Blog - China Trip Ideas

Qinghai Lake – Exploring the Seas of Canola Flowers in Summer

One of China’s less-touristy places, northeast of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Qinghai Lake is a real treasure-trove of natural beauty. If you’re looking for a couple of days of a cool summer vacation with adventures and flower festival, consider making a romantic approach to Qinghai Lake area – it’s also worth taking a train in from neighboring Tibet by Qinghai-Tibet Railway. 10-day Qinghai & ...
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Top Ten Trekking Trails in Tibet

Standing quietly and solemnly at the roof the world, with an average altitude of over 4000 meters, Tibet is a land of dreams and adventures. For the devout Tibetans, it is home of the gods. While for the world hikers and climbers, it features countless challenges and overwhelming sceneries. No matter how many times it has been said, it bears repeating: trek on Tibet once at least in your life – ...
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Top Spring Destinations in China

For most Chinese, spring has already kicked in! Its striking land awakens and is a riot of color right now. In spite of the drizzle, China in spring season makes a compelling case for all travelers and promises to ignite the wanderlust in the new year.  There are soft outdoor adventures to the tea plantation fields in the mountainous areas, and delightful old town or water town vacations. G ...
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Learn Authentic Kung Fu in China

Kung Fu is a treasure part of China, and an important cultural heritage of the world. It doesn't refer simply to the old-fashioned fighting skills or self-defense – to be more precise, it is Chinese martial arts that blend physical exercise with the old oriental philosophy, meditation and aesthetic. Despite the baptism of time, Kung Fu remains dazzlingly divine and now attracts tens of thousand ...
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Photography Trip to Hulunbuir Prairie, Inner Mongolia

Far away in the northeastern Inner Mongolian of north China, Hulunbuir is a vast purest grassland at the foot of the Greater Xing’anling Mountains and stretching silently and endlessly into the sky. With an area of 260,000 square kilometers, the scarcely populated Hulunbuir Prairie is the largest and best-preserved one in China, and known as one of the world’s top three prairies. >> 5 Da ...
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Top 8 Cycling Routes in China

From climbs over breathtaking mountain paths to twists through idyllic country roads, truly great cycling routes can be found all over China, from north to south. Hop on one of China's 8 best scenic bicycle routes and you'll be in for a treat – exotic desert scenery, picturesque high land lakes, enchanted ethnic cultures, refreshing coastlines…   1. Urumqi, Xinjiang -- Dunh ...
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The Most Distinctive Traditional Dwellings in China

When it comes to discover the unique ancient dwellings of the world, you can’t miss those in China. China has some of the world’s most distinctive ancient dwellings, with beautiful, delicate craft and elegant, artistic design rarely seen in the world architecture. Moreover, many of them are still well-preserved and in good condition. This is a list of a representative selection of traditional ...
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