Attractions

Beijing

Beijing is the ancient and modern day capital of China. The capital is a sprawling metropolis with a unique blend of the ancient and modern. Interspersed and surrounding the Capital, are the monumental historical sights, which enable visitors to experience the ancient past of China's people, culture, and incredible history spanning.....

Chengdu

Chengdu, the capital of Shichuan Province, serves as the communications hub and transit center for travel through the southern part of China. Chengdu is a modern metropolis with the Funan River dissecting the heart of the City. The Province is one of the most beautiful, natural, and picturesque parts of China as well as home to the ....

Dali

Dali is one of the most famous historical and cultural cities in China. Dali was once the capital of the Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms in ancient times. Dali offers magnificent landscapes, some of which are unsurpassed in China. .....

 

Dunhuang

The name, Dunhuang, originates from the Han Dynasty. The Emperor Wudi named the area, "Dun," which means grand and "huang," which means prosperity. The name was symbolic of the emperor's desire to open the area as a trade route in the second century, BC, to the Western Regions. The trade route came to be known as the "Silk Road."......

 

Guangzhou

Guangzhou is one of the historical and cultural cities in China with a history spanning 2,800 years, and is the capital of Guangdong Province. The city has been the political and cultural hub of southern China, and was the first port cities open to the outside world. .....

 

Guilin

Guilin is unquestionably one of the most scenic areas in China. The area is one of the most photographed areas in China, and has inspired poets and artists throughout the centuries. Guilin features serene landscapes, with Karst limestone formations jutting out of pastoral emerald fields, misty hills, and giant bamboo groves......

 

Hangzhou

Hangzhou, the quaint capital of Zhejiang Province, provides the visitor with enchanting lakes surrounded by traditional architecture and breathtaking gardens. Hangzhou is one of China's six ancient capitals. Hangzhou came into existence in 589AD......

 

Hong Kong

Famous to both Easterners and Westerners is the hustle and bustle of the metropolis of Hong Kong.

Whether the visitor elects to take the ferry between Kowloon and Hong Kong at night or explore the designated park land, Hong Kong provides the visitor with spectacular views, shops .....

 

Kunming

Kunming sits at an elevation of 6,699 feet above sea level. It is known as the City of Eternal Spring, and is home to 26 ethnic minorities of the Province. Kunming's cultural heritage dates back 2,000 years.

Close to the capital lies the magnificent Dianchi Lake with its Huatin and Taihua Temples......

 

Lhasa

Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, is known as the "Roof of the World." The city is aptly named because the average elevation is 4,000 meters above sea level. Lhasa is located along the banks of the Lhasa River, which provides a mirror image of the structures and surrounding landscape. The city was once capital......

 

Lijiang

Lijiang is a renowned historical and cultural city in China. The city is well known for its breathtaking vistas of snow capped mountains and ancient rustic pastures. Lijiang is home to the Naxi ethnic minority people.....

 

Lanzhou

Along the Silk Road lies an extraordinary desert oasis known as Lanzhou. Over two thousand years ago, commerce flourished between China and most of the known world. In 138BC, the Han Emperor Wudi sent an emissary westward to develop strategic alliances to defend China against the Huns. From that time forward until the 14th century......

 

Shanghai

Shanghai is a major port city and the modern financial hub of China with its newly constructed Pudong Economic Development Zone. In addition, Shanghai offers a blend of East and West from its past as a major commercial port, and from its metamorphosis into a modern, dynamic, and international metropolis. .....

 

Shenzhen

Shenzhen lies at the mouth of the Zhujiang (Pearl) River, and is one of China's major port cities. The city was one of the earliest economic development zones, which supported reform and open policies.....

 

Suzhou

Suzhou was built 2,500 years ago, and was founded in 514BC. The city is situated on the lakeside of Taihu, and is built around canals, which criss-cross the city. As a result, the city is known as the "Venice of the East." Suzhou's beauty is exemplified by its 60 classical gardens. Because of its incredible beauty, there.....

 

Turpan

Turpan has a significant past stemming from its relevance to the Silk Road. It is known for its uniqe landscape, abundance of historical places of interest, and the wealth of ethnic diversity

The ancient city of Gaochang is located in proximity to the seat of the "Flamming Mountains" township, which .....

 

Urumqi

Urumqi is situated at the northern sector of the Tianshan Mountains. As the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the city is home to 13 nationalities, which include Urgur, Han, Hui, Kazak, Manchu, Mongol, Xibe, and Russian. With its cultural diversity and magnificent mountains, Urumqi has a great deal to offer......

 

Wuhan

Wuhan is the capital city of Hubei. The city lies where the Yangtze River joins the Hanshui River. Because of its prime location, Wuhan has been an important strategic city in China for centuries.

The Yellow Crane Tower sits perched on the top of Snake Hill. The Tower was erected in.....

 

Xian

Xian was the cradle of Chinese civilization dating back to 4,000BC. It was the capital city for 11 dynasties to the 9th century. Xian was the commencement point for the caravans traveling the Silk Road. The massive City Wall and Moat stand as evidence of the crucial importance of the city......

 

Xiahe

Xiahe, often called "The Little Tibet," is located in Gansu Province. The city is reflective of the diverse and colorful folk customs of the ethnic people, who reside in the Province.

The Labrang Monastery is the world's largest school of the Yellow Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Labrang .....

 

Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna is located in the southwestern portion of Yunnan Province. Xishuangbanna is dotted with undulating towering mountains, which are blanketed with virgin forests. The area is inhabited by 10 Chinese ethnic minority groups, which include the Dai, Hani, Jino, and Bulang. The virgin forests are home to 5,000 tropical flora and. .....

 

Zhangjiagie

Zhangjiagie is located in western Hunan Province, and is famous for its spectacular scenery. The new cableway on Mt. Tianzi provides visitors with panoramic views of spectacular landscapes. The main scenic attractions of the Mountain are the Imperial Peak, West Sea, Tainzi Pavilion, Shentang Bend, Immortal Bridge, and the General Cliff and......