China is the new emerging superpower of our world. This country is one of the most diverse countries on our planet. China is home to more than 1.3 billion citizens and is the second largest country in terms of geographical area. China has a vast and varies landscape. In the north, the forest steppes, Gobi and Taklamakan deserts occupy the arid north and northwest. In the south, wet subtropical forests are in abundance. The western China is mainly dominated by the towering Himalayas, Karakorum, Pamir and Tian Shah Mountains. The Yangtze and Yellow Rivers, the third- and sixth-longest in the world, have their sources in the Tibetan Plateau and continue to the densely populated eastern seaboard. China’s coastline along the Pacific Ocean is 14,500 kilometres long and is bounded by the Bohai, Yellow, East and South China Seas. One of the world's earliest civilizations, the Chinese Civilization, flourished in the fertile basin of the Yellow River in the North China Plain.
China's political system was based on hereditary line of dynasties, beginning with the mythological Xia of the Yellow River basin and ending with the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1912. Since 221 BC, when the Qin Dynasty first conquered several states to form a Chinese empire, the country has fractured and been reformed numerous times. The Republic of China (ROC), founded in 1912 after the overthrow of the Qing, ruled the Chinese mainland until 1949. In the 1946–1949 phase of the Chinese Civil War, the Chinese Communists defeated the Chinese Nationalists (Kuomintang) on the mainland and established the People's Republic of China in Beijing on 1 October 1949. Since the introduction of market-based economic reforms in 1978, China has become the world's fastest-growing major economy and the world's largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods. It is the world's second-largest economy, after the United States, by both nominal GDP and purchasing power parity. China has been characterized as a potential superpower by a number of academics, military analysts, and public policy and economics analysts.
China is a fabled country with some stunning landscape, rich natural heritages, ancient ruins of, and the famous Great Wall of China, the only man made structure on earth that can be visible from space. China’s culture is equally charming and Chinese cuisine needs no introduction. The Modern day freedom and new found wealth leads to many new high quality infrastructures in China. Tourist facilities have been upgraded. China is a country which fascinates the visitors with some amazing picturesque landscape and its thousands years history and culture captivates visitors throughout life.
Things to do in China
Shanghai Shopping Half Day Tour
Shanghai is one of the most populous and popular cities of China. It is a financial, economical, commercial and shipping hub and is characterized by tall towering and futuristic skyscrapers. In this half day tour you will visit the Nanjing Road. Nanjing Road is the most important road of Shanghai. This is where, the China’s economic resurgence started and is now a symbol of China. International business organizations, commercial banks, financial institutions all present here. Huaihai Road is a charming six-km stretch with almost 400 shops. The most bustling part is from Shanxi Road to Xizang Road. Shops on Huaihai Road offer examples of the architectural styles of different countries. When the night falls, the lights make Huaihai Road flash and shine and Huaihai Road truly comes alive. Enjoy the tour and learn about Shanghai’s economic resurgence.
Round trip transfer: Xianyang Intl. Airport and City Hotels
Enjoy a hassle free transfer from Xi’An Xianyang International Airport to your hotel in Xi’An and vice versa. You enjoy travelling in an air conditioned vehicle driven by a professional driver. As soon as you clear the customs and came out, you will be greeted by an English speaking representative who will then escort you to your waiting Vehicle. When departing Xi’An, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Xianyang International Airport to catch your return flight.
Round trip transfer: Beijing Intl. Airport and City Hotels
Enjoy a hassle free transfer from Beijing Capital International Airport to your hotel in Beijing and vice versa. You enjoy travelling in an air conditioned vehicle driven by a professional driver. As soon as you clear the customs and came out, you will be greeted by an English speaking representative who will then escort you to your waiting Vehicle. When departing Beijing, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Capital International Airport to catch your return flight.
Round trip transfer: Shanghai Intl. Airport and City Hotels
Enjoy a hassle free transfer from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to your hotel in Shanghai and vice versa. You enjoy travelling in an air conditioned vehicle driven by a professional driver. As soon as you clear the customs and came out, you will be greeted by an English speaking representative who will then escort you to your waiting Vehicle. When departing Shanghai, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Pudong International Airport to catch your return flight.
Shanghai Airport Transfers by Maglev Train
Enjoy a hassle free transfer from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to your hotel in Shanghai and vice versa. Shanghai’s magnetic levitation (Maglev) train makes the 32 km journey from Pudong International Airport to downtown Shanghai in just 8 minutes. As soon as you clear the customs you will be greeted by an English speaking representative who will then guide you to the Maglev train station and will ride with you. Once you arrive at the Shanghai downtown you will taken to your hotel in Shanghai in a vehicle. On the return journey you will be greeted by an English speaking representative who will escort you to the Maglev Station in the Shanghai downtown in a vehicle. You will travel to the Pudong International Airport in the Maglev Train. Enjoy a comfortable and hassle free Airport transfers in Shanghai.
The climate of China is quite diverse, from tropical regions in the south to subarctic in the north. North China has four distinct seasons with intensely hot summers and bitterly cold winters. Southern China tends to be milder and wetter. The further north and west one travels, the drier the climate. China’s climate is also influenced by dry seasons and wet monsoons, which lead to temperature differences between winter and summer. In the winter, northern winds coming from high-latitude areas are cold and dry; in summer, southern winds from coastal areas at lower latitudes are warm and moist. The climate in China differs from region to region because of the country's extensive and complex topography.
Chinese Food is renowned all over the world and is one of the most popular cuisines. Chine Cuisine has resulted in thousand years of history. Geographical variations and specialities have also added elements and ingredients to the diverse Chinese Cuisine. Chinese cuisine uses wide variety of meats, fishes and local vegetables. Some Chinese food also contains meat of endangered species like snakes and dogs. Chinese Cuisine is manly divided into eight major cooking styles. All the style has its individual way of cooking and culinary specialities differ in taste and ingredients. Chinese Cuisine is rewarding if one keeps a open mind and looks to try out the Chinese food.
Best Time to Visit
China is a vast country and its geography plays an important part in its climate. Summers tend be hot and stuffy in the southern Region while winters can be harsh at the northern region. Rainy season brings heavy thunderstorm and occasional flooding. The best time to visit china is during the autumn season or the spring season.
How to Reach
By Air: The main international gateways to mainland China are Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. China is well connected to rest of the world by many international airlines. Various international airlines connect major cities of the world by direct flights to China. South East Asia and East Asia has numerous connections to Chinese cities.