China Travel Guide

China Overview

Officially known as the People’s Republic of China, China is a vast and richly diverse nation that has long been capturing the hearts and imaginations of visitors. The nation is steeped in history, which can clearly been seen in the abundance of temples that can be found throughout the country.

 

There are numerous modern cities to explore in China, while visitors who want to explore the country’s intense natural beauty will be able to embark on hiking tours of the mountains in the north of China.

Things to do in China

Visit North China

Beijing – This impressive city is the gateway to attractions such as the Great Wall and Tiananmen Square.
Shanxi– Explore the large and lovely national parks of this pretty province.
Guilin – One of the most beautiful cities in China. Located on the banks of the LijiangRiver and surrounded by mountains and caves.
 
Trekking in China
Tibet – Wander through the mountainous region of Tibet to discover the tiny villages and the diverse culture of the Tibetan people.
MountTai – Hike to the top of this mighty mountain to take in stunning panoramic views and to visit Dao temples.
Yangsho – This charming village is surrounded by picturesque farmland and arresting karst mountains, making it an ideal spot for hiking and trekking.
Mount Everest– Embark on a trekking tour through Qomolangma National Nature Reserve to gaze at stunning views of the world’s tallest mountain.
 
Great Wall of China – Stretching for several thousands of kilometres, this is one of the most impressive manmade sights in the world and can be accessed from several places such as Hebei and Beijing.
 
Datong – Explore unique attractions such as the Hanging Monastery, which is carved into the face of a mighty cliff.  
 
Leshan Grand Buddha – Carved into one of the cliffs that line Leshan’s river, this 230-foot tall Buddha image is one of the most impressive sights in China.
 
Hainan – A captivating island province located in the sunny south of China.

Hotels in China

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