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Greetings from Michigan!
I will do my best to send photos from each city we’ve visited. Here is Xian.
I will send the survey after I’ve sent all photos.
Thanks much for the excellent service.
Travel Xian with Family
Excellent Private Tour with China Discovery (Wendy) to China
We (German family of 4) had a most pleasant and interesting tour through some of the highlights of China. We stressed from the beginning, that our goals were the history, the nature, and the future outlook of China which we are the most interested in. And exactly to meet these expectations of us, Wendy organized the trip accordingly (Beijing with history, Guilin with nature, Yangtse cruise, and Shanghai to see the future).
As we are experienced travelers (I have been to some 80-90 countries traveling and working), we were not sure at the beginning, if we should use the services of a traveling agent at all. I had been in contact with a few Chinese and foreign agents, but then decided to use the package prepared by Wendy of China Discovery. After the trip, I can say, it was good to use this travel agency with such an efficient, always fast-reacting and well-advising tour operator, Ms Wendy Dan.
Ms Wendy did such an excellent job, very helpful, answered all our questions within hours, all her recommendations were great. She was always available to us, with an excellent command of English. She efficiently organized all the local guides and all the domestic journeys (plane, trains, boats) - everything worked well.
Beside my appreciation to Ms Wendy I am also grateful to these six tour guides, who also were all very friendly and helpful, some of them being with us for a few days, some only for a few hours. They were very helpful, gave good information on the venues but also in general conversation, always punctual, but also flexible, when we requested some minor changes of the program.
If we would have been traveling by our own, we surely would not have seen this much within the short period of 15 days. Also, language can be a challenge for visitors without tour (maybe not in Shanghai).
I also appreciate that Wendy informed us in a honest and realistic way about additional expenses, such as tips for the guides, or any fees not included. Additional expenses are acceptable, if you know them beforehand.
While some visitors complain about obligatory sales shows, we did not mind them at all (3), everyone was very polite, and we learned a lot.
One word about China and the main reason of our visit: China is huge, absolutely fascinating, often misunderstood and poorly reported in the West. This trip gave us a further insight (though clearly not complete within such a short time), how China is developing, and what dynamics it has at potential. It is by far better organized and structured than I thought, with great technologies and investments as the right means to bring development to the people. I consider China as a motor for the development to the future. To see it first hand and not only through the media of the West, made this trip a great lesson. Conclusion of this nice trip: Africa can copy, Europe can learn a lot from China.
Feel free to contact me (for questions or discussions).
Dear Wonder, Hi. Our Greetings.
Sorry for the late reply but we are still in the Tour mood.
It was a memorable & wonderful tour for us, Thanks to your planning & execution.
Everything went off very well. Your service was perfect.
We would liked to fill up evaluation form but unfortunately it is misplaced. Kindly send it again.
We will definitely recommended you & your company.
Thanks & Regards,
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...
Thanks for your message. We are slowly getting back into our normal routine, hence the delayed reply.
The cruise was fantastic. Definitely a highlight of our three weeks in China.
Find my feedback to your questions below:
1) We were extremely impressed with the service provided to us. Our travel consultants handled all queries in an efficient and professional manner. They were quick to answer questions, and any concerns were addressed in a prompt manner.
2) The cruise was very good. The Century Paragon ship was clean and well maintained. The cruise manager, Jeffrey, had a fantastic sense of humour and glowing personality. The staff throughout the ship were friendly and attentive. The post-dinner events each night were entertaining. The shore excursions were interesting. It was helpful having tour guides communicating with us in English, however some of the guides were less than confident in their English-speaking abilities, and we did not get the same information that was being given to the Mandarin speaking guests. The cruise photographers were able to capture a lot of good memories.
3) I would not hesitate to recommend your company to friends and family. The
service provided was friendly, helpful, and of a high standard.
Everything has been great so far, Zoe. Julia did a great job and we enjoyed our Chongqing experience. And the cruise is great.
Thank you for the gift and the card. We really enjoyed our trip and we want to say a big thank-you for organizing it for us. I don't believe we could have seen nearly as many wonderful sights in the time we had, if not for China Discovery and your amazing guides and drivers. Also, thanks for making our last minute change for our flight to Beijing. We really appreciate that!
Cheers and best wishes,
We had a wonderful day with Ruby!! The day was a real highlight of our trip for all of us, and my parents were pretty proud of themselves for all the walking they did. Ruby was an excellent guide, she was very informative and knowledgable and didn't tire of answering all our questions and made sure it was the right pace for everyone. We really appreciated her willingness to share insights into chinese life and culture along the way with us and to learn about our way of life in New Zealand! It was also great having her join us for our local lunch and share the meal. A fantastic day. I will certainly recommend you to anyone I know visting china!
Thank you for the gift too! I will share some pictures when I return to New Zealand.
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