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Thanks our dear customers who traveled with China Discovery and shared the precious experience with us. These China travel stories are full of inspiration and will give a certain realism to the dream of traveling in China! So, have a browse through the eyes of our travelers who have been fortunate enough to experience these amazing things, program, accommodation and dining, etc. in China.

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Amazing Travel Stories from Our Valued Customers

Every traveler has some own unique story he or she loves to share. It is one big important part of the travel experience. Here are 24 China travel stories shared by our valued customers who traveled with us and visited Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Chengdu, Huangshan, Tibet. Yunnan, Silk Road and more stunning places. May these stories ignite your wanderlust and make you pack your bags and go!

  • 5 Days Tibet Lhasa Tour
    Warm People, Warm the World - Annual Tibet Trip for Love Sharing

    Jack and their partners would get back to Tibet from the distant USA every year, and until now, they’ve visited Tibet for 6 times. Every time, they had wonderful time enjoying the highlights of Tibet, and helped the blind, brought them hope of life and encouraged them to meet every day with braveness...

    • Jack (USA)
    • (6 Times) 2013~2019
    • Tibet
  • Rachel Grant’s Panda Volunteer Experience in Dujiangyan
    Rachel Grant’s Panda Volunteer Experience in Dujiangyan

    The distinctive black and white animal is a national treasure in China and one of the rarest, most endangered bears in the world. A one-on-one encounter with a giant panda is a bucket list highlight and a must-do when you are in China. The time I spent witnessing such human dedication is truly eye-opening...

    • Panda Volunteer Star: Ms. Rachel Grant (British)
    • Chengdu - Dujiangyan
  • Winston's Couple Tour to 9 Cities all around China plus Yangtze Cruise
    Winston's Couple Tour to 9 Cities around China plus Yangtze Cruise

    Winston and his wife have traveled to many world places during the past 21 years and experienced the best vacation this time to explore China's west and east, north and south parts!

    • Winston (USA)
    • (22 Days) 2019.05.17~2019.6.07
    • Beijing - Xian - Lhasa - Chengdu - Guilin - Longsheng - Yangshuo - Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise - Yichang - Shanghai - Suzhou - Beijing
  • 14 Days Well-organized and Dreamed Tour to Yunnan
    In Search of Shangri-La to Yunnan, China

    We received an inquiry from Mr. Marcin in April. Marcin thought April sounds like a fantastic month to search for Shangri-La. He found one in Yunnan China. We made an itinerary of 14 days suitable for his interests and needs.

    • Marcin (USA)
    • (14 Days) 2019.04.15~2019.04.28
    • Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - Lugu Lake - Lijiang - Tiger Leaping Gorge - Shangri-La - Kunming
  • 12 Days Exploration Tour to Panda's Hometown
    Say Hello to Cute Panda and Travel Around Chengdu

    Marin enjoyed every minute during his 12 days exploration tour to the home town of giant pandas - Chengdu and the around to visit pandas, Leshan Giant Buddha, Dujiangyan Irrigation, and sample famous Sichuan cuisines.

    • Marcin (USA)
    • (12 Days) 2019.06.11~2019.06.22
    • Chengdu - Leshan - Emeishan - Chengdu - Dujiangyan - Mount Siguniang - Chengdu
  • 18 Days China Culture Tour
    Sucking Cultural Fragrance from Time-honored Architectures

    Some top destinations like Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Tibet etc. are undoubtedly beautiful and amazing. But there are some other places will pleasant surprise you, like Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple...

    • Ms.Lee (USA)
    • (18 Days) 2017.09.18~2017.10.05
    • Kathmandu - Kunming - Lhasa - Shigatse - Xian - Luoyang - Pingyao - Datong
  • 16 Days First Visit to China
    Long-lasting Memory brought by First Trip to China

    We had so many amazing experiences. All of the cities we visited were much greener than we expected with trees and shrubs planted everywhere, which made the whole environment very pleasant. The people were friendly and the crowds were good-natured...

    • Ms.Elizabeth (Britain)
    • (16 Days) 2017.04.14~2017.04.29
    • Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Hangzhou - Huangshan - Shanghai - Suzhou
  • China attractions - Great Wall
    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
  • 15 Days Family Trip to China
    No Family, No Travels

    Travelling with 2 girls under 12 years old required some thinking and extra consideration, but Jack Li at China Discovery did an excellent job of supporting the itinerary plans and patiently working through our changes. We will definitely be going again, loved it!

    • Mr.Knight (New Zealand)
    • (15 Days) 2017.10.09~2017.10.23
    • Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Guilin - Hong Kong
  • 14 Days China Taoism & Buddhism Trip
    Culture Fan’s Seeking - Traditional Taoism vs. Tibetan Buddhism

    We received an inquiry from Mr. Ronald last year. Since Ron is very interested in Chinese Taoism and the EBC, I made an itinerary of 14 days suitable for his interests and needs to Wudangshan and Mt. Everest with Chengdu to egnite his China Trip from Beijing!

    • Mr.Ronald (USA)
    • (14 Days) 2017.11.01~2017.11.14
    • Beijing – Wudangshan – Chengdu – Tibet - Beijing
  • 14 Days Beautiful China Exploring
    The Pursuit of Natural Beauty with the Beloved one

    It has been almost a month since we came back from China but we're still thinking about the beautiful places we saw in China and still looking at thousands of pictures & video clips... Such unforgettable memories of a lifetime!

    • Ms.Nguyen (Canada)
    • (14 Days) 2017.04.26~2017.05.09
    • Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Huangshan - Xian - Beijing
  • 13 Days Best Travel to China
    Nature and Culture in Vast China, More than Beautiful

    Our visit to China was very successful, thanks to China discovery and Rita Jiang. She made a wonderful itinerary and arranged everything, what to see, car and English speaking guide. The tour would never have been the same without China discovery and Rita Jiang.

    • Mr.Rune (Norway)
    • (13 Days) 2017.06.24~2017.07.01
    • Shanghai - Guilin/Yangshuo - Chengdu - Xian - Beijing
  • 13 Days Memorable China Tour
    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
  • An Interesting Visit to Mogao Grottoes
    The Meaning of Travel - 1000 Years of Buddhist Art Visit

    I chose China Discovery the Chengdu based travel agency through the Internet. Right from the initial show of interest, Stephanie Kuang interacted with me throughout. I was truly impressed by her quick responses, professionalism and guidance...

    • Mr. Gautam Sen (India)
    • (13 Days) 2017.04.10~2017.04.22
    • Beijing - Lanzhou - Dunhuang - Xian - Guilin - Yangtze - Shanghai
  • 12 Days Cultural China Tour
    Vacation of Father & Son - Enjoyous Memory by China Discovery

    I took to the Internet to see what was available, and found China Discovery (based in Chengdu). We really enjoyed the whole tour, the guides, the drivers and most of all Vivien, who worked very hard to make our trip a success and enjoyable.

    • Steven (Australia)
    • (12 Days) 2017.04.05~2017.04.16
    • Shanghai - Xian - Luoyang - Beijing
  • 11 Days Personalized China Tour
    A Dream to China’s Golden Triangle Cities

    Three adults, extended family members, traveled to China for sight-seeing and to visit children studying and working in Suzhou.Wonder at China Discovery was terrific. An itinerary was suggested to us (at a reasonable rate) and then modified according to feedback...

    • Mr. Juan (USA)
    • (11 Days) 2017.09.07~2017.09.17
    • Beijing - Xian - Hangzhou - Suzhou - Shanghai
  • 11 Days Natural and Cultural Trip to China with Dearest Family Members
    Sweet Family's Vacation to Oriental China

    Wendy customized this tour for my family trip! We saw beautiful natural scenery, magnificent historical buildings and sites, first-tier cities with modern elements... I wish I could list them all. We completely embraced the experience and hope more people take the opportunity to China.

    • Jennifer (USA)
    • (11 Days) 2019.08.06~2019.08.16
    • Beijing - Xian - Zhangjiajie - Shanghai
  • 11 Days Private China Tour
    Far from the Madding Crowd

    We had an opportunity to make an impromptu visit to China with only two weeks to plan a tour. We decided it was a great time to check off some places on our bucket list - Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) and Zhangjiajie. The benefits of using a good, private tour coordinator include peace of mind, safety...

    • William W (USA)
    • (11 Days) 2017.04.19~2017.04.29
    • Zhangjiajie - Fenghuang - Huangshan
  • 10 Days Mom & Daughter China Holiday
    "Mom & Daughter" China Holiday with Panda and Disney Fun

    Georgia and her 6-year-old daughter had a wonderful 10-day China trip and enjoyed their joyful and memorable "Mother & Daughter" time from the magnificent Beijing Great Wall, amazing Xian Terracotta Warriors, to adorable pandas in Chengdu and the kids dreaming Shanghai Disney Park...

    • Georgia (Britain)
    • (10 Days) 2018.3.24~2018.4.2
    • Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Shanghai
  • 10 Days Memorable China Family Tour
    Senior and Youth, Happy of Family Travel Never Ends

    Thanks China Discovery for organizing our wonderful and enjoyable family trip around China. The tailor-made tour with excellent service, expertise and knowledgeable guides and considerate assistance made us extremely happy. We received very good value when comparing our unique tour...

    • Mr. Philip (British)
    • (10 Days) 2017.11.09~2017.11.20
    • Beijing - Chengdu - Zhangjiajie - Shanghai
  • 9 Days China Nature Tour
    Return to Miraculous Nature

    We (a couple of U.S. residence) planned to travel to China. Since I was interested in landscape painting, we choose four well-known places (Great Wall, Guilin, Zhangjiajie, and Yellow Mountain) to visit through Beijing and Shanghai. With a tight schedule, we arranged a private tour...

    • Mr.Kyoung (USA)
    • (9 Days) 2017.05.12~2017.05.20
    • Beijing - Guilin - Zhangjiajie - Huangshan - Shanghai
  • 9 Days China Family Panda Tour with Kids
    Family Date with Kung Fu Panda and Frozen

    My family had a fantastic time in Chengdu & Xian tours organized by China Discovery. Professiional and responsive Wing (my travel consultant) and funny and knowledgeable tour guides made the tour a lot more interesting. Our volunteer experience at Dujiangyan Panda Base was a highlight...

    • Mr. Kelvin (Australia)
    • (9 Days) 2017.12.15 ~ 2017.12.23
    • Chengdu - Xian
  • 8 Days Tailor-made China Impression Tour
    Unique Wedding Anniversary Trip beyond Expectation

    My wife and I had our first China travel to celebrate our wedding anniversary and my birthday. The whole journey was wonderful and unforgettable. We were grateful for all the patience, support and helpful infos and services provided before and during our trip.…

    • Mr. Nomel (Philippines)
    • (8 Days) 2017.11.12 ~ 2017.11.19
    • Beijing - Guilin - Zhangjiajie
  • 8-Day Enjoyable China Experience
    What Can I Do When I Lost Ipad

    Everything about our tour was fabulous. Lovely accommodations, great meals, friendly and informative guides and a great itinerary. I unluckily lost my iPad at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. Due to the flight delays because of the weather, we did not have the time we expected in Shanghai to organize a driver for the iPad...

    • Clare (Australia)
    • (8 Days) 2017.06.24~2017.07.01
    • Beijing - Xian - Shanghai
  • 8 Days Enjoyable Hangzhou Huangshan Tour
    Delightful Trip to Poetic Jiangnan

    It was our first time travelling with China Discovery, and we must say our tour of Hangzhou and Huangshan from 12-19 September 2017 was most enjoyable. For ease of discussion, we have divided our tour into three parts – Hangzhou 12-15, Huangshan 15-18, Hangzhou 18-19 – because the guides were different for each leg.

    • CS (Singapore)
    • (8 Days) 2017.09.12~2017.09.19
    • Hangzhou - Huangshan
  • 5 Days Uptream Yangtze River Cruise Experience
    A Trip to Realize a Dream

    A dream comes true! We loved every minute of it. Wonderful experience. We started our cruise in Yichang (about 1000 km from Shanghai), sailing upstream- recommended way to go at this time of the year. We sailed with the Century Legend. Warmly recommended, also because of its fabulous staff...

    • Miss Tanja S (Nederland)
    • (5 Days) 2018.03.20~2017.03.2
    • Yichang - Chongqing
  • Rolf's 4 Days Relaxing Yangtze River Cruise Tour
    Wander in the Living Landscape Gallery

    Travlled as a mixed family in very well organized tour, we appreciated the occasionally help (translating) of the servants in the restaurant. The cabins were in good condition and quite spacy and the room-service was excellent, always clean and fresh. We enjoyed the self-service buffet...

    • Mr. Rolf (German)
    • (4 Days) 2017.05.02~2017.05.05
    • Chongqing - Yangtze River - Yichang
  • 4-Day Yangtze River Cruise
    The Meaning of Travel - Song of Three Gorges

    After the visit to the Three Gorges Museum, we headed for the jetty from where the cruise ship was moored. As we got down, I took the help of a porter to carry my luggage to the ship. The ship was far down and with the help of Diana, my local guide from China Discovery, I descended the stairs...

    • Mr. Gautam Sen (India)
    • (4 Days) 2017.04.18~2017.04.21
    • Chongqing - Yichang
  • 4-hour Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo
    The Meaning of Travel - Traveling in a Chinese Scroll Painting

    Originating from Mao'er Shan in Xing'an County, the Li River flows south for about 437 km before meeting the Xi River at Wuzhou. On the way it passes through a stretch of 83 kilometres between Guilin City and Yangshuo County.

    • Mr. Gautam Sen (India)
    • (13 Days) 2017.04.10~2017.04.22
    • Beijing - Lanzhou - Dunhuang - Xian - Guilin - Yangtze - Shanghai

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