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We have been creating China holidays since 1994. Paul, our main China specialist, first travelled to China in 1983 and in the intervening years has made numerous visits to China. Added to Paul’s knowledge is that of Belinda and Charlie who are both Sinophiles. It is this wealth of in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience that enables us to tailor your holiday to meet your exact requirements and interests.
Look closely and you will find that innovation and antiquity exist side by side. While over the last 20 years China has emerged as a global superpower, it retains a rich history and distinctive culture. From the man-made wonder of the Great Wall, to the natural beauty of Yunnan, China is a land of both rare beauty and stark contrasts.
One of the big issues facing those travelling to China, which can also affect the price of a holiday, is the quality of the guides. Many are paid a minimal salary and make up the difference through commission from shops, resulting in unwanted shopping trips. Also, seemingly identical itineraries but for a lower price, could be for a number of reasons such as the standard of the guides, the transportation used (slower trains and choice of internal airline) and whether the trip is a 'shopping' or 'non shopping' trip. Be warned.
Drive the Tea Horse Road from Yunnan through to Tibet.
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WHEN TO GO
Being such a vast country, the climate in China can range from bitter cold to blistering sunshine. To get the best of the weather during your trip we suggest visiting during either Spring from March to May, or Autumn which runs from September to early November. This is when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold, and is not as busy as the sweltering summer tourist season.
Along the Silk Route - Kyrgyzstan to China
Ming Dynasty Legacies; The Trade of Tea & Ceramics
Highlights of China including Pandas
Highlights of China including Tibet
Aman at Summer Palace
Banyan Tree - Shanghai on The Bund