We absolutely loved China and it’s people.
I am getting together a bunch of photos to post on facebook. When I have it together, I will let you know so you can see them.
We have some really fantastic photos.
Will be in touch soon.
Thanks for planning such a great trip for us!
Reviewed on August 19 2017
Now, after the yet lag I could respond and let you know that the experience was Fantastic. We have a great time, we like very much the Guides and the organization was perfect. Always in time, all a very good disposition and all the sites impecable. If I have any suggestion once I revise the photos I would let you know! Of course I will recommend your services and give me a couple of days for pictures.
Reviewed on August 4 2017
- Chenny, Hong Kong
Hello from Hong Kong.
We had a great time in Chengdu/Jiuzhaigou/Chongqing. Thank you so much for all your help and arrangements. All the tour guides were great too. I will of course highly recommend you to any of my friends who are considering coming to visit Sichuan. My husband took most photos with his camera. I will share them after I get back to the US.
Reviewed on July 17 2017
- Stephanie Lehman,
We absolutely enjoyed the phenomenal trip you had planned for us. We are still trying to get back on US time (we got home early Sunday morning!). I already have a friend looking to plan a trip who wanted me to pass your info on to him. Once we get back on track this week I will be sending it his way. I couldn't have asked for a better, more organized trip! Even with the flight change issue, it was nothing for us to worry about, you took care of it all. The hotels and of course our guides were fantastic! When we make our next trip, I most certainly will be in contact!
Reviewed on July 17 2017
Yes we are now back in Melbourne where it is much cooler. We had a great time and will certainly recommend China Discovery.
Reviewed on July 10 2017
Maybe mention that we wanted to add to their existing tour and that they were very flexible in making that happen. I also loved all of the door to door service and the "city experts" that helped us through each leg of the route! Thanks again Lyn for the beautiful silverware set and all of attention to detail.
Reviewed on July 4 2017
- Garry , Australia
I have just returned to Australia after my cruise on the Paragon boat and would like to write a review about our cruise could you please give me the links to do this. It was a great cruise and the crew were very friendly and helpful, especially the cruise manager Leo.
Reviewed on July 3 2017
Please see attached - I will send another email with a couple more. We loved the tour so much! And I will definitely tell our friends if they are going to China.
Reviewed on June 30 2017
- Maree and Ian,
Hello from Australia. Thank you very much for organizing our China Tour. Everything was perfect and all the guides were amazing and very helpful and friendly.
We both had a great holiday and would recommend your company to everyone.
We hope we can come back to China soon and we would use your travel company again.
Once again a Big Thank You Lyn.
Regards and Best Wishes,
Maree and Ian
Reviewed on May 19 2017
Thank you for your email.
It was indeed a memorable holiday for us, which I would say everything went well according to plan.
Thank you for your kind assistance and arrangements for this holiday, and yes I would certainly recommend you to my friends if they do intend to tour China.
Reviewed on May 5 2017
I have just returned home to Tasmania after our trip to China. Belinda and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip. The tour you provided was excellent.
The Regent and Sofitel hotels were superb. The air conditioning in the Sofitel in Xian was not working in the original room so we were upgraded to a suite immediately.
In particular we would like to express our gratitude to Candy. Candy was our guide in Beijing. She was outstanding as a guide and a very caring person. She looked after us as though we were her parents! I have never experienced a more professional guide. She is a gem! A wonderful person.
In Xian Tilla was also very thoughtful and professional.
Both drivers were very professional and pleasant.
Only one very minor complaint. The lunch after seeing the Great Wall was fairly average when compared to the other lunches.
When we visit China again we will definitely use China Discovery. In fact we have some friends who are keen to visit China soon. I will highly recommend China Discovery.
Thank you for all your help.
Reviewed on May 1 2017
- Gary, New Zealand
Now back home in NZ
The tickets worked out fine when I went to the station
We had a great time in China, apart from too many steps.
The cruise was good and gave use some time to relax.
Thanks for all your help
Reviewed on April 28 2017
My tour of Lhasa was great . Your guide and driver were amazing , hotel and staff were perfect and tour schedule and sites visited were just right . I will definitely share with my friends and recommend your office to all. Thank you for organizing this tour for me and when I'm ready to visit China I will contact you for sure
Reviewed on April 25 2017
I am fine and thanks for connecting. Our trip and cruise went really nice! all instructions provided went good ...
I will defiantly recommend your company and yourself to my friends
Our trip to China was great and we as family were very happy with the trip.
Reviewed on April 25 2017
- Wendy ^.^, UK
I hope you are well.
Thank you for your email. We had a great time on our holiday. The tour you helped me organize was great. The tour guides, Echo and Timo were also great. I will definitely recommend your company to my friends and family. We have many photos from this trip, do I load them to your website?
Reviewed on April 20, 2017
- Silvia Horacio,
Dejar lynn we are very happy with the tour, all the guides and drivers, no exception. Surely we will recommend you and the company. We still are in shanghai going on our own to hong kong and then to buenos aires. As soon we will be there i will finish tripadvisor with the best calification.
Thank you shie shie.
Reviewed on April 08, 2017
- Carlos Malagon,
Lyn, let me thank everyone in your office, and especially you. You do a great job!
Reviewed on March 28, 2017
Our trip was amazing! The guides, Kevin in Beijing and Timo in Xi'an, were fantastic! I will highly recommend your services and you specifically to friends or family planning to travel abroad.
Also if you could put together a budget package (students traveling) to the giant panda reserve from Chongqing that would be fantastic. My son and friends are wanting to take a weekend trip to the preserve. They'd like to do the panda interaction if possible. I thought maybe you would be able to get me a price, I'll forward it to them, and then they can contact you to book dates and things. They do need to do this as inexpensively as possible.
Reviewed on February 22, 2017
Sorry for such a delayed response on this, we have been traveling a lot these first two months of 2017! Please seem comments below and some attached pictures! Thank you very much for your help with our tour!
- Guide and driver were very professional and helpful.
- The services provided were very good and everything was very well organized; I felt very relaxed on our trip and did not have to worry about anything. The customization and flexibility were very much appreciated, and the guides food suggestions were amazing!
- Well organized and reliable tour company. If it were a little less expensive we would definitely book more tours with your company! (Perhaps organizing drivers/tours in Harbin are just expensive though, we only got a quote from your company)
- Everything went quite smooth, the only thing that could have been improved was we had trouble in fining the Changan lake fishing activity. Our guide was very efficient at calling and locating it though, so even this was not a big issue.
The following pictures were shared by Kayla.
Huge Snow Sculpture Displayed in Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
Delicate Ice Sculpture
Ice Engraving in Central Street
Reviewed on February 22, 2017
Thanks.it was all very good. I filled out a form yesterday that Tom gave me so I don’t have time to do another one.
Reviewed on February 13, 2017
I'm really good thank you and you?
We all absolutely loved the day! It was brilliant from start to finish! Mars was absolutely lovely and really great at giving us additional information and guiding us. Would highly recommend you to anyone - in fact I already have!
1. Tour arrangements were great, you were very helpful throughout the whole process despite my hundreds of questions!
2. Would be more than willing to recommend to anyone.
3/4. General opinion is very positive, I have no negative opinions or options to improve - everything ran smoothly from start to finish.
Happy Chinese New Year! (I hope you enjoy spring festival too).
All the best,
Reviewed on January 25, 2017
- Alena and Roger,
We have returned home yesterday and are still a little bit jet lagged, but we would like to express our great thanks to you for organizing for us such a wonderful tour through China and Tibet.
All arrangements have worked out perfectly and at no point we did not feel unsupported by you and your team of guides and drivers. All your regional guides were friendly, knowledgeable and spoke good English and committed to make our stay interesting. All hotels were very comfortable (obviously a couple hotels in Tibet were a bit cold but this is to be expected in the winter in such altitude and in the low season), all cars comfortable and clean and all drivers very good and kind. We cannot possibly find anything we could complain about. All your arrangements worked brilliantly from the moment we step off the plane in Hong Kong to the moment we step into the plane in Chengdu.
We will have lots of great memories and photos to remember our trip and are considering visiting China again at some point in the future. If we do we will certainly use China Discovery again without hesitation.
Many thanks for all your help, advise and care and we will recommend you to all our friends wishing to visit your wonderful country.
Kind regards and best wishes,
Alena and Roger
Reviewed on January 22, 2017
- Myra, UK
Hello from the UK!
Attached are just a few pictures of our tours of Xian and Beijing (including some photos of our guides). We had a wonderful time and will certainly recommend our friends to your service if they are coming to China.
Our responses to your questions are as follows:
1 Tour arrangements were excellent. Guides and drivers were always on time and everything ran very smoothly.
2 We will definitely recommend your services in the future.
3 We are delighted that we used you – an excellent find!!
4 Our only suggestion would be that future tours of the Terracotta Army should start with pit 3, then pit 2 and finally pit 1. Thus saving the best until last.
I loved China and I certainly hope to return. If I do I will be in touch. Please give Echo and Waldner our regards and thank them for their company and their expert knowledge.
We wish you and your staff a very happy Christmas.
The following pictures were shared by Myra.
Xian is an ancient city
They paying a visit to magnificent the Forbidden City
They climbing to the Great Wall
Reviewed on December 19, 2016
Just want to say thank you. We have had a great tour and everything was organized perfectly. All the guides were very good,friendly and helpful in particular Timo in Xi'an whose English was exceptionally good and he was very caring with my husband who can’t walk for long periods.
Thank you for your great organisation
Reviewed on November 24, 2016
Sorry this has taken so long. Marsha and I were very sick from the trip and are just starting to feel back to normal now. The air pollution is Beijing and Xian was very problematic! But now we are eager to share some of our thoughts about the trip in general and to answer your questions.
Both June and you were wonderful to work with!!! You were very flexible and helpful as we tried to figure out the best itinerary for our needs. You always responded promptly and made good suggestions. We were especially pleased to have more time in the Guilin area. The Longji rice terraces were a highlight for our entire group. It was so much better for our health to be away from the big cities of Beijing and Xian where the pollution was so bad during our visit. Thanks for helping us to work that in!
Our guides were all spectacular! All of them spoke English very well and they did a great job giving us background information in all the areas we visited. We got to know Kim in Beijing and Carina in Guilin quite well, as we were with each of them for several days. Johnny in Xian was also quite good. Getting to know these people is what Marsha and I will remember most fondly about our time in China! They were very open and personable. I feel we established a warm trusting relationship with all of them and came to know quite a bit about them in the short time we had together. Carina was especially helpful when she adjusted our schedule to take me to the Guilin hospital before our Longji rice terraces visit. Her ability to translate was essential to getting the right treatment.
When lunches were included, all of our guides picked restaurants with superb offerings! The amount and variety of Chinese food choices was fabulous! We really enjoyed the homemade meal in the little village in Beijing that Johnny took us to after our rickshaw ride. We also loved the place Carina took us to in the Longji area, a little private home above the picturesque terraces. The food and the setting were awesome!
All of our transfers getting to and from trains and airports were done very smoothly. We became very confident knowing that China Discovery would find us and get us to the places we needed to be! Though our time with our transfer guides in Chongqing and Yichang was sho, the guides were very good! Diana in Chongqing was VERY informative in the short time we were with her. She was upbeat and enthusiastic. When Laura needed to rest during our walk through the crowded market, she got us to a coffee house where we could be away from the crowds for a time to relax prior to our pre-cruise dinner.
The drivers were all competent and helpful. The vehicles were comfortable and of sufficient size to accommodate our needs. Having bottled water provided for us each day was very much appreciated
The hotel accommodations were all excellent! In Beijing we were so appreciative that our room had an air purifier that we could keep on while sleeping. It truly aided our ability to breathe more comfortably at night, especially since the air pollution was so bad at the time of our visit. You picked great hotels in good locations. It was easy for our group members to go out for walks and get to places of interest without having to go too far. Our only disappointment was that our Guilin hotel did not have air conditioning. Air conditioning can help to filter the air and make the room more comfortable. It was very hot in our room. The hotel staff was able to get us a fan which helped somewhat to relieve the heat. Finally, it was fabulous that you could accommodate Laura in rooms with her parents since this was an important travel request from our group.
The Century Legend cruise ship was wonderful! The small staff worked really hard to entertain us and make our experience great. The ship’s doctor responded to my situation promptly…minutes after I went up to talk to him at the conclusion of his speech on traditional Chinese medicine. He had me on an I-V with antibiotics within an hour, and repeated the same the following morning to make sure my lungs were clear. I know your company is not connected to Century Legend, but I thought you should know for future reference, since you make cruise arrangements.
WILLINGNESS TO RECOMMEND CHINA DISCOVERY
You & June did a wonderful job setting up our itinerary. All of the employees (guides and drivers) who worked with us during our tour were excellent! We would definitely recommend your company to other people who are planning a visit to China. We really enjoyed traveling exclusively with our small group. We received such wonderful attention, and such concerted efforts to make sure all of our travel needs were taken care of. We also appreciated that our request was honored NOT to make shopping a priority during our limited time to experience China. It was important for us to do as much sightseeing as we could in the short amount of time we were there.
The work on the part of China Discovery and all of its employees with whom we had contact was excellent!
One thing we noticed, especially during the Guilin part of our trip, is that the guides seemed fascinated with pointing out how rock formations look like some animal or another. We would have found it much more interesting and informative if we had heard more about how these formations came to be, as well as the overall geological history and the flora and fauna of the regions through which we were passing. Perhaps a note to pass on to the guides.
Finally, air pollution is a BIG problem for people visiting China! When we arrived in Beijing from Shanghai, the air quality was in the hazardous range. That continued the following day. Wearing a mask can help to filter the particulates from the air, but it cannot remove the poisons. I think part of my problem stemmed from breathing poisonous gases into my mask and then drawing these gases repeatedly back into my lungs.
I think people considering visiting China should be made fully aware of the potential problems of air quality before they book a tour. This is especially true for anyone who has any existing respiratory issues.
Also, since tourism is such a big part of the Chinese economy, I strongly urge your company, as well as any other tour companies you know of, to urge the government to take dramatic action to reverse the course of this devastating ecological problem! There are so many clean energy alternatives available today. Massive funds need to be poured into research and development, and a plan needs to be put in place to transition from coal-burning plants to something cleaner, and to transition from gas-fueled automobiles to hybrids and electric cars. I can’t stress this enough! I feel so sorry for the young children growing up in China today, not to mention everyone else who cannot escape the large cities, who must contend with this daily. And it is only going to get worse, if drastic action is not taken.
Given what I have just described above, it would have been highly interesting to me and the others in our group if the guides had informed us regarding what measures the government is taking to move toward use of renewable energy and its efforts to develop a more sustainable economy, assuming that they are doing something. I think this would be interesting to others as well.
Thanks again for all your efforts, Lyn!
Rick & Marsha McKay and Joe, Mary Alice, and Laura Masonick
Reviewed on November 11, 2016
Then we are back in Norway after 3 weeks in China. We had a great time also on the cruise. I have recommended you at tripadvisor already(-:
I think your service was excellent, everything went smoothly.
The cruise was really fun, even with bad weather. The cruise personell took very good care of us, we felt really welcome. We were only 3 weastern guest at the ship, and even if I and my husband managed without talking to any other guest, it would be my advice for you to give some information (if you can) about the guest profiles on the boat to other western clients.
I will absolutely recommend your services to everybody!
I will send some photos in separate mail.
The following pictures were shared by Annie.
Yangtze Goldedn 6
Great View from Yangtze River
Reviewed on October 24, 2016
My apologies for not responding earlier to your email. Time just got away from me after my holiday in China.
Thank you! We had a wonderful holiday in China! The sights and locations were beyond our expectations. The guides were all excellent - especially Cathy in Dunhuang and David in Tianshui.
We plan to visit China again in the future and will definitely be in contact then. We have already recommended China Discovery to a number of our friends and family.
Thank you again for a wonderful trip and China experience.
Reviewed on November 7, 2016
- David ,
Thank you very much for your help with our tour and for this note.
As you know we had some problems at the end due to Typhoon Haima in Hong Kong, but your help was invaluable in arranging an extra night at Guilin and the transport to the airport. It was nice to see Miss Liu again as our driver and Arthur was excellent. He has excellent spoken English and comprehension.
As to the questions:
1) We had a very good trip. There was a lot to do in a short time, but we’re grateful to have had the opportunity to see so much. The Reed Flute caves and the Show at Yangshuo were high spots - amazing! As you may know, our guide Lily modified the itinerary slightly, and this seemed to work out well. All the hotels were excellent. Miss Liu, though she has no English, was an exceptional and experienced driver in often demanding road conditions. Lily has very good knowledge and experience. Her spoken - and comprehension of - English is good. We thought it would be good to have been warned to take only a back-pack for the trip up to Pingan, and be ready to leave the rest of your luggage in the car or your Guilin hotel
2) I’m willing to willing to recommend our service to my friends.
3) We thought your planning and communication was very good, and you dealt with the Typhoon problem in a very reassuring way
4) See above. I’ve also revised the itinerary text, which you may find helpful:
Reviewed on October 27, 2016
- Gr Michelle,
The tour went well. We are pleasant with your service.
All the tour guides were good. But I must do some comments:
- Smiley at Guilin tour: She was excellent. The name is just her face. Always available to help us and very funny. Excellent guide!
- Wendy at Zhangjiajie tour: She was very professional. The weather didn´t help but she made all the efforts to minimize that. Highly recommended guide.
- Johnny at Xi’an tour: Excellent spoken English.
All the guides speak very well English and they help us with everything - hotel check-in, train station (where to go, read the ticket …), flights check-in. They had good knowledge about the places visited and their history.
About the sites visited, we enjoy all. China has beautiful landscapes. We had high expectations about Zhangjiejie mountains but we didn’t have lucky about the weather (very foggy and some rain). But Wendy went well showing us the best places to see something.
The travel between Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang is about 4 and half hours. We suggest that the car/van for that travel must be very comfortable and with more space for the legs. The food included in our program, generally was good. We enjoyed Chinese food and we taste very good dishes.
In general we are very satisfied with your company and if we return to China or have some friends visiting China, we will recommend your company.
About China. We arrive to our country with a new idea about China. We saw organized cities and good communications infrastructures. China has a very rich history. About travelling around China, high speed trains is must better than flights.
I send in attachment some photos.
Thank you and best regards.
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Paulo's Happy Time in the Elephant Trunk Hill
They have a Good View in the Longji Terraces
Exciting Journey of Zhangjiajie
Reviewed on October 26, 2016
- Françoise et Marie Claude.,
We enjoyed very much our trip, breathtaking landscapes!
The Hotel was nice and we tasted Chinese good.
The Tibetan culture show was interesting!
Thank you so much for your recommendations about Chengdu visits.
Thank you for everything you have done for us and will be pleased to See you again.
Françoise et Marie Claude
Reviewed on October 19, 2016
- Dave Russell,
Feedbacks are as follows
arrangements were great! Melody showed us so many awesome places in the two
days we spent with her. She also helped us find out information on places we
were thinking about going to on our last day.
2. Definitely. Everything was just so easy with Melody around.
very happy with the tour, communication between us and our tour guide.
4. Very happy with the whole process! Please make sure you let Melody know she was amazing and we are all really happy to have her as a tour guide and also really happy to getting to know her as a friend!
Reviewed on October 14, 2016
Everything went well on the cruise. I am glad we took the time to do that trip between busy days in Shanghai, Xi'an and Beijing. The cruise was as expected and we had no problems. Food was good, ship was very clean, service was good, tours from ship were good, etc.
The taxi driver who took us from the airport to the dock in Chongqing did not know where he was going but stopped to get directions. After the cruise we stayed at the Crown Plaza in Yichang and flew to Beijing the next day. No problems.
You were most helpful and I would certainly recommend you to others.
Reviewed on October 3, 2016
Thank you for email. My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip, and I will reply to your email properly and answer your questions when I am home in NZ and have access to my computer at the weekend.
Reviewed on October 2, 2016
Firstly thanks so much for all your help we had a wonderful time. And a personal thanks to you for making anything happen
Will comment below…
1. How about your tour arrangements? Excellent. Everything went to plan.
2. Are you willing to recommend our service to those who would like to come to China ? YES
3. Your general opinion on us? Very Helpful and gave us a lot of trust in dealing with you.
4. What will be your suggestions regarding how to improve our services? It was all fine . Could not ask for more
Frankly, our company can also provide online the Yangtze River and China travel services, I hope we have chance to serve you again! I hope so as well !!
All the best
Reviewed on September 30, 2016
- Mona Ingram,
Booking for cruise was fine.
Information that would be useful to us will be the upgrade info that was offered and optional dinner on first night when no included.
We did end up upgrading to higher floor and also the meal package.
They were very nice to take care of us when we told them we were celebrating our 18th anniversary. They sent a cake to our table at dinner - unexpected surprise and lovely gesture. When we cruise in the US, usually we get wine at table. Since our upgraded meal included wine, the cake was very nice as we could share with other guests and make new friends.
Yes, I would recommend your service to our friends traveling to China.
Reviewed on September 29, 2016
- Rosalie and family.,
Sorry for my late reply.
My dad got sick, he is getting better now.
I have everything on a journal, but all in Dutch, maybe you can translate it via bing.com/translate?
I am almost finished with the online page and then I will send you the link, also included some pictures.
We are so happy with you and the services.
We would definitely recommend you and/or your office to others.
On the below 4 question I will come back later to you.
Thank you for everything and hope we see again in the future.
Rosalie and family
Reviewed on September 26, 2016
Hi Ms Lyn,
Thank you for the excellent services. I wish I had the chance to meet you to thank you personally. Hopefully another time we can meet. Yes, I would like to consider the Yangtze river and Tibet trips!!
Ms Erica, the tour guide did excellent arrangements and adjustments to make my tour a pleasant one. You too did a very good job in arranging the tour and providing good driver and tour guide.
I'll definitely recommend you and your company to my friends and relative. I'll share some of the pictures I took some time soon.
Thank you very much. Wish to get your company services in future,
Reviewed on September 16, 2016
The organization you and your agency gave me was outstanding 10/10! And I will not hesitate not even once to recommend you to my friends. I just wanted to thank you for all again and hope we can get in touch in the future!
Very kind regards!
Reviewed on June 27, 2016
Sorry for delay in getting back to you
We had a fantastic trip. Both guides in Yichang and Chongqing were excellent. Good knowledge of their cities.
I really appreciate the great service you provided in making all our arrangements. It made our travel very simple
The staff on the Century Sun did an excellent job. We certainly will make use of your agency when we return to China for another vacation trip.
Again, Many thanks for your help
Reviewed on June 22, 2016
- Doung K Na,
The arrangement was quick and you answered all my questions very directly which was very helpful. I will recommend Tibet Discovery to all my interested korean friends
Reviewed on May 22, 2016
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