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There are a lot to see, to play, to know, and to experience in China, right? In this super expansive country of over 9.6 million square kilometers wide, countless shining natural splendors are dotted in the eastern, western, southern and northern in China. China with the world top longest history of over 5,000 years, globally famous and impressive cultural essences and historical relics would give the wonderful display of its great civilization and detailed development. 56 national ethnic groups with various fancy costumes and languages painted the image of China more colorful and interesting… So, as China is attracting more world tourists to its land, you must want to experience and enjoy the highlighting charm in this fascinating country during your next holiday. And as professional and local, China Discovery would take you to have an authentic close-up with all the essences you like. You may not have some detailed plan, and there are some really useful articles for you to know about the top popular highlights about sceneries, culture, history and other aspects. Moreover, we would give some practical suggestions benefiting your first time or more to visit China.

Brief China Travel Guide:

  • Most Popular Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Chengdu, Tibet, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, Hangzhou, Yunnan...
  • Most Popular Attractions: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Warriors, Li River, Yangshuo, Chengdu Panda Base, Zhangjiajie National Park, Jiuzhaigou, Potala Palace, Mogao Cave, Yellow Mountain...
  • 52 World Heritage Sites: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Warriors, West Lake, Mogao Grottoes, Potala Palace, Classical Gardens of Suzhou, Lijiang Ancient City, Mount Tai, Xidi &Hongcun...
  • Famous National Park: Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan National Park, Jiuzhaigou National Park, Huanglong National Park, Shennongjia National Park …
  • Featured Experience: Great Wall Hiking, Yangtze River Cruise, Giant Panda Volunteering, Food Tour, Photography, Peking Opera…
  • Best time to visit: suitable in all months, autumn is the most recommended time
  • Suggested Visiting Length: 8 days to 20 days to cover the best highlighting destinations
  • Main transportation: flight, high speed train, driving
  • Accommodation: flexible choices from 5 star luxury hotels to cheap hostels in most destinations
  • Traveling Documents: Chinese Visa, Passport, Tibet Permits...

Inspiring Articles of All China Tops & Bests 2018

In your approaching China travel in 2018, you may wonder about the popular destinations, most worth-doing things, must-see landscapes and more classic highlights and so many others alike in our broad China. Forget about your worries. Here are the most favorite articles for your vocation planning in China, which would offer great idea for you to decide where to visit, what to experience and enjoy according to your needs, hobbies and satisfaction. Please feel free to contact us for planning your travel to China in 2018.

China Travel Destination
Top 10 China Destinations in 2018

Where to choose as destinations in your list of China visit in 2018? Do not miss the top 10 options such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Zhangjiajie…

China Things to Do
Top 15 Things to Do in China in 2018

Wonder what to do in your China visit in 2018? The classic and new favorites would surely ignite a holiday in China, no matter for fresh visitors or frequenters.

Ancient Capital in China
Top 7 Ancient Capitals in China

The top 7 ancient capitals like Beijing, Xian, Nanjing, etc. could tell the history, economy, culture, and diplomacy in past dynasties of China of over 5000 years.

National Museum of China
Top 10 Museums in China

Beauties in nature, treasures are kept in museum. Precious relics in top 10 museums, like Forbidden City Museum, etc. give a marvelous eye-opening show of brilliant culture and long history of China.

Jiuzhaigou Valley
Top 10 Best Natural Beauties

Our nature, a talented magician, creates so many unbelievable and amazing landscapes in the wide China like Jiuzhaigou, Zhangjiajie, etc. Go and please your eyes during your vacation!

Yuanyang Rice Terraces
Top 6 Most Beautiful Rice Terraces

Human beings are skillful artistic masters by taking advantages of nature. The 6 marvelous rice terraces in Yuanyang, Guilin, Guizhou, Hunan, etc. are best demonstrations.

Top 5 Winter Destinations
Top 5 Winter Destinations in China

Spend a wonderful and warm winter holiday in the top 5 popular places in China to have fun to the most with splendid sightseeing with your family and friends. This winter is not cold anymore.

Five Great Mountains in China
Five Great Mountains in China

It says, “China's five great mountains belittle trips to other mountains unnecessary.” Believe it or not, let’s explore the holy places like Mount Tai, etc. during the coming vacation!

Beautiful Lakes in China
Top 10 Beautiful Lakes in China

These peaceful and mysterious lakes are like glamrous diamonds on our land for your to discover. Plan a visit to the top beautiful lakes like Namtso Lake, Qinghai Lake, etc. in China

Summer Palace
Four Best Gardens in China

Four best gardens, like the Summer Palace, the Humble Administrative Garden, Lingering Garden, etc. easily offer you joy with the pond, bridges, rockeries, and fancy old houses, inspiring you to live in these grateful places.

Suzhou Classical Garden
Top 10 Classical Gardens in Suzhou

Do not miss the classical gardens in Jiangnan! You could feel the interest of spending illydic peaceful life in the downtown and enjoying different views while moving your steps.

Old Town in China
Top 10 Old Towns & Villages

Savor the real Chinese ancient constructions, local folk life and best primitive sceneries with leisure moments in the 10 famous old towns or villages, like Wuzhen Water Town, Fenghuang Old Town, Hongcun Village…

Water Towns in China
Top 10 Water Towns in China

Small Bridges, floating narrow river, and simple and old residential houses, etc. The poetic and picturesque featured charm could be enjoyed by hand in the top 10 water towns in China.

China Old Street
Top 10 Old Streets in China

What were the streets like in the past China? Visit the top 10 streets to seek Chinese old charm, maintained buildings and featured culture in Tunxi Old Street in Huangshan, Muslim Quarter in Xian, Shantang Street in Suzhou…

Ancient City in China
Top 4 Ancient Cities in China

The top 4 ancient cities in China including Lijiang, Pingyao, Fenghuang, etc. are most visited places to enjoy brilliant culture of Han Nationality, traditional dwelling of Han styles, and featured local flavor.

Buddhist Mountain in China
Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains

Planning a vacation for both soul purification, knowledge enrichment, and sceneries? Highly recommend the four sacred Buddhist mountains, namely Wutai, Putuo, Emei and Jiuhua.

Wudangshan Mountain
Four Famous Taoist Mountains

The four holy and famous Taoist mountains such as Mount Qingcheng, Wudang Mountain, etc. give nice introduction of origin, culture, expansion of Taoism, the local religion in China.

Shaolin Temple in China
Top 10 Buddhist Monasteries & Temples

Most of over 1000 years old, the top 10 Buddhist temples like Shaolin Temple, etc. well keep excellent religious buildings and precious cultural relics, telling real stories happened.

Mogao Cave
Top 10 Buddhist Grottoes & Carvings

Top 10 grottoes and carvings give great chances to get close to exquisite art works and murals of Buddhist culture and history at Mogao Cave, Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Grottoes, etc.

Zhangjiajie National Park
Top 10 Filming Locations in China

Travel to fascinating places following the world famous movies, such as Zhangjiajie in Avatar, Mount Qingcheng in Kung Fu Panda, Xitang Water Town in Mission: Impossible 3 and so on in 2018.

Impression Shows in China
Top 7 Impression Shows

The large-scale live perfomed Impression Shows by Yimou Zhang have shocked world audiences with fantastic natural landscapes as background. A real big visual and audio feast for your visit in China!

Ethnic Festivals in China
Top 10 Famous Ethnic Festivals in China

Admire the coloful costumes and wonderful music on the famous ethnic festivals. Join local ethnic people to feel the jubiliant atmosphere of minorities of Miao, Yi, Dai, etc. in China.

Hukou Waterfall
Top 6 Beautiful Waterfalls

Let’s have an impressive visual impact brought by the top waterfalls in China, like Hukou Waterfall, Huangguoshu Waterfall, Norilang Waterfall, etc. to see the soft water changing into various water cloths.

Most Popular Articles for China Travelers in 2018

  • Yangtze River Cruise Sceneries
    China Seasonal Destinations

    China puts on distinct beautiful costumes in spring, summer, autumn and winter in different regions, so no matter when you visit, there are splendors for you!

  • Panda Volunteer Program
    Panda Volunteer Experience 2018

    Despite the direct contact with the chubby giant pandas, the volenteer program enables you fans to feed them, prepared food and do more awesome actities.

  • China High Speed Train
    China High Speed Train Travel 2018

    Really a popular and cool way for traveling! So, why not take a speed train to reach wonderful destinations with speed, comfort and economy?

  • Xian Chengdu High Speed Train
    Xian Chengdu Speed Train Travel in 2018

    The amazing 4 hours’ high speed trains enable you to close up to both the Xian Terracotta Warriors and Chengdu giant pandas in one day.

  • Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
    34th Harbin Ice & Snow Festival Travel

    Laughter, colorful ice, white snow, wonderful shows would change your past memories of winter after this Harbin Ice & Snow Festival.

Sichuan Map

How to Plan China Tour

Planning a trip to China easy and raveling in China is easy either. You won’t regret a moment of your time in China because it will be a trip of once in a lifetime. Most importantly, you are not alone in China! You will be well taken care of by us from airport pickup, hotels to food, tour guide, etc.

Sichuan Theme Tours

Witness the countless Terracotta Warriors
8 Days Best of China Tour

Beijing / Xian / Shanghai

Relaxing Yangtze River Cruise
13 Days Classic China Tour with Yangtze Cruise

Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Yangshuo / Guilin / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang / Shanghai

Guilin Li River Fisherman
10 Days Classic China Tour from Beijing

Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Yangshuo / Shanghai

The Lesser Three Gorges
17 Days China Paradise Tour with Tibet Discovery & Yangtze Cruise

Beijing / Xian / Lhasa / Chengdu / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang / Shanghai

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