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Walking tour of Shanghai’s former French Concession Area

You may imagine Shanghai as a vast metropolis filled with towering, illuminated skyscrapers, but there is more to the city than meets the eye, and in the French Concession Area, the French quarter of Shanghai, you’ll feel as if you’re in a totally different world. One of the best places to observe the city’s colonial legacy, Shanghai’s French Concession Area has a characteristic European style, li..

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Evening cruise on the Huangpu River

Nicknamed the Mother River of Shanghai, the Huangpu River acts as the backbone of the city, with its world-famous attractions, hotels and financial buildings lining its shore. Millions flock to The Bund, Shanghai’s riverfront district, each year to take in the impressive cityscapes either side of the river, but a Huangpu river cruise is even more impressive, giving you a 360-degree view of this va..

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Impression Liu Sanjie Light Show

Carving through lush green countryside and surrounded by karst mountains, the Li River is one of China’s most stunning natural spectacles. The Impression Liu Sanjie light show proves that it is equally as magnificent by night, with the river and rock formations acting as an epic backdrop for this dazzling show. If you’re seeking some evening entertainment while embarking on your tour of China, thi..

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Cookery class in Yangshuo

Chinese cuisine is one of the world’s favourite cuisines, with restaurants and takeaways having sprouted up in every corner of the world. In this Chinese cooking class, you’ll get to learn how to prepare some of the cuisine’s most delicious dishes, as well as learning about China’s many regional cuisines and how to prepare dishes from the local Guangxi cuisine. This cookery class in Yangshuo is th..

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Li River - Gullin, China

Bamboo rafting on the Li River

Over 40 kilometres long, the Yulong River is the largest branch of the magnificent Li River. Flowing through several towns and villages, including Yangshuo, it is often nicknamed the Little Li River, matching the original Li River in its beauty. Relax and gently float along the peaceful waters of the river on a Li River bamboo raft cruise, one of the most popular activities to do in the Yangshuo a..

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Cycling in the Yangshuo countryside

Nestled in lush Chinese countryside, the charming town of Yangshuo sits on the banks of the tranquil Yulong River, and is famous for its surrounding landscapes punctuated by huge karst mountains. Its flat terrain and incredible sights make Yangshuo the perfect place to explore by bike. Head out on two wheels on a Yangshuo bike tour to discover the Yangshuo mountains and countryside in all their gl..

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Rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Beijing

Discover the real Beijing with this excellent Beijing hutong tour, which takes you on a rickshaw ride through the streets of Beijing before exploring the city’s famous hutongs on foot. This wonderful sightseeing tour can be booked as an extra optional excursion during your time in Beijing on one of our escorted tours of China. If you’re unfamiliar with hutongs, they are the narrow lanes and alleys..

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Shuanglin Temple tour

The little-known city of Pingyao, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and China’s best-preserved ancient town, is one of the highlights of our Very Best of China tour, with its fine temples, ancient courtyards, impressive watchtowers, government buildings and towering town walls. Four miles outside of Pingyao, in the nearby village of Qiaotou, you’ll find the stunning Shuanglin Temple, another place to v..

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Chinese Kung-Fu show in Beijing

Behold the ancient Chinese martial art of Kung Fu with this amazing Chinese Kung Fu show, hosted at the Red Theatre in Beijing. The Legend of Kung Fu Show first debuted in 2004, and features not only Kung Fu but also a variety of other Chinese martial arts, acrobatics and traditional and modern dance. It’s an optional excursion that can be added on to our Very Best of China tour, and offers the pe..

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Guilin Lakes and Rivers Night Cruise

Guilin is a city in southern China famous for its natural scenery, including its clusters of limestone Karst hills and its beautiful still waterways, made up of four lakes and two rivers. Discover the beautiful city of Guilin and its stunning landscapes by night with the Guilin night cruise: one of the best ways to take in the city’s different scenic areas. It’s a great option for an evening activ..

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