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1:  Our travel consultant, Wonder Wang, was excellent. He promptly and completely answered all questions that I asked prior to the trip. Towards the end of the tour, a flight was cancelled with no prior notification to the fliers or to the tour company.  Through Mr. Wang, the problem was swiftly and professionally resolved, providing seats on the only remaining flight of the day, on a different airline, at no additional cost.

2:  We had 2 tour guides. The first was Jiang Yong, who led our tour during the several day stay in Lhasa.  He was personable and knowledgeable, providing information and answering all specific questions in a way that deepened and broadened understanding of Tibetan culture and customs.  Although the attractions on the tour were obviously amazing, it was his reverent-patient presentations/explanations that made the visit so much more meaningful.  The second tour guide was Lob Sang, who led a partial day tour in Xining at the Ta'er/Kumbum Monastery.  There was not sufficient time in the tour to develop a personable relationship with him, but he was professional in every way.  And it might be noted, it was he who importantly was able to best convey the problem with the flight cancellation, dealing each with airline personnel of the cancelling airline, airline personnel of the airline providing later in day service, and with Mr. Wang of the tour company for the purchase of tickets.  At his insistence, he remained with us until the ticket-purchase could be verified.

3:  The tour was simply amazing. I've read many books about Tibet, but this for me was a lifetime journey to personally appreciate Tibetan culture in reality. The planning, the tour guides, the attractions…all were appropriately fitted into a specifically busy schedule which included other travel commitments. Our tour group was just 4 people plus the guide and driver, enabling both a broad array of questions and no difficulty in hearing responses and other information.

I would have a difficult time choosing among travel photos taken, and yet, I doubt that any I'd send would add to your inventory in a meaningful way. Just know that I would heartily recommend the tour to others, noting that a fair amount of climbing is essential to enjoy the attractions. Also, tour participants should be mindful that all of China is on one time zone, if other China travels are planned as well.

Thanks for your excellent tour services. 

N. Lee

N. Lee‚ ‚ May 8, 2015

Hi Isabel,

thank you for organizing this trip for us.  Overall we were very pleased with all elements of our vacation.  

Here's what was great:

The food! Each province has such delicious local cuisine.

Huangshan, Mutianyu Great Wall, Jiuzhaigou, Yangtze River, Zhangjiajie, Li River and Longji Terraces were the highlights.

Momo, Shila, Waldner, and Alex were our favorite guides as all four had excellent English and great personalities. The 4 and 5 star hotels were nice and comfortable. The drivers/guides who would provide us with unlimited free bottles of water to drink each day.

Your helpfulness during the flight delays and cancellations was great appreciated. We'd certainly recommend your services to others.  Looking forward to reviewing the thousands of photos we took and reliving our memories.

Brandon

Brandon‚ Canada‚ May 7, 2015

Dear Jack,

First of all I would like to say that the trip was really fantastic. We were impressed with the organization and the guides who cared for us. We have told our friends about the trip and China Discovery in the highest level of praise. I will put these comments into the Trip Advisor link. And we were especially happy with your responsiveness during our planning and travel stages. I have to admit that I was not so optimistic while we were planning the trip just mainly because my husband found your company online. I am always cautious since there are so many scams that are easy to pull through over the internet. We have been to hotels that were presented online as gorgeous places but which was photo-shopped. So when the trip began and everything went super well, I was extremely happy. Thank you Jack for your excellent service!

The Tibet part of the trip was the highlight. The guide was very responsive, the hotel was so nice as was the service, prices, etc. Do not change anything there!  We were lucky in having a very nice man join our tour which made things very interesting and fun. Tibet is amazing. And the train ride to Beijing was so interesting and the organization between guides excellent. So you can read that we were very happy with our tour.

I wish you all the very best!

Sabrina and Klaus Gerland

Klaus Gerland‚ German‚ May 6, 2015

Hi Ian,

We are back to Geneva! Please find below a short summary of our trip which you may feel free to edit or shorten it as you deem appropriate.

We have so many photos to share, though you may decide which one you would like to publish it.  I am going to forward those photos to you by different emails.   

Many thanks again.   Best regards.

“Quote Unstoppable WOWs for our Amazing China Discovery Tour!

As orchestrated by Ian Wei of Chengdu Bamboo International Travel, two of us were wandering from one natural wonders to endless wonder spots of China. We were wandering from the soft fertile earth of red land to multi-formed stone forest and strolling in the village of diverse ethnic minority of Yunnan. Our journey continued to nonstop amazing historical heritage and nature beauty in the land of world roof in Tibet.  Worldly cute panda and Giant Buddha as well as Luodai and Jinli ancient places plus shopping spots of Sichuan made our visit simply unforgettable. We were following the track of silk road and visit numerous wonder places in the Gobi desert of Gansu province, for example, climbing up sand dune mountain and circling the crescent lake of Dunhuang, walking inside mogao grottoes, Yardang geopark, western great wall, Jiayuguan fortress, reclining buddha of Zhangye.  Every view point in the area of rainbow mountains gave us no chance to brink our eyes and kept exclaiming Wows!  Lastly 4000 steps of stairs plus a double downs to tops ride of cable car to reach the peak station of Huashan in the outskirt of Xian was such a stunning and challenging trip.  

The above merely captures the essence of our 18-day (1-18 April 2015) trip organized by the impressive services of Chengdu Bamboo International Travel. Ian Wei is our host who stood ready to track/follow and response to our request throughout the tour. I have a full confidence and offer a big applause to the second to none service of this travel agent. Many thanks to Ian and his tour guides and superb drivers who made our trip every possible and so memorable.    

Cheers.  A couple, residents of Geneva, Switzerland ”

The following are some of the photos shared by Boonshan Sangfai

Yunnan Dongchuan Red Land

Lhasa Potala Palace

Glacier Tibet

Yardan Geopark

Boonshan Sangfai‚ Geneva‚ May 5, 2015

Dear Olivia,

I wish to send my hottest thanks to you and colleagues for the wonderful trip in your country.

Best regards,

CONSTANTIN

Constantin‚ ‚ May 5, 2015

Dear Laura,

We completed our trip and safely back in UK where it is Bank Holiday today.

On behalf of myself and my wife, we would like to thank you once again for all the attention and help you have provided to us before and during our visit to China.

Great Wall in particular was simply breathtaking and we thank you to arrange us to go to the Mutianyi section. Some other tourists we encountered went to the other Badaling section and could not even walk easily!!

All activities arranged by you were excellent although some of them we decided to cut short at times, to suit our own considerations. Overall we were extremely satisfied with all the services provided by your Company and will certainly recommend to our Friends who may be interested to visit China. Some of our Friends who have been to China before were particularly skeptical about the food and water and warned us about possible problems we may encounter with our digestive systems based on their bad experiences there. I am glad to confirm that all food and beverage services provided by your Company have been good and we did not have any problems with our digestive systems. In particular provision of bottled water throughout our car journeys were crucial and most welcome letting us not to worry about from where and how to obtain drinking water. 

Both shows in Beijing and XIAN were simply WONDERFUL. Our Guides in Beijing (Linda and Justin) were excellent and we are grateful to both of them. Justin's meeting us at the mega train station and taking us through thousands of crowds to our waiting Car was such a relief for us.

I have noted our above observations for your own benefit hoping that it may be of some use for your Company to be aware of as far as what our expectations were.

Kind regards

Kubilay M. Ali

Kubilay M. Ali‚ UK ‚ May 4, 2015

Dear Tiger!

We arrived safely in Lijiang this evening.
The guide in Shangrila was excellent! The guide in Lijiang is also very good. All the logistics with the car and guides is functioning very smoothly. And finally many thanks for the repayment of our unjustified expenses in Huanglong! It is very generous of you a d your copany!!!!

Keep in touch and express our thanks to your management.

Tan‚ ‚ May 3, 2015

Hi Isabel,

Thanks you for arranging the tour. We had a wonderful time. Our guide Steven was very informative and helpful. He had provided us with great service. The driver is good also. Hotels in general is quite good too. Overall we enjoyed ourselves a lot. Of course we thank you also for the whole arrangements.

Jalina‚ Singapore‚ April 30, 2015

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