Experiences on China are varied and changed with the China's constantly high developed, which are spurred on by hosting world events like the Beijing Olympics in 2008, the 2010 Shanghai World Expo and 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou. No matter they are ancient and futuristic Beijing; cosmopolitan Shanghai's skyscrapers and art-deco heritage; Tibet's spectacular heights; or the Guizhou's karst peaks and rivers, there are always top 10 things to do and top 10 China tours, which are the ones that any tourists cannot miss.
Yangtze River and Three Gorges cruise is the most attractive tourist destination for any China tour. Tourists can enjoy the onboard cultural activities, explore the riverside ancient towns, or simply relax on deck, breath some fresh air, view the stunning sceneries or take some photos.
The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is the centerpiece of any trip to China Guilin. Breathtaking scenery and taste of the life removed from the concrete metropolis, Li River cruise is also one of the China's top tourist destinations.
The Silk Road is a special term which describes the trade route between the Central Asia and China. Beginning in about 100 BC, a network of overland trade routes developed to carry goods between Asia and Europe. The earliest, most direct and most heavily used route came to be known as the Silk Road, for the precious Chinese cloth was traded abundantly on it. Throughout the middle Ages, extending over 4,000 miles, the Road served as the primary conduit for contact between East and West. After the discovery of a sea route from Europe to Asia in the late 15th century, the land routes were gradually abandoned in favor of ocean-borne trade.
The highest mountain of the world, Mt Everest at 8,848m, is located in Tibet's southern border, China, which belongs to the mighty Himalayan peaks.
Besides, there are some other famous mountains for your climbing, such as Hua Mount in Xian, Tai Mount in Shandong, Heng Mount in Hunan, Song Mount in Henan, which are all worth climbing and visiting.
Rock Climbing has become one of the most attractive tourism programs for any China Guilin tour. Its sheer-faced limestone karst mountains around Yangshuo and Guilin have become a climbing mecca, offering many spectacular routes for everyone from all over the world.
Zhangjiajie's Yellow Dragon Cave is the Asia's largest cave. The tourists' traveling route in the cave is 2 kilometers by walk and 800 meters by water.
The Fleet Flute Cave, Crown Caves and Silver Cave in Guilin and Yangshuo are also the most worth tourist spots for any China tour.
China is a great country for adventure travel with richly geographical diversity, from the towering mountains, vast deserts, and wild rivers to remote villages and places, picturesque natural mysteries, and sacred pilgrimage venues.
Hiking Guilin Li River, Tiger Leaping Valley, Hanas, the Great Wall, the Mt. Four Girls, Daocheng County, Mt. Kailash Hiking, The Three Gorges, Mount Everest Hiking, and the Motuo is the most adventurous and exciting tourism program in China.
Cycling has become one of the most popular travel sports for China tourism. It is one of the best ways to explore China's countryside. The most attractive cycling routes include the sceneries along Great Wall and Guilin and Yangshuo.
Riding a horse in Inner Mongolia across the vast grasslands and blue sky can refresh the tourists with the clean clear and beautiful broad views. Horse-riding tours generally include overnight accommodation in a well-equipped yurt and meals and dancing around the campfire.
Tai Chi is one of the Chinese traditional Kongfu, which features the slow movements and focusing mind. Generally, it is practiced in the early morning by the seniors in parks or public squares. Tai Chi can build and strength people's health and the two best places to see it are Beijing's Beihai Park and People's Square in Shanghai.
Chinese Traditional Medicine therapies, including massage, acupuncture, cupping and herbal tonics, are very popular in China. They are considered to be able to remove your sickness thoroughly leaving without any vice effect.
The Giant Pandas is a mammal native to central-western and south western China, a member of the Ursidae family. They are easily recognized by their large, distinctive black patches around the eyes, over the ears, and across its round body. They are lived by eating the bamboo.
The ancient parks and bamboo forests in Sichuan are among the last strongholds of the endangered giant panda. View them close up in Chengdu's panda breeding and research centre and on a day trip to a mountain sanctuary at Wolong.